Publications

BNJ Watson, JA Steens, RHJ Staals, ER Westra, S van Houte (2021) Coevolution between bacterial CRISPR-Cas systems and their bacteriophages. Cell Host & Microbe, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2021.03.018.

S van Houte*, D Padfield*, P Gomez, AM Lujan, MA Brockhurst, S Paterson, A Buckling (2020) Compost spatial heterogeneity promotes evolutionary diversification of a bacterium. J Evol Biol, https://doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13722.

S Meaden, L Capria, E Alseth, S Gandon, A Biswas, L Lenzi, S van Houte, ER Westra (2020) Phage gene expression and host responses lead to infection-dependent costs of CRISPR immunity. ISME Jhttps://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-020-00794-w.

J Common, D Sünderhauf, S van Houte, ER Westra (2020) Diversity in CRISPR-based immunity protects susceptible genotypes by restricting phage spread and evolution. J Evol Biol, https://doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13638

A Chevallereau, S Meaden, O Fradet, M Landsberger, A Maestri, A Biswas, S Gandon, S van Houte, ER Westra (2019) Exploitation of the cooperative behaviours of anti-CRISPR phages. Cell Host Microbe, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2019.12.004

L van Sluijs*, S van Houte*, J van der Oost, SJJ Brouns, A Buckling, ER Westra (2019) Addiction systems antagonize bacterial adaptive immunity. FEMS Microbiology Letters, fnz047, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnz047.

ER Westra, S van Houte, S Gandon, R Whitaker (2019) The ecology and evolution of microbial CRISPR-Cas adaptive immune systems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

A Chevallereau*, S Meaden*, S van Houte*, ER Westra*, C Rollie*. The effect of bacterial mutation rate on the evolution of CRISPR-Cas adaptive immunity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

J Common*, D Morley*, ER Westra, S van Houte. CRISPR-Cas immunity leads to a coevolutionary arms race between Streptococcus thermophilus and lytic phage. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 374.

H Chabas, S Lion, A Nicot, S Meaden, S van Houte, S Moineau, LM Wahl, ER Westra, S Gandon (2018) Evolutionary emergence of infectious diseases in heterogeneous host populations. Plos Biology 16(9):e2006738.

M Landsberger, S Gandon, S Meaden, C Rollie, A Chevallereau, H Chabas, A Buckling, ER Westra, S van Houte (2018) Anti-CRISPR phages cooperate to overcome CRISPR-Cas immunity. Cell. 174(4): 908-916.e12.

E Pursey, D Sünderhauf, WH Gaze, ER Westra, S van Houte (2018) CRISPR-Cas antimicrobials: challenges and future prospects. PLoS Pathogens. 14(6): e1006990.

D Morley, J Broniewski, ER Westra, A Buckling, S van Houte (2017) Host diversity limits the evolution of parasite local adaptation. Molecular Ecology 26(7): 1756-1763.

H Chabas*, S van Houte*, NM Høyland-Kroghsbo, A Buckling, ER Westra (2016) Immigration of susceptible hosts triggers the evolution of alternative parasite defence strategies. R. Soc. B 283 (1837), 20160721.

ER Westra, A Dowling, JM Broniewski, S van Houte (2016) Evolution and Ecology of CRISPR. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 47 (1).

S van Houte, A Buckling, ER Westra (2016) Evolutionary Ecology of Prokaryotic Immune Mechanisms. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews 80 (3), 745-763.

S van Houte, AKE Ekroth, JM Broniewski, H Chabas, B Ashby, J Bondy-Denomy, S Gandon, M Boots, S Paterson, A Buckling, ER Westra (2016) The diversity-generating benefits of a prokaryotic adaptive immune system. Nature 532 (7599), 385-388.

ER Westra*, S van Houte*, S Oyesiku-Blakemore, B Makin, A Best, J Bondy-Denomy, A Davidson, M Boots, A Buckling (2015) Parasite exposure drives selective evolution of constitutive versus induced defence. Current Biology 25 (8), 1043-1049.

* joined first author