Publications 2015

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Publications by Full-Time Academic Staff in Refereed Journals, Books and Conference Proceedings

Alvarado, S, Rajakumar, R, Abouheif, E, Szyf, M. 2015. Epigenetic variation in the Egfr gene generates quantitative variation in a complex trait in ants. Nature Communications 6 (6513): doi:10.1038/ncomms7513.

Doebeli, M. and Abouheif, E. 2015. Modelling evolutionary transitions in social insects. eLife 5, e12721. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.12721

Favé, MF, Johnson, RA, Cover, S, Handschuh, S, Metscher, BD, Müller, GB, Gopalan, S, and Abouheif, E. 2015. Past climate change on Sky Islands drives novelty in a core developmental gene network and its phenotype. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:183, DOI 10.1186/s12862-015-0448-4 

Abouheif, E. and Sears, K. 2015. It's time to get together: Announcing the new society for evolutionary developmental biology in the Americas. Evolution & Development 17 (1), DOI: 10.1111/ede.12114

Moczek, AP, Sears, KE, Stollewerk, A, Wittkopp, PJ, Diggle, P., Dworkin, I., Ledon-Rettig, C, Matus DQ, Roth, S, Abouheif, E, Brown, FD, Chiu, C-H, Cohen, CS, De Tomaso, AW, Gilbert SF, Hall, BF, Love, A, Lyons, DC, Sanger, T, Smith, J, Specht, C, Vallejo-Marin, M, Extavour, CG. 2015. The significance and scope of evolutionary developmental biology: a vision for the 21st century. Evolution & Development 17 (3): 198–219D, DOI: 10.1111/ede.12125

Low-Décarie, E., Kolber, M., Homme, P., Lofano, A., Dumbrell, A., Gonzalez, A., &
Bell, G. 2015. Community rescue in experimental metacommunities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA v. 112, pp 14307-14312.

Lachapelle, J., Bell, G. & Colegrave, N. 2015. Experimental adaptation to marine conditions
by a freshwater alga. Evolution v. 69, pp 2662-2675.

Samani, P., Low-Decarie, E., Mckelvey, K., Bell, T., Burt, A., Koufopanou, V., Landry,
C.R. and Bell, G. 2015. Metabolic variation in natural populations of wild yeast. Ecology and
Evolution v 5, pp 722-732.

Low-Decarie, E., Fussmann, G. and Bell, G. 2015. CO2 alters community composition and
response to nutrient enrichment of freshwater phytoplankton. Oecologia v 177, pp 875-

Bell, G. 2015. Every Inch a Finch: a commentary on Grant (1993) ‘Hybridization of
Darwin’s finches on Isla Daphne Major, Galapagos
’. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal
Society of London B v 370, 2015 pp 20140287. [Invited article to celebrate 350th anniversary of the journal]

Bell, G. 2015. The Evolution of Life. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Wieczorek M, Bechstedt S, Chaaban S, Brouhard GJ. 2015. Microtubule-associated proteins control the kinetics of microtubule nucleation. Nature Cell Biology v. 17, pp. 907-916.

Brouhard G.J. 2015. Dynamic Instability 30 years later: Complexities in Microtubule Growth and Catastrophe. Molecular Biology of the Cell v. 26, pp: 1207-1210.

Hoen, D. Bourque, G., Casacuberta, J., Cordaux, R., Feschotte, C., Fiston-Lavier, A.-S., Hua-Van, A., Hubley, R., Kapusta, A., Lerat, E., Maumus, F., Pollock, D., Quesneville, H., Smit, A., Wheeler, T., Bureau, T. and Blanchette, M. 2015. A call for benchmarking transposable element annotation methods. Mobile DNA 6:13 DOI 10.1186/s13100-015-0044-6.

Hoen, D. and Bureau, T. 2015. Discovery of novel genes derived from transposable elements using integrative genomic analysis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32(6):1487–1506 doi:10.1093/molbev/msv042.

Vello, E,. Tomita, A., Diallo, A.-O., and Bureau, T. 2015. A comprehensive approach to assess Arabidopsis survival phenotype in waterlimited condition using a non-invasive high-throughput phenomics platform. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:1101. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.01101.

Edger, P., Heidel-Fischer, H., Bekaert, M., Rota, J., Glöckner, G., Platts, A., Heckel, D., Der, J., Wafula, E., Tang, M., Hofberger, J., Smithson, A., Hall, J., Blanchette, M., Bureau, T., Wright, S., dePamphilis, C., Schranz, M., Barker, M., Conant, G., Wahlberg, N., Vogel, H., Pires, J., and Wheat. C. 2015. The butterfly plant arms-race escalated by gene and genome duplication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 8362–8366.

McDonnell, L.H. and L.J. Chapman 2015. At the edge of the thermal window: Effects of elevated temperature on the resting metabolism, hypoxia tolerance, and upper critical thermal limit of a widespread African cichlid. Conservation Physiology 3 DOI 10.1093/conphys/cov050

Sharpe, D.M.T., R.B. Langerhans, E. Low-Decarie, and L.J. Chapman 2015.
Little evidence for morphological change in a resilient endemic species following the
introduction of a novel predator. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28:2054–2067 DOI

Hanna, D.E.L., C.T. Solomon, A.E. Poste, D. Buck, and L.J. Chapman 2015. Mercury in African freshwater fishes: patterns & predictors. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34:215-223. DOI: 10.1002/etc.2818.

Mbalassa, M.M., Nshombo, M.E. Kateyo, L.J. Chapman, J. Efitre, and G. Bwanika 2015. Indentification of migratory and spawning habitats of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) in Lake Edward – Ishasha River watershed, Albertine Rift Valley, East Africa.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2:128-138.

Downing, A E. van Nes, J. Balirwa, J. Beuving, P.O.J. Bwathondi, L.J. Chapman et al. 2015. Coupled human and natural system dynamics as key to the sustainability of Lake Victoria’s ecosystem. Ecology and Society. 19 (4): 31.

Chapman L.J. 2015. Low-oxygen lifestyles in extremophilic fishes. In: R. Reisch, M. Plath, M. Tobler (Editors) Extremophile Fishes - Ecology and Evolution of Teleosts in Extreme Environments. Springer, Heidelberg. Pp. 9-31.

Cristescu, M.E. 2015. Genetic reconstructions of invasion history. Molecular Ecology, 24, 2212-2225

Danielopol, D.L. and Cristescu, M.E. 2015. The contribution of Nicolae Botnariuc to evolutionary biology using systems theory. Genome, 58, III-VI (invited tribute)

Gras, R., Golesteni, A., Hendry, A., Cristescu, M.E. 2015. Speciation without pre-defined fitness functions PLOS ONE, 10, e0137838, 2015.

Altshuler, I., McLeod, A.M., Yan, N.D., Cristescu, M.E. 2015. Synergistic interactions of biotic and abiotic environmental stressors on gene expression. Genome, 58, 99-109

Flynn, J.M., Brown, E.A., Chain, F.J.J., MacIsaac, H.J., Cristescu, M.E. 2015. Towards accurate molecular identification of species in complex environmental samples: testing the performance of sequence filtering and clustering methods. Ecology and Evolution, 5, 2252-2266

Brown, E.A., Chain, F.J.J., Crease, T.J., MacIsaac, H.J., Cristescu, M.E. 2015. Divergence thresholds and divergent biodiversity estimates: Can metabarcoding reliably describe zooplankton communities? Ecology and Evolution, 5, 2234-2251

Shai A, D Dankort, J Juan, S Green & M McMahon 2015. TP53 Silencing Bypasses Growth Arrest of BRAFV600E-Induced Lung Tumor Cells In a Two-Switch Model of Lung
Tumorigenesis Cancer Research 75(15):3167-80. DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-14-3701

Damsky W, G Micevic, K Meeth, V Muthusamy, DP Curley, M Santhanakrishnan, I Erdelyi, JT Platt, L Huang, N Theodosakis, MR Zaidi, S Tighe, MA Davies, D Dankort, M McMahon, G Merlino, N Bardeesy and M Bosenberg 2015. mTORC1 Activation Blocks Braf V600E-Induced Growth Arrest but Is Insufficient for Melanoma Formation. Cancer Cell 27(1): 41-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccell.2014.11.014.

Hatton, I.A., McCann, K, S., Fryxell, J.M., Davies T.J., Smerlak, M., Sinclair A.R.E. and Loreau, M. 2015. The predator-prey power law: biomass scaling across terrestrial and aquatic biomes. Science. 349, aac6284

Mazel, F., J.T. Davies, L. Gallien, J. Renaud, M. Groussin, T. Münkemüller, W. Thuiller 2015. Influence of tree shape and evolutionary time-scale on phylogenetic diversity metrics. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.01694

Becker, M.S., T.J. Davies and W.H. Pollard 2015. Ground ice melt in the high Arctic leads to greater ecological heterogeneity. Journal of Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12491

Veron, S., T. J. Davies, M. W. Cadotte, P. Clergeau, S. Pavoine. 2015. Predicting loss of evolutionary history: where are we? Biological Reviews. doi: 10.1111/brv.12228

Mazel, F., Davies, T.J., Georges, D., Lavergne, S., Thuiller, W. & Perez-Neto, P.R. 2015. Improving phylogenetic regression under complex evolutionary models. Ecology

Ghai, R.R., Fugère, V., Chapman, C.A., Goldberg, T.L. and Davies, T. J. 2015. Sickness behaviour associated with non-lethal infections in wild primates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282, 20151436

Elliott, T. Waterway, M. and Davies, T.J. 2015. Contrasting lineagespecific patterns conceal community phylogenetic structure in larger clades. Journal of Vegetation Science. doi: 10.1111/jvs.12345

Daru, B., van der Bank, M., Maurin, O., Yessoufou1, K., Schaefer, H., Slingsby, J.A. and Davies T.J. 2015. A novel phylogenetic regionalization of phytogeographic zones of southern Africa reveals their hidden evolutionary affinities. Journal of Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12619

Shooner, S, Chisholm, C and Davies, T.J. 2015. The phylogenetics of succession can guide restoration: an example from abandoned mine sites in the subarctic. Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12517.

Farrell, M.J., Stephens, P.R., Berrang-Ford, L., Gittleman, J.L. and Davies, T.J. 2015. The path to host extinction can lead to loss of generalist parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology.
doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12342.

Bezeng, B.S., Davies, T.J., Yessoufou, K., Maurin, O. and Van der Bank, M. 2015. Revisiting Darwin's naturalization conundrum: explaining invasion success of non-native trees and shrubs in southern Africa. Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12410

Thompson, P.L., Davies, T.J., and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Ecosystem functions across trophic levels are linked to functional and phylogenetic diversity. PLOSONE 10 (2), e0117595.

Davies, T.J. 2015. Losing history: how extinctions prune features from the tree-of-life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0006.

Daru, B.H., van der Bank, M., and Davies, T.J. 2015. Spatial incongruence among hotspots and complementary areas of tree diversity in southern Africa. Diversity and Distributions.
doi: 10.1111/ddi.12290.

Baeten, L., Davies, T. J., Verheyen, K., Van Calster, H., and Vellend, M. 2015. Disentangling dispersal from phylogeny in the colonization capacity of forest understorey plants. Journal of Ecology 103: 175–183. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12333.

Wever, C.M., Farrington, D. and Dent, J.A. 2015. The Validation of Nematode-Specific
Acetylcholine-Gated Chloride Channels as Potential Anthelmintic Drug Targets. PLoS ONE, v. 10, pp. e0138804. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138804.

Low-Décarie, E., Bell, G. and Fussmann, G.F. 2015. CO2 alters community composition and response to nutrient enrichment of freshwater phytoplankton. Oecologia, v. 177, pp. 875-883.

Pedruski, M.T., Fussmann, G.F. and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Predicting the outcome of
competition when fitness inequality is variable. Royal Society Open Science, v. 2, pp. 150274.

Pérez-Jvostov, F., Hendry, A.P., Fussmann, G.F. and Scott, M.E. 2015. Testing for hostparasite local adaptation: an experiment with Gyrodactylus ectoparasites and guppy hosts. International Journal for Parasitology, v. 45, pp. 409-417.

Dargent, F., Reddon, A.R., Swaney, W.T., Fussmann, G.F, Reader, S.M., Scott, M.E. and Forbes, M.R. 2015. Demasculinisation of male guppies increases resistance to a common and harmful ectoparasite. Parasitology, v. 142, 1647-55.

Low-Décarie, E. Kolber, M., Homme, P., Lofano, A., Dumbrell, A., Gonzalez, A., Bell, G. 2015. Community rescue in experimental metacommunities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 14307-14312.

Haddad, N. M., Brudvig, L., Clobert, J., Davies, K.F., Gonzalez, A. et al. 2015. Habitat fragmentation and its lasting impact on Earth's ecosystems. Science Advances 1, e1500052

Thompson, P., Davies, J., and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Ecosystem functions across trophic levels are linked to functional and phylogenetic diversity. PLoS One 10, e0117595.

Tekwa, E., Gonzalez, A., Loreau, M. 2015. Local densities connect spatial ecology to game, multilevel selection and inclusive fitness theories of cooperation. Journal of Theoretical Biology  7, 414-425.

Thompson, P., Rayfield, B. and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Robustness of the spatial insurance effects of biodiversity to habitat loss. Evolutionary Ecology Research 16, 445-460.

Gonzalez, A. (Mitchell et al.) 2015. The Montérégie Connection: linking landscapes, biodiversity, and ecosystem services to improve decision making. Ecology and Society 20, 15.

Gonzalez, A. (Dupras, J. et al.) 2015. Management of vegetation under electric distribution lines will affect the supply of multiple ecosystem services. Land Use Policy 51, 66-75.

Rayfield, B., Pelletier, D., Dumitru, M., Cardille, J. and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Multi-purpose habitat networks for short-range and long-range connectivity: a new method combining graph and circuit connectivity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.124702015 (on line 14 Oct 2015).

Mitchell, M., Bennett, E.M., Gonzalez, A. 2015. Strong and nonlinear effects of fragmentation on ecosystem service provision at multiple scales. Environmental Research Letters 10, 094014

Tekwa, E., Nguyen, D., Juncker, D., Loreau, M., and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Patchiness in a microhabitat chip affects evolutionary dynamics of bacterial cooperation. Lab on a Chip 15, 3723-3729

Pedruski, M., Fussmann, G. and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Predicting the outcome of competition when fitness inequality is variable. Royal Society Open Science (Open Access, online, 12 Aug, 2015, DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150274

Dupras, J., Drouin, C., André, P. and Gonzalez, A. 2015. Towards the establishment of a green infrastructure in the region of Montreal (Quebec, Canada). Planning Practice and Research 30, 355-375.

Gonzalez, A. and Peres-Neto, P. 2015. Data curation: act to staunch loss of research data. Nature 520, 436, 2015.

Cumming BF, Laird KR, Gregory-Eaves I, Simpson KG, Sokal MA, Nordin R and Walker IR. 2015. Tracking past changes in lake-water phosphorus with a 251-lake calibration dataset in British Columbia: tool development and application in a multiproxy assessment of eutrophication and recovery in Osoyoos Lake, a transboundary lake in western North America. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00084

Saulnier-Talbot E, Larocque-Tobler I, Gregory-Eaves I and Pienitz R. 2015. Response of Lacustrine Biota to Late Holocene Climate and Environmental Conditions in Northernmost Ungava (Canada). Arctic 68:153-168

Ziegler J, Solomon CT, Finney BP and Gregory-Eaves I. 2015. Macrophyte biomass predicts food chain length in shallow lakes. Ecosphere 6: 5.

Winegardner A, Beisner B, Legendre P and Gregory-Eaves I. 2015. Are the landscape-level drivers of water-column and surface sediment diatoms different? Freshwater Biology 60: 267- 281

Marleau, J., Guichard, F., and Loreau, M. 2015. Emergence of nutrient colimitation in stoichiometric meta-ecosystems. Ecology Letters. v. 18, pp. 1163-1173

Kerr, K., Collins, R., Guichard, F. 2015. Seasonal variation in planktonic predation risk depends on prey life history stage. Journal of Plankton Research, v. 37, pp. 452-461.

Xue, Z., Guichard, F., Costopoulos, A. 2015. The supply of phenotypic variation can drive long-term evolutionary trends even with strong natural selection. Complexity, DOI: 10.1002/cplx.21660.

Lecorre, N., Guichard, F. and Johnson, L.E. 2015. Patterns and scales of metapopulation connectivity: Temporal stability and variation within a marine metapopulation. Ecology, v. 96, pp. 2245-2256.

Zhang, Y., Lutscher, F., and Guichard, F. 2015. How robust is dispersal-induced spatial synchony? Chaos, v. 25, pp. 036402.

Zhang, Y., Lutscher, F., and Guichard, F. 2015. The effect of predator avoidance and travel time delay on the stability of predator-prey metacommunities. Theoretical Ecology, v. 8, pp. 273-283.

Xue, Z., Kaznatcheev, A., Costopoulos, A., Guichard, F. 2015. Fidelity drive: a mechanism for chaperone proteins to maintain stable mutation rates in prokaryotes over evolutionary time. Journal of Theoretical Biology, v. 364, pp. 162-167.

Narasumani M., Harrison P.M. 2015. Bioinformatical parsing of folding-on-binding proteins reveals their compositional and evolutionary sequence design. Scientific Reports, v. 5, pp. 18586.

Bouchard J., Oliver C., Harrison P.M. 2015. The distribution and evolution of Arabidopsis thaliana cis natural antisense transcripts. BMC Genomics, v. 9, 2015, pp. 444.

Wang Y, Oxer D, Hekimi S 2015. Mitochondrial function and lifespan of mice with controlled ubiquinone biosynthesis. Nature Communications, Mar 6;6:6393. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7393.

Schaar CE, Dues D, Spielbauer K, Machiela E, Cooper J, Senchuk M, Hekimi S, Van Raamsdonk JM. 2015. Mitochondrial and Cytoplasmic ROS Have Opposing Effects on Lifespan. PLoS Genetics, Feb 11;11(2):e1004972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004972.

Song P, Zhang W, Sobolevski A, Bernard K, Hekimi S, Liu X. 2015. A microfluidic device for efficient chemical testing using Caenorhabditis elegans. Biomed Microdevices. Apr;17(2):9939. doi: 10.1007/s10544-015-9939-8.

Assaf Ben-Meir A, Burstein E, Borrego-Alvarez A, Chong J, Wong E, Yavorska T, Naranian T, Chi M, Wang Y, Bentov Y, Alexis J, Meriano J, Sung H-K, Gasser DL, Moley K, Hekimi, S, Casper R, Jurisicova A. 2015. Coenzyme Q10 restores oocyte mitochondrial function and fertility during reproductive aging. Aging Cell, doi: 10.1111/acel.12368.

Wang Y and Hekimi S 2015. Mitochondrial dysfunction and longevity in animals:
untangling the knot. Science, 350:1204-1207.

Hendricks, M. 2015. Neuroecology: Tuning Foraging Strategies to Environmental Variability. Current Biology 25(12): R498-500. Invited review.

Hendricks, M. 2015. “Observing and quantifying fluorescent reporters,” in C. elegans: Methods and Applications, Second Edition. D. Biron and G. Haspel, eds. New York: Springer. Invited book chapter.

Kinnison, M. T., Hairston Jr., N. G., and Hendry, A. P. 2015. Cryptic eco-evolutionary dynamics. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, v. 1360, pp. 120-144.

Rolshausen, G., Phillip, D. A. T., Beckles, D. M., Akbari, A., Ghoshal, S., Hamilton, P. B., Tyler, C. R., Scarlett, A. G., Ramnarine, I., Bentzen, P., and Hendry, A. P. 2015. Do stressful conditions make adaptation difficult? Guppies in the oil-polluted environments of southern Trinidad. Evolutionary Applications, v. 8, pp. 854-870.

Rolshausen, G., Muttalib, S., Kaeuffer, R., Oke, K. B., Hanson, D., and Hendry, A.P. 2015. When maladaptive gene flow does not increase selection. Evolution, v. 69, 2289-2302.

Gras, R., Golestani, A., Cristescu, M., and Hendry, A. P. 2015. Speciation without pre-defined fitness functions. PLoS ONE, v. 10, e0137838.

Frankel, V. M., Hendry, A. P., Rolshausen, G., and Torchin, M. E. 2015. Host preference of an introduced ‘generalist’ parasite for a non-native host. International Journal of Parasitology, v. 45, pp. 703-709.

Gotanda, K. M., Correa, C., Turcotte, M. M., Rolshausen, G., and Hendry, A.P. 2015. Linking macrotrends and microrates: Re-evaluating microevolutionary support for Cope’s rule. Evolution, v. 69, pp. 1345–1354.

Pérez-Jvostov, F., Hendry, A. P., Fussmann, G. F., and Scott, M. E. 2015. Testing for host-parasite local adaptation: an experiment with Gyrodactylus ectoparasites and guppy hosts. International Journal of Parasitology, v. 45, pp. 409–417.

Farkas, T. E., Hendry, A. P., Nosil, P., and Beckerman, A. P. 2015. How maladaptation can structure biodiversity: Eco-evolutionary island biogeography. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v. 30, pp. 154–160.

Taruscio, D., Groft, S., Cederroth, H., Melegh, B., Lasko, P., Kosaki, K., Baynam, G., and Gahl, W. 2015. Undiagnosed Diseases Network International (UDNI): White paper for global actions to meet patient needs. Molecular Genetics of Metabolism, v. 116, pp. 223-225. PMID 26596705

Manolio, T. A., Abramowicz, M., Al-Mulla, F., Anderson, W., Balling, R., Berger, A. C., Bleyl, S., Chakravarti, A., Chantratita, W., Chisholm, R. L., Dissanayake, V. H. W., Dunn, M., Dzau, V. J., Han, B. G., Hubbard, T., Kolbe, A., Korf, B., Kubo, M., Lasko, P., Leego, E., Mahasirimongkol, S., Majumdar, P. P., Matthijs, G., McLeod, H. L., Metspalu, A., Meulien, P., Miyamo, S., Naparstek, Y., O’Rourke, P. P., Patrinos, G. P., Rehm, H. L., Relling, M. V., Rennert, G., Rodrigues, L. L., Roden, D. M., Shuldiner, A. R., Sinha, S., Tan, P., Ulfendahl, M., Ward, R., Williams, M. S., Wong, J. E. L., Green, E. D., and Ginsburg, G. S. 2015. Global implementation of genomic medicine: we are not alone. Science Translational Medicine, v. 7, p. 290ps13. PMID 26041702

Liu, N. and Lasko, P. 2015. Analysis of RNA interference lines identifies new maternally-
expressed genes involved in embryonic patterning in Drosophila melanogaster. G3-Genes,
Genomes, Genetics, v. 5, pp. 1025-1034. PMID 25834215

Ghosh, S. and Lasko, P. 2015. Loss-of-function analysis reveals distinct requirements of the translation initiation factors eIF4E, eIF4E-3, eIF4G and eIF4G2 in Drosophila spermatogenesis. PLoS ONE, v.10(4), p. e0122519. PMID 25849588

Dehghani, M. and Lasko, P. 2015. In vivo mapping of functional regions of the DEAD-box
helicase Vasa. Biology Open, v. 4, pp. 450-457. PMID 25795910

Mitchell, MGE, EM Bennett, AG, MJ Lechowicz, JM Rhemtulla, JA Cardille,
K Vanderheyden, G Poirier-Ghys, D Renard, S Delmotte, CH Albert, B Rayfield, M Dumitru, H-
H Huang, R Kipp, M Larouche, K Liss, DY Maguire, KT Martins, M Terrado, C Ziter, L Taliana
& Karine Dancose. 2015. The Montérégie Connection: Linking landscapes, biodiversity, and
ecosystem services to improve decision-making. Ecology and Society 20(4):15.

Farahat, Emad A., Hans W. Linderholm & Martin J. Lechowicz. 2015. Influence of dust deposition and climate on the radial growth of Tsuga canadensis near its northern range limit. European Journal of Forest Research 015-0917-8

Niu, Kechang, J. Messier, Jin-Sheng He, & M. J. Lechowicz. 2015. The effects of grazing on foliar trait diversity and niche differentiation in Tibetan alpine meadows. Ecosphere 6(9):150.

Morzillo, AT, CR. Colocousis, DK. Munroe, KP. Bell, S Martinuzzi, DB Van Berkel, MJ Lechowicz, B Rayfield, & BJ McGill. 2015. “Communities in the middle”: interactions between drivers of change and place-based characteristics in rural forest-based communities. Journal of Rural Studies 42:79-90

Martins, K.T., A Gonzalez and M.J. Lechowicz. 2015. Pollination services are mediated by bee functional diversity and landscape context. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 200: 12-20.

Rayfield, Bronwyn, Jérôme Dupras, Xavier Francoeur, Maria Dumitru, Danielle Dagenais, Jérémie Vachon, Alain Paquette, Martin Lechowicz, Christian Messier and Andrew Gonzalez. 2015. Les Infrastructures vertes : Un outil d’adaptation aux changements climatiques pour le Grand Montréal. David Suzuki Foundation, Montreal, ISBN: 978-1-897375-94-5. 49 pages

Ducatez, S., Clavel. J., Lefebvre, L. 2015. Ecological generalism and behavioral innovation in birds: technical intelligence or the simple incorporation of new foods? Journal of Animal Ecology, v. 84, pp. 79–89.

Lefebvre, L. 2015. Should neuroecologists separate Tinbergen's four questions? Behavioural Processes, v. 117, pp. 92–96.

Ducatez, S., Audet, J.N., Lefebvre L. 2015. Problem solving and learning in Carib grackles: individuals show a consistent speed-accuracy trade-off. Animal Cognition, v. 18, pp. 485-496.

Audet, J.N., Ducatez, S., Lefebvre, L. 2015. The Town Bird and the Country Bird: problem-solving and immunocompetence vary with urbanization. Behavioral Ecology, doi:10.1093/beheco/arv201

Bradie, J., Pietrobon, A. Leung, B. 2015. Beyond species-specific assessments: an analysis and validation of environmental distance metrics for non-indigenous species risk assessment. Biological invasions 17, 3455-3465

Bradie, J., Leung, B. 2015. Pathway-level models to predict non-indigenous species establishment using propagule pressure, environmental tolerance and trait data. Journal of Applied Ecology 52, 100-109

Hyder, A., Leung, B. 2015. Social deprivation and burden of influenza: Testing hypotheses and gaining insights from a simulation model for the spread of influenza. Epidemics 11, 71-79.

Sellers, AJ., Ruiz, G.M, Leung, B., Torchin, ME. 2015. Regional variation in parasite species richness and abundance in the introduced range of the invasive lionfish, Pterois volitans. PLoS One 10 (6), e0131075.

Collins H and Moon NS. 2015. “dCAF1 is required for the cell death sensitivity of rbf1 mutant cells” 51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference, 2015, Chicago, Il, USA

Bradley-Gill MR and Moon NS. 2015. “Identification of the specific de2f1 transcript that is required for the formation of imaginal discs” 51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference, 2015, Chicago, Il, USA

Sharma, D., Vergara-Asenjo, G., Cunampio, M., Cunampio, R. B., Cunampio, M. B. and Potvin, C. 2015. Genesis of an indigenous social-ecological landscape in eastern Panama. Ecology
& Society, v. 20, art. 37.

Verheyen, K., Vanhellemont, M., Auge, H., Baeten, L., Baraloto, C., Barsoum, N.,
Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Godbold, D., Haase, J., Hector, A.,
Jactel, H., Koricheva, J., Loreau, M., Mereu, S., Messier, C., Muys, B., Nolet, P., Paquette, A.,
Parker, J., Perring, M., Ponette, Q., Potvin, C., Reich, P., Smith, A., Weih, M. and Scherer-
Lorenzen, M. 2015. Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Ambio, v. 25, pp. 29-41.

Salisbury, C. and Potvin, C. 2015. Does Tree Species Composition Affect Productivity in a
Tropical Planted Forest? Biotropica, v. 47, pp. 559-568.

Galicia, L., Messier, C., and Potvin, C. 2015. Maintaining the high diversity of pine and oak species in Mexican temperate forests: A new management approach combining functional
zoning and ecosystem adaptability. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, v. 45, pp. 1358-1368.

Paine, C.E.T., Amissah, L., Auge, H., Baraloto, C., Baruffol, M., Bourland, N., Bruelheide, H., Daïnou, K., de Gouvenain, R.C., Doucet, J-L., Doust, S., Fine, P.V.A., Fortunel, C., Haase, J., Holl, K.D., Jactel, H., Li, X., Kitajima, K., Koricheva, J., Martínez-Garza, C., Messier, C., Paquette, A., Philipson, C., Piotto, D., Poorter, L., Posada, J.M., Potvin, C., Rainio, K., Russo, S.E., Ruiz-Jaen, M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Webb, C.O., Wright, S.J., Zahawi, R.A., and Hector A. 2015. Globally functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth and we do not know why. Journal of Ecology, v. 103, pp. 978-989.

Falster, D.S., Duursma, R. A., Ishihara, M. I., Barneche, D. R., FitzJohn, R. G., Vårhammar, A., Aiba, M., Ando, M., Anten, N., Aspinwall, M. J., Baltzer, J. L., Baraloto, C., Battaglia, M., Battles, J. J., Bond-Lamberty, B., van Breugel, M., Camac, J., Claveau, Y., Coll, L., Dannoura, M., Delagrange, S., Domec, J.-C., Fatemi, F., Feng, W., Gargaglione, V., Goto, Y., Hagihara, A., Hall, J. S., Hamilton, S., Harja, D., Hiura, T., Holdaway, R., Hutley, L. S., Ichie, T., Jokela, E. J., Kantola, A., Kelly, J. W. G., Kenzo, T., King, D., Kloeppel, B. D., Kohyama, T., Komiyama, A., Laclau, J.-P., Lusk, C. H., Maguire, D. A., le Maire, G., Mäkelä, A., Markesteijn, L., Marshall, J., McCulloh, K., Miyata, I., Mokany, K., Mori, S., Myster, R. W., Nagano, M., Naidu, S. L., Nouvellon, Y., O'Grady, A. P., O'Hara, K. L., Ohtsuka, T., Osada, N., Osunkoya, O. O., Peri, P. L., Petritan, A. M., Poorter, L., Portsmuth, A., Potvin, C., Ransijn, J., Reid, D., Ribeiro, S. C., Roberts, S. D., Rodríguez, R., Saldaña-Acosta, A., Santa-Regina, I., Sasa, K., Selaya, N. G., Sillett, S. C., Sterck, F., Takagi, K., Tange, T., Tanouchi, H., Tissue, D., Umehara, T., Utsugi, H., Vadeboncoeur, M. A., Valladares, F., Vanninen, P., Wang, J. R., Wenk, E., Williams, R., de Aquino Ximenes, F., Yamaba, A., Yamada, T., Yamakura, T., Yanai, R. D. and York, R. A. 2015. BAAD: a biomass and allometry database for woody plants. Ecology, v. 96, pp. 1445.

Pelletier, J., Bush, J., Potvin, C. 2015. Addressing uncertainty upstream or downstream of
accounting for emissions reductions from deforestation and forest degradation. Climatic Change, v. 130, pp. 635-648.

Vergara-Asenjo, G., Sharma, D. and Potvin, C. 2015. Engaging stakeholders: Assessing
accuracy of participatory mapping of land cover in Panama. Conservation Letters, v. 8, pp. 432-439.

Sharma, D. and Potvin, C. (eds)) Acting on Climate Change: Extending the Dialogue Among Canadians. Report. Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy, 2015.

Potvin, C. and 70 co-authors. 2015. Acting on Climate Change: Solutions from Canadian
Scholars. Report. Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy, 2015.

Potvin, C. and 70 co-authors. 2015. Excerpt from “Acting on Climate Change: Solutions
by Canadian Scholars”. Journal of Environmental Investing, Issue 1, 2015.

Potvin, C. and Richards, N. 2015. Let’s talk about Canada’s future. Alternatives Journal,
Dedicated issue: Canada’s Map to Sustainability, 2015.

Sijercic, A. and Price, N.M. 2015. Kinetics of hydroxamate siderophore excretion by Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis during steady state and transient growth in Fe-limited culture. Marine Ecology Progress Series 531: 105-120.

McCabe, C.M., Reader, S.M. and Nunn, C.L. 2015. Infectious disease, behavioural flexibility and the evolution of culture in primates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, v. 282, pp. 20140862.

Dargent, F., Reddon, A.R., Swaney, W.T., Fussmann, G.F., Reader, S.M., Scott, M.E. and Forbes, M.R. 2015. Demasculinization of male guppies increases resistance to a common and harmful ectoparasite. Parasitology, v. 142, pp. 1647-1655.

Lindeyer, C.M., Langen, E.M.A., Swaney, W.T. and Reader, S.M. 2015. Nonapeptide influences on social behaviour: effects of vasotocin and isotocin on shoaling and interaction in zebrafish. Behaviour, v. 152, pp. 897-915.

Swaney, W.T., Cabrera-Alvarez, M.J. and Reader, S.M. 2015. Behavioural responses of feral and domestic guppies (Poecilia reticulata) to predators and their cues. Behavioural Processes, v. 118, pp. 42-46.

Reader, S.M. 2015. Causes of individual differences in animal exploration and search. Topics in Cognitive Science, v. 7, pp. 451-468.

Chouinard-Thuly, L. and Reader, S.M. 2015. Does all teaching rest on evolved traits? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, v. 38, pp. 20-22. (Commentary)

Beattie, T., Reyes-Lamothe, R. 2015. Replisome’s journey through the bacterial chromosome. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6, pp. 1-12

Xie M, Roy R. 2015. The Causative Gene in Chanarian Dorfman Syndrome Regulates Lipid Droplet Homeostasis in C. elegans. PLoS Genetics 11: e1005284.

Xie M, Roy R. 2015. AMP-Activated Kinase Regulates Lipid Droplet Localization and Stability of Adipose Triglyceride Lipase in C. elegans Dauer Larvae. PLoS One 10: e0130480.

Matheson, L.E., and Sakata, J.T. 2015. Catecholaminergic contributions to vocal communication signals. European Journal of Neuroscience 41, pp. 1180-1194.

James, L.S. and Sakata, J.T. 2015. Predicting plasticity: acute context-dependent vocal changes predict long-term age-dependent changes to adult birdsong. Journal of Neurophysiology 114, pp. 2328-2339.

Matheson, A. and Sakata, J.T. 2015. Covariation in the regulation of syllable sequencing and timing. PLoS ONE, e0143203.

Jesson L.K., Fulton M., Bobiwash K., Schoen, D.J. 2015. Mitigation of pollen- limited fruit set in commercial lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium): How effective is augmenting the natural pollinator community? Ecosphere 6: Article 235.

Ear, PH, Kowarzyk J, Booth MJ, Abd-Rabbo D, Shulist K, Hall C, Vogel J, and S
Michnick. 2015. Combining the optimized yeast cytosine deaminase protein fragment complementation assay and in vitro Cdk1 targeting assays to study the regulation of the γ−tubulin complex. In: “Cell Cycle Oscillators” Editors AS Coutts and L Weston. Methods in Molecular Biology (Invited methods chapter).

Vogel, J. 2015. Mass Spectrometry Informatics- Big data to Knowledge (2015 NSF report). PDF is available at

Jayabal, S., Ljungberg, L., Erwes, T., Cormier, A., Quilez, S. El Jaouhari, S., and A.J. Watt. 2015. Rapid onset of motor deficits in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 precedes late cerebellar degeneration. eNeuro 2(6): e00094-15.2015 1-18.

Rafsanjani, A., Brulé, V., Western, T.L., and Pasini, D. 2015. Hydro-responsive curling of the resurrection plant Selaginella lepidophylla. Scientific Reports, v. 5, pp. 8064.

Woolley, S.C. and Kao, M.H. 2015. Variability in action: Contributions of a songbird cortical-basal ganglia circuit to vocal motor learning and control. Neuroscience. 2015 Jun 18;296:39-47.

Wan, J. Basu, K. Mui, J. Vali, H. Zheng, H. and Laliberté J.F. 2015. Ultrastructural Characterization of Turnip Mosaic Virus-Induced Cellular Rearrangements Reveals Membrane-Bound Viral Particles Accumulating in Vacuoles. Journal of Virology, v. 89(24), pp. 12441-12456

Jiang, J. Patarroyo, C. Garcia-Cabanillas, D. Zheng, H. Laliberté J.-F. 2015. The vesicle-forming 6K2 protein of turnip mosaic virus interacts with the COPII coatomer Sec24a for viral systemic infection. Journal of Virology, v. 89(13), pp. 6695-710

Wan, J. Garcia-Cabanillas, D. Zheng, H. and Laliberté J.-F. 2015. Turnip mosaic virus moves systemically through both phloem and xylem as membrane-associated complexes. Plant Physiology, v. 167 (4), pp. 1374-1388

Zhang, J. Liu, B. Li, J. Zhang, L. Wang, Y. Zheng, H. Lu M. and Chen. J. 2015. Hsf and Hsp gene families in Populus: genome-wide identification, organization and correlated expression during development and in stress responses. BMC Genomics, v. 16 (1), pp.181

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