2017

  • Prentice, M. B., J. Bowman, J. L. Lalor, M. M. McKay, L. A. Thomson, C. M. Watt, A. G. McAdam, D. L. Murray, and P. J. Wilson. 2017. Signatures of selection in mammalian clock genes with coding trinucleotide repeats: Implications for studying the genomics of high-pace adaptation. Ecology and Evolution, 10, e1004498. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3223
  • Cooper, E. B., R. W. Taylor, A. D. Kelley, A. R. Martinig, S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, B. Dantzer, J. E. Lane, and A. G. McAdam. 2017. Personality is correlated with natal dispersal in North American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Behaviour.
  • Hämäläinen, A., A. G. McAdam, B. Dantzer, J. E. Lane, J. A. Haines, M. M. Humphries, and S. Boutin. 2017. Fitness consequences of peak reproductive effort in a resource pulse system. Science Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09724-x
  • Siracusa, E., S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, B. Dantzer, J. E. Lane, and A. G. McAdam. in press. Familiarity with neighbours affects intrusion risk in a territorial squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Animal Behaviour.
  • Fiorino, G. E., and A. G. McAdam. 2017. Local differentiation in the defensive morphology of an invasive zooplankton species is not genetically based. Biological Invasions. doi: 10.1007/s10530-017-1530-1
  • Fisher, D. N., S. Boutin, B. Dantzer, M. M. Humphries, J. E. Lane, and A. G. McAdam. 2017. Multilevel and sex-specific selection on competitive traits in North American red squirrels. Evolution. doi: 10.1111/evo.13270
  • Stewart, F. E. C., and A. G. McAdam. 2017. Wild Peromyscus adjust maternal nest-building behaviour in response to ambient temperature. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 95: 411-415. doi: 10.1139/cjz-2016-0236
  • Betini, G. S., A. G. McAdam, C. K. Griswold, and D. R. Norris. 2017. A fitness trade-off between seasons causes multigenerational cycles in  phenotype and population size. eLife doi: doi: 10.7554/eLife.18770
  • Shonfield, J., J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, D. Wilson, and A. G. McAdam. 2017. Using playback of territorial calls to investigate mechanisms of kin discrimination in red squirrels. Behavioral Ecology. 28: 382-390. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arw165 

  • Studd, E., S. Boutin, A. G. McAdam, and M. M. Humphries. 2016. Nest attendance of lactating red squirrels: influence of biological and environmental correlates.  Journal of Mammalogy 97 (3): 806-814. Doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw010
  • Mills, J. A., C. Teplitsky, et al. 2016. Solutions for archiving data in long-term studies: A reply to Whitlock et al.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31 (2): 85-87.

2016


  • Mills, J. A., C. Teplitsky, et al. 2015. Archiving primary data: solutions for long-term studies.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30 (10): 581-589.
  • Kelley, A. D., M. M. Humphries, A. G. McAdam, and S. Boutin. 2015. Changes in personality associated with maturation and territory acquisition in the red squirrel. Behaviour, 152: 1291-1306.
  • Wilson, D. R., A. R. Goble, S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, D. W. Coltman, J. C. Gorrell, J. Shonfield, and A. G. McAdam.  2015. Red squirrels use territorial vocalizations for kin discrimination. Animal Behaviour, 107: 79-85.
  • Miehls, A. L. J, S. D. Peacor, L. Valliant and A. G. McAdam. 2015 Evolutionary stasis despite selection on a heritable trait in an invasive zooplankton. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28 (5): 1091-1102. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12632
  • Lane, J. E., A. G. McAdam, A. Charmantier, M. M. Humphries, D. W. Coltman, J. C. Gorrell, and S. Boutin.  2015. Post-weaning parental care increases fitness but is not heritable in North American red squirrels. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28 (6): 1203-1212.
  • McFarlane, S. E., J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, M. M. Humphries, S. Boutin, and A. G. McAdam. 2015. The nature of nurture in a wild mammal’s fitness. Proceedings B 282 (1806): p. 20142422.
  • Fletcher, Q. E., J. R. Speakman, S. Boutin, J. E. Lane, A. G. McAdam, J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, and M. M. Humphries. 2015. Daily energy expenditure during lactation is strongly selected in a free-living mammal. Functional Ecology 29: 195-208.
  • Jacobs, S. R., S. Bender and A. G. McAdam. 2015. The Dandelion Evolution Outreach Program: Learning through inquiry-based community engagement.  Evolution: Education and Outreach. 8: 4 DOI 10.1186/s12052-015-0033-8.
  • Studd, E. K., S. Boutin, A. G. McAdam, C. J. Krebs, and M. M. Humphries. 2015. Predators, energetics and fitness drive neonatal reproductive failure in red squirrels. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 249-259.

2015


  • Taylor, R. W., S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, and A. G. McAdam. 2014. Selection on female behaviour fluctuates with offspring environment. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 2308-2321.
  • Miehls, A. L. J., S. D. Peacor and A. G. McAdam. 2014. Gape-limited predators as agents of selection on the defensive morphology of an invasive invertebrate. Evolution 68 (9): 2633-2643.
  • Lancaster, L. T., A. G. McAdam, C. A. Hipsley, and B. Sinervo. 2014. Frequency-dependent and correlational selection pressures have conflicting consequences for assortative mating in a color-polymorphic lizard, Uta stansburiana. American Naturalist, 184(2): 188-197.
  • Stewart, F. E. C. and A. G. McAdam. 2014. Seasonal plasticity of maternal behaviour in Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis. Behaviour 151 (11): 1641-1662.
  • Stewart, F. E. C., R. J. Brooks, and A. G. McAdam. 2014. Seasonal adjustment of sex ratio and offspring masculinity by female deer mice is inconsistent with local resource competition. Evolutionary Ecology Research 16: 153-164. 
  • McFarlane, S. E., J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, M. M. Humphries, S. Boutin and A. G. McAdam. 2014. Very low levels of direct additive genetic variance in fitness and fitness components in a red squirrel population. Ecology and Evolution, 4(10): 1729-1738. doi: 10.1002/ece3.982.
  • Williams, C. T., J. E. Lane, M. M. Humphries, A. G. McAdam, and S. Boutin. 2014. Reproductive phenology of a food-hoarding mast-seed consumer: resource- and density-dependent benefits of early breeding in red squirrels. Oecologia, 174(3): 777-788. doi: 10.1007/s00442-013-2826-1.
  • Williams, C. T, K. Wilsterman, A. D. Kelley, A. R. Breton, H. Stark, M. M. Humphries, A. G. McAdam, B. M. Barnes, S. Boutin, and C. L. Buck. 2014. Light loggers reveal weather-driven changes in the daily activity patterns of arboreal and semi-fossorial rodents. Journal of Mammalogy 95 (6): 1230-1239. 
  • McAdam, A. G., D. Garant, and A. J. Wilson. 2014. The effects of others’ genes: maternal and other indirect genetic effects. In Quantitative Genetics in the Wild.  Oxford University Press.

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  • Fletcher, Q. E., M. Landry-Cuerrier, S. Boutin, A. G. McAdam, J. R. Speakman, and M. M. Humphries. 2013. Reproductive timing and reliance on hoarded capital resources by lactating red squirrels. Oecologia, 173: 1203-1215.
  • Miehls, A. L. J., A. G. McAdam, P. E. Bourdeau, and S. D. Peacor. 2013. Plastic response to a proxy cue of predation risk when direct cues are unreliable. Ecology 94: 2237-2248.
  • LaMontagne, J. M., C. T. Williams, J. L. Donald, M. M. Humphries, A. G. McAdam, and S. Boutin. 2013. Linking intraspecific variation in territory size, cone supply and survival of North American red squirrels. Journal of Mammalogy 94: 1048-1058.
  • Boutin, S., A. G. McAdam and M. M. Humphries.  2013.  Anticipatory reproduction in small mammals can and does succeed in the absence of extra food.  New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 40 (4): 337-339. [pdf]
  • Shonfield, J., R. Do, R. J. Brooks, and A. G. McAdam. 2013. Reducing accidental shrew mortality associated with small mammal live-trapping 1: An inter- and intra-study analysis. Journal of Mammalogy 94 (4): 745-753.
  • Do, R., J. Shonfield, and A. G. McAdam. 2013. Reducing accidental shrew mortality associated with small mammal live-trapping 2: A field experiment with bait supplementation. Journal of Mammalogy 94 (4): 754-760.
  • Archibald, D. W., Q. E. Fletcher, S. Boutin, A. G. McAdam, and M. M. Humphries. 2013. Sex-specific hoarding behavior in North American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Journal of Mammalogy 94 (4): 761-770.
  • Dantzer, B., A. E. M. Newman, R. Boonstra, R. Palme, S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, and A. G. McAdam. 2013. Density triggers maternal hormones that increase adaptive offspring growth in a wild mammal.  Science 340: 1215-1217.
  • Williams, C. T., J. C. Gorrell, J. E. Lane, A. G. McAdam, M. M. Humphries, & S. Boutin. 2013. Communal nesting in an 'asocial' mammal: social thermoregulation among spatially dispersed kin. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 757-763.
  • Fletcher, Q. E., Colin Selman, Stan Boutin, Andrew G. McAdam, Sarah B. Woods, Arnold Y. Seo, Christiaan Leeuwenburgh,  Rachel Sinclair, John R. Speakman, and Murray M. Humphries. 2013. Oxidative damage increases with reproductive energy expenditure and is reduced by food-supplementation. Evolution, 67: 1527-1536.

2013


  • Dantzer, B., S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries, and A. G. McAdam. 2012. Behavioral responses of territorial red squirrels to natural and experimental variation in population density.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66: 865-878.
  • Shonfield, J., R.W. Taylor, S. Boutin, M.M. Humphries, & A. G. McAdam.  2012. Territorial defence intensity in red squirrels is influenced by local density. Behaviour, 149: 369-390.
  • Fletcher, Q. E., J. R. Speakman, S. Boutin, A. G. McAdam, S. B. Woods, and M. M.Humphries. 2012. Seasonal stage differences overwhelm environmental and individual factors as determinants of energy expenditure in free-ranging red squirrels. Functional Ecology, 26: 677-687.
  • Miehls, A. L. J., S. D. Peacor, & A. G. McAdam. 2102. Genetic and maternal effects on tail spine and body length in the invasive spiny water flea (Bythotrephes longimanus). Evolutionary Applications, 5: 306-316.
  • Archibald, D. W., A. G. McAdam, S. Boutin, Q. E. Fletcher, and M. M. Humphries. 2012. Within-season synchrony of a masting conifer enhances seed escape. American Naturalist 179: 536 - 544.
  • Taylor, R. W., A. K. Boon, B. Dantzer, D. Reale, M. M. Humphries, S. Boutin, J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, & A. G. McAdam.  Low heritabilities, but genetic and maternal correlations between red squirrel behaviours. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 614-624.
  • Dantzer, B. and Swanson, E. M. 2012. Mediation of vertebrate life histories via insulin-like growth factor-1. Biological Reviews, 87: 414–429.

2012


  • Stewart, F. E. S. 2011. North American deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, consuming a parasitizing botfly larva, Diptera: Cuterebridae. Canadian Field Naturalist 125: 65-66.
  • Dantzer, B., A. G. McAdam, R. Palme, M. M. Humphries, S. Boutin, & R. Boonstra. How does diet affect fecal hormone metabolite concentrations? An experimental examination in red squirrels. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 174: 124-131. 
  • McFarlane, S. E.*, J. E. Lane, R. W. Taylor, J. C. Gorrell, D. W. Coltman, M. M. Humphries, S. Boutin, and A. G. McAdam. 2011. The heritability of multiple male mating in a promiscuous mammal. Biology Letters 7: 368-371.
  • Dantzer, B., A. G. McAdam, R. Palme, M. M. Humphries, S. Boutin, and R. Boonstra. 2011. Maternal androgens and behaviour in territorial North American red squirrels. Animal Behaviour 81: 469-479.
  • Sheriff, M. J., B. Dantzer, B. Delehanty, R. Palme, and R. Boonstra. 2011.  Measuring stress in wildlife: techniques for quantifying glucocorticoids. Oecologia 166: 869-887.

2011


  • Fletcher, Q. E., S. Boutin, J. E. Lane, J. M. LaMontagne, A. G. McAdam, J. R. Speakman, C. J. Krebs, and M. M. Humphries. 2010. The functional response of a seed-hoarder in response to a mast seed producer. Ecology, 91: 2673-2683.
  • Dantzer, B., R. Palme, Q. E. Fletcher, A. G. McAdam, S. Boutin, M. M. Humphries and R. Boonstra. 2010. Fecal cortisol metabolite levels in free-ranging North American red squirrels: Assay validation and the effects of reproductive condition. General and Comparative Endocrinology 167: 279-286.
  • Lancaster, L. T., A. G. McAdam and B. Sinervo. 2010. Maternal adjustment of egg size organizes alternative escape behaviors, promoting adaptive phenotypic integration. Evolution 64: 1607-1621.
  • Gorrell, J. C., A. G. McAdam, D. W. Coltman, M. M. Humphries, and S. Boutin. 2010. Adopting kin enhances inclusive fitness in asocial red squirrels. Nature Communications. 1: 22 doi:10.1038/ncomms1022
  • Larivée, M. L., S. Boutin, J. R. Speakman, A. G. McAdam, and M. M. Humphries. 2010. Associations between over-winter survival and resting metabolic rate in juvenile North American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Functional Ecology 24: 597-607.

2010


  • E. I. Svensson, A. G. McAdam, and B. Sinervo. 2009. Intralocus sexual conflict over immune defense resolves gender load and affects sex-specific signaling in a natural lizard population. Evolution 63: 3124-3135.
  • Guillemette, C. U., Q. E. Fletcher, S. Boutin, R. M. Hodges, A. G. McAdam, and M. M. Humphries. 2009. Lactating red squirrels experiencing high heat load occupy less insulated nests. Biology Letters 5: 166-168.
  • Descamps, S., S. Boutin, A. G. McAdam, D. Berteaux, and J.-M. Gaillard. 2009. Survival costs of reproduction vary with age in North American red squirrels.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B.  276: 1129-1135.
  • McAdam, A. G. 2009. Maternal effects on evolutionary dynamics in wild small mammals. In Maternal Effects in Mammals. Edited by D. Maestripieri and J.M. Mateo. University of Chicago Press.

2009


  • Descamps, S., S. Boutin, D. Berteaux, A. G. McAdam, J.-M. Gaillard. 2008. Cohort effects in red squirrels: the influence of density, food abundance and temperature on future survival and reproductive success. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 305-314.
  • Sinervo, B. and A. G. McAdam. 2008. Maturational costs of reproduction due to clutch size and ontogenetic conflict as revealed in the invisible fraction. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 275: 629-638.

2008


  • McAdam, A.G., S. Boutin, A.K. Sykes, and M.M. Humphries. 2007. Life histories of female red squirrels and their contributions to population growth and lifetime fitness. Écoscience 14 (3): 362-369.
  • Lancaster, L., A.G. McAdam, J. Wingfield and B. Sinervo. 2007. Adaptive social and maternal induction of antipredator dorsal patterns in a lizard with alternative social strategies. Ecology Letters 10: 798-808.
  • Kerr, T.D., S. Boutin, J.L.M. LaMontagne, A.G. McAdam, and M.M. Humphries. 2007. Persistent maternal effects on juvenile survival in North American red squirrels. Biology Letters 3: 289-291.

2007


2006

  • Boutin, S., L.A. Wauters, A.G. McAdam, M.M. Humphries, G. Tosi, and A.A. Dhondt. 2006. Anticipatory reproduction and population growth in seed predators. Science, 314: 1928-1930.
  • Berteaux, D., M.M. Humphries, C.J. Krebs, M. Lima, A.G. McAdam, N. Pettorelli, D. Réale, T. Saitoh, E. Tkadlec, R.B. Weladji, and N.C. Stenseth. 2006. Constraints to predicting the effects of climate change on mammals. Climate Research, 32: 151-158.
  • Sinervo, B., A. Chaine, J. Clobert, R. Calsbeek, L. Hazard, L. Lancaster, A.G. McAdam, S. Alonzo, G. Corrigan, and M.E. Hochberg. 2006. Self-recognition, color signals, and cycles of greenbeard mutualism and altruism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103 (19): 7372-7377.

  • Humphries, M.M., S. Boutin, D.W. Thomas, J.D. Ryan, C. Selman, A.G. McAdam, D. Berteaux and J.R. Speakman. 2005. Expenditure freeze: the metabolic response of small mammals to cold environments. Ecology Letters, 8: 1326-1333.

2005


  • D. Berteaux, D., D. Réale, A.G. McAdam and S. Boutin. 2004. Keeping pace with fast climate change: can arctic life count on evolution? Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology 44: 140-151.
  • McAdam, A.G. and S. Boutin. 2004. Maternal effects and the response to selection in red squirrels. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B., 271: 75-79.

2004


  • Réale, D., D. Berteaux, A.G. McAdam and S. Boutin. 2003. Lifetime selection on heritable life history traits in North American red squirrels. Evolution, 57(10): 2416-2423.
  • McAdam, A.G. and S. Boutin. 2003b. Effects of food abundance on genetic and maternal variation in the growth rate of juvenile red squirrels. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 16 (6): 1249-1256.
  • McAdam, A.G. and S. Boutin. 2003a. Variation in viability selection among cohorts of juvenile red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Evolution 57(7): 1689-1697.
  • Réale, D., A.G. McAdam, S. Boutin, and D. Berteaux. 2003. Genetic and plastic responses of a northern mammal to climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 270: 591-596.

2003


  • McAdam, A.G., S. Boutin, D. Réale, and D. Berteaux. 2002. Maternal effects and the potential for evolution in a natural population of animals. Evolution, 56(4): 846-851.
  • Millar, J.S., and A.G. McAdam. 2001. Life on the edge: the demography of short-season populations of deer mice. Oikos, 93(1): 69-76.
  • McAdam, A.G., and J.S. Millar. 1999c. The effects of dietary protein content on growth and maturation in deer mice. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 77: 1822-1828.
  • McAdam, A.G., and J.S. Millar. 1999b. Dietary protein constraint on age at maturity: an experimental test with wild deer mice. Journal of Animal Ecology, 68 (4): 733-740.
  • McAdam, A.G., and J.S. Millar. 1999a. Breeding by young-of-the-year female deer mice: why weight? Écoscience, 6(3): 400-405.
  • McAdam, A.G., and D.L. Kramer. 1998. Vigilance as a benefit of intermittent locomotion in small mammals. Animal Behaviour, 55: 109-117.

1998-2002