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Publications: Prof Christophe Eizaguirre

Bracamonte SE, Hofmann MJ, Lozano-Martín C, Eizaguirre C, Barluenga M ( 2022 ) . Divergent and non-parallel evolution of MHC IIB in the Neotropical Midas cichlid species complex . BMC Ecology and Evolution vol. 22 , ( 1 )
Dickson LCD, Negus SRB, Eizaguirre C, Katselidis KA, Schofield G ( 2022 ) . Aerial Drone Surveys Reveal the Efficacy of a Protected Area Network for Marine Megafauna and the Value of Sea Turtles as Umbrella Species . Drones vol. 6 , ( 10 )
Patino-Martinez J, Dos Passos L, Amador R, Teixidor A, Cardoso S, Marco A, Koenen F, Dutra A et al. ( 2022 ) . Strategic nest site selection in one of the world's largest loggerhead turtle nesting colonies, on Maio Island, Cabo Verde . Oryx1 - 8 .
Thorburn DMJ, Bal TMP, Deflem IS, Volckaert FAM, Eizaguirre C, Raeymaekers JAM ( 2022 ) . Context-dependent parasite infection affects trophic niche in populations of sympatric stickleback species . Parasitology
Dickson LC, Katselidis KA, Eizaguirre C, Schofield G ( 2021 ) . Incorporating Geographical Scale and Multiple Environmental Factors to Delineate the Breeding Distribution of Sea Turtles . Drones vol. 5 , ( 4 ) 142 - 142 .
Baltazar-Soares M, Brans KI, Eizaguirre C ( 2021 ) . Human-induced evolution: Signatures, processes and mechanisms underneath anthropogenic footprints on natural systems . Evolutionary Applications vol. 14 , ( 10 ) 2335 - 2341 .
Gunner RM, Wilson RP, Holton MD, Scott R, Arkwright A, Fahlman A, Ulrich M, Hopkins P et al. ( 2021 ) . Activity of loggerhead turtles during the U-shaped dive: Insights using angular velocity metrics . Endangered Species Research vol. 45 , 1 - 12 .
Lockley EC, Eizaguirre C ( 2021 ) . Effects of global warming on species with temperature-dependent sex determination: Bridging the gap between empirical research and management . Evolutionary Applications
Baltazar-Soares M, Klein JD, Correia SM, Reischig T, Taxonera A, Roque SM, Dos Passos L, Durão J et al. ( 2020 ) . Distribution of genetic diversity reveals colonization patterns and philopatry of the loggerhead sea turtles across geographic scales . Scientific Reports vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Lockley EC, Fouda L, Correia SM, Taxonera A, Nash LN, Fairweather K, Reischig T, Durão J et al. ( 2020 ) . Long-term survey of sea turtles (Caretta caretta) reveals correlations between parasite infection, feeding ecology, reproductive success and population dynamics . Scientific Reports vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Sagonas K, Meyer BS, Kaufmann J, Lenz TL, Häsler R, Eizaguirre C ( 2020 ) . Experimental parasite infection causes genome-wide changes in DNA methylation . Molecular Biology and Evolution
Heckwolf MJ, Meyer BS, Häsler R, Höppner MP, Eizaguirre C, Reusch TBH ( 2020 ) . Two different epigenetic information channels in wild three-spined sticklebacks are involved in salinity adaptation . Science Advances vol. 6 , ( 12 ) eaaz1138 - eaaz1138 .
Baltazar-Soares M, Blanchet S, Cote J, Tarkan AS, Záhorská E, Gozlan RE, Eizaguirre C ( 2019 ) . Genomic footprints of a biological invasion: Introduction from Asia and dispersal in Europe of the topmouth gudgeon (Pseudorasbora parva) . Molecular Ecology vol. 29 , ( 1 ) 71 - 85 .
Cameron SJK, Baltazar-Soares M, Stiebens VA, Reischig T, Correia SM, Harrod C, Eizaguirre C ( 2019 ) . Diversity of feeding strategies in loggerhead sea turtles from the Cape Verde archipelago . Marine Biology: international journal on life in oceans and coastal waters vol. 166 , ( 10 )
Rey O, Eizaguirre C, Angers B, Baltazar-Soares M, Sagonas K, Prunier JG, Blanchet S ( 2019 ) . Linking epigenetics and biological conservation: Towards a conservation epigenetics perspective . Functional Ecology
Huang Y, Feulner PGD, Eizaguirre C, Lenz TL, Bornberg-Bauer E, Milinski M, Reusch TBH, Chain FJJ et al. ( 2019 ) . Genome-Wide Genotype-Expression Relationships Reveal Both Copy Number and Single Nucleotide Differentiation Contribute to Differential Gene Expression between Stickleback Ecotypes . Genome Biology and Evolution vol. 11 , ( 8 ) 2344 - 2359 .
Wilson RP, Börger L, Holton MD, Scantlebury DM, Gómez-Laich A, Quintana F, Rosell F, Graf PM et al. ( 2019 ) . Estimates for energy expenditure in free-living animals using acceleration proxies; a reappraisal . J Anim Ecol
Anaya-Rojas JM, Best RJ, Brunner FS, Eizaguirre C, Leal MC, Melián CJ, Seehausen O, Matthews B ( 2019 ) . An experimental test of how parasites of predators can influence trophic cascades and ecosystem functioning . Ecologye02744 - e02744 .
Brunner FS, Deere JA, Egas M, Eizaguirre C, Raeymaekers JAM ( 2019 ) . The diversity of eco-evolutionary dynamics: Comparing the feedbacks between ecology and evolution across scales . Functional Ecology vol. 33 , ( 1 ) 7 - 12 .
Govaert L, Fronhofer EA, Lion S, Eizaguirre C, Bonte D, Egas M, Hendry AP, De Brito Martins A et al. ( 2018 ) . Eco-evolutionary feedbacks—Theoretical models and perspectives . Functional Ecology
Heckwolf MJ, Meyer BS, Döring T, Eizaguirre C, Reusch TBH ( 2018 ) . Transgenerational plasticity and selection shape the adaptive potential of sticklebacks to salinity change . Evolutionary Applications
Baltazar-Soares M, Hinrichsen H-H, EIZAGUIRRE C ( 2018 ) . Integrating population genomics and biophysical models towards evolutionary-based fisheries management . ICES Journal of Marine Science
Stewart A, Jackson J, Barber I, EIZAGUIRRE C, Paterson R, Van West P, Williams C, Cable J ( 2017 ) . Hook, Line and Infection: A Guide to Culturing Parasites, Establishing Infections and Assessing Immune Responses in the Three-Spined Stickleback . Advances in Parasitology vol. 98 , 39 - 109 .
Stewart A, Jackson J, Barber I, Eizaguirre C, Paterson R, van West P, Williams C, Cable J ( 2017 ) . Hook, Line and Infection: A Guide to Culturing Parasites, Establishing Infections and Assessing Immune Responses in the Three-Spined Stickleback .
Leitch AR, Trimmer M, Guignard M, Eizaguirre C, Woodward G, Acquisti C, elser JJ, hessen D et al. ( 2017 ) . Impacts of Nitrogen and Phosphorus: From Genomes to Natural Ecosystems and Agriculture . Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution vol. 5 , ( 70 ) 1 - 9 .
Baltazar-Soares M, EIZAGUIRRE C ( 2017 ) . Animal Navigation: The Eel’s Magnetic Guide to the Gulf Stream . Current Biology vol. 27 , R604 - R605 .
Andreou D, EIZAGUIRRE C, Boehm T, Milinski M ( 2017 ) . Mate choice in sticklebacks reveals that immunogenes can drive ecological speciation . Behavioral Ecology
Brunner FS, Anaya-Rojas JM, Matthews B, Eizaguirre C ( 2017 ) . Experimental evidence that parasites drive eco-evolutionary feedbacks . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 114 , ( 14 ) 3678 - 3683 .
Kaufmann J, Lenz TL, Kalbe M, Milinski M, Eizaguirre C ( 2017 ) . A field reciprocal transplant experiment reveals asymmetric costs of migration between lake and river ecotypes of three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) . J Evol Biol
Hofmann MJ, Bracamonte SE, Eizaguirre C, Barluenga M ( 2017 ) . Molecular characterization of MHC class IIB genes of sympatric Neotropical cichlids . BMC Genet vol. 18 , ( 1 ) 15 - 15 .
Eizaguirre C ( 2016 ) . Evolution: Ocean Models Reveal Life in Deep Seas . Curr Biol vol. 26 , ( 18 ) R853 - R855 .
Anaya-Rojas JM, Brunner FS, Sommer N, Seehausen O, Eizaguirre C, Matthews B ( 2016 ) . The association of feeding behavior with the resistance and tolerance to parasites in recently diverged sticklebacks . Journal of Evolutionary Biology vol. early online ,
Baltazar-Soares M, Eizaguirre C ( 2016 ) . Does asymmetric gene flow among matrilines maintain the evolutionary potential of the European eel? . Ecology and Evolution vol. 6 , ( 15 ) 5305 - 5320 .
Brunner FS, Eizaguirre C ( 2016 ) . Can environmental change affect host/parasite-mediated speciation? . Zoology vol. 119 , ( 4 ) 384 - 394 .
Kalbe M, Eizaguirre C, Scharsack JP, Jakobsen PJ ( 2016 ) . Reciprocal cross infection of sticklebacks with the diphyllobothriidean cestode Schistocephalus solidus reveals consistent population differences in parasite growth and host resistance . Parasites & Vectors vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Huang Y, Chain FJJ, Panchal M, Eizaguirre C, Kalbe M, Lenz TL, Samonte IE, Stoll M et al. ( 2016 ) . Transcriptome profiling of immune tissues reveals habitat-specific gene expression between lake and river sticklebacks . Molecular Ecology vol. 25 , ( 4 ) 943 - 958 .
Baltazar-Soares M, Bracamonte SE, Bayer T, Chain FJJ, Hanel R, Harrod C, Eizaguirre C ( 2016 ) . Evaluating the adaptive potential of the European eel: Is the immunogenetic status recovering? . PeerJ vol. 2016 , ( 4 )
Bracamonte SE, Baltazar-Soares M, Eizaguirre C ( 2015 ) . Characterization of MHC class II genes in the critically endangered European eel (Anguilla anguilla) . Conservation Genetics Resources vol. 7 , ( 4 ) 859 - 870 .
Feulner PGD, Chain FJJ, Panchal M, Huang Y, Eizaguirre C, Kalbe M, Lenz TL, Samonte IE et al. ( 2015 ) . Correction: Genomics of Divergence along a Continuum of Parapatric Population Differentiation . PLoS Genet vol. 11 , ( 7 )
Feulner PGD, Chain FJJ, Panchal M, Huang Y, Eizaguirre C, Kalbe M, Lenz TL, Samonte IE et al. ( 2015 ) . Genomics of divergence along a continuum of parapatric population differentiation . PLoS genetics vol. 11 , ( 2 )
Kaufmann J, Eizaguirre C, Milinski M, Lenz TL ( 2015 ) . The contribution of post-copulatory mechanisms to incipient ecological speciation in sticklebacks . Biology Letters vol. 11 , ( 1 )
Scott R, Biastoch A, Roder C, Stiebens VA, Eizaguirre C ( 2014 ) . Nano-tags for neonates and ocean-mediated swimming behaviours linked to rapid dispersal of hatchling sea turtles . Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society vol. 281 , ( 1796 )
Scott R, Biastoch A, Roder C, Stiebens VA, Eizaguirre C ( 2014 ) . Nano-tags for neonates and ocean-mediated swimming behaviours linked to rapid dispersal of hatchling sea turtles . Proc Biol Sci vol. 281 , ( 1796 )
Chain FJJ, Feulner PGD, Panchal M, Eizaguirre C, Samonte IE, Kalbe M, Lenz TL, Stoll M et al. ( 2014 ) . Extensive Copy-Number Variation of Young Genes across Stickleback Populations . PLoS Genetics vol. 10 , ( 12 )
Dierking J, Phelps L, Praebel K, Ramm G, Prigge E, Borcherding J, Brunke M, Eizaguirre C ( 2014 ) . Anthropogenic hybridization between endangered migratory and commercially harvested stationary whitefish taxa (Coregonus spp.) . Evolutionary applications vol. 7 , ( 9 ) 1068 - 1083 .
Dierking J, Phelps L, Præbel K, Ramm G, Prigge E, Borcherding J, Brunke M, Eizaguirre C ( 2014 ) . Anthropogenic hybridization between endangered migratory and commercially harvested stationary whitefish taxa (Coregonus spp.) . Evolutionary Applications vol. 7 , ( 9 ) 1068 - 1083 .
Kaufmann J, Lenz TL, Milinski M, Eizaguirre C ( 2014 ) . Experimental parasite infection reveals costs and benefits of paternal effects . Ecology Letters vol. 17 , ( 11 ) 1409 - 1417 .
Kaufmann J, Lenz TL, Milinski M, Eizaguirre C ( 2014 ) . Experimental parasite infection reveals costs and benefits of paternal effects . Ecol Lett vol. 17 , ( 11 ) 1409 - 1417 .
Baltazar-Soares M, Biastoch A, Harrod C, Hanel R, Marohn L, Prigge E, Evans D, Bodles K et al. ( 2014 ) . Recruitment collapse and population structure of the European eel shaped by local ocean current dynamics . Curr Biol vol. 24 , ( 1 ) 104 - 108 .
Baltazar-Soares M, Biastoch A, Harrod C, Hanel R, Marohn L, Prigge E, Evans D, Bodles K et al. ( 2014 ) . Recruitment collapse and population structure of the european eel shaped by local ocean current dynamics . Current Biology vol. 24 , ( 1 ) 104 - 108 .
EIZAGUIRRE C, Baltazar-Soares M ( 2014 ) . Evolutionary conservation—evaluating the adaptive potential of species . Evolutionary Applications vol. 7 , ( 9 ) 963 - 967 .
Ravinet M, Harrod C, Eizaguirre C, Prodöhl PA ( 2014 ) . Unique mitochondrial DNA lineages in Irish stickleback populations: Cryptic refugium or rapid recolonization? . Ecology and Evolution vol. 4 , ( 12 ) 2488 - 2504 .
Lenz TL, Eizaguirre C, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2013 ) . Evaluating patterns of convergent evolution and trans-species polymorphism at MHC immunogenes in two sympatric stickleback species . Evolution vol. 67 , ( 8 ) 2400 - 2412 .
Stiebens VA, Merino SE, Roder C, Chain FJJ, Lee PLM, Eizaguirre C ( 2013 ) . Living on the edge: How philopatry maintains adaptive potential . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 280 , ( 1763 )
Stiebens VA, Merino SE, Roder C, Chain FJJ, Lee PLM, Eizaguirre C ( 2013 ) . Living on the edge: how philopatry maintains adaptive potential . Proc Biol Sci vol. 280 , ( 1763 )
Stiebens VA, Merino SE, Chain FJJ, Eizaguirre C ( 2013 ) . Evolution of MHC class I genes in the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) revealed by 454 amplicon sequencing . BMC Evol Biol vol. 13 ,
Orsini L, Andrew R, Eizaguirre C ( 2013 ) . Evolutionary ecological genomics . Mol Ecol vol. 22 , ( 3 ) 527 - 531 .
Lenz TL, Eizaguirre C, Rotter B, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2013 ) . Exploring local immunological adaptation of two stickleback ecotypes by experimental infection and transcriptome-wide digital gene expression analysis . Mol Ecol vol. 22 , ( 3 ) 774 - 786 .
Feulner PGD, Chain FJJ, Panchal M, Eizaguirre C, Kalbe M, Lenz TL, Mundry M, Samonte IE et al. ( 2013 ) . Genome-wide patterns of standing genetic variation in a marine population of three-spined sticklebacks . Mol Ecol vol. 22 , ( 3 ) 635 - 649 .
Eizaguirre C, Lenz TL, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2012 ) . Divergent selection on locally adapted major histocompatibility complex immune genes experimentally proven in the field . Ecol Lett vol. 15 , ( 7 ) 723 - 731 .
Kalbe M, Eizaguirre C, Dankert I, Reusch TBH, Sommerfeld RD, Wegner KM, Milinski M ( 2012 ) . Lifetime reproductive success is maximized with optimal major histocompatibility complex diversity . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 276 , ( 1658 ) 925 - 934 .
Wegner KM, Eizaguirre C ( 2012 ) . New(t)s and views from hybridizing MHC genes: introgression rather than trans-species polymorphism may shape allelic repertoires . Mol Ecol vol. 21 , ( 4 ) 779 - 781 .
Eizaguirre C, Lenz TL, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2012 ) . Rapid and adaptive evolution of MHC genes under parasite selection in experimental vertebrate populations . Nat Commun vol. 3 ,
Laloi D, Eizaguirre C, Fédérici P, Massot M ( 2011 ) . Female choice for heterozygous mates changes along successive matings in a lizard . Behav Processes vol. 88 , ( 3 ) 149 - 154 .
Samonte-Padilla IE, Eizaguirre C, Scharsack JP, Lenz TL, Milinski M ( 2011 ) . Induction of diploid gynogenesis in an evolutionary model organism, the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) . BMC Dev Biol vol. 11 ,
Eizaguirre C, Lenz TL, Sommerfeld RD, Harrod C, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2011 ) . Parasite diversity, patterns of MHC II variation and olfactory based mate choice in diverging three-spined stickleback ecotypes . Evolutionary Ecology vol. 25 , ( 3 ) 605 - 622 .
Eizaguirre C, Lenz TL ( 2010 ) . Major histocompatibility complex polymorphism: dynamics and consequences of parasite-mediated local adaptation in fishes . J Fish Biol vol. 77 , ( 9 ) 2023 - 2047 .
Bergmann N, Winters G, Rauch G, Eizaguirre C, Gu J, Nelle P, Fricke B, Reusch TBH ( 2010 ) . Population-specificity of heat stress gene induction in northern and southern eelgrass Zostera marina populations under simulated global warming . Mol Ecol vol. 19 , ( 14 ) 2870 - 2883 .
Lenz TL, Eizaguirre C, Scharsack JP, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2009 ) . Disentangling the role of MHC-dependent 'good genes' and 'compatible genes' in mate-choice decisions of three-spined sticklebacks Gasterosteus aculeatus under semi-natural conditions . J Fish Biol vol. 75 , ( 8 ) 2122 - 2142 .
Eizaguirre C, Yeates SE, Lenz TL, Kalbe M, Milinski M ( 2009 ) . MHC-based mate choice combines good genes and maintenance of MHC polymorphism . Mol Ecol vol. 18 , ( 15 ) 3316 - 3329 .
Lenz TL, Eizaguirre C, Becker S, Reusch TBH ( 2009 ) . RSCA genotyping of MHC for high-throughput evolutionary studies in the model organism three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus . BMC Evol Biol vol. 9 ,
Kalbe M, Eizaguirre C, Dankert I, Reusch TBH, Sommerfeld RD, Wegner KM, Milinski M ( 2009 ) . Lifetime reproductive success is maximized with optimal major histocompatibility complex diversity . Proc Biol Sci vol. 276 , ( 1658 ) 925 - 934 .
Eizaguirre C, Lenz TL, Traulsen A, Milinski M ( 2009 ) . Speciation accelerated and stabilized by pleiotropic major histocompatibility complex immunogenes . Ecol Lett vol. 12 , ( 1 ) 5 - 12 .
Jäger I, Eizaguirre C, Griffiths SW, Kalbe M, Krobbach CK, Reusch TBH, Schaschl H, Milinski M ( 2007 ) . Individual MHC class I and MHC class IIB diversities are associated with male and female reproductive traits in the three-spined stickleback . J Evol Biol vol. 20 , ( 5 ) 2005 - 2015 .
Eizaguirre C, Laloi D, Massot M, Richard M, Federici P, Clobert J ( 2007 ) . Condition dependence of reproductive strategy and the benefits of polyandry in a viviparous lizard . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 274 , ( 1608 ) 425 - 430 .