Christine C Spencer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Experimental demonstration of ecological character displacement
    Jabus G Tyerman
    Dept Zoology and Centre for Biodiversity, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 8:34. 2008
  2. pmc Adaptation increases the likelihood of diversification in an experimental bacterial lineage
    Christine C Spencer
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1585-9. 2008
  3. pmc Metabolic changes associated with adaptive diversification in Escherichia coli
    Mickael Le Gac
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Genetics 178:1049-60. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Selection, epistasis, and parent-of-origin effects on deleterious mutations across environments in Drosophila melanogaster
    Alethea D Wang
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S3B2, Canada
    Am Nat 174:863-74. 2009
  5. pmc Adaptive diversification in genes that regulate resource use in Escherichia coli
    Christine C Spencer
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS Genet 3:e15. 2007

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Publications5

  1. pmc Experimental demonstration of ecological character displacement
    Jabus G Tyerman
    Dept Zoology and Centre for Biodiversity, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 8:34. 2008
    ..However, direct experimental demonstrations of character displacement due to competition are rare...
  2. pmc Adaptation increases the likelihood of diversification in an experimental bacterial lineage
    Christine C Spencer
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1585-9. 2008
    ..These results suggest evolutionary branching caused by frequency-dependent competition as the main mechanism of diversification in our experimental populations...
  3. pmc Metabolic changes associated with adaptive diversification in Escherichia coli
    Mickael Le Gac
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Genetics 178:1049-60. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Selection, epistasis, and parent-of-origin effects on deleterious mutations across environments in Drosophila melanogaster
    Alethea D Wang
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S3B2, Canada
    Am Nat 174:863-74. 2009
    ..e., epistasis becomes more positive). In addition, we find a high incidence of indirect genetic effects whereby the strength of selection against the alleles carried by offspring is dependent on the genotypes of their parents...
  5. pmc Adaptive diversification in genes that regulate resource use in Escherichia coli
    Christine C Spencer
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS Genet 3:e15. 2007
    ..Our results provide a rare example of a mechanistic integration of diversifying processes at the genetic, physiological, and ecological levels...