Winternitz Research Site

Jamie C. Winternitz

Peer-reviewed Publications

Winternitz, J, Abbate, J, Huchard, E, Havlíček, J and Garamszegi, LZ 2016. Patterns of MHC-dependent mate selection in humans and non-human primates: a meta-analysis. Molecular Ecology, PDF.

Streicker, D, Winternitz, J, Satterfield, D, Condori, E, Recuenco, E, Velasco-Villa, A, Altizer, S, and Valderrama, W 2016. Host-pathogen evolutionary signatures reveal dynamics and future invasions of vampire bat rabies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1606587113. PDF, Media Coverage (NPR, Sept. 13, 2016).

Winternitz, JC and Abbate, JL 2015. Examining the evidence for major histocompatibility complex-dependent mate selection in humans and nonhuman primates. Research and Reports in Biology 2015(6): 73-88. DOI: PDF

Winternitz, JC, Promerova, M, Polakova, R,  Vinker, M, Schnitzer, J, Munclinger, P, Babik, W, Radwan, J, Bryja, J, and Albrecht, T 2015. Effects of heterozygosity and MHC diversity on patterns of extra-pair paternity in the socially monogamous Scarlet rosefinch. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 69: 459. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-014-1858-9. PDF

Winternitz, JC, Wares, JP, Yabsley, MJ and Altizer, S 2014. Wild cyclic voles maintain high neutral and MHC diversity without strong evidence for parasite-mediated selection. Evolutionary Ecology, 28: 957–975. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-014-9709-8.  PDF

Winternitz, JC, Minchey, SG, Garamszegi, LZ, Huang, S, Stephens, PR and Altizer, S 2013. Sexual selection explains more functional variation in mammalian immune genes than parasitism.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 280(1769): 20131605.  PDF

Winternitz, JC and Wares, JP 2013. Duplication and population dynamics shape historic patterns of selection and genetic variation at the MHC in rodents.  Ecology and Evolution, 3(6):1552-1568.  PDF

Winternitz, JC, Yabsley, MJ, Altizer, SM 2012.  Parasite infection and host dynamics in a naturally fluctuating rodent population.  Canadian Journal of Zoology, 90:1149-1160.  PDF

Blumstein, DT, Richardson, DT, Cooley, L, Winternitz, J, Daniel, JC 2008. The structure, meaning, and function of yellow-bellied marmot pup screams.  Animal Behavior, 76: 1055-1064.  PDF

Blumstein, DT, Cooley, L, Winternitz, J, Daniel, JC 2008. Do yellow-bellied marmots respond to predator vocalizations?  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(3): 457-468.  PDF

Other Publications

Han, BA, Rushmore, J, Fritzsche, A, Satterfield, D, Winternitz, J 2012.  Preempting Pandemics. Science, 337: 647-648.  Book Review.  PDF