Publications

Here is a list of our publications. Please follow the links to obtain the pdf files. To see a collection of popular press articles and media coverage resulting from our research please see here.

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Highlights

Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Küpper, C., Miller, T.E., Cruz-López, M., Maher, K., dos Remedios, N., Stoffel, M.A., Hoffman, J.I.*, Krüger, O.* & Székely, T.*  (2017) Sex-specific early survival drives adult sex ratio bias in snowy plovers and impacts mating system and population growth.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114: E5474-E5481.  Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620043114   pdf Supplementary Information pdf R code pdf * Joint senior authors
Stoffel, M., Caspers, B.A., Forcada, J., Giannakara, A., Baier, M.C., Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Müller, C. & Hoffman, J.I. (2015) Chemical fingerprints encode mother-offspring similarity, colony membership, relatedness and genetic quality in fur seals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112: E5005-E5012. Doi:10.1073/pnas.1506076112 pdf Supplementary Information pdf R code pdf Journal cover pdf Commentary articles in PNAS pdf and JEB pdf
Forcada, J. & Hoffman, J.I. (2014) Climate change selects for heterozygosity in a declining fur seal population. Nature, 511: 462-465. Doi: 10.1038/nature13542 pdf Journal cover pdf Editorial pdf News and views pdf
Hoffman, J.I., Simpson, F., David, P., Rijks, J.M., Kuiken, T., Thorne, M.A.S., Lacey, R.C. & Dasmahapatra, K.K.  (2014) High-throughput sequencing reveals inbreeding depression in a natural population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111: 3775-3780. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318945111 pdf Supplementary information pdf Journal cover pdf
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Hoffman, J.I., Forcada, J., Trathan, P.N. & Amos, W. (2007) Female fur seals show active choice for males that are heterozygous and unrelated. Nature, 445: 912–914. doi: 10.1038/nature05558 pdf Supplementary information pdf

2017

94) Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Küpper, C., Miller, T.E., Cruz-López, M., Maher, K., dos Remedios, N., Stoffel, M.A., Hoffman, J.I.*, Krüger, O.* & Székely, T.*  Sex-specific early survival drives adult sex ratio bias in snowy plovers and impacts mating system and population growth.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114: E5474-E5481.  Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620043114   pdf Supplementary Information pdf R code pdf * Joint senior authors
93) Klimova, A., Hoffman, J.I.*, Guttierez-Rivera, J., Leon de la Luz, J. & Ortega-Rubio, A. Molecular genetic analysis of two relict desert palm genera, Washingtonia and Brahea, from Baja California and Guadalupe Island.  Ecology and Evolution, 7: 4919-4935.  Doi: 10.1002/ece3.3036   pdf * Corresponding author
92) Maher, K., Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Kosztolányi, A., Carmona-Isunza, M.C., Cruz-López, M., Zefania, S., St Claire, J., Alrashidi, M., Weston, M.A., Serrano-Meneses, M.A., Krüger, O., Hoffman, J.I., Székely, T., Burke, T., Küpper, C.  High fidelity: Genetic mating systems of seven Charadrius plovers reveals low rates of extra-pair fertilisations.  Journal of Avian Biology, 48: 910-920. Doi: 10.1111/jav.01263 pdf  Journal cover pdf
91) Martínez-de la Puente, J. Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Carmona, C., Zefania, S., Navarro, M.J., Hoffman, J.I., Kruger, O., Székely, T. & Figuerola, J. Extremely low Plasmodium prevalence in wild plovers and coursers from Cape Verde and Madagascar.  Malaria Journal, 16: 243.  Doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1892-y   pdf
90) Vendrami, D.L.J., Telesca, L., Schweyen, H., Weiss, M., Fawcett, K., Lehmann, K., Clark, M.S., Leese, F., McMinn, C., Moore, H. & Hoffman, J.I.  RAD sequencing resolves fine-scale population structure in a benthic invertebrate: implications for understanding phenotypic plasticity.  Royal Society Open Science, 4: 160548.  Doi: 10.1098/rsos.160548   pdf
89) Krüger, O., Korsten, P. & Hoffman, J.I. The rise of behavioural genetics and the transition to behavioural genomics and beyond. American Psychological Association Handbook of Comparative Psychology, Chapter 18: 365-379. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2348-0   pdf
88) Baxter, S., Hoffman, J.I., Tregenza, T., Wedell, N. & Hosken, D.J. EB Ford revisited: assessing the long-term stability of wing-spot patterns and the population genetic structure of meadow brown butterflies from the Isles of Scilly. Heredity, 118: 322-329.  Doi: 10.1038/hdy.2016.94   pdf

2016

87) Humble, E., Forcada, J. & Hoffman, J.I.   Transcriptomic SNP discovery for custom genotyping arrays: influence of the type of sequence data, SNP calling method and genotyping technology on the probability of validation success.  BMC Research Notes, 9: 418. Doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2209-x pdf
86) Hoffman, J.I., Kowalski, G.J., Klimova, A., Staniland, I.J., Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Trillmich, F.T. & Baylis, A.M.M.  Population structure and historical demography of South American sea lions provide insights into the catastrophic decline of a marine mammal population.  Royal Society Open Science, 3 : 160291. Doi: 10.1098/rsos.160291 pdf
85) Peters, L., Humble, E., Kröcker, N., Fuchs, B., Forcada, J. & Hoffman, J.I.  Born blonde: a recessive loss of function mutation in the melanocortin 1 receptor is associated with cream coat colouration in Antarctic fur seals.  Ecology and Evolution,  6: 5705-5717. Doi: 10.1002/ece3.2290 pdf
84) Mueller, A.K., Chakarov, N., Krüger, O. & Hoffman, J.I.  Long-term effective population size dynamics of an intensively monitored vertebrate population.  Heredity, 117: 290–299. Doi: 10.1002/ece3.2290 pdf
83) Hoffman, J.I.  Archive computer code with raw data.  Nature, 534: 326.  Doi: 10.1038/534326d pdf
82) Fietz, K., Galatius, A., Teilmann, J., Dietz, R., Frie, A.K., Klimova, A., Palsbøll, P.J., Jensen, L.F., Graves, J.A., Hoffman, J.I. & Olsen, M.T.  Shift of grey seal subspecies boundaries in response to climate, culling and conservation.  Molecular Ecology, 25: 4097–4112.  Doi: 10.1111/mec.13748 pdf Journal cover pdf
81) Shah, A., Schielzeth, H., Albersmeier, A., Kalinowski, J. & Hoffman, J.I.  High throughput sequencing and graph-based cluster analysis facilitate microsatellite development from a complex genome.  Ecology and Evolution, 6: 5718–5727.  Doi: 10.1002/ece3.2305 pdf
80) Stoffel, M.A., Esser, M., Kardos, M., Humble, E., Nichols, H.J., David, P. & Hoffman, J.I.  InbreedR: An R package for the analysis of inbreeding based on genetic markers.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 1331–1339.  Doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12588 pdf Supplementary Information pdf
79) Baylis, A.M.M., Kowalski, G., Voigt, C., Orben, R.A., Staniland, I.J. & Hoffman, J.I.   Pup vibrissae stable isotopes reveal geographic differences in adult female southern sea lion habitat use during gestation.  PLoS ONE, 11: e0157394.  Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157394 pdf
78) Vendrami, D.L.J., Shah, A., Telesca, L. & Hoffman, J.I. Mining the transcriptomes of four commercially important shellfish species for single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with biomineralisation genes.  Marine Genomics Special Issue “Cells to Shells”, 27: 17-23.  Doi: 10.1016/j.margen.2015.12.009 pdf
77) Humble, E., Martinez-Barrio, A., Forcada, J., Trathan, P.N., Thorne, M.A.S., Wolf, J.B.W.* & Hoffman, J.I.* A draft fur seal genome provides insights into factors affecting SNP validation and how to mitigate them.  Molecular Ecology Resources, 16: 909-921. Doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12502 pdf * Joint senior authors
76) Meise, K., Von Englehardt, N., Forcada, J., Hoffman, J.I.  Offspring hormones reflect the maternal prenatal social environment: potential for foetal programming?  PLoS ONE, 11: e0145352.  Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145352 pdf

2015

75) Pauli, M., Chakarov, N., Rupp, O., Kalinowski, J., Goessmann, A., Sorenson, M., Krüger, O. & Hoffman, J.I. De novo assembly of the dual transcriptomes of a polymorphic raptor species and its malarial parasite.  BMC Genomics, 16: 1038. Doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-2254-1 pdf
74) Stoffel, M., Caspers, B.A., Forcada, J., Giannakara, A., Baier, M.C., Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Müller, C. & Hoffman, J.I. (2015) Chemical fingerprints encode mother-offspring similarity, colony membership, relatedness and genetic quality in fur seals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112: E5005-E5012. Doi:10.1073/pnas.1506076112 pdf Supplementary Information pdf R code pdf Journal cover pdf Commentary articles in PNAS pdf and JEB pdf
73) Lopes, F.R.V., Hoffman, J.I., Valati, V.H., Bonatto, S., Wolf, J.B.W., Trillmich, F. & Oliveira, L.R. Fine-scale matrilineal population structure in the Galápagos fur seal and its implications for conservation management. Conservation Genetics, 16: 1099-1113. Doi: 10.1007/s10592-015-072501 pdf
72) Peck, L.S., Thorne, M.A.S., Hoffman, J.I., Morley, S.A. & Clark, M.S. Variability among individuals is generated at the gene expression level. Ecology, 96: 2004-2014. Doi: 10.1890/14-0726.1 pdf
71) Eberhart-Phillips, L.J., Hoffman, J.I., Kamrad, K., Zefania, S., Székely, T. & Bruford, M.W. Contrasting genetic diversity and population structure among three sympatric Madagascan shorebirds: parallels with rarity, endemism, and dispersal. Ecology and Evolution, 5: 997-1010. Doi: 10.1002/ece3.1393 pdf
70) Chakarov, N., Linke, B., Boerner, M., Goessmann, A., Krüger, O. & Hoffman, J.I. Apparent vector-mediated parent-to-offspring transmission in an avian malaria-like parasite. Molecular Ecology, 24: 1355-1363. Doi: 10.1111/mec.13115 pdf

2014

69) Nichols, H.J., Cant, M., Hoffman, J.I. & Sanderson, J.L. Evidence for frequent incest in a cooperatively breeding mammal. Biology Letters, 23: 20140898. Doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0898 pdf
68) Klimova, A., Munguia-Vega, A., Hoffman, J.I. & Culver, M. Genetic diversity and historical demography of two endangered captive pronghorn subspecies from the Sonoran Desert. Journal of Mammalogy, 95: 1263-1277. Doi: 10.1644/13-MAMM-A-321pdf
67) Klimova, A., Fietz, K., Olsen, M.T., Harwood, J., Amos, W. & Hoffman, J.I. Global population structure and demographic history of the grey seal. Molecular Ecology, 23: 3999-4017. Doi: 10.1111/mec.12850 pdf
66) Forcada, J. & Hoffman, J.I. Climate change selects for heterozygosity in a declining fur seal population. Nature, 511: 462-465. Doi: 10.1038/nature13542 pdf Journal cover pdf Editorial pdf News and views pdf
65) Hoffman, J.I., Simpson, F., David, P., Rijks, J.M., Kuiken, T., Thorne, M.A.S., Lacey, R.C. & Dasmahapatra, K.K.  High-throughput sequencing reveals inbreeding depression in a natural population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111: 3775-3780. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318945111 pdf Supplementary information pdf Journal cover pdf
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64) Krüger, O., Wolf, J.B.W., Jonker, R.M., Hoffman, J.I. & Trillmich, F. Disentangling the contribution of sexual selection and ecology to the evolution of size dimorphism in pinnipeds. Evolution, 68: 1485–1496. Doi: 10.1111/evo.12370 pdfJournal cover pdf
63) Hoffman, J.I., Krause, E.T., Lehmann, K. & Krüger, O.   MC1R genotype and plumage colouration in the zebra finch: population structure generates artefactual associations. PLoS One, 9: e86519. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086519 pdf
62) Bonin, C.A., Goebel, M.E., Hoffman, J.I. & Burton, R.S.   High male reproductive skew in a low density Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) breeding colony. Behavioural Ecology, 68: 597-604. Doi: 10.1007/s00265-013-1674-7 pdf

2013

61) Székely, T., Hoffman, J.I., & Krüger, O.  Why do males care for their competitor’s offspring? Animal Behaviour, 86: e1-e2. Doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.10.004 pdf
60) Kurvers, R.H.J.M., Adamczyk, V.M.A.P., Kraus, R.H.S., Hoffman, J.I., van der Jeug, H., van Wieren, S.E., Amos, W., Prins, H.H.T. & Jonkers, R.  Contrasting context-dependence of familiarity and kinship in animal social networks. Animal Behaviour, 86: 993-1001. Doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.09.001 pdf
59) Chakarov, N., Jonker, R.M., Boerner, M., Hoffman, J.I. & Kruger, O.   Variation at phenological candidate genes correlates with timing of dispersal and plumage morph in a sedentary bird of prey. Molecular Ecology, 22: 5430-5440. Doi: 10.1111/mec.12493 pdf
58) Boerner, M., Hoffman, J.I., Amos, W., Chakarov, N. & Krüger, O.  No correlation between multilocus heterozygosity and fitness in the common buzzard despite heterozygote advantage for plumage colour. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26: 2233-2243. Doi: 10.1111/jeb.12221 pdf
57) Bonin, C.A., Goebel, M.E., Forcada, J. & Burton, R.S. & Hoffman, J.I.  Unexpected genetic differentiation between recently recolonised populations of a long lived and highly vagile marine mammal. Ecology and Evolution, 3: 3701-3712. Doi: 10.1002/ece3.732 pdf
56) Hoffman, J.I., Thorne, M.A.S., McEwing, R., Forcada, J. & Ogden, R.  Cross-amplification and validation of SNPs conserved over 44 million years between seals and dogs. PLoS ONE, 8: e68365. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068365 pdf
55) Caspers, B.A., Hoffman, J.I., Kohlmeyer, P., Krüger, O. & Kraus, T.  Olfactory imprinting as a mechanism for kin recognition in zebra finches. Animal Behaviour, 86: 85-90. Doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.04.015 pdf
54) Hoffman, J.I., Clarke, A., Clark, M.S., Fretwell, P. & Peck, L.   Hierarchical population genetic structure in a direct developing Antarctic marine invertebrate. PLoS ONE, 8: e63954. Doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-52 pdf
53) Hoffman, J.I., Thorne, M.A.S., Trathan, P.N. & Forcada, J.   Transcriptome of the dead: characterisation of immune genes and marker development from necropsy samples in a free-ranging marine mammal. BMC Genomics, 14: 52. Doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-52 pdf
52) Phillips, C.D., Hoffman, J.I., George, J.C., Suydam, R.S., Huebinger , R.M., Patton, J.C. & Bickham, J.W.   Molecular insights into the historical demography of bowhead whales: understanding the evolutionary basis of contemporary management practices. Ecology and Evolution, 3: 18-37. Doi: 10.1002/ece3.374 pdf

2012

51) Nichols, H.J., Jamie, G.A., Jordan, N., Cant, M.A. & Hoffman, J.I.   Fine-scale spatiotemporal patterns of genetic variation reflect budding dispersal coupled with strong natal philopatry in a cooperatively breeding mammal. Molecular Ecology, 21: 5348-5362. Doi: 10.1111/mec.12015 pdf
50) Harper, L., Morley, S., Hoffman, J.I., Clark, M.S. & Peck, L.   Iceberg scour and shell damage in the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica. PLoS ONE, 7: e46341. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046341 pdf
49) da Assunção Soares Franco, M., Hoffman, J.I., Harwood, J. & Amos, W.  MHC genotype and near-deterministic mortality in grey seals. Nature Scientific Reports, 2: 659. Doi: 10.1038/srep00659 pdf
48) Hoffman, J.I., Tucker, R., Clark, M.S., Forcada, J., Slate, J.   Rates of assay success and genotyping error when single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping in non-model organisms: a case study in the Antarctic fur seal. Molecular Ecology Resources, 16: 861-872. Doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2012.03158.x pdf
47) Hoffman, J.I., Peck, L.S., Amos, W., Clark, M.S.   Widespread amplification of Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphisms (AFLPs) in marine Antarctic animals. Polar Biology, 35: 919-929. Doi: 10.1007/s00300-011-1139-2 pdf
46) Hoffman, J.I.  Clarke, A., Clark, M.S., Fretwell, P., Linse, K. & Peck, L.  Unexpected fine-scale population structure in a broadcast-spawning Antarctic marine mollusc. PLoS ONE, 7: e32415. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032415 pdf
45) Smith, E., Hoffman, J.I., Amos, W., Green, L.E. Association of candidate microsatellite heterozygosity with footrot in domestic sheep. Livestock Science, 143: 293-299. Doi: 10.1016/j.livsci.2011.10.009 pdf
44) Hoffman, J.I. & Forcada, J. Extreme natal philopatry in female Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella). Mammalian Biology, 77: 71-73. Doi: 10.1016/j.mambio.2011.09.002 pdf

2011

43) Hoffman, J.I., Grant, S.M., Forcada, J. & Phillips, C.D. Bayesian inference of a historical genetic bottleneck in a heavily exploited marine mammal. Molecular Ecology, 20: 3989-4008. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05248.x pdf Supplementary information pdf
42) Hoffman, J.I. & Nichols, H.J.  A novel approach for mining polymorphic microsatellite markers in silicoPLoS ONE, 6: e23283. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023283 pdf
41) Hoffman, J.I. Gene discovery in the Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) skin transcriptome. Molecular Ecology Resources, 11: 703-711. Doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.02999.x pdf Journal cover pdf
40) Driscol, E., Hoffman J.I., Green, L.E. & Amos, W.  A preliminary study of genetic factors that influence susceptibility to tuberculosis in the British cattle herd. PloS ONE, 6: e18806. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018806 pdf
39) Amos W., Driscoll, E. & Hoffman, J.I. Candidate genes versus genomewide associations: which are better for detecting genetic susceptibility to infectious disease? Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 278: 1183–1188. Doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1920 pdf
38) Hoffman, J.I., Clarke, A., Linse, K. & Peck, L. Effects of brooding and broadcasting reproductive modes on the population genetic structure of two Antarctic gastropod molluscs. Marine Biology, 158: 287–296. Doi: 10.1007/s00227-010-1558-6 pdf
37) Hoffman, J.I., Clarke, A.C., Linse, K. & Peck, L. Strong population genetic structure in a broadcast-spawning Antarctic marine invertebrate. Journal of Heredity, 102: 55–66. Doi: 10.1093/jhered/esq094 pdf
36) Cammen, K, Hoffman, J.I., Knapp, L.A., Harwood, J. & Amos, W. (2011). Geographic variation of the major histocompatibility complex in Eastern Atlantic grey seals (Halichoerus grypus). Molecular Ecology, 20: 740–752. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04975.x pdf

2010

35) Hoffman, J.I., Hanson, N., Forcada, J., Trathan, P.N. & Amos, W. Getting long in the tooth: a strong positive correlation between canine size and heterozygosity in the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella. Journal of Heredity, 101: 527–538. Doi: 10.1093/jhered/esq04 pdf Journal cover pdf
34) Hoffman, J.I., Forcada, J. & Amos, W. Exploring the mechanisms underlying a heterozygosity-fitness correlation for canine size in the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella. Journal of Heredity, 101: 539–552. Doi:10.1093/jhered/esq046 pdf
33) Hoffman, J.I., Peck L.S., Hillyard, G., Zieritz, A. & Clark, M.S. No evidence for genetic differentiation between Antarctic limpet Nacella concinna morphotypes. Marine Biology, 157: 765–778. Doi: 10.1007/s00227-009-1360-5 pdf
32) Hoffman, J.I., Munro, K., Amos, W. & Kilner, R.M. High rates of infidelity in the grey fantail Rhipidura albiscapa suggest that testis size may be a better correlate of extra-pair paternity than sexual dimorphism. Ibis, 152: 378–385. Doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2009.01007.x pdf
31) Zieritz, A., Hoffman, J.I., Amos, W. & Aldridge D.C. Phenotypic plasticity and genetic isolation-by-distance in the freshwater mussel Unio pictorum (Mollusca: Unionoida). Evolutionary Ecology, 24: 923–938. Doi: 10.1007/s10682-009-9350-0 pdf
30) Amos, W. & Hoffman, J.I. Evidence that two main bottleneck events shaped modern human genetic diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 277: 131–137. Doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1473 pdf
29) Dasmahapatra, K.K., Elias, M., Hill, R.I., Hoffman, J.I. & Mallet, J. Mitochondrial DNA barcoding detects some species that are real, and some that are not. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10: 264–273. Doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02763.x pdf
28) Skidmore, R., Leach, C., Hoffman, J.I., Amos, W. & Aldridge, D. Conservation Genetics of the Endangered Depressed River Mussel, Pseudanodonta complanata, using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP) Markers. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 20: 560–567. Doi: 10.1002/aqc.1131 pdf
27) Brammah, M., Hoffman J.I., Amos, W. & Davies N. Genetic divergence between and within two subspecies of Laudakia stellio on islands in the Greek Cyclades. The Herpetological Journal, 20: 91–98 pdf

2009

26) Hoffman, J.I., Dasmahapatra, K.K., Amos, W., Phillips, C.D., Gelatt, T.S. & Bickham, J.W. Contrasting patterns of genetic diversity at three different genetic markers in a marine mammal metapopulation. Molecular Ecology, 18: 2961–2978. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04246.x pdf
25) Hoffman, J.I. & Forcada, J. Genetic analysis of twinning in Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella). Journal of Mammalogy, 90: 621–628. Doi: 10.1644/08-MAMM-A-264R1.1 pdf
24) Hoffman, J.I. A panel of new microsatellite loci for genetic studies of Antarctic fur seals and other otariid species. Conservation Genetics, 10: 989–992. Doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9669-z pdf
23) Dasmahapatra, K.K., Hoffman, J.I. & mos, W. (2009). Pinniped phylogenetic relationships inferred using AFLP markers. Heredity, 103: 168–177. Doi: 10.1038/hdy.2009.25 pdf
22) Oliveira, L., Meyer, D., Hoffman, J.I., Majluf, P. & Morgante, J.S. Evidence of a genetic bottleneck in an El Nino affected population of South American fur seals, Arctocephalus australis. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89: 1717–1725. Doi: 10.1017/S0025315409000162 pdf
21) Parkes, K.A., Amos, W., Moore, N.W., Hoffman, J.I. & Moore, J. Population structure and speciation in the dragonfly Sympetrum striolatum / nigrescens: an analysis using AFLP markers. European Journal of Entomology, 106: 179–184 pdf
20) Temple, H.J., Hoffman, J.I. & Amos, W. Group structure, mating system and extra-group paternity in the cooperatively breeding White-breasted Thrasher Ramphocinclus brachyurus. Ibis, 151: 99–112. Doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00867.x pdf

2008

19) Hoffman, J.I., Dasmahapatra, K.K. & Nichols, H.J. Ten novel polymorphic dinucleotide microsatellite loci cloned from the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8: 459–461. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01993.x pdf
18) Oliveira, L., Hoffman, J.I., Hingst-Zaher, E., Majluf, P., Muelbert, M.M.C., Amos, W. & Morgante, J.S. Morphological and genetic evidence for two Evolutionary Significant Units (ESUs) in the South American fur seal Arctocephalus australis. Conservation Genetics, 9: 1451–1466. Doi: 10.1007/s10592-007-9473-1 pdf
17) Rijks, J.M., Hoffman, J.I., Kuiken, T., Osterhaus, A.D.M.E. & Amos, W. Heterozygosity and lungworm burden in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina). Heredity, 100: 587-593. Doi: 10.1038/hdy.2008.18 pdf

2007

16) Hoffman, J.I., Forcada, J., Trathan, P.N. & Amos, W. Female fur seals show active choice for males that are heterozygous and unrelated. Nature, 445: 912–914. doi: 10.1038/nature05558 pdf Supplementary information pdf
15) Hoffman, J.I., Wolf, J.B.W. & Steinfartz, S. Ten novel dinucleotide microsatellite loci cloned from the Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus californianus wollebaeki) are polymorphic in other pinniped species. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7: 103–105. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01544.x pdf
14) Amos, W., Hoffman, J.I., Frodsham, A., Zhang, L., Best, S. & Hill, A.V.S. Automated binning of microsatellite alleles: problems and solutions. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7: 10–14. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01560.x pdf

2006

13) Hoffman, J.I., Trathan, P.N. & Amos, W. Genetic tagging reveals extreme site fidelity in territorial male Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazella. Molecular Ecology, 15: 3841–3847. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.03053.x pdf
12) Hoffman, J.I., Matson, C., Amos, W. Loughlin, T.R. & Bickham, J.W. Deep genetic subdivision within a continuously distributed and highly vagile marine mammal, the Steller’s sea lion Eumetopias jubatus. Molecular Ecology, 15: 2821–2832. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02991.x pdf
11) Hoffman, J.I., Forcada, J. & Amos, W. No relationship between microsatellite variation and neonatal fitness in Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazella. Molecular Ecology, 15: 1995-2005. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02894.x0 pdf
10) Temple, H.J., Hoffman, J.I. & Amos, W. Dispersal, philopatry and inter-group relatedness: fine-scale genetic structure in the white-breasted thrasher Ramphocinclus brachyurus. Molecular Ecology, 15: 3449–3458. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.03006.x pdf
9) Jin, L., Temple, H. J., Hoffman, J.I., Tan, S. & Amos, W. Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers for the White-breasted Thrasher, Ramphocinclus brachyurus. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6: 862–864. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01375.x pdf
8) Jin, L., Munro, K., Tan, S. Hoffman, J.I. & Amos, W. Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers for the grey fantail, Rhipidura albiscapa. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6: 75–76. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2005.01143.x pdf

2005

7) Hoffman, J.I. & Amos, W. Microsatellite genotyping errors: detection approaches, common sources and consequences for paternal exclusion. Molecular Ecology, 14: 599–612. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2004.02419.x pdf
6) Hoffman, J.I. & Amos, W. Does kin selection influence fostering behaviour in Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella)? Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 272: 2017–2022. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2005.31760 pdf

2004

5) Hoffman, J.I., Boyd, I.L.B. & Amos, W. Exploring the relationship between parental relatedness and male reproductive success in the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella. Evolution, 58(9): 2087–2099 pdf

2003

4) Hoffman, J.I., Boyd, I.L.B. & Amos, W. Male reproductive strategy and the importance of maternal status in the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella. Evolution, 57(8): 1917–1930 pdf
3) Webster, J.P., Hoffman, J.I. & Berdoy, M. Parasite resistance and mate choice–battle of the genders in a simultaneous hermaphrodite. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 270: 1481–1485 pdf

2001

2) Webster, J.P., Davies, C., Hoffman, J.I. & Woolhouse, M.E.J. Population genetics of the schistosome intermediate host Biomphalaria pfeifferi in the Zimbabwean highveld: implications for co-evolutionary theory. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 95: 203–214
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1998

1) Hoffman, J.I., Webster, J.P., Ndamba, J. & Woolhouse, M.E.J. Extensive genetic variation revealed within Biomphalaria pfeifferi from one river system in the Zimbabwean highveld. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 92: 693–698 pdf

1998

 

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