Publications 2014

  • Lötters S., Filz KJ., Wagner N., Schmidt BR., Emmerling C. and Veith M. (2014). Hypothesizing if responses to climate change affect herbicide exposure risk for amphibians. Environmental Sciences Europe, 26(31):online. DOI: 10.1186/s12302-014-0031-4
  • Fitzpatrick JL. and Lüpold S. (2014). Sexual selection and the evolution of sperm quality. Molecular Human Reproduction, 20(12):1180-1189. DOI: 10.1093/molehr/gau067
  • Giordano M. (2014). Maternal effects in birds: effects of nutritional conditions on maternal reproductive effort and offspring performance. University of Zurich, Faculty of Science. DOI: 110.5167/uzh-102666
  • Martel A., Blooi M., Adriaensen C., Van Rooij P., et al, Schmidt BR. and Tobler U. (2014). Recent introduction of a chytrid fungus endangers Western Palearctic salamanders. Science, 348(6209):630-631. DOI: 10.1126/science.1258268
  • Dall'Olio GM., Vahdati AR., Bertranpetit J., Wagner A. and Laayouni H. (2014). VCF2Networks: Applying genotype networks to single-nucleotide variants data. Bioinformatics, 31(3):438-439. DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu650
  • Zuppinger-Dingley D., Schmid B., Petermann JS., Yadav V., De Deyn GB. and Flynn DFB. (2014). Selection for niche differentiation in plant communities increases biodiversity effects. Nature, 515(7525):108-111. DOI: 10.1038/nature13869
  • Bitterlin LR. and Van Buskirk J. (2014). Ecological and life history correlates of changes in avian migration timing in response to climate change. Climate Research, 61(2):109-121. DOI: 10.3354/cr01238
  • Tschirren B., Postma E., Gustafsson L., Groothuis TGG. and Doligez B. (2014). Natural selection acts in opposite ways on correlated hormonal mediators of prenatal maternal effects in a wild bird population. Ecology Letters, 17(10):1310-1315. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12339
  • Wagner A. and Rosen W. (2014). Spaces of the possible: Universal Darwinism and the wall between technological and biological innovation. Journal of the Royal Society. Interface, 11(97):20131190. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2013.1190
  • Leuenberger J., Gander A., Schmidt BR. and Perrin N. (2014). Are invasive marsh frogs (Pelophylax ridibundus) replacing the native P. lessonae/P. esculentus hybridogenetic complex in Western Europe? Genetic evidence from a field study. Conservation Genetics, 15(4):869-878. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-014-0585-0
  • Vögeli S., Wechsler B. and Gygax L. (2014). Welfare by the ear: Comparing relative durations and frequencies of ear postures by using an automated tracking system in sheep. Animal Welfare, 23(3):267-274. DOI: 10.7120/09627286.23.3.267
  • Wagner A. (2014). A genotype network reveals homoplastic cycles of convergent evolution in influenza A (H3N2) haemagglutinin. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 281(1786):online. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2763
  • Dobay A., Bagheri HC., Messina A., Kümmerli R. and Rankin D. (2014). Interaction effects of cell diffusion, cell density and public goods properties on the evolution of cooperation in digital microbes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(9):1869-1877. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12437
  • Dall'Olio GM., Bertranpetit J., Wagner A. and Laayouni H. (2014). Human genome variation and the concept of genotype networks. PLoS ONE, 9(6):e99424. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099424
  • Auclair Y., König B., Ferrari M., Perony N. and Lindholm AK. (2014). Nest attendance of lactating females in a wild house mouse population: benefits associated with communal nesting. Animal Behaviour, 92:143-149. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.03.008
  • Dobay A., Bagheri HC., Messina A., Kümmerli R. and Rankin DJ. (2014). Interaction effects of cell diffusion, cell density and public goods properties on the evolution of cooperation in digital microbes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(9):1869-1877. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12437
  • Wismer S., Pinto A., Vail A., Grutter A. and Bshary R. (2014). Variation in cleaner wrasse cooperation and cognition: influence of the developmental environment? Ethology, 120(6):519-531. DOI: 10.1111/eth.12223
  • Payne JL. and Wagner A. (2014). Latent phenotypes pervade gene regulatory circuits. BMC Systems Biology, 8(64):8:64. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-8-64
  • Woodhams DC., Brandt H., Baumgartner S., Kielgast J., Küpfer E., Tobler U., Davis LA., Schmidt BR., Bel C., Hodel S., Knight R. and McKenzie V. (2014). Interacting symbionts and immunity in the amphibian skin mucosome predict disease risk and probiotic effectiveness. PLoS ONE, 9(4): e96375. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096375
  • Barve A., Hosseini SR., Martin OC. and Wagner A. (2014). Historical contingency and the gradual evolution of metabolic properties in central carbon and genome-scale metabolisms. BMC Systems Biology, 8:8: 48. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-8-48
  • Postma E. (2014). Four decades of estimating heritabilities in wild vertebrate populations: improved methods, more data, better estimates? In: Charmantier A., Garant D. and Kruuk L. E. B. Quantitative Genetics in the Wild. New York, USA, 16-33. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674237.003.0002
  • Schmidt BR., Itin E. and Schaub M. (2014). Seasonal and Annual Survival of the Salamander Salamandra salamandra salamandra. Journal of Herpetology, 48(1):20-23. DOI: 10.1670/12-056
  • Payne JL. and Wagner A. (2014). The robustness and evolvability of transcription factor binding sites. Science, 343(6173):875-877. DOI: 10.1126/science.1249046
  • Seehausen O., Butlin RK., Keller I., Wagner CE., Boughman JW., Hohenlohe PA., Peichel CL., Saetre GP., Bank C., Brännström A., Brelsford A., Clarkson CS., Eroukhmanoff F., Feder JL., Fischer MC., Foote AD., Franchini P., Jiggins CD., Jones FC., Lindholm AK., Lucek K., Maan ME., Marques DA., Martin SH., Matthews B., Meier JI., Möst M., Nachman MW., Nonaka E., Rennison DJ., Schwarzer J., Watson ET., Westram AM. and Widmer A. (2014). Genomics and the origin of species. Nature Reviews. Genetics, 15(3):176-192. DOI: 10.1038/nrg3644
  • Wagner A. (2014). Mutational robustness accelerates the origin of novel RNA phenotypes through phenotypic plasticity. Biophysical Journal, 106(4):955-965. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.01.003
  • Lindholm AK., Head ML., Brooks RC., Rollins LA., Ingleby FC. and Zajitschek SRK. (2014). Causes of male sexual trait divergence in introduced populations of guppies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(2):437-438. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12313
  • Gress BE., Waltzer RJ., Lüpold S., Droge-Young EM., Manier MK. and Pitnick S. (2014). Alternative mating tactics in the yellow dung fly: resolving mechanisms of small-male advantage off pasture. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 281(1774):20132164. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2164
  • Werner P., Lötters S. and Schmidt BR. (2014). Analysis of habitat determinants in contact zones of parapatric European salamanders. Journal of Zoology, 292(1):31-38. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12079
  • Weidt A., Lindholm AK. and König B. (2014). Communal nursing in wild house mice is not a by-product of group living: Females choose. Die Naturwissenschaften, 101(1):73-76. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-013-1130-6
  • Akiyama R. and Agren J. (2014). Conflicting selection on the timing of germination in a natural population of Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(1):193-199. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12293
  • Ala-Honkola O., Manier MK., Lüpold S., Droge-Young EM., Collins WF., Belote JM. and Pitnick S. (2014). No inbreeding depression in sperm storage ability or offspring viability in Drosophila melanogaster females. Journal of Insect Physiology, 60:1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2013.10.005
  • Thavarajah N., Fenkes M. and Clutton-Brock T. (2014). The determinants of dominance relationships among subordinate females in the cooperatively breeding meerkat. Behaviour, 151(1):89-102. DOI: 10.1163/1568539X-00003124
  • Nussberger B., Wandeler P. and Camenisch G. (2014). A SNP chip to detect introgression in wildcats allows accurate genotyping of single hairs. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 60(2):405-410. DOI: 10.1007/s10344-014-0806-3
  • Gilbert B., Tunney TD., McCann KS., DeLong JP., Vasseur DA., Savage V., Shurin JB., Dell AI., Barton BT., Harley CDG., Kharouba HM., Kratina P., Blanchard JL., Clements C., Winder M., Greig HS., and O'Connor MI. (2014). A bioenergetic framework for the temperature dependence of trophic interactions. Ecology Letters, 17(8):902-914. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12307
  • Meinard Y., Coq S. and Schmid B. (2014). A constructivist approach toward a general definition of biodiversity. Ethics, Policy & Environment, 17(1):88-104. DOI: 10.1080/21550085.2014.885490
  • Ferrari M., Lindholm AK. and König B. (2014). A genetic tool to manipulate litter size. Frontiers in Zoology, 11(18):online. DOI: 10.1186/1742-9994-11-18
  • Postma E. (2014). A relationship between attractiveness and performance in professional cyclists. Biology Letters, 10(2):20130966. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0966
  • Schaerli Y., Gili M. and Isalan M. (2014). A split intein T7 RNA polymerase for transcriptional AND-logic. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(19):12322-12328. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku884
  • Ebeling A., Pompe S., Baade J., Eisenhauer N., Hillebrand H., Proulx R., Roscher C., Schmid B., Wirth C. and Weisser WW. (2014). A trait-based experimental approach to understand the mechanisms underlying biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships. Basic and Applied Ecology, 15(3):229-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2014.02.003
  • Philipson CD., Dent DH., O'Brien MJ., Chamagne J., Dzulkifli D., Nilus R., Philips S., Reynolds G., Saner P. and Hector A. (2014). A trait-based trade-off between growth and mortality: evidence from 15 tropical tree species using size-specific relative growth rates. Ecology and Evolution, 4(18):3675-3688. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1186
  • Schaerli Y., Munteanu A., Gili M., Cotterell J., Sharpe J. and Isalan M. (2014). A unified design space of synthetic stripe-forming networks. Nature Communications, 5:4905. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5905
  • Schradin C. and Pillay N. (2014). Absence of reproductive suppression in young adult female striped mice living in their natal family. Animal Behaviour, 90:141-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.01.029
  • Werner P., Lötters S. and Schmidt BR. (2014). Absence of variation in body size of the alpine salamander between allotopic and syntopic populations in a contact zone with the fire salamander. Amphibia Reptilia, 35(3):361-365. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.01.029
  • Townsend S., Charlton B. and Manser MB. (2014). Acoustic cues to identity and predator context in meerkat barks. Animal Behaviour, 94:143-149. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.05.021
  • Köhl L., Oehl F. and van der Heijden MGA. (2014). Agricultural practices indirectly influence plant productivity and ecosystem services through effects on soil biota. Ecological Applications, 24(7):1842-1853. DOI: 10.1890/13-1821.1
  • Griffiths EC., Pedersen AB., Fenton A. and Petchey OL. (2014). Analysis of a summary network of co-infection in humans reveals that parasites interact most via shared resources. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 281(1782):20132286. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2286
  • Hiller RV., Bretscher D., DelSontro T., Diem T., Eugster W., Henneberger R., Hobi S., Hodson E., Imer D., Kreuzer M., Künzle T., Merbold L., Niklaus PA., Rihm B., Schellenberger A., Schroth MH., Schubert CJ., Siegrist H., Stieger J., Buchmann N. and Brunner D. (2014). Anthropogenic and natural methane fluxes in Switzerland synthesized within a spatially explicit inventory. Biogeosciences, 11(7):1941-1959. DOI: 10.5194/bgd-10-15181-2013
  • Lüscher G., Schneider MK., Turnbull LA., Arndorfer M., Bailey D., Herzog F., Pointereau P., Richner N. and Jeanneret P. (2014). Appropriate metrics to inform farmers about species diversity. Environmental Science & Policy, 41:52-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2014.04.012
  • Juszak I., Erb AM., Maximov TC. and Schaepman-Strub G. (2014). Arctic shrub effects on NDVI, summer albedo and soil shading. Remote Sensing of Environment, 153:79-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.021
  • Carvalho GH., Batalha MA., Silva IA., Cianciaruso MV. and Petchey OL. (2014). Are fire, soil fertility and toxicity, water availability, plant functional diversity, and litter decomposition related in a Neotropical savanna? Oecologia, 175(3):923-935. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-2937-3
  • Lovegrove BG., Canale C., Levesque D., Fluch G., Řeháková-Petrů M. and Ruf T. (2014). Are tropical small mammals physiologically vulnerable to Arrhenius effects and climate change? Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 87(1):30-45. DOI: 10.1086/673313
  • Schoepf I. and Schradin C. (2014). Arginine vasopressin plasma levels change seasonally in African striped mice but do not differ between alternative reproductive tactics. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 204:43-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.05.002
  • Lindemann-Matthies P., Keller D., Li X. and Schmid B. (2014). Attitudes toward forest diversity and forest ecosystem services--a cross-cultural comparison between China and Switzerland. Journal of Plant Ecology, 7(1):1-9. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtt015
  • Puniamoorthy N. (2014). Behavioural barriers to reproduction may evolve faster than sexual morphology among populations of a dung fly (Sepsidae). Animal Behaviour, 98:139-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.10.005
  • Berger D. and Postma E. (2014). Biased Estimates of Diminishing-Returns Epistasis? Empirical Evidence Revisited. Genetics, 198(4):1417-1420. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.114.169870
  • Voigt O., Adamski M., Sluzek K. and Adamska M. (2014). Calcareous sponge genomes reveal complex evolution ofα-carbonic anhydrases and two key biomineralization enzymes. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(230):online. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-014-0230-z
  • Vicca S., Bahn M., Estiarte M., van Loon EE., Vargas R., Alberti G., Ambus P., Arain MA., Beier C., Bentley LP., Borken W., Buchmann N., Collins SL., de Dato G., Dukes JS., Escolar C., Fay P., Guidolotti G., Hanson PJ., Kahmen A., Kröel-Dulay G., Ladreiter-Knauss T., Larsen KS., Lellei-Kovacs E., Lebrija-Trejos E., Maestre FT., Marhan S., Marshall M., Meir P., Miao Y., Muhr J., Niklaus PA., Ogaya R., Peñuelas J., Poll C., Rustad LE., Savage K., Schindlbacher A., Schmidt IK., Smith A.R., Sotta ED., Suseela V., Tietema A., van Gestel N., van Straaten O., Wan S., Weber U. and Janssens IA. (2014). Can current moisture responses predict soil CO2 efflux under altered precipitation regimes? A synthesis of manipulation experiments. Biogeosciences, 11(11):2991-3013. DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-2991-2014
  • Michalet R., Maalouf JP., Choler P., Clément B., Rosebery D., Royer JM., Schöb C. and Lortie C.(2014). Competition, facilitation and environmental severity shape the relationship between local and regional species richness in plant communities. Ecography:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01106
  • Dmitriew C. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2014). Condition dependence and the maintenance of genetic variance in a sexually dimorphic black scavenger fly. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(11):2408-2419. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12488
  • Handa IT., Aerts R., Berendse F., Berg MP., Bruder A., Butenschoen O., Chauvet E., Gessner MO., Jabiol J., Makkonen M., McKie BG., Malmqvist B., Peeters ETHM., Scheu S., Schmid B., van Ruijven J., Vos VCA. and Hättenschwiler S. (2014). Consequences of biodiversity loss for litter decomposition across biomes. Nature, 509(7499):218-221. DOI: 10.1038/nature13247
  • Pruvost NBM., Mikulicek P., Choleva L. and Reyer HU. (2014). Contrasting reproductive strategies of triploid hybrid males in vertebrate mating systems. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28:189-204. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12556
  • Banerji A., Duncan A.B., Griffin J.S., Humphries S., Petchey OL. and Kaltz O. (2014). Density- and trait-mediated effects of a parasite and a predator in a tri-trophic food web. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84(3):723-733. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12317
  • Fronhofer EA., Kropf T. and Altermatt F. (2014). Density-dependent movement and the consequences of the Allee effect in the model organism Tetrahymena. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84(3):712-722. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12315
  • Forêt P., Hall M. and Kueffer C. (2014). Developing the environmental humanities: A Swiss perspective. GAIA, 23(1):67-69. DOI: 10.14512/gaia.23.1.18
  • Roscher C., Schumacher J., Gerighausen U. and Schmid B. (2014). Different assembly processes drive shifts in species and functional composition in experimental grasslands varying in sown diversity and community history. PLoS ONE, 9(7):e101928. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101928
  • Brambilla A., Biebach I., Bassano B., Bogliani G. and von Hardenberg A. (2014). Direct and indirect causal effects of heterozygosity on fitness-related traits in Alpine ibex. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 282:20141873. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1873
  • Brandl H., Fricker-Feer C., Ziegler D., Mandal J., Stephan R. and Lehner A. (2014). Distribution and identification of culturable airborne microorganisms in a Swiss milk processing facility. Journal of Dairy Science, 97(1):240-246. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2013-7028
  • Altermatt F., Alther R., Fišer C., Jokela J., Konec M., Küry D., Mächler E., Stucki P. and Westram AM. (2014). Diversity and distribution of freshwater amphipod species in Switzerland (Crustacea: Amphipoda). PLoS ONE, 9(10):e110328. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110328
  • O’Brien MJ., Leuzinger S., Philipson CD., Tay J. and Hector A. (2014). Drought survival of tropical tree seedlings enhanced by non-structural carbohydrate levels. Nature Climate Change, 4(8):710-714. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2281
  • Torres NT., Och LM., Hauser PC., Furrer G., Brandl H., Vologina E., Sturm M., Bürgmann H. and Müller B. (2014). Early diagenetic processes generate iron and manganese oxide layers in the sediments of Lake Baikal, Siberia. Environmental Science: Processes , 16(4):879. DOI: 10.1039/c3em00676j
  • Clements CF., Collen B., Blackburn TM. and Petchey OL. (2014). Effects of directional environmental change on extinction dynamics in experimental microbial communities are predicted by a simple model. Oikos, 123(2):141-150. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00689.x
  • Clements CF., Collen B., Blackburn TM. and Petchey OL. (2014). Effects of recent environmental change on accuracy of inferences of extinction status. Conservation Biology, 28(4):971-981. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12329
  • Szövényi P., Devos N., Weston DJ., Yang X., Hock Z., Shaw AJ., Shimizu KK., McDaniel S. and Wagner A. (2014). Efficient purging of deleterious mutations in plants with haploid selfing. Genome Biology and Evolution, 6(5):1238-1252. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evu099
  • Budishchev A., Mi Y., van Huissteden J., Belelli-Marchesini L., Schaepman-Strub G., Parmentier FJW., Fratini G., Gallagher A., Maximov TC. and Dolman AJ. (2014). Evaluation of a plot-scale methane emission model using eddy covariance observations and footprint modelling. Biogeosciences, 11(17):4651-4664. DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-4651-2014
  • Fischlechner M., Schaerli Y., Mohamed MF., Patil S., Abell C. and Hollfelder F. (2014). Evolution of enzyme catalysts caged in biomimetic gel-shell beads. Nature Chemistry, 6(9):791-796. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1996
  • Berger D., Walters RJ. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2014). Experimental evolution for generalists and specialists reveals multivariate genetic constraints on thermal reaction norms. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(9):1975-1989. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12452
  • Perrig M., Grüebler MU., Keil H. and Naef-Daenzer B. (2014). Experimental food supplementation affects the physical development, behaviour and survival of Little Owl Athene noctua nestlings. Ibis, 156(4):755-767. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12171
  • Raynaud J. and Schradin C. (2014). Experimental increase of testosterone increases boldness and decreases anxiety in male African striped mouse helpers. Physiology and Behavior, 129:57-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.02.005
  • Hall M. (2014). Extracting culture or injecting nature? Rewilding in a transatlantic perspective. In: Drenthen, Martin; Keulartz, Jozef. Old World and New World Perspectives in Environmental Philosophy. Cham, 17-35. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07683-6_2
  • Lüpold S., Tomkins J.L., Simmons LW. and Fitzpatrick JL. (2014). Female monopolization mediates the relationship between pre- and postcopulatory sexual traits. Nature Communications, 5:3184. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4184
  • Shi Y., Wang Y., Ma Y., Ma W., Liang C., Flynn DFB., Schmid B., Fang J. and He JS. (2014). Field-based observations of regional-scale, temporal variation in net primary production in Tibetan alpine grasslands. Biogeosciences, 11(7):2003-2016. DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-2003-2014
  • Bürkli A. and Postma E. (2014). Genetic constraints underlying human reproductive timing in a pre-modern Swiss village. Evolution, 68(2):526-537. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12287
  • Rohner PT., Ang Y., Lei Z., Puniamoorthy N., Blanckenhorn WU. and Meier R. (2014). Genetic data confirm the species status of Sepsis nigripes Meigen (Diptera : Sepsidae) and adds one species to the Alpine fauna while questioning the synonymy of Sepsis helvetica Munari. Invertebrate Systematics, 28(5):555-563. DOI: 10.1071/IS14023
  • Kerth G., Gusset M., Garbely J., König B., Gabanapelo T. and Schiess-Meier M. (2014). Genetic sexing of stock-raiding leopards: not only males to blame. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(4):1101-1105. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-013-9979-4
  • Akama S., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Shimizu KK. and Sese J. (2014). Genome-wide quantification of homeolog expression ratio revealed nonstochastic gene regulation in synthetic allopolyploid Arabidopsis. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(6):e46. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt1376
  • Wang XY., Miao Y., Yu S., Chen XY. and Schmid B. (2014). Genotypic diversity of an invasive plant species promotes litter decomposition and associated processes. Oecologia, 174(3):993-1005. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-013-2816-3
  • Schradin C., Larke RH. and Bales KL. (2014). Growing up in the family or growing up alone influences behavior and hormones, but not arginine vasopressin receptor 1a expression in male African striped mice. Physiology and Behavior, 129:205-213. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.02.060
  • Pennekamp F., Garcia-Pereira P. and Schmitt T. (2014). Habitat requirements and dispersal ability of the Spanish Fritillary (Euphydryas desfontainii) in southern Portugal: evidence-based conservation suggestions for an endangered taxon. Journal of Insect Conservation, 18(3):497-508. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-014-9655-3
  • Garcia-Navas V., Caliz-Campal C., Ferrer ES., Sanz JJ. and Ortego J. (2014). Heterozygosity at a single locus explains a large proportion of variation in two fitness-related traits in great tits: a general or a local effect? Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(12):2807-2819. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12539
  • Petchey OL., Fox JW. and Haddon L. (2014). Imbalance in individual researcher's peer review activities quantified for four British ecological society journals, 2003-2010. PLoS ONE, 9(3):e92896. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092896
  • Van Buskirk J. (2014). Incipient habitat race formation in an amphibian. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(3):585-592. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12327
  • Dhar R., Bergmiller T. and Wagner A. 2014). Increased gene dosage plays a predominant role in the initial stages of evolution of duplicate tem-1 beta lactamase genes. Evolution, 68(6):1775-1791. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12373
  • Heyttyey A., Tóth Z. and Van Buskirk J. (2014). Inducible chemical defences in animals. Oikos, 123:1025-1028. DOI: 10.1111/OIK.01338
  • Palamara GM., Childs DZ., Clements CF., Petchey OL., Plebani M. and Smith MJ. (2014). Inferring the temperature dependence of population parameters: the effects of experimental design and inference algorithm. Ecology and Evolution, 4(24):4736-4750. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1309
  • Giordano M., Groothuis TGG. and Tschirren B. (2014). Interactions between prenatal maternal effects and posthatching conditions in a wild bird population. Behavioural Ecology, 25(6):1459-1466. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/aru149
  • Grossen C., Keller LF., Biebach I., The International Goat Genome, Consortium and Croll D. (2014). Introgression from Domestic Goat Generated Variation at the Major Histocompatibility Complex of Alpine Ibex. PLoS Genetics, 10(6):e1004438. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004438
  • Puniamoorthy N., Schäfer MA., Römbke J., Meier R. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2014). Ivermectin sensitivity is an ancient trait affecting all ecdysozoa but shows phylogenetic clustering among sepsid flies. Evolutionary Applications, 7(5):548-554. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12152
  • Collier K., Bickel B., van Schaik CP., Manser MB. and Townsend SW. (2014). Language evolution: syntax before phonology? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 281(1788):20140263. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0263
  • Wuest SE. and Grossniklaus U. (2014). Laser-assisted microdissection applied to floral tissues. In: Riechmann, José Luis; Wellmer, Frank. Methods in Molecular Biology: Flower Development. New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, 329-344. ISBN 978-1-4614-9407-2. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9408-9_19
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