Publications by topic

Publications are grouped into the following topics:

Note that some papers are listed under more than one topic. Group members in bold.

Drug resistance

Allen, R.C., Engelstädter, J., Bonhoeffer, S., McDonald, B.A., Hall, A.R.
Reversing resistance: different routes and common themes across pathogens
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 284: 20171619 (2017)

Engelstädter J., Harms, K. & Johnsen, P.J.
The evolutionary dynamics of integrons in changing environments.
The ISME Journal 10: 1296-1307 (2016)

Abel zur Wiesch, P., Abel, S., Gkotzis, S., Ocampo, P., Engelstädter, J., Hinkley, T., Magnus, C., Waldor, M.K., Udekwu, K. & Cohen, T.
Classic reaction kinetics can explain complex patterns of antibiotic action.
Science Translational Medicine 7: 287 (2015)

Moradigaravand, D.*…, Kouyos, R.D.*…, Hinkley, T., Haddad, M., Petropoulos, C.J., Engelstädter, J.#… & Bonhoeffer, S.#…
Recombination accelerates adaptation on a large-scale empirical fitness landscape in HIV-1.
PLOS Genetics 10: e1004439 (2014)
(* shared first author; # shared last author)

Engelstädter, J.
Fitness landscapes emerging from pharmacodynamic functions in the evolution of multidrug resistance.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 840–853 (2014)

Abel zur Wiesch, P.K., Kouyos, R.D., Engelstädter, J., Regoes, R.R. & Bonhoeffer, S.
Population biological principles of resistance evolution in infectious diseases.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases 11: 236-247 (2011)

Schulz zur Wiesch, P. K., Engelstädter, J. & Bonhoeffer, S.
Compensation of fitness costs and reversibility of antibiotic resistance mutations.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 54: 2085-2095 (2010)

Sex in microbes

Ambur, O.H., Engelstädter, J., Johnsen, P.J., Miller, E.L. & Rozen, D.E.
Steady at the wheel: conservative sex and the benefits of bacterial transformation.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150528 (2016)

Engelstädter J., Harms, K. & Johnsen, P.J.
The evolutionary dynamics of integrons in changing environments.
The ISME Journal 10: 1296-1307 (2016)

Moradigaravand, D.*…, Kouyos, R.D.*…, Hinkley, T., Haddad, M., Petropoulos, C.J., Engelstädter, J.#… & Bonhoeffer, S.#…
Recombination accelerates adaptation on a large-scale empirical fitness landscape in HIV-1.
PLOS Genetics 10: e1004439 (2014)
(* shared first author; # shared last author)

Moradigaravand, D. & Engelstädter, J.
The impact of natural transformation on adaptation in spatially structured bacterial populations.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 141 (2014)

Engelstädter, J. & Moradigaravand, D.
Adaptation through genetic time travel? Fluctuating selection can drive the evolution of bacterial transformation.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132609 (2014)

Moradigaravand, D. & Engelstädter, J.
The evolution of natural competence: disentangling costs and benefits of sex in bacteria.
The American Naturalist 182: E112-E126 (2013)

Moradigaravand, D. & Engelstädter, J.
The effect of bacterial recombination on adaptation on fitness landscapes with limited peak accessibility.
PLoS Computational Biology 8: e1002735 (2012)

Wolbachia and other interesting endosymbionts

Engelstädter, J. & Fortuna, N.Z.
The dynamics of preferential host switching: host phylogeny as a key predictor of parasite prevalence and distribution.
Evolution 73 (7)
(This article has also been recommended by the Peer Community In Evolutionary Biology.)

Nor, I., Engelstädter, J., Duron, O., Reuter, M., Sagot, M.-F. , Charlat, S.
On the genetic architecture of cytoplasmic incompatibility: inference from phenotypic data.
The American Naturalist 182: E15-E24 (2013)

Zhang, H., Guillaume, F. & Engelstädter, J.
The dynamics of mitochondrial mutations causing male infertility in spatially structured populations.
Evolution 66: 3179–3188 (2012)

Kwiatkowski, M., Engelstädter, J. & Vorburger, C.
On genetic specificity in symbiont-mediated host-parasite coevolution.
PLoS Computational Biology 8: e1002633 (2012)

Nor, I., Hermelin, D., Charlat, S., Engelstädter, J., Reuter, M., Duron, O., Sagot, M.-F.
Mod/Resc Parsimony Inference: Theory and Application.
Information and Computation 213: 23-32 (2012)

Engelstädter, J.
The effective size of populations infected with cytoplasmic sex-ratio distorters.
Genetics 186: 309-320 (2010)

Hornett, E.A., Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
A hidden manipulation phenotype alters the dynamics of male-killer/host arms races.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 479-487 (2010)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
The ecology and evolution of microbes that manipulate host reproduction.
Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution & Systematics 40: 127-149 (2009)

Engelstädter, J. & Telschow, A.
Cytoplasmic incompatibility and host population structure.
Heredity 103: 196-207 (2009)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
What use are male hosts? The dynamics of maternally inherited endosymbionts showing sexual transmission and male-killing.
American Naturalist 173: E159-E170 (2009)

Duron, O., Bouchon, D., Boutin, S., Bellamy, L., Zhou, L., Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
Diversity of reproductive parasites among arthropods: Wolbachia do not walk alone.
BMC Biology 6:27 (2008)

Duron, O., Hurst, G.D.D., Hornett, E.A., Josling, J.A. & Engelstädter, J.
High incidence of the maternally inherited bacterium Cardinium hertigii in spiders.
Molecular Ecology 17: 1427-1437 (2008)

Engelstädter, J., Telschow, A. & Yamamura, N.
Coexistence of cytoplasmic incompatibility and male-killing inducing endosymbionts, and their impact on host gene flow.
Theoretical Population Biology 73: 125-133 (2008)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
The impact of male-killing bacteria on host evolutionary processes.
Genetics 175: 245-254 (2007)

Engelstädter, J., Hammerstein, P. & Hurst, G.D.D.
The evolution of endosymbiont density in doubly infected hosts.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 685-695 (2007)

Charlat, S., Engelstädter, J., Dyson, E.A., Hornett, E.A., Duplouy, A., Tortosa, P., Davies, N., Roderick, G.K., Wedell, N. & Hurst, G.D.D.
Competing selfish genetic elements in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina.
Current Biology 16: 2453-2458 (2006)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
The dynamics of parasite incidence across host species.
Evolutionary Ecology 20: 603-616 (2006)

Engelstädter, J., Charlat, S., Pomiankowski, A. & Hurst, G.D.D.
The evolution of cytoplasmic incompatibility types: integrating segregation, inbreeding and outbreeding.
Genetics 172, 2601-2611 (2006)

Engelstädter, J. & Charlat, S.
Outbreeding selects for spiteful cytoplasmic elements.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 273, 923-929 (2006)

Telschow, A., Engelstädter, J., Yamamura, N., Hammerstein, P. & Hurst, G.D.D.
Asymmetric gene flow and constraints on adaptation caused by sex ratio distorters.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19, 869-878 (2006)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
Can maternally transmitted endosymbionts facilitate the evolution of haplodiploidy?
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19, 194-202 (2006)

Engelstädter, J., Montenegro, H. & Hurst, G.D.D.
To what extent do different types of sex ratio distorters interfere?
Evolution 58, 2382-2386 (2004)

Engelstädter, J., Telschow, A. & Hammerstein, P.
Infection dynamics of different Wolbachia-types within one host population.
Journal of Theoretical Biology 231, 345-355 (2004)

Host-parasite coevolution

Engelstädter, J. & Fortuna, N.Z.
The dynamics of preferential host switching: host phylogeny as a key predictor of parasite prevalence and distribution.
Evolution 73 (7)
(This article has also been recommended by the Peer Community In Evolutionary Biology.)

Engelstädter, J.
Host-parasite coevolutionary dynamics with generalized success/failure infection genetics.
The American Naturalist 185: E117-129 (2015)

Kwiatkowski, M., Engelstädter, J. & Vorburger, C.
On genetic specificity in symbiont-mediated host-parasite coevolution.
PLoS Computational Biology 8: e1002633 (2012)

Mostowy, R. & Engelstädter, J.
Host-parasite coevolution can induce selection for condition-dependent sex.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 2033–2046 (2012)

Hinow, P., Farkas, J.Z. & Engelstädter, J.
Pathogen evolution in switching environments: a hybrid dynamical system approach.
Mathematical Biosciences 240: 70-75 (2012)

Mostowy, R., Engelstädter, J. & Salathé, M.
Non-genetic inheritance and the patterns of antagonistic coevolution
BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:93 (2012)

Mostowy, R. & Engelstädter, J.
The impact of environmental change on host-parasite coevolution.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 278: 2283-2292 (2011)

Engelstädter, J. & Bonhoeffer, S.
Red Queen dynamics with non-standard fitness interactions.
PLoS Computational Biology 5: e1000469 (2009)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
The dynamics of parasite incidence across host species.
Evolutionary Ecology 20: 603-616 (2006

Evolution of sex and recombination

Smith, N.M.A., Wade, C., Allsopp, M.A., Harpur, B.A., Zayed, A., Rose, S.A., Engelstädter, J., Chapman, N.C., Yagound, B. & Oldroyd, B.P.
Strikingly high levels of heterozygosity despite 20 years of inbreeding in a clonal honey bee.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology, in press.

Engelstädter, J.
Asexual but not clonal: Evolutionary processes in automictic populations.
Genetics 206: 993-1009 (2017)

Reeve, J., Ortiz-Barrientos, D. & Engelstädter, J.
The evolution of recombination rates in finite populations during ecological speciation.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20161243 (2016)

Lenormand, T., Engelstädter, J., Johnston, S.E., Wijnker, E. & Haag, C.R.
Evolutionary mysteries in meiosis.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
  371: 20160001 (2016)

Ortiz-Barrientos, D.#…, Engelstädter J.#… & Rieseberg, L.H.
Recombination rate evolution and the origin of species.
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31: 226-236 (2016)

(#… equal contribution)

Mostowy, R. & Engelstädter, J.
Host-parasite coevolution can induce selection for condition-dependent sex.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 2033–2046 (2012)

Engelstädter, J. & Úbeda, F.
The Evolution of Sex.
In: Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology, A. Hastings & L. Gross (Eds.), University of California Press (2012)

Engelstädter, J., Sandrock, C. & Vorburger, C.
Contagious parthenogenesis, automixis, and a sex determination meltdown.
Evolution 65: 501-511 (2011)

Engelstädter, J. & Bonhoeffer, S.
Red Queen dynamics with non-standard fitness interactions.
PLoS Computational Biology 5: e1000469 (2009)

Engelstädter, J.
Constraints on the evolution of asexual reproduction.
BioEssays 30: 1138-1150 (2008)

Engelstädter, J. & Hurst, G.D.D.
Can maternally transmitted endosymbionts facilitate the evolution of haplodiploidy?
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19, 194-202 (2006)

Sex chromosome evolution

Pessia, E., Engelstädter, J. & Marrais G.A.B.
The evolution of X chromosome inactivation in mammals: the demise of Ohno’s hypothesis?
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 71: 1383-1394 (2014)

Engelstädter, J.
Muller’s ratchet and the degeneration of Y chromosomes: A simulation study.
Genetics 180: 957-967 (2008)

Engelstädter, J. & Haig, D.
Sexual antagonism and the evolution of X chromosome inactivation.
Evolution 62: 2097-2104 (2008)

Other

Meirmans, S., Butlin, R.K., Charmantier, A., Engelstädter, J., Groot, A.T., King, K.C., Kokko, H., Reid, J.M. & Neiman M.
Science policies: How should science funding be allocated? An evolutionary biologists’ perspective.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology
32: 754-768.

Zhang, H., Guillaume, F. & Engelstädter, J.
The dynamics of mitochondrial mutations causing male infertility in spatially structured populations.
Evolution 66: 3179–3188 (2012)

Reuter, M., Engelstädter, J., Fontanillas, P. & Hurst, L.D.
A test of the null model for 5’UTR evolution based on GC-content.
Molecular Biology & Evolution 25: 801-804 (2008)

Engelstädter, J. & Charlat, S.
Outbreeding selects for spiteful cytoplasmic elements.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 273, 923-929 (2006)