Publications

2019

Cook N, Parker DJ, Tauber E, Pannebakker BA and Shuker DM (2019) Validating the demethylating effects of 5-aza-2′-deoxycytidine in insects requires a whole-genome approach (A reply to Ellers et al.) The American Naturalist, https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/704248

Boulton RA, Cook N, Greenway EV, Glaser GL, Green J and Shuker DM (2019) Local mate competition modifies the costs of mating in a mostly monandrous parasitoid wasp. Behavioral Ecology, ary181,
https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ary181

2018

Cook N, Parker DJ, Turner F, Tauber E, Pannebakker BA and Shuker DM (2018) Genome-wide disruption of DNA methylation by 5-aza-2′-deoxycytidine in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/437202.

Cook N, Trivedi U, Tauber E, Pannebakker BA, Ritchie MG, Green J and Shuker DM (2018) Differential gene expression is not required for facultative sex allocation: a transcriptome analysis of brain tissue in the parasitoid wasps Nasonia vitripennis. Royal Society Open Science, 5, 171718.

2017

Boulton RAB, Cook N, Green J, Greenway EV and Shuker DM (2017) Sperm blocking is not a male adaptation to sperm competition in a parasitoid wasp. Behavioral Ecology, arx156.

2016

Vigoder FM, Parker DJ, Cook N, Tournière O, Sneddon T and Ritchie MG (2016) Inducing cold-sensitivity in the frigophilic fly Drosophila montana by RNAi. PLoS ONE, 11(11), e0165724.

Cook N, Green J, Whitehorn PR and Shuker DM (2016) Exposure to the neonicotinoid imidacloprid disrupts sex allocation cue use during superparasitism in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Ecological Entomology, 41(6), 693-697.

2015

Cook N, Green J, Pannebakker BA, Ritchie MG, Tauber E and Shuker DM (2015) Oviposition but not sex allocation is associated with transcriptomic changes in females of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 5, 2885-2892.

Baker K, Dhillon T, Colas I, Cook N, Milne I, Cardle L, Bayer M and Flavell A (2015) Chromatin state analysis of the barley epigenome reveals a higher order structure defined by H3K27me1 and H3K27me3 abundance. The Plant Journal 84(1), 111-124.

Cook N, Pannebakker BA, Tauber E and Shuker DM (2015) DNA methylation and sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. The American Naturalist 186(4), 513-518.

Whitehorn PR, Cook N, Blackburn CV, Gill SM, Green J and Shuker DM (2015) Sex allocation theory reveals a hidden cost of neonicotinoid exposure in a parasitoid wasp. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 282, 20150389.

2014

Shuker DM and Cook N (2014) Evolution: Conflict by the Sexes, for the Sexes. Current Biology 24(13), R1135-R1137.

Baker K, Bayer M, Cook N, Dreißig S, Dhillon T, Russell J, Hedley PE, Morris J, Ramsay L, Colas I, Waugh R, Steffenson B, Milne I, Stephen G, Marshall D and Flavell AF (2014) “The low-recombining peri-centromeric region of barley restricts gene diversity and evolution but not gene expression.” The Plant Journal 79(6), 981-992.

2012

Cook N, Hubbard SF, Karley AJ and Russell JR (2012) “Genetic diversity and the presence of Complementary Sex Determination in the endangered farmland sawfly Dolerus aeneus (Hymenoptera, Symphyta).” Conservation Genetics 14(6), 1125-1133.

2011

Cook N, Aziz N, Hedley PE, Morris J, Milne L, Karley AJ, Hubbard SF and Russell JR (2011) “Transcriptome sequencing of an ecologically important graminivorous sawfly: a resource for marker development.” Conservation Genetics Resources 3(4), 789-795.