Research by the Evolution and Ecology Program (EEP) is contributing to a growing body of literature stressing the potential of eco-evolutionary dynamics to aggravate the global biodiversity crisis:
Figure 1. Eco-evolutionary dynamics can aggravate the risks associated with species invasions, such as the expansion of the winter moth into northern Fennoscandia; © entomart | Wikimedia.
 Ammunét T, Klemola T & Parvinen K (2014). Consequences of asymmetric competition between resident and invasive defoliators: A novel empirically based modelling approach. Theoretical Population Biology 92:107–117.
 Yamamichi M, Yoshida T & Sasaki A (2014). Timing and propagule size of invasion determine its success by a time-varying threshold of demographic regime shift. Ecology 95:2303–2315.
 Fischer B, van Doorn GS, Dieckmann U & Taborsky B (2014). The evolution of age-dependent plasticity. American Naturalist 183:108–125.
 Nonaka E, Svanbäck R & Brännström Å (2014). Assortative mating can limit the evolution of phenotypic plasticity. Evolutionary Ecology 8:1057–1074.
 Fronhofer EA, Poethke HJ & Dieckmann U (2015). Evolution of dispersal distance: Maternal investment leads to bimodal dispersal kernels. Journal of Theoretical Biology 365:270–279.
 Sjödin H, Brännström Å, Söderquist M & Englund G (2014). Population-level consequences of heterospecific density-dependent movements in predator–prey systems. Journal of Theoretical Biology 342:93–106.
 Galis F, Carrier DR, van Alphen J, van der Mije SD, Van Dooren TJM, Metz JAJ & ten Broek CMA (2014). Fast running restricts evolutionary change of the vertebral column in mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 111:11401–11406.
 Hartig F, Münkenmüller T, Johst K & Dieckmann U (2014). On the sympatric evolution and evolutionary stability of coexistence by relative nonlinearity of competition. PLoS ONE 9:e94454.
 Parvinen K (2014). Metapopulation dynamics and the evolution of sperm parasitism. Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 9:124–137.
 Seehausen O, Butlin RK, Keller I, Wagner CE, Boughman JW, Hohenlohe PA, Peichel CL, Saetre GP, Bank C, Brännström Å, Brelsford A, Clarkson CS, Eroukhmanoff F, Feder JL, Fischer MC, Foote AD, Franchini P, Jiggins CD, Jones FC, Lindholm AK, Lucek K, Maan ME, Marques DA, Martin SH, Matthews B, Meier JI, Möst M, Nachman MW, Nonaka E, Rennison DJ, Schwarzer J, Watson ET, Westram AM & Widmer A (2014). Genomics and the origin of species. Nature Reviews Genetics 15:176–192.
 Mpolya EA, Yashima K, Ohtsuki H & Sasaki A (2014). Epidemic dynamics of a vector-borne disease on a villages-and-city star network with commuters. Journal of Theoretical Biology 343:120–126.
 Yashima K & Sasaki A (2014). Epidemic process over the commute network in a metropolitan area. PLoS ONE 9:e98518.
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