Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Evolution of the gene network underlying wing polyphenism in antsEhab Abouheif
Department of Biology, Duke University, Post Office Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Science 297:249-52. 2002....
- The evolution of transcriptional regulation in eukaryotesGregory A Wray
Department of Biology, Duke University, USA
Mol Biol Evol 20:1377-419. 2003..Despite these challenges, important insights have already been gained into the evolution of transcriptional regulation, and the pace of discovery is accelerating...
- Growth and patterning are evolutionarily dissociated in the vestigial wing discs of workers of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invictaJulia H Bowsher
Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 308:769-76. 2007..invicta because patterning in these discs is conserved, whereas their growth trajectories are not. The evolutionary dissociation of growth and patterning may be an important feature of gene networks that underlie polyphenic traits...
- Draft genome of the red harvester ant Pogonomyrmex barbatusChris R Smith
Department of Biology, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5667-72. 2011..mellifera and N. vitripennis are consistent with major life-history changes during the adaptive radiation of Pogonomyrmex spp., perhaps in parallel with the development of the North American deserts...
- The role of developmental plasticity in evolutionary innovationArmin P Moczek
Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Proc Biol Sci 278:2705-13. 2011....
- Comparative methods for the analysis of gene-expression evolution: an example using yeast functional genomic dataTodd H Oakley
Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, USA
Mol Biol Evol 22:40-50. 2005..The comparative methods presented here are general enough to test a wide range of evolutionary hypotheses using genomic-scale data from any organism...
- Parallelism as the pattern and process of mesoevolutionEhab Abouheif
Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Dr. Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada
Evol Dev 10:3-5. 2008
- The dynamics of developmental system drift in the gene network underlying wing polyphenism in ants: a mathematical modelMarcos Nahmad
Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T8, Canada
Evol Dev 10:360-74. 2008..The implications of our results for understanding the origin, evolution, and dissociation of the gene network underlying wing polyphenism in ants are discussed...