Publications

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 adaptation. 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. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msy058. [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. doi:10.1534/g3.118.200050. [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]

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]

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]

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]

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