Kevin Fowler

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Mating-induced reduction in accessory reproductive organ size in the stalk-eyed fly Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni
    David W Rogers
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 5:37. 2005
  2. pmc Highly variable sperm precedence in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni
    Laura S Corley
    Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 6:53. 2006
  3. pmc Assigning sex to pre-adult stalk-eyed flies using genital disc morphology and X chromosome zygosity
    Martin Carr
    Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Dev Biol 6:29. 2006
  4. pmc The variance in inbreeding depression and the recovery of fitness in bottlenecked populations
    K Fowler
    Department of Biology, University College London, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 266:2061-6. 1999
  5. pmc Environmental stress, inbreeding, and the nature of phenotypic and genetic variance in Drosophila melanogaster
    Kevin Fowler
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:677-83. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Stalk-eyed flies
    Tracey Chapman
    Department of Biology, University College London, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R533-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The costs and benefits of high early mating rates in male stalk-eyed flies, Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni
    Andrew Pomiankowski
    Department of Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Insect Physiol 51:1165-71. 2005
  8. pmc Variation in preference for a male ornament is positively associated with female eyespan in the stalk-eyed fly Diasemopsis meigenii
    Samuel Cotton
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1287-92. 2006
  9. pmc Male sexual ornament size is positively associated with reproductive morphology and enhanced fertility in the stalk-eyed fly Teleopsis dalmanni
    David W Rogers
    The Galton Laboratory, Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 8:236. 2008
  10. pmc Germline transformation of the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni
    Ian A Warren
    Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Mol Biol 11:86. 2010

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Publications20

  1. pmc Mating-induced reduction in accessory reproductive organ size in the stalk-eyed fly Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni
    David W Rogers
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 5:37. 2005
    ..Here we directly manipulate male mating status to investigate the effect of copulation on the size of both the testes and the accessory glands of C. dalmanni...
  2. pmc Highly variable sperm precedence in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni
    Laura S Corley
    Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 6:53. 2006
    ..Here we investigate within-population quantitative variation in P2 using a controlled mating experiment and microsatellite profiling of progeny in the multiply mating stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni...
  3. pmc Assigning sex to pre-adult stalk-eyed flies using genital disc morphology and X chromosome zygosity
    Martin Carr
    Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Dev Biol 6:29. 2006
    ..Here we describe two techniques, one morphological and one microsatellite-based, that identify the sex of stalk-eyed fly larvae and pupae...
  4. pmc The variance in inbreeding depression and the recovery of fitness in bottlenecked populations
    K Fowler
    Department of Biology, University College London, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 266:2061-6. 1999
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  5. pmc Environmental stress, inbreeding, and the nature of phenotypic and genetic variance in Drosophila melanogaster
    Kevin Fowler
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:677-83. 2002
    ..Drastic changes in the environment can cause changes in phenotypic and genetic variance, but not in a way reliably predicted by the notion of 'stress'...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stalk-eyed flies
    Tracey Chapman
    Department of Biology, University College London, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R533-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The costs and benefits of high early mating rates in male stalk-eyed flies, Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni
    Andrew Pomiankowski
    Department of Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Insect Physiol 51:1165-71. 2005
    ..As higher mating rates are associated with larger accessory gland size, we hypothesize that the extra production of accessory gland products in high early mating males is responsible for much of the cost of reduced longevity...
  8. pmc Variation in preference for a male ornament is positively associated with female eyespan in the stalk-eyed fly Diasemopsis meigenii
    Samuel Cotton
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1287-92. 2006
    ..We found significant variation in the strength of individual preference. In addition, preference was positively associated with female eyespan, a condition-dependent trait putatively linked to visual acuity...
  9. pmc Male sexual ornament size is positively associated with reproductive morphology and enhanced fertility in the stalk-eyed fly Teleopsis dalmanni
    David W Rogers
    The Galton Laboratory, Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 8:236. 2008
    ..Here we investigate whether male eyespan indicates accessory gland and testis length, and then ask whether mating with large eyespan males affects female fertility...
  10. pmc Germline transformation of the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni
    Ian A Warren
    Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Mol Biol 11:86. 2010
    ..Functional analyses of these genes to confirm and fully characterise their roles in eye-stalk growth require the development of techniques such as germline transformation to manipulate gene activity in vivo...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to experimental alterations of the operational sex ratio in populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Max Reuter
    Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Evolution 62:401-12. 2008
    ..We discuss these results with respect to reproductive evolution, genetic drift in natural and experimental populations, and consequences of natural sex ratio distortion...
  12. ncbi request reprint Condition dependence of sexual ornament size and variation in the stalk-eyed fly Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni (Diptera: Diopsidae)
    Samuel Cotton
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    Evolution 58:1038-46. 2004
    ..Thus, evaluation of male eyespan allows females to gain additional information about male condition over and above that given by body size. These findings accord well with condition-dependent handicap models of sexual selection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expression of defective proventriculus during head capsule development is conserved in Drosophila and stalk-eyed flies (Diopsidae)
    Martin Carr
    Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    Dev Genes Evol 215:402-9. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that dve expression and sequence are both highly conserved in stalk-eyed flies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fate map of the eye-antennal imaginal disc in the stalk-eyed fly Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni
    Imogen Hurley
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, NW1 2HE, UK
    Dev Genes Evol 212:38-42. 2002
    ..These results confirm and extend previous conclusions about regional identity in diopsid eye-antennal discs that were based on the analysis of molecular markers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low cost of reproduction in female stalk-eyed flies, Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni
    Piedad Reguera
    Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, NW1 2HE, London, UK
    J Insect Physiol 50:103-8. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that costs of reproduction resulting from exposure to males are low in species that mate promiscuously at high rates...
  16. pmc Do sexual ornaments demonstrate heightened condition-dependent expression as predicted by the handicap hypothesis?
    Samuel Cotton
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:771-83. 2004
    ..Despite the common claim that sexual ornaments are condition-dependent, the unexpected conclusion from our literature review is that there is little support from well-designed experiments...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation for preadult viability in Drosophila melanogaster
    M Gardner
    Department of Biology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Evolution 55:1609-20. 2001
    ..Similarly, there was a positive correlation between heterozygous viability and mean numbers at low density, but a negative correlation at high density...
  18. ncbi request reprint Selection on age at reproduction in Drosophila melanogaster: female mating frequency as a correlated response
    C M Sgrò
    Department of Biology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Evolution 54:2152-5. 2000
    ..These results indicate that the response to selection on age at reproduction has involved changes in the scheduling of female reproductive behavior...
  19. ncbi request reprint Persistence of changes in the genetic covariance matrix after a bottleneck
    Michael C Whitlock
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Evolution 56:1968-75. 2002
    ..This change did not return the populations toward their original state before the population bottlenecks. We conclude that the genetic covariance matrix can change as a result of mild genetic drift over a short span of time...
  20. pmc Genetic variation for total fitness in Drosophila melanogaster: complex yet replicable patterns
    Michael P Gardner
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Genetics 169:1553-71. 2005
    ..Wild-type chromosomes varied substantially in their effects on heterozygous fitness, and these effects vary through time, most likely as a result of genotype x environment interactions...