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B Ashraf, DC Hunter, C Berenos, PA Ellis, SE Johnston, JG Pilkington, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2020) Genomic prediction in the wild: a case study in Soay sheep bioRxiv
L Spurgin, M Bosse, F Adriaensen, T Albayrak, C Barboutis, E Belda, A Bushuev, J Cecere, A Charmantier, M Cichon, N Dingemanse, B Doligez, T Eeva, K Erikstad, V Federov, M Griggio, D Heylen, S Hille, C Hinde, E Ivankina, V Laine, B Kempenaers, A Kerimov, M Krist, L Kvist, R Mänd, E Matthysen, R Nager, B Nikolov, C Norte, M Orell, J Ouyang, G Petrova-Dinkova, H Richner, D Rubolini, T Slagsvold, V Tilgar, J Török, B Tschirren, C Vágási, T Yuta, M Groenen, M Visser, K van Oers, B Sheldon, J Slate (2019) The great tit HapMap project: a continental-scale analysis of genomic variation in a songbird bioRxiv Preprint
133AE Leedale, M Simeoni, SP Sharp, JP Green, J Slate, RF Lachlan, EJH Robinson & BJ Hatchwell (2020) Cost, risk and avoidance of inbreeding in a cooperatively breeding bird PNAS 117: 15724-15730Article
132IJ Hagen, S Lien, AM Billing, TO Elgvin, C Trier, AK Niskanen, M Tarka, J Slate, G-P Sætre & H Jensen (2020) A genome-wide linkage map for the house sparrow (Passer domesticus) provides insights into the evolutionary history of the avian genome Molecular Ecology 20:544-559Open Access
131MK Zwoinska, LR Rodrigues, J Slate, RR Snook (2020) Phenotypic Responses to and Genetic Architecture of Sterility Following Exposure to Sub-Lethal Temperature During Development Frontiers in Genetics 11:573
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130V Da Silva, V Laine, M Bosse, L Spurgin, M Derks, K Van Oers, B Dibbits, J Slate, R Crooijmans, M Visser, M Groenen (2019) The genomic complexity of a large inversion in great tits Genome Biology & Evolution 11:1870-1881
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129R Rodríguez-Muñoz, P Hopwood, D Fisher, I Skicko, R Tucker, K Woodcock, J Slate, C Walling, T Tregenza (2019) Older males attract more females but get fewer matings in a wild field cricket Animal Behaviour 153:1-14
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128M Bosse, LG Spurgin, VN Laine, EF Cole, JA Firth, P Gienapp, AG Gosler, K McMahon, J Poissant, I Verhagen, MAM Groenen, K van Oers, BC Sheldon, ME Visser, J Slate (2019) Response to Perrier and Charmantier: On the importance of time scales when studying adaptive evolution Evolution Letters
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127 Commentary: D Hunter & J Slate (2019) Understanding genetic changes between generations PNAS
126J-M Kim, AW Santure, HJ Barton JL Quinn, EF Cole, Great Tit HapMap Consortium, ME Visser, BC Sheldon, MAM Groenen, K van Oers & J Slate (2018) A high-density SNP chip for genotyping great tit (Parus major) populations and its application to studying the genetic architecture of exploration behaviour Molecular Ecology Resources 18:877-891
125M Bosse*, LG Spurgin*, VN Laine, EF Cole, JA Firth, P Gienapp, AG Gosler, K McMahon, J Poissant, I Verhagen, MAM Groenen, K van Oers, BC Sheldon, ME Visser & J Slate (2017) Recent natural selection causes adaptive evolution of an avian polygenic trait Science 358:365-368
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124P Corcoran, TI Gossmann, HJ Barton, The Great Tit HapMap Consortium, J Slate & K Zeng (2017) Determinants of the efficacy of natural selection on coding and noncoding variability in two passerine species Genome Biology & Evolution 9:2987-3007
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123K-W Kim, C Bennison, N Hemmings, L Brookes, LL Hurley, SC Griffith, T Burke, TR Birkhead & J Slate (2017) A sex-linked supergene controls sperm morphology and swimming speed in a songbird Nature Ecology & Evolution 1:1168-1176
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122R Radersma, CJ Garroway, AW Santure, I de Cauwer, DR Farine, J Slate & BC Sheldon (2017) Social and spatial effects on genetic variation between foraging flocks in a wild bird population Molecular Ecology 26:5807-5819
doi: 10.1111/mec.14291
121 J Slate (2017) Robust inference of genetic architecture in mapping studies. Molecular Ecology 26:1453-1455
doi: 10.1111/mec.14052
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120C Bennison, N Hemmings, L Brookes, J Slate, T Birkhead (2016) Sperm morphology, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) concentration and swimming velocity: Unexpected relationships in a passerine bird. Proc. R. Soc. Lond B. 283(1837)
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119 J Poissant, MB Morrissey, AG Gosler, J Slate & BC Sheldon (2016) Multivariate selection and intersexual genetic constraints in a wild bird population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29:2022-2035
doi: 10.1111/jeb.12925
118NI Mundy, J Stapley, C Bennison, R Tucker, H Twyman, K-W Kim, T Burke, TR Birkhead, S Andersson & J Slate (2016) Red ketocarotenoid pigmentation in the zebra finch is controlled by a cytochrome P450 gene cluster. Current Biology 26:1435-1440
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117SE Johnston, C Bérénos, J Slate & JM Pemberton (2016) Conserved Genetic Architecture Underlying Individual Recombination Rate Variation in a Wild Population of Soay sheep (Ovis aries). Genetics 203:583-598
doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.185553
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116VN Laine, TI Gossmann, KM Schachtschneider, CJ Garroway, O Madsen, KJF Verhoeven, V de Jager,H-J Megens, WC Warren, P Minx, RPMA Crooijmans, P Corcoran, The Great Tit HapMap Consortium, BC Sheldon, J Slate , K Zeng, K van Oers, ME Visser & MAMG Groenen (2016) Evolutionary signals of selection on cognition from the great tit genome and methylome
Nature Communications 7:10474
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115AW Santure, J Poissant, I De Cauwer, K van Oers, MR Robinson, JL Quinn, MAM Groenen, ME Visser, BC Sheldon & J Slate (2015) Replicated analysis of the genetic architecture of quantitative traits in two wild great tit populations. Molecular Ecology 24:6148-6162
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114C Küpper, M Stocks, JE Risse, N dos Remedios, LL Farrell, SB McRae, TC Morgan, N Karlionova, P Pinchuk, YI Verkuil, AS Kitaysky, JC Wingfield, T Piersma, K Zeng, J Slate, M Blaxter, DB Lank & T Burke (2015) A supergene determines highly divergent male reproductive morphs in the ruff. Nature Genetics 48:79-83
113P Veltsos, E Gregson, B Morrissey, J Slate, A Hoikkala, R K Butlin & M G Ritchie (2015) The genetic architecture of sexually selected traits in two natural populations of Drosophila montana. Heredity 115: 565–572Online
112AA Comeault, SM Flaxman, R Riesch, E Curran, V Soria-Carrasco, Z Gompert, TE Farkas, M Muschick, TL Parchman, T Schwander, J Slate & P Nosil (2015) Selection on a Genetic Polymorphism Counteracts Ecological Speciation in a Stick Insect. Current Biology 25: 1975–1981Online
111S Uusi‐Heikkilä, AR Whiteley, A Kuparinen, S Matsumura, PA Venturelli, C Wolter, J Slate, CR Primmer, T Meinelt, SS Killen, D Bierbach, G Polverino, ALudwig & R Arlinghaus (2015) The evolutionary legacy of sizeselective harvesting extends from genes to populations. Evolutionary Applications 8: 597-620Online
110VI Tyukmaeva, P Veltsos, J Slate, E Gregson, H Kauranen, M Kankare, MG Ritchie, RK Butlin & A Hoikkala (2015) Localization of quantitative trait loci for diapause and other photoperiodically regulated life history traits important in adaptation to seasonally varying environments. Molecular Ecology 24: 2809-2819Online
109JA Firth, JD Hadfield, AW Santure, J Slate & BC Sheldon (2015) The influence of nonrandom extrapair paternity on heritability estimates derived from wild pedigrees Evolution 69: 1336-1344Online
108P Nietlisbach, G Camenisch, T Bucher, J Slate, LF Keller & E Postma (2015) A microsatellitebased linkage map for song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) Molecular Ecology Resources 15:1486-1496Online
107I Sepil, R Radersma, AW Santure, I De Cauwer, J Slate & B C Sheldon (2015) No evidence for MHC class Ibased disassortative mating in a wild population of great tits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 642-654Online
106C Bennison, N Hemmings, J Slate & T Birkhead (2015) Long sperm fertilize more eggs in a bird. Proceedings R. Soc. Lond. B: Biological Sciences 282: article number 20141897Online
105J Pérez-González, V Costa, P Santos, J Slate, J Carranza, P Fernández-Llario, A Zsolnai, NM Monteiro, I Anton, J Buzgó, G Varga, A Beja-Pereira (2014) Males and females contribute unequally to offspring genetic diversity in the polygynandrous mating system of wild boar. PLoS One 9:e115394Online
104TI Gossmann, AW Santure, BC Sheldon, J Slate & K Zeng (2014) Highly variable recombinational landscape modulates efficacy of natural selection in birds Genome Biology & Evolution 6: 2061-2075Online
103K van Oers*, AW Santure*, I De Cauwer*, NEM van Bers, RPMA Crooijmans BC Sheldon, ME Visser, J Slate & MAM Groenen (2014). Replicated high-density genetic maps of two great tit populations reveal fine-scale genomic departures from sex-equal recombination rates. Heredity 112: 307-316
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102CJ Garroway, R Radersma, I Sepil, AW Santure, I de Cauwer, J Slate & BC Sheldon (2013) Fine scale genetic structure in a wild bird population: the role of limited dispersal and environmentally based selection as causal factors. Evolution 67: 3488-3500Online
101LL Farrell, T Burke, J Slate, SB McRae & DB Lank (2013) Genetic mapping of the female mimic morph locus in the ruff. BMC Genetics 14:109.Online
100LL Farrell, T Burke, J Slate & DB Lank (2013) A first-generation microsatellite linkage map of the ruff. Ecology and Evolution 3: 4631-4640Online
99SE Johnston, J Gratten, C Berenos, JG Pilkington, TH Clutton-Brock, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2013) Life history trade-offs at a single locus maintain sexually selected genetic variation. Nature 502: 93-95Online
98W-Y Lin, IW Brock, D Connley, H Cramp, R Tucker, J Slate, MWR Reed, SP Balasubramanian, LA Cannon-Albright, NJ Camp & A Cox (2013) Associations of ATR and CHEK1 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Breast Cancer. PLoS One 8(7): e68578. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068578Online
97PGD Feulner*, JGratten*, JW Kijas, PM Visscher, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2013) Introgression and the Fate of Domesticated Genes in a Wild Mammal Population. Molecular Ecology 22: 4210-4221
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96MR Robinson, AW Santure, I De Cauwer, BC Sheldon & J Slate (2013) Partitioning of genetic variation across the genome using multi-marker methods in a wild bird population. Molecular Ecology 22:3963-2980Online
95AW Santure*, I De Cauwer*, MR Robinson, J Poissant, BC Sheldon & J Slate (2013) Genomic dissection of variation in clutch size and egg mass in a wild great tit (Parus major) population. Molecular Ecology 22: 3949-3962
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94MP Heaton, TS Kalbfleisch, DT Petrik, B Simpson, JW Kijas, ML Clawson, CG Chitko-McKown, GP Harhay, KA Leymaster & The International Sheep Genomics Consortium (2013) Genetic Testing for TMEM154 Mutations Associated with Lentivirus Susceptibility in Sheep. PLoS One 8(2): e55490.Online
93RL Andrew, L Bernatchez, A Bonin, CA Buerkle, BC Carstens, BC Emerson, D Garant, T Giraud, NC Kane, SM Rogers, J Slate, H Smith, VL Sork, GN Stone, TH Vines, L Waits, A Widmer & LH Rieseberg (2013). A road map for molecular ecology. Molecular Ecology 22: 2605-26Online
92DA Dawson, AD Ball, LG Spurgin, D Martin-Galvez, IRK Stewart, GJ Horsborough, J Potter, M Molina-Morales, AWJ Bicknell, SAJ Preston, R Ekblom, J Slate & T Burke (2013) High-utility conserved avian microsatellite markers enable parentage and population studies across a wide range of species. BMC Genomics 14:176Online
91IJ Hagen, AM Billing, B Rønning, SA Pedersen, H Pärn, J Slate & H Jensen (2013). The easy road to genome-wide medium density SNP screening in a non-model species: development and application of a 10K SNP-chip for the house sparrow (Passer domesticus). Molecular Ecology Resources 13:429-439Online
90J Slate (2013). From Beavis to Beak Colour: A simulation study to examine how much QTL mapping can reveal about the genetic architecture of quantitative traits. Evolution 67: 1251-1262Online
89JA Mossman, J Slate, TR Birkhead, HD Moore & AA Pacey (2013) Sperm speed is associated with sex bias of siblings in a human population. Asian Journal of Andrology 15:152–154Online
88S Alfadala, DA Dawson, GJ Horsburgh, JM Behnke, AB Eman, ME Mohallal, S Zalat & J Slate (2013). Large-scale isolation of Eastern spiny mouse Acomys dimidiatus microsatellite loci through GS-FLX 454 titanium sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 5:519-524Online
87EA Brown, JG Pilkington, DH Nussey, A Watt, AD Hayward, R Tucker, AL Graham, S Paterson, D Beraldi, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2013). Detecting genes for variation in parasite burden and immunological traits in a wild population: testing the candidate gene approach. Molecular Ecology 22:757-773Online
86NL Hemmings, J Slate & TR Birkhead (2012). Inbreeding causes early death in a passerine bird. Nature Communications 3:863Online

85JI Hoffman, R Tucker, MS Clark, J Forcada & J Slate. (2012) Rates of assay success and genotyping error when SNP genotyping in non-model organisms: a case study in the Antarctic fur seal. Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 861-872Online
84NEM van Bers*, AW Santure*, K van Oers, I De Cauwer, BW Dibbits, C Mateman, RPMA Crooijmans, BC Sheldon, ME Visser, MAM Groenen & J Slate (2012) The design and cross-population application of a genome-wide SNP chip for the great tit Parus major. Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 753-770
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83J Gratten, JG Pilkington, EA Brown, TH Clutton-Brock, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2012) Selection and microevolution of coat pattern are cryptic in a wild population of sheep. Molecular Ecology 21: 2977-2990Online
82JA Mossman, J Slate, TR Birkhead, HD Moore & AA Pacey (2012). Mitochondrial haplotype does not influence sperm motility in a UK population of men. Human Reproduction 27: 641-651Online
81R Ekblom, J Slate, GJ Horsburgh, TR Birkhead & T Burke (2012) Comparison between normalised and un-normalised 454-sequencing libraries for small-scale RNA-seq studies. Comparative and Functional Genomics doi:10.1155/2012/281693Online
80AM Billing, AM Lee, S Skjelseth, ÅA Borg, MC Hale, J Slate, H Pärn, TH Ringsby, B-E Sæther & H Jensen (2012) Evidence of inbreeding depression but not inbreeding avoidance in a natural house sparrow population. Molecular Ecology 21: 1487-1499.Online
79JW Kijas, JA. Lenstra, B Hayes, S Boitard, LR Porto Neto, M San Cristobal, B Servin, R McCulloch, V Whan, K Gietzen, S Paiva, W Barendse, E Ciani,H Raadsma, J McEwan, B Dalrymple & other members of the International Sheep Genomics Consortium (2012). Genome Wide Analysis of the World’s Sheep Breeds Reveals High Levels of Historic Mixture and Strong Recent Selection. Plos Biology 10: e1001258.Online
78AW Santure, J Gratten, JA Mossman, BC Sheldon & J Slate (2011). Characterisation of the transcriptome of a wild great tit Parus major population by next generation sequencing. BMC Genomics 12: 283Online
77A Bretman, R Rodriguez-Munoz, C Walling, J Slate & T Tregenza (2011). Fine-scale population structure, inbreeding risk and avoidance in a wild insect population. Molecular Ecology 20: 3045-3055Online
76SE Johnston, JC McEwan, NK Pickering, JW Kijas, D Beraldi, JG Pilkington, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2011). Genome-wide association mapping identifies the genetic basis of discrete and quantitative variation in sexual weaponry in a wild sheep population. Molecular Ecology 20: 2555-2566Online

75R Ekblom, J Stapley, AD Ball, T Birkhead, T Burke & J Slate (2011). Genetic mapping of the major histocompatibility complex in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Immunogenetics 63: 523-530Online
74AJ Osborne, R Brauning, JK Schultz, MA Kennedy, J Slate & NJ Gemmell (2011). Development of a predicted physical map of microsatellite locus positions for pinnipeds, with wider applicability to the Carnivora. Molecular Ecology Resources 11: 503-513Online
73J Stapley, C Wordley & J Slate (2011). No evidence of genetic differentiation between anoles with different dewlap color patterns. Journal of Heredity. 102: 118-124Online
72R Ekblom, L French, J Slate & T Burke (2010). Evolutionary Analysis and Expression Profiling of Zebra Finch Immune Genes. Genome Biology and Evolution 2: 781-790Online
71J Stapley*, J Reger*, PGD Feulner, C Smaja, J Galindo, R Ekblom, C Bennison, AD Ball, AP Beckerman & J Slate (2010). Adaptation Genomics: the next generation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 705-712
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70J Gratten, AJ Wilson, AF McRae, D Beraldi, PM Visscher, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2010). No evidence for warming climate theory of coat colour change in Soay sheep: a comment on Maloney et al. Biology Letters 6: 678-679Online
69R Rodríguez-Muñoz, A Bretman, J Slate, CA Walling & T Tregenza (2010). Natural and sexual selection in a wild insect population. Science 328: 1269-1272Online
68WC Warren, DF Clayton, H Ellegren, AP Arnold & 56 others, J Stapley, J Slate, R Ekblom, T Birkhead, T Burke & 17 Others (2010) The genome of a songbird. Nature 464: 757-762Online
67C Wordley, J Slate & J Stapley (2010) Mining online genomic resources in Anolis carolinensis facilitates rapid and inexpensive development of cross-species microsatellite markers for the Anolis lizard genus. Molecular Ecology Resources 11:126-133Online
66J Slate, AW Santure, PGD Feulner, EA Brown, AD Ball, SE Johnston & J Gratten (2010) Genome mapping in intensively studied wild vertebrate populations. Trends in Genetics 26: 275-284Online
65J Stapley, TR Birkhead, T Burke & J Slate (2010) Pronounced inter and intra-chromosomal variation in linkage disequilibrium across the zebra finch genome. Genome Research 20:496-502Online
64R Ekblom, CN Balakrishnan, T Burke & J Slate (2010) Digital gene expression analysis of the zebra finch genome. BMC Genomics 11:219Online
63AW Santure, J Stapley, AD Ball, TR Birkhead, T Burke & J Slate (2010) On the use of large marker panels to estimate inbreeding and relatedness: empirical and simulation studies of a pedigreed zebra finch population typed at 771 SNPs. Molecular Ecology 19:1439-51Online
62AD Ball, J Stapley, DA Dawson, TR Birkhead, T Burke & J Slate (2010) A comparison of SNPs and microsatellites as linkage mapping markers: lessons from the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). BMC Genomics 11:218Online
61JA Mossman, J Slate & TR Birkhead (2010) Mitochondrial Haplotype Does Not Affect Sperm Velocity in the Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:422-432Online
60J Slate (2010). Gems from the Heredity Archive: Scrapie genetics before the discovery of prions. Heredity 104:122-123Online
59SE Johnston, D Beraldi, AF McRae, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2010). Horn type and horn length genes map to the same chromosomal region in Soay sheep. Heredity 104:196-205Online
58J Gratten, JG Pilkington, EA Brown, D Beraldi, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2010). The genetic basis of recessive self colour pattern in a wild sheep population. Heredity 104: 206-214Online
57JA Mossman, J Slate, S Humphries & TR Birkhead (2009) Sperm Morphology and Velocity are Genetically Co-determined in the Zebra Finch. Evolution 63:2730-2737Online
56JR Chapman, S Nakagawa, DW Coltman, J Slate & BC Sheldon (2009) A Quantitative Review of Heterozygosity-Fitness Correlations in Animal Populations. Molecular Ecology 18:2746-2765Online
55RR Snook, L Brustle & J Slate (2009) A test and review of the role of effective population size on experimental sexual selection patterns. Evolution 63: 1923-1933Online
54J Slate (2009) Perspective: Bias in studies of heterozygosity and mate choice. Molecular Ecology 18: 1815-1817Online
53PJ Swarbrick, JD Scholes, MC Press & J Slate (2009) A major QTL for resistance of rice to the parasitic plant Striga hermonthica is not dependent on genetic background. Pest Management Science 65: 528-532Online
52J Slate, J Gratten, D Beraldi, J Stapley, M Hale & JM Pemberton (2009). Gene mapping in the wild with SNPs: guidelines and future directions. Genetica 136: 97-107Online
51LEB Kruuk, J Slate & AJ Wilson (2008). New answers for old questions: the evolutionary quantitative genetics of wild animal populations. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 39: 525-548Online
50T Kenta, J Gratten, NS Haigh GN Hinten, J Slate, RK Butlin & T Burke (2008) Multiplex SNP-SCALE: a cost-effective medium-throughput SNP genotyping method. Molecular Ecology Resources 8:1230-1238Online
49LD Bacigalupe, HS Crudgington, J Slate, AJ Moore and RR Snook (2008) Sexual selection and interacting phenotypes in experimental evolution: a study of Drosophila pseudoobscura mating behavior. Evolution 62:1804-1812Online
48PJ Swarbrick, K Huang, G Liu, J Slate, MC Press, T Zhu and JD Scholes (2008) Global patterns of gene expression in rice cultivars undergoing a susceptible and resistant interaction with the parasitic plant Striga hermonthica. New Phytologist 179:515-529Online
47MC Hale, H Jensen, TR Birkhead, T Burke & J Slate (2008) A comparison of synteny and gene order on the homologue of chicken chromosome 7 between two passerine species and between passerines and chicken. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 121:120-129Online
46J Stapley, TR Birkhead, T Burke and J Slate (2008) A linkage map of the zebra finch Taeniopygia guttata provides new insight into avian genome evolution. Genetics 179:651-667Online
45J Gratten, AJ Wilson, AF McRae, D Beraldi, PM Visscher, JM Pemberton and J Slate (2008) A localized negative genetic correlation constrains microevolution of coat color in wild sheep. Science 319:318-320Online

44J Slate (2008). Robustness of linkage maps in natural populations: a simulation study. Proc. R. Soc. Lond B 275:695-702Online
43JE Lane, S Boutin, MR Gunn, J Slate & DW Coltman (2008) Female multiple mating and paternity in free-ranging North American red squirrels. Animal Behaviour 75:1927-1937Online
42DA Dawson, M Akesson, T Burke, JM Pemberton J Slate, & B Hansson (2007) Gene order and recombination rate in homologous chromosome regions of the chicken and a passerine bird. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24:1537-1552Online
41J Slate, MC Hale & TR Birkhead (2007). Simple sequence repeats in zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) expressed sequence tags: a new resource for evolutionary genetic studies of passerines. BMC Genomics 8:52.Online
40J Slate & JM Pemberton. (2007). Admixture and patterns of linkage disequilibirum in a free-living vertebrate population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:1415-1427Online
39D Beraldi, AF McRae, J Gratten, J Slate, PM Visscher & JM Pemberton (2007). Mapping QTL underlying fitness-related traits in a free-living sheep population. Evolution 61: 1403-1416.Online
38J Gratten, D Beraldi, BV Lowder, AF McRae, PM Visscher, JM Pemberton & J Slate (2007). Compelling evidence that a single nucleotide polymorphism in TYRP1 is responsible for coat colour polymorphism in a free-living population of Soay sheep. Proc. R. Soc. Lond B. 274: 619-626Online
37JE Lane, S Boutin, MR Gunn, J Slate & DW Coltman (2007) Genetic relatedness of mates does not predict patterns of parentage in North American red squirrels. Animal Behaviour 74:611-619 Online
36GN Hinten, MC Hale, J Gratten, JA Mossman, BV Lowder, MK Mann & J Slate (2007). SNP SCALE: SNP scoring by colour and length exclusion. Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 377-388 Online
35MR Gunn, K Hartnup, SA Boutin, J Slate & DW Coltman (2007) A test of the efficacy of whole-genome amplification on DNA obtained from low-yield samples. Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 393-399 Online
34D Beraldi, AF McRae, J Gratten, JG Pilkington, J Slate, PM Visscher and JM Pemberton (2007) Quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping of resistance to strongyles and coccidia in the free-living Soay sheep (Ovis aries). International Journal for Parasitology 37:121-129 Online
33NJ Gemmell & J Slate (2006). Heterozygote advantage for fecundity. PLoS One 1(1) e125 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000125
32J Slate & JM Pemberton (2006) Does reduced heterozygosity depress sperm quality in wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)? Current Biology 16: R790-792
31JA Mossman, TR Birkhead & J Slate (2006). The whole mitochondrial genome sequence of the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Molecular Ecology Notes 6:1222-1227
30D Beraldi, AF McRae, J Gratten, J Slate, PM Visscher & JM Pemberton (2006) Development of a Linkage Map and Mapping of Phenotypic Polymorphisms in a Free-living Population of Soay Sheep (Ovis aries). Genetics 173: 1521-1537
29DA Dawson, T Burke, B Hansson, J Pandhal, MC Hale, GN Hinten & J Slate (2006) A predicted microsatellite map of the passerine genome based on chicken-passerine sequence homology. Molecular Ecology 15: 1299-1320
28AL Gurney, J Slate, MC Press & J. D. Scholes (2006) A novel form of resistance in rice to the angiosperm parasite Striga hermonthica. New Phytologist 169: 199-208
27J Slate (2005) Molecular evolution of the sheep prion protein gene. Proc. R. Soc.Lond. B. 272: 2371-2377
26B Hansson, M Äkesson, J Slate & JM Pemberton (2005) Linkage mapping reveals sex-dimorphic map distances in a passerine bird. Proc. R. Soc.Lond. B. 272: 2289-2298
25MR Gunn, DA Dawson, A Leviston, K Hartnup, CS Davis, C Strobeck, J Slate & DW Coltman (2005) Isolation of 18 polymorphic microsatellite loci from the North American red squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (Sciuridae, Rodentia), and their cross-utility in other species. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 650-653
24J Slate (2005). QTL mapping in natural populations: progess, caveats and future directions. Molecular Ecology 14: 363-379
23J Slate & NJ Gemmell (2004). Eve 'n' Steve: Recombination of human mitochondrial DNA. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 561-563
22J Slate, P David, KG Dodds, BA Veenvliet, BC Glass, TE Broad & JC McEwan (2004). Understanding the relationship between the inbreeding coefficient and multilocus heterozygosity: theoretical expectations and empirical data. Heredity 93: 255-265
21DW Coltman & J Slate (2003) Microsatellite measures of inbreeding: a meta-analysis. Evolution 57: 971-983
20J Slate & S Phua (2003) Patterns of linkage disequilibirum in mitochondrial DNA of sixteen ruminant populations. Molecular Ecology 12: 597-608
19LEB Kruuk, J Slate, JM Pemberton & TH Clutton-Brock (2003) Fluctuating asymmetry in a secondary sexual trait: no associations with individual fitness, environmental stress or inbreeding, and no heritability. J. Evolutionary Biol. 16: 101-113
18J Slate, PM Visscher, S MacGregor, DR Stevens, ML Tate & JM Pemberton (2002) A genome scan for QTL in a wild population of red deer (Cervus elaphus). Genetics 162: 1863-1873
17LEB Kruuk, J Slate, JM Pemberton, FE Guinness & TH Clutton-Brock. (2002). Antler size in red deer: heritability and selection, but no evolution. Evolution 56: 1683-1695
16TC Marshall, DW Coltman, JM Pemberton, J Slate et al. (2002) Estimating the prevalence of inbreeding from pedigrees. Proc. R. Soc. Lond., B. 269: 1533-1539
15J Slate, T van Stijn, R Anderson, KM McEwan et al. (2002) A deer (subfamily Cervinae) genetic linkage map and the evolution of ruminant genomes. Genetics 160: 1587-1597
14A McRae, JC McEwan, KG Dodds, T Wilson, AM Crawford & J Slate (2002) Linkage disequilibrium in domestic sheep. Genetics 160:1113-1122
13J Slate & JM Pemberton (2002) Comparing molecular measures for detecting inbreeding depression. J. Evolutionary Biology15:20-31
12J Slate, AF McRae & JC McEwan (2001) Prospects for linkage disequilibrium mapping in domestic sheep. Proc. Assoc. Advmt. Anim. Breed. Genet. 14: 86-89
11J Slate, LEB Kruuk, TC Marshall, JM Pemberton & TH Clutton-Brock (2000) Inbreeding depression influences lifetime breeding success in a wild population of red deer (Cervus elaphus). Proc. R. Soc. Lond., B 267:1657-1662
10J Slate, T Marshall & J Pemberton (2000) A retrospective assessment of the accuracy of the paternity inference program CERVUS. Molecular Ecology 9:801-808
9LEB Kruuk, TH Clutton-Brock, J Slate, JM Pemberton, S Brotherstone & FE Guinness (2000) Heritability of fitness in a wild mammal population. PNAS 97: 698-703
8T Coulson, S Albon, J Slate & J Pemberton (1999) Sex dependent responses to inbreeding and outbreeding in red deer calves. Evolution 53:1951-1960
7J Slate, JM Pemberton & PM Visscher (1999) Power to detect QTL in a free-living polygynous ruminant population. Heredity 83: 327-336
6J Slate, DW Coltman, SJ Goodman, I Maclean, JM Pemberton & JL Williams (1998) Bovine microsatellite loci are highly conserved in red deer, sika deer and Soay sheep. Animal Genetics 29:307-315
5TC Marshall, J Slate, LEB Kruuk & JM Pemberton (1998) Statistical confidence for likelihood-based paternity inference in natural populations. Molecular Ecology 7:639-655
4TN Coulson, JM Pemberton, SD Albon, MA Beaumont, TC Marshall, J Slate, FE Guinness & TH Clutton-Brock (1998) Microsatellites measure inbreeding depression and heterosis in red deer. Proc. R. Soc. Lond., B 265:489-495
3TN Coulson, SD Albon, JM Pemberton, TH Clutton-Brock, J Slate & FE Guinness (1998) Genotype by environment interactions in winter survival in red deer. J. Anim. Ecol. 67: 434-445.
2JM Pemberton, JA Smith, TN Coulson, TC Marshall, J Slate et al. (1996) The maintenance of genetic polymorphism in small island populations: Large mammals in the Hebrides. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond., B 351: 745-752.
1JM Pemberton, J Slate, DR Bancroft & JA Barrett (1995) Nonamplifying alleles at microsatellite loci: a caution for parentage and population studies. Molecular Ecology 4: 249-252.
Book Chapters/Conference Proceedings
B5H Jensen, M Szulkin & J Slate (2015). Molecular Quantitative Genetics. In: Quantitative Genetics in the Wild. eds A Charmantier, D Garant & LEB Kruuk. Oxford University Press
B4JM Pemberton, D Coltman, TC Coulson & J Slate (1999) Using microsatellites to measure the fitness consequences of inbreeding and outbreeding. In: Microsatellites: Evolution and Application. eds. DB Goldstein & C Schlotterer. Oxford University Press.
B3J Slate, & JM Pemberton (1998) Mapping genes for birth weight in a natural population of red deer. In: Fourth International Congress of the Biology of Deer. Kaposvar, Hungary.
B2JM Pemberton, JA Smith, TN Coulson, TC Marshall, J Slate, S Paterson, SD Albon (1998). The maintenance of genetic polymorphism in small island populations: Large mammals in the Hebrides. In: Evolution on Islands ed. P Grant. Cambridge University Press.
B1JM Pemberton & J Slate (1994) Genetic studies of wild deer populations: a technical revolution. In: Third International Congress on the Biology of Deer, ed. JA Milne, Edinburgh.
J Slate (2010) Terry Burke - recipient of the 2009 Molecular Ecology Prize. Molecular Ecology 19: 23-24