Publications

Lab members  |  *Equal contribution

Khan I*, Prakash A*, Agashe D. Experimental evolution of insect immune memory vs. pathogen resistance. Preprint on bioRxiv

Khan I, Prakash A, Issar S, Umarani M, Sasidharan R, Jagadeesh M, Lama P, Venkatesan R and Agashe D (In review). Female chemical warfare drives fitness effects of group sex ratio. Preprint on bioRxiv

Khan I, Agashe D and Rolff J (2017). Early life inflammation, immune response and aging. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B  Early view online | Correction

Agashe D (2017). The road not taken: Could stress-specific mutations lead to different evolutionary paths? PLoS Biology 15(6): e2002862 Open access online

Khan I*, Prakash A* and Agashe D (2016). Divergent immune priming responses across life stages and populations of flour beetles. Ecology and Evolution 6: 7847–7855 Open access online

Diwan GD and Agashe D (2016). The frequency of internal Shine-Dalgarno – like motifs in prokaryotes. Genome Biology and Evolution 8(6):1722-1733 Open access online

Agashe D, Sane M*, Phalnikar K*, Diwan GD*, Habibullah A, Martinez-Gomez NC, Sahasrabuddhe V, Polachek W, Wang J, Chubiz L and Marx CJ (2016). Large-effect beneficial synonymous mutations mediate rapid and parallel adaptation in a bacterium. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33: 1542-1553. Open access online | MBE News

Nair A and Agashe D (2016). Host-specific, spatial and temporal variation in culturable gut bacterial communities of dragonflies. Current Science 110(8): 1513-1523. PDF | SI | Cover | Highlighted in “In this issue”

Khan I, Prakash A and Agashe D (2016). Immunosenescence and the ability to survive bacterial infection in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 291-301. PDF | SI

Kunte K and Agashe D [guest editors] (2015). Special section on Evolutionary Biology, in Current Science 108:1835-1873. PDF of the preface

Parent CE*, Agashe D* and Bolnick DI (2014). Intraspecific competition reduces niche width in experimental populations. Ecology and Evolution 4(20): 3878-3990 Open access online

Agashe D and Shankar N (2014). The evolution of bacterial DNA base composition. Journal of Experimental Zoology, series B 322 (7): 517-528 PDF

Deepa’s pre-NCBS work

Nayak DD, Agashe D, Lee M-C and Marx CJ (2016). Selection maintains apparently degenerate metabolic pathways due to tradeoffs in using methylamine for carbon versus nitrogen. Current Biology 26:1416-1426 PDF

Carroll SM, Chubiz LM, Agashe D and Marx CJ (2015). Parallel and divergent evolutionary solutions for the optimization of an engineered central metabolism in Methylobacterium extorquens AM1. Microorganisms 3:152-174 PDF

Agashe D, Martinez-Gomez NC, Drummond DA and Marx CJ (2013). Good codons, bad transcript: large reductions in gene expression and fitness arising from synonymous mutations in a key enzyme. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(3): 549-560 PDF | SI | Recommended by Faculty of 1000

Falk JJ, Parent CE, Agashe D and Bolnick DI (2012). Drift and selection entwined: Asymmetric reproductive isolation in an experimental niche shift. Evolutionary Ecology Research 14: 403-423 PDF

Agashe D and Bolnick DI (2012). Dietary niche and population dynamic feedbacks in a novel habitat. Oikos 121(3): 347-356 PDF

Agashe D, Falk JJ and Bolnick DI (2011). Effects of founding genetic variation on adaptation to a novel resource. Evolution 65(9): 2481-2491 PDF | SI

Agashe D and Bolnick DI (2010). Intraspecific genetic variation and competition interact to facilitate niche expansion. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, series B 277(1696): 2915-2924 PDF | SI

Tiple A, Agashe D, Khurad AM and Kunte K (2009). Population dynamics and seasonal polyphenism of Chilades pandava (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in central India. Current Science 97(12): 1774-1779 PDF

Agashe D (2009). The stabilizing effect of intraspecific genetic variation on population dynamics in novel and ancestral habitats. American Naturalist 174(2): 255-267 PDF | SI | Recommended by Faculty of 1000 | American Society of Naturalists’ Student Paper Award