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Multiple origins of melanism in two species of North American tree squirrel (Sciurus).

McRobie HR, Moncrief ND, Mundy NI.

BMC Evol Biol. 2019 Jul 11;19(1):140. doi: 10.1186/s12862-019-1471-7.


Correction to 'The genetic basis and enigmatic origin of melanic polymorphism in pomarine skuas (Stercorarius pomarinus)'.

Janssen K, Mundy NI.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Apr 11;285(1876). pii: 20180518. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0518. No abstract available.


Colouration Genetics: Pretty Polymorphic Parrots.

Mundy NI.

Curr Biol. 2018 Feb 5;28(3):R113-R114. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.12.045.


Expression of a carotenoid-modifying gene and evolution of red coloration in weaverbirds (Ploceidae).

Twyman H, Prager M, Mundy NI, Andersson S.

Mol Ecol. 2018 Jan;27(2):449-458. doi: 10.1111/mec.14451. Epub 2018 Jan 5.


The genetic basis and enigmatic origin of melanic polymorphism in pomarine skuas (Stercorarius pomarinus).

Janssen K, Mundy NI.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Dec 13;284(1868). pii: 20171735. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1735. Erratum in: Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Apr 11;285(1876):.


Evidence of a Conserved Molecular Response to Selection for Increased Brain Size in Primates.

Boddy AM, Harrison PW, Montgomery SH, Caravas JA, Raghanti MA, Phillips KA, Mundy NI, Wildman DE.

Genome Biol Evol. 2017 Mar 1;9(3):700-713. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evx028.


The differential expression of MC1R regulators in dorsal and ventral quail plumages during embryogenesis: Implications for plumage pattern formation.

Gluckman TL, Mundy NI.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 29;12(3):e0174714. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174714. eCollection 2017.


Novel opsin gene variation in large-bodied, diurnal lemurs.

Jacobs RL, MacFie TS, Spriggs AN, Baden AL, Morelli TL, Irwin MT, Lawler RR, Pastorini J, Mayor M, Lei R, Culligan R, Hawkins MT, Kappeler PM, Wright PC, Louis EE Jr, Mundy NI, Bradley BJ.

Biol Lett. 2017 Mar;13(3). pii: 20170050. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0050.


Characterisation of urinary WFDC12 in small nocturnal basal primates, mouse lemurs (Microcebus spp.).

Unsworth J, Loxley GM, Davidson A, Hurst JL, Gómez-Baena G, Mundy NI, Beynon RJ, Zimmermann E, Radespiel U.

Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 22;7:42940. doi: 10.1038/srep42940.


Population genetics of mouse lemur vomeronasal receptors: current versus past selection and demographic inference.

Hohenbrink P, Mundy NI, Radespiel U.

BMC Evol Biol. 2017 Jan 21;17(1):28. doi: 10.1186/s12862-017-0874-6.


Population genomics fits the bill: genetics of adaptive beak variation in Darwin's finches.

Mundy NI.

Mol Ecol. 2016 Nov;25(21):5265-5266. doi: 10.1111/mec.13868.


Evolution of dark colour in toucans (Ramphastidae): a case of molecular adaptation?

Corso J, Mundy NI, Fagundes NJ, de Freitas TR.

J Evol Biol. 2016 Dec;29(12):2530-2538. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12982. Epub 2016 Oct 13.


Brain evolution and development: adaptation, allometry and constraint.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI, Barton RA.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Sep 14;283(1838). pii: 20160433. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0433. Review.


Evolutionary pathways to convergence in plumage patterns.

Gluckman TL, Mundy NI.

BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Aug 31;16:172. doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0741-x.


Seeing red to being red: conserved genetic mechanism for red cone oil droplets and co-option for red coloration in birds and turtles.

Twyman H, Valenzuela N, Literman R, Andersson S, Mundy NI.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Aug 17;283(1836). pii: 20161208. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1208.


Potential arms race in the coevolution of primates and angiosperms: brazzein sweet proteins and gorilla taste receptors.

Guevara EE, Veilleux CC, Saltonstall K, Caccone A, Mundy NI, Bradley BJ.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 Sep;161(1):181-5. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23046. Epub 2016 Jul 9.


Primate genotyping via high resolution melt analysis: rapid and reliable identification of color vision status in wild lemurs.

Jacobs RL, Spriggs AN, MacFie TS, Baden AL, Irwin MT, Wright PC, Louis EE Jr, Lawler RR, Mundy NI, Bradley BJ.

Primates. 2016 Oct;57(4):541-7. doi: 10.1007/s10329-016-0546-y. Epub 2016 Jun 6.


Red Carotenoid Coloration in the Zebra Finch Is Controlled by a Cytochrome P450 Gene Cluster.

Mundy NI, Stapley J, Bennison C, Tucker R, Twyman H, Kim KW, Burke T, Birkhead TR, Andersson S, Slate J.

Curr Biol. 2016 Jun 6;26(11):1435-40. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.047. Epub 2016 May 19.


Highly polymorphic colour vision in a New World monkey with red facial skin, the bald uakari (Cacajao calvus).

Corso J, Bowler M, Heymann EW, Roos C, Mundy NI.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Apr 13;283(1828). pii: 20160067. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0067.


Can colour vision re-evolve? Variation in the X-linked opsin locus of cathemeral Azara's owl monkeys (Aotus azarae azarae).

Mundy NI, Morningstar NC, Baden AL, Fernandez-Duque E, Dávalos VM, Bradley BJ.

Front Zool. 2016 Feb 24;13:9. doi: 10.1186/s12983-016-0139-z. eCollection 2016.


Comparison of the genetic variation of captive ring-tailed lemurs with a wild population in Madagascar.

Pastorini J, Sauther ML, Sussman RW, Gould L, Cuozzo FP, Fernando P, Nievergelt CM, Mundy NI.

Zoo Biol. 2015 Sep-Oct;34(5):463-72. doi: 10.1002/zoo.21225. Epub 2015 May 29.


Functional promiscuity in a mammalian chemosensory system: extensive expression of vomeronasal receptors in the main olfactory epithelium of mouse lemurs.

Hohenbrink P, Dempewolf S, Zimmermann E, Mundy NI, Radespiel U.

Front Neuroanat. 2014 Sep 24;8:102. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2014.00102. eCollection 2014.


Microcephaly genes evolved adaptively throughout the evolution of eutherian mammals.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI.

BMC Evol Biol. 2014 Jun 5;14:120. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-120.


ASPM and mammalian brain evolution: a case study in the difficulty in making macroevolutionary inferences about gene-phenotype associations.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI, Barton RA.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Jan 22;281(1778):20131743. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1743. Print 2014 Mar 7. No abstract available.


Evolutionary Modeling of Genotype-Phenotype Associations, and Application to Primate Coding and Non-coding mtDNA Rate Variation.

O'Connor TD, Mundy NI.

Evol Bioinform Online. 2013 Jul 28;9:301-16. doi: 10.4137/EBO.S11600. Print 2013.


Parallel episodes of phyletic dwarfism in callitrichid and cheirogaleid primates.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI.

J Evol Biol. 2013 Apr;26(4):810-9. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12097. Epub 2013 Feb 26.


Microcephaly genes and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in primate brain size.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI.

J Evol Biol. 2013 Apr;26(4):906-11. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12091. Epub 2013 Jan 11.


First evidence for functional vomeronasal 2 receptor genes in primates.

Hohenbrink P, Mundy NI, Zimmermann E, Radespiel U.

Biol Lett. 2012 Dec 26;9(1):20121006. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.1006. Print 2013 Feb 23.


Positive selection on NIN, a gene involved in neurogenesis, and primate brain evolution.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI.

Genes Brain Behav. 2012 Nov;11(8):903-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2012.00844.x. Epub 2012 Sep 27.


Pervasive and ongoing positive selection in the vomeronasal-1 receptor (V1R) repertoire of mouse lemurs.

Hohenbrink P, Radespiel U, Mundy NI.

Mol Biol Evol. 2012 Dec;29(12):3807-16. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss188. Epub 2012 Jul 20.


RUNX2 tandem repeats and the evolution of facial length in placental mammals.

Pointer MA, Kamilar JM, Warmuth V, Chester SG, Delsuc F, Mundy NI, Asher RJ, Bradley BJ.

BMC Evol Biol. 2012 Jun 28;12:103. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-12-103.


Insights into hominid evolution from the gorilla genome sequence.

Scally A, Dutheil JY, Hillier LW, Jordan GE, Goodhead I, Herrero J, Hobolth A, Lappalainen T, Mailund T, Marques-Bonet T, McCarthy S, Montgomery SH, Schwalie PC, Tang YA, Ward MC, Xue Y, Yngvadottir B, Alkan C, Andersen LN, Ayub Q, Ball EV, Beal K, Bradley BJ, Chen Y, Clee CM, Fitzgerald S, Graves TA, Gu Y, Heath P, Heger A, Karakoc E, Kolb-Kokocinski A, Laird GK, Lunter G, Meader S, Mort M, Mullikin JC, Munch K, O'Connor TD, Phillips AD, Prado-Martinez J, Rogers AS, Sajjadian S, Schmidt D, Shaw K, Simpson JT, Stenson PD, Turner DJ, Vigilant L, Vilella AJ, Whitener W, Zhu B, Cooper DN, de Jong P, Dermitzakis ET, Eichler EE, Flicek P, Goldman N, Mundy NI, Ning Z, Odom DT, Ponting CP, Quail MA, Ryder OA, Searle SM, Warren WC, Wilson RK, Schierup MH, Rogers J, Tyler-Smith C, Durbin R.

Nature. 2012 Mar 7;483(7388):169-75. doi: 10.1038/nature10842.


Genomic tools for evolution and conservation in the chimpanzee: Pan troglodytes ellioti is a genetically distinct population.

Bowden R, MacFie TS, Myers S, Hellenthal G, Nerrienet E, Bontrop RE, Freeman C, Donnelly P, Mundy NI.

PLoS Genet. 2012;8(3):e1002504. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002504. Epub 2012 Mar 1.


Evolution of ASPM is associated with both increases and decreases in brain size in primates.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI.

Evolution. 2012 Mar;66(3):927-932. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01487.x. Epub 2011 Dec 1.


A novel method for screening a vertebrate transcriptome for genes involved in carotenoid binding and metabolism.

Pointer MA, Prager M, Andersson S, Mundy NI.

Mol Ecol Resour. 2012 Jan;12(1):149-59. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03069.x. Epub 2011 Sep 27.


Candidate genes for carotenoid coloration in vertebrates and their expression profiles in the carotenoid-containing plumage and bill of a wild bird.

Walsh N, Dale J, McGraw KJ, Pointer MA, Mundy NI.

Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Jan 7;279(1726):58-66. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0765. Epub 2011 May 18.


Adaptive evolution of four microcephaly genes and the evolution of brain size in anthropoid primates.

Montgomery SH, Capellini I, Venditti C, Barton RA, Mundy NI.

Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Jan;28(1):625-38. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msq237. Epub 2010 Oct 20.


Brain evolution: microcephaly genes weigh in.

Montgomery SH, Mundy NI.

Curr Biol. 2010 Mar 9;20(5):R244-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.043.


Reconstructing the ups and downs of primate brain evolution: implications for adaptive hypotheses and Homo floresiensis.

Montgomery SH, Capellini I, Barton RA, Mundy NI.

BMC Biol. 2010 Jan 27;8:9. doi: 10.1186/1741-7007-8-9.


A foraging advantage for dichromatic marmosets (Callithrix geoffroyi) at low light intensity.

Caine NG, Osorio D, Mundy NI.

Biol Lett. 2010 Feb 23;6(1):36-8. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0591. Epub 2009 Sep 9.


The action of falciparum malaria on the human and chimpanzee genomes compared: absence of evidence for a genomic signature of malaria at HBB and G6PD in three subspecies of chimpanzee.

MacFie TS, Nerrienet E, Bontrop RE, Mundy NI.

Infect Genet Evol. 2009 Dec;9(6):1248-52. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2009.06.025. Epub 2009 Jul 22.


Blue eyes in lemurs and humans: same phenotype, different genetic mechanism.

Bradley BJ, Pedersen A, Mundy NI.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009 Jun;139(2):269-73. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21010.


Conservation and convergence of colour genetics: MC1R mutations in brown cavefish.

Mundy NI.

PLoS Genet. 2009 Feb;5(2):e1000388. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000388. Epub 2009 Feb 20. No abstract available.


Genetic analysis of hybridization and introgression between wild mongoose and brown lemurs.

Pastorini J, Zaramody A, Curtis DJ, Nievergelt CM, Mundy NI.

BMC Evol Biol. 2009 Feb 5;9:32. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-32.


Patterns of diversity in HIV-related loci among subspecies of chimpanzee: concordance at CCR5 and differences at CXCR4 and CX3CR1.

MacFie TS, Nerrienet E, de Groot NG, Bontrop RE, Mundy NI.

Mol Biol Evol. 2009 Apr;26(4):719-27. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msp016. Epub 2009 Jan 30.


An analysis of population genetic differentiation and genotype-phenotype association across the hybrid zone of carrion and hooded crows using microsatellites and MC1R.

Haas F, Pointer MA, Saino N, Brodin A, Mundy NI, Hansson B.

Mol Ecol. 2009 Jan;18(2):294-305. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.04017.x. Epub 2008 Dec 8.


Avian haematozoan parasites and their associations with mosquitoes across Southwest Pacific Islands.

Ishtiaq F, Guillaumot L, Clegg SM, Phillimore AB, Black RA, Owens IP, Mundy NI, Sheldon BC.

Mol Ecol. 2008 Oct;17(20):4545-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03935.x.


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