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The Eizaguirre Lab

Publications

NB: highlighted names refer to current or past group members.

2020 publications

61) Miguel Baltazar-Soares, Juliana L. Klein, Sandra M. Correia, Thomas Reischig, Albert Taxonera Amoros, Roque Silvana Monteiro, Leno Dos Passos, Jandira Durão, João Pina Lomba, Herculano Dinis, Sahmorie J.K. Cameron, Victor A. Stiebens, Christophe Eizaguirre (2020). Distribution of genetic diversity reveals colonization and philopatry of the loggerhead sea turtles across geographic scaleshttps://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.23.916866 

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60) Kostas Sagonas, Britta S Meyer, Joshka Kaufmann, Tobias L Lenz, Robert Häsler, Christophe Eizaguirre (2020). Experimental parasite infection causes genome-wide changes in DNA methylation. Molecular Biology and Evolution, msaa084.

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59) Heckwolf, M.J., Meyer, B.S., Haesler, R., Hoeppner, M.P., Eizaguirre, C., Reusch, T.B.H. Two different epigenetic pathways detected in wild three-spined sticklebacks are involved in salinity adaptation. Science Advances: EAAZ1138  

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58) Baltazar-Soares, M., Blanchet, S., Cote, J., Tarkan, A., Zahorska, E., Gozlan, R., Eizaguirre, C. (2020). Genomic footprints of a biological invasion: introduction from Asia and dispersal in Europe of the topmouth gudgeon (Pseudorasbora parva)Molecular Ecology. 29: 71 85. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15313

2019 publications

57) Cameron, S.J.K., Baltazar-Soares, M., Stiebens, V.A., Reischig, T., Correia, S.M., Harrod, C., Eizaguirre, C. (2019). Diversity of feeding strategies in loggerhead sea turtles from the Cape Verde archipelagoMarine Biology166: 130-142. 

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56) Huang, Y., Feulner, P., Eizaguirre, C., Lenz, T.L., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Milinski, M., Reusch, T.B.H., Chain, F.J.J. (2019). Genome-wide genotype-expression relationships reveal both copy number and single nucleotide differentiation contribute to differential gene expression between stickleback ecotypesGenome Biology and Evolution. 11 (8): 2344-2359. 

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55) Rey, O., Eizaguirre, C., Angers, B., Baltazar-Soares, M., Sagonas, K., Prunier, J., Blanchet, S. (2019). Linking epigenetics and biological conservation: towards a conservation epigenetics perspectiveFunctional Ecology00:1 14. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13429

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54) Heckwolf, M., Meyer, B.S., Haesler, R., Hoeppner, M.P., Eizaguirre, C., Reusch, T.B.H. DNA methylation facilitates local adaptation and adaptive transgenerational plasticitybioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/649574

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53) Cameron, S.J.KBaltazar-Soares, M.Eizaguirre, C. Region-specific magnetic fields structure sea turtle populationsbioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/630152

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52) Wilson, R.P., Börger, L., Holton, M.D., Scantlebury, D.M., Gómez-Laich, A., Quintana,F., Rosell, F., Graf, P.M., Williams, H., Gunner, R., Hopkins, L., Marks, N., Geraldi, N.R., Duarte, C.M., Scott, R., Strano, M.S., Robotka, H., Eizaguirre, C., Fahlman, A. and Shepard, E. (2019). Estimates for energy expenditure in free-living animals using acceleration proxies; a reappraisalJournal  of Animal Ecology. 2020;89:161– 172. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365‐2656.13040

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51) Anaya-Rojas, J.M., Best, R.J., Brunner, F.S., Eizaguirre, C., Costa Leal, M., Melian, C.J., Seehausen, O., Matthews, M. (2019). An experimental test of how parasites of predators can influence trophic cascades and ecosystem functioning.Ecology. 100( 8):e02744. 1002/ecy.2744

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50) Brunner, F., Deere, JA, Egas, M., Eizaguirre, C., Raeymaekers, JAM. (2019). The diversity of eco-evolutionary dynamics: comparing the feedbacks between ecology and evolution across scalesFunctional Ecology. 33:7-12. 

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49) Govaert, L., Fronhofer, E.A, Lion S., Eizaguirre, C., Bonte, D., Egas, M., Hendry, A.P., De Brito Martins, A., Melián, C.J., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Ratikainen, I.I., Saether, B.E., Schweitzer, J.A., Matthews, B. (2018). Eco-evolutionary feedbacks-theoretical models and perspectivesFunctional Ecology. 33:13-30.  

2018 publications 

48) Heckwolf, M.J., Meyer, B.S., Döring, T., Eizaguirre, C., Reusch, T.B.H. (2018). Transgenerational plasticity and selection shape the adaptive potential of sticklebacks to salinity change. Evolutionary Applications. 11(10): 1873-1885.

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47) Baltazar-Soares, M., Hinrichsen, H.H., Eizaguirre, C., (2018). Integrating population genomics and biophysical models towards evolutionary-based fisheries management. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences. 75:1245–1257.

2017 publications 

46) Stewart, A., Jackson, J., Barber, I., Eizaguirre, C., Paterson, R., 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 sticklebackAdvances in Parasitology. 98:39-109. 

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45) Guignard MS., Leitch AR., Acquisti C., Eizaguirre C., Elser JJ., Hessen DO., Jeyasingh PD., Neiman M., Richardson AE., Soltis PS., Soltis DE., Stevens CJ., Trimmer M., Weider LJ., Woodward G. and Leitch IJ. (2017). Impacts of Nitrogen and Phosphorus: From Genomes to Natural Ecosystems and AgricultureFrontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 5:70.

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44) Baltazar-Soares, M., Eizaguirre, C. (2017). Animal Navigation: The eels' magnetic guide to the Gulf StreamCurrent Biology. 27: R604-605.

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43) Andreou, D., Eizaguirre, C.Boehm, T., Milinski, M. (2017). Mate choice in sticklebacks suggests that a potential magic trait encoded by MHC immunogenes contributes to ecological speciationBehavioral Ecology. 28(4), 953-961.

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42) Brunner, F.S., Anaya-Rojas, J.M., Matthews, B., Eizaguirre, C. (2017). Experimental evidence that parasites drive eco-evolutionary feedbacksProceedings of the National Academy of the United States of America. 114 (14), 3678-3683.  

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41) Kaufmann, J., Lenz,  T.L., 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). Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30: 938-950.

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40) Hofmann, M., Bracamonte, S.E., Eizaguirre, C., Barluenga, M. (2017). Molecular characterization of MHC class IIB genes of sympatric Neotropical cichlidsBMC Genetics. 18-15. 

2016 publications

39) Eizaguirre, C. (2016). Evolution: Ocean models reveal life in deep seasCurrent Biology. 26 (18), R853-855.

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38) Anaya-Rojas, J.M., Brunner, F. S., Sommer, N., Seehausen, O., Eizaguirre, C., Matthews, B. (2016). The association between feeding behavior and resistance and tolerance to parasites in recently diverged three-spined sticklebacksJournal of Evolutionary Biology. 29 (11): 2157-2167.

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37) Baltazar-Soares, M., Bracamonte, S.E, Bayer, T., Chain, F.J.J., Hanel, R., Harrod, C., Eizaguirre, C. (2016). Evaluating the adaptive potential of European eel: is the immunogenetic status recovering? PeerJ. 4: e1868.

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36) Baltazar-Soares, M., Eizaguirre, C. (2016). Does asymmetric gene flow among matrilines maintain the evolutionary potential of the European Eel? Ecology and Evolution. 6 (15): 5305-5320. 

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35) Kalbe, M.,  Eizaguirre, C., Scharsack, J.P., Jakobsen, P.J. (2016). Reciprocal cross infection of sticklebacks with the diphyllobothriidean cestode Schistocephalus solidus reveals consistent population differences in parasite growth and host resistanceParasites & Vectors9:130.

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34) Brunner, F.S. and Eizaguirre, C. (2016). Can environmental change affect host-parasite mediated species? ZoologyS0944-2006(16) 30020-4.

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33) Huang, Y., Chain, FJJ., Panchal, M., Eizaguirre, C., Kalbe, M., Lenz, TL., Samonte, IE., Stoll, M., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Reusch, TBH., Milinski, M., Feulner, PGD. (2016). Transcriptome profiling of immune tissues reveals habitat-specific gene expression between lake and river sticklebacksMolecular Ecology25, 943-958. 

2015 publications

32) 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. 7(4):859-870.

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31)  Feulner, PGD., Chain, FJJ., Panchal, M., Huang, Y., Eizaguirre, C., Kalbe, M., Lenz, TL., Samonte, IE., Stoll, M., Bornberg-Bauer, E.,  Reusch, TBH., Milinski, M.(2015). Genomics of divergence along a continuum of parapatric population differentiationPLoS Genetics11: e1004966. 

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30) Kaufmann, J., Eizaguirre, C., Milinski, M., Lenz, T.L. (2015). The contribution of post-copulatory mechanisms to incipient ecological speciation in sticklebacksBiology Letters. 11: 20140933. 

2014 publications

29) Chain, FJJ., Feulner, PGD., Panchal, M., Eizaguirre, C., Samonte, IE., Kalbe, M., Lenz, TL., Stoll, M., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Milinski, M., Reusch, TBH. (2014). Extensive copy-number variation of young genes across stickleback populationsPLoS Genetics. 10(12):e1004830.

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28) Eizaguirre, C., Baltazar-Soares, M. (2014). Evolutionary conservation - evaluating the adaptive potential of species. Evolutionary Applications. 7(9):963-967. DOI:10.1111/eva.12227

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27) Scott, R., Biastoch, A., Roder, C., Stiebens, V.A., Eizaguirre, C. (2014). Nano-tags for neonates and ocean mediated swimming behaviours linked to rapid dispersal of hatchling sea turtles. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Serie B218 (1796).

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26) Kaufman, J., Lenz, T., L., Milinski, M., Eizaguirre, C. (2014). Experimental parasite infection reveals costs and benefits of paternal effectsEcology Letters.  17(11), 1409-1417. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12344  

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25) Dierking, J., Phelps, L., Praebel, K., Ramm, G., Prigge, E., Bocherding, J., Brunke., M., Eizaguirre, C. (2014). Anthropogenic hybridization between endangered migratory and commercially harvested stationary whitefish taxa (Coregonus spp.)Evolutionary Applications. 7(9), 1068-1083. DOI:10.1111/eva.12166

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24) Baltazar-Soares, M., Biastoch, A., Harrod, C., Hanel, R., Marohn, L., Prigge, E., Evans, D., Bodles, K., Behrens, E., Boening, C. W., Eizaguirre, C. (2014). Recruitment collapse and population structure of the European eel shaped by local ocean dynamicsCurrent Biology. 24(1):104-108. DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.031

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23) Ravinet, M., Harrod, C., Eizaguirre, C., Prodöhl P.A. (2014). Unique mitochondria DNA lineages in Irish stickleback populations: cryptic refugium or rapid recolonization? Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.853

2013 publications

22) Stiebens, V.A, Merino, S.E., Roder, C., Chain, F.J.J., Lee, P.L.M., Eizaguirre, C. (2013). Living on the edge: how philopatry maintains adaptive potential.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, Serie B. 280 (1763).

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21) Stiebens, V.A., Merino, S.E., Chain, F.J.J., Eizaguirre C. (2013). Evolution of MHC class I genes in the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) revealed by 454 amplicon sequencingBMC Evolutionary Biology13:95

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20) Lenz, T.L., 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. 67: 2400-2412.

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19) Orsini, L., Andrew, R., Eizaguirre, C. (2013). Evolutionary Ecological GenomicsMolecular Ecology, 22(3):527-531.

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18) Lenz, T.L., 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 analysisMolecular Ecology. 22(3):774-786

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17) Feulner, P.G.D., Chain, F.J.J., Panchal, M., Eizaguirre, C., Kalbe, M., Lenz, T.L., Mundry, M., Samonte-Padilla, I.E., Stoll, M., Milinski, M., Reusch, T.B.H. & Bornberg-Bauer, E. (2013). Genome-wide patterns of standing genetic variation in a marine population of three-spined sticklebackMolecular Ecology. 22(3):635-649.

2012 publications

16) Eizaguirre, C.*, Lenz, T.L.*, Kalbe, M. and Milinsk, I M. (2012). Divergent selection on locally adapted MHC immune genes experimentally proven in the fieldEcology Letters. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01791.x. 15:723-731 . *equal contributions.  

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15) Eizaguirre, C., Lenz, T.L., Kalbe, M. and Milinski, M. (2012). Rapid and adaptive evolution of MHC genes under parasite selection in experimental vertebrate populationsNature communications. 3:621. DOI:10.1038/ncomms1632 

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14) Wegner, K.M. & Eizaguirre, C. (2012). New(t)s and view from hybridizing MHC genes: introgression rather than trans-species polymorphism may shape allelic repertoiresMolecular Ecology. 21:779-781.

2011 publications

13) Samonte-Padilla, I.E., Eizaguirre, C., Scharzack, J.P., Lenz, T.L, Milinski, M. (2011). Induction of gynogenesis in an evolutionary model organism, the three-spined sticklebackBMC Developmental Biology. 11:55.

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12) Laloi, D., Eizaguirre, C., Federici, P. and Massot, M. (2011). Female trade-up choice for heterozygous mates in a lizardBehavioral Processes. 88:149-154.

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11) Eizaguirre, C., Lenz, T.L., Sommerfeld, R.D., Harrod, C., Kalbe, M. and Milinski, M. (2011). Parasite diversity, patterns of MHC II variation and olfactory based mate choice in diverging three-spined stickleback ecotypesEvolutionary Ecology. 25:605-622

2010 publications

10) Eizaguirre, C., Lenz, T.L. (2010). MHC polymorphism-dynamics and consequences of parasite-mediated local adaptationJournal of Fish Biology. 77:2023-2047. 

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9) Bergman, N., Winters, G., Rauch, G., Eizaguirre, C., Gu, J., Nelle, P., Fricke, B. and Reusch, T.B.H. (2010). Population-specificity of heat stress gene induction in Northern and Southern eelgrass Zostera marina populations under simulated global warmingMolecular Ecology. 19: 2870-2883.

2009 publications

8) Lenz, T.L., Eizaguirre, C., Scharsack, J.P., Kalbe, M. and Milinski, M. (2009). Disentangling the role of MHC-dependent 'good genes' and 'compatible genes' in mate choice decisions of three-spined sticklebacks under semi-natural conditionsJournal of Fish Biology. 75: 2122 - 2142.

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7) Eizaguirre, C., Yeates, S.E., Lenz, T.L., Kalbe, M. and Milinski, M. (2009). MHC-based mate choice combines good genes and maintenance of MHC polymorphismMolecular Ecology18: 3316-3329.

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6) Lenz, T.L., Eizaguirre, C., Becker, S. and Reusch, T.B.H (2009). RSCA genotyping of MHC for high-throughput evolutionary studies in the model organism three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatusBMC Evolutionary Biology9: 57.

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5) Kalbe, M., Eizaguirre, C., Dankert, I., Reusch, T.B.H., Sommerfeld, R.D., Wegner, K.M. and Milinski, M. (2009). Maximum life-time reproductive success with optimal MHC diversity: evidence from a semi-field experiment with sticklebacksProceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276: 925-934.  Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Biology. 

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4) Eizaguirre, C., Lenz, T.L., Traulsen, A. and Milinski, M. (2009). Speciation accelerated and stabilized by pleiotropic MHC immunogenesEcology letters. 12: 5-12. Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Biology. 

2008 publications

3) Eizaguirre C. (2008). The pleiotropic role of the genes of the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) in Evolution.The example of the three-spined stickleback. PhD Thesis. Kiel University.

2007 publications

2) Jäger, I., Eizaguirre C., Griffiths, S.W., Kalbe, M., Krobbach, C.K., Reusch, T.B.H, Schaschl, H. and Milinski, M. (2007). Individual MHC class I and MHC class IIB diviversity are associated with male and female reproductive traits in the three-spined sticklebackJournal of Evolutionary Biology20, 2005-2015

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1) Eizaguirre, C., Laloi, D., Massot, M., Richard, M., Federici, P. and Clobert, J. (2007). Condition-dependence of reproductive strategy and the benefits of polyandry in a viviparous lizardProceedings of the Royal Society, Serie B274, 425-430.  Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Biology. 

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