Sarah Helyar

    Lecturer

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    Scopus Citations 0

    1. 2018
    2. Published

      Range‐wide genomic data synthesis reveals transatlantic vicariance and secondary contact in Atlantic cod

      Fairweather, R., Bradbury, I., Helyar, S., de Bruyn, M., Therkildsen, N. O., Bentzen, P., Hemmer-Hansen, J. & Carvalho, G. R., 16 Nov 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, p. 12140-12152

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3. Published

      Natural history and molecular evolution of demersal Mediterranean sharks and skates inferred by comparative phylogeographic and demographic analyses

      Ferrari, A., Tinti, F., Bertucci Maresca, V., Velona, A., Cannas, R., Thasitis, I., Costa, F. O., Follesa, M. C., Galani, D., Hemida, F., Helyar, S., Mancusi, C., Mulas, A., Serena, F., Sion, L., Stagioni, M. & Cariani, A., 18 Sep 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, 29 p., 5560., 5560

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4. Early online date

      Genetic homogeneity in the deep-sea grenadier Macrourus berglax across the North Atlantic Ocean

      Coscia, I., Castilho, R., Massa-Gallucci, A., Sacchi, C., Cunha, R. L., Stefanni, S., Helyar, S., Knutsen, H. & Mariani, S., 17 Jan 2018, In : Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5. 2016
    6. Published

      Outlier Loci Detect Intraspecific Biodiversity amongst Spring and Autumn Spawning Herring across Local Scales

      Bekkevold, D., Gross, R., Arula, T., Helyar, S. J. & Ojaveer, H., 06 Apr 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 4, 13 p., e0148499., e0148499

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7. Published

      Evaluating genetic traceability methods for captive-bred marine fish and their applications in fisheries management and wildlife forensics

      Bylemans, J., Maes, G. E., Diopere, E., Cariani, A., Senn, H., Taylor, M. I., Helyar, S., Bargelloni, L., Bonaldo, A., Carvalho, G., Guarniero, I., Komen, H., Martinsohn, J. T., Nielsen, E. E., Tinti, F., Volckaert, F. A. M. & Ogden, R., 25 Feb 2016, In : Aquaculture Environment Interactions. 8, p. 131-145 15 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8. 2015
    9. Published

      Genomic Resources Notes Accepted 1 June 2015 - 31 July 2015

      Álvarez, P., Arthofer, W., Coelho, M. M., Conklin, D., Estonba, A., Grosso, A. R., Helyar, S. J., Langa, J., Machado, M. P., Montes, I., Pinho, J., Rief, A., Schartl, M., Schlick-Steiner, B. C., Seeber, J., Steiner, F. M., Vilas, C. & Genomic Resources Development Consortium, Nov 2015, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 15, 6, p. 1510-2 3 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10. Published

      Gene-associated markers can assign origin in a weakly structured fish, Atlantic herring

      Bekkevold, D., Helyar, S. J., Limborg, M. T., Nielsen, E. E., Hemmer-Hansen, J., Clausen, L. A. W. & Carvalho, G. R., Jul 2015, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 72, 6, p. 1790-1801 12 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11. Published

      Stock structure of Atlantic herring Clupea harengus in the Norwegian Sea and adjacent waters

      Pampoulie, C., Slotte, A., Óskarsson, G. J., Helyar, S. J., Jónsson, Á., Ólafsdóttird, G., Skírnisdóttir, S., Libungan, L. A., Jacobsen, J. A., Joensen, H., Nielsen, H. H., Sigurdsson, S. K. & Daníelsdóttir, A. K., 02 Mar 2015, In : Marine Ecology: Progress Series. 522, p. 219-230 12 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12. Published

      Rhodopsin gene polymorphism associated with divergent light environments in atlantic cod

      Pampoulie, C., Skirnisdottir, S., Star, B., Jentoft, S., Jónsdóttir, I. G., Hjörleifsson, E., Thorsteinsson, V., Pálsson, Ó. K., Berg, P. R., Andersen, Ø., Magnusdottir, S., Helyar, S. J. & Daníelsdóttir, A. K., Mar 2015, In : Behavior Genetics. 45, 2, p. 236-44 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13. 2014
    14. Published

      The effect of the 'Gait keeper' mutation in the DMRT3 gene on gaiting ability in Icelandic horses

      Kristjansson, T., Bjornsdottir, S., Sigurdsson, A., Andersson, L. S., Lindgren, G., Helyar, S. J., Klonowski, A. M. & Arnason, T., Dec 2014, In : Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics . 131, 6, p. 415-25 11 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15. Published

      Genetic structure of the lumpfish Cyclopterus lumpus across the North Atlantic

      Pampoulie, C., Skirnisdottir, S., Olafsdottir, G., Helyar, S. J., Thorsteinsson, V., Jónsson, S. P., Fréchet, A., Durif, C. M. F., Sherman, S., Lampart-Kałuzniacka, M., Hedeholm, R., Ólafsson, H., Daníelsdóttir, A. K. & Kasper, J. M., Nov 2014, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 71, 9, p. 2390-2397 8 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16. Published

      Life history of turbot in Icelandic waters: Intra- and inter-population genetic diversity and otolith tracking of environmental temperatures

      Imsland, A. K., Ólafsson, K., Skírnisdóttir, S., Gunnarsson, S., Oddgeirsson, M., Vandamme, S., Helyar, S. J., Skadal, J. & Folkvord, A., Jul 2014, In : Fisheries Research. 155, p. 185-193 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17. Published

      Fish product mislabelling: failings of traceability in the production chain and implications for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing

      Helyar, S. J., Lloyd, H. A. D., de Bruyn, M., Leake, J., Bennett, N. & Carvalho, G. R., 12 Jun 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 6, 7 p., e98691., e98691

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    18. Published

      Outlier SNP markers reveal fine-scale genetic structuring across European hake populations (Merluccius merluccius)

      Milano, I., Babbucci, M., Cariani, A., Atanassova, M., Bekkevold, D., Carvalho, G. R., Espiñeira, M., Fiorentino, F., Garofalo, G., Geffen, A. J., Hansen, J. H., Helyar, S. J., Nielsen, E. E., Ogden, R., Patarnello, T., Stagioni, M., FishPopTrace Consortium, Tinti, F. & Bargelloni, L., Jan 2014, In : Molecular Ecology. 23, 1, p. 118-35 18 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19. 2013
    20. Published

      A genomic island linked to ecotype divergence in Atlantic cod

      Hemmer-Hansen, J., Nielsen, E. E., Therkildsen, N. O., Taylor, M. I., Ogden, R., Geffen, A. J., Bekkevold, D., Helyar, S., Pampoulie, C., Johansen, T., FishPopTrace Consortium & Carvalho, G. R., May 2013, In : Molecular Ecology. 22, 10, p. 2653-67 15 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    21. Published

      Isolation and characterization of thirty microsatellite loci for Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus L.)

      Olafsdottir, G., Olafsson, K., Skirnisdottir, S., Oskarsson, G. J., Kohlbach, D., Franklinsdottir, H., Kvaavik, C. E. K., Morneau, R., Chevrier, A., Pampoulie, C., Helyar, S. & Danielsdottir, A. K., 2013, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 5, 2, p. 491-494 4 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22. Published

      Twenty-two novel microsatellite loci for lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus)

      Skirnisdottir, S., Olafsdottir, G., Olafsson, K., Jendrossek, T., Lloyd, H. A. D., Helyar, S., Pampoulie, C., Danielsdottir, A. K. & Kasper, J. M., 2013, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 5, 1, p. 177-179 3 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    23. 2012
    24. Published

      Environmental selection on transcriptome-derived SNPs in a high gene flow marine fish, the Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus)

      Limborg, M. T., Helyar, S. J., De Bruyn, M., Taylor, M. I., Nielsen, E. E., Ogden, R., Carvalho, G. R., Bekkevold, D. & FPT Consortium, Aug 2012, In : Molecular Ecology. 21, 15, p. 3686-703 18 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    25. Published

      SNP discovery using Next Generation Transcriptomic Sequencing in Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus)

      FishPopTrace Consortium, Aug 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 8, e42089., e42089

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    26. Published

      Gene-associated markers provide tools for tackling illegal fishing and false eco-certification

      Nielsen, E. E., Cariani, A., Mac Aoidh, E., Maes, G. E., Milano, I., Ogden, R., Taylor, M., Hemmer-Hansen, J., Babbucci, M., Bargelloni, L., Bekkevold, D., Diopere, E., Grenfell, L., Helyar, S., Limborg, M. T., Martinsohn, J. T., McEwing, R., Panitz, F., Patarnello, T., Tinti, F. & 31 othersVan Houdt, J. K. J., Volckaert, F. A. M., Waples, R. S., Albin, J. E. J., Vieites Baptista, J. M., Barmintsev, V., Bautista, J. M., Bendixen, C., Bergé, J-P., Blohm, D., Cardazzo, B., Diez, A., Espiñeira, M., Geffen, A. J., Gonzalez, E., González-Lavín, N., Guarniero, I., Jeráme, M., Kochzius, M., Krey, G., Mouchel, O., Negrisolo, E., Piccinetti, C., Puyet, A., Rastorguev, S., Smith, J. P., Trentini, M., Verrez-Bagnis, V., Volkov, A., Zanzi, A. & FishPopTrace consortium, 22 May 2012, In : Nature Communications. 3, p. 851 851., 851

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    27. 2011
    28. Published

      Novel tools for conservation genomics: comparing two high-throughput approaches for SNP discovery in the transcriptome of the European hake

      Milano, I., Babbucci, M., Panitz, F., Ogden, R., Nielsen, R. O., Taylor, M. I., Helyar, S. J., Carvalho, G. R., Espiñeira, M., Atanassova, M., Tinti, F., Maes, G. E., Patarnello, T., Bargelloni, L. & FishPopTrace Consortium, 22 Nov 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 11, p. e28008

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    29. Published

      Application of SNPs for population genetics of nonmodel organisms: new opportunities and challenges

      Helyar, S. J., Hemmer-Hansen, J., Bekkevold, D., Taylor, M. I., Ogden, R., Limborg, M. T., Cariani, A., Maes, G. E., Diopere, E., Carvalho, G. R. & Nielsen, E. E., Mar 2011, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 11 Suppl 1, p. 123-36 14 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    30. Published

      New microsatellite loci for the longnose velvet dogfish Centroselachus crepidater (Squaliformes: Somniosidae) and other deep sea sharks

      Helyar, S., Coscia, I., Sala-Bozano, M. & Mariani, S., Jan 2011, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 3, 1, p. 173-176 4 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    31. 2010
    32. Published

      Novel microsatellite loci for a deep sea fish (Macrourus berglax) and their amplification in other grenadiers (Gadiformes: Macrouridae)

      Helyar, S., Sacchi, C., Coughlan, J. & Mariani, S., Dec 2010, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 2, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    33. 2009
    34. Published

      Novel polymorphic microsatellite loci for the protogynous hermaphrodite slinger sea bream (Chrysoblephus puniceus, Sparidae)

      Chopelet, J., Helyar, S., Mann, B. & Mariani, S., Jul 2009, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 9, 4, p. 1223-6 4 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    35. 2007
    36. Published

      Ecological differences and coexistence in a guild of microparasites: Bartonella in wild rodents

      Telfer, S., Clough, H. E., Birtles, R. J., Bennett, M., Carslake, D., Helyar, S. & Begon, M., Jul 2007, In : Ecology. 88, 7, p. 1841-1849 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    37. Published

      The dynamics of murid gammaherpesvirus 4 within wild, sympatric populations of bank voles and wood mice

      Telfer, S., Bennett, M., Carslake, D., Helyar, S. & Begon, M., Jan 2007, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 43, 1, p. 32-9 8 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    38. 2005
    39. Published

      Highly polymorphic microsatellite loci in the bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus)

      Barker, F. S., Helyar, S. J., Kemp, S. J. & Begon, M., Jun 2005, In : MOLECULAR ECOLOGY NOTES. 5, 2, p. 311-313 3 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    40. Published

      Detection of quantitative trait loci for androstenone, skatole and boar taint in a cross between Large White and Meishan pigs

      Lee, G. J., Archibald, A. L., Law, A. S., Lloyd, S., Wood, J., Haley, C. S. & Helyar, S., Feb 2005, In : Animal Genetics. 36, 1, p. 14-22 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    41. Published

      Inbreeding uncovers fundamental differences in the genetic load affecting male and female fertility in a butterfly

      Saccheri, I. J., Lloyd, H. D., Helyar, S. J. & Brakefield, P. M., 07 Jan 2005, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society. 272, 1558, p. 39-46 8 p.

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