González R; Butković A; Escaray F; Martínez-Latorre J; Melero I; Pérez-Parets E; Gómez-Cadenas A; Carrasco P; Elena SF†. (2021)
Plant virus evolution under strong drought conditions results in a transition from parasitism to mutualism.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. In Press

Butkovic A; González R; Elena SF.† (2021)
Revisiting Orthotospovirus phylogeny using full-genome data and testing the contribution of selection, recombination and segments reassortment in the origin of new species.
Archives of Virology. In Press [Read here] (

González R^†; Butkovic A^; Rivarez MPS; Elena, SF.† (2020)
Natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana rosette area unveils new genes involved in plant development
Scientific Reports. 10, 17600. Read here

Butkovic A; González R; Cobo I; Elena, SF†. (2020)
Adaptation of turnip mosaic potyvirus to a specific niche reduces its genetic and environmental robustness.
Virus evolution. 6, veaa041. Read here

González R†^; Butković A^; Elena SF†. (2020)
From foes to friends: viral infections expand the limits of host phenotypic plasticity.
Advances in Virus Research. 106, 85-121. Read here

González R; Butković A; Elena SF†. (2019)
Role of host genetic diversity for susceptibility-to-infection in the evolution of virulence of a plant virus.
Virus evolution. 5, vez024. Read here

González R^; Wu B^; Li X; Martínez F†; Elena SF†. (2019)
Mutagenesis scanning uncovers evolutionary constraints on tobacco etch potyvirus membrane-associated 6K2 protein.
Genome Biology and Evolution. 11, 1207–1222. Read here
Honourable Mention in Best Student Paper Awards for papers published in 2019 in GBE

Rolán-Alvarez E†; Carvajal-Rodríguez A; de Coo A; Cortés B; Estévez D; Ferreira M; González R; Briscoe AD. (2015)
The scale-of-choice effect and how estimates of assortative mating in the wild can be biased due to heterogeneous samples.
Evolution. 69, 1845–1857. Read here


Butković A; González R; Rivarez MPS; Elena, SF.† (2020)
Arabidopsis thaliana genes contributing to differences in the outcome of infection with generalist and specialist strains of Turnip mosaic virus identified by genome-wide association studies.
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