Dr Stephen Ansell

Steve Ansell collecting British native bluebell Hyacinthoides non-scripta
  • Research Assistant, Population Genetics
  • Life Sciences department
  • Plants Division
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

Biography

Employment history

2004 - present    Post-doctoral researcher, NHM, London, UK

 

Qualifications

1997 - 2004    Ph. D Thesis, University of Cambridge, UK. Historical biogeography and population genetics of the plant Arabidopsis petraea.

1994 - 1997    BSc. Botany Hons, University of Reading, UK.

Publications

2013
  • Abbott, R, Albach, D, Ansell, S, Arntzen, JW, Baird, SJ.E, Bierne, N et al. ( 2013 ) Hybridization and speciation,The FroSpects Gregynog Workshop. Journal of Evolutionary Biology . doi 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02599
2012
  • De Groot, GA, During, H, Ansell, SW, Schneider, H, Wubs, J, Maas, J, Korpelainen, Erkens, R ( 2012 ) Diverse spore rains and limited local exchange shaped fern genetic diversity in a recently created habitat colonized by long-distance dispersal. Annals of Botany 109 : 965-978 . Annals of Botany | doi:10.1093/aob/mcs013
  • Karl, R, Kieffer, C, Ansell, SW; Koch, M ( 2012 ) Evolutionary origin and allopatric speciation: arctic-alpine Arabis alpina L. (Brassicaceae) and its closest relatives in the Eastern Mediterranean. American Journal of Botany 99 : 778-794 . American Journal of Botany | doi: 10.3732/ajb.1100447
  • Schneider, H, Navarro-Gomez, A, Russell, S, Pedersen, N, Ansell, SW, Vogel, JC ( 2012 ) Exploring the utility of three nuclear regions to reconstruct the reticulate evolution in the fern genus Asplenium. Journal of Systematics and Evolution . DOI: 10.1111/j.1759-6831.2012.00226.x
2011
  • Ansell, SW, Stenøien,, HK, Grundmann, M, Russell, SJ, Koch, M, Schneider, H, Vogel, JC ( 2011 ) The importance of Anatolian mountains as the cradle of global diversity in Arabis alpina, a key arctic –alpine species. Annals of Botany 108 : 241-252 . Annals of Botany | doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr134
  • Hunt, HH, Ansell, SW, Russell, S, Schneider, H, Vogel, JC ( 2011 ) Dynamics of polyploid formation and establishment in the allotetraploid rock fern Asplenium majoricum. Annals of Botany 108 : 132-142 . Annals of Botany | doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr118
  • Tedder, A, Ansell, SW, Lao, X, Vogel, JC, Mable, BK ( 2011 ) Sporophytic self-incompatibility genes and mating system variation in Arabis alpina. Annals of Botany 108 : 699-713 . Annals of Botany | doi:10.1093/aob/mcr157
  • Wang, L, Wu, Z-Q, Bystriakova, N, Ansell, SW, XIANG, Q-P, Heinrichs, J, Schneider, H, Zhang, X-C ( 2011 ) Phylogeography of the Sino-Himalayan Fern Lepisorus clathratus on “The Roof of the World”. PlosOne 6 : e25896 . PlosOne | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025896
2010
  • Ansell, SW, Stenøien, HK, Grundmann, M, Schneider, H, Hemp, A, Bauer, N, Russell, SJ, Vogel, JC ( 2010 ) Population structure and historical biogeography of
    European Arabidopsis lyrata. Heredity 106 : 543-553 . Heredity | doi:10.1038/hdy.2010.10
  • Grundmann, M, Rumsey, FJ, Ansell, SW, Russell, SJ, Darwin, SC, Spencer, M, Vogel, JC, Squirrell, J, Hollingsworth, PM, Ortiz, S, Schneider, H ( 2010 ) Phylogeny and Taxonomy of the Bluebell genus Hyacinthoides, Asparagaceae [Hyacinthaceae] Taxon 59 : 68-82 . Taxon
  • Strickland-Constable, R, Schneider, H, Ansell, SW, Russell, SJ, Knapp S ( 2010 ) Species identity in the Solanum bahamense complex (Solanaceae, Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum). Taxon 59 : 209-226 . Taxon
  • Tedder , A, Hoebe, PN, Ansell, SW, Mable, BK ( 2010 ) Using chloroplast trnF pseudogenes for phylogeography in Arabidopsis Lyrata. Diversity 2 : 653-678 . Diversity | 10.3390/d2040653
2009
  • Hunt, HH, Ansell, SW, Russell, SJ, Schneider, H, Vogel, JC ( 2009 ) Genetic diversity and phylogeography in two diploid ferns, Asplenium fontanum and A. petrarchae subsp. bivalens in the western Mediterranean. Molecular Ecology 18 : 4940-4954 . Molecular Ecology | 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04402
2008
  • Ansell, SW, Grundmann, M, Russell, SJ, Schneider, H, and Vogel, JC ( 2008 ) Genetic discontinuity, breeding system change and population history of Arabis alpina in the Italian Peninsula and adjacent Alps Molecular Ecology 17 : 2245-2257 . Molecular Ecology | 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03739.x
  • Grundmann, M, Ansell, SW, Russell, SJ, Koch, MA, Vogel, JC ( 2008 ) Hot-spots of diversity in a clonal world – The Mediterranean moss Pleurochaete squarrosa in Central Europe Molecular Ecology 17 : 825-838. . Molecular Ecology | 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03634
  • James, KE, Schneider, H, Ansell, SW, Evers, M, Robba, L, Pedersen, N, Newton, A, Russell, SJ, Vogel, JC, Kilian A ( 2008 ) DArT for pan-genomic evolutionary studies of non-model organisms. PLoS One 3 : e1682 . PLoS One | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001682
2007
  • Ansell, SW, Schneider, H, Pedersen, N, Grundmann, M, Russell, SJ, Vogel, JC
    ( 2007 ) Recombination diversifies duplicated chloroplast trnF pseudogenes in Arabidopsis lyrata (L.) . Journal of Evolutionary biology 29 : 2400-2411 . Journal of Evolutionary biology | 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01397
  • Grundmann, M, Ansell, SW, Russell, SJ, Koch, MA, Vogel, JC ( 2007 ) Genetic structure of the widespread and common Mediterranean bryophyte Pleurochaete squarrosa (Brid.) Lindb. (Pottiaceae) – evidence from nuclear and plastidic DNA sequence variation and allozyme. Molecular Ecology 16 : 709-722 . Molecular Ecology | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03181.x
2006