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Publications:  Dr Steven Le Comber

Aygin DT, Cox LA, Faulkner SC, Stevens MCA, Verity R, Le Comber SC(2019). Double cross: geographic profiling of V-2 impact sites. Journal of Spatial Science1-12.
McCarthy EW, Landis JB, Kurti A, Lawhorn AJ, Chase MW, Knapp S, Le Comber SC, Leitch AR et al.(2019). Early consequences of allopolyploidy alter floral evolution in Nicotiana (Solanaceae). BMC Plant Biol vol. 19, (1) 162-162.
Struebig MJ, Linkie M, Deere NJ, Martyr DJ, Millyanawati B, Faulkner SC, Le Comber SC, Mangunjaya FM et al.(2018). Addressing human-tiger conflict using socio-ecological information on tolerance and risk. Nat Commun vol. 9, (1)
Faulkner SC, Stevens MCA, Romañach SS, Lindsey PA, Le Comber SC(2018). A spatial approach to combatting wildlife crime. Conserv Biol vol. 32, (3) 685-693.
Saiyed S, Payne D, Rees J, Le Comber S, Patel R, Foley E (2018). Geospatial mapping of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis in a UK university town. HIV MEDICINE. vol. 19, S35-S35.
Papini A, Rossmo DK, Le Comber SC, Verity R, Stevenson MD, Santosuosso U(2017). The use of jackknifing for the evaluation of geographic profiling reliability. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATICS vol. 38, 76-81.
LE COMBER SC, Faulkner SC, Verity R, Roberts D, Sugoto S, Robertson P, Stevenson M(2016). Using geographic profiling to compare the value of sightings vs trap data in a biological invasion. Diversity and Distributions: a journal of conservation biogeography
McCarthy EW, Chase MW, Knapp S, Litt A, Leitch AR, Le Comber SC(2016). Transgressive phenotypes and generalist pollination in the floral evolution of Nicotiana polyploids. Nature Plants vol. 2, Article 16119, 1-9.
Hauge MV, Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK, Le Comber SC(2016). Tagging Banksy: using geographic profiling to investigate a modern art mystery. Journal of Spatial Science vol. 61, (1) 185-190.
McCarthy EW, Arnold SEJ, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Verity R, Dodsworth S, Knapp S, Kelly LJ et al.(2015). The effect of polyploidy and hybridization on the evolution of floral colour in Nicotiana (Solanaceae). Ann Bot vol. 115, (7) 1117-1131.
Smith CM, Downs SH, Mitchell A, Hayward AC, Fry H, Le Comber SC(2015). Spatial Targeting for Bovine Tuberculosis Control: Can the Locations of Infected Cattle Be Used to Find Infected Badgers?. PLoS One vol. 10, (11)
Smith CM, Le Comber SC, Fry H, Bull M, Leach S, Hayward AC(2015). Spatial methods for infectious disease outbreak investigations: systematic literature review. Euro Surveill vol. 20, (39)
Faulkner SC, Stevenson MD, Verity R, Mustari AH, Semple S, Tosh DG, Le Comber SC(2015). Using geographic profiling to locate elusive nocturnal animals: A case study with spectral tarsiers. Journal of Zoology
Stevenson M, Le Comber S(2014). Biological geographical profiling. The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Editors: Bruinsma, G, Weisburd, D, Springer
Rossmo DK, Lutermann H, Stevenson MD, Le Comber SC(2014). Geographic profiling in Nazi Berlin: fact and fiction. Geospatial Intelligence Review (Fall 2014)
Verity R, Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK, Nichols RA, Le Comber SC(2014). Spatial targeting of infectious disease control: Identifying multiple, unknown sources. Methods in Ecology and Evolution vol. 5, (7) 647-655.
Katandukila JV, Chimimba CT, Bennett NC, Makundi RH, Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG(2014). Sweeping the house clean: Burrow architecture and seasonal digging activity in the East African root rat from Tanzania. Journal of Zoology vol. 293, (4) 271-280.
Katandukila JV, Chimimba CT, Bennett NC, Makundi RH, Le Comber SC, FAULKES CG(2014). Sweeping the house clean: burrow architecture and seasonal digging activity in the East African root rat from Tanzania. Journal of Zoology vol. n/a,
Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK, Knell RJ, Le Comber SC(2012). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species. Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
Le Comber SC, Stevenson MD(2012). From Jack the Ripper to epidemiology and ecology. Trends Ecol Evol vol. 27, (6) 307-308.
Struebig MJ, LE Comber SC, Rossiter SJ(2012). Overcoming the issue of small sample sizes in fragmentation genetics. Mol Ecol vol. 21, (12) 2850-2851.
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Raine NE(2012). Bees do not use nearest-neighbour rules for optimization of multi-location routes. Biol Lett vol. 8, (1) 13-16.
Stevenson MD, Rossmo K, Knell RJ, LeComber SC(2012). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species. Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
Renny-Byfield S, Chester M, Kova¿ík A, Le Comber SC, Grandbastien M-A, Deloger M, Nichols RA, Macas J et al.(2011). Next generation sequencing reveals genome downsizing in allotetraploid Nicotiana tabacum, predominantly through the elimination of paternally derived repetitive DNAs. Mol Biol Evol vol. 28, (10) 2843-2854.
Johnson LJ, Cotton JA, Lichtenstein CP, Elgar GS, Nichols RA, Polly PD, Le Comber SC(2011). Stops making sense: translational trade-offs and stop codon reassignment. BMC Evol Biol vol. 11,
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Petit EJ, Le Comber SC, Zubaid A, Mohd-Adnan A, Rossiter SJ(2011). Parallel declines in species and genetic diversity in tropical forest fragments. Ecol Lett vol. 14, (6) 582-590.
Le Comber SC, Rossmo DK, Hassan AN, Fuller DO, Beier JC(2011). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting infectious disease control. Int J Health Geogr vol. 10,
Le Comber SC, Hare EJ(2010). 'Letters on several subjects of zoological interest'. J ZOOL vol. 282, (1) 1-5.
Renny-Byfield S, Ainouche M, Leitch IJ, Lim KY, Le Comber SC, Leitch AR(2010). Flow cytometry and GISH reveal mixed ploidy populations and Spartina nonaploids with genomes of S. alterniflora and S. maritima origin. Ann Bot vol. 105, (4) 527-533.
Le Comber SC, Ainouche ML, Kovarik A, Leitch AR(2010). Making a functional diploid: from polysomic to disomic inheritance. New Phytol vol. 186, (1) 113-122.
FAULKES C, Mgode GF, Le Comber SC, Bennett NC(2010). Cladogenesis and endemism in Tanzanian mole-rats, genus Fukomys (Family: Bathyergidae): A role for tectonics?. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (100) 337-352.
Thomas HG, Bateman PW, Le Comber SC, Bennett NC, Elwood RW, Scantlebury M(2009). Burrow architecture and digging activity in the Cape dune mole rat. J ZOOL vol. 279, (3) 277-284.
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A, Le Comber SC, Mohd-Adnan A, Turner A, Kelly J, Bozek M et al.(2009). Conservation importance of limestone karst outcrops for Palaeotropical bats in a fragmented landscape. BIOL CONSERV vol. 142, (10) 2089-2096.
Le Comber SC(2009). The genetic code has a 'shift' key. Heredity (Edinb) vol. 103, (3)
Raine NE, Rossmo DK, Le Comber SC(2009). Geographic profiling applied to testing models of bumble-bee foraging. J R Soc Interface vol. 6, (32) 307-319.
Arnold SEJ, Le Comber SC, Chittka L(2009). Flower color phenology in European grassland and woodland habitats, through the eyes of pollinators. ISR J PLANT SCI vol. 57, (3) 211-230.
Sichilima AM, Bennett NC, Faulkes CG, Le Comber SC(2008). Evolution of African mole-rat sociality: burrow architecture, rainfall and foraging in colonies of the cooperatively breeding Fukomys mechowii. J ZOOL vol. 275, (3) 276-282.
Le Comber SC(2008). A natural appetite. J ZOOL vol. 274, (3) 205-206.
Atar M, Yasmin R, Sharma R, Le Comber SC, Verry P, Polly PD(2008). Of mice and mutations: phenotypic effects of the diabetic db/db and ob/ob mutations on the skull and teeth of mice. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent vol. 9, (1) 37-40.
Reichard M, Le Comber SC, Smith C(2007). Sneaking from a female perspective. ANIM BEHAV vol. 74, 679-688.
Le Comber SC, Nicholls B, Rossmo DK, Racey PA(2006). Geographic profiling and animal foraging. J Theor Biol vol. 240, (2) 233-240.
Le Comber SC, Seabloom EW, Romanach SS(2006). Burrow fractal dimension and foraging success in subterranean rodents: a simulation. BEHAV ECOL vol. 17, (2) 188-195.
Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG, Le Comber SC, Jones G(2005). Mate fidelity and intra-lineage polygyny in greater horseshoe bats. Nature vol. 437, (7057) 408-411.
Polly PD, Le Comber SC, Burland TM(2005). On the occlusal fit of tribosphenic molars: Are we underestimating species diversity in the mesozoic?. Journal of Mammalian Evolution vol. 12, (1-2 SPEC. ISS.) 283-299.
POLLY PD, Le Comber SC, Burland TM(2005). On the occlusal fit of tribosphenic molars: Are we underestimating species diversity in the Mesozoic?. Journal of Mammalian Evolution vol. 12, (1-2) 283-299.
Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG, Van Look KJW, Holt WV, Smith C (2004). Recovery of sperm activity after osmotic shock in the three-spined stickleback: Implications for pre-oviposition ejaculation. BEHAVIOUR. vol. 141, 1555-1569.
Le Comber SC, Smith C (2004). Polyploidy in fishes: patterns and processes. BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY. vol. 82, 431-442.
Romanach SS, Le Comber SC(2004). Measures of pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) burrow geometry: correlates of fractal dimension. J ZOOL vol. 262, 399-403.
Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG, Formosinho J, Smith C(2003). Response of territorial males to the threat of sneaking in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus): a field study. J ZOOL vol. 261, 15-20.
Dawson DA, Burland TM, Douglas A, Le Comber SC, Bradshaw M(2003). Isolation of microsatellite loci in the freshwater fish, the bitterling Rhodeus sericeus (Teleostei : Cyprinidae). MOL ECOL NOTES vol. 3, (2) 199-202.
POLLY PD, Head JJ, Burland TM, Le Comber SC (2003). Paleophylogeography: phylogenetic and geographic analysis at and below the species level. Palaeontological Association Newsletter. Conference: 47th Annual Meeting The Palaeontological Association (Leicester) from: 14/12/2003 to: 17/12/2003, vol. 54, 145-145.
Le Comber SC, Spinks AC, Bennett NC, Jarvis JUM, Faulkes CG(2002). Fractal dimension of African mole-rat burrows. CAN J ZOOL vol. 80, (3) 436-441.
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