Matthäus Slonka

Research Interests

• Volatiles
• Multitrophic Interactions
• Chemical Ecology

Research Projects

The role of sesquiterpene volatiles emitted by plant-symbiotic Trichoderma virens in plant-herbivore interactions


Slonka M, Vosteen I, Mendoza-Mendoza A, Rostás M (2024): Ecological functions of fungal sesquiterpenes in the food preference and fitness of soil Collembola. Royal Society Open Science 11(2), doi: 10.1098/rsos.231549

Schiwek S, Slonka M, Alhussein M, Knierim D, Margaria Paolo, Rose Hanna, Richert-Pöggeler K.R, Rostás M, Karlovsky P (2024): Mycoviruses Increase the Attractiveness of Fusarium graminearum for Fungivores and Suppress production of the Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol. toxins 16(3), 131 doi: 10.3390/toxins16030131

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2019 PhD student at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Department of Crop Science, Agricultural Entomology
2015 - 2018 Master of Science in Crop Protection, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
2011 - 2014 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Philips-Universität Marburg, Germany