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Publications: Prof Richard Nichols

Stevens MCA, Faulkner SC, Wilke ABB, Beier JC, Vasquez C, Petrie W, Fry H, Nichols RA et al. ( 2021 ) . Spatially clustered count data provide more efficient search strategies in invasion biology and disease control . Ecol Apple2329 - e2329 .
Martinez-Ruiz C, Pracana R, Stolle E, Paris CI, Nichols RA, Wurm Y ( 2020 ) . Correction: Genomic architecture and evolutionary antagonism drive allelic expression bias in the social supergene of red fire ants . eLife vol. 9 ,
Martinez-Ruiz C, Pracana R, Stolle E, Paris CI, Nichols RA, Wurm Y ( 2020 ) . Genomic architecture and evolutionary antagonism drive allelic expression bias in the social supergene of red fire ants . eLife vol. 9 , 1 - 23 .
Stocks J, Metheringham C, Plumb W, Lee S, Kelly L, Nichols R, Buggs R ( 2019 ) . Genomic basis of European ash tree resistance to ash dieback fungus . Nature Ecology and Evolution
BORRELL J, ZOHREN J, Nichols R, Buggs R ( 2019 ) . Genomic assessment of local adaptation in dwarf birch to inform assisted gene flow . Evolutionary Applications: evolutionary approaches to environmental, biomedical and socio-economic issues
Price SJ, Leung WTM, Owen CJ, Puschendorf R, Sergeant C, Cunningham AA, Balloux F, Garner TWJ et al. ( 2019 ) . Effects of historic and projected climate change on the range and impacts of an emerging wildlife disease . Global Change Biology vol. 25 , ( 8 ) 2648 - 2660 .
Duffus ALJ, Garner TWJ, Nichols RA, Standridge JP, Earl JE ( 2019 ) . Modelling ranavirus transmission in populations of common frogs (Rana temporaria) in the United Kingdom . Viruses vol. 11 , ( 6 )
Guignard MS, Crawley MJ, Kovalenko D, Nichols RA, Trimmer M, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ ( 2019 ) . Interactions between plant genome size, nutrients and herbivory by rabbits, molluscs and insects on a temperate grassland . Proceedings. Biological sciences vol. 286 , ( 1899 )
Jan HU, Guan M, Yao M, Liu W, Wei D, Abbadi A, Zheng M, He X et al. ( 2019 ) . Genome-wide haplotype analysis improves trait predictions in Brassica napus hybrids . Plant Science vol. 283 , 157 - 164 .
Borrell JS, Wang N, Nichols RA, Buggs RJA ( 2018 ) . Genetic diversity maintained among fragmented populations of a tree undergoing range contraction . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 121 , ( 4 ) 304 - 318 .
Pracana R, Priyam A, Levantis I, Nichols RA, Wurm Y ( 2017 ) . The fire ant social chromosome supergene variant Sb shows low diversity but high divergence from SB . Molecular Ecology vol. 26 , ( 11 ) 2864 - 2879 .
Mijangos JL, Holleley CE, Nichols RA, Towers IN, Jovanoski Z, Sidhu HS, Watt S, Adamack AT et al. ( 2017 ) . Genetic linkage to explain genetic variation . Proceedings - 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM 2017 . 127 - 133 .
Price SJ, Garner TW, Cunningham AA, Langton TE, Nichols RA ( 2016 ) . Reconstructing the emergence of a lethal infectious disease of wildlife supports a key role for spread through translocations by humans . Proc Biol Sci vol. 283 , ( 1839 )
Verity R, Nichols RA ( 2016 ) . Estimating the Number of Subpopulations (K) in Structured Populations . Genetics: a periodical record of investigations bearing on heredity and variation vol. 203 , ( 4 ) 1827 - 1839 .
Verity R, Nichols RA ( 2016 ) . Documentation for MAVERICK software: Version 1.0 . Genetics vol. 203 , ( 4 )
Zohren J, Wang N, Kardailsky I, Borrell JS, Joecker A, Nichols RA, Buggs RJA ( 2016 ) . Unidirectional diploid-tetraploid introgression among British birch trees with shifting ranges shown by RAD markers . Molecular Ecology
Guignard MS, Nichols RA, Knell RJ, Macdonald A, Romila C-A, Trimmer M, Leitch IJ, LEITCH AR ( 2016 ) . Genome size and ploidy influence angiosperm species’ biomass under nitrogen and phosphorus limitation . New Phytologist
Jan HU, Abbadi A, Lücke S, Nichols RA, Snowdon RJ ( 2016 ) . Genomic prediction of testcross performance in canola (Brassica napus) . PLoS ONE vol. 11 , ( 1 )
Kelly LJ, Renny-Byfield S, Pellicer J, Macas J, Novák P, Neumann P, Lysak MA, Day PD et al. ( 2015 ) . Analysis of the giant genomes of Fritillaria (Liliaceae) indicates that a lack of DNA removal characterizes extreme expansions in genome size . New Phytologist vol. 208 , ( 2 ) 596 - 607 .
Weinert LA, Depledge DP, Kundu S, Gershon AA, Nichols RA, Balloux F, Welch JJ, Breuer J ( 2015 ) . Rates of vaccine evolution show strong effects of latency: Implications for varicella zoster virus epidemiology . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 32 , ( 4 ) 1020 - 1028 .
Duffus ALJ, Nichols RA, Garner TWJ ( 2014 ) . Experimental evidence in support of single host maintenance of a multihost pathogen . Ecosphere vol. 5 , ( 11 )
Verity R, Nichols RA ( 2014 ) . What is genetic differentiation, and how should we measure it--GST, D, neither or both? . Mol Ecol vol. 23 , ( 17 ) 4216 - 4225 .
Wang N, Borrell JS, Bodles WJA, Kuttapitiya A, Nichols RA, Buggs RJA ( 2014 ) . Molecular footprints of the Holocene retreat of dwarf birch in Britain . Mol Ecol vol. 23 , ( 11 ) 2771 - 2782 .
Depledge DP, Kundu S, Jensen NJ, Gray ER, Jones M, Steinberg S, Gershon A, Kinchington PR et al. ( 2014 ) . Deep sequencing of viral genomes provides insight into the evolution and pathogenesis of varicella zoster virus and its vaccine in humans . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 31 , ( 2 ) 397 - 409 .
Chintauan-Marquier IC, Amédégnato C, Nichols RA, Pompanon F, Grandcolas P, Desutter-Grandcolas L ( 2014 ) . Inside the Melanoplinae: new molecular evidence for the evolutionary history of the Eurasian Podismini (Orthoptera: Acrididae) . Mol Phylogenet Evol vol. 71 , 224 - 233 .
Holleley CE, Nichols RA, Whitehead MR, Adamack AT, Gunn MR, Sherwin WB ( 2014 ) . Testing single-sample estimators of effective population size in genetically structured populations . CONSERVATION GENETICS vol. 15 , ( 1 ) 23 - 35 .
Price SJ, Garner TWJ, Nichols RA, Balloux F, Ayres C, Mora-Cabello De Alba A, Bosch J ( 2014 ) . Collapse of amphibian communities due to an introduced ranavirus . Current Biology vol. 24 , ( 21 ) 2586 - 2591 .
Duffus ALJ, Nichols RA, Garner TWJ ( 2014 ) . Detection of a frog virus 3-like ranavirus in native and introduced amphibians in the United Kingdom in 2007 and 2008 . Herpetological Review vol. 45 , ( 4 ) 608 - 610 .
Wang N, Borrell JS, Bodles WJA, Kuttapitiya A, Nichols RA, Buggs RJA ( 2014 ) . Molecular footprints of the Holocene retreat of dwarf birch in Britain . Molecular Ecology
De Silva DR, Nichols R, Elgar G ( 2014 ) . Purifying selection in deeply conserved human enhancers is more consistent than in coding sequences . PLoS One vol. 9 , ( 7 )
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 .
Hoban S, Arntzen JW, Bertorelle G, Bryja J, Fernandes M, Frith K, Gaggiotti O, Galbusera P et al. ( 2013 ) . Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice . Journal for Nature Conservation vol. 21 , ( 6 ) 433 - 437 .
Duffus ALJ, Nichols RA, Garner TWJ ( 2013 ) . Investigations into the life history stages of the common frog (Rana temporaria) affected by an amphibian ranavirus in the United Kingdom . Herpetological Review vol. 44 , ( 2 ) 260 - 263 .
Hoban SM, Hauffe HC, Perez-Espona S, Arntzen JW, Bertorelle G, Bryja J, Frith K, Gaggiotti OE et al. ( 2013 ) . Bringing genetic diversity to the forefront of conservation policy and management . CONSERVATION GENETICS RESOURCES vol. 5 , ( 2 ) 593 - 598 .
Renny-Byfield S, Kovarik A, Kelly LJ, MacAs J, Novak P, Chase MW, Nichols RA, Pancholi MR et al. ( 2013 ) . Diploidization and genome size change in allopolyploids is associated with differential dynamics of low- and high-copy sequences . Plant Journal vol. 74 , ( 5 ) 829 - 839 .
Renny-Byfield S, Kovarik A, Kelly LJ, Macas J, Novak P, Chase MW, Nichols RA, Pancholi MR et al. ( 2013 ) . Diploidization and genome size change in allopolyploids is associated with differential dynamics of low- and high-copy sequences . Plant J vol. 74 , ( 5 ) 829 - 839 .
Nichols RA, Butlin RK, Bruford MW ( 2013 ) . Godfrey M Hewitt (1940-2013): highlights in Heredity from a career in evolutionary genetics . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 110 , ( 5 ) 405 - 406 .
Hoban S, Gaggiotti O, Bertorelle G, Arntzen P, Bryja J, Fernandes M, Frith K, Galbusera P et al. ( 2013 ) . Sample Planning Optimization Tool for conservation and population Genetics (SPOTG): a software for choosing the appropriate number of markers and samples . METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION vol. 4 , ( 3 ) 299 - 303 .
Abbott R, Albach D, Ansell S, Arntzen JW, Baird SJE, Bierne N, Boughman JW, Brelsford A et al. ( 2013 ) . Hybridization and speciation . JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY vol. 26 , ( 2 ) 229 - 246 .
Hoban S, Arntzen JW, Bertorelle G, Bryja J, Fernandes M, Frith K, Gaggiotti O, Galbusera P et al. ( 2013 ) . Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice . Journal for Nature Conservation
Matyasek R, Renny-Byfield S, Fulnecek J, Macas J, Grandbastien M-A, Nichols R, Leitch A, Kovarik A ( 2013 ) . Next generation sequencing analysis reveals a relationship between rDNA unit diversity and locus number in Nicotiana diploids . BMC GENOMICS vol. 13 , ( 722 )
Renny-Byfield S, Kova¿ík A, Chester M, Nichols RA, Macas J, Novák P, Leitch AR ( 2012 ) . Independent, rapid and targeted loss of highly repetitive DNA in natural and synthetic allopolyploids of Nicotiana tabacum . PLoS One vol. 7 , ( 5 )
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 .
Dewar RC, Sherwin WB, Thomas E, Holleley CE, Nichols RA ( 2011 ) . Predictions of single-nucleotide polymorphism differentiation between two populations in terms of mutual information . Mol Ecol vol. 20 , ( 15 ) 3156 - 3166 .
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 ,
Kanda RK, Quinlivan ML, Gershon AA, Nichols RA, Breuer J ( 2011 ) . Population diversity in batches of the varicella Oka vaccine . VACCINE vol. 29 , ( 17 ) 3293 - 3298 .
Nichols RA, Averbeck KT, Poulsen AG, al Bassam MM, Cabral F, Aaby P, Breuer J ( 2011 ) . Household size is critical to varicella-zoster virus transmission in the tropics despite lower viral infectivity . Epidemics vol. 3 , ( 1 ) 12 - 18 .
Holleley CE, Nichols RA, Whitehead MR, Gunn MR, Gupta J, Sherwin WB ( 2011 ) . Induced dispersal in wildlife management: experimental evaluation of the risk of hybrid breakdown and the benefit of hybrid vigor in the F1 generation . CONSERV GENET vol. 12 , ( 1 ) 31 - 40 .
Brown RM, Jordan WC, Faulkes CG, Jones CG, Bugoni L, Tatayah V, Palma RL, Nichols RA ( 2011 ) . Phylogenetic relationships in Pterodroma petrels are obscured by recent secondary contact and hybridization . PLoS One vol. 6 , ( 5 )
Brown RM, Nichols RA, Faulkes CG, Jones CG, Bugoni L, Tatayah V, Gottelli D, Jordan WC ( 2010 ) . Range expansion and hybridization in Round Island petrels (Pterodroma spp.): evidence from microsatellite genotypes . Mol Ecol vol. 19 , ( 15 ) 3157 - 3170 .
Teacher AGF, Garner TWJ, Nichols RA ( 2009 ) . Population genetic patterns suggest a behavioural change in wild common frogs (Rana temporaria) following disease outbreaks (Ranavirus) . MOL ECOL vol. 18 , ( 15 ) 3163 - 3172 .
Veltsos P, Keller I, Nichols RA ( 2009 ) . Geographically localised bursts of ribosomal DNA mobility in the grasshopper Podisma pedestris . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 103 , ( 1 ) 54 - 61 .
Teacher AGF, Garner TWJ, Nichols RA ( 2009 ) . European phylogeography of the common frog (Rana temporaria): routes of postglacial colonization into the British Isles, and evidence for an Irish glacial refugium . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 102 , ( 5 ) 490 - 496 .
Teacher AGF, Garner TWJ, Nichols RA ( 2009 ) . Evidence for directional selection at a novel major histocompatibility class I marker in wild common frogs (Rana temporaria) exposed to a viral pathogen (Ranavirus) . PLoS One vol. 4 , ( 2 )
Veltsos P, Keller I, Nichols RA ( 2008 ) . The inexorable spread of a newly arisen neo-Y chromosome . PLoS Genet vol. 4 , ( 5 )
Balding DJ, Nichols RA ( 2008 ) . A method for quantifying differentiation between populations at multi-allelic loci and its implications for investigating identity and paternity (vol 96, pg 3, 1995) . GENETICA vol. 133 , ( 1 ) 107 - 107 .
Keller I, Veltsos P, Nichols RA ( 2008 ) . The frequency of rDNA variants within individuals provides evidence of population history and gene flow across a grasshopper hybrid zone . Evolution vol. 62 , ( 4 ) 833 - 844 .
Paulo OS, Pinheiro J, Miraldo A, Bruford MW, Jordan WC, Nichols RA ( 2008 ) . The role of vicariance vs. dispersal in shaping genetic patterns in ocellated lizard species in the western Mediterranean . MOL ECOL vol. 17 , ( 6 ) 1535 - 1551 .
Wilcock HR, Bruford MW, Nichols RA, Hildrew AG ( 2007 ) . Landscape, habitat characteristics and the genetic population structure of two caddisflies . FRESHWATER BIOL vol. 52 , ( 10 ) 1907 - 1929 .
Breuer J, Quinlivan M, Al Bassam M, Macdonald S, Nichols RA, Steinberg SP, La Russa P, Gershon AA ( 2007 ) . DNA sequence variability in Oka vaccine isolates . J INFECT DIS vol. 196 , ( 5 ) 801 - 802 .
Pulquério MJF, Nichols RA ( 2007 ) . Dates from the molecular clock: how wrong can we be? . Trends Ecol Evol vol. 22 , ( 4 ) 180 - 184 .
Keller I, Bensasson D, Nichols RA ( 2007 ) . Transition-transversion bias is not universal: a counter example from grasshopper pseudogenes . PLoS Genet vol. 3 , ( 2 )
Quinlivan ML, Gershon AA, Al Bassam MM, Steinberg SP, LaRussa P, Nichols RA, Breuer J ( 2007 ) . Natural selection for rash-forming genotypes of the varicella-zoster vaccine virus detected within immunized human hosts . P NATL ACAD SCI USA vol. 104 , ( 1 ) 208 - 212 .
Szmaragd C, Foster GR, Manica A, Bartholomeusz A, Nichols RA, Balloux F ( 2006 ) . Genome-wide characterisation of Hepatitis B mutations involved in clinical outcome . HEREDITY vol. 97 , ( 6 ) 389 - 397 .
Keller I, Chintauan-Marquier IC, Veltsos P, Nichols RA ( 2006 ) . Ribosomal DNA in the grasshopper Podisma pedestris: escape from concerted evolution . Genetics vol. 174 , ( 2 ) 863 - 874 .
Saccheri IJ, Nichols RA, Brakefield PM ( 2006 ) . Morphological differentiation following experimental bottlenecks in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana (Nymphalidae) . BIOL J LINN SOC vol. 89 , ( 1 ) 107 - 115 .
Quinlivan ML, Gershon AA, Albassam MM, Steinberg SP, IaRussa P, Sharrar RA, Nichols RA, Breuer J ( 2006 ) . Natural selection of rash-forming genotypes of the varicella vaccine virus within humans . JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY . vol. 36 , S23 - S23 .
Quinlivan MA, Gershon AA, Nichols RA, La Russa P, Steinberg SP, Breuer J ( 2006 ) . Vaccine Oka varicella-zoster virus genotypes are monomorphic in single vesicles and polymorphic in respiratory tract secretions . J INFECT DIS vol. 193 , ( 7 ) 927 - 930 .
Szmaragd C, Nichols RA, Balloux F ( 2006 ) . A novel approach to characterise pathogen candidate genetic polymorphisms involved in clinical outcome . INFECT GENET EVOL vol. 6 , ( 1 ) 38 - 45 .
Szmaragd C, Foster GR, Manica A, Bartholomeusz A, Nichols RA, Balloux F ( 2006 ) . Hepatitis B virus mutations involved in clinical outcome . JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY vol. 44 , Article Suppl. 2 , 400 - 400 .
Wilcock HR, Bruford MW, Hildrew AG, Nichols RA ( 2005 ) . Recruitment, kin and the spatial genetic structure of a caddisfly Plectrocnemia conspersa in a southern English stream . FRESHWATER BIOL vol. 50 , ( 9 ) 1499 - 1514 .
Hewitt GM, NICHOLS RA ( 2005 ) . Genetic and Evolutionary Impacts of Climate Change . Climate Change and Biodiversity , Editors: Lovejoy, TE, Hannah, L , Yale University Press ( New Haven ),
Groombridge JJ, Jones CG, Nichols RA, Carlton M, Bruford MW ( 2004 ) . Molecular phylogeny and morphological change in the Psittacula parakeets . Mol Phylogenet Evol vol. 31 , ( 1 ) 96 - 108 .
Murad L, Bielawski JP, Matyasek R, Kovarík A, Nichols RA, Leitch AR, Lichtenstein CP ( 2004 ) . The origin and evolution of geminivirus-related DNA sequences in Nicotiana . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 92 , ( 4 ) 352 - 358 .
Nichols RA, Freeman KLM ( 2004 ) . Using molecular markers with high mutation rates to obtain estimates of relative population size and to distinguish the effects of gene flow and mutation: a demonstration using data from endemic Mauritian skinks . Mol Ecol vol. 13 , ( 4 ) 775 - 787 .
Overall ADJ, Ahmad M, Thomas MG, Nichols RA ( 2003 ) . An analysis of consanguinity and social structure within the UK Asian population using microsatellite data . Ann Hum Genet vol. 67 , ( Pt 6 ) 525 - 537 .
Wilcock HR, Nichols RA, Hildrew AG ( 2003 ) . Genetic population structure and neighbourhood population size estimates of the caddisfly Plectrocnemia conspersa . FRESHWATER BIOL vol. 48 , ( 10 ) 1813 - 1824 .
Hinchliffe SJ, Isherwood KE, Stabler RA, Prentice MB, Rakin A, Nichols RA, Oyston PCF, Hinds J et al. ( 2003 ) . Application of DNA microarrays to study the evolutionary genomics of Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis . Genome Res vol. 13 , ( 9 ) 2018 - 2029 .
Groombridge JJ, Jones CG, Bayes MK, van Zyl AJ, Carrillo J, Nichols RA, Bruford MW ( 2002 ) . A molecular phylogeny of African kestrels with reference to divergence across the Indian Ocean . MOL PHYLOGENET EVOL vol. 25 , ( 2 ) 267 - 277 .
Chikhi L, Nichols RA, Barbujani G, Beaumont MA ( 2002 ) . Y genetic data support the Neolithic demic diffusion model . P NATL ACAD SCI USA vol. 99 , ( 17 ) 11008 - 11013 .
Overall ADJ, Ahmad M, Nichols RA ( 2002 ) . The effect of reproductive compensation on recessive disorders within consanguineous human populations . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 88 , ( 6 ) 474 - 479 .
Paulo OS, Jordan WC, Bruford MW, Nichols RA ( 2002 ) . Using nested clade analysis to assess the history of colonization and the persistence of populations of an Iberian Lizard . MOL ECOL vol. 11 , ( 4 ) 809 - 819 .
Gaggiotti OE, Jones F, Lee WM, Amos W, Harwood J, Nichols RA ( 2002 ) . Patterns of colonization in a metapopulation of grey seals . NATURE vol. 416 , ( 6879 ) 424 - 427 .
Muir WB, Nichols R, Breuer J ( 2002 ) . Phylogenetic analysis of varicella-zoster virus: Evidence of intercontinental spread of genotypes and recombination . J VIROL vol. 76 , ( 4 ) 1971 - 1979 .
Groombridge JJ, Jones CG, Bayes MK, van Zyl AJ, Carrillo J, Nichols RA, Bruford MW ( 2002 ) . A molecular phylogeny of African kestrels with reference to divergence across the Indian Ocean . MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS AND EVOLUTION vol. 25 , Article 2 , 267 - 277 .
Paulo OS, Pinto I, Bruford MW, Jordan WC, Nichols RA ( 2002 ) . The double origin of Iberian peninsular chameleons . BIOL J LINN SOC vol. 75 , ( 1 ) 1 - 7 .
Byrne K, Nichols RA ( 2001 ) . Culex pipiens in London Underground tunnels: differentiation between surface and subterranean populations . Heredity vol. 82 , ( 1 ) 7 - 15 .
Wilcock HR, Hildrew AG, Nichols RA, Bruford MW ( 2001 ) . Microsatellites for the net-spinning caddisfly Plectrocnemia conspersa (Polycentropodidae) . MOL ECOL NOTES vol. 1 , ( 4 ) 318 - 319 .
Overall ADJ, Nichols RA ( 2001 ) . A method for distinguishing consanguinity and population substructure using multilocus genotype data . MOL BIOL EVOL vol. 18 , ( 11 ) 2048 - 2056 .
Paulo OS, Dias C, Bruford MW, Jordan WC, Nichols RA ( 2001 ) . The persistence of Pliocene populations through the Pleistocene climatic cycles: evidence from the phylogeography of an Iberian lizard . P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 268 , ( 1476 ) 1625 - 1630 .
Nichols R ( 2001 ) . Gene trees and species trees are not the same . Trends Ecol Evol vol. 16 , ( 7 ) 358 - 364 .
Wilcock HR, Hildrew AG, Nichols RA ( 2001 ) . Genetic differentiation of a European caddisfly: past and present gene flow among fragmented larval habitats . Mol Ecol vol. 10 , ( 7 ) 1821 - 1834 .
Groombridge JJ, Bruford MW, Jones CG, Nichols RA ( 2001 ) . Evaluating the severity of the population bottleneck in the Mauritius kestrel Falco punctatus from ringing records using MCMC estimation . J ANIM ECOL vol. 70 , ( 3 ) 401 - 409 .
Burland TM, Barratt EM, Nichols RA, Racey PA ( 2001 ) . Mating patterns, relatedness and the basis of natal philopatry in the brown long-eared bat, Plecotus auritus . MOL ECOL vol. 10 , ( 5 ) 1309 - 1321 .
Saccheri IJ, Nichols RA, Brakefield PM ( 2001 ) . Effects of bottlenecks on quantitative genetic variation in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana . GENET RES vol. 77 , ( 2 ) 167 - 181 .
NICHOLS RA, BRUFORD MW, GROOMBRIDGE JJ ( 2001 ) . Sustaining genetic variation in a small population: evidence from the Mauritius kestrel . MOLECULAR ECOLOGY vol. 10 , ( 3 ) 593 - 602 .
Groombridge JJ, Jones CG, Bruford MW, Nichols RA ( 2000 ) . 'Ghost' alleles of the Mauritius kestrel . Nature vol. 403 , ( 6770 )
Flint J, Bond J, Rees DC, Boyce AJ, Roberts-Thomson JM, Excoffier L, Clegg JB, Beaumont MA et al. ( 1999 ) . Minisatellite mutational processes reduce F-st estimates . HUM GENET vol. 105 , ( 6 ) 567 - 576 .
Saccheri IJ, Wilson IJ, Nichols RA, Bruford MW, Brakefield PM ( 1999 ) . Inbreeding of bottlenecked butterfly populations: Estimation using the likelihood of changes in marker allele frequencies . GENETICS vol. 151 , ( 3 ) 1053 - 1063 .
Byrne K, Nichols RA ( 1999 ) . Culex pipiens in London Underground tunnels: differentiation between surface and subterranean populations . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 82 ( Pt 1) , 7 - 15 .
NICHOLS RA ( 1999 ) . The introduction of molecular genetic techniques into forensic science . Biotechnology, the Science & the business , Editors: RE, SDMMC , Edition. 2nd , Harwood Academic Publishers ( Amsterdam ),
Brown RJ, Malcolm CA, Mason PL, Nichols RA ( 1997 ) . Genetic differentiation between and within strains of the saw-toothed grain beetle, Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) at RAPD loci . Insect Mol Biol vol. 6 , ( 3 ) 285 - 289 .
Balding DJ, Nichols RA ( 1997 ) . Significant genetic correlations among Caucasians at forensic DNA loci . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 78 ( Pt 6) , 583 - 589 .
Mason PL, Brown RJ, Nichols RA ( 1997 ) . Population structure and insecticidal control of the sawtoothed grain beetle (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) under simulated field conditions . J ECON ENTOMOL vol. 90 , ( 1 ) 27 - 37 .
Beaumont MA, Nichols RA ( 1996 ) . Evaluating loci for use in the genetic analysis of population structure . P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 263 , ( 1377 ) 1619 - 1626 .
Saccheri IJ, Brakefield PM, Nichols RA ( 1996 ) . Severe inbreeding depression and rapid fitness rebound in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana (Satyridae) . EVOLUTION vol. 50 , ( 5 ) 2000 - 2013 .
Ibrahim KM, Nichols RA, Hewitt GM ( 1996 ) . Spatial patterns of genetic variation generated by different forms of dispersal during range expansion . HEREDITY vol. 77 , 282 - 291 .
NICHOLS RA ( 1996 ) . Assessing relatedness and evolutionary divergence: why the genetic evidence alone is not enough . Molecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation , Editors: RK, STW , Oxford University Press ( Oxford ),
NICHOLS RA ( 1996 ) . Is it ancient or modern history that we can read in the genes? . Aspects of the Genesis and Maintenance of Biological Diversity , Editors: Hochberg, ME, Clobert, J, Barbault, R , Oxford University Press ( USA ),
Balding DJ, Greenhalgh M, Nichols RA ( 1996 ) . Population genetics of STR loci in Caucasians . Int J Legal Med vol. 108 , ( 6 ) 300 - 305 .
BALDING D, NICHOLS R ( 1995 ) . A METHOD FOR QUANTIFYING DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN POPULATIONS AT MULTI-ALLELIC LOCI AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTIGATING IDENTITY AND PATERNITY . GENETICA vol. 96 , ( 1-2 ) 3 - 12 .
MASON PL, NICHOLS RA, HEWITT GM ( 1995 ) . PHILOPATRY IN THE ALPINE GRASSHOPPER, PODISMA-PEDESTRIS - A NOVEL EXPERIMENTAL AND ANALYTICAL METHOD . ECOL ENTOMOL vol. 20 , ( 2 ) 137 - 145 .
Balding DJ, Nichols RA ( 1995 ) . A method for quantifying differentiation between populations at multi-allelic loci and its implications for investigating identity and paternity . Human Identification: The Use of DNA Markers , vol. 4 ,
Balding DJ, Nichols RA ( 1995 ) . A method for quantifying differentiation between populations at multi-allelic loci and its implications for investigating identity and paternity . Genetica vol. 96 , ( 1-2 ) 3 - 12 .
BALDING DJ, DONNELLY P, NICHOLS RA ( 1994 ) . SOME CAUSES FOR CONCERN ABOUT DNA PROFILES - COMMENT . STAT SCI vol. 9 , ( 2 ) 248 - 251 .
NICHOLS RA, HEWITT GM ( 1994 ) . THE GENETIC CONSEQUENCES OF LONG-DISTANCE DISPERSAL DURING COLONIZATION . HEREDITY vol. 72 , 312 - 317 .
Balding DJ, Nichols RA ( 1994 ) . DNA profile match probability calculation: how to allow for population stratification, relatedness, database selection and single bands . Forensic Sci Int vol. 64 , ( 2-3 ) 125 - 140 .
Balding DJ, Donnelly P, Nichols RA ( 1994 ) . Comment: Some causes for concern about DNA profiles . Statistical Science vol. 9 , ( 2 ) 248 - 252 .
Balding DJ, Nichols RA, Hunt DM ( 1992 ) . Detecting gene conversion: primate visual pigment genes . Proc Biol Sci vol. 249 , ( 1326 ) 275 - 280 .
NICHOLS RA, BUTLIN RK ( 1992 ) . SEXUAL PREFERENCE AND GENETIC CORRELATIONS . TRENDS ECOL EVOL vol. 7 , ( 1 ) 29 - 30 .
Nichols RA, Balding DJ ( 1991 ) . Effects of population structure on DNA fingerprint analysis in forensic science . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 66 ( Pt 2) , 297 - 302 .
NICHOLS RA ( 1989 ) . THE FRAGMENTATION OF TENSION ZONES IN SPARSELY POPULATED AREAS . AM NAT vol. 134 , ( 6 ) 969 - 977 .
NICHOLS RA ( 1989 ) . MITOCHONDRIAL-DNA CLUES TO GOPHER TORTOISE DISPERSAL . TRENDS ECOL EVOL vol. 4 , ( 7 ) 192 - 193 .
HEWITT GM, MASON P, NICHOLS RA ( 1989 ) . SPERM PRECEDENCE AND HOMOGAMY ACROSS A HYBRID ZONE IN THE ALPINE GRASSHOPPER PODISMA-PEDESTRIS . HEREDITY vol. 62 , 343 - 353 .
NICHOLS RA, BUTLIN RK ( 1989 ) . DOES RUNAWAY SEXUAL SELECTION WORK IN FINITE POPULATIONS . J EVOLUTION BIOL vol. 2 , ( 4 ) 299 - 313 .
HEWITT GM, NICHOLS RA, RITCHIE MG ( 1988 ) . ECOLOGICAL GENETICS - 1868 AND ALL THAT FOR MAGICICADA . NATURE vol. 336 , ( 6196 ) 206 - 207 .
NICHOLS RA ( 1988 ) . EVOLUTION AT A SNAILS PACE . TRENDS ECOL EVOL vol. 3 , ( 5 ) 94 - 95 .
NICHOLS RA, HEWITT GM ( 1988 ) . GENETIC AND ECOLOGICAL DIFFERENTIATION ACROSS A HYBRID ZONE . ECOL ENTOMOL vol. 13 , ( 1 ) 39 - 49 .
HEWITT GM, NICHOLS RA, BARTON NH ( 1987 ) . HOMOGAMY IN A HYBRID ZONE IN THE ALPINE GRASSHOPPER PODISMA-PEDESTRIS . HEREDITY vol. 59 , 457 - 466 .
NICHOLS RA, HEWITT GM ( 1986 ) . POPULATION-STRUCTURE AND THE SHAPE OF A CHROMOSOMAL CLINE BETWEEN 2 RACES OF PODISMA-PEDESTRIS (ORTHOPTERA, ACRIDIDAE) . BIOL J LINN SOC vol. 29 , ( 4 ) 301 - 316 .
DELATORRE J, LOPEZFERNANDEZ C, NICHOLS R, GOSALVEZ J ( 1986 ) . HETEROCHROMATIN READJUSTING CHIASMA DISTRIBUTION IN 2 SPECIES OF THE GENUS ARCYPTERA - THE EFFECT AMONG INDIVIDUALS AND POPULATIONS . HEREDITY vol. 56 , 177 - 184 .