5. Chavhan, Y., Malusare, S. & Dey, S.
Interplay of population size and environmental fluctuations: A new explanation for fitness cost rarity in asexuals
Ecology Letters 24, 1943–1954 (2021)
4. Chavhan, Y., Malusare, S. & Dey, S.
Larger bacterial populations evolve heavier fitness trade-offs and undergo greater ecological specialization.
Heredity 124, 726–736 (2020)
3. Chavhan, Y., Karve, S. & Dey, S.
Adapting in larger numbers can increase the vulnerability of Escherichia coli populations to environmental changes.
2. Chavhan, Y., Ali, S. I. & Dey, S.
Larger numbers can impede adaptation in asexual populations despite entailing greater genetic variation.
Evolutionary Biology 46, 1–13 (2019)
1. Karve, S., Daniel, S., Chavhan Y., Anand, A., Kharola, S.S. & Dey, S.
Escherichia coli populations in unpredictably fluctuating environments evolve to face novel stresses through enhanced efflux activity.
Preprint (under review at Nature Communications)
Chavhan, Y.*, Dey, S., & Lind, P.A.*
Bacteria evolve macroscopic multicellularity via the canalization of phenotypically plastic cell clustering
BioRxiv (2022) doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.09.20.508687
The Effects of Population Size on Adaptation and Trade-offs: Insights from Experimental Evolution with Escherichia coli and Individual-based Models
(Defended on September 6, 2019 under the supervision of Prof. Sutirth Dey at IISER Pune)