Publications from 2011

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Below you find a list of publications from the year 2011 produce by members of the EGI

Wild Geoff; Pizzari Tommaso; West Stuart A. 2011 Sexual conflict in viscous populations: The effect of the timing of dispersal. Theoretical Population Biology 80: 298-316.

Burdge Graham C.; Hoile Samuel P.; Uller Tobias; et al. 2011 Progressive, Transgenerational Changes in Offspring Phenotype and Epigenotype following Nutritional Transition. PLOS ONE 6:e28282 16.

Schwartz T. S.; Perrin C.; Wapstra E.; et al. 2011 Complex selection associated with Hox genes in a natural population of lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 2520-2524.

Lachish Shelly; Knowles Sarah C. L.; Alves Ricardo; et al. 2011 Fitness effects of endemic malaria infections in a wild bird population: the importance of ecological structure. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 1196-1206.

Lachish Shelly; Knowles Sarah C. L.; AlvesRicardo; et al. 2012 Infection dynamics of endemic malaria in a wild bird population: parasite species-dependent drivers of spatial and temporal variation in transmission rates. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 1207-1216.

Kirschel Alexander N. G.; Slabbekoorn Hans; Blumstein Daniel T.; et al. 2011 TESTING ALTERNATIVE HYPOTHESES FOR EvolutionARY DIVERSIFICATION IN AN AFRICAN SONGBIRD: RAINFOREST REFUGIA VERSUS ECOLOGICAL GRADIENTS. Evolution 65: 3162-3174.

Olsson Mats; Schwartz Tonia; Wapstra Erik; et al. 2011 CLIMATE CHANGE, MULTIPLE PATERNITY AND OFFSPRING SURVIVAL IN LIZARDS. Evolution 65: 3323-3326.

Hinde Camilla A.; Godfray H. Charles J. 2011 Quality, need, or hunger; begging the question. Behavioral Ecology 22: 1147-1148.

Morand-Ferron Julie; Cole Ella F.; Rawles James E. C.; et al. 2011 Who are the innovators? A field experiment with 2 passerine species. Behavioral Ecology 22: 1241-1248.

Uller Tobias; Leimu Roosa. 2011 Founder events predict changes in genetic diversity during human-mediated range expansions. Global Change Biology 17: 3478-3485.

Patrick Samantha C.; Browning Lucy E. 2011 Exploration Behaviour Is Not Associated with Chick Provisioning in Great Tits. PLOS ONE 6:e26383.

Hellgren Olof; Krizanauskiene Asta; Hasselquist Dennis; et al. 2011 LOW HAEMOSPORIDIAN DIVERSITY AND ONE KEY-HOST SPECIES IN A BIRD MALARIA COMMUNITY ON A MID-ATLANTIC ISLAND (SAO MIGUEL, AZORES). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47: 849-859.

Morand-Ferron Julie; Wu Gi-Mick; Giraldeau Luc-Alain. 2011 Persistent individual differences in tactic use in a producer-scrounger game are group dependent. Animal Behaviour 82: 811-816.

Szulkin Marta; David Patrice. 2011 Negative heterozygosity-fitness correlations observed with microsatellites located in functional areas of the genome Molecular Ecology 20: 3949-3952.

Garroway Colin J.; Bowman Jeff; Wilson Paul J. 2011 Using a genetic network to parameterize a landscape resistance surface for fishers, Martes pennanti. Molecular Ecology 20: 3978-3988.

Tobias J. A.; Gamarra-Toledo V.; Garcia-Olaechea D.; et al. 2011 Year-round resource defence and the evolution of male and female song in suboscine birds: social armaments are mutual ornaments. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 2118-2138.

Morand-Ferron Julie; Quinn John L. 2011 Larger groups of passerines are more efficient problem solvers in the wild. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 15898-15903.

Uller Tobias; Helantera Heikki 2011 FROM THE ORIGIN OF SEX-DETERMINING FACTORS TO THE Evolution OF SEX-DETERMINING SYSTEMS. Quarterly Review of Biology 86: 163-180.

Uller Tobias; Helantera Heikki 2011 When are genes ‘leaders’ or ‘followers’ in evolution? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26: 435-436.

Dean Rebecca; Nakagawa Shinichi; Pizzari Tommaso. 2011 The Risk and Intensity of Sperm Ejection in Female Birds.  American Naturalist 178: 343-354.

Bachtrog Doris; Kirkpatrick Mark; Mank Judith E.; et al. 2011 Are all sex chromosomes created equal? Trends in Genetics 27: 350-357.

Szoellosi E.; Cichon M.; Eens M.; et al. 2011 Determinants of distribution and prevalence of avian malaria in blue tit populations across Europe: separating host and parasite effects.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 2014-2024.

Quinn John L.; Cole Ella F.; Patrick Samantha C.; et al. 2011 Scale and state dependence of the relationship between personality and dispersal in a great tit population. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 918-928.

Mank Judith E.; Hosken David J.; Wedell Nina  2011 SOME INCONVENIENT TRUTHS ABOUT SEX CHROMOSOME DOSAGE COMPENSATION AND THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF SEXUAL CONFLICT. Evolution 65: 2133-2144.

Uller Tobias; While Geoffrey M.; Cadby Chloe D.; et al. 2011 ALTITUDINAL DIVERGENCE IN MATERNAL THERMOREGULATORY BEHAVIOUR MAY BE DRIVEN BY DIFFERENCES IN SELECTION ON OFFSPRING SURVIVAL IN A VIVIPAROUS LIZARD. Evolution 65: 2313-2324.

Perry J. C. 2011 Mating stimulates female feeding: testing the implications for the evolution of nuptial gifts. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1727-1736.

Chapman J. R.; Sheldon B. C. 2011 Heterozygosity is unrelated to adult fitness measures in a large, noninbred population of great tits (Parus major). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1715-1726.

Bouwhuis Sandra; Sheldon Ben C.; Verhulst Simon 2011 Basal metabolic rate and the rate of senescence in the great tit. Functional Ecology 25: 829-838.

Guilford Tim; Freeman Robin; Boyle Dave; et al. 2011 A Dispersive Migration in the Atlantic Puffin and Its Implications for Migratory Navigation. PLOS ONE 6: e21336.

Zimmer Cedric; Boos Mathieu; Poulin Nicolas; et al. 2011 Evidence of the Trade-Off between Starvation and Predation Risks in Ducks. PLOS ONE 6: e22352.

Burnham Kurt K.; Newton Ian 2011 Seasonal movements of Gyrfalcons Falco rusticolus include extensive periods at sea. IBIS: 468-484.

Parker T. H.; Wilkin T. A.; Barr I. R.; et al. 2011 Fecundity selection on ornamental plumage colour differs between ages and sexes and varies over small spatial scales. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1584-1597.

Uller Tobias; Pen Ido 2011 A THEORETICAL MODEL OF THE Evolution OF MATERNAL EFFECTS UNDER PARENT-OFFSPRING CONFLICT. Evolution 65: 2075-2084.

Hellgren O.; Sheldon B. C. 2011 Locus-specific protocol for nine different innate immune genes (antimicrobial peptides: beta-defensins) across passerine bird species reveals within-species coding variation and a case of trans-species polymorphisms. Molecular Ecology Resources 11: 686-692.

Dunn Jenny C.; Cole Ella F.; Quinn John L. 2011 Personality and parasites: sex-dependent associations between avian malaria infection and multiple behavioural traits. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65: 1459-1471.

Psorakis Ioannis; Roberts Stephen; Ebden Mark; et al. 2011 Overlapping community detection using Bayesian non-negative matrix factorization. Physical Review E 83: 066114.

Sirot Laura K.; Wolfner Mariana F.; Wigby Stuart. 2011 Protein-specific manipulation of ejaculate composition in response to female mating status in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 9922-9926.

Santure Anna W.; Gratten Jake; Mossman Jim A.; et al. 2011 Characterisation of the transcriptome of a wild great tit Parus major population by next generation sequencing. BMC Genomics 12: 283.

Evans Simon R.; Gustafsson Lars; Sheldon Ben C. 2011 DIVERGENT PATTERNS OF AGE-DEPENDENCE IN ORNAMENTAL AND REPRODUCTIVE TRAITS IN THE COLLARED FLYCATCHER. Evolution 65: 1623-1636.

Shea N.; Pen I.; Uller T. 2011 Three epigenetic information channels and their different roles in evolution. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1178-1187.

Blumstein Daniel T.; Mennill Daniel J.; Clemins Patrick; et al. 2011. Acoustic monitoring in terrestrial environments using microphone arrays: applications, technological considerations and prospectus. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 758-767.

Olsson Mats; Pauliny Angela; Wapstra Erik; et al. 2011 Sexual differences in telomere selection in the wild. Molecular Ecology 20: 2085-2099.

Herborn Katherine A.; Coffey Jo; Larcombe Stephen D.; et al. 2011 Oxidative profile varies with personality in European greenfinches. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 1732-1739.

Barlow Jos; Ewers Robert M.; Anderson Liana; et al. 2011 Using learning networks to understand complex systems: a case study of biological, geophysical and social research in the Amazon. Biological Reviews 86: 457-474.

Olsson Mats; Pauliny Angela; Wapstra Erik; et al. 2011.  Sex Differences in Sand Lizard Telomere Inheritance: Paternal Epigenetic Effects Increases Telomere Heritability and Offspring Survival. PLOS ONE 6: e17473.

Morand-Ferron Julie; Varennes Elisabeth; Giraldeau Luc-Alain. 2011 Individual differences in plasticity and sampling when playing behavioural games. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278: 1223-1230.

Lachish Shelly; Passmore Abraham; Jones Menna. 2011.  A new PCR assay for reliable molecular sexing of endangered Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) from non-invasive genetic samples. Conservation Genetic Resources 3: 279-281.

Kirschel Alexander N. G.; Cody Martin L.; Harlow Zachary T.; et al. 2011. Territorial dynamics of Mexican Ant-thrushes Formicarius moniliger revealed by individual recognition of their songs. IBIS 153: 255-268.

Gonzalez Juan Carlos T. 2011 NUMERATING THE ETHNO-ORNITHOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE OF PHILIPPINE HORNBILLS. Conference: 5th International Hornbill Conference Location: SINGAPORE Date: MAR 22-25, 2009 . Raffles Bulleting of Zoology Supplement 24: 149-161.

Lord Alexa M.; McCleery Robin; Cresswell Will. 2011 Incubation prior to clutch completion accelerates embryonic development and so hatch date for eggs laid earlier in a clutch in the great tit Parus major. Journal of Avian Biology 42: 187-191.

Isaksson Caroline; Sheldon Ben C.; Uller Tobias. 2011 The Challenges of Integrating Oxidative Stress into Life-history Biology. Bioscience 61: 194-202.

Knowles Sarah C. L.; Wood Matthew J.; Alves Ricardo; et al. 2011 Molecular epidemiology of malaria prevalence and parasitaemia in a wild bird population. Molecular Ecology 20: 1062-1076.

Cresswell Will; Quinn John L. 2011 Predicting the optimal prey group size from predator hunting behaviour. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 310-319.

Wigby Stuart; Slack Cathy; Groenke Sebastian; et al. 2011 Insulin signalling regulates remating in female Drosophila. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278: 424-431.

Cole Ella F.; Cram Dominic L.; Quinn John L. 2011 Individual variation in spontaneous problem-solving performance among wild great tits. Animal Behaviour 81: 491-498.

While Geoffrey M.; Uller Tobias; Wapstra Erik. 2011 Variation in social organization influences the opportunity for sexual selection in a social lizard. Molecular Ecology 20: 844-852.

Olsson Mats; Wapstra Erik; Schwartz Tonia; et al. 2011 IN HOT PURSUIT: FLUCTUATING MATING SYSTEM AND SEXUAL SELECTION IN SAND LIZARDS.  Evolution 65: 574-583 .

Bonato Maud; Rybnik Paulina K.; Malecki Irek A.; et al. 2011 Twice daily collection yields greater semen output and does not affect male libido in the ostrich. Animal Reproduction Science 123: 258-264.

Patrick Samantha C; Browning Lucy E. 2011 Exploration behaviour is not associated with chick provisioning in great tits. PloS one 6: e26383.

Riou Samuel; Gray Catherine M.; Brooke M. de L.; et al. 2011 Recent impacts of anthropogenic climate change on a higher marine predator in western Britain.  Marine Ecology-Progress Series 422: 105-112.

Desrochers A.; Belisle M.; Morand-Ferron J.; et al. 2011 Integrating GIS and homing experiments to study avian movement costs. Landscape Ecology 26: 47-58.

Gosler Andrew G.; Connor Oliver R.; Bonser Richard H. C. 2011 Protoporphyrin and eggshell strength: preliminary findings from a passerine bird. Avian Biology Research 4: 214-223.