Ben Kerr - Publications

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University of Washington, Seattle, Seattle, WA 

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Year Citation  Score
2016 Estrela S, Kerr B, Morris JJ. Transitions in individuality through symbiosis. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 31: 191-198. PMID 27131019 DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2016.04.007  0.4
2015 Miner BE, Kulling PM, Beer KD, Kerr B. Divergence in DNA photorepair efficiency among genotypes from contrasting UV radiation environments in nature. Molecular Ecology. PMID 26547143 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13460  1
2015 Bergstrom CT, Kerr B. Microbiology: Taking the bad with the good. Nature. 521: 431-2. PMID 25992542 DOI: 10.1038/nature14525  1
2015 Cooper JD, Neuhauser C, Dean AM, Kerr B. Tipping the mutation-selection balance: Limited migration increases the frequency of deleterious mutants. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 380: 123-133. PMID 25983046 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.05.003  1
2015 Nahum JR, Godfrey-Smith P, Harding BN, Marcus JH, Carlson-Stevermer J, Kerr B. A tortoise-hare pattern seen in adapting structured and unstructured populations suggests a rugged fitness landscape in bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 7530-5. PMID 25964348 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1410631112  1
2015 Heilmann S, Krishna S, Kerr B. Why do bacteria regulate public goods by quorum sensing?-How the shapes of cost and benefit functions determine the form of optimal regulation Frontiers in Microbiology. 6. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00767  1
2015 Connelly BD, Dickinson KJ, Hammarlund SP, Kerr B. Negative niche construction favors the evolution of cooperation Evolutionary Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-015-9803-6  1
2014 Hammerschmidt K, Rose CJ, Kerr B, Rainey PB. Life cycles, fitness decoupling and the evolution of multicellularity. Nature. 515: 75-9. PMID 25373677 DOI: 10.1038/nature13884  0.4
2014 Conlin PL, Chandler JR, Kerr B. Games of life and death: antibiotic resistance and production through the lens of evolutionary game theory. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 21: 35-44. PMID 25271120 DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2014.09.004  1
2014 Libby E, Ratcliff W, Travisano M, Kerr B. Geometry shapes evolution of early multicellularity. Plos Computational Biology. 10: e1003803. PMID 25233196 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003803  1
2014 Goldsby HJ, Knoester DB, Kerr B, Ofria C. The effect of conflicting pressures on the evolution of division of labor. Plos One. 9: e102713. PMID 25093399 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102713  1
2014 Goldsby HJ, Knoester DB, Ofria C, Kerr B. The evolutionary origin of somatic cells under the dirty work hypothesis. Plos Biology. 12: e1001858. PMID 24823361 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001858  1
2013 Lindsey HA, Gallie J, Taylor S, Kerr B. Evolutionary rescue from extinction is contingent on a lower rate of environmental change. Nature. 494: 463-7. PMID 23395960 DOI: 10.1038/nature11879  1
2013 Godfrey-Smith P, Kerr B. Gestalt-switching and the evolutionary transitions British Journal For the Philosophy of Science. 64: 205-222. DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axr051  1
2012 Goldsby HJ, Dornhaus A, Kerr B, Ofria C. Task-switching costs promote the evolution of division of labor and shifts in individuality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 13686-91. PMID 22872867 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1202233109  1
2012 Fox JW, Kerr B. Analyzing the effects of species gain and loss on ecosystem function using the extended Price equation partition Oikos. 121: 290-298. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19656.x  1
2012 Goldsby HJ, Serra N, Dyer F, Kerr B, Ofria C. The evolution of temporal polyethism Artificial Life 13: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference On the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Alife 2012. 178-185.  1
2011 Meyers LA, Kerr B, Koelle K. Network perspectives on infectious disease dynamics. Interdisciplinary Perspectives On Infectious Diseases. 2011: 146765. PMID 22272198 DOI: 10.1155/2011/146765  1
2011 Nahum JR, Harding BN, Kerr B. Evolution of restraint in a structured rock-paper-scissors community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 10831-8. PMID 21690371 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1100296108  1
2011 Miner BE, Kerr B. Adaptation to local ultraviolet radiation conditions among neighbouring Daphnia populations. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 278: 1306-13. PMID 20943691 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1663  1
2011 Majeed H, Gillor O, Kerr B, Riley MA. Competitive interactions in Escherichia coli populations: the role of bacteriocins. The Isme Journal. 5: 71-81. PMID 20664553 DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2010.90  1
2010 Rainey PB, Kerr B. Cheats as first propagules: a new hypothesis for the evolution of individuality during the transition from single cells to multicellularity. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. 32: 872-80. PMID 20726010 DOI: 10.1002/bies.201000039  1
2010 Eshelman CM, Vouk R, Stewart JL, Halsne E, Lindsey HA, Schneider S, Gualu M, Dean AM, Kerr B. Unrestricted migration favours virulent pathogens in experimental metapopulations: evolutionary genetics of a rapacious life history. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 365: 2503-13. PMID 20643740 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0066  1
2009 Godfrey-Smith P, Kerr B. Selection in ephemeral networks. The American Naturalist. 174: 906-11. PMID 19842968 DOI: 10.1086/646605  1
2009 Prado F, Sheih A, West JD, Kerr B. Coevolutionary cycling of host sociality and pathogen virulence in contact networks. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 261: 561-9. PMID 19712687 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.08.022  1
2009 Kerr B, Godfrey-Smith P. Generalization of the Price equation for evolutionary change. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 63: 531-6. PMID 19215293 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00570.x  1
2009 Gobush K, Kerr B, Wasser S. Genetic relatedness and disrupted social structure in a poached population of African elephants. Molecular Ecology. 18: 722-34. PMID 19175507 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.04043.x  1
2009 Dunlap AS, McLinn CM, MacCormick HA, Scott ME, Kerr B. Why some memories do not last a lifetime: Dynamic long-term retrieval in changing environments Behavioral Ecology. 20: 1096-1105. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arp102  1
2009 Kerr B. Theoretical and experimental approaches to the evolution of altruism and the levels of selection Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments. 604-649.  1
2009 Prado F, Billo T, Kerr B. Introgression of sexually selected traits in lek-mating species Evolutionary Ecology Research. 11: 1235-1250.  1
2008 Nahum J, Kerr B. Optimal foraging: a bird in the hand released. Current Biology : Cb. 18: R385-6. PMID 18460319 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.072  1
2008 Prado F, Kerr B. The evolution of restraint in bacterial biofilms under nontransitive competition. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 62: 538-48. PMID 18039324 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00266.x  1
2006 Kerr B, Neuhauser C, Bohannan BJ, Dean AM. Local migration promotes competitive restraint in a host-pathogen 'tragedy of the commons'. Nature. 442: 75-8. PMID 16823452 DOI: 10.1038/nature04864  1
2004 Jessup CM, Kassen R, Forde SE, Kerr B, Buckling A, Rainey PB, Bohannan BJ. Big questions, small worlds: microbial model systems in ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 19: 189-97. PMID 16701253 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2004.01.008  1
2004 Kerr B, Godfrey-Smith P, Feldman MW. What is altruism? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 19: 135-40. PMID 16701244 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2003.10.004  1
2004 Stephens DW, Kerr B, Fernández-Juricic E. Impulsiveness without discounting: the ecological rationality hypothesis. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 271: 2459-65. PMID 15590596 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2871  1
2004 Fernández-Juricic E, Kerr B, Bednekoff PA, Stephens DW. When are two heads better than one? Visual perception and information transfer affect vigilance coordination in foraging groups Behavioral Ecology. 15: 898-906. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arh092  1
2003 Kerr B, Feldman MW. Carving the cognitive niche: optimal learning strategies in homogeneous and heterogeneous environments. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 220: 169-88. PMID 12468290 DOI: 10.1006/jtbi.2003.3146  1
2002 Bohannan BJ, Kerr B, Jessup CM, Hughes JB, Sandvik G. Trade-offs and coexistence in microbial microcosms. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 81: 107-15. PMID 12448710 DOI: 10.1023/A:1020585711378  1
2002 Kerr B, Riley MA, Feldman MW, Bohannan BJ. Local dispersal promotes biodiversity in a real-life game of rock-paper-scissors. Nature. 418: 171-4. PMID 12110887 DOI: 10.1038/nature00823  1
2002 Schwilk DW, Kerr B. Genetic niche-hiking: An alternative explanation for the evolution of flammability Oikos. 99: 431-442. DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2002.11730.x  1
2002 Godfrey-Smith P, Kerr B. Group fitness and multi-level selection: Replies to commentaries Biology and Philosophy. 17: 539-550. DOI: 10.1023/A:1020583723772  1
2002 Kerr B, Godfrey-Smith P. On price's equation and average fitness Biology and Philosophy. 17: 551-565. DOI: 10.1023/A:1020572704223  1
2002 Kerr B, Godfrey-Smith P. Individualist and multi-level perspectives on selection in structured populations Biology and Philosophy. 17: 477-517. DOI: 10.1023/A:1020504900646  1
2001 Aoki K, Feldman MW, Kerr B. Models of sexual selection on a quantitative genetic trait when preference is acquired by sexual imprinting. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 55: 25-32. PMID 11263743  1
1999 Kerr B, Schwilk DW, Bergman A, Feldman MW. Rekindling an old flame: A haploid model for the evolution and impact of flammability in resprouting plants Evolutionary Ecology Research. 1: 807-827.  1
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