Recent Publications

Cornelia Ge├čner, Shinichi Nakagawa, Minoka Zavodna and Neil J. Gemmell (2017). Sexual selection for genetic compatibility: the role of the major histocompatibility complex on cryptic female choice in Chinook salmon (Oncorynchus tshawytscha). Heredity. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2016.116


Erica V. Todd, Hui Liu H, Simon Muncaster, Neil J. Gemmell (2016). Bending genders: the biology of natural sex change in fish. Sexual Development. doi:10.1159/000449297



Stefanie Grosser, Jawad Abdelkrim, Janine Wing, Bruce C. Robertson and Neil J. Gemmell (2016). Strong isolation by distance argues for separate population management of endangered blue duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos). Conservation Genetics. doi:10.1007/s10592-016-0908-4


Hui Liu, Erica V. Todd, P. Mark Lokman, Mellissa S. Lamm, John R. Godwin and Neil J. Gemmell (2016). Sexual Plasticity: A Fishy Tale. Molecular Reproduction and Development. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22691


Nicolas Dussex, Bruce C. Robertson, Alexander T. Salis, Aleksandr Kalinin, Hugh Best and Neil J. Gemmell (2016). Low spatial genetic differentiation associated with rapid recolonization in the New Zealand fur seal Arctocephalus forsteri. Journal of Heredity. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esw056


Alexander T. Salis, Luke J. Easton, Bruce C. Robertson, Neil Gemmell, Ian W.G. Smith, Marshall I. Weisler, Jonathan M. Waters, Nicolas J. Rawlence (2016). Myth or relict: Does ancient DNA detect the enigmatic Upland seal?


Helen R. Taylor & Neil J. Gemmell (2016). Emerging Technologies to Conserve Biodiversity: Further Opportunities via Genomics. Response to Pimm et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.


Hideaki Abe &  Neil J. Gemmell (2016). Evolutionary Footprints of Short Tandem Repeats in Avian Promoters. Scientific Reportsdoi:10.1038/srep19421


Damian K. Dowling, Daniel M Tompkins, Neil J. Gemmell (2015) The Trojan Female Technique for pest control: a candidate mitochondrial mutation confers low male fertility across diverse nuclear backgrounds in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolutionary Applications. doi:10.1111/eva.12297MC4610384


Melissa S. Lamm, Hui Liu, Neil J. Gemmell, John R. Godwin (2015). The Need for Speed: Neuroendocrine Regulation of Socially-controlled Sex Change. Integrative and Comparative Biology. doi: 10.1093/icb/icv041


Amy J. Osborne, John Pearson, Sandra S. Negro, B. Louise Chilvers, Martin A. Kennedy, Neil J. Gemmell (2015). Heterozygote advantage at MHC DRB may influence response to infectious disease epizootics. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.13128


Sheri L. Johnson, Jessica Dunleavy, Neil J. Gemmell, Shinichi Nakagawa (2015). Consistent age-dependent declines in human semen quality: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews.


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