Key Papers (chronological)

A full list can be found here: Lena Wilfert @ Google Scholar

Manley R, Boots M, Wilfert L (2017) Condition-dependent virulence of slow bee paralysis virus in Bombus terrestris: are the impacts of honeybee viruses in wild pollinators underestimated? Oecologia, 184 (2), 305-315.

Wilfert L, Long G, Leggett HC, Schmid-Hempel P, Butlin R, Martin SJM, Boots M (2016) Deformed wing virus is a recent global epidemic in honeybees driven by Varroa mites. Science, 351 (6273), 594-597.

Manley R, Boots M, Wilfert L (2015) Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (2), 331-340.

Wilfert L, Jiggins FM (2013) The dynamics of reciprocal selective sweeps of host resistance and a parasite counter-adaptation in Drosophila. Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution, 67 (3), 761-773,

Wilfert L, Gadau J, Schmid-Hempel P (2007) Variation in genomic recombination rates among animal taxa and the case of social insects. Heredity, 98 (4), 189.

L Wilfert, Gadau J, Baer B, Schmid-Hempel P (2007) Natural variation in the genetic architecture of a host–parasite interaction in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. Molecular Ecology, 16 (6), 1327-1339.