Publications

Journal Articles

  • Gillooly, J. F., Gomez, J. P., and E. V. Mavrodiev. 2017. A broad-scale comparison of aerobic activity levels in vertebrates: endotherms versus ectotherms. Proc. R. Soc. B. 284:20162328. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Gomez, J. P., Mavrodiev, E., Rong, Y., and E. S. McLamore. 2016 Body mass scaling of passive oxygen diffusion in endotherms and ectotherms.  PNAS,113 (19):5340-5345. (reprint)
  • Nifong, R. S. and J. F. Gillooly. 2016. Temperature effects on virion volume and genome length in dsDNA viruses. Biology Letters,12 (3). (reprint)
  • Haase, C. M, Long, A., and J. F. Gillooly. 2016. Energetics of stress: Linking plasma cortisol levels to metabolic rate in mammals. Biology Letters 12: 20150867. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Hein, A and R. Damiani. 2015. Nuclear DNA content varies with cell size across human cell types. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 1:7(7):a019091 (reprint)
  • Marquet, P. A., Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., Dunne, J. A., Enquist, B. J., Gillooly, J. F., Gowaty, P. A., Green, J. L., Harte, J. Hubbell, S. P., O’Dwyer, J., Okie, J. G., Ostling, A., Ritchie, M., Storch, D., and G. B. West. 2015. On the importance of first principles in ecological theory development. Bioscience 65(4):342-343. (reprint)
  • Marquet, P. A., Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., Dunne, J. A., Enquist, B. J., Gillooly, J. F., Gowaty, P. A., Green, J. L., Harte, J. Hubbell, S. P., O’Dwyer, J., Okie, J. G., Ostling, A., Ritchie, M., Storch, D., and G. B. West. 2014. On theory in ecology. Bioscience 64(8):701-710. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and R. Zenil-Ferguson. 2014. Vertebrate blood cell volume increases with temperature: implications for aerobic activity. PeerJ 2: e346. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and M. McCoy. 2014. Brain size varies with temperature in vertebrates. PeerJ, e301. (reprint)
  • Shik, J Z, C Hou, A Kay, M Kaspari, J F Gillooly. 2012. Towards a general life-history model of the superorganism: predicting the survival, growth and reproduction of ant societies. Biol. Lett. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0463 (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J F, A Hayward, C Hou, J G Burleigh. 2012. Explaining differences in the lifespan and replicative capacity of cells: a general model and comparative analysis of vertebrates. Proc. R. Soc. B doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1129 (reprint)
  • Zych, A F, R W Mankin, J F Gillooly, and E Foreman. 2012. Stridulation y Jadera haematoloma (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae): Production mechanism and associated behaviors. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 105:118-127 (reprint)
  • Hein, A M and S McKinley. 2012. Sensing and decision-making in random search. PNAS. 109:12070-12074 (online)
  • Hein, A M, C Hou, and J F Gillooly. 2012. Energetic and biomechanical constraints on animal migration distance. Ecology Letters. 15:104-110. (online)
  • Hein, A M and K J Keirsted. 2012. The rising cost of warming waters: Effects of temperature on the cost of swimming in fish. Biology Letters. 8:266-269. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0885. (online)
  • Hein, A M and J F Gillooly. 2011. Predators, prey, and transient states in the assembly of spatially structured communities. Ecology 92:549-555. (online)
  • Hayward, A., & J.F. Gillooly. 2011. The cost of sex: Quantifying energetic investment in reproduction in males and females. PLoS One 6:e16557 (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., C. Hou, and M. Kaspari. 2010. Eusocial insects as superorganisms: Insights from metabolic theory. Communicative and Integrative Biology 3:360-362 (reprint)
  • Price, C. A., J. F. Gillooly, A. P. Allen, J. S. Weitz, and K. J. Niklas. 2010. The metabolic theory of ecology: Prospects and challenges for plant biology. The New Phytologist, Tansley Review:1-15 (reprint)
  • Ophir, A. G., Schrader, S. B., and J. F. Gillooly. 2010. Energetic Cost of Calling: General Constraints and Species-Specific Differences. Journal of Evolutionary Biology (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Hou, C. and M. Kaspari. 2010. Eusocial Insects as Superorganisms: Insights from Metabolic Theory. Communicative and Integrative Biology (online).
  • Hou, C., M. Kaspari ,H. B. Vander Zanden, and J. F. Gillooly. 2010. Energetic basis of colonial living in social insects. PNAS (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and A. G. Ophir. 2010. The energetic basis of acoustic communication. Proceedings of the Royal Society B (reprint)
  • Anderson-Teixeira, K. J., V. M. Savage, A. P. Allen; and J. F. Gillooly. 2009. Allometry and Metabolic Scaling in Ecology. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester (reprint)
  • McCoy, M. W., A. P. Allen, and J. F. Gillooly. 2009. The random nature of genome architecture: Predicting open reading frame distributions. PLoS One (reprint)
  • Allen, A. P. and J. F. Gillooly. 2009. Towards an integration of ecological stoichiometry and the metabolic theory of ecology to better understand nutrient cycling. Ecology Letters (reprint)
  • McCoy, M. W., and J. F. Gillooly. 2008. Predicting natural mortality rates of plants and animals. Ecology Letters (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Londono, G. A. and A. P. Allen. 2007. Energetic constraints on an early developmental stage: a comparative view. Biology Letters (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., McCoy, M. W. and A. P. Allen. 2007. Effects of metabolic rate on protein evolution. Biology Letters. (reprint)
  • Allen, A. P. and J. F. Gillooly. 2007. The mechanistic basis of the metabolic theory of ecology. Oikos, OnlineEarly Articles: 0-0. (reprint)
  • Savage, V. M., Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., Gillooly, J. F., Herman, A. B. Woodruff, W. H., and G. B. West. 2007. Scaling of number, size and metabolic rate of cells with body size in mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(11): 4718-4723. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and A. P. Allen. 2007. Linking Global Patterns in Biodiversity to Evolutionary Dynamics Using Metabolic Theory. Ecology, 88(8): 890-894. (reprint)
  • Enquist, B. J., Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., Gillooly, J. F., Kerkhoff, A. J., Niklas, K. J., Price, C. A., and G. B. West. 2007. Biological scaling: Does the exception prove the rule? Nature, 445: E9-E10. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and A. P. Allen. 2007. Changes in body temperature influence the scaling of VO_2_max and aerobic scope in mammals. Biology Letters, 3: 99-102. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P., and E. L. Charnov. 2006. Dinosaur fossils predict body temperatures. PLoS Biology, 4(8): 1467-1469. (reprint)
  • Allen A.P. and Gillooly J.F. 2006. Assessing latitudinal gradients in speciation rates and biodiversity at the global scale. Ecology Letters, 9: 947-954. (reprint)
  • Allen A.P., Gillooly J.F., Savage V.M. and J. H. Brown. 2006. Kinetic effects of temperature on rates of genetic divergence and speciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103: 9130-9135. (reprint)
  • Anderson K. J., Allen, A. P., Gillooly, J. F., and J. H. Brown. 2006. Temperature-dependence of biomass accumulation rates during secondary succession. Ecology Letters. 9(6): 673-682. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P. Savage, V. M., West, G. B., and J. H. Brown. 2005. Response to Clarke and Fraser: Effects of Temperature on Metabolic Rate. Functional Ecology, 20: 400-404. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., Elser, J. J., Martinez del Rio, C., Savage, V. M., West, G. B., Woodruff, W. H., and H. A. Woods. 2005. The Metabolic Basis of Whole Organism RNA and Phosphorus Content. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 11923-11927. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., and G. B. West. 2005. The Rate of DNA evolution: Effects of Body Size and Temperature on the Molecular Clock. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102:140-145. (reprint)
  • Allen, A. P., Gillooly, J. F., and J. H. Brown. 2005. Linking the Global Carbon Cycle to Individual Metabolism. Functional Ecology, 19: 202-213. (reprint)
  • Charnov, E. L. and J. F. Gillooly. 2004. Size and Temperature in the Evolution of Fish Life Histories. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44: 494-497. (reprint)
  • Brown, J. H., Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P., Savage, V. M., and G. B. West. 2004. (MacArthur Award Paper, Invited) Toward a Metabolic Theory of Ecology. Ecology, 85:1771-1789. (reprint)
  • Brown, J. H., Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P., Savage, V. M., and G. B. West. 2004. Response to Forum Commentary on “Toward a Metabolic Theory of Ecology”. Ecology, 85:1818-1821. (reprint)
  • Savage, V. M., Brown, J. H., Gillooly, J. F., Woodruff, W. H., West, G. B., Allen, A. P., Enquist, B. J., and J. H. Brown. 2004. The Predominance of Quarter Power Scaling in Biology. Functional Ecology, 18: 257-282. (reprint)
  • Savage, V. M., Gillooly, J. F., Brown, J. H., West, G. B. and E. L. Charnov. 2003. Effects of Body Size and Temperature on Population Growth. American Naturalist, 163: 429-441. (reprint)
  • Ernest, S. K. M, Enquist, B. J., Brown, J. H., Charnov, E. L., Gillooly, J. F., et al. 2003. Thermodynamic and Metabolic Effects on the Scaling of Production and Population Energy Use. Ecology Letters, 6: 990-995. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Charnov, E. L., Brown, J. H. Savage, V. M. and G. B. West. 2003. How Reliable is the Biological Time Clock? Brief Communication. Nature 424:270. (reprint)
  • Enquist, B. J., Economo, E., Huxman, T. E., Allen, A. P., Ignace, D. D. and J. F. Gillooly. 2003. Scaling the Biochemical Kinetics of Ecosystem Respiration from Individuals to the Biosphere. Nature 423:639-642. (reprint)
  • Brown, J. H. and J. F. Gillooly. 2003. Invited commentary. Ecological Food Webs: High Quality Data Facilitate Theoretical Unification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100(4):1467-1468. (reprint)
  • Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H. and J. F. Gillooly. 2003. Global Biodiversity, Biochemical Kinetics and the Energetic-Equivalence Rule. Reply. Science 299:346. (reprint)
  • Brown, J. H., Allen, A. P. and J. F. Gillooly. 2003. Heat and Biodiversity. Reply. Science 299:512-513. (reprint)
  • Charnov, E. L. and J. F. Gillooly. 2003. Thermal Time: Body Size, Food Quality and the 10 oC Rule. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5:43-51. (reprint)
  • Jun, J., Pepper, J. W., Savage, V. M., Gillooly, J. F. and J. H. Brown. 2003. Allometric Scaling of Ant Foraging Trail Networks. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5:297-303. (reprint)
  • West, G. B., Savage, V. M., Gillooly, J. F., Enquist, B. J., Woodruff, W. H. and J. H. Brown. 2003. Why Does Metabolic Rate Scale with Body Size? Brief Communication. Nature 421:713. (reprint)
  • Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H. and J. F. Gillooly. 2002. Global Biodiversity, Biochemical Kinetics and the Energetic-Equivalence Rule. Science 297:1545-1548. (reprint)
  • Belgrano, A., Allen, A. P., Enquist, B. J. and J. F. Gillooly. 2002. Allometric Scaling of Maximum Population Density: A Common Rule for Marine Phytoplankton and Terrestrial Plants. Ecology Letters 5:611-613. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Charnov, E. L., West, G. B, Savage, V. M. and J. H. Brown. 2002. Effects of Size and Temperature on Developmental Time. Nature 417:70-73. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., Brown, J. H., West, G. B., Savage, V. M., and E. L. Charnov. 2001. Effects of Size and Temperature on Metabolic Rate. Science 293:2248-2251. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and S. I. Dodson. 2000. Latitudinal Patterns in the Size Distribution and Seasonal Dynamics of New World, freshwater Cladocera. Limnology and Oceanography 45:22-30. (online)
  • Gillooly, J. F. 2000. Effect of Body Size and Temperature on Generation Time in Zooplankton. Journal of Plankton Research 22:241-251. (online)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and S. I. Dodson. 2000. The Relationship of Egg Size and Incubation Temperature to Embryonic Development Time in Univoltine and Multivoltine Aquatic Insects. Freshwater Biology 44:595-604. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F., O’Keefe, T. C., Newman, S. P., and J. R. Baylis. 2000. A Long-Term View of Density-Dependent Recruitment in Smallmouth Bass from Nebish Lake, Wisconsin. Journal of Fish Biology 56:542-551. (online)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and S. I. Dodson. 2000. The Relationship of Neonate Mass and Incubation Temperature to Embryonic Development Time in a Range of Animal Taxa. Journal of Zoology (Lond.) 251:369-375. (reprint)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and J. R. Baylis. 1999. Reproductive Success and the Energetic Cost of Parental Care in Male Smallmouth Bass. Journal of Fish Biology 54:573-584. (online)
  • Gillooly, J. F. and G. W. Barlow. 1995. Effects of Winter Floods on Threespine Sticklebacks in a Restored Urban Creek. California Fish and Game 81(4):155-162.

Book Chapters

  • Hayward, A., Gillooly, J. F. and A. Kodric-Brown. 2012: Behavior, In, Metabolic Ecology: A Scaling Approach, Eds. R. M. Sibly, and J. H. Brown. University of Chicago Press.
  • Gillooly, J. F., Hayward, A. and M. E. Moses. 2012. The Metabolic Theory of Ecology, In, Sourcebook of Theoretical Ecology, Eds. A. Hastings and L. Gross. University of California Press.
  • Allen, A. P., Brown, J. H., and J. F. Gillooly. 2007. Beyond the species-energy hypothesis: the role of potential and kinetic energy in regulating biodiversity, In, The Scaling of Biodiversity. Oxford University Press.
  • Gillooly, J. F., Allen, A. P., and J.H. Brown. 2005. Food web structure and dynamics: reconciling alternative ecological currencies, In, Food webs as Complex Adaptive Networks: Linking Structure to Dynamics (eds. M. Pasqual and J. A. Dunne). Oxford University Press. (pdf)
  • Brown, J. H., Gillooly, J. F., Savage, V. M. and G. B. West. 2006. The next step in macroecology: from general empirical patterns to universal ecological laws, In, Macroecology: Concepts and Consequences (eds. T. Blackburn and K. Gaston). British Ecological Society.