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    Sarah Mesnick

    TitleAdjunct Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentScripps Institution of Oceanography Department
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0203
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      1. Orbach DN, Marshall CD, Mesnick S, Würsig B. Patterns of cetacean vaginal folds yield insights into functionality. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0175037. PMID: 28362830.
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      2. Greggor AL, Berger-Tal O, Blumstein DT, Angeloni L, Bessa-Gomes C, Blackwell BF, St Clair CC, Crooks K, de Silva S, Fernández-Juricic E, Goldenberg SZ, Mesnick S, Owen M, Price CJ, Saltz D, Schell CJ, Suarez AV, Swaisgood RR, Winchell CS, Sutherland WJ. Research Priorities from Animal Behaviour for Maximising Conservation Progress. Trends Ecol Evol. 2016 Dec; 31(12):953-964. PMID: 27692480.
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      3. Alexander A, Steel D, Hoekzema K, Mesnick S, Engelhaupt D, Kerr I, Payne R, Baker CS. What influences the worldwide genetic structure of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)? Mol Ecol. 2016 Jun; 25(12):2754-72. PMID: 27037911.
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      4. Orbach DN, Marshall CD, Würsig B, Mesnick S. Variation in Female Reproductive Tract Morphology of the Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2016 Apr; 299(4):520-37. PMID: 26788790.
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      5. Berger-Tal O, Blumstein DT, Carroll S, Fisher RN, Mesnick S, Owen MA, Saltz D, St Claire CC, Swaisgood RR. A systematic survey of the integration of animal behavior into conservation. Conserv Biol. 2016 Aug; 30(4):744-53. PMID: 26548454.
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      6. Dines JP, Mesnick S, Ralls K, May-Collado L, Agnarsson I, Dean MD. A trade-off between precopulatory and postcopulatory trait investment in male cetaceans. Evolution. 2015 Jun; 69(6):1560-1572. PMID: 25929734.
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      7. Schakner ZA, Lunsford C, Straley J, Eguchi T, Mesnick S. Using models of social transmission to examine the spread of longline depredation behavior among sperm whales in the Gulf of Alaska. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e109079. PMID: 25272019; PMCID: PMC4182800.
      8. Rendell L, Mesnick S, Dalebout ML, Burtenshaw J, Whitehead H. Can genetic differences explain vocal dialect variation in sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus? Behav Genet. 2012 Mar; 42(2):332-43. PMID: 22015469.
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      9. Mesnick S, Taylor BL, Archer FI, Martien KK, Treviño SE, Hancock-Hanser BL, Moreno Medina SC, Pease VL, Robertson KM, Straley JM, Baird RW, Calambokidis J, Schorr GS, Wade P, Burkanov V, Lunsford CR, Rendell L, Morin PA. Sperm whale population structure in the eastern and central North Pacific inferred by the use of single-nucleotide polymorphisms, microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA. Mol Ecol Resour. 2011 Mar; 11 Suppl 1:278-98. PMID: 21429181.
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      10. Godard-Codding CA, Clark R, Fossi MC, Marsili L, Maltese S, West AG, Valenzuela L, Rowntree V, Polyak I, Cannon JC, Pinkerton K, Rubio-Cisneros N, Mesnick S, Cox SB, Kerr I, Payne R, Stegeman JJ. Pacific Ocean-wide profile of CYP1A1 expression, stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios, and organic contaminant burden in sperm whale skin biopsies. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Mar; 119(3):337-43. PMID: 21134820; PMCID: PMC3059996.
      11. Engelhaupt D, Hoelzel AR, Nicholson C, Frantzis A, Mesnick S, Gero S, Whitehead H, Rendell L, Miller P, De Stefanis R, Cañadas A, Airoldi S, Mignucci-Giannoni AA. Female philopatry in coastal basins and male dispersion across the North Atlantic in a highly mobile marine species, the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). Mol Ecol. 2009 Oct; 18(20):4193-205. PMID: 19769692.
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      12. Morin PA, Manaster C, Mesnick S, Holland R. Normalization and binning of historical and multi-source microsatellite data: overcoming the problems of allele size shift with allelogram. Mol Ecol Resour. 2009 Nov; 9(6):1451-5. PMID: 21564931.
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      13. Morin PA, Nestler A, Rubio-Cisneros NT, Robertson KM, Mesnick S. Interfamilial characterization of a region of the ZFX and ZFY genes facilitates sex determination in cetaceans and other mammals. Mol Ecol. 2005 Sep; 14(10):3275-86. PMID: 16101791.
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