K McGuigan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Studying phenotypic evolution using multivariate quantitative genetics
    Katrina McGuigan
    Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 5289 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:883-96. 2006
  2. ncbi Joint allelic effects on fitness and metric traits
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia E mail
    Evolution 67:1131-42. 2013
  3. ncbi Reducing mutation load through sexual selection on males
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Evolution 65:2816-29. 2011
  4. ncbi Quantitative genetic variation in static allometry in the threespine stickleback
    Katrina McGuigan
    Centre for Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:1067-80. 2010
  5. ncbi Cryptic genetic variation and body size evolution in threespine stickleback
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Evolution 65:1203-11. 2011
  6. ncbi Pleiotropy, apparent stabilizing selection and uncovering fitness optima
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, QLD, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:22-9. 2011
  7. ncbi Evolvability of individual traits in a multivariate context: partitioning the additive genetic variance into common and specific components
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, Australia
    Evolution 64:1899-911. 2010
  8. ncbi Condition dependence varies with mating success in male Drosophila bunnanda
    K McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    J Evol Biol 22:1813-25. 2009
  9. ncbi Asymmetry of genetic variation in fitness-related traits: apparent stabilizing selection on g(max)
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, Australia
    Evolution 63:2838-47. 2009
  10. ncbi Evolutionary consequences of cryptic genetic variation
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:305-11. 2009

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Studying phenotypic evolution using multivariate quantitative genetics
    Katrina McGuigan
    Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 5289 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:883-96. 2006
    ..Here I discuss some current uses of G, problems with the application of these approaches, and identify avenues for future research...
  2. ncbi Joint allelic effects on fitness and metric traits
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia E mail
    Evolution 67:1131-42. 2013
    ..This pleiotropic covariance of metric traits with fitness will drive their evolution, and generate the appearance of selection on the metric traits even in the absence of a direct contribution to fitness...
  3. ncbi Reducing mutation load through sexual selection on males
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Evolution 65:2816-29. 2011
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  4. ncbi Quantitative genetic variation in static allometry in the threespine stickleback
    Katrina McGuigan
    Centre for Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:1067-80. 2010
    ..Although allometry is common in fishes, this study highlights the need for additional data on genetic variation in allometric functions to determine how allometry evolves and how it influences phenotypic evolution...
  5. ncbi Cryptic genetic variation and body size evolution in threespine stickleback
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Evolution 65:1203-11. 2011
    ..We therefore conclude that oceanic populations harbor the standing genetic variation necessary for the evolution of body size, but that this variation only becomes available to selection upon colonization of a new habitat...
  6. ncbi Pleiotropy, apparent stabilizing selection and uncovering fitness optima
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, QLD, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:22-9. 2011
    ..Defining fitness optima in this way could provide one avenue by which researchers can overcome the problem posed by measuring the myriad of traits that must influence fitness, or by measuring total fitness itself...
  7. ncbi Evolvability of individual traits in a multivariate context: partitioning the additive genetic variance into common and specific components
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, Australia
    Evolution 64:1899-911. 2010
    ..The identification of genetic variance in focal traits that is independent of other traits provides a way of studying the evolvability of individual traits within the broader context of the multivariate phenotype...
  8. ncbi Condition dependence varies with mating success in male Drosophila bunnanda
    K McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    J Evol Biol 22:1813-25. 2009
    ..This study illustrates the potential insights into condition dependence that might be gained through considering sexual trait expression and mating success within the same manipulative experimental design...
  9. ncbi Asymmetry of genetic variation in fitness-related traits: apparent stabilizing selection on g(max)
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, Australia
    Evolution 63:2838-47. 2009
    ..Simple metrics of genetic variance are unlikely to be adequate descriptors of the complex nature of the genetic basis of traits under selection...
  10. ncbi Evolutionary consequences of cryptic genetic variation
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:305-11. 2009
    ..We argue that empirical studies are needed to answer these questions, and identify the empirical approaches needed to study the relationship between environment, released cryptic genetic variation and phenotypic evolution...
  11. ncbi Genetic analysis of female preference functions as function-valued traits
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Am Nat 172:194-202. 2008
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  12. ncbi An evolutionary limit to male mating success
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Evolution 62:1528-37. 2008
    ..Persistent directional selection, such as applied by female mate choice, may erode genetic variance, resulting in multitrait evolutionary limits...
  13. ncbi The phenotypic and genetic covariance structure of drosphilid wings
    Katrina McGuigan
    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Evolution 61:902-11. 2007
    ..The observed mismatch in dimensionality between P and G suggests that although selection might act to shift the intragenerational population mean toward any trait combination, evolution may be restricted to fewer dimensions...
  14. ncbi Natural selection stops the evolution of male attractiveness
    Emma Hine
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3659-64. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that sexual selection is unlikely to cause divergence among natural populations without a concomitant change in natural selection, a conclusion consistent with observational evidence from natural populations...
  15. ncbi The depletion of genetic variance by sexual selection
    Anna Van Homrigh
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Curr Biol 17:528-32. 2007
    ..A lack of genetic variance in male traits in the direction of sexual selection may represent a general feature of sexually selected systems, even in the presence of condition-dependent trait expression...
  16. ncbi Phenotypic divergence along lines of genetic variance
    Katrina McGuigan
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Am Nat 165:32-43. 2005
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  17. ncbi Evolution of sarcomeric myosin heavy chain genes: evidence from fish
    Katrina McGuigan
    Institute of Neurosciences, University of Oregon, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1042-56. 2004
    ..One outcome of this high level of concerted evolution is that different fish taxa have different suites of MYH genes, i.e., true orthologs do not exist...