Journal articles


Caspar, K.R., K. Moldenhauer, R.E. Moritz, P. Němec, E.P. Malkemper, S. Begall. Eyes are essential for magnetoreception in a mammal. 2020 The Journal of the Royal Society Interface.1720200513


Hochstoeger, T., T. Al Said, D. Maestre, F. Walter, A. Vilceanu, M. Pedron, T.D. Cushion, W. Snider, S. Nimpf, G.C. Nordmann, L. Landler, N. Edelman, L. Kruppa, G. Dürnberger, K. Mechtler, S. Schuechner, E. Ogris, E.P. Malkemper, S. Weber, E. Schleicher, D.A. Keays (2020). "The biophysical, molecular, and anatomical landscape of pigeon CRY4: A candidate light-based quantal magnetosensor." Science Advances 6(33): eabb9110.


Landler, L., G.D. Ruxton, E.P. Malkemper. Grouped circular data in biology: advice for effectively implementing circular statistics in biology. 2020. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 74: 100.


Landler, L., G.D. Ruxton, E.P. Malkemper. Model selection versus traditional hypothesis testing in circular statistics: a simulation study. 2020. Biology Open 9: bio049866.


Malkemper, E.P., M.J. Mason, H. Burda. Functional anatomy of the middle and inner ears of the red fox, in comparison to domestic dogs and cats. 2020. Journal of Anatomy 236: 980-995.


Vanderstraeten, J., P. Gailly, E.P. Malkemper. Light entrainment of retinal biorhythms: cryptochrome 2 as a candidate photoreceptor in mammals. 2020. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 77(5): 875-884.


Nordmann, G.C., E.P. Malkemper, L. Landler, L. Ushakova, S. Nimpf, R. Heinen, S. Schuechner, E. Ogris, D.A. Keays. A high sensitivity ZENK monoclonal antibody to map neuronal activity in Aves. 2020. Scientific Reports 10: 1-9.



Malkemper, E.P., D. Kagerbauer, S. Nimpf, J. Shaw, P. Pichler, C.D. Treiber, M. de Jonge, D.A. Keays. No evidence for a magnetite-based magnetoreceptor in the lagena of pigeons. 2019. Current Biology 29: R1-R15.


Landler, L., G.D. Ruxton, E.P. Malkemper. 2019. Circular statistics meets practical limitations: a simulation-based Rao’s spacing test for non-continuous data. Movement Ecology 7, 15.


Dollas, A., H.H.A. Oelschläger, S. Begall, H. Burda, E.P. Malkemper. 2019. Brain atlas of the African mole-rat Fukomys anselli. Journal of Comparative Neurology 527: 1885-1900.


Henning, Y., C. Osadnik, E.P. Malkemper. EyeCi: Optical clearing and imaging of immunolabeled mouse eyes using light-sheet fluorescence microscopy. 2019. Experimental Eye Research 120: 137-145.



Martini, S., S. Begall, T. Findeklee, E.P. Malkemper, H. Burda. Dogs can be trained to find a bar magnet. 2018. PeerJ 6:e6117


Malkemper, E.P., M.J. Mason, D. Kagerbauer, S. Nimpf, D.A. Keays. Ectopic otoconial formation in the lagena of the pigeon inner ear. 2018. Biology Open 7: bio034462.


Malkemper, E.P., L. Peichl. Retinal photoreceptor and ganglion cell types and topographies in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus). 2018. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 526 (13), 2078-2098.


Landler, L., G.D. Ruxton, E.P. Malkemper. Circular data in biology: advice for effectively implementing circular statistics in biology. 2018.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72: 128.


Malewski, S., E.P. Malkemper, F. Sedláček, R. Šumbera, K.R. Caspar, H. Burda, S. Begall. Attracted by a magnet: Exploration behaviour of rodents in the presence of magnetic objects. 2018. Behavioural Processes 151, 11-15.


Painter, M.S., M. Davis, S. Ganesh, E. Rak, K. Brumet, H. Bayne, E.P. Malkemper, J.B. Phillips. Evidence for plasticity in magnetic nest-building orientation in laboratory mice. 2018. Animal Behaviour 138: 93-100.


Vanderstraeten, J., P. Gailly, E.P. Malkemper. Low-Light Dependence of the Magnetic Field Effect on Cryptochromes: Possible Relevance to Plant Ecology. 2018. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 121



Nimpf, S., E.P. Malkemper, M. Lauwers, L. Ushakova, G. Nordmann, A. Wenninger-Weinzierl, T.R. Burkard, S. Jacob, T. Heuser, G.P. Resch, D.A. Keays. Subcellular analysis of pigeon hair cells implicates vesicular trafficking in cuticulosome formation and maintenance. 2017. Elife. Nov 15;6


Gerhardt, P., Y. Henning, S. Begall, E.P. Malkemper. Audiograms of three subterranean rodent species (gen. Fukomys) determined by auditory brainstem responses reveal extremely poor high-frequency hearing. 2017. Journal of Experimental Biology 220 (23): 4377-4382.


Novakova, P., D. Koranova, S. Begall, E.P. Malkemper, L. Pleskac, F. Capek, J. Cerveny, V. Hart, V. Hartova, V. Husinec, H. Burda. Direction indicator and magnetic compass-aided tracking of the sun by flamingos? 2017. Folia Zoologica 66(2): 79-86.


Červený, J., H. Burda, M. Ježek, T. Kušta, V. Husinec, P. Nováková, V. Hart, V. Hartová, S. Begall, E.P. Malkemper. Magnetic alignment in warthogs Phacochoerus africanus and wild boars Sus scrofa. 2017. Mammal Review 47:1-5.



Painter, M.S., J.A. Blanco, E.P. Malkemper, C. Anderson, D.C. Sweeney, C. Hewgley, J. Červený, V. Hart, V. Topinka, E. Belotti, H. Burda, J.B. Phillips. 2016. The use of bio-loggers to characterize red fox behavior with implications for studies of magnetic alignment responses in free-roaming animals. 2016. Animal Biotelemetry 4:20.


Obleser, P., V. Hart, E.P. Malkemper, S. Begall, M. Holá, M. S. Painter, J. Červený, H. Burda. Compass-controlled escape behavior in roe deer. 2016. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology:1-11.


Malkemper, E.P., M. S. Painter, L. Landler. Shifted magnetic alignment in vertebrates: evidence for neural lateralization? 2016. Journal of Theoretical Biology 399:141-147.


Garcia Montero, A., C. Vole, H. Burda, E.P. Malkemper, S. Holtze, M. Morhart, J. Saragusty, T.B. Hildebrandt, S. Begall. Non-breeding eusocial mole-rats produce viable sperm - spermiogram and functional testicular morphology of Fukomys anselli. 2016.PLOS ONE 11:e0150112.


Nießner, C., S. Denzau, E.P. Malkemper, J.C. Gross, H. Burda, M. Winklhofer, L. Peichl. Cryptochrome 1 in retinal cone photoreceptors suggests a novel functional role in mammals. 2016. Scientific Reports 6, 21848.



Kolbabová, T., E.P. Malkemper, L. Bartos, J. Vanderstraeten, M. Turcani, H. Burda. Effect of exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields on melatonin levels in calves is seasonally dependent. 2015. Scientific Reports 5, 14206.


Malkemper, E.P., S.H.K. Eder, S. Begall, J.B. Phillips, M. Winklhofer, V. Hart, H. Burda. Magnetoreception in the wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus): influence of weak frequency-modulated radio frequency fields. 2015. Scientific Reports 4, 9917.


Malkemper, E.P., V. Topinka, H. Burda. A behavioral audiogram of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes). 2015. Hearing Research 320:30-37.



Hart, V., P. Nováková, E.P. Malkemper, S. Begall, V. Hanzal, M. Ježek, T. Kušta, V. Němcová, J. Adámková, K. Benediktová, J. Červený, H. Burda. Dogs are sensitive to small variations of the Earth's magnetic field. 2013. Frontiers in Zoology 10:80


Hart, V., E.P. Malkemper, T. Kušta, S. Begall, P. Nováková, V. Hanzal, L. Pleskac, M. Ježek, R. Policht, V. Husinec, J. Červený, H. Burda. Magnetic alignment in landing water birds: making sense of nonsense. 2013. Frontiers in Zoology 10:38.


Begall, S., E.P. Malkemper, J. Červený, P. Němec, H. Burda. Magnetic alignment in mammals and other animals. 2013. Mammalian Biology 78:10-20.



Hart, V., T. Kušta, P. Němec, V. Bláhová, M. Ježek, P. Nováková, S. Begall, J. Červený, V. Hanzal, E.P. Malkemper, K. Štípek, C. Vole, H. Burda. Magnetic alignment in carps: evidence from the Czech christmas fish market. 2012. PLOS ONE 7:e51100.


Malkemper, E.P., H. H. A. Oelschläger, S. Huggenberger. The dolphin cochlear nucleus - topography, histology and functional implications. 2012. Journal of Morphology 273:173-185.


Book chapters

Begall, S., E.P. Malkemper, M.J. Mason. Bioacoustical Studies on Subterranean Mammals. 2018. In J. Thomas &  Exploring Animal Behavior through Sounds:  A Primer for Methods in Bioacoustical Studies. Volume I. in press


Begall, S., H. Burda, E.P. Malkemper. Magnetoreception in mammals. 2014. p. 45-88. In M. Naguib (ed.), Advances in the Study of Behavior, vol. 46. Elsevier, Amsterdam.


Other publications

Malkemper, E.P. 2019.  Navigation Underground. Navigation News – Royal Institute of Navigation. gallery/malkemper2019_navigation underground_rin_navigationnews.pdf


Malkemper, E.P., Tscheulin, T., Vanbergen, A. J., Vian, A., Balian, E. & Goudeseune, L. The impacts of artificial electromagnetic radiation on wildlife (flora and fauna). Current knowledge overview: A background document to the web conference. 2018. (A report of the Horizon 2020 Eklipse project).


Begall, S., E.P. Malkemper, H. Burda. 2017.  Magnetic Alignment – A Widespread Phenomenon. Navigation News – Royal Institute of Navigation.


Albrecht, J., C. Brenner, B. Gökce, E.P. Malkemper, J. Niemeyer, T. Zeume. 2017. I love to share knowledge - A personal perspective on academic teaching. University Library of University of Duisburg-Essen, ISBN: 978-3-940402-09-7



Burda, H., S. Begall, V. Hart, E.P. Malkemper, P. Novaková. 2014. Magnetosensitive Dogs. The Winnower 05/14.