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Mangiamele, L.A., Dawn, A., LeCure, K.M., Mantica, G.E., Racicot, R., Fuxjager, M.J., and Preininger, D. (2024) How new communication behaviors evolve: Androgens as modifiers of neuromotor structure and function in foot-flagging frogs. Hormones and Behavior 161: 105502.

Holtz, M.A., Racicot, R., Preininger, D., Stuckert, A.M.M.,  Mangiamele, L.A. (2023) Genome assembly of the foot-flagging frog, Staurois parvus: a resource for understanding mechanisms of behavior. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics 13:jkad193  https://doi-org/10.1093/g3journal/jkad193

Anderson, N.K., Goodwin, S.E., Schuppe, E.R., Dawn, A., Preininger, D., Mangiamele, L.A.*, and Fuxjager, M.J.* (2022) Activational vs. organizational effects of sex steroids and their role in the evolution of reproductive behavior: looking to foot-flagging frogs and beyond. Hormones and Behavior 146: 105248  * These authors contributed equally to this work.

Smith, S.M., Eigerman, A.R., LeCure, K.M., Kironde, E., Privett-Mendoza, A.G., Fuxjager, M.J., Preininger, D., and Mangiamele, L.A.. (2021) Androgen receptor modulates multimodal displays in the Bornean rock frog (Staurois parvus). Integrative and Comparative Biology 61: 221-230

Eigerman, A.R.  and Mangiamele, L.A.. (2021) Mechanisms of multimodality: Androgenic hormones and adaptive flexibility in multimodal displays. Animal Behaviour 184:149-156

Anderson N.K., Grabner, M., Mangiamele, L.A., Preininger, D. and Fuxjager, M.J. (2021) Testosterone amplifies the negative valence of an agonistic gestural display by exploiting receiver perceptual bias. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20211848

Anderson N.K., Schuppe, E.R., Gururaja, K.V., Hebbar, P., Mangiamele, L.A., Martinez, J.C.C., von May, R., Preininger, D. and Fuxjager, M.J. (2021) A common endocrine signature marks convergent evolution of an elaborate dance display in frogs. The American Naturalist 198: 522-539

Anderson N.K., Gururaja, K.V., Mangiamele L.A., Netoski E.C., Smith S., Fuxjager MJ, Preininger D (2021) Insight into the evolution of anuran foot-flag displays: A comparative study of color and kinematics. Icthyology and Herpetology 109: 1047-1059

Mangiamele, L.A. and Fuxjager, M. J. (2018) Insight into the neuroendocrine basis of signal evolution: a case study in foot-flagging frogs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A  204: 61-70

Thompson, R.R. and Mangiamele, L.A.  (2018) Rapid sex steroid effects on reproductive responses in male goldfish: Sensory and motor mechanisms. Hormones and Behavior  104: 52-62.

Mangiamele, L.A., Gomez, J.R., Curtis, N.J., and Thompson, R.R. (2017) GPER/GPR30, a membrane estrogen receptor, is expressed in the brain and retina of a social fish (Carassius auratus) and colocalizes with isotocin. Journal of Comparative Neurology 525(2): 252-270

Mangiamele, L.A.*, Fuxjager, M.J.*, Schuppe, E.R., Taylor, R.S., Hödl, W., and Preininger, D. (2016) Increased androgenic sensitivity in the hind limb muscular system marks the evolution of a derived gestural display. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 11(20):5664-5669  * These authors contributed equally to this work. [Cover article]

Mangiamele, L.A., Keeney, A.D., D’Agostino, E.N., and Thompson, R.R. (2013) Pheromone exposure influences preoptic arginine vasotocin gene expression and inhibits social approach behavior in response to rivals but not potential mates. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution 81:194-202.

Mangiamele, L.A. and Thompson, R.R. (2012) Testosterone rapidly increases ejaculate volume and sperm density in competitively breeding goldfish through an estrogenic membrane receptor mechanism. Hormones and Behavior 62:107-112 [Cover article]

Mangiamele, L.A. and Burmeister, S.S. (2011) Auditory selectivity for acoustic features that confer species recognition in the túngara frog. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:2911-2918. [Featured research article in “Inside JEB”]

Chakraborty, M*, Mangiamele, L.A.*, and Burmeister, S.S. (2010) Neural activity patterns in response to interspecific and intraspecific variation in mating calls in the túngara frog. PLoS ONE 5(9):e12898 * These authors contributed equally to this work

Mangiamele, L.A., Thomson, C.J., Lebonville, C.L. and Burmeister, S.S. (2010) Characterization of the plasticity-related gene, Arc, in the frog brain. Developmental Neurobiology 70(12):813-825.

Mangiamele, L.A. and Burmeister, S.S. (2008) Acoustically-evoked immediate-early gene expression in the pallium of the túngara frog. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution 72: 239-250.

Burmeister, S.S., Mangiamele, L.A., and Lebonville, C.L. (2008) Acoustic modulation of immediate-early gene expression in the auditory midbrain of female túngara frogs. Brain Research 1190: 105-114.