Publications

Votaw, H.R. and E.A. Ostrowski. 2017. Stalk size and altruism investment within and among populations of the social amoeba. Journal of Evolutionary Biology (in press). DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13172. Link to full text, PDF

Ostrowski, E.A., Shen, Y., Tian, X., Sucgang, R., Jiang, H., Qu, J., Katoh-Kurasawa, M., Brock, D.A., Dinh, C., Lara-Garduno, F., Lee, S.L., Kovar, C.L., Dinh, H.H., Korchina, V., Jackson, L., Patil, S., Han, Y., Chaboub, L., Shaulsky, G., Muzny, D.M., Worley, K.C., Gibbs, R.A., Richards, S., Kuspa, A., Strassmann, J.E., and D.C. Queller. 2015. Genomic signatures of cooperation and conflict in the social amoeba. Current Biology 15(2):1661-1665, Link to Full Text, PDF

Ostrowski, E.A., Ofria, C., and R.E.Lenski. 2015. Genetically integrated traits and rugged adaptive landscapes in digital organisms. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:83. Link to full text,  PDF

Flowers, JM, Li SI, Stathos, A., Saxer, G., Ostrowski, E.A., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E., and M.D. Purugganan. 2010. Variation, sex, and social cooperation: molecular population genetics of the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum.  PLoS Genetics 6: e1001013. 

Shen, Y. Wan, Z., Coarfa, C., Drabek, R., Chen, L., Ostrowski, E.A., Liu, Y, Weinstock, G.M., Wheeler, D.A., Gibbs, R.A., and F. Yu.  2010. A SNP discovery method to assess variant allele probability from next-generation resequencing data. Genome Research 20:273-280.

Ostrowski, E.A. and G. Shaulsky. 2009. Learning to get along despite struggling to get by. Genome Biology10:218

Benabentos, R., Hirose, S., Sucgang, R. Curk, T, Katoh, M., Ostrowski, E.A., Strassmann, J.E., Queller,  D., Zupan, B., Shaulsky, G., and A. Kuspa. 2009. Polymorphic members of the lag gene family mediate self-discrimination in Dictyostelium. Current Biology 19(7):567-72

Ostrowski, E.A.*, Katoh, M.*, Queller, D.C., Shaulsky, G. and J.E. Strassmann. 2008.  Kin discrimination increases with genetic distance in a social amoeba. PLoS Biology 6:2376-2382.  *contributed equally.

Synopsis: "A Social Amoeba Discriminates in Favor of Kin" - Full text, PDF

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Ostrowski, E.A., Woods, R., and R.E. Lenski. 2008. Genetic basis of parallel and divergent phenotypic responses in evolving populations of Escherichia coliProceedings of the Royal Society of London B 275:277-284.

Cooper, T.F., Ostrowski, E.A., and M. Travisano. 2007. A negative relationship between mutation pleiotropy and fitness effect in yeast. Evolution 61:1495-1499.

Ostrowski, E.A., Ofria, C., and R.E. Lenski. 2007. Specialization and adaptive decay in digital organisms.The American Naturalist 169:E1-E20.

Ostrowski, E.A., Rozen, D.E., and R.E. Lenski. 2005. Pleiotropic effects of beneficial mutations inEscherichia coliEvolution 59:2343-2352.  

Ostrowski, E.A. “Disease”. In: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, p. 74-76. (McGraw-Hill, New York, 2002).