Troy Day

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Computability, Gödel's incompleteness theorem, and an inherent limit on the predictability of evolution
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J R Soc Interface 9:624-39. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary epidemiology of multilocus drug resistance
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Biology, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 66:1582-97. 2012
  3. pmc Predicting quarantine failure rates
    Troy Day
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:487-8. 2004
  4. pmc Intralocus sexual conflict can drive the evolution of genomic imprinting
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Genetics 167:1537-46. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint To age or not to age--what is the question?
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Canada
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2004:pe10. 2004
  6. pmc Evolution of parasite virulence when host responses cause disease
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada K7L 3N6
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2685-92. 2007
  7. doi request reprint A unified approach to the evolutionary consequences of genetic and nongenetic inheritance
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Am Nat 178:E18-36. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the evolution of bleaching resistance in corals
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Am Nat 171:E72-88. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A consideration of patterns of virulence arising from host-parasite coevolution
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Biology, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 57:671-6. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Bridging scales in the evolution of infectious disease life histories: theory
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 65:3448-61. 2011

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Publications51

  1. pmc Computability, Gödel's incompleteness theorem, and an inherent limit on the predictability of evolution
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J R Soc Interface 9:624-39. 2012
    ..The theorem is closely related to Gödel's incompleteness theorem, and to the halting problem from computability theory...
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary epidemiology of multilocus drug resistance
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Biology, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 66:1582-97. 2012
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  3. pmc Predicting quarantine failure rates
    Troy Day
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:487-8. 2004
    ..Here a simple, exact estimate of the failure rate is derived that does not depend on disease-specific parameters. This estimate is universally applicable to all infectious diseases...
  4. pmc Intralocus sexual conflict can drive the evolution of genomic imprinting
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Genetics 167:1537-46. 2004
    ..This theory also provides a potential mechanism for the resolution of intralocus sexual conflict in sexually selected traits and a novel pathway for the evolution of sexual dimorphism...
  5. ncbi request reprint To age or not to age--what is the question?
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Canada
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2004:pe10. 2004
    ..A recent paper by Sozou and Seymour questions this prediction using a mathematical model, but it remains to be seen whether their new results stand up to more general analysis...
  6. pmc Evolution of parasite virulence when host responses cause disease
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada K7L 3N6
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2685-92. 2007
    ..Immunopathology complicates our understanding of disease evolution, but can nevertheless be readily accounted for within the framework of the trade-off hypothesis...
  7. doi request reprint A unified approach to the evolutionary consequences of genetic and nongenetic inheritance
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Am Nat 178:E18-36. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the evolution of bleaching resistance in corals
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Am Nat 171:E72-88. 2008
    ..These qualitative theoretical results highlight important future directions for empirical research in order to quantify the potential for coral reefs to evolve resistance to thermal stress...
  9. ncbi request reprint A consideration of patterns of virulence arising from host-parasite coevolution
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Biology, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 57:671-6. 2003
    ..This contrasts with previous results and arises from our inclusion of two important factors absent from previous theory: costs of immunological up-regulation and a more suitable measure of parasite-induced mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Bridging scales in the evolution of infectious disease life histories: theory
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 65:3448-61. 2011
    ..In a companion paper, we illustrate the approach by applying it to data from a model system of malaria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Applying population-genetic models in theoretical evolutionary epidemiology
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics, Jeffery Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Ecol Lett 10:876-88. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint A general theory for the evolutionary dynamics of virulence
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Am Nat 163:E40-63. 2004
    ..It also leads to novel predictions that are not possible using the game-theoretic approach. The general theory can be used to model the evolution of other pathogen traits as well...
  13. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary consequences of plasticity in host-pathogen interactions
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Theor Popul Biol 69:323-31. 2006
    ..We find, quite generally, that plasticity promotes the evolution of higher levels of cooperation, in this case leading to reduced levels of both virulence and clearance...
  14. ncbi request reprint From inclusive fitness to fixation probability in homogeneous structured populations
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Theor Biol 249:101-10. 2007
    ..The results are illustrated for a model of the evolution of cooperation in a finite island population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Perfect reciprocity is the only evolutionarily stable strategy in the continuous iterated prisoner's dilemma
    Jean Baptiste André
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
    J Theor Biol 247:11-22. 2007
    ..e., correlated) fashion. As a corollary, the overall payoff of social interactions (i.e., the amount of cooperation) is maximized because couples of correlated partners effectively become the units of selection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidences of parasite evolution after vaccination
    Sylvain Gandon
    CEFE UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, F 34293 Montpellier cedex 5, France
    Vaccine 26:C4-7. 2008
    ..Our purpose here is therefore to stimulate future research into quantifying these effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Linking within- and between-host dynamics in the evolutionary epidemiology of infectious diseases
    Nicole Mideo
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:511-7. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, these models have proven very useful through their highlighting of the importance of within-host disease dynamics on pathogen evolution...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evolution of cooperation in a finite homogeneous graph
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Nature 447:469-72. 2007
    ..For other types of population regulation our results reveal that cooperation can invade if players choose partners along relatively 'high-weight' edges...
  19. pmc The evolutionary emergence of pandemic influenza
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2945-53. 2006
    ..Finally, public health interventions aimed at reducing the duration of avian virus infections in humans give the greatest reduction in the probability that a pandemic strain will evolve...
  20. doi request reprint Evolutionary epidemiology and the dynamics of adaptation
    Sylvain Gandon
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5175, 1919 Route de Mende, F 34293 Montpellier cedex 5, France
    Evolution 63:826-38. 2009
    ..As mean fitness is an easily measurable quantity in microbial systems, this analysis provides new ways to track the dynamics of adaptation in experimental evolution and coevolution studies...
  21. doi request reprint Epidemiological and evolutionary consequences of targeted vaccination
    Paul D Williams
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 3G5
    Mol Ecol 17:485-99. 2008
    ..They further suggest that accounting for realistic kinds of heterogeneity when contemplating targeted treatment plans and policies might provide a new tool in the design of more effective virulence management strategies...
  22. pmc Modelling malaria pathogenesis
    Nicole Mideo
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Cell Microbiol 10:1947-55. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Understanding and predicting strain-specific patterns of pathogenesis in the rodent malaria Plasmodium chabaudi
    Nicole Mideo
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L3N6
    Am Nat 172:214-38. 2008
    ..Our analyses highlight the importance of model selection and validation for revealing new biological insights...
  24. pmc The effect of disease life history on the evolutionary emergence of novel pathogens
    Jean Baptiste André
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L3N6
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1949-56. 2005
    ..In general, diseases that initially have a large reproductive number and/or that cause relatively long infections are the most prone to evolutionary adaptation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immune evasion and the evolution of molecular mimicry in parasites
    Amy Hurford
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Evolution 67:2889-904. 2013
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  26. pmc On the evolution of reproductive restraint in malaria
    Nicole Mideo
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1217-24. 2008
    ..Further experimental work is needed to determine which of these two hypotheses provides the most likely explanation...
  27. pmc Optimal antiviral treatment strategies and the effects of resistance
    Elsa Hansen
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Jeffery Hall, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1082-9. 2011
    ..Finally, we use numerical simulations to verify that the results also hold under more general conditions...
  28. pmc Next-generation tools for evolutionary invasion analyses
    Amy Hurford
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Ontario, Canada
    J R Soc Interface 7:561-71. 2010
    ..Although focusing primarily on evolutionary invasion analysis, we provide several insights that apply to biological modelling in general...
  29. doi request reprint Optimal control of epidemics with limited resources
    Elsa Hansen
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Jeffery Hall, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Math Biol 62:423-51. 2011
    ..The results presented here also highlight a number of areas that warrant further study and emphasize that time-optimal control of the basic SIR model is still not fully understood...
  30. pmc Stability in negotiation games and the emergence of cooperation
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 271:669-74. 2004
    ..Mathematical analysis suggests why this might be happening, and provides a novel and robust explanation for cooperation, that negotiation can facilitate the evolution of cooperative behaviour...
  31. ncbi request reprint When is quarantine a useful control strategy for emerging infectious diseases?
    Troy Day
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 163:479-85. 2006
    ..When isolation is ineffective, the use of quarantine will be most beneficial when there is significant asymptomatic transmission and if the asymptomatic period is neither very long nor very short...
  32. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary consequences of vaccination
    Troy Day
    Vaccine 26:C1-3. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint A theoretical investigation of the evolution and maintenance of mirror-image flowers
    Linley K Jesson
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Am Nat 161:916-30. 2003
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  34. pmc On the evolution of virulence and the relationship between various measures of mortality
    Troy Day
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G5
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1317-23. 2002
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  35. ncbi request reprint Behavioural evolution: cooperate with thy neighbour?
    Peter D Taylor
    Nature 428:611-2. 2004
  36. pmc Modelling strategies for controlling SARS outbreaks
    Abba B Gumel
    Institute of Industrial and Mathematical Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2223-32. 2004
    ..A community-wide eradication of SARS is feasible if optimal isolation is combined with a highly effective screening programme at the points of entry...
  37. ncbi request reprint Population structure attributable to reproductive time: isolation by time and adaptation by time
    Andrew P Hendry
    Redpath Museum and Department of Biology, McGill University, 859 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6 Canada
    Mol Ecol 14:901-16. 2005
    ..The best evidence for IBT and ABT currently comes from salmonid fishes and flowering plants, but we expect that future work will show these processes are more widespread...
  38. ncbi request reprint Understanding and managing pathogen evolution: a way forward
    Sylvain Gandon
    Trends Microbiol 11:206-7; author reply 208-9. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    Troy Day
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint The shaping of senescence in the wild
    Paul D Williams
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord St, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:458-63. 2006
    ..We argue that it is necessary to move beyond the simplistic classical expectation and to take a more comprehensive and precise approach to studies of senescence, both theoretically and empirically...
  41. pmc The evolutionary epidemiology of vaccination
    Sylvain Gandon
    Génétique et Evolution des Maladies Infectieuses, UMR CNRS IRD 2724, IRD, 911 Avenue Agropolis, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J R Soc Interface 4:803-17. 2007
    ..In particular, we argue that more work should be done evaluating the nature and magnitude of parasite fitness costs associated with adaptation to vaccinated hosts...
  42. ncbi request reprint The evolution of virulence in vector-borne and directly transmitted parasites
    Troy Day
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G5
    Theor Popul Biol 62:199-213. 2002
    ..I conclude by suggesting that an alternative explanation might lie in differences in inoculum size between these two types of transmission...
  43. pmc Detecting sexually antagonistic coevolution with population crosses
    Locke Rowe
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2009-16. 2003
    ..These results suggest a reinterpretation of several recent experiments and have important implications for developing theories of speciation when sexually antagonistic coevolution is involved...
  44. pmc Older males signal more reliably
    Stephen R Proulx
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G5, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 269:2291-9. 2002
    ..This provides a novel rationale for female preference for older mates; older males reveal more information in their sexual displays...
  45. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic pleiotropy, mortality source interactions, and the evolutionary theory of senescence
    Paul D Williams
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada
    Evolution 57:1478-88. 2003
    ..The combined effects can therefore result in the novel prediction that an increase in interactive extrinsic mortality sources can select for slower senescent deterioration early in life but more rapid deterioration late in life...
  46. ncbi request reprint The evolution of static allometry in sexually selected traits
    Russell Bonduriansky
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada
    Evolution 57:2450-8. 2003
    ..More generally, our findings highlight the difficulty of inferring complex underlying processes from simple emergent patterns...
  47. ncbi request reprint The evolution of sperm-allocation strategies and the degree of sperm competition
    Paul D Williams
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada
    Evolution 59:492-9. 2005
    ..This change in perspective leads to predictions that are qualitatively different from those of previous theory...
  48. ncbi request reprint Escalation, retreat, and female indifference as alternative outcomes of sexually antagonistic coevolution
    Locke Rowe
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada
    Am Nat 165:S5-18. 2005
    ..Together, these results suggest that identifying the nature of genetic variation in and the strength of natural selection on female resistance should be a central goal of future studies of sexual conflict...
  49. pmc Detecting sexual conflict and sexually antagonistic coevolution
    Locke Rowe
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:277-85. 2006
    ..A mix of selection and manipulative studies on these is likely the most promising route...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sperm competition and the evolution of ejaculate composition
    Erin Cameron
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Nat 169:E158-72. 2007
    ..It also predicts the evolution of distinct patterns in ejaculate composition depending on the function of seminal fluid. In the discussion, we highlight a number of potential approaches for testing the theory that we develop...
  51. ncbi request reprint The role of size-specific predation in the evolution and diversification of prey life histories
    Troy Day
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Evolution 56:877-87. 2002
    ..Moreover, under strong coupling it is also possible for natural selection to favor an evolutionary diversification of life histories, possibly resulting in two coexisting species with divergent life-history strategies...