Benjamin Kerr
Benjamin Kerr
Professor of Biology, University of Washington
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TitleCited byYear
Local dispersal promotes biodiversity in a real-life game of rock–paper–scissors
B Kerr, MA Riley, MW Feldman, BJM Bohannan
Nature 418 (6894), 171, 2002
13392002
Big questions, small worlds: microbial model systems in ecology
CM Jessup, R Kassen, SE Forde, B Kerr, A Buckling, PB Rainey, ...
Trends in ecology & evolution 19 (4), 189-197, 2004
4022004
Local migration promotes competitive restraint in a host–pathogen'tragedy of the commons'
B Kerr, C Neuhauser, BJM Bohannan, AM Dean
Nature 442 (7098), 75, 2006
3282006
Individualist and multi-level perspectives on selection in structured populations
B Kerr, P Godfrey-Smith
Biology and Philosophy 17 (4), 477-517, 2002
2382002
Evolutionary rescue from extinction is contingent on a lower rate of environmental change
HA Lindsey, J Gallie, S Taylor, B Kerr
Nature 494 (7438), 463, 2013
1642013
What is altruism?
B Kerr, P Godfrey-Smith, MW Feldman
Trends in ecology & evolution 19 (3), 135-140, 2004
1352004
Trade-offs and coexistence in microbial microcosms
BJM Bohannan, B Kerr, CM Jessup, JB Hughes, G Sandvik
Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 81 (1-4), 107-115, 2002
1352002
Competitive interactions in Escherichia coli populations: the role of bacteriocins
H Majeed, O Gillor, B Kerr, MA Riley
The ISME journal 5 (1), 71, 2011
1182011
Life cycles, fitness decoupling and the evolution of multicellularity
K Hammerschmidt, CJ Rose, B Kerr, PB Rainey
Nature 515 (7525), 75, 2014
1142014
Evolution of restraint in a structured rock–paper–scissors community
JR Nahum, BN Harding, B Kerr
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (Supplement 2), 10831-10838, 2011
1052011
Impulsiveness without discounting: the ecological rationality hypothesis
DW Stephens, B Kerr, E Fernández-Juricic
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences …, 2004
962004
Task-switching costs promote the evolution of division of labor and shifts in individuality
HJ Goldsby, A Dornhaus, B Kerr, C Ofria
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (34), 13686-13691, 2012
752012
Cheats as first propagules: a new hypothesis for the evolution of individuality during the transition from single cells to multicellularity
PB Rainey, B Kerr
Bioessays 32 (10), 872-880, 2010
662010
Genetic niche‐hiking: an alternative explanation for the evolution of flammability
DW Schwilk, B Kerr
Oikos 99 (3), 431-442, 2002
552002
Carving the cognitive niche: optimal learning strategies in homogeneous and heterogeneous environments
B Kerr, MW Feldman
Journal of Theoretical Biology 220 (2), 169-188, 2003
532003
Rekindling an old flame: a haploid model for the evolution and impact of flammability in resprouting plants
B Kerr, DW Schwilk, A Bergman, MW Feldman
Evolutionary Ecology Research 1 (7), 807-833, 1999
531999
Models of sexual selection on a quantitative genetic trait when preference is acquired by sexual imprinting
K Aoki, MW Feldman, B Kerr
Evolution 55 (1), 25-32, 2001
482001
Generalization of the Price equation for evolutionary change
B Kerr, P Godfrey‐Smith
Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution 63 (2), 531-536, 2009
472009
Why do bacteria regulate public goods by quorum sensing?—How the shapes of cost and benefit functions determine the form of optimal regulation
S Heilmann, S Krishna, B Kerr
Frontiers in microbiology 6, 767, 2015
422015
A tortoise–hare pattern seen in adapting structured and unstructured populations suggests a rugged fitness landscape in bacteria
JR Nahum, P Godfrey-Smith, BN Harding, JH Marcus, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (24), 7530-7535, 2015
422015
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