Prof Matthew CobbBA, Habilitation, PhD

Professor of Zoology

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  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    60 years ago, Francis Crick changed the logic of biology

    Cobb, M., 18 Sep 2017, In : PL o S Biology. 15, 9, e2003243.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    A gene mutation which changed animal behaviour: Margaret Bastock and the yellow fly

    Cobb, M., Aug 2007, In : Animal Behaviour. 74, 2, p. 163-169 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    A Speculative History of DNA: What If Oswald Avery Had Died in 1934?

    Cobb, M., 22 Dec 2016, In : PLoS Biology. 14, 12, p. e2001197

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    An inhibitory sex pheromone tastes bitter for Drosophila males

    Lacaille, F., Hiroi, M., Twele, R., Inoshita, T., Umemoto, D., Manière, G., Marion-Poll, F., Ozaki, M., Francke, W., Cobb, M., Everaerts, C., Tanimura, T. & Ferveur, J. F., 15 Aug 2007, In : PLoS ONE. 2, 8, e661.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Chemical stimuli induce courtship dominance in Drosophila [1]

    Svetec, N., Cobb, M. & Ferveur, J. F., 11 Oct 2005, In : Current Biology. 15, 19, p. R790-R792

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Desiccation resistance: Effect of cuticular hydrocarbons and water content in Drosophila melanogaster adults

    Ferveur, J. F., Cortot, J., Rihani, K., Cobb, M. & Everaerts, C., 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 2, e4318.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Dog paw preference shows lability and sex differences

    Poyser, F., Caldwell, C. & Cobb, M., Sep 2006, In : BEHAVIOURAL PROCESSES. 73, 2, p. 216-221 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Drosophila cuticular hydrocarbons revisited: Mating status alters cuticular profiles

    Everaerts, C., Farine, J. P., Cobb, M. & Ferveur, J. F., 9 Mar 2010, In : PLoS ONE. 5, 3, e9607.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Exorcizing the animal spirits: Jan Swammerdam on nerve function

    Cobb, M., May 2002, In : Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 3, 5, p. 395-400 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Global Survey of Variation in a Human Olfactory Receptor Gene Reveals Signatures of Non-Neutral Evolution.

    Hoover, KC., Gokcumen, O., Qureshy, Z., Bruguera, E., Savangsuksa, A., Cobb, M. & Matsunami, H., 2015, In : Chemical Senses. 40, 7, p. 481-488 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Heredity before genetics: A history

    Cobb, M., Dec 2006, In : Nature Reviews Genetics. 7, 12, p. 953-958 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Historicity and the population genetics of Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans

    Veuille, M., Baudry, E., Cobb, M., Derome, N. & Gravot, E., Mar 2004, In : Genetica. 120, 1-3, p. 61-70 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Incipient speciation in Drosophila melanogaster involves chemical signals.

    Grillet, M., Everaerts, C., Houot, B., Ritchie, M. G., Cobb, M. & Ferveur, J. F., 2012, In : Scientific Reports. 2, p. 224 224.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Jan Swammerdam on social insects: A view from the seventeenth century

    Cobb, M., 2002, In : Insectes Sociaux. 49, 1, p. 92-97 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Malpighi, swammerdam and the colourful silkworm: Replication and visual representation in early modern science

    Cobb, M., Apr 2002, In : Annals of Science. 59, 2, p. 111-147 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Modeling peripheral olfactory coding in drosophila larvae

    Hoare, D. J., Humble, J., Jin, D., Gilding, N., Petersen, R., Cobb, M. & McCrohan, C., 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 8, e22996.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Morphological variations in the pre-imaginal development of the ponerine ant Diacamma ceylonense

    Baratte, S., Cobb, M., Deutsch, J. & Peeters, C., Jan 2005, In : Acta Zoologica. 86, 1, p. 25-31 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Olfactory coding in Drosophila larvae investigated by cross-adaptation

    Boyle, J. & Cobb, M., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, 18, p. 3483-3491 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Oswald Avery, DNA, and the transformation of biology.

    Cobb, M., 2014, In : Current Biology. 24, p. R55-R60

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Precise and fuzzy coding by olfactory sensory neurons

    Hoare, D. J., McCrohan, C. R. & Cobb, M., 24 Sep 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 39, p. 9710-9722 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Pre-imaginal conditioning alters adult sex pheromone response in Drosophila

    Everaerts, C., Cazalé-debat, L., Louis, A., Pereira, E., Farine, J., Cobb, M. & Ferveur, J., 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, p. e5585

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Regulation of reproduction in a queenless ant: Aggression, pheromones and reduction in conflict

    Cuvillier-Hot, V., Gadagkar, R., Peeters, C. & Cobb, M., 22 Jun 2002, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 269, 1497, p. 1295-1300 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Reproductive conflicts and mutilation in queenless Diacamma ants

    Baratte, S., Cobb, M. & Peeters, C., Aug 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 72, 2, p. 305-311 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Sex, age and ovarian activity affect cuticular hydrocarbons in Diacamma ceylonense, a queenless ant

    Cuvillier-Hot, V., Cobb, M., Malosse, C. & Peeters, C., 2001, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 47, 4-5, p. 485-493 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Social mutilation in the Ponerine ant Diacamma: Cues originate in the victims

    Ramaswamy, K., Peeters, C., Yuvana, S. P., Varghese, T., Pradeep, H. D., Dietemann, V., Karpakakunjaram, V., Cobb, M. & Gadagkar, R., Nov 2004, In : Insectes Sociaux. 51, 4, p. 410-413 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Species-specific effects of single sensillum ablation on mating position in Drosophila

    Acebes, A., Cobb, M. & Ferveur, J. F., Sep 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 206, 17, p. 3095-3100 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    The behaviour of Drosophila melanogaster maggots is affected by social, physiological and temporal factors

    Kaiser, M. & Cobb, M., May 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 75, 5, p. 1619-1628 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    The peripheral olfactory code in Drosophila larvae contains temporal information and is robust over multiple timescales

    Grillet, M., Campagner, D., Petersen, R., Mccrohan, C. & Cobb, M., 18 May 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1831, 20160665.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    The prehistory of biology preprints: A forgotten experiment from the 1960s

    Cobb, M., 16 Nov 2017, In : PLoS Biology. 15, 11, e2003995.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    The red flour beetle's large nose: An expanded odorant receptor gene family in Tribolium castaneum

    Engsontia, P., Sanderson, A. P., Cobb, M., Walden, K. K. O., Robertson, H. M. & Brown, S., Apr 2008, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 38, 4, p. 387-397 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Who discovered messenger RNA?

    Cobb, M., 2015, In : Current Biology. 25, p. R526-R532

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Letter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  34. Published

    Preprints: recall Nature’s nasty past

    Cobb, M., 6 Jun 2019, In : Nature. 570, 7759, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  35. Chapter › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  36. Published

    Behavioral and evolutionary roles of cuticular hydrocarbons in Drosophila

    Cobb, M., Ferveur, J-F., Blomquist, G. J. (ed.) & Bagnères, AG. (ed.), 2010, Insect Hydrocarbons: Biologu, Biochemistry and Chemical Ecology. Cambrudge: Cambridge University Press, p. 325-343

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  37. Published

    Gustation in Drosophila melanogaster

    Cobb, M., Scott, K., Pankratz, M., Newland, P. (ed.) & Marion-Poll, F. (ed.), 2008, Insect Taste. Taylor & Francis, p. 1-38

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Book › Research › Peer-reviewed
  39. Published

    Eleven Days in August: The Liberation of Paris August 1944

    Cobb, M., Jun 2013, London: Simon and Schuster.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  40. Published

    Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

    Cobb, M., Jun 2015, London: Profile.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  41. Published

    The Egg & Sperm Race

    Cobb, M., 2006, Free Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  42. Published

    The Resistance: The French Fight Aginst the Nazis

    Cobb, M., Jun 2009, London: Simon & Schuster.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  43. Anthology › Research › Peer-reviewed
  44. Published

    Insect Taste

    Cobb, M., Newland, P. & Marion-Poll, F., Sep 2008, Taylor & Francis. (Society for Experimental Biology)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

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