Publications

Garrigan, D., S.B. Kingan, A.J. Geneva, J.P. Vedanayagam and D.C. Presgraves. Genome diversity and divergence in Drosophila mauritiana: multiple signatures of faster X evolution. Genome Biology & Evolution, 6: 2444-2458.

Landeen, 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.

Presgraves, D.C. (2008) Drive and sperm: Evolution & genetics of male meiotic drive. In Sperm Evolution, Eds. Birkhead, T.R., D. Hosken, S. Pitnick. Academic Press.

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) 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.