Most recent publications


  • Kakui H., Tsuchimatsu T., Yamazaki M., Hatakeyama M., Shimizu KK. (2022). Pollen Number and Ribosome Gene Expression Altered in a Genome-Editing Mutant of REDUCED POLLEN NUMBER1 Gene. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12:768584. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.768584
  • Farine DR., Carter GG. (2022). Permutation tests for hypothesis testing with animal social network data: Problems and potential solutions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 13(1):144-156. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210x.13741
  • Carlitz EHD., Lindholm AK., Gao W., Kirschbaum C., König B. (2022). Steroid hormones in hair and fresh wounds reveal sex specific costs of reproductive engagement and reproductive success in wild house mice (Mus musculus domesticus). Hormones and Behavior, 138:105102. DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2021.105102
  • Wild S., Chimento M., McMahon K., Farine DR., Sheldon BC., Aplin LM. (2022). Complex foraging behaviours in wild birds emerge from social learning and recombination of components. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 377(1843):20200307. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2020.0307
  • Kessler C., Brambilla A., Waldvogel D., Camenisch G., Biebach I., Leigh DM., Grossen C., Croll D. (2022). A robust sequencing assay of a thousand amplicons for the high‐throughput population monitoring of Alpine ibex immunogenetics. Molecular Ecology Resources, 22(1):66-85. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.13452
  • González-Tokman D., Bauerfeind SS., Schäfer MA., Walters RJ., Berger D., Blanckenhorn WU. (2022). Heritable responses to combined effects of heat stress and ivermectin in the yellow dung fly. Chemosphere, 286:131030. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131030
  • Ravignani A., Garcia M. (2022). A cross-species framework to identify vocal learning abilities in mammals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2020.0394


  • Kaya C., Generalovic TN., Ståhls G., Hauser M., et al., Kenis M., Blanckenhorn W., Kapun M., Sandrock C. (2021). Global population genetic structure and demographic trajectories of the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens. BMC Biology, 19:94. DOI: 10.1186/s12915-021-01029-w
  • San Roman M., Wagner A. (2021). Diversity begets diversity during community assembly until ecological limits impose a diversity ceiling. Molecular Ecology, 30(22):5874-5887. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16161
  • Figueiredo ART., Wagner A., Kümmerli R. (2021). Ecology drives the evolution of diverse social strategies in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Molecular Ecology, 30(20):5214-5228. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16119
  • Blanckenhorn WU. (2021). Energetic underpinnings of yellow dung fly mating success in the field. Alpine Entomology, 5:61-67. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.5.68153
  • Wagner A. (2021). Adaptive evolvability through direct selection instead of indirect, second‐order selection. Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.23071
  • van Gestel J., Wagner A. (2021). Cryptic surface-associated multicellularity emerges through cell adhesion and its regulation. PLoS Biology, 19(5):e3001250. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001250
  • Wagner A. (2021). Adaptive gene misregulation. Genetics, 217(3):iyaa044. DOI: 10.1093/genetics/iyaa044
  • Schweizer Gabriel., Wagner A. (2021). Both Binding Strength and Evolutionary Accessibility Affect the Population Frequency of Transcription Factor Binding Sequences in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genome Biology and Evolution, 13(12):evab273. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evab273
  • Karve S., Wagner A. (2021). Multiple Novel Traits without Immediate Benefits Originate in Bacteria Evolving on Single Antibiotics. Molecular Biology and Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab341
  • Runge J-N., König B., Lindholm AK., Bendesky A. (2021). Parent-offspring inference in inbred populations. bioRxiv 469656, University of Zurich. DOI: 10.1101/2021.11.23.469656