R E Michod

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origin of an altruistic gene
    Aurora M Nedelcu
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1460-4. 2006
  2. pmc The group covariance effect and fitness trade-offs during evolutionary transitions in individuality
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9113-7. 2006
  3. pmc Evolution of individuality during the transition from unicellular to multicellular life
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8613-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Life-history evolution and the origin of multicellularity
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Theor Biol 239:257-72. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint John Maynard Smith
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 39:1-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Adaptive value of sex in microbial pathogens
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 8:267-85. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of individuality. IV. Conflict mediation and evolvability in Volvox carteri
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Biosystems 69:95-114. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of multicellularity
    R E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:1-7. 2001
  9. pmc Transitions in individuality
    R E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 264:853-7. 1997
  10. pmc Triassic origin and early radiation of multicellular volvocine algae
    Matthew D Herron
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 1041 East Lowell Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3254-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origin of an altruistic gene
    Aurora M Nedelcu
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1460-4. 2006
    ..These findings complement recent proposals that the differentiation of sterile castes in social insects involved the co-option of regulatory networks that control sequential shifts between phases in the life cycle of solitary insects...
  2. pmc The group covariance effect and fitness trade-offs during evolutionary transitions in individuality
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9113-7. 2006
    ..The covariance effect allows groups to break through the constraints that govern their members, and this effect likely applies to group dynamics in other fields...
  3. pmc Evolution of individuality during the transition from unicellular to multicellular life
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8613-8. 2007
    ..Concepts from population genetics and evolutionary biology appear to be sufficient to explain complexity, at least as it relates to the problem of the major transitions between the different kinds of evolutionary individuals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Life-history evolution and the origin of multicellularity
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Theor Biol 239:257-72. 2006
    ..To illustrate the principles and conclusions of the model, we consider aspects of the biology of the volvocine green algae, which contain both unicellular and multicellular members...
  5. ncbi request reprint John Maynard Smith
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 39:1-8. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Adaptive value of sex in microbial pathogens
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 8:267-85. 2008
    ..For example, antibiotic resistance may be transferred by bacterial sex, but this transfer is probably not the reason sex evolved in bacteria...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of individuality. IV. Conflict mediation and evolvability in Volvox carteri
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Biosystems 69:95-114. 2003
    ..We think that although conflict mediation is pivotal to the emergence of individuality at the higher-level, the way in which the mediation is achieved can greatly affect the longer-term evolvability of the lineage...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of multicellularity
    R E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:1-7. 2001
    ..Conflict leads--through the evolution of adaptations that reduce i--to greater individuality and harmony for the organism...
  9. pmc Transitions in individuality
    R E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 264:853-7. 1997
    ..Conflict leads, through the evolution of adaptations that reduce it, to greater individuality and harmony for the organism...
  10. pmc Triassic origin and early radiation of multicellular volvocine algae
    Matthew D Herron
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 1041 East Lowell Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3254-8. 2009
    ..This is the only ETI for which a detailed timeline has been established, but multilevel selection theory predicts that similar changes must have occurred during other ETIs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolution of complexity in the volvocine algae: transitions in individuality through Darwin's eye
    Matthew D Herron
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Evolution 62:436-51. 2008
    ..A second cycle, in which the defection of somatic cells must be prevented, may still be in progress...
  12. ncbi request reprint A hydrodynamics approach to the evolution of multicellularity: flagellar motility and germ-soma differentiation in volvocalean green algae
    Cristian A Solari
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Am Nat 167:537-54. 2006
    ..Finally, the different colony designs in Volvocales reflect the trade-offs between reproduction, colony size, and motility...
  13. doi request reprint Genomics in the light of evolutionary transitions
    Pierre M Durand
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 1041 East Lowell Street, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Evolution 64:1533-40. 2010
    ..This framework offers a fresh perspective on the origin of macromolecular life and sets the scene for a new, emerging line of inquiry--the evolutionary ecology of the genome...
  14. pmc Multicellularity and the functional interdependence of motility and molecular transport
    Cristian A Solari
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1353-8. 2006
    ..These results imply that hydrodynamic transport external to colonies provides a crucial boundary condition, a source for supplying internal diffusional dynamics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cooperation and conflict during evolutionary transitions in individuality
    Richard E Michod
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Evol Biol 19:1406-9; discussion 1426-36. 2006
  16. pmc Sex as a response to oxidative stress: a twofold increase in cellular reactive oxygen species activates sex genes
    Aurora M Nedelcu
    Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1591-6. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc Sex as a response to oxidative stress: the effect of antioxidants on sexual induction in a facultatively sexual lineage
    Aurora M Nedelcu
    Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 6E1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:S136-9. 2003
    ..In addition, we present preliminary data to suggest that sex, cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis are alternative responses to increased levels of oxidative stress...