Publications

We turn our findings into scientific publications.

Publications are sorted by multiple criteria and you can jump directly to the following categories: most recent, selection, taxonomic groups, themes.

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Only publications created while being part of the Data Zoo Gang are listed here. For the full list of publications of a given team member, please refer to:

Most recent

Our publications from the last 2 years are:

Bird populations most exposed to climate change are less sensitive to climatic variation Bailey et al. (2022)
Genetic variance in fitness indicates rapid contemporary adaptive evolution in wild animals Bonnet et al. (2022)
Assigning metabolic rate measurements to torpor and euthermy in heterothermic endotherms: ‘torpor’, a new package for R Fasel et al. (2022)
Love thy neighbour?—Spatial variation in density dependence of nest survival in relation to predator community Frauendorf et al. (2022)
High vulnerability of juvenile Nathusius’ pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus nathusii) at wind turbines Kruszynski et al. (2022)
Mothers with higher twinning propensity had lower fertility in pre-industrial Europe Rickard et al. (2022)
Differences in acute phase response to bacterial, fungal and viral antigens in greater mouse-eared bats (Myotis myotis) Seltmann et al. (2022)
Decreasing glucocorticoid levels towards the expansion front suggest ongoing expansion in a terrestrial mammal Azevedo et al. (2021)
Connecting the data landscape of long-term ecological studies: The SPI-Birds data hub Culina et al. (2021)
Seasonal host and ecological drivers may promote restricted water as a viral vector Dayaram et al. (2021)
Identifying migratory pathways of Nathusius’ pipistrelles ( Pipistrellus nathusii) using stable hydrogen and strontium isotopes Kruszynski et al. (2021)
Sex‐specific spatial variation in fitness in the highly dimorphic Leucadendron rubrum Tonnabel et al. (2021)

Selection

Here is a short selection of recent DZG publications we are particularly proud of and which best reflect our involvement and mindset.

Taxonomic groups

We mostly work on birds and mammals (including humans) but sometimes venture to study other lifeforms, as well as viruses.

Arthropods

Debelle et al. (2017)

Bats

Kruszynski et al. (2022)
Seltmann et al. (2022)
Kruszynski et al. (2021)
Kravchenko et al. (2020)
Courtiol et al. (2019)
Seltmann et al. (2017)
Santos et al. (2016)
Schneeberger et al. (2014)

Birds

Bailey et al. (2022)
Bonnet et al. (2022)
Frauendorf et al. (2022)
Culina et al. (2021)
Bailey et al. (2020)
Merling de Chapa et al. (2020)
Krone et al. (2019)
Radchuk et al. (2019)
Gillingham et al. (2017)
Gillingham et al. (2016)
Renoult et al. (2013)

Carnivores

Bonnet et al. (2022)
Azevedo et al. (2021)
Eder et al. (2020)
Azevedo et al. (2019)
Hryciuk et al. (2019)
Vullioud et al. (2019)
Heinrich et al. (2017)
Davidian et al. (2016)
Paijmans et al. (2016)
Davidian et al. (2015)
Wilting et al. (2015)

Elephants

Lahdenperä et al. (2018)
Saragusty et al. (2016)
Mumby et al. (2015)
Mumby et al. (2013b)
Mumby et al. (2013a)

Marsupials

Cui et al. (2016)
Alfano et al. (2015)

Plants

Tonnabel et al. (2021)

Primates (including humans)

Bonnet et al. (2022)
Rickard et al. (2022)
Corbett et al. (2018)
Courtiol, Tropf, et al. (2016)
Cohen et al. (2015)
Levréro et al. (2015)
Pettay et al. (2014)
Courtiol et al. (2013)
Courtiol et al. (2012)
Rickard et al. (2012)

Rodents

Bonnet et al. (2022)
Tian et al. (2015)
Sommer et al. (2013)

Ungulates

Bonnet et al. (2022)
Dayaram et al. (2021)
Kretzschmar et al. (2020)
Trinogga et al. (2019)
Speck et al. (2014)

Viruses

Dayaram et al. (2021)
Numberger et al. (2019)

All & none (purely theoretical)

Franz et al. (2018)
Courtiol & Rousset (2017)
Rousset et al. (2017)
Courtiol, Etienne, et al. (2016)
Etienne et al. (2014)

Themes

We study wildlife conservation, the ecology and evolution of life history traits, animal behaviour, morphology, as well as various aspects of health in wildlife populations. We also design methods that can be applied to study these themes.

Wildlife conservation

Climate change

Bird populations most exposed to climate change are less sensitive to climatic variation Bailey et al. (2022)
Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient Radchuk et al. (2019)
Climatic variation and age-specific survival in Asian elephants from Myanmar Mumby et al. (2013a)

Habitat degradation (including urbanisation)

Genetic variance in fitness indicates rapid contemporary adaptive evolution in wild animals Bonnet et al. (2022)
High vulnerability of juvenile Nathusius’ pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus nathusii) at wind turbines Kruszynski et al. (2022)
Phantom of the forest or successful citizen? Analysing how Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) cope with the urban environment Merling de Chapa et al. (2020)
Monitoring corticoid metabolites in urine of white-tailed sea eagles: Negative effects of road proximity on breeding pairs Krone et al. (2019)
Fragmentation of lead-free and lead-based hunting rifle bullets under real life hunting conditions in Germany Trinogga et al. (2019)
Habitat disturbance results in chronic stress and impaired health status in forest-dwelling paleotropical bats Seltmann et al. (2017)

Reproduction and management

Equilibration in freezing extender alters in vitro sperm–oviduct binding in the domestic cat (Felis catus) Eder et al. (2020)
Mate choice, reproductive success and inbreeding in white rhinoceros: New insights for conservation management Kretzschmar et al. (2020)
Functional and morphological characterization of small and large steroidogenic luteal cells from domestic cats before and during culture Hryciuk et al. (2019)
Sperm rescue in wild African elephants Saragusty et al. (2016)
Planning tiger recovery: Understanding intraspecific variation for effective conservation Wilting et al. (2015)

Effect of capture and captivity

Differences in age-specific mortality between wild-caught and captive-born Asian elephants Lahdenperä et al. (2018)
Cheetahs have a stronger constitutive innate immunity than leopards Heinrich et al. (2017)
Birth seasonality and calf mortality in a large population of Asian elephants Mumby et al. (2013b)

Life history

Lifespan

Love thy neighbour?—Spatial variation in density dependence of nest survival in relation to predator community Frauendorf et al. (2022)
The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection Corbett et al. (2018)
Differences in age-specific mortality between wild-caught and captive-born Asian elephants Lahdenperä et al. (2018)
Immune profile predicts survival and reflects senescence in a small, long-lived mammal, the Greater Sac-Winged Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata) Schneeberger et al. (2014)
Climatic variation and age-specific survival in Asian elephants from Myanmar Mumby et al. (2013a)

Mating, reproductive success and fitness

Genetic variance in fitness indicates rapid contemporary adaptive evolution in wild animals Bonnet et al. (2022)
Mothers with higher twinning propensity had lower fertility in pre-industrial Europe Rickard et al. (2022)
Sex‐specific spatial variation in fitness in the highly dimorphic Leucadendron rubrum Tonnabel et al. (2021)
Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient Radchuk et al. (2019)
The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection Corbett et al. (2018)
When genes and environment disagree: Making sense of trends in recent human evolution Courtiol, Tropf, et al. (2016)
Effects of remarriage after widowhood on long-term fitness in a monogamous historical human population Pettay et al. (2014)
The demographic transition influences variance in fitness and selection on height and BMI in rural Gambia Courtiol et al. (2013)
Natural and sexual selection in a monogamous historical human population Courtiol et al. (2012)

Effect of climate and seasonality

Bird populations most exposed to climate change are less sensitive to climatic variation Bailey et al. (2022)
Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient Radchuk et al. (2019)
Stress and body condition are associated with climate and demography in Asian elephants Mumby et al. (2015)
Birth seasonality and calf mortality in a large population of Asian elephants Mumby et al. (2013b)
Climatic variation and age-specific survival in Asian elephants from Myanmar Mumby et al. (2013a)
Intergenerational effects of maternal birth season on offspring size in rural Gambia Rickard et al. (2012)

Effect of demography

Love thy neighbour?—Spatial variation in density dependence of nest survival in relation to predator community Frauendorf et al. (2022)
The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection Corbett et al. (2018)
The demographic transition influences variance in fitness and selection on height and BMI in rural Gambia Courtiol et al. (2013)

Behaviour

Perception

The relevance of the side-view in body image scales for public health: an example from two African populations Cohen et al. (2015)
Social shaping of voices does not impair phenotype matching of kinship in mandrills Levréro et al. (2015)
A novel framework to study colour signalling to multiple species Renoult et al. (2013)

Mate choice

Mate choice, reproductive success and inbreeding in white rhinoceros: New insights for conservation management Kretzschmar et al. (2020)
Mate choice intensifies motor signalling in Drosophila Debelle et al. (2017)
The evolution of mutual mate choice under direct benefits Courtiol, Etienne, et al. (2016)
Why do some males choose to breed at home when most other males disperse? Davidian et al. (2016)
MHC-dependent mate choice is linked to a trace-amine-associated receptor gene in a mammal Santos et al. (2016)
How choosy should I be? The relative searching time predicts evolution of choosiness under direct sexual selection Etienne et al. (2014)

Migration and dispersion

High vulnerability of juvenile Nathusius’ pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus nathusii) at wind turbines Kruszynski et al. (2022)
Identifying migratory pathways of Nathusius’ pipistrelles ( Pipistrellus nathusii) using stable hydrogen and strontium isotopes Kruszynski et al. (2021)
Generational shift in the migratory common noctule bat: first-year males lead the way to hibernacula at higher latitudes Kravchenko et al. (2020)
Isoscape computation and inference of spatial origins with mixed models using the R package IsoriX Courtiol et al. (2019)
Outlook for using stable isotopes in animal migration studies Hobson et al. (2019)
Modelling isoscapes using mixed models Courtiol & Rousset (2017)
Why do some males choose to breed at home when most other males disperse? Davidian et al. (2016)

Social hierarchy

Social support drives female dominance in the spotted hyaena Vullioud et al. (2019)

Health

Diseases

Seasonal host and ecological drivers may promote restricted water as a viral vector Dayaram et al. (2021)
Phantom of the forest or successful citizen? Analysing how Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) cope with the urban environment Merling de Chapa et al. (2020)
Recovery of influenza A viruses from lake water and sediments by experimental inoculation Numberger et al. (2019)
Sickness‐induced lethargy can increase host contact rates and pathogen spread in water‐limited landscapes Franz et al. (2018)
Comprehensive profiling of retroviral integration sites using target enrichment methods from historical koala samples without an assembled reference genome Cui et al. (2016)

Immunity, stress and microbiome

Differences in acute phase response to bacterial, fungal and viral antigens in greater mouse-eared bats (Myotis myotis) Seltmann et al. (2022)
Decreasing glucocorticoid levels towards the expansion front suggest ongoing expansion in a terrestrial mammal Azevedo et al. (2021)
Age, sex and storage time influence hair cortisol levels in a wild mammal population Azevedo et al. (2019)
Monitoring corticoid metabolites in urine of white-tailed sea eagles: Negative effects of road proximity on breeding pairs Krone et al. (2019)
Variation in koala microbiomes within and between individuals: effect of body region and captivity status Alfano et al. (2015)
Determining hormone metabolite concentrations when enzyme immunoassay accuracy varies over time Davidian et al. (2015)
Stress and body condition are associated with climate and demography in Asian elephants Mumby et al. (2015)
Circulating white blood cell counts in captive and wild rodents are influenced by body mass rather than testes mass, a correlate of mating promiscuity Tian et al. (2015)
Immune profile predicts survival and reflects senescence in a small, long-lived mammal, the Greater Sac-Winged Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata) Schneeberger et al. (2014)

MHC

Very high MHC Class IIB diversity without spatial differentiation in the mediterranean population of greater Flamingos Gillingham et al. (2017)
Evidence of gene orthology and trans-species polymorphism, but not of parallel evolution, despite high levels of concerted evolution in the major histocompatibility complex of flamingo species Gillingham et al. (2016)
MHC-dependent mate choice is linked to a trace-amine-associated receptor gene in a mammal Santos et al. (2016)
MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout Sommer et al. (2013)

Morphology

Effect of climate

Using different body size measures can lead to different conclusions about the effects of climate change Bailey et al. (2020)
Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient Radchuk et al. (2019)

Effect of diet and lifestyle

The relevance of the side-view in body image scales for public health: an example from two African populations Cohen et al. (2015)

Methodological contributions

Databases

Connecting the data landscape of long-term ecological studies: The SPI-Birds data hub Culina et al. (2021)

R packages

Assigning metabolic rate measurements to torpor and euthermy in heterothermic endotherms: ‘torpor’, a new package for R Fasel et al. (2022)
Isoscape computation and inference of spatial origins with mixed models using the R package IsoriX Courtiol et al. (2019)
The summary-likelihood method and its implementation in the Infusion package Rousset et al. (2017)
camtrapR: an R package for efficient camera trap data management Niedballa et al. (2016)

Quantitative methods

Genetic variance in fitness indicates rapid contemporary adaptive evolution in wild animals Bonnet et al. (2022)
Modelling isoscapes using mixed models Courtiol & Rousset (2017)
The summary-likelihood method and its implementation in the Infusion package Rousset et al. (2017)
Determining hormone metabolite concentrations when enzyme immunoassay accuracy varies over time Davidian et al. (2015)
A novel framework to study colour signalling to multiple species Renoult et al. (2013)
MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout Sommer et al. (2013)

Non-invasive methods

Age, sex and storage time influence hair cortisol levels in a wild mammal population Azevedo et al. (2019)
Assessing analytical methods for detecting spatiotemporal interactions between species from camera trapping data Niedballa et al. (2019)
camtrapR: an R package for efficient camera trap data management Niedballa et al. (2016)
Determining hormone metabolite concentrations when enzyme immunoassay accuracy varies over time Davidian et al. (2015)

Wet lab and genomics

Equilibration in freezing extender alters in vitro sperm–oviduct binding in the domestic cat (Felis catus) Eder et al. (2020)
Functional and morphological characterization of small and large steroidogenic luteal cells from domestic cats before and during culture Hryciuk et al. (2019)
Impact of enrichment conditions on cross-species capture of fresh and degraded DNA Paijmans et al. (2016)
Sperm rescue in wild African elephants Saragusty et al. (2016)
MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout Sommer et al. (2013)
Alfano, N., Courtiol, A., Vielgrader, H., Timms, P., Roca, A. L., & Greenwood, A. D. (2015). Variation in koala microbiomes within and between individuals: Effect of body region and captivity status. Scientific Reports, 5(1), 10189. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep10189
Azevedo, A., Bailey, L., Bandeira, V., Dehnhard, M., Fonseca, C., Sousa, L. de, & Jewgenow, K. (2019). Age, sex and storage time influence hair cortisol levels in a wild mammal population. PLOS ONE, 14(8), e0221124. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221124
Azevedo, A., Bailey, L., Bandeira, V., Fonseca, C., Wauters, J., & Jewgenow, K. (2021). Decreasing glucocorticoid levels towards the expansion front suggest ongoing expansion in a terrestrial mammal. Conservation Physiology, 9(1), coab050. https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coab050
Bailey, L. D., Kruuk, L. E. B., Allen, R., Clayton, M., Stein, J., & Gardner, J. L. (2020). Using different body size measures can lead to different conclusions about the effects of climate change. Journal of Biogeography, 47(8), 1687–1697. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13850
Bailey, L. D., Pol, M. van de, Adriaensen, F., Arct, A., Barba, E., Bellamy, P. E., Bonamour, S., Bouvier, J.-C., Burgess, M. D., Charmantier, A., Cusimano, C., Doligez, B., Drobniak, S. M., Dubiec, A., Eens, M., Eeva, T., Ferns, P. N., Goodenough, A. E., Hartley, I. R., … Visser, M. E. (2022). Bird populations most exposed to climate change are less sensitive to climatic variation. Nature Communications, 13(1), 2112. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29635-4
Bonnet, T., Morrissey, M. B., Villemereuil, P. de, Alberts, S. C., Arcese, P., Bailey, L. D., Boutin, S., Brekke, P., Brent, L. J. N., Camenisch, G., Charmantier, A., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Cockburn, A., Coltman, D. W., Courtiol, A., Davidian, E., Evans, S. R., Ewen, J. G., Festa-Bianchet, M., … Kruuk, L. E. B. (2022). Genetic variance in fitness indicates rapid contemporary adaptive evolution in wild animals. Science, 376(6596), 1012–1016. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abk0853
Cohen, E., Ndao, A., Boëtsch, G., Gueye, L., Pasquet, P., Holdsworth, M., & Courtiol, A. (2015). The relevance of the side-view in body image scales for public health: An example from two African populations. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1169. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2511-x
Corbett, S., Courtiol, A., Lummaa, V., Moorad, J., & Stearns, S. (2018). The transition to modernity and chronic disease: Mismatch and natural selection. Nature Reviews Genetics, 19(7), 419–430. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41576-018-0012-3
Courtiol, A., Etienne, L., Feron, R., Godelle, B., & Rousset, F. (2016). The evolution of mutual mate choice under direct benefits. The American Naturalist, 188(5), 521–538. https://doi.org/10.1086/688658
Courtiol, A., Pettay, J. E., Jokela, M., Rotkirch, A., & Lummaa, V. (2012). Natural and sexual selection in a monogamous historical human population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(21), 8044–8049. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1118174109
Courtiol, A., Rickard, I. J., Lummaa, V., Prentice, A. M., Fulford, A. J. C., & Stearns, S. C. (2013). The demographic transition influences variance in fitness and selection on height and BMI in rural Gambia. Current Biology, 23(10), 884–889. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.006
Courtiol, A., & Rousset, F. (2017). Modelling isoscapes using mixed models. BioRxiv, 207662. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1101/207662
Courtiol, A., Rousset, F., Rohwäder, M.-S., Soto, D. X., Lehnert, L. S., Voigt, C. C., Hobson, K. A., Wassenaar, L. I., & Kramer-Schadt, S. (2019). Isoscape computation and inference of spatial origins with mixed models using the R package IsoriX. In Tracking animal migration with stable isotopes (pp. 207–236). Academic Press.
Courtiol, A., Tropf, F. C., & Mills, M. C. (2016). When genes and environment disagree: Making sense of trends in recent human evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(28), 7693–7695. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1608532113
Cui, P., Löber, U., Alquezar-Planas, D. E., Ishida, Y., Courtiol, A., Timms, P., Johnson, R. N., Lenz, D., Helgen, K. M., Roca, A. L., Hartman, S., & Greenwood, A. D. (2016). Comprehensive profiling of retroviral integration sites using target enrichment methods from historical koala samples without an assembled reference genome. PeerJ, 4, e1847. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1847
Culina, A., Adriaensen, F., Bailey, L. D., Burgess, M. D., Charmantier, A., Cole, E. F., Eeva, T., Matthysen, E., Nater, C. R., Sheldon, B. C., Sæther, B.-E., Vriend, S. J. G., Zajkova, Z., Adamík, P., Aplin, L. M., Angulo, E., Artemyev, A., Barba, E., Barišić, S., … Visser, M. E. (2021). Connecting the data landscape of long-term ecological studies: The SPI-Birds data hub. Journal of Animal Ecology, 90(9), 2147–2160. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13388
Davidian, E., Benhaiem, S., Courtiol, A., Hofer, H., Höner, O. P., & Dehnhard, M. (2015). Determining hormone metabolite concentrations when enzyme immunoassay accuracy varies over time. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6(5), 576–583. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12338
Davidian, E., Courtiol, A., Wachter, B., Hofer, H., & Höner, O. P. (2016). Why do some males choose to breed at home when most other males disperse? Science Advances, 2(3), e1501236. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1501236
Dayaram, A., Seeber, P., Courtiol, A., Soilemetzidou, S., Tsangaras, K., Franz, M., McEwen, G. K., Azab, W., Kaczensky, P., Melzheimer, J., East, M. L., Ganbaatar, O., Walzer, C., Osterrieder, N., & Greenwood, A. D. (2021). Seasonal host and ecological drivers may promote restricted water as a viral vector. Science of The Total Environment, 773, 145446. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145446
Debelle, A., Courtiol, A., Ritchie, M. G., & Snook, R. R. (2017). Mate choice intensifies motor signalling in Drosophila. Animal Behaviour, 133, 169–187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.09.014
Eder, S., Bailey, L. D., & Müller, K. (2020). Equilibration in freezing extender alters in vitro sperm–oviduct binding in the domestic cat (Felis catus). Theriogenology, 149, 79–87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2020.03.017
Etienne, L., Rousset, F., Godelle, B., & Courtiol, A. (2014). How choosy should I be? The relative searching time predicts evolution of choosiness under direct sexual selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1785), 20140190. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0190
Fasel, N. J., Vullioud, C., & Genoud, M. (2022). Assigning metabolic rate measurements to torpor and euthermy in heterothermic endotherms: “Torpor,” a new package for R. Biology Open, 11(4), bio059064. https://doi.org/10.1242/bio.059064
Franz, M., Kramer‐Schadt, S., Greenwood, A. D., & Courtiol, A. (2018). Sickness‐induced lethargy can increase host contact rates and pathogen spread in water‐limited landscapes. Functional Ecology, 32(9), 2194–2204. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13149
Frauendorf, M., Allen, A. M., Jongejans, E., Ens, B. J., Teunissen, W., Kampichler, C., Turnhout, C. A. M. van, Bailey, L. D., Kroon, H. de, Cremer, J., Kleyheeg, E., Nienhuis, J., & Pol, M. van de. (2022). Love thy neighbour?—Spatial variation in density dependence of nest survival in relation to predator community. Diversity and Distributions, 28(4), 624–635. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13457
Gillingham, M. A. F., Béchet, A., Courtiol, A., Rendón-Martos, M., Amat, J. A., Samraoui, B., Onmuş, O., Sommer, S., & Cézilly, F. (2017). Very high MHC Class IIB diversity without spatial differentiation in the mediterranean population of greater Flamingos. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17(1), 56. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-017-0905-3
Gillingham, M. A. F., Courtiol, A., Teixeira, M., Galan, M., Bechet, A., & Cezilly, F. (2016). Evidence of gene orthology and trans-species polymorphism, but not of parallel evolution, despite high levels of concerted evolution in the major histocompatibility complex of flamingo species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29(2), 438–454. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12798
Heinrich, S. K., Hofer, H., Courtiol, A., Melzheimer, J., Dehnhard, M., Czirják, G. Á., & Wachter, B. (2017). Cheetahs have a stronger constitutive innate immunity than leopards. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 44837. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep44837
Hobson, K. A., Wassenaar, L. I., Bowen, G. J., Courtiol, A., Trueman, C. N., Voigt, C. C., West, J. B., McMahon, K. W., & Newsome, S. D. (2019). Outlook for using stable isotopes in animal migration studies. In Tracking animal migration with stable isotopes (pp. 237–244). Academic Press.
Hryciuk, M. M., Braun, B. C., Bailey, L. D., & Jewgenow, K. (2019). Functional and morphological characterization of small and large steroidogenic luteal cells from domestic cats before and during culture. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 10, 724. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00724
Kravchenko, K. A., Vlaschenko, A. S., Lehnert, L. S., Courtiol, A., & Voigt, C. C. (2020). Generational shift in the migratory common noctule bat: First-year males lead the way to hibernacula at higher latitudes. Biology Letters, 16(9), 20200351. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2020.0351
Kretzschmar, P., Auld, H., Boag, P., Gansloßer, U., Scott, C., Van Coeverden de Groot, P. J., & Courtiol, A. (2020). Mate choice, reproductive success and inbreeding in white rhinoceros: New insights for conservation management. Evolutionary Applications, 13(4), 699–714. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12894
Krone, O., Bailey, L. D., Jähnig, S., Lauth, T., & Dehnhard, M. (2019). Monitoring corticoid metabolites in urine of white-tailed sea eagles: Negative effects of road proximity on breeding pairs. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 283, 113223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2019.113223
Kruszynski, C., Bailey, L. D., Bach, L., Bach, P., Fritze, M., Lindecke, O., Teige, T., & Voigt, C. C. (2022). High vulnerability of juvenile Nathusius’ pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus nathusii ) at wind turbines. Ecological Applications, 32(2). https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2513
Kruszynski, C., Bailey, L. D., Courtiol, A., Bach, L., Bach, P., Göttsche, M., Göttsche, M., Hill, R., Lindecke, O., Matthes, H., Pommeranz, H., Popa‐Lisseanu, A. G., Seebens‐Hoyer, A., Tichomirowa, M., & Voigt, C. C. (2021). Identifying migratory pathways of Nathusius’ pipistrelles ( Pipistrellus nathusii ) using stable hydrogen and strontium isotopes. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 35(6). https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.9031
Lahdenperä, M., Mar, K. U., Courtiol, A., & Lummaa, V. (2018). Differences in age-specific mortality between wild-caught and captive-born Asian elephants. Nature Communications, 9(1), 3023. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05515-8
Levréro, F., Carrete-Vega, G., Herbert, A., Lawabi, I., Courtiol, A., Willaume, E., Kappeler, P. M., & Charpentier, M. J. E. (2015). Social shaping of voices does not impair phenotype matching of kinship in mandrills. Nature Communications, 6(1), 7609. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms8609
Merling de Chapa, M., Courtiol, A., Engler, M., Giese, L., Rutz, C., Lakermann, M., Müskens, G., Horst, Y. van der, Zollinger, R., Wirth, H., Kenntner, N., Krüger, O., Chakarov, N., Müller, A.-K., Looft, V., Grünkorn, T., Hallau, A., Altenkamp, R., & Krone, O. (2020). Phantom of the forest or successful citizen? Analysing how Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) cope with the urban environment. Royal Society Open Science, 7(12), 201356. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.201356
Mumby, H. S., Courtiol, A., Mar, K. U., & Lummaa, V. (2013a). Climatic variation and age-specific survival in Asian elephants from Myanmar. Ecology, 94(5), 1131–1141. https://doi.org/10.1890/12-0834.1
Mumby, H. S., Courtiol, A., Mar, K. U., & Lummaa, V. (2013b). Birth seasonality and calf mortality in a large population of Asian elephants. Ecology and Evolution, 3(11), 3794–3803. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.746
Mumby, H. S., Mar, K. U., Thitaram, C., Courtiol, A., Towiboon, P., Min-Oo, Z., Htut-Aung, Y., Brown, J. L., & Lummaa, V. (2015). Stress and body condition are associated with climate and demography in Asian elephants. Conservation Physiology, 3(1), cov030. https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/cov030
Niedballa, J., Sollmann, R., Courtiol, A., & Wilting, A. (2016). camtrapR: An R package for efficient camera trap data management. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7(12), 1457–1462. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12600
Niedballa, J., Wilting, A., Sollmann, R., Hofer, H., & Courtiol, A. (2019). Assessing analytical methods for detecting spatiotemporal interactions between species from camera trapping data. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 5(3), 272–285. https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.107
Numberger, D., Dreier, C., Vullioud, C., Gabriel, G., Greenwood, A. D., & Grossart, H.-P. (2019). Recovery of influenza A viruses from lake water and sediments by experimental inoculation. PLOS ONE, 14(5), e0216880. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216880
Paijmans, J. L. A., Fickel, J., Courtiol, A., Hofreiter, M., & Förster, D. W. (2016). Impact of enrichment conditions on cross-species capture of fresh and degraded DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources, 16(1), 42–55. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12420
Pettay, J. E., Rotkirch, A., Courtiol, A., Jokela, M., & Lummaa, V. (2014). Effects of remarriage after widowhood on long-term fitness in a monogamous historical human population. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 68(1), 135–143. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-013-1630-6
Radchuk, V., Reed, T., Teplitsky, C., Pol, M. van de, Charmantier, A., Hassall, C., Adamík, P., Adriaensen, F., Ahola, M. P., Arcese, P., Miguel Avilés, J., Balbontin, J., Berg, K. S., Borras, A., Burthe, S., Clobert, J., Dehnhard, N., Lope, F. de, Dhondt, A. A., … Kramer-Schadt, S. (2019). Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient. Nature Communications, 10(1), 3109. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10924-4
Renoult, J. P., Courtiol, A., & Schaefer, H. M. (2013). A novel framework to study colour signalling to multiple species. Functional Ecology, 27(3), 718–729. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12086
Rickard, I. J., Courtiol, A., Prentice, A., Fulford, A., Clutton-Brock, T., & Lummaa, V. (2012). Intergenerational effects of maternal birth season on offspring size in rural Gambia. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.1363
Rickard, I. J., Vullioud, C., Rousset, F., Postma, E., Helle, S., Lummaa, V., Kylli, R., Pettay, J. E., Røskaft, E., Skjærvø, G. R., Störmer, C., Voland, E., Waldvogel, D., & Courtiol, A. (2022). Mothers with higher twinning propensity had lower fertility in pre-industrial Europe. Nature Communications, 13(1), 2886. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-30366-9
Rousset, F., Gouy, A., Martinez-Almoyna, C., & Courtiol, A. (2017). The summary-likelihood method and its implementation in the Infusion package. Molecular Ecology Resources, 17(1), 110–119. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12627
Santos, P. S. C., Courtiol, A., Heidel, A. J., Höner, O. P., Heckmann, I., Nagy, M., Mayer, F., Platzer, M., Voigt, C. C., & Sommer, S. (2016). MHC-dependent mate choice is linked to a trace-amine-associated receptor gene in a mammal. Scientific Reports, 6(1), 38490. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep38490
Saragusty, J., Prieto, M. T., Courtiol, A., Potier, R., Göritz, F., Hildebrandt, T. B., & Hermes, R. (2016). Sperm rescue in wild African elephants. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 28(9), 1433. https://doi.org/10.1071/RD14378
Schneeberger, K., Courtiol, A., Czirják, G. Á., & Voigt, C. C. (2014). Immune profile predicts survival and reflects senescence in a small, long-lived mammal, the Greater Sac-Winged Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata). PLoS ONE, 9(9), e108268. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108268
Seltmann, A., Czirják, G. Á., Courtiol, A., Bernard, H., Struebig, M. J., & Voigt, C. C. (2017). Habitat disturbance results in chronic stress and impaired health status in forest-dwelling paleotropical bats. Conservation Physiology, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/cox020
Seltmann, A., Troxell, S. A., Schad, J., Fritze, M., Bailey, L. D., Voigt, C. C., & Czirják, G. Á. (2022). Differences in acute phase response to bacterial, fungal and viral antigens in greater mouse-eared bats (Myotis myotis). Scientific Reports, 12(1), 15259. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-18240-6
Sommer, S., Courtiol, A., & Mazzoni, C. J. (2013). MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: A new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout. BMC Genomics, 14(1), 542. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-14-542
Speck, S., Courtiol, A., Junkes, C., Dathe, M., Müller, K., & Schulze, M. (2014). Cationic synthetic peptides: Assessment of their antimicrobial potency in liquid preserved boar semen. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e105949. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0105949
Tian, J., Courtiol, A., Schneeberger, K., Greenwood, A. D., & Czirják, G. Á. (2015). Circulating white blood cell counts in captive and wild rodents are influenced by body mass rather than testes mass, a correlate of mating promiscuity. Functional Ecology, 29(6), 823–829. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12394
Tonnabel, J., Klein, E. K., Ronce, O., Oddou‐Muratorio, S., Rousset, F., Olivieri, I., Courtiol, A., & Mignot, A. (2021). Sex‐specific spatial variation in fitness in the highly dimorphic Leucadendron rubrum. Molecular Ecology, 30(7), 1721–1735. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15833
Trinogga, A. L., Courtiol, A., & Krone, O. (2019). Fragmentation of lead-free and lead-based hunting rifle bullets under real life hunting conditions in Germany. Ambio, 48(9), 1056–1064. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-019-01168-z
Vullioud, C., Davidian, E., Wachter, B., Rousset, F., Courtiol, A., & Höner, O. P. (2019). Social support drives female dominance in the spotted hyaena. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3(1), 71–76. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0718-9
Wilting, A., Courtiol, A., Christiansen, P., Niedballa, J., Scharf, A. K., Orlando, L., Balkenhol, N., Hofer, H., Kramer-Schadt, S., Fickel, J., & Kitchener, A. C. (2015). Planning tiger recovery: Understanding intraspecific variation for effective conservation. Science Advances, 1(5), e1400175. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1400175

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