SERGEY Y GAVRILETS

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc On the evolutionary origins of the egalitarian syndrome
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14069-74. 2012
  2. pmc Human origins and the transition from promiscuity to pair-bonding
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9923-8. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. NEW APPROACHES TO THE MODELING OF SPECIATION
    Sergey Gavrilets; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. NEW APPROACHES TO THE MODELING OF SPECIATION
    Sergey Gavrilets; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. New approaches for the modelling of speciation
    SERGEY Y GAVRILETS; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc On the evolutionary origins of the egalitarian syndrome
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14069-74. 2012
    ..It also promotes widespread cooperation via coalition formation...
  2. pmc Human origins and the transition from promiscuity to pair-bonding
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9923-8. 2012
    ..My results point to the crucial importance of female choice and emphasize the need for incorporating between-individual variation in theoretical and empirical studies of social dilemmas and behaviors...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  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. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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
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  15. 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...
  16. 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
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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...

Research Grants12

  1. NEW APPROACHES TO THE MODELING OF SPECIATION
    Sergey Gavrilets; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. NEW APPROACHES TO THE MODELING OF SPECIATION
    Sergey Gavrilets; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  3. New approaches for the modelling of speciation
    SERGEY Y GAVRILETS; Fiscal Year: 2010
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