Bayram, H., Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Arnqvist, G. 2019 Identification of novel ejaculate proteins in a seed beetle and division of labour across male accessory reproductive glands. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 104:50-57.


Immonen, E., Hämäläinen, A., Schuett, W., Tarka, M. 2018Evolution of sex-specific pace-of-life syndromes: genetic architecture and physiological mechanisms. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Vol. 72:60. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-018-2462-1

Hämäläinen, A., Immonen, E., Tarka, M., Schuett, W. 2018Evolution of sex-specific pace-of-life syndromescauses and consequences. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Vol. 72:50. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-018-2466-x


Arnqvist, G., Stojković, B., Liljestrand Rönn, J., Immonen, E. The pace-of-life: a sex-specific link between metabolic rate and life history in bean beetles. Functional Ecology. Vol. 31(12): 2299-2309. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12927

Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Tellgren-Roth, C., Arnqvist, G. 2017. The evolution of dark matter in the mitogenome of seed beetles. Genome Biol. Evolution. 9(10): 2697–2706. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx205

ImmonenE., Sayadi, A., Bayram, H., Arnqvist, G. 2017. Mating changes sexually dimorphic gene expression in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. Genome Biol. Evol. 9 (3): 677-699. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx029


Parental leave 2016 – 2017



ImmonenE. & Husby, A. 2016. Norway wolf cull will hit genetic diversity. Nature 539, 31. (Correspondence).

Đorđević, M., Stojković, B. Savković, U., Immonen, E. Tucić, N., Lazarević, J., Arnqvist, G. 2016. Sex-specific mitonuclear epistasis and the evolution of mitochondrial bioenergetics, ageing and life history in seed beetles. Evolution. 71(2): 274-288. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13109

Bayram, H.,  Sayadi, A., Goenaga, J., Immonen, E., Arnqvist, G. 2016. Novel seminal fluid proteins in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus identified by a proteomic and transcriptomic approach. Insect Mol. Biol. 26(1): 58-73. DOI: 10.1111/imb.12271

Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Bayram, H., Arnqvist, G. 2016. The de novo transcriptome and its functional annotation in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. PLOS One. 11(7):e0158565

Immonen, E., Collet, M., Goenaga, J., Arnqvist, G. 2016. Direct and indirect genetic effects of sex-specific mitonuclear epistasis on reproductive ageing. Heredity.  116:338-347. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2015.112   badgef1000 F1000Prime.

Immonen, E., Liljestrand-Rönn, J., Watson, C., Berger, D. Arnqvist, G. 2016. Complex mitonuclear interactions and metabolic costs of mating in male seed beetles. J. Evolutionary Biology.  29:360-370. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12789


Arnqvist, A., Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Hotzy, C., Rankin, D., Tuda, M., Hjelmen, C.E., Johnston, J.S. 2015. Genome size correlates with reproductive fitness in seed beetles. Proc. Roy. Soc. B, 282: 20151421. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1421

Kurbalija Novičić Z.,  Immonen E., Jelić, M., Anđelković M., J. Stamenković-Radak, M., Arnqvist G. 2015. Within-population genetic effects of mtDNA on metabolic rate in Drosophila subobscura. J. Evolutionary Biology. 28: 338–346. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12565


Løvlie H., Immonen, E., Gustavsson, E., Karancioglu, E., Arnqvist, G. 2014. The influence of cyto-nuclear interactions on personality in seed beetles.  281(1796):20141039. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1039

Immonen, E., Snook, R. R. & Ritchie, M. G. 2014. Mating system variation drives rapid evolution of the female transcriptome in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Ecology and Evolution. pp. 1-16. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1098


Zhong, W., McClure, C., Evans, C. R., Mlynski, D., Immonen, E., Ritchie, M. G., Priest, N. K. 2013. Immune anticipation of mating in Drosophila: Turandot M promotes immunity against sexually transmitted fungal infections. Proc. Roy. Soc. B.,Vol. 280(1773), pp. 2013-2018


The Marie Curie SPECIATION Network 2012. What do we need to know about speciation? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol 27(1). pp. 27-39


Immonen, E. & Ritchie, M.G. 2011. The genomic response to courtship song stimulation in female Drosophila melanogaster. Proc. Roy. Soc. B., Vol. 279, pp. 1359-1365 . DOI: 10.1098/ rspb.2011.1644

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Immonen, E. & Ritchie, M.G. 2011. Animal communication: Flies’ ears are tuned in. Current Biology. Vol. 21, no.8. pp. R278-R280


Ritchie, M.G. & Immonen, E. 2010. Speciation: Mosquitoes Singing in Harmony. Current Biology. Vol. 20(2), pp. R58-R60


Immonen, E., Hoikkala, A., Kazem, A. and Ritchie, M.G. 2009. When are vomiting males attractive? Sexual selection on condition-dependent nuptial feeding in a fruitfly Drosophila subobscura. Behavioural Ecology. Vol. 20(2) pp. 289-295.

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