84. Gates, D.E., M. Staley, L. Tardy, M. Giraudeau, G.E. Hill, K.J. McGraw, C. Bonneaud. 2021. Levels of pathogen virulence and host resistance both shape the antibody response to an emerging infectious disease. Scientific Report. In press.

83. Friesen, C., M. R. Wilson, N. Rollings, J. Sudyka, M. Giraudeau, C. M. Whittington, M. Olsson. 2021. Exercise training has morph-specific effects on telomere, body condition and growth dynamics in a color-polymorphic lizard. Journal of Experimental Biology. In press.

82. Sepp, T., R. Meitern, B. Heidinger, K. Noreikiene, K. Rattiste, P. Horak, L. Saks, J. Kittilson, J. Urvik, M. Giraudeau. 2021. Parental age does not influence offspring telomeres during early life in common gulls (Larus canus). Molecular Ecology. In press. 

81. Bramwell, G., Schultz, A.G., Sherman, C., Giraudeau, M., Thomas, F., Ujvari, B., Dujon, A. 2021. A review of the potential effects of climate change on disseminated neoplasia with an emphasis on efficient detection in marine bivalve population. Science of the total environment. In press. 


80. Baines, C., A. Lerebours, F. Thomas, J. Fort, R. Kreitsberg, S. Gentes, R. Meitern, L. Saks, B. Ujvari, M. Giraudeau*, T. Sepp*. 2021. Linking pollution and cancer in aquatic environments: A review. Environment International. In press. *shared last authorship. 

79. Dujon, A., A. Aktipis, C. Alix-Panabières, S. Amend, A. Boddy, J. Brown, J-P Capp, J. Degregori, P. Ewald, R. Gatenby, M. Gerlinger, M. Giraudeau, R. Hamede, E. Hansen, I. Kareva, C. Maley, A. Marusyk, N. McGranahan, M. Metzger, A. Nedelcu, R. Noble, L. Nunney, K. Pienta, K. Polyak, P. Pujol, A. Read, B. Roche, S. Sebens, E. Solary, K. Staňková, H. Ewald, B. Ujvari, F. Thomas. 2021. Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer. Evolutionary Applications. In press

78. Sepp, T., Webb, E., Simpson, R.K., Giraudeau, M., McGraw, K.J., Hutton, P. 2021. Light at night reduces digestive efficiency of developing birds: an experiment with king quail. The science of Nature. In press.

77. Bonneaud, C., L. Tardy, G.E. Hill, K.J. McGraw, A. Wilson, M. Giraudeau. 2020. Experimental evidence for stabilizing selection on pathogen virulence. Evolution Letters. 4(6), 491-501

76. Boutry. J., A. Dujon, F. Gouzerh, A-L Gerard, N. McDonald, A. Schultz, P.A. Biro, C. Beckmann, R. Hamede, D.G. Hamilton, M. Giraudeau, B. Ujvari, F. Thomas. 2020. Ecological and evolutionary consequences of anticancer adaptations. iScience. 101716.


75. Cortés-Hernández, L.E., Z. Eslamis, A. Dujon, M. Giraudeau, B. Ujvari, F. Thomas, C. Alix-Panabières. 2020. Do malignant cells sleep at night? Genome Biology. 21(1), 1-18.


74. Hamede, R., T. Madsen, H. McCallum, A. Storfer, P. Hohenlohe, H. Siddle, J. Kaufman, M. Giraudeau, M. Jones, F. Thomas, B. Ujvari. 2020. Darwin and the devil’s plight: applying evolutionary principles to understand and manage transmissible cancers. Conservation biology. In press.

73. Arnal, A., B. Roche, L-C Gouagna, B. Ujvari, V. Corbel, F. Remoue, J. Pompon, T. Lefèvre, M. Giraudeau, D. Missé, F. Thomas, F. 2020. Cancer and mosquitoes – an unsuspected close connection. Science of the total environment. 140631.

72. Dujon, A.M., R.A. Gatenby, G. Bramwell, N. MacDonald, E. Dohrmann, N. Raven, A. Schultz, R. Hamede, A. Gérard, M. Giraudeau, F. Thomas. B. Ujvari. 2020. Transmissible cancers in an evolutionary perspective. iScience. 101269. 


71. Thomas, F., B. Roche, M. Giraudeau, R. Hamede, B. Ujvari. 2020. The interface between ecology, evolution and cancer: more than ever a relevant research direction for both oncologists and ecologists. Evolutionnary Applications. In press

70. Meitern, R., J. Fort, M. Giraudeau, K. Rattiste, E. Sild, T. Sepp. 2020. Age-dependent expression of cancer-related genes in a long-lived seabird. Evolutionnary Applications. In press. 

69. Hamede, R., R. Owen, H. Siddle, S. Peck. M. Jones, A. Dujon, M. Giraudeau, B. Roche, B. Ujvari, F. Thomas. 2020. The ecology and evolution of wildlife cancers: Applications for management and conservation. Evolutionary applications. In press. 

68. Thomas, F., M. Giraudeau, N. Dheilly, F. Gouzerh, J. Boutry, C. Beckmann, P.A. Biro, R. Hamede, J. Abadi, S. Labrut, M. Bieuville, D. Misse, G. Bramwell, A. Schultz, G. Le Loc'h, O. Vincze, B. Roche, F. Renaud, T. Russell, B. Uujvari. 2020. Rare and unique adaptations to cancer in domesticated species: an untapped resource?. Evolutionnary Applications. In press. 

67. Thomas, F., M. Giraudeau, F. Renaud, B. Ujvari, B. Roche, P. Pujol, M. Raymond, J.F. Lemaitre, A. Alvergne. 2020. Can postfertile life stages evolve as an anticancer mechanism? Plos Biology. 17(12), e3000565.

66. Giraudeau M., H. Watson, D. Powell, O. Vincze, F. Thomas, T. Sepp, B. Ujvari, G. Le Loc'h, C. Isaksson. 2020. Will urbanisation affect the expression level of genes related to cancer of wild great tits? Science of the Total environment. 714:135793.

65. Thomas, F., M. Giraudeau, F. Renaud, B. Ujvari, B. Roche, P. Pujol, M. Raymond, J-F Lemaitre, A. Alvergne. 2020. Can post-fertile life stages evolve as an anti-cancer mechanism? Plos Biology. In press. 

64. Sepp, T., K.J. McGraw, M. Giraudeau. 2020. Urban sexual selection. In Urban Evolutionary Biology (Edts Anne Charmantier and Marta Szulkin). Oxford Uniiversity Press.  

63. Thomas, F., M. Giraudeau, F. Gouzerh, J. Boutry, F. Renaud, P. Pujol, A. Tasiemski, F. Bernex, A. Maraver, E. Bousquet, L. Dormont, J. Osterkamp, B. Roche, R. Hamede, B. Ujvari. 2019. The evolution of resistance and tolerance as cancer defences. Parasitology. 147:265-262.

62. Bonneaud, C., L. Tardy, M. Giraudeau, G.E. Hill, K.J. McGraw, AJ Wilson. 2019. Evolution of both host resistance and tolerance to an emerging bacterial pathogen. Evolution letters. 3:544-564. 

61. Tardy L., M. Giraudeau, G.E. Hill, K.J. McGraw, C. Bonneaud. 2019. Contrasting evolution of virulence and replication rate in an emerging bacterial pathogen. PNAS. 116(34), 16927-16932.

60. Gadau A., M.S. Crawford, R. Mayek, M. Giraudeau, K.J. McGraw, C.M. Whisner, C. Kondrat-Smith, K.L. Sweazeaa. 2019. A comparison of the nutritional physiology and gut microbiome of urban and rural House Sparrows (Passer domesticus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B. 237, 110332.

59. Lemaître, J.F., S. Pavard, M. Giraudeau, O. Vincze, G. Jennings, R. Hamede, B. Ujvari, F. Thomas. 2019. Eco-evolutionary perspectives of the dynamic relationships linking senescence and cancer. Functional Ecology. 34:141-152.

58. Thomas, F., T. Madsen, M. Giraudeau, D. Misse, R. Hamede, O. Vincze, F. Renaud, B. Roche, B. Ujvari. 2019. Transmissible cancer and the evolution of sex. Plos Biology. 17(6), e3000275.

57. Giraudeau, M., B. Heidinger, C. Bonneaud, T. Sepp. 2019. Telomere shortening as a mechanism of long-term cost of infectious diseases in natural animal populations. Biology Letters. 15(5), 20190190.

56. Saini, C., Hutton, P., Gao, S., Simpson, R. K., Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Webb E, McGraw, K. J. 2019. Exposure to artificial light at night increases innate immune activity during development in a precocial bird. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 233, 84-88.

55. Giraudeau, M., T. Sepp, B. Ujvari, F. Renaud, A. Tasiemski, B. Roche, J.P. Capp, F. Thomas. 2019. Differences in mutational processes and intratumour heterogeneity between organs: the local selective filter hypothesis. Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. 2019(1), 139-146.

54. Giraudeau, M., F. Angelier, T. Sepp.  2019. Do telomeres influence pace-of-life-strategies in response to environmental conditions over a lifetime and between generations? BioEssays. 41(3), 1800162.

53. Sepp, T., B. Ujvari, P.W. Ewald, T. Thomas, M. Giraudeau. 2019. Urban environment and cancer in wildlife: available evidence and future research avenues. Proceedings of the royal society B. 286(1894), 20182434.


52. Bonneaud, C., M. Giraudeau, L. Tardy, M. Staley, GE Hill, KJ McGraw. 2018. Rapid antagonistic coevolution in an emerging pathogen and its vertebrate host. Current Biology, 1-25. 

51. Hasegawa, M., M. Giraudeau, R.A. Ligon, N. Kutsukake, M. Watanabe and K.J. McGraw. 2018. Repeatability of combat rateacross different group compositions in male house finches. Behaviour. 155(10-12), 883-904.

50. Urvik, J., Rattiste, K., Giraudeau, M., Okuliarová, M., Hõrak, P., & Sepp, T. (2018). Age-specific patterns of maternal investment in common gull egg yolk. Biology letters, 14(7), 20180346.

49. Giraudeau, M., M.B. Toomey, P. Hutton and K.J. McGraw. 2018. Expression of and choice for condition-dependent carotenoid-baed color in an urbanizing context. Behavioral Ecology. 29(6), 1307-1315.

48. Giraudeau, M., A.K. Ziegler, K.J. McGraw, M. Okuliarova, M. Zeman and B. Tschirren. 2018. In ovo yolk carotenoid and testosterone levels interactively influence female transfer of yolk antioxidant to her eggs. Biology letters. 14(6), 20180103.

47. Giraudeau, M., T. Sepp, B. Ujvari, P. Ewald and F. Thomas. 2018. Humans activities might influence oncogenic processes in wild animal populations. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2(7), 1065-1070.

46. Giraudeau, M., J.M. Bonzom, S. Ducatez, K. Beaugelin-Seiller, P. Deviche, T. Lengagne, I. Cavalie, V. Camilliri, C. Adam-Guillermin and KJMcGraw. 2018. Carotenoid distribution in wild Japanese tree frogs (Hyla) Japonica exposed to ionizing radiations in Fukushima. Scientific reports. 8(1), 7438.

45. Sepp, T., S. Desaivre, A.Z. Lendvai, J. Nemeth, K.J. McGraw and M. Giraudeau. 2018. Featther corticosterone levels do not correlate with health or plumage coloration in juvenile house finches. Biological journal of the Linnean Society. 124(2), 157-164.

44. Thomas, F., F. Vavre, T. Tissot, M. Vittecoq, M. Giraudeau, F. Bernex, D. Misse, F. Renaud, N. Raven, S. Beckmann, R. Hamede, P.A. Biro and B. Ujvari. 2018. Cancer is not (only) a senescent problem. Trends in cancer.  4(3), 169-172.

43. Vittecoq, M., M. Giraudeau, T. Sepp, D. Marcogliese, M. Klaassen, B. Ujvari and F. Thomas. 2018. Turning oncogenic factors into an ally in the war against cancer. Evolutionary applications. 11(6), 836-844.

42. Sepp, T., K.J. McGraw, A. Kaasik and M. Giraudeau. 2018. A review of urban impacts on avian life-history evolution: does city living leads to a slower pace of life? Global Change Biology. 24(4), 1452-1469.

41. Maldona. C., P. Hutton, M. Giraudeau and T. Sepp. 2017. Carotenoid coloration is related to digestion efficiency in wild bird. The Science of Nature. 104(11-12), 96.

40. Deviche, P., S. Desaivre and M. Giraudeau. 2017. Experimental manipulation of corticosterone does not influence the clearante rate of plasma testosterone in birds. Physiological and biochemical zoology. 90(5): 575-582

39. Ducatez, S., M. Giraudeau, C. Thebaud and L. Jacquin. 2017. Colour polymorphism is associated with lower extinction risk in birds. Global change biology. I23(8), 3030-3039.

38. Friesen, C.R., M.R. Wilson, N. Rollings, J. Sudyka, C.M. Whittington, M. Giraudeau and M. Olsson. 2017. Genic capture and handicaps in exuberant lizards: Bright colours and good condition is correlated with high levels of free radicals. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 5:1-9.

37. Rollings, N., C.R. Friesen, J. Sudyka, C.M. Whittington, M. Giraudeau, M. Wilson and M. Olsson. 2017. Telomere dynamics in a lizard with morph-specific reproductive investment and self-maintenance. Ecology and Evolution.  7(14), 5163-5169.

36. Giraudeau, M. and S. Ducatez. 2016. Co-adjustment of yolk antioxidants and androgens in birds. Biology letters. 12 (11): 20160676.

35. Giraudeau, M., R. Stikeleather, J. McKenna, P. Hutton and K.J. McGraw. 2016. Plumage micro-organisms and preen gland size in an urbanizing context. Science of the total environment. 580: 425-429.


34. Tschirren, B., A.K. Ziegler, J.L. Pick, M. Okuliarova, M. Zeman and M. Giraudeau. 2016. Matrilineal inheritance of a key mediator of prenatal maternal effects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283:20161676. 


33. Giraudeau, M., A.K. Ziegler, J.L. Pick, S. Ducatez, C.I. Canale and B. Tschirren. 2016. Interactive effects of yolk testosterone and carotenoid on pre-natal growth and offspring physiology in a precocial bird. Behavioral Ecology. Arw127


32. Giraudeau, M., C.R. Friesen, J. Sudyka, N. Rollings, C.M. Whittington, M. Wilson and M. Olsson. 2016. Aging and the cost of maintaining coloration in the Australian Painted dragon. Biology Letters 12(7):20160077. Cover picture.


31. Tschirren, B., A.K. Ziegler, C.I. Canale, M. Okuliarova, M. Zeman and M. Giraudeau. 2016. High Yolk Testosterone Transfer Is Associated with an Increased Female Metabolic Rate. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 89(5):


30. Giraudeau, M., A.K. Ziegler and B. Tschirren. 2016. Long-term effect of yolk carotenoid levels on testis size in a precocial bird. Biology Letters. 12(4):20160008.


29. Mougeot, M., A.Z. Lendvai, J. Martinez-Padilla, L. Perez-Rodriguez, M. Giraudeau, F. Casas, I.T. Moore and S. Redpath. 2016. Parasites, mate attractiveness and female feather corticosterone levels in a socially monogamous bird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70:277-283.


28. Hasegawa, M., M. Giraudeau, N. Kutsukabe, M. Watanabe and K.J. McGraw. 2015. Bayesian estimation of competitiveness in male house finches: small billed-males are more competitive. Animal Behaviour 108:207-214.


27. Lendvai, AZ, M. Giraudeau, V. Bokoni, F. Angelier and O. Chastel. 2015. Within-individual plasticity explains age-related decrease in stress response in a short-lived bird. Biology Letters 11:20150272.


26. Giraudeau, M., F. Mateos-Gonzalez, J. Cotin, E. Pagani-Nunez, A. Torné-Noguera and JC. Senar. 2015. Metal exposure influence the melanin and carotenoid-based colorations. Science of the Total Environment. 532:512-516.


25. Davies, S., H. behbahaninia, M. Giraudeau, S. Meddle and P. Deviche. 2015. Advanced seasonal reproductive development in a male urban bird is reflected in earlier plasma luteinizing hormone rise but not energetic status. General and Comparative endocrinology. 224:1-10.


24. Giraudeau, M., A. Chavez, M. Toomey and KJ. McGraw. 2015. Effects of carotenoid supplementation and oxidative challenges on physiological parameters and carotenoid based coloration in an urbanization context. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 69:957-970.


23. Giraudeau, M., P. Nolan, CE. Black, SR. Earl, M. Hasegawa and K J. McGraw. 2014. Song characteristics track bill morphology along a gradient of urbanization in house finches. Frontiers in Zoology 11(1): 83.


22. Giraudeau, M., GA. Czirjack, C. Duval, V. Bretagnolle, C. Gutierrez and P. Heeb. 2014. An experimental test in Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) of incubation and maternal preen oil on eggshell microbial load. Journal of Ornithology 155(4): 1063-1066.


21. Giraudeau, M. and KJ. McGraw. 2014. Physiological correlates of urbanization in a desert songbird. Integrative and comparative biology 54:622-632.


20. Hasegawa, M., R. Ligon, M. Giraudeau and KJ. McGraw. 2014. Urban and colorful male house finches are less aggressive. Behavioral Ecology 25:641-649.


19. Giraudeau, M., M. Moussel, S. Earl and KJ. McGraw. 2014. Parasites in the city: degree of urbanization predicts poxvirus and coccidian infection in house finches. Plos One 9(2): e86747.

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18. Giraudeau, M., M. Barcelo. and JC. Senar. 2014. Nutritional status does not explain the increase of carotenoid-based coloration associated with age in great tits. Journal of Ornithology. 155(4): 1063-1066.


17. Giraudeau, M., GA. Czirjack, C. Duval, V. Bretagnolle, C. Gutierrez and P. Heeb. 2013. Preen oil and feather-degrading bacteria: an experimental test with the mallard. Behavioral processes. 92: 1-5.


16. Czirják, GÁ., PL. Pap, CI. Vágási, M. Giraudeau, C. muresan, P. Mirleau and P. Heeb. 2013. Experimental test on effect of preen oil on abundance of feather-associated bacteria of house sparrow (Passer domesticus). Naturwissenschaften. 100: 145-151.


15. Lendvai, AZ., M. Giraudeau, J. Nemeth, V. Bako and KJ. McGraw. 2013. Carotenoid-based plumage coloration reflects feather corticosterone levels in male house finches. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology. 67: 1817-1824.


14. Rowe, M., GA. Czirjak, J. Lifjeld and M. Giraudeau. 2013. Lysozyme-associated bactericidal activity in the ejaculate of a wild passerine. Biological journal of the Linnean society. 109: 92-100.


13. McGraw, KJ., , M. Giraudeau, GE Hill and MB. Toomey. 2013. Ketocarotenoid circulation, but not retinal carotenoid accumulation, is linked to eye disease status in a wild songbird. Archives of Biochemistry and biophysics 539:156-162.


12. Giraudeau, M., K. Sweazea, M. Butler and KJ. McGraw. 2013. Effects of carotenoids and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative stress and plumage coloration in house finches. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 166: 406-413.


11. Hill, GE., X. Fu, S. Balenger, KJ. McGraw, M. Giraudeau and W. Hood. 2013. Changes in Concentrations of Circulating Heat Shock Protein 60, 70 and 90 in Wild Songbirds in Response to Distinct Stress Challenges. Journal of Ornithology 84: 416-424.


10. Giraudeau, M., M. Toomey and KJ. McGraw. 2012. Can house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) use non-visual cues to discriminate the carotenoid content of foods? Journal of Ornithology. 153: 1017-1023.


9. Giraudeau, M., C. Duval, GA. Czirjack, V. Bretagnolle, C. Eraud, KJ. McGraw and P. Heeb. 2011. Maternal investment of female mallards is influenced by male carotenoïd-based coloration. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278: 781-788.

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8. Rowe, M., KJ. McGraw and M. Giraudeau 2011. Sexual ornamentation reflects antibacterial activity of ejaculates in mallards. Biology Letters. 7:740-742.

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7. Legagneux, P., S. Emeriau, , M. Giraudeau, C. Duval and A. Caizergues. 2011. Combining field and aviary approaches to monitor incubation in ducks: importance of body and climatic conditions. Bird study. 58: 421-434.


6. Giraudeau, M., C. Duval, N. Guillon, V. Bretagnolle, C. Gutierrez and P. Heeb. 2010. Effects of access to preen gland secretions on mallard plumage. Naturwissenschaften. 97: 577-581.


5. Giraudeau, M., GA. Czirjack, C. Duval, C. Gutierrez, V. Bretagnolle and P. Heeb. 2010. No significant effect of moult on feather bacterial loads in mallards. Journal of Avian Biology. 41:678-680.


4. Giraudeau, M., GA. Czirjak, C. Duval, V. Bretagnolle, C. Eraud, KJ. McGraw and P. Heeb. 2010. Mother self maintenance and maternal reproductive investment in mallards. Plos One. 5(10): e13555.


3. Angelier, F., M. Giraudeau, CA. Bost, F. Le Brouard and O. Chastel. 2009. Are stress hormone a good proxy of foraging success? An experiment with King Penguins. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 2824-2829.


2. Angelier, F., CA. Bost, , M. Giraudeau G. Bouteloup, S. Dano and O. Chastel. 2008. Corticosterone and foraging behavior in a diving seabird: The Adelie penguin, . General and comparative endocrinology. 156: 134-144.


1. Lendvaï, AZ, M. Giraudeau and O. Chastel. 2007. Reproduction and modulation of the stress response: an experimental test in the house sparrow. Proceedings of the royal society B-Biological sciences. 274: 391-397.