Publications 2017-2018

Sparks, A.M., Watt, K., Sinclair, R., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., Johnston, S.E., McNeilly, T.N. & Nussey, D.H. (2018) Natural Selection on Antihelminth Antibodies in a Wild Mammal Population. American Naturalist, 192: 745-760.
Froy, H., Börger, L., Regan, C.E., Morris, A., Morris, S., Pilkington, J.G., Crawley, M.J., Clutton‐Brock, T.H., Pemberton, J.M. & Nussey, D.H. (2018) Declining home range area predicts reduced late‐life survival in two wild ungulate populations. Ecology Letters, 21: 1001-1009.
Albery, G. F., Kenyon, F., Morris, A., Morris, S., Nussey, D. H., & Pemberton, J. M. (2018). Seasonality of helminth infection in wild red deer varies between individuals and between parasite taxa. Parasitology, on-line early.
Seeker LA, Ilska JJ, Psifidi A, Wilbourn RV, Underwood SL, Fairlie J, Holland R, Froy H, Salvo-Chirnside E, Bagnall A, Whitelaw B, Coffey M, Nussey DH & Banos G (2018) Bovine telomere dynamics and the association between telomere length and productive lifespan. Scientific Reports; 8: 12748.
Seeker LA, Ilska JJ, Psifidi A, Wilbourn RV, Underwood SL, Fairlie J, Holland R, Froy H, Bagnall A, Whitelaw B, Coffey M, Nussey DH & Banos G (2018) Longitudinal changes in telomere length and associated genetic parameters in dairy cattle analysed using random regression models. PLoS One, 13: e0192864.
Monaghan, P., Eisenberg, D. T., Harrington, L., & Nussey, D. (2018). Understanding diversity in telomere dynamics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B, 373.
Wilbourn, R. V., Moatt, J. P., Froy, H., Walling, C. A., Nussey, D. H., & Boonekamp, J. J. (2018). The relationship between telomere length and mortality risk in non-model vertebrate systems: a meta-analysis. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 373, 20160447.
Froy, H., Bird, E., Wilbourn, R., Fairlie, J., Underwood, S., Salvo-Chirnside, E., Pilkington, J., Bérénos, C., Pemberton, J., & Nussey, D. (2017). No evidence for parental age effects on offspring leukocyte telomere length in free-living Soay sheep. Scientific Reports, 7, 9991
Froy, H., Lewis, S., Nussey, D. H., Wood, A. G., & Phillips, R. A. (2017). Contrasting drivers of reproductive ageing in albatrosses. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86, 1022-1032
Reichert, S., Froy, H., Boner, W., Burg, T. M., Daunt, F., Gillespie, R., Griffiths, K., Lewis, S., Phillips, R. A., Nussey, D. H., & Monaghan, P. (2017). Telomere length measurement by qPCR in birds is affected by storage method of blood samples. Oecologia, 184, 341-350.
Watson, R. L., Bird, E. J., Underwood, S., Wilbourn, R. V., Fairlie, J., Watt, K., Salvo-Chirnside, E., Pilkington, J. G., Pemberton, J. M., McNeilly, T. N., Froy, H., & Nussey, D. H. (2017). Sex differences in leucocyte telomere length in a free-living mammal. Molecular Ecology, 26, 3230-3240.
Wilbourn, R. V., Froy, H., McManus, M.-C., Cheynel, L., Gaillard, J.-M., Gilot-Fromont, E., Regis, C., Rey, B., Pellerin, M., Lemaître, J.-F., & Nussey, D. H. (2017). Age-dependent associations between telomere length and environmental conditions in roe deer. Biology Letters, 13, 20170434.
Wilkie, H., Riggio, V., Matika, O., Nicol, L., Watt, K. A., Sinclair, R., Sparks, A. M., Nussey, D. H., Pemberton, J. M., Houston, R. D., & Hopkins, J. (2017). A candidate gene approach to study nematode resistance traits in naturally infected sheep. Veterinary Parasitology, 243, 71-74.