Bruns, E. Miller, I*, Hood, M.E., Carasso, V., and Antonovics J. (2019) The role of infectious disease in the evolution of females: Evidence from anther‐smut disease on a gynodioecious alpine carnation. Evolution. 73: 497-510.

Bruns, E. (2019) Effects of host lifespan on the evolution of age-specific resistance: a case study of anther-smut disease on wild carnations. Chapter for ‘Wildlife Disease Ecology: Linking Theory to data and application’ Eds. Wilson, K., Fenton, A., and Tompkins, D.  (In Press)​

Bruns, E., Antonovics J., and Hood, M.E. (2018) Is there a disease-free halo at species range limits? The co-distribution of anther-smut disease and its alpine host species. Journal of Ecology Doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13009


Ashby, B. and Bruns, E. (2018) The evolution of juvenile susceptibility to infectious disease. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 285: 20180844.


Antonovics, J., Abbate, J., Bruns, E., Fields, P., Forrester, N., Gilbert, K., Hood, M.E., Park, T., and Taylor. (2018) Effect of anther-smut disease caused by the fungal pathogen Microbotryum on the pre-flowering growth of its host Silene latifoliaAmerican Journal of Botany 105: 1088–1095.


Tyson, D.*, Antonovics, J. and Bruns, E.  (2018) Anther-smut disease caused by Microbotryum on berry campion Silene baccifera: endemic pathogen or host-shift? Plant Pathology Doi: 10.1111/ppa.12 910


Bruns, E., Hood, M.E., and Antonovics, J.  (2017) Transmission and temporal dynamics of anther-smut disease (Microbotryum) on alpine carnation (Dianthus pavonius). Journal of Ecology, 105: 1413-1424.


Alexander HM, Bruns E, Schebor H, and Malmstrom CM. (2017) Crop-associated virus infection in a native perennial grass: reduction in plant fitness and dynamic patterns of virus detection. Journal of Ecology. 105: 1021-1031.

Petit E., Silver, C., Cornille, A., Gladieux, P.  Rosenthal, L., Bruns, E., Yee, S., Antonovics, J., Giraud, T., Hood, M.E. (2017) Co-occurrence and hybridization of anther-smut pathogens specialized on Dianthus hosts. Molecular Ecology. 26: 1877–1890.


Miller, I* and Bruns, E.  (2016) The effect of disease on the evolution of females and the genetic basis of sex in populations with cytoplasmic male sterility. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283: 20153035.


Bruns, E., Hood, M.E., and Antonovics, J.  (2015) Resistance evolution and polymorphism in long- and short-lived hosts. Evolution. 69: 551-560


Bruns, E.  (2016) Fitness Costs of Plant Disease Resistance. eLS.1-11.

Bruns, E., Carson, M.L., and May, G.  (2014) The Jack of all trades is master of none:  a pathogen’s ability to infect a greater number of host genotypes comes at a cost of delayed reproduction. Evolution. 68: 2453-2466.


Bruns, E., Carson, M.L., and May, G.  (2012) Pathogen and host genotypes differently affect pathogen life-history stages. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12: 135


Asplen, M., Bruns E., David, A., Denison, R.F., Epstein, B., Kaiser, M.C., Kaiser, J.M., Lacroix, C., Mohl, E., Quiram, G., Prescott, K., Stanton-Geddes, J., Vincent, J., Wragg, P., and May, G.  (2011) Do Trade-offs have explanatory power for the evolution of organismal interactions? Evolution. 66: 1297-1307

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