Publications

August 2017

Molecular heterogeneity in major urinary proteins of Mus musculus subspecies: Potential candidates involved in speciation
Hurst, J.L., Beynon, R.J., Armstrong, S.D., Davidson, A.J., Roberts, S.A., Gómez-Baena, G., Smadja, C.M., Ganem, G. (2017) Molecular heterogeneity in major urinary proteins of Mus musculus subspecies: Potential candidates involved in speciation. Scientific reports. doi: 10.1038/srep44992

Seasonal body size reductions with warming covary with major body size gradients in arthropod species
Horne, C.R., Hirst, A.G., Atkinson, D. (2017) Seasonal body size reductions with warming covary with major body size gradients in arthropod species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0238

Using exclusion rate to unify niche and neutral perspectives on coexistence
Carmel, Y., Suprunenko, Y.F., Kunin, W.E., Kent, R., Belmaker, J., Bar-Massada, A., Cornell, S.J. (2017) Using exclusion rate to unify niche and neutral perspectives on coexistence. Oikos. doi: 10.1111/oik.04380

Offspring development and life-history variation in a water flea depends upon clone-specific integration of genetic, non-genetic and environmental cues
Harney, E., Paterson, S., Plaistow, S.J. Offspring development and life-history variation in a water flea depends upon clone-specific integration of genetic, non-genetic and environmental cues. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12887

Sexual healing: mating induces a protective immune response in bumblebees
Barribeau, S.M., Schmid-Hempel, P. (2017) Sexual healing: mating induces a protective immune response in bumblebees. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12887

 

August 2016

Spatial targeting of habitat creation has the potential to improve agri-environment scheme outcomes for macro-moths
Alison J, Duffield SJ, van Noordwijk CGE, Morecroft MD, Marrs RH, Saccheri IJHodgson JA. (2016) Spatial targeting of habitat creation has the potential to improve agri-environment scheme outcomes for macro-moths. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12750.

How to manipulate landscapes to improve the potential for range expansion
Hodgson JA, Wallis DW, Krishna RCornell SJ (2016). How to manipulate landscapes to improve the potential for range expansion. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.  doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12614

Ornament Complexity Is Correlated with Sexual Selection: (A Comment on Raia et al., “Cope’s Rule and the Universal Scaling Law of Ornament Complexity”)
Holman L, Bro-Jørgensen J (2016). Ornament complexity is correlated with sexual selection. American Naturalist, 188(2), 272-275. doi:10.1086/687251

July 2016

Evolution of the ungulate dewlap: thermoregulation rather than sexual selection or predator deterrence?
Bro-Jørgensen J (2016). Evolution of the ungulate dewlap: Thermoregulation rather than sexual selection or predator deterrence?.Frontiers in Zoology, 13(1). doi:10.1186/s12983-016-0165-x

A framework for prioritizing conservation translocations to mimic natural ecological processes under climate change: A case study with African antelopes
Payne BL, Bro-Jørgensen J (2016). A framework for prioritizing conservation translocations to mimic natural ecological processes under climate change: A case study with African antelopes. Biological Conservation, 201, 230-236. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.07.018

June 2016

Van't Hof AE, Campagne P, Rigden DJYung CJ, Lingley J, Quail MA, Hall N, Darby ACSaccheri IJ (2016). The industrial melanism mutation in British peppered moths is a transposable element. Nature. doi: 10.1038/nature17951.

Antelope Conservation: From Diagnosis to Action
Bro-Jørgensen J, Mallon DP (2016). Antelope Conservation: From Diagnosis to Action. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781118409572

May 2016

Disproportionate Climate-Induced Range Loss Forecast for the Most Threatened African Antelopes
Payne BL, Bro-Jørgensen J (2016). Disproportionate Climate-Induced Range Loss Forecast for the Most Threatened African Antelopes. Current Biology, 26(9), 1200-1205. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.067

April 2016

A trait-based approach for predicting species responses to environmental change from sparse data: how well might terrestrial mammals track climate change? 
Santini L, Cornulier T, Bullock JM, Palmer SCF, White SM, Hodgson JA, Bocedi G, Travis JMJ (2016). A trait-based approach for predicting species responses to environmental change from sparse data: how well might terrestrial mammals track climate change? Glob Change Biol.  doi:10.1111/gcb.13271.

March 2016

Selection on Coding and Regulatory Variation Maintains Individuality in Major Urinary Protein Scent Marks in Wild Mice
Sheehan MJ, Lee V, Corbett-Detig R, Bi K, Beynon RJHurst JL, Nachman MW (2016) Selection on coding and regulatory variation maintains individuality in major urinary protein scent marks in wild mice. PLOS Genetics 12(3): e1005891. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005891

January 2016

Cross-species proteomics in analysis of mammalian sperm proteins
Bayram HL, Claydon AJ, Brownridge PJHurst JL, Mileham A, Stockley PBeynon RJHammond DE (2016) Cross-species proteomics in analysis of mammalian sperm proteins.  J Proteomics. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2015.12.027.

December 2015

Equal temperature-size responses of the sexes are widespread within arthropod species.
Hirst, A.G., Horne, C.R. & Atkinson, D. (2015). Equal temperature-size responses of the sexes are widespread within arthropod species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282, 20152475. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2475.

“Parasite-induced aposematism” protects entomopathogenic nematode parasites against invertebrate enemies
Jones RS, Fenton A ,Speed MP(2015). “Parasite-induced aposematism” protects entomopathogenic nematode parasites against invertebrate enemies. Behavioral Ecology, arv202. (online publication). 

Coevolution can explain defensive secondary metabolite diversity in plants
Speed MP,  Fenton AJones MG, Ruxton GD, Brockhurst MA. Coevolution can explain defensive secondary metabolite diversity in plants. New Phytologist. 2015 Dec 1;208(4):1251-63. doi: 10.1111/nph.13560 

Florivory as an Opportunity Benefit of Aposematism
Higginson AD, Speed MP, Ruxton GD (2015) Florivory as an Opportunity Benefit of Aposematism. The American Naturalist, 000-000. doi: 10.1086/683463.

November 2015

Antipredator defenses predict diversification rates.
Arbuckle K, Speed MP (2015) Antipredator defenses predict diversification rates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 44: 13597-13602. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509811112

Adverse Outcome Pathways for Regulatory Applications: Examination of Four Case Studies With Different Degrees of Completeness and Scientific Confidence. 
Perkins EJ, Antczak P, Burgoon L, Falciani F, Garcia-Reyero N, Gutsell S, Hodges G, Kienzler A, Knapen D, McBride M, Willett C (2015) Adverse Outcome Pathways for Regulatory Applications: Examination of Four Case Studies With Different Degrees of Completeness and Scientific Confidence.  Toxicological Science Nov; 148(1):14-25. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfv181.

October 2015

The Genetic Basis of Kin Recognition in a Cooperatively Breeding Mammal
Green JP, Holmes AM, Davidson AJ, Paterson S, Stockley PBeynon RJHurst JL. The Genetic Basis of Kin Recognition in a Cooperatively Breeding Mammal. Current Biology. 2015 Oct 19;25(20):2631-41. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.045.

Sperm competition risk drives plasticity in seminal fluid composition
Ramm SA, Edward DA, Claydon AJ, Hammond DE, Brownridge P, Hurst JL, Beynon RJStockley P (2015) Sperm competition risk drives plasticity in seminal fluid composition. BMC Biology, Oct 27: 13:87. doi: 10.1186/s12915-015-0197-2.

September 2015

Systems Biology Approach Reveals a Calcium-Dependent Mechanism for Basal Toxicity in Daphnia magna. 
Antczak P, White TA, Giri A, Michelangeli F, Viant MR, Cronin MT, Vulpe C, Falciani F (2015). Systems Biology Approach Reveals a Calcium-Dependent Mechanism for Basal Toxicity in Daphnia magna. Environmental Science and Technology Sep 15;49(18):11132-40. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02707

Coevolution can explain defensive secondary metabolite diversity in plants.
Speed MPFenton AJones MG, Ruxton GD, Brockhurst MA (2015). Coevolution can explain defensive secondary metabolite diversity in plants. New Phytologist.  (early view). doi: 10.1111/nph.13560

Are aposematic signals honest?
Summers K, Speed MP, Blount JD, Stuckert AM (2015). Are aposematic signals honest? A review. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. (early view). doi: 10.1111/jeb.12676

August 2015

Rapid genetic divergence in response to 15 years of simulated climate change. 
Ravenscroft CH, Whitlock R, Fridley JD (2015).  Rapid genetic divergence in response to 15 years of simulated climate change.  Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12966

A simple procedure for directly obtaining haplotype sequences of diploid genomes
Noyes HA, Daly D, Goodhead I, Kay S, Kemp SJ, Kenny JSaccheri I, Schnabel RD, Taylor JF, Hall N. A simple procedure for directly obtaining haplotype sequences of diploid genomes. BMC genomics. 2015 Aug 28;16(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1818-4

June 2015

A field demonstration of the costs and benefits of group living to edible and defended prey
Curley EA, Rowley HE, Speed MP (2015). A field demonstration of the costs and benefits of group living to edible and defended prey. Biology letters 11(6), 20150152. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0152.

Refugia and connectivity sustain amphibian metapopulations afflicted by disease.
Heard GW, Thomas CD, Hodgson JA, Scroggie MP, Ramsey DSL, Clemann N (2015) Refugia and connectivity sustain amphibian metapopulations afflicted by disease. Ecology Letters, 10.1111/ele.12463. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12463. doi: 10.1111/ele.12463.

May 2015

Protected areas in Borneo may fail to conserve tropical forest biodiversity under climate change.
Scriven SA, Hodgson JA, McClean CJ, Hill JK (2015) Protected areas in Borneo may fail to conserve tropical forest biodiversity under climate change. Biological Conservation, 184, 414-423. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.02.018

Acetogenesis from H2 plus CO2 and nitrogen fixation by an endosymbiotic spirochete of a termite-gut cellulolytic protest.  
Ohkuma M, Noda S, Hattori S, Lida T, Yuki M, Starns D, Inoue J-I, Darby AC, Hongoh Y (2015).  Acetogenesis from H2 plus CO2 and nitrogen fixation by an endosymbiotic spirochete of a termite-gut cellulolytic protest.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201423979. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423979112.

April 2015 

When can species abundance data reveal non-neutrality?
Al Hammal O, Alonso D, Etienne RS, Cornell SJ (2015) When can species abundance data reveal non-neutrality?  PLoS Computational Biology 11(3): e1004134. doi:10.1371/ journal.pcbi.1004134.

The effectiveness of protected areas in the conservation of species with changing geographical ranges
Gillingham PK, Bradbury RB, Roy DB, Anderson BJ, Baxter JM, Bourn NAD, Crick HQP, Findon RA, Fox R, Franco A, Hill JK, Hodgson JA, Holt AR, Morecroft MD, O'Hanlon NJ, Oliver TH, Pearce-Higgins JW, Procter DA, Thomas JA, Walker KJ, Walmsley CA, Wilson RJ, Thomas CD (2015) The effectiveness of protected areas in the conservation of species with changing geographical ranges. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Early view. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12506. doi: 10.1111/bij.12506

Transcriptional changes during Daphnia pulex development indicate that the maturation decision resembles a rate more than a threshold
Harney E, Plaistow SJPaterson S. Transcriptional changes during Daphnia pulex development indicate that the maturation decision resembles a rate more than a threshold. Journal of evolutionary biology. 2015 Apr 1;28(4):944-58. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12624

Predicting microscale shifts in the distribution of the butterfly Plebejus argus at the northern edge of its range
Hodgson JA, Bennie JJ, Dale G, Longley N, Wilson RJ, Thomas CD (2015) Predicting microscale shifts in the distribution of the butterfly Plebejus argus at the northern edge of its range. Ecography, Early view. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.00825. doi: 10.1111/ecog.00825

The male sex pheromone darcin stimulates hippocampal neurogenesis and cell proliferation in the subventricular zone in female mice
Hoffman E, Pickavance L, Thippeswamy T, Beynon RJHurst JL. The male sex pheromone darcin stimulates hippocampal neurogenesis and cell proliferation in the subventricular zone in female mice. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience. 2015;9. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00106 

Gene turnover in the avian globin gene families and evolutionary changes in hemoglobin isoform expression
Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG, Witt CC, Berenbrink M, Storz JF (2015). Gene turnover in the avian globin gene families and evolutionary changes in hemoglobin isoform expression. Molecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msu341.

March 2015

Shape shifting predicts ontogenetic changes in metabolic scaling in diverse aquatic invertebrates
Glazier DS, Hirst AG, Atkinson D  (2015). Shape shifting predicts ontogenetic changes in metabolic scaling in diverse aquatic invertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20142302. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2302

Temperature-size responses match latitudinal-size clines in arthropods, revealing critical differences between aquatic and terrestrial species
Horne CR, Hirst AG, Atkinson D (2015). Temperature-size responses match latitudinal-size clines in arthropods, revealing critical differences between aquatic and terrestrial species. Ecology Letters. doi: 10.1111/ele.12413.

January 2015

Multimodal signalling in an antelope: Fluctuating facemasks and knee-clicks reveal the social status of eland bulls. Animal Behaviour
Bro-Jørgensen J, Beeston J (2014) Multimodal signalling in an antelope: Fluctuating facemasks and knee-clicks reveal the social status of eland bulls. Animal Behaviour (In press).

Transgenic perturbation of the decarboxylation phase of Crassulacean acid metabolism alters physiology and metabolism but has only a small effect on growth.
Dever LV, Boxall SF, Knerova J, Hartwell J (2015) Transgenic perturbation of the decarboxylation phase of Crassulacean acid metabolism alters physiology and metabolism but has only a small effect on growth. Plant Physiology 167 (1): 44-59. doi: 10.1104/pp.114.251827