Alex Best
Alex Best
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield
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Deleterious mutations can surf to high densities on the wave front of an expanding population
JMJ Travis, T Münkemüller, OJ Burton, A Best, C Dytham, K Johst
Molecular biology and evolution 24 (10), 2334-2343, 2007
The role of ecological feedbacks in the evolution of host defence: what does theory tell us?
M Boots, A Best, MR Miller, A White
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 364 …, 2009
Parasite exposure drives selective evolution of constitutive versus inducible defense
ER Westra, S van Houte, S Oyesiku-Blakemore, B Makin, JM Broniewski, ...
Current biology 25 (8), 1043-1049, 2015
Maintenance of host variation in tolerance to pathogens and parasites
A Best, A White, M Boots
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (52), 20786-20791, 2008
The implications of coevolutionary dynamics to host-parasite interactions
A Best, A White, M Boots
The American Naturalist 173 (6), 779-791, 2009
Epidemiological, evolutionary, and coevolutionary implications of context-dependent parasitism
PF Vale, AJ Wilson, A Best, M Boots, TJ Little
The American Naturalist 177 (4), 510-521, 2011
Which species will succesfully track climate change? The influence of intraspecific competition and density dependent dispersal on range shifting dynamics
AS Best, K Johst, T Münkemüller, JMJ Travis
Oikos 116 (9), 1531-1539, 2007
The evolution of host-parasite range
A Best, A White, E Kisdi, J Antonovics, MA Brockhurst, M Boots
The American Naturalist 176 (1), 63-71, 2010
Host resistance and coevolution in spatially structured populations
A Best, S Webb, A White, M Boots
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1715), 2216-2222, 2011
The epidemiological consequences of immune priming
HJ Tidbury, A Best, M Boots
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1746), 4505-4512, 2012
Resistance is futile but tolerance can explain why parasites do not always castrate their hosts
A Best, A White, M Boots
Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution 64 (2), 348-357, 2010
The coevolutionary implications of host tolerance
A Best, A White, M Boots
Evolution 68 (5), 1426-1435, 2014
Higher resources decrease fluctuating selection during host–parasite coevolution
L Lopez Pascua, AR Hall, A Best, AD Morgan, M Boots, A Buckling
Ecology letters 17 (11), 1380-1388, 2014
The evolutionary dynamics of within-generation immune priming in invertebrate hosts
A Best, H Tidbury, A White, M Boots
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 10 (80), 20120887, 2013
How specificity and epidemiology drive the coevolution of static trait diversity in hosts and parasites
M Boots, A White, A Best, R Bowers
Evolution 68 (6), 1594-1606, 2014
Predation on infected host promotes evolutionary branching of virulence and pathogens' biodiversity
A Morozov, A Best
Journal of theoretical biology 307, 29-36, 2012
The implications of immunopathology for parasite evolution
A Best, G Long, A White, M Boots
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1741), 3234-3240, 2012
The importance of who infects whom: the evolution of diversity in host resistance to infectious disease
M Boots, A White, A Best, R Bowers
Ecology letters 15 (10), 1104-1111, 2012
Local transmission processes and disease-driven host extinctions
A Best, S Webb, J Antonovics, M Boots
Theoretical Ecology 5 (2), 211-217, 2012
The evolution of costly acquired immune memory
A Best, A Hoyle
Ecology and evolution 3 (7), 2223-2232, 2013
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