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Dr James Hall PhD

Tenure Track Fellow Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour

    Publications

    2019

    Mobile Compensatory Mutations Promote Plasmid Survival (Journal article)

    Zwanzig, M., Harrison, E., Brockhurst, M., Hall, J. P. J., Berendonk, T., & Berger, U. (n.d.). Mobile Compensatory Mutations Promote Plasmid Survival. mSystems. doi:10.1128/mSystems.00186-18

    DOI: 10.1128/mSystems.00186-18

    2018

    Competitive species interactions constrain abiotic adaptation in a bacterial soil community. (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Harrison, E., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2018). Competitive species interactions constrain abiotic adaptation in a bacterial soil community.. Evolution Letters, 2(6), 580-589. doi:10.1002/evl3.83

    DOI: 10.1002/evl3.83

    Migration promotes plasmid stability under spatially heterogeneous positive selection (Journal article)

    Harrison, E., Hall, J. P. J., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2018). Migration promotes plasmid stability under spatially heterogeneous positive selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1879), 20180324. doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.0324

    DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0324

    Plasmid stability is enhanced by higher-frequency pulses of positive selection (Journal article)

    Stevenson, C., Hall, J. P. J., Brockhurst, M. A., & Harrison, E. (2018). Plasmid stability is enhanced by higher-frequency pulses of positive selection. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 285(1870). doi:10.1098/rspb.2017.2497

    DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2497

    Variable plasmid fitness effects and mobile genetic element dynamics across Pseudomonas species (Journal article)

    Kottara, A., Hall, J. P. J., Harrison, E., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2018). Variable plasmid fitness effects and mobile genetic element dynamics across Pseudomonas species. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY ECOLOGY, 94(1). doi:10.1093/femsec/fix172

    DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fix172

    2017

    Conflicting selection alters the trajectory of molecular evolution in a tripartite bacteria-plasmid-phage interaction (Journal article)

    Harrison, E., Hall, J. P. J., Paterson, S., Spiers, A. J., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2017). Conflicting selection alters the trajectory of molecular evolution in a tripartite bacteria-plasmid-phage interaction. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 26(10), 2757-2764. doi:10.1111/mec.14080

    DOI: 10.1111/mec.14080

    Gene mobility promotes the spread of resistance in bacterial populations (Journal article)

    Stevenson, C., Hall, J. P. J., Harrison, E., Wood, A. J., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2017). Gene mobility promotes the spread of resistance in bacterial populations. ISME JOURNAL, 11(8), 1930-1932. doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.42

    DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2017.42

    Positive selection inhibits gene mobilization and transfer in soil bacterial communities (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Williams, D., Paterson, S., Harrison, E., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2017). Positive selection inhibits gene mobilization and transfer in soil bacterial communities. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 1(9), 1348-1353. doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0250-3

    DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0250-3

    Sampling the mobile gene pool: innovation via horizontal gene transfer in bacteria (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Brockhurst, M. A., & Harrison, E. (2017). Sampling the mobile gene pool: innovation via horizontal gene transfer in bacteria. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 372(1735). doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0424

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0424

    The evolution of plasmid stability: Are infectious transmission and compensatory evolution competing evolutionary trajectories? (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Brockhurst, M. A., Dytham, C., & Harrison, E. (2017). The evolution of plasmid stability: Are infectious transmission and compensatory evolution competing evolutionary trajectories?. PLASMID, 91, 90-95. doi:10.1016/j.plasmid.2017.04.003

    DOI: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2017.04.003

    2016

    Identification of Low- and High-Impact Hemagglutinin Amino Acid Substitutions That Drive Antigenic Drift of Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses (Journal article)

    Harvey, W. T., Benton, D. J., Gregory, V., Hall, J. P. J., Daniels, R. S., Bedford, T., . . . Reeve, R. (2016). Identification of Low- and High-Impact Hemagglutinin Amino Acid Substitutions That Drive Antigenic Drift of Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses. PLOS PATHOGENS, 12(4). doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005526

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005526

    Multi-host environments select for hostgeneralist conjugative plasmids (Journal article)

    Kottara, A., Hall, J. P. J., Harrison, E., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2016). Multi-host environments select for hostgeneralist conjugative plasmids. BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 16. doi:10.1186/s12862-016-0642-z

    DOI: 10.1186/s12862-016-0642-z

    Rapid compensatory evolution promotes the survival of conjugative plasmids. (Journal article)

    Harrison, E., Dytham, C., Hall, J. P. J., Guymer, D., Spiers, A. J., Paterson, S., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2016). Rapid compensatory evolution promotes the survival of conjugative plasmids.. Mobile genetic elements, 6(3), e1179074. doi:10.1080/2159256X.2016.1179074

    DOI: 10.1080/2159256X.2016.1179074

    Resistance is a numbers game (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., & Harrison, E. (2016). Resistance is a numbers game. NATURE MICROBIOLOGY, 1(12). doi:10.1038/NMICROBIOL.2016.235

    DOI: 10.1038/NMICROBIOL.2016.235

    Source-sink plasmid transfer dynamics maintain gene mobility in soil bacterial communities (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Wood, A. J., Harrison, E., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2016). Source-sink plasmid transfer dynamics maintain gene mobility in soil bacterial communities. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 113(29), 8260-8265. doi:10.1073/pnas.1600974113

    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1600974113

    2015

    DNA Recombination Strategies During Antigenic Variation in the African Trypanosome. (Journal article)

    McCulloch, R., Morrison, L. J., & Hall, J. P. J. (2015). DNA Recombination Strategies During Antigenic Variation in the African Trypanosome.. Microbiology spectrum, 3(2), MDNA3-0016-2014. doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.mdna3-0016-2014

    DOI: 10.1128/microbiolspec.mdna3-0016-2014

    Environmentally co-occurring mercury resistance plasmids are genetically and phenotypically diverse and confer variable context-dependent fitness effects (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Harrison, E., Lilley, A. K., Paterson, S., Spiers, A. J., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2015). Environmentally co-occurring mercury resistance plasmids are genetically and phenotypically diverse and confer variable context-dependent fitness effects. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 17(12), 5008-5022. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12901

    DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12901

    2014

    Withstanding the challenges of host immunity: Antigenic variation and the trypanosome surface coat (Chapter)

    Hall, J. P. J., & Plenderleith, L. (2014). Withstanding the challenges of host immunity: Antigenic variation and the trypanosome surface coat. In Trypanosomes and Trypanosomiasis (pp. 61-87). doi:10.1007/978-3-7091-1556-5_3

    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-7091-1556-5_3

    2013

    Mosaic VSGs and the Scale of Trypanosoma brucei Antigenic Variation (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Wang, H., & Barry, J. D. (2013). Mosaic VSGs and the Scale of Trypanosoma brucei Antigenic Variation. PLOS PATHOGENS, 9(7). doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003502

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003502

    Viral host-adaptation: insights from evolution experiments with phages (Journal article)

    Hall, J. P. J., Harrison, E., & Brockhurst, M. A. (2013). Viral host-adaptation: insights from evolution experiments with phages. CURRENT OPINION IN VIROLOGY, 3(5), 572-577. doi:10.1016/j.coviro.2013.07.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.coviro.2013.07.001

    2012

    Genome hyperevolution and the success of a parasite (Chapter)

    Barry, J. D., Hall, J. P. J., & Plenderleith, L. (2012). Genome hyperevolution and the success of a parasite. In Unknown Book (Vol. 1267, pp. 11-17). doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06654.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06654.x

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