Key Publications: Sonja Vernes


Key Publications

1: Lattenkamp, E.Z., Vernes, S.C*. & Wiegrebe, L. (2018) Volitional control of social vocalisations and vocal usage learning in bats. doi:10.1242/jeb.180729 *corresponding author

2: Lattenkamp, E.Z. & Vernes, S.C. (2018) Vocal learning: a language-relevant trait in need of a broad cross-species approach. Current Opinion in Behavioural Science

3: Pika, S., Wilkinson, R., Kendrick, K.H. & Vernes, S.C. (2018) Taking turns: Bridging the gap between human and animal communication. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1880): 20180598. doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.0598

4: Rodenas-Cuadrado, P., Mengede, J., Schmid, T.A., Devanna, P., Yartsev, M, Firzlaff, U., & Vernes, S.C. (2018) Mapping the distribution of language related genes FoxP1, FoxP2 and CntnaP2 in the brains of vocal learning bat species. Journal of Comparative Neurology 526(8):1235-1266. doi: 10.1002/cne.24385

5: Teeling, E., Vernes, S.C., Davalos, L.M., Ray, D.A., Gilbert, T.P., Myers, E. & Bat1K consortium (2018) Bat Biology, Genomes and the Bat1K project: to generate chromosome-level genomes for all living bat species. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 6th Edition:23-46. doi:10.1146/annurev-animal-022516-022811

6: Devanna, P., Chen, S., Ho, J., Gajewski, D., Smith, S.D., Gialluisi A., Francks, C., Fisher, S.E.,  Newbury, D. & Vernes, S.C. (2018) Next-gen sequencing identifies non-coding variation disrupting miRNA binding sites in neurological disorders. Molecular Psychiatry. 23(5):1375–1384 doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.30

7: Wanke, K., Devanna, P. & Vernes, S.C. (2018) Understanding neurodevelopmental disorders; the promise of regulatory variation in the 3’UTRome. Biological Psychiatry 83(7):548-557. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.11.006

8: Vernes, S.C. (2017) What bats have to say about speech and language. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 24(1):111-117. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1060-3

9: Vernes, S.C., Oliver, P.L., Spiteri, E., Lockstone, H.E., Puliyadi, R., Taylor, J.M., Ho, J., Mombereau, C., Brewer, A., Lowy, E., Nicod, J., Groszer, M., Baban, D., Sahgal, N., Cazier, J.B., Ragoussis, J., Davies, K.E., Geschwind, D.H., Fisher, S.E. (2011) Foxp2 regulates gene networks implicated in neurite outgrowth in the developing brain. PLOS Genet. 7(7): e1002145. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002145.

10: Vernes, S.C., Newbury, D.F., Abrahams, B.S., Winchester, L., Nicod, J., Groszer, M., Alarcón, M., Oliver, P.L., Davies, K.E., Geschwind, D.H., Monaco, A.P., Fisher, S.E. (2008) A functional genetic link between distinct developmental language disorders. New Engl J Med. 359(22):2337-45. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0802828.