Prof Thomas Madsen

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Position

Honorary Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Publications

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2022

Transmissible cancer influences immune gene expression in an endangered marsupial, the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

N Raven, M Klaassen, T Madsen, F Thomas, R Hamede, B Ujvari

(2022), Vol. 31, pp. 2293-2311, Molecular Ecology, London, Eng., C1

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Telomeres, the loop tying cancer to organismal life-histories

B Ujvari, N Raven, T Madsen, M Klaassen, A Dujon, A Schultz, L Nunney, J Lemaître, M Giraudeau, F Thomas

(2022), Molecular Ecology, C1

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Mass-related differences in metabolic rate and fasting endurance explain divergence in seasonal activity of Mediterranean lizards

L Luiselli, B Stille, M Stille, W Buttemer, T Madsen

(2022), Vol. 582, Amphibia Reptilia, Leiden, The Netherlands, C1

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Negative frequency-dependent selection on polymorphic color morphs in adders

Thomas Madsen, Bo Stille, Beata Ujvari, Dirk Bauwens, John Endler

(2022), pp. 1-8, Current Biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2021

Darwin, the devil, and the management of transmissible cancers

R Hamede, T Madsen, H McCallum, A Storfer, P Hohenlohe, H Siddle, J Kaufman, M Giraudeau, M Jones, F Thomas, B Ujvari

(2021), Vol. 35, pp. 748-751, Conservation Biology, United States, C1

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2020

Long term effects of outbreeding: experimental founding of island population eliminates malformations and improves hatching success in sand lizards

W Lindsay, T Madsen, E Wapstra, M Lillie, L Loeb, B Ujvari, M Olsson

(2020), Vol. 249, Biological Conservation, C1

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Demography and spatial requirements of the endangered northern quoll on Groote Eylandt

J Heiniger, S Cameron, T Madsen, A Niehaus, R Wilson

(2020), Vol. 47, pp. 224-238, Wildlife Research, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2019

Transmissible cancer and the evolution of sex

F Thomas, T Madsen, M Giraudeau, D Misse, R Hamede, O Vincze, F Renaud, B Roche, B Ujvari

(2019), Vol. 17, PLoS Biology, United States, C1

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Multiple paternity and precocial breeding in wild Tasmanian devils, Sarcophilus harrisii (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae)

T Russell, A Lane, J Clarke, C Hogg, K Morris, T Keeley, T Madsen, B Ujvari

(2019), Vol. 128, pp. 201-210, Biological journal of the Linnean Society, Oxford, Eng., C1

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2018

Oncogenesis as a Selective Force: Adaptive Evolution in the Face of a Transmissible Cancer

T Russell, T Madsen, F Thomas, N Raven, R Hamede, B Ujvari

(2018), Vol. 40, BioEssays, United States, C1

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MHC diversity and female age underpin reproductive success in an Australian icon; the Tasmanian Devil

T Russell, S Lisovski, M Olsson, G Brown, R Spindler, A Lane, T Keeley, C Hibbard, C Hogg, F Thomas, K Belov, B Ujvari, T Madsen

(2018), Vol. 8, Scientific Reports, England, C1

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Genetic diversity, inbreeding and cancer

B Ujvari, M Klaassen, N Raven, T Russell, M Vittecoq, R Hamede, F Thomas, T Madsen

(2018), Vol. 285, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, England, C1

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2017

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

book chapter

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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Resource availability and sexual size dimorphism: differential effects of prey abundance on the growth rates of tropical snakes

G Brown, T Madsen, R Shine

(2017), Vol. 31, pp. 1592-1599, Functional ecology, Chichester, 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, Netherlands, C1

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The causes and ecological correlates of head scale asymmetry and fragmentation in a tropical snake

G Brown, T Madsen, S Dubey, R Shine

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-11, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

journal article

No signs of Na+/K+-ATPase adaptations to an invasive exotic toxic prey in native squamate predators

K Pinch, T Madsen, B Ujvari

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 929-933, Austral Ecology, C1

journal article
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, 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, Scientific Reports, England, C1

journal article
2015

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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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

journal article
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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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

journal article
2013

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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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

journal article
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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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

journal article
2011

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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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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How well do predators adjust to climate-mediated shifts in prey distribution? A study on Australian water pythons

B Ujvari, R Shine, T Madsen

(2011), Vol. 92, pp. 777-783, Ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Long-term population dynamics in a Mediterranean aquatic snake

L Luiselli, T Madsen, D Capizzi, L Rugiero, N Pacini, M Capula

(2011), Vol. 26, pp. 745-753, Ecological research, Tokyo, Japan, C1-1

journal article
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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Sex ratio of breeding Common toads (Bufo bufo) - influence of survival and skipped breeding

J Loman, T Madsen

(2010), Vol. 31, pp. 509-524, Amphibia reptilia, Leiden, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
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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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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Island differences in population size structure and catch per unit effort and their conservation implications for Komodo dragons

T Jessop, T Madsen, C Ciofi, M Jeri Imansyah, D Purwandana, H Rudiharto, A Arifiandy, J Phillips

(2007), Vol. 135, pp. 247-255, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, 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

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

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

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

Save the Tasmanian Devil Program - Tasmanian Government

  • 2017: $33,264

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report