Publications

PhD:

11. Ålund, M., Persson Schmiterlöw, S., McFarlane, S.E. and Qvarnström, A. 2018. Optimal sperm length for high siring success depends on forehead patch size in collared flycatchers, Behavioral Ecology, ary115, https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ary115

10. McFarlane, S. E., Ålund, M., Sirkiä, P. M. & Qvarnström, A. Difference in plasticity of resting metabolic rate – the proximate explanation to different niche breadth in sympatric Ficedula flycatchers. Ecology and Evolution 1, 1–12 (2018).
doi: 10.1002/ece3.3987 , small summary here

9. Sirkiä, P. M., McFarlane, S. E., Jones, W., Wheatcroft, D., Ålund, M., Rybinski, J. and Qvarnström, A. 2018 Climate-driven build-up of temporal isolation within a recently formed avian hybrid zone. Evolution 72: 363-374. doi: 10.1111/evo.13404  
blog post here

Ålund née Podevin, Murielle, 2017. Sex, Sperm and Speciation: On sexual selection and fertility in hybridizing flycatchers. Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary. ISBN: 978-91-513-0014-6. diva2:1128857

8. Mautz, B., &  Ålund, M. 2016 The Phenotype Linked Fertility Hypothesis. In V. A. Weekes-Shackelford & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1–4). Springer International Publishing.
http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_66-1

7. McFarlane, S.E., Sirikiä, P.M., Ålund, M. and Qvarnström, A., 2016 Hybrid dysfunction expressed as elevated metabolic rate in male Ficedula flycatchers, PLoS ONE 11(9): e0161547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0161547 

6. Rybinski, J., Sirkiä, P.M., McFarlane, S.E., Vallin, N., Wheatcroft, D., Ålund, M. and Qvarnström, A., 2016 Competition-driven build-up of habitat isolation and selection favouring modified dispersal patterns in a young avian hybrid zone. Evolution 70: 2226-2238 DOI: 10.1111/evo.13019

5. Cramer, E.R.A.* &  Ålund, M.*, McFarlane, S.E. ,  Johnsen, A. & Qvarnström, A., 2016 Females discriminate against heterospecific sperm in a natural hybrid zone. Evolution 70 (8), 1844-1855. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12986  , see summary here
*shared first authors

4. Qvarnström, A., Ålund, M., McFarlane, S. E. & Sirkiä, P. M. 2016 Climate adaptation and speciation: particular focus on reproductive barriers in Ficedula flycatchers. Evol. Appl. 9: 119-134.  doi:10.1111/eva.12276

3. Kawakami, T., Backström, N., Burri, R., Husby, A., Olason, P., Rice, A., Ålund, M., Qvarnström, A. and Ellegren, H., 2014 Estimation of linkage disequilibrium and interspecific gene flow in Ficedula flycatchers by a newly developed 50k SNP array, Mol. Ecol. Res. 04/2014.  doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12270

2. Ålund, M., Immler, S., Rice, A. M. & Qvarnström, A. 2013  Low fertility of wild hybrid male flycatchers despite recent divergence. Biol. Lett. 9:3, 20130169. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0169

Ålund, M. 2012 Gametes and speciation: from prezygotic to postzygotic isolation. Introductory Essay No. 100, Uppsala University, ISRN: UU-ZEK-IRE–100–SE , pdf


Master Thesis:

Podevin*, M. 2011 Sperm morphology and reproductive isolation in Ficedula flycatchers. more info
*birth name


Bachelor Thesis:

1. Helfenstein F., Podevin* M., Richner H., 2010 Sperm morphology, swimming velocity, and longevity in the house sparrow Passer domesticus. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 64, 557–565. doi:10.1007/s00265-009-0871-x
*birth name

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