Publications

2016
M. J McDonald, D. P. Rice, and M. M. Desai. 2016. “Sex Speeds Adaptation by Altering the Dynamics of Molecular Evolution.” Nature, in press.
2015
I. E. Ochs and M. M. Desai. 2015. “The competition between simple and complex evolutionary trajectories in asexual populations..” BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15, Pp. 55.
E. M. Frenkel, M. J. McDonald, J. D. van Dyken, K. Kosheleva, G. I. Lang, and M. M. Desai. 2015. “Crowded Growth Leads to the Spontaneous Evolution of Semi-Stable Coexistence in Laboratory Yeast Populations..” PNAS, 112, Pp. 11306-13111. Publisher's Version
D. P. Rice, B. H. Good, and M. M. Desai. 2015. “The evolutionarily stable distribution of fitness effects..” Genetics , 200, Pp. 321-329. Publisher's Version
I. Cvijovic, B. H. Good, E. R. Jerison, and M. M. Desai. 2015. “Fate of a Mutation in a Fluctuating Environment..” PNAS, 112, Pp. E5021-E5028. Publisher's Version
M. M. Desai and A. M. Walczak. 2015. “Flexible Gene Pools..” Science, 348, Pp. 977-978. Publisher's Version
G. G. Perron, L. Whyte, P. J. Turnbaugh, J. Goordial, W. P. Hanage, G. Dantas, and M. M. Desai. 2015. “Functional characterization of bacteria isolated from ancient arctic soil exposes diverse resistance mechanisms to modern antibiotics..” PLoS One, 10, Pp. 1-19. Publisher's Version
E. R Jerison and M. M. Desai. 2015. “Genomic investigations of evolutionary dynamics and epistasis in microbial evolution experiments..” Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, 35, Pp. 33-39.
BH Good and MM Desai. 2015. “The impact of macroscopic epistasis on long-term evolutionary dynamics.” Genetics, 199, Pp. 177-190. Publisher's Version
M. Baym, S. Kryazhimskiy, T. Lieberman, H. Chung, M. M. Desai, and R. Kishony. 2015. “Inexpensive Multiplexed Library Preparation for Megabase-Sized Genomes..” PLoS One, 10:e0128036 . Publisher's Version
2014
BH Good and MM Desai. 2014. “Deleterious Passengers in Adapting Populations.” Genetics, 198, Pp. 1183-1208. Publisher's Version
EM Frenkel, BH Good, and MM Desai. 2014. “The Fates of Mutant Lineages and the Distribution of Fitness Effects of Beneficial Mutations in Laboratory Budding Yeast Populations.” Genetics, 196, Pp. 1217-1226. Publisher's Version
BH Good, AM Walczak, RA Neher, and MM Desai. 2014. “Genetic Diversity in the Interference Selection Limit.” PLoS Genetics. Publisher's Version
JD Herman, DP Rice, U Ribacke, AA Deik, E Moss, D Nearfsey, MM Desai, CB Clish, R Mazitschek, and DF Wirth. 2014. “Genomic Evolutionary Approach Reveals Unexpected Metabolic Switch in Malaria Drug Resistance.” Genome Biology, 15, Pp. 511.
S Kryazhimskiy and MM Desai. 2014. “Refining a key metabolic innovation in Escherichia coli.” PNAS, 111, Pp. 2056-2057. Publisher's Version
S Kryazhimskiy, DP Rice, ER Jerison, and MM Desai. 2014. “Global Epistasis Makes Adaptation Predictable Despite Sequence-Level Stochasticity.” Science, 344, Pp. 1519-1522. Publisher's Version
GI Lang and MM Desai. 2014. “The spectrum of adaptive mutations in experimental evolution.” Genomics, 104, Pp. 412-416.
2013
LE Nicolaisen and MM Desai. 2013. “Distortions in Genealogies Due to Purifying Selection and Recombination.” Genetics, 195, Pp. 221-230. Publisher's Version
K Kosheleva and MM Desai. 2013. “The Dynamics of Genetic Draft in Rapidly Adapting Populations.” Genetics, 195, Pp. 1007-1025. Publisher's Version
MM Desai, AM Walczak, and DS Fisher. 2013. “Genetic Diversity and the Structure of Genealogies in Rapidly Adapting Populations.” Genetics, 193, Pp. 565-585. Publisher's Version

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