Janis Antonovics

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Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intratetrad mating and the evolution of linkage relationships
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Evolution 58:702-9. 2004
  2. pmc Anthelmintic treatment alters the parasite community in a wild mouse host
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130205. 2013
  3. pmc Evolution by any other name: antibiotic resistance and avoidance of the E-word
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e30. 2007
  4. pmc Distribution of the anther-smut pathogen Microbotryum on species of the Caryophyllaceae
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA
    New Phytol 187:217-29. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of intratetrad mating rates
    Louise J Johnson
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Evolution 59:2525-32. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Species coexistence and pathogens with frequency-dependent transmission
    Volker H W Rudolf
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904 4327, USA
    Am Nat 166:112-8. 2005
  7. pmc Plant species descriptions show signs of disease
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:S156-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Karyotypic similarity identifies multiple host-shifts of a pathogenic fungus in natural populations
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 2:167-72. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Biology and evolution of sexual transmission
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1230:12-24. 2011
  10. pmc Shared forces of sex chromosome evolution in haploid-mating and diploid-mating organisms: Microbotryum violaceum and other model organisms
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
    Genetics 168:141-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Intratetrad mating and the evolution of linkage relationships
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Evolution 58:702-9. 2004
    ..This seeming contradiction to classical expectation is because partial linkage generates linkage disequilibrium among segregating loci within a tetrad, which then acts as the "mating unit."..
  2. pmc Anthelmintic treatment alters the parasite community in a wild mouse host
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130205. 2013
    ..These results highlight the possibility that drug therapy may have unintended consequences for non-target parasites and that host-parasite dynamics cannot always be fully understood in the framework of single host-parasite interactions...
  3. pmc Evolution by any other name: antibiotic resistance and avoidance of the E-word
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e30. 2007
  4. pmc Distribution of the anther-smut pathogen Microbotryum on species of the Caryophyllaceae
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA
    New Phytol 187:217-29. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of intratetrad mating rates
    Louise J Johnson
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Evolution 59:2525-32. 2005
    ..However, under recurrent mutation, alleles for obligate intratetrad mating invade only very slowly, perhaps explaining why outcrossing can persist at low frequencies in a largely intratetrad mating population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Species coexistence and pathogens with frequency-dependent transmission
    Volker H W Rudolf
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904 4327, USA
    Am Nat 166:112-8. 2005
    ..These results have important consequences for understanding the role of pathogens in species interactions and in maintaining host species diversity...
  7. pmc Plant species descriptions show signs of disease
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:S156-8. 2003
    ..This raises the question of whether diseased type specimens have erroneously been given unique species names...
  8. ncbi request reprint Karyotypic similarity identifies multiple host-shifts of a pathogenic fungus in natural populations
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 2:167-72. 2003
    ..The results indicated at least two independent host-shifts, one in the US and perhaps two in Italy. The karyotype and ecological data indicate that the direction of the host-shifts is from S. latifolia to S. vulgaris...
  9. doi request reprint Biology and evolution of sexual transmission
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1230:12-24. 2011
    ..More data are needed on the phylogeny and transmission mode of the relatives of sexually transmitted pathogens in order to guide development of animal models and comparative studies...
  10. pmc Shared forces of sex chromosome evolution in haploid-mating and diploid-mating organisms: Microbotryum violaceum and other model organisms
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
    Genetics 168:141-6. 2004
    ..the autosomes. We conclude that restricted recombination, rather than asymmetrical sheltering, hemizygosity, or dosage compensation, is sufficient to account for the common sex chromosome characteristics...
  11. pmc Mating within the meiotic tetrad and the maintenance of genomic heterozygosity
    Michael E Hood
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Genetics 166:1751-9. 2004
    ..We describe a scenario where the mating system of automixis with first-division restitution is the result of feedback mechanisms to control exposure of genetic load...
  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular virology: was the 1918 flu avian in origin?
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Nature 440:E9; discussion E9-10. 2006
    ..However, we do not believe that this conclusion, which has been widely disseminated in the popular press and in scientific journals, is supported by their phylogenetic evidence...
  13. pmc Partial resistance in the Linum-Melampsora host-pathogen system: does partial resistance make the red queen run slower?
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Evolution 65:512-22. 2011
    ..The analyses show that if variation is generated by among population host or pathogen dispersal, then coevolution occurs largely by pathogens overcoming the partial resistances that are generated...
  14. pmc Disease transmission by cannibalism: rare event or common occurrence?
    Volker H W Rudolf
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1205-10. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with a review of the literature showing that diseases transmitted by cannibalism are infrequent in animals, even though both cannibalism and trophic transmission are very common...
  15. pmc The effect of sterilizing diseases on host abundance and distribution along environmental gradients
    Janis Antonovics
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1443-8. 2009
    ..Surprisingly, very few empirical studies have investigated the dynamics of disease across environmental gradients or at range limits...
  16. doi request reprint Rate of resistance evolution and polymorphism in long- and short-lived hosts
    Emily Bruns
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903
    Evolution 69:551-60. 2015
    ..Our study shows that the evolutionary dynamics of host resistance is determined by more than just levels of resistance and cost, but is highly sensitive to the life-history traits of the host. ..
  17. doi request reprint Spatio-temporal dynamics of bumblebee nest parasites (Bombus subgenus Psythirus ssp.) and their hosts (Bombus spp.)
    Janis Antonovics
    Biology Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    J Anim Ecol 80:999-1011. 2011
    ..7. The spatio-temporal patterns confirmed a high degree of host specificity, except that P. campestris may be parasitizing not only B. pascuorum but also other species in the subgenus Thoracobombus...
  18. pmc Evolutionary determinants of genetic variation in susceptibility to infectious diseases in humans
    Christi Baker
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e29089. 2012
    ..An appreciation of these observed patterns will be a valuable tool in directing future research given that genetic variation in disease susceptibility has large implications for vaccine development and epidemiology...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plant venereal diseases: insights from a messy metaphor
    Janis Antonovics
    Biology Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    New Phytol 165:71-80. 2005
    ....
  20. pmc A comparative study of white blood cell counts and disease risk in carnivores
    Charles L Nunn
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4328, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:347-56. 2003
    ..We discuss additional comparative questions related to taxonomic differences in disease risk, modes of parasite transmission and implications for conservation biology...
  21. ncbi request reprint A gravity model for the spread of a pollinator-borne plant pathogen
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 168:294-303. 2006
    ..The results highlight the importance of active vector foraging in generating spatial patterns of disease incidence and for pathogen-mediated selection for floral traits...
  22. doi request reprint Spatial and temporal heterogeneity explain disease dynamics in a spatially explicit network model
    Christopher P Brooks
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Am Nat 172:149-59. 2008
    ..This work suggests that the application of spatially explicit network models can yield important insights into how heterogeneous structure can promote the persistence of species in natural landscapes...