Recent Scientific Presentations and Publications- Ralph Seelke, Ph.D..


Gene duplication


Recruitment PowerPoint



Gauger AK, Ebnet S, Fahey PF, Seelke R (2010) Reductive Evolution Can Prevent Populations from Taking Simple Adaptive Paths to High Fitness. Bio-Complexity 2010(2):1-9.  


Turunen, O., R Seelke, and J. Macosko. 2008. In silico evidence for functional specialization after genome duplication in yeast. FEMS Yeast Research, published online 3 Nov. 2008;


Seelke, R., and B. Okemwa.  2008. Studies on the evolutionary potential of trpA mutants of Escherichia coli. Presented at the 68th annual meeting of the North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Oct. 17-18, St. Cloud, MN


Seelke, R., and S. Ebnet. 2007.  An unexpectedly low evolutionary potential for a trpA 49V,D60N double mutant In Escherichia coli. Presented at the 107th Annual Meeting, Abstract R-055, American Society for Microbiology, Toronto, Canada, May 21-25, 2007


Seelke, R.,  K. Sakaguchi and A. Donnay,  2003. Characterization of a Xylitol Utilizing Mutant of Escherichia coli LAS 100 after 1000 Generations of Evolution. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-22 2003, Abstract R-004.