Steven A. Frank

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
School of Biological Sciences

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1987

Phone: (949)824-2244, 6006
Fax: (949) 824-2181

University of California, Irvine
3102 BS3
Mail Code: 2525
Irvine, CA 92697

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Evolutionary genetics, host-parasite interactions
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Elected 2012
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Elected 2009
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 1995
Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize, Society for the Study of Evolution, 1988
Young Investigator Prize, American Society of Naturalists, 1986
Publications Frank, S. A. 2012. Natural selection. III. Selection versus transmission and the levels of selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25:227-243.
  Frank, S. A. and Crespi, B. J. 2011. Pathology from evolutionary conflict, with a theory of X chromosome versus autosome conflict over sexually antagonistic traits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108 (Suppl. 2):10886-10893.
  Frank, S. A. 2010. Somatic evolutionary genomics: Mutations during development cause highly variable genetic mosaicism with risk of cancer and neurodegeneration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107:1725-1730.
  Frank, S. A. 2010. The trade-off between rate and yield in the design of microbial metabolism. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:609-613.
  Frank, S. A. 2009. The common patterns of nature. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:1563-1585.
  Frank, S. A. 2007. Dynamics of Cancer: Incidence, Inheritance, and Evolution. Princeton University Press.
  Frank, S. A. 2002. Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease. Princeton University Press.
  Frank, S. A. 1998. Foundations of Social Evolution. Princeton University Press.
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