Grant Evaluating the adaptive potential of organisms to respond to environmental change

Australian Research Council Federation Fellowship

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Publication Citations

  • Collinge, J. E., Hoffmann, A. A. and McKechnie, S. W., 'Altitudinal patterns for latitudinally varying traits and polymorphic markers in Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 19, no. 2, 2006, pp. 473-482. Details
  • Griffiths, J. A., Schiffer, M., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Clinal variation and laboratory adaptation in the rainforest species Drosophila birchii for stress resistance, wing size, wing shape and development time', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 18, no. 1, Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp. 213-222. Details
  • Hallas, Rebecca, Schiffer, Michele, and Hoffmann, Ary A., 'Clinal variation in Drosophila serrata for stress resistance and body size', Genetical Research, vol. 79, no. 2, Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp. 141-148. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A., Scott, M., Partridge, L. and Hallas, R., 'Overwintering in Drosophila melanogaster: outdoor field cage experiments on clinal and laboratory selected populations help to elucidate traits under selection', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 16, 2003, pp. 614-623. Details
  • Hoffmann, Ary A. and Shirriffs, Jennifer, 'Geographic variation for wing shape in Drosophila serrata', Evolution, vol. 56, no. 5, 2002, pp. 1068-1073. Details
  • Hoffmann, Ary A., Anderson, Alisha and Hallas, Rebecca, 'Opposing clines for high and low temperature resistance in Drosophila melanogaster', Ecology Letters, vol. 5, 2002, pp. 614-618. Details
  • Kellermann, V., van Heerwaarden, B., Sgrò, C.M. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Fundamental evolutionary limits in ecological traits drive Drosophila species distributions', Science, vol. 325, 2009, pp. 1244-1246. Details
  • Kennington, W.J., Partridge, L., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Patterns of diversity and linkage disequilibrium within the cosmopolitan inversion In(3R)Payne in Drosophila melanogaster are indicative of coadaptation', Genetics, vol. 172, 2006, pp. 1655-1663. Details
  • Magiafoglou, A., Carew, M. E. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Shifting clinal patterns and microsatellite variation in Drosophila serrata populations: a comparison of populations near the southernborder of the species range', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 15, no. 5, 2002, pp. 763-774. Details
  • McKechnie, S. W., Blacket, M. J., Song, S. V., Rako, L., Carroll, X., Johnson, T. K., Jensen, L. T., Lee, S. F., Wee, C. W., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'A clinally varying promoter polymorphism associated with adaptive variation in wing size in Drosophila', Molecular Ecology, vol. 19, no. 4, 2010, pp. 775-784. Details
  • Rako, L., Poulsen, N. A., Shirriffs, J., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Clinal variation in post-winter male fertility retention; an adaptive overwintering strategy in Drosophila melanogaster', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 22, no. 12, 2009, pp. 2438-2444. Details
  • Weeks, A. R., McKechnie, S. W. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'In search of clinal variation in the period and clock timing genes in Australian Drosophila melanogaster populations', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 19, no. 2, 2005, pp. 309-656. Details

See also

  • Anderson, A. R., Collinge, J. E., Hoffmann, A. A., Kellett, M. and McKechnie, S. W., 'Thermal tolerance trade-offs associated with the right arm of chromosome 3 and marked by the hsr-omega gene in Drosophila melanogaster', Heredity, vol. 90, no. 2, 2003, pp. 195-202. Details
  • Carrington, L.B., Leslie, J., Weeks, A.R. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'The popcorn Wolbachia infection of Drosophila melanogaster: can selection alter Wolbachia longevity effects?', Evolution, vol. 63, no. 10, 2009, pp. 2648-57. Details
  • Colinet, H. Lee, S.F., Hoffmann, A.A., 'Temporal expression of heat shock genes during cold stress and recovery from chill coma in adult Drosophila melanogaster', FEBS Journal, vol. 277, 2010, pp. 174-185. Details
  • Colinet, H., Lee, S.F. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Knocking down expression of Hsp22 and Hsp23 by RNA interference affects recovery from chill coma in Drosophila melanogaster', Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 213, 2010, pp. 4146-4150.​jeb.051003. Details
  • Daborn, P., Robin, C. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Fighting fly genes', Trends in Genetics, vol. 23, no. 2, 2007, pp. 51-54. Details
  • Debat, V., Milton, C.C., Rutherford, S.L., Klingenberg, C.P. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Hsp90 and the quantitative variation of wing shape in Drosophila melanogaster', Evolution, vol. 60, no. 12, 2006, pp. 2529-2538. Details
  • Frydenberg, J., Hoffmann, A. A. and Loeschcke, V., 'DNA sequence variation and latitudinal associations in hsp23, hsp26 and hsp27 from natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster', Molecular Ecology, vol. 12, 2003, pp. 2025-2032. Details
  • Harcombe, W.R. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Wolbachia effects in Drosophila melanogaster: in search of fitness benefits', Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, vol. 87, 2004, pp. 45-50. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A. and Rieseberg, L. H., 'Revisiting the impact of inversions in evolution: from population genetic markers to drivers of adaptive shifts and speciation?', Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, vol. 39, 2008, pp. 21-42. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A. and Weeks, A. R., 'Climatic selection on genes and traits after a 100 year-old invasion: a critical look at the temperate-tropical clines in Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia', Genetica, vol. 129, 2007, pp. 133-147. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A. and Willi, Y., 'Detecting genetic responses to environmental change', Nature Reviews Genetics, vol. 9, 2008, pp. 421-432. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A. and Woods, R. E., 'Associating stress with developmental stability: problems and patterns.', in M. Polak (ed.), Developmental Instability: Causes and Consequences, Oxford University Press, New York, 2003. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A. Sørenson, J. G. and Loeschcke, V., 'Adaptation of Drosophila to temperature extremes: bringing together quantitative and molecular approaches', Journal of Thermal Biology, vol. 28, no. 3, 2003, pp. 175-216. Details
  • Hoffmann, A. A., Hallas, R., Dean, J. A., and Schiffer, M., 'Low potential for climatic stress adaptation in a rainforest Drosophila species', Science, vol. 301, 2003, pp. 100-102. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A., 'Drosophila and selection in nature: from laboratory fitness components to field assessment', in J. Van der Werf, H-U. Graser, R. Frankham and C. Gondro (eds), Adaptation and fitness in animal populations, Springer, 2008, pp. 169-182. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A., 'Physiological climatic limits in Drosophila: patterns and predictions', Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 213, 2010, pp. 870-880.​jeb.037630. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A., 'A genetic perspective on insect climate specialists', Australian Journal of Entomology, vol. 49, no. 2, 2010, pp. 93-101. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A. and Daborn, P.J., 'Towards genetic markers in animal populations as biomonitors for human-induced environmental change', Ecology Letters, vol. 10, 2007, pp. 63-76. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A. and McKenzie, J.A., 'Capacitators, stressors, phenotypic variability and evolutionary change', in B. Hallgrimsson and B. Hall (eds), Phenotypic Variation, Academic Press, 2005. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A. Ratna, E. Sgrò, C.M. Barton, M. Blacket, M. Hallas, R. De Garis, S. Weeks, A.R., 'Antagonistic selection between adult thorax and wing size in field released Drosophila melanogaster independent of thermal conditions', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 20, no. 6, 2007, pp. 2219-2227. Details
  • Hoffmann, A.A., Sgrò, C.M. and Weeks, A.R., 'Chromosomal inversion polymorphism and adaptation', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 19, 2004, pp. 482-488. Details
  • Jensen, L.T., Cockerell, F.E., Kristensen,T.N., Rako, L., Loeschcke,V., McKechnie, S.W. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Adult Heat Tolerance Variation in Drosophila melanogaster is Not Related to Hsp70 Expression', Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, vol. 313A, no. 1, 2010, pp. 35-44. Details
  • Johnson, T.K., Cockerell, F.E., Carrington, L.B., Rako, L., Hoffmann, A.A. and McKechnie, S.W., 'The capacity of Drosophila to heat harden associates with low rates of heat-shocked protein synthesis', Journal of Thermal Biology, vol. 34, 2009, pp. 327-376. Details
  • Kellermann, V. M., Van Heerwaarden, B., Hoffmann, A. A. and Sgrò, C. M., 'Very low additive genetic variance and evolutionary potential in multiple populations of two rainforest Drosophila species', Evolution, vol. 60, 2006, pp. 1104-1108. Details
  • Kellermann, V.M. Hoffmann, A.A. Sgrò, C.M., 'Hsp90 Inhibition and the Expression of Phenotypic Variability in Rainforest Species Drosophila birchii', Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 92, 2007, pp. 457-465. Details
  • Kennington, W.J., Hoffmann, A. A., and Partridge, L., 'Mapping regions within cosmopolitan inversion In(3R)Payne associated with natural variation in body size in Drosophila melanogaster', Genetics, vol. 177, 2007, pp. 549-556. Details
  • Kristensen, T. N., Loeschcke, V. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Can artificially selected phenotypes influence a component of field fitness? Thermal selection and fly performance under thermal extremes', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences, vol. 274, 2007, pp. 771-778. Details
  • Kristensen, T.N., Hoffmann, A. A., Overgaard, J., Sørensen, J. G., Hallas, R. and Loeschcke, V., 'Costs and benefits of cold acclimation in field-released Drosophila', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 105, no. 1, 2008, pp. 216-221. Details
  • Liefting, M., Hoffmann, A.A. and Ellers, J., 'Plasticity versus environmental canalization: Population differences in thermal responses along a latitudinal gradient in Drosophila serrata', Evolution, vol. 63, 2009, pp. 1954-63. Details
  • Magiafoglou, A. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Thermal adaptation in Drosophila serrata under conditions linked to its southern border: unexpected patterns from laboratory selection suggest limited evolutionary potential', Journal of Genetics, vol. 82, 2003, pp. 179-189. Details
  • Magiafoglou, A. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Cross generation effects due to cold exposure in Drosophila serrata', Functional Ecology, vol. 17, no. 5, 2003, pp. 664-672. Details
  • McDonald, S.S., Rako, L., Batterham, P. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Dissecting chill coma recovery as a measure of cold resistance: evidence for a biphasic response in Drosophila melanogaster', Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 50, 2004, pp. 695-700. Details
  • Milton, C.C., Huynh, B., Batterham, P., Rutherford, S.L., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Quantitative trait symmetry independent of Hsp90 buffering: distinct modes of genetic canalization and developmental stability', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 100, no. 23, 2003, pp. 13396-13401. Details
  • Mitchell, K.A. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Thermal ramping rate influences evolutionary potential and species differences for upper thermal limits in Drosophila', Functional Ecology, vol. 24, no. 3, 2010, pp. 694-700. Details
  • Paaby, Annalise B., Blacket, Mark J., Hoffmann, Ary A., and Schmidt, Paul S., 'Identification of a candidate adaptive polymorphism for Drosophila life history by parallel independent clines on two continents', Molecular Ecology, vol. 19, no. 4, 2010, pp. 760-774. Details
  • Rako, L. & Hoffmann, A.A., 'Complexity of the cold acclimation response in Drosophila', Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 52, 2006, pp. 94-104. Details
  • Rako, L. Blacket, M.J. McKechnie, S.W. & Hoffmann, A.A., 'Candidate genes and thermal phenotypes: identifying ecologically important genetic variation for thermotolerance in the Australian Drosophila melanogaster cline', Molecular Ecology, vol. 16, 2007, pp. 2948-2957. Details
  • Rako, L., Anderson, A.R., Sgrò, C.M., Stocker, A.J. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'The association between inversion In(3R)Payne and clinally varying traits in Drosophila melanogaster', Genetica, vol. 128, 2006, pp. 373-384. Details
  • Reynolds, K. T. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Male age, host effects and the weak expression or non-expression of cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila strains infected by maternally-transmitted Wolbachia', Genetical Research, vol. 80, no. 2, 2002, pp. 79-87. Details
  • Schiffer, M., Carew, M. E. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Molecular, morphological and behavioural data reveal the presence of a cryptic species in the widely studied Drosophila serrata species complex', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 17, no. 2, Blackwell Science, 2004, pp. 430-442. Details
  • Schiffer, M., Gilchrist, A. S., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'The contrasting genetic architecture of wing size, viability, and development time in a rainforest species and its more widely distributed relative', Evolution, vol. 60, no. 1, The Company of Biologists Ltd, 2006, pp. 106-114. Details
  • Schiffer, M., Kennington, W.J., Hoffmann, A. A. and Blacket, M. J., 'Lack of genetic structure among ecologically adapted populations of an Australian rainforest Drosophila species as indicated by microsatellite markers and mitochondrial DNA sequences', Molecular Ecology, vol. 16, no. 8, 2007, pp. 1687-1700. Details
  • Sgrò, C. M. Hoffmann, A. A., 'Genetic correlations, trade-offs, and environmental variation', Heredity, vol. 93, 2004, pp. 241-248. Details
  • Sgrò, C. M., Magiafoglou, A., Faine, L. and Hoffmann, Ary A., 'Absence of clinal variation in virgin retention capacity in Australian Drosophila melanogaster', Evolutionary Ecology Research, vol. 20, 2006, pp. 407-413. Details
  • Sgrò, C.M., Lowe, A.J. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Building evolutionary resilience for conserving biodiversity under climate change', Evolutionary Applications, vol. 4, no. 2, 2010, pp. 326-337. Details
  • Sgrò, C.M., Wegener, B. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'A naturally-occurring variant of Hsp90 that is associated with decanalization', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences, vol. 277, 2010, pp. 2049-2057. Details
  • Stocker, A. J., Foley, B. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Inversion frequencies in Drosophila serrata along an eastern Australia transect', Genome, vol. 47, no. 6, 2004, p. 1144. Details
  • Telonis-Scott, M. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Isolation of a Drosophila melanogaster desiccation resistant mutant', Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 49, 2003, pp. 1013-1020. Details
  • Telonis-Scott, M., Guthridge, K. M., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'A new set of laboratory selected Drosophila melanogaster lines for the analysis of desiccation resistance: response to selection, physiology and correlated responses', Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 209, 2006, pp. 1837-1847.​jeb.02201. Details
  • Telonis-Scott, M., Hallas, R., McKechnie, S.W., Wee, C.W., Hoffmann, A.A., 'Selection for cold resistance alters gene transcript levels in Drosophila melanogaster', Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 55, no. 6, 2009, pp. 549-555. Details
  • Umina, P. A., Hoffmann, A. A., Weeks, A. R., and McKechnie, S. W., 'An independent non-linear latitudinal cline for the sn-glycerol-3-phosphate (α-Gpdh) polymorphism of Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia', Genetical Research, vol. 87, 2006, pp. 13-21. Details
  • van Heerwaarden, B., Kellermann, V., Schiffer, M., Blacket, M., Sgrò, C. M., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Testing evolutionary hypotheses about species borders: patterns of genetic variation towards the southern borders of two rainforest Drosophila and a related habitat generalist', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 276, no. 1661, 2009, pp. 1517-1526. Details
  • van Heerwaarden, B., Willi, Y., Kristensen, T.N. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Population bottlenecks increase additive genetic variance but do not break a selection limit in rainforest Drosophila', Genetics, vol. 179, 2008, pp. 2135 - 2146. Details
  • Weeks AR, McKechnie SW, Hoffmann AA., 'Linking inbreeding effects in captive populations to field performance - field releases with replicated Drosophila melanogaster lines under different temperatures', Conservation Biology, vol. 22, no. 1, 2007, pp. 189-199. Details
  • Weeks, A. R., McKechnie, S. W. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Dissecting adaptive clinal variation: markers, inversions and size/stress associations in Drosophila melanogaster from a central field population', Ecology Letters, vol. 5, no. 6, 2002, pp. 756-763. Details
  • Weeks, A. R., McKechnie, S. W. and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Robust clines and robust sampling: a reply to Kyriacou et al.', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 20, 2007, pp. 1652-1654. Details
  • Weeks, A. R., Reynolds, T. K., and Hoffmann, A. A., 'Wolbachia dynamics and host effects: what has (and has not) been demonstrated?', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 17, 2002, pp. 257-262. Details
  • Willi, Y. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Demographic factors and evolvability influence population persistence under environmental change', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 22, 2008, pp. 124-133. Details
  • Willi, Y., Van Buskirk, J. and Hoffmann, A.A., 'Limits to the adaptive potential of small populations', Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, vol. 37, 2006, pp. 433-458. Details
  • Williams, S.E., Shoo, L.P., Isaac, J.L., Hoffmann, A.A., and Langham, G., 'Toward an integrated framework for assessing the vulnerability of species to climate change', PLoS Biology, vol. 6, 2008, pp. 2621-2626. Details