Kreitsberg, R., Nääb, L., Meitern, R., Carbillet, J., Fort, J., Giraudeau, M. and Sepp, T., 2023. The effect of environmental pollution on gene expression of seabirds: A review. Marine Environmental Research, p.106067.

Baines, C., Meitern, R., Kreitsberg, R., Fort, J., Scharsack, J.P., Nogueira, P., Giraudeau, M. and Sepp, T., 2023. Correlations between oxidative DNA damage and formation of hepatic tumours in two flatfish species from contaminated environments. Biology Letters19(5), p.20220583.

Sepp, T. and Giraudeau, M., 2023. Wild animals as an underused treasure trove for studying the genetics of cancer. BioEssays45(2), p.2200188.

Valge, M., Meitern, R. and Hõrak, P., 2023. Mothers of small-bodied children and fathers of vigorous sons live longer. Frontiers in Public Health11, p.1057146.


Sepp, T., Meitern, R., Heidinger, B., Noreikiene, K., Rattiste, K., Hõrak, P., Saks, L., Kittilson, J., Urvik, J. and Giraudeau, M., 2022. Parental age does not influence offspring telomeres during early life in common gulls (Larus canus). Molecular ecology31(23), pp.6197-6207.

Baines, C., Meitern, R., Kreitsberg, R. and Sepp, T., 2022. Comparative study of the evolution of cancer gene duplications across fish. Evolutionary Applications15(11), pp.1834-1845.

Rani-Borges, B., Meitern, R., Teesalu, P., Raudna-Kristoffersen, M., Kreitsberg, R., Heinlaan, M., Tuvikene, A. and Ivask, A., 2022. Effects of environmentally relevant concentrations of microplastics on amphipods. Chemosphere309, p.136599.

Moreau, J., Rabdeau, J., Badenhausser, I., Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Crépin, M., Gaffard, A., Bretagnolle, V. and Monceau, K., 2022. Pesticide impacts on avian species with special reference to farmland birds: a review. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment194(11), p.790.

Valge, M., Meitern, R. and Hõrak, P., 2022. Sexually antagonistic selection on educational attainment and body size in Estonian children. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences1516(1), pp.271-285.

Valge, M., Meitern, R. and Horak, P., 2022. Pubertal maturation is independent of family structure but daughters of divorced (but not dead) fathers start reproduction earlier. Evolution and Human Behavior43(2), pp.107-114.


Kreitsberg, R., Raudna-Kristoffersen, M., Heinlaan, M., Ward, R., Visnapuu, M., Kisand, V., Tuvikene, A., Meitern, R., Kotta, J., Tuvikene, A. (2021). Seagrass beds reveal high abundance of microplastic in sediments: A case study in the Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 168, 112417.

Tedersoo, L., Küngas, R., Oras, E., Köster, K., Eenmaa, H., Leijen, Ä., … & Sepp, T. (2021). Data sharing practices and data availability upon request differ across scientific disciplines. Scientific data, 8(1), 1-11.

Lind, M. A., Sepp, T., Štšeglova, K., & Hõrak, P. (2021). Antibiotic treatment increases yellowness of carotenoid feather coloration in male greenfinches (Chloris chloris). Scientific reports, 11(1), 1-11.

Baines, C., Lerebours, A., Thomas, F., Fort, J., Kreitsberg, R., Gentes, S., Meitern, R., … & Sepp, T. (2021). Linking pollution and cancer in aquatic environments: A review. Environment International, 149, 106391.

Sepp, T., Webb, E., Simpson, R. K., Giraudeau, M., McGraw, K. J., & Hutton, P. (2021). Light at night reduces digestive efficiency of developing birds: an experiment with king quail. The Science of Nature, 108(1), 1-10.


Sepp, T., Meitern, R., Heidinger, B., Noreikiene, K., Rattiste, K., Hõrak, P., … & Giraudeau, M. (2020). Parental age does not influence offspring telomeres during early life in common gulls (Larus canus). Molecular ecology.

Giraudeau, M., Watson, H., Powell, D., Vincze, O., Thomas, F., Sepp, T., … & Isaksson, C. (2020). Will urbanisation affect the expression level of genes related to cancer of wild great tits?. Science of the Total Environment, 714, 135793.

Sepp, T., Mcgraw, K. J., & Giraudeau, M. (2020). Urban evolutionary physiology.

Lind, M. A., Hõrak, P., Sepp, T., & Meitern, R. (2020). Corticosterone levels correlate in wild-grown and lab-grown feathers in greenfinches (Carduelis chloris) and predict behaviour and survival in captivity. Hormones and behavior, 118, 104642.

Meitern, R., Fort, J., Giraudeau, M., Rattiste, K., Sild, E., & Sepp, T. (2020). Age‐dependent expression of cancer‐related genes in a long‐lived seabird. Evolutionary applications, 13(7), 1708-1718.


Saini, C., Hutton, P., Gao, S., Simpson, R. K., Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., … & McGraw, K. J. (2019). Exposure to artificial light at night increases innate immune activity during development in a precocial bird. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 233, 84-88.

Schmidlin, K., Sepp, T., Khalifeh, A., Smith, K., Fontenele, R. S., McGraw, K. J., & Varsani, A. (2019). Diverse genomoviruses representing eight new and one known species identified in feces and nests of house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Archives of virology, 164(9), 2345-2350.

Giraudeau, M., Heidinger, B., Bonneaud, C., & Sepp, T. (2019). Telomere shortening as a mechanism of long-term cost of infectious diseases in natural animal populations. Biology letters, 15(5), 20190190.

Urvik, J., Rattiste, K., Hõrak, P., Meitern, R., & Sepp, T. (2019). Uropygial gland size: a marker of phenotypic quality that shows no senescence in a long-lived seabird. Biogerontology, 20(2), 141-148.

Giraudeau, M., Angelier, F., & Sepp, T. (2019). Do telomeres influence pace‐of‐life‐strategies in response to environmental conditions over a lifetime and between generations?. BioEssays, 41(3), 1800162.

Sepp, T., Ujvari, B., Ewald, P. W., Thomas, F., & Giraudeau, M. (2019). Urban environment and cancer in wildlife: available evidence and future research avenues. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286(1894), 20182434.

Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Ujvari, B., Renaud, F., Tasiemski, A., Roche, B., … & Thomas, F. (2019). Differences in mutational processes and intra-tumour heterogeneity between organs: The local selective filter hypothesis. Evolution, medicine, and public health, 2019(1), 139-146.


Urvik, J., Rattiste, K., Giraudeau, M., Okuliarová, M., Hõrak, P., & Sepp, T. (2018). Age-specific patterns of maternal investment in common gull egg yolk. Biology letters14(7), 20180346.

Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Ujvari, B., Ewald, P. W., & Thomas, F. (2018). Human activities might influence oncogenic processes in wild animal populations. Nature Ecology & Evolution2(7), 1065-1070.

Vittecoq, M., Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Marcogliese, D. J., Klaassen, M., Renaud, F., … & Thomas, F. (2018). Turning natural adaptations to oncogenic factors into an ally in the war against cancer. Evolutionary applications11(6), 836-844.

Sepp, T., Desaivre, S., Lendvai, A. Z., Németh, J., McGraw, K. J., & Giraudeau, M. (2018). Feather corticosterone levels are not correlated with health or plumage coloration in juvenile house finches. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society124(2), 157-164.

Sepp, T., McGraw, K. J., Kaasik, A., & Giraudeau, M. (2018). A review of urban impacts on avian life‐history evolution: Does city living lead to slower pace of life?. Global Change Biology24(4), 1452-1469.


Sepp, T., Rattiste, K., Saks, L., Meitern, R., Urvik, J., Kaasik, A., & Hõrak, P. (2017). A small badge of longevity: opposing survival selection on the size of white and black wing markings. Journal of Avian Biology, 48(4), 570-580.


Urvik, J., Meitern, R., Rattiste, K., Saks, L., Hõrak, P., & Sepp, T. (2016). Variation in the markers of nutritional and oxidative state in a long-lived seabird: associations with age and longevity. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 89(5), 417-440.


Rattiste, K., Klandorf, H., Urvik, J., Sepp, T., Asghar, M., Hasselquist, D., … & Horak, P. (2015). Skin pentosidine and telomere length do not covary with age in a long-lived seabird. Biogerontology16(4), 435-441.


Sepp, T., Männiste, M., Kaasik, A., & Hõrak, P. (2014). Multidimensionality of fear in captive greenfinches (Carduelis chloris). Behavioral ecology and sociobiology68(7), 1173-1181.


Hõrak, P., Männiste, M., Meitern, R., Sild, E., Saks, L., & Sepp, T. (2013). Dexamethasone inhibits corticosterone deposition in feathers of greenfinches. General and comparative endocrinology, 191, 210-214.

Meitern, R., Sild, E., Lind, M. A., Männiste, M., Sepp, T., Karu, U., & Hõrak, P. (2013). Effects of endotoxin and psychological stress on redox physiology, immunity and feather corticosterone in greenfinches. PLoS One, 8(6), e67545.

Kreitsberg, R., Baršienė, J., Freiberg, R., Andreikėnaitė, L., Tammaru, T., Rumvolt, K., & Tuvikene, A. (2013). Biomarkers of effects of hypoxia and oil-shale contaminated sediments in laboratory-exposed gibel carp (Carassius auratus gibelio). Ecotoxicology and environmental safety98, 227-235.


Sepp, T., Sild, E., Blount, J. D., Männiste, M., Karu, U., & Horak, P. (2012). Individual consistency and covariation of measures of oxidative status in greenfinches. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 85(3), 299-307.


Sild, E., Sepp, T., Männiste, M., & Hõrak, P. (2011). Carotenoid intake does not affect immune-stimulated oxidative burst in greenfinches. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(20), 3467-3473.

Sild, E., Sepp, T., & Hõrak, P. (2011). Behavioural trait covaries with immune responsiveness in a wild passerine. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 25(7), 1349-1354.

Sepp, T., Karu, U., Sild, E., Männiste, M., & Hõrak, P. (2011). Effects of carotenoids, immune activation and immune suppression on the intensity of chronic coccidiosis in greenfinches. Experimental parasitology, 127(3), 651-657.


Hõrak, P., Sild, E., Soomets, U., Sepp, T., & Kilk, K. (2010). Oxidative stress and information content of black and yellow plumage coloration: an experiment with greenfinches. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213(13), 2225-2233.