Sailendharan Sudakaran

Sailendharan Sudakaran
330 North Orchard Street
Madison WI 53715
Room 3115A-1

Years at WID

2015 - present


  • B.Sc., Biotechnology, University of Madras, Chennai, India
  • M.Sc., Industrial And Commercial Biotechnology, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Ph.D., Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

Selected Publications

  • Sree, KS., Sudakaran, S., Appenroth, KJ., (in press). How fast can angiosperms grow? Species and clonal diversity of growth rates in the genus Wolffia (Lemnaceae). Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 37 (10), 1-7
  • Sudakaran, S., Retz, F., Kikuchi, Y., Kost, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2015). Evolutionary transition in symbiotic syndromes enabled diversification of phytophagous insects on an imbalanced diet. ISME JOURNAL, 1-18. doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.75.
  • Salem, H., Kreutzer, E., Sudakaran, S., Kaltenpoth, M. (2012). Actinobacteria as essential symbionts in firebugs and cotton stainers (Hemiptera, Pyrrhocoridae). Environmental Microbiology, 15(7), 1956-1968. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12001.
  • Sudakaran, S., Salem, H., Kost, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2012). Geographical and ecological stability of the symbiotic mid-gut microbiota in European firebugs, Pyrrhocoris apterus (Hemiptera, Pyrrhocoridae). Molecular Ecology, 21(24), 6134-6151. doi:10.1111/mec.12027.