Dr Beata Ujvari

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Bioinformatics and Genetic

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Master of Agricultural Science, , 1995
Doctor of Philosophy, , 2001

Research interests

Being an evolutionary ecologist, my research focuses on the interaction between organisms and their environment and these effects on organismal fitness.  The particular aim of my research is to explore the significance of genetic and epigenetic organismal responses to both macro- and micro environmental challenges.

Affiliations

Senior Honorary Fellow at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney

Knowledge areas

Genetics, evolutionary ecology, conservation biology, immunology

Conferences

2015

• Invited speaker: The International Society for Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health Inaugural Meeting, Tempe
• Invited speaker: Cancer & Evolution, Sydney Cancer Network, USyd, Sydney

2014

• Invited speaker: Workshop on diversity in telomere dynamics, Glasgow
• Invited speaker: Australian Telomere and DNA Repair Workshop, Sydney
• Invited speaker: 7th World Cancer Congress, Nanjing, China - declined
• Member of program and organizing committee: Sydney Cancer Conference, Sydney
• Member of program and organizing committee: GSA 2014, Sydney
• Member of program committee: VetSci 2014, Singapore
2013 • Invited speaker: 6th World Cancer Congress 2013, Xi’an, China
• Invited speaker: ComBio2013, Perth
• Member of program committee: VetSci 2013, Singapore
• Oral presentation: GSA 2013, Sydney
• Invited seminar, Deakin University, Geelong
• Invited speaker, Distinguished Visitors Program - Mammals response to change workshop, UNSW, Sydney
• Invited presentation: IBECC, San Francisco, USA
2012
• Invited seminar, Macquarie University, Sydney
• Invited seminar: Early Career Showcase, University of Sydney
• Invited seminar: Australian National University, Canberra
• Invited seminar: SoB, University of Sydney
2011 • Oral presentation, GSA, Melbourne
2010 • Oral presentation: ISBE, Perth

Professional activities

•Chair of Comparative Oncology Special Interest Group, Cancer Research Network, University of Sydney, 2012 - 2014

• Member of program and organizing committee: Sydney Cancer Conference, Sydney
• Member of program and organizing committee: GSA 2014, Sydney
• Member of program committee: VetSci 2013, 2014, Singapore

Media appearances

Media coverage and interviews

• “Animal instincts could help in cancer fight, Deakin researcher says” by Dundas, G. Geelong Advertiser, January 2015.

• “Devil cancer invincible” by Elizabeth Lord, Hobart Mercury, 2012
• “Deadly devil disease is here to stay” by Laura Boness, Science Illustrated, 2012
• “Devil’s Contagious Cancer Evolves” by Jesse Jenkins, Biotechniques, 2012
• “Evolving cancer could spare Tassie devils” by Anna Salleh, ABC Science, 2012
• “Tasmanian Devil's Sneaky, Contagious Cancer Evolves” by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience, 2012
• “Killer Cane Toads”, ABC Television, Nexus, 2003 and National Geographic, 2006
• “Snakes alive!” by Geordie Torr and David Hancock, Australian Geographic, 2004
• “The Great Hungarian Plain”, The Mystique Of The Magyars”; ABC Radio, 2000

Research advertised on public and scientific websites

• “Comparative Oncology Special Interest Group” - http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/research/comparative-oncology/index.shtml

• “Comparative Oncology SIG (CO-SIG) activities” Cancer Research Network, The University of Sydney, June 2013.

• IBECC2013 Carl Zimmer “The Devil’s Tumor: How Cancer Evolved into a New Form of life” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrGoaTHEoCA

• “Featured CRN member “Cancer Research Network, The University of Sydney, September 2012.


• “Infected Tasmanian devils reveal how cancer cells evolve in response to humans” by ScienceDaily (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140218100709.htm)


• “Infected Tasmanian devils reveal how cancer cells evolve in response to humans” by ScienceCodex (http://www.sciencecodex.com/infected_tasmanian_devils_reveal_how_cancer_cells_evolve_in_response_to_humans-128069)


• “Age and Immune response” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4Vh7IKkXVI&feature=c4-overview&list=UUOuiMut9agh85AHukn-6b7Q

Research groups

http://wildgenesgroup.com/

Awards

  • Ian Potter Travel Award to attend Workshop of Telomere Dynamics” in Scotland - 1.2K 2014
  • Deans Discretion Funds (Fac.Vet. Sci. USyd) to attend the National Cancer Institute Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention, NCI USA - 2K, 2012

Projects

Visit the following link for detailed info on projects:

http://wildgenesgroup.com/

Publications

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2017

Curvilinear telomere length dynamics in a squamate reptile

B Ujvari, P Biro, J Charters, G Brown, K Heasman, C Beckmann, T Madsen

(2017), Vol. 31, pp. 753-759, Functional ecology, London, Eng., C1

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Cancer: a disease at the crossroads of trade-offs

C Jacqueline, P Biro, C Beckmann, A Moller, F Renaud, G Sorci, A Tasiemski, B Ujvari, F Thomas

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 215-225, Evolutionary applications: evolutionary approaches to environmental, biomedical and socio-economic issues, London, Eng., C1

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Cancer brings forward oviposition in the fly Drosophila melanogaster

A Arnal, C Jacqueline, B Ujvari, L Leger, C Moreno, D Faugere, A Tasiemski, C Boidin-Wichlacz, D Misse, F Renaud, J Montagne, A Casali, B Roche, F Mery, F Thomas

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 272-276, Ecology and evolution, London, Eng., C1

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Cancer prevalence and etiology in wild and captive animals

T Madsen, A Arnal, M Vittecoq, F Bernex, J Abadie, S Labrut, D Garcia, D Faugere, K Lemberger, C Beckmann, B Roche, F Thomas, B Ujvari

(2017), pp. 11-11, Ecology and evolution of cancer, London, Eng., B1

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Changes in diet associated with cancer: an evolutionary perspective

F Thomas, S Rome, F Mery, E Dawson, J Montagne, P Biro, C Beckmann, F Renaud, R Poulin, M Raymond, B Ujvari

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 651-657, Evolutionary applications, London, Eng., C1

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Transmissible cancer: the evolution of interindividual metastasis

B Ujvari, R Gatenby, F Thomas

(2017), pp. 167-175, Ecology and evolution of cancer, London, Eng., B1

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Infections and cancer: the "fifty shades of immunity" hypothesis

C Jacqueline, A Tasiemski, G Sorci, B Ujvari, F Maachi, D Missé, F Renaud, P Ewald, F Thomas, B Roche

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-11, BMC Cancer, London, Eng., C1

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Purifying selection and concerted evolution of RNA-sensing toll-like receptors in migratory waders

N Raven, S Lisovski, M Klaassen, N Lo, T Madsen, S Ho, B Ujvari

(2017), Vol. 53, pp. 135-145, Infection, genetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Toward an ultimate explanation of intratumor heterogeneity

B Ujvari, F Thomas, C Gidoin, A Tasiemski, P Ewald, B Roche

(2017), pp. 219-222, Ecology and evolution of cancer, Abingdon, Eng., B1

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Cancer adaptations: atavism, de novo selection, or something in between?

F Thomas, B Ujvari, F Renaud, M Vincent

(2017), Vol. 39, pp. 1-7, Bioessays, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Gut microbiota of a long-distance migrant demonstrates resistance against environmental microbe incursions

A Risely, D Waite, B Ujvari, M Klaassen, B Hoye

(2017), pp. 1-28, Molecular ecology, London, Eng., C1

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The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology

F Thomas, C Jacqueline, T Tissot, M Henard, S Blanchet, G Loot, E Dawson, F Mery, F Renaud, J Montagne, C Beckmann, P Biro, R Hamede, B Ujvari

(2017), Vol. 1, pp. 1592-1595, Nature ecology and evolution, London, Eng., C1

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Active migration is associated with specific and consistent changes to gut microbiota in Calidris shorebirds

A Risely, D Waite, B Ujvari, B Hoye, M Klaassen

(2017), pp. 1-23, Journal of animal ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2016

Floods and famine: climate-induced collapse of a tropical predator-prey community

B Ujvari, G Brown, R Shine, T Madsen

(2016), Vol. 30, pp. 453-458, Functional ecology, London, Eng., C1

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The guardians of inherited oncogenic vulnerabilities

A Arnal, T Tissot, B Ujvari, L Nunney, E Solary, L Laplane, F Bonhomme, M Vittecoq, A Tasiemski, F Renaud, P Pujol, B Roche, F Thomas

(2016), Vol. 70, pp. 1-6, Evolution, Hoboken, N.J., C1

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The evolutionary ecology of transmissible cancers.

B Ujvari, R Gatenby, F Thomas

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 293-303, Infection, genetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Host manipulation by cancer cells: Expectations, facts, and therapeutic implications.

T Tissot, A Arnal, C Jacqueline, R Poulin, T Lefèvre, F Mery, F Renaud, B Roche, F Massol, M Salzet, P Ewald, A Tasiemski, B Ujvari, F Thomas

(2016), Vol. 38, pp. 276-285, BioEssays, Hoboken, N.J., C1

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Do cell-autonomous and non-cell-autonomous effects drive the structure of tumor ecosystems?

T Tissot, B Ujvari, E Solary, P Lassus, B Roche, F Thomas

(2016), Vol. 1865, pp. 147-154, Biochimica et biophysica acta: international journal of biochemistry and biophysics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Cancer and life-history traits: lessons from host-parasite interactions

B Ujvari, C Beckmann, P Biro, A Arnal, A Tasiemski, F Massol, M Salzet, F Mery, C Boidin-Wichlacz, D Misse, F Renaud, M Vittecoq, T Tissot, B Roche, R Poulin, F Thomas

(2016), Vol. 143, pp. 533-541, Parasitology, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Cancer Risks: The Debate Continues

F Thomas, B Roche, B Ujvari

(2016), Vol. 2, pp. 68-69, Trends in cancer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Immunoglubolin dynamics and cancer prevalence in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii).

B Ujvari, R Hamede, S Peck, D Pemberton, M Jones, K Belov, T Madsen

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-5, Scientific reports, London, Eng, C1

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Transmissible cancers, are they more common than thought?

B Ujvari, R Gatenby, F Thomas

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 633-634, Evolutionary Applications, Hoboken, N.J., C1

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Transmissible cancers in an evolutionary context.

B Ujvari, A Papenfuss, K Belov

(2016), Vol. 38, pp. S14-S23, Bioessays, Hoboken, N. J., C1

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Evolutionary ecology of organs: a missing link in cancer development?

F Thomas, R Nesse, R Gatenby, C Gidoin, F Renaud, B Roche, B Ujvari

(2016), Vol. 2, pp. 409-415, Trends in cancer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2015

Animal behaviour and cancer

M Vittecoq, H Ducasse, A Arnal, A Møller, B Ujvari, C Jacqueline, T Tissot, D Missé, F Bernex, N Pirot, K Lemberger, J Abadie, S Labrut, F Bonhomme, F Renaud, B Roche, F Thomas

(2015), Vol. 101, pp. 19-26, Animal behaviour, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Bad luck and cancer: Does evolution spin the wheel of fortune?

B Roche, B Ujvari, F Thomas

(2015), Vol. 37, pp. 586-587, BioEssays, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Evolutionary perspective of cancer: myth, metaphors, and reality

A Arnal, B Ujvari, B Crespi, R Gatenby, T Tissot, M Vittecoq, P Ewald, A Casali, H Ducasse, C Jacqueline, D Missé, F Renaud, B Roche, F Thomas

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 541-544, Evolutionary applications, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Cancer: an emergent property of disturbed resource-rich environments? Ecology meets personalized medicine

H Ducasse, A Arnal, M Vittecoq, S Daoust, B Ujvari, C Jacqueline, T Tissot, P Ewald, R Gatenby, K King, F Bonhomme, J Brodeur, F Renaud, E Solary, B Roche, F Thomas

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 527-540, Evolutionary applications, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Characterization of antibody V segment diversity in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

B Ujvari, K Belov

(2015), Vol. 167, pp. 156-165, Veterinary immunology and immunopathology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Widespread convergence in toxin resistance by predictable molecular evolution

B Ujvari, N Casewell, K Sunagar, K Arbuckle, W Wüster, N Lo, D O'Meally, C Beckmann, G King, E Deplazes, T Madsen

(2015), Vol. 112, pp. 11911-11916, National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings, Washington, D.C., C1

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Can Peto's paradox be used as the null hypothesis to identify the role of evolution in natural resistance to cancer? A critical review

H Ducasse, B Ujvari, E Solary, M Vittecoq, A Arnal, F Bernex, N Pirot, D Misse, F Bonhomme, F Renaud, F Thomas, B Roche

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, BMC cancer, London, Eng., C1

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Identification, characterisation and expression analysis of natural killer receptor genes in Chlamydia pecorum infected koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)

K Morris, M Mathew, C Waugh, B Ujvari, P Timms, A Polkinghorne, K Belov

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 1-11, BMC genomics, London, Eng., C1

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Detection of Aspergillus-specific antibodies by agar gel double immunodiffusion and IgG ELISA in feline upper respiratory tract aspergillosis

V Barrs, B Ujvari, N Dhand, I Peters, J Talbot, L Johnson, F Billen, P Martin, J Beatty, K Belov

(2015), Vol. 203, pp. 285-289, Veterinary journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Population demography of frillneck lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii, Gray 1825) in the wet-dry tropics of Australia

B Ujvari, P Fisher, J Rydell, R Wahlgren, B Wright, T Madsen

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 60-66, Austral ecology, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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2014

Anthropogenic selection enhances cancer evolution in Tasmanian devil tumours

B Ujvari, A Pearse, K Swift, P Hodson, B Hua, S Pyecroft, R Taylor, R Hamede, M Jones, K Belov, T Madsen

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 260-265, Evolutionary applications, London, Eng., C1-1

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What causes canine sino-nasal aspergillosis? A molecular approach to species identification

J Talbot, L Johnson, P Martin, J Beatty, D Sutton, F Billen, C Halliday, J Gibson, S Kidd, J Steiner, B Ujvaria, V Barrs

(2014), Vol. 200, pp. 17-21, Veterinary journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Invasive toxic prey may imperil the survival of an iconic giant lizard, the Komodo dragon

B Ujvari, H Mun, A Conigrave, C Ciofi, T Madsen

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 363-365, Pacific conservation biology, Sydney, N. S. W., C1-1

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Diet fatty acid profile, membrane composition and lifespan: an experimental study using the blowfly (Calliphora stygia)

M Kelly, M Usher, B Ujvari, T Madsen, J Wallman, W Buttemer, A Hulbert

(2014), Vol. 138, pp. 15-25, Mechanisms of ageing and development, Shannon, Ireland, C1-1

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2013

Placental lipoprotein lipase (LPL) gene expression in a placentotrophic lizard, Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii

O Griffith, B Ujvari, K Belov, M Thompson

(2013), Vol. 320, pp. 465-470, Journal of experimental zoology, London, Eng., C1-1

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Queensland northern quolls are not immune to cane toad toxin

B Ujvari, M Oakwood, T Madsen

(2013), Vol. 40, pp. 228-231, Wildlife research, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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Invader impact clarifies the roles of top-down and bottom-up effects on tropical snake populations

G Brown, B Ujvari, T Madsen, R Shine

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 351-361, Functional ecology, London, Eng., C1-1

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Identification of natural killer cell receptor genes in the genome of the marsupial Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

D van, E Wong, N Lo, B Ujvari, K Belov

(2013), Vol. 65, pp. 25-35, Immuno-genetics, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Isolation breeds naivety : island living robs Australian varanid lizards of toad-toxin immunity via four-base-pair mutation

B Ujvari, H Mun, A Conigrave, A Bray, J Osterkamp, P Halling, T Madsen

(2013), Vol. 67, pp. 289-294, Evolution: International journal of organic evolution, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2012

Evolution of a contagious cancer: epigenetic variation in devil facial tumour disease

B Ujvari, A Pearse, S Peck, C Harmsen, R Taylor, S Pyecroft, T Madsen, A Papenfuss, K Belov

(2012), Vol. 280, pp. 2-8, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: biological sciences, London, Eng., C1-1

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New insights into the role of MHC diversity in devil facial tumour disease

A Lane, Y Cheng, B Wright, R Hamede, L Levan, M Jones, B Ujvari, K Belov

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 1-9, PLoS one, San Fransico, Calif., C1-1

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Telomere dynamics and homeostasis in a transmissible cancer

B Ujvari, A Pearse, R Taylor, S Pyecroft, C Flanagan, S Gombert, A Papenfuss, T Madsen, K Belov

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 1-8, PLoS one, San Fransico, Calif., C1-1

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2011

DNA methylation in the termite Coptotermes lacteus

N Lo, B Li, B Ujvari

(2011), Vol. 59, pp. 257-261, Insectes sociaux, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Climate change, multiple paternity and offspring survival in lizards

M Olsson, T Shwartz, E Wapstra, T Uller, B Ujvari, T Madsen, R Shine

(2011), Vol. 65, pp. 3323-3326, Evolution: International journal of organic evolution, London, Eng., C1-1

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Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) markers in conservation biology

B Ujvari, K Belov

(2011), Vol. 12, pp. 5168-5186, International journal of molecular sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Do natural antibodies compensate for humoral immunosenescence in tropical pythons?

B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2011), Vol. 25, pp. 813-817, Functional ecology, London, Eng., C1-1

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The potential demise of a population of adders (Vipera berus) in Smygehuk, Sweden

T Madsen, B Ujvari

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 72-74, Herpetological conservation and biology, Texarkana, Tex., C1-1

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A microsatellite-based test of the Reticulitermes speratus genetic caste determination model in Coptotermes lacteus

B Ujvari, B Li, T Evans, A King, N Lo

(2011), Vol. 58, pp. 365-370, Insectes sociaux, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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2010

Detecting the impact of invasive species on native fauna: Cane toads (Bufo marinus), frillneck lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii) and the importance of spatial replication

B Ujvari, R Shine, T Madsen

(2010), Vol. 36, pp. 126-130, Australian ecology, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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In hot pursuit : fluctuating mating system and sexual selection in sand lizards

M Olsson, E Wapstra, T Schwartz, T Madsen, B Ujvari, T Uller

(2010), Vol. 65, pp. 574-583, Evolution: International journal of organic evolution, London, Eng., C1-1

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2009

Climate-driven impacts of prey abundance on the population structure of a tropical aquatic predator

B Ujvari, S Andersson, G Brown, R Shine, T Madsen

(2009), Vol. 119, pp. 188-196, Oikos, London, Eng., C1-1

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Experimental studies of blowfly (Calliphora stygia) longevity : a little dietary fat is beneficial but too much is detrimental

B Ujvari, J Wallman, T Madsen, M Whelan, A Hulbery

(2009), Vol. 154, pp. 383-388, Comparative biochemistry and physiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Short telomeres in hatching snakes : erythrocyte telomere dynamics and longevity in tropical pythons

B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2009), Vol. 4, pp. 1-5, PLoS one, San Fransico, Calif., C1-1

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Increased mortality of naive varanid lizards after the invasion of non-native can toads (bufo marinus)

B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2009), Vol. 4, pp. 248-251, Herpetological conservation and biology, Texarkana, Tex., C1-1

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Molecular and morphological description of a Hepatozoon species in reptiles and their ticks in the Northern Territory, Australia

I Vilcins, B Ujvari, J Old, E Deane

(2009), Vol. 95, pp. 434-442, Journal of parasitology, Lawrence, Ks., C1-1

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2008

Complete mitochondrial genome of the frillneck lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii, Reptilia; Agamidae), another squamate with two control regions.

B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2008), Vol. 19, pp. 465-470, Mitochondrial DNA, London, Eng., C1-1

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Population genetic structure, gene flow and sex-biased dispersal in frillneck lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii)

B Ujvari, M Dowton, T Madsen

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 3557-3564, Molecular ecology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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Population genetic structure, gene flow and sex-biased dispersal in frillneck lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii)

B Ujvari, M Dowton, T Madsen

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 3557-3564, Molecular Ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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2007

Mitochondrial DNA recombination in a free-ranging Australian lizard

B Ujvari, M Dowton, T Madsen

(2007), Vol. 3, pp. 189-192, Biology letters, London, England, C1-1

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Do 'infectious' prey select for high levels of natural antibodies in tropical pythons?

T Madsen, B Ujvari, K Nandakumar, D Hasselquist, R Holmdahl

(2007), Vol. 21, pp. 271-279, Evolutionary ecology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2006

Size matters : extraordinary rodent abundance on an Australian tropical floodplain

T Madsen, B Ujvari, R Shine, W Buttemer, M Olsson

(2006), Vol. 31, pp. 361-365, Austral ecology, Milton, Qld, C1-1

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MHC class I variation associates with parasite resistance and longevity in tropical pythons

T Madsen, B Ujvari

(2006), Vol. 19, pp. 1973-1978, Journal of evolutionary biology, Chichester, England, C1-1

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Rain, rats and pythons: climate-driven population dynamics of predators and prey in tropical Australia

T Madsen, B Ujvari, R Shine, M Olsson

(2006), Vol. 31, pp. 30-37, Austral ecology, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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Age, parasites, and condition affect humoral immune response in tropical pythons

B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2006), Vol. 17, pp. 20-24, Behavioral ecology, Cary, NC, C1-1

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2005

Does mate guarding prevent rival mating in snow skinks? A test using AFLP

M Olsson, B Ujvari, E Wapstra, T Madsen, R Shine, S Bensch

(2005), Vol. 61, pp. 389-394, Herpetologica, Lawrence, KS, C1-1

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Costly parasite resistance: a genotype-dependent handicap in sand lizards?

M Olsson, E Wapstra, T Madsen, B Ujvari, C Rugfelt

(2005), Vol. 1, pp. 375-377, Biology letters, London, England, C1-1

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Severe malformation in neonate Vipera ursinii rakosiensis

T Tóth, J Gál, B Újvári, T Madsen

(2005), Vol. 26, pp. 388-390, Amphibia reptilia, Leiden, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Discrepancy in mitochondrial and nuclear polymorphism in meadow vipers (Vipera ursinii) questions the unambiguous use of mtDNA in conservation studies

B Ujvari, T Madsen, M Olsson

(2005), Vol. 26, pp. 287-292, Amphibia reptilia, Leiden, The Netherlands, C1-1

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MHC, health, color, and reproductive success in sand lizards

M Olsson, T Madsen, E Wapstra, B Silverin, B Ujvari, H Wittzell

(2005), Vol. 58, pp. 289-294, Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

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Paternal alleles enhance female reproductive success in tropical pythons

T Madsen, B Ujvari, M Olsson, R Shine

(2005), Vol. 14, pp. 1783-1787, Molecular ecology, Chichester, England, C1-1

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Old pythons stay fit : effects of haematozoan infections on life history traits of a large tropical predator

T Madsen, B Ujvari, M Olsson

(2005), Vol. 142, pp. 407-412, Oecologia, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

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The role of Haldane's rule in sex allocation

M Olsson, T Madsen, T Uller, E Wapstra, B Ujvari

(2005), Vol. 59, pp. 221-225, Evolution, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2004

Offspring-driven local dispersal in female sand lizards (Lacerta agilis)

K Ryberg, M Olsson, E Wapstra, T Madsen, S Anderholm, B Ujvari

(2004), Vol. 17, pp. 1215-1220, Journal of evolutionary biology, Chichester, England, C1-1

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Novel genes continue to enhance population growth in adders (Vipera berus)

T Madsen, B Ujvari, M Olsson

(2004), Vol. 120, pp. 145-147, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Haldane rules: costs of outbreeding at production of daughters in sand lizards

M Olsson, B Ujvari, T Madsen, T Uller, E Wapstra

(2004), Vol. 7, pp. 924-928, Ecology letters, Chichester, England, C1-1

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High prevalence of Hepatozoon spp. (Apicomplexa, Hepatozoidae) infection in water pythons (Liasis fuscus) from tropical Australia

B Ujvari, T Madsen, M Olsson

(2004), Vol. 90, pp. 670-672, Journal of parasitology, Lincoln, Nebraska, C1-1

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Fecundity and MHC affects ejaculation tactics and paternity bias in sand lizards

M Olsson, T Madsen, B Ujvari, E Wapstra

(2004), Vol. 58, pp. 906-909, Evolution, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2003

Major histocompatibility complex and mate choice in sand lizards

M Olsson, T Madsen, J Nordby, E Wapstra, B Ujvari, H Wittzell

(2003), Vol. 270, pp. 254-256, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, London, England, C1-1

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2002

Sexual dimorphism in lizard body shape: The roles of sexual selection and fecundity selection

M Olsson, R Shine, E Wapstra, B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2002), Vol. 56, pp. 1538-1541, Evolution, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Low genetic diversity threatens imminent extinction for the Hungarian meadow viper (Vipera ursinii rakosiensis)

B Újvári, T Madsen, T Kotenko, M Olsson, R Shine, H Wittzell

(2002), Vol. 105, pp. 127-130, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2000

Use of radiotelemetry on snakes: a review

B Újvári, Z Korsós

(2000), Vol. 46, pp. 115-146, Acta zoologica academiae scientiarum hungaricae, Budapest, Hungary, C1-1

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Life history, population characteristics and conservation of the Hungarian meadow viper (Vipera ursinii rakosiensis)

B Újvári, Z Korsós, T Péchy

(2000), Vol. 21, pp. 267-278, Amphibia reptilia, Leiden, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Understanding the role of migrants in pathogen dispersal: gut microbiome diversity across time and space in a long-distance migrant

Prof Marcel Klaassen, Dr Bethany Hoye, Dr Beata Ujvari, Miss Alice Risely

  • 2015: $5,000

Nature's solution, do immunoglobulins fight cancer in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii)?

Dr Beata Ujvari, Dr Rodrigo Hamede, Prof Frederic Thomas, Prof Thomas Madsen

  • 2017: $33,264

Other Funding Sources

Workshop on diversity in telomere dynamics - Drymen, Scotland 17-20 November 2014

Dr Beata Ujvari

  • 2014: $1,200

The enemy within: understanding how cancer shapes life history

Dr Beata Ujvari

  • 2016: $4,800

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2017

Mohammad Mahmudul Hassan

Thesis entitled: Who is the culprit: ecology and epidemiology of Avian Influenza at the wildlife-poultry interface in Bangladesh

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences