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Martinez-Garcia, Ricardo, CE Tarnita, and Juan A. Bonachela. “Spatial Patterns in Ecological Systems: From Microbial Colonies to Landscapes.” Emerging Topics in Life Sciences (2022): n. pag. Print.
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Staps, Merlijn, Jordi Gestel, and CE Tarnita. “Life Cycles As a Central Organizing Theme for Studying Multicellularity.” The Evolution of Multicellularity. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2022. Print.
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Baker, CCM et al. “Spatial Patterning of Soil Microbial Communities Created by Fungus-Farming Termites.” Molecular Ecology 29 (2020): 4487–4501.
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Tarnita, Corina E. “Fast Evolution Unlocks Forbidden Communities.” Nature Ecology & Evolution 2 (2018): 1525–1526.
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Gestel, Jordi, and Corina E. Tarnita. “On the Origin of Biological Construction, With a Focus on Multicellularity.” Proc Natl Acad Sci 114.42 (2017): 11018–11026.
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Tarnita, Corina E. “The Ecology and Evolution of Social Behavior in Microbes.” Journal of Experimental Biology. Special Issue: Evolution of Social Behavior 220.1 (2017): 18–24.
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Bonachela, Juan et al. “Termite Mounds Can Increase the Robustness of Drylands Ecosystems to Climatic Change.” Science 347 (2015): 651–655. Print.
Tarnita, Corina. “Fairness and Trust in Structured Populations.” GAMES (Special issue: Cooperation, Trust, and Reciprocity) 6 (2015): 214–230. Print.


Allen, and CE Tarnita. “Measures of Success in a Class of Evolutionary Models With Fixed Population Size and Structure..” Journal of Mathematical Biology 68 (2014): 109–143. Print.
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Tarnita, Corina, and Peter Taylor. “Measures of Relative Fitness of Social Behaviors in Finite Structured Population Models.” American Naturalist 184.4 (2014): 477–488. Print.
Tarnita, Corina, Todd Palmer, and Robert Pringle. “Colonization and Competition Dynamics Can Explain Incomplete Sterilization Parasitism in Ant-Plant Symbioses.” Ecology Letters 17.10 (2014): 1290–1298. Print.


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Allen et al. “How Mutation Affects Evolutionary Games on Graphs..” Journal of Theoretical Biology 299 (2012): 97–105. Print.
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