Publications

  • Moatt JP, Savola E, Regan JC, Nussey DH & Walling CA 2020 Lifespan extension by dietary restriction: Time to reconsider the evolutionary mechanisms? BioEssays. (In Press).
  • Gauzere J, Pemberton JM, Morris S, Kruuk LEB & Walling CA 2020 The genetic architecture of maternal effects across ontogeny in the red deer. Evolution. doi:10.1111/evo.14000.
  • Savola E, Montgomery C, Waldron FM, Monteith K, Vale PF & Walling CA 2020 Testing evolutionary explanations for the lifespan benefit of dietary restriction in Drosophila melanogaster. BioRxiv. doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.18.159731 
  • Hajduk GK, Walling CA, Cockburn A & Kruuk LEB 2020 The 'algebra of evolution':the Robertson-Price identity and viability selection for body mass in a wild bird population. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 375. doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0359.
  • Regan JC, Froy H, Walling CA, Moatt JP & Nussey DH 2020 Dietary restriction and insulin-like signalling pathways as adaptive plasticity: a synthesis and re-evaluation. Functional Ecology. 34:107-128
  • Rodríguez-Muñoz R, Hopwood P, Fisher D, Skicko I, Tucker R, Woodcock K, Slate J, Walling CA & Tragenza T 2019 Older males attract more females but get fewer matings in a wild field cricket. Animal Behvaiour, 153:1-14.
  • Moatt JP, Fyfe M, Heap E, Mitchell LJM, Moon F & Walling CA 2019 Reconciling nutritional geometry with classical dietary restriction: effects of nutrient intake, not calories, on survival and reproduction. Aging Cell, e12868.
  • Troianou E, Huisman J, Pemberton JM & Walling CA 2018 Estimating selection on the act of inbreeding in a population with strong inbreeding depression. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 31:1815-1827  
  • Hajduk GK, Cockburn A, Margraf N, Osmond L, Walling CA & Kruuk LEB 2018 Inbreeding, inbreeding depression and infidelity in a cooperatively-breeding bird. Evolution, 72:1500-1514
  • Keogan K, Daunt F, Wanless S, Philips RA, Walling CA et al. 2018 Global phenological insensitivity to shifting ocean temperatures among seabirds. Nature Climate Change, 8:313-318
  • Wilbourn RV, Moatt JP, Froy H, Walling CA, Nussey DH & Boonekamp JJ 2018 The relationship between telomere length and mortality risk in non-model vertebrate systems: a meta-analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 373:20160447
  • Boulton K, Walling CA, Grimmer AJ, Rosenthal GG & Wilson AJ 2018 Phenotypic and genetic integration of personality and growth under competition in the sheepshead swordtail, Xiphophorus birchmanni. Evolution, 72:187-201
  • Moatt JP, Hambly C, Heap E, Kramer A, Moon F, Speakman JR & Walling CA 2017 Body macronutrient composition is predicted by lipid and not protein content of the diet. Ecology and Evoloution, 7:10056-10065
  • Moorad J & Walling CA. 2017. Measuring selection for genes that promote long-life in a historical human population. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1:1773
  • Moatt JP, Nakagawa S, Lagisz M & Walling CA 2016 The effect of dietary restriction on reproduction: a meta-analytic perspective. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:199
  • Froy H, Walling CA, Pemberton JM, Clutton-Brock TH & Kruuk LEB 2016 Relative costs of offspring sex and offspring survival in a polygynous mammal. Biology Letters, 12:20160417
  • Pavitt AT, Pemberton JM, Kruuk LEB & Walling CA 2016 Testosterone and cortisol concentrations vary with reproductive status in wild female red deer. Ecology and Evolution, 6:1163-1172
  • Boulton K, Rosenthal GG, Grimmer AJ, Walling CA & Wilson AJ 2016 Sex-specific plasticity and genotype x sex interactions for age and size of maturity in the sheepshead swordtail, Xiphophorus birchmanni. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29:645-656.
  • Boulton K, Couto E, Grimmer AJ, Early RL, Canario AVM, Wilson AJ* & Walling CA* 2015 How integrated are behavioral and endocrine stress response traits? A repeated measures approach to testing the stress‐coping style model. Ecology and Evolution, 5:618-633 *Equal author contribution
  • Parker DJ, Cunningham CB, Walling CA, Stamper CE, Head ML, Roy-Zokan EM, McKinney EC, Ritchey MG, Moore AJ 2015 Transcriptomes of parents identify parenting strategies and sexual conflict in a subsocial beetle. Nature Communications, 6:8449
  • Pavitt AT, Walling CA, Möstl E, Pemberton JM, & Kruuk LEB 2015 Cortisol but not testosterone is repeatable and varies with reproductive effort in wild red deer stags. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 222:62-68.
  • Walling CA, Morrissey MB, Foerster K, Clutton-Brock TH, Pemberton JM & Kruuk LEB. 2014 A multivariate analysis of genetic constraints to life history evolution in a wild population of red deer. Genetics, 198:1735-1749 
  • Boulton K, Grimmer AJ, Rosnethal GG, Walling CA* & Wilson AJ* 2014 How stable are personalities? A multivariate view of behavioural variation over long and short timescales in the sheepshead swordtail, Xiphophorus birchmanni. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:791-803 *Equal author contribution
  • Bretman A, Lize A, Walling CA & Price TAR 2014 The heritability of mating behaviour in a fly and its plasticity in response to the threat of sperm competition. PLoS ONE, 9:e90236
  • Pavitt AT, Walling CA, McNeilly AS, Pemberton JP & Kruuk LEB 2014 Variation in early-life testosterone within a wild population of red deer. Functional Ecology, 28:1224-1234
  • Stopher KV, Walling CA, Morris A, Guinness FE, Clutton-Brock TH, Pemberton JM & Nussey DH. 2012. Shared spatial effects on quantitative genetic parameters: Accounting for spatial autocorrelation and home range overlap reduces estimates of heritability in wild red deer. Evolution, 66:2411-2426
  • Nielsen JF, English S, Goodall-Copestake WP, Wang J, Walling CA, Bateman AW, Flower TP, Sutcliffe RL, Samson J, Thavarajah NK, Kruuk LEB, Clutton-Brock TH & Pemberton JM. 2012. Inbreeding and inbreeding depression of early life traits in a cooperative mammal. Molecular Ecology, 21:2788-2804
  • Morrissey MB, Walling CA, Wilson AJ, Pemberton JM, Clutton-Brock TH & Kruuk LEB. 2012. Genetic analysis of life history constraint and evolution in a wild ungulate population. The American Naturalist, 179:E97-E114
  • Walling CA, Nussey DH, Morris A, Clutton-Broc TH, Kruuk EB & Pemberton JM 2011 Inbreeding depression in red deer calves. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11:318
  • Bretman A, Rodríguez-Muñoz R, Walling CA, Slate J & Tregenza T 2011 Extremely fine scale structure creates inbreeding risks in a wild insect population. Molecular Ecology, 20:3045-3055
  • Wilson AJ, Morrissey M, Adams M, Walling CA, Guinness F, Pemberton J, Clutton-Brock T, Kruuk L 2011 Genetics of social dominance in red deer, Cervus elaphus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:772-783
  • House CM, Bleakley BH, Walling CA, Price TA, Stamper CE & Moore AJ 2011 The influence of maternal effects on indirect benefits associated with polyandry. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278:1177-1182
  • Rodriguez-Munoz R, Bretman A, Slate J, Walling CA & Tregenza T 2010 Natural and sexual selection in a wild insect population. Science, 328:1269-1272
  • Walling CA, Pemberton JP, Hadfield JD & Kruuk LEB 2010 Comparing parentage inference software: re-analysis of a red deer pedigree. Molecular Ecology, 19:1914-1928
  • Walling CA, Royle NJ, Lindström J & Metcalfe NB 2010 Do female association preferences predict the likelihood of reproduction? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64:541-548
  • Wilson AJ, Réale D, Clements M, Morrissey MM, Postma E, Walling CA, Kruuk LEB & Nussey DH 2010 An ecologist's guide to the animal model. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79:13-26
  • Walling CA, Stamper CE, Salisbury CL & Moore AJ 2009 Experience does not alter alternative mating tactics in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides. Behavioral Ecology, 20:153-159
  • House CM, Walling CA, Stamper CE & Moore AJ 2009 Females benefit from multiple mating but not multiple mates in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22: 1961-1966
  • Walling CA, Stamper CE, Smiseth PT & Moore AJ 2008 The quantitative genetics of sex differences in parenting. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, 105:18430-18435
  • Walling CA, Royle NJ, Lindström J & Metcalfe NB 2008 Experience induced preference for short-sworded males in the swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri). Animal Behaviour, 26:271-276
  • House CM, Evans GMV, Smiseth PT, Stamper CE, Walling CA & Moore AJ 2008 The evolution of repeated mating in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus vespilloides. Evolution, 62:2004-2014 2007
  • Walling CA, Royle NJ, Metcalfe NB & Lindström J. 2007 Green swordtails alter their age at maturation in response to the population level of male ornamentation. Biology Letters, 3:144-146
  • Walling CA, Royle NJ, Metcalfe NB & Lindström J. 2007 Early nutritional conditions, growth trajectories and mate choice: does compensatory growth lead to an accelerated decline in adult sexual attractiveness? Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 61:1007-1014
  • Walling CA, Dawnay N, Kazem AJN & Wright J. 2004 Predator inspection behaviour in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus): body size, local predation pressure and cooperation. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 56:164-170