Peter R Grant

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unpredictable evolution in a 30-year study of Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA prgrantprinceton edu
    Science 296:707-11. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolution of character displacement in Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Science 313:224-6. 2006
  3. pmc Insights into the evolution of Darwin's finches from comparative analysis of the Geospiza magnirostris genome sequence
    Chris M Rands
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, MRC Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK
    BMC Genomics 14:95. 2013
  4. pmc Non-random fitness variation in two populations of Darwin's finches
    P R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:131-8. 2000
  5. pmc The secondary contact phase of allopatric speciation in Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:20141-8. 2009
  6. pmc Conspecific versus heterospecific gene exchange between populations of Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:1065-76. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R614-5. 2005
  8. pmc Causes of lifetime fitness of Darwin's finches in a fluctuating environment
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:674-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Hybridization in the recent past
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 1003, USA
    Am Nat 166:56-67. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Convergent evolution of Darwin's finches caused by introgressive hybridization and selection
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 1003, USA
    Evolution 58:1588-99. 2004

Collaborators

  • Andrew P Hendry
  • Kenneth Petren
  • Lukas F Keller
  • Jeffrey A Markert
  • S V Drovetski
  • Jeffrey Podos
  • B Rosemary Grant
  • Arhat Abzhanov
  • Chris M Rands
  • Uta Oberdörster
  • Brian S Arbogast
  • Clifford J Tabin
  • Brandon Tonnis
  • Michael B Eisen
  • Richard D Emes
  • Matthew Fujita
  • Clotilde Teiling
  • Celine Clabaut
  • Michael Brent Hawkins
  • Chris P Ponting
  • Aaron Darling
  • Matthew T Webster
  • Jason Affourtit
  • Barbara Rosemary Grant
  • Jonathan A Eisen
  • Lesheng Kong
  • Benjamin Boese
  • Andreas Heger
  • Stephen Meader
  • Winston P Kuo
  • Gilles Seutin
  • Peter T Boag
  • Christine Hartmann
  • David J Anderson
  • Robert L Curry
  • Meredith Protas

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Unpredictable evolution in a 30-year study of Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA prgrantprinceton edu
    Science 296:707-11. 2002
    ..Continuous, long-term studies are needed to detect and interpret rare but important events and nonuniform evolutionary change...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolution of character displacement in Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Science 313:224-6. 2006
    ..These findings support the role of competition in models of community assembly, speciation, and adaptive radiations...
  3. pmc Insights into the evolution of Darwin's finches from comparative analysis of the Geospiza magnirostris genome sequence
    Chris M Rands
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, MRC Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK
    BMC Genomics 14:95. 2013
    ..Here we report evolutionary analyses of genome of the large ground finch, Geospiza magnirostris...
  4. pmc Non-random fitness variation in two populations of Darwin's finches
    P R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:131-8. 2000
    ..Non-random fitness variation in fluctuating populations implies much smaller genetically effective sizes than breeding population sizes...
  5. pmc The secondary contact phase of allopatric speciation in Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:20141-8. 2009
    ..The study reveals additional stochastic elements of speciation, in which divergence is initiated in allopatry; immigration to a new area of a single male hybrid and initial breeding with a rare hybrid female...
  6. pmc Conspecific versus heterospecific gene exchange between populations of Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:1065-76. 2010
    ..Evolutionary change may be inhibited in G. magnirostris by continuing gene flow, but enhanced in G. fortis and G. scandens by introgressive hybridization...
  7. ncbi request reprint Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R614-5. 2005
  8. pmc Causes of lifetime fitness of Darwin's finches in a fluctuating environment
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:674-9. 2011
    ..Our study of fitness shows why this is so in terms of selective pressures (fledgling production and adult longevity) and ecological opportunities (pulsed food supply and relatively low predation)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hybridization in the recent past
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 1003, USA
    Am Nat 166:56-67. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Convergent evolution of Darwin's finches caused by introgressive hybridization and selection
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 1003, USA
    Evolution 58:1588-99. 2004
    ..The study illustrates how species without postmating barriers to gene exchange can alternate between convergence and divergence when environmental conditions oscillate...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding and interbreeding in Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 1003, USA
    Evolution 57:2911-6. 2003
    ....
  12. pmc Founder effects and silvereyes
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7818-20. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint A population founded by a single pair of individuals: establishment, expansion, and evolution
    P R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Genetica 112:359-82. 2001
    ..Thus the study provides evidence of drift and selection causing morphological and genetic divergence in the establishment of a new population and in the first few generations...
  14. pmc Pedigrees, assortative mating and speciation in Darwin's finches
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:661-8. 2008
    ..It parallels a similar phenomenon when another species, the large ground finch, immigrated to Daphne and established a new population without interbreeding with the resident medium ground finches...
  15. ncbi request reprint Environmental conditions affect the magnitude of inbreeding depression in survival of Darwin's finches
    Lukas F Keller
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Evolution 56:1229-39. 2002
    ..magnirostris. These results suggest that substantial inbreeding depression can exist in insular populations of birds, and that the magnitude of the inbreeding depression is a function of environmental conditions...
  16. pmc Songs of Darwin's finches diverge when a new species enters the community
    B Rosemary Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:20156-63. 2010
    ..magnirostris in their songs than did their fathers. Divergence from an aversive or confusing stimulus during learning illustrates a "peak shift" that may be a common feature of song evolution and speciation...
  17. pmc Fission and fusion of Darwin's finches populations
    B Rosemary Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2821-9. 2008
    ..We propose that introgression has the largest effect on the evolution of interbreeding species after they have diverged in morphology, but before the point is reached when genetic incompatibilities incur a severe fitness cost...
  18. ncbi request reprint Synergism of natural selection and introgression in the origin of a new species
    Peter R Grant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544
    Am Nat 183:671-81. 2014
    ..Subsequent increase in the lineage was facilitated by selective mortality of the largest G. fortis. Breeding endogamously, the lineage is behaving as a biological species...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting emergence, chorusing, and oviposition of periodical cicadas
    Uta Oberdörster
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Ecology 87:409-18. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The calmodulin pathway and evolution of elongated beak morphology in Darwin's finches
    Arhat Abzhanov
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 442:563-7. 2006
    ..More generally, our results implicate the CaM-dependent pathway in the developmental regulation of craniofacial skeletal structures...
  21. pmc Possible human impacts on adaptive radiation: beak size bimodality in Darwin's finches
    Andrew P Hendry
    Redpath Museum and Department of Biology, McGill University, 859 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1887-94. 2006
    ..Human activities may negatively impact diversification in 'young' adaptive radiations, perhaps by altering adaptive landscapes...
  22. ncbi request reprint The origin and diversification of Galapagos mockingbirds
    Brian S Arbogast
    Department of Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California 95521, USA
    Evolution 60:370-82. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Habitat selection and ecological speciation in Galápagos warbler finches (Certhidea olivacea and Certhidea fusca)
    Brandon Tonnis
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, OH 45221 0006, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:819-26. 2005
    ..These results suggest that small populations can harbour cryptic but biologically meaningful variation that may affect longer term evolutionary processes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bmp4 and morphological variation of beaks in Darwin's finches
    Arhat Abzhanov
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 305:1462-5. 2004
    ..When misexpressed in chicken embryos, Bmp4 caused morphological transformations paralleling the beak morphology of the large ground finch G. magnirostris...