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Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher

David Starr Jordan Professor

Academic Appointments

Professor, Applied Physics

Honors & Awards

Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1999)
Onsager Prize, American Physical Society (2013)
Member, National Academy of Sciences (2015)

Professional Education

PhD, Harvard University, Physics (1979)
BA, Cornell University, Math and Physics (1975)

Publications

Li, Y., Venkataram, S., Agarwala, A., Dunn, B., Petrov, D. A., Sherlock, G., & Fisher, D. S. (2018). Hidden Complexity of Yeast Adaptation under Simple Evolutionary Conditions. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 28(4), 515-+.

Rosen, M. J., Davison, M., Fisher, D. S., & Bhaya, D. (2018). Probing the ecological and evolutionary history of a thermophilic cyanobacterial population via statistical properties of its microdiversity. PloS One, 13(11), e0205396.

Pearce, M. T., & Fisher, D. S. (2017). Rapid adaptation in large populations with very rare sex: Scalings and spontaneous oscillations. Theoretical Population Biology.

Venkataram, S., Dunn, B., Li, Y., Agarwala, A., Chang, J., Ebel, E. R., … Petrov, D. A. (2016). Development of a Comprehensive Genotype-to-Fitness Map of Adaptation-Driving Mutations in Yeast. Cell, 166(6), 1585–96 e22.

Rosen, M. J., Davison, M., Bhaya, D., & Fisher, D. S. (2015). Fine-scale diversity and extensive recombination in a quasisexual bacterial population occupying a broad niche. SCIENCE, 348(6238), 1019–23.

Levy, S. F., Blundell, J. R., Venkataram, S., Petrov, D. A., Fisher, D. S., & Sherlock, G. (2015). Quantitative evolutionary dynamics using high-resolution lineage tracking. Nature, 519(7542), 181–186.

Hallatschek, O., & Fisher, D. S. (2014). Acceleration of evolutionary spread by long-range dispersal. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111(46), E4911–E4919.

Callahan, B. J., Fukami, T., & Fisher, D. S. (2014). Rapid evolution of adaptive niche construction in experimental microbial populations. EVOLUTION, 68(11), 3307–3316.

Jiang, N., He, J., Weinstein, J. A., Penland, L., Sasaki, S., He, X.-S., … Quake, S. R. (2013). Lineage structure of the human antibody repertoire in response to influenza vaccination. Science Translational Medicine, 5(171), 171ra19-?

Jiang, N., He, J., Weinstein, J. A., Penland, L., Sasaki, S., He, X.-S., … Quake, S. R. (2013). Lineage Structure of the Human Antibody Repertoire in Response to Influenza Vaccination. SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 5(171).

Desai, M. M., Walczak, A. M., & Fisher, D. S. (2013). Genetic Diversity and the Structure of Genealogies in Rapidly Adapting Populations. GENETICS, 193(2), 565–585.

Fisher, D., Laessig, M., & Shraiman, B. (2013). Evolutionary dynamics and statistical physics. JOURNAL OF STATISTICAL MECHANICS-THEORY AND EXPERIMENT.

Fisher, D. S. (2013). Asexual evolution waves: fluctuations and universality. JOURNAL OF STATISTICAL MECHANICS-THEORY AND EXPERIMENT.

Rosen, M. J., Callahan, B. J., Fisher, D. S., & Holmes, S. P. (2012). Denoising PCR-amplified metagenome data. BMC BIOINFORMATICS, 13.

Desai, M. M., & Fisher, D. S. (2011). The Balance Between Mutators and Nonmutators in Asexual Populations. GENETICS, 188(4), 997–1014.

Jiang, N., Weinstein, J. A., Penland, L., White, R. A., Fisher, D. S., & Quake, S. R. (2011). Determinism and stochasticity during maturation of the zebrafish antibody repertoire. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 108(13), 5348–5353.

Fisher, D. S. (2011). Leading the dog of selection by its mutational nose. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 108(7), 2633–2634.

Weissman, D. B., Feldman, M. W., & Fisher, D. S. (2010). The Rate of Fitness-Valley Crossing in Sexual Populations. GENETICS, 186(4), 1389–1410.

Neher, R. A., Shraiman, B. I., & Fisher, D. S. (2010). Rate of Adaptation in Large Sexual Populations. GENETICS, 184(2), 467–481.

Weissman, D. B., Desai, M. M., Fisher, D. S., & Feldman, M. W. (2009). The rate at which asexual populations cross fitness valleys. THEORETICAL POPULATION BIOLOGY, 75(4), 286–300.

Weinstein, J. A., Jiang, N., White, R. A., Fisher, D. S., & Quake, S. R. (2009). High-Throughput Sequencing of the Zebrafish Antibody Repertoire. SCIENCE, 324(5928), 807–810.

Rust, M. J., Markson, J. S., Lane, W. S., Fisher, D. S., & O'Shea, E. K. (2007). Ordered phosphorylation governs oscillation of a three-protein circadian clock. SCIENCE, 318(5851), 809–812.