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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
22 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Microplastics and synthetic particles ingested by deep-sea amphipods in six of the deepest marine ecosystems on Earth

Jamieson, A. J., Brooks, L. S. R., Reid, W. D. K., Piertney, S. B., Narayanaswamy, B. E. & Linley, T. D., Feb 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 2, 180667.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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marine ecosystem
amphipod
trench
deep sea
ocean
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Heat-shock protein adaptation in abyssal and hadal amphipods

Ritchie, H., Jamieson, A. J. & Piertney, S. B., Sep 2018, In : Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 155, p. 61-69 9 p.

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heat shock
amphipod
protein
gene
deep sea
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
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Isopoda
Sympatry
Microbiota
sympatry
Chemical analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mixed leptospira infections in a diverse reservoir host community, Madagascar, 2013–2015

Moseley, M., Rahelinirina, S., Rajerison, M., Garin, B., Piertney, S. & Telfer, S., 1 Jun 2018, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24, 6, p. 1138-1140 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Madagascar
Leptospira
Coinfection
Mammals
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Signatures of balancing selection in toll-like receptor (TLRs) genes – novel insights from a free-living rodent

Kloch, A., Wenzel, M. A., Laetsch, D. R., Michalski, O., Bajer, A., Behnke, J. M., Welc-Falȩciak, R. & Piertney, S. B., 30 May 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 8361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Toll-Like Receptors
Rodentia
Genes
Immune System
Arvicolinae
2017
71 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in the deepest ocean fauna

Jamieson, A. J., Malkocs, T., Piertney, S. B., Fujii, T. & Zhang, Z., 13 Feb 2017, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1, 0051 .

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persistent organic pollutants
bioaccumulation
oceans
fauna
ocean
9 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating demographic contributions to effective population size in an age-structured wild population experiencing environmental and demographic stochasticity

Trask, A. E., Bignal, E. M., McCracken, D. I., Piertney, S. B. & Reid, J. M., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 5, p. 1082-1093 12 p.

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effective population size
stochasticity
wild population
viability
population size
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Genome size variation in deep-sea amphipods

Ritchie, H., Jamieson, A. J. & Piertney, S. B., Sep 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, p. 1-9 9 p., 170862.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Amphipoda
genome
life history
Vanuatu
flow cytometry
18 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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amphipod
Pacific Ocean
Amphipoda
genetic structure
population genetics
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive and neutral genetic differentiation among Scottish and endangered Irish red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica)

Meyer-Lucht, Y., Mulder, K. P., James, M. C., McMahon, B. J., Buckley, K., Piertney, S. B. & Höglund, J., Jun 2016, In : Conservation Genetics. 17, 3, p. 615-630 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lagopus lagopus
major histocompatibility complex
Major Histocompatibility Complex
genetic differentiation
Lagopus lagopus scoticus
10 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Evidence of the phenotypic expression of a lethal recessive allele under inbreeding in a wild population of conservation concern

Trask, A. E., Bignal, E. M., McCracken, D. I., Monaghan, P., Piertney, S. B. & Reid, J. M., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 85, 4, p. 879-891 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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inbreeding
wild population
lethal genes
allele
alleles
5 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Harvested populations are more variable only in more variable environments

Cameron, T. C., O'Sullivan, D., Reynolds, A., Hicks, J. P., Piertney, S. B. & Benton, T. G., Jun 2016, In : Ecology and Evolution. 6, 12, p. 4179-4191 13 p.

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population dynamics
extinction risk
food
theoretical study
food availability
6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite DNA Markers in the Deep-Sea Amphipod Paralicella tenuipes by Illumina MiSeq Sequencing

Ritchie, H., Jamieson, A. J. & Piertney, S. B., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Heredity. 107, 4, p. 367-371 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Amphipoda
Genetic Markers
Oceans and Seas
Microsatellite Repeats
Alleles
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Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) Class II sequence polymorphism in long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) from the North Atlantic

Monteiro, S. S., Vingada, J. V., Lopez, A., Pierce, G. J., Ferreira, M., Brownlow, A., Mikkelsen, B., Niemeyer, M., Deaville, R. J., Eira, C. & Piertney, S., 2016, In : Marine Biology Research. 12, 6, p. 595-607 13 p.

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major histocompatibility complex
whales
whale
allele
polymorphism
16 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and ontogenetic stratification of abyssal and hadal Eurythenes gryllus sensu lato (Amphipoda:Lysianassoidea) from the Peru-Chile Trench

Eustace, R. M., Ritchie, H., Kilgallen, N. M., Piertney, S. B. & Jamieson, A. J., 1 Mar 2016, In : Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 109, p. 91-98 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllus
Peru
Amphipoda
trench
Chile
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Phylogeography of Rattus norvegicus in the South Atlantic Ocean

Hingston, M., Poncet, S., Passfield, K., Tabak, M. A., Gabriel, S. I., Piertney, S. B. & Russell, J. C., 20 Dec 2016, In : Differentiation: Research in Biological Diversity. 8, 4, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Atlantic Ocean
Phylogeography
Rattus norvegicus
phylogeography
Islands
10 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Resolving patterns of population genetic and phylogeographic structure to inform control and eradication initiatives for brown rats Rattus norvegicus on South Georgia

Piertney, S. B., Black, A., Watt, L., Christie, D., Poncet, S. & Collins, M. A., Apr 2016, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 53, 2, p. 332-339 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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population genetics
polymorphism
divergence
whaling
bait
15 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The compensatory potential of increased immigration following intensive American mink population control is diluted by male-biased dispersal

Oliver, M. K., Piertney, S. B., Zalewski, A., Melero, Y. & Lambin, X., Oct 2016, In : Biological Invasions. 18, 10, p. 3047-3061 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Neovison vison
immigration
invasive species
mink
rivers
7 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

The role of parasite-driven selection in shaping landscape genomic structure in red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica)

Wenzel, M. A., Douglas, A., James, M. C., Redpath, S. M. & Piertney, S. B., Jan 2016, In : Molecular Ecology. 25, 1, p. 324-341 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Trichostrongylus tenuis
Lagopus lagopus
Lagopus lagopus scoticus
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
genomics
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Connectivity and Dispersal Patterns of Protected Biogenic Reefs: Implications for the Conservation of Modiolus modiolus (L.) in the Irish Sea

Gormley, K., Mackenzie, C., Robins, P., Coscia, I., Cassidy, A., James, J., Hull, A., Piertney, S., Sanderson, W. & Porter, J., 1 Dec 2015, In : PloS ONE. 10, 12, 17 p., e0143337.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Irish Sea
Reefs
Ocean habitats
Oceans and Seas
Conservation
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
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4 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Gene dynamics of toll-like receptor 4 through a population bottleneck in an insular population of water voles (Arvicola amphibius)

Gavan, M. K., Oliver, M. K., Douglas, A. & Piertney, S. B., Oct 2015, In : Conservation Genetics. 16, 5, p. 1181-1193 13 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
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gastrointestinal nematodes
wild birds
Birds
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
nematode
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Long-finned pilot whale population diversity and structure in Atlantic waters assessed through biogeochemical and genetic markers

Monteiro, S. S., Mendez-Fernandez, P., Piertney, S., Moffat, C. F., Ferreira, M., Vingada, J. V., Lopez, A., Brownlow, A., Jepson, P., Mikkelsen, B., Niemeyer, M., Carvalho, J. C. & Pierce, G. J., 29 Sep 2015, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 536, p. 243-257 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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29 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
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biogeography
amphipod
Amphipoda
taxonomy
phylogenetics
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

A genetic screen of the island races of Wren Troglodytes troglodytes in the North-east Atlantic

Shannon, T. J., McGowan, R. Y., Zonfrillo, B., Piertney, S. & Collinson, J. M., 3 Apr 2014, In : Bird Study. 61, 2, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics: Experiments in a Model System

Cameron, T. C., Plaistow, S., Mugabo, M., Piertney, S. B. & Benton, T. G., 2014, Advances in Ecological Research: Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics. MoyaLarano, J., Rowntree, J. & Woodward, G. (eds.). San Diego: Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 50. p. 171-206 36 p. (Advances in Ecological Research; vol. 50).

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23 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Lagopus lagopus
Lagopus lagopus scoticus
Parasite Load
parasite intensity
parasite load
7 Citations (Scopus)

Roosting habits of Daubenton's bat (Myotis daubentonii) during reproduction differs between adjacent river valleys

Ngamprasertwong, T., Piertney, S. B., Mackie, I. & Racey, P. A., Dec 2014, In : Acta Chiropterologica. 16, 2, p. 337-347 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
18 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A systematic review of phenotypic responses to between-population outbreeding

Whitlock, R., Stewart, G. B., Goodman, S. J., Piertney, S. B., Butlin, R. K., Pullin, A. S. & Burke, T., 26 Jun 2013, In : Environmental Evidence. 2, 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Conservation
Animals
fitness
Measurement errors
Costs
5 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

A transcriptomic investigation of handicap models in sexual selection

Wenzel, M. A., Webster, L. M. I., Paterson, S., Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J. & Piertney, S. B., Feb 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 67, 2, p. 221-234 14 p.

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Corrigendum to Cameron et al. 2013

Cameron, T. C., O'Sullivan, D., Reynolds, A., Piertney, S. B. & Benton, T. G., Oct 2013, In : Ecology Letters. 16, 10, p. 1330-1330 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Eco-evolutionary dynamics in response to selection on life-history

Cameron, T. C., O'Sullivan, D., Reynolds, A., Piertney, S. B. & Benton, T. G., Jun 2013, In : Ecology Letters. 16, 6, p. 754-763 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Individual variation in dispersal associated with phenotype influences fine-scale genetic structure in weasels

McDevitt, A. D., Oliver, M. K., Piertney, S. B., Szafranska, P. A., Konarzewski, M. & Zub, K., Apr 2013, In : Conservation Genetics. 14, 2, p. 499-509 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Population genetic structure of the abyssal grenadier (Coryphaenoides armatus) around the mid-Atlantic ridge

Ritchie, H., Cousins, N. J., Cregeen, S. J. & Piertney, S. B., 15 Dec 2013, In : Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 98, B, p. 431-437 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

The supergiant amphipod Alicella gigantea (Crustacea: Alicellidae) from hadal depths in the Kermadec Trench, SW Pacific Ocean

Jamieson, A. J., Lacey, N. C., Loerz, A. -N., Rowden, A. A. & Piertney, S. B., Aug 2013, In : Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 92, p. 107-113 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Using population genetic structure of an invasive mammal to target control efforts: an example of the American mink in Scotland

Fraser, E. J., Macdonald, D. W., Oliver, M. K., Piertney, S. & Lambin, X., Nov 2013, In : Biological Conservation. 167, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neovison vison
mink
invasive species
Scotland
genetic structure
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

Disease transmission in an extreme environment: nematode parasites infect reindeer during the Arctic winter

Carlsson, A. M., Irvine, K. J., Wilson, K., Piertney, S. B., Halvorsen, O., Coulson, S. J., Stien, A. & Albon, S. D., Jul 2012, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 42, 8, p. 789-795 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental and genetic influences on body mass and resting metabolic rates (RMR) in a natural population of weasel Mustela nivalis

Zub, K., Piertney, S., Szafranska, P. A. & Konarzewski, M., Mar 2012, In : Molecular Ecology. 21, 5, p. 1283-1293 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation among endangered Irish red grouse (Lagopus lagopus hibernicus) populations: implications for conservation and management

McMahon, B. J., Johansson, M. P., Piertney, S. B., Buckley, K. & Hoglund, J., Jun 2012, In : Conservation Genetics. 13, 3, p. 639-647 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of climate, host and landscape factors on Culicoides species in Scotland

Purse, B. V., Falconer, D., Sullivan, M. J., Carpenter, S., Mellor, P. S., Piertney, S. B., Mordue (Luntz), A. J., Albon, S., Gunn, G. J. & Blackwell, A., Jun 2012, In : Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 26, 2, p. 168-177 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Pronounced genetic structure and low genetic diversity in European red-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) populations

Wenzel, M. A., Webster, L. M. I., Blanco, G., Burgess, M. D., Kerbiriou, C., Segelbacher, G., Piertney, S. B. & Reid, J. M., Oct 2012, In : Conservation Genetics. 13, 5, p. 1213-1230 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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50 Citations (Scopus)

Selection maintains MHC diversity through a natural population bottleneck

Oliver, M. K. & Piertney, S. B., Jul 2012, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29, 7, p. 1713-1720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

Fine-scale genetic structure of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Atlantic coastal waters of the Iberian Peninsula

Fernandez, R., Santos, M. B., Pierce, G. J., Llavona, A., Lopez, A., Silva, M. A., Ferreira, M., Carrillo, M., Cermeno, P., Lens, S. & Piertney, S. B., Jul 2011, In : Hydrobiologia. 670, 1, p. 111-125 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Frontiers in host-parasite ecology and evolution

Paterson, S. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 2011, In : Molecular Ecology. 20, 5, p. 869-871 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

63 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic differentiation among North Atlantic killer whale populations

Foote, A. D., Vilstrup, J. T., de Stephanis, R., Verborgh, P., Nielsen, S. C. A., Deaville, R., Kleivane, L., Martin, V., Miller, P. J. O., Oien, N., Perez-Gil, M., Rasmussen, M., Reid, R. J., Robertson, K. M., Rogan, E., Similae, T., Tejedor, M. L., Vester, H., Vikingsson, G. A., Willerslev, E. & 2 others, Gilbert, M. T. P. & Piertney, S. B., Feb 2011, In : Molecular Ecology. 20, 3, p. 629-641 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of genes responding to nematode infection in red grouse

Webster, L. M. I., Mello, L. V., Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J., Paterson, S. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 2011, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 11, 2, p. 305-313 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Isolation and characterisation of 17 microsatellite loci for the red-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax)

Wenzel, M. A., Webster, L. M. I., Segelbacher, G., Reid, J. M. & Piertney, S. B., Oct 2011, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 3, 4, p. 737-740 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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