Publication


Wada H, Kriengwatana B, MacDougall-Shackleton SA (in review). Incubation temperature influences sex ratio and offspring body composition in zebra finches. Biology Letters.

Wada H (2015). Developmental plasticity as origins of individual variation in stress responses. In Integrative Organismal Biology (eds. Martin L.B., Ghalambor C.K., Woods H.A.), pp. 187-205. Hoboken, New Jersey, Wiley & Sons.

 

Wada H and Sewall K (2014). Introduction to the symposium-uniting evolutionary and physiological approaches to understanding phenotypic plasticity. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54 (5): 774-782.


Kriengwatana B, Wada H, Schmidt KL, Taves MD, Soma KK, MacDougall-Shackleton SA (2014). Effects of nutritional stress during different developmental periods on song and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in zebra finches. Hormones and Behavior 65 (3): 285-293.

Wada H, Newman AEM, Hall ZJ, Soma KK, MacDougall-Shackleton SA (2014). Effects of corticosterone and DHEA on doublecortin immunoreactivity in the song control system and hippocampus of adult song sparrows. Developmental Neurobiology 74(1): 52–62.

Kriengwatana B, Wada H, Macmillan A, MacDougall-Shackleton SA (2013). Juvenile nutritional stress affects growth rate, adult organ mass, and innate immune function in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86 (6): 769-781.

Wada H, Bergeron CM, McNabb FMA, Todd BD, Hopkins WA (2011). Dietary mercury has no observable effects on thyroid-mediated processes and fitness-related traits in wood frogs. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 7915–7922.

Bergeron CM, Bodinof CM, Budischak SA, Wada H, Unrine JM, Hopkins WA (2011). Counterbalancing effects of maternal mercury exposure during different stages of early ontogeny. Environmental Pollution 409: 4746-4752.

Class, A, Wada H, Lynn S, and Moore I (2011). The timing of life history stages across latitudes in Zonotrichia sparrows. The Condor 113: 438-448.

Wada H and Breuner CW (2010). Developmental changes in neural corticosteroid receptor capacity in altricial nestlings. Journal of Developmental Neurobiology 70, 853-861.

Wada H (2010). The Development of Birdsong. Nature Education Knowledge 1: 16.

Wada H, Yates DE, Evers DC, Taylor RJ, and Hopkins WA (2010). Tissue mercury concentrations and adrenocortical responses of female big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) near a contaminated river. Ecotoxicology 19, 1277-1284.

Malisch JL, Satterlee DG, Cockrem JF, Wada H, and Breuner CW (2010). How acute is the acute stress response?  Baseline corticosterone and corticosteroid-binding globulin levels change 24 hours after an acute stressor in Japanese quail.  General and Comparative Endocrinology 165, 345-350.

Wada H, Cristol DA, McNabb FMA, and Hopkins WA (2009). Suppressed adrenocortical responses and triiodothyronine levels in birds near a mercury-contaminated river. Environmental Science and Technology 43, 6031-6038.

Malisch JL, Breuner CW, Kolb EM, Wada H, Hannon RM, Chappell MA, Middleton KM, and Garland T, Jr. (2009). Behavioral despair and home-cage activity in mice with chronically elevated baseline corticosterone concentrations. Behavior Genetics 39, 192-201.

Wada H, Salvante KG, Wagner E, Williams TD, and Breuner CW (2009). Ontogeny and individual variation in the adrenocortical response of zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) nestlings. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 82, 325-331.

Wada H and Breuner CW (2008). Transient elevation of corticosterone alters begging behavior and growth of white-crowned sparrow nestlings. Journal of Experimental Biology 211, 1696-1703.

Wada H (2008). Glucocorticoids: mediators of vertebrate ontogenetic transitions. General and Comparative Endocrinology 156, 441-453.

Wada H, Salvante KG, Stables C, Wagner E, Williams TD, and Breuner CW (2008). Adrenocortical responses in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata): individual variation, repeatability and relationship to phenotypic quality. Hormones and Behavior 53: 472-480.

Wingfield JC, Moore IT, Vasquez R, Sabat P, Busch S, Clark A, Addis E, Prado F, and Wada H (2008). Modulation of the adrenocortical responses to acute stress in northern and southern populations of Zonotrichia. Ornithologia Neotropical 19(Suppl.): 241-251.

Wada H, Hahn TP, and Breuner CW (2007). Development of stress reactivity in white-crowned sparrow nestlings: Total corticosterone response increases with age, while free corticosterone response remains low. General and Comparative Endocrinology 150: 405-413.

Breuner CW, Lynn SE, Julian GE, Cornelius JM, Heidinger BJ, Love OP, Sprague RS, Wada H, and Whitman BA (2006). Plasma binding globulins and the acute stress response. Hormone and Metabolic Research 38: 260-268.

Wada H, Breuner CW, Wingfield JC, and Moore IT (2006). Stress responses in tropical sparrows: Comparing tropical and temperate Zonotrichia. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79: 784-792.

Wingfield JC, Owen-Ashley N, Benowitz-Fredericks ZM, Lynn SE, Hahn TP, Wada H, Breuner CW, Meddle SL, and Romero LM (2004). Arctic spring: the arrival biology of migrant birds. Acta Zoologica Sinica 50: 948-960.

Moore IT, Wada H, Perfito N, Busch DS, Hahn TP, and Wingfield JC (2004). Territoriality and testosterone in an equatorial population of rufous-collared sparrows, Zonotrichia capensis. Animal Behavior 67: 411-420.

Moore IT, Perfito N, Wada H, Sperry TS, and Wingfield JC (2002). Latitudinal variation in plasma testosterone levels in birds of the genus Zonotrichia. General and Comparative Endocrinology 129: 13-19.

 

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Department of Biological Sciences

Auburn University

 

 

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