Publications

185.

Watson, R.L., Bird, E.J., Underwood, S., Wilbourn, R.V., Fairlie, J., Watt, K., Salvo‐Chirnside, E., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., McNeilly, T.N. and Froy, H., Nussey, D.N. 2017. Sex differences in leukocyte telomere length in a free‐living mammal. Molecular Ecology.  doi: 10.1111/mec.13992

184.

Hamel, S., Gaillard, J.-M., Yoccoz, N. G., Albon, S., Côté, S. D., Craine, J. M., Festa-Bianchet, M., Garel, M., Lee, P., Moss, C., Nussey, D. H., Pelletier, F., Stien, A. and Tveraa, T. 2016. Cohort variation in individual body mass dissipates with age in large herbivores. Ecol Monogr, 86: 517–543. doi: 10.1002/ecm.1232

183.

Garnier, R., Cheung, C. K., Watt, K. A., Pilkington, J. G., Pemberton, J. M. and Graham, A. L. 2017. Joint associations of blood plasma proteins with overwinter survival of a large mammal. Ecol Lett, 20: 175–183. doi: 10.1111/ele.12719

182.

Watson, R. L., McNeilly, T. N., Watt, K. A., Pemberton, J. M., Pilkington, J. G., Waterfall, M., Hopper, P. R. T., Cooney, D., Zamoyska, R. and Nussey, D. H. 2016. Cellular and humoral immunity in a wild mammal: Variation with age & sex and association with overwinter survival. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2584

181.

Pemberton, J.M., Ellis, P.E., Pilkington, J.G. and Bérénos, C., 2016. Inbreeding depression by environment interactions in a free-living mammal population. Hereditydoi: 10.1038/hdy.2016.100

180.

Seeker, L.A., Holland, R., Underwood, S., Fairlie, J., Psifidi, A., Ilska, J.J., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, M., Banos, G. & Nussey, D.H. 2016. Method Specific Calibration Corrects for DNA Extraction Method Effects on Relative Telomere Length Measurements by Quantitative PCR. PLOS ONE, 11, e0164046. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164046

179.

Christensen, L.L., Selman, C., Blount, J.D., Pilkington, J.G., Watt, K.A., Pemberton, J.M., Reid, J.M. & Nussey, D.H. 2016 Marker-dependent associations among oxidative stress, growth and survival during early life in a wild mammal. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 283. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.1407

178.

Regan, Charlotte. E., Pilkington, Jill. G., Bérénos, C., Pemberton, Josephine. M., Smiseth, Per. T. and Wilson, Alastair. J. 2016. Accounting for female space sharing in St. Kilda Soay sheep (Ovis aries) results in little change in heritability estimates. J. Evol. Biol. doi:10.1111/jeb.12990

178.

Sinclair, R., Melville, L., Sargison, F., Kenyon, F., Nussey, D., Watt, K. & Sargison, N. 2016. Gastrointestinal nematode species diversity in Soay sheep kept in a natural environment without active parasite control. Veterinary Parasitology, 227, 1–7. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2016.07.020

177.

Johnston SE, Bérénos C, Slate J, Pemberton JM. 2016. Conserved Genetic Architecture Underlying Individual Recombination Rate Variation in a Wild Population of Soay Sheep (Ovis aries). Genetics. 203(1):583-98. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.185553

176.

Bérénos, C., Ellis, P. A., Pilkington, J. G. and Pemberton, J. M. 2016. Genomic analysis reveals depression due to both individual and maternal inbreeding in a free-living mammal population. Molecular Ecology, 25: 3152–3168. doi:10.1111/mec.13681

175.

Thackeray, S. J., Henrys, P. A., Hemming, D., Bell, J. R., Botham, M. S., Burthe, S., Helaouet, P., Johns, D. G., Jones, I. D., Leech, D. I., Mackay, E. B., Massimino, D., Atkinson, S., Bacon, P. J., Brereton, T. M., Carvalho, L., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Duck, C., Edwards, M., Elliott, J. M., Hall, S. J. G., Harrington, R., Pearce-Higgins, J W., Høye, T. T., Kruuk, L. E. B., Pemberton, J. M., Sparks, T. H., Thompson, P. M., White, I., Winfield, I. J. & Wanless, S. 2016. Phenological sensitivity to climate across taxa and trophic levels. Nature. 535: 241–245. doi.org/10.1038/nature18608 

174.

Graham, A.L., Nussey, D.H., Lloyd-Smith, J.O., Longbottom, D., Maley, M., Pemberton, J.M., Pilkington, J.G., Prager, K.C., Smith, L., Watt, K.A., Wilson, K., McNeilly, T.N. & Brülisauer, F. 2016. Exposure to viral and bacterial pathogens among Soay sheep (Ovis aries) of the St Kilda archipelago. Epidemiology and infection, 1–10. DOI:10.1017/S0950268816000017

173.

Handel, I., Watt, K.A., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., Macrae, A., Scott, P., McNeilly, T.N., Berry, J.L., Clements, D.N., Nussey, D.H. & Mellanby, R.J. 2016. Vitamin D status predicts reproductive fitness in a wild sheep population. Scientific reports, 6: 18986. DOI: 10.1038/srep18986

172.

Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., Harrington, L. & Nussey, D.H. 2016. Lifelong leukocyte telomere dynamics and survival in a free-living mammal. Aging cell, 15: 140-148. DOI: 10.1111/acel.12417

171.

Watt, K.A., Nussey, D.H., Maclellan, R., Pilkington, J.G. & McNeilly, T.N. 2015. Fecal antibody levels as a noninvasive method for measuring immunity to gastrointestinal nematodes in ecological studies. Ecology and Evolution, 6: 56-67. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1858

170.

Christensen, L.L., Selman, C., Blount, J.D., Pilkington, J.G., Watt, K.A., Pemberton, J.M., Reid, J.M. & Nussey, D.H. 2015. Plasma markers of oxidative stress are uncorrelated in a wild mammal. Ecology and evolution, 5: 5096–5108. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1771

169.

Regan, C.E., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M. & Crawley, M.J. 2015. Sex differences in relationships between habitat use and reproductive performance in Soay sheep (Ovis aries). Ecology letters, 19: 171–179. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12550

168.

Hayward, A.D., Moorad, J., Regan, C.E., Berenos, C., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M. & Nussey, D.H. 2015. Asynchrony of senescence among phenotypic traits in a wild mammal population. Experimental gerontology, 71: 56–68. DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2015.08.003

167.

Bérénos, C., Ellis, P. A., Pilkington, J. G., Lee, S. H., Gratten, J. and Pemberton, J. M. 2015. Heterogeneity of genetic architecture of body size traits in a free-living population. Molecular Ecology, 24: 1810–1830. DOI:10.1111/mec.13146

166.

Arthur, C., Watt, K., Nussey, D.H., Pemberton, J.M., Pilkington, J.G., Herman, J.S., Timmons, Z.L., Clements, D.N. & Scott, P.R. 2015. Osteoarthritis of the temporo-mandibular joint in free-living Soay sheep on St Kilda. Veterinary Journal, 203:120-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2014.10.014

165.

Simmonds, E. G., & Coulson, T. 2014. Analysis of phenotypic change in relation to climatic drivers in a population of Soay sheep Ovis aries. Oikos, 124: 543–552. DOI: 10.1111/oik.01727

164.

Rees, M., Childs, D. Z., & Ellner, S. P. 2014. Building integral projection models: a user's guide. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83(3), 528-545. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12178

163.

Nussey, D.H., Watt K.W., Clark, A., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., Graham, A.L. & McNeilly, T.N. 2014. Multivariate immune defences and fitness in the wild: complex but ecologically important associations among plasma antibodies, health and survival. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Series B. 281: 20132931. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2931

162.

Morrissey, M.B. 2014. In search of the best methods for multivariate selection analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5: 1095-1109. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12259

161.

Morrissey, M.B. 2014. Selection and genetics of causally covarying traits. Evolution 68: 1748-1761. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12385 

160.

Jones, O.R.  et al (2014) Diversity of ageing across the tree of life. Nature, 505: 169-173. DOI: 10.1038/nature12789 

159.

Hayward, A.D., Nussey, D.H., Wilson, A.J., Bérénos, C., Pilkington, J.G., Watt, K.A., Pemberton, J.M. and Graham, A.L. 2014. Natural selection on individual variation in tolerance of gastrointestinal nematode infection. PLoS Biology 12:1917. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001917 

158.

Hayward, A.D., Garnier, R., Watt, K.A., Pilkington, J.G., Grenfell, B.T., Matthews, J.B., Pemberton, J.M., Nussey, H.H. and Graham, A.L. 2014. Heritable, heterogeneous, and costly resistance of sheep against nematodes and potential feedbacks to epidemiological dynamics.  American Naturalist 184: S58-76. DOI: 10.1086/676929

157.

Bérénos, C., Ellis, P. A., Pilkington, J. G. & Pemberton, J. M. 2014. Estimating quantitative genetic parameters in wild populations: a comparison of pedigree and genomic approaches. Molecular Ecology 14:3434-3451. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12827

156.

Langrock, R. and King, R. 2013. Maximum likelihood estimation of mark-recapture-recovery models in the presence of continuous covariates. Annals of Applied Statistics 7:1709-1732. doi:10.1214/13-AOAS644

155.

Johnston, S.E., Gratten, J., Berenos, C., Pilkington, J.G., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Pemberton J.M. and Slate, J. 2013. Life history trade-offs at a single locus maintain sexually-selected genetic variation. Nature 502: 93-93. DOI: 10.1038/nature12489

154.

Hayward, A. D.; Wilson, A. J.; Pilkington, J. G., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Pemberton, J.M. and Kruuk, L.E.B. 2013. Reproductive senescence in female Soay sheep: variation across traits and contributions of individual ageing and selective disappearance. Functional Ecology 27:184-195. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12029

153.

Feulner, P.G.D., Gratten, J., Kijas, J.W., Visscher, P.M., Pemberton, J.M. and Slate, J. 2013. Introgression and the fate of domesticated genes in a wild mammal population. Molecular Ecology 16: 4210-4221. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12378

152.

Connelly, L., Craig, B. H., Jones, B., & Alexander, C. L. 2013. Characterising The Genetic Diversity of Cryptosporidium species Within a Remote Population of Soay Sheep on St. Kilda Islands, Scotland. Applied and environmental microbiology, AEM-02823. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02823-12

151.

Brown, E. A.; Pilkington, J. G.; Nussey, D. H., Watt, K.A. Hayward, A.D., Tucker, R., Graham, A. L., Paterson, S., Beraldi, D., Pemberton, J. M. and Slate, J. 2013. Detecting genes for variation in parasite burden and immunological traits in a wild population: testing the candidate gene approach. Molecular Ecology 22: 757-773. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05757.x

150.

Preston, B. T., Stevenson, I. R., Lincoln, G. A., Monfort, S. L., Pilkington, J. G., & Wilson, K. 2012. Testes size, testosterone production and reproductive behaviour in a natural mammalian mating system. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 296-305. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01907.x

149.

Nussey, D. H., Watt, K., Pilkington, J. G., Zamoyska, R. & McNeilly, T. N. 2012. Age-related variation in immunity in a wild mammal population. Aging Cell 11: 178-180. DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-9726.2011.00771.x

148.

Morrissey, M.B., Parker, D.J., Korsten, P., Pemberton J.M., Kruuk, L.E.B. and Wilson, A.J. 2012. The prediction of adaptive evolution: empirical application of the secondary theorem of selection and comparison to the breeder’s equation. Evolution 66: 2399-2410. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01632.x

147.

Kijas, J.W., Lenstra, J.A., Hayes, B., Boitard, S., Porto, N., Laercio, R., San Cristobal, M., Servin, B., McCulloch, R., Wahn, V., Gietzen, K., Paiva, S., Barendse, W., Ciani, E., Raadsma, H., McEwan, J., Dalrymple, B., and the International Sheep Genomics Consortium Members 2012. Genome-wide analysis of the world's sheep breeds reveals high levels of historic mixture and strong recent selection. PLoS Biology 10:e1001258. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001258

146.

Hayward, A.D., Wilson, A.J., Pilkington J.G., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Pemberton, J.M. and Kruuk, L.E.B. 2012 Reproductive senescence in female Soay sheep: variation across traits and contributions of individual ageing and selective disappearance. Functional Ecology 27: 184-195. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12029

145.

Gratten, J., Pilkington, J. G., Brown, E. A., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Pemberton, J. M., and Slate, J. 2012. Selection and microevolution of coat pattern are cryptic in a wild population of sheep. Molecular Ecology 21:2977-2990. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05536.x

144.

Coulson, T. 2012. Integral projections models, their construction and use in posing hypotheses in ecology. Oikos 121:1337-1350. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.00035.x 

143.

Nussey, DH., Coulson, T., Delorme, D., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Pemberton, J.M., Festa-Bianchet, M., Gaillard, J.M. 2011. Patterns of body mass senescence and selective disappearance differ among three species of free-living ungulates. Ecology 10:1936-1947.

142.

Johnston, S. E., J. C. McEwan, N. K. Pickering, J. W. Kijas, D. Beraldi, J. G. Pilkington, J. M. Pemberton, and J. Slate. 2011. Genome-wide association mapping identifies the genetic basis of discrete and quantitative variation in sexual weaponry in a wild sheep population. Molecular Ecology 20:2555-2566. 

141.

Hayward, A. D., A. J. Wilson, J. G. Pilkington, T. H. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Pemberton, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2011. Natural selection on a measure of parasite resistance varies across ages and environmental conditions in a wild mammal. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:1664-1676 

140.

Di Fonzo, M. M. I., F. Pelletier, T. H. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Pemberton, and T. Coulson. 2011. The population growth consequences of variation in individual heterozygosity. PloS One 6:e19667. 

139.

Childs, D. Z., T. N. Coulson, J. M. Pemberton, T. H. Clutton-Brock, and M. Rees. 2011. Predicting trait values and measuring selection in complex life histories: reproductive allocation decisions in Soay sheep. Ecology Letters 14:985-992. 

138.

Slate, J., A. W. Santure, P. G. D. Feulner, E. A. Brown, A. D. Ball, S. E. Johnston, and J. Gratten. 2010. Genome mapping in intensively studied wild vertebrate populations. Trends in Genetics 26:275-284. 

137.

Johnston, S. E., D. Beraldi, A. F. McRae, J. M. Pemberton, and J. Slate. 2010. Horn type and horn length genes map to the same chromosomal region in Soay sheep. Heredity 104:196-205. 

136.

Hernandez-Sanchez, J., A. Chatzipli, D. Beraldi, J. Gratten, J. G. Pilkington, and J. M. Pemberton. 2010. Mapping quantitative trait loci in a wild population using linkage and linkage disequilibrium analyses. Genetics Research 92:273-281.

135.

Hayward, A. D., J. G. Pilkington, J. M. Pemberton, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2010. Maternal effects and early-life performance are associated with parasite resistance across life in free-living Soay sheep. Parasitology 137:1261-1273.

134

Gratten, J., A. J. Wilson, A. F. McRae, D. Beraldi, P. M. Visscher, J. M. Pemberton, and J. Slate. 2010. No evidence for warming climate theory of coat colour change in Soay sheep: a comment on Maloney et al. Biology Letters 6:678-679. 

133

Gratten, J., J. G. Pilkington, E. A. Brown, D. Beraldi, J. M. Pemberton, and J. Slate. 2010. The genetic basis of recessive self-colour pattern in a wild sheep population. Heredity 104:206-214. 

132

Graham, A. L., A. D. Hayward, K. A. Watt, J. G. Pilkington, J. M. Pemberton, and D. H. Nussey. 2010. Fitness Correlates of Heritable Variation in Antibody Responsiveness in a Wild Mammal. Science 330:662-665.

131

Gibson, W., J. G. Pilkington, and J. M. Pemberton. 2010. Trypanosoma melophagium from the sheep ked Melophagus ovinus on the island of St Kilda. Parasitology 137:1799-1804. 

130

Ezard, T. H. G. and T. Coulson. 2010. How sensitive are elasticities of long-run stochastic growth to how environmental variability is modelled? Ecological Modelling 221:191-200. 

129

Craig, B. H., J. G. Pilkington, and J. M. Pemberton. 2010. Sex ratio and morphological polymorphism in an isolated, endemic Teladorsagia circumcincta population. Journal of Helminthology 84:208-215. 

128

Coulson, T., S. Tuljapurkar, and D. Z. Childs. 2010. Using evolutionary demography to link life history theory, quantitative genetics and population ecology. Journal of Animal Ecology 79:1226-1240. 

127

Clutton-Brock, T. and B. C. Sheldon. 2010. Individuals and populations: the role of long-term, individual-based studies of animals in ecology and evolutionary biology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25:562-573. 

126

Wilson, A. J., J. M. Pemberton, J. G. Pilkington, T. H. Clutton-Brock, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2009. Trading offspring size for number in a variable environment: selection on reproductive investment in female Soay sheep. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:354-364 

125

Tavecchia, G., P. Besbeas, T. Coulson, B. J. T. Morgan, and T. H. Clutton-Brock. 2009. Estimating Population Size and Hidden Demographic Parameters with State-Space Modeling. American Naturalist 173:722-733. 

124

Robinson, M. R., A. J. Wilson, J. G. Pilkington, T. H. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Pemberton, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2009. The Impact of Environmental Heterogeneity on Genetic Architecture in a Wild Population of Soay Sheep. Genetics 181:1639-1648. 

123

Ozgul, A., S. Tuljapurkar, T. G. Benton, J. M. Pemberton, T. H. Clutton-Brock, and T. Coulson. 2009. The Dynamics of Phenotypic Change and the Shrinking Sheep of St. Kilda. Science 325:464-467. 

122.

Nussey, D. H., J. M. Pemberton, J. G. Pilkington, and J. D. Blount. 2009. Life history correlates of oxidative damage in a free-living mammal population. Functional Ecology 23:809-817. 

121.

Korsten, P., T. Clutton-Brock, J. G. Pilkington, J. M. Pemberton, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2009. Sexual conflict in twins: male co-twins reduce fitness of female Soay sheep. Biology Letters 5:663-666.

120.

Hayward, A. D., A. J. Wilson, J. G. Pilkington, J. M. Pemberton, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2009. Ageing in a variable habitat: environmental stress affects senescence in parasite resistance in St Kilda Soay sheep. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 276:3477-3485 

119.

Craig, B. H., O. R. Jones, J. G. Pilkington, and J. M. Pemberton. 2009. Re-establishment of nematode infra-community and host survivorship in wild Soay sheep following anthelmintic treatment. Veterinary Parasitology 161:47-52. 

118.

Chessa, B., F. Pereira, F. Arnaud, A. Amorim, F. Goyache, I. Mainland, R. R. Kao, J. M. Pemberton, D. Beraldi, M. J. Stear, A. Alberti, M. Pittau, L. Iannuzzi, M. H. Banabazi, R. R. Kazwala, Y.-p. Zhang, J. J. Arranz, B. A. Ali, Z. Wang, M. Uzun, M. M. Dione, I. Olsaker, L.-E. Holm, U. Saarma, S. Ahmad, N. Marzanov, E. Eythorsdottir, M. J. Holland, P. Ajmone-Marsan, M. W. Bruford, J. Kantanen, T. E. Spencer, and M. Palmarini. 2009. Revealing the History of Sheep Domestication Using Retrovirus Integrations. Science 324:532-536.

117.

Slate, J. 2008. Robustness of linkage maps in natural populations: a simulation study. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 275:695-702. 

116.

Robinson, M. R., J. G. Pilkington, T. H. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Pemberton, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2008. Environmental heterogeneity generates fluctuating selection on a secondary sexual trait. Current Biology 18:751-757. 

115.

King, R., S. P. Brooks, and T. Coulson. 2008. Analyzing Complex Capture-Recapture Data in the Presence of Individual and Temporal Covariates and Model Uncertainty. Biometrics 64:1187-1195. 

114.

Jones, O. R., J.-M. Gaillard, S. Tuljapurkar, J. S. Alho, K. B. Armitage, P. H. Becker, P. Bize, J. Brommer, A. Charmantier, M. Charpentier, T. Clutton-Brock, F. S. Dobson, M. Festa-Bianchet, L. Gustafsson, H. Jensen, C. G. Jones, B.-G. Lillandt, R. McCleery, J. Merila, P. Neuhaus, M. A. C. Nicoll, K. Norris, M. K. Oli, J. Pemberton, H. Pietiainen, T. H. Ringsby, A. Roulin, B.-E. Saether, J. M. Setchell, B. C. Sheldon, P. M. Thompson, H. Weimerskirch, E. J. Wickings, and T. Coulson. 2008. Senescence rates are determined by ranking on the fast-slow life-history continuum. Ecology Letters 11:664-673. 

113.

Gratten, J., A. J. Wilson, A. F. McRae, D. Beraldi, P. M. Visscher, J. M. Pemberton, and J. Slate. 2008. A localized negative genetic correlation constrains microevolution of coat color in wild sheep. Science 319:318-320. 

112.

Ezard, T. H. G., J. M. Gaillard, M. J. Crawley, and T. Coulson. 2008. Habitat dependence and correlations between elasticities of long-term growth rates. American Naturalist 172:424-430. 

111.

Craig, B. H., L. J. Tempest, J. G. Pilkington, and J. M. Pemberton. 2008. Metazoan-protozoan parasite co-infections and host body weight in St Kilda Soay sheep. Parasitology 135:433-441 

110.

Coulson, T., T. H. G. Ezard, F. Pelletier, G. Tavecchia, N. C. Stenseth, D. Z. Childs, J. G. Pilkington, J. M. Pemberton, L. E. B. Kruuk, T. H. Clutton-Brock, and M. J. Crawley. 2008. Estimating the functional form for the density dependence from life history data. Ecology 89:1661-1674.

109.

Wilson, A. J., J. M. Pemberton, J. G. Pilkington, T. H. Clutton-Brock, D. W. Coltman, and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2007. Quantitative genetics of growth and cryptic evolution of body size in an island population. Evolutionary Ecology 21:337-356. 

108.

Sims, M., D. A. Elston, A. Larkham, D. H. Nussey, and S. D. Albon. 2007. Identifying when weather influences life-history traits of grazing herbivores. Journal of Animal Ecology 76:761-770. 

107.

Robinson, M. R. and L. E. B. Kruuk. 2007. Function of weaponry in females: the use of horns in intrasexual competition for resources in female Soay sheep. Biology Letters 3:651-654. 

106.

Pelletier, F., T. Clutton-Brock, J. Pemberton, S. Tuljapurkar, and T. Coulson. 2007. The evolutionary demography of ecological change: Linking trait variation and population growth. Science 315:1571-1574. 

105.

Morrissey, M. B., A. J. Wilson, J. M. Pemberton, and M. M. Ferguson. 2007. A framework for power and sensitivity analyses for quantitative genetic studies of natural populations, and case studies in Soay sheep (Ovis aries). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:2309-2321. 

104.

Gratten, J., D. Beraldi, B. V. Lowder, A. F. McRae, P. M. Visscher, J. M. Pemberton, and J. Slate. 2007. Compelling evidence that a single nucleotide substitution in TYRP1 is responsible for coat-colour polymorphism in a free-living population of Soay sheep. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 274:619-626. 

103.

Ezard, T., J.-M. Gaillard, J. M. Pemberton, M. J. Crawley, and T. Coulson. 2007. Dynamic elasticities of Soay sheep in stochastic environments. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts.

102.

Craig, B. H., J. G. Pilkington, L. E. B. Kruuk, and J. M. Pemberton. 2007. Epidemiology of parasitic protozoan infections in Soay sheep (Ovis aries L.) on St Kilda. Parasitology 134:9-21. 

101.

Chen, X. and B.-L. Li. 2007. Assessing the relative importance of intrinsic and extrinsic influence on sheep population dynamics on Hirta Island, UK. Journal for Nature Conservation 15:54-58. 

100.

Beraldi, D., A. F. McRae, J. Gratten, J. Slate, P. M. Visscher, and J. M. Pemberton. 2007. Mapping quantitative trait loci underlying fitness-related traits in a free-living sheep population. Evolution 61:1403-1416. 

99.

Beraldi, D., A. F. McRae, J. Gratten, J. G. Pilkington, J. Slate, P. M. Visscher, and J. M. Pemberton. 2007. Quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping of resistance to strongyles and coccidia in the free-living Soay sheep (Ovis aries). International Journal for Parasitology 37:121-129. 

98.

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