Aleeza Gerstein

Postdoctoral research in Evolutionary Genetics 
Tel-Aviv University 
Research topic: The effect of genetic background on the acquisition of antibiotic resistance in 'Candida albicans' 


A.C. Gerstein. 2013. Mutational effects depend on ploidy: All else is not equal. Biology Letters 9: 20120614.

A.C. Gerstein, D.S. Lo* & S.P. Otto.  2012. Parallel genetic changes and non-parallel gene-environment interactions underlie drug resistance in yeast.  Genetics 192: 241-252.

A.C. Gerstein & S.P. Otto .2011. Diploid superiority over haploids during Saccharomcyes cerevisiae batch culture evolution is not explained by fitness assays.  PLoS One  6: e26599.

•  A.C. Gerstein & J.-S Moore. 2011. Perspective. Small is the new big:  Assessing the population structure of microoganisms.  Molecular Ecology  20: 4385–4387

A.C. Gerstein, M.A. Mandegar*, L.A. Cleathero*, S.P. Otto. 2011. Haploid adapt faster than diploids across a range of environments.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology  24: 531-540.

A.C. Gerstein & S.P. Otto. 2009. The Causes of Evolution.  Journal of Heredity 100: 571-581.

• S.P. Otto & A.C. Gerstein. 2008. Primer: The evolution of haploidy and diploidy. Current Biology  18: R1121-R1124.

A.C. Gerstein, R. McBride, S.P. Otto. 2008. Ploidy reduction in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biology Letters 4:91-94.

A.C. Gerstein, H.E. Chun*, A. Grant, & S.P. Otto. 2006.  Genomic convergence toward diploidy in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS Genetics 9: e145.

• S.P. Otto & A.C. Gerstein .2006.  Why have sex?  The population genetics of sex and recombination.  Biochemical Society Transaction 34(4): 519-522.