Castillo D, Burger M, Lively C, Delph L. Experimental evolution: Assortative mating and sexual selection, independent of local adaptation, lead to reproductive isolation in the nematode Caenorhabditis remanei. Evolution. 2015;69:3141-55 pubmed publisher
..Furthermore, our results suggest that postzygotic isolation can occur between populations even when only one population has greater fitness in its home environment. ..
Castillo D, Moyle L. Intraspecific sperm competition genes enforce post-mating species barriers in Drosophila. Proc Biol Sci. 2014;281: pubmed publisher
Castillo D, Mell J, Box K, Blumenstiel J. Molecular evolution under increasing transposable element burden in Drosophila: a speed limit on the evolutionary arms race. BMC Evol Biol. 2011;11:258 pubmed publisher
..Third, we test whether increasing TE abundance is correlated with greater codon bias in genes of the piRNA machinery. This is predicted if increasing TE abundance selects for increased efficiency in the machinery of genome defense...