Supported Publications

Here are a few of the journal articles which have resulted from work carried out in NBAF. You can access our full bibliography: 1. NBAF Bibliography_6mar18


1. Crombie AT, Emery H, McGenity TJ, Murrell JC (2017) Draft genome sequences of three terrestrial isoprene-degrading rhodococcus strains. Genome Announcements 5, e01256-17. (10.1128/genomeA.01256-17) (NBAF-EL)
2. dos Remedios N, Küpper C, Székely T, Baker N, Versfeld W, Lee PLM (2017) Genetic isolation in an endemic African habitat specialist. Ibis 159, 792–802. (10.1111/ibi.12520) (NBAF-ES)
3. Fecchio A, Svensson-Coelho M, Bell J, Ellis VA, Medeiros MC, Trisos CH, Blake JG, Loiselle BA, Tobias JA, Fanti R, Coffey ED, De Faria IP, Pinho JB, Felix G, Braga EM, Anciaes M, Tkach V, Bates J, Witt C, Weckstein JD, Ricklefs RE, Farias IP (2017) Host associations and turnover of haemosporidian parasites in manakins (Aves: Pipridae) Parasitology 144, 984-993. (10.1017/S0031182017000208) (NBAF-ES)
4. Lonsdale ZN, Lee KD, Kyriakidou M, Amarasinghe HE, Nathanael D, O’Connor CJ, Mallon EB (2017) Allele specific expression and methylation in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. PeerJ 5, e3798. (10.7717/peerj.3798) (NBAF-EL)
5. Pegoraro M, Marshall H, Lonsdale ZN, Mallon EB (2017) Do social insects support Haig’s kin theory for the evolution of genomic imprinting? Epigenetics 12, 725-742. (10.1080/15592294.2017.1348445) (NBAF-EL)
1. Calosi P, Melatunan S, Turner LM, Artioli Y, Davidson RL, Byrne JJ, Viant MR, Widdicombe S, Rundle SD (2017) Regional adaptation defines sensitivity to future ocean acidification. Nature Communications 8, 13994. (10.1038/ncomms13994)
2. Clark MS, Sommer U, Sihra JK, Thorne MAS, Morley SA, King M, Viant MR, Peck LS (2017) Biodiversity in marine invertebrate responses to acute warming revealed by a comparative multi-omics approach. Global Change Biology 23, 318–330. (10.1111/gcb.13357)

1. Anderson C, Cunha L, Sechi P, Kille P. Spurgeon D (2017) Genetic variation in populations of the earthworm, Lumbricus rubellus, across contaminated mine sites. BMC Genetics 18, 97. (10.1186/s12863-017-0557-8)
2. Cameron TC, O’Sullivan D, Reynolds A, Hicks JP, Piertney SB, Benton TG (2016) Harvested populations are more variable only in more variable environments. Ecology and Evolution 6, 4179-4191. (10.1002/ece3.2164)
3. Campos J, Qiu S, Guirao-Rico S, Bergero R, Charlesworth D (2017) Recombination changes at the boundaries of fully and partially sex-linked regions between closely related Silene species pairs. Heredity 118, 395-403. (10.1038/hdy.2016.113)
4. Coates CJ, Wyman M (2017) A denitrifying community associated with a major, marine nitrogen fixer. Environmental Microbiology 19, 4978–4992. (10.1111/1462-2920.14007)
5. Cook N, Trivedi U, Pannebakker BA, Blaxter M, Ritchie MG, Tauber E, Sneddon T, Shuker DM (2015) Oviposition but not sex allocation is associated with transcriptomic changes in females of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 5, 2885-2892. (10.1534/g3.115.021220)
6. Cunha L, Thornber A, Kille P, Morgan AJ, Novo M (2017) A large set of microsatellites for the highly invasive earthworm Amynthas corticis predicted from low coverage genomes. Applied Soil Ecology 119, 152-155. (10.1016/j.apsoil.2017.05.029)
7. Eyres I, Duvaux L, Gharbi K, Tucker R, Hopkins D, Simon JC, Ferrari J*, Smadja CM*, Butlin RK* (2017) Targeted re-sequencing confirms the importance of chemosensory genes in aphid host race differentiation. Molecular Ecology 26, 43-58. (10.1111/mec.13818) (*joint senior authors)
8. Gruenheit N, Parkinson K, Stewart B, Howie JA, Wolf JB, Thompson CR (2017) A polychromatic ‘greenbeard’ locus determines patterns of cooperation in a social amoeba. Nature Communications 25, 14171. (10.1038/ncomms14171)
9. Hahn C, Genner MJ, Turner GF, Joyce DA (2017) The genomic basis of cichlid fish adaptation within the deepwater “twilight zone” of Lake Malawi. Evolution Letters 1, 184–198. (10.1002/evl3.20)
10. Jeffries DL, Copp GH, Maes G, Lawson Handley L, Hänfling B (2017) Genetic evidence challenges the native status of a threatened freshwater fish (Carassius carassius) in England. Ecology and Evolution 7, 2871-2882. (10.1002/ece3.2831).
11. Kim K-W, Bennison C, Hemmings N, Brookes L, Hurley LL, Griffith SC, Burke T, Birkhead TR, Slate J (2017) A sex-linked supergene controls sperm morphology and swimming speed in a songbird. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 1168-1176. (10.1038/s41559-017-0235-2)
12. Lohse K (2017) Come on feel the noise – from metaphors to null models. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30, 1506–1508. (10.1111/jeb.13109)
13. Mable BK, Hagmann J, Kim S-T, Adam A, Kilbride E, Weigel D, Stift M (2017) What causes mating system shifts in plants? Arabidopsis lyrata as a case study. Heredity 118, 52-63 (10.1038/hdy.2016.99)
14. Mock T, Otillar RP, Strauss J et al (2017) Evolutionary genomics of the cold-adapted diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus. Nature 541, 536–540. (10.1038/nature20803)
15. Pascoal S, Mendrok M, Wilson AJ, Hunt J, Bailey NW (2017) Sexual selection and population divergence II. Divergence in different sexual traits and signal modalities in field crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus) Evolution 71, 1614-1626. (10.1111/evo.13239)
16. Schell T, Feldmeyer B, Schmidt H, Greshake B, Tills O, Truebano Garcia M, Rundle SD, Juraj Paule J, Ebersberger I, Pfenninger M (2017) An annotated draft genome for Radix auricularia (Gastropoda, Mollusca). Genome Biology and Evolution 9, 585-592. (10.1093/gbe/evx032)
17. Sobczyk MK, Smith JAC, Pollard AJ, Filatov DA (2017) Evolution of nickel hyperaccumulation and serpentine adaptation in the Alyssum serpyllifolium species complex. Heredity 118, 31–41. (10.1038/hdy.2016.93)
18. Stone GN, White SC, Csóka G, Melika G, Mutun S, Pénzes Z, Sadeghi SE, Schönrogge K, Tavakoli M, Nicholls JA (2017) Tournament ABC analysis of the western palaearctic population history of an oak gallwasp, Synergus umbraculus. Molecular Ecology 26, 6685–6703. (10.1111/mec.14372)
19. Szitenberg A, Salazar-Jaramillo L, Blok VC, Laetsch DR, Joseph S, Williamson VM, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH (2017) Comparative Genomics of Apomictic Root-Knot Nematodes: Hybridization, Ploidy, and Dynamic Genome Change. Genome Biology and Evolution 9, 2844–2861. (10.1093/gbe/evx201)
20. Taylor ML, Rogers AD (2017) Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) of the SW Indian Ocean: new species, genus revisions and systematics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 181, 70-97. (10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx003)
21. Timmermans MJTN, Thompson MJ, Collins S, Vogler AP (2017) Independent evolution of sexual dimorphism and female-limited mimicry in swallowtail butterflies (Papilio dardanus and P. phorcas) Molecular Ecology 26, 1273–1284. (10.1111/mec.14012)
22. Valderrama-Escallón E, Richardson JE, Kidner CA, Madriñán S, Stone GN (2017) Transcriptome mining for phylogenetic markers in a recently radiated genus of tropical plants (Renealmia L.f., Zingiberaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119, 13-24. (10.1016/j.ympev.2017.10.001)
23. Younger JL, Kao D, Rogers AD, Gharbi K, Miller KJ, Hart T (2017) the challenges of detecting subtle population structure and its importance for the conservation of emperor penguins. Molecular Ecology 26, 3883-3897. (10.1111/mec.14172)

1. Arriero E, Wanelik KM, Birtles RJ, Bradley JE, Jackson JA, Paterson S, Begon M (2017) From the animal house to the field: Are there consistent individual differences in immunological profile in wild populations of field voles (Microtus agrestis)? Plos One 12, e0183450. (10.1371/journal.pone.0183450)
2. Auffret MD, Karhu K, Khachane A, Dungait JAJ, Fraser F, Hopkins DW, et al. (2016) The role of microbial community composition in controlling soil respiration responses to temperature. PLoS ONE 11, e0165448. (10.1371/journal.pone.0165448)
3. Bista I, Carvalho GR, Walsh K, Seymour M, Hajibabaei M, Lallias D, Christmas M, Creer S (2017) Annual time-series analysis of aqueous eDNA reveals ecologically relevant dynamics of lake ecosystem biodiversity. Nature Communications 8, 14087. (10.1038/ncomms14087)
4. Deiner K, Bik HM, Mächler E, Seymour M, Lacoursière-Roussel A, Altermatt F, Creer S, Bista I, Lodge DM, de Vere N, Pfrender ME, Bernatchez (2017) Environmental DNA metabarcoding: transforming how we survey animal and plant communities. Molecular Ecology 26, 5872-5895. (10.1111/mec.14350)
5. Fonseca VG, Sinniger F, Gaspar JM, Quince C, Creer S, Power DM, Peck LS, Clark MS (2017) Revealing higher than expected meiofaunal diversity in Antarctic sediments: a metabarcoding approach. Scientific Reports 7, 6074. (10.1038/s41598-017-06687-x)
6. Harrison E, Hall JPJ, Paterson S, Spiers AJ, Brockhurst MA (2017) Conflicting selection alters the trajectory of molecular evolution in a tripartite bacteria-plasmid-phage interaction. Molecular Ecology 26, 2757-2764. (10.1111/mec.14080)
7. Lidbury IDEA, Fraser T, Murphy ARJ, Scanlan DJ, Bending GD, Jones AME, Moore JD, Goodall A, Tibbett M, Hammond JP, Wellington EMH (2017) The “known” genetic potential for microbial communities to degrade organic phosphorus is reduced in low pH soils. Microbiology Open 6, e00474. (10.1002/mbo3.474).
8. Malik AA, Thomson BC, Whiteley AS, Bailey M, Griffiths RI (2017) Bacterial physiological adaptations to contrasting edaphic conditions identified using landscape scale metagenomics. mBio 8, e00799-17. (10.1128/mBio.00799-17)
9. Morley D, Broniewski JM, Westra ER, Buckling A, van Houte S (2017) Host diversity limits the evolution of parasite local adaptation. Molecular Ecology 26, 1756–1763. (10.1111/mec.13917)
10. Plan D, Sanz L, Whiteley G, Wagstaff SC, Harrison RA, Casewell NR, Calvete JJ (2017) What killed Karl Patterson Schmidt? Combined venom gland transcriptomic, venomic and antivenomic analysis of the South African green tree snake (the boomslang), Dispholidus typus. Biochinica et Biophysica Acta 18691, 814-823. (10.1016/j.bbagen.2017.01.020)
11. Robertson FM, Gundappa MK, Grammes F, Hvidsten TR, Redmond AK, Lien S, Martin SAM, Holland PWH, Sandve SR, Macqueen DJ (2017) Lineage-specific rediploidization is a mechanism to explain time-lags between genome duplication and evolutionary diversification. Genome Biology 18, 111. (10.1186/s13059-017-1241-z)
12. Thomason AG, Begon M, Bradley JE, Paterson S, Jackson JA (2017) Endemic Hantavirus in Field Voles, Northern England. Emerging Infectious Diseases 23, 1033-1035. (10.3201/eid2306.161607)
13. Veltsos P, Fang Y, Cossins AR, Snook RR, Ritchie MG (2017) Mating system manipulation and the evolution of sex-biased gene expression in Drosophila. Nature Communications 8, 2072. (10.1038/s41467-017-02232-6)

1. Almalki M, Kupán K, Carmona-Isunza MC, Lopez P, Veiga A, Kosztolányi A, Székely T, Küpper T (2016) Morphological and genetic differentiation among Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus populations in Macaronesia. Ardeola 64, 3-16. (10.13157/arla.64.1.2017.ra1)
2. Ball AD, van Dijk RE, Lloyd P, Pogány A, Dawson DA, Dorus S, Bowie RCK, Burke T, Székely T (2017) Levels of extra-pair paternity are associated with parental care in penduline tits (Remizidae). Ibis 159, 449-455. (10.1111/ibi.12446).
3. Barani-Beiranvanda H, Aliabadiana M, Irestedt M, Quc Y, Darvish J, Székely T, van Dijk RE, Ericson PGP (2017) Phylogeny of penduline tits inferred from mitochondrial and microsatellite genotyping. Journal of Avian Biology 48, 932-940 (10.1111/jav.01163).
4. Booth Jones KA, Nicoll MAC, Raisin C, Dawson DA, Hipperson H, Horsburgh GJ, Groombridge JJ, Ismar SMH, Sweet P, Jones CG, Tatayah, V, Ruhomaun K, Norris K (2017) Widespread gene flow between oceans in a pelagic seabird species complex. Molecular Ecology 26, 5716-5728. (10.1111/mec.14330).
5. Carmona-Isunza MC, Ancona, SI, Székely T, Ramallo-González AP, Cruz-López M, Serrano-Meneses MA, Küpper C (2017) Adult sex ratio and operational sex ratio exhibit different temporal dynamics in the wild. Behavioral Ecology 28, 523–532. (10.1093/beheco/arw183)
6. Chapman NC, Siriwat P, Howie J, Towlson A, Bellamy L, Fowler K, Pomiankowski A (2017) The complexity of mating decisions in stalk-eyed flies. Ecology and Evolution 7, 6659-6668. (10.1002/ece3.3225)
7. Cruz-López M, Eberhart-Phillips LJ, Fernández G, Beamonte-Barrientos R, Székely T, Serrano-Meneses MA, Küpper C (2017) The plight of a plover: viability of an important snowy plover population with flexible brood care in Mexico. Biological Conservation 209, 440-448. (10.1016/j.biocon.2017.03.009)
8. Dalton N, Horsburgh GJ, Dawson DA (2017) The characterisation of microsatellite markers reveals tetraploidy in the Greater Water Parsnip, Sium latifolium (Apiaceae). BMC Research Notes 10, 204. (10.1186/s13104-017-2528-6)
9. D’Urban Jackson J, dos Remedios N, Maher KH, Zefania S, Haig S, Oyler-McCance S, Blomqvist D, Burke T, Bruford MW, Székely T, Küpper C (2017) Polygamy slows down population divergence in shorebirds. Evolution 71, 1313-1326. (10.1111/evo.13212)
10. Eberhart-Phillips LJ, Küpper C, Miller TEX, Cruz-López M, Maher KH, dos Remedios N, Stoffel MA, Hoffman JI, Krüger O, Székely T (2017) Sex-specific early survival drives adult sex ratio bias in snowy plovers and impacts mating system and population growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, E5474-E5481. (10.1073/pnas.1620043114)
11. Edwards HA, Burke T, Dugdale HL (2017) Repeatable and heritable behavioural variation in a wild cooperative breeder. Behavioral Ecology 28, 668-676. (10.1093/beheco/arx013)
12. Fish K, Osborn AM, Boxall JB (2017) Biofilm structures (EPS and bacterial communities) in drinking water distribution systems are conditioned by hydraulics and influence discolouration. Science of the Total Environment 593–594, 571–580. (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.176)
13. Garrett LJH, Dawson DA, Horsburgh GJ, Reynolds SJ (2017) A multiplex marker set for microsatellite typing and sexing of sooty terns Onychoprion fuscatus. BMC Research Notes 10, 756. (10.1186/s13104-017-3084-9)
14. Grinsted L, Field J (2017). Biological markets in cooperative breeders: quantifying outside options. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 284, 20170904. (10.1098/rspb.2017.0904)
15. Hamilton PB, Rolshausen G, Webster TMU, Tyler CR (2017) Adaptive capabilities and fitness consequences associated with pollution exposure in fish. Phil Trans Royal Soc. B 372, 20160042. (10.1098/rstb.2016.0042)
16. Holland LP, Jenkins TL, Stevens JR (2017) Contrasting patterns of population structure and gene flow facilitate exploration of connectivity in two widely distributed temperate octocorals. Heredity 119, 35–48. (10.1038/hdy.2017.14)
17. Höglund J, Wang B, Saether SA, Blom M, Fiske P, Halvarsson P, Horsburgh G, Burke T, Kålås JA, Ekblom R (2017) Blood transcriptomes and de novo identification of candidate loci for mating success in lekking great snipe (Gallinago media). Molecular Ecology 26, 3458-3471. (10.1111/mec.14118)
18. Khwaja N, Hatchwell BJ, Green JP (2017) Sex allocation patterns across cooperatively breeding birds do not support the repayment hypothesis. American Naturalist 190, 547-556. (10.1086/693532)
19. Khwaja N, Preston SAJ, Hatchwell BJ, Briskie JV, Winney IS, Savage JL (2017) Flexibility but no coordination of visits in provisioning riflemen (Acanthisitta chloris). Animal Behaviour 125, 25-31. (10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.12.021)
20. King HC, Khera-Butler T, James P, Oakley BB, Erenso G, Aseffa A, Knight R, Wellington EM, Courtenay O (2017) Environmental reservoirs of pathogenic mycobacteria across the Ethiopian biogeographical landscape. PLoS One 12, e0173811. (10.1371/journal.pone.0173811)
21. Maher KH, Eberhart-Phillips L, Kosztolányi A, Dos Remedios N, Carmona-Isunza MC, Cruz-López M, Zefania S, James St Clair J, AlRashidi M, Weston MA, Serrano-Meneses MA, Krüger O, Hoffman JI, Székely T, Burke T, Küpper C (2017) High fidelity: extra-pair fertilisations in eight Charadrius plover species are not associated with parental relatedness or social mating system. Journal of Avian Biology 48, 910-920. (10.1111/jav.01263)
22. Mátics R, Hoffmann, Gy, Frantz AC, Dawson DA, Klein Á (2017) Demographic decline and detection of genetic bottleneck in a population of barn owl, Tyto alba, in Hungary. Journal of Ornithology 158, 811-821. (10.1007/s10336-017-1433-z)
23. Mira O, Sánchez-Prieto CB, Dawson DA, Burke T, Tinaut A, Martínez JG (2017) Parnassius apollo nevadensis: identification of recent population structure and source–sink dynamics. Conservation Genetics 18, 837-851. (10.1007/s10592-017-0931-0)
24. Moura RF, Dawson DA, Monnerat Nogueira D (2017) The use of microsatellite markers in Neotropical studies of wild birds: a literature review. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences 89, 145-154. (10.1590/0001-3765201620160378)
25. Murray RL, Herridge EJ, Ness RW, Bussière L (2017) Are sex ratio distorting endosymbionts responsible for mating system variation among dance flies (Diptera: Empidinae)? PLoS ONE 12, e0178364. (10.1371/journal.pone.0178364)
26. Pantoja PO, Simon-Porcar VI, Puzey JR, Vallejo-Marin M (2017) Genetic variation and clonal diversity in introduced populations of Mimulus guttatus assessed by genotyping at 62 single nucleotide polymorphism loci. Plant Ecology & Diversity 10, 5-15. (10.1080/17550874.2017.1287785)
27. Parsons PJ, Couchoux C, Horsburgh GJ, Dawson DA, Field J (2017) Identification of 24 new microsatellite loci in the sweat bee Lasioglossum malachurum (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). BMC Research Notes 10, 753. (10.1186/s13104-017-3089-4)
28. Phillips KP, Jorgensen TH, Jolliffe KG, Richardson DS (2017) Evidence of opposing fitness effects of parental heterozygosity and relatedness in a critically endangered marine turtle? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30, 1953–1965. (10.1111/jeb.13152)
29. Reynolds SJ, Galbraith JA, Smith JA, Jones DN (2017) Garden Bird Feeding: Insights and Prospects from a North-South Comparison of This Global Urban Phenomenon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5, 24. (10.3389/fevo.2017.00024)
30. Vincze O, Kosztolányi A, Barta Z, Küpper C et al (2017) Parental cooperation in a changing climate: fluctuating environments predict shifts in care division. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26, 347–358. (10.1111/geb.12540)