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Chaitanya S. Gokhale

Research Group Leader - Theoretical E-co-evolutionary dynamics
Department of Evolutionary Theory
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology,
Plön, Germany

I say, if your knees aren't green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life
-- Bill Watterson, (Calvin and Hobbes)


(Note: includes 2 peer-reviewed Mathematica Demonstrations)

  1. Gokhale, C.S., Traulsen, A. and Joop, G. (2016). Social Dilemma In The External Immune System Of The Red Flour Beetle? It Is A Matter Of Time, Ecology and Evolution
  2. Liu, Y., Gokhale, C.S., Rainey, R.B. and Zhang, X-X. (2017). Unravelling the complexity and redundancy of carbon catabolic repression in the plant growth‐promoting bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25, Molecular Microbiology
  3. Bertels, F., Gokhale, C.S. and Traulsen, A. (2016). Discovering complete quasispecies in bacterial genomes, Genetics
  4. Gokhale, C. S. and Hauert, C. (2016). Eco-evolutionary dynamics of social dilemmas, Theoretical Population Biology
  5. Papkou, A., Gokhale, C. S., Traulsen, A. & Schulenburg, H. (2016). Host parasite co-evolution, Why changing population size matters, Zoology
  6. Song, Y., Gokhale, C. S., Papkou, A., Schulenburg, H. & Traulsen, A. (2015). Host-parasite coevolution in populations of constant and variable size. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15, 212.
  7. Bauer, B. & Gokhale, C.S., Repeatability of evolution on epistatic landscapes. Scientific reports, 5, p.9607. (2015)
  8. "Mathematica Interactive CDF published on Wolfram Demonstrations"
  9. Gokhale, C. S., Reeves R. G. & Reed, F.A. (2014). Dynamics of a combined Medea-Underdominant Population Transformation System. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(1), 98
  10. Gokhale, C. S., & Traulsen, A. (2014). Evolutionary Multiplayer Games. Dynamic Games and Applications.
  11. Gokhale, C. S., Papkou, A., Traulsen, A., & Schulenburg, H. (2013). Lotka-Volterra dynamics kills the Red Queen: population size fluctuations and associated stochasticity dramatically change host-parasite coevolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13(1), 254.
  12. "Mathematica Interactive CDF published on Wolfram Demonstrations"
  13. Wu B, Traulsen A, Gokhale CS. Dynamic Properties of Evolutionary Multi-player Games in Finite Populations. Games. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute; 2013 May 6;4(2):182–99.
  14. Wu B, Gokhale CS, Veelen M, Wang L. Interpretations arising from Wrightian and Malthusian fitness under strong frequency dependent selection. Ecology and Evolution. 2013.
  15. Gokhale CS, Traulsen A. Mutualism and evolutionary multiplayer games: revisiting the Red King. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2012 Oct 11;279(1747):4611–6.
  16. Han TA, Traulsen A, Gokhale CS. On equilibrium properties of evolutionary multi-player games with random payoff matrices. Theoretical Population Biology. 2012 Jun;81(4):264–72.
  17. Wu B, Gokhale CS, Wang L, Traulsen A. How small are small mutation rates? J. Math. Biol. 2011 May 28;64(5):803–27.
  18. Gokhale CS, Traulsen A. Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies. JTB. 2011 Aug;283(1):180–91.
  19. Altrock PM, Gokhale CS, Traulsen A. Stochastic slowdown in evolutionary processes. Phys. Rev. E. 2010 Jul;82(1 Pt 1):011925.
  20. Gokhale CS, Traulsen A. Evolutionary games in the multiverse. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2010 Mar 23;107(12):5500–4.
  21. Bhardwaj A, Mukerji M, Sharma S, Paul J, Gokhale CS, Srivastava AK, et al. MtSNPscore: a combined evidence approach for assessing cumulative impact of mitochondrial variations in disease. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009;10(Suppl 8):S7.
  22. Gokhale CS, Iwasa Y, Nowak MA, Traulsen A. The pace of evolution across fitness valleys. JTB. 2009 Aug;259(3):613–20.