Published papers (first author name linked to paper access; Koskella lab members in bold type)
Berg, M., & Koskella, B. (2018). Nutrient-and Dose-Dependent Microbiome-Mediated Protection against a Plant Pathogen. Current Biology, 28(15), 2487-2492.
Koskella, B., & Taylor, T. B. (2018). Multifaceted Impacts of Bacteriophages in the Plant Microbiome. Annual review of phytopathology, 56, 361-380.
Morella, N. M., Yang, S. C., Hernandez, C. A., & Koskella, B. (2018). Rapid Quantification of Bacteriophages and Their Bacterial Hosts in Vitro and in Vivo using Droplet Digital PCR. Journal of virological methods, 259, 18-24.
Morella, N. M., Gomez, A. L., Wang, G., Leung, M. S., & Koskella, B. (2018). The impact of bacteriophages on phyllosphere bacterial abundance and composition. Molecular ecology (https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14542).
Best, A., Ashby, B., White, A., Bowers, R., Buckling, A., Koskella, B., & Boots, M. (2017). Host–parasite fluctuating selection in the absence of specificity. Proc. R. Soc. B. 284(1866), 20171615.
Koskella, B., Hall, L. J., & Metcalf, C. J. E. (2017). The microbiome beyond the horizon of ecological and evolutionary theory. Nature ecology & evolution, 1(11), 1606.
Morella, N. M., & Koskella, B. (2017). the value of a comparative Approach to Understand the complex interplay between Microbiota and Host immunity. Frontiers in immunology, 8, 1114.
Lin, D. M., Koskella, B., & Lin, H. C. (2017). Phage therapy: An alternative to antibiotics in the age of multi-drug resistance. World journal of gastrointestinal pharmacology and therapeutics, 8(3), 162.
Koskella, B., Meaden, S., Crowther, W.J., Leimu, R., and Metcalf, C.J.E. (2017) A signature of tree health? Shift in the microbiome and the ecological drivers of horse chestnut bleeding canker disease. New Phytologist, 215: 737-746.
Giraud, T., Koskella, B. and Laine, A.-L. (2017). Introduction: microbial local adaptation: insights from natural populations, genomics and experimental evolution. Molecular Ecology, 26: 1703–1710.
Meaden, S., & Koskella, B. (2017). Adaptation of the pathogen, Pseudomonas syringae, during experimental evolution on a native vs. alternative host plant. Molecular Ecology, 26: 1790–1801.
Meaden, S., Metcalf, C. J. E., & Koskella, B. (2016). The effects of host age and spatial location on bacterial community composition in the English Oak tree (Quercus robur). Environmental microbiology reports, 8(5), 649-658.
Penczykowski, R. M., Laine, A. L., & Koskella, B. (2016). Understanding the ecology and evolution of host–parasite interactions across scales. Evolutionary Applications, 9: 37-52.
Rihtman, B., Meaden, S., Clokie, M. R., Koskella, B., & Millard, A. D. (2016). Assessing Illumina technology for the high-throughput sequencing of bacteriophage genomes. PeerJ, 4, e2055.
Koskella, B. and Parr, N. (2015). The evolution of bacterial resistance against bacteriophages in the horse chestnut phyllosphere is general across both space and time. Phil Trans R Soc B, 370: 20140297.
Koskella, B. and Vos, M. (2015). Adaptation in Natural Microbial Populations. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 46: 503.
Meaden, S., Paszkiewicz, K., & Koskella, B. (2015). The cost of phage resistance in a plant pathogenic bacterium is context‐dependent. Evolution, 69: 1321-1328.
Cunniffe N. J., Koskella B., Metcalf C. J., Parnell S. , Gottwald T.R. & Gilligan C. A.(2015) Thirteen challenges in modelling plant diseases. Epidemics 10: 6-10.
Lin, D., & Koskella, B. (2014). Friend and foe: factors influencing the movement of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori along the parasitism‐mutualism continuum. Evolutionary Applications 8: 9-22.
Koskella, B. & Brockhurst, M.A. 2014. Bacteria–phage coevolution as a driver of ecological and evolutionary processes in microbial communities. FEMS Microbiol Rev 38: 916–931,.
Koskella B. 2014. Bacteria-Phage Interactions across Time and Space: Merging Local Adaptation and Time-Shift Experiments to Understand Phage Evolution. Am Nat 184: S9-S21.
Lively C. M., Roode J. C., Duffy M. A., Graham A. L. & Koskella B. 2014. Interesting Open Questions in Disease Ecology and Evolution. Am Nat 184: S1-S8.
Díaz-Muñoz S. L. and Koskella B. (2014) Bacteria-Phage Interactions in Natural Environments Advances in Applied Microbiology 89: 135-183.
Meaden, S. and Koskella, B. 2013. Exploring the risks of phage application in the environment. Frontiers in Microbiology 4, 358.
Koskella, B. 2013. Phage-Mediated Selection on Microbiota of a Long-Lived Host. Current Biology 23, 1256–1260.
Brockhurst, M.A. and Koskella, B. 2013. Experimental coevolution of species interactions. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28(6): 367-75.
Antonovics, J., Boots, M., Ebert, D., Koskella, B., Poss, M., and Sadd, B.M. 2012. The origin of specificity by means of natural selection: evolved and non-host resistance in host-pathogen interactions. Evolution 67: 1-9. PDF
Koskella, B., Lin, D.M., Buckling, A. and Thompson, J.N. 2012. The costs of evolving resistance in heterogeneous parasite environments. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279: 1896-1903. –> Evaluated by Faculty 1000 as Recommended (6) and featured in Current Biology (22: R142-R145). PDF
Koskella, B., Thompson, J.N., Preston, G.M. & Buckling, A. 2011. Local biotic environment shapes the spatial scale of bacteriophage adaptation to bacteria. The American Naturalist, 177(4):440-51. –> Evaluated by Faculty 1000 as Exceptional (10) and highlighted as Editor’s Choice in Science, 332 (6027): 284-285. PDF
Koskella, B. and C.M. Lively. 2009. Evidence for negative frequency-dependent selection during experimental coevolution of a freshwater snail and a sterilizing trematode. Evolution, 63(9): 2213-2221. –> Awarded theSociety for the Study of Evolution Fisher Prize for outstanding Ph.D. dissertation paper in Evolution. PDF
Hood, M.E., Antonovics, J. and B. Koskella. 2004. Shared forces of sex chromosome evolution in haploid-mating and diploid-mating organisms: Microbotryum violaceum and Other Model Organisms. Genetics 168: 141–146. PDF
Koskella, B. and Taylor, T. B. The potential role of bacteriophages in shaping plant-bacterial interactions, in Plant-Bacterial Interactions, Murillo, J., Jackson, R. W., Arnold, D., and Vinatzer, B. (eds). Horizon Scientific Press, Norwich UK. (author version here)