Dr Mirre Simons - Publications
Slicing : a sustainable approach to structuring samples for analysis in long‐term studies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 11(3), 418-430. View this article in WRRO
The hidden costs of dietary restriction: Implications for its evolutionary and mechanistic origins. Science Advances, 6(8). View this article in WRRO
Programmed DNA elimination of germline development genes in songbirds. Nature Communications, 10(1). View this article in WRRO
Early-life environment and differences in costs of reproduction in a preindustrial human population. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0207236-e0207236. View this article in WRRO
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
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
Life-span Extension With Reduced Somatotrophic Signaling: Moderation of Aging Effect by Signal Type, Sex, and Experimental Cohort. Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 72(12), 1620-1626. View this article in WRRO
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
Age-dependent trajectories differ between within-pair and extra-pair paternity success.. J Evol Biol. View this article in WRRO
Winter territory prospecting is associated with life-history stage but not activity in a passerine. Journal of Avian Biology. View this article in WRRO
Assortative mating for human height: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Human Biology. View this article in WRRO
Response to: Reliability and validity of telomere length measurements.. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(4), 1298-1301. View this article in WRRO
Predictably Philandering Females Prompt Poor Paternal Provisioning. The American Naturalist, 188(2), 219-230. View this article in WRRO
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
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
Life after logging in tropical forests of Borneo: A meta-analysis. Biological Conservation, 196, 182-188. View this article in WRRO
Oxidative stress and life histories: unresolved issues and current needs. Ecology and Evolution, 5(24), 5745-5757. View this article in WRRO
Questioning causal involvement of telomeres in aging. Ageing Research Reviews, 24(B), 191-196. View this article in WRRO
Commentary: The reliability of telomere length measurements. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(5), 1683-1686. View this article in WRRO
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
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
Temporal niche switching and reduced nest attendance in response to heat dissipation limits in lactating common voles (Microtus arvalis). Physiology & Behavior, 128, 295-302.
A statistical approach to distinguish telomere elongation from error in longitudinal datasets. Biogerontology, 15(1), 99-103.
The biological clock modulates the human cortisol response in a multiplicative fashion. Chronobiology International, 31(4), 572-580.
Context-dependent effects of carotenoid supplementation on reproduction in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology, 25(4), 945-950.
Carotenoid-Dependent Signals and the Evolution of Plasma Carotenoid Levels in Birds. The American Naturalist, 184(6), 741-751.
Dietary restriction of rodents decreases aging rate without affecting initial mortality rate - a meta-analysis. Aging Cell, 12(3), 410-414.
Telomere length behaves as biomarker of somatic redundancy rather than biological age. Aging Cell, 12(2), 330-332.
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
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.
Zebra finch females prefer males with redder bills independent of song rate—a meta-analysis. Behavioral Ecology, 22(4), 755-762.
The Evolution of the Cyanobacterial Posttranslational Clock from a Primitive “Phoscillator”. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24(3), 175-182.
Lego clocks: building a clock from parts. Genes & Development, 22(11), 1422-1426.
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
Conference proceedings papers
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)