John N Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Geographic structure and dynamics of coevolutionary selection
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Nature 417:735-8. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Retention of mutualism in a geographically diverging interaction
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:1368-77. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Coevolutionary biology: sex and the geographic mosaic of coevolution
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Curr Biol 19:R735-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The coevolving web of life
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Am Nat 173:125-40. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Coevolution: the geographic mosaic of coevolutionary arms races
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R992-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Mutualistic webs of species
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Science 312:372-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of antagonism and mutualism in a geographically variable plant-insect interaction
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Ecology 87:103-12. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution of polyploidy and the diversification of plant-pollinator interactions
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Ecology 89:2197-206. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Coevolution drives temporal changes in fitness and diversity across environments in a bacteria-bacteriophage interaction
    Samantha E Forde
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Evolution 62:1830-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Understanding the limits to generalizability of experimental evolutionary models
    Samantha E Forde
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Nature 455:220-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Geographic structure and dynamics of coevolutionary selection
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Nature 417:735-8. 2002
    ..Conservation of the evolutionary processes maintaining long-term biological diversity may require preservation of the conditions that allow a long-term shifting geographic mosaic of coevolutionary hotspots and coldspots...
  2. doi request reprint Retention of mutualism in a geographically diverging interaction
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:1368-77. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that the coevolving mutualism between Greya and Lithophragma has potentially been enhanced rather than diminished as this interaction has diversified in the number of pollinating Greya species...
  3. doi request reprint Coevolutionary biology: sex and the geographic mosaic of coevolution
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Curr Biol 19:R735-6. 2009
    ..Natural selection can favor the coexistence of sexual and asexual forms of a species even within a single ecosystem, when hotspots of coevolution between hosts and parasites occur next to coldspots...
  4. doi request reprint The coevolving web of life
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Am Nat 173:125-40. 2009
    ..e., polyploidy) and whole-genome capture (i.e., hybridization) in generating novel webs of interacting species? I end by suggesting four points about coevolution that we should tell every new student or researcher in biology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coevolution: the geographic mosaic of coevolutionary arms races
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R992-4. 2005
    ..Coevolutionary arms races between species can favor exaggeration of traits for attack and defense, but relentless escalation of these arms races does not necessarily occur in all populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Mutualistic webs of species
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Science 312:372-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of antagonism and mutualism in a geographically variable plant-insect interaction
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Ecology 87:103-12. 2006
    ..Overall, the results suggest stable geographic differences in the range of ecological outcomes in this plant-insect interaction under different community contexts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution of polyploidy and the diversification of plant-pollinator interactions
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Ecology 89:2197-206. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint Coevolution drives temporal changes in fitness and diversity across environments in a bacteria-bacteriophage interaction
    Samantha E Forde
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Evolution 62:1830-9. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that patterns of fitness and diversity resulting from coevolutionary interactions can be highly dynamic...
  10. doi request reprint Understanding the limits to generalizability of experimental evolutionary models
    Samantha E Forde
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Nature 455:220-3. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint Diverse historical processes shape deep phylogeographical divergence in the pollinating seed parasite Greya politella
    Katherine A Rich
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:2430-48. 2008
    ..Together, these results suggest that vicariance and population expansion, possibly in combination with geographically variable selection, have shaped the diversification of G. politella and its interactions with its host plants...
  12. pmc Extreme divergence in floral scent among woodland star species (Lithophragma spp.) pollinated by floral parasites
    Magne Friberg
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Ann Bot 111:539-50. 2013
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  13. pmc Diversity of floral visitors to sympatric Lithophragma species differing in floral morphology
    Mariana Cuautle
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Oecologia 162:71-80. 2010
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  14. pmc Cryptic species within the cosmopolitan desiccation-tolerant moss Grimmia laevigata
    Catherine C Fernandez
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:637-42. 2006
    ..laevigata, in combination with its life history, growth habits, and extreme desiccation tolerance, makes this moss an ideal research tool and a candidate for a biological indicator of climate change and pollution...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adaptation varies through space and time in a coevolving host-parasitoid interaction
    Samantha E Forde
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 431:841-4. 2004
    ..We show that gene flow across a spatially structured landscape alters coevolution of parasitoids and their hosts and that the resulting patterns of adaptation can fluctuate in both space and time...
  16. pmc Diversification through multitrait evolution in a coevolving interaction
    John N Thompson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:11487-92. 2013
    ..The results suggest that at least some forms of mutualism can persist and even diversify when the interaction is not reciprocally obligate. ..
  17. pmc Interactions of biotic and abiotic environmental factors in an ectomycorrhizal symbiosis, and the potential for selection mosaics
    Bridget J Piculell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1156 High Street, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    BMC Biol 6:23. 2008
    ..Don) and one of its common ectomycorrhizal fungi (Rhizopogon occidentalis Zeller and Dodge) varies in outcome, when different combinations of plant and fungal genotypes are tested under a range of different abiotic and biotic conditions...
  18. doi request reprint Evolution and coevolution in mutualistic networks
    Paulo R Guimarães
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:877-85. 2011
    ..Introduced species such as honeybees will favour trait convergence in invaded communities, whereas the loss of large frugivores will lead to increased trait dissimilarity in tropical ecosystems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gene flow reverses an adaptive cline in a coevolving host-parasitoid interaction
    Samantha E Forde
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Am Nat 169:794-801. 2007
    ..However, adaptation decreased along the same productivity gradient with experimentally imposed gene flow of the host and parasitoid. This occurred despite relatively low rates of gene flow...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patterns of molecular evolution and diversification in a biodiversity hotspot: the California Floristic Province
    Ryan Calsbeek
    Center for Tropical Research, 1609 Hershey Hall, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:1021-9. 2003
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  21. pmc Asymmetries in specialization in ant-plant mutualistic networks
    Paulo R Guimarães
    Departamento de Ecología Aplicada, Instituto de Ecologia, AC Apartado 63, Xalapa, Veracruz 91070, Mexico
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2041-7. 2006
    ..Our results support a promising approach for the development of multispecies coevolutionary theory, leading to the idea that specialization may coevolve in different but simple ways in antagonistic and mutualistic assemblages...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interaction intimacy affects structure and coevolutionary dynamics in mutualistic networks
    Paulo R Guimarães
    Instituto de Fisica Gleb Wataghin, Universidade Estadual de Campinas 6165, Campinas Sao Paulo, 13083 970, Brazil
    Curr Biol 17:1797-803. 2007
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