Mats Björklund

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Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi The stability of the G-matrix: The role of spatial heterogeneity
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Evolution 69:1953-8. 2015
  2. doi Rapid and unpredictable changes of the G-matrix in a natural bird population over 25 years
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 26:1-13. 2013
  3. pmc Adaptive dynamics of regulatory networks: size matters
    Dirk Repsilber
    Department of Genetics and Biometry, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals FBN, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, D 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    EURASIP J Bioinform Syst Biol 2009:618502. 2009
  4. doi Environmental fluctuations and level of density-compensation strongly affects the probability of fixation and fixation times
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    Bull Math Biol 73:1666-81. 2011
  5. ncbi Optimal mate choice in a neural network
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Theor Biol 218:149-54. 2002
  6. pmc Quantitative trait evolution and environmental change
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 4:e4521. 2009
  7. ncbi Constancy of the G matrix in ecological time
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Evolution 58:1157-64. 2004
  8. ncbi Phenotypic variation in growth trajectories in the Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 16:543-50. 2003
  9. ncbi Test for a population expansion after a drastic reduction in population size using DNA sequence data
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Heredity (Edinb) 91:481-6. 2003
  10. ncbi The importance of time scale and multiple refugia: incipient speciation and admixture of lineages in the butterfly Erebia triaria (Nymphalidae)
    Marta Vila
    Department of Ecology and Evolution Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 36:249-60. 2005

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Publications14

  1. doi The stability of the G-matrix: The role of spatial heterogeneity
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Evolution 69:1953-8. 2015
    ..This will have profound implications for our ability to predict evolutionary change and understanding of the evolutionary process. ..
  2. doi Rapid and unpredictable changes of the G-matrix in a natural bird population over 25 years
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 26:1-13. 2013
    ..Our result cautions against assuming constancy of the G-matrix and indicates that even short-term evolutionary predictions in natural populations can be very challenging...
  3. pmc Adaptive dynamics of regulatory networks: size matters
    Dirk Repsilber
    Department of Genetics and Biometry, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals FBN, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, D 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    EURASIP J Bioinform Syst Biol 2009:618502. 2009
    ..Optimal mutation rates are higher for smaller networks. We put special emphasis on discussing our simulation results on the background of functional observations from experimental and evolutionary biology...
  4. doi Environmental fluctuations and level of density-compensation strongly affects the probability of fixation and fixation times
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    Bull Math Biol 73:1666-81. 2011
    ..This study highlights the need for explicit population dynamic models and models for environmental fluctuations for the understanding of the dynamics of genes in populations...
  5. ncbi Optimal mate choice in a neural network
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Theor Biol 218:149-54. 2002
    ..When asymmetry was evaluated the chance of finding the "best" male in five visits was very low (<10%) for the 6-male case, and it never happened in the 43-male case...
  6. pmc Quantitative trait evolution and environmental change
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 4:e4521. 2009
    ..Given the recent changes in climate, there is an urgent need to understand the evolutionary ability of populations to respond to these changes...
  7. ncbi Constancy of the G matrix in ecological time
    Mats Björklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Evolution 58:1157-64. 2004
    ..When this pattern breaks, for example on islands, larger changes can be expected...
  8. ncbi Phenotypic variation in growth trajectories in the Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 16:543-50. 2003
    ..Thus, social interactions can have strong evolutionary effects on traits not directly involved in the behavioural interactions...
  9. ncbi Test for a population expansion after a drastic reduction in population size using DNA sequence data
    M Bjorklund
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Heredity (Edinb) 91:481-6. 2003
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  10. ncbi The importance of time scale and multiple refugia: incipient speciation and admixture of lineages in the butterfly Erebia triaria (Nymphalidae)
    Marta Vila
    Department of Ecology and Evolution Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 36:249-60. 2005
    ..The congruence of this pattern with the geological history suggests that the Iberian Peninsula hosted several refugial areas that differed in area and location depending on the glacial stage...
  11. pmc Can preference for oviposition sites initiate reproductive isolation in Callosobruchus maculatus?
    Emma Rova
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e14628. 2011
    ..Other possible factors facilitating the evolution of isolation would be longer periods of allopatry, the build up of local adaptation or reduced migration upon secondary contact...
  12. pmc Leptin affects life history decisions in a passerine bird: a field experiment
    Mare Lõhmus
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 4:e4602. 2009
    ..Accordingly, we expect a treatment with exogenous leptin to result in an increased number of second broods...
  13. ncbi The utility of the neglected mitochondrial control region for evolutionary studies in lepidoptera (insecta)
    Marta Vila
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Mol Evol 58:280-90. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, alignments at the generic level are straightforward over one part of the CR. The combination CR+COI appears to be a very promising phylogenetic tool to resolve fast-evolving species-level phylogenies...