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Publications:  Dr Steven Le Comber

Faulkner SC, Stevens MCA, Romañach SS et al.(2018). A spatial approach to combatting wildlife crime. Conserv Biol vol. 32, (3) 685-693.
10.1111/cobi.13027
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/25863
Saiyed S, Payne D, Rees J et al. (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 et al.(2017). The use of jackknifing for the evaluation of geographic profiling reliability. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATICS vol. 38, 76-81.
10.1016/j.ecoinf.2017.02.0011574-9541
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/25165
LE COMBER SC, Faulkner SC, Verity R et al.(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
10.1111/ddi.12498
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/15903
McCarthy EW, Chase MW, Knapp S et al.(2016). Transgressive phenotypes and generalist pollination in the floral evolution of Nicotiana polyploids. Nature Plants vol. 2, Article 16119, 1-9.
10.1038/nplants.2016.119
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/15028
Hauge MV, Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK et al.(2016). Tagging Banksy: using geographic profiling to investigate a modern art mystery. Journal of Spatial Science vol. 61, (1) 185-190.
10.1080/14498596.2016.1138246
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12473
McCarthy EW, Arnold SEJ, Chittka L 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.
10.1093/aob/mcv048
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11213
Smith CM, Downs SH, Mitchell A et al.(2015). Spatial Targeting for Bovine Tuberculosis Control: Can the Locations of Infected Cattle Be Used to Find Infected Badgers?. PLoS One vol. 10, (11)
10.1371/journal.pone.0142710
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12164
Smith CM, Le Comber SC, Fry H et al.(2015). Spatial methods for infectious disease outbreak investigations: systematic literature review. Euro Surveill vol. 20, (39)
10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2015.20.39.30026
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/9471
Faulkner SC, Stevenson MD, Verity R et al.(2015). Using geographic profiling to locate elusive nocturnal animals: A case study with spectral tarsiers. Journal of Zoology
10.1111/jzo.12203
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12376
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 et al.(2014). Geographic profiling in Nazi Berlin: fact and fiction. Geospatial Intelligence Review (Fall 2014)
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/6578
Verity R, Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK et al.(2014). Spatial targeting of infectious disease control: Identifying multiple, unknown sources. Methods in Ecology and Evolution vol. 5, (7) 647-655.
10.1111/2041-210X.12190
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/7569
Katandukila JV, Chimimba CT, Bennett NC et al.(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.
10.1111/jzo.12143
Katandukila JV, Chimimba CT, Bennett NC et al.(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,
10.1111/jzo.12143
Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK, Knell RJ et al.(2012). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species. Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07292.x
Le Comber SC, Stevenson MD(2012). From Jack the Ripper to epidemiology and ecology. Trends Ecol Evol vol. 27, (6) 307-308.
10.1016/j.tree.2012.03.004
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.
10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05610.x
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Le Comber SC et al.(2012). Bees do not use nearest-neighbour rules for optimization of multi-location routes. Biol Lett vol. 8, (1) 13-16.
10.1098/rsbl.2011.0661
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16131
Stevenson MD, Rossmo K, Knell RJ et al.(2012). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species. Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07292
Renny-Byfield S, Chester M, Kova¿ík A 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.
10.1093/molbev/msr112
Johnson LJ, Cotton JA, Lichtenstein CP et al.(2011). Stops making sense: translational trade-offs and stop codon reassignment. BMC Evol Biol vol. 11,
10.1186/1471-2148-11-227
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/6444
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Petit EJ et al.(2011). Parallel declines in species and genetic diversity in tropical forest fragments. Ecol Lett vol. 14, (6) 582-590.
10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01623.x
Le Comber SC, Rossmo DK, Hassan AN et al.(2011). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting infectious disease control. Int J Health Geogr vol. 10,
10.1186/1476-072X-10-35
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16134
Le Comber SC, Hare EJ(2010). 'Letters on several subjects of zoological interest'. J ZOOL vol. 282, (1) 1-5.
10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00744.x
Renny-Byfield S, Ainouche M, Leitch IJ et al.(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.
10.1093/aob/mcq008
Le Comber SC, Ainouche ML, Kovarik A et al.(2010). Making a functional diploid: from polysomic to disomic inheritance. New Phytol vol. 186, (1) 113-122.
10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03117.x
FAULKES C, Mgode GF, Le Comber SC et al.(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.
10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01418.x
Thomas HG, Bateman PW, Le Comber SC et al.(2009). Burrow architecture and digging activity in the Cape dune mole rat. J ZOOL vol. 279, (3) 277-284.
10.1111/j.1469-7998.2009.00616.x
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A et al.(2009). Conservation importance of limestone karst outcrops for Palaeotropical bats in a fragmented landscape. BIOL CONSERV vol. 142, (10) 2089-2096.
10.1016/j.biocon.2009.04.005
Le Comber SC(2009). The genetic code has a 'shift' key. Heredity (Edinb) vol. 103, (3)
10.1038/hdy.2009.40
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.
10.1098/rsif.2008.0242
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/16132
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.
10.1560/IJPS.57.3.211
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/2246
Sichilima AM, Bennett NC, Faulkes CG et al.(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.
10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00439.x
Le Comber SC(2008). A natural appetite. J ZOOL vol. 274, (3) 205-206.
10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00414.x
Atar M, Yasmin R, Sharma R et al.(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.
10.1007/BF03321594
Reichard M, Le Comber SC, Smith C(2007). Sneaking from a female perspective. ANIM BEHAV vol. 74, 679-688.
10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.03.005
Le Comber SC, Nicholls B, Rossmo DK et al.(2006). Geographic profiling and animal foraging. J Theor Biol vol. 240, (2) 233-240.
10.1016/j.jtbi.2005.09.012
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.
10.1093/beheco/arj011
Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG et al.(2005). Mate fidelity and intra-lineage polygyny in greater horseshoe bats. Nature vol. 437, (7057) 408-411.
10.1038/nature03965
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.
10.1007/s10914-005-4866-8
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.
10.1007/s10914-005-4866-8
Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG, Van Look KJW et al. (2004). Recovery of sperm activity after osmotic shock in the three-spined stickleback: Implications for pre-oviposition ejaculation. BEHAVIOUR. vol. 141, 1555-1569.
10.1163/1568539042948169
Le Comber SC, Smith C (2004). Polyploidy in fishes: patterns and processes. BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY. vol. 82, 431-442.
10.1111/j.1095-8312.2004.00330.x
Romanach SS, Le Comber SC(2004). Measures of pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) burrow geometry: correlates of fractal dimension. J ZOOL vol. 262, 399-403.
10.1017/S0952836903004771
Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG, Formosinho J et al.(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.
10.1017/S0925836903003911
Dawson DA, Burland TM, Douglas A et al.(2003). Isolation of microsatellite loci in the freshwater fish, the bitterling Rhodeus sericeus (Teleostei : Cyprinidae). MOL ECOL NOTES vol. 3, (2) 199-202.
10.1046/j.1471-8286.2003.00395.x
POLLY PD, Head JJ, Burland TM et al. (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 et al.(2002). Fractal dimension of African mole-rat burrows. CAN J ZOOL vol. 80, (3) 436-441.
10.1139/Z02-026
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