Scott L Nuismer

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Affiliation: University of Idaho
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Coevolution and the architecture of mutualistic networks
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences and Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    Evolution 67:338-54. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Crossing the threshold: gene flow, dominance and the critical level of standing genetic variation required for adaptation to novel environments
    S L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    J Evol Biol 25:2665-71. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic coevolution mediated by phenotypic differences between quantitative traits
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 61:1823-34. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of parasitism to selection on floral traits in Heuchera grossulariifolia
    S L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:958-65. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Coevolutionary alternation in antagonistic interactions
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 60:2207-17. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Parasite local adaptation in a geographic mosaic
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow 83844, USA
    Evolution 60:24-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The coevolutionary dynamics of antagonistic interactions mediated by quantitative traits with evolving variances
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 59:2073-82. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Selection for phenotypic divergence between diploid and autotetraploid Heuchera grossulariifolia
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 83844, USA
    Evolution 59:1928-35. 2005
  9. pmc Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of gene expression
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e203. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic correlations and the coevolutionary dynamics of three-species systems
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 58:1165-77. 2004

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Coevolution and the architecture of mutualistic networks
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences and Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    Evolution 67:338-54. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results show that coevolutionary selection can be an important force within mutualistic communities, driving changes in trait distributions, interaction rates, and even network structure...
  2. doi request reprint Crossing the threshold: gene flow, dominance and the critical level of standing genetic variation required for adaptation to novel environments
    S L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    J Evol Biol 25:2665-71. 2012
    ..We demonstrate that in the face of recurrent maladaptive gene flow, recessive alleles can fuel adaptation only when their frequency exceeds a critical threshold within the ancestral range...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic coevolution mediated by phenotypic differences between quantitative traits
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 61:1823-34. 2007
    ..Finally, our results demonstrate that there is no a priori reason to expect the traits of interacting species should match in any literal sense, even in the absence of gene flow among populations...
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of parasitism to selection on floral traits in Heuchera grossulariifolia
    S L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:958-65. 2008
    ..Together, our results demonstrate parasites can generate significant phenotypic selection, but that such selection may be sporadic across populations and time...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coevolutionary alternation in antagonistic interactions
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 60:2207-17. 2006
    ..The result is often repeated, and potentially rapid, evolutionary shifts in patterns of specialization within networks of interacting species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Parasite local adaptation in a geographic mosaic
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow 83844, USA
    Evolution 60:24-30. 2006
    ..Consequently, empirical studies that describe only patterns of local adaptation or maladaptation do not provide evidence either for or against the theory...
  7. ncbi request reprint The coevolutionary dynamics of antagonistic interactions mediated by quantitative traits with evolving variances
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 59:2073-82. 2005
    ..Our results also generate novel predictions for the expected sign and magnitude of linkage disequilibria in each species...
  8. ncbi request reprint Selection for phenotypic divergence between diploid and autotetraploid Heuchera grossulariifolia
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 83844, USA
    Evolution 59:1928-35. 2005
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  9. pmc Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of gene expression
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e203. 2005
    ..Our model provides testable predictions that can help interpret accumulating data on expression levels for genes relevant to host-parasite interactions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic correlations and the coevolutionary dynamics of three-species systems
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 58:1165-77. 2004
    ..In all cases, our results reveal the surprising conclusion that both positive and negative genetic correlations between traits have qualitatively identical effects on coevolutionary dynamics...
  11. pmc Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of ploidy
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, 83844, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:11036-9. 2004
    ..These results are consistent with the predominance of haploidy among parasitic protists...
  12. doi request reprint When do host-parasite interactions drive the evolution of non-random mating?
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:937-46. 2008
    ..In some cases, particularly those where mating occurs within groups, we find that assortative mating evolves sufficiently to catalyze sympatric speciation in the interacting species...
  13. doi request reprint When is correlation coevolution?
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Am Nat 175:525-37. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Coevolution between hosts and parasites with partially overlapping geographic ranges
    S L Nuismer
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    J Evol Biol 16:1337-45. 2003
    ..Hence, as the geographical range of a parasite increases, it becomes increasingly maladapted to the host. This suggests a novel mechanism through which the geographical range of parasites may be limited...
  15. ncbi request reprint Coevolution in temporally variable environments
    Scott L Nuismer
    1 Section of Integrative Biology C0930, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA
    Am Nat 162:195-204. 2003
    ..These results are compared with those from spatial models with unrestricted movement. The comparisons demonstrate that gene flow is unnecessary for generating empirical patterns predicted by the geographic mosaic theory of coevolution...
  16. doi request reprint Moving beyond common-garden and transplant designs: insight into the causes of local adaptation in species interactions
    Scott L Nuismer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Am Nat 171:658-68. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Gene flow and the coevolution of parasite range
    Scott L Nuismer
    1 University Station C0930, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Evolution 57:746-54. 2003
    ..As a consequence, reciprocal adaptation between host and parasite can become uncoupled from the rate of host gene flow...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polygenic traits and parasite local adaptation
    Benjamin J Ridenhour
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 61:368-76. 2007
    ..Our results thus narrow the scope over which the predictions of the geographic mosaic theory are likely to hold and provide novel and readily testable predictions about when and where local maladaptation is expected...
  19. pmc A unified model of autopolyploid establishment and evolution
    Benjamin P Oswald
    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Am Nat 178:687-700. 2011
    ..These results help to explain recent empirical findings that suggest that many contemporary polyploid lineages arose during the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction, without invoking adaptive advantages of polyploidy...
  20. pmc Sexual selection can constrain sympatric speciation
    Mark Kirkpatrick
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:687-93. 2004
    ..We show that this effect can substantially impede sympatric speciation. Our results emphasize the need for data on the strength of the stabilizing component of selection generated by mating in natural populations...
  21. pmc Neopolyploidy and diversification in Heuchera grossulariifolia
    Benjamin P Oswald
    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Evolution 65:1667-79. 2011
    ..In contrast, our results do not provide evidence that polyploidization results in immediate and substantial shifts in the genetic covariance matrix...
  22. pmc Neopolyploidy and pathogen resistance
    Benjamin P Oswald
    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2393-7. 2007
    ..This effect can be quite strong and, in the case of perennial species with recurrent polyploid formation, may last indefinitely, potentially providing a general explanation for the successful establishment of novel polyploid lineages...
  23. doi request reprint When does coevolution promote diversification?
    Jeremy B Yoder
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Am Nat 176:802-17. 2010
    ..Together with the results of recent phylogenetic and ecological studies, these results suggest that the causes of diversification in many coevolutionary systems may require reassessment...
  24. doi request reprint Infection genetics and the likelihood of host shifts in coevolving host-parasite interactions
    Virginie Poullain
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Am Nat 180:618-28. 2012
    ..Thus, identifying the genetic architecture of infection and resistance in real systems is of central importance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Species interactions and the evolution of sex
    Sarah P Otto
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 304:1018-20. 2004
    ..Our results show that species interactions typically select against sex. We conclude that, although the Red Queen favors sex under certain circumstances, it alone does not account for the ubiquity of sex...
  26. ncbi request reprint Coevolution in variable mutualisms
    Richard Gomulkiewicz
    School of Biological Sciences, P O Box 644236, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Am Nat 162:S80-93. 2003
    ..Taken as a whole, these theoretical results suggest that many features of mutualistic coevolution can best be understood by considering spatial, temporal, and community-dependent patterns of fitness interactions...
  27. pmc Frequency-dependent selection and the evolution of assortative mating
    Sarah P Otto
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Genetics 179:2091-112. 2008
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