Publications

  • Preprints

    1. Y. Pichugin and A. Traulsen
      Competition of multicellular life cycles under costly reproduction
      bioRxiv (2018) | doi
    2. H. Schenk, H. Schulenburg and A. Traulsen
      Suicidal Red Queen: Population dynamics and genetic drift accelerate diversity loss
      bioRxiv (2018) | doi
  • 2019

    1. H. J. Park, Y. Pichugin, W. Huang and A. Traulsen
      Population size changes and extinction risk of populations driven by mutant interactors
      Phys. Rev. E 99, 022305 (2019) | doi
    2. D. Esser, J. Lange, G. Marinos, M. Sieber, L. Best, D. Prasse, J. Bathia, M. C. Rühlemann, K. Boersch, C. Jaspers and F. Sommer
      Functions of the Microbiota for the Physiology of Animal Metaorganisms
      Journal of Innate Immunity accepted (2019) | doi
    3. H. J. Park and C. S. Gokhale
      Ecological feedback on diffusion dynamics
      Journal of the Royal Society Open Science 6, 181273 (2019) | doi
    4. J. A. Denton and C. S. Gokhale
      Synthetic Mutualism and the Intervention Dilemma
      Life 9, 15 (2019) | doi
    5. Y. Gao, A. Traulsen and Y. Pichugin
      Interacting cells driving the evolution of multicellular life cycles
      PLoS Computational Biology accepted (2019) | doi
    6. M. Sieber, L. Pita, N. Weiland-Brauer, P. Dirksen, J. Wang, B. Mortzfeld, S. Franzenburg, R. A. Schmitz, J. F. Baines, S. Fraune, U. Hentschel, H. Schulenburg, T. C. G. Bosch and A. Traulsen
      Neutrality in the Metaorganism
      PLoS Biology (2019)
    7. Y. Pichugin, H. J. Park and A. Traulsen
      Evolution of simple multicellular life cycles in dynamic environments
      Journal of the Royal Society Interface 16, 154 (2019) | doi
    8. M. Moeller, L. Hindersin and A. Traulsen
      Exploring and mapping the universe ofevolutionary graphs identifies structural propertiesaffecting fixation probability and time
      Communications Biology 2, 137 (2019) | doi
    9. L. Opasic, D. Zhou, B. Werner, D. Dingli and A. Traulsen
      How many samples are needed to infer truly clonal mutations from heterogenous tumours?
      BMC Cancer 19, 403 (2019) | doi
    10. L. Hindersin, B. Wu, A. Traulsen and J. Garcia
      Computation and Simulation of Evolutionary Game Dynamics in Finite Populations
      Scientific Reports 9, (2019) | doi
    11. S. Giaimo and A. Traulsen
      Generation time measures the trade-off between survival and reproduction in a life cycle
      The American Naturalist accepted (2019)
  • 2018

    1. S. Giaimo, X. Y. Li, A. Traulsen and A. Baudisch
      From stable coexistence to demographic heterogeneity
      Demographic Research 38, 197-226 (2018) | doi
    2. T. Janzen, A. Nolte and A. Traulsen
      The breakdown of genomic ancestry blocks in hybrid lineages given a finite number of recombination sites
      Evolution 72, 735-750 (2018) | doi
    3. M. A. Böttcher, J. Held-Feindt, M. Synowitz, R. Lucius, A. Traulsen and K. Hattermann
      Modeling treatment-dependent glioma growth respecting a dormant cell subpopulation
      BMC Cancer 18, 376 (2018) | doi
    4. M. Abou Chakra, S. Bumann, H. Schenk, A. Oschlies and A. Traulsen
      Immediate action is the best strategy when facing uncertain climate change
      Nature Communications 9, 2566 (2018) | doi
    5. P. Czuppon and A. Traulsen
      Fixation probabilities in populations under demographic fluctuations
      Journal of Mathematical Biology 77, 1233--1277 (2018) | doi
    6. M. Boettcher, D. Dingli, B. Werner and A. Traulsen
      Replicative cellular age distributions in compartmentalised tissues
      Journal of the Royal Society Interface in press (2018) | doi
    7. R. Roemhild, C. S. Gokhale, P. Dirksen, C. Blake, P. Rosenstiel, A. Traulsen, D. I. Andersson and H. Schulenburg
      Cellular hysteresis as a novel principle to maximize the efficacy of antibiotic therapy
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2018) | doi
    8. M. Raatz, S. Schälicke, M. Sieber, A. Wacker and U. Gaedke
      One man's trash is another man's treasure-the effect of bacteria on phytoplankton-zooplankton interactions in chemostat systems
      Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 16, 629-639 (2018) | doi
    9. S. Giaimo, J. Arranz and A. Traulsen
      Invasion and effective size of graph-structured populations
      PLoS Computational Biology 14, e1006559 (2018) | doi
    10. A. Traulsen
      Die Evolution und der Zusammenbruch von Kooperation: Wie Einzelne das Gemeinwohl gefährden können
      in Rationale Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit, edited by Fleischer, B. and Lauterbach, R. and Pawlik, K. (2018) | doi
    11. A. Alzate, T. Janzen, D. Bonte, J. Rosindell and R. S. Etienne
      A simple spatially explicit neutral model explains the range size distribution of reef fishes
      Global Ecology and Biogeography 1-16 (2018) | doi
  • 2017

    1. P. M. Altrock, A. Traulsen and M. A. Nowak
      Evolutionary games on cycle graphs under strong selection
      Physical Review E 95, 022407 (2017) | doi
    2. F. Bertels, C. S. Gokhale and A. Traulsen
      Discovering complete quasispecies in bacterial genomes
      Genetics 206, 4 2149-2157 (2017) | doi
    3. D. W. Rogers, M. A. Böttcher, A. Traulsen and D. Greig
      Ribosome reinitiation can explain length-dependent translation of messenger RNA
      PLoS Computational Biology 13, e1005592 (2017) | doi
    4. B. Werner, A. Traulsen, A. Sottoriva and D. Dingli
      Detecting truly clonal alterations from multi-region profiling of tumours
      Scientific Reports 7, 44991 (2017) | doi
    5. C. S. Gokhale, A. Traulsen and G. Joop
      Social dilemma in the external immune system of the red flour beetle? It is a matter of time
      Ecology and Evolution 7, 6758-6765 (2017) | doi
    6. H. J. Park and A. Traulsen
      Extinction dynamics from meta-stable coexistences
      Physical Review E 96, 042412 (2017) | doi
    7. M. Vallier, M. Abou Chakra, L. Hindersin, M. Linnenbrink, A. Traulsen and J. F. Baines
      Evaluating the maintenance of disease-associated variation at the blood group-related gene B4galnt2 in house mice
      BMC Evolutionary Biology 17, 87 (2017) | doi
    8. X. Y. Li, T. Lachnit, S. Fraune, T. Bosch, A. Traulsen and M. Sieber
      Temperate phages as self-replicating weapons in bacterial competition
      Journal of the Royal Society Interface 14, 137 (2017) | doi
    9. W. Huang, A. Traulsen, B. Werner, T. Hiltunen and L. Becks
      Dynamical trade-offs arise from species coevolution and lower the species diversity
      Nature Communications 8, 2059 (2017) | doi
    10. Y. Pichugin, J. Peña, P. Rainey and A. Traulsen
      Fragmentation modes and the evolution of life cycles
      PLoS Computational Biology 13, e1005860 (2017) | doi
  • 2016

    1. K. Büttner, J. Krieter, A. Traulsen and I. Traulsen
      Epidemic spreading in an animal trade network - Comparison of distance-based and network-based control measures
      Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 63, 122-134 (2016) | doi
    2. K. Hagel, M. Abou Chakra, B. Bauer and A. Traulsen
      Which risk scenarios can drive the emergence of costly cooperation?
      Scientific Reports 6, 19269 (2016) doi
    3. J. Peña, B. Wu and A. Traulsen
      Ordering structured populations in multiplayer cooperation games
      Journal of the Royal Society Interface 13, 20150881 (2016) | doi
    4. A. Papkou, C. S. Gokhale, A. Traulsen and H. Schulenburg
      Host-parasite coevolution: why changing population size matters.
      Zoology 119, 330-338 (2016) | doi
    5. B. Werner, A. Traulsen and D. Dingli
      Ontogenic growth as the root of fundamental differences between childhood and adult cancer
      Stem Cells 34, 543-550 (2016) | doi
    6. X. Y. Li, S. Kurokawa, S. Giaimo and A. Traulsen
      How life history can sway the fixation probability of mutants
      Genetics 203, 1297-1313 (2016) | doi
    7. B. Werner, J. Scott, A. Sottoriva, A. R. Anderson, A. Traulsen and P. M. Altrock
      The cancer stem cell fraction in hierarchically organized tumors can be estimated using mathematical modeling and patient-specific treatment trajectories
      Cancer Research 76, 1705-1713 (2016) | doi
    8. B. Wu, J. Arranz, J. Du, D. Zhou and A. Traulsen
      Evolving synergetic interactions
      Journal of The Royal Society Interface 13, 20160282 (2016) | doi
    9. L. Hindersin, M. Moeller, A. Traulsen and B. Bauer
      Exact numerical calculation of fixation probability and time on graphs
      BioSystems 150, 87--91 (2016) | doi
    10. L. Hindersin, B. Werner, D. Dingli and A. Traulsen
      Should tissue structure suppress or amplify selection to minimize cancer risk?
      Biology Direct 11, 41 (2016) | doi
    11. M. Abou Chakra, C. Hilbe and A. Traulsen
      Coevolutionary interactions between farmers and mafia induce host acceptance of avian brood parasites
      Royal Society Open Science 3, 160036 (2016) | doi
    12. J. Peña, B. Wu, J. Arranz and A. Traulsen
      Evolutionary Games of Multiplayer Cooperation on Graphs
      PLoS Computational Biology 12, 1-15 (2016) | doi
    13. A. Traulsen
      Biological models in game theory (Book review of Game-Theoretical Models in Biology by Mark Broom and Jan Rychtar)
      Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice 10, 472-474 (2016)
  • 2015

    1. B. Wu, B. Bauer, T. Galla and A. Traulsen
      Fitness-based models and pairwise comparison models of evolutionary games are typically different-even in unstructured populations
      New Journal of Physics 17, 023043 (2015) | doi
    2. C. Hilbe, B. Wu, A. Traulsen and M. A. Nowak
      Evolutionary performance of zero-determinant strategies in multiplayer games
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 374, 115-124 (2015) | doi
    3. X. Y. Li, C. Pietschke, S. Fraune, P. M. Altrock, T. C. G. Bosch and A. Traulsen
      Which games are growing bacterial populations playing?
      Journal of The Royal Society Interface 12, 108 (2015) | doi
    4. X. Y. Li, S. Giaimo, A. Baudisch and A. Traulsen
      Modeling evolutionary games in populations with demographic structure
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 280, 506-515 (2015) | doi
    5. S. M. Aukema, L. Theil, M. Rohde, B. Bauer, J. Bradtke, B. Burkhardt, B. R. Bonn, A. Claviez, S. Gattenlöhner, O. Makarova, I. Nagel, I. Oschlies, C. Pott, M. Szczepanowski, A. Traulsen, P. M. Kluin, W. K., R. Siebert and E. M. Murga Penas
      Sequential karyotyping in Burkitt lymphoma reveals a linear clonal evolution with increase in karyotype complexity and a high frequency of recurrent secondary aberrations
      British Journal of Haematology 170, 814-825 (2015) | doi
    6. W. Huang, C. Hauert and A. Traulsen
      Stochastic game dynamics under demographic fluctuations.
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 9064-9069 (2015) | doi
    7. C. Hilbe, A. Traulsen and K. Sigmund
      Partners or rivals? Strategies for the iterated prisoner's dilemma
      Games and Economic Behavior 92, 41-52 (2015) | doi
    8. Y. Song, C. S. Gokhale, A. Papkou, H. Schulenburg and A. Traulsen
      Host-parasite coevolution in populations of constant and variable size.
      BMC Evolutionary Biology 15, 212 (2015) | doi
    9. L. Hindersin and A. Traulsen
      Most undirected random graphs are amplifiers of selection for Birth-death dynamics, but suppressors of selection for death-Birth dynamics
      PLoS Computational Biology 11, e1004437 (2015) | doi
    10. Y. Pichugin, C. S. Gokhale, J. Garcia, A. Traulsen and P. B. Rainey
      Modes of migration and multilevel selection in evolutionary multiplayer games
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 387, 144-153 (2015) | doi
    11. P. Ashcroft, A. Traulsen and T. Galla
      When the mean is not enough: Calculating fixation time distributions in birth-death processes
      Physical Review E 92, 042154 (2015) | doi
    12. B. Werner, F. Beier, S. Hummel, S. Balabanov, L. Lassay, T. Orlikowsky, D. Dingli, T. H. Brümmendorf and A. Traulsen
      Reconstructing the in vivo dynamics of hematopoietic stem cells from telomere length distributions
      eLife 4, e08687 (2015) doi
    13. J. Arranz and A. Traulsen
      Mathematical universality and direct applicability of evolutionary games: Comment on ``Universal scaling for the dilemma strength in evolutionary games'', by Z. Wang et al.
      Physics of Life Reviews 24, 31-33 (2015) | doi
  • 2014

    1. C. Hilbe, A. Traulsen, T. Röhl and M. Milinski
      Democratic decisions establish stable authorities that overcome the paradox of second-order punishment
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111, 752-756 (2014) | doi
    2. C. Hilbe, B. Wu, A. Traulsen and M. A. Nowak
      Cooperation and control in multiplayer social dilemmas
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111, 16425-16430 (2014) | doi
    3. M. Abou Chakra and A. Traulsen
      Under high stakes and uncertainty the rich should lend the poor a helping hand
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 341, 123-130 (2014) | doi
    4. M. Abou Chakra, C. Hilbe and A. Traulsen
      Plastic behaviors in hosts promote the emergence of retaliatory parasites
      Scientific Reports 4, 4251 (2014) | doi
    5. O. Hauser, A. Traulsen and M. A. Nowak
      Heterogeneity in background fitness acts as a suppressor of selection
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 343, 178-185 (2014) | doi
    6. J. Grujic, C. Gracia-Lázaro, M. Milinski, D. Semmann, A. Traulsen, J. A. Cuesta, Y. Moreno and A. Sánchez
      A comparative analysis of spatial Prisoner's Dilemma experiments: Conditional cooperation and payoff irrelevance
      Scientific Reports 4, 4615 (2014) | doi
    7. S. Schoenmakers, C. Hilbe, B. Blasius and A. Traulsen
      Sanctions as honest signals - The evolution of pool punishment by public sanctioning institutions
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 356, 36--46 (2014) | doi
    8. B. Bauer, R. Siebert and A. Traulsen
      Cancer initiation with epistatic interactions between driver and passenger mutations
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 358, 52-60 (2014) | doi
    9. J. Garcı́A, M. Van Veelen and A. Traulsen
      Evil green beards: Tag recognition can also be used to withhold cooperation in structured populations
      Journal of Theoretical Biology 360, 181-186 (2014) | doi
    10. L. Hindersin and A. Traulsen
      Counterintuitive properties of the fixation time in network-structured populations
      Journal of The Royal Society Interface 11, 20140606 (2014) | doi
    11. B. Werner, R. E. Gallagher, E. M. Paietta, M. R. Litzow, M. S. Tallman, P. H. Wiernik, J. L. Slack, C. L. Willman, Z. Sun, A. Traulsen and D. Dingli
      Dynamics of leukemia stem-like cell extinction in acute promyelocytic leukemia
      Cancer Res 74, 5386-5396 (2014) | doi
    12. C. S. Gokhale and A. Traulsen
      Evolutionary multiplayer games
      Dynamic Games and Applications 4, 468-488 (2014) | doi