M B Bonsall

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Bipolar disorder dynamics: affective instabilities, relaxation oscillations and noise
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK St Peter s College, Oxford OX1 2DL, UK
    J R Soc Interface 12:. 2015
  2. pmc Stem cell biology is population biology: differentiation of hematopoietic multipotent progenitors to common lymphoid and myeloid progenitors
    Marc Mangel
    Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 10:5. 2013
  3. pmc BMC Ecology image competition 2014: the winning images
    Simon Harold
    BioMed Central, Floor 6, 236 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK
    BMC Ecol 14:24. 2014
  4. pmc Altruism and the evolution of resource generalism and specialism
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    Ecol Evol 2:515-24. 2012
  5. pmc Stability in ecosystem functioning across a climatic threshold and contrasting forest regimes
    Elizabeth S Jeffers
    School of Geography, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16134. 2011
  6. pmc BMC Ecology image competition: the winning images
    Simon Harold
    BioMed Central, Floor 6, 236 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK
    BMC Ecol 13:6. 2013
  7. pmc Modelling knowlesi malaria transmission in humans: vector preference and host competence
    Laith Yakob
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Malar J 9:329. 2010
  8. pmc Mood stability versus mood instability in bipolar disorder: a possible role for emotional mental imagery
    Emily A Holmes
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:707-13. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Density dependence, lifespan and the evolutionary dynamics of longevity
    Michael B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 75:46-55. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The evolution of parental care in stochastic environments
    M B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Evol Biol 24:645-55. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Bipolar disorder dynamics: affective instabilities, relaxation oscillations and noise
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK St Peter s College, Oxford OX1 2DL, UK
    J R Soc Interface 12:. 2015
    ..We suggest that this sort of nonlinear approach to bipolar disorder has neurobiological, cognitive and clinical implications for understanding this mental illness through a mechacognitive framework. ..
  2. pmc Stem cell biology is population biology: differentiation of hematopoietic multipotent progenitors to common lymphoid and myeloid progenitors
    Marc Mangel
    Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 10:5. 2013
    ..We show how coupling considerations of life history to dynamics of the HSC system and its products allows one to compute the selective pressures on cellular processes. We discuss ways that this framework can be used and extended...
  3. pmc BMC Ecology image competition 2014: the winning images
    Simon Harold
    BioMed Central, Floor 6, 236 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK
    BMC Ecol 14:24. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Altruism and the evolution of resource generalism and specialism
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    Ecol Evol 2:515-24. 2012
    ..Coupling appropriate evolutionary game and ecological dynamics lead to novel expectations in the feedbacks between social behaviors and population dynamics for understanding classic ecological problems...
  5. pmc Stability in ecosystem functioning across a climatic threshold and contrasting forest regimes
    Elizabeth S Jeffers
    School of Geography, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16134. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc BMC Ecology image competition: the winning images
    Simon Harold
    BioMed Central, Floor 6, 236 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK
    BMC Ecol 13:6. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Modelling knowlesi malaria transmission in humans: vector preference and host competence
    Laith Yakob
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Malar J 9:329. 2010
    ..While human host competency has been demonstrated experimentally, the extent to which the parasite can be transmitted from human back to mosquito vector in nature is unclear...
  8. pmc Mood stability versus mood instability in bipolar disorder: a possible role for emotional mental imagery
    Emily A Holmes
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:707-13. 2011
    ..The findings were consistent with predictions. Further investigation of imagery in bipolar disorder appears warranted as it may highlight processes that contribute to mood instability with relevance for cognitive behaviour therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Density dependence, lifespan and the evolutionary dynamics of longevity
    Michael B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 75:46-55. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The evolution of parental care in stochastic environments
    M B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Evol Biol 24:645-55. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Longevity and ageing: appraising the evolutionary consequences of growing old
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:119-35. 2006
    ..Possible future research challenges integrating work on the evolution and mechanisms of growing old are briefly discussed...
  12. pmc Indirect effects and spatial scaling affect the persistence of multispecies metapopulations
    Michael B Bonsall
    Division of Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Silwood Park Campus, Imperial College London, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1465-71. 2005
    ..Further, the role of habitat size and stochasticity are also shown to influence the dynamics and persistence of this multispecies interaction. The broader consequences of these processes are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The evolution of anisogamy: the adaptive significance of damage, repair and mortality
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    J Theor Biol 238:198-210. 2006
    ..Analysis of both the isogamous and anisogamous ESS points reveals that the persistence of either of these conditions is not always assured. The implications of variable survival on the evolution of anisogamy are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of among-offspring relatedness on the origins and evolution of parental care and filial cannibalism
    M B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Evol Biol 24:1335-50. 2011
    ..Coexistence of multiple strategies is independent of the effects of among-offspring relatedness on cannibalism but more likely when among-offspring relatedness and competition are positively associated...
  15. doi request reprint Lethal pathogens, non-lethal synergists and the evolutionary ecology of resistance
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Zoology, Mathematical Ecology Research Group, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX13PS, UK
    J Theor Biol 254:339-49. 2008
    ..Our results are discussed in the wider context of recent developments in understanding the evolution of resistance to pathogen infections and resistance management...
  16. pmc Parasite replication and the evolutionary epidemiology of parasite virulence
    Michael B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e12440. 2010
    ..Understanding how the effects of within-host processes scale up to affect the epidemiology has importance for understanding host-pathogen interactions...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of non-lethal synergists on the population and evolutionary dynamics of host-pathogen interactions
    Michael B Bonsall
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    J Theor Biol 262:567-75. 2010
    ..Understanding the consequences of these evolutionary relationships is important for the both the evolutionary and population dynamics of host-pathogen interactions...
  18. ncbi request reprint The interactive effects of parasites, disturbance, and productivity on experimental adaptive radiations
    Rebecca Benmayor
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    Evolution 62:467-77. 2008
    ..Parasites and other natural enemies are therefore likely to have a large effect in mitigating the influence of other environmental variables on the evolution and maintenance of diversity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Life history trade-offs assemble ecological guilds
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Science 306:111-4. 2004
    ..This leads us to argue that evolutionary processes (life-history trait trade-offs) are fundamental to the understanding of the structure of ecological communities...
  20. ncbi request reprint The form of host density-dependence and the likelihood of host-pathogen cycles in forest-insect systems
    W C Liu
    NERC Centre for Population Biology and Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 72:86-95. 2007
    ..We discuss these differences with reference to the different forms of intraspecific competition and recent developments in insect population ecology...
  21. doi request reprint A mid-gut microbiota is not required for the pathogenicity of Bacillus thuringiensis to diamondback moth larvae
    Ben Raymond
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Environ Microbiol 11:2556-63. 2009
    ..Furthermore, claims that aseptic larvae are not susceptible to Bt must be supported by experiments that control for the effect of administering antibiotics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Combining pest control and resistance management: synergy of engineered insects with Bt crops
    Nina Alphey
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    J Econ Entomol 102:717-32. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Protists have divergent effects on bacterial diversity along a productivity gradient
    Thomas Bell
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Biol Lett 6:639-42. 2010
    ..Bodo and Cyclidium had little effect on the shape of the productivity-diversity gradient, while Spumella flattened the relationship. We explain these results in terms of the feeding preferences of these predators...
  24. doi request reprint Biological diversity: distinct distributions can lead to the maximization of Rao's quadratic entropy
    Sandrine Pavoine
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 75:153-63. 2009
    ..We emphasize that the study of the maximization of a diversity index can bring clarity to what exactly is measured and enhance our understanding of biological diversity...
  25. pmc Moderation of pathogen-induced mortality: the role of density in Bacillus thuringiensis virulence
    Ben Raymond
    Department of Zoology, Mathematical Ecology Research Group, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Biol Lett 5:218-20. 2009
    ..Pathogen reproduction increased with the density of pathogenic Bt. We hypothesize that more effective reproduction at high density is a consequence rather than a cause of density-dependent virulence...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of bacterial mutation rate on coevolutionary dynamics between bacteria and phages
    Andrew D Morgan
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Evolution 64:2980-7. 2010
    ..More generally, the results demonstrate that coevolving enemies may escape from Red-Queen dynamics...
  27. pmc Life-history trade-offs and ecological dynamics in the evolution of longevity
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Applied Biological Sciences and NERC Center for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1143-50. 2004
    ..Our results have implications for niche differentiation, limiting similarity and assembly dynamics in multispecies interactions...
  28. doi request reprint Ecological consequences of ingestion of Bacillus cereus on Bacillus thuringiensis infections and on the gut flora of a lepidopteran host
    Ben Raymond
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 99:103-11. 2008
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that antibiotic secretion in the gut synergizes B. thuringiensis infections by reducing the abundance of the commensal gut flora and facilitating invasion by bacteria in the B. cereus group...
  29. doi request reprint The evolutionary ecology of pre- and post-meiotic sperm senescence
    Tom Pizzari
    Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:131-40. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Modeling resistance to genetic control of insects
    Nina Alphey
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    J Theor Biol 270:42-55. 2011
    ..Resistance that is spreading and capable of having a significant detrimental impact on population reduction is identifiable, signaling in advance a need for mitigating action...
  31. ncbi request reprint Competition and reproduction in mixed infections of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Bacillus spp
    Ben Raymond
    Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 96:151-5. 2007
    ..Non-pathogenic isolates (Btt, Bc) had growth rates that were faster than Btk in vivo, whereas Btk outcompeted Btt in vitro. Passage through insects increased the in vitro competitive ability of Btk against Btt...
  32. ncbi request reprint Periodic local disturbance in host-parasitoid metapopulations: host suppression and parasitoid persistence
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    J Theor Biol 227:13-23. 2004
    ..Finally, a stochastic version of the model is developed, in order to highlight how the effects of demographic stochasticity may influence biocontrol success in highly disturbed agricultural systems...
  33. pmc The effects of metapopulation structure on indirect interactions in host-parasitoid assemblages
    M B Bonsall
    Department of Biology and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2207-12. 2000
    ..The occurrence of these two mutually exclusive mechanisms of coexistence is influenced by the relative dispersal of the inferior apparent competitor...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evolution. Aging and sexual conflict
    Rebecca Dean
    Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Science 316:383-4. 2007
  35. pmc Metapopulation extinction risk is increased by environmental stochasticity and assemblage complexity
    James C Bull
    Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:87-96. 2007
    ..We relate our findings to recent theory, highlighting the importance of taking into account both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, over a range of spatial scales, in order to understand resource-consumer dynamics...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effects of enrichment on the dynamics of apparent competitive interactions in stage-structured systems
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Biological Sciences and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 162:780-95. 2003
    ..These results contrast with the standard theory that apparent competition in productive environments leads to nonpersistent interactions and that coexistence of multispecies interactions is more likely under equilibrial conditions...
  37. doi request reprint Hierarchical partitioning of evolutionary and ecological patterns in the organization of phylogenetically-structured species assemblages: application to rockfish (genus: Sebastes) in the Southern California Bight
    Sandrine Pavoine
    Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Ecol Lett 12:898-908. 2009
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Overcompensatory population dynamic responses to environmental stochasticity
    James C Bull
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    J Anim Ecol 77:1296-305. 2008
    ..Taking account of time-lags in population regulation can substantially increase predicted population fluctuations resulting from underlying noise processes...
  39. doi request reprint Measuring biodiversity to explain community assembly: a unified approach
    S Pavoine
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 86:792-812. 2011
    ....
  40. pmc Effects of host plant and genetic background on the fitness costs of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis
    B Raymond
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:281-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that fitness modifiers can moderate fitness costs on high-quality plants but may not affect fitness when resource quality is low...
  41. pmc Contrasting dynamics in the same plant-herbivore interaction
    M B Bonsall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:14932-6. 2003
    ..The difference is caused by differences in the importance of seed-limitation in plant recruitment in the two locations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Persistence and coexistence of engineered baculoviruses
    M B Bonsall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 67:217-30. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Habitat shape, metapopulation processes and the dynamics of multispecies predator-prey interactions
    James C Bull
    Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    J Anim Ecol 75:899-907. 2006
    ....
  44. pmc 'Tales of Symphonia': extinction dynamics in response to past climate change in Madagascan rainforests
    Malika Virah-Sawmy
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
    Biol Lett 5:821-5. 2009
    ..We also demonstrate that Symphonia is a good indicator of a threshold event, exhibiting erratic fluctuations prior to and long after the critical climatic point has passed...
  45. pmc Predators reduce extinction risk in noisy metapopulations
    James C Bull
    Populations and Disease Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e11635. 2010
    ..However, existing theory often only describes the dynamics of metapopulations at regional scales, neglecting the role of multispecies population dynamics within habitat patches...
  46. doi request reprint The effects of colonization, extinction and competition on co-existence in metacommunities
    Julia J F G Hunt
    Mathematical Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford
    J Anim Ecol 78:866-79. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The role of variability and risk on the persistence of shared-enemy, predator-prey assemblages
    Michael B Bonsall
    Department of Biological Sciences and Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    J Theor Biol 221:193-204. 2003
    ..A generic explanation for coexistence suggests that it is the variability rather than the precise functional relationship that is critical for coexistence under shared-enemy interactions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary analysis of life span, competition, and adaptive radiation, motivated by the Pacific rockfishes (Sebastes)
    Marc Mangel
    Center for Stock Assessment Research and Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Evolution 61:1208-24. 2007
    ..We conclude that further development of the theory of flat or indifferent fitness surfaces as applied to diversity and life span is clearly warranted...
  49. pmc Phenotypic evolutionary models in stem cell biology: replacement, quiescence, and variability
    Marc Mangel
    Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1591. 2008
    ....
  50. pmc Generation cycles in Indonesian lady beetle populations may occur as a result of cannibalism
    Koji Nakamura
    Institute of Nature and Environmental Technology, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920 1192, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S501-4. 2004
    ..Some of the time-series display clear generation cycles, and we argue that there is strong evidence that these are caused by intraspecific cannibalism...
  51. doi request reprint When to care for, abandon, or eat your offspring: the evolution of parental care and filial cannibalism
    Hope Klug
    Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Am Nat 170:886-901. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that population-level resource competition potentially plays an important role in the evolution of both parental care and filial cannibalism...