Articles and preprints


  1. C.A Cobbold, J.A. Sherratt: Mathematical modelling of nitric oxide activity in wound healing can explain keloid and hypertrophic scarring. J. Theor. Biol. 204: 257-288 (2000). Full paper (PDF)
  2. 2001:

  3. C.A Cobbold: The role of nitric oxide in the formation of keloid and hypertrophic lessions. Med. Hyp. 57(4): 497-502 (2001). Full paper (PDF)
  4. 2002:

  5. C.A Cobbold, J.A. Sherratt & S.R.J. Maxwell: Lipoprotein Oxidation and its Significance for Atherosclerosis: A Mathematical Approach. Bull. Math. Biol. 64(1): 65-96 (2002). Full paper (PDF)
  6. 2005:

  7. C.A Cobbold, M.A.Lewis, J.Roland & F.Lutscher: How parasitism affects critical patch-size in a host-parasitoid model: application to the forest tent caterpillar. Theor. Pop. Biol. 67: 109-125 (2005). Full paper (PDF)
  8. 2009:

  9. E. Hackett-Jones, C.A Cobbold & A. White: Coexistence of multiple parasitoids on a single host due to differences in parasitoid phenology Theor. Ecol.2(1): 19-31 (2009). Online first Sept. 2008- Electronic version Full paper (PDF)
  10. C.A Cobbold, J.Roland & M.A.Lewis: The impact of parasitoid emergence time on host-parasitoid population dynamics. Theor. Pop. Biol.75(2-3): 201-215 (2009). Full paper (PDF)
  11. C. F. Higham, D. E. Wilcox, D. T. Haydon, C. A. Cobbold & D. G. Monckton: Modelling dynamic DNA in mytonic dystrophy. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Computational Systems Biology, TICSP Series 48:63-66 (2009) ISSN 1456-2774. Full paper (PDF)
  12. 2010:

  13. Gjini, E., D.T. Haydon, J.D. Barry, C.A. Cobbold: Critical interplay between parasite differentiation, host immunity and antigenic variation in trypanosome infections. Am. Nat.176(4): 424-439 (2010). Full paper (PDF)
  14. 2011:

  15. E. Hackett-Jones, A. White & C.A. Cobbold: The evolution of developmental timing in natural enemy systems.
  16. J. Theor. Biol. 275 (1): 1-11 (2011) Full paper (PDF)

  17. C.A Cobbold, J.A.Powell: Evolution stabilises the synchronising dynamics of poikilotherm life cylces. Bull. Math. Biol. 73(5): 1052-1081 (2011) Full paper (PDF)
  18. 2012:

  19. T. Leinster, & C.A. Cobbold: Measuring diversity: the importance of species similarity. Ecology 93(3): 477-489 (2012) Online first copy (PDF) ( A link to the R-code that supplements this paper)
  20. C. F. Higham, F. Morales, C. A. Cobbold, D. T. Haydon, & D. G. Monckton: High Levels of Somatic DNA Diversity at the Myotonic Dystrophy Locus are Driven by Ultra Frequent Expansion and Contraction Mutations. Human Molecular Genetics 21(11): 2450-2463 (2012)Full paper (PDF)
  21. E. Gjini, D. T. Haydon, J.D.Barry, & C. A. Cobbold The impact of mutation and gene conversion on the local diversification of antigen genes in African trypanosomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29(11): 3321-3331 (2012)Full paper (PDF)
  22. 2013:

  23. E. Gjini, D. T. Haydon, J.D.Barry and C. A. Cobbold Linking the antigen archive structure to pathogen fitness in African trypanosome Proceedings of the Royal Society London Series B 280(1753): 20122129 (2013)Full paper (PDF)

  24. Moran, E.V., S. Bewick, and C.A. Cobbold. Effects of plant genotype and insect dispersal rate on the population dynamics of a forest pest. Ecology 94(12): 2792-2802 (2013) Full paper (PDF)
  25. 2014:

  26. E. Gjini, D. T. Haydon, J.D.Barry and C. A. Cobbold Classical approaches to estimating rates of mutation and gene conversion from gene family data. A case study using African trypanosomes. Journal of Theoretical Biology 341: 111-122 (2014) Full paper (PDF)
  27. C. A. Cobbold F. Lutscher, Mean occupancy time: linking mechanistic movement models, population dynamics and landscape ecology to population persistence. Journal of Mathematical Biology 68(3): 549-579 (2014) Full paper (PDF)
  28. 2015:

  29. Hughes, J.S., C.A. Cobbold, K. Haynes and G. Dwyer The effects of forest spatial structure on insect outbreak dynamics: insights from host-parasitoid models. The American Naturalist 183(5): E130-E152 (2015). Full paper (PDF) Recomended by F1000 prime
  30. C. A. Cobbold, Teng, J. J.S. Muldowney: The influence of host competition and predation on tick densities and management implications. Theoretical Ecology. 8(3): 349-368 (2015) Full paper (PDF)
  31. C. A. Cobbold, F. Lutscher, J.A. Sherratt: Diffusion-driven instabilities and emerging spatial patterns in patchy landscapes. Ecological Complexity.24: 69-81 (2015). Full paper (PDF)

In Press:

  • D. A. Ewing C. A. Cobbold,, M. A. Nunn, B. V. Purse, S. M. White: Modelling the effect of temperature on the seasonal population dynamics of temperate mosquitoes. Journal of Theoretical Biology


In Preparation:

  1. J.Gervais & C.A. Cobbold: The effects of environmental stochasticity, uncertainty, and sampling error on the efficacy of fertility control.

Other publications

  • PhD.Thesis: Mathematical modelling of problems in human biology: Dermal wound healing and atherosclerosis
  • Msc.Thesis: Th1/Th2 immune responses and the Hayflick Limit
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