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Claus Wedekind - Associate Professor

We study the selective forces that currently act on vertebrates, e.g. the effects of human activities in interaction with natural and sexual selection. We are also study the evolution of cooperation in conflict situations.

Curriculum vitae

2006: Associate Professor of Biology, University of Lausanne

2005: Hrdy Visiting Professor of Conservation Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA

2004: SNF Research Professor, University of Bern (later at University of Lausanne)

2003: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (EAWAG), CH-Kastanienbaum.

2000 - 2002: University of Edinburgh, UK (Swiss National Science Foundation)

1999 - 2000: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA (Cloëtta & Wander Foundations)

1999: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (EAWAG), CH-Kastanienbaum

1995 - 1999: University of Bern, Switzerland

1994: PhD, University of Bern (Prof. M. Milinski)

Reviewing activities

Editorial boards
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Section Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology, since 2013);
BMC Evolutionary Biology (since 2002);
Evolutionary Psychology (since 2002);
BMC Research Notes (since 2007);
Behavioral and Brain Sciences Associate (since 2001);
Journal of Evolutionary Biology (2002-2007);
Ecological Research (2004-2007);
Ecology Letters (2003-2008)

Manuscripts reviewed for:
Acta Oecologica; American Naturalist; Animal Behaviour; Animal Conservation; Aquaculture; Aquatic Conservation; Aquatic Ecology; Aquatic Sciences; Behavioral Ecology; Behaviour; Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology; Biological Invasions; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society; Biological Reviews; Biology Letters; BMC Biology; BMC Ecology; BMC Evolutionary Biology; BMC Research Notes; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences; Canadian Journal of Zoology; Cognition; Conservation Biology; Conservation Genetics; Current Biology; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms; Ecology; Ecology Letters; Ecology or Freshwater Fishes; Ecological Application; Ecological Research; Environmental Biology of Fishes; Ethology; Etologia; Evolution; Evolutionary Applications; Evolutionary Biology; Evolutionary Ecology; Evolutionary Psychology; Evolution and Human Behavior; Fish & Fisheries; Fisheries Management and Ecology; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution; Frontiers in Psychology; Functional Ecology; Global Change Biology; Heredity; Human Nature; Hydrobiologia; Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management; International Journal of Parasitology; Journal of Applied Ichthyology; Journal of Biology; Journal of Evolutionary Biology; Journal of Field Ornithology; Journal of Fish Biology; Journal of Herpetology; Journal of Parasitology; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility; Journal of Soils and Sediments; Journal of Theoretical Biology; Journal of the Royal Society Interface; Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research; Molecular Ecology; Nature; Nature Communications; Nature Reviews Genetics; Naturwissenschaften; Oikos; Oekologia; Parasitology; PeerJ; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B; Physiology and Behavior; Public Library of Science One; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B; Psychological Bulletin; Psychological Science; Quarterly Reviews of Biology; Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries; Royal Society Open Science; Science; Scientific Reports; Transactions of the American Fisheries Society; Trends in Ecology and Evolution; various book chapters and book proposals 

Proposals reviewed for:
European Science Foundation; Swiss National Science Foundation; National Science Foundation, USA; Wellcome Trust, UK; Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council, UK; Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); German Research Foundation (DFG); Leverhulm Trust; Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Austria; Israel Science Foundation; Research Council of Norway; Marden Fund Council, Royal Society of New Zealand; The Royal Society of London, UK; various awards for excellence in research

Memberships

  • Society for Conservation Biology
  • European Society for Evolutionary Biology
  • Société Suisse de Zoologie
  • American Fisheries Society
  • Schweizerische Vereinigung der Fischereiaufseher


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In Press
Wilkins L. G. E., Rogivue A., Fumagalli L., Wedekind C., In Press. Declining diversity of egg-associated bacteria during development of naturally spawned whitefish embryos (Coregonus spp.). Aquatic Sciences .
2015
Burger D., Dolivo G., Marti E., Sieme H., Wedekind C., 2015. Female major histocompatibility complex type affects male testosterone levels and sperm number in the horse (Equus caballus). Proceedings of the Royal Society: B Biological Sciences 282(1807) p. 20150407. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
dos Santos M., Wedekind C., 2015. Reputation based on punishment rather than generosity allows for evolution of cooperation in sizable groups. Evolution and Human Behavior 36(1) pp. 59-64. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 03-2015. Fischbesatz: Komplex und emotional. Hotspot 31 p. 22. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., 03-2015. Repeuplement piscicole: complexe et émotionnel. Hotspot 31 p. 22. [url editor site]
2014
Clark E.S., Pompini M., Marques da Cunha L., Wedekind C., 2014. Maternal and paternal contributions to pathogen resistance dependent on development stage in a whitefish (Salmonidae). Functional Ecology 28(3) pp. 714-723. [DOI] [Web of Science]
dos Santos M., Braithwaite V.A., Wedekind C., 2014. Exposure to superfluous information reduces cooperation and increases antisocial punishment in reputation-based interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2 p. 41. [DOI]
Käser R., Bruckmaier R.M., Thomas S., Wedekind C., Sieme H., Burger D., 2014. Inter- and intra-individual variation of oxytocin secretion in oestrous mares exposed to stallions. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 34(1) p. 158. [DOI]
Stelkens R.B., Pompini M., Wedekind C., 2014. Testing the effects of genetic crossing distance on embryo survival within a metapopulation of brown trout (Salmo trutta). Conservation Genetics 15(2) pp. 375-386. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 2014. Fish populations surviving estrogen pollution. BMC Biology 12 p. 10. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wespi B., Sieme H., Wedekind C., Burger D, 2014. Permanent stallion contact hastens onset of mares' cyclicity after winter anoestrus. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 34(1) p. 162. [DOI]
Wespi B., Sieme H., Wedekind C., Burger D., 2014. Exposure to stallion accelerates the onset of mares' cyclicity. Theriogenology 82(2) pp. 189-194. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2013
Clark E.S., Wilkins L.G., Wedekind C., 2013. MHC class I expression dependent on bacterial infection and parental factors in whitefish embryos (Salmonidae). Molecular Ecology 22(20) pp. 5256-5269. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
dos Santos M., Rankin D.J., Wedekind C., 2013. Human cooperation based on punishment reputation. Evolution 67(8) pp. 2446-2450. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Escher M., Bettge K., Wedekind C., 10-2013. GewässerZustand Aaretal. 186 p., Volkswirtschaftsdirektion des Kantons Bern. [url editor site]
Pompini M, Clark E.S., Wedekind C., 2013. Pathogen-induced hatching and population-specific life-history response to water-borne cues in brown trout (Salmo trutta). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67(4) pp. 649-656. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Pompini M., Buser A.M., Thali M.R., Von Siebenthal B.A., Nusslé S., Guduff S., Wedekind C., 2013. Temperature-induced sex reversal is not responsible for sex-ratio distortions in grayling Thymallus thymallus or brown trout Salmo trutta. Journal of Fish Biology 83(2) pp. 404-411. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Evanno G., Székely T., Pompini M., Darbellay O., Guthruf J., 2013. Persistent unequal sex ratio in a population of grayling (salmonidae) and possible role of temperature increase. Conservation Biology 27(1) pp. 229-234. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2012
Burger D., Wedekind C., Wespi B., Imboden I., Meinecke-Tillmann S., Sieme H., 2012. The potential effects of social interactions on reproductive efficiency of stallions. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 32(8) pp. 455-457. [DOI] [Web of Science]
dos Santos M., Rodrigues J F.M., Wedekind C., Rankin D.J., 2012. The establishment of communication systems depends on the scale of competition. Evolution and Human Behavior 33(3) pp. 232-240. [DOI] [Web of Science]
dos Santos M., Wedekind C., 2012. Examining punishment at different explanatory levels. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35(1) pp. 23-24. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Jaffuel G., Escher M., Wedekind C., 2012. Genetic and phenotypic population divergence on a microgeographic scale in brown trout. Molecular Ecology 21(12) pp. 2896-2915. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Pompini M., Wedekind C., 2012. Testing for local adaptation in brown trout using reciprocal transplants. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12(1) p. 247. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2012. Managing population sex ratios in conservation practice: how and why? pp. 81-96 in Povilitis T. (eds.) Topics in Conservation Biology. InTech, Open Access Publisher. [url editor site] [DOI]
Wedekind C., 06-2012. MHC-korrelierte Gerüche und Partnerwahl: Schönheit liegt in der Nase des Riechenden. pp. 42-46 in Kappeler D. (eds.) Geschmackssachen. Winterthurer Fortbildungskurs 34. Kappeler D.. [url editor site]
2011
dos Santos M., Rankin D.J., Wedekind C., 2011. The evolution of punishment through reputation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 278(1704) pp. 371-377. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Nusslé S., Bréchon A., Wedekind C., 2011. Change in individual growth rate and its link to gill-net fishing in two sympatric whitefish species. Evolutionary Ecology 25(3) pp. 681-693. [DOI] [Web of Science]
2010
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2010. Male mutation bias and possible long-term effects of human activities. Conservation Biology 24(5) pp. 1190-1197. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jacob A., Evanno G., Von Siebenthal B.A., Grossen C., Wedekind C., 2010. Effects of different mating scenarios on embryo viability in brown trout. Molecular Ecology 19(23) pp. 5296-5307. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Evanno G., 2010. Mate choice, the major histocompatibility complex, and offspring viability. pp. 309-321 in Muehlenbein M. P. (eds.) Human Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., Gessner M.O., Vazquez F., Maerki M., Steiner D., 2010. Elevated resource availability sufficient to turn opportunistic into virulent fish pathogens. Ecology 91(5) pp. 1251-1256. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Pompini M., 04-2010. Salmonid embryos. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 91(2) pp. 230-231. [DOI]
Wedekind C., Stelkens R.B., 2010. Tackling the diversity of sex determination. Biology letters 6(1) pp. 7-9. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
2009
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2009. Population consequences of environmental sex reversal. Conservation Biology 23(1) pp. 196-206. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jacob A., Evanno G., Renai E., Sermier R., Wedekind C., 01-2009. Male body size and breeding tubercles are both linked to intra-sexual dominance and reproductive success in the minnow. Animal Behaviour 77(4) pp. 823-829. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Nusslé S., Bornand C.N., Wedekind C., 2009. Fishery-induced selection on an Alpine whitefish: quantifying genetic and environmental effects on individual growth rate. Evolutionary Applications 2(2) pp. 200-208. [embargo unspecified] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Rankin D.J., Dos Santos M., Wedekind C., 2009. The evolutionary significance of costly punishment is still to be demonstrated. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(50) pp. E135. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
von Siebenthal B.A., Jacob A., Wedekind C., 03-2009. Tolerance of whitefish embryos to Pseudomonas fluorescens linked to genetic and maternal effects, and reduced by previous exposure. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 26(3) pp. 531-535. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C, 02-2009. Darwin unterschätzt. NZZ am Sonntag p. 21.
Wedekind C., 02-2009. Darwin und die Naturschutzbiologie. Eine evolutionäre Sicht auf den Artenschutz. Hotspot (Forum Biodiversität Schweiz) 19 pp. 14-15. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., 06-2009. Wie der Mensch die Menschlichkeit lernte. Spiegel Online (Wissenschaft) pp. -. [Document] [url editor site]
2008
Rudolfsen G., Müller R., Urbach D., Wedekind C., 2008. Predicting the mating system from phenotypic correlations between life-history and sperm quality traits in the Alpine whitefish Coregonus zugensis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62(4) pp. 561-567. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Urbach D., Britschgi A., Jacob A., Bittner D., Bernet D., Wahli T., Yoccoz N.G., Wedekind C., 2008. Gonadal alterations in male whitefish Coregonus fatioi: no evidence for genetic damage reducing viability in early life stages. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 81(2) pp. 119-125. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Jacob A., Evanno G., Nusslé S., Müller R., 2008. Viability of brown trout embryos positively linked to melanin-based but negatively to carotenoid-based colours of their fathers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 275(1644) pp. 1737-1744. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2007
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2007. Control of introduced species using Trojan sex chromosomes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22(9) pp. 441-443. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2007. Introduction of Trojan sex chromosomes to boost population growth. Journal of Theoretical Biology 249(1) pp. 153-161. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jacob A., Nusslé S., Britschgi A., Evanno G., Müller R., Wedekind C., 2007. Male dominance linked to size and age, but not to 'good genes' in brown trout (Salmo trutta). BMC Evolutionary Biology 7(1) p. 207. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lenz T. L., Jacob A., Wedekind C., 2007. Manipulating sex ratio to increase population growth: the example of the Lesser Kestrel. Animal Conservation 10(2) pp. 236-244. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Urbach D., Bittner D., Lenz T. L., Bernet D., Wahli T., Wedekind C., 2007. Sperm velocity in an Alpine whitefish: effects of age, size, condition, fluctuating asymmetry and gonad abnormalities. Journal of Fish Biology 71(3) pp. 672-683. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 2007. Body odors and body odor preferences in humans. pp. 315-320 in Dunbar R. I. M., Barrett L. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
Wedekind C., 2007. Fata Morgana. Signifikanter Nonses. NZZ am Sonntag 21 pp. 24-25.
Wedekind C., Escher S., Van de Waal M., Frei E., 2007. The major histocompatibility complex and perfumers' descriptions of human body odors. Evolutionary Psychology 5(2) pp. 330-343. [Document] [url editor site]
Wedekind C., Rudolfsen G., Jacob A., Urbach D., Muller R., 2007. The genetic consequences of hatchery-induced sperm competition in a salmonid. Biological Conservation 137(2) pp. 180-188. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., von Siebenthal B., Gingold R., 2007. The weaker points of fish acute toxicity tests and how tests on embryos can solve some issues. Environmental Pollution 148(2) pp. 385-389. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2006
Rülicke T., Guncz N., Wedekind C., 2006. Early maternal investment in mice: no evidence for compatible-genes sexual selection despite hybrid vigor. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(3) pp. 922-928. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2006. Genetische Aspekte des Fischereimanagements. in Bewirtschaftung stehender Gewässer: von Eutrophierung zu Reoligotrophierung (Fortbildungskurs des Bundes für Fischereiaufseherinnen und Fischereiaufseher). Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU-OFEV-UFAM), Bern. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., 2006. Unzulässige Schlussfolgerungen. NZZ am Sonntag 51(51) p. 22.
Wedekind C., Seebeck T., Bettens F., Paepke A. J., 2006. The intensity of human body odors and the MHC: should we expect a link? Evolutionary Psychology 4 pp. 85-94. [Document] [url editor site]
2005
Wedekind C., Müller R., 2005. Risk-induced early hatching in salmonids. Ecology 86(9) pp. 2525-2529. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., Müller R., 2005. The hatchery. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 86(3) pp. 124-125. [DOI]
2004
Wedekind C., Müller R., 2004. Die Konsequenz verschiedener Verpaarungsszenarien für das langfristige Ueberleben natürlicher Fischpopulationen. und Gewässerschutz. pp. 53-54 in EAWAG 2003. Eidgenössische Anstalt für Wasserversorgung, Abwasserreinigung.
Wedekind C., Muller R., 02-2004. The experimental rearing of large salmonid eggs in Petri dishes. Functional Ecology 18(1) pp. 138-140. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., Walker M., Portmann J., Cenni B., Müller R., Binz T., 01-2004. MHC-linked susceptibility to a bacterial infection, but no MHC-linked cryptic female choice in whitefish. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17(1) pp. 11-18. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2003
Wedekind C., 2003. Egoisten kooperieren. NZZ Folio 11 p. 101.
Wedekind C., 2003. Parasite-driven sexual selection for "good genes" versus genetic variability in small populations. pp. 229-242 in Festa-Bianchet M., Apollonio M. (eds.) Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation. Island Press, Washington, DC.
2002
Wedekind C., 2002. 'Good' and 'bad' body odours. pp. 23-29 in Kreyden O.P., Böni R., Burg G (eds.) Hyperhidrosis and Botulinum Toxin in Dermatology. Current Problems in Dermatology 30. Karger, Basel. [DOI] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2002. Das Naturverständnis – von Philosophie zu Krisenmanagement. (Invited essay). Tec21 (Schweizerischer Ingenieur- und Architektenverein) 27-28 pp. 11-12.
Wedekind C., 2002. Grosszügigkeit ist gut fürs Geschäft. Weltwoche 10 p. 45.
Wedekind C., 2002. Implications of sexual selection for virulence management. pp. 248-261 in Dieckmann U., Metz J. A. J., Sabelis M. W., Sigmund K. (eds.) Adaptive dynamics of infectious diseases: in pursuit of virulence management. Cambridge studies in adaptive dynamics 2. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Wedekind C., 2002. Induced hatching to avoid infectious egg disease in whitefish. Current Biology 12(1) pp. 69-71. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2002. The MHC and body odors: arbitrary effects caused by shifts of mean pleasantness. Nature Genetics 31(3) pp. 237; author reply 237. [DOI] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2002. Valuable reputation gained by altruistic behavioral patterns. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25(2) pp. 279-280. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., Braithwaite V.A., 2002. The long-term benefits of human generosity in indirect reciprocity. Current Biology 12(12) pp. 1012-1015. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2001
Binz T., Largiader C., Müller R., Wedekind C., 2001. Sequence diversity of MHC genes in lake whitefish. Journal of Fish Biology 58(2) pp. 359-373. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Binz T., Reusch T. B. H., Wedekind C., Milinski M., 2001. SSCP analysis of Mhc class IIB genes in the threespine stickleback. Journal of Fish Biology 58(3) pp. 887-890. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Milinski M., Wedekind C., 2001. Evidence for MHC-correlated perfume preferences in humans. Behavioral Ecology 12(2) pp. 140-149. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Scharer L., Karlsson L. M., Christen M., Wedekind C., 2001. Size dependent sex allocation in a simultaneous hermaphrodite parasite. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14(1) pp. 55-67. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 2001. Darwin and Co: a history of biology in portraits. Nature 413(6856) pp. 568-569. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 2001. HLA and the nose. (Invited commentary.). Immunology News 8(2) pp. 46-47.
Wedekind C., Muller R., Spicher H., 2001. Potential genetic benefits of mate selection in whitefish. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14(6) pp. 980-986. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., Muller R., Steffen A., Eggler R., 2001. A low-cost method of rearing multiple batches of fish. Aquaculture 192(1) pp. 31-37. [DOI] [Web of Science]
2000
Binz T., Reusch T.B., Wedekind C., Schärer L., Sternberg J.M., Milinski M., 2000. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from the tapeworm Schistocephalus solidus. Molecular Ecology 9(11) pp. 1926-1927. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Sato A., Figueroa F., Murray B.W., Málaga-Trillo E., Zaleska-Rutczynska Z., Sültmann H., Toyosawa S., Wedekind C., Steck N., Klein J., 2000. Nonlinkage of major histocompatibility complex class I and class II loci in bony fishes. Immunogenetics 51(2) pp. 108-116. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2000. Gutes tut, wer klatscht und tratscht. Weltwoche 37 pp. 59-61.
Wedekind C., Bettens F., Chapuisat M., Füri S., Homberger F.R., Macas E., Paepke A.J., Rülicke T., Seebeck T., 2000. Examples of MHC-correlated sexual selection in mice and humans. pp. 437-444 in Espmark Y., Amundsen T., Rosenqvist G. (eds.) Animal signals: signalling and signal design in animal communication. Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim.
Wedekind C., Milinski M., 2000. Cooperation through image scoring in humans. Science 288(5467) pp. 850-852. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Milinski M., 2000. Examining the motivations for generosity. Response. Science 290(5491) pp. 454-455. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Penn D., 2000. MHC genes, body odors, and odor preferences. p. 22 in Von Haut und Haar. Kappeler, H. (ed.), Winterthurer Fortbildungskurse.
Wedekind C., Penn D., 2000. MHC genes, body odours, and odour preferences. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation 15(9) pp. 1269-1271. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1999
Gosgen R. G., Dunbar R. I. M., Haig D., Heyer E., Mace R., Milinski M., Pison G., Richner H., Strassmann B. I., Thaler D. et al., 1999. Evolutionary interpretation of the diversity of reproductive health and disease. pp. 108-121 in Stearns S. C. (eds.) Evolution in health and disease. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Steck N., Wedekind C., Milinski M., 1999. No sibling odor preference in juvenile three-spined sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology 10(5) pp. 493-497. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 1999. Pathogen-driven sexual selection and the evolution of health. pp. 102-107 in Stearns S.C. (eds.) Evolution in health and disease. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
1998
Jakobsen P. J., Wedekind C., 1998. Copepod reaction to odor stimuli influenced by cestode infection. Behavioral Ecology 9(4) pp. 414-418. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Milinski M., Wedekind C., 1998. Working memory constrains human cooperation in the Prisoner's Dilemma. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 95(23) pp. 13755-13758. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Rülicke T., Chapuisat M., Homberger F.R., Macas E., Wedekind C., 1998. MHC-genotype of progeny influenced by parental infection. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B Biological Sciences 265(1397) pp. 711-716. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 1998. Give and ye shall be recognized. Science 280(5372) pp. 2070-2071. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., Meyer P., Frischknecht M., Niggli U.A., Pfander H., 1998. Different carotenoids and potential information content of red coloration of male three-spined stickleback. Journal of Chemical Ecology 24(5) pp. 787-801. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., Strahm D., Schärer L., 1998. Evidence for strategic egg production in a hermaphroditic cestode. Parasitology 117 ( Pt 4) pp. 373-382. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1997
Wedekind C., 1997. Mate choice and maternal selection for specific parasite resistances before, during and after fertilization. pp. 33-41 in Hamilton W.D., Howard J.C. (eds.) Infection, polymorphism and evolution. Chapman & Hall, London.
Wedekind C., Füri S., 1997. Body odour preferences in men and women: do they aim for specific MHC combinations or simply heterozygosity? Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 264(1387) pp. 1471-1479. [DOI] [Pubmed]
1996
Hedrick P., Loeschcke V., 1996. MHC and mate selection in humans? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11(1) pp. 24-25. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Chapuisat M., Macas E., Rulicke T., 1996. Non-random fertilization in mice correlates with the MHC and something else. Heredity 77(4) pp. 400-409. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Milinski M., 1996. Human cooperation in the simultaneous and the alternating Prisoner's Dilemma: Pavlov versus Generous Tit-for-Tat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93(7) pp. 2686-2689. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1995
Wedekind C., 1995. Zufall, Chaos und Strategien. Weltwoche 47 p. 39.
Wedekind C., 1995. Zur Virulenz von Infektionskrankheiten. Weltwoche 44 p. 19.
Wedekind C., Seebeck T., Bettens F., Paepke A.J., 1995. MHC-dependent mate preferences in humans. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 260(1359) pp. 245-249. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1994
Wedekind C., 1994. Handicaps not obligatory in sexual selection for resistance genes. Journal of Theoretical Biology 170(1) pp. 57-62. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 1994. Mate choice and maternal selection for specific parasite resistances before; during and after fertilization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 346(1317) pp. 303-311. [DOI] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Folstad I., 1994. Adaptive or nonadaptive immunosuppression by sex-sormones. American Naturalist 143(5) pp. 936-938. [DOI] [Web of Science]
1993
Frischknecht M., Wedekind C., 1993. Sperm costs and lifespan. Nature 362(6419) pp. 417-418. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Camenzind-Künzli C., 1993. Stichlinge verzeihen dem Partner aus purem Eigennutz. Weltwoche 37 pp. 46-47.
1992
Wedekind C., 1992. Detailed information about parasites revealed by sexual ornamentation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 247(1320) pp. 169-174. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Phd thesis
Wilkins L. G. E., 11-2014. Diversity of salmonid eggs and their bacterial symbionts: genetic and environmental effects. 343 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
dos Santos M., 2013. The role of reputation, punishment and their interplay in human cooperation. 160 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
Pompini M., 01-2013. Genetic and environmental effects on early life-history traits in salmonids. 183 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
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