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Recent publications


 

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Feiner, N., Rago, A., While, G.M. & Uller, T. Signatures of selection in embryonic transcriptomes of lizards adapting in parallel to cool climate. Evolution, in press

Uller, T. & Helanterä, H. Niche construction and conceptual change in evolutionary biology. Br J Philos Sci, in press

 

2017

Botterill-James, T., Halliwell, B., McKeown, S., Sillince, J. Uller, T., Wapstra, E. & While, G.M. Family aggression in a social lizard. Sci Rep 7:3502

Botterill-James, T., Sillince, J., Uller, T., Chapple, D.G., Gardner, M.G., Wapstra, E. & While, G.M. Experimental manipulation suggests effect of polyandry but not mate familiarity on within-pair aggression in the social skink, Liopholis whitii. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 71:71

Halliwell, B., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. & While, G.M. Resource distribution mediates social and mating behavior in a family living lizard. Behav Ecol 28:145-153

Halliwell, B., Uller, T., Chapple, D.G., Gardner, M.G., Wapstra, E. & While, G.M. Habitat saturation promotes delayed dispersal in a social reptile. Behav Ecol 2017 28:515-522

Kasper C., Vierbuchen M., Ernst U., Fischer S., Radersma R., Raulo A., Cunha-Saraiva F., Wu M., Mobley K., Taborsky B. Genetics and developmental biology of cooperation. Mol Ecol 26:4364-4377

MacGregor, H.E.A., Lewandowsky, R.A.M., d’Ettorre, P., Leroy, C., Davies, N.W., While, G.M. and Uller, T. Chemical communication, sexual selection, and introgression in wall lizards. Evolution 71:2327-2343

MacGregor, H.E.A., While, G.M. & Uller, T. Comparison of reproductive investment in native and non-native populations of lizards reveal sex differences in adaptive potential. Oikos 126:1564-1574

MacGregor, H.E.A., While, G.M., Barrett, J., Perez I de Lanuza, G., Carazo, P., Michaelides, S. & Uller, T. Experimental contact zones reveal causes and targets of sexual selection in hybridizing lizards. Funct Ecol 2017 31:742-752

Milligan N.D., Radersma R., Cole E.F., Sheldon B.C. To graze or gorge: consistency and flexibility of individual foraging tactics in tits. J Anim Ecol 86:826-836

Radersma R., Garroway C.J., Santure A.W., De Cauwer I., Farine D.R., Slate S., Sheldon B.C. Social and spatial effects on genetic variation between foraging flocks in a wild bird population. Mol Ecol 26:5807-5819

While, G.M. & Uller, T. Female reproductive investment in response to male phenotype in wall lizards and its implications for introgression. Biol J Linn Soc 121:876-882

 

2016

Botterill-James, T., Halliwell, B., Barnes, E., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. & While, G.M. Habitat Structure Influences Parent-Offspring Association in a Social Lizard. Front Ecol Evol 4:96

Crates, R.A., Firth, J.A., Farine, D.R., Garroway, C.J., Kidd, L.R., Aplin, L.M., Radersma, R., Milligan, N.D., Voelkl, B., Culina, A., Verhelst, B.L., Hinde, C.A., Sheldon, B.C. Individual variation in winter supplementary food consumption and its consequences for reproduction in wild birds. J Avian Biol 47:678-689

English, S., Fawcett, T.W., Higginson, A.D., Trimmer, P. & Uller, T. Adaptive use of information during growth can explain long-term effects of early-life experiences. Am Nat 187:620-632

English, S. & Uller, T. Does early-life diet affect lifespan? A meta-analysis across experimental studies. Biol Lett 12:20160291

English, S. & Uller, T. Nutrition, Epigenetics and Health: Evolutionary Perspectives. In Nutrition, Epigenetics and Health. (eds G. Burdge & K. Lillycrop), WorldPress

Feiner, N. Accumulation of transposable elements in Hox gene clusters during adaptive radiation of Anolis lizards. Proc R Soc Lond B 283:20161555

Heathcote, R., MacGregor, H., Sciberras, J., While, G.M., D’Ettorre, P. & Uller, T. Male behaviour drives assortative reproduction during the initial stage of secondary contact in lizards. J Evol Biol 29:1003-1015

Kuraku, S., Feiner, N., Keeley, S. & Yuichiro, H. Incorporating tree-thinking and evolutionary time scale into developmental biology. Dev Growth Differ 58:131–142

Lagisz, M., Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Uller, T., Raubenheimer, D. & Nakagawa, S. Little appetite for obesity: meta-analysis of the effects of maternal obesogenic diets on offspring food intake and body mass in rodents. Int J Obes 39:1669-78

Michaelides, S., While, G.M., Zajac, N., Aubret, F., Calsbeek, B., Sacchi, R., Zuffi, M.A.L. & Uller, T. Loss of genetic diversity and increased embryonic mortality in non-native lizards. Mol Ecol 25:4113–4125

Paredes, U., Radersma, R., Cannell, N., While, G.M. & Uller, T. Low incubation Temperature induces DNA hypo-methylation in lizard brains. J Exp Zool 325:390-395

Uller, T. External funding of doctoral education: Background and reflection. Högre Utbildning 6:65-75

Uller, T. & Helanterä, H. Heredity in evolutionary theory. In Challenges to Evolutionary Biology: Development and Heredity (eds. P. Huneman & D. Walsh), Oxford University Press, forthcoming. Download pdf here

van den Heuvel, J., English, S. & Uller, T. Disposable soma and the evolution of maternal effects on ageing. PLoS One 11:e0145544

 

2015

Aplin, L.M., Firth, J.A., Farine, D.R., Voelkl, B., Crates, R.A., Culina, A., Garroway, C.J., Hinde, C.A., Kidd, L.R., Psorakis, I., Milligan, N.D., Radersma, R., Verhelst, B.L., Sheldon, B.C. Consistent individual differences in the social phenotypes of wild great tits, Parus major.  Anim Behav 108:117-127

Bregman, T.P., Lees, A.C., Seddon, N., MacGregor, H.E.A., Darski, B., Aleixo, A., Bonsall, M.B. & Tobias, J.A. Species interactions regulate the collapse of biodiversity and ecosystem function in tropical forest fragments. Ecology 96:2692-2704

Culina, A., Radersma, R. & Sheldon, B.C. Trading up: the fitness consequences of divorce in monogamous birds. Biol Rev 90:1015-1034

Cordero, G.A. & Quinteros, K. Skeletal remodeling suggests the turtle’s shell is not an evolutionary straitjacket. Biol Lett 11:20150022

English, S., Pen, I.R., Shea, N. & Uller, T. The information value of non-genetic inheritance in plants and insects. PLoS One 10:e0116996

Farine, D.R., Firth, J.A., Aplin, L.M., Crates, R.A., Culina, A., Garroway, C.J., Hinde, C.A., Kidd, L.R., Milligan, N.D., Psorakis, I., Radersma, R., Verhelst, B., Voelkl, B., Sheldon, B.C. The role of social and ecological processes in structuring animal populations: a case study from automated tracking of wild birds. R Soc Open Sci 2:150057

Heathcote, R.J.P, Dawson, D.A. & Uller, T. Characterisation of nine microsatellite loci of utility across lineages of the European wall lizard (Podarcis muralis). Cons Genet Resources 7:85-87

Laakkonen, H.M., Strelkov P. & Väinölä R. Molecular lineage diversity in the nearly-cosmopolitan Hiatella (Mollusca, Bivalvia): assessing inter-oceanic relationships on multiple timescales. Zool Scripta 44:83-402

Laland, K.L., Uller, T, Feldman, M., Sterelny, K., Müller, G.B., Moczek, A., Jablonka, E. & Odling-Smee, J. The extended evolutionary synthesis: its structure, core assumptions, and predictions. Proc R Soc Lond B 282:20151019

Michaelides, S., Cornish, N., Griffiths, R. Groombridge, J., Zajac, N., Walters, G.J., Aubret, F., While, G.M. & Uller, T. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the common wall lizard, Podacris muralis, on islands at its northern range limit. PLoS One 10:e0117113

Michaelides, S., While, G.M., Zajac, N. & Uller, T. Widespread primary, but geographically restricted secondary, human introductions of wall lizards, Podarcis muralis. Mol Ecol 24:2702-2717

Psorakis, I., Voelkl, B., Garroway, C.J., Radersma, R., Aplin, L.M., Crates, R.A., Culina, A., Farine, D.R., Firth, J.A., Hinde, C.A., Kidd, L.R., Milligan, N.D., Roberts, S.J., Verhelst, B. & Sheldon, B.C. Inferring social structure from temporal data. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 69:857-866

Radersma, R. & Sheldon, B.C. A new permutation technique to explore and control for spatial autocorrelation. Methods Ecol Evol 6:1026-1033

Radersma, R., Komdeur, J. & Tinbergen, J.M. Early morning fledging improves recruitment in Great Tits Parus major. Ibis 157:351-355

Sepil, I., Radersma, R., Santure. A.W., De Cauwer, I., Slate, J., Sheldon, B.C. No evidence for MHC class I based disassortative mating in a wild population of great tits. J Evol Biol 28:643-654

Svendsen, J.C., Tirsgaard, B., Cordero, G.A. & Steffensen, J.F. Intraspecific variation in aerobic and anaerobic locomotion: gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) and Trinidadian guppy (Poecilia reticulata) do not exhibit a trade-off between maximum sustained swimming speed and minimum cost of transport. Front Physiol 6:1-12

Uller, T., English, S. & Pen, I. When is incomplete epigenetic resetting in germ cells favoured by natural selection? Proc R Soc Lond B 282: 20150682

Uller, T. & Helanterä, H. Towards an evolutionary developmental biology of cooperation? Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 48:267-271

Uller, T. & While, G.M. 2015. Evolutionary ecology of reproductive investment in lizards. In Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara (eds. J.L. Rheubert, D.S. Siegel & S.E. Trauth), CRC Press

Waggoner, M. & Uller, T. Epigenetic determinism in science and society. New Genet Soc 34:177-195

Wen, G., Yang, W., Fu J. Population genetic structure and species status of Asiatic Toads (Bufo gargarizans) in Western China. Zool Sci 32: 427-434

While, G.M., Halliwell, B. & Uller, T. Evolution of complex social organisation in lizards.  In Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara (eds. J.L. Rheubert, D.S. Siegel & S.E. Trauth). CRC Press

While, G.M., Michaelides, S., Heathcote, R.J.P., MacGregor, H.E.A., Zajac, N., Beninde, J., Carazo, P., Pérez i de Lanuza, G., Sacchi, R., Zuffi, M.A.L., Horváthová, T., Fresnillo, B., Schulte, U., Veith, M., Hochkirch A. & Uller, T. Sexual selection drives asymmetric introgression in wall lizards. Ecol Lett 18:1366-1375

*While, G.M., Williamson, J., Prescott, G., Horvathova, T., Fresnillo, B., Beeton, N.J., Halliwell, B., Michaelides, S. & *Uller, T. Adaptive responses to cool climate promotes persistence of a non-native lizard. Proc R Soc Lond B 282:20142638

*equal contribution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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