Publications

Research papers

ORCID ID 0000-0002-6061-9038

H-Index = 21

In preparation

  • Fenton GE, Ott SR and Matheson T (in preparation) Tactile stimulation elicits discrete release of serotonin in ventral association centres of locust thoracic ganglia.
  • Camunas Mesa LA, Bradley S, Quian Quiroga R and Matheson T (in preparation) Multiple-channel spike sorting of in vivo nerve and muscle recordings.
  • Matheson T and Sheehy MRJ (in preparation) Motor function and lipofuscin accumulation in ageing solitarious and gregarious locusts.
  • Zakotnik J, Page KL, Matheson T and Dürr V (in preparation) The motor basis for load compensation in aimed limb movements of an insect.

Submitted

2021

  • Al-Zankana AFA, Smallwood LS, Matheson T and Harper DM (2021) Hydromorphological rehabilitation improves channel morphology, in-stream biotopes and macroinvertebrate communities, and thus enhances the conservation of an urban river. Aquatic Conservation. Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31: 2697-2713. http://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3697
  • Al-Zankana AFA, Matheson T and Harper DM (2021) Secondary production of macroinvertebrates as indicators of success in stream rehabilitation. River Research and Applications 37: 408-422. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3762
  • Al-Zankana AFA, Matheson T and Harper DM (2021) Adding Large Woody Material into a headwater stream has immediate benefits for macroinvertebrate community structure and function. Aquatic Conservation. Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31: 930-947. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3529

2020

  • Verlinden H, Sterck L, Li J, Li Z, Yssel A, Gansemans Y, Verdonck R, Holtof M, Song H, Behmer ST, Sword GA, Matheson T, Ott SR, Deforce D, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Van de Peer Y, Vanden Broeck J (2020) First draft genome assembly of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria. F1000Research 9: 775. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.25148.1

2019

  • Al-Zankana AFA, Matheson T and Harper DM (2020) How strong is the evidence – based on macroinvertebrate community responses – that river restoration works? Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 20: 196 - 214. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecohyd.2019.11.001
  • Harischandra N, Clare AJ, Zakotnik J, Blackburn LML, Matheson T and Dürr V (2019) Evaluation of linear and non-linear activation dynamics models for insect muscle. PLoS Computational Biology 15 (10): e1007437. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007437
  • Clare AJ, Blackburn LML, Harischandra N, Zakotnik J, Dürr V, Matheson T (2019) Activation dynamics data for locust hind leg extensor muscle. [DATASET] doi:10.4119/unibi/2937068
  • Patel AJ and Matheson T (2019) Aimed limb movements in a hemimetabolous insect are intrinsically compensated for allometric wing growth by developmental mechanisms. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: 208553. doi: 10.1242/jeb.208553. The paper is full Open Access, and data are provided on Figshare. A preprint is also available on Biorxiv: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/662759v1). The paper is highlighted in 'Inside JEB': Knight K (2019) Scratch that tickle like a moulted locust. JEB 222: 211292. doi:10.1242/jeb.211292.
  • Patel AJ and Matheson T (2019) Video and data files to accompany Patel & Matheson (2019) Journal of Experimental Biology222: 208553. [DATASET]. doi: https://doi.org/10.25392/leicester.data.8943173.v1

2018

  • Warren B and Matheson T (2018) The role of the mechanotransduction ion channel candidate Nanchung-Inactive in auditory transduction in an insect ear. Journal of Neuroscience 38: 3741 - 3752. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2310-17.2018

2017

  • Cullen DA, Cease A, Latchininsky AV, Ayali A, Berry K, Buhl J, De Keyser R, Foquet B, Hadrich JC, Matheson T, Ott SR, Poot-Pech MA, Robinson BE, Smith JM, Song H, Sword GA, Vanden Broeck J, Verdonck R, Verlinden H and Rogers SM (2017) From molecules to management: mechanisms and consequences of locust phase polyphenism. Advances in Insect Physiology 53: 167-285. (Also Cover Image by T Matheson T and H Verlinden.) doi.org/10.1016/bs.aiip.2017.06.002
  • Warren B and Matheson T (2017) Auditory transduction in the Müller's organ of the locust. Mechanics of Hearing. http://mechanicsofhearing.org/.

2014

  • Calas-List D, Clare AJ, Komissarova A, Nielsen TA and Matheson T (2014) Motor inhibition affects the speed but not accuracy of aimed limb movements in an insect. Journal of Neuroscience 34: 7509 - 7521. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2200-13.2014
  • Rogers SM, Cullen DA, Anstey ML, Burrows M, Despland E, Dodgson, Matheson T, Ott SR, Stettin K, Sword GA, Simpson SJ (2014) Rapid behavioural gregarization in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria entails synchronous changes in both activity and attraction to conspecifics. Journal of Insect Physiology 65: 9 - 26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.04.004

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