Conor C. Taff, Ph.D. - Publications

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Animal Behavior University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 

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2020 Shipley JR, Twining CW, Taff CC, Vitousek MN, Flack A, Winkler DW. Birds advancing lay dates with warming springs face greater risk of chick mortality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 32989166 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2009864117  1
2020 Zimmer C, Taff CC, Ardia DR, Rose AP, Aborn DA, Johnson LS, Vitousek MN. Environmental unpredictability shapes glucocorticoid regulation across populations of tree swallows. Scientific Reports. 10: 13682. PMID 32792550 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-70161-4  1
2020 Winkler DW, Hallinger KK, Pegan TM, Taff CC, Verhoeven MA, Chang Van Oordt D, Stager M, Uehling JJ, Vitousek MN, Andersen MJ, Ardia DR, Belmaker A, Ferretti V, Forsman AM, Gaul JR, et al. Full lifetime perspectives on the costs and benefits of lay date variation in tree swallows. Ecology. PMID 32455498 DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3109  1
2019 Uehling JJ, Taff CC, Winkler DW, Vitousek MN. Developmental temperature predicts the adult response to stressors in a free-living passerine. The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 31792967 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13137  1
2019 Taff CC, Campagna L, Vitousek MN. Genome-wide variation in DNA methylation is associated with stress resilience and plumage brightness in a wild bird. Molecular Ecology. PMID 31330076 DOI: 10.1111/mec.15186  1
2019 Vitousek MN, Taff CC, Ryan TA, Zimmer C. Stress resilience and the dynamic regulation of glucocorticoids. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 31168615 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icz087  1
2019 Injaian AS, Gonzalez-Gomez PL, Taff CC, Bird AK, Ziur AD, Patricelli GL, Haussmann MF, Wingfield JC. Traffic noise exposure alters nestling physiology and telomere attrition through direct, but not maternal, effects in a free-living bird. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 276: 14-21. PMID 30796896 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2019.02.017  1
2018 Taff CC, Freeman-Gallant CR, Streby HM, Kramer GR. Geolocator deployment reduces return rate, alters selection, and impacts demography in a small songbird. Plos One. 13: e0207783. PMID 30540766 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207783  1
2018 Freeman-Gallant CR, Taff CC. Age and infection history are revealed by different ornaments in a warbler. Oecologia. PMID 30291422 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-018-4268-2  1
2018 Townsend AK, Taff CC, Jones ML, Getman KH, Wheeler SS, Hinton MG, Logsdon RM. Apparent inbreeding preference despite inbreeding depression in the American crow. Molecular Ecology. PMID 30222228 DOI: 10.1111/mec.14866  1
2018 Del Giudice M, Buck CL, Chaby L, Gormally BM, Taff CC, Thawley CJ, Vitousek MN, Wada H. What Is Stress? A Systems Perspective. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 30204874 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icy114  1
2018 Injaian AS, Taff CC, Pearson KL, Gin MMY, Patricelli GL, Vitousek MN. Effects of experimental chronic traffic noise exposure on adult and nestling corticosterone levels, and nestling body condition in a free-living bird. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 30189211 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.07.012  1
2018 Vitousek MN, Taff CC, Ardia DR, Stedman JM, Zimmer C, Salzman TC, Winkler DW. The lingering impact of stress: brief acute glucocorticoid exposure has sustained, dose-dependent effects on reproduction. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 285. PMID 30051820 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0722  1
2018 Taff CC, Zimmer C, Vitousek MN. Efficacy of negative feedback in the HPA axis predicts recovery from acute challenges. Biology Letters. 14. PMID 30021859 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0131  1
2018 Whittingham LA, Dunn PO, Freeman-Gallant CR, Taff CC, Johnson JA. MHC variation and blood parasites in resident and migratory populations of the common yellowthroat. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. PMID 29964353 DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13349  1
2018 Miles MC, Vitousek MN, Husak JF, Johnson MA, Martin LB, Taff CC, Zimmer C, Lovern MB, Fuxjager MJ. Standing variation and the capacity for change: are endocrine phenotypes more variable than other traits? Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 29897574 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icy062  1
2018 Lawton SJ, Weis AM, Byrne BA, Fritz H, Taff CC, Townsend AK, Weimer BC, Mete A, Wheeler S, Boyce WM. Comparative analysis of Campylobacter isolates from wild birds and chickens using MALDI-TOF MS, biochemical testing, and DNA sequencing. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation : Official Publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 1040638718762562. PMID 29528812 DOI: 10.1177/1040638718762562  1
2018 Taff CC, Schoenle LA, Vitousek MN. The Repeatability of Glucocorticoids: A Review and Meta-Analysis. General and Comparative Endocrinology. PMID 29355531 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.01.011  1
2017 Freeman-Gallant CR, Taff CC. Age-specific patterns of infection with haemosporidians and trypanosomes in a warbler: implications for sexual selection. Oecologia. PMID 28756490 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3919-z  1
2017 Weis AM, Huang BC, Storey DB, Kong N, Chen P, Arabyan N, Gilpin B, Mason C, Townsend AK, Smith WA, Byrne BA, Taff CC, Weimer BC. Large-Scale Release of Campylobacter Draft Genomes: Resources for Food Safety and Public Health from the 100K Pathogen Genome Project. Genome Announcements. 5. PMID 28057746 DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00925-16  1
2016 Weis AM, Storey DB, Taff CC, Townsend AK, Huang BC, Kong NT, Clothier KA, Spinner A, Byrne BA, Weimer BC. Genomic Comparisons and Zoonotic Potential of Campylobacter Between Birds, Primates, and Livestock. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 27736787 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01746-16  1
2016 Taff CC, Weis AM, Wheeler S, Hinton MG, Weimer BC, Barker CM, Jones M, Logsdon R, Smith WA, Boyce WM, Townsend AK. Influence of host ecology and behavior on Campylobacter jejuni prevalence and environmental contamination risk in a synanthropic wild bird. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 27260356 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01456-16  1
2016 Taff CC, Vitousek MN. Endocrine Flexibility: Optimizing Phenotypes in a Dynamic World? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. PMID 27055729 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2016.03.005  1
2016 Taff CC, Freeman-Gallant CR. Experimental Tests of the Function and Flexibility of Song Consistency in a Wild Bird Ethology. 122: 319-328. DOI: 10.1111/eth.12471  1
2015 Whittingham LA, Freeman-Gallant CR, Taff CC, Dunn PO. Different ornaments signal male health and MHC variation in two populations of a warbler. Molecular Ecology. 24: 1584-95. PMID 25728470 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13130  1
2014 Taff CC, Patricelli GL, Freeman-Gallant CR. Fluctuations in neighbourhood fertility generate variable signalling effort. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20141974. PMID 25339717 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1974  1
2014 Taff CC, Freeman-Gallant CR. An experimental test of the testosterone mediated oxidation handicap hypothesis in a wild bird. Hormones and Behavior. 66: 276-82. PMID 24907452 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.05.006  1
2014 Freeman-Gallant CR, Schneider RL, Taff CC, Dunn PO, Whittingham LA. Contrasting patterns of selection on the size and coloration of a female plumage ornament in common yellowthroats. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27: 982-91. PMID 24731149 DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12369  1
2013 Taff CC, Freeman-Gallant CR, Dunn PO, Whittingham LA. Spatial distribution of nests constrains the strength of sexual selection in a warbler. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 26: 1392-405. PMID 23639197 DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12141  1
2012 Blickley JL, Word KR, Krakauer AH, Phillips JL, Sells SN, Taff CC, Wingfield JC, Patricelli GL. Experimental chronic noise is related to elevated fecal corticosteroid metabolites in lekking male greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). Plos One. 7: e50462. PMID 23185627 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050462  1
2012 Taff CC, Littrell KA, Freeman-Gallant CR. Female song in the common yellowthroat Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 124: 370-374. DOI: 10.1676/11-182.1  1
2012 Taff CC, Steinberger D, Clark C, Belinsky K, Sacks H, Freeman-Gallant CR, Dunn PO, Whittingham LA. Multimodal sexual selection in a warbler: Plumage and song are related to different fitness components Animal Behaviour. 84: 813-821. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.07.002  1
2011 Freeman-Gallant CR, Amidon J, Berdy B, Wein S, Taff CC, Haussmann MF. Oxidative damage to DNA related to survivorship and carotenoid-based sexual ornamentation in the common yellowthroat. Biology Letters. 7: 429-32. PMID 21247942 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.1186  1
2011 Taff CC, Freeman-Gallant CR, Dunn PO, Whittingham LA. Relationship between brood sex ratio and male ornaments depends on male age in a warbler Animal Behaviour. 81: 619-625. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.12.009  1
2010 Freeman-Gallant CR, Taff CC, Morin DF, Dunn PO, Whittingham LA, Tsang SM. Sexual selection, multiple male ornaments, and age- and condition-dependent signaling in the common yellowthroat. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 64: 1007-17. PMID 19863585 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00873.x  1
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