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Dr Philip Greenspoon

email: philip.greenspoon at otago.ac.nz

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Research Interests

I'm a mathematical modeller interested in a variety of topics in evolutionary biology and ecology including host-parasite coevolution, epigenetic transmission, within-host parasite dynamics, evolutionary rescue, sexual selection, and species coexistence.

Publications

8. Greenspoon, P.B. and Mideo, N. 2017. Evolutionary rescue of a parasite population by mutation rate evolution. Theor. Pop. Biol. 117:64–75

7. Greenspoon, P.B. and Mideo, N. 2017. Parasite transmission among relatives halts Red Queen dynamics. Evolution 71:747–755.

6. Greenspoon, P.B. and M’Gonigle, L.K. 2014. Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of non-random mating. Evolution. 68:3570–3580.

5. M’Gonigle, L.K.† and Greenspoon, P.B.† 2014. Allee effects and species coexistence in an environment where resource abundance varies. J. Theor. Biol. 361:61–68. (Recommended on Faculty of 1000)

† = Co-first authors

4. Greenspoon, P.B. and M’Gonigle, L.K. 2013. The evolution of mutation rate in an antagonistic coevolutionary model with maternal transmission of parasites. Proc. R. Soc. B. 280:1–9.

3. Greenspoon, P.B. and M’Gonigle, L.K. 2013. Can positive frequency-dependence facilitate plant coexistence? Trends Ecol. Evol. 28:317–318.

2. Wood, T.E., Takebayashi, N., Barker, M.S., Mayrose, I., Greenspoon, P.B., Rieseberg, L.H. 2009. The frequency of polyploid speciation in vascular plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 106:13875–13879.

1. Greenspoon, P.B. and Otto, S.P. 2009. Evolution by Fisherian sexual selection in diploids. Evolution. 63:1076–1083.

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Publications

Greenspoon, P. B., & Spencer, H. G. (2018). The evolution of epigenetically-mediated adaptive transgenerational plasticity in a subdivided population. Evolution. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/evo.13619

Greenspoon, P. B., Banton, S., & Mideo, N. (2018). Immune system handling time may alter the outcome of competition between pathogens and the immune system. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 447, 25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.03.010

Greenspoon, P. B., & Mideo, N. (2017). Parasite transmission among relatives halts Red Queen dynamics. Evolution, 71(3), 747-755. doi: 10.1111/evo.13157

Greenspoon, P. B., & Mideo, N. (2017). Evolutionary rescue of a parasite population by mutation rate evolution. Theoretical Population Biology, 117, 64-75. doi: 10.1016/j.tpb.2017.08.004

Greenspoon, P., Banton, S., & Mideo, N. (2017, June). Immune system handling time may alter the outcome of competition between pathogens and the immune system for host resources. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Meeting on Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease (EEID), Santa Barbara, USA.

Journal - Research Article

Greenspoon, P. B., & Spencer, H. G. (2018). The evolution of epigenetically-mediated adaptive transgenerational plasticity in a subdivided population. Evolution. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/evo.13619

Greenspoon, P. B., Banton, S., & Mideo, N. (2018). Immune system handling time may alter the outcome of competition between pathogens and the immune system. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 447, 25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.03.010

Greenspoon, P. B., & Mideo, N. (2017). Parasite transmission among relatives halts Red Queen dynamics. Evolution, 71(3), 747-755. doi: 10.1111/evo.13157

Greenspoon, P. B., & Mideo, N. (2017). Evolutionary rescue of a parasite population by mutation rate evolution. Theoretical Population Biology, 117, 64-75. doi: 10.1016/j.tpb.2017.08.004

Greenspoon, P. B., & M’Gonigle, L. K. (2014). Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of nonrandom mating. Evolution, 68(12), 3570-3580. doi: 10.1111/evo.12538

M’Gonigle, L. K., & Greenspoon, P. B. (2014). Allee effects and species co-existence in an environment where resource abundance varies. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 361, 61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.07.014

Greenspoon, P. B., & M’Gonigle, L. K. (2013). The evolution of mutation rate in an antagonistic coevolutionary model with maternal transmission of parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 230(1761), 20130647. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0647

Greenspoon, P. B., & Otto, S. P. (2009). Evolution by fisherian sexual selection in diploids. Evolution, 63(4), 1076-1083. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00606.x

Wood, T. E., Takebayashi, N., Barker, M. S., Mayrose, I., Greenspoon, P. B., & Rieseberg, L. H. (2009). The frequency of polyploid speciation in vascular plants. PNAS, 106(33), 13875-13879. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0811575106

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Journal - Research Other

Greenspoon, P. B., & M’Gonigle, L. K. (2013). Can positive frequency dependence facilitate plant coexistence? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 28(6), 317-318. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2013.02.016

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Greenspoon, P. (2016). Parasite transmission among relatives halts Red Queen dynamics. Proceedings of the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Winter Meeting. (pp. 107). Retrieved from https://cms.math.ca/Events/winter16

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Greenspoon, P., Banton, S., & Mideo, N. (2017, June). Immune system handling time may alter the outcome of competition between pathogens and the immune system for host resources. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Meeting on Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease (EEID), Santa Barbara, USA.

Greenspoon, P., & Mideo, N. (2016, June). Evolutionary rescue of a parasite population by mutation rate evolution. Poster session presented at the 14th Annual Meeting on Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease (EEID), Ithaca, USA.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Greenspoon, P. (2017, April). Parasite transmission among relatives halts Red Queen dynamics. Verbal presentation at the 12th Atwood Colloquium in Ecology and Evolution, Toronto.

Greenspoon, P. (2016, July). Non-random parasite transmission halts Red Queen dynamics. Verbal presentation at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE), St. John's, Canada.

Greenspoon, P. B., & M’Gonigle, L. (2013, June). The evolution of mutation rate in an antagonistic co- evolutionary model with maternal transmission of parasites. Verbal presentation at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN), Snowbird, USA.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Greenspoon, P. B. (2014). Models of species interactions in evolution and ecology (PhD). Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Retrieved from https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10592900

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