Jan T. Lifjeld

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Visiting address Sars' gate 1 Tøyen
Postal address Natural History Museum University of Oslo P.O. Box 1172 Blindern NO-0318 Oslo

Background

Professor in Ornithology.
Dr. philos. 1988.
Cand. real. 1983.

Curator of the Bird Collections. Search the Bird Collection Databases

Teaching and tutoring

Teaching and tutoring students at the Master and PhD level in evolutionary biology.

Special fields

Evolutionary ecology and systematics.

Main research fields:
- Sperm competition and mating systems in birds
- Evolution of sperm cells in birds
- DNA barcoding of species

Tags: Biology, DNA barcoding, Evolution, Birds, Sex and sexual conflict, Sperm cells, Systematics

Publications

  • Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2017). Complete mitochondrial genomes of eleven extinct or possibly extinct bird species. Molecular Ecology Resources.  ISSN 1755-098X.  17(2), s 334- 341 . doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12600
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Stensrud, Even; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Hogner, Silje; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Laskemoen, Terje; Eybert, Marie-Christine; Slagsvold, Tore; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2016). Sperm performance in conspecific and heterospecific female fluid . Ecology and Evolution.  ISSN 2045-7758. . doi: 10.1002/ece3.1977 Full text in Research Archive
  • Gohli, Jostein; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Albrecht, Tomas (2016). Migration distance is positively associated with sex-linked genetic diversity in passerine birds. Ethology Ecology & Evolution (Testo stampato).  ISSN 0394-9370.  28(1), s 42- 52 . doi: 10.1080/03949370.2015.1018954
  • K, Supriya; Rowe, Melissah; Laskemoen, Terje; Mohan, Dhananjai; Price, Trevor & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2016). Early diversification of sperm size in the evolutionary history of the old world leaf warblers (Phylloscopidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology.  ISSN 1010-061X.  29(4), s 777- 789 . doi: 10.1111/jeb.12826
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Calabuig, Pascual; Cooper, Joseph E.J.; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Johnsen, Arild; Kearns, Anna Marika; Lachlan, Robert F.; Laskemoen, Terje; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Stensrud, Even & Garcia-del-Rey, Eduardo (2016). Species-level divergences in multiple functional traits between the two endemic subspecies of Blue Chaffinches Fringilla teydea in Canary Islands. BMC Zoology.  ISSN 2056-3132. . doi: 10.1186/s40850-016-0008-4
  • Omotoriogun, Taiwo Crossby; Albrecht, Tomas; Hořak, David; Laskemoen, Terje; Ottosson, Ulf; Rowe, Melissah; Sedlacek, Ondrej & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2016). Sperm size evolution in African greenbuls (Passeriformes: Pycnonotidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.  ISSN 0024-4066.  117(2), s 337- 349 . doi: 10.1111/bij.12663
  • Omotoriogun, Taiwo Crossby; Laskemoen, Terje; Rowe, Melissah; Albrecht, Tomáš; Bowie, Rauri C.K.; Sedláček, Ondřej; Hořak, David; Ottosson, Ulf & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2016). Variation in sperm morphology among Afrotropical sunbirds. Ibis.  ISSN 0019-1019.  158, s 155- 166 . doi: 10.1111/ibi.12334
  • Støstad, Hanna Nyborg; Rekdal, Silje Larsen; Kleven, Oddmund; Laskemoen, Terje; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Johnsen, Arild & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2016). Weak geographical structure in sperm morphology across the range of two willow warbler Phylloscopus trochilus subspecies in Scandinavia. Journal of Avian Biology.  ISSN 0908-8857.  47(5), s 731- 741 . doi: 10.1111/jav.00981
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Laskemoen, Terje; Stensrud, Even; Rowe, Melissah; Haas, Fredrik; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Johnsen, Arild (2015). Morphology-function relationships and repeatability in the sperm of Passer sparrows. Journal of morphology (1931. Print).  ISSN 0362-2525.  276(4), s 370- 377 . doi: 10.1002/jmor.20346
  • Dale, Svein; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Rowe, Melissah (2015). Commonness and ecology, but not bigger brains, predict urban living in birds. BMC Ecology.  ISSN 1472-6785.  15 . doi: 10.1186/s12898-015-0044-x Full text in Research Archive
  • Hogner, Silje; Riera, Albert Burgas; Wold, Margrethe; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2015). Intergeneric hybridization between Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus and Whinchat Saxicola rubetra revealed by molecular analyses. Journal of Ornithology.  ISSN 2193-7192.  156, s 829- 836 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-015-1165-x
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2015). When taxonomy meets genomics: Lessons from a common songbird. Molecular Ecology.  ISSN 0962-1083.  24(12), s 2901- 2903 . doi: 10.1111/mec.13244
  • Rowe, Melissah; Albrecht, Tomas; Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Johnsen, Arild; Laskemoen, Terje; Weir, Jason T & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2015). Postcopulatory sexual selection is associated with accelerated evolution of sperm morphology. Evolution.  ISSN 0014-3820.  69(4), s 1044- 1052 . doi: 10.1111/evo.12620
  • Rowe, Melissah; Griffith, Simon C.; Hofgaard, Antje & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2015). Subspecific variation in sperm morphology and performance in the Long-tailed Finch (Poephila acuticauda). Avian Research.  ISSN 2053-7166.  6:23, s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1186/s40657-015-0032-z
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Laskemoen, Terje; Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice; Haas, Fredrik; Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Rowe, Melissah; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Johnsen, Arild (2014). Testing a post-copulatory pre-zygotic reproductive barrier in a passerine species pair. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  68(7), s 1133- 1144 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-014-1724-9
  • Gohli, Jostein; Leder, Erica H.; Garcia-Del-Rey, Eduardo; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Johnsen, Arild; Laskemoen, Terje; Popp, Magnus & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2014). The evolutionary history of Afrocanarian blue tits inferred from genomewide SNPs. Molecular Ecology.  ISSN 0962-1083.  24(1), s 180- 191 . doi: 10.1111/mec.13008
  • Larson, Keith W; Liedvogel, Miriam; Addison, BriAnne; Kleven, Oddmund; Laskemoen, Terje; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Lundberg, Max; Åkesson, Susanne & Bensch, Staffan (2014). Allelic Variation in a Willow Warbler Genomic Region Is Associated with Climate Clines. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  9(5) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095252 Full text in Research Archive
  • Svoboda, Ales; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Pavel, Václav; Chutný, Bohumír; Turčoková, Lucia; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2014). Die prävalenz von blutparasiten beim blaukehlchen ist verknüpft mit der unterart und dem bruthabitat. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  156(2), s 371- 380 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-014-1134-9
  • Wojczulanis-Jakubas, K; Kilikowska, A; Harding, AMA; Jakubas, D; Karnovsky, NJ; Steen, Harald; Strøm, Hallvard; Welcker, J; Gavrilo, M; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2014). Weak population genetic differentiation in the most numerous Arctic seabird, the little auk. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  37(5), s 621- 630 . doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1462-5
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Laskemoen, Terje; Kleven, Oddmund; LaBarbera, Katie; Lovette, Irby J. & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). No evidence that sperm morphology predicts paternity success in wild hous wrens. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  67(11), s 1845- 1853 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-013-1594-6
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Laskemoen, Terje; Kleven, Oddmund & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Sperm length variation in House Wrens Troglodytes aedon. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  154(1), s 129- 138 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-012-0878-3
  • Garcia-Del-Rey, Eduardo; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Calabuig, Pascual; Estévez, Loly; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Johnsen, Arild; Laskemoen, Terje & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Reduced genetic diversity and sperm motility in the endangered Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch Fringilla teydea polatzeki. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  154(3), s 761- 768 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-013-0940-9
  • Gohli, Jostein; Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Johnsen, Arild; Kleven, Oddmund; Borge, Thomas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Female promicuity is positively associated with neutral and selected genetic diversity in passerine birds. Evolution.  ISSN 0014-3820.  67(5), s 1406- 1419 . doi: 10.1111/evo.12045
  • Hermosell, Ignacio Garcia; Laskemoen, Terje; Rowe, Melissah; Møller, Anders P.; Mousseau, Timothy A.; Albrecht, Tomas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Patterns of sperm damage in Chernobyl passerine birds suggest a trade-off between sperm length and integrity. Biology Letters.  ISSN 1744-9561.  9(5:20130530) . doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0530
  • Hogner, Silje; Laskemoen, Terje; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Pavel, Vaclav; Chutny, Bob; Garcia, J; Eybert, Marie-Christine; Matsyna, E & Johnsen, Arild (2013). Rapid sperm evolution in the bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) subspecies complex. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  67(8), s 1205- 1217 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-013-1548-z
  • Kvie, Kjersti Sternang; Hogner, Silje; Aarvik, Leif; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2013). Deep sympatric mtDNA divergence in the autumnal moth (Epirrita autumnata. Ecology and Evolution.  ISSN 2045-7758.  3(1), s 126- 144 . doi: 10.1002/ece3.434
  • Laskemoen, Terje; Albrecht, Tomas; Bonisoli-Alquati, Andrea; Cepak, Jaroslav; de Lope, Florentino; Hermosell, Ignacio G.; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Kleven, Oddmund; Marzal, Alfonso; Mousseau, Timothy A.; Møller, Anders P.; Robertson, Raleigh J.; Rudolfsen, Geir; Saino, Nicola; Vortman, Yoni & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Variation in sperm morphometry and sperm competition among barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) populations. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  67(2), s 301- 309 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-012-1450-0
  • Laskemoen, Terje; Kleven, Oddmund; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Fossøy, Frode; Robertson, Raleigh J. & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Repeatability of sperm size and motility within and between seasons in the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica). Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  154(4), s 955- 963 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-013-0961-4
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Hoenen, Antje; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Laskemoen, Terje; Lopes, Ricardo J.; Rodrigues, Pedro M. & Rowe, Melissah (2013). The Azores bullfinch (Pyrrhula murina) has the same unusual and size-variable sperm morphology as the Eurasian bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.  ISSN 0024-4066.  108(3), s 677- 687 . doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.02040.x
  • Rowe, Melissah; Czirják, Gabor; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Giraudeau, Mathieu (2013). Lysozyme-associated bactericidal activity in the ejaculate of a wild passerine. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.  ISSN 0024-4066.  109(1), s 92- 100 . doi: 10.1111/bij.12044
  • Rowe, Melissah; Laskemoen, Terje; Johnsen, Arild & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Evolution of sperm structure and energetics in passerine birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.  ISSN 0962-8452.  280(1753) . doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2616
  • Øigarden, Trond & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Primary sex ratios vary with clutch size in the size-dimorphic White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  154(1), s 91- 97 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-012-0874-7
  • Albrecht, Tomas; Kleven, Oddmund; Kreisinger, Jakub; Laskemoen, Terje; Omotoriogun, Taiwo Crossby; Ottosson, Ulf; Reif, Jiří; Sedlacek, Ondrej; Hořak, David; Robertson, Raleigh J. & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2012). Sperm competition in tropical versus temperate zone birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.  ISSN 0962-8452.  280(1752) . doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2434
  • Garcia-Del-Rey, Eduardo; Kleven, Oddmund & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2012). Extrapair paternity in insular African Blue Tits Cyanistes teneriffae is no less frequent than in continental Eurasian Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus. Ibis.  ISSN 0019-1019.  154(4), s 862- 867 . doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2012.01241.x
  • Hogner, Silje; Laskemoen, Terje; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Porkert, Jiri; Kleven, Oddmund; Albayrak, Tamer; Kabasakal, Bekir & Johnsen, Arild (2012). Deep sympatric mitochondrial divergence without reproductive isolation in the common redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus. Ecology and Evolution.  ISSN 2045-7758.  2(12), s 2974- 2988 . doi: 10.1002/ece3.398 Full text in Research Archive
  • Johnsen, Arild; Carter, Kim L.; Delhey, Kaspar; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Robertson, Raleigh J. & Kempenaers, Bart (2012). Laying-order effects on sperm numbers and on paternity: comparing three passerine birds with different life histories. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  66(2), s 181- 190 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-011-1265-4
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Laskemoen, Terje; Kleven, Oddmund; Pedersen, Anne Tiril Myhre; Lampe, Helene M.; Rudolfsen, Geir; Schmoll, Tim & Slagsvold, Tore (2012). No Evidence for Pre-Copulatory Sexual Selection on Sperm Length in a Passerine Bird. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  7(2) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032611 Full text in Research Archive
  • Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Kleven, Oddmund; Jakob, Augustin; Bentz, Kristofer H; Blomqvist, Donald; Fernie, Kim J; Magrath, Michael J. L.; Parn, Henrik; Quinn, James S; Robertson, Raleigh J; Szép, Tibor; Tarof, Scott; Wagner, Richard H. & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2011). Factors affecting germline mutations in a hypervariable microsatellite: a comparative analysis of six species of swallows (Aves: Hirundinidae). Mutation research.  ISSN 0027-5107.  708(1-2), s 37- 43 . doi: 10.1016/j.mrfmmm.2011.01.006
  • Johannessen, Lars Erik; Ke, Dianhua; Lu, Xin & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2011). Geographical variation in patterns of parentage and relatedness in the co-operatively breeding Ground Tit Parus humilis. Ibis.  ISSN 0019-1019.  153(2), s 373- 383 . doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01115.x
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Kleven, Oddmund; Jacobsen, Frode; McGraw, Kevin J.; Safran, Rebecca J. & Robertson, Raleigh J. (2011). Age before beauty? Relationships between fertilization success and age-dependent ornaments in barn swallows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  65(9), s 1687- 1697 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-011-1176-4
  • Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Kleven, Oddmund; Aarvak, Tomas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). Low or no occurrence of extra-pair paternity in the Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  151(1), s 247- 250 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-009-0450-y
  • Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Johnsen, Arild; Bachmann, Lutz & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). Ancestral polymorphism in exon 2 of bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) MHC class II B genes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.  ISSN 1010-061X.  23(6), s 1206- 1217 . doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.01999.x
  • Johnsen, Arild; Rindal, Eirik; Ericson, PGP; Zuccon, D; Kerr, KCR; Stoeckle, MY & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). DNA barcoding of Scandinavian birds reveals divergent lineages in trans-Atlantic species. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  151(3), s 565- 578 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-009-0490-3
  • Laskemoen, T; Kleven, Oddmund; Fossøy, Frode; Robertson, Raleigh J.; Rudolfsen, Geir & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). Sperm quantity and quality effects on fertilization success in a highly promiscuous passerine, the tree swallow Tachycineta bicolor. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  64(9), s 1473- 1483 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-010-0962-8
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Laskemoen, Terje; Kleven, Oddmund; Albrecht, T. & Robertson, Raleigh J. (2010). Sperm Length Variation as a Predictor of Extrapair Paternity in Passerine Birds. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  5(10) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013456
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Myklebust, M.; Dawson, Deborah A. & Johnsen, Arild (2010). A wild Marsh Warbler x Sedge Warbler hybrid (Acrocephalus palustris x A. schoenobaenus) in Norway documented with molecular markers. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  151(2), s 513- 517 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-009-0469-0
  • Pierce, Elin Pilar; Oring, Lewis W.; Røskaft, Eivin & Lifjeld, Jan T. (2010). Why don't female purple sandpipers perform brood care? A removal experiment. Behavioral Ecology.  ISSN 1045-2249.  21(2), s 275- 283 . doi: 10.1093/beheco/arp187
  • Van den Steen, Evi; Pinxten, Rianne; Covaci, Adrian; Carere, Claudio; Eeva, Tapio; Heeb, Philipp; Kempenaers, Bart; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Massa, Bruno; Norte, Ana Clàudia Norte; Orell, Markku; Sanz, Juan Josè; Senar, Juan Carlos; Sorace, Alberto & Eens, Marcel (2010). The use of blue tit eggs as a biomonitoring tool for organohalogenated pollutants in the European environment. Science of the Total Environment.  ISSN 0048-9697.  408(6), s 1451- 1457 . doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.12.028
  • Øigarden, Trond; Borge, Thomas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). Extrapair paternity and genetic diversity: the white-throated dipper Cinclus cinclus. Journal of Avian Biology.  ISSN 0908-8857.  41(3), s 248- 257 . doi: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2009.04847.x
  • Van den Steen, E; Pinxten, R; Jaspers, VLB; CovaCi, A; Barba, E; Carere, C; Cichon, M; Dubiec, A; Eeva, T; Heeb, P; Kempenaers, B; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Lubjuhn, T; Mand, R; Massa, B; Nilsson, JA; Norte, AC; Orell, M; Podzemny, P; Sanz, JJ; Senar, JC; Soler, JJ; Sorace, A; Torok, J; Visser, ME; Winkel, W & Eens, M (2009). Brominated flame retardants and organochlorines in the European environment using great tit eggs as a biomonitoring tool. Environment International.  ISSN 0160-4120.  35(2), s 310- 317 . doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2008.08.002
  • Crowe, Susan A.; Kleven, Oddmund; Delmore, Kira E.; Laskemoen, Terje; Nocera, Joseph J.; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Robertson, Raleigh J. (2009). Paternity assurance through frequent copulations in a wild passerine with intense sperm competition. Animal Behaviour.  ISSN 0003-3472.  77(1), s 183- 187 . doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.09.024
  • Dunn, PO; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Whittingham, LA (2009). Multiple paternity and offspring quality in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  63(6), s 911- 922 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-009-0734-5
  • Fossøy, Frode; Johnsen, A & Lifjeld, JT (2009). Cell-mediated immunity and multi-locus heterozygosity in bluethroat nestlings. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.  ISSN 1010-061X.  22(9), s 1954- 1960 . doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01790.x
  • Kleven, Oddmund; Fossøy, Frode; Laskemoen, Terje; Robertson, Raleigh J.; Rudolfsen, Geir & Lifjeld, Jan T. (2009). COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE FOR THE EVOLUTION OF SPERM SWIMMING SPEED BY SPERM COMPETITION AND FEMALE SPERM STORAGE DURATION IN PASSERINE BIRDS. Evolution.  ISSN 0014-3820.  63(9), s 2466- 2473 . doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00725.x
  • Kleven, Oddmund; Laskemoen, Terje & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). Sperm length in sand martins Riparia riparia: a comment on Helfenstein et al. Journal of Avian Biology.  ISSN 0908-8857.  40(3), s 241- 242 . doi: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2009.04766.x
  • Lislevand, Terje; Marthinsen, Gunnhild & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). Sex differences in body size and body condition in breeding Temminck's Stints Calidris temminckii. Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  150(1), s 299- 302 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-008-0323-9
  • Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Wennerberg, Liv; Solheim, Roar & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). No phylogeographic structure in the circumpolar snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus). Conservation Genetics.  ISSN 1566-0621.  10, s 923- 933 . doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9581-6
  • Svoboda, Ales; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; turcokova, lucia; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2009). Identification of blood parasites in Old World Warbler species from the Danube river delta. Avian diseases.  ISSN 0005-2086.  53(4), s 634- 636
  • Wojczulanis-Jakubas, K; Jakubas, D; Øigarden, Trond & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). Extrapair copulations are frequent but unsuccessful in a highly colonial seabird, the little auk, Alle alle. Animal Behaviour.  ISSN 0003-3472.  77(2), s 433- 438 . doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.10.019
  • Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Kleven, Oddmund; Aarvak, Tomas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). No evidence of extra-pair paternity in the Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica. Ibis.  ISSN 0019-1019.  150, s 619- 622 . doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00810.x
  • Akbari, Akbar; Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Albregtsen, Fritz; Wennerberg, Liv; Stenseth, Nils Christian & Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd (2008). Improved DNA fragment length estimation in capillary electrophoresis. Electrophoresis.  ISSN 0173-0835.  29(6), s 1273- 1285 . doi: 10.1002/elps.200700523
  • Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Kleven, Oddmund; Bachmann, Lutz & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Microsatellite evolution: Mutations, sequence variation, and homoplasy in the hypervariable avian microsatellite locus HrU10 . BMC Evolutionary Biology.  ISSN 1471-2148.  8(138) . doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-138
  • Delmore, Kira; Kleven, Oddmund; Laskemoen, Terje; Crowe, Susan; Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Robertson, Raleigh J. (2008). Sex allocation and parental quality in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology.  ISSN 1045-2249.  19(6), s 1243- 1249 . doi: 10.1093/beheco/arn081
  • Fossøy, Frode; Johnsen, Arild & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). MULTIPLE GENETIC BENEFITS OF FEMALE PROMISCUITY IN A SOCIALLY MONOGAMOUS PASSERINE. Evolution.  ISSN 0014-3820.  62(1), s 145- 156 . doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00284.x
  • Harding, AMA; Hobson, KA; Walkusz, W; Dmoch, K; Karnovsky, NJ; Van Pelt, TI & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Can stable isotope (delta C-13 and delta N-15) measurements of little auk (Alle alle) adults and chicks be used to track changes in high-Arctic marine foodwebs?. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  31, s 725- 733 . doi: 10.1007/s00300-008-0413-4
  • Jacobsen, Frode; Nesje, Marit; Bachmann, Lutz & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Significant genetic admixture after reintroduction of peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) in southern Scandinavia. Conservation Genetics.  ISSN 1566-0621.  9, s 581- 591 . doi: 10.1007/s10592-007-9373-4
  • Johnsen, A; Parn, Henrik; Fossøy, Frode; Kleven, O; Laskemoen, T & Lifjeld, JT (2008). Is female promiscuity constrained by the presence of her social mate? An experiment with bluethroats Luscinia svecica. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.  ISSN 0340-5443.  62, s 1761- 1767 . doi: 10.1007/s00265-008-0604-6
  • Kleven, Oddmund; Bjerke, Bjørn Aksel & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Genetic monogamy in the Common Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra). Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie.  ISSN 0021-8375.  149(4), s 651- 654 . doi: 10.1007/s10336-008-0291-0
  • Kleven, Oddmund; Laskemoen, Terje; Fossøy, Frode; Robertson, RJ & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Intraspecific variation in sperm length is negatively related to sperm competition in passerine birds. Evolution.  ISSN 0014-3820.  62, s 494- 499 . doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00287.x
  • Laskemoen, T; Fossøy, F; Rudolfsen, Geir & Lifjeld, JT (2008). Age-related variation in primary sexual characters in a passerine with male age-related fertilization success, the bluethroat Luscinia svecica. Journal of Avian Biology.  ISSN 0908-8857.  39(3), s 322- 328 . doi: 10.1111/j.2008.0908-8857.04178.x
  • Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Wennerberg, Liv & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Low support for separate species within the redpoll complex (Carduelis flammea-hornemanni-cabaret) from analyses of mtDNA and microsatellite markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  ISSN 1055-7903.  47(3), s 1005- 1017 . doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.03.027
  • Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Wennerberg, Liv; Pierce, Elin Pilar & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Phylogeographic origin and genetic diversity of dunlin Calidris alpina in Svalbard. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  31(11), s 1409- 1420 . doi: 10.1007/s00300-008-0480-6
  • Marthinsen, Gunnhild; Wennerberg, Liv; Solheim, Roar & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). No phylogeographic structure in the circumpolar snowy owls (Bubo scandiacus).. Conservation Genetics.  ISSN 1566-0621. . doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9581-6.

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  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2017). Alternative fakta om artsutryddelser . Forskning.no : nettavis med nyheter fra norsk og internasjonal forskning.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2017). Genotyping the hypervariable MHC: a comparison of HTS methods.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2017). Sperm size evolution in passerine birds.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2017). Why is sperm competition so variable among passerine birds?.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2015). Sperm traits and the evolution of reproductive barriers.
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Ålund, Murielle; Laskemoen, Terje; Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice; Eybert, Marie-Christine; Haas, Fredrik; Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Rowe, Melissah; Qvarnström, Anna; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Johnsen, Arild (2014). Post-copulatory, pre-zygotic isolating barriers in passerine birds?.
  • Dale, Svein; Rowe, Melissah & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2014). What makes an urban bird? Bird species in the city are not big-brained but simply more common in the surroundings..
  • K., Supriya; Rowe, Melissah; Laskemoen, Terje; Mohan, D; Price, Trevor & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2014). Correlated evolution of sperm and song in the Old World warblers..
  • Rowe, Melissah; Albrecht, Tomas; Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Johnsen, Arild; Laskemoen, Terje; Weir, Jason T & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2014). Postcopulatory sexual selection accelerates rates of evolutionary divergence in sperm morphology..
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Laskemoen, Terje; Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice; Haas, Fredrik; Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Rowe, Melissah; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Johnsen, Arild (2013). An experimental test of a potential post-copulatory pre-zygotic reproductive barrier in a passerine species pair.
  • Cramer, Emily Rebecca A; Laskemoen, Terje; Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice; Haas, Fredrik; Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Rowe, Melissah; Sætre, Glenn-Peter & Johnsen, Arild (2013). Testing a post-copulatory pre-zygotic reproductive barrier in a passerine species pair.
  • Gohli, Jostein; Johnsen, Arild; Popp, Magnus; Leder, Erica H. & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2013). Resolving species trees and rewriting taxonomy: Using next-gen sequencing data to unravel a recent radiation of a passerine bird on an island system.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Gohli, Jostein & Johnsen, Arild (2013). Promisquity, sexual selection, and genetic diversity : a reply to Spurgin. Evolution.  ISSN 0014-3820.  67(10), s 3073- 3074 . doi: 10.1111/evo.12211
  • Laskemoen, Terje; Garcia-Del-Rey, Eduardo; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Albrecht, Tomas & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2012). Sperm evolution in the Canary Islands chiffchaff (Phylloscopus canariensis).
  • Johnsen, Arild; Hogner, Silje; Laskemoen, Terje; Pavel, Vaclav; Chutny, Bob; Fernandez, Javier Garcia; Suarez, Susana Seoane; Eybert, Marie-Christine & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2011). Rapid sperm evolution in the bluethroat subspecies complex.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010, 02. mars). Debatt etter Hjernevask del 1 . [Radio].  NRK P2. Verdt å Vite..
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). Evolusjon av intelligens.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010, 25. mai). Intervju om DNA strekkoding. [Radio].  NRK P2. Verdt å vite.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2010). Medisin og evolusjon . Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Johnsen, Arild; Bachmann, Lutz & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). Evolution of MHC Class II exon 2 in the bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) .
  • Hogner, Silje; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Laskemoen, Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2009). Deep divergence without apparent reproductive isolation in the common redstart.
  • Kleven, Oddmund; Johnsen, Arild; Rudolfsen, Geir; Laskemoen, Terje; Øigarden, Trond & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). A mechanism for cryptic female choice in a promiscuous bird.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). Den ubehagelige evolusjonen . Dagbladet.  ISSN 0805-3766.  s 59
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2009). Forebyggende medisin? . Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Johnsen, Arild; Parn, Henrik; Fossøy, Frode; Kleven, Oddmund; Laskemoen, Terje & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Is female promiscuity constrained by the presence of her social mate? An experiment with bluethroats Luscinia svecica.
  • Laskemoen, Terje; Kleven, Oddmund; Johnsen, Arild; Bjerke, Bjørn A. & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2008). Variation in testis size with color, nest stage and age in the common crossbill, Loxia curvirostra.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje & Johnsen, Arild (2008). DNA strekkoding av verdens fuglearter. Vår Fuglefauna.  ISSN 0332-5601.  31(1), s 10- 15

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