Research Output 1977 2018

  • 2657 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
  • 78 Article
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2017

Generation time and fitness tradeoffs during the evolution of multicellularity

Leslie, M. P., Shelton, D. E. & Michod, R. E. Oct 7 2017 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 430, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fitness
Trade-offs
fecundity
viability
Fertility

Genetic basis for soma is present in undifferentiated volvocine green algae

Grochau-Wright, Z. I., Hanschen, E. R., Ferris, P. J., Hamaji, T., Nozaki, H., Olson, B. J. S. C. & Michod, R. E. Jun 1 2017 In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 6, p. 1205-1218 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

somatic cells
Chlorophyta
green alga
gene
Volvox

Models of cell division initiation in Chlamydomonas: A challenge to the consensus view

Shelton, D. E., Leslie, M. P. & Michod, R. E. Jan 7 2017 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 412, p. 186-197 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chlamydomonas
Cell Division
Model
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
cell division

Molecular trade-offs in RNA ligases affected the modular emergence of complex ribozymes at the origin of life

Dhar, N., Weinberg, M. S., Michod, R. E. & Durand, P. M. Sep 20 2017 In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 9, 170376

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catalytic RNA
Ligases
RNA
Molecules
Oligonucleotides
2016
17 Citations

The Gonium pectorale genome demonstrates co-option of cell cycle regulation during the evolution of multicellularity

Hanschen, E. R. , Marriage, T. N. , Ferris, P. J. , Hamaji, T. , Toyoda, A. , Fujiyama, A. , Neme, R. , Noguchi, H. , Minakuchi, Y. , Suzuki, M. , Kawai-Toyooka, H. , Smith, D. R. , Sparks, H. , Anderson, J. , Bakarić, R. , Luria, V. , Karger, A. , Kirschner, M. W. , Durand, P. M. , Michod, R. E. & 2 others Nozaki, H. & Olson, B. J. S. C. Apr 22 2016 In : Nature Communications. 7, 11370

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

genome
cycles
Cell Cycle
Genome
Genes
2015
1 Citations

A Darwinian approach to the origin of life cycles with group properties

Rashidi, A., Shelton, D. E. & Michod, R. E. Jun 1 2015 In : Theoretical Population Biology. 102, p. 76-84 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

origin of life
life cycle
life cycle (organisms)
mortality
gene
6 Citations

A model for the origin of group reproduction during the evolutionary transition to multicellularity

Maliet, O., Shelton, D. E. & Michod, R. E. Jun 1 2015 In : Biology Letters. 11, 6, 20150157

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reproduction
Cell Cycle
cell cycle
Life Cycle Stages
Life History Traits
2014
6 Citations

Early evolution of the genetic basis for soma in the volvocaceae

Hanschen, E. R., Ferris, P. J. & Michod, R. E. 2014 In : Evolution. 68, 7, p. 2014-2025 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Volvocaceae
Molecular Evolution
Carisoprodol
algae
Volvox
1 Citations

Fitness trade-offs and developmental constraints in the evolution of soma: An experimental study in a volvocine alga

Herron, M. D., Ghimire, S., Vinikoor, C. R. & Michod, R. E. 2014 In : Evolutionary Ecology Research. 16, 3, p. 203-221 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

fitness
experimental study
alga
algae
somatic cells
2 Citations

Levels of selection and the formal Darwinism project

Shelton, D. E. & Michod, R. E. 2014 In : Biology and Philosophy. 29, 2, p. 217-224 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Organism
Darwinism
Phenotype
organisms
Cells
8 Citations

Programmed death in a unicellular organism has species-specific fitness effects

Durand, P. M., Choudhury, R., Rashidi, A. & Michod, R. E. 2014 In : Biology Letters. 10, 2, 20131088

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

apoptosis
death
organisms
Cell Death
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
2013
18 Citations

Organelle genome complexity scales positively with organism size in volvocine green algae

Smith, D. R., Hamaji, T., Olson, B. J. S. C., Durand, P. M., Ferris, P., Michod, R. E., Featherston, J., Nozaki, H. & Keeling, P. J. Apr 2013 In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 30, 4, p. 793-797 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

organelle genome
genetic drift
intergenic DNA
Chlorophyta
organelles
2012
4 Citations

Distributions of reproductive and somatic cell numbers in diverse Volvox (Chlorophyta) species

Shelton, D. E., Desnitskiy, A. G. & Michod, R. E. 2012 In : Evolutionary Ecology Research. 14, 6, p. 707-727 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Volvox
somatic cells
Chlorophyta
germ cells
distribution
2011
5 Citations

Flagellar phenotypic plasticity in volvocalean algae correlates with Péclet number

Solari, C. A., Drescher, K., Ganguly, S., Kessler, J. O., Michod, R. E. & Goldstein, R. E. Oct 7 2011 In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 8, 63, p. 1409-1417 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Peclet number
Algae
Nutrients
Plasticity
Volvox
25 Citations

How an organism dies affects the fitness of its neighbors

Durand, P. M., Rashidi, A. & Michod, R. E. Feb 2011 In : American Naturalist. 177, 2, p. 224-232 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

apoptosis
organisms
fitness
organism
cells
30 Citations

Inclusive fitness in evolution

Ferriere, R. & Michod, R. E. Mar 24 2011 In : Nature. 471, 7339

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

152 Citations

Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality

Abbot, P. , Abe, J. , Alcock, J. , Alizon, S. , Alpedrinha, J. A. C. , Andersson, M. , Andre, J. B. , Van Baalen, M. , Balloux, F. , Balshine, S. , Barton, N. , Beukeboom, L. W. , Biernaskie, J. M. , Bilde, T. , Borgia, G. , Breed, M. , Brown, S. , Bshary, R. , Buckling, A. , Burley, N. T. & 117 others Burton-Chellew, M. N., Cant, M. A., Chapuisat, M., Charnov, E. L., Clutton-Brock, T., Cockburn, A., Cole, B. J., Colegrave, N., Cosmides, L., Couzin, I. D., Coyne, J. A., Creel, S., Crespi, B., Curry, R. L., Dall, S. R. X., Day, T., Dickinson, J. L., Dugatkin, L. A., Mouden, C. E., Emlen, S. T., Evans, J., Ferriere, R., Field, J., Foitzik, S., Foster, K., Foster, W. A., Fox, C. W., Gadau, J., Gandon, S., Gardner, A., Gardner, M. G., Getty, T., Goodisman, M. A. D., Grafen, A., Grosberg, R., Grozinger, C. M., Gouyon, P. H., Gwynne, D., Harvey, P. H., Hatchwell, B. J., Heinze, J., Helantera, H., Helms, K. R., Hill, K., Jiricny, N., Johnstone, R. A., Kacelnik, A., Kiers, E. T., Kokko, H., Komdeur, J., Korb, J., Kronauer, D., Kümmerli, R., Lehmann, L., Linksvayer, T. A., Lion, S., Lyon, B., Marshall, J. A. R., McElreath, R., Michalakis, Y., Michod, R. E., Mock, D., Monnin, T., Montgomerie, R., Moore, A. J., Mueller, U. G., Noë, R., Okasha, S., Pamilo, P., Parker, G. A., Pedersen, J. S., Pen, I., Pfennig, D., Queller, D. C., Rankin, D. J., Reece, S. E., Reeve, H. K., Reuter, M., Roberts, G., Robson, S. K. A., Roze, D., Rousset, F., Rueppell, O., Sachs, J. L., Santorelli, L., Schmid-Hempel, P., Schwarz, M. P., Scott-Phillips, T., Shellmann-Sherman, J., Sherman, P. W., Shuker, D. M., Smith, J., Spagna, J. C., Strassmann, B., Suarez, A. V., Sundström, L., Taborsky, M., Taylor, P., Thompson, G., Tooby, J., Tsutsui, N. D., Tsuji, K., Turillazzi, S., Úbeda, F., Vargo, E. L., Voelkl, B., Wenseleers, T., West, S. A., West-Eberhard, M. J., Westneat, D. F., Wiernasz, D. C., Wild, G., Wrangham, R., Young, A. J., Zeh, D. W., Zeh, J. A. & Zink, A. Mar 24 2011 In : Nature. 471, 7339

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2010
19 Citations

Deleterious mutations and selection for sex in finite diploid populations

Roze, D. & Michod, R. E. Apr 2010 In : Genetics. 184, 4, p. 1095-1112 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sex Preselection
Diploidy
Mutation
Population
Loss of Heterozygosity
18 Citations

Evolution of developmental programs in Volvox (Chlorophyta)

Herron, M. D., Desnitskiy, A. G. & Michod, R. E. Apr 2010 In : Journal of Phycology. 46, 2, p. 316-324 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Volvox
Chlorophyta
programme
cell division
germ cells
9 Citations

Genomics in the light of evolutionary transitions

Durand, P. M. & Michod, R. E. Jun 2010 In : Evolution. 64, 6, p. 1533-1540 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Genomics
Genome
genomics
genome
Genes
2009
108 Citations

Triassic origin and early radiation of multicellular volvocine algae

Herron, M. D., Hackett, J. D., Aylward, F. O. & Michod, R. E. Mar 3 2009 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 9, p. 3254-3258 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Individuality
Radiation
Volvox
Conflict (Psychology)
Chlorophyta
2008
56 Citations

Adaptive value of sex in microbial pathogens

Michod, R. E., Bernstein, H. & Nedelcu, A. M. May 2008 In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 8, 3, p. 267-285 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

fitness
pathogen
pathogens
gender
DNA
83 Citations

Evolution of complexity in the volvocine algae: Transitions in individuality through Darwin's eye

Herron, M. D. & Michod, R. E. Feb 2008 In : Evolution. 62, 2, p. 436-451 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

algae
eyes
alga
Individuality
Conflict (Psychology)
11 Citations

Volvox barberi, the fastest swimmer of the Volvocales (Chlorophyceae)

Solari, C. A., Michod, R. E. & Goldstein, R. E. Dec 2008 In : Journal of Phycology. 44, 6, p. 1395-1398 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Volvox
Chlorophyceae
cells
Chlamydomonadales
speed
2007
101 Citations
Altruism
Individuality
Genes
Volvox
Population Genetics
2006
43 Citations

A hydrodynamics approach to the evolution of multicellularity: Flagellar motility and germ-soma differentiation in volvocalean green algae

Solari, C. A., Kessler, J. O. & Michod, R. E. Apr 2006 In : American Naturalist. 167, 4, p. 537-554 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hydrodynamics
Chlorophyta
germ cells
Chlamydomonadales
motility
31 Citations

Cooperation and conflict during evolutionary transitions in individuality

Michod, R. E. & Herron, M. D. Sep 2006 In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 19, 5, p. 1406-1409 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

56 Citations

Life-history evolution and the origin of multicellularity

Michod, R. E., Viossat, Y., Solari, C. A., Hurand, M. & Nedelcu, A. M. Mar 21 2006 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 239, 2, p. 257-272 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fitness
History
Life
life history
Trade-offs
67 Citations

Multicellularity and the functional interdependence of motility and molecular transport

Solari, C. A., Ganguly, S., Kessler, J. O., Michod, R. E. & Goldstein, R. E. Jan 31 2006 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103, 5, p. 1353-1358 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Flagella
Carisoprodol
Efficiency
Volvox
Chlorophyta
30 Citations

The evolutionary origin of an altruistic gene

Nedelcu, A. M. & Michod, R. E. Aug 2006 In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 23, 8, p. 1460-1464 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

altruism
genes
gene
Altruism
Genes
52 Citations
Gene Regulatory Networks
Eukaryotic Cells
Individuality
Bacteria
Population
2005
1 Citations

John Maynard Smith.

Michod, R. E. 2005 In : Annual review of genetics.. 39, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Research
Molecular Evolution
Animal Sexual Behavior
Game Theory
Ecology
51 Citations

On the transfer of fitness from the cell to the multicellular organism

Michod, R. E. Nov 2005 In : Biology and Philosophy. 20, 5, p. 967-987 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fitness
Cells
Organism
organisms
cells
2004
47 Citations

Sex as a response to oxidative stress: A twofold increase in cellular reactive oxygen species activates sex genes

Nedelcu, A. M., Marcu, O. & Michod, R. E. Aug 7 2004 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 271, 1548, p. 1591-1596 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

reactive oxygen species
oxidative stress
gender
genes
Reactive Oxygen Species
2003
29 Citations

Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of individuality: IV. Conflict mediation and evolvability in Volvox carteri

Michod, R. E., Nedelcu, A. M. & Roze, D. May 2003 In : BioSystems. 69, 2-3, p. 95-114 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Evolvability
Mediation
Unit
Conflict
Volvox
46 Citations

On the reorganization of fitness during evolutionary transitions in individuality

Michod, R. E. & Nedelcu, A. M. Feb 2003 In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 43, 1, p. 64-73 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

organisms
cells
totipotency
cooperatives
mutants
33 Citations
oxidative stress
antioxidants
gender
antioxidant
effect
2001

Annotated bibliography

Richards, J., Michod, R. & Messer, J. D. 2001 In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 950, p. 311-319 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

104 Citations

Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of multicellularity

Michod, R. E. & Roze, D. 2001 In : Heredity. 86, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

organisms
Conflict (Psychology)
cells
Individuality
Genetic Phenomena
29 Citations

Mutation, multilevel selection, and the evolution of propagule size during the origin of multicellularity

Roze, D. & Michod, R. E. 2001 In : American Naturalist. 158, 6, p. 638-654 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

propagule
mutation
fitness
cells
group size
1998
6 Citations

Origin of sex for error repair: III. Selfish sex

Michod, R. E. Feb 1998 In : Theoretical Population Biology. 53, 1, p. 60-74 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

repair
gender
damage
diploidy
Diploidy
1997
74 Citations
organism
conflict
co-operation
organisms
cells
47 Citations

Evolution of the individual

Michod, R. E. 1997 In : American Naturalist. 150, SUPPL.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

organism
organisms
fitness
mutation
conflict
33 Citations

Transitions in individuality

Michod, R. E. & Roze, D. 1997 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 264, 1383, p. 853-857 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

organism
Individuality
Conflict (Psychology)
organisms
conflict
1996
62 Citations
organism
conflict
co-operation
Individuality
Conflict (Psychology)
50 Citations

The evolution of cooperation in spatially heterogeneous populations

Ferriere, R. & Michod, R. E. May 1996 In : American Naturalist. 147, 5, p. 692-717 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tit-for-tat
co-operation
defect
cooperatives
prisoner dilemma
1995
32 Citations
Sociobiology
Metaphor
Cooperative Behavior
Costs and Cost Analysis
Prisoner Dilemma
20 Citations

Origin of Sex for Error Repair I. Sex, Diploidy, and Haploidy

Long, A. & Michod, R. E. Feb 1995 In : Theoretical Population Biology. 47, 1, p. 18-55 38 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

haploidy
diploidy
gender
repair
damage
9 Citations

Origin of Sex for Error Repair II. Rarity and Extreme Environments

Michod, R. E. & Long, A. Feb 1995 In : Theoretical Population Biology. 47, 1, p. 56-81 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rarity
repair
damage
Haploidy
Extreme Environments
1994
14 Citations

DNA repair and the evolution of transformation IV. DNA damage increases transformation

Michod, R. E. & Wojciechowski, M. F. 1994 In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 7, 2, p. 147-175 29 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle