Professor Roger Downie

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)

Research interests

Additional information

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2004 - ongoing: SHEFC - SHEFC enhancement theme working group on employability
  • 2002 - ongoing: Blodwen Lloyd Binns Bequest - Member of Committee. Chairman of Grant Awarding Committee 2002-05

Invited International Presentations

  • 2004: Trinidad - Symposium on marine turtle biology and conservation at the “Nature of the Islands” international meeting

Professional Learned Society

  • 2002 - 2005: Glasgow Naturalist for Glasgow History Society - President
  • 1970 - 2002: Glasgow Naturalist for Glasgow History Society - Editor

Publications

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Number of items: 65.

2017

Brozio, S., Manson, C., Gourevitch, E., Burns, T. J., Greener, M. S., Downie, J. R., and Hoskisson, P. (2017) Development and application of an eDNA method to detect the critically endangered Trinidad Golden Tree Frog (Phytotriades auratus) in Bromeliad phytotelmata. PLoS ONE, 12(2), e0170619. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170619) (PMID:28199338)

Whitworth, A., Villacampa, J., Serrano Rojas, S. J., Downie, R., and MacLeod, R. (2017) Methods matter: Different biodiversity survey methodologies identify contrasting biodiversity patterns in a human modified rainforest — A case study with amphibians. Ecological Indicators, 72, pp. 821-832. (doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.08.055)

2016

Zechini, L., Lilley, A., Waddell, E., Burns, T. J., Downie, J. R., and Walsh, P. T. (2016) Turning into frogs: asymmetry in forelimb emergence and escape direction in metamorphosing anurans. Laterality, (doi:10.1080/1357650X.2016.1235175) (PMID:27666522) (Early Online Publication)

Whitworth, A., Villacampa, J., Brown, A., Pillco Huarcaya, R., Downie, R., and MacLeod, R. (2016) Past human disturbance effects upon biodiversity are greatest in the canopy; a case study on rainforest butterflies. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150520. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150520) (PMID:26950438) (PMCID:PMC4780695)

Walsh, P.T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2016) Factors affecting the overwintering of tadpoles in a temperate amphibian. Journal of Zoology, 298(3), pp. 183-190. (doi:10.1111/jzo.12296)

2015

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Pollock, C. J., and Downie, J. R. (2015) Oviposition and development in the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium orientale (Anura: Centrolenidae). Phyllomedusa: Journal of Herpetology, 14(1), pp. 3-17. (doi:10.11606/issn.2316-9079.v14i1p3-17)

Zechini, L., Lilley, A., Downie, J.R., Walsh, P.T., and Van Damme, R. (2015) Why do frog and toad forelimbs suddenly (but asynchronously) appear, every time metamorphosis is near? Functional Ecology, 29(6), pp. 816-822. (doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12386)

2013

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Downie, J.R., and Atherton, L. (2013) External gill motility and striated muscle presence in the embryos of anuran amphibians. Tissue and Cell, 45(1), pp. 61-67. (doi:10.1016/j.tice.2012.09.007)

2012

Downie, J.R. (2012) Adventures with amphibians. Glasgow Naturalist, 25(4),

Downie, R., McKinnon, M., Macpherson, P., McCafferty, D., and Weddle, R. (2012) The Professor Blodwen Lloyd Binns Bequest: its contribution to the development of Glasgow Natural History Society. Glasgow Naturalist, 25(4),

McNeill, D.C., Downie, J.R., and Ross, B. (2012) Gartcosh great crested newts: the story so far. Glasgow Naturalist, 25(4),

2011

Jowers, M.J., Martínez-Solano, I., Cohen, B.L., Manzanilla, J., and Downie, J.R. (2011) Genetic differentiation in the Trinidad endemic Mannophryne trinitatis (Anura: Aromobatidae): Miocene vicariance, in situ diversification and lack of geographical structuring across the island. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 49(2), pp. 133-140. (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2011.00615.x)

2010

Mickelson, L.E., and Downie, J.R. (2010) Influence of incubation temperature on morphology and locomotion performance of Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchlings. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 88(4), pp. 359-368. (doi:10.1139/Z10-007)

Downie, J.R., Hancock, E.G., and Muir, A.P. (2010) The diet of the paradoxical frog Pseudis paradoxa in Trinidad, West Indies. Herpetological Journal, 20(2), pp. 111-114.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Mitchell, N.J., and Downie, J.R. (2010) Surface ciliation and tail structure in direct-developing frog embryos: a comparison between Myobatrachus gouldii and Pristimantis (= Eleutherodactylus) urichi. Herpetological Journal, 20(2), pp. 59-68.

Royan, A., Muir, A.P., and Downie, J.R. (2010) Variability in escape trajectory in the Trinidadian stream frog and two treefrogs at different life-history stages. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 88(9), pp. 922-934. (doi:10.1139/Z10-059)

2009

Downie, J.R., Ramnarine, I., Sams, K., and Walsh, P.T. (2009) The paradoxical frog Pseudis paradoxa: larval habitat, growth and metamorphosis. Herpetological Journal, 19(1), pp. 11-19.

Downie, J.R., Sams, K., and Walsh, P.T. (2009) The paradoxical frog Pseudis paradoxa: larval anatomical characteristics, including gonadal maturation. Herpetological Journal, 19(1), pp. 1-10.

2008

Jowers, M.J., Downie, J.R., and Cohen, B.L. (2008) Corrigendum: the golden tree frog of Trinidad, Phyllodytes auratus (Anura: Hylidae): systematic and conservation status. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 43(3), p. 189. (doi:10.1080/01650520802557072)

Stamper, C.E., Stevens, D.J., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) The effects of competition on pre- and post-metamorphic phenotypes in the common frog. Herpetological Journal, 18(4), 187-195(9).

Jowers, M.J., Cohen, B.L., and Downie, J.R. (2008) The cyprinodont fish Rivulus (Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae) in Trinidad and Tobago: molecular evidence for marine dispersal, genetic isolation and local differentiation. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 46(1), pp. 48-55. (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2007.00422.x)

Walsh, P.T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Plasticity of the duration of metamorphosis in the African clawed toad. Journal of Zoology, 274(2), pp. 143-149. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2007.00367.x)

Downie, J.R., Walsh, P., and Langhorne, C. (2008) Asymmetric larval competition between two species of neotropical foam-nesting frogs: Leptodactylus fuscus and Engystomops pustulosus. Journal of Natural History, 42(31 and), pp. 2151-2159. (doi:10.1080/00222930802140178)

Jowers, M., Downie, J.R., and Cohen, B.L. (2008) The Golden Tree Frog of Trinidad, Phyllodytes auratus (Anura: Hylidae): systematic and conservation status. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 43(3), pp. 181-188. (doi:10.1080/01650520801965490)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J.R. (2008) The external gills of anuran amphibians: Comparative morphology and ultrastructure. Journal of Morphology, 269(10), pp. 1197-1213. (doi:10.1002/jmor.10655)

Walsh, P., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Temperature-mediated morphology changes during metamorphic climax in the African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis. Journal of Thermal Biology, 33(4), pp. 244-249. (doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2008.02.002)

Walsh, P. T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Larval over-wintering: plasticity in the timing of life-history events in the common frog. Journal of Zoology, 276(4), pp. 394-401. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00503.x)

Walsh, P.T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Predation-induced plasticity in metamorphic duration inXenopus laevis. Functional Ecology, 22(4), pp. 699-705. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01429.x)

2007

Meddeb, C., Nouira, S., Cheniti, T., Walsh, P., and Downie, J. (2007) Age structure and growth in two Tunisian populations of green water frogs Rana saharica: a skeletochronological approach. Herpetological Journal, 17, pp. 54-57.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, A., and Downie, J. (2007) Amphibian hatching gland cells: Pattern and distribution in anurans. Tissue and Cell, 39, pp. 225-240. (doi:10.1016/j.tice.2007.04.003)

2006

Ba-Omar, T., and Downie, J. (2006) Microscopic study of cell death in the adrenal glands of mouse and chick embryos. Tissue and Cell, 38, pp. 243-250. (doi:10.1016/j.tice.2006.05.001)

Downie, J. (2006) The natural history of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Glasgow Naturalist, 24(3), pp. 1-55.

Downie, J., and Nokhbatolfoghahai, M. (2006) Presence and absence of the cement gland in foam-nesting leptodactylids (Anura : Leptodactylidae): Implications for the transition to terrestrial development. Herpetological Journal, 16, pp. 77-81.

Jowers, M., Campell-Palmer, R., Walsh, P., and Downie, J. (2006) Intraspecific variation in the avoidance response of stream frog (Mannophryne trinitatis) tadpoles to fish and prawn predators. Herpetological Journal, 16, pp. 337-346.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Downie, J., and Ogilvy, V. (2006) Surface ciliation of anuran amphibian larvae: Persistence to late stages in some species but not others. Journal of Morphology, 267, pp. 1248-1256. (doi:10.1002/jmor.10469)

Smith, J.M., Barnes, W.J.P., Downie, J.R., and Ruxton, G.D. (2006) Structural correlates of increased adhesive efficiency with adult size in the toe pads of hylid tree frogs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology, 192, pp. 1193-1204. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0151-4)

Smith, J., Barnes, W., Downie, J., and Ruxton, G. (2006) Adhesion and allometry from metamorphosis to maturation in hylid tree frogs: a sticky problem. Journal of Zoology, 270, pp. 372-383. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00145.x)

Smith, J., Buchanan, J., Downie, J., and Riehle, M.O. (2006) Larval transport does not affect locomotor performance in the stream frog Mannophryne trinitatis. Herpetological Journal, 16, pp. 333-336.

2005

Downie, J. (2005) Approaches to the teaching of bioethics and professional ethics in undergraduate courses. Bioscience Education, 5(2), pp. 1-9.

Downie, J. (2005) In cold blood: tales of a herpetologist. Glasgow Naturalist, 24(3), pp. 56-59.

Downie, J. (2005) Marine turtle conservation on the north coast of Trinidad - a Darwin Initiative Project. Testudo, 6(2), pp. 3-16.

Downie, J., Robinson, E., Linklater-McClennan, R., Somerville, E., and Kamenos, N. (2005) Are there costs to extended larval transport in the Trinidadian stream frog, Mannophryne trinitatis (Dendrobatidae)? Journal of Natural History, 39, pp. 2023-2034. (doi:10.1080/00222930400026985)

Jowers, M., and Downie, J. (2005) Tadpole deposition behaviour in male stream frogs Mannophryne trinitatis (Anura : Dendrobatidae). Journal of Natural History, 39, pp. 3013-3027.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J. (2005) Embryonic external nares in the microhylid Elachistocleis ovalis, with a review of narial development in microhylid tadpoles. Herpetological Journal, 15, pp. 191-194.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J. (2005) Larval cement gland of frogs: Comparative development and morphology. Journal of Morphology, 263, pp. 270-283. (doi:10.1002/jmor.10305)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Downie, J., Clelland, A., and Rennison, K. (2005) The surface ciliation of anuran amphibian embryos and early larvae: Patterns, timing differences and functions. Journal of Natural History, 39, pp. 887-929. (doi:10.1080/00222930400002937)

Walsh, P., and Downie, J. (2005) The effects of shelter availability and substrate quality on behaviour and post-metamorphic growth in three species of anurans: Implications for captive breeding. Herpetological Journal, 15, pp. 245-255.

2004

Downie, J. (2004) Evolution in health and disease: the role of evolutionary biology in the medical curriculum. Bioscience Education, 4(3), pp. 1-18.

Downie, J. (2004) Evolutionary biology. Lancet, 363(9415), p. 1168. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(04)15922-9)

Downie, J. (2004) Turtlewatch: a collaboration between the University of Glasgow and RAF Akrotiri to protect marine turtles in Cyprus. Testudo, 5(5), pp. 14-21.

Downie, J. (2004) Growth rate of Ailsa Craig slow-worms Anguis fragilis: prey preference and temperature effects. Glasgow Naturalist, 24(2), pp. 79-85.

Downie, J., Bryce, R., and Smith, J. (2004) Metamorphic duration: an under-studied variable in frog life histories. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 83, pp. 261-272.

2003

Clarkeburn, H., Downie, J., Gray, C., and Matthew, R. (2003) Measuring ethical development in life sciences students: a study using Perry's developmental model. Studies in Higher Education, 28, pp. 443-456. (doi:10.1080/0307507032000122288)

Downie, J., and Smith, J. (2003) Survival of larval Leptodactylus fuscus (Anura : Leptodactylidae) out of water: Developmental differences and interspecific comparisons. Journal of Herpetology, 37, pp. 107-115.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J. (2003) Ciliated cells on the surface of embryos of Scyliorhinus canicula. Journal of Fish Biology, 63, pp. 523-527. (doi:10.1046/j.1095-8649.2003.00147.x)

2002

Clarkeburn, H.M., Downie, J.R., and Matthew, B. (2002) Impact of an Ethics Programme in a Life Sciences Curriculum. Teaching in Higher Education, 7(1), pp. 65-79. (doi:10.1080/13562510120100391)

Downie, J. (2002) Impact of an ethics programme in a life sciences curriculum. Teaching in Higher Education, 7(1), pp. 65-79. (doi:10.1080/13562510120100391)

Downie, J. (2002) Alien species: friends or foes? Glasgow Naturalist, 23(Suppl), pp. 1-113.

2001

Clarke, F., and Downie, J. (2001) A bat (Chiroptera) survey of mora rainforest in Trinidad's Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve. Biodiversity and Conservation, 10, pp. 725-736.

Downie, J. (2001) 150 years of the Glasgow Natural History Society. Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 56-60.

Downie, J. (2001) Evolution and religion: an unnecessary conflict? Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 1-3.

Downie, J. (2001) Evolution of the Glasgow Naturalist: from the 'missing proceedings' to modern times. Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 66-69.

Downie, J. (2001) Glasgow University Trinidad Expedition, 2000. Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 127-129.

Downie, J., Livingstone, S., and Cormack, J. (2001) Selection of tadpole deposition sites by male Trinidadian stream frogs, Mannophryne trinitatis (Dendrobatidae): An example of anti-predator behaviour. Herpetological Journal, 11, pp. 91-100.

Godley, B., Broderick, A., Downie, J., Glen, F., Houghton, J., Kirkwood, I., Reece, S., and Hays, G. (2001) Thermal conditions in nests of loggerhead turtles: further evidence suggesting female skewed sex ratios of hatchling production in the Mediterranean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 263, pp. 45-63.

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Articles

Brozio, S., Manson, C., Gourevitch, E., Burns, T. J., Greener, M. S., Downie, J. R., and Hoskisson, P. (2017) Development and application of an eDNA method to detect the critically endangered Trinidad Golden Tree Frog (Phytotriades auratus) in Bromeliad phytotelmata. PLoS ONE, 12(2), e0170619. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170619) (PMID:28199338)

Whitworth, A., Villacampa, J., Serrano Rojas, S. J., Downie, R., and MacLeod, R. (2017) Methods matter: Different biodiversity survey methodologies identify contrasting biodiversity patterns in a human modified rainforest — A case study with amphibians. Ecological Indicators, 72, pp. 821-832. (doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.08.055)

Zechini, L., Lilley, A., Waddell, E., Burns, T. J., Downie, J. R., and Walsh, P. T. (2016) Turning into frogs: asymmetry in forelimb emergence and escape direction in metamorphosing anurans. Laterality, (doi:10.1080/1357650X.2016.1235175) (PMID:27666522) (Early Online Publication)

Whitworth, A., Villacampa, J., Brown, A., Pillco Huarcaya, R., Downie, R., and MacLeod, R. (2016) Past human disturbance effects upon biodiversity are greatest in the canopy; a case study on rainforest butterflies. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150520. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150520) (PMID:26950438) (PMCID:PMC4780695)

Walsh, P.T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2016) Factors affecting the overwintering of tadpoles in a temperate amphibian. Journal of Zoology, 298(3), pp. 183-190. (doi:10.1111/jzo.12296)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Pollock, C. J., and Downie, J. R. (2015) Oviposition and development in the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium orientale (Anura: Centrolenidae). Phyllomedusa: Journal of Herpetology, 14(1), pp. 3-17. (doi:10.11606/issn.2316-9079.v14i1p3-17)

Zechini, L., Lilley, A., Downie, J.R., Walsh, P.T., and Van Damme, R. (2015) Why do frog and toad forelimbs suddenly (but asynchronously) appear, every time metamorphosis is near? Functional Ecology, 29(6), pp. 816-822. (doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12386)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Downie, J.R., and Atherton, L. (2013) External gill motility and striated muscle presence in the embryos of anuran amphibians. Tissue and Cell, 45(1), pp. 61-67. (doi:10.1016/j.tice.2012.09.007)

Downie, J.R. (2012) Adventures with amphibians. Glasgow Naturalist, 25(4),

Downie, R., McKinnon, M., Macpherson, P., McCafferty, D., and Weddle, R. (2012) The Professor Blodwen Lloyd Binns Bequest: its contribution to the development of Glasgow Natural History Society. Glasgow Naturalist, 25(4),

McNeill, D.C., Downie, J.R., and Ross, B. (2012) Gartcosh great crested newts: the story so far. Glasgow Naturalist, 25(4),

Jowers, M.J., Martínez-Solano, I., Cohen, B.L., Manzanilla, J., and Downie, J.R. (2011) Genetic differentiation in the Trinidad endemic Mannophryne trinitatis (Anura: Aromobatidae): Miocene vicariance, in situ diversification and lack of geographical structuring across the island. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 49(2), pp. 133-140. (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2011.00615.x)

Mickelson, L.E., and Downie, J.R. (2010) Influence of incubation temperature on morphology and locomotion performance of Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchlings. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 88(4), pp. 359-368. (doi:10.1139/Z10-007)

Downie, J.R., Hancock, E.G., and Muir, A.P. (2010) The diet of the paradoxical frog Pseudis paradoxa in Trinidad, West Indies. Herpetological Journal, 20(2), pp. 111-114.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Mitchell, N.J., and Downie, J.R. (2010) Surface ciliation and tail structure in direct-developing frog embryos: a comparison between Myobatrachus gouldii and Pristimantis (= Eleutherodactylus) urichi. Herpetological Journal, 20(2), pp. 59-68.

Royan, A., Muir, A.P., and Downie, J.R. (2010) Variability in escape trajectory in the Trinidadian stream frog and two treefrogs at different life-history stages. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 88(9), pp. 922-934. (doi:10.1139/Z10-059)

Downie, J.R., Ramnarine, I., Sams, K., and Walsh, P.T. (2009) The paradoxical frog Pseudis paradoxa: larval habitat, growth and metamorphosis. Herpetological Journal, 19(1), pp. 11-19.

Downie, J.R., Sams, K., and Walsh, P.T. (2009) The paradoxical frog Pseudis paradoxa: larval anatomical characteristics, including gonadal maturation. Herpetological Journal, 19(1), pp. 1-10.

Jowers, M.J., Downie, J.R., and Cohen, B.L. (2008) Corrigendum: the golden tree frog of Trinidad, Phyllodytes auratus (Anura: Hylidae): systematic and conservation status. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 43(3), p. 189. (doi:10.1080/01650520802557072)

Stamper, C.E., Stevens, D.J., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) The effects of competition on pre- and post-metamorphic phenotypes in the common frog. Herpetological Journal, 18(4), 187-195(9).

Jowers, M.J., Cohen, B.L., and Downie, J.R. (2008) The cyprinodont fish Rivulus (Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae) in Trinidad and Tobago: molecular evidence for marine dispersal, genetic isolation and local differentiation. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 46(1), pp. 48-55. (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2007.00422.x)

Walsh, P.T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Plasticity of the duration of metamorphosis in the African clawed toad. Journal of Zoology, 274(2), pp. 143-149. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2007.00367.x)

Downie, J.R., Walsh, P., and Langhorne, C. (2008) Asymmetric larval competition between two species of neotropical foam-nesting frogs: Leptodactylus fuscus and Engystomops pustulosus. Journal of Natural History, 42(31 and), pp. 2151-2159. (doi:10.1080/00222930802140178)

Jowers, M., Downie, J.R., and Cohen, B.L. (2008) The Golden Tree Frog of Trinidad, Phyllodytes auratus (Anura: Hylidae): systematic and conservation status. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 43(3), pp. 181-188. (doi:10.1080/01650520801965490)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J.R. (2008) The external gills of anuran amphibians: Comparative morphology and ultrastructure. Journal of Morphology, 269(10), pp. 1197-1213. (doi:10.1002/jmor.10655)

Walsh, P., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Temperature-mediated morphology changes during metamorphic climax in the African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis. Journal of Thermal Biology, 33(4), pp. 244-249. (doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2008.02.002)

Walsh, P. T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Larval over-wintering: plasticity in the timing of life-history events in the common frog. Journal of Zoology, 276(4), pp. 394-401. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00503.x)

Walsh, P.T., Downie, J.R., and Monaghan, P. (2008) Predation-induced plasticity in metamorphic duration inXenopus laevis. Functional Ecology, 22(4), pp. 699-705. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01429.x)

Meddeb, C., Nouira, S., Cheniti, T., Walsh, P., and Downie, J. (2007) Age structure and growth in two Tunisian populations of green water frogs Rana saharica: a skeletochronological approach. Herpetological Journal, 17, pp. 54-57.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, A., and Downie, J. (2007) Amphibian hatching gland cells: Pattern and distribution in anurans. Tissue and Cell, 39, pp. 225-240. (doi:10.1016/j.tice.2007.04.003)

Ba-Omar, T., and Downie, J. (2006) Microscopic study of cell death in the adrenal glands of mouse and chick embryos. Tissue and Cell, 38, pp. 243-250. (doi:10.1016/j.tice.2006.05.001)

Downie, J. (2006) The natural history of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Glasgow Naturalist, 24(3), pp. 1-55.

Downie, J., and Nokhbatolfoghahai, M. (2006) Presence and absence of the cement gland in foam-nesting leptodactylids (Anura : Leptodactylidae): Implications for the transition to terrestrial development. Herpetological Journal, 16, pp. 77-81.

Jowers, M., Campell-Palmer, R., Walsh, P., and Downie, J. (2006) Intraspecific variation in the avoidance response of stream frog (Mannophryne trinitatis) tadpoles to fish and prawn predators. Herpetological Journal, 16, pp. 337-346.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Downie, J., and Ogilvy, V. (2006) Surface ciliation of anuran amphibian larvae: Persistence to late stages in some species but not others. Journal of Morphology, 267, pp. 1248-1256. (doi:10.1002/jmor.10469)

Smith, J.M., Barnes, W.J.P., Downie, J.R., and Ruxton, G.D. (2006) Structural correlates of increased adhesive efficiency with adult size in the toe pads of hylid tree frogs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology, 192, pp. 1193-1204. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0151-4)

Smith, J., Barnes, W., Downie, J., and Ruxton, G. (2006) Adhesion and allometry from metamorphosis to maturation in hylid tree frogs: a sticky problem. Journal of Zoology, 270, pp. 372-383. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00145.x)

Smith, J., Buchanan, J., Downie, J., and Riehle, M.O. (2006) Larval transport does not affect locomotor performance in the stream frog Mannophryne trinitatis. Herpetological Journal, 16, pp. 333-336.

Downie, J. (2005) Approaches to the teaching of bioethics and professional ethics in undergraduate courses. Bioscience Education, 5(2), pp. 1-9.

Downie, J. (2005) In cold blood: tales of a herpetologist. Glasgow Naturalist, 24(3), pp. 56-59.

Downie, J. (2005) Marine turtle conservation on the north coast of Trinidad - a Darwin Initiative Project. Testudo, 6(2), pp. 3-16.

Downie, J., Robinson, E., Linklater-McClennan, R., Somerville, E., and Kamenos, N. (2005) Are there costs to extended larval transport in the Trinidadian stream frog, Mannophryne trinitatis (Dendrobatidae)? Journal of Natural History, 39, pp. 2023-2034. (doi:10.1080/00222930400026985)

Jowers, M., and Downie, J. (2005) Tadpole deposition behaviour in male stream frogs Mannophryne trinitatis (Anura : Dendrobatidae). Journal of Natural History, 39, pp. 3013-3027.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J. (2005) Embryonic external nares in the microhylid Elachistocleis ovalis, with a review of narial development in microhylid tadpoles. Herpetological Journal, 15, pp. 191-194.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J. (2005) Larval cement gland of frogs: Comparative development and morphology. Journal of Morphology, 263, pp. 270-283. (doi:10.1002/jmor.10305)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Downie, J., Clelland, A., and Rennison, K. (2005) The surface ciliation of anuran amphibian embryos and early larvae: Patterns, timing differences and functions. Journal of Natural History, 39, pp. 887-929. (doi:10.1080/00222930400002937)

Walsh, P., and Downie, J. (2005) The effects of shelter availability and substrate quality on behaviour and post-metamorphic growth in three species of anurans: Implications for captive breeding. Herpetological Journal, 15, pp. 245-255.

Downie, J. (2004) Evolution in health and disease: the role of evolutionary biology in the medical curriculum. Bioscience Education, 4(3), pp. 1-18.

Downie, J. (2004) Evolutionary biology. Lancet, 363(9415), p. 1168. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(04)15922-9)

Downie, J. (2004) Turtlewatch: a collaboration between the University of Glasgow and RAF Akrotiri to protect marine turtles in Cyprus. Testudo, 5(5), pp. 14-21.

Downie, J. (2004) Growth rate of Ailsa Craig slow-worms Anguis fragilis: prey preference and temperature effects. Glasgow Naturalist, 24(2), pp. 79-85.

Downie, J., Bryce, R., and Smith, J. (2004) Metamorphic duration: an under-studied variable in frog life histories. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 83, pp. 261-272.

Clarkeburn, H., Downie, J., Gray, C., and Matthew, R. (2003) Measuring ethical development in life sciences students: a study using Perry's developmental model. Studies in Higher Education, 28, pp. 443-456. (doi:10.1080/0307507032000122288)

Downie, J., and Smith, J. (2003) Survival of larval Leptodactylus fuscus (Anura : Leptodactylidae) out of water: Developmental differences and interspecific comparisons. Journal of Herpetology, 37, pp. 107-115.

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., and Downie, J. (2003) Ciliated cells on the surface of embryos of Scyliorhinus canicula. Journal of Fish Biology, 63, pp. 523-527. (doi:10.1046/j.1095-8649.2003.00147.x)

Clarkeburn, H.M., Downie, J.R., and Matthew, B. (2002) Impact of an Ethics Programme in a Life Sciences Curriculum. Teaching in Higher Education, 7(1), pp. 65-79. (doi:10.1080/13562510120100391)

Downie, J. (2002) Impact of an ethics programme in a life sciences curriculum. Teaching in Higher Education, 7(1), pp. 65-79. (doi:10.1080/13562510120100391)

Downie, J. (2002) Alien species: friends or foes? Glasgow Naturalist, 23(Suppl), pp. 1-113.

Clarke, F., and Downie, J. (2001) A bat (Chiroptera) survey of mora rainforest in Trinidad's Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve. Biodiversity and Conservation, 10, pp. 725-736.

Downie, J. (2001) 150 years of the Glasgow Natural History Society. Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 56-60.

Downie, J. (2001) Evolution and religion: an unnecessary conflict? Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 1-3.

Downie, J. (2001) Evolution of the Glasgow Naturalist: from the 'missing proceedings' to modern times. Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 66-69.

Downie, J. (2001) Glasgow University Trinidad Expedition, 2000. Glasgow Naturalist, 23(6), pp. 127-129.

Downie, J., Livingstone, S., and Cormack, J. (2001) Selection of tadpole deposition sites by male Trinidadian stream frogs, Mannophryne trinitatis (Dendrobatidae): An example of anti-predator behaviour. Herpetological Journal, 11, pp. 91-100.

Godley, B., Broderick, A., Downie, J., Glen, F., Houghton, J., Kirkwood, I., Reece, S., and Hays, G. (2001) Thermal conditions in nests of loggerhead turtles: further evidence suggesting female skewed sex ratios of hatchling production in the Mediterranean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 263, pp. 45-63.

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