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David Hamilton


Room 219 , Life Sciences Building

+61 3 6226 1561 (phone)

D.G.Hamilton@utas.edu.au

General Responsibilities

Behavioural ecologist studying social networks in Tasmanian devils.

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Fields of Research

  • Animal behaviour (310901)
  • Genomics (310509)
  • Genetics (310599)
  • Behavioural ecology (310301)
  • Ecology (310399)
  • Biological adaptation (310403)

Research Objectives

  • Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments (180602)
  • Terrestrial biodiversity (180606)
  • Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences (280102)

Publications

Total publications

7

Journal Article

(7 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Kozakiewicz CP, Fraik AK, Patton AH, Ruiz Aravena M, Hamilton DG, et al., 'Spatial variation in gene expression of Tasmanian devil facial tumors despite minimal host transcriptomic response to infection', BMC Genomics, 22 Article 698. ISSN 1471-2164 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12864-021-07994-4 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Ruiz Aravena M; Hamede R; Jones ME

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2020Egan SL, Ruiz-Aravena M, Austen JM, Barton X, Comte S, et al., 'Blood parasites in endangered wildlife-trypanosomes discovered during a survey of haemoprotozoa from the Tasmanian devil', Pathogens, 9, (11) Article 873. ISSN 2076-0817 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/pathogens9110873 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Comte S; Hamede RK; Jones ME

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2020Kozakiewicz CP, Ricci L, Patton AH, Stahlke AR, Hendricks SA, et al., 'Comparative landscape genetics reveals differential effects of environment on host and pathogen genetic structure in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) and their transmissible tumour', Molecular Ecology, 29, (17) pp. 3217-3233. ISSN 0962-1083 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/mec.15558 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Ruiz Aravena M; Hamede R; Jones ME

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2020Patton AH, Lawrance MF, Margres MJ, Kozakiewicz CP, Hamede R, et al., 'A transmissible cancer shifts from emergence to endemism in Tasmanian devils', Science, 370, (6522) Article eabb9772. ISSN 0036-8075 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.abb9772 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Hamede R; Ruiz Aravena M; Comte S; Taylor RL; Jones ME

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2019Fraik AK, Quackenbush C, Margres MJ, Comte S, Hamilton DG, et al., 'Transcriptomics of Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) ear tissue reveals homogeneous gene expression patterns across a heterogeneous landscape', Genes, 10, (10) Article 801. ISSN 2073-4425 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/genes10100801 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Comte S; Jones ME; Hamede R

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2019Hamilton DG, Jones ME, Cameron EZ, McCallum H, Storfer A, et al., 'Rate of intersexual interactions affects injury likelihood in Tasmanian devil contact networks', Behavioral Ecology, 30, (4) pp. 1087-1095. ISSN 1045-2249 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz054 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Jones ME; Cameron EZ; Hamede RK

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2016Merkling T, Hamilton DG, Cser B, Svedin N, Pryke SR, 'Proximate mechanisms of colour variation in the frillneck lizard: geographical differences in pigment contents of an ornament', Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 117, (3) pp. 503-515. ISSN 0024-4066 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/bij.12672 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$19,200

Projects

Social networks, behaviour and transmission of facial tumour disease in the Tasmanian devil (2015 - 2017)$19,200
Description
This project wilt investigate contact networks and behaviours associated with infection risk in wild Tasmanian devils, and how these translate to bltin inuries and transmission d namics of Devil Facial Tumour Disease DFTD
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($19,200)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Hamede Ross RK; Jones ME; Cameron EZ; Hamilton DG
Period
2015 - 2017