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2017

Granjon, A.-C., Rowney, C., Vigilant, L., & Langergraber, K. E. (2017). Evaluating genetic capture-recapture using a chimpanzee population of known size. Journal of Wildlife Management, 81(2), 279-288.
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Hans, J., Bergl, R. A., & Vigilant, L. (2017). Gorilla MHC class I gene and sequence variation in a comparative context (advance online). Immunogenetics, 1-21.
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2016

Banes, G. L., & Galdikas, B. M. F. (2016). Effective characterisation of the complete orang-utan mitochondrial DNA control region, in the face of persistent focus in many taxa on shorter hypervariable regions. PLoS One, 11(12): e0168715.
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Banes, G., Galdikas, B. M. F., & Vigilant, L. (2016). Reintroduction of confiscated and displaced mammals risks outbreeding and introgression in natural populations, as evidenced by orang-utans of divergent subspecies. Scientific Reports, 6: 22026.
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de Manuel, M., Kuhlwilm, M., Frandsen, P., Sousa, V. C., Desai, T., Prado-Martinez, J., Hernandez-Rodriguez, J., Dupanloup, I., Lao, O., Hallast, P., Schmidt, J. M., Heredia-Genestar, J. M., Benazzo, A., Barbujani, G., Peter, B. M., Kuderna, L. F. K., Casals, F., Angedakin, S., Arandjelovic, M., Boesch, C., Kühl, H. S., Vigilant, L., Langergraber, K., Novembre, J., Gut, M., Gut, I., Navarro, A., Carlsen, F., Andrés, A. M., Siegismund, H. R., Scally, A., Excoffier, L., Tyler-Smith, C., Castellano, S., Xue, Y., Hvilsom, C., & Marques-Bonet, T. (2016). Chimpanzee genomic diversity reveals ancient admixture with bonobos. Science, 354(6311), 477-481.
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Godoy, I., Vigilant, L., & Perry, S. E. (2016). Cues to kinship and close relatedness during infancy in white-faced capuchin monkeys, Cebus capucinus. Animal Behaviour, 116, 139-151.
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Godoy, I., Vigilant, L., & Perry, S. E. (2016). Inbreeding risk, avoidance and costs in a group-living primate, Cebus capucinus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70(9), 1601-1611.
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McCarthy, M. S., Lester, J. D., Langergraber, K. E., Stanford, C. B., & Vigilant, L. (2016). Genetic evidence for typical female-biased dispersal in chimpanzees in a human-dominated habitat, western Uganda. Talk presented at Joint meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists. Chicago, IL. 2016-08-21 - 2016-08-27.
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Rosenbaum, S., Hirwa, J. P., Silk, J. B., Vigilant, L., & Stoinski, T. S. (2016). Infant mortality risk and paternity certainty are associated with postnatal maternal behavior toward adult male mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). PLoS One, 11(2): e0147441.
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Rosenbaum, S., Hirwa, J. P., Vigilant, L., Santymire, R., & Stoinski, T. S. (2016). Dads and cads? Male reproductive success, androgen profiles, and male-infant social bonds in wild mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 159(S62), 272-273.
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Städele, V., & Vigilant, L. (2016). Strategies for determining kinship in wild populations using genetic data. Ecology and Evolution, 6(17), 6107-6120.
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Städele, V., Pines, M., Swedell, L., & Vigilant, L. (2016). The ties that bind: Maternal kin bias in a multilevel primate society despite natal dispersal by both sexes. American Journal of Primatology, 78(7), 731-744.
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Wittig, R. M., Crockford, C. *., Weltring, A., Langergraber, K. E., Deschner, T., & Zuberbühler, K. (2016). Social support reduces stress hormone levels in wild chimpanzees across stressful events and everyday affiliations. Nature Communications, 7: 13361.
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2015

Arandjelovic, M., Bergl, R. A., Ikfuingei, R., Jameson, C., Parker, M., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Detection dog efficacy for collecting faecal samples from the critically endangered Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) for genetic censusing. Royal Society Open Science, 2: 140423.
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Banes, G., Galdikas, B. M. F., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Male orang-utan bimaturism and reproductive success at Camp Leakey in Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(11), 1785-1794.
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Fünfstück, T. (2015). Population structure and genetic diversity of chimpanzees and gorillas from Equatorial Africa. PhD Thesis, Univ., Leipzig.
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Fünfstück, T., & Vigilant, L. (2015). The geographic distribution of genetic diversity within gorillas. American Journal of Primatology, 77(9), 974-985.
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Fünfstück, T., Arandjelovic, M., Morgan, D. B., Sanz, C., Reed, P., Olson, S. H., Cameron, K., Ondzie, A., Peeters, M., & Vigilant, L. (2015). The sampling scheme matters: Pan troglodytes troglodytes and P. t. schweinfurthii are characterized by clinal genetic variation rather than a strong subspecies break. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 156(2), 181-191.
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Hans, J., Haubner, A., Arandjelovic, M., Bergl, R. A., Fünfstück, T., Gray, M., Morgan, D. B., Robbins, M. M., Sanz, C., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Characterization of MHC class II B polymorphism in multiple populations of wild gorillas using non-invasive samples and next-generation sequencing. American Journal of Primatology, 77(11), 1193-1206.
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McCarthy, M. S., Lester, J. D., Arandjelovic, M., Stanford, C., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Genetic censusing suggests unexpectedly sizable numbers of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) living in forest fragments in western Uganda. Talk presented at 14th Conference of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie. Leipzig, Germany. 2015-02-11 - 2015-02-13.
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McCarthy, M. S., Lester, J. D., Howe, E. J., Arandjelovic, M., Stanford, C. B., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Genetic censusing identifies an unexpectedly sizeable population of an endangered large mammal in a fragmented forest landscape. BMC Ecology, 21: 15.
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Moore, D. L., Langergraber, K. E., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Genetic analyses suggest male philopatry and territoriality in savanna-woodland chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) of Ugalla, Tanzania. International Journal of Primatology, 36(2), 377-397.
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Rosenbaum, S., Hirwa, J., Silk, J., Vigilant, L., & Stoinski, T. (2015). Male rank, not paternity, predicts male–immature relationships in mountain gorillas, Gorilla beringei beringei. Animal Behaviour, 104, 13-24.
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Schubert, G., Stockhausen, M., Hoffmann, C., Merkel, K., Vigilant, L., Leendertz, F. H., & Calvignac-Spencer, S. (2015). Targeted detection of mammalian species using carrion fly-derived DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources, 15(2), 285-294.
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Städele, V., Van Doren, V., Pines, M., Swedell, L., & Vigilant, L. (2015). Fine-scale genetic assessment of sex-specific dispersal patterns in a multilevel primate society. Journal of Human Evolution, 78, 103-113.
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Vigilant, L., Roy, J., Bradley, B. J., Stoneking, C. J., Robbins, M. M., & Stoinski, T. S. (2015). Reproductive competition and inbreeding avoidance in a primate species with habitual female dispersal. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(7), 1163-1172.
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2014

Arandjelovic, M., Head, J. S., Boesch, C., Robbins, M. M., & Vigilant, L. (2014). Genetic inference of group dynamics and female kin structure in a western lowland gorilla population (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Primate Biology, 1(1), 29-38.
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Fünfstück, T., Arandjelovic, M., Morgan, D. B., Sanz, C., Breuer, T., Stokes, E. J., Reed, P., Olson, S. H., Cameron, K., Ondzie, A., Peeters, M., Kühl, H. S., Cipolletta, C., Todd, A., Masi, S., Doran-Sheehy, D. M., Bradley, B. J., & Vigilant, L. (2014). The genetic population structure of wild western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) living in continuous rain forest. American Journal of Primatology, 76(9), 868-878.
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Langergraber, K. E., Rowney, C., Crockford, C., Wittig, R. M., Zuberbühler, K., & Vigilant, L. (2014). Genetic analyses suggest no immigration of adult females and their offspring into the Sonso community of chimpanzees in the Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda. American Journal of Primatology, 640-648.
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Langergraber, K. E., Rowney, C., Schubert, G., Crockford, C., Hobaiter, C., Wittig, R. M., Wrangham, R. W., Zuberbühler, K., & Vigilant, L. (2014). How old are chimpanzee communities? Time to the most recent common ancestor of the Y-chromosome in highly patrilocal societies. Journal of Human Evolution, 69, 1-7.
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Moore, D. L., & Vigilant, L. (2014). A population estimate of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Ugalla region using standard and spatially explicit genetic capture–recapture methods. American Journal of Primatology, 76(4), 335-346.
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Moore, D. L., & Vigilant, L. (2014). Genetic diversity at the edge: Comparative assessment of Y-chromosome and autosomal diversity in eastern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) of Ugalla, Tanzania. Conservation Genetics, 15(3), 495-507.
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Roy, J., Arandjelovic, M., Bradley, B. J., Guschanski, K., Stephens, C. R., Bucknell, D., Cirhuza, H., Kusamba, C., Kyungu, J. C., Smith, V., Robbins, M. M., & Vigilant, L. (2014). Recent divergences and size decreases of eastern gorilla populations. Biology Letters, 10(11): 20140811.
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Roy, J., Gray, M., Stoinski, T., Robbins, M. M., & Vigilant, L. (2014). Fine-scale genetic structure analyses suggest further male than female dispersal in mountain gorillas. BMC Ecology, 14: 21.
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Roy, J., Vigilant, L., Gray, M., Wright, E., Kato, R., Kabano, P., Basabose, A., Tibenda, E., Kühl, H. S., & Robbins, M. M. (2014). Challenges in the use of genetic mark-recapture to estimate the population size of Bwindi mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). Biological Conservation, 180, 249-261.
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2013

Chan, Y.-C., Roos, C., Inoue-Murayama, M., Inoue, E., Shih, C.-C., Pei, K.-J.-C., & Vigilant, L. (2013). Inferring the evolutionary histories of divergences in Hylobates and Nomascus gibbons through multilocus sequence data. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13: 82.
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Gray, M., Roy, J., Vigilant, L., Fawcett, K., Basabose, A., Cranfield, M., Uwingeli, P., Mburanumwe, I., Kagoda, E., & Robbins, M. M. (2013). Genetic census reveals increased but uneven growth of a critically endangered mountain gorilla population. Biological Conversation, 158, 230-238.
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Langergraber, K. E., Mitani, J. C., Watts, D. P., & Vigilant, L. (2013). Male–female socio-spatial relationships and reproduction in wild chimpanzees. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67(6), 861-873.
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Ostner, J., Vigilant, L., Bhagavatula, J., Franz, M., & Schülke, O. (2013). Stable heterosexual associations in a promiscuous primate. Animal Behaviour, 86(3), 623-631.
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Schubert, G., Vigilant, L., Boesch, C., Klenke, R., Langergraber, K. E., Mundry, R., Surbeck, M., & Hohmann, G. (2013). Co–residence between males and their mothers and grandmothers is more frequent in bonobos than chimpanzees. PLoS One, 8(12): e83870.
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2012

Chan, Y.-C., Roos, C., Inoue-Murayama, M., Inoue, E., Shih, C.-C., & Vigilant, L. (2012). A comparative analysis of Y chromosome and mtDNA phylogenies of the Hylobates gibbons. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 150.
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Chancellor, R. L., Langergraber, K., Ramirez, S., Rundus, A. S., & Vigilant, L. (2012). Genetic sampling of unhabituated chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in Gishwati Forest Reserve, an isolated forest fragment in Western Rwanda. International Journal of Primatology, 33(2), 479-488.
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Chang, Z. F., Luo, M. F., Liu, Z. J., Yang, J. Y., Xiang, Z. F., Li, M., & Vigilant, L. (2012). Human influence on the population decline and loss of genetic diversity in a small and isolated population of Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana). Genetica, 140(4-6), 105-114.
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Groeneveld, L. F., Atencia, R., Garriga, R. M., & Vigilant, L. (2012). High diversity at PRDM9 in chimpanzees and bonobos. PLoS One, 7(7): e39064.
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Langergraber, K., Pruefer, K., Rowney, C., Boesch, C., Crockford, C., Fawcett, K., Inoue, E., Inoue-Muruyama, M., Mitani, J. C., Muller, M. N., Robbins, M. M., Schubert, G., Stoinski, T. S., Viola, B., Watts, D., Wittig, R., Wrangham, R. W., Zuberbühler, K., Pääbo, S., & Vigilant, L. (2012). Generation times in wild chimpanzees and gorillas suggest earlier divergence times in great ape and human evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(39), 15716-15721.
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Scally, A., Dutheil, J. Y., Hillier, L. W., Jordan, G. E., Goodhead, I., Herrero, J., Hobolth, A., Lappalainen, T., Mailund, T., Marques-Bonet, T., McCarthy, S., Montgomery, S. H., Schwalie, P. C., Tang, Y. A., Ward, M. C., Xue, Y., Yngvadottir, B., Alkan, C., Andersen, L. N., Ayub, Q., Ball, E. V., Beal, K., Bradley, B. J., Chen, Y., Clee, C. M., Fitzgerald, S., Graves, T. A., Gu, Y., Heath, P., Heger, A., Karakoc, E., Kolb-Kokocinski, A., Laird, G. K., Lunter, G., Meader, S., Mort, M., Mullikin, J. C., Munch, K., O’Connor, T. D., Phillips, A. D., Prado-Martinez, J., Rogers, A. S., Sajjadian, S., Schmidt, D., Shaw, K., Simpson, J. T., Stenson, P. D., Turner, D. J., Vigilant, L., Vilella, A. J., Whitener, W., Zhu, B., Cooper, D. N., de Jong, P., Dermitzakis, E. T., Eichler, E. E., Flicek, P., Goldman, N., Mundy, N. I., Ning, Z., Odom, D. T., Ponting, C. P., Quail, M. A., Ryder, O. A., Searle, S. M., Warren, W. C., Wilson, R. K., Schierup, M. H., Rogers, J., Tyler-Smith, C., & Durbin, &. R. (2012). Insights into hominid evolution from the gorilla genome sequence. Nature, 483(7388), 169-175.
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Vigilant, L., & Groeneveld, L. F. (2012). Using genetics to understand primate social systems. Nature Education Knowledge, 3(10): 87. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/using-genetics-to-understand-primate-social-systems-71223219.
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