Publications and Conference Presentations


Peer-reviewed Publications:

After PhD:

16.  Filip Ruzicka*, Ludovic Dutoit, Peter Czuppon, Crispin Y. Jordan, Xiang-Yi Li, Colin Olito, Homa Papoli Yazdi, Anna Runemark, Erik I. Svensson, Tim Connallon, The search for sexually antagonistic genes: Practical insights from studies of local adaptation and statistical genomics. Evolution Letters, accepted [Preprint link]

15.   Alan A. Cohen*, Christophe Coste, Xiang‐Yi Li, Salomé Bourg, and Samuel Pavard. Are trade‐offs really the key drivers of aging and lifespan? Functional Ecology, 34: 153 –166, 2020 [Link]

14.   Xiang-Yi Li*, Hanna Kokko. Intersexual resource competition and the evolution of sex-biased dispersal. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 111, 2019. [Link]

13.     Xiang-Yi Li*, Hanna Kokko. Sex-biased dispersal: a review of the theory. Biological Reviews, 94(2): 721–7362019. [Link]

12.     Tim Connallon*, Florence Débarre, Xiang-Yi Li, Linking local adaptation with the evolution of sex differences, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 373: 201704142018. [Link]

11.     Xiang-Yi Li*, Luke Holman. Evolution of female choice under intralocus sexual conflict and genotype-by-environment interactions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 373: 20170425, 2018 [Link]

10.     Xiaoquan Yu, Xiang-Yi Li*. Applications of WKB and Fokker-Planck methods in analyzing population extinction driven by weak demographic fluctuationsBulletin of Mathematical Biology, 2018 [Link]

9.     Stefano Giaimo*, Xiang-Yi Li, Arne Traulsen, and Annette Baudisch. Evolution of fixed demographic heterogeneity from a game of stable coexistence. Demographic Research, 38: 197-226, 2018. [Link

8.     Xiang-Yi Li*, Jussi Lehtonen, and Hanna Kokko. Sexual reproduction as bet-hedging. In Joe Apaloo and Bruno Viscolani, editors, Advances in Dynamic and Mean Field Games, Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games. Birkhäuser Verlag, 2017. [Link]

7.     Xiang-Yi Li, Tim Lachnit, Sebastian Fraune, Thomas CG Bosch, Arne Traulsen, and Michael Sieber*. Temperate phages as self-replicating weapons in bacterial competition. Journal of The Royal Society Interface,14: 20170563, 2017 [Link]

6.   Hai-Yan Chen, Xiang-Yi Li, Bing-Jie Liu, and Xiang-Hong Meng*. Microencapsulation of lactobacillus bulgaricus and survival assays under simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Journal of Functional Foods, 29: 248–255, 2017. [Link]

5.    Stefan Dennenmoser, Fritz J Sedlazeck, Elzbieta Iwaszkiewicz, Xiang-Yi Li, Janine Altmüller, and Arne W Nolte*. Copy number increases of transposable elements and protein coding genes in an invasive fish of hybrid origin. Molecular Ecology, 26: 4712–4724, 2017. [Link]


During PhD:

4.    Xiang-Yi Li, Shun Kurokawa, Stefano Giaimo, Arne Traulsen*. How life history can sway the fixation probability of mutants. Genetics, 203:1297–1313, 2016. [Link]

3.      Xiang-Yi Li, Cleo Pietschke, Sebastian Fraune, Philipp M. Altrock, Thomas C. G. Bosch, and Arne Traulsen*. Which games are growing bacterial populations playing? Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 12:108, 2015. [Link]

2.      Xiang-Yi Li, Stefano Giaimo, Annette Baudisch, Arne Traulsen*.  Modeling evolutionary games in populations with demographic structure. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 280:506–515, 2015. [Link]


Before PhD:

1.    Han Liu, Chengsheng Liu, Jun Chen, Xiangyi Li, Bing Fan, Liyuan Chen, Xiguang Chen. Preparation and characterization and biological functions of collagen from Alaska Pollock processing by-products. Journal of Functional Materials. 42: 959-962, 2011 (in Chinese)


Other publications:

PhD thesis:

Xiang-Yi Li, Applying Evolutionary Game Theory in Modeling Life History Evolution and Bacterial Population Dynamics. PhD thesis (summa cum laude)2016. Supervisor: Arne Traulsen [Link]


Patents and licenses:

Yurong Gao, Xiangyi Li, Anping Deng, Pei Liu, Xiaolong Deng et al. A wind and solar energy powered traffic light for rural areas. Chinese Utility Model Patent: CN20194044. 2009


Conference presentations:

Invited talk

7.     Theory models inspired by the life history and ecology of birds, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Sep. 26, 2019, Seewiesen, Germany

6.     Sex-biased dispersal: bridging empirical and theoretical studies, Seminar Series Biology of University of Neuchâtel, Oct. 18, 2018, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

5.     Intersexual resource competition and the evolution of sex-biased dispersal, 7th Lausanne CompBio Meeting, Sep. 26, 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland.

4.     Softness of selection and the evolution of sex-biased dispersal, 1st AsiaEvo Conference, April 18-20, 2018, Shenzhen, China.

3.    The evolution of sex-biased dispersal from ecological interactions, DynaTrait conference 2017, Oct. 9-13, 2017, Hannover, Germany

2.     Evolution of sexual-dimorphism by resource competition, Aquatic Ecology & Macroevolution Seminar, Sep. 27, 2017, Eawag Kastanienbaum, Switzerland.

1.     A glimpse of the applications of statistical physics methods in evolutionary biology, Young Scientists’ Forum on Theoretical Physics and Interdisciplinary Studies, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (CAS), Jan. 12-14, 2017, Beijing, China. 

Contributed talks:

13.    Intersexual resource competition drives the coevolution of male and female dispersal traits, American Naturalist Society Meeting 2020, Jan 3-7, Pacific Grove, USA.

12.    Coevolution of female fidelity and male help under intralocus sexual conflict, ESEB Congress 2019, Aug. 19-24, Turku, Finland.

11.    Coevolution of female fidelity and male help under intra- and inter-locus sexual conflict, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium (EEBST2019), Jul. 10-12, 2019, Ankara, Turkey.

10.    Evolution of sexual dimorphism by intersexual resource competition, Models in Population Dynamics, Ecology, and Evolution (MPDEE’18), Apr. 9-13, 2018, Leicester, UK.

9.     Can sexual dimorphism evolve because of natural selection? Biology18: The Annual Swiss Conference on Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, Biogeography and Conservation, Feb. 14-16, 2018, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

8.     Integrating evolutionary game theory with life history theory. EvoDemo2018: Evolutionary demography society 5th annual meeting, Jan 8-10, 2018, Lyon, France.

7.     Softness of selection and the evolution of sex-biased dispersal, Dispersal—connecting networks, Dec. 10, 2018, Ghent, Belgium.

6.     Soft selection and Sex-biased dispersal, the International Conference of Modelling Biological Evolution 2017: Developing Novel Approaches, Apr. 4-7, 2017, Leicester, UK.

5.     Sexual reproduction as bet-hedging, Biology17: The Annual Swiss Conference on Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, Biogeography and Conservation, Feb. 2-3, 2017, Bern, Switzerland.

4.     What games are growing bacterial populations playing? Gordon Research Conference: Animal-Microbe Symbioses, Jun. 21-26, 2015, Waterville Valley, NH, USA.

3.     Modeling evolutionary games in populations with demographic structure, Biannual conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology, Jul. 5-10, 2015, Montreal, Canada.

2.     Modeling bacterial games in the Hydra microbiota, Workshop on Evolutionary Genomics of Symbiosis, Dec. 1-2, 2014, Halifax, Canada.

1.     A deterministic model of in vitro bacterial interactions, SMBE Satellite Meeting on Reticulated Microbial Evolution, Apr. 27–30, 2014, Kiel, Germany.

Posters:

5.    Intersexual resource competition and the evolution of sex-biased dispersal, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium (EEBST2019), Jul. 10-12, 2019, Ankara, Turkey

4.     Coevolution of female fidelity and male help under intralocus sexual conflict, Modelling Ecology & Evolution Zürich, Jun. 27-28, 2019, Zürich, Switzerland

3.     Evolution of female choice under intralocus sexual conflict and genotype-by-environment interactions, II Joined Congress on Evolutionary Biology, Aug. 18-22, 2018, Montpellier, France.

2.     Sexual reproduction as bet-hedging, the 16th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Aug. 20-25, 2017, Groningen, the Netherlands.

1.     What game are growing bacterial populations playing? Games in Evolution: Models and Microbes, Dec 5-6, 2013, Paris, France.