Centre for Ecological Genomics and Wildlife Conservation - University of Johannesburg


Selected publications (for a complete list, please visit my Google Scholar page)

  1. Bergstrom, D.M., et al. 2015. Rapid collapse of a sub-Antarctic alpine ecosystem: the role of climate and pathogens. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 774-783. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12436.
  2. Karsten, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Addison, P., Terblanche, J.S. 2015. Deconstructing intercontinental invasion pathway hypotheses of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) using a Bayesian inference approach: are port interceptions and quarantine protocols successfully preventing new invasions? Diversity and Distributions 21: 813-825. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12333.
  3. Kruger, S., Wesche, P., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2015. Genetic structure in the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus: Reduced diversity in Southern Africa. Ibis 157: 162-166. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12200.
  4. Visser, J.H., Bennett, N., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2014. Local and regional scale genetic variation in the Cape dune mole-rat, Bathyergus suillus. Plos One 9(9): e107226. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107226.
  5. Montgelard, C., Zenboudji, S., Ferchaud, A.-L., Arnal, V., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2014. Landscape genetics in mammals. Mammalia 78: 139-157. DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2012-0142.
  6. Du Toit, N., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Matthee, S., Matthee, C.A. 2013. Biogeography and host-related factors trump parasite life history: limited congruence among the genetic structures of specific ectoparasitic lice and their rodent hosts. Molecular Ecology 22: 5185-5204. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12459.
  7. Berthouly-Salazar, C., Hui, C., Blackburn, T.M., Gaboriaud, C., Janse van Rensburg, B., Jansen van Vuuren, B. & Le Roux, J.J. 2013. Long-distance dispersal maximizes evolutionary potential during rapid geographic range expansion. Molecular Ecology 22: 5793-5804. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12538.
  8. Barnaud, A., Kalwij, J. M., McGeoch, M.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2013. Patterns and pathways of weed invasion: evidence from the spatial genetic structure of Raphanus raphanistrum. Biological Invasions 15: 2455-2465. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-013-0465-4.
  9. Smitz, N., Berthouly, C., Cornelis, D., Heller, R., Van Hooft, W. F., Chardonnet, P., Prins, H.H.T., Jansen van Vuuren, B., De Jongh, H.H., Michaux, J.R. 2013. Pan-African genetic structure in the African buffalo: Investigating subspecies divergence. PLoS One 8(2): e56235. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056235.
  10. Karsten, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Barnaud, A., Terblanche, J.S. 2013. How wide is wide enough in an area-wide pest management program? Lessons from the population genetics of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata in South Africa. Plos One 8(1): e54281. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054281.
  11. Du Toit, N., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Matthee, S., Matthee, C.A. 2012. Biome specificity of distinct genetic lineages within the four-striped mouse Rhabdomys pumilio (Rodentia: Muridae) from southern Africa with implications for taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 75-86. DOI:  10.1016/j.ympev.2012.05.036.
  12. Berthouly-Salazar, C., Janse van Rensburg, B., Le Roux, J.J., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Hui, C. 2012. Spatial sorting drives morphological variation in the invasive bird, Acridotheris tristis. PloS one 7 (5), e38145. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038145.
  13. Jansen van Vuuren, B., Woolaver, L., Goodman, S.M. 2012. Genetic population structure in the boky-boky (Carnivora: Eupleridae), a conservation flagship species in the dry deciduous forests of central western Madagascar. Animal Conservation15: 164-173. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00498.x.
  14. Born, C., Le Roux, P.C., Spohr, C., McGeoch, M.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2012. Plant dispersal in the sub-Antarctic inferred from anisotropic genetic structure.  Molecular Ecology 21: 184-194. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05372.x.
  15. Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Meiklejohn, K.I., Chown, S.L. 2012. Phylogeography of a mite, Halozetes fulvus, reflects the landscape history of a young volcanic island in the sub-Antarctic. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 105: 131-145. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01770.x.
  16. Karsten, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Goodman, P., Barnaud, A. 2011. The history and management of black rhino in KwaZulu-Natal: a population genetic approach to assess the past and guide the future. Animal Conservation 14: 363-370. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00443.x.
  17. Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Lee, J.E., Marshall, D.J., Convey, P., Chown, S.L. 2011. Mite dispersal among the Southern Ocean Islands and Antarctica before the last glacial maximum. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 278: 1247-1255. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1779.
  18. Jansen van Vuuren, B., Robinson, T.J., VazPinto, P., Estes, R., Matthee, C.A. 2010. Western Zambian sable: are they¬ a geographic extension of the giant sable? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 40: 35-42. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3957/056.040.0114.
  19. Smit, H.A., Watson, J., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2010.  Relative importance of habitat connectivity in shaping the genetic profiles of two southern African elephant-shrews. Journal of Biogeography 37: 857-864. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02249.x.
  20. 20. Zietsman, J., Dreyer, L.L., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2009. Genetic differentiation in Oxalis (Oxalidaceae): a tale of rarity and abundance in the Cape Floristic Region. South African Journal of Botany 75:27-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2008.06.003.
  21. Joly, S., Stevens, M.I., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2007. Haplotype networks can be misleading in the presence of missing data. Systematic Biology 56:857-862. DOI: 10.1080/10635150701633153.
  22. Smit, H.A., Robinson, T.J., Jansen van Vuuren, B.  2007. Coalescence methods reveal the impact of vicariance on the spatial genetic structure of Elephantulus edwardii (Afrotheria, Macroscelidea). Molecular Ecology 16:2680-2692. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03334.x.
  23. Myburgh, M., Chown, S.L., Daniels, S.R., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2007. Population structure, propagule pressure and conservation biogeography in the sub-Antarctic: lessons from indigenous and invasive springtails. Diversity and Distributions 13:143-154. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00319.x.
  24. Jansen van Vuuren, B., Chown, S.L. 2007. Genetic evidence confirms the origin of the house mouse on Marion Island. Polar Biology 30:327-332.
  25. Pitra, C., VazPinto, P., O´Keeffe, B.W.J., Willows-Munro, S., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Robinson, T.J. 2006. DNA-led discovery of the giant sable in Angola. European Journal of Wildlife Research 52:145-152.
  26. Alpers, D.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Arctander, P., Robinson, T.J. 2004.  Population genetics of the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) with suggestions for conservation. Molecular Ecology13:1771-1784.
Centre for Ecological Genomics and Wildlife Conservation - University of Johannesburg
Centre for Ecological Genomics and Wildlife Conservation - University of Johannesburg