Publications

Landeed, E.L. and D.C. Presgraves (2013) Evolution: From autosomes to sex chromosomes— and back. Current Biology 23: R848-850.

Presgraves, D.C. (2013) Primer: Hitchhiking to speciation.  PLoS Biology 11: e1001498.

Meiklejohn, C.D. and D.C. Presgraves (2012) Little evidence for demasculinization of the Drosophila X chromosome among genes expressed in the male germlineGenome Biology and Evolution 4: 895-904.

Cattani, M.V., S.B. Kingan and D.C. Presgraves (2012) Cis- and trans-factors contribute to heterogeneity in the rate of crossing over among the Drosophila simulans clade species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 2014-2022.

Larracuente, A.L. and D.C. Presgraves (2012) The selfish Segregation Distorter complex of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 192: 33-53.

Garrigan, D., S. Kingan, A. Geneva, K. Thornton, P. Andolfatto, A.G. Clark, and D.C. Presgraves (2012) Genome sequencing reveals complex speciation of the Drosophila simulans clade. Genome Research 22: 1499-1511.

Cattani, M.V. and D.C. Presgraves (2012) Incompatibility between X chromosome factor and pericentric heterochromatic region causes lethality in hybrids between Drosophila melanogaster and its sibling species. Genetics 191: 549-559.

Xu, K., S. Oh, T. Park, D.C. Presgraves and S.V. Yi (2012) Lineage-specific variation in slow- and fast-X evolution in primates. Evolution 66: 1751-1761.

Gérard, P.R. and D.C. Presgraves (2012) Abundant genetic variability in Drosophila simulans for hybrid female lethality in interspecific crosses to D. melanogaster. Genetics Research 94: 1-7.

Meiklejohn, C.D., E.L. Landeen, J.M. Cook, S.B. Kingan and D.C. Presgraves (2011) Sex chromosome-specific regulation in the Drosophila male germline but little evidence for chromosomal dosage compensation or meiotic inactivation. PLoS Biology 9: e1001126.

Presgraves, D.C. (2010) Speciation genetics: Search for the missing snowball. Current Biology 20: R1073-74.

Presgraves, D.C. (2010) Darwin and the origin of interspecific genetic incompatibilities. American Naturalist 176: S45-S60.

Presgraves, D.C. and R.E. Glor (2010) Evolutionary biology: Speciation on islands. Current Biology 20: R440-R442.

Presgraves, D.C. (2010) The molecular evolutionary basis of species formation. Nature Reviews Genetics 11: 175-180.

Presgraves, D.C. and S.V. Yi (2009) Doubts about complex speciation between humans and chimpanzees. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24: 533-540.

Presgraves, D.C., P.R. Gérard, A. Cherukuri and T.W. Lyttle (2009) Large-scale selective sweep among Segregation Distorter chromosomes in African populations of Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS Genetics 5(5): e1000463.

Gérard, P. and D.C. Presgraves (2009) Genetic analysis of hybrid incompatibilities in Drosophila. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0020896

Cattani, M.V. and D.C. Presgraves (2009) Genetics and lineage-specific evolution of a lethal hybrid incompatibility between Drosophila mauritiana and its sibling species. Genetics 181: 1545-1555.

Tang, S. and D.C. Presgraves (2009) Evolution of the Drosophila nuclear pore complex results in multiple hybrid incompatibilities. Science 323: 779-782.

Seluanov, A., C. Hine, M. Bozzella, A. Hall, T. H. C. Sasahara, A. A. C. M. Ribeiro, K. C. Catania, D. C. Presgraves and V. Gorbunova (2008) Distinct tumor suppressor mechanisms evolve rodent species that differ in size and lifespanAging Cell 7: 813-823.

Presgraves, D.C. (2008) Sex chromosomes and speciation in DrosophilaTrends in Genetics 24: 336-343.

Masly, J.P. and D.C. Presgraves (2007) High-resolution genome-wide dissection of the two rules of speciation in Drosophila. PLoS Biology, 5: 1890-1898.

Presgraves, D.C. (2007) Drive and sperm: Evolution & genetics of male meiotic drive. In Sperm Evolution, Eds. Birkhead, T.R., D. Hosken, S. Pitnick. Academic Press.

Presgraves, D.C. (2007) Does genetic conflict drive molecular evolution of nuclear transport genes in Drosophila? BioEssays 29: 386-391.

Presgraves, D.C. (2007) Speciation genetics: Epistasis, conflict and the origin of speciesCurrent Biology 17: R125-R127.

Presgraves, D.C. and W. Stephan. (2007) Pervasive adaptive evolution among interactors of the Drosophila hybrid inviability gene, Nup96. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 306-314. [Listed as part of Science magazine’s 2006 Breakthrough of the Year, #7]

Seluanov, A., Z. Chen, C. Hine. A.R. Riberio, K.C. Catania, D.C. Presgraves and V. Gorbunova. (2007) Telomerase activity coevolves with body mass not lifespanAging Cell 6: 45-52.

Presgraves, D.C. (2006) Intron length evolution in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23: 2203-2213.

Presgraves, D.C. (2005) Recombination enhances protein adaptation in Drosophila melanogaster. Current Biology 15: 1651-1656. [Faculty of 1000 selection]

Presgraves, D.C. (2005) Evolutionary genetics: new genes for new jobsCurrent Biology 15: R52-R53.

Orr, H.A., J.P. Masly and D.C. Presgraves (2004) Speciation genesCurrent Opinion in Genetics and Development 14: 675-679.

Presgraves, D.C., L. Balagopalan, S.A. Abmayr and H.A. Orr (2003) Adaptive evolution drives divergence of a hybrid inviability gene between two species of DrosophilaNature 243: 715-719. (Featured in “News & Views” piece by M. Noor, pp. 699-700). [Faculty of 1000 selection]

Presgraves, D.C. (2003) A fine-scale genetic analysis of hybrid incompatibilities in Drosophila. Genetics 163: 955-972.

Presgraves, D.C. (2002) Patterns of postzygotic isolation in Lepidoptera. Evolution 56: 1168-1183.

Betancourt, A.B. and D.C. Presgraves (2002) Linkage limits the power of natural selection in DrosophilaProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 99: 13616-13620. (Featured in “Dispatch” piece by G. Marais and B. Charlesworth in Current Biology 13: R68-70)

Betancourt, A.B., D.C. Presgraves, and W.J. Swanson (2002) A test for faster X evolution in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution 19: 1816-1819.

Presgraves, D.C. (2000) A genetic test of the mechanism of Wolbachia-induced cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila. Genetics 154: 771-776.

Orr, H.A. and D.C. Presgraves (2000) Speciation by postzygotic isolation: forces, genes and moleculesBioEssays 22: 1085-1094.

Ciecko, S.C. and D.C. Presgraves (1999) Recovery and mapping of an Antennapedia mutation in Drosophila simulans. Drosophila Information Service 82: 120-121.

Presgraves, D.C., R.H. Baker and G.S. Wilkinson (1999) Coevolution of sperm and female reproductive tract morphology in stalk-eyed fliesProceedings of the Royal Society of London B 266: 1041-1047. (Featured on cover).

Presgraves, D.C. and H.A. Orr (1998) Haldane’s rule is obeyed in taxa lacking a hemizygous sexScience 282: 952-954. (Featured in a “Perspectives” piece by M. Turelli).

Wilkinson, G.S., D.C. Presgraves and L. Crymes (1998) Male eyespan in stalk-eyed flies indicates genetic quality by meiotic drive suppressionNature 391: 276-279. (Featured on cover and in a “News & Views” piece by L.D. Hurst and A. Pomiankowski)

Borgia, G. and D.C. Presgraves (1998) Coevolution of exaggerated male display traits: a test of the threat-reduction hypothesisAnimal Behaviour 56: 1121-1128.

Presgraves, D.C., E. Severence and G.S. Wilkinson (1997) Sex chromosome meiotic drive in stalk-eyed fliesGenetics 147: 1169-1180.