Projects supported at Sheffield (1998 - current)

 

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2017

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Hazel Nichols, Liverpool John Moores University
Population genomics of reintroduced Asiatic wild ass Equus hemionus

NBAF1069 NBAF-S
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
Sexual selection as a defence against meiotic drive.

NBAF1066 NBAF-S
Sophie Reichert, University of Sheffield
Identifying MHC variation as an indicator of resistance to specific parasite fauna of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus).

NBAF1065 NBAF-S
Claire Stevenson-Holt, University of Cumbria
A next-gen approach to relate snow leopard population size and diet to species distribution models.

NBAF1064 NBAF-S
Elizabeth Chadwick, Cardiff University
Estimating critical population parameters for UK otters using MIPSTR, a novel approach suitable for genotyping microsatellites from non-invasive otter spraint samples.

NBAF1063 NBAF-S
Xavier Lambin, University of Aberdeen
Assessing the economic and conservation impacts of the pine marten, a recovering predator, on non-native grey squirrels, and forest land management.

NBAF1062 NBAF-S
Hannah Mumby, University of Cambridge
Savannah elephant diet in the greater Kruger area: sex differences, seasonality and impact on vegetation.

NBAF1058 NBAF-S
Nicola Nadeau, University of Sheffield
Do agricultural practices affect butterfly dispersal and genetic diversity?

NBAF1057 NBAF-S
Julia Day, University College London
Testing eDNA metabarcoding approaches for surveying Lake Tanganyika’s hyper-diverse littoral fish communities.

NBAF1056 NBAF-S
Isabel Douterelo Soler, University of Sheffield
Impact of climate change on the microbial ecology of drinking water distribution systems.

NBAF1054 NBAF-S
Paul Ashton, Edge Hill University
Bacterial communities of Blue Tit nest boxes.

NBAF1052 NBAF-S
Rob Freckleton, University of Sheffield
Investigating the drivers of arthropod diversity in agro-ecosystems using metabarcoding.

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Joah Madden, University of Exeter
Heritability of cognitive performance in pheasants.

NBAF1049 NBAF-S
Richard Hopkins, University of Greenwich
The potential of insectivorous bats as agents of crop pest control in the UK.

NBAF1048 NBAF-S
Gary Carvalho, Bangor University
Developing novel genetic tools for the conservation and management of vulnerable Manta and Mobula rays.

NBAF1046 NBAF-S
George Turner, Bangor University
Cichlid fish dietary analysis by gut content metabarcoding.

   

2016

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William Symondson, Cardiff University
Diet analysis of Seabirds (Red-throated Divers and Scopoli`s shearwater) in relation to habitat use, human activities and movement ecology.

NBAF984 NBAF-S
Hannah Dugdale, University of Leeds
Early-life environment effects on senescence in European badgers.

NBAF983 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Tortoises as analogue species providing the ecosystem service of habitat restoration through grazing.

NBAF982 NBAF-S&E
Sonia Clegg, University of Oxford
Genomic divergence following colonisation in island Zosterops species.

NBAF981 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Novel application of high throughput sequencing to track prey exploitation by birds across a patchy landscape.

NBAF979 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Analysing the diet of reintroduced Eurasian Cranes (Grus grus) on the Somerset Levels UK, using Next Generation Sequencing.

NBAF975 NBAF-S
Ewan Wakefield, University of Glasgow
Seabirds and wind - the consequences of extreme prey taxis in a changing climate.

NBAF972 NBAF-S
Alastair Wilson, University of Exeter
Genetic basis of variation in TB susceptibility, progression and diagnosis in a wild animal host.

NBAF971 NBAF-S
Seirian Sumner, University of Bristol
Alternative reproductive strategies in a simple eusocial ant.

NBAF969 NBAF-S
Sarah Knowles, The Royal Veterinary College
Understanding the effects of diet on gut microfauna ecology, in blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) nestlings.

NBAF968 NBAF-S
Andrew Tanentzap, University of Cambridge
Temporal colonization of lake sediment by microbial communities along environmental gradients.

NBAF967 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Flexible foraging strategies in Gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua.

NBAF965 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Genetic structure and connectivity in the endangered yet potentially commercially valuable North Atlantic porbeagle shark: informing conservation and towards sustainable fisheries management.

NBAF963 NBAF-S
Hannah Mumby, University of Cambridge
Are kin closer? Social and genetic relationships between male African elephants.

NBAF962 NBAF-S
Keith Hamer, University of Leeds
Fine-scale foraging behavior of far-ranging marine predators: integrating 3-dimensional movement and activity data.

NBAF961 NBAF-S
Nick Mundy, University of Cambridge
Identifying the red colour locus in the zebra finch using fine scale mapping.

NBAF959 NBAF-S
Sandra Varga, University of Lincoln
Characterisation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in roots of plants with different sexes.

NBAF957 NBAF-S
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
How does meiotic drive influence sexual selection?

  

2015

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Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Environmental DNA as an assessment tool for population size estimates of the Great Crested Newt (Triturus cristatus).

NBAF944 NBAF-S
Jim Reynolds, University of Birmingham
Does genetic relatedness affect breeding patch occupancy in a colony nesting seabird?

NBAF943 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Developing novel methodology for dietary analysis in temperate granivores.

NBAF942 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Genetic monitoring to assess the potential for anthropogenic impacts in the endangered common skate in the North east Atlantic: genetic diversity, connectivity and effective population size.

NBAF936 NBAF-S
Andy Overall, University of Brighton
Scent-gland microbial diversity as a determinant in kin discrimination in the hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius).

NBAF934 NBAF-S
Joby Boxall, University of Sheffield
The impact of disinfection upon biofilm microbial communities within drinking water distribution systems.

NBAF933 NBAF-S
Tamás Székely, University of Bath
Social behaviour and diseases in the wild: genetic relatedness and disease prevalence in an island bird population.

    

2014

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Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Queen-worker coadaption and conflict in a primitively eusocial bee.

NBAF875 NBAF-S
Steve Patterson, University of Liverpool
Diversity and evolution of vertebrate immune system genes in the natural environment.

NBAF874 NBAF-S
Aileen Mill, Newcatle University
The spatial and social dynamics of the Natterer’s bat Myotis nattereri.

NBAF873 NBAF-S
Simon Goodman, University of Leeds
Molecular epidemiology of multi-parasite co-infections in Turtle Doves.

 NBAF870 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Functions and mechanisms of recognition systems in social birds.

NBAF869 NBAF-S
Brendan Godley, University of Exeter
Investigating variation of life-history strategies in the Mediterranean green turtle population (Chelonia mydas).

NBAF866 NBAF-S
Charles Tyler, University of Exeter
Can roach, Rutilus rutilus, adapt to the harmful effects of oestrogen exposure from waste water treatment work effluents?

NBAF844 NBAF-S
Ken Norris, University of Reading
Dispersal and gene flow across ocean basins in a tropical seabird complex.

NBAF842 NBAF-S
Melody Clark, British Antartic Survey
Imprinting, methylation and shell thickness in molluscs.

NBAF837 NBAF-S/E/L
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Candidate genes for host association in aphids.

NBAF836 NBAF-S/E
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Adaptive phenotypes and the barrier to introgression between ecotypes.

       

2013

NBAF779 NBAF-S/L
David Macdonald, University of Oxford
Assessing hedgehog diet in rural landscapes by DNA sequencing of faeces.

NBAF773 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Kin structure and dynamics of social queues.

NBAF772 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
The formation of eusocial groups: partner choice, conflict and the role of the market.

NBAF769 NBAF-S
Jon Bridle, University of Bristol
Reintroduction of Sium latifolium: the role of genetics in determining success of translocations.

NBAF767 NBAF-S
Barbara Helm, University of Glasgow
Allochronic diversification? Testing implications of local seasonality for genetic and vocal divergence of an Afrotropical songbird

NBAF765 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Stock structure, residency and kinship of white shark aggregations along the South African coast.

NBAF764 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Baseline data for assessing environmental impacts on basking sharks in Scottish waters: effective population size, connectivity and group kinship.

NBAF763 NBAF-S
Andrew Bourke, University of East Anglia
Lifetime reproductive success and longevity of workers in a social insect.

NBAF762 NBAF-S
Timothy Coulson, University of Oxford
Constructing a pedigree to allow the modelling of the dynamics of heritable phenotypic characters in a wild population living in a variable environment

NBAF761 NBAF-S/E
Jonathan Bridle, University of Bristol
Testing the limits and potential of evolutionary responses to climate change.

NBAF759 NBAF-S
Mario Vallejo-Marín, University of Sterling
Tracing back the origins of British populations of Mimulus guttatus by means of high-throughput SNP genotyping.

NBAF751 NBAF-S
Hannah Dugdale, University of Sheffield
Quantitative genetics of behaviour: cooperative breeding and lifetime fitness.

NBAF747 NBAF-S/E
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Ecotype formation in the rough periwinkle Littorina saxatilis using shell shape and sequenced RAD tags.

NBAF746 NBAF-S
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
Promiscuity and genetic diversity in passerines.

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Melissa Bateson, University of Newcastle
Effects of early-life adversity in the European starling.

NBAF723 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Population structure, kinship and the demographic history of the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus.

NBAF722 NBAF-S/E
Jon Bridle, University of Bristol
Developing genomic resources to test limits to adaptation in rainforest-restricted Drosophila.

NBAF721 NBAF-S
Elizabeth Wellington, University of Warwick
Tracking Mycobacterium bovis infection in a high-density monitored badger population.
 

2012

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Luc Bussiere, University of Stirling
Rates of polyandry across species of dance fly (Diptera: Empididae).

NBAF673 NBAF-S
Billy Sinclair, University of Cumbria
Population structure of the cephalopod Nautilus pompilius among Australian reefs and isolated seamounts.

NBAF670 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Evolutionary genetics of social behaviour in birds.

NBAF669 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Cooperative work in social birds: how is a tragedy of the commons averted?

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Paul O'Donoghue, University of Chester
Assessing global population structure in the threatened Great Bustard (Otis tarda).

NBAF665 NBAF-S
Paul Thompson, University of Aberdeen
Do sex differences in foraging explain the link between ocean climate change and survival in the northern fulmar?

NBAF658 NBAF-S
Catherine Walton, University of Manchester
Assessing human impact on the genetic diversity of tropical forest taxa.

NBAF653 NBAF-S
Mike Ritchie, University of St Andrews
QTLs for mate preferences and regulation of male pheromone production in Nasonia.

NBAF651 NBAF-S
Jennifer Rowntree, University of York
Ecological consequences of genetic variation: does genetic variation in a keystone parasitic plant species drive community response to infection?

NBAF649 NBAF-S
Keith Hamer, University of Leeds
Individual specialization in resource use by a far-ranging marine predator: incidence and implications.

NBAF648 NBAF-S
Stuart Piertney, University of Aberdeen
Reverse engineering the genotype-phenotype map for parasite resistance in natural populations of red grouse.

NBAF644 NBAF-S
Andrew MacColl, University of Nottingham
Parasite-mediated population divergence in the three-spined stickleback.

NBAF642 NBAF-L/S
Tom Price, University of Liverpool
Why females mate once: from genes to populations.

 

2011

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David Richardson, University of East Anglia
Spatio-temporal patterns and maintenance of MHC diversity in the Seychelles warbler.

NBAF572 NBAF-E/S
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Source and maintenance of recognition cues in ant societies.

NBAF571 NBAF-E/S
Joseph Tobias, University of Oxford
Dynamics of host-pathogen interactions on climatic gradients.

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Joby Boxall, University of Sheffield
Microbial communities in biofilms of the drinking water distribution system.

NBAF562 NBAF-S
Jane Reid, University of Aberdeen
Genetic variation in a highly mobile species at a very small spatial scale.

NBAF559 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Do historical bottleneck effects out-weigh genetic consequences of reintroduction? – a test using Seychelles Paradise Flycatchers.

NBAF555 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Invasive species and the `genetic rescue´ hypothesis: a test using the introduced UK population of rose-ringed parakeets (Psittacula krameri).

NBAF554 NBAF-S
Stephen Harris, University of Bristol
Conservation genetics of brown bears (Ursus arctos) in Greece.

NBAF549 NBAF-S
Tobias Uller, University of Oxford
Evolutionary processes in a recent coloniser: the UK wall lizard (Podarcis muralis).

NBAF548 NBAF-S
Gareth Jones, University of Bristol
Conservation genetics of the grey long-eared bat (Plecotus austriacus) across different spatial and temporal scales.

NBAF547 NBAF-E/S
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
Sexual selection and the evolution of plumage colouration in the plover genus Charadrius.

NBAF546 NBAF-E/S
Colin Osborne, University of Sheffield
Evolution of Ecological Diversity in Grasses.

NBAF545 NBAF-S
David McDonald, University of Oxford
MHC diversity and pathogen resistance in the European badger (Meles meles).

NBAF540 NBAF-S
Stephen Harris, University of Bristol
Impact of habitat loss on the genetic structure of a declining population of the Mauritius lowland day gecko: implications for conservation.

 

2010

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David Hodgson, University of Exeter
Population genetic structure, habitat fragmentation and dispersal of hazel dormice, Muscardinus avellanarius.

NBAF476 NBAF-S
Richard Preziosi, University of Manchester
Microevolutionary processes in space: A case-study from the desert wadis of Sinai, Egypt.

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Stephen Rossiter, QMUL
Molecular genetics and mate choice in greater horseshoe bats.

NBAF452 NBAF-S
Annette Broderick, University of Exeter
Male breeding periodicity in a female-biased green turtle (Chelonia mydas) population: implications for effective population size.

NBAF449 NBAF-S
Iain Barber, University of Leicester
Effects of river impoundments on the morphology, behaviour and genetic divergence of sticklebacks.

NBAF448 NBAF-S
Klaus Reinhardt, University of Sheffield
Global Bedbug Spread: planes, genes and insecticides.

NBAF446 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
From genes to environmental change – the spatial ecology of a tropical seabird.

NBAF442 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Ancestral recognition and egg-replacement in wasps.

NBAF433 NBAF-S/L
Mike Ritchie, University of St Andrews
QTLs and candidate genes for natural populations.

NBAF429
Douglas Yu, University of East Anglia
Using spatial genetic structure to study a metacommunity.

NBAF428
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Phenotypic plasticity and management of native white-clawed crayfish populations.

NBAF427
Matthew Gage, University of East Anglia
Differential fertilization compatibility between and within Atlantic salmon and brown trout: implication for farmed gene introgression and hybridization.

NBAF426
Stephen Harris, University of Bristol
Role of parental social status on offspring dispersal tendencies in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) population.

NBAF425
Ian Montgomery, Queen's University Belfast
Demography, distribution and abundance of the Eurasian badger Meles meles in Northern Ireland.

 

2009

NBAF419
Olivier Hanotte, University of Nottingham
Evolutionary history of indigenous Arabian Peninsula camel Camelus Dromedarius populations.

NBAF388
Tom Tregenza, University of Exeter
Determining reproductive success and trait heritability in a wild insect population.

NBAF370
David Richardson, UEA
Mating patterns and conservation genetics in Hawksbill turtles.

NBAF369
Stephen Votier, University of Plymouth
Population structuring and dispersal of the highly pelagic Leach´s Storm-petrel: implications for conservation of an EU priority species.

NBAF368
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Analysis of intraguild predation and invertebrate community structure.

NBAF366
Jim Groombrige, University of Kent
The effects of inbreeding on immune function and interactions with disease in endangered Mauritius bird populations.

NBAF363
Lori Lawson Handley, University of Hull
Dispersal ability of the highly invasive harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis.

NBAF362
Jamie Stevens, University of Exeter
Connectivity and gene flow in temperate Alcyonaria (octocorals): Implications for Marine Protected Area (MPA) designation.

NBAF361
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Alternative routes to cooperative breeding in the Rifleman, Acanthisitta chloris.

NBAF355
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
Polyandry and meiotic drive in wild stalk-eyed flies.

NBAF352
David Macdonald, University of Oxford
Mate choice and MHC in the European badger (Meles meles).

  

2008 and earlier

MGF/336
Annette Broderick, University of Exeter
Investigating the fitness consequences of multiple paternity in the Mediterranean green turtle population (Chelonia mydas).

MGF/333
Steven Banwart, University of Sheffield
Diversity and activity of sulfonate mineralizing rhizobacteria.

MGF/332
David McDonald, University of Oxford
Reproductive success of European badger (Meles meles) at Wytham Woods, Oxfordshire.

MGF/331
James Reynolds, University of Birmingham
Does food supplementation influence sex ratio and paternity of Blue tit broods?

MGF/329
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Urban and rural birds: genetic differentiation and the process of urbanisation.

MGF/328
Ian Owens, Imperial College London
Genetics and ecology of the evolution of bird song.

MGF/325
Simon Hiscock, University of Bristol
Investigation of global methylation changes resulting from interspecific hybridisation.

MGF/269
David Richardson, University of East Anglia
The role of pathogen mediated fluctuating selection in generating adaptive genetic variation.

MGF/262
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Genetic structure and reproductive conflicts in Microstigmus wasp colonies.

MGF/260
Alistair Dawson, CEH Monks Wood
Molecular sexing of Robins (E. rubecula)

MGF/259
Stuart Piertney, University of Aberdeen
Speciation in the Jaera albifrons group of intertidal isopods: determining the genetic basis of sexual isolation.

MGF/252
Stuart Bearhop, University of Exeter
The genetic consequences of variation in dispersal and staging strategies in migratory geese.

MGF/251
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Unrelated helpers in social wasps.

MGF/249
Steve Rogers, Institute of Zoology, London
Investigating population structure and movement in the Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysopholus).

MGF/244
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
Consequences of sexual preference for paternity and fertility in stalk-eyed flies.

MGF/242
Gareth Jones, University of Bristol
Diet analysis and foraging requirements of the barbastelle bat, Barbastella barbastellus: Implications for management and conservation.

MGF/195
Simon Goodman, University of Leeds
Population genetic structure and ecological adaptation of mosquito vectors in Galapagos Islands.

MGF/194
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Population genetics, pathogen prevalence, and reproductive fitness in the endemic Mauritius parakeet (Psittacula echo) and the introduced ringneck parakeet (P. krameri) on Mauritius.

MGF/193
Jonathan Bridle, University of Bristol
Evolutionary responses to climate change in butterflies with contrasting ecology.

MGF/192
John Altringham, University of Leeds
Genetic diversity and differentiation in swarming bat species in Europe.

MGF/188
John Grahame, University of Leeds
Dynamics of the Littorina saxatilis hybrid zone.

MGF/187
David MacDonald, University of Oxford
To what degree are the offspring of a mated pair of gibbons (Hylobates algilis albibarbis) the genetic offspring of both adults in the mated pair?

MGF/186
Jason Wolf, University of Manchester
Signals of genetic quality in a genetically heritable social environment.

MGF/184
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
The colonisation of America by a cosmopolitan shorebird.

MGF/183
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
Molecular ecology of South American plovers.

MGF/181
Brent Emerson, University of East Anglia
Speciation in marine fishes: a molecular genetic analysis of Hamlets.

MGF/165
Jens Krause, Leeds University
Comparing genetic relatedness in social networks of wild guppies across populations.

MGF/157
Jane K Hill, York
Consequences of changes in genetic diversity during climate-driven range shifts.

MGF/153
John Ewen, Institute of Zoology
Sperm competition, sperm quality and inbreeding in an endangered species, the hihi (Notiomystis cincta).

MGF/149
Keith Hamer, Leeds University
Sex-specific parental effort in pursuit-diving seabirds: a comparative analysis of guillemots and razorbills.

MGF/140
Tamas Skekely, Bath University
Kinship and parental conflit in Kentish plover.

MGF/124
Catherine Walton, Manchester University
Out of Africa (and into Asia).

MGF/119
Tom Tregenza, Exeter University
Natural and sexual selection in a wild population of field crickets.

MGF/116
Andrew Bennett, Bristol University
Proximate and ultimate causes of plumage colour variation in an avian ring species.

MGF/115
David Richardson, University of East Anglia
Developing a class II major histocompatibility complex screening method to investigate parasite mediated selection in the Seychelles warbler.

MGF/114
Ian Owens, Imperial College, London
Genetic basis of condition dependence in a wild bird.

MGF/097
Jim Groombridge, Kent University
Historical genetic profiles for extinct and surviving Hawaiian bird populations: genotyping feathers from 230-year-old ceremonial capes.

MGF/095
Sonja Clegg, Imperial University
Genetics and ecology of phenotypic evolution: island-dwelling birds as a model system.

MGF/094
John Altringham, Leeds University
Population ecology and mating patterns in Daubenton´s bats.

MGF/093
Tomasso Pizzari, Oxford University
Post-insemination sexual selection in the fowl: basic mechanisms and epistatic factors.

MGF/092
Jonathon Silvertown, Open University
Edaphic and climatic causes of population genetic structure in the Park Grass Experiment.

MGF/091
Graham Stone, Edinburgh
Host choice and population substructure in generalist parasitoids in cynipid oak galls.

MGF/090
Jeremy Field, University College, London
Genetic structure and reproductive conflicts in Microstigmus wasp colonies.

MGF/088
Ian Owens, Imperial College, London
Testing the role of drift versus selection n the divergence of South-Pacific Zosterops.

MGF/086
Gary Carvalho, Bangor
Gene flow in Antarctic fishes.

MGF/085
Nina Wedell, Exeter
Co-evolutionary interactions between female mating frequency and selfish genetic elements.

MGF/084
Ian Hardy, Nottingham
Competition and coexistence among vultures: from individual behaviour to conservation ecology.

MGF/082
James Bell, Aberystwyth, Wales
Are benthic estuarine populations self-recruiting?

MGF/081
Kate Buchanan, Cardiff
Endocrine control of chick behaviour and growth in the pied flycatcher.

MGF/080
Tamas Székely, Bath
Kinship and sexual conflict over parental care in the Kentish plover.

MGF/079
Ian Owens, Imperial, London
Island-dwelling races of white-eye as a model for understanding evolution of coloration: phylogeography, adaptation and neutral processes.

MGF/078
Steve Rossiter, Queen Mary, London
Impact of social behaviour on population genetic structure: a comparative study of continuous population.

MGF/077
John Altringham, Leeds
Is genetic diversity in bats related to their abundance, flight morphology/ecology and the availability of mating sites?

MGF/076
Jim Groombridge, Kent at Canterbury
Historical bottlenecking in the Seychelles kestrels: microsatellite genotyping of 140-year-old pre-bottleneck museum specimens.


MGF/072
Chris Barnard, Nottingham
Population substructing, genetic isolation and immunity trades-offs in rodents.

MGF/071
Mike Bruford, Cardiff
Phylogeny and conservation genetics of nocturnal lemurs in Northwestern Madagascar.

MGF/070
David Macdonald, Oxford
The breeding system of the European badger Meles meles in a high-density population.

MGF/069
Michèle Clarke, Nottingham
Paternity, relatedness and gene flow in the critically endangered Madagascar Fish Eagle.

MGF/067
Ben Hatchwell, Sheffield
Life history, demography and kin selection in social birds: from individuals to populations.

MGF/066
Michèle Clarke, Nottingham
Historical distribution and population genetics of the British Golden Eagle.

MGF/065
John Bishop, Plymouth
The reproductive fate of migrants between sessile invertebrate populations.

MGF/063
Mike Ritchie, St Andrews
Identifying the causes of geographic variation; a multi-level analysis involving GIS and DNA.

MGF/061
Joanna Freeland, Open University
Metapopulation genetics of the Garden Tiger Moth.

MGF/060
John Altringham, Leeds
Is genetic diversity in Natterer's bat maintained by seasonal mating events at cases?

MGF/059
Tom Tregenza, Leeds
How polyandrous are crickets in the field?

MGF/058
Katherine Buchanan, Cardiff
Endocrine control of chick behaviour and growth in the pied flycatcher.

MGF/055
Roger Butlin, Leeds
Impact of forest fragmentation on the genetics of isolated populations of Sabethes mosquitoes.

MGF/051
Phil Gilmartin, Leeds
Fluorescent genotyping to determine paternity in figs.

MGF/049
Tom Tregenza, Leeds
How do polyandrous females avoid costs of inbreeding?

MGF/047
Jamie Stevens, Exeter
Biodiversity and molecular ecology of Dartmoor Brown Trout (Salmo trutta).

MGF/042 (Extension to SMGF/029)
Nick Davies, Cambridge
Nest guarding versus mate guarding : a trade-off between defence against cuckoos and cuckoldry for male reed warblers?

MGF/041
Clive Catchpole, Royal Holloway, London
Male song quality and maternal investment in song birds.

MGF/040
Lukas Keller, Glasgow
Evolutionary consequences of population genetic structure in a parasitic nematode.

MGF/039
John Croxall, British Antartic Survey
Can differences in stable isotope levels be used to detect sex-specific variation in foraging areas or diets of Antartic seabirds?

MGF/038
Richard Phillips, British Antartic Survey
Maintenance of reversed sexual size dimorphism in brown skuas.

MGF/036
Jonathon Silvertown, Open University
Local adaption and metapopulation dynamics of plants.

MGF/035
Keith Hamer, Durham
Reproductive effort in common and arctic terns (extension to MGF027).

MGF/033
Gareth Jones, Bristol
Genetic consequences of polygyny in a colonial philopatric mammal.

SMGF/031
Roger Butlin, Leeds
Impact of forest fragmentation on the genetics of isolated populations of Sabethes mosquitoes.

SMGF/030
Phil Gilmartin, Leeds
Paternity and gene flow in Ficus sycomorus.

SMGF/029
Nick Davies, Cambridge
Nest guarding versus mate guarding : a trade-off between defence against cuckoos and cuckoldry for male reed warblers?

SMGF/028
Tim Roper, Sussex
Identification of individual badgers Meles meles using DNA obtained from faeces.

SMGF/027
Keith Hamer, Durham
Parental investment in common and Arctic terns.

SMGF/026
Chris Faulkes, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London
Sneaking and sperm competition in the bitterling.

SMGF/024
Francis Ratnieks, Sheffield
Genetics of anarchistic honey bees.

SMGF/023
Ian Hartley, Lancaster
Mechanisms for paternal control of sibling rivalry in birds.

SMGF/022
Alan Hildrew, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London
Population biology in fragmented habitats: Dispersal, divergence and relatedness in two abundant caddisflies.

SMGF/021
Fiona Hunter, Sheffield
Sex differences in ornament expression and sex ratio determination in Aethia auklets.

SMGF/020
Jamie Stevens, Exeter
Population genetics of parasitic mites of medical and veterinary importance.

SMGF/019
Andrew Balmford, Cambridge
Mating behaviour in spotted bowerbirds.

SMGF/018
Richard Nichols, Queen Mary & Westfield College (University of London)
Population genetics and conservation of a Mauritius skink.

SMGF/016
John Altringham, Leeds
Spatial and sexual segregation and mating success in bats.

SMGF/015
David Bilton, Plymouth
Genetic diversity in Gracilariopsis longissima populations impacted by trace metals.

SMGF/014
Tom Tregenza, Leeds
Benefits of multiple mates in the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus.

SMGF/013
Christopher Todd, St Andrews
Enrichment of microsatellites from sea lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis.

SMGF/012
Emma Cunningham, Cambridge
Forced copulation and sperm competition in the mallard, Anas platyrhynchos.

SMGF/011
Peter Evans, Durham
Age and sex differences in coastal habitat use by shorebirds.

SMGF/010
Fiona Hunter, Cambridge
Sperm competition and paternity protection in auklets.

SMGF/009
Ben Hatchwell, Sheffield
Paternity and parental care in the willow warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus.

SMGF/008
Ian Hartley, Lancaster
Brood sex ratio variation and extra-pair paternity in blue tits, Parus caeruleus.

SMGF/007
Ben Hatchwell, Sheffield
Behavioural mechanisms in the evolution of cooperative breeding.

SMGF/006
Tim Birkhead, Sheffield
Genotyping ejaculates and extra-pair paternity in the sand martin, Riparia riparia.

SMGF/005
Chris Perrins, Oxford
Sex allocation in the great tit, Parus major.

SMGF/004
Francis Ratnieks, Sheffield
Mating frequency in the common wasp, Vespula vulgaris.

SMGF/003
Tim Birkhead, Sheffield
Population genetics and paternity of the colonial sociable weaver.

SMGF/002
Andrew Dixon, Sunderland
A study of mate choice in the reed bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus utilizing DNA markers.

SMGF/001
Clive Catchpole, Royal Holloway, London
Song as an indicator of age and extra-pair paternity using DNA profiling.

images of SMGF poster