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Dr. Morag F. Dick

Postdoctoral Researcher

B.S. (University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada)
M.Sc. (Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Halifax, NS, Canada)
Ph.D. (2017; University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada)



Selected Publications

Gershman, A., Hauck, Q., Dick, M., Jamison, J. M., Tassia, M., Agirrezabala, X., Muhammad, S., Ali, R., Workman, R. E., Valle, M., et al. (2023). Genomic insights into metabolic flux in hummingbirds. Genome Res. gr.276779.122. Download
Ali, R. S., Dick, M. F., Muhammad, S., Sarver, D., Hou, L., G. William Wong and Welch, K. (2020). Glucose transporter expression and regulation following a fast in the ruby-throated hummingbird, Archilochus colubris. Journal of Experimental Biology 223, jeb229989. Download
Dick, M. F. and Guglielmo, C. G. (2019). Flight muscle protein damage during endurance flight is related to energy expenditure but not dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids in a migratory bird. Journal of Experimental Biology 222, jeb187708. Download
Dick, M. F. and Guglielmo, C. G. (2019). Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids influence flight muscle oxidative capacity but not endurance flight performance in a migratory songbird. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 316, R362–R375. Download
Dick, M. F., Alcantara-Tangonan, A., Oghli, Y. S. and Welch Jr, Kenneth C. (2019). Now or Later: Differential fates for glucose and fructose in a nectarivore.
Eberts, E. R., Dick, M. F. and Welch, K. C. (2019). Metabolic fates of evening crop-stored sugar in ruby-throated hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris). Diversity 11, 9. Download Download
Yap, K. N., Dick, M. F., Guglielmo, C. G. and Williams, T. D. (2018). Effects of experimental manipulation of hematocrit on avian flight performance in high- and low-altitude conditions. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb191056. Download
Thorn, M. W., Dick, M. F., Oviedo, L., Guglielmo, C. G. and Morbey, Y. E. (2018). Transgenerational effects of egg nutrients on the early development of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) across a thermal gradient. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 76, 1253–1262. Download
Welch, K. C., Myrka, A. M., Ali, R. S. and Dick, M. F. (2018). The metabolic flexibility of hovering vertebrate nectarivores. Physiology 33, 127–137. Download
Bradley, S. S., Dick, M. F., Guglielmo, C. G. and Timoshenko, A. V. (2017). Seasonal and flight-related variation of galectin expression in heart, liver and flight muscles of yellow-rumped warblers (Setophaga coronata). Glycoconj J 34, 603–611. Download
Dick, M. (2017). The Long Haul: Migratory Flight Preparation and Performance in Songbirds.
Marshall, T. J., Dick, M. F. and Guglielmo, C. G. (2016). Seasonal dietary shifting in yellow-rumped warblers is unrelated to macronutrient targets. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 192, 57–63. Download
Dick, M. F., Hurford, J., Lei, S., Mustonen, A.-M., Nieminen, P. and Rouvinen-Watt, K. (2014). High feeding intensity increases the severity of fatty liver in the American mink (Neovison vison) with potential ameliorating role for long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 56, 5. Download
Rouvinen-Watt, K., Harris, L., Dick, M., Pal, C., Lei, S., Mustonen, A.-M. and Nieminen, P. (2012). Role of hepatic de novo lipogenesis in the development of fasting-induced fatty liver in the American mink (Neovison vison). British Journal of Nutrition 108, 1360–1370. Download