S Gavrilets

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid transition towards the Division of Labor via evolution of developmental plasticity
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000805. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Adaptive radiation: contrasting theory with data
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Science 323:732-7. 2009
  3. pmc Dynamics of alliance formation and the egalitarian revolution
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3293. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Effects of environmental heterogeneity on victim-exploiter coevolution
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Evolution 62:3100-16. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 2. Palms on an oceanic island
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2910-21. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 1. Cichlids in a crater lake
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2893-909. 2007
  7. pmc The dynamics of Machiavellian intelligence
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16823-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The Maynard Smith model of sympatric speciation
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996, USA
    J Theor Biol 239:172-82. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Perspective: models of speciation: what have we learned in 40 years?
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Evolution 57:2197-215. 2003
  10. pmc Sympatric speciation by sexual conflict
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:10533-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Rapid transition towards the Division of Labor via evolution of developmental plasticity
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000805. 2010
    ..My approach is expandable in a number of directions including the emergence of multiple cell types, complex organs, or casts of eusocial insects...
  2. doi request reprint Adaptive radiation: contrasting theory with data
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Science 323:732-7. 2009
    ..In almost all cases, more data are needed. Future progress in our understanding of adaptive radiation will be most successful if theoretical and empirical approaches are integrated, as has happened in other areas of evolutionary biology...
  3. pmc Dynamics of alliance formation and the egalitarian revolution
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3293. 2008
    ..These observations suggest that the evolutionary dynamics of human coalitions can only be understood in the context of social networks and cognitive evolution...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of environmental heterogeneity on victim-exploiter coevolution
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Evolution 62:3100-16. 2008
    ..This behavior is most likely at intermediate migration rates. In this case, the system can exhibit high spatial subdivision as measured by F(ST) values but relatively low local adaptation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 2. Palms on an oceanic island
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2910-21. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 1. Cichlids in a crater lake
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2893-909. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc The dynamics of Machiavellian intelligence
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16823-8. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The Maynard Smith model of sympatric speciation
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996, USA
    J Theor Biol 239:172-82. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perspective: models of speciation: what have we learned in 40 years?
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Evolution 57:2197-215. 2003
    ..Sympatric speciation is promoted if costs of being choosy are small (or absent) and if linkage between the loci experiencing disruptive selection and those controlling assortative mating is strong...
  10. pmc Sympatric speciation by sexual conflict
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:10533-8. 2002
    ..Second, under certain conditions, males respond to female diversification by diversifying themselves. This response results in the formation of reproductively isolated clusters of genotypes that emerge sympatrically...
  11. pmc The evolution of female mate choice by sexual conflict
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 1610, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:531-9. 2001
    ..In contrast to tradition explanations of costly female mate choice, which rely on indirect genetic benefits, our model shows that mate choice can be generated as a side-effect of females evolving to reduce the direct costs of mating...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rapid evolution of reproductive barriers driven by sexual conflict
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 1610, USA
    Nature 403:886-9. 2000
    ..Rapid evolution of reproductive barriers driven by sexual conflict may explain increased speciation rates after colonization of new habitats ('adaptive radiation') and high species richness in resource-rich environments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns of parapatric speciation
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 1610, USA
    Evolution 54:1126-34. 2000
    ..With high mutation rates, high local densities, or with moderate genetic changes sufficient for reproductive isolation, speciation events are expected to involve mainly peripheral populations...
  14. pmc Waiting time to parapatric speciation
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2483-92. 2000
    ..For a wide range of parameter values, the actual duration of parapatric speciation is of the order of one over the mutation rate. In general, parapatric speciation is expected to be triggered by changes in the environment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of speciation and diversification in a metapopulation
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Evolution 54:1493-501. 2000
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Pattern, process and geographic modes of speciation
    B M Fitzpatrick
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Evol Biol 22:2342-7. 2009
    ..Advances in the study of speciation have come from studies of the processes that constrain or promote divergence, and how they are affected by geography...
  17. pmc Rapid parapatric speciation on holey adaptive landscapes
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 265:1483-9. 1998
    ..Numerical examples relevant to the theory of centrifugal speciation and to the conjectures about the fate of 'ring species' and 'sexual continuums' are presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Percolation on the fitness hypercube and the evolution of reproductive isolation
    S Gavrilets
    Division of Environmental Studies, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Theor Biol 184:51-64. 1997
    ..We argue that macroevolution and speciation on "rugged" fitness landscapes proceed according to the properties of the corresponding holey landscapes...
  19. pmc Genetic models of homosexuality: generating testable predictions
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:3031-8. 2006
    ....
  20. pmc Dynamic patterns of adaptive radiation
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18040-5. 2005
    ..We show that a great majority of speciation events are concentrated early in the phylogeny. Our results emphasize the importance of ecological opportunity and genetic constraints in controlling the dynamics of adaptive radiation...
  21. pmc The dynamics of two- and three-way sexual conflicts over mating
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:345-54. 2006
    ..Models also show that sexual conflict can result in the evolution of monandry in an initially polyandrous species and in the evolution of random mating in a population initially exhibiting non-random mating...
  22. doi request reprint What, if anything, is sympatric speciation?
    B M Fitzpatrick
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:1452-9. 2008
    ..Rather, we believe this context can be better understood by modelling and measuring quantities, such as gene flow and selection, rather than assigning cases to discrete categories like sympatric and allopatric speciation...
  23. pmc One-locus two-allele models with maternal (parental) selection
    S Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 1610, USA
    Genetics 149:1147-52. 1998
    ..I demonstrate that interactions of maternal and paternal selection can result in stable oscillations of genotype frequencies. A necessary condition for cycling is strong selection...
  24. doi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 3: Ecotype formation in a Swedish snail
    S Sadedin
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:4006-23. 2009
    ..The complex interactions observed between local adaptation and nonrandom mating imply that generalization from data is unreliable without quantitative theory for speciation...
  25. pmc Sexually antagonistic "zygotic drive" of the sex chromosomes
    William R Rice
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000313. 2008
    ..It also fosters a new genetic hypothesis for the evolution of enigmatic fitness-reducing traits like the high frequency of spontaneous abortion, sterility, and homosexuality observed in humans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multilocus genetics and the coevolution of quantitative traits
    Michael Kopp
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, 1416 Circle Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Evolution 60:1321-36. 2006
    ..Second, the genetic variances change dynamically, which in turn significantly affects the dynamics of the mean trait values. In particular, the dynamics tend to be destabilized by an increase in the number of loci...
  27. pmc The evolution of sex-specific grandparental harm
    William R Rice
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2727-35. 2010
    ..We conclude that SA-zygotic drive is plausibly operating in humans via sexually antagonistic grandparental care...
  28. doi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 4. Hybrid speciation in butterflies in a jungle
    Edgar A Duéñez-Guzmán
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Evolution 63:2611-26. 2009
    ..melpomene-type ecomorph in the hybrid species. However, much more work (both empirical and theoretical) is necessary to be able to make more definite conclusions on the importance of homoploid hybrid speciation in animals...
  29. pmc Percolation on fitness landscapes: effects of correlation, phenotype, and incompatibilities
    Janko Gravner
    Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Theor Biol 248:627-45. 2007
    ..Finally, we demonstrate that the discrete NK model shares some signature properties of models with high correlations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sexual conflict via maternal-effect genes in ZW species
    Paige M Miller
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Science 312:73. 2006
    ..Selection on maternal-effect genes may substantially alter the evolution of ZW compared with XY systems...
  31. pmc Sexually antagonistic chromosomal cuckoos
    William R Rice
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Biol Lett 5:686-8. 2009
    ..Here we quantify and contrast this selection on the X and Y, or Z and W, sex chromosomes. We also develop a hypothesis for how this selection can contribute to the decay of the non-recombining sex chromosome...
  32. ncbi request reprint The evolution of female mating preferences: differentiation from species with promiscuous males can promote speciation
    Mark A McPeek
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Evolution 60:1967-80. 2006
    ..We suggest that this mode of speciation may have been particularly prevalent in response to the cycles of climatic change throughout the Quaternary that forced the assembly and disassembly of entire communities on a continentwide basis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Genetic differentiation by sexual conflict
    Takehiko I Hayashi
    Research Center for Chemical Risk Management, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 16 1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8589, Japan
    Evolution 61:516-29. 2007
    ..Sympatric speciation was possible but only under restrictive conditions. Our simulations also highlight the importance of stochastic effects in the dynamics of sexual conflict...