Evolutionary and ecological physiology of animals (mainly vertebrates):
- Correlated evolution of behavioral and morpho-physiological adaptations;
- Evolution of metabolic rate, evolution of endothermy;
- Energy budgets of animals;
- Experimental evolution, experiments with artificial selection;
- Genetic variation of physiological traits and natural selection on the traits in wild populations.
Model organism studied:
the bank vole Myodes (=Clethrionomys) glareolus