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Peer-reviewed publications

(in reverse chronological order; the colored text shows links)

7. Chavhan, Y., Malusare, S., & Dey, S.

Population size shapes trade-off dilution and adaptation to a marginal niche unconstrained by sympatric habitual conditions

Evolution (2023) 78 (2), 342-354


6. Chavhan, Y.*, Dey, S., & Lind, P.A.*

Bacteria evolve macroscopic multicellularity by the genetic assimilation of phenotypically plastic cell clustering

Nature Communications 14, 3555 (2023)


*Corresponding authors

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)
Companion article


3. Chavhan, Y., Karve, S. & Dey, S.

Adapting in larger numbers can increase the vulnerability of Escherichia coli populations to environmental changes.

Evolution 73, 836–846 (2019)


​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.

Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28, 1131–1143 (2015)


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