Orsolya Vincze

Orsolya Vincze

Orsolya Vincze, PhD

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2017–present: research assistant, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania
2012–2017: PhD (biology), University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
2010–2012: MSc (biology), Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania
2007–2010: BSc (biology), Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania

Sex-specific life-histories and physiology.
Avian migration.
Cognitive evolution.


International journals

2019  Thomas F, Madsen T, Giraudeau M, Misse D, Hamede R, Vincze O, Renaud F, Roche B & Ujvari B Transmissible cancer and the evolution of sexPloS Biology in press.

2019  Süveges K, Löki V, Lovas-Kiss Á, Ljubka T, Fekete R, Takács A, Vincze O, Molnár VA From European priority species to characteristic apophyte: Epipactis tallosii (Orchidaceae). Willdenowia in press.

2019 Fekete R, Löki V, Urgyán R, Süveges K, Lovas-Kiss Á, Vincze O, Molnár VA Roadside verges and cemeteries: comparative analysis of synanthropic orchid habitats in the Mediterranean Archipelago. Biological Conservation – in press.

2019  Vincze O, Vágási CI, Pap PL, Palmer C, Møller AP Wing morphology, flight type and migration distance predict accumulated fuel load in birds. Journal of Experimental Biology 222:jeb183517.

2019 Pap PL, Vincze O, Vágási CI, Salamon Z, Pándi A, Bálint B, Nord A, Nudds RL, Osváth G Vane macrostructure of primary feathers and its adaptations to flight in birdsBiological Journal of the Linnean Society 126: 256–267.

2019 Vágási CI, Vincze O, Pătraș L, Osváth G, Pénzes J, Haussmann MF, Barta Z, Pap PL Longevity and life history coevolve with oxidative stress in birdsFunctional Ecology 33:152–161.

2018 Eberhart-Phillips LJ, Kuepper C, Carmona-Isunza MC, Vincze O, Zefania S, Cruz-Lopez M, Kosztolanyi A, Miller TEX, Barta Z, Cuthill I, Burke T, Szekely T, Hoffman JI,  Krueger O Demographic causes of adult sex ratio variation and their consequences for parental cooperation. Nature Communications 9:1651.

2018  Vágási CI, Pătraș L, Pap PL, Vincze O, Mureșan C, Németh J and Lendvai ÁZ Experimental increase in baseline corticosterone level reduces oxidative damage and enhances innate immune response. PLoS One 13:e0192701. pdf.

2018  Lovas-Kiss Á, Vizi B, Vincze O, Molnár VA, Green A Endozoochory of aquatic ferns and angiosperms by mallards in central Europe. Journal of Ecology 106:1714–1723.

2018  Pap PL, Vincze O, Fülöp A, Székely-Béres O, Pătraș L, Pénzes J, Vágási CI Oxidative physiology of reproduction in a passerine bird: a field experiment. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 72:18.

2018  Osváth G, Daubner T, Dyke GJ, Fuisz TI, Nord A, Pénzes J, Vargancsik D, Vágási CI, Vincze O, Pap PL How feathered are birds? Environment predicts both the mass and density of body feathers. Functional Ecology 32:701–712.

2017  Szentiványi T*, Vincze O*, Estók P  Density-dependent sex ratio and sex-specific preference for host traits in parasitic bat fliesParasites & Vectors 10:405. [* these authors contributed equally] pdf

2017  Pap PL, Vincze O, Wekerle B, Daubner T, Vágási CI, Nudds RL, Dyke GJ, Osváth G A phylogenetic comparative analysis reveals correlations between body feather structure and habitat. Functional Ecology 31:1241–1251. link

2017  Vincze O, Kosztolányi A, Barta Z, Küpper C, AlRashidi M, Amat JA, Argüelles Ticó A, Burns F, Cavitt J, Conway WC, Cruz-López M, Desucre-Medrano AE, dos Remedios N, Figuerola J, Galindo-Espinosa D, García-Peña GE, Gómez Del Angel S, Gratto-Trevor C, Jönsson P, Lloyd P, Montalvo T, Parra JE, Pruner R, Que P, Liu Y, Saalfeld ST, Schulz R, Serra L, St Clair JJH, Stenzel LE, Weston MA, Yasué M, Zefania S, Székely T Parental cooperation in a changing climate: fluctuating environments predict shifts in care division. Global Ecology and Biogeogrpahy 26:347–358. pdf – Covered by Audubon, ScienceDaily, Wildlife.org.

2016 Bulla M, Valcu M, Dokter AM, Dondua AG, Kosztolányi A, Rutten A, Helm B, Sandercock BK, Casler B, Ens BJ, Spiegel CS, Hassell CJ, Küpper C, Minton C, Burgas D, Lank DB, Payer DC, Loktionov EY, Nol E, Kwon E, Smith F, Gates HR, Vitnerová H, Prüter H, Johnson JA, St Clair JJH, Lamarre J-F, Rausch J, Reneerkens J, Conklin JR, Burger J, Liebezeit J, Bêty J, Coleman JT, Figuerola J, Hooijmeijer JCEW, Alves JA, Smith JAM, Weidinger K, Koivula K, Gosbell K, Niles L, Koloski L, McKinnon L, Praus L, Klaassen M, Giroux M-A, Sládeček M, Boldenow ML, Exo M, Goldstein MI, Šálek M, Senner N, Rönkä N, Lecomte N, Gilg O, Vincze O, Johnson OW, Smith PA, Woodard PF, Tomkovich PS, Battley P, Bentzen R, Lanctot RB, Porter R, Saalfeld ST, Freeman S, Brown SC, Yezerinac S, Székely T, Piersma T, Montalvo T, Loverti V, Pakanen V-M, Tijsen W, Kempenaers B Unexpected diversity in socially synchronized rhythms of shorebirds. Nature 540:109–113. BioRxiv Preprint. Covered by Nature News & Views

2016  Vincze O Light enough to travel or wise enough to stay? Brain size evolution and migratory behaviour in birds. Evolution 70:2123–2133. pdf

2016  Vágási CI, Vincze O, Pătraș L, Osváth G, Marton A, Bărbos L, Sol D, Pap PL Large-brained birds suffer less oxidative damage. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29:1968–1976. pdf

2016 Vágási CI, Pap PL, Vincze O, Osváth G, Erritzøe J, Møller AP Morphological adaptations to migration in birds. Evolutionary Biology 43:48-59. link

2015 Martin-Silverstone E, Vincze O, McCann R, Jonsson CHW, Palmer C, Kaiser G, Dyke G Exploring the relationship between skeletal mass and total body mass in birds. PLoS ONE 10:e0141794 link

2015 Vincze O, Vágási CI, Pap PL, Osváth G, Møller AP Brain regions associated with visual cues are important for bird migration. Biology Letters 11:20150678. link

2015 Lovas-Kiss Á, Sonkoly J, Vincze O, Green AJ, Takács A, Molnár V Strong potential for endozoochory by waterfowl in a rare, ephemeral wetland plant species, Astragalus contortuplicatus (Fabaceae). Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 84:321–326. pdf

2015  Pap P.L., Osváth G., Aparicio J.M., Bărbos L., Matyjasiak P., Rubolini D., Saino N., Vágási C.I., Vincze O., Møller A.P. Sexual dimorphism and population differences in structural properties of barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) wing and tail feathers. PLoS ONE 10:e0130844 html.

2015 Pap PL, Osváth G, Sándor K, Vincze O, Bărbos L, Marton A, Nudds RL, Vágási CI Interspecific variation in the structural properties of flight feathers in birds indicates adaptation to flight requirements and habitat. Functional Ecology 29:746–757 link  Spotlighted paper in the 29(6) issue of Functional Ecology.

2015 Pap PL, Vágási CI, Vincze O, Osváth G, Veres-Szászka J, Czirják GÁPhysiological pace-of-life: the link between constitutive immunity, developmental period, and metabolic rate in European birds. Oecologia 177:147–158. pdf

2013 Vincze O, Vágási IC, Kovács I, Galván I, Pap PL Sources of variation in uropygial gland size in European birds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110:543-563. pdf

2013 Vincze O, Székely T, Küpper C, AlRashidi M, Amat JA, Argüelles Ticó A, Burgas D, Burke T, Cavitt J, Figuerola J, Shobrak M, Montalvo T, Kosztolányi A Local Environment but Not Genetic Differentiation Influences Biparental Care in Ten Plover Populations. PLoS ONE 8:e60998. Pdf

2013 Pap PL, Adam C, Vágási IC, Benkő Z, Vincze O Sex ratio and sexual dimorphism of three lice species with contrasting prevalence parasitizing the house sparrow. Journal of Parasitology 99.1:24–30. pdf

2012  Vágási IC, Pap PL, Vincze O, Benkő Z, Marton A, Barta Z Haste Makes Waste but Condition Matters: Molt Rate-Feather Quality Trade-Off in a Sedentary Songbird. PLoS ONE 7:e40651. pdf

Local journals

2015  Vágási I.C.*, Vincze, O.*, Pap, P.L., Barta, Z. Oxidatív stressz és öregedés madaraknál. Magyar Tudomány 2015/5 608–615 html [* these authors contributed equally]

2011  Vincze, O., Daróczi, J.Sz., Kelemen, A.M., Kovács, I., Pap, P.L., Papp, T., Sándor, D.A., Zeitz, R. The avifauna of the Giurgeu Depression. In: Markó, B., Sarkany-Kiss, E. (eds.) A Gyergyói-medence: egy mozaikos táj természeti értékei. Editura Presa Universitară Clujeană, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 183–214. [in Hungrian with English abstract]. pdf


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