Curriculum Vitae

You can download my CV as pdf here (updated Sept 2019).

Current Preprints

1.   Kathrin Näpflin, Lutz Becks, Staffan Bensch, Vincenzo A Ellis, Nina Hafer-Hahmann, Karin C Harding, Sara K Lindén, Emily A O'Connor, Morten T Olsen, Jacob Roved, Timothy B Sackton, Allison J Shultz, Vignesh Venkatakrishnan, Elin Videvall, Helena Westerdahl, Jamie C Winternitz, Scott V Edwards (2019) Genomics of hosts-pathogen interactions: challenges and opportunities across ecological and spatiotemporal scales. PeerJ Preprints. (alphabetical middle author order)


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15.   Elin Videvall, Se Jin Song, Hanna M Bensch, Maria Strandh, Anel Engelbrecht, Naomi Serfontein, Olof Hellgren, Adriaan Olivier, Schalk Cloete, Rob Knight, Charlie K Cornwallis. (2019) Major shifts in gut microbiota during development and its relationship to growth in ostriches. Molecular Ecology.  

14. Elin Videvall. (2019) Genomic Advances in Avian Malaria Research. Trends in Parasitology.

13.  Hanna Sigeman, Suvi Ponnikas, Elin Videvall, Hongkai Zhang, Pallavi Chauhan, Sara Naurin, Bengt Hansson. (2018) Insights into Avian Incomplete Dosage Compensation: Sex-Biased Gene Expression Coevolves with Sex Chromosome Degeneration in the Common Whitethroat. Genes.

12.  Elin Videvall. (2018) Plasmodium parasites of birds have the most AT-rich genes of eukaryotes. Microbial Genomics. [pdf]

11.    Elin Videvall, Maria Strandh, Anel Engelbrecht, Schalk Cloete, Charlie K Cornwallis. (2018) Measuring the gut microbiome in birds: comparison of faecal and cloacal sampling. Molecular Ecology Resources.

10.  Olof Hellgren, Staffan Bensch, Elin Videvall. (2018) De-novo synthesis of thiamine (vitamin B1) is the ancestral state in Plasmodium parasites - evidence from avian haemosporidians. Parasitology.

9.   Elin Videvall, Maria Strandh, Anel Engelbrecht, Schalk Cloete, Charlie K Cornwallis. (2017) Direct PCR offers a fast and reliable alternative to conventional DNA isolation methods for gut microbiomes. mSystems

8.  Elin Videvall, Charlie K Cornwallis, Dag Ahrén, Vaidas Palinauskas, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Olof Hellgren. (2017) The transcriptome of the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium ashfordi displays host-specific gene expressionMolecular Ecology.

7.  Hannah Watson, Elin Videvall, Martin N Andersson, Caroline Isaksson. (2017) Transcriptome analysis of a wild bird reveals physiological responses to the urban environment. Scientific Reports

6.  Staffan Bensch, Björn Canbäck, Jeremy D DeBarry, Tomas Johansson, Olof Hellgren, Jessica C Kissinger, Vaidas Palinauskas, Elin Videvall, Gediminas Valkiūnas. (2016) The genome of Haemoproteus tartakovskyi and its relationship to human malaria parasitesGenome Biology and Evolution.

5.   Elin Videvall, Erik Öckinger, Lars B Pettersson. (2016) Butterfly monitoring using systematically placed transects in contrasting climatic regions – exploring an established spatial design for sampling. Nature Conservation. [pdf]

4.   Elin Videvall, Nina Sletvold, Jenny Hagenblad, Jon Ågren, Bengt Hansson. (2016) Strong maternal effects on gene expression in Arabidopsis lyrata hybrids. Molecular Biology and Evolution.

3.  Elin Videvall, Charlie K Cornwallis, Vaidas Palinauskas, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Olof Hellgren. (2015) The Avian Transcriptome Response to Malaria Infection. Molecular Biology and Evolution. [pdf]

2.  Martin N Andersson, Elin Videvall, Kimberly KO Walden, Marion O Harris, Hugh M Robertson, Christer Löfstedt. (2014) Sex- and tissue-specific profiles of chemosensory gene expression in a herbivorous gall-inducing fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). BMC Genomics. [pdf]

1.  Elin Videvall, Staffan Bensch, Mats Ander, Jan Chirico, Roland Sigvald, Rickard Ignell. (2013) Molecular identification of bloodmeals and species composition in Culicoides biting midges. Medical and Veterinary Entomology.


  • 2019 - Invited talk - Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) 2019 - Turku, Finland

  • 2019 - Poster - Gordon Research Conference on Animal-Microbe Symbioses, Mount Snow, VT, USA

  • 2019 - Poster - Gordon Research Seminar on Animal-Microbe Symbioses, Mount Snow, VT, USA

  • 2019 - Invited seminar - Harvard University, USA

  • 2019 - Invited seminar - East Carolina University, USA

  • 2018 - Conference talk - International Conference on Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife, Beijing, China

  • 2018 - Invited seminar - Bielefeld University, Germany

  • 2018 - Invited seminar - Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA

  • 2017 - Invited seminar - Ghent University, Belgium

  • 2017 - Invited seminar - Uppsala University, Sweden

  • 2017 - Conference talk - Ecology meets Epidemiology - Linnaeus University, Sweden

  • 2017 - Poster - Swedish Oikos Congress 2017 - Lund University, Sweden

  • 2016 - Conference talk - Biology in Lund Annual Meeting (BLAM) 2016 - Lund University, Sweden

  • 2015 - Conference talk and Poster - European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB21) - Stirling, UK

  • 2015 - Poster - Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) 2015 - Lausanne, Switzerland

  • 2014 - Poster - Bioinformatics symposia – From Sequences to Systems Biology and Beyond - Pufendorf Institute, Lund, Sweden

  • 2014 - Poster - Geneco Research School Summer Meeting - Klippan, Sweden

  • 2014 - Poster - Biology in Lund Annual Meeting (BLAM) - Lund University, Sweden

  • 2013 - Poster - Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) - Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2013 - Poster - Geneco Research School Summer Meeting - Klippan, Sweden