Publications

2013
GI Lang, DP Rice, MJ Hickman, E Sodergren, GM Weinstock, D Botstein, and MM Desai. 2013. “Pervasive Genetic Hitchhiking and Clonal Interference in Forty Evolving Yeast Populations.” Nature, 500, Pp. 571-574. Publisher's Version
MM Desai. 2013. “Statistical Questions in Experimental Evolution.” Journal of Statistical Mechanics. Publisher's Version
BH Good and MM Desai. 2013. “Fluctuations in Fitness Distributions and the Effects of Weak Linked Selection on Sequence Evolution.” Theoretical Population Biology, 85, Pp. 86-102. Publisher's Version
JD Van Dyken, MJI Muller, KML Mack, and MM Desai. 2013. “Spatial Population Expansion Promotes the Evolution of Cooperation in an Experimental Prisoner's Dilemma.” Current Biology, 23, Pp. 919-923. Publisher's Version
2012
LE Nicolaisen and MM Desai. 2012. “Distortions in Genealogies Due to Purifying Selection.” Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29, Pp. 3589-3600. Publisher's Version
BH Good, IM Rouzine, DJ Balick, O Hallatschek, and MM Desai. 2012. “Distribution of fixed beneficial mutations and the rate of adaptation in asexual populations.” PNAS, 109, Pp. 4950-4955. Publisher's Version
S Goyal, DJ Balick, ER Jerison, RA Neher, BI Shraiman, and MM Desai. 2012. “Dynamic Mutation-Selection Balance as an Evolutionary Attractor.” Genetics, 191, Pp. 1309-1319. Publisher's Version
SK Kryazhimskiy, DP Rice, and MM Desai. 2012. “Population Subdivision and Adaptation in Asexual Populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” Evolution, 66, Pp. 1931-1941. Publisher's Version
MM Desai, LE Nicolaisen, AM Walczak, and JB Plotkin. 2012. “The Structure of Allelic Diversity in the Presence of Purifying Selection.” Theoretical Population Biology, 81, Pp. 144-157. Publisher's Version
AM Walczak, LE Nicolaisen, JB Plotkin, and MM Desai. 2012. “The Structure of Genealogies in the Presence of Purifying Selection: A "Fitness-Class Coalescent".” Genetics, 190, Pp. 753. Publisher's Version
2011
MM Desai, LE Nicolaisen, AM Walczak, and JB Plotkin. 2011. “The Balance Between Mutators and Nonmutators in Asexual Populations.” Genetics, 188, Pp. 997-1014. Publisher's Version
GI Lang, D Botstein, and MM Desai. 2011. “Genetic Variation And the Fate of Individual Beneficial Mutations in Asexual Populations.” Genetics, 188, Pp. 647-661. Publisher's Version
2009
DW Weissman, MM Desai, DS Fisher, and MW Feldman. 2009. “The Rate at Which Asexual Populations Cross Fitness Valleys.” Theoretical Population Biology, 75, Pp. 286-300. Publisher's Version
MM Desai. 2009. “Reverse Evolution and Evolutionary Memory.” Nature Genetics, 41, Pp. 142-143. Publisher's Version
2008
CA Fogle, JL Nagle, and MM Desai. 2008. “Clonal Interference, Multiple Mutations, and Adaptation in Large Asexual Populations.” Genetics, 180, Pp. 2163-2173. Publisher's Version
MM Desai and JB Plotkin. 2008. “The Polymorphism Frequency Spectrum of Finitely Many Sites Under Selection.” Genetics, 180, Pp. 2185-2191. Publisher's Version
D Gresham, MM Desai, CM Tucker, HT Jenq, DA Pai, A Ware, CG DeSevo, D Botstein, and MJ Dunham. 2008. “The Repertoire and Dynamics of Evolutionary Adaptations to Controlled Nutrient-Limited Environments in Yeast.” PLoS Genetics. Publisher's Version
2007
MM Desai and DS Fisher. 2007. “Beneficial Mutation-Selection Balance and the Effect of Linkage on Positive Selection.” Genetics, 176, Pp. 1759-1798. Publisher's Version
MM Desai, DW Weissman, and MW Feldman. 2007. “Evolution Can Favor Antagonistic Epistasis.” Genetics, 177, Pp. 1001-1010. Publisher's Version
MM Desai, DS Fisher, and AW Murray. 2007. “The Speed of Evolution and Maintenance of Variation in Asexual Populations.” Current Biology, 17, Pp. 385-394. Publisher's Version

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