Pre-prints and coming soon…

15. Lou R.N., Jacobs A., Wilder A.P. & Therkildsen N.O. (2020) A Beginner’s Guide to Low-Coverage Whole Genome Sequencing for Population Genomics [PDF] . in revision in Molecular Ecology, Authorea preprint.

14. Tigano A., Jacobs A., Wilder A.P., Nand A., Zhan Y., Dekker J. & Therkildsen N.O. (2020) Chromosome-level assembly of the Atlantic silverside genome reveals extreme levels of sequence diversity and structural genetic variation [PDF]bioRxiv preprint, in revision.

13. Salmón P.*, Jacobs A.*, Ahrén D, Biard C., Dingemanse N.J., Dominoni D., Helm B., Lundberg M., Senar JC, Sprau P., Visser M.E. & Isaksson C. (2020) Repeated genomic signatures of adaptation to urbanisation in a songbird across Europe [PDF]. bioRxiv preprint; in revision. (*shared first authors)

Peer-reviewed papers


12. Jacobs A. & Elmer K.R. (2021) Alternative splicing and gene expression play contrasting roles in the parallel phenotypic divergence of a salmonid fish [PDF]. Early View in Molecular Ecology as a ‘From the Cover’ article [previous preprint here].

11. Schwabl P, Boité M.C., Bussotti G, Jacobs A. Andersson B, Moreira O, Freitas-Mesquita A.L., Meyer-Fernandes J.R., Telleria E.L., Traub-Csekö Y., Vaselek S., Leštinová T., Volf P., Morgado F.N., Porrozzi R., Llewellyn M., Späth G.F. & Cupolillo E. (2021) Colonization and genetic diversification processes of Leishmania infantum in the Americas [PDF]. Communications Biology, 4(139).


10. Watson H., Powell D., Salmón P., Jacobs A. & Isaksson C. (2020) Urbanisation is associated with modifications in DNA methylation in a small passerine bird [PDF].  Evolutionary Applications 14(1), 85–98.

9. Jacobs A., Carruthers M., Yurchenko A., Gordeeva N.V., Alekseyev S.S., Hooker O., Leong J.S., Rondeau E.B., Koop B.F., Adams C.E. & Elmer K.R. (2020) Parallelism in eco-morphology and gene expression despite variable evolutionary and genomic backgrounds in a Holarctic fish [PDF]. PLOS Genetics 16(4):e1008658. [previous preprint here]

8. Burgon J., Vieites D., Jacobs A., Weidt S., Gunter H., Steinfartz S., Burgess K., Mable B. & Elmer K.R. (2020) Functional colour genes and signals of selection in colour polymorphic salamanders [PDF]. Molecular Ecology 29(7), 1284-1299.


7. Jacobs A. & Therkildsen N.O. (2019) Excavating ghost footprints and tangled trees from modern genomes [PDF]. Molecular Ecology 28(14), 3287-3290. (News & Views article)

6. Jacobs A.*, Carruthers M.*, Eckmann R., Yohannes E., Adams C.E, Behrmann-Godel J.† & Elmer K.R.† (2019) Rapid niche expansion by selection on functional genomic variation after ecosystem recovery [PDF]. Nature Ecology and Evolution 3, 77–86. (*shared first authors, †corresponding authors)


5. Jacobs A., Hughes M.R., Robinson P.C., Adams C.E., Elmer K.R. (2018). The genetic architecture underlying the evolution of a rare piscivorous life history form in brown trout after secondary contact and strong introgression [PDF]. Genes 9(280).

4. Jacobs A., Doran C., Murray D., Duffill Telsnig J., Laskowski K.L., Jones N.A.R., Auer S.K., Praebel K. (2018). On the challenges and opportunities facing fish biology: a discussion of five key knowledge gaps [PDF]. Journal of Fish Biology 92, 690–698

3. Jacobs A., De Noia M., Praebel K., Kanstad-Hanssen Ø., Paterno M., Jackson D., McGinnity P., Sturm, A., Elmer K.R., Llewellyn M.S.  (2018). Genetic fingerprinting of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) populations in the North-East Atlantic using a random forest classification approach [PDF]. Scientific Reports  8, 1203.


2. Jacobs A., Womack R., Chen M., Gharbi K. & Elmer K.R.  (2017). Significant synteny and co-localisation of ecologically relevant quantitative trait loci within and across species of salmonid fishes [PDF]. Genetics 


1. Recknagel H., Jacobs A., Herzyk P., & Elmer K. R.  (2015). Double-digest RAD sequencing using Ion Proton semiconductor platform (ddRADseq-ion) with nonmodel organisms [PDF]. Molecular Ecology Resources 15(6), 1316-1329.