Under Review

  • Slade, J.W.G., Watson, M.J., and MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A. “Balancing” balancing selection? Assortative mating at the major histocompatibility complex despite molecular signatures of balancing selection. (Under Review) Molecular Ecology (MEC-18-1414).
  • Potvin, D.A., Strickland, K., MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A., Slade, J.W.G., and Frère, C.H. Applying network analysis to birdsong research.  (Under Review) Animal Behaviour (ANBEH-D-18-00875).


  • Slade, J.W.G., Watson, M.J., MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A. 2017. Birdsong signals individual diversity at the major histocompatibility complex. Biology Letters, 13: 20170430. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0430
  • Slade, J.W.G., Sarquis-Adamson, Y., Gloor, G.B., Lachance, M-A., and MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A. 2017. Population differences at MHC do not explain enhanced resistance of song sparrows to local parasites. Journal of Heredity108(2): 127-134. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esw082
  • Slade, J.W.G., Watson, M.J., Kelly, T.R., Gloor, G.B., Bernards, M.A., and MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A. 2016. Chemical composition of preen wax reflects major histocompatibility complex similarity in songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B283(1842): 20161966. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1966