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(updated December 2022)


16.  Accepted. Petrullo, L., Boutin, S., Lane, J.E., McAdam, A.G., Dantzer, B. Phenotype-environment mismatch errors enhance lifetime fitness in wild red squirrels. Science.

15. Accepted. Sabol, A., Close, W.L., Petrullo, L., Lambert, C.T., Keane, B., Solomon, N.G., Schloss, P.D., Dantzer, B. Sociality does not predict oral microbiome composition or diversity in free-living prairie voles. Animal Behavior.

14. Sen, S., Carrera, S.C., Heistermann, M., Potter, C.B., Baniel, A., DeLacey, P.M., Petrullo, L., Lu, A., Beehner, J. Social correlates of androgen levels and dispersal age in juvenile male geladas. Hormones and Behavior 146, 105264.


13. Petrullo, L., Delaney, D., Boutin S., McAdam, A.G., Lane, J.E., Boonstra, R., Palme, R., Dantzer, B. The glucocorticoid response to environmental change is not specific to agents of natural selection in wild red squirrels. Hormones and Behavior 146, 105262. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2022.105262

12. Baniel, A., Petrullo, L., Mercer, A., Reitsema, L., Sams, S., Beehner, J.C., Bergman, T.J., Snyder-Mackler, N., Lu, A. Maternal effects on early-life gut microbiome maturation in a wild nonhuman primate. Current Biology 32, 4508-4520.e6. doi:10.1101/2021.11.06.467515

11. Petrullo, L., Baniel, A., Jorgensen, M., Sams, S., Snyder-Mackler, N., Lu, A. (2021) Early life gut microbiome dynamics mediate maternal effects on infant growth in vervet monkeys. iScience, 25, 103948. doi:10.1101/2021.05.11.443657

10. Petrullo, L., Ren, T., Wu, M., Boonstra, R., Palme, R. Boutin, S., McAdam, A. G., Dantzer, B. (2022) Glucocorticoids coordinate changes in gut microbiome composition in wild North American red squirrels. Scientific Reports, 12, 2605. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-06359-5

9. Petrullo, L., Baniel, A., Sweeny A. R. Establishing a virtual network in mammalian microbiome research. (2021) Evolutionary Anthropology, doi:10.1002/evan.21889

8. Baniel, A., Amato, K. R., Beehner, J. C., Bergman, T. J., Mercer, A., Perlman, R. F., Petrullo, L., Reitsema, L., Sams, S., Lu, A., Snyder-Mackler, N. (2020). Seasonal shifts in the gut microbiome indicate plastic responses to diet in wild geladas. Microbiome, 9(1), 1-20. doi:10.1101/2020.07.07.192336


7. Petrullo, L., Hinde, K., Lu, A. (2019). Steroid hormone concentrations in milk predict sex- specific offspring growth in a non-human primate. American Journal of Human Biology, e23315. doi:10.1002/ajhb.23315


6. Lu, A., Petrullo, L., Carrera, S., Feder, J., Schneider-Crease, I., Snyder-Mackler, N. (2019). Developmental responses to early life adversity: evolutionary and mechanistic perspectives. Evolutionary Anthropology, 28(5), 249-266. doi:10.1002/evan.21791


5. Williams, S.A., Spear, J.K., Petrullo, L., Goldstein, D.M., Lee, A.B., Peterson, A.L., Miano, D.A., Kaczmarek, E., Shattuck, M.R. (2019). Increased variation in numbers of presacral vertebrae in suspensory animals. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3(6), 949-956. doi:10.1038/s41559-019- 0894-2


4. Petrullo, L., Jorgensen, M., Snyder-Mackler, N., Lu, A. (2019). Composition and succession of the vervet monkey milk microbiome. American Journal of Primatology, e22982. doi:10.1002/ajp.22982


3. Petrullo, L., Lu, A. (2019). Natural variation in fetal cortisol exposure predicts neonatal body mass in captive vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops). American Journal of Primatology, 81(1), e22943. doi:10.1002/ajp.22943


2. Mandalaywala, T.M., Petrullo, L., Parker, K.J., Maestripieri, D., Higham, J.P. (2017). Vigilance for threat in infancy modifies effects of early life adversity on cortisol/salivary alpha- amylase asymmetry in juvenile rhesus macaques. Developmental Psychobiology, 59(8), 1031- 1038. doi:10.1002/dev.21572


1. Petrullo, L., Mandalaywala, T. M., Parker, K. J., Maestripieri, D., & Higham, J. P. (2016). Effects of early life adversity on cortisol/salivary alpha-amylase symmetry in free-ranging juvenile rhesus macaques. Hormones and Behavior, 86(1), 78-84. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.05.004

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