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Book Chapters

Sherwin WB, 2010, 'Mechanisms of Evolution', in 4 (ed.), Biology: An Australian Focus, edn. 4, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, pp. 783 - 808

Sherwin WB; Graves JA, 2006, 'What marsupials can do for genetics and what genetics can do for marsupials', in Marsupials, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 22 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511541889.003

Sherwin WB; Moritz C, 2000, 'Managing and monitoring genetic erosion', in Genetics, Demography and Viability of Fragmented Populations, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 9 - 34

Hoyle SD; Alpers D; Sherwin WB, 1998, 'A population simulation of the northern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus krefftii for conservation and management', in Wombats, edn. Original, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney, pp. 165 - 179

Alpers D; Taylor AC; Sherwin WB, 1998, 'Genetic structure of populations of the southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons', in Wombats, edn. Original, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney, pp. 192 - 197

Taylor AC; Alpers D; Sherwin WB, 1998, 'Remote censusing of the northern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus krefftii via genetic typing of hairs collected in the field', in Wombats, edn. Original, Surrey Beatty & Sons, Sydney, pp. 156 - 164

Journal articles

Mijangos JL; Bino G; Hawke T; Kolomyjec SH; Kingsford RT; Sidhu H; Grant T; Day J; Dias KN; Gongora J; Sherwin WB, 2022, 'Fragmentation by major dams and implications for the future viability of platypus populations', Communications Biology, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42003-022-04038-9

Brandenburger CR; Ben M; Sherwin WB; Moles AT, 2022, 'Weedy and seedy: the rapid evolution of life-history characteristics in an introduced daisy', AOB PLANTS, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plac038

Connor RC; Krutzen M; Allen SJ; Sherwin WB; King SL, 2022, 'Strategic intergroup alliances increase access to a contested resource in male bottlenose dolphins', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 119, pp. e2121723119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2121723119

Sherwin WB, 2022, 'Bray-Curtis (AFD) differentiation in molecular ecology: Forecasting, an adjustment (AA), and comparative performance in selection detection', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9176

Manlik O; Lacy RC; Sherwin WB; Finn H; Loneragan NR; Allen SJ, 2022, 'A stochastic model for estimating sustainable limits to wildlife mortality in a changing world', Conservation Biology, vol. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13897

Sentinella AT; Warton D; Sherwin WB; Offord CA; Moles AT, 2022, 'Tropical plants do not have narrower temperature tolerances, but are more at risk from warming because they are close to their upper thermal limits (vol 29, pg 1387, 2020)', GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY, vol. 31, pp. 1461 - 1464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.13525

Nelson CM; Sherwin WB; Ord TJ, 2022, 'Why does the complexity of functionally equivalent signals vary across closely related species?', BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, vol. 33, pp. 926 - 936, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arac050

Gerber L; Connor RC; Allen SJ; Horlacher K; King SL; Sherwin WB; Willems EP; Wittwer S; Krützen M, 2022, 'Social integration influences fitness in allied male dolphins', Current Biology, vol. 32, pp. 1664 - 1669.e3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2022.03.027

Stuart K; Sherwin W; Cardilini APA; Rollins LA, 2022, 'Genetics and plasticity are responsible for climate induced ecogeographical patterns in a recent invasion', Frontiers in Genetics, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.824424

Sentinella AT; Moles AT; Bragg JG; Rossetto M; Sherwin WB, 2022, 'Detecting steps in spatial genetic data: Which diversity measures are best?', PLoS ONE, vol. 17, pp. e0265110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0265110

Stuart KC; Sherwin WB; Austin JJ; Bateson M; Eens M; Brandley MC; Rollins LA, 2022, 'Historical museum samples enable the examination of divergent and parallel evolution during invasion', Molecular Ecology, vol. 31, pp. 1836 - 1852, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.16353

Stuart KC; Edwards RJ; Cheng Y; Warren WC; Burt DW; Sherwin WB; Hofmeister NR; Werner SJ; Ball GF; Bateson M; Brandley MC; Buchanan KL; Cassey P; Clayton DF; De Meyer T; Meddle SL; Rollins LA, 2022, 'Transcript- and annotation-guided genome assembly of the European starling', Molecular Ecology Resources, vol. 22, pp. 3141 - 3160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13679

Gerber L; Wittwer S; Allen SJ; Holmes KG; King SL; Sherwin WB; Wild S; Willems EP; Connor RC; Krützen M, 2021, 'Cooperative partner choice in multi-level male dolphin alliances', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85583-x

Sherwin WB; Chao A; Jost L; Smouse PE, 2021, 'Erratum: Information theory broadens the spectrum of molecular ecology and evolution: (Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32:12, p:948–963, 2017) (Trends in Ecology & Evolution (2017) 32(12) (948–963), (S0169534717302550), (10.1016/j.tree.2017.09.012))', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 36, pp. 955 - 956, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2021.07.005

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

Chabanne DBH; Allen SJ; Sherwin WB; Finn H; Krützen M, 2021, 'Inconsistency Between Socio-Spatial and Genetic Structure in a Coastal Dolphin Population', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.617540

O'Reilly G; Manlik O; Vardeh S; Sinclair J; Lawler Z; Sherwin W, 2021, 'Detecting non-random mating or selection in natural populations using multi-locus gene families', , http://dx.doi.org/10.22541/au.162031847.75356972/v1

Sherwin W, 2021, 'Is Bray-Curtis differentiation meaningful in Molecular Ecology?', , http://dx.doi.org/10.22541/au.161839260.09775220/v1

Stuart K; Sherwin W; Austin J; Bateson M; Eens M; Brandley M; Rollins L, 2021, 'Using historical museum samples to examine divergent and parallel evolution in the invasive starling', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.08.22.457241

Sentinella AT; Warton DI; Sherwin WB; Offord CA; Moles AT, 2020, 'Tropical plants do not have narrower temperature tolerances, but are more at risk from warming because they are close to their upper thermal limits', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 29, pp. 1387 - 1398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.13117

Brandenburger CR; Kim M; Slavich E; Meredith FL; Salminen JP; Sherwin WB; Moles AT, 2020, 'Evolution of defense and herbivory in introduced plants—Testing enemy release using a known source population, herbivore trials, and time since introduction', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 10, pp. 5451 - 5463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6288

O’Reilly GD; Jabot F; Gunn MR; Sherwin WB, 2020, 'Predicting Shannon’s information for genes in finite populations: new uses for old equations', Conservation Genetics Resources, vol. 12, pp. 245 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12686-018-1079-z

Gerber L; Connor RC; King SL; Allen SJ; Wittwer S; Bizzozzero MR; Friedman WR; Kalberer S; Sherwin WB; Wild S; Willems EP; Krutzen M, 2020, 'Affiliation history and age similarity predict alliance formation in adult male bottlenose dolphins', Behavioral Ecology, vol. 31, pp. 361 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/BEHECO/ARZ195

Raphael KA; Sved JA; Pearce S; Oakeshott JG; Gilchrist AS; Sherwin WB; Frommer M, 2019, 'Differences in gene regulation in a tephritid model of prezygotic reproductive isolation', Insect Molecular Biology, vol. 28, pp. 689 - 702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imb.12583

Brandenburger CR; Cooke J; Sherwin WB; Moles AT, 2019, 'Rapid evolution of leaf physiology in an introduced beach daisy', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 286, pp. 20191103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1103

Sherwin WB; Fornells NPI, 2019, 'The introduction of entropy and information methods to ecology by ramon margalef', Entropy, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/E21080794

Manlik O; Krützen M; Kopps AM; Mann J; Bejder L; Allen SJ; Frère C; Connor RC; Sherwin WB, 2019, 'Is MHC diversity a better marker for conservation than neutral genetic diversity? A case study of two contrasting dolphin populations', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 9, pp. 6986 - 6998, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5265

Chao A; Chiu CH; Villéger S; Sun IF; Thorn S; Lin YC; Chiang JM; Sherwin WB, 2019, 'An attribute-diversity approach to functional diversity, functional beta diversity, and related (dis)similarity measures', Ecological Monographs, vol. 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1343

Bino G; Kingsford RT; Archer M; Connolly JH; Day J; Dias K; Goldney D; Gongora J; Grant T; Griffiths J; Hawke T; Klamt M; Lunney D; Mijangos L; Munks S; Sherwin W; Serena M; Temple-Smith P; Thomas J; Williams G; Whittington C, 2019, 'The platypus: Evolutionary history, biology, and an uncertain future', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 100, pp. 308 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyz058

Brandenburger CR; Sherwin WB; Creer SM; Buitenwerf R; Poore AGB; Frankham R; Finnerty PB; Moles AT, 2019, 'Rapid reshaping: The evolution of morphological changes in an introduced beach daisy', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1713

Whitehead MR; Sherwin WB; Crayn D; Rossetto M, 2019, 'A predominantly southern distribution conceals a northern reservoir of diversity in a wet sclerophyll tree', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 67, pp. 455 - 462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT19065

Manlik O; Chabanne D; Daniel C; Bejder L; Allen S; Sherwin W, 2018, 'Demography and genetics suggest reversal of dolphin source‐sink dynamics, with implications for conservation', Marine Mammal Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mms.12555

Sherwin WB, 2018, 'Entropy, or information, unifies ecology and evolution and beyond', Entropy, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/e20100727

Manlik O; Lacy RC; Sherwin WB, 2018, 'Applicability and limitations of sensitivity analyses for wildlife management', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 55, pp. 1430 - 1440, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13044

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

Sherwin WB; Chao A; Jost L; Smouse PE, 2017, 'Information Theory Broadens the Spectrum of Molecular Ecology and Evolution', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 32, pp. 948 - 963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.09.012

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

Alpers DL; Walker FM; Taylor AC; Sunnucks P; Bellman S; Hansen BD; Sherwin WB, 2016, 'Evidence of subdivisions on evolutionary timescales in a large, declining marsupial distributed across a phylogeographic barrier', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0162789

Cooke GM; Schlub TE; Sherwin WB; Ord TJ, 2016, 'Understanding the spatial scale of genetic connectivity at sea: Unique insights from a land fish and a meta-analysis', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150991

Manlik O; McDonald JA; Mann J; Raudino HC; Bejder L; Krützen M; Connor RC; Heithaus MR; Lacy RC; Sherwin WB, 2016, 'The relative importance of reproduction and survival for the conservation of two dolphin populations', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 6, pp. 3496 - 3512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2130

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

Schwanz LE; Sherwin WB; Ognenovska K; Lacey EA, 2016, 'Paternity and male mating strategies of a ground squirrel (Ictidomys parvidens) with an extended mating season', Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 97, pp. 576 - 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyv204

Sved JA; Chen Y; Shearman D; Frommer M; Gilchrist AS; Sherwin WB, 2016, 'Extraordinary conservation of entire chromosomes in insects over long evolutionary periods', Evolution, vol. 70, pp. 229 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.12831

Sherwin WB, 2015, 'Genes are information, so information theory is coming to the aid of evolutionary biology', Molecular Ecology Resources, vol. 15, pp. 1259 - 1261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12458


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