Ashleigh Griffin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Behavioural ecology: hidden benefits revealed
    Ashleigh Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R925-7. 2007
  2. doi Naked mole-rat
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R844-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Kin discrimination and the benefit of helping in cooperatively breeding vertebrates
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Science 302:634-6. 2003
  4. ncbi Cooperation and competition in pathogenic bacteria
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Nature 430:1024-7. 2004
  5. ncbi Social evolution: lazy wasps look to the future
    Ashleigh Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R599-601. 2006
  6. ncbi Behaviour: begging is a joint effort in banded mongooses
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:R276-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Frequency dependence and cooperation: theory and a test with bacteria
    Adin Ross-Gillespie
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:331-42. 2007
  8. ncbi Evolutionary explanations for cooperation
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:R661-72. 2007
  9. ncbi Meerkats
    Adin Ross-Gillespie
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R442-3. 2007
  10. ncbi Cooperation and competition between relatives
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Science 296:72-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi Behavioural ecology: hidden benefits revealed
    Ashleigh Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R925-7. 2007
    ..In the cooperatively breeding superb fairy-wren, helpers have negligible effect on breeding success. So why help? The answer is hidden in the size of the eggs...
  2. doi Naked mole-rat
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R844-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Kin discrimination and the benefit of helping in cooperatively breeding vertebrates
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Science 302:634-6. 2003
    ..These results suggest a general role for kin selection and that the relative importance of kin selection varies across species, as predicted by Hamilton's rule...
  4. ncbi Cooperation and competition in pathogenic bacteria
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Nature 430:1024-7. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Social evolution: lazy wasps look to the future
    Ashleigh Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R599-601. 2006
    ..Female hairy-faced hover wasps forage for the young of a dominant breeder, but some forage more than others. New research shows that helpers decide how much to help by looking to the future...
  6. ncbi Behaviour: begging is a joint effort in banded mongooses
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:R276-7. 2007
    ..Lack of competition for food items in banded mongoose litters allows pups to benefit from more demanding siblings, suggesting that in this species begging may not be entirely selfish...
  7. ncbi Frequency dependence and cooperation: theory and a test with bacteria
    Adin Ross-Gillespie
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:331-42. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Evolutionary explanations for cooperation
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:R661-72. 2007
    ..Over the last 40 years, biologists have developed a theoretical framework that can explain cooperation at all these levels. Here, we summarise this theory, illustrate how it may be applied to real organisms and discuss future directions...
  9. ncbi Meerkats
    Adin Ross-Gillespie
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 17:R442-3. 2007
  10. ncbi Cooperation and competition between relatives
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Science 296:72-5. 2002
    ..Recent theoretical work has clarified the processes and selective forces underlying this effect and has demonstrated the generality of the effect of competition between relatives...
  11. ncbi Social evolution theory for microorganisms
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 4:597-607. 2006
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  12. ncbi Altruism
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R482-3. 2006
  13. ncbi Cooperation and the scale of competition in humans
    Stuart A West
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 16:1103-6. 2006
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  14. ncbi Cooperative breeders adjust offspring sex ratios to produce helpful helpers
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 166:628-32. 2005
    ..Variable selection on sex ratio adjustment may thus explain variable empirical findings...
  15. ncbi Cooperation and conflict in quorum-sensing bacterial populations
    Stephen P Diggle
    Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Nature 450:411-4. 2007
    ..These results show that the problem of exploitation, which has been the focus of considerable attention in animal communication, also arises in bacteria...
  16. pmc Evolutionary theory of bacterial quorum sensing: when is a signal not a signal?
    Stephen P Diggle
    Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:1241-9. 2007
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