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Dr Brianne Addison





Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


Centre for Integrative Ecology


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Uni of Missouri-Kansas City, 2009

Research interests

Evolutionary physiology of animals, especially maternal effects, life-history evolution, immunology, endocrinology.

Comparative physiology applications in industry, especially poultry and fisheries.

Teaching interests

Comparative Physiology and Anatomy

Units taught

SLE 205 Vertebrate Structure and Function


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The energy cost of feather replacement is not intrinsically inefficient

W Buttemer, B Addison, K Klasing

(2020), Vol. 98, pp. 142-148, Canadian Journal of Zoology, Ottawa, Ont., C1

journal article

Extreme competence: keystone hosts of infections

Lynn Martin, BriAnne Addison, Andrew Bean, Katherine Buchanan, Ondi Crino, Justin Eastwood, Andrew Flies, Rodrigo Hamede, Geoffrey Hill, Marcel Klaassen, Rebecca Koch, Johanne Martens, Constanza Napolitano, Edward Narayan, Lee Peacock, Alison Peel, Anne Peters, Nynke Raven, Alice Risely, Michael Roast, Lee Rollins, Manuel Ruiz-Aravena, Dan Selechnik, Helena Stokes, Beata Ujvari, Laura Grogan

(2019), Vol. 34, pp. 303-314, Trends in ecology & evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Ecoimmunology and microbial ecology: contributions to avian behavior, physiology, and life history

J Evans, K Buchanan, S Griffith, K Klasing, B Addison

(2017), Vol. 88, pp. 112-121, Hormones and behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Effects of invasion history on physiological responses to immune system activation in invasive Australian cane toads

D Selechnik, A West, G Brown, K Fanson, B Addison, L Rollins, R Shine

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 1-19, PeerJ, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Lack of seasonal and moult-related stress modulation in an opportunistically breeding bird: The white-plumed honeyeater (Lichenostomus penicillatus).

W Buttemer, B Addison, L Astheimer

(2015), Vol. 76, pp. 34-40, Hormones and Behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Do maternally derived antibodies and early immune experience shape the adult immune response?

B Addison, R Ricklefs, K Klasing

(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 824-829, Functional ecology, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal article

Ecological and life-history factors influencing the evolution of maternal antibody allocation : a phylogenetic comparison

B Addison, K Klasing, W Robinson, S Austin, R Ricklefs

(2009), Vol. 276, pp. 3979-3987, Proceedings of the Royal Society B-biological sciences, London, England, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

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