Publications

Publications

 

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2017

Ho, E. K. H., and A. F. Agrawal. 2017. Aging asexual lineages and the evolutionary maintenance of sex. Evolution 71: 1865-1875. PDF

Luijckx, P., E. K. H. Ho, M. Gasim, S. Chen, A. Stanic, C. Yanchus, Y. S. Kim, and A. F. Agrawal. 2017. Higher rates of sex evolve during adaptation to more complex environments. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114: 534-539. PDF
 

2016

Huang, Y. and A.F. Agrawal. 2016. Experimental evolution of gene expression and plasticity in alternative selective regimes. PLoS Genetics 12: e1006336. Available from PLoS here.

Huang, Y., I. Tran, and A.F. Agrawal. 2016. Does genetic variation maintained by environmental heterogeneity facilitate adaptation to novel selection? Am. Nat. 188: 27-37. PDF

Sharp, N. P. and A.F. Agrawal. 2016. Low genetic quality alters key dimensions of the mutational spectrum. PLoS Biology 14: e1002419. Available from PLoS here.

MattyHartfield, M., S. I. Wright, and A. F. Agrawal. 2016. Coalescent times and patterns of genetic diversity in species with facultative sex: effects of gene conversion, population structure and heterogeneity. Genetics 202: 297-312. PDF

Agrawal, A. F., and M. Hartfield. 2016. Coalescence with background and balancing selection in systems with bi- and uniparental reproduction: contrasting partial asexuality and selfing. Genetics 202: 313-326. PDF

 

2015

Huang, Y., J.R. Stinchcombe, and A.F. Agrawal. 2015. Quantitative genetic variance in experimental fly populations evolving with or without environmental heterogeneity. Evolution 69: 2735-2746. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2015. Infection elevates diversity. Nature 525: 464-465. (News and Views) PDF

 

2014

Yun, L., and A. F. Agrawal. 2014. Variation in the strength of inbreeding depression across environments: Effects of stress and density dependence. Evolution 68: 3599-3606. PDF

YuhengHuang, Y., S.I. Wright, and A.F. Agrawal. 2014. Genome-wide patterns of genetic variation within and among alternative selective regimes . PLoS Genetics 10: e1004527. Available from PLoS here.

Kamran-Disfani, A., and A. F. Agrawal. 2014. Selfing, adaptation and background selection in finite populations. J. Evol. Biol. 27: 1360-1371. PDF

Arbuthnott, D., E. M. Dutton, A. F. Agrawal, and H. D. Rundle. 2014. Remating and sperm competition in replicate populations of Drosophila melanogaster adapted to alternative environments. PLoS One 9: e90207 Available from PLoS here.

Wang, A. D., N. P. Sharp, and A. F. Agrawal. 2014. Sensitivity of the distribution of mutational fitness effects to environment, genetic background, and adaptedness: a case study with Drosophila. Evolution 68: 840-853. PDF

Arbuthnott, D., E. M. Dutton, A. F. Agrawal, and H. D. Rundle. 2014. The ecology of sexual conflict: ecologically dependent parallel evolution of male harm and female resistance in Drosophila melanogaster. Ecology Letters 17: 221-228. PDF

 

2013

Zikovitz, A. E. and A. F. Agrawal. 2013. The condition dependency of fitness in males and females: the fitness consequences of juvenile diet assessed in environments differing in key adult resources. Evolution. 67: 2849-2860. PDF

Becks, L. and A. F. Agrawal. 2013. Higher rates of sex evolve under K-selection. J. Evol. Biol. 26: 900-905. PDF

FliesConditionSharp, N.P. and A.F. Agrawal. 2013. Male-biased fitness effects of spontaneous mutations in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 67: 1189-1195. PDF

Long, T.A.F., L. Rowe, and A.F. Agrawal 2013. The effects of selective history and environmental heterogeneity on inbreeding depression in experimental populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Am. Nat. 181: 532-544. PDF
 

2012

Agrawal, A.F., and M.C. Whitlock. 2012. Mutation load: The fitness of individuals in populations where deleterious alleles are abundant. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 43: 115-135. PDF

Wang, A.D., and A.F. Agrawal. 2012. DNA repair pathway choice is influenced by the health of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 192: 361-370. PDF

AlisonEddieWardlaw, A.M. and A.F Agrawal. 2012. Temporal variation in selection accelerates mutational decay by Muller’s ratchet. Genetics 191: 907-916 PDF

Ho, E.K.H., and A.F. Agrawal. 2012. The effects of competition on the strength and softness of selection. J. Evol. Biol. 25: 2537-2546. PDF

Clark, S.C.A., N.P. Sharp, L. Rowe, and A.F. Agrawal. 2012. Relative effectiveness of mating success and sperm competition at eliminating deleterious mutations in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One 7: e37351 Available from PLoS here.

Sharp, N.P. and A.F. Agrawal. 2012. Evidence for elevated mutation rates in low-quality genotypes. PNAS 109: 6142-6146 PDF

Long, T.A.F., A.F. Agrawal, and L. Rowe. 2012. The effect of sexual selection on offspring fitness depends on the nature of genetic variation. Curr. Biol. 22: 204-208 PDF

Becks, L. and A.F. Agrawal. 2012. The evolution of sex is favoured during adaptation to new environments. PLoS Biology 10: e1001317. Available from PLoS here.

Tedman-Aucoin, K. and A.F. Agrawal. 2012. The effect of deleterious mutations and age on recombination in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 66: 575-585 PDF

 

2011

Agrawal, A.F., J.L. Feder, and P. Nosil 2011. Ecological divergence and the origins of intrinsic isolation with gene flow. Intl. J. Ecol. Article ID 435357 Available from IJE here

rotiferBecksBecks, L. and A.F. Agrawal. 2011. The effect of sex on the mean and variance of fitness in facultatively sexual rotifers. J. Evol. Biol. 24: 656-664 PDF

Agrawal, A.F., and M.C. Whitlock. 2011. Inferences about the distribution of dominance drawn from yeast gene knockout data. Genetics 178: 553-566 PDF

Laffafian, A., J.D. King and A.F. Agrawal. 2010. Variation in the strength and softness of selection on deleterious mutations. Evolution 64: 3232-3241 PDF

 

2010

Agrawal, A.F., and M.C. Whitlock. 2010. Environmental duress and epistasis: How does stress affect the strength of selection on new mutations? Trends Ecol. Evol. 25: 450-458 PDF

lutzBecksBecks, L., and A.F. Agrawal. 2010. Higher rates of sex evolve in spatially heterogeneous environments. Nature 468: 89-92 PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2010. Ecological determinants of mutation load and inbreeding depression in subdivided populations. Am. Nat. 176: 111-122 PDF

Cutter, A.D., and A.F. Agrawal. 2010. The evolutionary dynamics of operon distributions in eukaryote genomes. Genetics 185: 685-693 PDF

Wyman, M. J., A.F. Agrawal, and L. Rowe. 2010. Condition-dependence of the sexually dimorphic transcriptome in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 64: 1836-1848 PDF

 

2009

Agrawal, A.F., and J.R. Stinchcombe. 2009. How much do genetic covariances alter the rate of adaptation? Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 276: 1183-11191 PDF

Whitlock, M.C., and A.F. Agrawal. 2009. Purging the genome with sexual selection: Reducing mutation load through selection on males. Evolution 63: 569-582. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2009. Spatial heterogeneity and the evolution of sex in diploids. Am. Nat. 174: S54-S70 PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2009. Selection on sex versus recombination in Red Queen models with diploid hosts. Evolution. 63: 2131-2141 PDF

AletheaFliesWang, A.D., N.P. Sharp, C.C. Spencer, K. Tedman-Aucoin, and A.F. Agrawal. 2009. Selection, epistasis, and parent-of-origin effects on deleterious mutations across environments in Drosophila melanogaster. Am. Nat. 174: 863-874 PDF

Sharp, N.P., and A.F. Agrawal. 2009. Sexual selection and the random union of gametes: Testing for a correlation in fitness between parents in Drosophila melanogaster. Am. Nat. 174: 613-622 PDF

Young, J.A., C.P. Yourth, and A.F. Agrawal. 2009. The effect of pathogens on selection against deleterious mutations in Drosophila melanogaster. J. Evol. Biol. 22: 2125-2129 PDF

 

2008

Agrawal A.F. and A.D. Wang. 2008. Increased transmission of mutations by low-condition females: Evidence for condition-dependent DNA repair. PLoS Biol., 6: e30. Available from PLoS here.

Nathaniel150Sharp, N.P. and A.F. Agrawal. 2008. Mating density and the strength of sexual selection against deleterious alleles in Drosophila melangoaster. Evolution 62: 857-867. PDF

Stinchcombe, J.R., A.F. Agrawal, P. A. Hohenlohe, S. J. Arnold, and M. W. Blows 2008. Estimating nonlinear selection gradients using quadratic regression coefficients: double or nothing? Evolution 62: 2435-2440. PDF

 

2006

Blachford, A., and A.F. Agrawal. 2006. Assortative mating for fitness and the evolution of recombination. Evolution, 60: 1337–1343. PDF

Agrawal A.F. 2006. Similarity selection and the evolution of sex: Revisiting the Red Queen. PLoS Biol., 4: 1364-1371. Available from PLoS here. Supporting Info: SI1, SI2, SI3

Agrawal A.F. 2006. Evolution of sex: Why do organisms shuffle their genotypes? Curr. Biol., 16: R696-R704. PDF

burrowerInSnailDolgin, E.S., M.C. Whitlock and A.F. Agrawal. 2006. Male Drosophila melangoaster have higher mating success when adapted to their thermal environment. J. Evol. Biol. 19: 1894-1900 PDF

Agrawal A.F. and S.P. Otto. 2006. Host-parasite coevolution and selection on sex through the effects of segregation. Am. Nat. 168: 617-679. PDF (Supplementary material)

 

2001-2005

Agrawal A.F., N. Combs, and E.D. Brodie III. 2005. Insights into the costs of complex maternal care behavior in the burrower bug (Sehirus cinctus). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol., 57: 566-574. PDF

Agrawal A.F., L. Hadany, and S.P. Otto. 2005. The evolution of plastic recombination. Genetics, 171: 803-812. PDF

burrowerInSnailAgrawal, A.F., J.M. Brown, and E.D. Brodie III. 2004. On the social structure of offspring rearing in the burrower bug, Sehirus cinctus (Hemiptera: Cydnidae). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol., 57: 139-148. PDF

Agrawal, A.F., and C.M. Lively. 2003. Modelling infection as a two-step process combining gene-for-gene and matching-allele genetics. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 270: 323-334. PDF

Brown, J.M., A.F. Agrawal, and E.D. Brodie, III. 2003. An analysis of single clutch paternity in the burrower bug Sehirus cinctus using microsatellites. J. Insect. Behav., 16, 731-745. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2002. Genetic loads under fitness-dependent mutation rates. J. Evol. Biol., 15: 1004-1010. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. and C.M. Lively. 2002. Infection genetics: gene-for-gene versus matching-alleles models, and all points in between. Evol. Ecol. Res., 4: 79-90. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2001. Sexual selection and the maintenance of sexual reproduction. Nature, 411: 692-695. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2001. Kin recognition and the evolution of altruism. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B, 268: 1099-1104. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. 2001. The evolutionary consequences of mate copying on male traits. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol., 51: 33-40. PDF

BugsOnLamiumAgrawal, A.F., E.D. Brodie, III, and J. Brown. 2001. Parent-offspring coadaptation and the dual genetic control of maternal care. Science, 292: 1710-1712. PDF

Agrawal, A.F., E.D. Brodie, III, and L.H. Rieseberg. 2001. Possible consequences of genes of major effect: transient changes in the G-matrix. Genetica, 112: 33-43. PDF

Agrawal, A.F., E.D. Brodie, III, and M.J. Wade. 2001. On indirect genetic effects in structured populations. Am. Nat. 158: 308-323. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. and J.R. Chasnov. 2001. Recessive mutations and the maintenance of sex in structured populations. Genetics 158: 913-917. PDF

Agrawal, A.F. and C.M. Lively. 2001. Parasites and the evolution of self-fertilization. Evolution, 55: 869-879. PDF

Brodie, E.D., III and A.F. Agrawal. 2001. Maternal effects and the evolution of aposematic signals. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 98: 7884-7887. PDF

Wade, M.J., R.G. Winther, A.F. Agrawal, and C.J. Goodnight. 2001. Alternative definitions of epistasis: dependence and interaction. Trends Ecol. Evol., 16: 498-504. PDF

Wolf, J.B., W.A. Frankino, A.F. Agrawal, E.D. Brodie, III, and A.J. Moore. 2001. Developmental interactions and the constituents of quantitative variation. Evolution, 55: 232-245. PDF