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Zee, P.C. & Fukami, T.Priority effects are weakened by short, but not long, coevolutionary history. (In review)

Zee, P. C., Velicer, G.J., & Bever, J.D. Cooperation-blind incompatibilities can elevate population levels of cooperation. (In revision)

terHorst, C.P, Zee, P.C., et al. Evolution in a community context. (In review)

Zee, P.C., terHorst, C.P. & Schreiber, S.J. Rapid evolution slows extinctions in food webs. (In review)


Zee, P. C. & Velicer, G.J. (2017) Parallel emergence of negative epistasis across lineages of a social microbe. Evolution. (In press)

Zee, P. C., Liu, J., & Velicer, G.J. (2016) Pervasive, yet idiosyncratic, epistatic pleiotropy during adaptation in a behaviorally complex microbe. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 

Barrett, L.G., Zee, P. C., Bever, J.D., Miller, J.T., & Thrall, P.H. (2016) Evolutionary history shapes patterns of specificity in Acacia-rhizobial mutualisms. Evolution.

Chaudhary, V.B., .. (31 others) .., Zee, P. C., & Hoeksema, J. (2016) The context of mutualism: a global database of plant response to mycorrhizal fungi. Scientific Data.

terHorst, C.P. & Zee, P. C. (2016) Eco-evolutionary dynamics in plant-soil feedbacks. Functional Ecology.

Rendueles, O., Zee, P. C., Dinkelacker, I., Amherd, M., Wielgoss, S., & Velicer, G. J. (2015). Rapid and widespread de novo evolution of kin discrimination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(29), 9076-9081.

Zee, P. C. & Fukami, T. (2015). Complex organism-environment feedbacks buffer species diversity against habitat fragmentation. Ecography, 38(4), 370-379.

Zee, P. C., Mendes-Soares, H.M., Yu, Y-T. N., Kraemer, S.A., Keller, H., Ossowski, S., Schneeberger, K., & Velicer, G.J. (2014). A shift from magnitude to sign epistasis during adaptive evolution of a bacterial social trait. Evolution. 68(9): 2701-2708.

Zee, P. C. & Bever, J.D. (2014). Joint evolution of kin recognition and cooperation in spatially structured rhizobium populations. Plos One 9(4): e95141}.

Drown, D. M., Zee, P. C., Brandvain, Y., & Wade, M. J. (2013). Evolution of transmission mode in obligate symbionts. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 15(1): 43-59.

Platt, T.G., Zee, P.C., Mack, K.M.L. & Bever, J.D. (2012) Microbial Communties in Hastings, A., & Gross, L. J. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology. University of California Press.

smith, j., Van Dyken, J. D., & Zee, P. C. (2010). A generalization of Hamilton’s rule for the evolution of microbial cooperation. Science. 328(5986): 1700-1703.

Wade, M. J., Wilson, D. S., ..(15 others) .. & Zee, P. C. (2010). Multilevel and kin selection in a connected world. Nature. 463(7283), E8-E9.

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Hoeksema, J.D., Bever, J.D., … Zee, P.C. Phylogenetic meta-analysis of variation in plant response to arbuscular and ectomycorrhizal fungi.