Publications:

Published

Girardeau, AR*, Foley, BR, and Saltz, JB. 2021. Comparing single-species and mixed-species groups in fruit flies: differences in group dynamics but not group formation. Accepted, Journal of Heredity

Fisher, David; Kilgour, R; Siracusa, Erin; Foote, Jennifer; Hobson, Elizabeth; Montiglio, Pierre-Olivier; Saltz, Julia; Wey, Tina; Wice, Eric. 2021. Anticipated effects of abiotic environmental change on intraspecific social interactions. Biological Reviews (early access)

Jaffe, Allison; Burns, Madeline P.; Saltz, Julia B. 2020. Genotype-by-genotype epistasis in Drosophila simulans. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 28720200057 http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0057

Burns, MP, Cavallaro*, F, and Saltz, JB. 2020. Does Divergence in Habitat Breadth Associate with Species Differences in Decision Making in Drosophila sechellia and Drosophila simulans? Genes: 11(5), 528; https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11050528

Keiser, Nick; Rudolf, Volker H.W.; Luksik, Matthew C.; Saltz, Julia. 2020. Sex-differences in disease avoidance behavior vary across modes of pathogen exposure. Ethology. 126(3): 304-312.

Douglas, T; Anderson, R; and Saltz, JB. 2020. Limits to male reproductive potential across mating bouts in Drosophila melanogaster. Animal Behaviour 160: 25-33.

Ochocki, B., Saltz, JB, and Miller, TEX. 2020. Demography-dispersal trait correlations modify the eco-evolutionary dynamics of range expansion. The American Naturalist. 195(2):231-246

Stamps, JA; Biro, B; Mitchell, D.; and Saltz, JB. 2018. Bayesian updating during development predicts genotypic differences in plasticity. Evolution, 72(10): 2167-2180

Keiser, CN; Rudolf, VHW; Sartain, E*; Every, E*; and Saltz, JB. 2018. Social context alters host behavior and infection risk. Behavioral Ecology 29(4): 869–875.

Press: Rice University press release, futurity, and ScienceDaily.

Saltz, JB; Bell, AM; Flint, J; Gomulkeiwicz, R; Hughes, K; and Keagy, J. 2018. Why does the magnitude of genotype-by-environment variation vary? Ecology and Evolution 8(12): 6342–6353.

Bell, AM; Saltz, JB. 2017. Comment on Baumert et al.: Integrating Personality Structure, Personality Process, and Personality Development. European Journal of Personality 31(5): 532-533.

Press: Interview with me about the paper featured on the Heredity podcast; Rice’s press release picked up by futurity and phys.org.

Saltz, JB; Hessel, F*; and Kelly, MW. 2017. Trait correlations in the genomics era. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32(4): 279-290.

Saltz, JB; Lymer, S; Gabrielian, JG; and Nuzhdin SV. 2017. Genetic correlations among developmental and contextual behavioral plasticity in Drosophila melanogaster. The American Naturalist 190(1): 61-72.

Keiser, CN; Vodjvodic, S; Butler, I; Sartain, E; Rudolf, VHW; and Saltz, JB. 2017. Queen presence alters the relationship between collective behavior and disease susceptibility in ant colonies.Journal of Animal Ecology 87(2): 379–387.

Saltz, JB; Geiger, AP; Anderson, R*; Johnson, BJ*; and Marren, RI*. 2016 What, if anything, is a social niche? Evolutionary Ecology 30(2): 349-364.

Foley, BR; Saltz, JB; Nuzhdin, SV; and Marjoram, P. 2015. A Bayesian approach to social structure uncovers cryptic regulation of group dynamics in Drosophila melanogaster. The American Naturalist 185(6):797-808.

Saltz, JB; and Nuzhdin, SV. 2014. Genetic variation in niche construction: implications for development and evolutionary genetics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29(1): 8-14

Saltz, JB and Nuzhdin, SV. 2014. Genetic variation in niche construction and its implications: Response to Shuker. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29(6): 304-305.

Ardekani, R; Biyani, A; Dalton, J; Saltz, JB; Arbeitman, MA; Tower, J; Nuzhdin S; and Tavaré, S. 2013. Three dimensional tracking and behavior monitoring of multiple fruit flies. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 10: 20120547

Stamps, JA; Saltz, JB; and Krishnan, VV. 2013. Genotypic differences in behavioural entropy: unpredictable genotypes are composed of unpredictable individuals. Animal Behaviour 86(3): 641-649.

Saltz, JB; Alicuben, ET*; Grubman, J*; Harkenrider, M*; Megowan, N*; and Nuzhdin, SV. 2012. Non-additive indirect effects of group genetic diversity on larval viability in D. melanogaster imply key role of maternal decision-making. Molecular Ecology 21(9): 2270-2281.

Conrad, L; Weinersmith, KL; Brodin, T; Saltz, JB; and Sih, A. 2011. Behavioural syndromes in fishes: a review with implications for ecology and fisheries management.  Journal of Fish Biology 78(2):395-435.


Miller, PM; Saltz, JB; Cochrane, VA; Marcinkowski, CM; Mobin, R; and Turner, TL. 2011. Natural variation in decision-making behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One6(1):e16436.

Top 25% most-cited articles in PLoS One

Review in Science Daily; This paper won The American Naturalists’ Best Student Paper award in 2012

Pending Manuscripts

Jamilla Akhund-Zade, Denise Yoon, Alyssa Bangerter,  Nikolaos Polizos, Matthew Campbell, Anna Soloshenko, Thomas Zhang, Eric Wice, Ashley R. Albright, Aditi Narayanan, Paul Schmidt, Julia Saltz, Julien Ayroles, Mason Klein, Alan O. Bergland, Benjamin L. de Bivort.  Wild flies hedge their thermal preference bets in response to seasonal fluctuations. Under review, eLife

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