Derek A Roff

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of trade-offs: testing predictions on response to selection and environmental variation
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    Evolution 56:84-95. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding depression: tests of the overdominance and partial dominance hypotheses
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    Evolution 56:768-75. 2002
  3. doi request reprint The evolutionary genetics of acquisition and allocation in the wing dimorphic cricket, Gryllus firmus
    Elizabeth G King
    Department of Biology and Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 65:2273-85. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Extracting the underlying physiological determinants of resource-based trade-offs: a principal components approach
    Elizabeth G King
    Department of Biology and Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Am Nat 180:394-402. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The evolution of trade-offs under directional and correlational selection
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 66:2461-74. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Laboratory evolution of the migratory polymorphism in the sand cricket: combining physiology with quantitative genetics
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, California 92507, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 80:358-69. 2007
  7. pmc Conflicting processes in the evolution of body size and development time
    H Frederik Nijhout
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:567-75. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Epistasis and dominance: evidence for differential effects in life-history versus morphological traits
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 60:1981-90. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Modeling the evolution of phenotypic plasticity in resource allocation in wing-dimorphic insects
    Elizabeth G King
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Am Nat 175:702-16. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Contributions of genomics to life-history theory
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 8:116-25. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of trade-offs: testing predictions on response to selection and environmental variation
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    Evolution 56:84-95. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding depression: tests of the overdominance and partial dominance hypotheses
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    Evolution 56:768-75. 2002
    ..These results provide support for the partial dominance hypothesis and are inconsistent with the overdominance hypothesis...
  3. doi request reprint The evolutionary genetics of acquisition and allocation in the wing dimorphic cricket, Gryllus firmus
    Elizabeth G King
    Department of Biology and Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 65:2273-85. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Extracting the underlying physiological determinants of resource-based trade-offs: a principal components approach
    Elizabeth G King
    Department of Biology and Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Am Nat 180:394-402. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate that PCA provides a robust and efficient method for estimating acquisition and allocation directly from the traits involved in a resource-based trade-off...
  5. doi request reprint The evolution of trade-offs under directional and correlational selection
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 66:2461-74. 2012
    ..Our results support the predictions and illustrate the complexity of trade-off evolution when component traits are subject to both directional and correlational selection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Laboratory evolution of the migratory polymorphism in the sand cricket: combining physiology with quantitative genetics
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, California 92507, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 80:358-69. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate the power of combining quantitative genetic and physiological approaches for understanding the evolution of complex traits...
  7. pmc Conflicting processes in the evolution of body size and development time
    H Frederik Nijhout
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:567-75. 2010
    ..Therefore, simultaneous directional selection on body size and development time can be neither synergistic nor antagonistic but leads to conflicting selection on the underlying developmental parameters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epistasis and dominance: evidence for differential effects in life-history versus morphological traits
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 60:1981-90. 2006
    ..For both dominance and epistatic components, the ratio of the nonadditive component to additive effects in life-history traits is approximately twice as large as that for morphological traits...
  9. doi request reprint Modeling the evolution of phenotypic plasticity in resource allocation in wing-dimorphic insects
    Elizabeth G King
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Am Nat 175:702-16. 2010
    ..Specifically, selection favors higher investment in flight under poor conditions in predictable environments and lower investment in unpredictable environments...
  10. ncbi request reprint Contributions of genomics to life-history theory
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 8:116-25. 2007
    ..Genomic approaches are proving useful in addressing this issue...
  11. ncbi request reprint A centennial celebration for quantitative genetics
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 61:1017-32. 2007
    ..Bivariate experiments that combine both selection and functional analyses are urgently needed. Finally, I discuss the importance of gaining more insight, both theoretical and empirical, on the evolution of the G and P matrices...
  12. doi request reprint Alternative strategies: the evolution of switch points
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 9521, USA
    Curr Biol 21:R285-7. 2011
    ..In animals, the frequency of alternative morphs, characterized by different morphologies and mating tactics, can be both condition-dependent and subject to rapid evolutionary change...
  13. pmc Applying a quantitative genetics framework to behavioural syndrome research
    Ned A Dochtermann
    Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:4013-20. 2010
    ..An application of a quantitative genetics framework to behavioural syndrome research also clarifies and refines the questions that should be asked...
  14. doi request reprint A test of the hypothesis that correlational selection generates genetic correlations
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 66:2953-60. 2012
    ..Our results are consistent with both predictions and hence support the underlying hypothesis that correlational selection generates a genetic correlation between the two traits and hence orients the bivariate G matrix...
  15. ncbi request reprint Defining fitness in evolutionary models
    Derek A Roff
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Genet 87:339-48. 2008
    ..Defining fitness in a social environment or when there is frequency-dependence requires special consideration...
  16. ncbi request reprint From micro- to macroevolution through quantitative genetic variation: positive evidence from field crickets
    Mattieu Bégin
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B1, Canada
    Evolution 58:2287-304. 2004
    ..Alternative explanations are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint The constancy of the G matrix through species divergence and the effects of quantitative genetic constraints on phenotypic evolution: a case study in crickets
    Mattieu Bégin
    Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Evolution 57:1107-20. 2003
    ..Overall, this study provided some support for the validity of the predictive power of quantitative genetics over evolutionary time scales...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding, developmental stabilty, and canalization in the sand cricket Gryllus firmus
    Denis Reale
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Evolution 57:597-605. 2003
    ..For most of the traits, morphological variation and fluctuating asymmetry were not significantly correlated, which support the hypothesis that canalization and DS consist in two distinct mechanisms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic variation of metabolism in the nymphs of the sand cricket, Gryllus firmus, inferred from an analysis of inbred-lines
    Roberto F Nespolo
    Instituto de Ecologia y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
    Biol Res 40:5-12. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that the heritabilities of metabolic measures are large enough to potentially respond to selection...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of fasting on activity and resting metabolism in the sand cricket, Gryllus firmus: a multivariate approach
    Roberto F Nespolo
    Instituto de Ecologia y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567 Valdivia, Chile
    J Insect Physiol 51:61-6. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that there is a general effect of fasting in metabolic rate but with a graded response: the larger the influence of activity on the metabolic variable, the less is the effect of fasting that was detected...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dissecting the variance-covariance structure in insect physiology: the multivariate association between metabolism and morphology in the nymphs of the sand cricket (Gryllus firmus)
    Roberto F Nespolo
    Instituto de Ecologia y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567 Valdivia, Chile
    J Insect Physiol 51:913-21. 2005
    ..Activity metabolism was mostly explained by body mass rather than body parts, which could be a result of resting rates being chronic consequences of the functioning of the metabolic machinery that the insect must maintain...