Dr Mirre Simons - Publications
Tricola GM, Simons MJP, Atema E, Boughton RK, Brown JL, Dearborn DC, Divoky G, Eimes JA, Huntington CE, Kitaysky AS, Juola FA, Lank DB, Litwa HP, Mulder EGA, Nisbet ICT, Okanoya K, Safran RJ, Schoech SJ, Schreiber EA, Thompson PM, Verhulst S, Wheelwright NT, Winkler DW, Young R, Vleck CM & Haussmann MF (2018)
The rate of telomere loss is related to maximum lifespan in birds. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373(1741). View this article in WRRO
Martins , McCracken , simons , Henriques CM & Rera M (2018)
How to catch a Smurf? - Ageing and beyond... In vivo assessment of intestinal permeability in multiple model organisms. Bio-protocol, 8(3). View this article in WRRO
Winney IS, Schroeder J, Nakagawa S, Hsu Y-H, Simons MJ, Sánchez-Tójar A, Mannarelli M-E & Burke T (2017)
Heritability and social brood effects on personality in juvenile and adult life-history stages in a wild passerine.. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. View this article in WRRO
Hsu YH, Simons MJ, Schroeder J, Girndt A, Winney IS, Burke T & Nakagawa S (2017)
Age-dependent trajectories differ between within-pair and extra-pair paternity success.. J Evol Biol. View this article in WRRO
Garratt M, Nakagawa S & Simons MJ (2017)
Life-span Extension With Reduced Somatotrophic Signaling: Moderation of Aging Effect by Signal Type, Sex, and Experimental Cohort.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. View this article in WRRO
Sánchez-Tójar A, Winney I, Girndt A, Simons MJP, Nakagawa S, Burke T & Schroeder J (2016)
Winter territory prospecting is associated with life-history stage but not activity in a passerine. Journal of Avian Biology. View this article in WRRO
Stulp G, Simons MJP, Grasman S & Pollet TV (2016)
Assortative mating for human height: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Human Biology. View this article in WRRO
Verhulst S, Susser E, Factor-Litvak PR, Simons M, Benetos A, Steenstrup T, Kark JD & Aviv A (2016)
Response to: Reliability and validity of telomere length measurements.. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(4), 1298-1301. View this article in WRRO
Schroeder J, Hsu Y-H, Winney I, Simons M, Nakagawa S & Burke T (2016)
Predictably Philandering Females Prompt Poor Paternal Provisioning. The American Naturalist, 188(2), 000-000. View this article in WRRO
Garratt M, Nakagawa S & Simons MJP (2016)
Comparative idiosyncrasies in life extension by reduced mTOR signalling and its distinctiveness from dietary restriction. Aging Cell, 15(4), 737-743. View this article in WRRO
Simons MJP, Briga M & Verhulst S (2016)
Stabilising survival selection on pre-senescent expression of a sexual ornament followed by a terminal decline. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29(7), 1368-1378. View this article in WRRO
Costantini D, Edwards DP & Simons MJP (2016)
Life after logging in tropical forests of Borneo: A meta-analysis. Biological Conservation, 196, 182-188. View this article in WRRO
Speakman JR, Blount JD, Bronikowski AM, Buffenstein R, Isaksson C, Kirkwood TBL, Monaghan P, Ozanne SE, Beaulieu M, Briga M, Carr SK, Christensen LL, Cochemé HM, Cram DL, Dantzer B, Harper JM, Jurk D, King A, Noguera JC, Salin K, Sild E, Simons MJP, Smith S, Stier A, Tobler M, Vitikainen E, Peaker M & Selman C (2015)
Oxidative stress and life histories: unresolved issues and current needs. Ecology and Evolution, 5(24), 5745-5757. View this article in WRRO
Verhulst S, Susser E, Factor-Litvak PR, Simons MJP, Benetos A, Steenstrup T, Kark JD & Aviv A (2015)
Commentary: The reliability of telomere length measurements. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(5), 1683-1686. View this article in WRRO
Simons MJP, Winney I, Nakagawa S, Burke T & Schroeder J (2015)
Limited catching bias in a wild population of birds with near-complete census information. Ecology and Evolution, 5(16), 3500-3506. View this article in WRRO
Simons M (2015)
Questioning causal involvement of telomeres in ageing. Ageing Research Reviews. View this article in WRRO
Simons MJP, Groothuis TGG & Verhulst S (2015)
An appraisal of how the vitamin A-redox hypothesis can maintain honesty of carotenoid-dependent signals. Ecology and Evolution, 5(1), 224-228. View this article in WRRO
van der Vinne V, Simons MJP, Reimert I & Gerkema MP (2014)
Temporal niche switching and reduced nest attendance in response to heat dissipation limits in lactating common voles (Microtus arvalis). Physiology & Behavior, 128, 295-302.
Simons MJP, Stulp G & Nakagawa S (2014)
A statistical approach to distinguish telomere elongation from error in longitudinal datasets. Biogerontology, 15(1), 99-103.
van de Werken M, Booij SH, van der Zwan JE, Simons MJP, Gordijn MCM & Beersma DGM (2014)
The biological clock modulates the human cortisol response in a multiplicative fashion. Chronobiology International, 31(4), 572-580.
Simons MJP, Briga M, Leenknegt B & Verhulst S (2014)
Context-dependent effects of carotenoid supplementation on reproduction in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology, 25(4), 945-950.
Simons MJP, Maia R, Leenknegt B & Verhulst S (2014)
Carotenoid-Dependent Signals and the Evolution of Plasma Carotenoid Levels in Birds. The American Naturalist, 184(6), 741-751.
Simons MJP, Koch W & Verhulst S (2013)
Dietary restriction of rodents decreases aging rate without affecting initial mortality rate - a meta-analysis. Aging Cell, 12(3), 410-414.
Boonekamp JJ, Simons MJP, Hemerik L & Verhulst S (2013)
Telomere length behaves as biomarker of somatic redundancy rather than biological age. Aging Cell, 12(2), 330-332.
Simons MJP, Cohen AA & Verhulst S (2012)
What Does Carotenoid-Dependent Coloration Tell? Plasma Carotenoid Level Signals Immunocompetence and Oxidative Stress State in Birds–A Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e43088-e43088. View this article in WRRO
Simons MJP, Briga M, Koetsier E, Folkertsma R, Wubs MD, Dijkstra C & Verhulst S (2012)
Bill Redness Is Positively Associated with Reproduction and Survival in Male and Female Zebra Finches. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e40721-e40721. View this article in WRRO
Simons MJP & Verhulst S (2011)
Zebra finch females prefer males with redder bills independent of song rate—a meta-analysis. Behavioral Ecology, 22(4), 755-762.
Simons MJP, Reimert I, van der Vinne V, Hambly C, Vaanholt LM, Speakman JR & Gerkema MP (2011)
Ambient temperature shapes reproductive output during pregnancy and lactation in the common vole (Microtus arvalis): a test of the heat dissipation limit theory. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(1), 38-49.
Simons MJP (2009)
The Evolution of the Cyanobacterial Posttranslational Clock from a Primitive “Phoscillator”. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24(3), 175-182.
Brunner M, Simons MJP & Merrow M (2008) Lego clocks: building a clock from parts. Genes & Development, 22(11), 1422-1426.
Conference proceedings papers
Tricola GM, Simons MJP, Kitaysky AS, Nisbet ICT, Lank DB, Safran RJ, Winkler DW, Thompson PM, Vleck CM & Haussmann MF (2017) Telomeres and maximum lifespan in birds.
INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, Vol. 57 (pp E169-E169)
Nenko I, Hayward AD, Simons MJP & Lummaa V (2015) Does early-life environment cause differences in costs of reproduction in a preindustrial human population?. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Vol. 156 (pp 234-235)