Tim F Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Evolution of bacterial diversity and the origins of modularity
    Paul B Rainey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Res Microbiol 155:370-5. 2004
  2. pmc Parallel changes in gene expression after 20,000 generations of evolution in Escherichiacoli
    Tim F Cooper
    Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1072-7. 2003
  3. pmc Identification and dynamics of a beneficial mutation in a long-term evolution experiment with Escherichia coli
    Mark T Stanek
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 4320, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:302. 2009
  4. pmc Second-order selection for evolvability in a large Escherichia coli population
    Robert J Woods
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Science 331:1433-6. 2011
  5. pmc Parasites and mutational load: an experimental test of a pluralistic theory for the evolution of sex
    Tim F Cooper
    Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:311-7. 2005
  6. pmc Expression profiles reveal parallel evolution of epistatic interactions involving the CRP regulon in Escherichia coli
    Tim F Cooper
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e35. 2008
  7. pmc Effect of random and hub gene disruptions on environmental and mutational robustness in Escherichia coli
    Tim F Cooper
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Genomics 7:237. 2006
  8. ncbi A negative relationship between mutation pleiotropy and fitness effect in yeast
    Tim F Cooper
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evolution 61:1495-9. 2007
  9. pmc Recombination speeds adaptation by reducing competition between beneficial mutations in populations of Escherichia coli
    Tim F Cooper
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS Biol 5:e225. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Evolution of bacterial diversity and the origins of modularity
    Paul B Rainey
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Res Microbiol 155:370-5. 2004
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  2. pmc Parallel changes in gene expression after 20,000 generations of evolution in Escherichiacoli
    Tim F Cooper
    Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1072-7. 2003
    ..Our study demonstrates the utility of expression arrays for addressing evolutionary issues including the quantitative measurement of parallel evolution in independent lineages and the identification of beneficial mutations...
  3. pmc Identification and dynamics of a beneficial mutation in a long-term evolution experiment with Escherichia coli
    Mark T Stanek
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 4320, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:302. 2009
    ..We sought to find and characterize one of the beneficial mutations responsible for the adaptation and other phenotypic changes, including increased cell size, in one of these populations...
  4. pmc Second-order selection for evolvability in a large Escherichia coli population
    Robert J Woods
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Science 331:1433-6. 2011
    ..Genetic interactions that reduce the benefit of certain regulatory mutations in the eventual losers appear to explain, at least in part, why they were outcompeted...
  5. pmc Parasites and mutational load: an experimental test of a pluralistic theory for the evolution of sex
    Tim F Cooper
    Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:311-7. 2005
    ..These results suggest that, on average, deleterious mutations act multiplicatively with each other but in synergy with infection in determining fitness...
  6. pmc Expression profiles reveal parallel evolution of epistatic interactions involving the CRP regulon in Escherichia coli
    Tim F Cooper
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e35. 2008
    ..More generally, we demonstrate that expression profiles can be profitably used to investigate epistatic interactions...
  7. pmc Effect of random and hub gene disruptions on environmental and mutational robustness in Escherichia coli
    Tim F Cooper
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Genomics 7:237. 2006
    ..Conversely, targeted removal of a hub gene is expected to have a large effect...
  8. ncbi A negative relationship between mutation pleiotropy and fitness effect in yeast
    Tim F Cooper
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evolution 61:1495-9. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with pleiotropy having a direct role in affecting fitness...
  9. pmc Recombination speeds adaptation by reducing competition between beneficial mutations in populations of Escherichia coli
    Tim F Cooper
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS Biol 5:e225. 2007
    ..Together, these results provide experimental support for the Fisher-Muller model and demonstrate that plasmid-mediated gene transfer can accelerate bacterial adaptation...