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E.Y. Erten, P. van den Berg & F.J. Weissing (2018): Acculturation orientations affect the evolution of a multicultural society. Nat. Commun. 9:58, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02513-0 pdf, SI

P.J. van Dijk, F.J. Weissing & T.H.N. Ellis (2018): How Mendel’s interest in inheritance grew out of plant improvement Genetics 210:347–355, doi:10.1534/genetics.118.300916 pdf, SI

J. van Gestel & F.J. Weissing (2018): Is plasticity caused by single genes? Nature 555:E20, doi:10.1038/nature25495 pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

O. Ivanov (2018): Mathematical modeling of senescence in metabolic networks. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf


M. de Jager, F.J. Weissing & J. van de Koppel (2017): Why mussels stick together: Spatial self-organization affects the evolution of cooperation. Evol. Ecol. 31:547-558, doi:10.1007/s10682-017-9888-1 pdf

J.J. Junikka, L. Molleman, P. van den Berg, F.J. Weissing & M. Puurtinen (2017): Assortment, but not knowledge of assortment, affects cooperation and individual success in human groups. PLoS ONE 12:e0185859, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0185859 pdf

A. Manser, A.K. Lindholm & F.J. Weissing (2017): The evolution of costly mate choice against segregation distorters. Evolution, doi: doi:10.1111/evo.13376 pdf

S. Moreno-Gámez, R.A. Sorg, A. Domenech, M. Kjos, F.J. Weissing, G.S. van Doorn & J.W. Veening (2017): Quorum sensing integrates environmental cues, cell density and cell history to control bacterial competence. Nature Comm. 8:854, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00903-y pdf

C. Netz & S.S. Renner (2017): Long-spurred Angraecum orchids and long-tongued sphingid moths on Madagascar - A time frame for Darwin’s predicted Xanthopan/Angraecum coevolution. Biol. J. Linnean Soc. blx086, doi:10.1093/biolinnean/blx086 pdf

S. Suominen, V.S. Brauer, A. Rantala-Ylinen, K. Sivonen & T. Hiltunen (2017): Competition between a toxic and a non-toxic Microcystis strain under constant and pulsed nitrogen and phosphorus supply. Aquat. Ecol. 51:117-130, doi:10.1007/s10452-016-9603-2 pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

M.D.T. Hinsch (2017): Why do animals have territories? PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

V.J.D. Lecheval (2017): Experimental analysis and modelling of the behavioural interactions underlying the coordination of collective motion and the propagation of information in fish schools. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

P. Ramazi (2017): Convergence analysis and control of evolutionary matrix-game dynamics. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



O. Ivanov, A. van der Schaft & F.J. Weissing (2016): Steady states and stability in metabolic networks without regulation. J. Theor. Biol. 401:78-93, doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.02.031 pdf, SI

T. Kamiya, L. Oña, B. Wertheim & G.S. van Doorn (2016): Coevolutionary feedback elevates constitutive immunedefence: A protein network model. BMC Evol. Biol. 16:92, doi:10.1186/s12862-016-0667-3 pdf

B.H. Kramer, R. Schaible & A. Scheuerlein (2016): Worker lifespan is an adaptive trait during colony establishment in the long-lived ant Lasius niger. Exp. Gerontol. 85:18-23, doi:10.1016/j.exger.2016.09.008 pdf

B.H. Kramer, G.S. van Doorn, F.J. Weissing & I. Pen (2016): Lifespan divergence between social insect castes: Challenges and opportunities for evolutionary theories of aging. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 16:76-80, doi:10.1016/j.cois.2016.05.012 pdf

T.M. Pennell, F.J.H. de Haas, E.H. Morrow & G.S. van Doorn (2016): Contrasting effects of intralocus sexual conflict on sexually antagonistic coevolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113:E978–E986, doi:10.1073/pnas.1514328113 pdf

M.A. Negroni, E. Jongepier, B. Feldmeyer, B.H. Kramer & S. Foitzik (2016): Life history evolution in social insects: A female perspective. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 16:51-67, doi:10.1016/j.cois.2016.05.008 pdf

A.E. Quiñones, G.S. van Doorn, I. Pen, F.J. Weissing & M. Taborsky (2016): Negotiation and appeasement can be more effective drivers of sociality than kin selection. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 371:20150089, doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0089 pdf, SI

P. Ramazi, M. Cao & F.J. Weissing (2016): Evolutionary dynamics of homophily and heterophily. Scientific Reports 6:22766, doi:10.1038/srep22766 pdf

C.J. van der Kooi, I. Pen, M. Staal, D.G. Stavenga & J.T.M. Elzenga (2016): Competition for pollinators and intra-communal spectral dissimilarity of flowers. Plant Biol. 18:56-62, doi:10.1111/plb.12328 pdf

J. van Gestel & F.J. Weissing (2016): Regulatory mechanisms link phenotypic plasticity to evolvability. Sci. Rep. 6:24524, doi:10.1038/srep2452 pdf, SI

J. Zhang, F.J. Weissing & M. Cao (2016): Fixation of competing strategies when interacting agents differ in the time scale of strategy updating. Phys. Rev. E 94:032407, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.94.032407 pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

A.E. Quiñones Paredes (2016): The evolution of animal societies - An exploration of the effects of population structure, life-history and behavioural plasticity. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

J. van Gestel (2016): The evolution of bacterial cell differentiation and multicellular organization. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



C.A. Botero, F.J. Weissing, J. Wright & D.R. Rubenstein (2015): Evolutionary tipping points in the capacity to adapt to environmental change. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112:184-189, doi:10.1073/pnas.1408589111 pdf, press release, issue cover

V.S. Brauer, M. Stomp, T. Bouvier, E. Fouilland, C. Leboulanger, V. Confurius-Guns, F.J. Weissing, L.J. Stal & J. Huisman (2015): Competition and facilitation between the marine nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Cyanothece and its associated bacterial community. Front. Microbiol. 5:795, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00795 pdf

S. English, I. Pen, N. Shea & T. Uller (2015): The information value of non-genetic inheritance in plants and animals. PLoS ONE 10:e0116996, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116996 pdf

S. Moreno-Gamez, A.L. Hill, D.I.S. Rosenbloom, D.A. Petrov, M.A. Nowak & P.S. Pennings (2015): Imperfect drug penetration leads to spatial monotherapy and rapid evolution of multidrug resistance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112:e2874-e2883, doi:10.1073/pnas.1424184112 pdf

T. Uller, S. English & I. Pen (2015): When is incomplete epigenetic resetting in germ cells favoured by natural selection? Proc. R. Soc. B 282:20150682, doi:10.1098/rspb.2015.0682 pdf

P. van den Berg, L. Molleman, J. Junikka, M. Puurtinen & F.J. Weissing (2015): Human cooperation in groups: variation begets variation. Sci. Rep. 5:16144, doi:10.1038/srep16144 pdf

P. van den Berg, L. Molleman & F.J. Weissing (2015): Focus on the success of others leads to selfish behavior. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112:2912-2917, doi:10.1073/pnas.1417203112 pdf, supplement, press release, persbericht

P. van den Berg & F.J. Weissing (2015): The importance of mechanisms for the evolution of cooperation. Proc. R. Soc. B 282:20151382, doi:10.1098/rspb.2015.1382 pdf

J. van Gestel, H. Vlamakis & R. Kolter (2015): From cell differentiation to cell collectives: Bacillus subtilis uses division of labor to migrate. PLoS Biol. 13:e1002141, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002141 pdf

J. Zhang, C. Zhang & M. Cao (2015): How insurance affects altruistic provision in threshold public good game. Sci. Rep. 5:9098, doi:10.1038/srep09098 pdf

J. Zhang, C. Zhang, M. Cao & F.J. Weissing (2015): Crucial role of strategy updating for coexistence of strategies in interaction networks. Physical Rev. E 91:042101, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.042101 pdf

Books & Book Chapters

P. van den Berg & F.J. Weissing (2015): Evolutionary game theory and personality. In: V. Zeigler-Hill, L.L.M. Welling & T.K. Shackelford (eds) Evolutionary Perspectives on Social Psychology, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp.451-463, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12697-5_34 pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

V.S. Brauer (2015): Growth and functioning of the microbial plankton community: effects of temperature, nutrients and light. PhD thesis, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. pdf

M. de Jager (2015): Eco-evolutionary feedbacks in self-organized ecosystems. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

K.M. Jalvingh (2015): Genomics of experimental selection for parasitoid resistance in Drosophila. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. thesis

T. Janzen (2015): What lies beneath? - How patterns in ecology and evolution inform us about underlying processes. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

M.W. Smith-Kleefsman (2015): Dynamics of genetic differentiation in experimental Drosophila metapopulations - Unravelling the interplay of selection and migration. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

P. van den Berg (2015): Genetic and cultural change in human social behaviour - A multifaceted exploration. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf, propositions

E. van Velzen (2015): Specialization, evolution and coexistence in a community context. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

J. Zhang (2015): Coexistence of competing Strategies in evolutionary games. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



S.A. Baldauf, L. Engqvist & F.J. Weissing (2014): Diversifying evolution of competitiveness. Nature Comm. 5:5233, doi:10.1038/ncomms6233. pdf, supplement, press release

M. de Jager, F. Bartumeus, A. Kölzsch, F.J. Weissing, G.M. Hengeveld, B.A. Nolet, P.M.J. Herman & J. van de Koppel (2014): How superdiffusion gets arrested: Ecological encounters explain shift from Lévy to Brownian movement. Proc. R. Soc. B. 281:20132605, doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.2605. pdf, supplement

B. Fischer, G.S. van Doorn, U. Dieckmann & B. Taborsky (2014): The evolution of age-dependent plasticity. Am. Nat. 183:108-125, doi:10.1086/674008 pdf

A.B.F. Ivens (2014): Cooperation and conflict in ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) farming mutualisms – a review. Myrmecol. News 21:19-36 pdf

K.M. Jalvingh, P.L. Chang, S.V. Nuzhdin & B. Wertheim (2014): Genomic changes under rapid evolution: Selection for parasitoid resistance. Proc. R. Soc. B 281:20132303, doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.2303 pdf

B. Kuijper & I. Pen (2014): Conflict over condition-dependent sex allocation can lead to mixed sex-determination systems. Evolution 68:3229-3247, doi:10.1111/evo.12513. pdf, supplement

L. Molleman, P. van den Berg & F.J. Weissing (2014): Consistent individual differences in human social learning strategies. Nature Comm. 5:3570, doi:10.1038/ncomms4570. pdf, supplement

C. Pertoldi, K. Elschot, A. Ruiz-Gonzalez, L. van de Zande, A. Zalewski, J. Muñoz, A.B. Madsen, V. Loeschcke, A. de Groot & R. Bijlsma (2014): Genetic variability of central–western European pine marten (Martes martes) populations. Acta Theriol. 59:503–510, doi:10.1007/s13364-014-0196-7. pdf, supplement

A. Solopova, J. van Gestel, F.J. Weissing, H. Bachmann, B. Teusink, J. Kok & O.P. Kuipers (2014): Bet-hedging during bacterial diauxic shift. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111:7427-7432, doi:10.1073/pnas.1320063111. pdf & supplement

T. Székely, F.J. Weissing & J. Komdeur (2014): Adult sex ratio variation: implications for breeding system evolution. J. Evol. Biol. 27:1500-1512, doi:10.1111/jeb.12415.pdf

P. van den Berg, T.W. Fawcett, A.P. Buunk & F.J. Weissing (2014): Conflict over resources generates conflict over mate choice: Reply to Smaldino & Newson. Evol. Human Behav. 35:157-159, doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2013.12.004 pdf

G.S. van Doorn (2014): Patterns and mechanisms of evolutionary transitions between genetic sex-determining systems. Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Biol., doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a017681. pdf

G.S. van Doorn (2014): Evolutionary transitions between sex-determining mechanisms: A review of theory. Sex. Dev. 87-19, doi:10.1159/000357023. pdf

J. van Gestel, F.J. Weissing, O.P. Kuipers & A.T. Kovács (2014): Density of founder cells affects spatial pattern formation and cooperation in Bacillus subtilis biofilms. ISME J. 8:2069-2079, doi:10.1038/ismej.2014.52 pdf, supplement

T. Veen, M.B. Hjernquist, S.L. van Wilgenburg, K.A. Hobson, E. Folmer, L. Font & M. Klaassen (2014): Identifying the African wintering grounds of hybrid flycatchers using a multi–isotope (δ2H, δ13C, δ15N) assignment approach. PLoS ONE 9:e98075, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098075 pdf

G.D.A. Werner, J.E. Strassmann, A.B.F. Ivens, D.J.P. Engelmoer, E. Verbruggen, D.C. Queller, R. Noë, N. Collins Johnson, P. Hammerstein & E.T. Kiers (2014): Evolution of microbial markets. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111:1237-1244, doi:10.1073/pnas.1315980111. pdf, press release

C. Zhang, J. Zhang & F.J. Weissing (2014): The role of emotions in the maintenance of cooperative behaviors. Europhys. Lett. 106:18007, doi:10.1209/0295-5075/106/18007 pdf

C. Zhang, J. Zhang & G. Xie (2014): Evolution of cooperation among game players with non-uniform migration scopes. Chaos Soliton. Fract. 59:103–111, doi:10.1016/j.chaos.2013.12.006. pdf

J. Zhang, C. Zhang, T. Chu & F.J. Weissing (2014): Cooperation in networks where the learning environment differs from the interaction environment. PLoS One 9:e90288, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090288 pdf

Professional Publications

O. Ivanov, A.J. van der Schaft & F.J. Weissing (2014): Stability of metabolic pathways with irreversible reactions. In: Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, ISBN:978-90-367-6321-9, Groningen, the Netherlands, pp. 890-893. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

L.S. Molleman (2014): Social learning and human cooperation. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

I. Puga-Gonzalez (2014): Social organization through self-organization - Model and empirical data of macaques. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



S.A. Baldauf, L. Engqvist, T. Ottenheym, T.C.M. Bakker, T. Thünken (2013): Sex-specific conditional mating preferences in a cichlid fish: implications for sexual conflict Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 67, 1179-1186, doi:10.1007/s00265-013-1543-4. pdf

H. Edwards, I. Winney, J. Schroeder & H.L. Dugdale (2013): Do rapid assays predict repeatability in labile (behavioural) traits? - A reply to Biro. Anim. Behav. 85, e1-e3, doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.12.021. pdf

M. Hinsch, I. Pen & J. Komdeur (2013): Evolution of defense against depletion of local food resources in a mechanistic foraging model. Behav. Ecol. 24, 245-252, doi:10.1093/beheco/ars160. pdf

L. Molleman, I.R. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2013): Effects of conformism on the cultural evolution of social behaviour. PLoS One 8, e68153, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068153. pdf

L. Molleman, A.E. Quiñones & F.J. Weissing (2013): Cultural evolution of cooperation: the interplay between forms of social learning and group selection. Evol. Hum. Behav. 34, 342-349, doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2013.06.001. pdf

L. Molleman, E. van den Broek & M. Egas (2013): Personal experience and reputation interact in human decisions to help reciprocally. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 280, 1471-2954, doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.3044. pdf, supplement

T.A. Revilla, G.F. Veen, M.B. Eppinga & F.J. Weissing (2013): Plant-soil feedbacks and the coexistence of competing plants. Theor. Ecol. 6, 99-113. pdf

L. Schärer & I. Pen (2013): Sex allocation and investment into pre- and post-copulatory traits in simultaneous hermaphrodites: the role of polyandry and local sperm competition. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 368, 20120052. pdf

J. Schroeder, I. Cleasby, H.L. Dugdale, S. Nakagawa & T. Burke (2013): Social and genetic benefits of parental investment suggest sex differences in selection pressures. J. Avian Biol. 44, 133-140, doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2012.00010.x. pdf

J. Schroeder et al. (incl. H.L. Dugdale & M. Hinsch) (2013): Fewer invited talks by women in evolutionary biology symposia. J. Evol. Biol. 26, 2063–2069, doi:10.1111/jeb.1219. pdf, media coverage

P. van den Berg, T.W. Fawcett, A.P. Buunk & F.J. Weissing (2013): The evolution of parent–offspring conflict over mate choice. Evol. Human Behav. 34, 405–411, doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2013.07.004. pdf, SI, media coverage

J. Zhang, T. Chu & F.J. Weissing (2013): Does insurance against punishment undermine cooperation in the evolution of public goods games? J. Theor. Biol. 321, 78–82, doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2012.12.019. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

M. Wolf, G.S. van Doorn, O. Leimar & F.J. Weissing (2013): The evolution of animal personalities. In: C. Carere & D. Maestripieri (eds) Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution, 2013, Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, ISBN: 9780226921976. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

A.L.W. Kuijper (2013): Sexual selection and sex allocation. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

E.E. van der Vaart (2013): A cognitive model of caching by corvids. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



R. Bijlsma & V. Loeschcke (2012): Genetic erosion impedes adaptive responses to stressful environments. Evol. Applic. 5, 117-129. pdf

V.S. Brauer, M. Stomp & J. Huisman (2012): The nutrient-load hypothesis: Patterns of resource limitation and community structure driven by competition for nutrients and light. Am. Nat. 179, 721-740.

Marie Curie Speciation Network (incl. R.F. Castillo & F.J. Weissing) (2012): What do we need to know about speciation? Trends Ecol. Evol. 27, 27-39. pdf

R.F. Castillo Cajas, O.M. Selz, E.P. Ripmeester, O. Seehausen & M. Maan (2012): Species-specific relationships between water transparency and male coloration within and between two closely related Lake Victoria cichlid species. Int. J. Evol. Biol., in press. pdf

J.G. de Boer, B. Kuijper, G.E. Heimpel & L.W. Beukeboom (2012): Sex determination meltdown upon biological control introduction of the parasitoid Cotesia rubecula? Evol. Applic. 5, 444-454. pdf, supplement, figures

A. Duarte, I. Pen, L. Keller & F.J. Weissing (2012): Evolution of self-organized division of labor in a response threshold model. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 66, 947-957. pdf, supplement

A. Duarte, E. Scholtens & F.J. Weissing (2012): Implications of behavioral architecture for the evolution of self-organized division of labor. PLoS Comput. Biol. 8, e1002430. pdf

A.B.F. Ivens, D.J.C. Kronauer, I. Pen, F.J. Weissing & J.J. Boomsma (2012): Ants farm subterranean aphids mostly in clone groups: An example of prudent husbandry for carbohydrates and proteins? BMC Evol. Biol. 12, 106. pdf, supplement

A.B.F. Ivens, D.J.C. Kronauer, I. Pen, F.J. Weissing & J.J. Boomsma (2012): Reproduction and dispersal in an ant-associated root aphid community. Mol. Ecol. 21, 4257-4269. pdf, supplement

M. de Jager, F.J. Weissing, P.M.J. Herman, B.A. Nolet & J. van de Koppel (2012): Response to comment on "Lévy walks evolve through interaction between movement and environmental complexity" Science 335, 918. pdf

B. Kuijper, I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2012): A guide to sexual selection theory. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 43, 287–311. pdf, supplement

Á.T. Kovács, J. van Gestel & O.P. Kuipers (2012): The protective layer of biofilm: a repellent function for a new class of amphiphilic proteins. Mol. Microbiol. 85, 8-11. pdf

N. Osinga, I. Pen, H.A. Udo de Haes & P.M. Brakefield (2012): Evidence for a progressively earlier pupping season of the common seal (Phoca vitulina) in the Wadden Sea. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK, in press. pdf

S.C. Patrick, J.R. Chapman, H.L. Dugdale, J.L Quinn & B.C. Sheldon (2012): Promiscuity, paternity trade-offs and personality in the great tit. Proc. R. Soc. B 279, 1724–1730. pdf

D.A.P. Reid, H. Hildenbrandt, J.T. Padding & C.K. Hemelrijk (2012): Fluid dynamics of moving fish in a two-dimensional multiparticle collision dynamics model. Physical Review E 85, 021901. pdf

M.R. Robinson, G.S. van Doorn, L. Gustafsson & A. Qvarnström (2012): Environment-dependent selection on mate choice in a natural population of birds. Ecol. Lett. 15, 611-618. pdf

L. Ross, D.M. Shuker, B.B. Normark & I. Pen (2012): The role of endosymbionts in the evolution of haploid-male genetic systems in scale insects (Coccoidea). Ecol. Evol. 2, 1071–1081, doi:10.1002/ece3.222. pdf

Y.W. Sin, H.L. Dugdale, C. Newman, D.W. Macdonald & T. Burke (2012): Evolution of MHC class I genes in the European badger (Meles meles). Ecol. Evol. 2, 1644–1662. pdf

Y.W. Sin, H.L. Dugdale, C. Newman, D.W. Macdonald & T. Burke (2012): MHC class II genes in the European badger (Meles meles): Characterization, patterns of variation and transcription analysis. Immunogenet. 64, 313–327. pdf

T. Thünken, D. Meuthen, T.C.M. Bakker & S.A. Baldauf (2012): Sex-specific trade-off between mating preferences for genetic compatibility and body size in a cichlid fish with mutual mate choice. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 279, 2959-2964, doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.0333. pdf

P. van den Berg, L. Molleman & F.J. Weissing (2012): The social costs of punishment. Behav. Brain Sci. 35, 42-43. pdf

R.E. van Dijk, T. Székely, J. Komdeur, Á. Pogány, T.W. Fawcett & F.J. Weissing (2012): Individual variation and the resolution of conflict over parental care in penduline tits. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 279, 1927-1931. pdf, supplement pdf

G.S. van Doorn & M. Taborsky (2012): The evolution of generalized reciprocity on social interaction networks. Evolution 66, 651-664. pdf, supplement

J. van Gestel, M.A. Nowak, & C.E. Tarnita (2012): The evolution of cell-to-cell communication in a sporulating bacterium. PLoS Comp. Biol. 8, e1002818, doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002818.

M. Wolf & F.J. Weissing (2012): Animal personalities: consequences for ecology and evolution. Trends Ecol. Evol. 27, 452-461. pdf

C. Zhang, J. Zhang, F.J. Weissing, M. Perc, G. Xie & L. Wang (2012): Different reactions to adverse neighborhoods in games of cooperation. PLoS One 7, e35183. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

S.R.X. Dall, S.D. Gosling, G.D.A. Brown, N.J. Dingemanse, I. Erev, M. Kocher, L. Schulz, P.M. Todd, F.J. Weissing & M. Wolf (2012): Variation in decision making. In: P. Hammerstein & J.R. Stevens (eds) Evolution and the mechanimsms of decision making, Strüngmann Forum Report, vol. 11, pp. 243-272. MIT Press, Cambridge MA. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

A.L.F. Duarte (2012): Evolution of self-organized division of labor in social insects. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

A.B.F. Ivens (2012): The evolutionary ecology of mutualism. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



P. Abbot et al. (incl. I. Pen) (2011): Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature 471, E1-E4. pdf

G. Annavi, D.A. Dawson, G.J. Horsburgh, C. Greig, H.L. Dugdale, C. Newman, D.W. Macdonald & T. Burke (2011): Characterisation of twenty-one European badger (Meles meles) microsatellite loci facilitates the discrimination of second-order relatives. Cons. Genet. Resour. 3, 515-518. pdf

M. de Jager, F.J. Weissing, P.M.J. Herman, B.A. Nolet & J. van de Koppel (2011): Lévy walks evolve through interaction between movement and environmental complexity. Science 332, 1551-1553. pdf, supplement, MatLab code, movie S1, movie S2

A. Duarte, F.J. Weissing, I. Pen & L. Keller (2011): An evolutionary perspective on self-organized division of labor in social insects. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 42, 91–110. pdf

H.L. Dugdale, M. Hinsch & J. Schroeder (2011): Biased sampling: No 'Homer Simpson Effect' among high achievers. Trends Ecol. Evol. 26, 622. pdf

L. Engqvist (2011): Male attractiveness is negatively genetically associated with investment in copulations. Behav. Ecol. 22, 345-349. pdf

L. Engqvist, K.P. Sauer & S. Engels (2011): Nutrition- and sex-dependent utilization of body resources in relation to reproduction in a scorpionfly. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 102, 199-207. pdf

T.W. Fawcett, B. Kuijper, F.J. Weissing & I. Pen (2011): Sex-ratio control erodes sexual selection, revealing evolutionary feedback from adaptive plasticity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 15925-15930. pdf

J.G. Frommen, F. Herder, L. Engqvist, M. Mehlis, T.C.M. Bakker, J. Schwarzer & T. Thünken (2011): Costly plastic morphological responses to predator specific odour cues in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Evol. Ecol. 25, 641–656. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk & J.J. Bolhuis (2011): A minimalist approach to comparative psychology. Trends Cogn. Sci. 15, 185-186. pdf

A.B.F Ivens, D.J.C. Kronauer & J.J. Boomsma (2011): Characterisation and cross-amplification of polymorphic microsatellite loci in ant-associated root-aphids. Cons. Genet. Res. 3, 73. pdf

P. Nouvellet, C.D. Buesching, H.L. Dugdale, C. Newman & D.W. Macdonald (2011): Mouthing off about developmental stress: Individuality of palate marking in the European badger and its relationship with juvenile parasitoses. J. Zool. 283, 52-62. pdf

L.D. Pedersen, A.R. Pedersen, R. Bijlsma & J. Bundgaard (2011): The effects of inbreeding and heat stress on male sterility in Drosophila melanogaster. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 104, 432–442. pdf

L. Ross, D.M. Shuker & I. Pen (2011): The evolution and suppression of male suicide under paternal genome elimination. Evolution 65, 554-563.pdf

J. Schroeder, S. Nakagawa & M. Hinsch (2011): Behavioural ecology is not an endangered discipline. Trends Ecol. Evol. 26, 320-321.pdf

M.R. Servedio, G.S. van Doorn, M. Kopp, A.M. Frame & P. Nosil (2011): Magic traits in speciation: 'magic' but not rare? Trends Ecol. Evol. 26, 389–397. pdf

N. Shea, I. Pen & T. Uller (2011): Three epigenetic information channels and their different roles in evolution. J. Evol. Biol. 24, 1178-1187.pdf

T. Uller & I. Pen (2011): A theoretical model of the evolution of maternal effects under parent-offspring conflict. Evolution 65, 2075-2084. pdf

T. Uller, G.M. While, C.D. Cadby, A. Harts, K. O'Connor, I. Pen & E. Wapstra (2011): Altitudinal divergence in maternal thermoregulatory behaviour may be driven by differences in selection on offspring survival in a viviparous lizard. Evolution 65, 2313-2324. pdf

Van der Vaart E., Verbrugge R. & Hemelrijk C.K. (2011): Corvid caching: Insights from a cognitive model J. Exp. Psych. Anim. Behav. Proces. 37, 330-340. pdf

F.J. Weissing (2011): Born leaders. Nature 474, 288-289. pdf

F.J. Weissing, P. Edelaar & G.S. van Doorn (2011): Adaptive speciation theory: a conceptual review. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 65, 461–480. pdf

M. Wolf, G.S. van Doorn & F.J. Weissing (2011): On the coevolution of social responsiveness and behavioural consistency. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 278, 440-448. pdf, supplement

Professional Publications

R. Bijlsma, J. Bakker, D. Joubert & M. van Rijswijk (2011): Hoe fragmentatie en genetische erosie het aanpassingsvermogen en de overlevingskans van populaties ondermijnen: experimentele evidentie De Levende Natuur 112, 55-58. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

D.A.P. Reid (2011): Modelling the hydrodynamics of swimming fish, from individuals to infinite schools. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



J. Bakker, M.E.C. van Rijswijk, F.J. Weissing & R. Bijlsma (2010): Consequences of fragmentation for the ability to adapt to novel environments in experimental Drosophila metapopulations. Conserv. Genet. 11, 435-448. pdf

M.A. Becher, H. Hildenbrandt, C.K. Hemelrijk & R.F.A. Moritz (2010): Brood temperature, task division and colony survival in honeybees: A model. Ecol. Mod. 221, 769-776. pdf

T.W. Berngruber, F.J. Weissing & S. Gandon (2010): Superinfection inhibition and the evolution of viral latency. J. Virology 84, 10200–10208. pdf

R. Bijlsma, M.D.D. Westerhof, L.P. Roekx & I. Pen (2010): Dynamics of genetic rescue in inbred Drosophila melanogaster populations. Conserv. Genet. 11, 449-462. pdf

C.A. Botero, I. Pen, J. Komdeur & F.J. Weissing (2010): The evolution of individual variation in communication strategies. Evolution 64, 3123–3133. pdf, supplement pdf

P.D. Dijkstra, J. Lindstrom, N.B. Metcalfe, C.K. Hemelrijk, M. Brendel, O. Seehausen & T.G.G. Groothuis (2010): Frequency-dependent social dominance in a color polymorphic cichlid fish. Evolution 64, 2797–2807. pdf

L. Engqvist & J.G. Frommen (2010): New insights into the relationship between the h-index and self-citations? J. Am. Soc. Inform. Sci. 61, 1514-1516. pdf

T.W. Fawcett & R.A. Johnstone (2010): Learning your own strength: winner and loser effects should change with age and experience. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 277, 1427-1434. pdf, supplement 1, supplement 2, supplement 3

T.W. Fawcett, P. van den Berg, F.J. Weissing, J.H. Park & A.P. Buunk (2010): Intergenerational conflict over grandparental investment. Behav. Brain Sci. 33, 23-24. pdf

B. Feldmeyer, I. Pen & L.W. Beukeboom (2010): A microsatellite marker linkage map of the housefly, Musca domestica: evidence for male recombination. Ins. Mol. Biol. 19, 575-581. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk, H. Hildenbrandt, J. Reinders & E.J. Stamhuis (2010): Emergence of oblong school shape: Models and empirical data of fish. Ethology 116, 1099–1112. pdf

H. Hildenbrandt, C. Carere & C.K. Hemelrijk (2010): Self-organized aerial displays of thousands of starlings: a model. Behav. Ecol. 21, 1349-1359. pdf

M. Hinsch & J. Komdeur (2010): Defence, intrusion and the evolutionary stability of territoriality. J. Theor. Biol. 266, 606-613. pdf

D. Joubert & R. Bijlsma (2010): Interplay between habitat fragmentation and climate change: inbreeding affects the response to thermal stress in Drosophila melanogaster. Clim. Res. 43, 57-70. pdf

M. Kozielska, F.J. Weissing, L.W. Beukeboom, & I. Pen (2010): Segragation distortion and the evolution of sex-determining mechanisms. Heredity 104, 100-112. pdf

B. Kuijper & I. Pen (2010): The evolution of haplodiploidy by male-killing endosymbionts: importance of population structure and endosymbiont mutualisms J. Evol. Biol 23, 40-52. pdf, supplement 1, supplement 2

R. Kümmerli, P. van den Berg, A.S. Griffin, S.A. West & A. Gardner (2010): Repression of competition favours cooperation: Experimental evidence from bacteria. J. Evol. Biol. 23, 699–706. pdf

M. Mehlis, T.C.M. Bakker, L. Engqvist & J.G. Frommen (2010): To eat or not to eat: egg-based assessment of paternity triggers fine-tuned decisions about filial cannibalism. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 277, 2627-2635. pdf

J.E. Oosten, C. Magnhagen & C.K. Hemelrijk (2010): Boldness by habituation and social interactions: a model. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 64, 793-802. pdf

N.J. Ouborg, C. Pertoldi, V. Loeschcke, R. Bijlsma & P.W. Hedrick (2010): Conservation genetics in transition to conservation genomics. Trends Genet. 26, 177-187. pdf

I. Pen, T. Uller, B. Feldmeyer, A. Harts, G.M. While & E. Wapstra (2010): Climate driven population divergence in sex-determining systems. Nature 468, 436-439. pdf, supplement, Nature podcast

R. Raychoudhury, B.K. Grillenberger, J. Gadau, R. Bijlsma, L. van de Zande, J.H. Werren & L.W. Beukeboom (2010): Phylogeography of Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera) indicates a mitochondrial–Wolbachia sweep in North America. Heredity 104, 318-326. pdf, supplement

L. Ross, M.B.W. Langenhof, I. Pen, L.W. Beukeboom, S.A. West & D.M. Shuker (2010): Sex allocation in a species with paternal genome elimination: the roles of crowding and female age in the mealybug Planococcus citri. Evol. Ecol. Res. 12, 89-104. pdf

L. Ross, I. Pen & D.M. Shuker (2010): Genomic conflict in scale insects: the causes and consequences of bizarre genetic systems. Biol. Rev., 85, 807-828. pdf

L. Ross, I. Pen & D.M. Shuker (2010): Sex-specific dispersal behaviour of crawlers in the mealybug Planococcus citri. Entomol. Hell. 19, 54-65. pdf

J. Schroeder, O. Mitesser & M. Hinsch (2010): Correlations between sequential timing decisions do not necessarily indicate strategic behavior: A comment on Bêty et al. Am. Nat. 176, 835-837. pdf

G.S. van Doorn & M. Kirkpatrick (2010): Transitions between male and female heterogamety caused by sex-antagonistic selection. Genetics 186, 629–645. pdf

T. Veen, B.C. Sheldon, F.J. Weissing, M.E. Visser, A. Qvarnström & G.-P. Sætre (2010): Temporal differences in food abundance promote coexistence between two congeneric passerines Oecologia 162, 873-884. pdf

M. Wolf & F.J. Weissing (2010): An explanatory framework for adaptive personality differences. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 365, 3959-3968. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

J.M. McNamara & F.J. Weissing (2010): Evolutionary Game Theory. In: T. Székeley, A.J. Moore, J. Komdeur (eds) Social Behaviour. Genes, Ecology and Evolution, pp. 109-133. Cambridge Univ. Press. pdf

Book Reviews & Editorials

R. Bijlsma, V. Loeschcke & N.J. Ouborg (2010): Special Issue ESF-ConGen: Integrating population genetics and conservation biology - Editorial preface Conserv. Genet. 11, 347-347. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

T.A. Revilla (2010): Multispecies resource competition. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

L. Ross (2010): Genetic conflict and sex allocation in scale insects. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



N.H. Barton & H.P. de Vladar (2009): Statistical mechanics and the evolution of polygenic quantitative traits. Genetics 181, 997-1011. pdf

C.A. Botero, R.J. Rossman, L.M. Caro, L.M. Stenzler, I.J. Lovette, S.R. de Kort & S.L. Vehrencamp (2009): Syllable type consistency is related to age, social status and reproductive success in the tropical mockingbird. Anim. Behav. 77, 701-706 pdf

V.S. Brauer, V.N. de Jonge, A.G.J. Buma & F.J. Weissing (2009): Does universal temperature dependence apply to communities? An experimental test using natural marine plankton assemblages. Oikos 118, 1102-1108. pdf

P.D. Dijkstra, C. Hemelrijk, O. Seehausen, & T.G.G. Groothuis (2009): Color polymorphism and intrasexual competition in assemblages of cichlid fish. Behav. Ecol. 20, 138-144. pdf

L. Engqvist (2009): Should I stay or should I go? condition and status dependent courtship decisions in the scorpionfly Panorpa cognata. Anim. Behav. 78, 491-497. pdf

T.W. Fawcett & C. Bleay (2009): Previous experiences shape adaptive mate preferences. Behav. Ecol. 20, 68-78. pdf

B.K. Grillenberger, J. Gadau, R. Bijlsma, L. van de Zande & L.W. Beukeboom (2009): Female dispersal and isolation-by-distance of Nasonia vitripennis populations in a local mate competition context. Entomo. Exp. Appl. 132, 147-154. pdf

B.K. Grillenberger, L. van de Zande, R. Bijlsma, J. Gadau & L.W. Beukeboom (2009): Reproductive strategies under multiparasitism in natural populations of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia (Hymenoptera). J. Evol. Biol. 22, 460-470. pdf

M.B. Hjernquist, T. Veen, L. Font & M. Klaassen (2009): High individual repeatability and population differentiation in stable isotope ratios in winter-grown collared flycatcher feathers. J. Avian Biol. 40, 1-7. pdf

A.B.F. Ivens, D.R. Nash, M. Poulsen, & J.J. Boomsma (2009): Caste-specific symbiont policing by workers of Acromyrmex fungus-growing ants. Behav. Ecol. 20, 378-384. pdf

A.B.F. Ivens, D.M. Shuker, L.W. Beukeboom, & I. Pen (2009): Host acceptance and sex allocation of Nasonia wasps in response to conspecifics and heterospecifics. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 276, 3663-3669. pdf

B. Kuijper & E.H. Morrow (2009): Direct observation of female mating frequency using time-lapse photography. Fly 3, 118-120. pdf

T.V. Pollet, T.W. Fawcett, A.P. Buunk & D. Nettle (2009): Sex-ratio biasing towards daughters among lower-ranking co-wives in Rwanda. Biol. Letters 5, 765-768. pdf

I. Puga-Gonzalez, H. Hildenbrandt & C.K. Hemelrijk (2009): Emergent patterns of social affiliation in primates, a model. PLoS Comput. Biol. 5, e1000630, doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000630 pdf

D.A.P. Reid, H. Hildenbrandt, J.T. Padding & C.K. Hemelrijk (2009): Flow around fishlike shapes studied using multiparticle collision dynamics. Physical Review E 79, 046313. pdf

M. Riba, M. Mayol, B.E. Giles, O. Ronce, E. Imbert, M. van der Velde, S. Chauvet, L. Ericson, R. Bijlsma, B. Vosman, M.J.M. Smulders & I. Olivieri (2009): Darwin’s wind hypothesis: does it work for plant dispersal in fragmented habitats? New Phytologist 183, 667-677. pdf

L. Ross & D.M. Shuker (2009): Scale insects. Current Biology 19, R184-R186. pdf

D.M. Shuker, A.M. Moynihan & L. Ross (2009): Sexual conflict, sex allocation and the genetic system. Biology Letters 5, 682-685. pdf

G.S. van Doorn (2009): Intralocus sexual conflict, in: The Year in Evolutionary Biology, Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 1168, 52–71. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, P. Edelaar & F.J. Weissing (2009): On the origin of species by natural and sexual selection Science 326, 1704-1707. pdf, SOM, perspectives, Science podcast

E. van Velzen, L. Schärer & I. Pen (2009): The effect of cryptic female choice on sex allocation in simultaneous hermaphrodites Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 276, 3123–3131. pdf

T. Veen, J. Träff, F.J. Weissing & B.C. Sheldon (2009): Reduced cost of mixed-species pairings in flycatchers: by-product or female strategy? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 63, 329–337. pdf, supplement

A. Vermeulen, S. Engels, L. Engqvist & K.P. Sauer (2009): Phenotypic plasticity in sperm traits in scorpionflies (Mecoptera: Panorpidae): consequences of larval history and seasonality on sperm length and sperm transfer. Eur. J. Entomol. 106, 347-352. pdf

Refereed Articles in Proceedings

S. Slingerland, M. Mulder, E. van der Vaart & R. Verbrugge (2009): A multi-agent systems approach to gossip and the evolution of language. In: N.A. Taatgen & R. van Rijn (eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, Cognitive Science Society, 1609-1614. pdf

E. van der Vaart, C. Hemelrijk & R. Verbrugge (2009): Learning where (not) to cache: A cognitive model for corvids. In: N.A. Taatgen & R. van Rijn (eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, Cognitive Science Society, 2420-2425. pdf

E. van der Vaart, R. Verbrugge & C. Hemelrijk (2009): Memory effects in the Clark's nutcracker: A cognitive model for corvids. In: A. Howes, D. Peebles & R. Cooper (eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling., Manchester, UK. pdf

G. van Valkenhoef, E. van der Vaart & R. Verbrugge (2009): OOPS: An S5n prover for educational settings. Methods for Modalities 6, Elsevier ENTCS. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

H.P. de Vladar (2009): Variability and stochasticity in the dynamics and genetics of populations. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. pdf

B.V. Feldmeyer (2009): The effect of temperature on sex determination. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

B.K. Grillenberger (2009): Biogeography, population genetics and mating systems of natural Nasonia populations. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

M. Wolf (2009): Adaptive individual differences: the evolution of animal personalities. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



U. Berger, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, T.W. Doyle, F. Dahdouh-Guebas, N.C. Duke, M.L. Fontalvo-Herazo, H. Hildenbrandt, N. Koedam, U. Mehlig, C. Piou & R.R. Twilley (2008): Advances and limitations of individual-based models to analyze and predict dynamics of mangrove forests: A review. Aquatic Botany 89, 260–274. pdf

C.A. Botero, A.E. Mudge, A.M. Koltz, W.M. Hochachka & S.L. Vehrencamp (2008): How reliable are the methods for estimating repertoire size? Ethology 114, 1227–1238. pdf

B. Feldmeyer, M. Kozielska, B. Kuijper, F.J. Weissing, L.W. Beukeboom & I. Pen (2008): Climatic variation and the geographical distribution of sex determining mechanisms in the housefly. Evol. Ecol. Res. 10, 797-809. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk & H. Hildenbrandt (2008): Self-organised shape and frontal density of fish schools. Ethology 114, 245-254. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk, J. Wantia & K. Isler (2008): Female dominance over males in primates: Self-organisation and sexual dimorphism. PLoS One 3, e2678. pdf

M. Kozielska, B. Feldmeyer, I. Pen, F.J. Weissing & L.W. Beukeboom (2008): Are autosomal sex-determining factors of the housefly (Musca domestica) spreading north? Genet. Res. 90, 157-165. pdf

C. Piou, U. Berger, H. Hildenbrandt & I.C. Feller (2008): Testing the intermediate disturbance hypothesis in species-poor systems: A simulation experiment for mangrove forests. J. Veg. Sci. 19, 417-424.

T.A. Revilla & F.J. Weissing (2008): Nonequilibrium coexistence in a competition model with nutrient storage. Ecology 89, 865-877. pdf, appendix, source, info

N. Svedin, C. Wiley, T. Veen, L. Gustafsson & A. Qvarnström (2008): Natural and sexual selection against hybrid flycatchers. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 275, 735-744. pdf

M. van Boven, D. Klinkenberg, I. Pen, F.J. Weissing & H. Heesterbeek (2008): Self-interest versus group-interest in antiviral control. PLoS One 3, e1558; doi: 10.1372/journal.pone.0001558. pdf

J.W. Veening, E.J. Stewart, T.W. Berngruber, F. Taddei, O.P. Kuipers & L.W. Hamoen (2008): Bet-hedging and epigenetic inheritance in bacterial cell development. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 4393-4398. pdf

M. Wolf, G.S. van Doorn, O. Leimar & F.J. Weissing (2008): Do animal personalities emerge? - Reply. Nature 451, E9-E10. pdf

M. Wolf, G.S. van Doorn & F.J. Weissing (2008): Evolutionary emergence of responsive and unresponsive personalities. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 15825-15830. pdf, supplement

Refereed Articles in Proceedings

E. van der Vaart & R. Verbrugge (2008): Agent-based models for animal cognition: A proposal and protoype. In: L. Padgham & D. Parkes (eds.) Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. New York, ACM Press, 1145-1152. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

J. Bakker (2008): Genetic diversity in experimental metapopulations. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

T.W. Berngruber (2008): How to be good at being a virus: biochemical constraints of viral life-history evolution. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

M. Kozielska (2008): Evolutionary dynamics of sex determination. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

T. Veen (2008): Mating decisions in a hybrid zone. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



V.S. Brauer, L. Schärer & N.K. Michiels (2007): Phenotypically flexible sex allocation in a simultaneous hermaphrodite. Evolution 61, 216-222. pdf

H.P. de Vladar & I. Pen (2007): Determinism, noise, and spurious estimations in a generalised model of population growth. Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 373, 477-485. pdf

R.S. Etienne, M.E.F. Apol, H. Olff & F.J. Weissing (2007): Modes of speciation and the neutral theory of biodiversity. Oikos 116, 241-258. pdf

T.W. Fawcett, B. Kuijper, I. Pen, & F.J. Weissing (2007): Should attractive males have more sons? Behav. Ecol. 18, 71-80. pdf

M. Hinsch & H.-J. Poethke (2007): Consequences of cyclic vegetation management for arthropod survival: simulation experiments. Basic Appl. Ecol. 8, 321-331. pdf

M.J.L. Magrath, E. van Lieshout, I. Pen, G.H. Visser & J. Komdeur (2007): Estimating expenditure on male and female offspring in a sexually size-dimorphic bird: a comparison of different methods. J. Anim. Ecol. 76, 1169-1180. pdf

C. Piou, U. Berger, H. Hildenbrandt, V. Grimm, K. Diele & C. D'Lima (2007): Simulating cryptic movements of a mangrove crab: Recovery phenomena after small scale fishery. Ecol. Mod. 205, 110-122. pdf

S.A. Sæther, G.-P. Sætre, T. Borge, C. Wiley, N. Svedin, G. Andersson, T. Veen et al. (2007): Sex chromosome–linked species recognition and evolution of reproductive isolation in flycatchers. Science 318, 95-97. pdf, supplement, perspectives

E.M. Sykes, T.M. Innocent, I. Pen, D.M. Shuker & S.A. West (2007): Asymmetric larval competition in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis: a role in sex allocation? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 61, 1751-1758. pdf

T. Uller, I. Pen, E. Wapstra, L.W. Beukeboom & J. Komdeur (2007): The evolution of sex ratios and sex-determining systems. Trends Ecol. Evol. 22, 292-297. pdf

W.K. Vahl, J. van der Meer, K. Meijer, T. Piersma & F.J. Weissing (2007): Interference competition, the spatial distribution of food and free-living foragers. Anim. Behav. 74, 1493-1503. pdf

W.K. Vahl, & S.A. Kingma (2007): Food divisibility and interference competition among captive ruddy turnstones, Arenaria interpres. Anim. Behav. 74, 1391-1401. pdf

M. van de Pol, I. Pen, D. Heg & F.J. Weissing (2007): Variation in habitat choice and delayed reproduction: adaptive queuing strategies or individual quality differences? Am. Nat. 170, 530-541. pdf, appendix A, appendix B, appendix C

G.S. van Doorn & M. Kirkpatrick (2007): Turnover of sex chromosomes induced by sexual conflict Nature 449, 909-912. pdf, supplement

T. Veen, N. Svedin, J. Forsman, M.B. Hjernquist, A. Qvarnström, K.A. Thuman Hjernquist, J. Träff & M. Klaassen (2007): Does migration of hybrids contribute to post-zygotic isolation in flycatchers? Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 274, 707-712. pdf

E. Wapstra, T. Uller, I. Pen, J. Komdeur, M. Olsson & R. Shine (2007): Disentangling the complexities of vertebrate sex allocation: a role for squamate reptiles? Oikos 116, 1051-1057. pdf

C. Wiley, N. Fogelberg, S.A. Sæther, T. Veen, N. Svedin, J. Vogel Kehlenbeck & A. Qvarnström (2007): Direct benefits and costs for hybridizing Ficedula flycatchers. J. Evol. Biol. 20, 854-864. pdf

M. Wolf, G.S. van Doorn, O. Leimar & F.J. Weissing (2007): Life-history trade-offs favour the evolution of animal personalities. Nature 447, 581-584 pdf, supplement, news & views

M. Wolf, G.S. van Doorn, O. Leimar & F.J. Weissing (2007): Evolution of animal personalities - Reply. Nature 450, E5-E6. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

C.K. Hemelrijk & J. Steinhauser (2007): Cooperation, coalition and alliances. In: H. Rothe, I. Tattersal & W. Henke (eds.): Handbook of Paleoanthropology Vol. 2, , pp. 1321-1341. Springer Verlag, Berlin. pdf

Book Reviews & Editorials

F.J. Weissing (2007): Review of the book "Nonequilibrium Ecology" by K. Rohde. Ecology 88, 1338-1339. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

J. Wantia (2007): Self-organised dominance relationships: a model and data of primates. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



M. Alleaume-Benharra, I. Pen & O. Ronce (2006): Geographical patterns of adaptation within a species' range: interactions between drift and gene flow. J. Evol. Biol. 19, 203-215. pdf

U. Berger, M. Adams, V. Grimm & H. Hildenbrandt (2006): Modelling secondary succession of neotropical mangroves: causes and consequences of growth reduction in pioneer species. Perspectives in Plant Ecoloy, Evolution and Systematics 7, 243-242.

L.W. Bruinzeel, M. van de Pol & C. Trierweiler (2006): Competitive abilities of Oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) occupying territories of different quality. J. Ornith. 147, 457-463. pdf

V.N. de Jonge, M. Elliot & V.S. Brauer (2006): Marine monitoring: Its shortcomings and mismatch with the EU water framework directive's objectives. Mar. Poll. Bull. 53, 5-19. pdf

H.P. de Vladar (2006): Density-dependence as a size-independent regulatory mechanism. J. Theor. biol. 238, 245-256. pdf

H. Hildenbrandt, M.S. Mueller & V. Grimm (2006): How to detect and visualize extinction thresholds for structured PVA models. Ecol. Model. 191, 554-550. pdf

F.M. Hilker, M. Hinsch & H.-J. Poethke (2006): Parameterizing, evaluating, and comparing metapopulation models with data from individual-based simulations. Ecol. Model. 199, 476-485. pdf

G. Kerth, C. Ebert & C. Schmidtke (2006): Group decision making in fission-fusion societies. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 273, 2785-2790. pdf

M. Kozielska, I. Pen, L.W. Beukeboom & F.J. Weissing (2006): Sex ratio selection and multi-factorial sex determination in the housefly: a dynamic model. J. Evol. Biol. 19, 879-888. pdf

B. Kuijper, A.D. Stewart & W.R. Rice (2006): The cost of mating rises nonlinearly with copulation frequency in a laboratory population of Drosophila melanogaster. J. Evol. Biol. 19, 1795-1802, doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2006.01186.x pdf

I. Pen (2006): When boys want to be girls: effects of mating system and dispersal on parent-offspring sex ratio conflict. Evol. Ecol. Res. 8, 103-113. pdf

D.M. Shuker, I. Pen & S.A. West (2006): Sex ratios under asymmetrical local mate competition in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Behav. Ecol. 17, 345-352. pdf

P. Snijders, E.D. de Jong, B. de Boer & F.J. Weissing (2006): Multi-objective diversity maintenance. GECCO 2006, 1429-1430. pdf

F. Trillmich & F.J. Weissing (2006): Lactation patterns of pinnipeds are not explained by optimization of maternal energy delivery rates. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 60, 137-49. pdf

M. van de Pol, T. Bakker, D.J. Saaltink & S. Verhulst (2006): Rearing conditions determine offspring survival independent of egg quality: a cross-foster experiment with Oystercatchers. Ibis 148, 203-210. pdf

M. van de Pol, L.W. Bruinzeel, D. Heg, B. Kuijper & S. Verhulst (2006): Experimental and observational evidence that reproductive performance improves with pair bond duration in oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus). Behav. Ecol. 17, 982-991. pdf

M. van de Pol, L.W. Bruinzeel, D. Heg, H.P. van der Jeugd & S. Verhulst (2006): A silver spoon for a golden future: long-term effects of natal origin on fitness prospects of Oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus). J. Anim. Ecol. 75, 616-626. pdf

M. van de Pol & S. Verhulst (2006): Age-Dependent Traits: a new statistical model to separate within- and between-individual effects. Am. Nat. 167, 764-771. pdf

G.S. van Doorn & U. Dieckmann (2006): The long-term evolution of multi-locus traits under frequency-dependent disruptive selection. Evolution 60, 2226–2238. pdf

G.S. van Doorn & F.J. Weissing (2006): Sexual conflict and the evolution of female preferences for indicators of male quality. Am. Nat. 168, 742-757. pdf

M.C. Verweij, I. Nagelkerken, S.L.J. Wartenbergh, I.R. Pen & G. van der Velde (2006): Caribbean mangroves and seagrass beds as daytime feeding habitats for juvenile French grunts, Haemulon flavolineatum. Mar. Biol. 149, 1291–1299. pdf

Refereed Articles in Proceedings

H. Kunz, T. Züblin & C.K. Hemelrijk (2006): On prey grouping an predator confusion in artificial fish schools. Proceedings of Tenth International Conference on Artificial Life, MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 365-371. pdf

Professional Publications

K.H. Oosterbeek, M. van de Pol, M.L. de Jong, C.J. Smit & B.J. Ens (2006): Scholekster populatie studies: een bijdrage aan de zoektocht naar de oorzaken van de sterke achteruitgang van scholeksters in de Waddenzee. Alterra Research report 1344. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

W.K. Vahl (2006): Interference competition. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf

M. van de Pol (2006): State dependent life-history strategies: a long-term study on oystercatchers. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



G.R. Brown & T.W. Fawcett (2005): Sexual selection: copycat mating in birds. Current Biology 15, R626-R628. pdf

M.A. Cooper, I.S. Bernstein & C.K. Hemelrijk (2005): Reconciliation and relationship quality in Assamese Macaques (Macaca assamensis). Amer. J. Primatology 65, 269-282. pdf

P. Edelaar, R.E. Phillips & P. Knops (2005): Sexually dimorphic body plumage in juvenile Crossbills. Wilson Bull. 117, 390-393. pdf

A.P. Grootjans, H. Hunneman, H. Verkiel & J. van Andel (2005): Long-term effects of drainage on species richness of a fen meadow at different spatial scales. Basic and Applied Ecology 6, 185-193. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk & H. Kunz (2005): Density distribution and size sorting in fish schools: an individual-based model. Behav. Ecol. 16, 178-187. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk & J. Wantia (2005): Individual variation by self-organisation. Neurosci. Biobehav. Reviews 29, 125-136. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk, J. Wantia & L. Gygax (2005): The construction of dominance order: comparing performance of five methods using an individual-based model. Behaviour 142, 1043-1064. pdf

R.D. Martin, M. Genoud & C.K. Hemelrijk (2005): Problems of allometric scaling analysis: examples from mammalian reproductive biology. J. Exp. Biol. 208, 1731-1747. pdf

K. Meijer, I. Pen & L.W. Beukeboom (2005): How smart are Nasonia wasps? Limits to the sex allocation response of superparasitizing females. Proc. Neth. Entomol. Soc. Meet. 16, 17-25.

I. Pen & G. Kerth (2005): Mate choice: female relatives share sexual partners in bats. Current Biology 15, R927-R929. pdf

I. Pen & P.D. Taylor (2005): Modeling information exchange in the queen-worker conflict over sex allocation. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 272, 2403-2408. pdf

A. Qvarnström, N. Svedin, C. Wiley, T. Veen & L. Gustafsson (2005): Cross-fostering reveals seasonal changes in the relative fitness of two competing species of flycatchers. Biology Letters 1, 1-4. pdf

D.M. Shuker, I. Pen, A.B. Duncan, S.E. Reece & S.A. West (2005): Sex ratios under asymmetrical local mate competition. I. Theory and a test with parasitoid wasps. Am. Nat. 166, 301-316. pdf

W.K. Vahl, T. Lok, J. van der Meer, T. Piersman & F.J. Weissing (2005): Spatial clumping of food and social dominance affect interference competition among ruddy turnstones. Behav. Ecol. 16, 834-844. pdf

W.K. Vahl, J. van der Meer, F.J. Weissing, D. van Dullemen & T. Piersma (2005): The mechanisms of interference competition: two experiments on foraging waders. Behav. Ecol. 16, 845-855. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

L. Corporael, D.S. Wilson, C.K. Hemelrijk & K.M. Sheldon (2005): Small groups from an evolutionary perspective. In: M.S. Poole & A.B. Hollingshead (eds): Theories of Small Groups, pp. 369-396. Sage Publications.

C.K. Hemelrijk (ed.) (2005): Self-organisation and Evolution of Social Systems. Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press.



D. Bos, J. van de Koppel & F.J. Weissing (2004): Dark-bellied Brent Geese aggregate to cope with increased levels of primary production. Oikos 107, 485-496. pdf

U. Berger, H. Hildenbrandt & V. Grimm (2004): Age-related decline in forest production: modelling the effects of growth limitation, neighbourhood competition and self-thinning J. Ecol. 92, 846-853.

L.W. Bruinzeel & M. van de Pol (2004): Site attachment of floaters predicts success in territory acquisition. Behav. Ecol. 15, 290-296. pdf

R.J. de Boer, J.A.M. Borghans, M. van Boven, C. Kesmir & F.J. Weissing (2004): Heterozygote advantage fails to explain the high degree of polymorphism of the MHC. Immunogenetics 55, 725-731. pdf

S. Haikola, M.C. Singer & I. Pen (2004): Has inbreeding depression led to avoidance of sib mating in the Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea cinxia)? Evol. Ecol. 18, 113-120. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk & L. Gygax (2004): Dominance style, differences between the sexes and species: an agent-based model. Interaction Studies 5, 131-146.

S.E. Reece, D.M. Shuker, I. Pen, A.B. Duncan, A. Choudhary, C.M. Batchelor & S.A. West (2004): Kin discrimination and sex ratios in a parasitoid wasp. J. Evol. Biol. 17, 208-216. pdf

M. van Boven & F.J. Weissing (2004): The evolutionary economics of immunity. Am. Nat. 163, 277-294. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, U. Dieckmann & F.J. Weissing (2004): Sympatric speciation by sexual selection: a critical re-evaluation. Am. Nat. 163, 709-725. pdf

G.S. van Doorn & F.J. Weissing (2004): The evolution of female preferences for multiple indicators of quality. Am. Nat. 164, 173-186 pdf

J.A. van Gils, A. Dekinga, B. Spaans, W.K. Vahl & T. Piersma (2004): Digestive bottleneck affects foraging decisions in red knots Calidris canutus. II. Patch choice and length of working day. J. Anim. Ecol. 74, 120-130.

T. van Oijen, M.A. van Leeuwe, E. Granum, F.J. Weissing, R.G.J. Bellerby, W.W.C. Gieskes & H.J.W. de Baar (2004): Light rather than iron controls photosynthate production and allocation in Southern Ocean phytoplankton populations during austral autumn. J. Plankton Res. 26, 885-900. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

C.K. Hemelrijk (2004): The use of artificial-life models for the study of social organization. In: B. Thierry, M. Singh & W. Kaumanns (eds): Macaque societies - A model for the study of social organization, pp. 295-313. Cambridge University Press. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

G.S. van Doorn (2004): Sexual selection and sympatric speciation. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



T.W. Fawcett & R.A. Johnstone (2003): Optimal assessment of multiple cues. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 270, 1637-1643. pdf

T.W. Fawcett & R.A. Johnstone (2003): Mate choice in the face of costly competition. Behav. Ecol. 14, 771-779. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk, J. Wantia & M. Dätwyler (2003): Female co-dominance in a virtual world: ecological, cognitive, social and sexual causes. Behaviour 140, 1247-1273. pdf

H. Kunz, & C.K. Hemelrijk (2003): Artificial fish schools: collective effects of school size, body size, and body form. Artificial Life 9, 237-253. pdf

M. Scheffer, S. Rinaldi, J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (2003): Why plankton communities have no equilibrium. Hydrobiologia 491, 9-18. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, G.M. Hengeveld & F.J. Weissing (2003): The evolution of social dominance. I. Two-player models. Behaviour 140, 1305-1332. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, G.M. Hengeveld & F.J. Weissing (2003): The evolution of social dominance. II. Multi-player models. Behaviour 140, 1333-1358. pdf

P.O. Waeber & C.K. Hemelrijk (2003): Female dominance and social structure in Alaotran gentle lemurs. Behaviour 140, 1235-1246. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

J. Henrich, S. Bowles, R.T. Boyd, A. Hopfensitz, P.J. Richerson, K. Sigmund, E.A. Smith, F.J. Weissing & H.P. Young (2003): The cultural and genetic evolution of human cooperation. In: P. Hammerstein (ed.): Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation, pp. 445-468. New York, MIT Press.

Professional Publications

L.W. Bruinzeel & M. van de Pol (2003): Populatie achteruitgang van scholeksters op Schiermonnikoog. Limosa 76, 25-26.

B.J. Ens, C. Berrevoets, L.W. Bruinzeel, T. Bult, L. Haanstra, J.B. Hulscher, B. Koks, M. van de Pol, C. Rappoldt, W. Teunissen & S. Verhulst (2003): Wat veroorzaakt de huidige achteruitgang van scholeksters in Nederland? Limosa 76, 34-38.



T.W. Fawcett, A.M.J. Skinner & A.R. Goldsmith (2002): A test of imitative learning in starlings using a two-action method with an enhanced ghost control. Animal Behaviour 64, 547-556. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk (2002): Despotic societies, sexual attraction and the emergence of male 'tolerance': an agent-based model. Behaviour 139, 729-747. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk (2002): Self-organization and natural selection in the evolution of complex despotic societies. Biol. Bull. 202, 283-289. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk (2002): Understanding of social behaviour with the help of complexity science. Ethology 108, 655-671.

J. Huisman, H.C.P. Matthijs, P.M. Visser, H. Balke, C.A.M. Sigon, J. Passarge, F.J. Weissing & L.R. Mur (2002): Principles of the light-limited chemostat: theory and ecological applications. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 81, 117-133. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (2002): Oscillations and chaos generated by competition for interactively essential resources. Ecol. Res. 17, 175-181. pdf

J. Komdeur & I. Pen (2002): Adaptive sex allocation in birds: the complexities of linking theory and practice. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 357, 373-380. pdf

M.C. Singer, C. Stefanescu & I. Pen (2002): When random sampling does not work: standard design falsely indicates maladaptive host preferences in a butterfly. Ecology Letters 5, 1-6. pdf

S.A. West, I. Pen & A.S. Griffin (2002): Cooperation and competition between relatives. Science 296, 72-75. pdf

S.A. West, E. Toby Kiers, I. Pen & R.F. Denison (2002): Sanctions and mutualism stability: when should less beneficial mutualists be tolerated? J. Evol. Biol. 15, 830-837. pdf

Books & Book Chapters

S.B.M. Kraak & I. Pen (2002): Sex determining mechanisms in vertebrates. In: I. Hardy (ed.): Sex Ratios - Concepts and Research Methods, pp. 158-177. Cambridge University Press. pdf

P. Mayhew & I. Pen (2002): Comparative analysis of sex ratio data. In: I. Hardy (ed.): Sex Ratios - Concepts and Research Methods, pp. 132-156. Cambridge University Press. pdf

I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2002): Optimal sex allocation: steps towards a mechanistic theory. In: I. Hardy (ed.): Sex Ratios - Concepts and Research Methods, pp. 26-45. Cambridge University Press. pdf



L.W. Beukeboom, T.J. de Jong & I. Pen (2001): Why girls want to be boys. BioEssays 23, 477-480. pdf

J. Huisman, A.M. Johansson, E.O. Folmer & F.J. Weissing (2001): Towards a solution of the plankton paradox: The importance of physiology and life history. Ecology Letters 4, 408-411. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (2001): Biological conditions for oscillations and chaos generated by multispecies competition. Ecology 82, 2682-2695. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (2001): Fundamental unpredictability of multispecies competition. Am. Nat. 157, 488-494. pdf

F.A.M. Tuyttens, B. Long, T. Fawcett et al (2001): Estimating group size and population density of Eurasian badgers Meles meles by quantifying latrine use. J. Appl. Ecol. 38, 1114-1121. pdf

M. van Boven & F.J. Weissing (2001): Competition at the mouse t complex: Rare alleles are inherently favoured. Theor. Pop. Biol. 60, 343-358. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, P.C. Luttikhuizen & F.J. Weissing (2001): Sexual selection at the protein level drives the extraordinary divergence of sex related genes during sympatric speciation. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 268, 2155-2161. pdf

G.S. van Doorn & F.J. Weissing (2001): Ecological versus sexual selection models of sympatric speciation. Selection 2, 17-40. pdf

T. Veen, T. Borge, S.C. Griffith, G.P. Sætre, S. Bures, L. Gustasson & B.C. Sheldon (2001): Hybridization and adaptive mate choice in flycatchers. Nature 411, 45-50. pdf

F.J. Weissing & M. van Boven (2001): Selection and segregation distortion in a sex-differentiated population. Theor. Pop. Biol. 60, 327-341. pdf



C. Gössmann, C.K. Hemelrijk & R. Huber (2000): The formation and maintenance of crayfish hierarchies: behavioral and self-organising properties. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 48, 418-428.

C.K. Hemelrijk (2000): Self-reinforcing dominance interactions between virtual males and females. Hypothesis generation for primate studies. Adapt. Behav. 8, 13-26.

C.K. Hemelrijk (2000): Towards the integration of social dominance and spatial structure. Anim. Behav. 59, 1035-1048. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (2000): Coexistence and resource competition. Nature 407, 694. pdf

J. Krause, D. Hoare, S. Krause, C.K. Hemelrijk & D.I. Rubenstein (2000): Leadership in fish shoals. Fish and Fisheries 1, 82-89.

C. Meier, C.K. Hemelrijk & R.D. Martin (2000): Paternity determination, genetic characterization and social correlates in a captive group of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Primates 41, 175-183.

I. Pen (2000): Reproductive effort in viscous populations. Evolution 54, 293-297. pdf

I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2000): Towards a unified theory of cooperative breeding: the role of ecology and life history re-examined. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 267, 2411-2418. pdf

I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2000): Sex ratio optimization with helpers at the nest. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 267, 539-544. pdf

I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2000): Sexual selection and the sex ratio: an ESS analysis. Selection 1, 111-121. pdf

I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (2000): Optimal floating and queuing strategies: the logic of territory choice. Am. Nat. 155, 512-526. pdf

M. van Boven & F.J. Weissing 2000): Evolution at the mouse t complex: Why is the t haplotype preserved as an integral unit? Evolution 54, 1795-1808. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, C. Tanase, B.M. Mulder & M. Dogterom (2000): On the stall force for growing microtubules. Eur. Biophys. J. Biophys. Lett. 29, 2-6. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

I. Pen (2000): Sex Allocation in a Life History Context. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

O. Velterop (2000): Effects of fragmentation on gene flow in insect-pollinated plant populations. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. pdf



S. Cahan, E. Carloni, J. Liebig, I. Pen & B. Wimmer (1999): Causes and consequences of sociality. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 11, 85-87.

C.K. Hemelrijk (1999): An individual-oriented model on the emergence of despotic and egalitarian societies. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 266, 361-369. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk, C.M. Meier & R.D. Martin (1999): 'Friendship' for fitness in chimpanzees? Anim. Behav. 58, 1223-1229. pdf

J. Huisman (1999): Population dynamics of light-limited phytoplankton: microcosm experiments. Ecology 80, 52-60. pdf

J. Huisman, R.R. Jonker, C. Zonneveld, & F.J. Weissing (1999): Competition for light between phytoplankton species: experimental tests of mechanistic theory. Ecology 80, 211-222. pdf

J. Huisman, P. van Oostveen & F.J. Weissing (1999): Critical depth and critical turbulence: two different mechanisms for the development of phytoplankton blooms. Limnol. Oceanogr. 44, 1781-1787. pdf

J. Huisman, P. van Oostveen & F.J. Weissing (1999): Species dynamics in phytoplankton blooms: incomplete mixing and competition for light. Am. Nat. 154, 46-68. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (1999): Biodiversity of plankton by species oscillations and chaos. Nature 402, 407-410. pdf, news & views

I. Pen & F.J. Weissing (1999): Sperm competition and sex allocation in simulataneous hermaphrodites: A new look at Charnov's invariance principle. Evol. Ecol. Res. 1, 517-525. pdf

I. Pen, F.J. Weissing & S. Daan (1999): Seasonal sex ratio trend in the European Kestrel: An ESS analysis. Am. Nat. 153, 384-397. pdf

M. van Boven & F.J. Weissing (1999): Segregation distortion in a deme-structured population: Opposing demands of gene, individual, and group selection. J. Evol. Biol. 12, 80-93. pdf

J. Wiehn, E. Korpimaki & I. Pen (1999): Haematozoan infections in the Eurasian kestrel: effects of fluctuating food supply and experimental manipulation of parental effort. Oikos 84, 87-98.



C. Dijkstra, S. Daan & I. Pen (1998): Fledgling sex ratios in relation to brood size in size-dimorphic altricial birds. Behav. Ecol. 9, 287-296. pdf

C.K. Hemelrijk & M. Luteijn (1998): Philopatry, male presence and grooming reciprocation among female primates: a comparative perspective. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 42, 207-215.

M. van Boven & F.J. Weissing (1998): Evolution of segregation distortion: Potential for a high degree of polymorphism. J. Theor. Biol. 192, 131-142. pdf

G.S. van Doorn, A.J. Noest & P. Hogeweg (1998): Sympatric speciation and extinction driven by environment dependent sexual selection. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 265, 1915-1919. pdf



J. van de Koppel, M. Rietkerk & F.J. Weissing (1997): Catastrophic vegetation shifts and soil degradation in terrestrial grazing systems. Trends Ecol. Evol. 12, 352-356. pdf

Doctoral Dissertations

J. Huisman (1997): The struggle for light. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

M. van Boven (1997): Evolutionary dynamics of a selfish gene. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

J. van de Koppel (1997): Trophic interactions in gradients of primary productivity. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.



S. Daan, C. Dijkstra & F.J. Weissing (1996): An evolutionary explanation for seasonal trends in avian sex ratios. Behav. Ecol. 7, 426-430. pdf

S.B.M. Kraak & F.J. Weissing (1996): Female preference for nests with many eggs: a cost-benefit analysis of female choice in fish with paternal care. Behav. Ecol. 7, 353-361. pdf

H. Kummer, G. Anzenberger & C.K. Hemelrijk (1996): Hiding and perspective taking in long-tailed macaques. J. Compar. Psychol. 110, 97-102. pdf

M.J. Nauta & F.J. Weissing (1996): Constraints on allele size at microsatellite loci: Implications for genetic differentiation. Genetics 143, 1021-1032. pdf

M. van Boven, F.J. Weissing, D. Heg & J. Huisman (1996): Competition between segregation distorters: Coexistence of 'superior' and 'inferior' haplotypes at the t complex. Evolution 50, 2488-2498. pdf

F.J. Weissing (1996): Genetic versus phenotypic models of selection: can genetics be neglected in a long-term perspective? J. Math. Biol. 34, 533-555. pdf



B.J. Ens, F.J. Weissing & R.H. Drent (1995): The despotic distribution and deferred maturity: two sides of the same coin. Am. Nat. 146, 625-650. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (1995): Competition for nutrients and light in a mixed water column: a theoretical analysis. Am. Nat. 146, 536-564. pdf

S.D. Mylius & O. Diekmann (1995): On evolutionarily stable life histories, optimization and the need to be specific about density dependence. Oikos 74, 218-224. pdf

M. van Boven & F.J. Weissing (1995): Segregation distortion in structured and unstructured populations: Competition between 'sterile' t haplotypes. Neth. J. Zool. 46, 216-226.


C.K. Hemelrijk (1994): Support for being groomed in long-tailed macaques, Macaca fascicularis. Anim. Behav. 48, 479-481. pdf

J. Huisman & F.J. Weissing (1994): Light-limited growth and competition for light in well-mixed aquatic environments: an elementary model. Ecology 75, 507-520. pdf

F.J. Weissing & J. Huisman (1994): Growth and competition in a light gradient. J. Theor. Biol. 168, 323-336. pdf


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