Elizabeth A Ostrowski

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Affiliation: Rice University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Kin discrimination increases with genetic distance in a social amoeba
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:e287. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Ecological specialization and adaptive decay in digital organisms
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am Nat 169:E1-20. 2007
  3. pmc The genetic basis of parallel and divergent phenotypic responses in evolving populations of Escherichia coli
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:277-84. 2008
  4. pmc Learning to get along despite struggling to get by
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Genome Biol 10:218. 2009
  5. pmc Polymorphic members of the lag gene family mediate kin discrimination in Dictyostelium
    ROCIO BENABENTOS
    Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Biol 19:567-72. 2009
  6. pmc A SNP discovery method to assess variant allele probability from next-generation resequencing data
    Yufeng Shen
    The Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Genome Res 20:273-80. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of beneficial mutations in Escherichia coli
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Evolution 59:2343-52. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint 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

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Publications8

  1. pmc Kin discrimination increases with genetic distance in a social amoeba
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:e287. 2008
    ..discoideum cells co-aggregate more with genetically similar than dissimilar individuals, suggesting the existence of a mechanism that discerns the degree of genetic similarity between individuals in this social microorganism...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ecological specialization and adaptive decay in digital organisms
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am Nat 169:E1-20. 2007
    ..Occasionally, unused functions were not lost and even increased in performance. Here we find that understanding how the functions were integrated into the genome was crucial to predictions of their maintenance...
  3. pmc The genetic basis of parallel and divergent phenotypic responses in evolving populations of Escherichia coli
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:277-84. 2008
    ..Substitutions in the same locus clustered together phenotypically, indicating concordance between molecular and phenotypic measures of divergence...
  4. pmc Learning to get along despite struggling to get by
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Genome Biol 10:218. 2009
    ..Here we review the evolutionary theories for cooperation, with emphasis on the mechanisms that can favor cooperation and reduce conflict in multicellular organisms...
  5. pmc Polymorphic members of the lag gene family mediate kin discrimination in Dictyostelium
    ROCIO BENABENTOS
    Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Biol 19:567-72. 2009
    ..These findings reveal an early evolutionary origin of kin discrimination and provide insight into the mechanism of social recognition and immunity...
  6. pmc A SNP discovery method to assess variant allele probability from next-generation resequencing data
    Yufeng Shen
    The Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Genome Res 20:273-80. 2010
    ..Validation results show that Atlas-SNP2 achieves a false-positive rate of lower than 10%, with an approximately 5% or lower false-negative rate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of beneficial mutations in Escherichia coli
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Evolution 59:2343-52. 2005
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  8. ncbi request reprint 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...