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Djordjevic, J., Dumas, Z., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Schwander, T., Parker, D. J. 2021. Dynamics of sex-biased gene expression over development in the stick insect Timema californicum. bioRxiv. doi:

Brandt, A., Tran Van, P., Bluhm, C., Anselmetti, Y.,  Dumas, Z., Figuet, E., François, C. M., Galtier, N., Heimburger, B., Jaron K. S., Labédan, M., Maraun, M., Parker, D. J., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Schaefer, I., Simion, P., Scheu, S., Schwander, T. & Bast, J. 2020. Haplotype divergence supports ancient asexuality in the oribatid mite Oppiella nova. bioRxiv. doi:

Jaron, K. S*., Parker, D. J*., Anselmetti, Y., Tran Van, P. T., Bast, J., Dumas,  Z., Figuet, E., François, C. M., Hayward, K., Rossier, V., Simion, P., Robinson-Rechavi,  M., Galtier, N., Schwander, T. 2020. Convergent consequences of parthenogenesis on stick insect genomes

Cook, N*., Parker, D. J*., Turner, F., Tauber, E., Pannebakker, B. A., Shuker, D. M. 2019. Genome-wide disruption of DNA methylation by 5-aza-2’-deoxycytidine in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. bioRxiv. doi:
* these authors contributed equally to this work


Tran Van, P. T., Anselmetti, Y., Bast, J., Dumas Z., Galtier, N., Jaron, K. S., Martens, K., Parker, D. J., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Schwander, T., Simion, P., Schön, I. 2021. First annotated draft genomes of non-marine ostracods (Ostracoda, Crustacea) with different reproductive modesG3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Parker, D. J., Envall, T., Ritchie, M. G., Kankare, M. 2021. Sex-specific responses to cold in a very cold-tolerant, northern Drosophila speciesHeredity. 126: 695–705 [pdf[bioRxiv]  

Dussex, N., Kutschera, V. E., Wiberg, R. A. W., Parker, D. J., Hunt, G. R., Gray, R. D., Rutherford, K., Abe, H., Fleischer, R. C., Ritchie, M. G., Rutz, C., Wolf, J. B. W., Gemmell, N. J. 2020. A genome-wide investigation of adaptations related to tool behaviour in New Caledonian and Hawaiian crows. Molecular Ecology. doi: [pdf]

Parker, D. J., Bast, J., Jalvingh, K., Dumas, Z., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Schwander, T. 2019. Sex-biased gene expression is repeatedly masculinized in asexual femalesNature Communications. 10: 4638. [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Cook, N*., Parker, D. J*., Turner, F., Tauber, E., Pannebakker, B. A., Shuker, D. M. 2019. Validating the demethylating effects of 5-aza-2′-deoxycytidine in insects requires a whole-genome approach (A reply to Ellers et al.). The American Naturalist. 194: 432-43. [pdf]
* these authors contributed equally to this work

Parker, D. J., Djordjevic, J., Schwander, T. 2019. Olfactory proteins in Timema stick insects. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00101 [pdf]

Parker, D. J., Bast, J., Jalvingh, K., Dumas, Z., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Schwander, T. 2019. Repeated evolution of asexuality involves convergent gene expression changesMolecular Biology and Evolution.  36: 350–364 [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Larose, C., Parker, D. J., Schwander, T. 2018. Fundamental and realized feeding niche breadths of sexual and asexual stick-insects. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B.  [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Ma, W. J., Veltsos, P., Sermier, R., Parker, D. J., Perrin, N. 2018. Evolutionary and developmental dynamics of sex-biased gene expression in common frogs with proto-Y chromosomesGenome Biology. 19:156. [pdf]

Parker, D. J., Wiberg, R. A. W., Trivedi, U., Tyukmaeva, V. I., Gharbi, K., Butlin, R. K., Kankare, M., Ritchie, M. G. 2018. Inter- and intra-specific genomic divergence in Drosophila montana shows evidence for cold adaptationGenome Biology and Evolution. 10: 2086–2101. [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Bast, J., Parker, D. J., Dumas, Z., Jalvingh, K. M., Tran Van, P., Jaron, K. S., Figuet, E., Brandt, A., Galtier, N., Schwander, T. 2018. Consequences of asexuality in natural populations: insights from stick insectsMolecular Biology and Evolution. 35: 1668–1677. [pdf]

Tapanainen, R., Parker, D. J., Kankare, M. 2018. Photosensitive alternative splicing of the circadian clock gene timeless is population specific in a cold-adapted fly, Drosophila montana. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. [pdf]

Parker, D. J., Zaborowska, J., Ritchie, M. G., Vahed, K. 2017. Paternity analysis of wild-caught females shows that sperm package size and placement influence fertilization success in the bushcricket Pholidoptera griseoapteraMolecular Ecology. 26: 3050–3061. [pdf]

Vigoder, F. M*., Parker, D. J*., Cook, N., Tournière, O., Sneddon, T., Ritchie, M. G. 2016. Inducing cold-sensitivity in the frigophilic fly Drosophila montana by RNAiPLoS ONE. 11: e0165724. [pdf]
* these authors contributed equally to this work

Kankare, M., Parker, D. J., Merisalo, M., Salminen, T. S., Hoikkala, A. 2016. Transcriptional differences between diapausing and non-diapausing D. montana females reared under the same photoperiod and temperature. PLoS ONE. 11: e0161852. [pdf]

Parker, D. J., Ritchie, M. G., Kankare, M. 2016. Preparing for winter: the transcriptomic response associated with different day lengths in Drosophila montana. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 3:1373-81. [pdf] [Data]

Cunningham, C. B., Ji, L., Wiberg, R. A. W., Shelton, J. M., McKinney, E. C., Parker, D. J., Meagher, R. B., Benowitz, K. M., Roy-Zokan, E. M., Ritchie, M. G., Brown, S. J., Schmitz, R. J., Moore A. J. 2015. The genome and methylome of a beetle with complex social behavior, Nicrophorus vespilloides (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Genome Biology and Evolution. 7: 3383-3396. [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Parker, D. J., Cunningham, C. B., Walling, C. A., Stamper, C. E., Head, M. L., Roy-Zokan, E. M., McKinney, E. C., Ritchie, M. G., Moore, A. J. 2015. Transcriptomes of parents identify parenting strategies and sexual conflict in a subsocial beetle. Nature Communications. 6: 8449. [pdf]

Longdon, B., Murray, G. G. R., Palmer, W. J., Day, J. P., Parker, D. J., Welch, J. J., Obbard, D. J., and Jiggins, F. M. 2015. The evolution, diversity and host associations of rhabdoviruses. Virus Evolution. 1: vev014. [pdf] [bioRxiv]

Parker, D. J. Vesala, L., Ritchie, M. G., Laiho, A., Hoikkala, A., and Kankare, M. 2015. How consistent are the transcriptome changes associated with cold acclimation in two species of the Drosophila virilis group? Heredity. 115: 13-21. [pdf]

Neville, M. C., Nojima, T., Ashley, E., Parker, D. J., Walker, J., Southall, T., Van de Sande, B., Marques, A. C., Fischer, B., Brand, A. H., Russell, S., Ritchie, M. G., Aerts, S., and Goodwin, S. F. 2014. Male-specific Fruitless isoforms target neurodevelopmental genes to specify a sexually dimorphic nervous system. Current Biology. 24: 229-241. [pdf]

Parker, D. J., Gardiner, A., Neville, M. C., Ritchie, M. G., and Goodwin, S. F. 2014. The evolution of novelty in conserved genes; evidence of positive selection in the Drosophila fruitless gene is localised to alternatively spliced exons. Heredity. 112: 300-306. [pdf]

Campos, J. L., Zeng, K., Parker, D. J., Charlesworth, B., and Haddrill, P. R. 2013. Codon usage bias and effective population sizes on the X chromosome versus the autosomes in Drosophila melanogaster. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 30: 811-823. [pdf]

Morrissey, M. B., Parker, D. J., Korsten, P., Pemberton, J. M., Kruuk, L. E. B., and Wilson, A. J. 2012. The prediction of adaptive evolution: empirical application of the secondary theorem of selection and comparison to the breeder’s equation. Evolution. 66: 2399-2410. [pdf]

Vahed, K. and Parker, D. J. 2012. The Evolution of Large Testes: Sperm Competition or Male Mating Rate? Ethology. 118: 107-117. [pdf]

Vahed, K., Parker, D. J. and Gilbert, J. D. J. 2011. Larger testes are associated with a higher level of polyandry, but a smaller ejaculate volume, across bushcricket species (Tettigoniidae). Biology Letters. 7: 261-264. [pdf]

Parker, D. J. and Vahed, K. 2010. The intensity of pre- and post-copulatory mate guarding in relation to spermatophore transfer in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus. Journal of Ethology. 28: 245-249. [pdf]

Parker, D. J. 2009. Pre- and post-copulatory mate choice in Platygryllus primiformis: cryptic female choice and sexual conflict. Bioscience Horizons. 2: 164-171. [pdf]