Andrea Manica

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Filial cannibalism in teleost fish
    Andrea Manica
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 77:261-77. 2002
  2. pmc The effect of ancient population bottlenecks on human phenotypic variation
    Andrea Manica
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Nature 448:346-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The evolution of paternal care with overlapping broods
    Andrea Manica
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 164:517-30. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Ancient trade routes shaped the genetic structure of horses in eastern Eurasia
    Vera M Warmuth
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Mol Ecol 22:5340-51. 2013
  5. pmc Distance from Africa, not climate, explains within-population phenotypic diversity in humans
    Lia Betti
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:809-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The relative role of drift and selection in shaping the human skull
    Lia Betti
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:76-82. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Autosomal genetic diversity in non-breed horses from eastern Eurasia provides insights into historical population movements
    Vera Warmuth
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Anim Genet 44:53-61. 2013
  8. pmc Experience overrides personality differences in the tendency to follow but not in the tendency to lead
    Shinnosuke Nakayama
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131724. 2013
  9. pmc A geographically explicit genetic model of worldwide human-settlement history
    Hua Liu
    Theoretical and Molecular Population Genetics Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 79:230-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathogen-driven selection and worldwide HLA class I diversity
    Franck Prugnolle
    Theoretical and Molecular Population Genetics Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:1022-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Filial cannibalism in teleost fish
    Andrea Manica
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 77:261-77. 2002
    ..The intersexual conflict arising from attempts of the non-cannibal sex to minimize the cost of filial cannibalism is also discussed, together with the potential effect of this behaviour on the operational sex ratio at a population level...
  2. pmc The effect of ancient population bottlenecks on human phenotypic variation
    Andrea Manica
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Nature 448:346-8. 2007
    ..Distance from Africa accounts for an average 19-25% of heritable variation in craniometric measurements-a remarkably strong effect for phenotypic measurements known to be under selection...
  3. ncbi request reprint The evolution of paternal care with overlapping broods
    Andrea Manica
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 164:517-30. 2004
    ..We believe our model might help explain the prevalence of male uniparental care in certain taxa, such as fish...
  4. doi request reprint Ancient trade routes shaped the genetic structure of horses in eastern Eurasia
    Vera M Warmuth
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Mol Ecol 22:5340-51. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Distance from Africa, not climate, explains within-population phenotypic diversity in humans
    Lia Betti
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:809-14. 2009
    ..These results mirror those previously obtained for genetic markers and show that 'bones and molecules' are in perfect agreement for humans...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relative role of drift and selection in shaping the human skull
    Lia Betti
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:76-82. 2010
    ..More generally, we show that, if drift is not explicitly accounted for, the effect of natural selection can be greatly overestimated...
  7. doi request reprint Autosomal genetic diversity in non-breed horses from eastern Eurasia provides insights into historical population movements
    Vera Warmuth
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Anim Genet 44:53-61. 2013
    ..Although the timing of this putative expansion is unclear, our results highlight the benefit of studying animals that do not belong to particular breeds when investigating aspects of a population's history...
  8. pmc Experience overrides personality differences in the tendency to follow but not in the tendency to lead
    Shinnosuke Nakayama
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131724. 2013
    ..As a consequence of this lack of flexibility in initiative, greater temperamental differences within a pair led to improved performance when typical roles were reinforced, but to impaired performance when typical roles were reversed. ..
  9. pmc A geographically explicit genetic model of worldwide human-settlement history
    Hua Liu
    Theoretical and Molecular Population Genetics Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 79:230-7. 2006
    ..The general fit of the model with the data is excellent. This suggests that coupling analytical genetic models with explicit demography and geography provides a powerful tool for making inferences on human-settlement history...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathogen-driven selection and worldwide HLA class I diversity
    Franck Prugnolle
    Theoretical and Molecular Population Genetics Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:1022-7. 2005
    ..This is in good agreement with both previous immunological and genetic data suggesting that HLA B could be under a higher selective pressure from pathogens...
  11. pmc Late Pleistocene climate change and the global expansion of anatomically modern humans
    Anders Eriksson
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, England
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:16089-94. 2012
    ..Our framework provides the most accurate spatiotemporal reconstruction of human demographic history available at present and will allow for a greater integration of genetic and archaeological evidence...
  12. doi request reprint Pairs of fish resolve conflicts over coordinated movement by taking turns
    Jennifer L Harcourt
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Curr Biol 20:156-60. 2010
    ..Our results confirm theoretical predictions that conflict over group coordination can be resolved by taking turns [7-10] and show that, in this system, the pattern of alternation is actively monitored and maintained...
  13. ncbi request reprint Going the distance: human population genetics in a clinal world
    Lori J Lawson Handley
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK
    Trends Genet 23:432-9. 2007
    ..We also review recent technical advances and address the challenges of integrating geography and genetics...
  14. pmc Global genetic positioning: evidence for early human population centers in coastal habitats
    William Amos
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:820-4. 2006
    ..Our approach is flexible, and developments should prove useful both for exploring historical demography and for the identification of likely origin for unknown forensic samples...
  15. pmc Geography is a better determinant of human genetic differentiation than ethnicity
    Andrea Manica
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, CB2 3EJ, Cambridge, UK
    Hum Genet 118:366-71. 2005
    ..We conclude that the use of ethnicity alone will often be inadequate as a basis for medical treatment...
  16. pmc Temperament and hunger interact to determine the emergence of leaders in pairs of foraging fish
    Shinnosuke Nakayama
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e43747. 2012
    ..Our results show that leadership emerges as the consequence of multiple factors, and that their interaction can be complex...
  17. doi request reprint Signatures of historical demography and pathogen richness on MHC class I genes
    Nouar Qutob
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Immunogenetics 64:165-75. 2012
    ..This suggests that this residue, which is also involved in the binding of KIR, might have had an important evolutionary role that has been overlooked...
  18. doi request reprint Parental care trade-offs and life-history relationships in insects
    James D J Gilbert
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 176:212-26. 2010
    ..These patterns lay the groundwork for a more general understanding of parental care and life history...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of sampling regime on the mean and variance of home range size estimates
    Luca Börger
    Division of Biology and Centre for Population Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    J Anim Ecol 75:1393-405. 2006
    ..Statistical results are reliable only if the whole sampling regime is standardized. We derive practical guidelines for field studies and data analysis...
  20. pmc Genome-wide evidence for speciation with gene flow in Heliconius butterflies
    Simon H Martin
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Genome Res 23:1817-28. 2013
    ..Overall these results show that species divergence can occur in the face of persistent and genome-wide admixture over long periods of time. ..
  21. pmc Global geometric morphometric analyses of the human pelvis reveal substantial neutral population history effects, even across sexes
    Lia Betti
    Department of Anthropology, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e55909. 2013
    ..Our analyses thus indicate that population variation in the human pelvis might be used to address important questions concerning population history, just as the human cranium has done...
  22. pmc Effect of ancient population structure on the degree of polymorphism shared between modern human populations and ancient hominins
    Anders Eriksson
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13956-60. 2012
    ....
  23. pmc Initiative, personality and leadership in pairs of foraging fish
    Shinnosuke Nakayama
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e36606. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc Reconstructing the origin and spread of horse domestication in the Eurasian steppe
    Vera Warmuth
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8202-6. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc Aggression, segregation and stability in a dominance hierarchy
    Tzo Zen Ang
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1337-43. 2010
    ..Our study suggests that, contrary to previous suggestions, dominant aggression rates play a crucial role as an accurate information signal required for the evolutionary stability of skew models...
  26. pmc A global perspective on trends in nature-based tourism
    Andrew Balmford
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    PLoS Biol 7:e1000144. 2009
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  27. pmc Evolution of personality differences in leadership
    Rufus A Johnstone
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8373-8. 2011
    ....
  28. pmc Quantitative global analysis of the role of climate and people in explaining late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions
    Graham W Prescott
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:4527-31. 2012
    ....
  29. pmc European domestic horses originated in two holocene refugia
    Vera Warmuth
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18194. 2011
    ..In contrast, the consistently low levels of diversity in central Europe and the UK suggest that domestic horses in these regions largely derive from horses that were imported from the Eastern refugium, the Iberian refugium, or both...
  30. pmc Impacts of the live reef fish trade on populations of coral reef fish off northern Borneo
    Helen Scales
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:989-94. 2007
    ..This has crucial implications for future data collection and monitoring if population collapses in other parts of the LRFT and similar wildlife trades are to be successfully detected...
  31. doi request reprint Stochastic and deterministic processes jointly structure tropical arthropod communities
    M D Farnon Ellwood
    University Museum of Zoology, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Ecol Lett 12:277-84. 2009
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  32. pmc The emergence of the rescue effect from explicit within- and between-patch dynamics in a metapopulation
    Anders Eriksson
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK, Integrative Systems Biology Laboratory, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology KAUST, Thuwal 23955 6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Department of Physics, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg 41296, Sweden, Centre for Evolutionary Marine Biology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133127. 2014
    ..While most models postulate the rescue effect, our framework provides an explicit mechanistic link between local dynamics and the emergence of the rescue effect, and more generally the stability of the whole metapopulation. ..
  33. pmc The doubly conditioned frequency spectrum does not distinguish between ancient population structure and hybridization
    Anders Eriksson
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United KingdomIntegrative Systems Biology Laboratory, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology KAUST, Thuwal 23955 6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Mol Biol Evol 31:1618-21. 2014
    ..We also conclude that the dcfs has limited power in distinguishing between the signals left by hybridization and ancient structure. ..
  34. doi request reprint Referential gestures in fish collaborative hunting
    Alexander L Vail
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Nat Commun 4:1765. 2013
    ..Thus, referential gesture use is not restricted to large-brained vertebrates...
  35. pmc Geography predicts neutral genetic diversity of human populations
    Franck Prugnolle
    Theoretical and Molecular Population Genetics Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R159-60. 2005
  36. pmc Detecting and Removing Ascertainment Bias in Microsatellites from the HGDP-CEPH Panel
    Anders Eriksson
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    G3 (Bethesda) 1:479-88. 2011
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Social feedback and the emergence of leaders and followers
    Jennifer L Harcourt
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Curr Biol 19:248-52. 2009
    ..We conclude that leadership in this case is reinforced by positive social feedback...
  38. pmc An African origin for the intimate association between humans and Helicobacter pylori
    Bodo Linz
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institut für Infektionsbiologie, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Nature 445:915-8. 2007
    ..pylori before their migrations from Africa and demonstrate that H. pylori has remained intimately associated with their human host populations ever since...
  39. ncbi request reprint Keeping bandits at bay?
    Helen Scales
    Science 313:612-4; author reply 612-4. 2006