Publications

Recent publications of some of the Principal Investigators in the group are listed below. You can also find these publications on the University of St Andrews research portal.

Prof Anne Maguran

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Negrão, R, Sampaio-e-Silva, T, Rocha Kortz, A, Magurran, A & Silva Matos , DM 2017, 'An endangered tree fern increases beta-diversity at a fine scale in the Atlantic Forest Ecosystem' Flora, vol 234, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.flora.2017.05.020
Vellend, M, Dornelas, M, Baeten, L, Beauséjour, R, Brown, CD, De Frenne, P, Elmendorf, SC, Gotelli, NJ, Moyes, F, Myers-Smith, IH, Magurran, AE, McGill, BJ, Shimadzu, H & Sievers, C 2017, 'Estimates of local biodiversity change over time stand up to scrutiny' Ecology, vol 98, no. 2, pp. 583-590. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1660
Magurran, AE 2016, 'How ecosystems change' Science, vol 351, no. 6272, pp. 448-449. DOI: 10.1126/science.aad6758

Prof Mike Ritchie

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Vigoder, FM, Parker, DJ, Cook, N, Tournière, O, Sneddon, T & Ritchie, MG 2016, 'Inducing cold-sensitivity in the frigophilic fly Drosophila montana by RNAi' PLoS One, vol 11, no. 11, e0165724. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165724
Diao, W, Mousset, M, Horsburgh, GJ, Vermeulen, CJ, Johannes, F, van de Zande, L, Ritchie, MG, Schmitt, T & Beukeboom, LW 2016, 'Quantitative trait locus analysis of mating behavior and male sex pheromones in Nasonia wasps' G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, vol 6, no. 6, pp. 1549-1562. DOI: 10.1534/g3.116.029074
Cunningham, CB, Ji, L, Wiberg, RAW, Shelton, J, McKinney, EC, Parker, DJ, Meagher, RB, Benowitz, KM, Roy-Zokan, EM, Ritchie, MG, Brown, SJ, Schmitz, RJ & Moore, AJ 2015, 'The genome and methylome of a beetle with complex social behavior, Nicrophorus vespilloides (Coleoptera: Silphidae)' Genome Biology and Evolution, vol 7, no. 12, pp. 3383-3396. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evv194

Prof Thomas Meagher

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Baron, J, Specht, A, Garnier, E, Bishop, P, Campbell, A, Davis, F, Fady, B, Field, D, Gross, L, Guru, S, Halpern, B, Hampton, S, Leavitt, P, Meagher, TR, Ometto, J, Parker, J, Price, R, Rawson, C, Rodrigo, A, Sheble, L & Winter, M 2017, 'Synthesis centers as critical research infrastructure' Bioscience, vol 67, no. 8, pp. 750-759. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/bix053
Hampton, SE, Halpern, BS, Winter, M, Balch, JK, Parker, JN, Baron, JS, Palmer, M, Schildhauer, MP, Bishop, P, Meagher, TR & Specht, A 2017, 'Best practices for virtual participation in meetings: experiences from synthesis centers' The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, vol 98, no. 1, pp. 57-63. DOI: 10.1002/bes2.1290
Nic Lughadha, E, Canteiro, C, Bachman, S, Baines, D, Gardiner, L, Meagher, TR, Rivers, M, Shuiteman, A, Williams, E & Hargreaves, S 2017, Extinction risk and threats to plants. in KJ Willis (ed.), State of the World's Plants 2017., 11, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, pp. 72-77.
Brummitt, N, Bachman, S, Griffiths-Lee, J, Lutz, M, Moat, J, Farjon, A, Donaldson, J, Hilton-Taylor, C, Meagher, TR, Albuquerque, S, Aletrari, E, Andrews, AK, Atchison, G, Baloch, E, Barlozzini, B, Brunazzi, A, Carretero, J, Celesti, M, Chadburn, H, Ciafoni, E, Cockel, C, Coldwell, V, Concetti, B, Contu, S, Crook, V, Dyson, P, Gardiner, L, Ghanim, N, Greene, H, Groom, A, Harker, R, Hopkins, D, Khela, S, Lakeman-Fraser, P, Lindon, H, Lockwood, H, Loftu, C, Lombrici, D, Lopez-Poveda, L, Lyon, J, Malcolm-Tompkins, P, McGregor, K, Moreno, L, Murray, L, Nazar, K & Nic Lughadha, E 2015, 'Green plants in the red: a baseline global assessment for the IUCN Sampled Red List Index for Plants' PLoS One, vol 10, no. 8, e0135152. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135152
Elliot, M, Meagher, TR, Harris, CM, Searle, K, Purse, BV & Schlenzig, A 2013, The epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum and P.Kernoviae at two historic gardens in Scotland. in Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Fifth Science Symposium: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-243. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, CA, USA, pp. 23-32.
Antolin, MF, Jenkins, KP, Bergstrom, CT, Crespi, BJ, De, S, Hancock, A, Hanley, KA, Meagher, TR, Moreno-Estrada, A, Nesse, RM, Omenn, GS & Stearns, SC 2012, 'Evolution and medicine in undergraduate education: a prescription for all biology students' Evolution, vol 66, no. 6, pp. 1991-2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01552.x
Rivers, MC, Taylor, L, Brummitt, NA, Meagher, TR, Roberts, DL & Lughadha, EN 2011, 'How many herbarium specimens are needed to detect threatened species?' Biological Conservation, vol 144, no. 10, pp. 2541-2547. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.07.014

Dr Nathan Bailey

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Bailey, NW & Hoskins, JL 2014, 'Detecting cryptic indirect genetic effects' Evolution, vol 68, no. 7, pp. 1871-1882. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12401

Dr David Shuker

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Shuker, DM & Burdfield-Steel, ER 2017, 'Reproductive interference in insects' Ecological Entomology, vol 42, no. S1, pp. 65-75. DOI: 10.1111/een.12450
Pegoraro, M, Bafna, A, Davies, NJ, Shuker, DM & Tauber, E 2016, 'DNA methylation changes induced by long and short photoperiods in Nasonia' Genome Research, vol 26, no. 2, pp. 203-210. DOI: 10.1101/gr.196204.115

Dr Sue Healey

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Federspiel, IG, Garland, A, Guez, D, Bugynar, T, Healy, SD, Güntürkün, O & Griffin, AS 2017, 'Adjusting foraging strategies: a comparison of rural and urban common mynas (Acridotheres tristis)' Animal Cognition, vol 20, no. 1, pp. 65-74. DOI: 10.1007/s10071-016-1045-7
Griffith, SC, Crino, OL, Andrew, SC, Nomano, FY, Adkins-Regan, E, Alonso-Alvarez, C, Bailey, IE, Bittner, SS, Bolton, PE, Boner, W, Boogert, N, Boucaud, ICA, Briga, M, Buchanan, KL, Caspers, BA, Cichoń, M, Clayton, DF, Derégnaucourt, S, Forstmeier, W, Guillette, LM, Hartley, IR, Healy, SD, Hill, DL, Holveck, M-J, Hurley, LL, Ihle, M, Krause, ET, Mainwaring, MC, Marasco, V, Mariette, MM, Martin-Wintle, MS, McCowan, LSC, McMahon, M, Monaghan, P, Nager, RG, Naguib, M, Nord, A, Potvin, DA, Prior, NH, Riebel, K, Romero-Haro, AA, Royle, NJ, Rutkowska, J, Schuett, W, Swaddle, JP, Tobler, M, Trompf, L, Varian-Ramos, CW, Vignal, C, Villain, AS & Williams, TD 2017, 'Variation in reproductive success across captive populations: methodological differences, potential biases and opportunities' Ethology, vol 123, no. 1, pp. 1-29. DOI: 10.1111/eth.12576

Dr WEN Austin

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Darling, KF, Schweizer, M, Knudsen, KL, Evans, KM, Bird, C, Roberts, A, Filipsson, HL, Kim, J-H, Gudmundsson, G, Wade, CM, Sayer, MDJ & Austin, WEN 2016, 'The genetic diversity, phylogeography and morphology of Elphidiidae (Foraminifera) in the Northeast Atlantic' Marine Micropaleontology, vol 129, pp. 1-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2016.09.001
Smeaton, C, Austin, W, Davies, A, Baltzar, A, Abell, RE & Howe, JA 2016, 'Substantial stores of sedimentary carbon held in mid-latitude fjords' Biogeosciences, vol 13, no. 20, pp. 5771-5787. DOI: 10.5194/bg-13-5771-2016
Seddon, AWR, Mackay, AW, Baker, AG, Birks, HJB, Breman, E, Buck, CE, Ellis, EC, Froyd, CA, Gill, JL, Gillson, L, Johnson, EA, Jones, VJ, Juggins, S, Macias-Fauria, M, Mills, K, Morris, JL, Nogues-Bravo, D, Punyasena, SW, Roland, TP, Tanentzap, AJ, Willis, KJ, Aberhan, M, van Asperen, EN, Austin, WEN, Battarbee, RW, Bhagwat, S, Belanger, CL, Bennett, KD, Birks, HH, Ramsey, CB, Brooks, SJ, de Bruyn, M, Butler, PG, Chambers, FM, Clarke, SJ, Davies, AL, Dearing, JA, Ezard, THG, Feurdean, A, Flower, RJ, Gell, P, Hausmann, S, Hogan, EJ, Hopkins, MJ, Jeffers, ES, Korhola, AA, Marchant, R, Kiefer, T, Lamentowicz, M, Larocque-Tobler, I, Lopez-Merino, L, Liow, LH, McGowan, S, Miller, JH, Montoya, E, Morton, O, Nogue, S, Onoufriou, C, Boush, LP, Rodriguez-Sanchez, F, Rose, NL, Sayer, CD, Shaw, HE, Payne, R, Simpson, G, Sohar, K, Whitehouse, NJ, Williams, JW & Witkowski, A 2014, 'Looking forward through the past: identification of 50 priority research questions in palaeoecology' Journal of Ecology, vol 102, no. 1, pp. 256-267. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12195

Dr Jeff Graves

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Fietz, K, Galatius, A, Teilmann, J, Dietz, R, Frie, AK, Klimova, A, Palsbøll, PJ, Jensen, LF, Graves, JA, Hoffman, JI & Olsen, MT 2016, 'Shift of grey seal subspecies boundaries in response to climate, culling and conservation' Molecular Ecology, vol 25, no. 17, pp. 4097-4112. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13748
López-Rull, I, Lifshitz, N, Macías Garcia, C, Graves, JA & Torres, R 2016, 'Females of a polymorphic seabird dislike foreign-looking males' Animal Behaviour, vol 113, pp. 31-38. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.12.023