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Researcher: Hamilton, DG (Mr David Hamilton)

Fields of Research

Animal behaviour
Biological adaptation
Behavioural ecology

Research Objectives

Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A transmissible cancer shifts from emergence to endemism in Tasmanian devils; Science
Blood parasites in endangered wildlife-trypanosomes discovered during a survey of haemoprotozoa from the Tasmanian devil; Pathogens
Comparative landscape genetics reveals differential effects of environment on host and pathogen genetic structure in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) and their transmissible tumour; Molecular Ecology
Proximate mechanisms of colour variation in the frillneck lizard: geographical differences in pigment contents of an ornament; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Rate of intersexual interactions affects injury likelihood in Tasmanian devil contact networks; Behavioral Ecology
Spatial variation in gene expression of Tasmanian devil facial tumors despite minimal host transcriptomic response to infection; BMC Genomics
Transcriptomics of Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) ear tissue reveals homogeneous gene expression patterns across a heterogeneous landscape; Genes

Research Projects

Social networks, behaviour and transmission of facial tumour disease in the Tasmanian devil; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision