Publications

Digital Systems

Wagner AP, DM Bryson, & C Ofria. In review. There and back again: Gene-processing hardware for the evolution and robotic deployment of robust navigation strategies. GECCO 2014.

Wagner AP, L Zaman, I Dworkin, and C Ofria. Submitted (Science). Behavioral Strategy Chases Promote the Evolution of Prey Intelligence. arXiv: 1310.1369

Lehmann K, BW Goldman, I Dworkin, D Bryson & AP Wagner. In Press. From cues to signals: Evolution of interspecific communication via aposematism and mimicry in a predator-prey system. PLOS One arXiv:1309.2852.

Fish J, D O’Donnell, A Parigi, I Dworkin & AP Wagner. In review. The role of standing genetic variation and historical contingency in the evolution of anti-predator traits. PLOS One. bioRxiv doi:10.1101/002493

R Biswas, C Ofria & AP Wagner. Causes vs benefits in the evolution of prey grouping. (for submission to ALife14 15-Feb-2014).

Fortuna MA, L Zaman, AP Wagner, C Ofria. 2013. Evolving digital ecological networks. PLoS Computational Biology 9: e1002928.

Kalinowski ST, AP Wagner & ML Taper. 2006. ML-Relate: a computer program for maximum likelihood estimation of relatedness and relationship. Molecular Ecology Notes 6:576-579.

Wagner AP, S Creel & ST Kalinowski. 2006. Estimating relatedness and relationships at microsatellite loci having null alleles. Heredity 97:336-345.

Actively in preparation
Wagner, AP, D Knoester, DM Bryson, A Parigi, R Potts & C Ofria. Evolution of adaptive complexity via variability selection.

Biological Systems

Theis KR, A Venkataraman, JA Dycus, KD Koonter, EN Schmitt-Mazen, AP Wagner, KE Holekamp, & TM Schmidt. In press. Symbiotic bacteria appear to mediate hyena social odors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Califf KJ, EK Ratzloff, AP Wagner, KE Holekamp & BL Williams. 2013. Forces shaping MHC evolution in two hyena species. Journal of Mammalogy.

Prager KC, JAK Mazet, EJ Dubovi, L Frank, L Munson, AP Wagner, et al. 2013. Rabies virus and canine distemper virus in wild and domestic carnivores in Northern Kenya: Are domestic dogs the reservoir? EcoHealth.

Schuette P, AP Wagner, ME Wagner & S Creel. 2013. Occupancy patterns and niche partitioning within a diverse carnivore community exposed to anthropogenic pressures. Biological Conservation 158:301-312.

Wagner AP. 2013. Hyaena hyaena Striped Hyena. In Mammals of Africa Vol V: Carnivores, Pangolins, Equids and Rhinceroses. Kingdon J & Hoffmann M (eds). Bloomsbury Publishing, London. pp 267-272.

Hammond GL, S Miguel-Queralt, TM Yalcinkaya, C Underhill, NJ Place, SE Glickman, CM Drea, AP Wagner & PK Siiteri. 2012. Phylogenetic comparisons implicate sex hormone- binding globulin in “masculinization” of the female spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta). Endocrinology 153:1435-1443.

Arumugam R., AP Wagner & G Mills. 2008. Hyaena hyaena. In IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1.

Wagner AP, LG Frank & S Creel. 2008. Spatial grouping in behaviourally solitary striped hyenas (Hyaena hyaena). Animal Behaviour 75:1131-1142.

Wagner AP, S Creel, LG Frank & ST Kalinowski. 2007. Patterns of relatedness and parentage in an asocial, polyandrous striped hyena population. Molecular Ecology 16:4356-4369.

Wagner AP, LG Frank, S Creel & EM Coscia. 2007. Transient genital abnormalities in striped hyenas (Hyaena hyaena). Hormones & Behavior 51:626-632.

Wagner AP. 2006. Behavioral ecology of the striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena). PhD Dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

Additional Contributions

Author, Annex I: Striped hyaena biology and conservation needs. 2010. In National Conservation and Management Plan for Lion and Spotted Hyena in Kenya.

Scientific adviser to Janell Cannon for Pinduli (children’s book) on the ecology of striped hyenas in the wild.

Vogel M, H Goldsby, AP Wagner, C Ofria. 2011. Camera Trap Placement by a Genetic Algorithm. Poster presentation, Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWIC)