Diversity-Generating Machines: Genetics of Bacterial Sugar-Coating.
R.J. Mostowy & K.E. Holt
Trends in Microbiology 2018; 26(12): 1008-1021.


Pneumococcal Capsule Synthesis Locus cps as Evolutionary Hotspot with Potential to Generate Novel Serotypes by Recombination.
R.J. Mostowy, N.J. Croucher, N. De Maio, C. Chewapreecha, S.J. Salter, P. Turner, D.M. Aanensen, S.D. Bentley, X. Didelot & C. Fraser
Molecular Biology & Evolution 2017; 34(10): 2537-2554.

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Evolution of the Staphylococcus argenteus ST2250 Clone in Northeastern Thailand Is Linked with the Acquisition of Livestock-Associated Staphylococcal Genes.
D. Moradigaravand, D. Jamrozy, R. Mostowy, A. Anderson, E.K. Nickerson, J. Thaipadungpanit, V. Wuthiekanun, D. Limmathurotsakul, S. Tandhavanant, C. Wikraiphat, G. Wongsuvan, N. Teerawattanasook, Y. Jutrakul, N. Srisurat, P. Chaimanee, T.E. West, B. Blane, J. Parkhill, N. Chantratita & S.J. Peacock
MBio. 2017; 8(4): e00802-e00817.


Efficient inference of recent and ancestral recombination within bacterial populations.
R. Mostowy, N.J. Croucher, C.P. Andam, J. Corander, W.P. Hanage & P. Marttinen
Molecular Biology & Evolution 2017; 34(5): 1167-1182.

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Horizontal DNA Transfer Mechanisms of Bacteria as Weapons of Intragenomic Conflict.
N.J. Croucher, R. Mostowy, C. Wymant, P. Turner, S.D. Bentley & C. Fraser
PLoS Biology 14(3): e1002394 (2016).


Heterogeneity in the frequency and characteristics of homologous recombination in pneumococcal evolution.
R. Mostowy*, N.J. Croucher*, W.P. Hanage, S.R. Harris, S.D. Bentley & C. Fraser
PLoS Genetics 10(5): e1004300 (2014).

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Host-parasite coevolution induces selection for condition-dependent sex.
R. Mostowy & J. Engelstädter
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25(10): 2033–2046 (2012).


Evolution of Stress Response in the Face of Unreliable Environmental Signals.
M. Arnoldini*, R. Mostowy*, S. Bonhoeffer & M. Ackermann
PLoS Computational Biology 8(8): e1002627 (2012).

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Non-genetic inheritance and the patterns of antagonistic coevolution.
R. Mostowy & J. Engelstädter & M. Salathé
BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:93 (2012).


Estimating the fitness cost of escape from HLA presentation in HIV-1 protease and reverse transcriptase.
R. Mostowy*, R.D. Kouyos*, I. Hoof, T. Hinkley, M. Haddad, J.M. Whitcomb, C.J. Petropoulos, C. Kesmir & S. Bonhoeffer
PLoS Computational Biology 8(5): e1002525 (2012).


The role of recombination for the coevolutionary dynamics of HIV and the immune response.
R. Mostowy, R.D. Kouyos, D. Fouchet & S. Bonhoeffer
PLoS ONE 6(2): e16052 (2011).


The impact of environmental change on host-parasite coevolutionary dynamics.
R. Mostowy & J. Engelstädter
Proc. R. Soc. B 278: 2283–2292 (2011).

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On the evolution of sexual reproduction in hosts co-evolving with multiple parasites.
R. Mostowy, M. Salathé, R.D. Kouyos & S. Bonhoeffer
Evolution 64: 1644–1656 (2010).


* equal contribution