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Research in Biodemography:

Models of ageing

  1. SN Evans and D Steinsaltz. "Damage segregation at fissioning may increase growth rates: A superprocess model." Theoretical Population Biology 71.4 (2007): 473-490.

  2. D Steinsaltz and SN Evans. "Markov mortality models: implications of quasistationarity and varying initial distributions." 
    Theoretical Population Biology 65.4 (2004): 319-337.

  3. D Steinsaltz, G Mohan, and M Kolb. "Markov models of aging: Theory and practice." Experimental Gerontology 47.10 (2012): 792-802.

  4. D Steinsaltz, M Christodoulou, AA Cohen, and UK Steiner. "Chance Events in Aging." Encyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology. Academic Press, 2019. 386-394. 

Statistics of mortality rates

  1. D Steinsaltz and KW Wachter. "Understanding mortality rate deceleration and heterogeneity." 
    Mathematical Population Studies 13.1 (2006): 19-37.

  2. K Yen, D Steinsaltz, and CV Mobbs. "Validated analysis of mortality rates demonstrates distinct genetic mechanisms that influence lifespan." Experimental Gerontology 43.12 (2008): 1044-1051.

  3. D Steinsaltz, and SH Orzack. "Statistical methods for paleodemography on fossil assemblages having small numbers of specimens: an investigation of dinosaur survival rates." Paleobiology 37.1 (2011): 113-125.

Human sex ratio

  1. Orzack SH, Stubblefield JW, Akmaev VR, Colls P, Munné S, Scholl T, Steinsaltz D, Zuckerman JE. "The human sex ratio from conception to birth." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112.16 (2015): E2102-E2111.

  2. RA Catalano, RJ Currier, and D Steinsaltz. "Hormonal evidence of selection in utero revisited." American Journal of Human Biology 
    27.3 (2015): 426-431.

Biodemography Research Group Website

Research in mathematical evolutionary theory:

Mutation-Selection models for age-structured populations

  1. KW Wachter, SN Evans, and D Steinsaltz. "The age-specific force of natural selection and biodemographic walls of death." PNAS 110.25 (2013): 10141-10146.

  2. Monograph: SN Evans, D Steinsaltz, and KW Wachter. A mutation-selection model with recombination for general genotypes. Vol. 222. American Mathematical Soc., 2013. preprint.

  3. KW Wachter, D Steinsaltz, and SN Evans. "Evolutionary shaping of demographic schedules." PNAS 111.Supplement 3 (2014): 10846-10853.

  4. D Steinsaltz, SN Evans, and KW Wachter.
    "A generalized model of mutation–selection balance with applications to aging." Advances in Applied Mathematics 35.1 (2005): 16-33.

Sovereigns may sway materials, but not matter,
and wrinkles (the damned democrats) won't flatter.

And Death -- the sovereign's sovereign, though the great
Gracchus of all mortality, who levels
With his agrarian laws, the high estate
Of him who feasts and fights and roars and revels
To one small grass-grown patch (which must await
Corruption for its crop) with the poor devils
Who never had a foot of land till now --
Death's a reformer, all men must allow.

-- Lord Byron, Don Juan

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