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Choi M, Rubin A, Wada H (2022). Suboptimal embryonic incubation temperature has long-term, sex-specific consequences on beak coloration and the behavioral stress response in zebra finches. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10:901303.

Beatty A, Rubin AG, Wada A, Heidinger B, Hood W, Schwartz T (2022). Postnatal expression of IGF2 is the norm in amniote vertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289: 20212278.

Crespi E, Burnap R, Chen J, Das M, Gassman N, Rosa E, Simmon R, Wada H, Wang Z, Xiao J, Yang B, Yin J, Goldstone J (2021). Resolving the Rules of Robustness and Resilience in Biology Across Scales. Integrative and Comparative Biology 61: 2163-2179.

Wada H, Coutts VG (2021). Detrimental or beneficial? Untangling diverse findings of developmental stress studies in birds. Journal of Experimental Biology 224: jeb227363.

Berlow M, Wada H, Derryberry, E (2021). Experimental exposure to noise alters gut microbiota in a songbird. Molecular Ecology.

Rubin AMG, Choi MPUG, Hoffman AJG, Beyl HE, Mendonca, MT, Wada H (2021). Periodic Cooling during Incubation Alters the Adrenocortical Response and Post-Hatch Growth in Zebra Finches. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 94: 110-123.

Heidinger B, Wada H (2019). Introduction to the symposium: stress phenotype: linking molecular, cellular, and physiological stress responses to fitness. Integrative and Comparative Biology 59: 237-242.

Wada H, Heidinger B (2019). Damage-Fitness Model: Evaluation and synthesis. Integrative and Comparative Biology 59: 282-291.

Wada H (2019). Damage-Fitness Model: The missing piece in integrative stress models. Stress 22: 548-562.

Del Giudice M, Buck CL, Chaby L, Gormally B, Taff C, Thawley C, Vitousek M, Wada H (2018). What is stress? A systems perspective. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58: 1019-1032.

Gurley BUG, Finger Jr JPD, Wada H (2018) Sex-specific effects of incubation temperature on embryonic development of zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) embryos. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 91: 1036-1045.

Hoffman AJG, Finger Jr JPD, Wada H (2018). Early stress priming and the effects on fitness-related traits following an adult stress exposure. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 329: 323-330.

Wada H, Kriengwatana BP, Steury TD, MacDougall-Shackleton SA (2018). Incubation temperature influences sex ratio and offspring’s body composition in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Canadian Journal of Zoology 96: 1010-1015.


Finger Jr J, Hoffman H, Wada H (2018). Temporal variation in constitutive and inducible heat shock proteins in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Ibis 160: 390-396.


Finger Jr J, Botero J, Zhang Y, Robinson SS, Hoffman AJ, Kavazis AN, Cristol DA, and Wada H (2017). No effect of lifelong methylmercury exposure on oxidative status in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata): a demonstration of methylmercury-induced selection? Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 99: 668-672.

Bentz AB, Sirman A, Wada H, Navara KJ, Hood WR (2016). Relationship between maternal environment and DNA methylation patterns of estrogen receptor alpha in wild Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) nestlings: a pilot study. Ecology and Evolution 6 (14): 4741-4752.

Wada H, Buddhamas K, Allen NU, Schmidt K, Soma KK, MacDougall-Shackleton SA (2015). Transient and permanent effects of suboptimal incubation temperatures on growth, metabolic rate, immune function, and adrenocortical responses in zebra finches. Journal of Experimental Biology 218 (18): 2847-2855.

Romero LM, Platts SH, Schoech SJ, Wada H, Crespi E, Martin LB, Buck CL (2015). Understanding Stress in the Healthy Animal – Potential Paths for Progress. Stress 18 (5): 491-497.

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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