Avian populations face novel challenges with ongoing global change. By identifying the environmental cues and endocrine and genetic mechanisms that determine the seasonal onset of reproduction, we will be able to predict the likelihood that populations may persist and adapt, or not, in response to rapidly changing environments. 

†equal contribution

†Bauer, C.M., †Fudickar, A.M., Anderson-Buckingham, S., Abolins-Abols, M., Atwell, J.W., Ketterson, E.D., and Greives, T.J. 2018. Seasonally sympatric but allochronic: differential expression of hypothalamic genes in a songbird during gonadal development. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285: 20181735.

Fudickar, A.M., Greives, T.J., Abolins-Abols, M., Atwell, J.W., Meddle, S., Friis, G., Stricker, C.A., and Ketterson, E.D. 2017. Mechanisms associated with an advance in the timing of seasonal reproduction in an urban songbird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 85.

Fudickar, A.M., Greives, T.J., Atwell, J.W., Stricker, C.A., and Ketterson, E.D. 2016. Reproductive allochrony in seasonally sympatric populations maintained by differential response to photoperiod: implications for population divergence and response to climate change. The American Naturalist 187: 436-446.

Greives, T.J., Fudickar, A.M., Atwell, J.W., Meddle, S.L., and Ketterson, E.D. 2016. Early spring sex differences in luteinizing hormone response to gonadotropin releasing hormone in co-occurring resident and migrant dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis). General and Comparative Endocrinology 236: 17-23.

Fudickar, A.M., Peterson, M., Greives, T.J., Atwell, J.W., Bridge, E.S., and Ketterson, E.D. 2016. Differential gene expression in seasonal sympatry: mechanisms involved in diverging life histories. Biology Letters 12: 20160069.

Ketterson, E.D., Fudickar, A.M., Atwell, J.W., and Greives, T.J. 2015. Seasonal timing and population divergence: when to breed, when to migrate. Current Opinions in Behavioral Sciences 6: 50-58.

Fudickar, A.M., Schmidt, A., Hau, M., Quetting, M., and Partecke, J. 2013. Female-biased obligate strategies in a partially migratory population. The Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 863-871.

Scobell, S.K., Fudickar, A.M., and Knapp, R. 2009. Potential reproductive rate in a sex- role reversed pipefish over several bouts of mating. Animal Behaviour 78: 747-753.