Dr Belinda Appleton




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Chromosome-level alpaca reference genome VicPac3.1 improves genomic insight into the biology of new world camelids

M Richardson, K Munyard, L Croft, T Allnutt, F Jackling, F Alshanbari, M Jevit, G Wright, R Cransberg, A Tibary, P Perelman, B Appleton, T Raudsepp

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, Frontiers in genetics, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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Oxytocin enhances the appropriate use of human social cues by the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) in an object choice task

J Oliva, J Rault, B Appleton, A Lill

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 767-775, Animal cognition, Berlin, Germany, C1

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An integrative approach to characterize Malagasy bats of the subfamily Vespertilioninae Gray, 1821, with the description of a new species of Hypsugo

S Goodman, C Rakotondramanana, B Ramasindrazana, T Kearney, A Monadjem, M Schoeman, P Taylor, K Naughton, B Appleton

(2015), Vol. 173, pp. 988-1018, Zoological journal of the linnean society, London, Eng., C1

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Description of a new species of the Miniopterus aelleni group (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae) from upland areas of central and northern Madagascar

S Goodman, B Ramasindrazana, K Naughton, B Appleton

(2015), Vol. 3936, pp. 538-558, Zootaxa, C1

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Insights into the evolution of a cryptic radiation of bats: dispersal and ecological radiation of Malagasy Miniopterus (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae)

L Christidis, S Goodman, K Naughton, B Appleton

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1-10, PLoS one, San Francisco, CA, C1

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Antitropical distributions and species delimitation in a group of ophiocomid brittle stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiocomidae)

K Naughton, T O'Hara, B Appleton, P Cisternas

(2014), Vol. 78, pp. 232-244, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Maryland Heights, MO, C1-1

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A molecular and morphological investigation of species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships in Australian free-tailed bats Mormopterus (Chiroptera:Molossidae)

T Reardon, N Mckenzie, S Cooper, B Appleton, S Carthew, M Adams

(2014), Vol. 62, pp. 109-136, Australian journal of zoology, Clayton, Vic, C1

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Sympatric cryptic species in the crinoid genus Cenolia (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Comasteridae) delineated by sequence and microsatellite markers

K Naughton, T O'Hara, B Appleton, M Gardner

(2014), Vol. 78, pp. 160-171, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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A cryptic new species of miniopterus from south-eastern africa based on molecular and morphological characters

A Monadjem, S Goodman, W Stanley, B Appleton

(2013), Vol. 3746, pp. 123-142, Zootaxa, C1

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Identification of cryptic species ofMiniopterusbats (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae) from Madagascar and the Comoros using bioacoustics overlaid on molecular genetic and morphological characters


(2011), Vol. 104, pp. 284-302, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, C1-1

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Characterisation of 22 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Broadbill Swordfish, Xiphias gladius

H Bradman, P Grewe, J Bourjea, D Muths, B Appleton

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 263-266, Conservation Genetics Resources, C1-1

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Development and characterisation of 20 microsatellite loci isolated from the large bent-wing bat, Miniopterus schreibersii (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae) and their cross-taxa utility in the family Miniopteridae


(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 675-685, Molecular Ecology Resources, C1-1

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Morphological, bioacoustical, and genetic variation in Miniopterus bats from eastern Madagascar, with the description of a new species

S Goodman, B Ramasindrazana, C Maminirina, M Schoeman, B Appleton

(2011), Vol. May, pp. 1-19, Zootaxa, Auckland, N. Z., C1-1

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Direct comparison of mitochondrial markers for the analysis of swordfish population structure

H Bradman, P Grewe, B Appleton

(2011), Vol. 109, pp. 95-99, Fisheries Research, C1-1

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Wings or winds: inferring bat migration in a stepping-stone archipelago


(2011), Vol. 24, pp. 1298-1306, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, C1-1

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Patterns of morphological and genetic variation in the endemic Malagasy batMiniopterus gleni(Chiroptera: Miniopteridae), with the description of a new species,M. griffithsi

S Goodman, C Maminirina, H Bradman, L Christidis, B Appleton

(2010), Vol. 48, pp. 75-86, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, C1-1

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The Use of Molecular Phylogenetic and Morphological Tools to Identify Cryptic and Paraphyletic Species: Examples from the Diminutive Long-fingered Bats (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae: Miniopterus) on Madagascar

Steven Goodman, Claudette Maminirina, Helen Bradman, Les Christidis, Belinda Appleton

(2009), Vol. 3669, pp. 1-34, American Museum Novitates, C1-1

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Shedding new light on old species identifications: morphological and genetic evidence suggest a need for conservation status review of the critically endangered bat, Saccolaimus saccolaimus

Damian Milne, Felicity Jackling, Manpreet Sidhu, Belinda Appleton

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 496-496, Wildlife Research, C1-1

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The use of molecular and morphological characters to resolve the taxonomic identity of cryptic species: the case ofMiniopterus manavi(Chiroptera, Miniopteridae)

Steven Goodman, Claudette Maminirina, Nicole Weyeneth, Helen Bradman, Les Christidis, Manuel Ruedi, Belinda Appleton

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 339-363, Zoologica Scripta, C1-1

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Variation gographique et molculaires de Miniopterus majori (Chiroptera : Miniopteridae) de Madagascar

C Mamanirina, B Appleton, H Bradman, L Christidis, S Goodman

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 127-143, Malagasy nature, Antananarivo, Madagascar, C1-1

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A new species of Miniopterus (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae) from lowland southeastern Madagascar

Steven Goodman, Helen Bradman, Claudette Maminirina, Kate Ryan, Les Christidis, Belinda Appleton

(2008), Vol. 73, pp. 199-213, Mammalian Biology, C1-1

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The Bassian Isthmus and the major ocean currents of southeast Australia influence the phylogeography and population structure of a southern Australian intertidal barnacleCatomerus polymerus(Darwin)


(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 1948-1961, Molecular Ecology, C1-1

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Mitochondrial DNA analysis of field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and of its relationship to H. zea

Gajanan Behere, Wee Tay, Derek Russell, David Heckel, Belinda Appleton, Keshav Kranthi, Philip Batterham

(2007), Vol. 7, pp. 117-117, BMC Evolutionary Biology, C1-1

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Specific Status of Populations on Madagascar Referred to Miniopterus fraterculus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae), with Description of a New Species

S Goodman, K Ryan, C Maminirina, J Fahr, L Christidis, B Appleton

(2007), Vol. 88, pp. 1216-1229, Journal of Mammalogy, C1-1

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Molecular systematics and biogeography of the bent-wing bat complex Miniopterus schreibersii (Kuhl, 1817) (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)

B Appleton, J McKenzie, L Christidis

(2004), Vol. 31, pp. 431-439, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, C1-1

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Copy Number Variation and Transposable Elements Feature in Recent, Ongoing Adaptation at the Cyp6g1 Locus

Joshua Schmidt, Robert Good, Belinda Appleton, Jayne Sherrard, Greta Raymant, Michael Bogwitz, Jon Martin, Phillip Daborn, Mike Goddard, Philip Batterham, Charles Robin

(), Vol. 6, pp. e1000998-e1000998, PLoS Genetics, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Narrowing the genomic location of choanal atresia in alpaca

Dr Belinda Appleton

  • 2014: $6,493
  • 2013: $18,533

Improving the alpaca genome assembly to allow efficient discovery of the underlying genetic causes of diseases, disorders and traits

A/Prof Terje Raudsepp, Dr Mark Richardson, Dr Belinda Appleton

  • 2015: $32,000


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