Publications since 2013

Jahr/ Year 2019
Luo D, Li Y, Zhao Q, Zhao L, Ludwig A, Peng Z (2019): Highly Resolved Phylogenetic Relationships within Order Acipenseriformes According to Novel Nuclear Markers. GENES 10(1), 38.
 
Niedballa J, Wilting A, Sollmann R, Hofer H, Courtiol A (2019): Assessing analytical methods for detecting spatiotemporal interactions between species from camera trapping data. REM SENS ECOL CONS.
 
Vullioud C, Davidian E, Wachter B, Rousset F, Courtiol A, Höner OP (2019): Social support drives female dominance in the spotted hyaena. Nat Ecol Evol. 3(1), 71-76.
 
Weyrich A, Lenz D, Fickel J (2019): Environmental change-dependent transgenerational epigenetic response. Genes 10(1), 4.
 
Last updated on 22 February 2019
 
Jahr/ Year 2018
Ambarl H, Mengüllüoğlu D, Fickel J, Förster DW (2018): Population genetics of the main population of brown bears in southwest Asia. PeerJ 6, e5660.
 
Bayerl H, Kraus RHS, Nowak C, Foerster DW, Fickel J, Kuehn R (2018): Fast and cost-effective single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) detection in the absence of a reference genome using semideep next-generation Random Amplicon Sequencing  (RAMseq). MOL ECOL RES 18(1), 107-117.
 
Blankers T, Vilaça ST, Waurick I, Gray DA, Hennig RM, Mazzoni CJ, Mayerand F and Berdan EL (2018): Demography and selection shape transcriptomic divergence in field crickets. SSE EVOLUTION 72(3), 553–567.
 
Corbett S, Courtiol A, Lummaa V, Moorad J, Stearns S (2018): The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection. NAT REV GENET 19, 419-430 (all authors contributed equally).
 
Förster DW, Bull JK, Lenz D, Autenrieth M, Paijmans LAJ, Kraus RHS, Nowak C, Bayerl H, Kuehn R, Saveljev AP, Sindičić M, Hofreiter M, Schmidt K, Fickel J (2018): Targeted resequencing of coding DNA sequences for SNP discovery in nonmodel species. MOL ECOL RES 18(16), 1356-1373.
 
Franz M, Kramer-Schadt S, Greenwood AD, Courtiol A (2018): Sickness-induced lethargy can increase host contact rates and pathogen spread in water-limited landscapes. FUNCT ECOL 32(9), 2194-2204.
 
Fuselli S, Baptista RP, Panziera A , Magi A, Guglielmi S, Tonin R, Benazzo A, Bauzer LG, Mazzoni CJ, Bertorelle G (2018): A new hybrid approach for MHC genotyping: high-throughput NGS and long read MinION nanopore sequencing, with application to the non-model vertebrate Alpine chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra). HEREDITY 121, 293–303.
 
Gaunitz C, Fages A, Hanghøj K, Albrechtsen A, Khan N, Schubert M, Seguin-Orlando A, Owens IJ, Felkel S, Bignon-Lau O, de Barros Damgaard P, Mittnik A, Mohaseb AF, Davoudi H, Alquraishi S, Alfarhan AH, Al-Rasheid KAS, Crubézy E, Benecke N, Olsen S, Brown D, Anthony D, Massy K, Pitulko V, Kasparov A, Brem G, Hofreiter M, Mukhtarova G, Baimukhanov N, Lõugas L, Onar V, Stockhammer PW, Krause J, Boldgiv B, Undrakhbold S, Erdenebaatar D, Lepetz S, Mashkour M, Ludwig A, Wallner B, Merz V, Merz I, Zaibert V, Willerslev E, Librado P, Outram AK, Orlando L (2018): Ancient genomes revisit the ancestry of domestic and Przewalski’s horses. SCIENCE 360(6384), 111-114.
 
Krützen M, Beasley I, Ackermann CY, Lieckfeldt D, Ludwig A, Ryan GE, Bejder L, Parra GJ, Wolfensberger R, Spencer PBS (2018): Demographic collapse and low genetic diversity of the Irrawaddy dolphin population inhabiting the Mekong River. PLOS ONE 13, e0189200.
 
Lahdenperä M, U. Mar K, Courtiol A, Lummaa V (2018): Differences in age-specific mortality between wild-caught and captive-born Asian elephants. NAT COMM 9, 3023.
 
Lazarus D, Renaudie J, Lenz D, Diver P, Klump J (2018) Raritas and RaritasVox: Programs for counting high diversity categorical data with highly unequal abundances. PEER J 6, e5453.
doi: 10.7717/peerj.5453/supp-1
 
Long T, Leipe C, Jin G, Wagner M, Guo R, Schröder O, Tarasov PE (2018): The early history of wheat in China from 14C dating and Bayesian chronological modeling. NAT PLANTS 4, 272–279.
 
Martins RF, Schmidt A, Lenz D, Wilting A, Fickel (2018): Human-mediated introduction of introgressed deer across Wallace’s line: Historical biogeography of Rusa unicolor and R. timorensis. ECOL EVOL 8(3),1465–1479.
 
Paijamans JLA, BArlow A, Förster DW, Henneberger K, Meyer M, Nickel B, Nagel D, Worsøe Havmøller R, Barysshnikov GF, Joger U, Rosendahl W, Hofreiter M (2018): Historical biogeography of the leopard (Panthera pardus) and its extinct Eurasian populations. BMC EVOL BIOL, 18-156.
 
Uliano-Silva M, Dondero F, Dan Otto T, Costa I, Costa Barroso Lima N, Alves Americo J, Mazzoni CJ, Prosdocimi F and de Freitas Rebelo M (2018): A hybrid-hierarchical genome assembly strategy to sequence the invasive golden mussel, Limnoperna fortune. GIGASCIENCE 7(2), 1–10.
 
Weyrich A, Jeschek M, Schrapers KT, Lenz D, Chung H, Rübensam K, Yasar S, Schneemann M, Ortman S, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2018): Diet changes alter paternally inherited epigenetic pattern in male Wild guinea pigs. ENV EPIG 4(2), dvy011.
 
Westbury MV, Hartmann S, Barlow A, Wiesel I, Leo V, Welch R, Parker DM, Sicks F, Ludwig A, Dalén L, Hofreiter M (2018): Extended and continuous decline in effective population size results in low genomic diversity in the world's rarest hyena species, the brown hyena. MOL BIOL EVOL 35(5), 1225-1237.
 
Wutke S*, Sandoval-Castellanos E*, Benecke N, Döhle H-J, Friederich S, Gonzalez J, Hofreiter M, Lõugas L, Magnell O, Malaspinas A-S, Morales-Muñiz A, Orlando L, Reissmann M, Trinks A, Ludwig A (2018): Decline of genetic diversity in ancient domestic stallions in Europe. SCI ADV 4, eaap9691 (*contributed equally).
 
 
Last updated on 19 February 2019
Jahr/ Year 2017
Boscari E, Barmintseva A, Zhang S, Yue H, Li C, Shedko SV, Lieckfeldt D, Ludwig A, Wei QW, Mugue NS, Congiu L (2017): Genetic identification of the caviar-producing Amur and Kaluga sturgeons revealed a high level of concealed hybridization. FOOD CONTROL 82, 243-250.
 
Boscari E, Vitulo N, Ludwig A, Caruso C, Mugue NS, Suciu R, Onara DF, Papetti C, Marino IAM, Zane L, Congiu L (2017): Fast genetic identification of the Beluga sturgeon and its sought-after caviar to stem illegal trade. FOOD CONTROL 75, 145-152.
 
Cruz-Dávalos DI, Llamas B, Gaunitz C, Fages A, Gamba C, Soubrier J, Librado P, Seguin-Orlando A, Pruvost M, Alfarhan AH, Alquraishi SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, Scheu A, Beneke N, Ludwig A, Cooper A, Willerslev E, Orlando L (2017): Experimental conditions improving in solution target enrichment for ancient DNA. MOL ECOL RES 17(3), 508–522.
 
Debelle A, Courtiol A, Ritchie MG, Snook RR (2017):Mate choice intensifies motor signalling in Drosophila. ANIM BEHAV 133, 169-187 (First two authors contributed equally).
 
Gaubert P, Patel RP, Veron G, Goodman SM, Willsch M, Vasconcelos R, Lourenço A, Sigaud M, Justy F, Joshi BD, Fickel J, Wilting A (2017): Phylogeography of the Small Indian Civet and Origin of Introductions to Western Indian Ocean Islands. The American Genetic Association. Journal of Heredity 108(3), 270–279
 
Gillingham M, Béchet A, Courtiol A, Rendón-Martos M, Amat JA, 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 EVOL BIOL 17, 56.
 
Giménez MD, Förster DW, Jones EP, Jóhannesdóttir F, Gabriel SI, Panithanarak T, Scascitelli M, Merico V, Garagna S, Searle JB, Hauffe HC (2017): A half-century of studies on a chromosomal hybrid zone of the house mouse. J HERED 108(1), 25-35.
 
Heinrich SK, Hofer H, Courtiol A, Melzheimer J, Dehnhard M, Czirják GÁ, Wachter B (2017): Cheetahs have a stronger constitutive innate immunity than leopards. SCI REP 7, 44837.
 
Kaitetzidou, E, Ludwig A, Gessner J, Sarropoulou E (2017): Expression patterns of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus) during embryonic development. G3-GENES GENOM GENET 7(2), 533-542.
 
Li Y, Ludwig A, Peng Z (2017): Geographical differentiation of the Euchiloglanis fish complex (Teleostei: Siluriformes) in the Hengduan Mountain Region, China: Phylogeographic evidence of altered drainage patterns. ECOL EVOL 7(3), 928-940.
 
Librado P, Gamba C, Gaunitz C, Der Sarkissian C, Pruvost M, Albrechtsen A, Fages A, Khan N, Schubert M, Jagannathan V, Serres-Armero A, Kuderna LFK, Povolotskaya IS, Seguin-Orlando A, Lepetz S, Neuditschko M, Thèves C, Alquraishi S, Alfarhan AH, Al-Rasheid K, Rieder S, Samashev Z, Francfort H-P, Benecke N, Hofreiter M, Ludwig A, Keyser C, Marques-Bonet T, Ludes B, Crubézy E, Leeb T, Willerslev E, Orlando L (2017): Ancient genomic changes associated with domestication of the horse. SCIENCE 356(6336), 442-445.
 
Liu S, Ludwig A, Peng Z (2017): Nine novel microsatellites for the cavefish (Triplophysa rosa Chen & Yang, 2005). J APPL ICHTYOL 33(1), 119-120.
 
Maia TA, Vilaça ST, Silva LRD, Santos FR, Dantas GPM (2017): DNA sampling from eggshells and microsatellite genotyping in rare tropical birds: Case study on Brazilian Merganser. GENET MOL BIOL 40(4), 808-812
 
Martin EA, Heurich M, Müller J, Bufka L, Bubliy O, Fickel J (2017): Genetic variability and size estimates of the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) population in the Bohemian Forest Ecosystem. MAMM BIOL 86, 42–47.
 
Martins RF, Fickel J, Le M, Nguyen T, Nguyen HM, Timmins R, Gan HM, Rovie-Ryan JJ, Lenz D, Förster DW, Wilting A (2017): Phylogeography of red muntjacs reveals three distinct mitochondrial lineages. BMG EVOL BIOL 17(1), 1–12.
 
Mohd Salleh F, Ramos-Madrigal J, Peñaloza F, Liu S, Sinding Mikkel-Holger S, Patel RP, Martins R, Lenz D, Fickel J, Roos C, Shamsir MS, Azman MS, Lim BK, Rossiter SJ, Wilting A, Gilbert MTP (2017): An expanded mammal mitogenome dataset from Southeast Asia. GIGASCIENCE 6(8), 1–8.
 
Nikolin VM, Olarte-Castillo XA, Osterrieder N, Hofer H, Dubovi E, Mazzoni CJ, Brunner E, Goller KV, Fyumagwa RD, Moehlman PD, Thierer D, East ML (2017): Canine distemper virus in the Serengeti ecosystem: molecular adaptation to different carnivore species. MOL ECOL. 26(7), 2111-2130.
 
Niu Y, Zhao Q, Zhao H, Ludwig A, Peng Z (2017): Karyotype and genome size of an endangered cavefish (Triplophysa rosa Chen & Yang, 2005). J APPL ICHTHYOL 33(1), 124-126.
 
Nørgaard LS, Mikkelsen DMG, Elmeros M, Chrie´ M, Madsen AB, Nielsen JL, Pertoldi C, Randi E, Fickel J, Brygida S, Ruiz-Gonzalez A (2017): Population genomics of the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in Denmark: insights into invasion history and population development. BIOL INVAS 19(5), 1637–1652.
 
Patel RP, Lenz D, Kitchener AC, Fickel J, Förster DW, Wilting A (2017): Threatened but understudied: supporting conservation by understanding the genetic structure of the flat-headed cat. CONSERV GENET 18(6), 1423–1433.
 
Patel RP, Wutke S, Lenz D, Mukherjee S, Ramakrishnan U, Veron G, Fickel J, Wilting A, Förster DW (2017): Genetic Structure and Phylogeography of the Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) Inferred from Mitochondrial Genomes. J HERED 108(4), 349-360.
 
Rousset F, Gouy A, Martinez-Almoyna C, Courtiol A (2017): The summary likelihood method and its implementation in the Infusion package. MOL ECOL RES 17(1), 110-119.
 
Sandoval-Castellanos E, Wutke S, Gonzalez-Salazar C, Ludwig A (2017): Coat colour adaption of post-glacial horses to increasing forest vegetation. NAT ECOL EVOL 1, 1816–1819.
 
Schroeder O, Benecke N, Frölich K, Peng Z, Kaniuth K, Sverchkov L, Reinhold S, Belinskiy A, Ludwig A (2017): Endogenous Retroviral Insertions Indicate a Secondary Introduction of Domestic Sheep Lineages to the Caucasus and Central Asia between the Bronze and Iron Age. GENES 8(6), 165.
 
Schwensow N, Mazzoni CJ, Marmesat E, Fickel J, Peacock D, Kovaliski J, Sinclair R, Cassey P, Cooke B, Sommer S (2017): High adaptive variability and virus-driven selection on major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes in invasive wild rabbits in Australia. BIOL INVAS 19(4), 1255–1271.
 
Schwensow N, Detering H, Pederson S, Mazzoni CJ, Sinclair R, Peacock D, Kovaliski J, Cooke B, Fickel J, Sommer S (2017): Resistance to RHD virus in wild Australian rabbits: Comparison of susceptible and resistant individuals using a genomewide approach. MOL ECOL 26(17), 4551–4561.
 
Seltmann A, Czirják GÁ, Courtiol A, Bernard H, Struebig M, Voigt C (2017): Habitat disturbance results in chronic stress and impared health status in forest-dwelling paleotropical bats. CONS PHYSIOL 5(1), cox020.
 
Soares L, Bolten AB, Wayne ML, Vilaça ST, Santos FR, Marcovaldi MA, Bjorndal K (2017): Comparison of reproductive output of hybrid sea turtles and parental species. MAR BIOL 164, 9.
 
Stillfried M, Fickel J, Börner K, Wittstatt U, Heddergott M, Ortmann S, Kramer-Schadt S, Frantz AC (2017): Do cities represent sources, sinks or isolated islands for urban wild boar population structure? J APPL ECOL 54(1), 272–281.
 
 
Last updated on 7 February 2019
Jahr/ Year 2016
Berdan E, Blaneers T, Waurick I, Mazzoni CJ, Mayer F (2016): A genes eye view of ontogeny: De novo assembly and profiling of the Gryllus rubens transcriptome. MOL ECOL RES 16, 1478–1490.
 
Bull JK, Heurich M, Saveljev AP, Schmidt K, Fickel J, Förster DW (2016): The effect of reintroductions on the genetic variability in Eurasian lynx populations: the cases of Bohemian-Bavarian and Vosges-Palatinian populations. CONSERV GENET 17(5), 1229-1234.
 
Canu A, Vilaça ST, Iacolina L, Apollonia M, Bertorelle G, Scandura M (2016): Lack of polymorphism in MC1R wild-type allele and evidence of domestic alleles introgression at two nuclear loci across European wild boar. MAMM BIOL 81(5), 477-479.
 
Courtiol A, Etienne L, Féron R, Godelle B, Rousset F (2016): The evolution of mutual mate choice under direct benefits. AM NAT 188(5), 521-538.
 
Courtiol A, Tropf FC, Mills MC (2016): When genes and environment disagree: Making sense of trends in recent human evolution. PNAS 113(28), 7693-7695.
 
Cui P, Löber U, Alquezar-Planas DE, Ishida Y, Courtiol A, Timms P, Johnson RN, Lenz D, Helgen KM, Roca AL, Hartman S, Greenwood AD (2016): Comprehensive profiling of retroviral integration sites using target enrichment methods from historical koala samples without an assembled reference genome. PEER J 4, e1847.
 
Davidian E, Courtiol A, Wachter B, Hofer H, Höner OP (2016): Why do some males choose to breed at home when most other males disperse? SCI ADV 2(3), e1501236.
 
Didion JP, Morgan AP, Yadgary L, Bell TA, McMullan RC, Solorzano LO, Britton-Davidian J, Bult CJ, Campbell KJ, Castiglia R, Ching YH, Chunco AJ, Crowley JJ, Chesler EJ, Förster DW, French JE, Gabriel SI, Gatti DM, Garland T, Giagia-Athanasopoulou EB, Giménez MD, Grize SA, Gündüz İ, Holmes A, Hauffe HC, Herman JS, Holt JM, Hua K, Jolley WJ, Lindholm AK, López-Fuster MJ, Mitsainas G, Mathias ML, McMillan L, Ramalhinho MG, Rehermann B, Rosshart SP, Searle JB, Shiao MS, Solano E, Svenson KL, Thomas-Laemont P, Threadgill DW, Ventura J, Weinstock GM, Pomp D, Churchill GA, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F (2016): R2d2 drives selfish sweeps in the house mouse. MOL BIOL EVOL 33(6), 1381-1395.
Drygala F, Korablev N, Ansorge H, Fickel J, Isomursu M, Elmeros M, Kowalczyk R, Baltrunaite L, Balciauskas L, Saarma U, Schulze C, Borkenhagen P, Frantz AC (2016): Homogenous Population Genetic Structure of the Non-Native Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in Europe as a Result of Rapid Population Expansion. PLOS ONE 11(4), e0153098.
 
Fontanesi L, Di Palma F, Flicek P, Smith AT, Thulin CG, Alves PC, the Lagomorph Genomics Consortium (member Fickel J) (2016): LaGomiCs-Lagomorph Genomics Consortium: An International Collaborative Effort for Sequencing the Genomes of an Entire Mammalian Order. J HERED 107(4), 295–308.
 
Förster DW, Jones EP, Jóhannesdóttir F, Gabriel SI, Giménez MD, Panithanarak T, Hauffe HC, Searle JB (2016): Genetic differentiation within and away from the chromosomal rearrangements characterising hybridising chromosomal races of the western house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus). CHROMOSOME RES 24, 271-280.
 
Gager Y, Tarland E, Lieckfeldt D, Ménage M, Botero-Castro F, Rossiter SJ, Kraus RHS, Ludwig A, Dechmann DKN (2016): The value of molecular vs. morphometric and acoustic information for species identification using sympatric molossid bats. PLOS ONE 11(3), e0150780.
 
Gillingham MAF, 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 MHC of flamingo species. J EVOL BIOL 29(2), 438-454.
 
Le M, Penaloza F, Martins R, Nguyen TV, Nguyen HM, Nguyen DX, Nguyen LD, Wilting A (2016): Complete mitochondrial genomes of the Laotian Rock Rat (Laonastes aenigmamus) confirm deep divergence within the species. MITOCHOND DNA Part B 1, 479-482.
 
Ludwig A, Lieckfeldt D, Hesse UGW, Froelich K (2016): Tracing the maternal roots of the domestic Red Mountain Cattle. MITOCHONDR DNA 27(2),1080-1083.
 
Marmesat E, Soriano L, Mazzoni CJ, Sommer S, Godoy JA (2016): PCR strategies for complete allele calling in multigene families using high-throughput sequencing approaches. PLOS ONE 11(6), e0157402.
 
Niedballa J, Sollmann R, Courtiol A, Wilting A (2016): camtrapR: an R package for efficient camera trap data management. METHODS ECOLl EVOL 7(12), 1457–1462.
 
Obara I, Nielsen M, Jeschek M, Nijhof A, Mazzoni CJ, Svitek N, Steinaa L, Awino E, Olds C, Jabbar A, Clausen PH, Bishop RP (2016): Sequence diversity between class I MHC loci of African native and introduced Bos taurus cattle in Theileria parva endemic regions: in silico peptide binding prediction identifies distinct functional clusters. IMMUNOGENETICS 68(5), 339-352.
 
Paijmans JLA, Fickel J, Courtiol A, Hofreiter M, Förster DW (2016): Impact of enrichment conditions on cross-species capture of fresh and degraded DNA. MOL ECOL RES 16(1), 42–55.
 
Patel RP, Förster DW, Kitchener AC, Rayan MD, Mohamed SW, Werner L, Lenz D, Pfestorf H, Kramer-Schadt S, Radchuk V, Fickel J, Wilting A (2016): Two species of Southeast Asian cats in the genus Catopuma with diverging histories: an island endemic forest specialist and a widespread habitat generalist. R SOC OPEN SCI 3(10), 160350.
 
Reissmann M, Musa L, Zakizadeh S, Ludwig A (2016): Distribution of coat-color-associated alleles in the domestic horse population and Przewalski’s horse. J APPL GENET 57(4), 519-525.
 
Santos PSC, Courtiol A, Heidel AJ, Höner OP, Heckmann I, Nagy M, Mayer F, Platzer M, Voigt CC, Sommer S (2016): MHC-dependent mate choice is linked to a trace-amine-associated receptor gene in a mammal. SCI REP 6:38490. 
 
Schröder O, Lieckfeldt D, Lutz W, Rudloff C, Frölich K, Ludwig A (2016): Limited hybridization between domestic sheep and the European mouflon in Western Germany. EUR J WILDL RES 62(3), 307-314. doi:10.1007/s10344-016-1003-3
 
Schröder O, Wagner M, Wutke S, Zhang Y, Ma Y, Xu D, Goslar T, Neef R, Tarasov PE, Ludwig A (2016): Ancient DNA identification of domestic animals used for leather objects in Central Asia during the Bronze Age. HOLOCENE 26(10), 1722-1729.
 
Schuster AC, Herde A, Mazzoni CJ, Eccard JA, Sommer S (2016): Evidence for selection maintaining MHC diversity in a rodent species despite strong density fluctuations. IMMUNOGENETICS 68(6-7), 429-437.
 
Slater GJ, Cui P, Forasiepi AM, Lenz D, Tsangaras K, Voirin B, de Moraes-Barros N, MacPhee RD, Greenwood AD (2016) Evolutionary Relationships among Extinct and Extant Sloths: The Evidence of Mitogenomes and Retroviruses. GENOME BIOL EVOL 8(3), 607-621.
 
Weyrich A, Benz S, Karl S, Jeschek M, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2016): Paternal heat exposure causes DNA methylation and gene expression changes of Stat3 in Wild guinea pig sons. ECOL EVOL 6(9), 2657–2666.
 
Weyrich A, Lenz D, Jeschek M, Chung TH, Rübensam KR, Göritz F, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2016): Paternal intergenerational epigenetic response to heat exposure in male Wild guinea pigs. MOL ECOL 25(8), 1729–1740.
 
Wilting A, Patel A, Pfestorf H, Kern C, Sultan K, Ario A, Peñaloza F, Kramer-Schadt S, Radchuk V, Förster DW, Fickel J (2016): Evolutionary history and conservation significance of the Javan leopard Panthera pardus melas. J ZOOL 299(4), 239–250.
 
Wutke S, Andersson L, Benecke N, Sandoval-Castellanos E, Gonzalez J, Hallsson JH, Lõugas L, Magnell O, Morales-Muniz A, Orlando L, Pálsdóttir AH, Reissmann M, Muñoz-Rodríguez MB, Ruttkay M, Trinks A, Hofreiter M, Ludwig A (2016): The origin of ambling horses. CURR BIOL 26(15), R697–R699.
 
Wutke S, Benecke N, Sandoval-Castellanos E, Döhle HJ, Friederich S, Gonzales J, Hallsteinn Hallsson J, Hofreiter M, Lõugas L, Magnell O, Morales-Muniz A, Orlando L, Pálsdóttir AH, Reissmann M, Ruttkay M, Trinks A, Ludwig A (2016): Spotted phenotypes in horses lost attractiveness in the Middle Ages. SCI REP 6, 38548. doi:10.1038/srep38548
 
Last updated on 5 February 2019
Jahr/ Year 2015
Alfano N, Courtiol A, Vielgrader H, Timms P, Roca AL, Greenwood AD (2015): Variation in koala microbiomes within and between individuals: effect of body region and captivity status. SCI REP 5, 10189.
 
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, 1169.
 
Davidian E, Benhaiem S, Courtiol A, Hofer H, Höner OP, Dehnhard M (2015): Determining hormone metabolite concentrations when enzyme immunoassay accuracy varies over time. METHODS ECOL EVOL 6(5), 576-583.
 
Escalera-Zamudio Marina,  Zepeda LM, Heeger F, Loza-Rubio E,  Rojas-Anaya E,  Méndez-Ojeda M, Taboada B, Mazzoni CJ, Arias CF,  Greenwood AD (2015): A novel endogenous betaretrovirus in the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) suggests multiple independent infection and cross-species transmission events. J VIROL 89, 5180-5184.
 
Hartmann S, Hasenkamp N, Mayer J, Michaux J, Morand S, Mazzoni CJ, Roca AL, Greenwood AD (2015): Endogenous murine leukemia retroviral variation across wild European and inbred strains of house mouse. BMC GENOMICS 16, 613
 
Hofreiter M, Paijmans JLA, Goodchild H, Speller CF, Barlow A, Fortes GG, Thomas JA, Ludwig A, Collins MJ (2015): The future of ancient DNA: Technical advances and conceptual shifts. BIOESSAYS 37(3), 284-293. doi:10.1002/bies.201400160
 
Kraus RHS, Vonholdt B, Cocchiararo B, Harms V, Bayerl H, Kuhn R, Förster DW, Fickel J, Roos C, Nowak C (2015): A single-nucleotide polymorphism-based approach for rapid and cost-effective genetic wolf monitoring in Europe based on noninvasively collected samples. MOL ECOL RESOUR 15(2), 295–305. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12307
 
Levréro F, Carrete-Vega G, Herbert A, Lawabi I, Courtiol A, Willaume E, Kappeler PM, Charpentier MJE (2015): Social shaping of voices does not impair phenotype matching of kinship in mandrills. NAT COMMUN 6, 7609.
 
Ludwig A, Lieckfeldt D, Jahrl J (2015): Mislabeled and counterfeit sturgeon caviar from Bulgaria and Romania. J APPL ICHTHYOL 31(4), 587-591.
 
Ludwig A, Reissmann M, Benecke N, Bellone R, Sandoval-Castellanos E, Cieslak M, Fortes GG, Morales-Muniz A, Hofreiter M, Pruvost M (2015): Twenty-five thousand years of fluctuating selection on leopard complex spotting and congenital night blindness in horses. PHILOS T R SOC B 370, 20130386.
 
Menke S, Meier M, Sommer S (2015): Shifts in the gut microbiome observed in wildlife (Giraffa camelopardalis, Antidorcas marsupialis) fecal samples exposed to natural weather conditions: lessons from time series analyses using next generation sequencing for application in field studies. METHODS ECOL EVOL 6(9), 1080-1087.
 
Moßbrucker AM, Apriyana I, Fickel J, Imron MA, Pudyatmoko S, Suryadi S, Suryadi H (2015): Non-invasive genotyping of Sumatran elephants: implications for conservation. TROP CONSERV SCI 8(3), 745-759. 
 
Mumby H, Mar K, Thitaram C, Courtiol A, Towiboon P, Min-Oo Z, Htut-Aung Y, Brown J, Lummaa V (2015): Stress and body condition are associated with climate and demography in Asian elephant. CONSERV PHYSIOL 3(1), cov030.
 
Olarte-Castillo XA, Heeger F, Mazzoni CJ, Greenwood AD, Fyumagwa R, Moehlman PD, Hofer H, East ML (2015):  Molecular characterization of canine kobuvirus in wild carnivores and the domestic dog in Africa. VIROLOGY 477, 89–97.
 
Saragusty J, Prieto M, Courtiol A, Potier R, Göritz F, Hildebrandt T, Hermes R (2015): Sperm rescue in wild African elephants. REPROD FERT DEVELOP 28(9), 1433-1442.
 
Sarkissian C, Ermini L, Schubert M, Yang MA, Librado P, Fumagalli M, Jonsson H, Kahila Bar-Gal G, Albrechtsen A, Vieira FG, Petersen B, Ginolhac A, Seguin-Orlando A, Magnussen K, Fages A, Gamba C, Lorente-Galdos B, Polani S, Steiner C, Neuditschko M, Jagannathan V, Feh C, Greenblatt CL, Ludwig A, Abramson NI, Zimmermann W, Schafberg R, Tikhonov A, Sicheritz-Ponten T, Willerslev E, Marques-Bonet T, Ryder OA, McCue M, Rieder S, Leeb T, Slatkin M, Orlando L (2015): Evolutionary Genomics and Conservation of the Endangered Przewalski’s Horse. CURR BIOL 25(19), 2577-2583.
 
Tian J, Courtiol A, Schneeberger K, Greenwood A, Czirják GÁ (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. FUNCT ECOL 29(6), 823-829.
 
Uusi-Heikkilä S, Whiteley AR, Kuparinen A, Matsumura S, Venturell PA, Wolter C, Slate J, Primmer CR, Meinelt T, Killen SS, Bierbach D, Polverino G, Ludwig A, Arlinghaus R (2015): The evolutionary legacy of size-selective harvesting extends from genes to populations. EVOL APPL 8(6), 597-620.
 
Wilting A, Courtiol A, Christiansen P, Niedballa J, Scharf AK, Orlando L, Balkenhol N, Hofer H, Kramer-Schadt S, Fickel J, Kitchener AC (2015): Planning tiger recovery: Understanding intraspecific variation for effective conservation. SCI ADV 1(5), e1400175.
 
Zhang R, Ludwig A, Zhang C, Tong C, Li1 G, Tang Y, Peng Z, Zhao K (2015): Local adaptation of Gymnocypris przewalskii (Cyprinidae) on the Tibetan Plateau. SCI REP 5, 9780.
 
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Jahr/ Year 2014
Brouat C, Tollenaere C, Estoup A, Loiseau A, Sommer S, Soanandrasana R, Rahalison L, Rajerison M, Piry S, Goodman SM, Duplantier JM(2014): Invasion genetics of a human commensal rodent: the black rat Rattus rattus in Madagascar. MOL ECOL 23(16), 4153-4167.
 
Etienne L, Rousset F, Godelle B, Courtiol A (2014): How choosy should I be? The relative searching time predicts the sexual selection of choosiness under direct benefit. P ROY SOC B-BIOL SCI 281(1785), 20140190.
 
Froeschke G, Sommer S (2014): Role of selection versus neutral processes determining genetic variation in a small mammal along a climatic gradient in southern Africa. EVOL ECOL 28(6), 1169-1190.
 
Gärke C, Ytournel F, Sharifi AR, Pimentel ECG, Ludwig A, Simianer H (2014): Footprints of recent selection and variability in breed composition in the Göttingen Minipig genome. ANIM GENET 45(3), 381-391.
 
Havelka M, Hulák M, Ráb P, Rábová M, Lieckfeldt D, Ludwig A, Rodina M, Gela D, Pšenička M, Bytyutskyy D, Flajšhans M (2014): Fertility of a spontaneous hexaploid male Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baerii. BMC GENET 15, 5.
 
Menke S, Wasimuddin, Meier M, Melzheimer J, Mfune JKE, Heinrich S, Thalwitzer S, Wachter W, Sommer S(2014): Oligotyping reveals differences between gut microbiomes of free-ranging sympatric Namibian carnivores (Acinonyx jubatus, Canis mesomelas) on a bacterial species-like level. FRONT MICROBIOL 5, 526.
 
Pettay JE, Rotkirch A, Courtiol A, Jokela M, Lummaa V (2014): Effects of remarriage after widowhood on long-term fitness in a monogamous historical human population. BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL 68(1), 135-143.
 
Schneeberger K, Courtiol A, Czirják GÁ, Voigt CC (2018): 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.
 
Schwensow N, Cooke B, Kovaliski J, Sinclair R, Peacock D, Fickel J, Sommer S (2014): Rabbit haemorrhagic disease: virus persistence and adaptation in Australia. EVOL APPL 7(9), 1056–1067.
 
Sommer S, Rakotondranary SJ, Ganzhorn JU (2014): Maintaining microendemic primate species along an environmental gradient?  Parasites as drivers for species differentiation. ECOL EVOL 4(24), 4751–4765.
 
Speck S, Courtiol A, Junkes C, Dathe M, Mueller K, Schulze M (2014): Cationic synthetic peptides: assessment of their antimicrobial potency in liquid preserved boar semen. PLOS ONE 9(8), e105949. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105949
 
Szentiks CA, Tsangaras K, Abendroth B, Scheuch M, Stenglein MD, Wohlsein P, Heeger F, Höveler R, Chen W, Sun W, Damiani A, Nikolin V, Gruber AD, Grobbel M, Kalthoff D, Höper D, Czirják GÁ, Derisi J, Mazzoni CJ, Schüle A, Aue A, East ML, Hofer H, Beer M, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2014): Polar bear encephalitis: establishment of a comprehensive next-generation pathogen analysis pipeline for captive and free-living wildlife. J COMP PATHOL 150(4), 474-488.
 
Veron G, Willisch M, Dacosta V, Patou ML, SeymourA, Bonillo C, Couloux A, Wong ST, Jennings AP, Fickel J, Wilting A (2014): The distribution of the Malay civet Viverra tangalunga (Carnivora: Viverridae) across Southeast Asia: natural or human-mediated dispersal? ZOOL J LINN SOC-LOND 170(4), 917–932.
 
Weyrich A, Schüllermann T, Heeger F, Jeschek M, Mazzoni CJ, Chen W, Schumann K, Fickel J (2014): Whole genome sequencing and methylome analysis of the wild guinea pig. BMC GENOMICS 15(1), 1036. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-1036
 
Last updated on 1 February 2019
Jahr/ Year 2013
Alasaad S, Fickel J, Soriguer RC, Sushitsky YP, Chelomina G (2013): Quantitative sexing (Q-sexing) technique for animal sex-determination based on X chromosome-linked loci: Empirical evidence from the Siberian tiger. African Journal of Biotechnology 12(1), 14-18.
 
Alasaad S, Jowers MJ, Garrido-Garcia JA, Wandeler P, Fickel J, Sanchez A, Soriguer RC (2013): Non invasive molecular and morphological evidences for an undiscovered population of snow vole in Southern Spain. MITOCONDR DNA 24(5), 596-601.
 
Balkenhol N, Fernandes F, Cornelius C, Pardini R, Sommer S (2013): Landscape-level comparison of genetic diversity and differentiation in a small mammal inhabiting different fragmented landscapes of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. CONSERV GENET 14, 355-367.
 
Bellone RR, Holl H, Setaluri V, Devi S, Maddodi N, Archer S, Sandmeyer L, Ludwig A, Förster DW, Pruvost M, Reissmann M, Bortfeldt R, Adelson DL, Lim SL, Nelson J, Haase B, Engensteiner M, Leeb T, Forsyth G, Mienaltowski MJ, Hofreiter M, Paijmans JLA, Grahn B, Brooks SA (2013): Evidence for a retroviral insertion in TRPM1 as the cause of congenital stationary night blindness and leopard complex spotting in the horse. PLOS ONE 8(10), e78280.
 
Courtiol A, Rickard IJ, Lummaa V, Prentice A, Fulford A, Stearns SC (2013): The demographic transition influences variance in fitness and selection on height and BMI in rural Gambia. CURR BIOL 23(10), 884-889.
 
Dadheech PK, Glöckner G, Casper P, Kotut K, Mazzoni CJ, Mbedi S, Krienitz L (2013): Cyanobacterial diversity in the hot spring, pelagic and benthic habitats of a tropical soda lake. FEMS MICROBIOL ECOL 85(2), 389-401.
 
Förster DW, Mathias ML, Britton-Davidian J, Searle JB (2013): Origin of the chromosomal radiation of Madeiran house mice: a microsatellite analysis of metacentric chromosomes. HEREDITY 110(4), 380-388.
 
Goller KV, Fickel J, Hofer H, Beier S, East ML (2013): Coronavirus genotype diversity and prevalence of infection in wild carnivores in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. ARCH VIROL 158(4), 729–734. doi:10.1007/s00705-012-1562-x
 
Hennig W, Weyrich A (2013): Histone Modifications in the Male Germ Line of Drosophila. BMC DEV BIOL 13, 7.
 
Kärst S, Strucken EM, Schmitt AO, Weyrich A, de Villena FPM, Hyuna Yang, Brockmann GA (2013): Effect of the myostatin locus on muscle mass and intramuscular fat content in a cross between mouse lines selected for hypermuscularity. BMC GENOMICS 14, 16.
 
Ludwig A, Alderson L, Fandrey E, Lieckfeldt D, Soederlund TK, Froelich K (2013): Tracing the genetic roots of the indigenous White Park Cattle. ANIM GENET 44(4), 383-386.
 
Mayer J, Tsangaras K, Heeger F, Avila-Arcos M, Stenglein MD, Chen W, Sun W, Mazzoni CJ, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2013): A novel endogenous betaretrovirus group characterized from polar bears (Ursus maritimus) and giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). VIROLOGY 443(1), 1-10.
 
Mumby HS, Courtiol A, Mar KU, Lummaa V (2013): Birth seasonality and calf mortality in a large population of Asian elephants. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 3 (11), 3794-3803.
 
Mumby HS, Courtiol A, Mar KU, Lummaa V (2013): Climatic variation and age-specific survival in Asian elephants from Myanmar. ECOLOGY 94(5), 1131-1141.
 
Püttker T, Bueno AA, dos Santos de Barros C, Sommer S, Pardini R (2013): Habitat specialization interacts with habitat amount to determine dispersal success of rodents in fragmented landscapes. J MAMMAL 94(3); 714-726:
 
Püttker T, Prado PI, dos Santos de Barros C, Martins TK, Sommer S, Pardini R (2013): Animal movements and geometry: a response to Oliveira-Santos et al. 2013. J MAMMAL 94(4), 954-956
 
Reissmann M, Ludwig A (2013): Pleiotropic effects of coat colour-associated mutations in humans, mice and other mammals. SEMIN CELL DEV BIOL 24(6-7), 576-586.
 
Renoult JP, Courtiol A, Schaefer H (2013): A novel framework to study colour signalling to multiple species. FUNCT ECOL 27(3), 718-729.
 
Sommer S, Courtiol A, Mazzoni CJ (2013): MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout. BMC GENOMICS 14, 542.
 
Sommer S, McDevitt A, Balkenhol N (2013): Landscape genetic approaches in conservation biology and management. CONSERV GENET 14(2), 249-251.
 
Yasui S, Konno A, Tanaka M, Idani G, Ludwig A, Lieckfeldt D, Inoue-Murayama M (2013): Personality Assessment and Its Association With Genetic Factors in Captive Asian and African Elephants. ZOO BIOL 32(1), 70-78.
 
Zeng Q, Ye H, Ludwig A, Wang Z, Zhang Y, Peng Z (2013): Microsatellite development for the endangered Yangtze sturgeon (Acipenser dabryanus Duméril, 1869) using 454 sequencing. J APPL ICHTHYOL 29(6), 1219-1221.
 
Last updated on 30 January 2019