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Preprints & Submitted

  1. Lobinska G, Pilpel Y, Ram Y. Epigenetically Inherited Mutation Rates Predicted to Maximize Adaptation Rates. bioRxiv. DOI:10.1101/2021.07.14.452333

  2. Shvartzman B, Ram Y. Self-Replicating Artificial Neural Networks Give Rise to Universal Evolutionary Dynamics.

  3. Kohanovski I, Pontz M, Dahan O, Pilpel Y, Yona AH, Ram Y. Aneuploidy can be an evolutionary detour on the path to adaptation.

  4. Borofsky T, Feldman MW, Ram Y. Cultural transmission, competition for prey, and the evolution of cooperative hunting. bioRxiv. DOI:10.1101/2022.12.14.520505

  5. Caspi I, Meir M, Ben Nun N, Yakhini U, Stern A, Ram Y. Mutation Rate, Selection, and Epistasis Inferred from RNA Virus Haplotypes via Neural Posterior Estimation. bioRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2023.01.09.523230

  6. Egozi S, Ram Y. Prestige bias in cultural evolutionary dynamics. EcoEvoRxiv. DOI: 10.32942/X2JG6P

  7. Galke L, Ram Y, Raviv L. What makes a language easy to deep-learn?. arXiv. DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2302.12239

Published & Accepted

  1. Avecilla G, Chuong JN, Li F, Sherlock G, Gresham D, Ram Y. (2022) Neural networks allow efficient and accurate simulation-based inference of evolutionary parameters from adaptation dynamics. PLOS Biology. DOI:10.1371/journal.pbio.3001633

  2. Denton KK, Ram Y, Feldman MW. (2022) Conditions that favor cumulative cultural evolution. Philosophical Transactions B. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2021.0400

  3. Kohanovski I, Obolski U, Ram Y. (2022) Inferring the effective start dates of non-pharmaceutical interventions during COVID-19 outbreaks. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. DOI:10.1016/j.ijid.2021.12.364

  4. Cohen O, Ram Y, Hadany L, Gafny S, Geffen E. (2022) The effect of habitat and climatic on microsatellite diversity and allele length variation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI:10.3389/fevo.2022.893856

  5. Kolodny O, Feldman MW, Lotem A, Ram Y. (2022) Differential application of cultural practices at the family and individual levels may alter heritability estimates. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. DOI:10.1017/S0140525X21001576

  6. Gurevich Y, Ram Y, Hadany L. (2022) Modeling the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 under non-pharmaceutical interventions and testing. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. DOI:10.1093/emph/eoac013

  7. Galke L, Ram Y, Raviv L. (2022) Emergent Communication for Understanding Human Language Evolution: What’s Missing? Emergent Communication Workshop at ICLR 2022. DOI:10.48550/arXiv.2204.10590

  8. Denton KK, Ram Y, Feldman MW. (2021) Conformity and content-biased cultural transmission in the evolution of altruism. Theoretical Population Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.tpb.2021.10.004

  9. Cohen O, Ram Y, Hadany L, Gafny S, Geffen E. (2021) Annual climatic fluctuations and short-term genetic variation in the eastern spadefoot toad. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/s41598-021-92696-w

  10. Gutiérrez R, Ram Y, Berman J, de Sousa KCM, Nachum-Biala Y, Britzi M, Elad D, Glaser G, Covo S, Harrus S. (2021) Adaptive resistance mutations at supra-inhibitory concentrations independent of SOS mutagenesis. Molecular Biology and Evolution. DOI:10.1093/molbev/msab196

  11. Cohen D, Lewin-Epstein O, Feldman MW, Ram Y. (2021) Non-Vertical Cultural Transmission, Assortment, and the Evolution of Cooperation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2020.3162

  12. Arthur RF, Jones JH, Bonds MH, Ram Y, Feldman, MW. (2021) Adaptive social contact rates induce complex dynamics during epidemics. PLOS Computational Biology. DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008639 Stanford News | ACSH

  13. Kolodny O, Berger M, Feldman MW, Ram Y. (2020) A new perspective for mitigation of SARS-CoV-2 infection: priming the immune system for attack. Open Biology. DOI:10.1098/rsob.200138

  14. Denton KK, Ram Y, Liberman U, Feldman MW. (2020) Cultural evolution of conformity and anticonformity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. DOI:10.1073/pnas.2004102117

  15. Ram Y, Obolski U, Feldman MW, Berman J, Hadany L (2020) Reply to Balsa-Canto et al.: Growth models are applicable to growth data, not to stationary-phase data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1917758117

  16. Liberman U, Ram Y, Altenberg L, Feldman MW (2019) The Evolution of frequency-dependent cultural transmission. Theoretical Population Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.tpb.2019.12.004

  17. Ram Y, Hadany L (2019) The evolution of stress-induced mutagenesis in the presence of horizontal gene transfer. The American Naturalist. DOI:10.1086/703457

  18. Ram Y, Dellus-Gur E, Bibi M, Karkare K, Obolski U, Feldman MW, Cooper TF, Berman J, Hadany L. (2019) Predicting microbial relative growth in a mixed culture from growth curve data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1902217116

  19. Zinger E, Guiejman A, Obolski U, Ram Y, Ruby E, Binder M, Yechieli N, Ohad N, Hadany L (2019) Less fit Lamium amplexicaule plants produce more dispersible seeds. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-42158-1

  20. Ram Y, Liberman U, Feldman MW (2019) Vertical and oblique cultural transmission fluctuating in time and in space. Theoretical Population Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.tpb.2018.11.001

  21. Ram Y, Liberman U, Feldman MW (2018) Vertical and oblique transmission under fluctuating selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1719171115

  22. Ram Y, Altenberg L, Liberman U, Feldman MW (2018) Generation of variation and a modified mean fitness principle: Necessity is the mother of genetic invention. Theoretical Population Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.tpb.2018.02.004

  23. Obolski Ueq, Ram Yeq, Hadany L. (2018) Evolution on rugged adaptive landscapes. Reports on Progress in Physics. DOI:10.1088/1361-6633/aa94d4

  24. Harari Y, Ram Y, Kupiec M (2018) Frequent ploidy changes in growing yeast cultures. Current Genetics. DOI:10.1007/s00294-018-0823-y

  25. Harari Y, Ram Y, Rappoport N, Hadany L, Kupiec M (2018) Spontaneous changes in ploidy are common in yeast. Current Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2018.01.062

  26. Rougier NP, et al. (2017) Sustainable computational science: the ReScience initiative. PeerJ Computer Science. DOI:10.7717/peerj-cs.142.

  27. Dellus-Gur E, Ram Y, Hadany L (2017) Errors in mutagenesis and the benefit of cell-to-cell signalling in the evolution of stress-induced mutagenesis. Royal Society Open Science. DOI:10.1098/rsos.170529

  28. Obolski Ueq, Lewin-Epstein Oeq, Even-Tov E, Ram Y, Hadany L (2017) With a little help from my friends: cooperation can accelerate the rate of adaptive valley crossing. BMC Evolutionary Biology. DOI:10.1186/s12862-017-0983-2

  29. Ram Y, Hadany L (2016) Condition-dependent sex: who does it, when, and why? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2015.0539

  30. Ram Y, Hadany L (2015) The probability of improvement in Fisher's geometric model: a probabilistic approach. Theoretical Population Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.tpb.2014.10.004

  31. Ram Y, Hadany L (2014) Stress-induced mutagenesis and complex adaptation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2014.1025

  32. Gueijman A, Ayali A, Ram Y, Hadany L (2013) Dispersing away from bad environments: The evolution of fitness-associated dispersal (FAD) in homogeneous environments. BMC Evolutionary Biology. DOI:10.1186/1471-2148-13-125

  33. Ram Y, Hadany L (2012) The evolution of stress-induced hypermutation in asexual populations. Evolution. DOI:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01576.x

Software & Datasets

  1. Zinger E, Ram Y, Hadany L, Ohad N (2019) Lamium amplexicaule seed photo set for image characterization. FigShare. DOI:10.6084/m9.figshare.11446380

  2. Ram Y (2019) Curveball: Predicting microbial growth in a mixed culture from growth curve data. Zenodo. DOI:10.5281/zenodo.3263379.

  3. Ram Y, Hadany L (2019) Mamba: Version Baptiste. Zenodo. DOI:10.5281/zenodo.2563549.

  4. Ram Y, Hadany L (2019) Data from: Evolution of stress-induced mutagenesis in the presence of horizontal gene transfer. Dryad Digital Repository. DOI:10.5061/dryad.5t9211b.

  5. Ram Y, Zinger E, Hadany L (2017). Sid: Image processing for seed images. Zenodo. DOI:10.5281/zenodo.344898.

  6. Ram Y, Hadany L (2014) Data from: Stress-induced mutagenesis and complex adaptation. Dryad Digital Repository. DOI:10.5061/dryad.3066j.

  7. Ram Y, Guiejman A, Hadany L (2014). proevolution simulation: Version Dobzhansky. Zenodo. DOI:10.5281/zenodo.11400.

  8. Ram Y, Hadany L (2014) proevolution simulation: Version Charles. Zenodo. DOI:10.5281/zenodo.11401.