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Health Sciences profile

Dr Catherine Collins

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Anatomy
Research summaryBiological anthropology

Research

Postdoctural Fellow working with Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith.

Publications

West, K., Collins, C., Kardailsky, O., Kahn, J., Hunt, T., Burley, D., & Matisoo-Smith, E. (2017). The Pacific rat race to Easter Island: Tracking the prehistoric dispersal of Rattus exulans using ancient mitochondrial genomes. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution, 5. Advance online publication. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00052

Clark, A. L., King, C. L., Buckley, H. R., Collins, C. J., Dhavale, N., Elliott, G. E., Gosling, A., Halcrow, S. E., … Matisoo-Smith, E., … Tromp, M., Ward, S., & West, K. (2017). Biological anthropology in the indo-pacific region: New approaches to age-old questions. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology, 41, 78-94.

Collins, C. J., Chilvers, B. L., Osborne, A., Taylor, M., & Robertson, B. C. (2017). Unique and isolated: Population structure has implications for management of the endangered New Zealand sea lion. Conservation Genetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10592-017-0969-z

Collins, C. J., Chilvers, B. L., Robertson, B. C., & Taylor, M. (2016). Historical population size of the threatened New Zealand sea lion Phocarctos hookeri. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(2), 436-443. doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv187

Rawlence, N. J., Collins, C. J., Anderson, C. N. K., Maxwell, J. J., Smith, I. W. G., Robertson, B. C., Knapp, M., Horsburgh, K. A., Stanton, J.-A. L., Scofield, R. P., … Matisoo-Smith, E. A., & Waters, J. M. (2016). Human-mediated extirpation of the unique Chatham Islands sea lion and implications for the conservation management of remaining New Zealand sea lion populations. Molecular Ecology, 25(16), 3950-3961. doi: 10.1111/mec.13726

Journal - Research Article

West, K., Collins, C., Kardailsky, O., Kahn, J., Hunt, T., Burley, D., & Matisoo-Smith, E. (2017). The Pacific rat race to Easter Island: Tracking the prehistoric dispersal of Rattus exulans using ancient mitochondrial genomes. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution, 5. Advance online publication. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00052

Collins, C. J., Chilvers, B. L., Osborne, A., Taylor, M., & Robertson, B. C. (2017). Unique and isolated: Population structure has implications for management of the endangered New Zealand sea lion. Conservation Genetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10592-017-0969-z

Clark, A. L., King, C. L., Buckley, H. R., Collins, C. J., Dhavale, N., Elliott, G. E., Gosling, A., Halcrow, S. E., … Matisoo-Smith, E., … Tromp, M., Ward, S., & West, K. (2017). Biological anthropology in the indo-pacific region: New approaches to age-old questions. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology, 41, 78-94.

Collins, C. J., Chilvers, B. L., Robertson, B. C., & Taylor, M. (2016). Historical population size of the threatened New Zealand sea lion Phocarctos hookeri. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(2), 436-443. doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv187

Rawlence, N. J., Collins, C. J., Anderson, C. N. K., Maxwell, J. J., Smith, I. W. G., Robertson, B. C., Knapp, M., Horsburgh, K. A., Stanton, J.-A. L., Scofield, R. P., … Matisoo-Smith, E. A., & Waters, J. M. (2016). Human-mediated extirpation of the unique Chatham Islands sea lion and implications for the conservation management of remaining New Zealand sea lion populations. Molecular Ecology, 25(16), 3950-3961. doi: 10.1111/mec.13726

Yund, P. O., Collins, C., & Johnson, S. L. (2015). Evidence of a Native Northwest Atlantic COI haplotype clade in the cryptogenic colonial ascidian Botryllus schlosseri. Biological Bulletin, 228(3), 201-216.

Collins, C. J., Rawlence, N. J., Prost, S., Anderson, C. N. K., Knapp, M., Scofield, R. P., Robertson, B. C., Smith, I., Matisoo-Smith, E. A., … Waters, J. M. (2014). Extinction and recolonization of coastal megafauna following human arrival in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281, 20140097. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0097

Collins, C. J., Rawlence, N. J., Worthy, T. H., Scofield, R. P., Tennyson, A. J. D., Smith, I., Knapp, M., & Waters, J. M. (2014). Pre-human New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) rookeries on mainland New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 44(1), 1-16. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2013.828761

Rawlence, N. J., Till, C. E., Scofield, R. P., Tennyson, A. J. D., Collins, C. J., Lalas, C., … Matisoo-Smith, E., Waters, J. M., Spencer, H. G., & Kennedy, M. (2014). Strong phylogeographic structure in a sedentary seabird, the Stewart Island Shag (Leucocarbo chalconotus). PLoS ONE, 9(3), e90769. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090769

Collins, C. J., Fraser, C. I., Ashcroft, A., & Waters, J. M. (2010). Asymmetric dispersal of southern bull-kelp (Durvillaea antarctica) adults in coastal New Zealand: Testing an oceanographic hypothesis. Molecular Ecology, 19(20), 4572-4580. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04842.x

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