Publications Since Arriving at W&M

Undergraduate authors are underlined.


Oppler, Z.J., Parrish, M.E., and Murphy, H.A. (in revision) Variation at an adhesin locus supports self-discrimination in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Lenhart, B.A., Meeks, B., Murphy, H.A. (2019) Variation in filamentous growth and response to quorum-sensing compounds in environmental isolates of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics 9:1533-1544.



Deschaine, B.M., Heysel, A.R., Lenhart, B.A., and Murphy, H.A. (2018) Biofilm formation and toxin production provide a fitness advantage in mixed colonies of environmental yeast isolates. Ecology and Evolution 8:5541-5550. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4082


Skelly, D.A., Magwene, P.M., Meeks, B., and Murphy, H.A. (2017) A cluster of clinical Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates with slightly elevated mutation rates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284:20162672. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2672


Murphy, H.A. and Zeyl, C.W. (2015) A potential case of reinforcement in a facultatively sexual unicellular eukaryote. The American Naturalist 186(2): 312-319. doi: 10.1086/682071 (Data available: doi: 10.5061/dryad.2c8m3)

Pre-2015: Select Publications

Reding, L.P., Swaddle, J.P., and Murphy, H.A. (2013) Sexual selection hinders adaptation in experimental yeast populations. Biology Letters 9:20121202. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.1202

Murphy, H.A. and Zeyl, C.W. (2012) Prezygotic isolation between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus through differences in mating speed and germination timing. Evolution 66(4) 1196-1209. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01516.x (Data available: doi:10.5061/dryad.708bb5kr)

Murphy, H.A. and Zeyl, C.W. (2010). Yeast sex: Surprisingly high rates of outcrossing in asci. PLoS One. 5(5):e10461. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010461

Kuehne, H.A., Murphy, H.A., Francis, C.A., and Sniegowski, P.D. (2007). Allopatric divergence, secondary contact, and genetic isolation in wild yeast populations. Current Biology. 17:407-411. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.12.047

Murphy, H.A., Kuehne, H.A., Francis, C.A., and Sniewoski, P.D. (2006). Mate choice assays and mating propensity differences in natural yeast populations. Biology Letters. 2(4): 553-556. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0534