Associate Professor Bronwyn McAllan

Senior Lecturer
Physiology, School of Medical Sciences
Bosch Institute

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

Telephone +61 2 9351 6538
Fax +61 2 9351 2058

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International links

Canada

(University of Regina) Professor R. Mark Brigham

United States

(University of Colorado) Professor David O. Norris

Selected grants

2016

  • The physiological constraints of mammalian reproduction in the arid-zone; McAllan B; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2015

  • Dining with Dasyurids: Using Nutritional Geometry to Improve Diets for Captive Breeding Programs; Wilder S, Raubenheimer D, McAllan B, Simpson S, Spindler R, Van Sluys M, Shaw M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2013

  • Lively reproduction: do common molecules underlie all vertebrate live birth; Murphy C, Thompson M, McAllan B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2010

  • Follicular development and pregnance staging in the stripe-faced dunnart, Sminthopsis macroura; McAllan B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • McAllan, B. (2011). Reproductive Endocrinology of Prototherians and Metatherians. In David O Norris (Eds.), Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates: Mammals, (pp. 195-214). USA: Elsevier Inc.
  • Ashwell, K., McAllan, B., Mai, J. (2010). Atlas of the brain of the stripe-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura). In Ken Ashwell (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials: Brain Evolution in Other Mammalian Radiation, (pp. 241-242). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • McAllan, B., Richardson, S. (2010). Marsupials as models for development, ageing and disease: a neurobiological and comparative context. In Ken Ashwell (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials: Brain Evolution in Other Mammalian Radiation, (pp. 225-237). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • McAllan, B. (2003). Timing of reproduction in carnivorous marsupials. In Menna Jones, Chris R. Dickman, Mike Archer (Eds.), Predators with pouches: the biology of carnivorous marsupials, (pp. 147-168). Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

Journals

  • Yuan, L., Wilder, S., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., McAllan, B., Shaw, M. (2018). Dietary protein supplementation and its consequences for intake, digestion, and physical activity of a carnivorous marsupial, Sminthopsis crassicaudata. Ecology and Evolution, 8(7), 3636-3647. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., McShea, H., Murphy, C., McAllan, B., Shaw, G., Renfree, M., Thompson, M. (2018). Non-invasive placentation in the marsupials Macropus eugenii (Macropodidae) and Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae) involves redistribution of uterine Desmoglein-2. Molecular Reproduction and Development, 85(1), 72-82. [More Information]
  • Richardson, S., Van Herck, S., Delbaere, J., McAllan, B., Darras, V. (2018). The affinity of transthyretin for T3 or T4 does not determine which form of the hormone accumulates in the choroid plexus. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 264, 131-137. [More Information]
  • Whittington, C., O'Meally, D., Laird, M., Belov, K., Thompson, M., McAllan, B. (2018). Transcriptomic changes in the pre-implantation uterus highlight histotrophic nutrition of the developing marsupial embryo. Scientific Reports, 8(1). [More Information]
  • Donahoe, S., Phalen, D., McAllan, B., O'Meally, D., McAllister, M., Ellis, J., Slapeta, J. (2017). Differential Gamma Interferon- and Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-Driven Cytokine Response Distinguishes Acute Infection of a Metatherian Host with Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum. Infection and Immunity, 85(6), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Stannard, H., Bekkers, J., Old, J., McAllan, B., Shaw, M. (2017). Digestibility of a new diet for captive short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus). Zoo Biology, 36(1), 56-61. [More Information]
  • Dudley, J., Murphy, C., Thompson, M., McAllan, B. (2017). Epithelial cadherin disassociates from the lateral plasma membrane of uterine epithelial cells throughout pregnancy in a marsupial. Journal of Anatomy, 231(3), 359-365. [More Information]
  • Richardson, S., McAllan, B., Danks, J. (2017). Foreword. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 244, 1-1. [More Information]
  • Stannard, H., Tong, L., Shaw, M., Van Sluys, M., McAllan, B., Raubenheimer, D. (2017). Nutritional status and functional digestive histology of the carnivorous Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 205, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Wacker, C., McAllan, B., Kortner, G., Geiser, F. (2017). The role of basking in the development of endothermy and torpor in a marsupial. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 187(7), 1029-1038. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Turancova, M., McAllan, B., Murphy, C., Thompson, M. (2017). Uterine focal adhesion dynamics during pregnancy in a marsupial (Sminthopsis crassicaudata; Dasyuridae). The Anatomical Record, 300(6), 1150-1159. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Dargan, J., Paterson, L., Murphy, C., McAllan, B., Shaw, G., Renfree, M., Thompson, M. (2017). Uterine molecular changes for non-invasive embryonic attachment in the marsupials Macropus eugenii (Macropodidae) and Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae). Molecular Reproduction and Development, 84(10), 1076-1085. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., McShea, H., McAllan, B., Murphy, C., Thompson, M. (2017). Uterine remodelling during pregnancy and pseudopregnancy in the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula; Phalangeridae). Journal of Anatomy, 231(1), 84-94. [More Information]
  • Stannard, H., Thompson, P., McAllan, B., Raubenheimer, D. (2016). Hematology and serum biochemistry reference ranges of healthy captive Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) and their association with age, gender and seasonal variation. Mammalian Biology, 81(4), 393-398. [More Information]
  • Borthwick, C., Young, L., McAllan, B., Old, J. (2016). Identification of the mRNA encoding interleukin-6 and its receptor, interleukin-6 receptor (alpha), in five marsupial species. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 65, 211-217. [More Information]
  • Yeo, J., McAllan, B., Fraser, S. (2016). Scanning Electron Microscopy Reveals Two Distinct Classes of Erythroblastic Island Isolated from Adult Mammalian Bone Marrow. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 22(2), 368-378. [More Information]
  • Wacker, C., McAllan, B., Kortner, G., Geiser, F. (2016). The functional requirements of mammalian hair: a compromise between crypsis and thermoregulation? Science of Nature, 103(7-8), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Wilder, S., Yuan, L., Roumilhac, C., LeGal, A., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., McAllan, B. (2016). Three-dimensional diet regulation and the consequences of choice for weight and activity level of a marsupial carnivore. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(6), 1645-1651. [More Information]
  • Dudley, J., Murphy, C., Thompson, M., McAllan, B. (2015). Desmoglein-2 during pregnancy and its role in the evolution of viviparity in a marsupial (Sminthopsis crassicaudata; Dasyuridae). Journal of Morphology, 276, 261-272. [More Information]
  • Van Herck, E., Delbaere, J., Bourgeois, N., McAllan, B., Richardson, S., Darras, V. (2015). Expression of thyroid hormone transporters and deiodinases at the brain barriers in the embryonic chicken: Insights into the regulation of thyroid hormone availability during neurodevelopment. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 214, 30-39. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Turancova, M., McAllan, B., Murphy, C., Thompson, M. (2015). Unlocking amniote live birth: The 'other' mammalian model. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 148(455-456), 52-59.
  • Stannard, H., McAllan, B., Old, J. (2014). Dietary composition and nutritional outcomes in two marsupials, Sminthopsis macroura and S. crassicaudata. Journal of Mammalogy, 95(3), 503-515. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B. (2014). Stress and Life: Lessons from comparative models. The Endocrinologist, 113(Autumn 2014), 14-14.
  • McAllan, B., Geiser, F. (2014). Torpor during Reproduction in Mammals and Birds: Dealing with an Energetic Conundrum. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54(3), 516-532. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Thompson, M., Murphy, C., McAllan, B. (2014). Uterine Epithelial Cell Changes During Pregnancy in a Marsupial (Sminthopsis crassicaudata; Dasyuridae). Journal of Morphology, 275(10), 1081-1092. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., Klingenspor, M., McAllan, B. (2013). A Functional Nexus between Photoperiod Acclimation, Torpor Expression and Somatic Fatty Acid Composition in a Heterothermic Mammal. PloS One, 8(5), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Pan, Y., Zhang, Y., Cui, J., Liu, Y., McAllan, B., Liao, C., Zhang, S. (2013). Adaptation of phenylalanine and tyrosine catabolic pathway to hibernation in bats. PloS One, 8(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • He, G., Dong, C., Luan, Z., McAllan, B., Xu, T., Zhao, L., Qiao, J. (2013). Oxygen free radical involvement in acute lung injury induced by H5N1 virus in mice. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(6), 945-953. [More Information]
  • Polymeropoulos, E., Heldmaier, G., Frappell, P., McAllan, B., Withers, K., Klingenspor, M., White, C., Jastroch, M. (2012). Phylogenetic differences of mammalian basal metabolic rate are not explained by mitochondrial basal proton leak. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279(1726), 185-193. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Feay, N., Bradley, A., Geiser, F. (2012). The influence of reproductive hormones on the torpor patterns of the marsupial Sminthopsis macroura: Bet-hedging in an unpredictable environment. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 179(2), 265-276. [More Information]
  • King, J., McAllan, B., Spielman, D., Lindsay, S., Hurkova-Hofmannova, L., Hartigan, A., Al-Qassab, S., Ellis, J., Slapeta, J. (2011). Extensive production of Neospora caninum tissue cysts in a carnivorous marsupial succumbing to experimental neosporosis. Veterinary Research: a journal of animal infection and epidemiology, 42(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Wang, L., McAllan, B., He, G. (2011). Telomerase Activity in the Bats Hipposideros armiger and Rousettus leschenaultia. Biochemistry (Moscow), 76(9), 1017-1021. [More Information]
  • Munn, A., Kern, P., McAllan, B. (2010). Coping with chaos: unpredictable food supplies intensify torpor use in an arid-zone marsupial, the fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata). Science of Nature, 97(6), 601-605. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B. (2009). Reproductive parameters of surviving 'die-off' male Antechinus flavipes and Antechinus stuartii (Dasyuridae : Marsupialia) in their second year of life. Australian Mammalogy, 31, 17-23. [More Information]
  • Naylor, R., Richardson, S., McAllan, B. (2008). Boom and bust: a review of the physiology of the marsupial genus Antechinus. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 178, 545-562. [More Information]
  • Ashwell, K., McAllan, B., Mai, J., Paxinos, G. (2008). Cortical Cyto- and Chemoarchitecture in Three Small Australian Marsupial Carnivores: Sminthopsis macroura, Antechinus stuartii and Phascogale calura. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 72(3), 215-232. [More Information]
  • Jastroch, M., Withers, K., Taudien, S., Frappell, P., Helwig, M., Fromme, T., Hirschberg, V., Heldmaier, G., McAllan, B., Firth, B., et al (2008). Marsupial uncoupling protein 1 sheds light on the evolution of mammalian nonshivering thermogenesis. Physiological Genomics, 32(2), 161-169. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Westman, W., Crowther, M., Dickman, C. (2008). Morphology, growth and reproduction in the Australian house mouse: differential effects of moderate temperatures. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 94(1), 21-30. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Westman, W., Körtner, G., Cairns, S. (2008). Sex, season and melatonin administration affects daily activity rhythms in a marsupial, the brown antechinus, Antechinus stuartii. Physiology and Behavior, 93(1-2), 130-138. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B. (2006). Dasyurid marsupials as models for the physiology of ageing in humans. Australian Journal of Zoology, 54(3), 159-172. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., Westman, W., McAllan, B., Brigham, R. (2006). Development of thermoregulation and torpor in a marsupial: Energetic and evolutionary implications. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 176(2), 107-116. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Kenagy, G., Hiebert, S. (2006). Photoperiod affects daily torpor and tissue fatty acid composition in deer mice. Science of Nature, 94(4), 319-325. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Geiser, F. (2006). Photoperiod and the timing of reproduction in Antechinus flavipes (Dasyuridae: Marsupialia). Mammalian Biology, 71(3), 129-138. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Dickman, C., Crowther, M. (2006). Photoperiod as a reproductive cue in the marsupial genus Antechinus: ecological and evolutionary consequences. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 87(3), 365-379. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Brigham, R. (2005). Daily torpor in a pregnant dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura Dasyuridae: Marsupialia). Mammalian Biology, 70(2), 117-121. [More Information]
  • Cooper, C., McAllan, B., Geiser, F. (2005). Effect of torpor on the water economy of an arid-zone marsupial, the stripe-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura). Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 175(5), 323-328. [More Information]
  • Lippolis, G., Westman, W., McAllan, B., Rogers, L. (2005). Lateralisation of escape responses in the stripe-faced dunnart, Sminthopsis macroura (Dasyuridae: Marsupialia). Laterality: asymmetries of body, brain and cognition, 10(5), 457-470. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., Drury, R., McAllan, B., Wang, D. (2003). Effects of temperature acclimation on maximum heat production, thermal tolerance, and torpor in a marsupial. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 173(5), 437-442. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Broome, L., Archer, M., Bates, H., Shi, H., Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Heinze, D., Hand, S., Evans, T., Jackson, S. (2012). A brief review of the life history of, and threats to, Burramys parvus with a prehistory-based proposal for ensuring that it has a future. Royal Zoological Society Forum 2010: Wildlife and climate change: towards robust conservation strategies for Australian fauna, Mosman, NSW: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.
  • Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Kenagy, G., Hiebert, S. (2008). Fat, Photoperiod, and Hibernation. 13th International Hibernation Symposium 2008, Pietermaritzburg: Interpak Books.
  • Geiser, F., Christian, N., Cooper, C., Kortner, G., McAllan, B., Pavey, C., Turner, J., Warnecke, L., Willis, C., Brigham, R. (2008). Torpor in marsupials: recent advances. 13th International Hibernation Symposium 2008, Pietermaritzburg: Interpak Books.
  • Crowther, M., McAllan, B., Dickman, C. (2003). Morphological variation within Australian populations of the house mouse: an observational and experimental approach. 2nd International Conference on Rodent Biology and Management 2003, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
  • McAllan, B., Westman, W., Crowther, M., Dickman, C. (2003). Reproduction and growth in house mice from cold, hot and thermally moderate environments. 2nd International Conference on Rodent Biology and Management 2003, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

2018

  • Yuan, L., Wilder, S., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., McAllan, B., Shaw, M. (2018). Dietary protein supplementation and its consequences for intake, digestion, and physical activity of a carnivorous marsupial, Sminthopsis crassicaudata. Ecology and Evolution, 8(7), 3636-3647. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., McShea, H., Murphy, C., McAllan, B., Shaw, G., Renfree, M., Thompson, M. (2018). Non-invasive placentation in the marsupials Macropus eugenii (Macropodidae) and Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae) involves redistribution of uterine Desmoglein-2. Molecular Reproduction and Development, 85(1), 72-82. [More Information]
  • Richardson, S., Van Herck, S., Delbaere, J., McAllan, B., Darras, V. (2018). The affinity of transthyretin for T3 or T4 does not determine which form of the hormone accumulates in the choroid plexus. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 264, 131-137. [More Information]
  • Whittington, C., O'Meally, D., Laird, M., Belov, K., Thompson, M., McAllan, B. (2018). Transcriptomic changes in the pre-implantation uterus highlight histotrophic nutrition of the developing marsupial embryo. Scientific Reports, 8(1). [More Information]

2017

  • Donahoe, S., Phalen, D., McAllan, B., O'Meally, D., McAllister, M., Ellis, J., Slapeta, J. (2017). Differential Gamma Interferon- and Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-Driven Cytokine Response Distinguishes Acute Infection of a Metatherian Host with Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum. Infection and Immunity, 85(6), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Stannard, H., Bekkers, J., Old, J., McAllan, B., Shaw, M. (2017). Digestibility of a new diet for captive short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus). Zoo Biology, 36(1), 56-61. [More Information]
  • Dudley, J., Murphy, C., Thompson, M., McAllan, B. (2017). Epithelial cadherin disassociates from the lateral plasma membrane of uterine epithelial cells throughout pregnancy in a marsupial. Journal of Anatomy, 231(3), 359-365. [More Information]
  • Richardson, S., McAllan, B., Danks, J. (2017). Foreword. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 244, 1-1. [More Information]
  • Stannard, H., Tong, L., Shaw, M., Van Sluys, M., McAllan, B., Raubenheimer, D. (2017). Nutritional status and functional digestive histology of the carnivorous Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 205, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Wacker, C., McAllan, B., Kortner, G., Geiser, F. (2017). The role of basking in the development of endothermy and torpor in a marsupial. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 187(7), 1029-1038. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Turancova, M., McAllan, B., Murphy, C., Thompson, M. (2017). Uterine focal adhesion dynamics during pregnancy in a marsupial (Sminthopsis crassicaudata; Dasyuridae). The Anatomical Record, 300(6), 1150-1159. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Dargan, J., Paterson, L., Murphy, C., McAllan, B., Shaw, G., Renfree, M., Thompson, M. (2017). Uterine molecular changes for non-invasive embryonic attachment in the marsupials Macropus eugenii (Macropodidae) and Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae). Molecular Reproduction and Development, 84(10), 1076-1085. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., McShea, H., McAllan, B., Murphy, C., Thompson, M. (2017). Uterine remodelling during pregnancy and pseudopregnancy in the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula; Phalangeridae). Journal of Anatomy, 231(1), 84-94. [More Information]

2016

  • Stannard, H., Thompson, P., McAllan, B., Raubenheimer, D. (2016). Hematology and serum biochemistry reference ranges of healthy captive Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) and their association with age, gender and seasonal variation. Mammalian Biology, 81(4), 393-398. [More Information]
  • Borthwick, C., Young, L., McAllan, B., Old, J. (2016). Identification of the mRNA encoding interleukin-6 and its receptor, interleukin-6 receptor (alpha), in five marsupial species. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 65, 211-217. [More Information]
  • Yeo, J., McAllan, B., Fraser, S. (2016). Scanning Electron Microscopy Reveals Two Distinct Classes of Erythroblastic Island Isolated from Adult Mammalian Bone Marrow. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 22(2), 368-378. [More Information]
  • Wacker, C., McAllan, B., Kortner, G., Geiser, F. (2016). The functional requirements of mammalian hair: a compromise between crypsis and thermoregulation? Science of Nature, 103(7-8), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Wilder, S., Yuan, L., Roumilhac, C., LeGal, A., Raubenheimer, D., Simpson, S., McAllan, B. (2016). Three-dimensional diet regulation and the consequences of choice for weight and activity level of a marsupial carnivore. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(6), 1645-1651. [More Information]

2015

  • Dudley, J., Murphy, C., Thompson, M., McAllan, B. (2015). Desmoglein-2 during pregnancy and its role in the evolution of viviparity in a marsupial (Sminthopsis crassicaudata; Dasyuridae). Journal of Morphology, 276, 261-272. [More Information]
  • Van Herck, E., Delbaere, J., Bourgeois, N., McAllan, B., Richardson, S., Darras, V. (2015). Expression of thyroid hormone transporters and deiodinases at the brain barriers in the embryonic chicken: Insights into the regulation of thyroid hormone availability during neurodevelopment. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 214, 30-39. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Turancova, M., McAllan, B., Murphy, C., Thompson, M. (2015). Unlocking amniote live birth: The 'other' mammalian model. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 148(455-456), 52-59.

2014

  • Stannard, H., McAllan, B., Old, J. (2014). Dietary composition and nutritional outcomes in two marsupials, Sminthopsis macroura and S. crassicaudata. Journal of Mammalogy, 95(3), 503-515. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B. (2014). Stress and Life: Lessons from comparative models. The Endocrinologist, 113(Autumn 2014), 14-14.
  • McAllan, B., Geiser, F. (2014). Torpor during Reproduction in Mammals and Birds: Dealing with an Energetic Conundrum. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54(3), 516-532. [More Information]
  • Laird, M., Thompson, M., Murphy, C., McAllan, B. (2014). Uterine Epithelial Cell Changes During Pregnancy in a Marsupial (Sminthopsis crassicaudata; Dasyuridae). Journal of Morphology, 275(10), 1081-1092. [More Information]

2013

  • Geiser, F., Klingenspor, M., McAllan, B. (2013). A Functional Nexus between Photoperiod Acclimation, Torpor Expression and Somatic Fatty Acid Composition in a Heterothermic Mammal. PloS One, 8(5), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Pan, Y., Zhang, Y., Cui, J., Liu, Y., McAllan, B., Liao, C., Zhang, S. (2013). Adaptation of phenylalanine and tyrosine catabolic pathway to hibernation in bats. PloS One, 8(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • He, G., Dong, C., Luan, Z., McAllan, B., Xu, T., Zhao, L., Qiao, J. (2013). Oxygen free radical involvement in acute lung injury induced by H5N1 virus in mice. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(6), 945-953. [More Information]

2012

  • Broome, L., Archer, M., Bates, H., Shi, H., Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Heinze, D., Hand, S., Evans, T., Jackson, S. (2012). A brief review of the life history of, and threats to, Burramys parvus with a prehistory-based proposal for ensuring that it has a future. Royal Zoological Society Forum 2010: Wildlife and climate change: towards robust conservation strategies for Australian fauna, Mosman, NSW: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.
  • Polymeropoulos, E., Heldmaier, G., Frappell, P., McAllan, B., Withers, K., Klingenspor, M., White, C., Jastroch, M. (2012). Phylogenetic differences of mammalian basal metabolic rate are not explained by mitochondrial basal proton leak. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279(1726), 185-193. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Feay, N., Bradley, A., Geiser, F. (2012). The influence of reproductive hormones on the torpor patterns of the marsupial Sminthopsis macroura: Bet-hedging in an unpredictable environment. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 179(2), 265-276. [More Information]

2011

  • King, J., McAllan, B., Spielman, D., Lindsay, S., Hurkova-Hofmannova, L., Hartigan, A., Al-Qassab, S., Ellis, J., Slapeta, J. (2011). Extensive production of Neospora caninum tissue cysts in a carnivorous marsupial succumbing to experimental neosporosis. Veterinary Research: a journal of animal infection and epidemiology, 42(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B. (2011). Reproductive Endocrinology of Prototherians and Metatherians. In David O Norris (Eds.), Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates: Mammals, (pp. 195-214). USA: Elsevier Inc.
  • Wang, L., McAllan, B., He, G. (2011). Telomerase Activity in the Bats Hipposideros armiger and Rousettus leschenaultia. Biochemistry (Moscow), 76(9), 1017-1021. [More Information]

2010

  • Ashwell, K., McAllan, B., Mai, J. (2010). Atlas of the brain of the stripe-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura). In Ken Ashwell (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials: Brain Evolution in Other Mammalian Radiation, (pp. 241-242). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Munn, A., Kern, P., McAllan, B. (2010). Coping with chaos: unpredictable food supplies intensify torpor use in an arid-zone marsupial, the fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata). Science of Nature, 97(6), 601-605. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Richardson, S. (2010). Marsupials as models for development, ageing and disease: a neurobiological and comparative context. In Ken Ashwell (Eds.), The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials: Brain Evolution in Other Mammalian Radiation, (pp. 225-237). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2009

  • McAllan, B. (2009). Reproductive parameters of surviving 'die-off' male Antechinus flavipes and Antechinus stuartii (Dasyuridae : Marsupialia) in their second year of life. Australian Mammalogy, 31, 17-23. [More Information]

2008

  • Naylor, R., Richardson, S., McAllan, B. (2008). Boom and bust: a review of the physiology of the marsupial genus Antechinus. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 178, 545-562. [More Information]
  • Ashwell, K., McAllan, B., Mai, J., Paxinos, G. (2008). Cortical Cyto- and Chemoarchitecture in Three Small Australian Marsupial Carnivores: Sminthopsis macroura, Antechinus stuartii and Phascogale calura. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 72(3), 215-232. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Kenagy, G., Hiebert, S. (2008). Fat, Photoperiod, and Hibernation. 13th International Hibernation Symposium 2008, Pietermaritzburg: Interpak Books.
  • Jastroch, M., Withers, K., Taudien, S., Frappell, P., Helwig, M., Fromme, T., Hirschberg, V., Heldmaier, G., McAllan, B., Firth, B., et al (2008). Marsupial uncoupling protein 1 sheds light on the evolution of mammalian nonshivering thermogenesis. Physiological Genomics, 32(2), 161-169. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Westman, W., Crowther, M., Dickman, C. (2008). Morphology, growth and reproduction in the Australian house mouse: differential effects of moderate temperatures. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 94(1), 21-30. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Westman, W., Körtner, G., Cairns, S. (2008). Sex, season and melatonin administration affects daily activity rhythms in a marsupial, the brown antechinus, Antechinus stuartii. Physiology and Behavior, 93(1-2), 130-138. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., Christian, N., Cooper, C., Kortner, G., McAllan, B., Pavey, C., Turner, J., Warnecke, L., Willis, C., Brigham, R. (2008). Torpor in marsupials: recent advances. 13th International Hibernation Symposium 2008, Pietermaritzburg: Interpak Books.

2006

  • McAllan, B. (2006). Dasyurid marsupials as models for the physiology of ageing in humans. Australian Journal of Zoology, 54(3), 159-172. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., Westman, W., McAllan, B., Brigham, R. (2006). Development of thermoregulation and torpor in a marsupial: Energetic and evolutionary implications. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 176(2), 107-116. [More Information]
  • Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Kenagy, G., Hiebert, S. (2006). Photoperiod affects daily torpor and tissue fatty acid composition in deer mice. Science of Nature, 94(4), 319-325. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Geiser, F. (2006). Photoperiod and the timing of reproduction in Antechinus flavipes (Dasyuridae: Marsupialia). Mammalian Biology, 71(3), 129-138. [More Information]
  • McAllan, B., Dickman, C., Crowther, M. (2006). Photoperiod as a reproductive cue in the marsupial genus Antechinus: ecological and evolutionary consequences. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 87(3), 365-379. [More Information]

2005

  • Geiser, F., McAllan, B., Brigham, R. (2005). Daily torpor in a pregnant dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura Dasyuridae: Marsupialia). Mammalian Biology, 70(2), 117-121. [More Information]
  • Cooper, C., McAllan, B., Geiser, F. (2005). Effect of torpor on the water economy of an arid-zone marsupial, the stripe-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura). Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 175(5), 323-328. [More Information]
  • Lippolis, G., Westman, W., McAllan, B., Rogers, L. (2005). Lateralisation of escape responses in the stripe-faced dunnart, Sminthopsis macroura (Dasyuridae: Marsupialia). Laterality: asymmetries of body, brain and cognition, 10(5), 457-470. [More Information]

2003

  • Geiser, F., Drury, R., McAllan, B., Wang, D. (2003). Effects of temperature acclimation on maximum heat production, thermal tolerance, and torpor in a marsupial. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 173(5), 437-442. [More Information]
  • Crowther, M., McAllan, B., Dickman, C. (2003). Morphological variation within Australian populations of the house mouse: an observational and experimental approach. 2nd International Conference on Rodent Biology and Management 2003, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
  • McAllan, B., Westman, W., Crowther, M., Dickman, C. (2003). Reproduction and growth in house mice from cold, hot and thermally moderate environments. 2nd International Conference on Rodent Biology and Management 2003, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
  • McAllan, B. (2003). Timing of reproduction in carnivorous marsupials. In Menna Jones, Chris R. Dickman, Mike Archer (Eds.), Predators with pouches: the biology of carnivorous marsupials, (pp. 147-168). Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

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