Here we list the publications that were supported by the PCE grant financed by the Romanian Ministry of Research and Innovation. The grant started in August 2017 and ends in December 2019 (30 months).

Grant code: PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0404
Grant title: Sex differences in life-history traits in birds and mammals: the
significance of physiological state

Principal investigator: Péter László Pap, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj

List of publications:

EvolEcol group members are marked in bold.

  1. (under review) Giraudeau M, Watson H, Powell D, Vincze O, Thomas FE, Sepp T, Ujvari B, Le Loc’h G, Isaksson C Wild great tits do not upregulate their cancer defenses in the city. Science of the Total Environment.
  1. (under review) Giraudeau M, Vágási CI, Sol D, Pap PL, Bókony V, Vincze O, Pătraș L, Bărbos L, Fülöp A, Marton A, Osváth G, Ducatez S Interspecific associations between oxidative state and pigmentation in birds. Oecologia.
  1. Vágási CIVincze O, Pătraș L, Osváth GPénzes J*, Haussmann MF, Barta Z, Pap PL 2019. Longevity and life history coevolve with oxidative stress in birds. Functional Ecology 33: 152-161. pdf

  1. Thomas F, Madsen T, Giraudeau M, Misse D, Hamede R, Vincze O, Renaud F, Roche B, Ujvari B 2019. Transmissible cancer and the evolution of sex. PLoS Biology (in press). pdf

  1. Lemaître JF, Pavard S, Giraudeau M, Vincze O, Jennings G, Hamede R, Ujvari B, Thomas F 2019. Eco‐evolutionary perspectives of the dynamic relationships linking senescence and cancer. Functional Ecology (in press). pdf

  2. Vágási CI, Pătraș L, Pap PLVincze O, Mureșan C, Németh J and Lendvai ÁZ 2018. Experimental increase in baseline corticosterone level reduces oxidative damage and enhances innate immune response. PLoS ONE 13: e0192701. pdf
  3. Pap PLVincze OFülöp ASzékely-Béres O*, Pătraș L, Pénzes J* and Vágási CI 2018. Oxidative physiology of reproduction in a passerine bird: a field experiment. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 72: 18. pdf

Additional publications:

  1. (under review) Lovas-Kiss Á, Vincze O, Kleyheeg E, Sramkó G, Laczkó L, Fekete, R, Molnár VA, Green A Seed mass, hardness and phylogeny determine the potential for endozoochory by granivorous waterbirds.
  2. Vincze OVágási CIPap PL, Palmer C, Møller AP 2019. Wing morphology, flight type and migration distance predict accumulated fuel load in birds. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb183517. pdf
  3. Süveges K, Löki V, Lovas-Kiss Á, Ljubka T, Fekete R, Takács A, Vincze O, Molnár VA 2019. From European priority species to characteristic apophyte: Epipactis tallosii (Orchidaceae). Willdenowia (in press).
  4. Fekete R, Löki V, Urgyán R, Süveges K, Lovas-Kiss Á, Vincze O, Molnár VA 2019. Roadside verges and cemeteries: comparative analysis of synanthropic orchid habitats in the Mediterranean Archipelago. Ecology and Evolution (in press). pdf
  5. Pap PL, Vincze O, Vágási CI, Salamon Z*, Pándi A*, Bálint B*, Nord A, Nudds RL, Osváth G 2019. Vane macrostructure of primary feathers and its adaptations to flight in birds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 126: 256–267. pdf