Recent Publications

S Blanchoud, K Rutherford, L Zondag, NJ Gemmell, MJ Wilson (2018). De novo draft assembly of the Botrylloides leachii genome provides further insight into tunicate evolution. Scientific Reports 8 (1), 5518.


 WR Stovall, HR Taylor, M Black, S Grosser, K Rutherford, NJ Gemmell (2018). Genetic sex assignment in wild populations using genotyping‐by‐sequencing data: A statistical threshold approach. Molecular Ecology Resources 18 (2), 179-190. DOI:10.1111/1755-0998.12767

SL Johnson, S Zellhuber-McMillan, J Gillum, J Dunleavy, JP Evans, S Nakagawa, NJ Gemmell (2018). Evidence that fertility trades off with early offspring fitness as males age. Proc. R. Soc. B 285 (1871), 20172174.



 N Dussex, HR Taylor, WR Stovall, K Rutherford, KG Dodds, SM Clarke, NJ Gemmell (2018). Reduced representation sequencing detects only subtle regional structure in a heavily exploited and rapidly recolonizing marine mammal species. Ecology and Evolution

DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4411


MA Stoffel, E Humble, K Acevedo-Whitehouse, BL Chilvers, B Dickerson, F Galimberti, N Gemmell, S Goldsworthy, HJ Nichols, O Krueger, S Negro, A Osborne, AJ Paijmans, T Pastor, B Robertson, S Sanvito, J Schultz, A Shafer, J Wolf, JI Hoffman (2018). Recent demographic histories and genetic diversity across pinnipeds are shaped by anthropogenic interactions and mediated by ecology and life-history. bioRxiv, 293894.


B Martinez, J Khudyakov, K Rutherford, DE Crocker, N Gemmell, RM Ortiz (2018). Adipose Transcriptome Analysis Provides Novel Insights into Molecular Regulation of Prolonged Fasting in Northern Elephant Seal Pups. Physiological genomics, 50: 495–503.



M Zavodna, A Bagshaw, R Brauning, NJ Gemmell (2017). The effects of transcription and recombination on mutational dynamics of short tandem repeats. Nucleic Acids Research 46 (3), 1321-1330.

DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkx1253


SLJ Lee, JA Horsfield, MA Black, K Rutherford, NJ Gemmell (2017). Identification of sex differences in zebrafish (Danio rerio) brains during early sexual differentiation and masculinisation using 17α-methyltestoterone. Biology of Reproduction, V 99, Is 2, 446–460.


C Wu, MD Jordan, RD Newcomb, NJ Gemmell, S Bank, K Meusemann, PK Dearden, EJ Duncan, S Grosser, K Rutherford, PP Gardner, RN Crowhurst, B Steinwender, LK Tooman, MI Stevens, TR Buckley (2017). Analysis of the genome of the New Zealand giant collembolan (Holacanthella duospinosa) sheds light on hexapod evolution. BMC genomics 18 (1), 795.


SLJ Lee, JA Horsfield, K Rutherford, MA Black, A Fisher, NJ Gemmell (2017). Histological and transcriptomic effects of 17α-methyltestosterone on zebrafish gonad development. BMC genomics 18 (1), 557.



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