John J Dennehy

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Host density impacts relative fitness of bacteriophage Phi6 genotypes in structured habitats
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    Evolution 61:2516-27. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Viral ecology and the maintenance of novel host use
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am Nat 167:429-39. 2006
  3. pmc Bacteriophage migration via nematode vectors: host-parasite-consumer interactions in laboratory microcosms
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect St, P O Box 208106, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:1974-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Virus population extinction via ecological traps
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:230-40. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Germ banking: bet-hedging and variable release from egg and seed dormancy
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Biology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Q Rev Biol 80:431-51. 2005
  6. pmc Reduced fecundity is the cost of cheating in RNA virus phi6
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, PO Box 208106, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2275-82. 2004

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Host density impacts relative fitness of bacteriophage Phi6 genotypes in structured habitats
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    Evolution 61:2516-27. 2007
    ..We discuss the relevance of our findings for selection occurring in natural phage populations and for the general evolutionary epidemiology of infectious parasites...
  2. ncbi request reprint Viral ecology and the maintenance of novel host use
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am Nat 167:429-39. 2006
    ..We argue that this effect should facilitate adaptation by the virus to utilize the novel host--often crucial in subsequent phases of emergence...
  3. pmc Bacteriophage migration via nematode vectors: host-parasite-consumer interactions in laboratory microcosms
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect St, P O Box 208106, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:1974-9. 2006
    ..We discuss the microbial growth dynamics that underlie these results, suggest mechanistic explanations for nematode transmission of phages, and propose intriguing possibilities for future research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Virus population extinction via ecological traps
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:230-40. 2007
    ..We conclude that the ecological concepts applied to species conservation in altered landscapes can also contribute to the development of trap cell therapies for infectious human viruses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Germ banking: bet-hedging and variable release from egg and seed dormancy
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Biology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Q Rev Biol 80:431-51. 2005
    ..We end by posing questions to direct future research...
  6. pmc Reduced fecundity is the cost of cheating in RNA virus phi6
    John J Dennehy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, PO Box 208106, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2275-82. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that interference competition allows high fitness of derived cheaters in mixed infections, and we discuss preferential encapsidation as one possible mechanism...