Laurent Lehmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of trans-generational altruism: kin selection meets niche construction
    L Lehmann
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:181-9. 2007
  2. pmc Natural selection on fecundity variance in subdivided populations: kin selection meets bet hedging
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, CB2 3EH Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Genetics 176:361-77. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Mate choice evolution, dominance effects, and the maintenance of genetic variation
    Laurent Lehmann
    Laboratory of Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamic, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Theor Biol 244:282-95. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Population demography and the evolution of helping behaviors
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Evolution 60:1137-51. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of cooperation and altruism--a general framework and a classification of models
    L Lehmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Evol Biol 19:1365-76. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint An evolutionary analysis of the relationship between spite and altruism
    L Lehmann
    Laboratory of Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamic, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Evol Biol 19:1507-16. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Dynamics and genetic structure of Argentine ant supercolonies in their native range
    Valérie Vogel
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Evolution 63:1627-39. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of brood manipulation costs on optimal sex allocation in social hymenoptera
    Max Reuter
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Batiment de Biologie, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am Nat 164:E73-82. 2004
  9. pmc The population genetics of clonal and partially clonal diploids
    Francois Balloux
    I C A P B, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Genetics 164:1635-44. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint SAK/PLK4 is required for centriole duplication and flagella development
    M Bettencourt-Dias
    Cancer Research UK Cell Cycle Genetics Research Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:2199-207. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of trans-generational altruism: kin selection meets niche construction
    L Lehmann
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:181-9. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Natural selection on fecundity variance in subdivided populations: kin selection meets bet hedging
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, CB2 3EH Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Genetics 176:361-77. 2007
    ..The evolutionary dynamics of all three traits are markedly affected by variance in offspring number, although to a different extent and under different demographic conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mate choice evolution, dominance effects, and the maintenance of genetic variation
    Laurent Lehmann
    Laboratory of Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamic, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Theor Biol 244:282-95. 2007
    ..Overall, our model indicates that various forms of heterozygote-favouring (or variable) female choice pose a problem for the theory of sexual ornamentation based on indirect benefits, rather than a solution...
  4. ncbi request reprint Population demography and the evolution of helping behaviors
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Evolution 60:1137-51. 2006
    ..When fecundity is above its value maximizing deme size (oversaturation), helping may also evolve, but only if it reduces negative density-dependent competition...
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of cooperation and altruism--a general framework and a classification of models
    L Lehmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Evol Biol 19:1365-76. 2006
    ..All the models proposed so far are explicitly or implicitly built on these general principles, allowing us to classify them into four general categories...
  6. ncbi request reprint An evolutionary analysis of the relationship between spite and altruism
    L Lehmann
    Laboratory of Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamic, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Evol Biol 19:1507-16. 2006
    ..Further, deme size and migration rate determine whether harming evolves as a selfish strategy by increasing the fitness of the actor, or as a spiteful/altruistic strategy through its positive effect on the fitness of close kin...
  7. doi request reprint Dynamics and genetic structure of Argentine ant supercolonies in their native range
    Valérie Vogel
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Evolution 63:1627-39. 2009
    ..This dynamic is likely to involve strong competition between supercolonies and thus act as a potent selective force maintaining unicoloniality over evolutionary time...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of brood manipulation costs on optimal sex allocation in social hymenoptera
    Max Reuter
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Batiment de Biologie, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am Nat 164:E73-82. 2004
    ..While linear and accelerating cost functions generate monomorphic equilibria, decelerating costs lead to a process of evolutionary branching and hence split sex ratios...
  9. pmc The population genetics of clonal and partially clonal diploids
    Francois Balloux
    I C A P B, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Genetics 164:1635-44. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint SAK/PLK4 is required for centriole duplication and flagella development
    M Bettencourt-Dias
    Cancer Research UK Cell Cycle Genetics Research Group, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:2199-207. 2005
    ..SAK-/- mice die during embryogenesis, whereas SAK+/- mice develop liver and lung tumors and SAK+/- MEFs show mitotic abnormalities. However, the mechanism underlying these phenotypes is still not known...
  11. doi request reprint The evolution of social discounting in hierarchically clustered populations
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, UNIL Sorge, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 21:447-71. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint On metapopulation resistance to drift and extinction
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ecology 87:1844-55. 2006
    ..We then illustrate with numerical examples how conflicting demands may be resolved...
  13. pmc The demographic benefits of belligerence and bravery: defeated group repopulation or victorious group size expansion?
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e21437. 2011
    ..The analysis also suggests that, depending on the shape of the contest success function, costly bravery can evolve in groups of any size...
  14. pmc Random mating with a finite number of matings
    Francois Balloux
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EH, United Kingdom
    Genetics 165:2313-5. 2003
    ..This is obviously unrealistic. Here we show that when each female mates a finite number of times, the effective size of the population is substantially decreased...
  15. doi request reprint The stationary distribution of a continuously varying strategy in a class-structured population under mutation-selection-drift balance
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, UNIL Sorge, Le Biophore, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Evol Biol 25:770-87. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding avoidance through kin recognition: choosy females boost male dispersal
    Laurent Lehmann
    Institute of Ecology, University of Lausanne, CH 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am Nat 162:638-52. 2003
    ..Our model also shows that female choosiness should decline rapidly with search costs, stemming from, for example, reproductive delays. Species under strong time constraints on reproduction should thus be tolerant of inbreeding...
  17. ncbi request reprint Strong reciprocity or strong ferocity? A population genetic view of the evolution of altruistic punishment
    Laurent Lehmann
    Morrison Institute for Population and Resource Studies, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am Nat 170:21-36. 2007
    ..Overall, our results delineate the conditions under which strong reciprocity is selected for in a spatially structured population and highlight that the forces behind its evolution involves kinship (be it genetic or cultural)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of clonal diploids: a quick overview and a short DIY (do it yourself) notice
    Thierry de Meeus
    Génétique et Evolution des Maladies Infectieuses, Equipe Evolution des Systèmes Symbiotiques, UMR2724 CNRS IRD, BP 64501, 911 Av Agropolis, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Infect Genet Evol 6:163-70. 2006
    ..This information is then used for building recipes on how to analyse and interpret genetic polymorphism data in molecular epidemiology studies of clonal diploids...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary biology: genetics and bisexuality
    Vincent Savolainen
    Nature 445:158-9. 2007
  20. doi request reprint Cultural transmission can inhibit the evolution of altruistic helping
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am Nat 172:12-24. 2008
    ..In these cases, selection for harming behavior (decreasing the payoff to neighbors) may occur rather than selection for helping...
  21. pmc Population viscosity can promote the evolution of altruistic sterile helpers and eusociality
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1887-95. 2008
    ..This has relevant consequences for our understanding of the evolution of altruism in social organisms, as many social insects are characterized by limited dispersal and significant genetic population structure...
  22. pmc The spread of incompatibility-inducing parasites in sub-divided host populations
    Max Reuter
    Research Department for Genetics, Evolution and Environment, Faculty of Life Sciences, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 8:134. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, a previous model concluded that variance in infection between competing groups of breeding individuals impedes the spread of CI...
  23. doi request reprint The co-evolution of culturally inherited altruistic helping and cultural transmission under random group formation
    Laurent Lehmann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, USA
    Theor Popul Biol 73:506-16. 2008
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  24. pmc Group selection and kin selection: two concepts but one process
    Laurent Lehmann
    Morrison Institute for Population and Resource Studies, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6736-9. 2007
    ..Our retrospective analyses of Traulsen and Nowak's model illustrate that it is possible to convert group selection models to kin selection models without disturbing the mathematics describing the net effect of selection on cooperation...
  25. ncbi request reprint The adaptive dynamics of niche constructing traits in spatially subdivided populations: evolving posthumous extended phenotypes
    Laurent Lehmann
    Stanford University, California 94305, USA
    Evolution 62:549-66. 2008
    ..To illustrate these points, I derive the adaptive dynamics of a trait involved in the consumption of an abiotic resource, where resource abundance in future generations feeds back to the evolutionary dynamics of the trait...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to experimental alterations of the operational sex ratio in populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Max Reuter
    Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Evolution 62:401-12. 2008
    ..We discuss these results with respect to reproductive evolution, genetic drift in natural and experimental populations, and consequences of natural sex ratio distortion...