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  • C. Bank. Reconciling the upsides and downsides of migration for evolutionary rescue. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, doi: 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100098 (A preprint recommendation of Tomasini et al., 2020, bioRxiv.) link
  • D. Stajic, and C. Bank. Evolutionary consequences of epigenetically induced phenotypic switching. EcoEvoRxiv, doi: 10.32942/ preprint
  • M.A.D. Louro, Mónica Bettencourt-Dias, and C. Bank. Patterns of selection against centrosome amplification in human cell lines. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.01.24.918615 preprint
  • A. Blanckaert, C. Bank, and J. Hermisson. The limits to parapatric speciation III: Fast reproductive isolation in the presence of gene flow despite limited ecological differentiation. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.02.19.956292. preprint
  • J.M. Flynn, A. Rossouw, P.A. Cote-Hammarlof, I. Fragata, D. Mavor, C. Hollins III, C. Bank, and D.N.A. Bolon. Comprehensive fitness maps of Hsp90 show widespread environmental dependence. eLife, doi: 10.7554/eLife.53810 link or preprint
  • R.S. Ramiro#, P. Durão, C. Bank, and I. Gordo#. Low mutational load allows for high mutation rate variation in gut commensal bacteria. Plos Biology, doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000617. link or preprint


  • P.A. Cote-Hammarlof*, I. Fragata*, J.M. Flynn, K.B. Zeldovich, C. Bank#, and D.N.A. Bolon#. The adaptive potential of the M-domain of yeast Hsp90. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/832022 preprint
  • E. Berdan*#, A. Blanckaert*#, R.K. Butlin, and C. Bank. Muller’s ratchet and the long-term fate of chromosomal inversions. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/606012 preprint
  • P. Nouhaud, A. Blanckaert, C. Bank, and J. Kulmuni. Understanding admixture: haplodiploidy to the rescue.
    Trends in Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2019.08.013 link
  • A.E. Hall, K. Kakare, V.S. Cooper, C. Bank, T.F. Cooper#, and F.B.G. Moore#. Environment changes epistasis to alter trade-offs along alternative evolutionary paths. Evolution, doi: 10.1111/evo.13825 link
  • S. Ramos, A.R. Carlos, B. Sundaram, V. Jeney, A. Ribeiro, R. Gozzelino, C. Bank, E. Gjini, F. Braza, R. Martins, T.W. Ademolue, B. Blankenhaus, Z. Licínia, P. Faisca, D. Trujillo, S. Cardoso, S. Rebelo, L. del Barrio, A. Zarjou, S. Bolisetty, A. Agarwal, and M.P. Soares. Renal control of disease tolerance to malaria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1822024116 link
  • I. Fragata, A. Blanckaert, M.A.D. Louro, D.A. Liberles, and C. Bank. Evolution in the light of fitness landscape theory. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.10.009 link or preprint


  • A. Blanckaert, and C. Bank. In search of the Goldilocks zone for hybrid speciation. PLOS Genetics, doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007613 link or preprint
  • J.A.G.M. de Visser#, S.F. Elena#, I. Fragata# and S. Matuszewski#. The utility of fitness landscapes and big data for predicting evolution. Heredity, doi: 10.1038/s41437-018-0128-4 link
  • I. Fragata, P. Simôes, M. Matos, E. Szathmáry, and M. Santos. Playing evolution in the laboratory: from the first major evolutionary transition to global warming. EPL (Europhysics Letters), doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/122/38001 link
  • I. Fragata, and C. Bank. Let’s move beyond costs of resistance! Peer Community In Evolutionary Biology, 100052 doi: 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100052 (A preprint recommendation of Lenormand et al., 2018, bioRxiv.) link
  • A. Blanckaert, and J. Hermisson. The limits to parapatric speciation II: strengthening a preexisting genetic barrier to gene flow in parapatry. Genetics, doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300652 link or preprint
  • I. Fragata*#, S. Matuszewski*#, M.A. Schmitz, T. Bataillon, J.D. Jensen, and C. Bank. The fitness landscape of the codon space across environments. Heredity, doi: 10.1038/s41437-018-0125-7 link or preprint
  • A.-H. Ghenu*, A. Blanckaert*, R.K. Butlin, J. Kulmuni, and C. Bank. Conflict between heterozygote advantage and hybrid incompatibility in haplodiploids (and sex chromosomes). Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/mec.14482 link or preprint
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  • I. Fragata, and C. Bank. What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger: can Fisher’s Geometric model predict antibiotic resistance evolution? Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, doi:10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100028 (A post-print recommendation of Harmand et al., 2016, Evolution.) link
  • L. Ormond, P. Liu, S. Matuszewski, N. Renzette, C. Bank, K.B. Zeldovich, D.N.A. Bolon, T.F. Kowalik, R.W. Finberg, J.D. Jensen#, and J.P. Wang#. The combined effect of oseltamivir and favipiravir on influenza A virus evolution. Genome Biology and Evolution, doi:10.1093/gbe/evx138 link
  • S. Matuszewski, L. Ormond, C. Bank, and J.D. Jensen. Two sides of the same coin: a population genetics perspective on lethal mutagenesis and mutational meltdown. Virus Evolution, doi:10.1093/ve/vex004 link or direct pdf link


  • C. Bank*, S. Matuszewski*, R.T. Hietpas, and J.D. Jensen. On the (un)predictability of a large intragenic fitness landscape. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1612676113 link or preprint
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  • C. Bank, N. Renzette, P. Liu, S. Matuszewski, H. Shim, M. Foll, D.N.A. Bolon, K.B. Zeldovich, T.F. Kowalik, R.W. Finberg, J.P. Wang#, and J.D. Jensen#. An experimental evaluation of drug-induced mutational meltdown as an antiviral treatment strategy. Evolution, doi:10.1111/evo.13041 link or preprint
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  • K.K. Irwin, S. Laurent, S. Matuszewski, S. Vuilleumier, L. Ormond, H. Shim, C. Bank, and J.D. Jensen. On the importance of skewed offspring distributions and background selection in viral population genetics. Heredity, doi:10.1038/hdy.2016.58 link or preprint
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  • S. Matuszewski*#, M.E. Hildebrandt*, A.-H. Ghenu, J.D. Jensen, and C. Bank#. A statistical guide to the design of deep mutational scanning experiments. Genetics, doi:10.1534/genetics.116.190462 link or preprint
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  • L. Jiang, P. Liu, C. Bank, N. Renzette, K. Prachanronarong, L.S. Yilmaz, D.R. Caffrey, K.B. Zeldovich, C.A. Schiffer, T.F. Kowalik, J.D. Jensen, R.W. Finberg, J.P. Wang#, and D.N.A. Bolon#. A balance between inhibitor binding and substrate processing confers influenza drug resistance. Journal of Molecular Biology, doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2015.11.027 link


  • C. Bank, R.T. Hietpas, J.D. Jensen, and D.N.A. Bolon. A systematic survey of an intragenic epistatic landscape. Molecular Biology and Evolution, doi:10.1093/molbev/msu301 link or preprint


  • C. Bank, G. Ewing, A. Ferrer-Admetlla, M. Foll, and J.D. Jensen. Thinking too positive? Revisiting current methods of population-genetic selection inference. Trends in Genetics, doi:10.1016/j.tig.2014.09.010 link or preprint
  • C. Bank, R.T. Hietpas, A. Wong, D.N.A. Bolon#, and J.D. Jensen#. A Bayesian MCMC approach to assess the complete distribution of fitness effects of new mutations: uncovering the potential for adaptive walks in challenging environments. Genetics, doi:10.1534/genetics.113.156190 link
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  • M. Foll*, Y.-P. Poh*, N. Renzette, A. Ferrer-Admetlla, C. Bank, H. Shim, A.-S. Malaspinas, G. Ewing, D. Wegmann, D.R. Caffrey, K.B. Zeldovich, D.N. Bolon, J. Wang, T.F. Kowalik, C.A. Schiffer, R.W. Finberg, and J.D. Jensen. Influenza virus drug resistance: a time-sampled population-genetics perspective. PLOS Genetics, doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004185 link
  • O. Seehausen, R.K. Butlin, I. Keller, C. Wagner, J. Boughman, P. Hohenlohe, C. Peichel, G.-P. Saetre, C. Bank, A. Brännström, A. Brelsford, C. Clarkson, F. Eroukhmanoff, J.L. Feder, M.C. Fischer, A.D. Foote, P. Franchini, C.D. Jiggins, F.C. Jones, A.K. Lindholm, K. Lucek, M.E. Maan, D.A. Marques, S.H. Martin, B. Matthews, J.I. Meier, M. Möst, M.W. Nachman, E. Nonaka, C.L. Peichel, D.J. Rennison, G.-P. Saetre, J. Schwarzer, C.E. Wagner, E.T. Watson, A.M. Westram, and A. Widmer. Genomics and the origin of species. Nature Reviews Genetics, doi:10.1038/nrg3644 link


  • R.T. Hietpas*, C. Bank*, J.D. Jensen#, and D.N.A. Bolon#. Shifting fitness landscapes in response to altered environments. Evolution, doi:10.1111/evo.12207 link or direct pdf link


  • C. Bank, R. Bürger, and J. Hermisson. The limits to parapatric speciation: Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibilities in a continent-island model. Genetics, doi:10.1534/genetics.111.137513 link
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  • C. Bank, J. Hermisson, and M. Kirkpatrick. Can reinforcement complete speciation? Evolution, doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01423.x link or direct pdf link