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Dr. Jennifer Pastorini


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Ranjeewa ADG, Pastorini J, Isler K, Weerakoon DK, Kottage HD & Fernando P (2018) Decreasing reservoir water levels improve habitat quality for Asian elephants. Mammalian Biology 88:130-137. Abstract/Download

Sampson C, Leimgruber P, Tonkyn D, Pastorini J, Janaka HK, Sotherden E & Fernando P (2018) Effects of illegal grazing and invasive Lantana camara on Asian elephant habitat use. Biological Conservation 220:50-59. Abstract/Download

Abeysinghe KS, Perera ANF, Pastorini J, Isler K, Mammides C & Fernando P (2017) Gastrointestinal strongyle infections in captive and wild elephants in Sri Lanka. Gajah 46:21-27. Download pdf (357 KB)

Jacobs RL, MacFie TS, Spriggs AN, Baden AL, Morelli TL, Irwin MT, Lawler RR, Pastorini J, Mayor M, Lei R et al. (2017) Novel opsin gene variation in large-bodied, diurnal lemurs. Biology Letters 13:e20170050. Abstract/Download

Jitvijak W, Ngoentip P, and Pastorini J. 2017. Report on the fifth Elephant Conservation Group workshop. Gajah 46:46-47. Download pdf (306 KB)

Pastorini J (2017) Editorial. Gajah 46:1. Download pdf (90 KB)

Pastorini J (2017) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 46:48-72. Download pdf (441 KB)

Pastorini J (2017) Editorial. Gajah 47:1. Download pdf (114 KB)

Pastorini J (2017) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 47:49-70. Download pdf (302 KB)

Fernando P, Jayasinghe LKA, Perera RAR, Weeratunga V, Kotagama SW & Pastorini J (2016) Diet component estimation in Asian elephants by microhistological faecal analysis. Gajah 44:23-29. Download pdf (489 KB)

Parga JA, Sauther ML, Cuozzo FP, Jacky IAY, Lawler RR, Sussman RW, Gould L & Pastorini J (2016) Paternity in wild ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta): Implications for male mating strategies. American Journal of Primatology 78:1316-1325. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J (2016) Editorial. Gajah 44:1. Download pdf (106 KB)

Pastorini J (2016) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 44:50-67. Download pdf (403 KB)

Pastorini J (2016) Editorial. Gajah 45:1. Download pdf (116 KB)

Pastorini J (2016) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 45:48-72. Download pdf (321 KB)

Fernando P, Prasad T, Janaka HK, Ekanayaka SKK, Nishantha HG & Pastorini J (2015) The use of radio-tracking data to guide development and manage elephants. WILDLANKA 3:12-19. Download pdf (5.5 MB)

Parga JA, Sauther ML, Cuozzo FP, Jacky IAY, Gould L, Sussman RW, Lawler RR & Pastorini J (2015) Genetic evidence for male and female dispersal in wild Lemur catta. Folia Primatol - Folia Primatologica 86:66-75. Abstract/Downlaod

Pastorini J (2015) Editorial. Gajah 42:1-2. Download pdf (313 KB)

Pastorini J (2015) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 42:48-60. Download pdf (297 KB)

Pastorini J (2015) Editorial. Gajah 43:1. Download pdf (115 KB)

Pastorini J (2015) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 43:52-67. Download pdf (263 KB)

Pastorini J, Prasad T, Leimgruber P, Isler K & Fernando P (2015) Elephant GPS tracking collars: Is there a best? Gajah 43:15-25. Download pdf (751 KB)

Pastorini J, Sauther ML, Sussman RW, Gould L, Cuozzo FP, Fernando P, Nievergelt CM & Mundy NI (2015) Comparison of the genetic variation of captive ring-tailed lemurs with a wild population in Madagascar. Zoo Biology 34:463-472. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J (2014) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 41: 43-58.

Pastorini J (2014) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 40: 48-62.

Pastorini J (2013) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 39: 47-59.

Pastorini J (2013) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 38: 44-63.

Pastorini J, Janaka HK, Nishantha HG, Prasad T, Leimgruber P & Fernando P (2013) A preliminary study on the impact of changing shifting cultivation practices on dry season forage for Asian elephants in Sri Lanka. Tropical Conservation Science 6:770-780. Download

Weeratunga V, Nishantha HG, Pastorini J & Fernando P (2013) Return of the comb duck (Sarkidiornis melanotus) to Sri Lanka. Siyoth 3:3-6. Download pdf (2.2 MB)

Wickramasinghe LJM, Vidanapathirana DR, Airyarathne S, Rajeev G, Chanaka A, Pastorini J, Chathuranga G & Wickramasinghe N (2013) Lost and found: One of the world's most elusive amphibians, Pseudophilautus stellatus (Kelaart 1853) rediscovered. Zootaxa 3620: 112–128. Abstract/Download

Wijesinha R, Hapuarachchi N, Abbott B, Pastorini J, and Fernando P (2013) Disproportionate dwarfism in a wild Asian elephant. Gajah 38:30-32. Download pdf (590 KB)

Fernando P, Leimgruber P, Prasad T & Pastorini J (2012) Problem-elephant translocation: Translocating the problem and the elephant? PLoS ONE 7:e50917. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J (2012) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 36: 43-64. Download pdf (438 KB)

Pastorini J (2012) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 37: 49-64. Download pdf (438 KB)

Pastorini J & Fernando P (2011) Publications on Asian elephants in ‘Gajah’ and other scientific journals. Gajah 35: 10-14. Download pdf (987 KB)

Pastorini J (2011) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 34: 67-84. Download pdf (569 KB)

Leimgruber P, Azmi W, Baishya H, Campos-Arceiz A, Fernando P, Jitvijak W, Maltby M, Pastorini J, Pradhan N, Ritthirat J et al. (2011) Workshop on developing adaptive management for mitigating human-elephant conflict across Asia. Gajah 34: 63-66. Download pdf (418 KB)

Fernando P & Pastorini J (2011) Range-wide status of Asian elephants. Gajah 35: 15-20. Download pdf (750 KB)

Fernando P, Jayewardene J, Prasad T, Hendavitharana W & Pastorini J (2011) Current status of Asian elephants in Sri Lanka. Gajah 35: 93-103. Download pdf (844 KB)

Ekanayaka SKK, Campos-Arceiz A, Rupasinghe M, Pastorini J & Fernando P (2011) Patterns of crop raiding by Asian elephants in a human-dominated landscape in southeastern Sri Lanka. Gajah 34: 20-25. Download pdf (537 KB)

Pastorini J, Nishantha HG, Janaka HK, Isler K & Fernando P (2010) Water-body use by Asian elephants in Southern Sri Lanka. Tropical Conservation Science 3: 412-422. Download pdf (598 KB)

Pastorini J (2010) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 33: 72-83. Download pdf (573 KB)

Pastorini J (2010) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 32: 52-65. Download pdf (905 KB)

Fernando P, Janaka HK, Prasad T & Pastorini J (2010) Identifying elephant movement patterns by direct observation. Gajah 33: 41-46. Download pdf (709 KB)

Pastorini J, Zaramody A, Curtis DJ, Nievergelt CM & Mundy NI (2009) Genetic analysis of hybridization and introgression between wild mongoose and brown lemurs. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 32. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J (2009) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 31: 50-60. Download pdf (201 KB)

Pastorini J (2009) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 30: 58-66. Download pdf (467 KB)

Fernando P, Janaka HK, Ekanayaka SKK, Nishantha HG & Pastorini J (2009) A simple method for assessing elephant body condition. Gajah 31: 29-31. Download pdf (225 KB)

Bennett CE, Pastorini J, Dollar L & Hahn WJ (2009) Phylogeography of the Malagasy ring-tailed mongoose, Galidia elegans, from mtDNA sequence analysis. Mitochondrial DNA 20: 7-14. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J (2008) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 28: 55-62. Download pdf (40 KB)

Pastorini J (2008) Recent publications on Asian elephants. Gajah 29: 57-61. Download pdf (72 KB)

Campos-Arceiz A, Larrinaga AR, Weerasinghe UR, Takatsuki S, Pastorini J, Leimgruber P, Fernando P & Santamaria L (2008) Behavior rather than diet mediates seasonal differences in seed dispersal by Asian elephants. Ecology 89: 2684-2691. Abstract/Download

Fernando P, Wikramanayake ED, Janaka HK, Jayasinghe LKA, Gunawardena M, Kotagama SW, Weerakoon D & Pastorini J (2008) Ranging behavior of the Asian elephant in Sri Lanka. Mammalian Biology 73: 2-13. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J, Nishantha HG & Fernando P (2007) A preliminary study on dung decay in the Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. Gajah 27: 48-51.

Bryson Jr. RW, Pastorini J, Burbrink FT, Forstner MRJ (2007) A phylogeny of the Lampropeltis mexicana complex (Serpentes: Colubridae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequences suggests evidence for species-level polyphyly within Lampropeltis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 674-684. Abstract/Download

Fernando P, Wikramanayake ED, Weerakoon D, Janaka HK, Gunawardena M, Jayasinghe LKA, Nishantha HG & Pastorini J (2006) The future of Asian elephant conservation: Setting sights beyound protected area boundaries. In: Conservation Biology in Asia. J. A. McNeely, T. M. McCarthy, A. Smith, L. Olsvig-Whittaker and E. D. Wikramanayake (eds) Kathmandu, Nepal, Society for Conservation Biology Asia Section and Resources Himalaya Foundation: 252-260. Download pdf (2.1 MB)

Fernando P, Wikramanayake ED & Pastorini J (2006) Impact of tsunami on terrestrial ecosystems of Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. Current Science 90: 1531-1534.

Fernando P, Polet G, Foead N, Ng LS, Pastorini J & Melnick DJ (2006) Genetic diversity, phylogeny and conservation of the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus). Conservation Genetics 7: 439-448. $444$

Bradley BJ, Pastorini J & Mundy NI (2005) Successful retrieval of mRNA from hair follicles stored at room temperature: implications for studying gene expression in wild mammals. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 961-964. $445$

Pastorini J, Fernando P, Forstner MRJ & Melnick DJ (2005) Characterization of new microsatellite loci for the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta). Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 149-151. $446$

Pastorini J, Fernando P, Melnick DJ & Forstner MRJ (2004) Isolation of 10 microsatellite markers for mongoose lemurs (Eulemur mongoz). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 67-69. $447$

Pastorini J, Thalmann U & Martin RD (2003) A molecular approach to comparative phylogeography of extant Malagasy lemurs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA 100: 5879-5884. $448$

Pastorini J, Forstner MRJ & Martin RD (2002) Phylogenetic relationships among Lemuridae (Primates): evidence from mtDNA. Journal of Human Evolution 43: 463-478. $449$

Pastorini J, Forstner MRJ & Martin RD (2002) Phylogenetic relationships of the gentle lemurs (Hapalemur). Evolutionary Anthropology 11(S1): 150-154. Abstract/Download

Nievergelt CM, Pastorini J & Woodruff DS (2002) Genetic variability and phylogeography in the wild Alaotran gentle lemur population. Evolutionary Anthropology 11(S1): 175-179. Abstract/Download

Pryce CR, Pastorini J, Vàsàrhelyi K & Christen A (2002) Bio-behavioural description of social and reproductive relationships in captive Goeldi's monkeys. Evolutionary Anthropology 11(S1): 190-194. Abstract/Download

Ménard N, von Segesser F, Scheffrahn W, Pastorini J, Vallet D, Gaci B, Martin RD & Gautier-Hion A (2001) Is male-infant caretaking related to paternity and/or mating activities in wild Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus)? Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, Sciences de la vie/Life Sciences 324: 601-610. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J, Forstner MRJ & Martin RD (2001) Phylogenetic history of sifakas (Propithecus: Lemuriformes) derived from mtDNA sequences. American Journal of Primatology 53: 1-17. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J, Martin RD, Ehresmann P, Zimmermann E & Forstner MRJ (2001) Molecular phylogeny of the lemur family Cheirogaleidae (Primates) based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 19: 45-56. Abstract/Download

Zaramody A & Pastorini J (2001) Indications for hybridisation between red-fronted lemurs (Eulemur fulvus rufus) and mongoose lemurs (E. mongoz) in northwest Madagascar. Lemur News 6: 28-31. Download pdf (108 KB)

Pastorini J (2000) Population genetics of mongoose lemurs (Eulemur mongoz). In: Bettinger T (ed.) Mongoose Lemur Management Plan (Eulemur mongoz) December 2000. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. p 23-30.

Pastorini J, Epplen JT & Martin RD (2000) Multilocus DNA fingerprinting using oligonucleotide probes in 5 macaque species. Folia Primatologica 71: 161-168.

Pastorini J, Forstner MRJ & Martin RD (2000) Relationships among brown lemurs (Eulemur fulvus) based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 16: 418-429. Abstract/Download

Pastorini J (2000) Molecular Systematics of Lemurs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Zürich. Download pdf (2.9 MB)

Pastorini J, Forstner MRJ, Martin RD & Melnick DJ (1998) A reexamination of the phylogenetic position of Callimico (Primates) incorporating new mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Journal of Molecular Evolution 47: 32-41. Abstract/Download