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Bieber, C, Turbill, C, Ruf, T (2019): Taking the risk? Effects of ageing on timing of hibernation and reproductive investment Wildlife Research and Conservation Conference 2019; SEP 30 - OCT 2; Berlin, Germany. 2019.

Huber, N; Canoine, V; Cornils, J; Maggini, I; Cardinale, M; Ruf, T; Fusani, L (2019): Stress coping capacity during migration in an Old World warbler. -12th Conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union; AUG 26-30, 2019; Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Nowack, J; Tarmann, I; Hoelzl, F; Smith, S; Giroud, S; Ruf T (2019): Implications of warming winter temperatures on hibernation pattern and telomere dynamic of fat-storing hibernators. The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB); JUL 2-5, 2019; Seville, Spain. 2019.

Ruf, T (2019): Metabolic adaptations in hibernating mammals. Bio-inspired medicine: unlocking access to nature for opportunities in health; SEP 4-6, 2019; Nobel-Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. 2019.

Bieber, C; Turbill, C; Ruf, T (2018): Unexpected flexibility of hibernation timing and its relation to reproduction in ageing edible dormice (Glis glis). Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Biology; JUL 3-6, 2018; Florence, Italy. 2018.

Giroud, S; Arnold, W; Simon, C; Blanc, S; Ruf, T (2018): The effect of lipids on hibernation and cardiac function. Intersociety Meeting, Comparative Physiology: Complexity and Integration; OCT 25-28, 2018; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (USA). 2018.

Giroud, S; Simon, C; Arnold, W; Blanc, S; Ruf T (2018): Energetics of torpor and hibernation: implications for humanspace travels. Europhysiology; SEPT 14-16, 2018; London, United Kingdom. 2018.

Nowack, J; Tarmann, I; Stawski, C; Giroud, S; Geiser, F; Ruf T (2018): Keeping up with a warming world: Risks and benefits of torpor use during climate change. Conference of the British Ecological Society; DEC 16-19, 2018; Birmingham, United Kingdom. 2018.

Nowack, J; Vetter, SG; Ruf, T (2018): Wild boar compensate lack of uncoupling Protein with musclebased nonshivering thermogenesis. 165-165.-SEB Florence 2018; JUL 3-6, 2018; Florence, Italy.

Ruf, T; Tarmann, I; Smith, S; Giroud, S; Nowack, J (2018): Does torpor retard aging? European Space Agency Workshop "Topical Team: Hibernation and Torpor"; FEB 08-11, 2018; Innsbruck, Austria. 2018.

Ruf, T; Tarmann, I; Smith, S; Giroud, S; Nowack, J; Gasch, K (2018): On metabolic rates during torpor as well as during interbout euthermia. European Space Agency Workshop "Topical Team: Hibernation and Torpor”; FEB 08-11,2018; Innsbruck, Austria. 2018.

Vetter, SG; Bieber, C; Ruf, T; Arnold, W (2018): Climatic effects on wild boar population dynamics. -Porcine Futures I: Re-negotiating "Wilderness" in more-than-human worlds; Oct 16-17, 2018; Prague, Czech Republic.

Bieber, C; Cornils, J S; Hoelzl, F; Giroud, S; Ruf, T (2017): Body temperature may indicate high costs of locomotor activity in an arboreal species, the edible dormouse (Glis glis). 12th International Mammalogical Congress; JUL 9-14, 2017; Perth, Australia. 2017.

Cornils, JS; Hoelzl, F; Huber, N; Bieber, C; Schwarzenberger, F; Ruf, T (2017): Troublesome neighbours – the stressful life of a small rodent in European forests. International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife; OCT 4-7, 2017; Berlin, Germany. 2017.

Giroud, S; Gerritsmann, H; Stalder, G; Blanc, S; Ruf, T (2017): Being born late in the active season: implications for growth, fattening, torpor use and fertility. -Animal Ecophysiology Conference (CEPA); NOV 6-8, 2017; Straßburg, France.

Giroud, S; Gerritsmann, H; Stalder, G; Blanc, S; Ruf, T (2017): Being born late in the active season: implications for growth, fattening, torpor use and fertility. -11th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife, Berlin; OCT 4-7, 2017; Berlin, Germany.

Nowack, J; Stawski, C; Tarmann, I; Giroud, S; Ruf, T; Geiser, F (2017): Costs and benefits of torpor use in times of a warming climate. 11th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife; OCT 4-6, 2017; Berlin, Germany. 2017.

Smith, S; Hoelzl, F; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2017): Telomere dynamics in hibernating mammals. Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies Seminar Series, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; MAI 17, 2017; Umea, Sweden. 2017.

Bieber, C; Cornils, J; Hoelzl, F; Ruf, T (2016): The costs of foraging - maximum body temperatures and use of torpor during the active season in edible dormice. 26-26.-15th International Hibernation Symposium (IHS) - Living in a Seasonal World; JUL 31-AUG 04, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA. IHS Symposium Proceedings;

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2016): Connecting ecology and physiology: the life history strategy of a pulse resource consumer. 33rd Annual Meeting of "The Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (ANZSCPB)" ; DEC 2-4, 2016; Sydney, AUSTRALIA. 2016.

Cornils, JS; Hoelzl, F; Schwarzenberger, F; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2016): Measuring Stress in the Wild – Effects of Fluctuating Food Availability on the Edible Dormouse (Glis Glis). -15th International Hibernation Symposium - Living in a Seasonal World; Jul 31- Aug 4 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Geiser, F; Gasch, K; Bieber, C; Stalder, GL; Gerritsmann, H; Ruf, T (2016): Basking Hamsters? 27-27.-15th International Hibernation Symposium (IHS) - Living in a Seasonal World; JUL 31-AUG 04, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA. IHS Symposium Proceedings;

Geiser, F; Gasch, K; Bieber, C; Stalder, GL; Gerritsmann, H; Ruf,T (2016): Do hamsters bask? Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, 33rd Annual Meeting; DEC 2-4, 2016; Sydney, AUSTRALIA. 2016.

Geiser, F; Riek, A; Ruf, T (2016): Why is size so important? Phylogenic scaling of the width of the thermoneutral zone: impacts of the expression of torpor. 192-192.-6th International Meeting, Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation; DEC 5-9, 2016; Ljubljana, SLOVENIA.

Giroud, S; Blanc, S; Gerritsmann, H; Stalder, G; Ruf, T (2016): Being Born late in the active season: Implications for growth, pre-hibernation fattening and energetic strategies. 19-19.-15th International Hibernation Symposium (IHS)-Living in a Seasonal World; JUL 31-AUG 04, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA. IHS Symposium Proceedings;

Ruf, T; Hoelzl, F; Cornils, J; Bieber, C; Smith, S (2016): Hibernation, somatic maintenance, and aging: telomere dynamics in free-living edible dormice. 29-30.-15th International Hibernation Symposium - Living in a Seasonal World; JUL 31-AUG 04, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA. IHS Symposium Proceedings;

Smith, S; Hoelzl, F; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2016): When can we accept that telomeres also elongate. Understanding Diversity in Telomere Dynamics; Nov 1-3, 2016; Edinburgh, Scotland. 2016.

Cornils, JS; Hölzl, F; Bieber, C; Schwarzenberger, F; Ruf, T (2015): Relax, there will be better times: sexual hormones in a small arboreal hibernator. The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (ICCPB); Aug 23-28, 2015; Krakow, POLAND. 2015.

Giroud, S; Blanc, S; Ruf, T (2015): Energetics of torpor and hibernation: mechanisms and beyond. International Conference of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (ICCPB); AUG 23-28, 2015; Kraków, Poland. 2015.

Hoelzl, F; Smith, S; Cornils, JS; Bieber, C; Ruf, R (2015): Eat, celibate and elongate your telomeres: Influence of supplemental feeding on telomere dynamics in a small arboreal rodent. The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry; AUG 23-28, 2015; Krakow, POLAND. 2015.

Köhler, M; Jordana, X; Gerritsmann, H; Ruf, T; Arnold, W; Stalder, G; Huber, N; Orlandi-Oliveras, G (2015): Calibration of bone growth with metabolic rate and life history events in Lepus europaeus: a labeling experiment. -3rd International Symposium of Paleohistology; JUL 2-5, 2015; Bonn, GERMANY.

Ruf, T (2015): The torpor arousal clock and seasonal timing of hibernation. Wild clocks: ecology meets chronobiology II.; MAR 15-20,2015; The Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Texel, THE NETHERLANDS. 2015.

Smith, S; Hölzl, F; Turbill, C; Ruf, T (2015): Telomere dynamics in hibernating mammals: effects of prolonged. Hypometabolism and interbout arousals. The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry; August 23-28, 2015; Krakow, Poland. 2015.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2014): Staying hidden: The other selective advantage of hibernation. Joint Annual Meeting British Ecological Society and Société Francaise s'Ecologie ; DEC 9-12, 2014; Lille, FRANCE. 2014.

Giroud, S; Mahler, B; Ruf, T (2014): Differences in torpor use, growth and pre-hibernation fattening in female garden dormice according to the time of birth and food availability. The Society for Experimental biology (SEB); JUL 1-4, 2014; Manchester, UK. 2014.

Smith, S; Turbill, C; Hölzl, F; Ruf, T; Bieber, C (2014): Telomere dynamics in hibernating mammals: effects of prolonged hypometabolism and interbout arousals. Diversity in Telomere Dynamics; Nov 17-19, 2014; Drymen, Scotland. 2014.

Vetter, SG; Ruf, T; Bieber, C; Arnold, W (2014): The burst of wild boar populations in Europe: how local adaptation mediates the effects of climate change in a widespread ungulate. 53-53.-107th Annual meeting of the German Zoological Society; SEP 11-14, 2014; Göttingen, GERMANY.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2013): More than just saving Energy: Torpor patterns in dormice point to hibernation as a predetor avoidance strategy. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft; SEP 13-17, 2013; Munich, GERMANY. 2013.

Giroud, S; Hofer, I; Blanc, S; Turbill, C; Ruf, T (2013): Fasted juvenile garden dormice use torpor to grow and fatten during pre-hibernation: consequences for winter hibernation. Symposium of Physiological Ecology; NOV 6-9, 2013; Lyon, FRANCE. 2013.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2012): Determinants of Hibernation Pattern in Edible Dormice (Glis glis). Research Day, Department of Zoology, University of New England; Dez 14, 2012; Armidale, AUSTRALIA. 2012.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2012): Does Age Matter? Effects of Age on Hibernation Pattern in Edible Dormice (Glis glis). 14th International Hibernation Symposium; 8-14 Aug, 2012; Semmering, AUSTRIA. 2012.

Frare, C; Giroud, S; Strijkstra, A; Boerema, A; Arnold, W; Ruf, T (2012): The effects of membrane phospholipid composition on Calcium ATPase in the heart of hibernators. 14th International Hibernation Symposium; AUG 8-14, 2012; Semmering, Austria. 2012.

Frare, C; Giroud, S; Strijkstra, A; Boerema, A; Arnold, W; Ruf, T (2012): Cold hearted creatures: polyunsaturated fatty acids affect cardiac function in hibernators. The Society for Experimental Biology; JUN 29 - JUL 2, 2012; Salzburg, Austria. 2012.

Giroud, S; Turbill, C; Hofer, I; Ruf, T (2012): Torpor use and body mass gain during pre-hibernation in late-born juvenile garden dormice (Eliomys quercinus). -14th International Hibernation Symposium (IHS), Semmering, Austria; AUG 8-14, 2012; Semmering, AUSTRIA.

Haymerle, A; Knauer, F; Ruf, T; Walzer, C; Arnold, W (2012): Human disturbances on wintering chamois – the effect is surprisingly small. 37-37.-3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology; AUG 28 - SEP 1, 2012; Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM. ECCB2012 Orals, O14.1.4.;

Ruf, T; Bieber, C (2012): Population Ecology in Edible Dormice (Glis glis). Research Day, Department of Zoology, University of New England; Dez 14, 2012; Armidale, AUSTRALIA. 2012.

Siutz, C; Pluch, M; Ruf, T; Millesi,E (2012): Sex Differences in Foraging Behaviour, Body Fat and Hibernation Patterns of Free-Ranging Common Hamsters. 14th International Hibernation Symposium; 8-14 Aug, 2012; Semmering, AUSTRIA. 2012.

Turbill, C; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2012): Survival, Aging, and Life-History Tactics in Mammalian Hibernators. 14th International Hibernation Symposium; 8-14 Aug, 2012; Semmering, AUSTRIA. 2012.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2012): Sustained metabolic rate in Mammals: The case of the European hare (Lepus europaeus). -4th International lagomorph conference; Jul 23-27; Vienna, Austria.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2012): To be cold and get old: effects of moderate cold exposure during lactation on metabolism and lifespan in mice. -International Hibernation Symposium; AUG 8-13, 2012; Semmering, Austria.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2011): Populationsdynamik des Schwarzwildes – Modellierung als Werkzeug für die Entwicklung von Managementplänen. Seminar des Bayerischen Jagdverbandes e.V. "Schwarzwildbewirtschaftung in der Praxis"; FEB 18, 2011; Kloster Banz, Bad Staffelstein. 2011.

Lebl, K; Bieber, C; Adamík, P; Fietz, J; Morris, P; Pilastro, A; Ruf, T (2011): Spatiotemporal survival patterns of edible dormice (Glis glis) across Europe. 8th International Dormouse Conference; SEP 22-27, 2011; Ostritz, GERMANY. 2011.

Lebl, K; Kürbisch, K; Rotter, B; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2011): Influence of environmental factors on the reproductive decision in female edible dormice (Glis glis). 85th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalian Biology; SEP 13-17, 2011; Luxembourg. 2011.

Schöpper, H; Klaus, T; Ruf, T; Huber, S (2011): Body Mass Is Altered in F2-Generation Female Guinea Pigs after Chronic Stress during F0-Pregnancy. 7th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Portland, Oregon, USA, United States (USA), SEP 18-21, 2011. J Dev Orig Hlth Dis (2), S1 S32-S32.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2011): Ames dwarf mice: are membrane fatty acids the key to a long life?. -Society of Experimental Biology Annual Meeting; JUL 1-4, 2011; Glasgow, UK.

Lebl, K; Bieber, C; Adamík, P; Fietz, J; Morris, P; Pilastro, A; Ruf, T (2010): Spatiotemporal survival patterns across Europe in a small hibernator, the Edible dormouse (Glis glis). 95th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America; AUG 1-6, 2010; Pittsburgh, USA. 2010.

Signer, C; Ruf, T; Arnold, W (2010): Seasonal acclimatisation and over-wintering at the extremes: the Alpine Ibex (Capra ibex). -Young Scientists in Contest; AUG 25-26, 2010; Chur, SWITZERLAND.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2010): Dietary n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation alters heart phospholipid composition but does not affect lifespan. Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology, Seattle, WA, JAN 03-07, 2010. Integr Comp Biol (50), S 1 E178-E178.

Bieber, C; Lebl, K; Walzer, Ch; Fluch, G; Ruf, T (2009): From lab to field: Implantation of data-loggers to investigate dormancy in a small mammalian hibernator. 47. wissenschaftliche Tagung der GV-SOLAS ; SEP 13-15, 2009; Vienna, AUSTRIA. 2009.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2009): Nearly year-round hibernation in the edible dormouse (Glis glis). Ecology & Energetics - Innovative concepts and methods in field ecology; APR 4, 2009; Hamburg, GERMANY. 2009.

Kürbisch, K; Rotter, B; Lebl, K; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2009): Populationsökologie und Habitatnutzung des Siebenschläfers (Glis glis) unter harschen klimatischen Bedingungen. Ecology & Energetics - Innovative concepts and methods in field ecology; APR 4, 2009; Hamburg, Germany. 2009.

Lebl, K; Kürbisch, K; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2009): Futterverfügbarkeit als ein Umweltsignal für die Reproduktionsentscheidung beim Siebenschläfer. Ecology & Energetics - Innovative concepts and methods in field ecology; APR 4, 2009; Hamburg, Germany. 2009.

Ruf, T; Bieber, C; Kürbisch, K; Michel, T; Paumann, T; Frey-Roos, F (2009): A transportable indirect calorimetry system to determine metabolic rates in wild animals. -47. wissenschaftliche Tagung der GV-SOLAS; SEP 13-15, 2009; Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Turbill, C; Mang, T; Ruf, T; Arnold, W (2009): Food availability as a cue for mechanisms of winter energy conservation in red deer. Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Experimental-Biology, Glasgow, SCOTLAND, United Kingdom, JUN 28-JUL 01, 2009. Comp Biochem Physiol Pt A (153A), 2 S148-S148.

Turbill, C; Ruf, T (2009): Mice run faster on a high n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid diet. Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Experimental-Biology, Glasgow, SCOTLAND, United Kingdom, JUN 28-JUL 01, 2009. Comp Biochem Physiol Pt A (153A), 2 S100-S100.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2009): Peak sustained energy turnover during reproduction in hares: where is the limit?. -7th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife; SEP 21-24, 2009; Berlin, Germany.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2009): Physiological limits to energy turnover: The case of the European hare (Lepus europaeus). Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Experimental-Biology, Glasgow, SCOTLAND, United Kingdom, JUN 28-JUL 01, 2009. Comp Biochem Physiol Pt A (153A), 2 S147-S148.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2008): Hypometabolism at all seasons: torpor in the edible dormouse (Glis glis). 13th International Hibernation Symposium; Aug 6-12, 2008; Swakopmund, NAMIBIA. 2008.

Bieber,C; Ruf,T (2008): No way out: Dormice (Glis glis) depend on the pulsed availability of tree seeds. 82nd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Vienna, AUSTRIA, Austria, SEP 14-18, 2008. Mammalian Biology (73) 8-8.

Popescu, F; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T; Arnold, W (2008): Digestive and nutritional strategies in European hare (Lepus europaeus) - effects of sex and season on gut length, nutrient composition of the gastrointestinal tract and caecotrophy. 82nd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Vienna, AUSTRIA, Austria, SEP 14-18, 2008. Mammalian Biology (73) 30-30.

Rotter,B; Lebl,K; Bieber,C; Ruf,T (2008): Population ecology and habitat use of the Edible dormouse under harsh environmental conditions. 82nd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Vienna, AUSTRIA, Austria, SEP 14-18, 2008. Mammalian Biology (73) 32-33.

Ruf, T (2008): Effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on hibernation and other physiological functions in mammals. Seminar IZW; Jun 11, 2008; Berlin, GERMANY. 2008.

Ruf, T (2008): How to keep the cold heart going: N-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids may be crucial for sustained function during hibernation and torpor. 13th International Hibernation Symposium; Aug, 6-12, 2008; Swakopmund, NAMIBIA. 2008.

Ruf,T (2008): Neither fish nor fowl: energetics of lactation in the precocial brown hare (Lepus europaeus). -Seminar des Physiologischen Institutes der TiHo Hannover; FEB 2, 2008; Hannover, DEUTSCHLAND.

Ruf,T; Valencak, TG (2008): From capital to income breeding: Seasonal changes in lactation energetics in the European hare (Lepus europaeus). 82nd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Vienna, AUSTRIA, Austria, SEP 14-18, 2008. Mammalian Biology (73) 33-33.

Valencak, TG; Tataruch, F; Ruf, T (2008): Maternal investment depends on season in reproducing European hares. Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, United States (USA), JAN 2-6, 2008. Integrative and Comparative Biology

Valencak,TG; Ruf,T (2008): Cold exposure during reproduction: boon or bane?. 82nd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Vienna, AUSTRIA, Austria, SEP 14-18, 2008. Mammalian Biology (73) 43-43.

Ruf, T; Rotter, B; Bieber, C (2007): Life history tactics in a pulsed resource consumer, the edible dormouse. 188-188.-Leibnitz Institute for Zoo and Wildife Research; OCT 7-10, 2007; Berlin, GERMANY. Editors: East ML; Hofer H;;

Ruf, T; Valencak, T; Hackländer, K; Tataruch, F (2007): Limits to sustained energy turnover in lactating European hares. Symposium: From ecology to conservation: Merging basic and applied science; Dez 13-14, 2007; Vienna, AUSTRIA. 2007.

Valencak, T; Ruf, T (2007): Impact of dietary energy content on lactating brown hares, Lepus europaeus. 230-230.-Leibnitz Institute for Zoo and Wildife Research; OCT 7-10, 2007; Berlin, GERMANY. Editors: East, ML; Hofer, H;;

Valencak, T; Ruf, T (2007): Membrane fatty acids and maximum lifespan in mammals - A reassessment. Society of Experimental Biologists Meeting, Glasgow, UK, United Kingdom, Mar31- Apr 4, 2007. Comp Biochem Physiol Pt A (146), 4 S55-S55.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2007): Lactating hares are limited by the capacity of the alimentary tract. Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, United States (USA), JAN 3-7, 2007. Integr Comp Biol (46) E145-E145.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2007): Membrane fatty acids and maximum lifespan - a reassessment. SEB Meeting 2007; 31.03.-04.04.2007; Glasgow, UK. 2007.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2007): Lactating hares are limited by the capacity of the alimentary tract. -SICB Annual Meeting; 03.-07.01.2007; Phoenix, AZ.

Bruns, U; Frey-Roos, F; Pudritz, S; Tataruch, F; Ruf, T; Arnold, W (2000): Essential fatty acids: Their impact on free-living alpine marmots (Marmota marmota). 215-222.-11th International Hibernation Symposium on Life in the Cold; AUG 13-18, 2000; JUNGHOLZ, AUSTRIA.

Ruf, T; Arnold, W (2000): Mechanisms of social thermoregulation in hibernating Alpine marmots (Marmota marmota). 81-94.-11th International Hibernation Symposium on Life in the Cold; AUG 13-18, 2000; JUNGHOLZ, AUSTRIA, Austria.

Poster

Nowack, J; Ragger, MT; Tarmann, I; Ruf, T; Giroud, S (2020): Telomere dynamics during hibernation is positively affected by warmer winter temperatures and food availability. -Future Physiology, Virtual Conference; JUL 6-10, 2020; Online, United Kingdom.

Ragger, MT; Giroud, S; Hölzl, F; Smith, S; Nowack, J; Ruf T (2019): The influence of temperature on feeding behaviour and telomere dynamics in hibernating garden dormice. The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB); JUL 2-5, 2019; Seville, Spain. 2019.

Rath, T; Vetter, SG; Nowack, J; Painer, J; Stalder, GL; Ruf, T; Bieber, C (2018): Behavioural thermoregulation of wild boar (Sus scrofa) during winter. 188-189.-SEB Florence 2018; JUL 3-6, 2018; Florence, Italy.

Cornils, JS; Hoelzl, F; Rotter, B; Bieber, B; Ruf, T (2017): Positive effects of biodiversity – Why edible dormice do not stick with their preferred food plant. International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife; OCT 4-7, 2017; Berlin, Germany. 2017.

Tarmann, I; Nowack, J; Ruf, T; Giroud, S (2017): Global warming impacts on the hibernation of the garden dormouse (Eliomys quercinus). -11th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife; OCT 4-7, 2017; Berlin, Germany.

Giroud, S; Arnold, W; Gerritsmann, H; Stalder, G; Ruf, T (2016): Dietary lipids affect the onset of Hibernation in the garden dormouse (Eliomys quercinus). 55-55.-15th International Hibernation Symposium (IHS) - Living in a Seasonal World; JUL 31-AUG 04, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA. IHS Symposium Proceedings;

Gerritsmann, H; Cornils, J; Stalder, GL; Hölzl, F; Bieber, C; Ruf, T; Walzer, C (2015): An implantation technique for free living, hibernating rodents; Preliminary results from an ongoing field study. 53. Wissenschaftlich Tagung der Gesellschaft für Versuchstierkunde; SSP 14-16, 2015; Hannover, GERMANY. 2015.

Giroud, S; Mahlert, B; Arnold, W; Ruf, T (2015): Differences in growth, fattening and energetic strategies between early and late-­born juvenile garden dormice (Eliomys quercinus). Wild Clocks Meeting; MAR 15-20, 2015; Texel Island, The Netherlands. 2015.

Vetter, SG; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2015): Seasonal timing of reproduction in the wild boar. Wild Clocks 2015: Eco meets Chrono; MAR 10-15, 2015; Texel, NETHERLANDS. 2015.

Cornils, JS; Hölzl, F; Erci, SB; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2014): Habitat preferences and dispersal in the edible dormouse (Glis glis). Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Annual Meeting; JUL 1-4, 2014; Manchester, UK. 2014.

Cornils, JS; Hölzl, F; Erci, SB; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2014): RFID-reader is watching you: measuring activity patterns in free-living edible dormice (Glis glis). 170-170.-107th Annual meeting of the German Zoological Society; SEP 11-14, 2014; Göttingen, GERMANY, Germany. PP-E-07;

Stumpfel, S; Ruf, T; Giroud, S (2014): Differences in growth rates and pre-hibernation body mass gain in the juvenile garden dormouse according to the time of birth. The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB); JUL 1-4, 2014; Manchester, UK. 2014.

Giroud, S; Hofer, I; Blanc, S; Turbill, C; Ruf, T (2013): Fasted juvenile garden dormice use torpor to grow and fatten during pre-hibernation: consequences for winter hibernation. Annual Meeting Society for Experimental Biology; July 2-6, 2013; Valencia, Spain. 2013.

Corlatti, L; Lebl, K; Filli, F; Ruf, T (2011): Unbiased sex-specific survival in Alpine chamois. 85th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Luxembourg, LUXEMOURG, SEP 13-17, 2011. Mammalian Biology (76), S 6-6.

Giroud, S; Turbill, C; Ruf, T (2011): Effects of n-6 fatty acids on torpor expression and SERCA activity in a daily heterotherm: the Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus). Meeting on the International Hamster Workgroup; October 14-17, 2011; Strasbourg, France. 2011.

Valencak, TG; Ruf, T (2011): Lactating hares in the cold: the role of heat dissipation. Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology, Salt Lake City, UT, JAN 03-07, 2011. Integr Comp Biol (51) E260-E260.

Corlatti, L; Lebl, K; Ruf, T; Filli, F; Hackländer, K (2009): Never gonna fall for love? Sex- and age-specific survival in the weakly dimorphic Alpine chamois. 5th World Conference on Mountain Ungulates; NOV 10-14,2009; Granada, SPAIN. 2009.

Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2008): Habitat dependent survival and reproduction in the edible dormouse (Glis glis). 101. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft; Sep 19-22, 2008; Jena, GERMANY. 2008.

Lebl, K; Kürbisch, K; Bieber, C; Ruf, T (2008): Anticipation of autumnal mast situation in the edible dormouse (Glis glis). The Seventh International Dormouse Conference; Sep 26-29, 2008; Somerset, GREAT BRITAIN. 2008.

Presented Poster

Huber, N; Canoine, V; Cardinale, M; Cornils, JS; Ruf, T; Fusani, L (2018): How do birds cope with novel stress during migration? -27th International Ornithological Congress, Vancouver, 2018; AUG 19-26, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.

Ruf, T (2006): Phenotypic flexibility and limits to energy turnover in mammals: three case studies. University of Aberdeen, School of Biological Sciences, Aberdeen, Schottland, 03.11.2006. University of Aberdeen, School of Biological Sciences, Aberdeen, Schottland, 03.11.2006.

Zenker, W; Arnold, W; Balfanz, F; Beiglböck, C; Fluch, G; Huber, J; Ruf, T; Schober, F (2006): Application of a new rumen transmitter in red deer for measuring heart rate and body temperature. European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, Budapest, Hungary, Hungary, 24.-28.5.2006. European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, Budapest, Hungary, 24.-28.5.2006.

Ruf, T (2005): Optimization of energy turnover in mammals exposed to fluctuating resources: four case studies. Konrad Lorenz Institut für Vergleichende Verhaltensphysiologie, Wien, Austria, 02.11.2005. Konrad Lorenz Institut für Vergleichende Verhaltensphysiologie, Wien, 02.11.2005.

Hackländer, K; Klansek, E; Steineck, T; Ruf, T (2004): How to increase density of European hares (Lepus europaeus) in intensively used arable land. 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004. 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004.

Hackländer, K; Sternbach, E; Frisch, C; Ruf, T (2004): Placental scar analysis in European hares (Lepus europaeus): Is staining important?. 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004. 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004.

Ruf, T (2004): Costs and benefits of changes in organ size in a hibernator, the Alpine marmot, (M. marmota). Int. Conference "Life in the Cold 2004", Vancouver BC-Seward, Alaska, 25.07 .- 01.08.2004. Int. Conference "Life in the Cold 2004", Vancouver BC-Seward, Alaska, 25.07 .- 01.08.2004.

Suchentrunk, F; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2004): Comparison of growth models of eye lens weight for aging brown hares (Lepus europaeus). 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004. 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004.

Valencak, T; Hauhart, B; Tataruch, F; Arnold, W; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2004): Impact of polyunsaturated fatty acids on performance of European hares (Lepus europaeus). 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004. 2nd World Lagomorph Conference, Vairão, Portugal, 26. - 31.07.2004.

Arnold, W; Bruns, U; Frey-Roos, F; Ruf, T (2003): Dietary fatty acids and natural hibernation in alpine marmots. 4th European Congress of Mammalogy, Brno, 28.7.2003. 4th European Congress of Mammalogy, Brno, 28.7.2003.

Arnold, W; Ruf, T; Reimoser, S; Tataruch, F; Onderscheka, K; Schober, F (2003): Nocturnal metabolic depression as an overwintering strategy of red deer (Cervus elaphus). 4th European Congress of Mammalogy, Brno, 27.07. - 01.08.2003. 4th European Congress of Mammalogy, Brno, 27.07. - 01.08.2003.

Hackländer, K; Klansek, E; Steineck, T; Ruf, T (2003): Population dynamics in European hares (Lepus europaeus): The role of female fertility and juvenile mortality. European Mammalogy 2003, Brno, Juli 2003. European Mammalogy 2003, Brno, Juli 2003.

Hackländer, K; Klansek, E; Steineck, T; Ruf, T (2003): Reproduction and juvenile mortality in European hare (Lepus europaeus) populations in intensive agriculture. Mammalian Biology 68,( Spec.Iss.).

Michel, M; Frey-Roos, F; Paumann, T; Ruf, T (2003): Measurements of metabolic rate under field conditions: a transportable indirect calorimetry system. Biology 03Annual meeting of the Swiss Zoological, Botanical and Mycological Societies, Zürich, 13.2.2003. Biology 03Annual meeting of the Swiss Zoological, Botanical and Mycological Societies, Zürich, 13.2.2003.

Ruf, T (2003): "Walking hibernation: hypometabolism as an overwintering strategy in red deer (Cervus elaphus). Hibernation workshop of the European Science Foundation, Marburg/Lahn, 4.6.2003. Hibernation workshop of the European Science Foundation, Marburg/Lahn, 4.6.2003.

Suchentrunk, F; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2003): New growth models of eye lens weights for aging brown hares, Lepus europaeus. Mammalian Biology 68 (Spec. Iss.): 67-68

Suchentrunk, F; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2003): Eye lens weights for age estimation in brown hares, Lepus europaeus: new data - different growth models. XXVI International IUGB Congress & Xth International Perdix Symposium, Braga, Portugal, Portugal, 01. -06.09.2003. XXVI International IUGB Congress & Xth International Perdix Symposium, Braga, Portugal, 01. -06.09.2003.

Suchentrunk, F; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2003): Comparison of growth models of eye lens weight for aging brown hares, Lepus europaeus. European Mammalogy 2003, Brno, Juli 2003. European Mammalogy 2003, Brno, Juli 2003.

Ruf,T (2002): Winter survival strategies of northern ungulates: Are red deer walking hibernators?. 5th International Deer Biology Congress, Quebec, 26.8.2002. 5th International Deer Biology Congress, Quebec, 26.8.2002.

Hackländer, K; Frisch, C; Klansek, E; Ruf, T (2001): On fertility of female European hares (L. europaeus) in areas of different population densities. The decline of European hares - an interdisciplinary research task, Berlin, Germany, April 2001. The decline of European hares - an interdisciplinary research task, Berlin, April 2001.

Hackländer, K; Sternbach, E; Frisch, C; Ruf, T (2001): Placental scar analysis: a method to determine reproductive history in female mammals. 94. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft. Zoology 104,(Suppl.).

Hauhart, B; Hackländer, K; Arnold, W; Ruf, T (2001): The effect of diet quality on reproduction and postnatal thermoregulation in European hares (Lepus europaeus). 75. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, September 2001, Berlin. Mammalian Biology 66,(Suppl).

Ruf, T (2001): Reproduktion und Energiehaushalt des Feldhasen: Ökophysiologie einer gefährdeten Tierart. Zoologisches Kolloquium der Universität Wien, November 2001, Wien. Zoologisches Kolloquium der Universität Wien, November 2001, Wien.

Ruf,T (2001): The energetics of reproduction in the brown hare (L. europaeus). The decline of European hares - an interdisciplinary research task, Berlin, Germany, April 2001. The decline of European hares - an interdisciplinary research task, Berlin, April 2001.

Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2000): Litter size and reproductive energetics in female European hares (Lepus europaeus). Reproduction in Domestic Animals 35,(1).

Ruf, T; Hackländer, K (2000): Energy budgets during female reproduction in female hares (Lepus europaeus). Reproduction in Domestic Animals 35,(1).

Steineck, T; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2000): Placental scars as an indicator for reproduction in European hares (Lepus europaeus). Reproduction in Domestic Animals 35,(1).

Tataruch, F; Hackländer, K; Ruf, T (2000): The effect of diet quality on lactation in European hares (Lepus europaeus). Reproduction in Domestic Animals 35,(1).

STEINLECHNER, S; RUF, T; HELDMAIER, G (1985): Influence Of Photoperiod On Body-Temperature Rhythms In The Djungarian Hamster. J Interdiscipl Cycle Res 1985; 16(4): 329-330.

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