Publications Since Arriving at W&M

Undergraduate authors are underlined.


Bingham, A., Sur, A., Shaw, L.B., Murphy, H.A. (in prep) The effect of recognition on competition among clones in spatially structured microbial communities.

Oppler, Z.J., Parrish, M.E., and Murphy, H.A. (2019) Variation at an adhesin locus suggests sociality in natural populations of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20191948. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1948

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. doi: 10.1534/g3.119.400080



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