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Contact Info

Thomas Keller
  • Thomas E. Keller
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • One University Station
  • Section of Integrative Biology
  • Austin, Tx 78712-0900
  • Email: thomas.e.keller@gmail.com

I work in the Wilke and Bull Labs at the University of Texas at Austin.


  • In Progress (expected 2011), PhD, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2005, BS, University of Florida

Research interests

  1. Impact of high mutation rates
  2. Evolution of Recombination
  3. Mutation Accumulation
  4. Phylogenetic inference and character evolution
  5. Selection on mRNA secondary structure

Nebulous Papers

  1. Keller TE, Willows-Munro S, Morgan MJ. On the non-randomness of missing data in phylogenomic matrices. Submitted.
  2. Keller TE, Wilke CO, Bull JJ. Interactions between evolutionary processes at high mutation rates. In Revision.


  1. O'Dea EB, Keller TE, and Wilke CO. Does mutational robustness inhibit extinction by lethal mutagenesis in viral populations?. PLoS Comput Biol. 2010 Jun 10;6(6):e1000811. DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000811 | PubMed ID:20548958 | HubMed [Odeaetal2010]
  2. Springman R, Keller T, Molineux IJ, and Bull JJ. Evolution at a high imposed mutation rate: adaptation obscures the load in phage T7. Genetics. 2010 Jan;184(1):221-32. DOI:10.1534/genetics.109.108803 | PubMed ID:19858285 | HubMed [Springmanetal2010]
  3. Salomon MP, Ostrow D, Phillips N, Blanton D, Bour W, Keller TE, Levy L, Sylvestre T, Upadhyay A, and Baer CF. Comparing mutational and standing genetic variability for fitness and size in Caenorhabditis briggsae and C. elegans. Genetics. 2009 Oct;183(2):685-92, 1SI-19SI. DOI:10.1534/genetics.109.107383 | PubMed ID:19667133 | HubMed [Salomanetal2009]
  4. Keller TE, Molineux IJ, and Bull JJ. Viral resistance evolution fully escapes a rationally designed lethal inhibitor. Mol Biol Evol. 2009 Sep;26(9):2041-6. DOI:10.1093/molbev/msp111 | PubMed ID:19494036 | HubMed [Kelleretal2009]
  5. Ostrow D, Phillips N, Avalos A, Blanton D, Boggs A, Keller T, Levy L, Rosenbloom J, and Baer CF. Mutational bias for body size in rhabditid nematodes. Genetics. 2007 Jul;176(3):1653-61. DOI:10.1534/genetics.107.074666 | PubMed ID:17483403 | HubMed [Ostrowetal2007]
  6. Baer CF, Phillips N, Ostrow D, Avalos A, Blanton D, Boggs A, Keller T, Levy L, and Mezerhane E. Cumulative effects of spontaneous mutations for fitness in Caenorhabditis: role of genotype, environment and stress. Genetics. 2006 Nov;174(3):1387-95. DOI:10.1534/genetics.106.061200 | PubMed ID:16888328 | HubMed [Baeretal2006]

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