Recent Publications

Martini, D., Dussex, N., Robertson, B. C., Gemmell, N. J., Knapp, M. (2021). Evolution of the world’s only alpine parrot – genomic adaptation or phenotypic plasticity, behaviour and ecology? Molecular Ecology (online publication).


Noble, A. J., Pearson, J. F., Boden, J. M., Horwood, L. J., Gemmell, N. J., Kennedy, M. A., & Osborne, A. J. (2021). A validation of Illumina EPIC array system with bisulfite-based amplicon sequencing. PeerJ, 9, e10762. doi: 10.7717/peerj.10762


Macey, J. R., Pabinger, S., Barbieri, C. G., Buring, E. S., Gonzalez, V. L., Mulcahy, D. G., … Urban, L., … Prost, S., … Gemmell, N. J. (2021). Evidence of two deeply divergent co-existing mitochondrial genomes in the Tuatara reveals an extremely complex genomic organization. Communications Biology, 4, 116. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01639-0


Miller, A. K., Baker, C., Kitson, J. C., Yick, J. L., Manquel, P. E. I., Alexander, A., & Gemmell, N. J. (2021). The Southern Hemisphere lampreys (Geotriidae and Mordaciidae). Reviews in Fish Biology & Fisheries. doi: 10.1007/s11160-021-09639-x


Bhattarai, U. R., Doherty, J.-F., Dowle, E., & Gemmell, N. J. (2021). The adaptiveness of host behavioural manipulation assessed using Tinbergen's four questions. Trends in Parasitology. doi: 10.1016/


Jeunen, G.-J., Lamare, M. D., Knapp, M., Spencer, H. G., Taylor, H. R., Stat, M., … Gemmell, N. J. (2020). Water stratification in the marine biome restricts vertical environmental DNA (eDNA) signal dispersal. Environmental DNA, 2(1), 99-111. doi: 10.1002/edn3.49


Johnson, S. L., Borziak, K., Kleffmann, T., Rosengrave, P., Dorus, S., & Gemmell, N. J. (2020). Ovarian fluid proteome variation associates with sperm swimming speed in an externally fertilising fish. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13717


Ortega-Recalde, O., Goikoetxea, A., Hore, T. A., Todd, E. V., & Gemmell, N. J. (2020). The genetics and epigenetics of sex change in fish. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 8, 47-69. doi: 10.1146/annurev-animal-021419-083634


Ferreira, S., Ashby, R., Jeunen, G.-J., Rutherford, K., Collins, C., Todd, E. V., & Gemmell, N. J. (2020). DNA from mollusc shell: A valuable and underutilised substrate for genetic analyses. PeerJ, 8, e9420. doi: 10.7717/peerj.9420


Feng, S., Stiller, J., Deng, Y., Armstrong, J., Fang, Q., Reeve, A. H., … Robertson, B. C., … Jamieson, I. G., … Rutherford, K. M., Gemmell, N. J., Dussex, N., … Zhang, G. (2020). Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics. Nature, 587, 252-257. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2873-9


Karelitz, S., Lamare, M., Patel, F., Gemmell, N. J., & Uthicke, S. (2020). Parental acclimation to future ocean conditions increases development rates but decreases survival in sea urchin larvae. Marine Biology, 167, 2. doi: 10.1007/s00227-019-3610-5


Peart, C. R., Tusso, S., Pophaly, S. D., Botero-Castro, F., Wu, C.-C., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., … Gemmell, N. J., … Wolf, J. B. W. (2020). Determinants of genetic variation across eco-evolutionary scales in pinnipeds. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 1095-1104. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1215-5


Dussex, N., Kutschera, V. E., Wiberg, R. A. W., Parker, D. J., Hunt, G. R., Gray, R. D., … Gemmell, N. J. (2020). A genome-wide investigation of adaptive signatures in protein-coding genes related to tool behaviour in New Caledonian and Hawaiian crows. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.15775


Lamar, S. K., Gemmell, N. J., & Nelson, N. J. (2020). Genome sequencing of an archaic reptile both answers and asks questions. Zoology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2020.125862


Goikoetxea, A., Damsteegt, E. L., Todd, E. V., McNaughton, A., Gemmell, N. J., & Lokman, P. M. (2020). An in vitro ovarian explant culture system to examine sex change in a hermaphroditic fish. PeerJ, 8, e10323. doi: 10.7717/peerj.10323


Osborne, A. J., Pearson, J. F., Noble, A. J., Gemmell, N. J., Horwood, L. J., Boden, J. M., … Kennedy, M. A. (2020). Genome-wide DNA methylation analysis of heavy cannabis exposure in a New Zealand longitudinal cohort. Translational Psychiatry, 10, 114. doi: 10.1038/s41398-020-0800-3


Gemmell, N. J., Rutherford, K., Prost, S., Tollis, M., Winter, D., Macey, J. R., … Gardner, P. P., … Dussex, N., Taylor, H., Abe, H., Bond, D. M., … Ngatiwai Trust Board. (2020). The tuatara genome reveals ancient features of amniote evolution. Nature. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2561-9



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