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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Arandjelovic M & Thalmann O (2012) Microsatellites in Historic and Ancient DNA. eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0023631html / pdf

Arandjelovic M, Head J, Rabanal LI, Schubert G, Mettke E, Boesch C, Robbins MM, Vigilant L (2011) Non-invasive genetic monitoring of wild central chimpanzees. PLoS ONE 6(3): e14761. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014761html / pdf / supporting information

Thalmann O, Wegmann D, Spitzner M, Arandjelovic M, Guschanski K, Leuenberger C, Bergl RA, Vigilant L (2011) Historical sampling reveals dramatic demographic changes in western gorilla populations. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11:85doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-85 LINK

Schubert G, Stoneking C, Arandjelovic M, Boesch C, Eckhardt N, Hohmann G, Langergraber K, Lukas D, Vigilant L (2011) Male-mediated gene flow in patrilocal primates. PlosOne 6(7): e21514. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021514 LINK

Arandjelovic M, Head J, Kühl H, Boesch C, Robbins MM, Maisels F, Vigilant L (2010) Effective non-invasive genetic monitoring of multiple wild western gorilla groups. Biological Conservation 143(7): 1780-1791 pdf

Arandjelovic M, Guschanski K, Schubert G, Harris TR, Thalmann O, Siedel H, Vigilant L (2009) Two-step multiplex PCR improves the speed and accuracy of genotyping using DNA from noninvasive and museum samples. Molecular Ecology Resources 9(1): 28-36 pdf

Boesch C, Head J, Tagg N, Arandjelovic M, Vigilant L, Robbins M (2007) Fatal Chimpanzee Attack in Loango National Park, Gabon: Behavioral and Genetic Evidences. International Journal of Primatology 28:1025-1034 pdf


TALKS, REPORTS & POSTERS

Cagan A, Roy J, Arandjelovic M, Vigilant L (2012) Summary report of the genetic analysis for the subspecies designation of an orphan gorilla. Technical report sent to the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (report)

Gunawan F, Arandjelovic M,  Godt D (2011) The large Maf transcription factor Traffic Jam regulates border cell migration in the Drosophila ovary. 52th Annual Drosophila Research Conference (San Diego, USA) (Poster)

Gunawan F, Arandjelovic M, Godt D (2011) The large Maf transcription factor Traffic Jam regulates border cell migration in the Drosophila ovary. Canadian Drosophila research
conference, Brock University (Ontario, Canada) (Oral presentation)

Boesch C, Head J, Rabanal L, Arandjelovic M & Robbins M (2010) Projet des Grands Singes du Parc National de Loango 2009-2010 Rapport d'activité (report)

Arandjelovic M, Head J, Rabanal L, Mettke E, Boesch C, Robbins MM, Vigilant L (2009) Non-invasive genetic monitoring as a tool to estimate abundance and group composition of wild central chimpanzees. Gesellschaft für Primatologie 2009 (Hannover, Germany) (winner, poster)

Arandjelovic M, Head J, Rabanal L, Mettke E, Boesch C, Robbins MM, Vigilant L (2009) Non-invasive genetic monitoring as a tool to estimate abundance and group composition of wild central chimpanzees. Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie 2009 ( Hannover, Germany) (winner, poster)

Boesch C, Head J, Rabanal L, Arandjelovic M & Robbins M (2009) Projet des Grands Singes du Parc National de Loango 2008-2009 Rapport d’activité (report)

Arandjelovic M, Head J, Boesch C, Robins MM, Vigilant L (2008) Non-invasive genetic monitoring as a tool to estimate abundance and group composition in wild western lowland gorillas. International Congress for Conservation Biology 2008 (Chattanooga, USA) (talk)

Campbell G, Arandjelovic M, Borchers C, Breuer T, Gomes C, Herbinger I, Masi S, Riedel J (2008) Club Ebobo and Club P.A.N.: Conservation education programs aimed at great ape and wildlife conservation. 21st Congress of the International Primatological Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (poster)

Boesch C, Head J, Rabanal L, Arandjelovic M & Robbins M (2008) Projet des Grands Singes du Parc National de Loango 2005-2008 Rapport d’activité (report)

Arandjelovic M, Guschanski K, Schubert G, Harris TR, Thalmann O, Vigilant L (2007) Two-step multiplex PCR improves the speed and accuracy of genotyping using primate fecal DNA. European Society for Evolutionary Biology Congress (Uppsala, Sweden) (poster)

Arandjelovic M, Bergl RA, Bradley BJ, Breuer T, Cipolletta C, Doran-Sheehy D, Kuehl H, Masi S, Morgan D, Robbins MM, Sanz C, Todd A, Boesch C, Vigilant L (2006) Male dispersal patterns and population genetic variation in wild gorillas. 20th Congress of the International Primatological Society (Entebbe, Uganda) (talk)

Arandjelovic M, Barelli C, Betsch C, Ganas J, Guschanski K, Hermsdorf F, Muniz L, Riedel J, Todd A (2005) Checklist for Lola Ya Bonobo Pre-Reintroduction Planning. Technical report submitted to Claudine André, director of Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, DR-Congo (report)

Arandjelovic M, Vigilant L (2005) Summary report of Genetic Analysis of the Pretoria gorillas. Technical report sent to Dr. Ian Espie at the Pretoria Zoo, South Africa (report)

Alls J, Li M, Arandjelovic M, Godt D (2004) Analyzing the role of the large Maf factor Traffic Jam during Drosophila oogenesis. Conference of the Genetics Society of Canada (Toronto, Canada) (poster)

Arandjelovic M, Li M, Godt D (2003) A comparative analysis of the expression of the D. melanogaster and M. musculus large Maf transcription factors during gametogenesis. 44th Annual Drosophila Research Conference (Chicago, USA) (poster)

Arandjelovic M, Godt D (2001) Overexpression of the large Maf transcription factor traffic jam in Drosophila. U Toronto, Department of Zoology undergraduate research competition (winner, poster)


RESEARCH AWARDS & FUNDING

Feb 2009

Gesellschaft für Primatologie student poster award

€ 200 EUR

2005-2006

Leakey Foundation Grant

$6860 CDN

2003-2004

University of Toronto Graduate Fellowship

$2500 CDN

2002-2003

Frederick P. Ide Graduate Award, Department of Zoology, UofT

$1500 CDN

2001-2002

University of Toronto Graduate Fellowship

$2500 CDN

June 2001

University of Toronto Dean’s List

-

April 2001

Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology Independent Project, UofT

$50 CDN

 


CONSERVATION AWARDS & FUNDING

The following were awarded to the MPI-EVA Conservation Group and Wild Chimpanzee Foundation for the conservation education program Club P.A.N. operating around Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire

2009-2011

US Fish and Wildlife ($52,749 USD), Oregon Zoo ($3054 USD), Columbus Zoo ($5000 USD), DierenPark Amersfoort Wildlife Fund ($4600 USD), Cleveland Zoo ($2000 USD)

2008-2009

Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven (€ 1000 EUR), Leipzig Zoo (€6500 EUR), Minnesota Zoo's Ulysses S. Seal Conservation Grant Program ($2500 USD), Amersfoot Zoo's Jellow Wildlife Fund ($4200 USD), Brevard Zoo Conservation Education Suitcase ($900 USD)

2007-2008

WWF ($6500 USD), Cleveland Zoo ($2981 USD), Columbus Zoo ($5000 USD), Rufford Small Grant (£4503 BPS), Brevard Zoo Conservation Education Suitcase ($900 USD)

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology - Leipzig, Germany