Erica Leder

eriled@utu.fi
0000-0002-7160-2290

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
2015–...    University of Oslo Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway, Associate Professor II (0,20)
2015–31.12.2016    Eesti Maaülikool, veterinaarmeditsiini ja loomakasvatuse instituut, Vanemteadur (1,00)
01.08.2010–30.07.2015    University of Turku, Finland, Academy Research Fellow (Academy of Finland) (1,00)
01.05.2006–30.07.2010    University of Turku, Finland, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Genetics and Physiology, Järeldoktor (1,00)
01.02.2004–31.05.2006    National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture, USDA, Leetown, West Virginia, USA, Järeldoktor (1,00)
01.09.2001–31.12.2003    University of Guelph, Canada, Järeldoktor (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
01.07.1996–30.08.2001    Ph.D. studies, Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
01.09.1992–15.12.1994    M.Sc.studies, Fisheries Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Juneau Center School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Juneau, Alaska
01.09.1987–15.05.1990    B.Sc. studies, Recreation and Natural Resources Management, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2015−...    Associate Editor: Methods in Ecology and Evolution (British Ecological Society)
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
Research funding:
Eesti Maaülikooli Arengufondi toetus - 01.09.2015 - 31.12.2016
Academy Research Fellowship (Academy of Finland) – 1.8.2010 to 31.7.2015 – Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism in Threespine Stickleback
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences – 2014
ASSEMBLE – Field work grant – Evolution of Sex in Stickleback/Pipefish Species – 2013
ASSEMBLE – Field work grant – Molecular mechanisms of sexual dimorphism – 2012
Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse, small project grant 2008
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Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.3. Geneetika; CERCS ERIALA: B220 Geneetika, tsütogeneetika
 
 
Lisainfo
Supervised Post-doctoral Researchers:
Roland Schultheiß PhD (2010) – January 2013 – January 2015
- Evolution of dosage compensation
Sanna Olsson PhD (2009) – October 2012 – October 2013
- Evolution of moss sex chromosomes
Fernando Ayllon PhD (2005) – February 2013 – September 2013
- Impact of differential methylation on the regulation of sex-biased gene expression
Susan Balenger PhD (2011) – August 2011 – July 2012
- Evolution of chromosome evolution in sticklebacks
Paula Lehtonen PhD (2010) – January 2011 – May 2012
- Stickleback thermal adaptation and bird pigmentation polymorphisms

International peer evaluation of funding applications:
German Research Foundation (DFG) – Research program – 2014, 2015
French National Research Agency (ANR) –BIOADAPT program
European Research Council (ERC) – Consolidator Grant - 2013, 2015
US National Science Foundation – Integrative Ecological Physiology Program (IEP)
Expert panel member: Norwegian Research Council – Digital Life Norway (BIOTEK2021)
Expert panel member: Icelandic Research Fund 2015

PhD Thesis Evaluation:
Elin Renborg, Defense Committee/Evaluator, University of Gothenburg, 2014
Titti Bohlin, Defense Committee/Evaluator, Åbo Akademi, 2013
Ulla Kemi, Thesis Evaluation, University of Oulu, 2013
Kaisa Rikalainen, Thesis Evaluation, University of Jyväskylä, 2012

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Erica Leder

eriled@utu.fi
0000-0002-7160-2290

Career

Institution and position
2015–...    University of Oslo Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway, Associate Professor II (0,20)
2015–31.12.2016    Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Senior Researcher (1,00)
01.08.2010–30.07.2015    University of Turku, Finland, Academy Research Fellow (Academy of Finland) (1,00)
01.05.2006–30.07.2010    University of Turku, Finland, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Genetics and Physiology, Postdoctoral Researcher (1,00)
01.02.2004–31.05.2006    National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture, USDA, Leetown, West Virginia, USA, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (1,00)
01.09.2001–31.12.2003    University of Guelph, Canada, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (1,00)
 
 
Education
01.07.1996–30.08.2001    Ph.D. studies, Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
01.09.1992–15.12.1994    M.Sc.studies, Fisheries Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Juneau Center School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Juneau, Alaska
01.09.1987–15.05.1990    B.Sc. studies, Recreation and Natural Resources Management, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2015−...    Associate Editor: Methods in Ecology and Evolution (British Ecological Society)
 
 
Additional career information
Research funding:
Research Fellowship, Development Fund of the Estonian University of Life Sciences - 01.09.2015 to 31.12.2016
Academy Research Fellowship (Academy of Finland) – 1.8.2010 to 31.7.2015 –Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism in Threespine Stickleback
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences – 2014
ASSEMBLE – Field work grant – Evolution of Sex in Stickleback/Pipefish Species – 2013
ASSEMBLE – Field work grant – Molecular mechanisms of sexual dimorphism – 2012
Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse, small project grant 2008;

Qualifications

 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.3. Genetics; CERCS SPECIALTY: B220 Genetics, cytogenetics
 
 
Additional information
Supervised Post-doctoral Researchers:
Roland Schultheiß PhD (2010) – January 2013 – January 2015
- Evolution of dosage compensation
Sanna Olsson PhD (2009) – October 2012 – October 2013
- Evolution of moss sex chromosomes
Fernando Ayllon PhD (2005) – February 2013 – September 2013
- Impact of differential methylation on the regulation of sex-biased gene expression
Susan Balenger PhD (2011) – August 2011 – July 2012
- Evolution of chromosome evolution in sticklebacks
Paula Lehtonen PhD (2010) – January 2011 – May 2012
- Stickleback thermal adaptation and bird pigmentation polymorphisms

International peer evaluation of funding applications:
German Research Foundation (DFG) – Research program – 2014, 2015
French National Research Agency (ANR) –BIOADAPT program
European Research Council (ERC) – Consolidator Grant - 2013, 2015
US National Science Foundation – Integrative Ecological Physiology Program (IEP)
Expert panel member: Norwegian Research Council – Digital Life Norway (BIOTEK2021)
Expert panel member: Icelandic Research Fund 2015

PhD Thesis Evaluation:
Elin Renborg, Defense Committee/Evaluator, University of Gothenburg, 2014
Titti Bohlin, Defense Committee/Evaluator, Åbo Akademi, 2013
Ulla Kemi, Thesis Evaluation, University of Oulu, 2013
Kaisa Rikalainen, Thesis Evaluation, University of Jyväskylä, 2012

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ProgrammNumberNimiProjekti algusProjekti lõppVastutav täitjaAsutusRahastamine kokku
IUTIUT8-2Populatsioonigeneetika, genoomika ja transkriptoomika rakendused kalade ja põllumajandusloomade geneetilise mitmekesisuse ja lokaalsete adaptatsioonide uuringutes01.01.201331.12.2018Riho GrossEesti Maaülikool, veterinaarmeditsiini ja loomakasvatuse instituut700 000,00 EUR
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PublikatsioonKlassifikaatorFail
Akbarzadeh, A.; Leder, E.H. (2016). Acclimation of killifish to thermal extremes of hot spring: Transcription of gonadal and liver heat shock genes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -Part A : Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 191, 89−97, 10.1016/j.cbpa.2015.10.008.1.1.
Prokkola, J.M.; Katsiadaki, I.; Sebire, M.; Elphinstone-Davis, J.; Pausio, S.; Nikinmaa, M.; Leder, E.H. (2016). Microarray analysis of di-n-butyl phthalate and 17α ethinyl-oestradiol responses in three-spined stickleback testes reveals novel candidate genes for endocrine disruption. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 124, 96−104, 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2015.09.039.1.1.
Schultheiß, R.; Viitaniemi, H.M.; Leder, E.H. (2015). Spatial dynamics of evolving dosage compensation in a young sex chromosome system. Genome Biology and Evolution, 7 (2), 581−590, 10.1093/gbe/evv013.1.1.
Gohli, J.; Leder, E.H.; Garcia-Del-Rey, E.; Johannessen, L.E.; Johnsen, A.; Laskemoen, T.; Popp, M.; Lifjeld, J.T. (2015). The evolutionary history of Afrocanarian blue tits inferred from genomewide SNPs. Molecular Ecology, 24 (1), 180−191, 10.1111/mec.13008.1.1.
Morris, M.R.J.; Richard, R.; Leder, E.H.; Barrett, R.D.H.; Aubin-Horth, N.; Rogers, S.M. (2014). Gene expression plasticity evolves in response to colonization of freshwater lakes in threespine stickleback. Molecular Ecology, 23 (13), 3226−3240, 10.1111/mec.12820.1.1.
Papakostas, S.; Vøllestad, L.A.; Bruneaux, M.; Aykanat, T.; Vanoverbeke, J.; Ning, M.; Primmer, C.R.; Leder, E.H. (2014). Gene pleiotropy constrains gene expression changes in fish adapted to different thermal conditions. Nature Communications, 5, 4071−4071, 10.1038/ncomms5071.1.1.
Primmer, C. R.; Papakostas, S.; Leder, E. H.; Davis, M. J.; Ragan, M. A. (2013). Annotated genes and nonannotated genomes: Cross-species use of Gene Ontology in ecology and evolution research. Molecular Ecology, 22 (12), 3216−3241, 10.1111/mec.12309.1.1.
Kaunisto, K. M.; Viitaniemi, H. M.; Leder, E. H.; Suhonen, J. (2013). Association between host's genetic diversity and parasite burden in damselflies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26 (8), 1784−1789, 10.1111/jeb.12177.1.1.
Defaveri, J.; Viitaniemi, H.; Leder, E.; Merilä, J. (2013). Characterizing genic and nongenic molecular markers: Comparison of microsatellites and SNPs. Molecular Ecology Resources, 13 (3), 377−392, 10.1111/1755-0998.12071.1.1.
Guo, B.; Chain, F. J. J.; Bornberg-Bauer, E.; Leder, E. H.; Merilä, J. (2013). Genomic divergence between nine- and three-spined sticklebacks. BMC Genomics, 14 (1), 756, 10.1186/1471-2164-14-756.1.1.
Rytkönen, K.T.; Akbarzadeh, A.; Miandare, H.K.; Kamei, H.; Duan, C.; Leder, E.H.; Williams, T.A.; Nikinmaa, M. (2013). Subfunctionalization of cyprinid hypoxia-inducible factors for roles in development and oxygen sensing. Evolution, 67 (3), 873−882, 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01820.x.1.1.
Nikinmaa, M.; McCairns, R.J.; Nikinmaa, M.W.; Vuori, K.A.; Kanerva, M.; Leinonen, T.; Primmer, C.R.; Merilä, J.; Leder, E.H. (2013). Transcription and redox enzyme activities: comparison of equilibrium and disequilibrium levels in the three-spined stickleback. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1755), 20122974−20122974, 10.1098/rspb.2012.2974.1.1.
Leskinen, P.K.; Laaksonen, T.; Ruuskanen, S.; Primmer, C.R.; Leder, E.H. (2012). The proteomics of feather development in pied flycatchers (Ficedula hypoleuca) with different plumage coloration. Molecular Ecology, 21 (23), 5762−5777, 10.1111/mec.12073.1.1.
Rytkönen, K.T.; Renshaw, G.M.C.; Vainio, P.P.; Ashton, K.J.; Williams-Pritchard, G.; Leder, E.H.; Nikinmaa, M. (2012). Transcriptional responses to hypoxia are enhanced by recurrent hypoxia (hypoxic preconditioning) in the epaulette shark. Physiological Genomics, 44 (22), 1090−1097, 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00081.2012.1.1.
Leveelahti, L.; Leskinen, P.; Leder, E.H.; Waser, W.; Nikinmaa, M. (2011). Responses of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus, L) transcriptome to hypoxia. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, 6 (4), 370−381, 10.1016/j.cbd.2011.08.001.1.1.
Viitaniemi, H.M.; Leder, E.H. (2011). Sex-biased protein expression in threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Journal of Proteome Research, 10 (9), 4033−4040, 10.1021/pr200234a.1.1.
Nair, A.; Kumar, K.S.; George, S.; Gopalan, S.V.; Li, M.H.; Leder, E.H.; Merilä, J. (2011). Sixty-two new microsatellite markers for an endemic frog Indirana beddomii from the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot. Conservation Genetics Resources, 3 (1), 167−171, 10.1007/s12686-010-9315-1.1.1.
Junge, C.; Vøllestad, L.A.; Barson, N.J.; Haugen, T.O.; Otero, J.; Sætre, G.P.; Leder, E.H.; Primmer, C.R. (2011). Strong gene flow and lack of stable population structure in the face of rapid adaptation to local temperature in a spring-spawning salmonid, the European grayling (Thymallus thymallus). Heredity, 106 (3), 460−471, 10.1038/hdy.2010.160.1.1.
Rytkönen, K.T.; Renshaw, G.M.C.; Ashton, K.J.; Williams-Pritchard, G.; Leder, E.H.; Nikinmaa, M. (2010). Elasmobranch qPCR reference genes: A case study of hypoxia preconditioned epaulette sharks. BMC Molecular Biology, 11, 27−27, 10.1186/1471-2199-11-27.1.1.
Leder, E.H.; Cano, J.M.; Leinonen, T.; O'Hara, R.B.; Nikinmaa, M.; Primmer, C.R.; Merilä, J. (2010). Female-biased expression on the X chromosome as a key step in sex chromosome evolution in threespine sticklebacks. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 27 (7), 1495−1503, 10.1093/molbev/msq031.1.1.
Yasuike, M.; Jantzen, S.; Cooper, G.A.; Leder, E.; Davidson, W.S.; Koop, B.F. (2010). Grayling (Thymallinae) phylogeny within salmonids: Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of Thymallus arcticus and Thymallus thymallus. Journal of Fish Biology, 76 (2), 395−400, 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02494.x.1.1.
Junge, C.; Primmer, C.R.; Vøllestad, L.A.; Leder, E.H. (2010). Isolation and characterization of 19 new microsatellites for European grayling, Thymallus thymallus (Linnaeus, 1758), and their cross-amplification in four other salmonid species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2 (SUPPL.1), 219−223, 10.1007/s12686-009-9147-z.1.1.
Papakostas, S.; Vøllestad, L.A.; Primmer, C.R.; Leder, E.H. (2010). Proteomic profiling of early life stages of european grayling (Thymallus thymallus). Journal of Proteome Research, 9 (9), 4790−4800, 10.1021/pr100507s.1.1.
Leder, E.H.; Merilä, J.; Primmer, C.R. (2009). A flexible whole-genome microarray for transcriptomics in three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). BMC Genomics, 10, 426−426, 10.1186/1471-2164-10-426.1.1.
Backström, N.; Karaiskou, N.; Leder, E.H.; Gustafsson, L.; Primmer, C.R.; Qvarnström, A.; Ellegren, H. (2008). A gene-based genetic linkage map of the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) reveals extensive synteny and gene-order conservation during 100 million years of avian evolution. Genetics, 179 (3), 1479−1495, 10.1534/genetics.108.088195.1.1.
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Diel patterns and tissue-specificity of environmental responses in fishJenni Prokkola doktorikraadErica Leder; Mikko NikinmaaJuhendamiselUniversity of Turku, Soome
Genetics of adaptation in the threespine sticklebackJacquelin DeFaveri doktorikraadErica Leder; Juha MeriläKaitstud2013University of Helsinki, Soome
Local adaptation to salinity in an invasive fish Leon Elkin Green doktorikraadErica Leder; Charlotta KvarnemoJuhendamiselUniversity of Gothenburg
Molecular mechanisms of sexual dimorphism in threespine sticklebackHeidi Viitaniemi doktorikraadErica LederKaitstud2015University of Turku, Soome
Postcopulatory sexual selection: the genetics of sperm traits and female extrapair mate preferences Silje Rekdal doktorikraadErica Leder; Jan Lifjeld JuhendamiselUniversity of Oslo, Norra