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Journal articles

Russo AG; Harding EF; Yan GJH; Selechnik D; Ducatez S; DeVore JL; Zhou J; Sarma RR; Lee YP; Richardson MF; Shine R; Rollins LA; White PA, 2021, 'Discovery of Novel Viruses Associated With the Invasive Cane Toad (Rhinella marina) in Its Native and Introduced Ranges', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 12, pp. 733631, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.733631

Sarma RR; Crossland MR; Eyck HJF; Devore JL; Edwards RJ; Cocomazzo M; Zhou J; Brown GP; Shine R; Rollins LA, 2021, 'Intergenerational effects of manipulating DNA methylation in the early life of an iconic invader', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2020.0125

Stuart K; Edwards R; Cheng Y; Warren W; Burt D; Sherwin W; Hofmeister N; Werner S; Ball G; Bateson M; Brandley M; Buchanan K; Cassey P; Clayton D; De Meyer T; Meddle S; Rollins L, 2021, 'Transcript- and annotation-guided genome assembly of the European starling', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.07.438753

Stuart KC; Cardilini APA; Cassey P; Richardson MF; Sherwin WB; Rollins LA; Sherman CDH, 2021, 'Signatures of selection in a recent invasion reveal adaptive divergence in a highly vagile invasive species', Molecular Ecology, vol. 30, pp. 1419 - 1434, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.15601

Nomano FY; Savage JL; Rollins LA; Griffith SC; Russell AF, 2021, 'Communal roosting shows dynamics predicted by direct and indirect nepotism in chestnut-crowned babblers', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-020-02958-2

Sarma RR; Edwards RJ; Crino OL; Eyck HJF; Waters PD; Crossland MR; Shine R; Rollins LA, 2020, 'Do epigenetic changes drive corticosterone responses to alarm cues in larvae of an invasive Amphibian?', Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol. 60, pp. 1481 - 1494, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icaa082

Bodt LH; Rollins LA; Zichello JM, 2020, 'Contrasting mitochondrial diversity of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) across three invasive continental distributions', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 10, pp. 10186 - 10195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6679

Zhou J; Nelson TM; Rodriguez Lopez C; Sarma RR; Zhou SJ; Rollins LA, 2020, 'A comparison of nonlethal sampling methods for amphibian gut microbiome analyses', Molecular Ecology Resources, vol. 20, pp. 844 - 855, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13139

Selechnik D; Richardson MF; Shine R; DeVore JL; Ducatez S; Rollins LA, 2019, 'Increased Adaptive Variation Despite Reduced Overall Genetic Diversity in a Rapidly Adapting Invader', Frontiers in Genetics, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.01221

Selechnik D; Richardson MF; Shine R; Brown GP; Rollins LA, 2019, 'Immune and environment-driven gene expression during invasion: An eco-immunological application of RNA-Seq', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 9, pp. 6708 - 6721, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5249

Martin LB; Addison BA; Bean AGD; Buchanan KL; Crino OL; Eastwood JR; Flies AS; Hamede R; Hill GE; Klaassen M; Koch RE; Martens JM; Napolitano C; Narayan EJ; Peacock L; Peel AJ; Peters A; Raven N; Risely A; Roast MJ; Rollins LA; Ruiz-Aravena M; Selechnik D; Stokes HS; Ujvari B; Grogan LF, 2019, 'Extreme Competence: Keystone Hosts of Infections', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 34, pp. 303 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.12.009

Edwards RJ; Tuipulotu DE; Amos TG; O'Meally D; Richardson MF; Russell TL; Vallinoto M; Carneiro M; Ferrand N; Wilkins MR; Sequeira F; Rollins LA; Holmes EC; Shine R; White PA, 2018, 'Draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad, Rhinella marina', GigaScience, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giy095

Russo AG; Eden JS; Tuipulotu DE; Shi M; Selechnik D; Shine R; Rollins LA; Holmes EC; White PA, 2018, 'Viral discovery in the invasive Australian cane toad (Rhinella marina) using metatranscriptomic and genomic approaches', Journal of Virology, vol. 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00768-18

Bolton PE; Rollins LA; Brazill-Boast J; Maute KL; Legge S; Austin JJ; Griffith SC, 2018, 'Genetic diversity through time and space: diversity and demographic history from natural history specimens and serially sampled contemporary populations of the threatened Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae)', Conservation Genetics, vol. 19, pp. 737 - 754, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-018-1051-1

Andrew SC; Awasthy M; Bolton PE; Rollins LA; Nakagawa S; Griffith SC, 2018, 'The genetic structure of the introduced house sparrow populations in Australia and New Zealand is consistent with historical descriptions of multiple introductions to each country', Biological Invasions, vol. 20, pp. 1507 - 1522, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-017-1643-6

Ward-Fear G; Brown GP; Pearson DJ; West A; Rollins LA; Shine R, 2018, 'The ecological and life history correlates of boldness in free-ranging lizards', Ecosphere, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2125

Cardilini APA; Sherman CDH; Sherwin WB; Rollins LA, 2018, 'Simulated Disperser Analysis: Determining the number of loci required to genetically identify dispersers', PeerJ, vol. 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4573

Eastwood JR; Ribot RFH; Rollins LA; Buchanan KL; Walder K; Bennett ATD; Berg ML, 2017, 'Host heterozygosity and genotype rarity affect viral dynamics in an avian subspecies complex', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13476-z

Selechnik D; Rollins LA; Brown GP; Kelehear C; Shine R, 2017, 'The things they carried: The pathogenic effects of old and new parasites following the intercontinental invasion of the Australian cane toad (Rhinella marina)', International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, vol. 6, pp. 375 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2016.12.001

Richardson MF; Sequeira F; Selechnik D; Carneiro M; Vallinoto M; Reid JG; West AJ; Crossland MR; Shine R; Rollins LA, 2017, 'Improving amphibian genomic resources: a multi-tissue reference transcriptome of an iconic invader', GigaScience, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/gix114

Selechnik D; West AJ; Brown GP; Fanson KV; Addison BA; Rollins LA; Shine R, 2017, 'Effects of invasion history on physiological responses to immune system activation in invasive Australian cane toads', PeerJ, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3856

Bolton PE; Rollins LA; Brazill-Boast J; Kim KW; Burke T; Griffith SC, 2017, 'The colour of paternity: extra-pair paternity in the wild Gouldian finch does not appear to be driven by genetic incompatibility between morphs', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 30, pp. 174 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12997

Richardson MF; Sherwin WB; Rollins LA, 2017, 'De Novo Assembly of the Liver Transcriptome of the European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris.', Journal of Genomics, vol. 5, pp. 54 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/jgen.19504

Bolton PE; West AJ; Cardilini APA; Clark JA; Maute KL; Legge S; Brazill-Boast J; Griffith SC; Rollins LA, 2016, 'Three molecular markers show no evidence of population genetic structure in the Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae)', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167723

Sherman CDH; Lotterhos KE; Richardson MF; Tepolt CK; Rollins LA; Palumbi SR; Miller AD, 2016, 'What are we missing about marine invasions? Filling in the gaps with evolutionary genomics', Marine Biology, vol. 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-016-2961-4

Bolton PE; Rollins LA; Griffith SC, 2016, 'Colour polymorphism is likely to be disadvantageous to some populations and species due to genetic architecture and morph interactions', Molecular ecology, vol. 25, pp. 2713 - 2718, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13632

Rollins LA; Woolnough AP; Fanson BG; Cummins ML; Crowley TM; Wilton AN; Sinclair R; Butler A; Sherwin WB, 2016, 'Selection on mitochondrial variants occurs between and within individuals in an expanding invasion', Molecular Biology and Evolution, vol. 33, pp. 995 - 1007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msv343

Campbell S; Roberts EJ; Craemer R; Pacioni C; Rollins L; Woolnough AP, 2016, 'Assessing the economic benefits of starling detection and control to Western Australia', Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 23, pp. 81 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14486563.2015.1028486

van Rooij EP; Rollins LA; Holleley CE; Griffith SC, 2016, 'Extra-pair paternity in the long-tailed finch Poephila acuticauda', PeerJ, vol. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1550

McDonald PG; Rollins LA; Godfrey S, 2016, 'The relative importance of spatial proximity, kin selection and potential ‘greenbeard’ signals on provisioning behaviour among helpers in a cooperative bird', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 70, pp. 133 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-015-2032-8

McDonald PG; Rollins LA; Godfrey S, 2016, 'The relative importance of spatial proximity, kin selection and potential ‘greenbeard’ signals on provisioning behaviour among helpers in a cooperative bird', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 70, pp. 133 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s0026

McDonald PG; Rollins LA; Godfrey S, 2016, 'The relative importance of spatial proximity, kin selection and potential ‘greenbeard’ signals on provisioning behaviour among helpers in a cooperative bird', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 70, pp. 133 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s0026

Warrington MH; Rollins LA; Russell AF; Griffith SC, 2015, 'Sequential polyandry through divorce and re-pairing in a cooperatively breeding bird reduces helper-offspring relatedness', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 69, pp. 1311 - 1321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-015-1944-7

Chao A; Jost L; Hsieh TC; Ma KH; Sherwin WB; Rollins LA, 2015, 'Expected Shannon entropy and Shannon differentiation between subpopulations for neutral genes under the finite island model', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0125471

Rollins LA, 2015, 'Progress and challenges in genetics and invasion', Current Zoology, vol. 61, pp. 454 - 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/czoolo/61.3.454

Rollins LA; Richardson MF; Shine R, 2015, 'A genetic perspective on rapid evolution in cane toads (Rhinella marina)', Molecular Ecology, vol. 24, pp. 2264 - 2276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13184

Pryke SR; Rollins LA; Griffith SC; Buttemer WA, 2015, 'Retracted to Experimental evidence that maternal corticosterone controls adaptive offspring sex ratios[Journal of Computational Chemistry, 29, 6, (2015), 1723] DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12232', Functional Ecology, vol. 29, pp. 861, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12497

Bolton PE; Rollins LA; Griffith SC, 2015, 'The danger within: The role of genetic, behavioural and ecological factors in population persistence of colour polymorphic species', Molecular Ecology, vol. 24, pp. 2907 - 2915, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13201

Nomano FY; Browning LE; Savage JL; Rollins LA; Griffith SC; Russell AF, 2015, 'Unrelated helpers neither signal contributions nor suffer retribution in chestnut-crowed babblers', Behavioral Ecology, vol. 26, pp. 986 - 995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arv023

Rollins LA; Whitehead MR; Woolnough A; Sinclair R; Sherwin WB, 2015, 'Is there evidence of selection in the dopamine receptor D4 gene in Australian invasive starling populations.', Current Zoology, vol. 61, pp. 505 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/czoolo/61.3.505

McCowan LSC; Rollins LA; Griffith SC, 2014, 'Personality in captivity: More exploratory males reproduce better in an aviary population', Behavioural Processes, vol. 107, pp. 150 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2014.08.020

Lindholm AK; Head ML; Brooks RC; Rollins LA; Ingleby FC; Zajitschek SRK, 2014, 'Causes of male sexual trait divergence in introduced populations of guppies', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 27, pp. 437 - 448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12313

Pryke SR; Rollins LA; Griffith SC; Buttemer WA, 2014, 'Experimental evidence that maternal corticosterone controls adaptive offspring sex ratios', Functional Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12232

Warrington MH; McDonald PG; Rollins LA; Griffith SC, 2014, 'All signals are not equal: Acoustic signalling of individuality, sex and breeding status in a cooperative breeder', Animal Behaviour, vol. 93, pp. 249 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.05.007

Warrington MH; Rollins LA; Raihani NJ; Russell AF; Griffith SC, 2013, 'Genetic monogamy despite variable ecological conditions and social environment in the cooperatively breeding apostlebird', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 3, pp. 4669 - 4682, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.844

Rollins LA; Moles AT; Lam S; Buitenwerf R; Buswell JM; Brandenburger CR; Flores-Moreno H; Nielsen KB; Couchman E; Brown GS; Thomson FJ; Hemmings F; Frankham R; Sherwin WB, 2013, 'High genetic diversity is not essential for successful introduction', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 3, pp. 4501 - 4517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.824

Kopps AM; McDonald P; Rollins LA, 2013, 'Isolation and characterisation of polymorphic microsatellite loci for Noisy Miners Manorina melanocephala, with successful cross-amplification in Bell Miners M. melanophrys', Conservation Genetics Resources, vol. 5, pp. 39 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12686-012-9727-1

Nomano FY; Browning L; Rollins LA; Nakagawa S; Griffith SC; Russell AF, 2013, 'Feeding nestlings does not function as a signal of social prestige incooperatively breeding chestnut-crowned babblers', Animal Behaviour, vol. 86, pp. 277 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.05.015

Pryke SR; Rollins LA, 2012, 'Mothers adjust offspring sex to match the quality of the rearing environment', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 279, pp. 4051 - 4057, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.1351

Rollins LA; Svedin N; Pryke SR; Griffith SC, 2012, 'The role of the Ord Arid Intrusion in the historical and contemporary genetic division of long-tailed finch subspecies in northern Australia', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 2, pp. 1208 - 1219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.259


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