Publications

Papers

J Price, MC Harrison, RL Hammond, S. Adams, JF Gutierrez-Marcos EB Mallon (2018) Alternative splicing associated with phenotypic plasticity in the bumble bee Bombus terrestris. Molecular Ecology, n/a-n/a. doi:10.1111/mec.14495

E Favreau, CM Ruiz, LR Santiago, RL Hammond & Y Wurm (2018) Genes and genomic processes underpinning the social lives of ants. Current Opinion in Insect Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.001

MC Harrison, RL Hammond & EB Mallon (2015) Reproductive workers show queen-like gene expression in an intermediately eusocial insect, the buff-tailed bumble bee Bombus terrestris Molecular Ecology 24(12), 3043-3063. http://doi:10.1111/mec.13215

TC Mathers, RL Hammond, RA Jenner, B Hanfling, J.Atkins & A Gomez (2015) Transition in sexual system and sex chromosome evolution in the tadpole shrimp Triops cancriformis. Heredity 115(1), 37-46. http://doi:10.1038/hdy.2015.10

TC Mathers, RL Hammond, RA Jenner, B Hanfling & A Gomez (2013) Multiple global radiations of tadpole shrimps challenge the concept of 'livingfossils' PeerJ 1:e62, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.62

TC Mathers, RL Hammond, RA Jenner, T Zierold, B Hanfling & A Gomez (2013) High lability of sexual system over 250 million years of evolution in morphologically conservative tadpole shrimps.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:30. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-13-30

DJ Coston*, RJ Gill* & RL Hammond (2011) No evidence of volatile chemicals regulating reproduction in a multiple queen ant. Naturwissenschaften. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-011-0801-4 (*joint first authors)

RJ Gill & RL Hammond (2011) Workers determine queen inheritance of reproduction in a functionally monogynous ant population. Animal Behaviour. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.04.006

RJ Gill & RL Hammond (2011) Workers influence royal reproduction. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B. 278:1524-31.

T Wacher, T Wronski, RL Hammond, B Winney MJ Blacket, KJ Hundertmark, OB Mohammed, SA Omer, W Macasero, H Lerp, M Plath & C. Bleidorn (2011) Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA sequences reveals polyphyly in the goitred gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa). Conservation Genetics. DOI 10.1007/s10592-010-0169-6

F Masclaux, RL Hammond, J Meunier, C Gouhier-Darimont, L Keller & P Reymond (2010) Competitive ability not kinship affects growth of Arabidopsis thaliana accessions.  New Phytologist 185: 322-331

O Sanllorente*, RL Hammond*, F Ruano, L Keller & A Tinaut (2010) Extreme population differentiation in a vulnerable slavemaking ant with a fragmented distribution. Conservation Genetics 11: 1701-1710 (*joint first authors)

T Wronski, T Wacher, RL Hammond, B Winney, K Hundertmark, MJ Blacket, OB Mohammed, B Flores, SA Omer, W Macasero, M Plath, R Tiedemann & C Bleidorn (2010) Two reciprocally monophyletic mtDNA lineages elucidate the taxonomic status of Mountain gazelles (Gazella gazella). Systematics and Biodiversity 8: 119-129

RJ Gill, A Arce, L Keller & RL Hammond (2009) Polymorphic social organization in an ant. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B 276: 4423-4431

L Rosso, L Keller, H Kaessmann & RL Hammond (2008) Mating system and avpr1a promoter variation in primates. Biology Letters 4: 375-378

W Bonckaert, K Vuerinckx, J Billen, RL Hammond, L Keller, T Wenseleers (2008) Worker policing in the german wasp Vespula germanica. Behavioral Ecology 19: 272-278

RL Hammond, MW Bruford and AFG Bourke. (2006) A test of models of reproductive skew in a field population of a multiple-queen ant.  Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 265-275

LJ Lawson Handley*, RL Hammond*, G Emaresi, A Reber & N Perrin.  (2006) Low Y chromosome polymorphism in Saudi-Arabian hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas hamadryas).  Heredity 96, 298-303. (*joint first authors)

RL Hammond*, LJ Lawson Handley*, BJ Winney, MW Bruford & N Perrin. (2006) Genetic evidence for female-biased dispersal and gene flow in a polygynous primate.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B. 273: 479-484 (*joint first authors)

ZJJM Pereboom, WC Jordan, S Sumner, RL Hammond, and AFG Bourke (2005) Differential gene expression in queen-worker caste determination in bumblebees.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B. 272: 1145-1152

RL Hammond & L Keller (2004) Conflict over male parentage in social insects. PLoS Biology 2: e248

BJ Winney*, RL Hammond*, W Macasero, B Flores, A Boug, V Biquand, S Biquand, MW Bruford (2004) Crossing the Red Sea: phylogeography of the hamadryas baboon, Papio hamadryas hamadryas. Molecular Ecology 13: 2819-2827 (*joint first authors)

RL Hammond, MW Bruford & AFG Bourke (2003) Male parentage does not vary with colony kin structure in a multiple-queen ant.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 446-455

KA Holehouse, RL Hammond & AFG Bourke (2003) Non-lethal sampling of DNA from captive and free-foraging bumble bees for conservation genetics.  Insectes Sociaux 50: 277-285

RL Hammond, MW Bruford & AFG Bourke (2002) Ant workers selfishly bias sex ratios by manipulating female development. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B. 269: 173-178

MA Jordan, RL Hammond, HL Snell, HM Snell & WC Jordan (2002) Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite loci from Galapagos lava lizards (Microlophus spp.).  Molecular Ecology Notes 2: 349-351

RL Hammond, AFG Bourke & MW Bruford (2001) Mating frequency and mating system in the polygynous ant, Leptothorax acervorumMolecular Ecology 10: 2719-2728

RL Hammond, W Macasero, B Flores, OB Mohammed, TW Wacher and MW Bruford (2001)  Phylogenetic re-analysis of the Saudi gazelle and its implications for conservation.  Conservation Biology 15: 1123-1133

Book chapters

RL Hammond, IJ Saccheri, C Ciofi, T Coote,  SM Funk, WO McMillan, MK Bayes, E Taylor, and MW Bruford (1998)  Isolation of microsatellite markers in animals. pp279-285.  In Molecular Tools for Screening Biodiversity Eds A Karp, PG Isaac and DS Ingram. Chapman and Hall, London

C Ciofi, SM Funk, T Coote, DJ Cheesman, RL Hammond, IJ Saccheri and MW Bruford (1998) Genotyping with microsatellite markers. pp195-201. In  Molecular Tools for Screening Biodiversity Eds AKarp, PG Isaac and DS Ingram. Chapman and Hall, London

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