McHugh, K.M. & Burke, M.K.  From microbes to mammals: the experimental evolution of aging and longevity across species.  Evolution (



Phillips, M.A., Kutch, I.C., McHugh, K.M., Taggard, S.K., Burke, M.K.  Crossing design shapes patterns of genetic variation in synthetic populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Scientific Reports 11(1):19551

Phillips, M.A. and Burke M.K.  Can laboratory evolution experiments teach us about natural populations?  Molecular Ecology 30(4):877-879


Burke, M.K., McHugh, K.M., Kutch, I.C.  Heat-shock improves random spore isolation in diverse strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Frontiers in Genetics 11:1636

Phillips, M.A., Kutch, I.C., Long, A.D., Burke, M.K.  Increased time-sampling in an evolve-and-resequence experiment with outcrossing Saccharomyces cerevisiae reveals multiple paths of adaptive change.  Molecular Ecology 29(24): 4898-4912

Wing, K.M., Phillips, M.A., Baker, A.R., Burke, M.K.  Consequences of cryopreservation in diverse natural isolates of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genome Biology and Evolution 12(8):1302-1312


Hardy, C.M., Burke, M.K., Everett, L.J., Han, M.V., Lantz, K.M., Gibbs, A.G.  Genome-wide analysis of starvation-selected Drosophila melanogaster – a genetic model of obesity. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(1):50-65


Shahrestani, P., Burke, M.K., Birse, R, Kezos, J.N., Ocorr, K., Mueller, L.D., Rose, M.R., Bodmer, R.  2017.  Experimental evolution and heart function in Drosophila melanogasterPhysiological and Biochemical Zoology  doi: 10.1086/689288

Graves, J.L, Hertweck, K.L., Phillips, M.A., Han, M.V., Cabral, L.G., Barter, T.T., Greer, L.F., Burke, M.K., Mueller, L.D., Rose, M.R.  2017.  Genomics of parallel experimental evolution in Drosophila.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 34(4): 831-842


Phillips, M.A., Long, A.D., Greenspan, Z.S., Greer, L.F., Burke, M.K., Villeponteau, B., Matsagas, K.C., Rizza, C.L., Mueller, L.D., Rose, M.R.  2016.  Genome-wide analysis of long-term evolutionary domestication in Drosophila melanogasterScientific Reports 6:39281.

Burke, M.K., Barter, T.T., Cabral, L.G., Kezos, J.N., Phillips, M.A., Rutledge, G.A., Phung, K.H., Chen, R.H., Nguyen, H.D., Mueller, L.D., Rose, M.R.  2016.  Rapid divergence and convergence of life-history in experimentally evolved Drosophila melanogasterEvolution 70 (9): 2085-2098.


Burke, M.K., Liti, G., Long, A.D.  2014.  Experimental evolution is replicable at the molecular level in recombining outbred populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 31(12):3228-3239.

Burke M.K., King, E.G., Shahrestani, P., Rose, M.R., Long, A.D.  2014.  Genome-wide association study of extreme longevity in Drosophila melanogasterGenome Biology and Evolution 6:1-11.


Burke, M.K. and Long, A.D.  2012.  What paths do advantageous alleles take during short-term evolutionary change?  Molecular Ecology  21(20):4913-4916.


Burke, M.K.  2012.  How does adaptation sweep through the genome?  Insights from long-term selection experiments.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279 


Rose, M.R., Mueller, L.D., Burke, M.K.  2011.  New experiments for an undivided genetics. Genetics 188:1-10  

Rose, M.R. and Burke, M.K.  2011.  Genomic Croesus: Experimental evolutionary genetics of Drosophila aging.  Experimental Gerontology 46(5):397-403 


Burke, M.K., Dunham, J.P., Shahrestani, P., Thornton, K.R., Rose, M.R., Long, A.D.  2010.  Genome-wide analysis of a long-term evolution experiment with DrosophilaNature 467: 587-590.  


Burke M.K. and Rose M.R. 2009.  Experimental evolution with DrosophilaAmerican Journal of Physiology: Integrative, Regulatory, and Comparative Physiology 296:1847-1854


Rose M.R., Burke M.K., Shahrestani P., Mueller L.D.  2008.  Evolution of ageing since Darwin.  Journal of Genetics 87(4):363-371


Chen B., Walser J.C., Rodgers T.H., Sobota R.S., Burke M.K., Rose M.R., Feder M.E. 2007.  Abundant, Diverse, and Consequential P Elements Segregate in Promoters of Small Heat-Shock Genes in Drosophila Populations.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20(5): 2056-206