Publications

Publications

Bennett, S., Girndt, A., Sánchez-Tójar, A., Burke, T., Simons, M., & Schroeder, J. (2022). Evidence of paternal effects on telomere length increases in early life. Frontiers in Genetics, 13. doi:10.3389/fgene.2022.880455

Gautrey, S. L., & Simons, M. J. P. (2022). Amino acid availability is not essential for lifespan extension by dietary restriction in the fly.. Journals of Gerontology, Series A. doi:10.1093/gerona/glac100

Simons, M. J. P., Sebire, M., Verhulst, S., & Groothuis, T. G. G. (2021). Androgen elevation accelerates reproductive senescence in three-spined stickleback. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 9. doi:10.3389/fcell.2021.752352

McCracken, A. W., Buckle, E., & Simons, M. J. P. (2020). The relationship between longevity and diet is genotype dependent and sensitive to desiccation in Drosophila melanogaster. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 223(23). doi:10.1242/jeb.230185

van Lieshout, S. H. J., Froy, H., Schroeder, J., Burke, T., Simons, M. J. P., & Dugdale, H. L. (2020). Slicing : a sustainable approach to structuring samples for analysis in long‐term studies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 11(3), 418-430. doi:10.1111/2041-210x.13352

McCracken, A. W., Adams, G., Hartshorne, L., Tatar, M., & Simons, M. J. P. (2020). The hidden costs of dietary restriction: Implications for its evolutionary and mechanistic origins. Science Advances, 6(8). doi:10.1126/sciadv.aay3047

Kinsella, C. M., Ruiz-Ruano, F. J., Dion-Côté, A. -M., Charles, A. J., Gossmann, T. I., Cabrero, J., . . . Suh, A. (2019). Programmed DNA elimination of germline development genes in songbirds. Nature Communications, 10(1), -. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-13427-4

Nenko, I., Hayward, A. D., Simons, M. J. P., & Lummaa, V. (2018). Early-life environment and differences in costs of reproduction in a preindustrial human population. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0207236. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0207236

Tricola, G. M., Simons, M. J. P., Atema, E., Boughton, R. K., Brown, J. L., Dearborn, D. C., . . . Haussmann, M. F. (2018). The rate of telomere loss is related to maximum lifespan in birds. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373(1741). doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0445

Martins, R. R., McCracken, A. W., Simons, M. J. P., Henriques, C. M., & Rera, M. (2018). How to Catch a Smurf? – Ageing and Beyond… In vivo Assessment of Intestinal Permeability in Multiple Model Organisms. Bio-protocol, 8(3). doi:10.21769/BioProtoc.2722

Garratt, M., Nakagawa, S., & Simons, M. J. (2017). Life-span Extension With Reduced Somatotrophic Signaling: Moderation of Aging Effect by Signal Type, Sex, and Experimental Cohort. Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 72(12), 1620-1626. doi:10.1093/gerona/glx010

Winney, I. S., Schroeder, J., Nakagawa, S., Hsu, Y. -H., Simons, M. J., Sánchez-Tójar, A., . . . Burke, T. (2017). Heritability and social brood effects on personality in juvenile and adult life-history stages in a wild passerine.. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi:10.1111/jeb.13197

Hsu, Y. H., Simons, M. J., Schroeder, J., Girndt, A., Winney, I. S., Burke, T., & Nakagawa, S. (2017). Age-dependent trajectories differ between within-pair and extra-pair paternity success.. J Evol Biol. doi:10.1111/jeb.13058

Sánchez-Tójar, A., Winney, I., Girndt, A., Simons, M. J. P., Nakagawa, S., Burke, T., & Schroeder, J. (2016). Winter territory prospecting is associated with life-history stage but not activity in a passerine. Journal of Avian Biology. doi:10.1111/jav.01055

Stulp, G., Simons, M. J. P., Grasman, S., & Pollet, T. V. (2016). Assortative mating for human height: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Human Biology. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22917

Verhulst, S., Susser, E., Factor-Litvak, P. R., Simons, M., Benetos, A., Steenstrup, T., . . . Aviv, A. (2016). Response to: Reliability and validity of telomere length measurements.. International Journal of Epidemiology, 45(4), 1298-1301. doi:10.1093/ije/dyw194

Schroeder, J., Hsu, Y. -H., Winney, I., Simons, M., Nakagawa, S., & Burke, T. (2016). Predictably Philandering Females Prompt Poor Paternal Provisioning. The American Naturalist, 188(2), 219-230. doi:10.1086/687243

Garratt, M., Nakagawa, S., & Simons, M. J. P. (2016). Comparative idiosyncrasies in life extension by reduced mTOR signalling and its distinctiveness from dietary restriction. Aging Cell, 15(4), 737-743. doi:10.1111/acel.12489

Simons, M. J. P., Briga, M., & Verhulst, S. (2016). Stabilising survival selection on pre-senescent expression of a sexual ornament followed by a terminal decline. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29(7), 1368-1378. doi:10.1111/jeb.12877

Costantini, D., Edwards, D. P., & Simons, M. J. P. (2016). Life after logging in tropical forests of Borneo: A meta-analysis. Biological Conservation, 196, 182-188. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.02.020

Speakman, J. R., Blount, J. D., Bronikowski, A. M., Buffenstein, R., Isaksson, C., Kirkwood, T. B. L., . . . Selman, C. (2015). Oxidative stress and life histories: unresolved issues and current needs. Ecology and Evolution, 5(24), 5745-5757. doi:10.1002/ece3.1790

Simons, M. (2015). Questioning causal involvement of telomeres in aging. Ageing Research Reviews, 24(B), 191-196. doi:10.1016/j.arr.2015.08.002

Verhulst, S., Susser, E., Factor-Litvak, P. R., Simons, M. J. P., Benetos, A., Steenstrup, T., . . . Aviv, A. (2015). Commentary: The reliability of telomere length measurements. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(5), 1683-1686. doi:10.1093/ije/dyv166

Simons, M. J. P., Winney, I., Nakagawa, S., Burke, T., & Schroeder, J. (2015). Limited catching bias in a wild population of birds with near-complete census information. Ecology and Evolution, 5(16), 3500-3506. doi:10.1002/ece3.1623

Simons, M. J. P., Groothuis, T. G. G., & Verhulst, S. (2015). An appraisal of how the vitamin A-redox hypothesis can maintain honesty of carotenoid-dependent signals. Ecology and Evolution, 5(1), 224-228. doi:10.1002/ece3.1364

Simons, M. J. P., Maia, R., Leenknegt, B., & Verhulst, S. (2014). Carotenoid-Dependent Signals and the Evolution of Plasma Carotenoid Levels in Birds. The American Naturalist, 184(6), 741-751. doi:10.1086/678402

Simons, M. J. P., Briga, M., Leenknegt, B., & Verhulst, S. (2014). Context-dependent effects of carotenoid supplementation on reproduction in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology, 25(4), 945-950. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru062

van der Vinne, V., Simons, M. J. P., Reimert, I., & Gerkema, M. P. (2014). Temporal niche switching and reduced nest attendance in response to heat dissipation limits in lactating common voles (Microtus arvalis). Physiology & Behavior, 128, 295-302. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.01.019

van de Werken, M., Booij, S. H., van der Zwan, J. E., Simons, M. J. P., Gordijn, M. C. M., & Beersma, D. G. M. (2014). The biological clock modulates the human cortisol response in a multiplicative fashion. Chronobiology International, 31(4), 572-580. doi:10.3109/07420528.2013.868472

Simons, M. J. P., Stulp, G., & Nakagawa, S. (2014). A statistical approach to distinguish telomere elongation from error in longitudinal datasets. Biogerontology, 15(1), 99-103. doi:10.1007/s10522-013-9471-2

Simons, M. J. P., Koch, W., & Verhulst, S. (2013). Dietary restriction of rodents decreases aging rate without affecting initial mortality rate – a meta‐analysis. Aging Cell, 12(3), 410-414. doi:10.1111/acel.12061

Boonekamp, J. J., Simons, M. J. P., Hemerik, L., & Verhulst, S. (2013). Telomere length behaves as biomarker of somatic redundancy rather than biological age. Aging Cell, 12(2), 330-332. doi:10.1111/acel.12050

Simons, M. J. P., Cohen, A. A., & Verhulst, S. (n.d.). What Does Carotenoid-Dependent Coloration Tell? Plasma Carotenoid Level Signals Immunocompetence and Oxidative Stress State in Birds–A Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e43088. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043088

Simons, M. J. P., Briga, M., Koetsier, E., Folkertsma, R., Wubs, M. D., Dijkstra, C., & Verhulst, S. (2012). Bill Redness Is Positively Associated with Reproduction and Survival in Male and Female Zebra Finches. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e40721. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040721

Simons, M. J. P., & Verhulst, S. (2011). Zebra finch females prefer males with redder bills independent of song rate—a meta-analysis. Behavioral Ecology, 22(4), 755-762. doi:10.1093/beheco/arr043

Simons, M. J. P., Reimert, I., van der Vinne, V., Hambly, C., Vaanholt, L. M., Speakman, J. R., & Gerkema, M. P. (2011). Ambient temperature shapes reproductive output during pregnancy and lactation in the common vole (<i>Microtus arvalis</i>): a test of the heat dissipation limit theory. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(1), 38-49. doi:10.1242/jeb.044230

Simons, M. J. P. (2009). The Evolution of the Cyanobacterial Posttranslational Clock from a Primitive “Phoscillator”. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24(3), 175-182. doi:10.1177/0748730409333953

Brunner, M., Simons, M. J. P., & Merrow, M. (2008). Lego clocks: building a clock from parts. Genes &amp; Development, 22(11), 1422-1426. doi:10.1101/gad.1686608