in the pipeline:


Stuart R Dennis, Anamaria Štambuk, Dorotea Polović, Maja Šrut, Víctor Soria-Carrasco, Zachariah Gompert, Vid Baković, Goran Klobučar, Patrik Nosil (in prep). The blueprint of genomic architecture:  does adaptation involve genetic trade-offs?

Dorotea Polović*, Stuart R Dennis, Anamaria Štambuk, Maja Šrut, Víctor Soria-Carrasco, Zachariah Gompert, Vid Baković, Goran Klobučar, Patrik Nosil. (in prep). Genetic architecture of morphological traits in the Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis.

Anamaria Štambuk, Stuart R Dennis, Dorotea Polović, Maja Šrut, Víctor Soria-Carrasco, Zachariah Gompert, Vid Baković, Goran Klobučar, Patrik Nosil (in prep).  Experimental genomic tests for pollution driven rapid evolution in the Mediterranean mussel.


Stick insects:

Rüdiger Riesch, Romain Villoutreix, Aaron Comeault, Moritz Muschick, Victor Soria-Corrasco, Doro Lindtke, Stuart R Dennis, Rebecca Safran, Zach Gompert, Jeff Feder, Regine Gries, Bernard J. Crespi, Gerhard Gries, and Patrik Nosil (in prep)  Stick insect speciation driven by natural and sexual selection on a communication system.

Moritz Muschick, Zach Gompert, Victor Soria-Corrasco, Stuart R Dennis, Tom Parchman, Jeff Feder, Bernie Crespi, Patrik Nosil (in prep). Adaptive peak shifts and genomic diversity shape stick-insect radiation.

Moritz Muschick, Victor Soria-Corrasco, Stuart R Dennis, Aaron Comeault and Patrik Nosil (in prep) Host plant adaptation and genomic divergence in the radiation of Timema stick insects



Carter, M.J., Dennis, S.R., Hentley, W. and Beckerman, A.P. (submitted) Adaptation and natural selection of the anti-predator reaction norm.  Proc B




Done and dusted

J Stapley, A.W. Santure, S.R. Dennis (2015) Transposable elements as agents of rapid adaptation may explain the genetic paradox of invasive species. Molecular Ecology 24(9):2241-2252

Dennis, S.R., LeBlanc, G.A., Beckerman, A.P. (2014) The physiological basis of predator-induced plasticity.  Oecologia 176 (3), 625-635

Beckerman, A.P., de Roij, R., Dennis, S.R., Little, T. (2013) A Shared Mechanism of Defence Against Predators and Parasites. Ecology and Evolution (3) 15: 5119-5126

Dennis, S.R., Carter, M.J., Hentley, W.T., Beckerman, A.P. (2011) Phenotypic convergence under predation risk. Proceedings of The Royal Society: B 278: 1687-1696

Beckerman, A.P. Rodgers, G.M., Dennis, S.R. (2010) The reaction norm of size and age at maturity under multiple predator risk.  Journal of Animal Ecology.  79:1069-1076

Cooper, P.D., Dennis, S.R., Woodman, J. D., Cowlings, A., Donnelly, C. (2010) Effect of opioid compounds on feeding and activity of the cockroach, Periplaneta americana. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C 151:298-302

Dennis S.R.  (2006)  Sewage effluents and oestrogenic compounds: impacts on aquatic invertebrates.  PhD thesis, A.N.U.

Flapper, T.,  Kookana, R., Chapman H. Khan, S. and Dennis, S.R.  (2005) A comparison of methods for determining oestrogenic compounds in sewage treatment plants.   Contaminants of concern in Water. AWA

Dennis S.R.  (2005)  Fate of environmental oestrogens in the Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre.  ActewAGL report.

Doody, J.S., West, P., Stapley, J., Welsh, M., Tucker, A., Guarino, E., Pauza, M., Bishop, N., Head, M., Dennis, S., West, G., Pepper, A. and A. Jones. (2003). Fauna by-catch in pipeline trenches: conservation, animal ethics, and current practises in Australia. Australian Zoologist 32(3): 410-419.

Dennis S.R., Waring P., Kalish J. (2002) Environmental oestrogens in south east Australian rivers: a preliminary assessment.  Proceedings of the 4th IWC, Melbourne Australia.

Kalish, J and Dennis S.R. (2001) Xenobiotics in the Lower Molonglo River. Fishcare NSW, Fisheries action program.

Dennis S.R. (2000) Targetted Fauna Survey of the Little Whip Snake (Suta flagellum) at “Glenada”, the proposed Ando 3 plantation site.  Consultants report, Willmott Forests.

Lawler I.R, Stapley J, Dennis S.R. and Cooper P.D (1999) Survey of Delma impar and Tympanocryptus lineata pinguicola in the Yass region of New South Wales.  NPWS report