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Biography

I publish under my maiden name, Rebecca E. Koch. I am an evolutionary biologist working as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Dowling Lab.

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Research Output 2012 2018

Behavioural mating displays depend on mitochondrial function: a potential mechanism for linking behaviour to individual condition

Koch, R. E. & Hill, G. E. 1 Aug 2018 In : Biological Reviews. 93, 3, p. 1387-1398 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Do carotenoid‐based ornaments entail resource trade-offs? An evaluation of theory and data

Koch, R. E. & Hill, G. E. May 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Functional Ecology. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

No evidence that carotenoid pigments boost either immune or antioxidant defenses in a songbird

Koch, R. E., Dennis, H., Kavazis, A., Hood, W., Zhang, Y., Toomey, M. & Hill, G. 2018 In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, p. 491

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High-density lipoprotein receptor SCARB1 is required for carotenoid coloration in birds

Toomey, M., Lopes, R., Araujo, P., Johnson, J., Gazda, M., Afonso, S., Mota, P., Koch, R. E., Hill, G., Corbo, J. & Carneiro, M. 2017 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. p. 201700751

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What maintains signal honesty in animal colour displays used in mate choice?

Weaver, R., Koch, R. E. & Hill, G. 2017 In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 372, 1724, p. 20160343

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