Selected Publications

Experimental evolution and antibiotic resistance

Basra P, Alsaadi A, Bernal-Astrain G, O’Sullivan ML, Hazlett B, Clarke LM, Schoenrock A, Pitre S, Wong A. 2018. Fitness tradeoffs of antibiotic resistance in extra-intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli. Genome Biology and Evolution. View here

Wong A. 2017. Epistatic interactions of antimicrobial resistance mutations. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 246. View here

Wong A and Seguin K. 2015. Effects of genotype on rates of substitution during experimental evolution.  Evolution 69:1772-85. View here

Melnyk A, Wong A, Kassen R. 2015. The fitness costs of antibiotic resistance mutations. Evolutionary Applications 8: 273-283. View here

Bank C, Hietpas RT, Wong A, Bolon DN, Jensen JD. 2014. A Bayesian MCMC approach to assess the complete distribution of fitness effects of new mutations: uncovering the potential for adaptive walks in challenging environments. Genetics 196: 841-852. View here

Wong A, Rodrigue N, Kassen R. 2012. Genomics of adaptation during experimental evolution of the opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS Genetics 8: e1002928. View here

Dettman JR, Rodrigue N, Melnyk AH, Wong A, Bailey SF, Kassen R. 2012. Evolutionary insight from whole-genome sequencing of experimentally evolved microbes. Molecular Ecology 21: 2058-77. View here

Wong A, Kassen R. 2011. Parallel evolution and local differentiation in quinolone resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Microbiology 157: 937-44. View here

Pathogen comparative genomics

Huus KE, Joseph J, Zhang L, Wong A, Aaron SD, Mah T-F, Sad S. 2016. Clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from chronically infected cystic fibrosis patients fail to activate the inflammasome during both stable infection and pulmonary exacerbation. J Immunol 196: 3097-108. View here

Kohlman ME, Manninger P, Carrillo C, Wong A. 2015. Draft Genome Sequence of Hafnia paralvei OLC-1409. Genome Announcements 3: e01592-14. View here

Basra P, Koziol A, Wong A, Carrillo C. 2015. Complete Genome Sequence of Citrobacter braakii Strains GTA-CB01 and GTA-CB04, Isolated from Ground Beef. Genome Announcements 3: e01307-14. View here

Sexual selection and seminal fluid proteins

Boes KE, Ribeiro JM, Wong A, Harrington LC, Wolfner MF, Sirot LK. 2014. Identification and Characterization of Seminal Fluid Proteins in the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8: e2946. View here

Wong A. 2014. Covariance between testes size and substitution rates in primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31: 1432-1436. View here

Sirot LK, Wong A, Chapman T, Wolfner MF. 2014. Sexual conflict and seminal fluid proteins: a dynamic landscape of sexual interactions. Chapter in Sexual Conflict, editors William Rice and Sergey Gavrilets. Cold Spring Harbor Press. View here

Wong A, Rundle H. 2013. Natural selection on the Drosophila seminal fluid protein Acp62F. Ecology and Evolution 3: 1942-1950. View here

Wong A. 2010. Testing the effects of mating system variation on rates of molecular evolution in primates. Evolution 64: 2779-85. View here


Mahajan S, Crisci J, Wong A, Akbarian S, Foll M, Jensen JD. 2015. Inferring selection from epigenetic data. Frontiers in GeneticsView here


Schoenrock A, Burnside D, Moteshareie H, Pitre S, Green JR, Golshani A, Dehne F, Wong A. 2017. Evolution of protein-protein interaction networks in yeast. PLoS One 12: e0171920. View here

McMahon T, Blais B, Wong A, Carrillo C. 2017. Multiplexed Single Intact Cell Droplet Digital PCR (MuSIC ddPCR) Method for Specific detection of enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) in food enrichment cultures. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:332. View here

Kapopolou A, Mathew L, Wong A, Trono D, Jensen JD. 2016. The evolution of gene expression and binding specificity of the largest transcription factor family in primates. Evolution 70: 167-80. View here

Lee-Jenkins SSY, Smith ML, Wisenden BD, Wong A, Godin J-GJ. 2015. Genetic evidence for mixed broods and extra-pair matings in a socially monogamous biparental cichlid fish. Behaviour 152: 1507-1526.