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Michael Charleston

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Michael Charleston

Michael Charleston

Lecturer / Research

Room 443, Maths-Physics Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2444 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2410 (fax)

Michael.Charleston@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics (060411)
  • Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity (080201)
  • Systems Biology (060114)
  • Forestry Management and Environment (070504)
  • Host-Parasite Interactions (060307)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Speciation and Extinction (060311)
  • Genomics (060408)
  • Bioinformatics (060102)
  • Animal Systematics and Taxonomy (060301)
  • Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis (060309)
  • Pattern Recognition and Data Mining (080109)
  • Bioinformatics Software (080301)
  • Behavioural Ecology (060201)
  • Terrestrial Ecology (060208)
  • Simulation and Modelling (080110)
  • Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
  • Biological Mathematics (010202)
  • Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
  • Veterinary Epidemiology (070704)
  • Virology (060506)
  • Environmental Monitoring (050206)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences (970106)
  • Forest and Woodlands Land Management (960906)
  • Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960806)
  • Teaching and Instruction Technologies (930203)
  • Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change (960305)
  • Native Forests (820104)
  • Climate Change Mitigation Strategies (960302)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments (960505)
  • Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960804)

Publications

Total publications

25

Journal Article

(20 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Drinkwater B, Qiao A, Charleston MA, 'WiSPA: A new approach for dealing with widespread parasitism', Quantitative Biology pp. 1-57. ISSN 2095-4697 (In Press) [Refereed Article]

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2016Drinkwater B, Charleston MA, 'Towards sub-quadratic time and space complexity solutions for the dated tree reconciliation problem', Algorithms for Molecular Biology, 11, (1) Article 15. ISSN 1748-7188 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s13015-016-0077-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2016Drinkwater B, Charleston MA, 'RASCAL: A Randomized Approach for Coevolutionary Analysis', Journal of Computational Biology, 23, (3) pp. 218-227. ISSN 1066-5277 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1089/cmb.2015.0111 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2016Fraser TA, Charleston M, Martin A, Polkinghorne A, Carver S, 'The emergence of sarcoptic mange in Australian wildlife: an unresolved debate', Parasites and Vectors, 9, (1) Article 316. ISSN 1756-3305 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s13071-016-1578-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Fraser TA; Martin A; Carver S

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2016Hoyal Cuthill JF, Sewell KB, Cannon LRG, Charleston MA, Lawler S, et al., 'Australian spiny mountain crayfish and their temnocephalan ectosymbionts: an ancient association on the edge of coextinction?', Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Biological Sciences, 283, (1831) Article 20160585. ISSN 0962-8452 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0585 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2016McGrane M, Charleston MA, 'Biological Network Edit Distance', Journal of Computational Biology, 23, (9) pp. 776-788. ISSN 1066-5277 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1089/cmb.2016.0062 [eCite] [Details]

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2016Senior AM, Lihoreau M, Charleston MA, Buhl J, Raubenheimer D, et al., 'Adaptive collective foraging in groups with conflicting nutritional needs', Royal Society Open Science, 3 Article 150638. ISSN 2054-5703 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150638 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

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2016Deshpande V, Wang Q, Greenfield P, Charleston M, Porras-Alfaro A, et al., 'Fungal identification using a Bayesian classifier and the Warcup training set of internal transcribed spacer sequences', Mycologia, 108, (1) pp. 1-5. ISSN 0027-5514 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3852/14-293 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 12

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2015Drinkwater B, Charleston M, 'A time and space complexity reduction for coevolutionary analysis of trees generated under both a Yule and Uniform model', Computational Biology and Chemistry, 57 pp. 61-71. ISSN 1476-9271 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2015.02.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

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2015Hoyal Cuthill JF, Charleston M, 'Wing patterning genes and coevolution of Müllerian mimicry in Heliconius butterflies: support from phylogeography, cophylogeny, and divergence times', Evolution, 69, (12) pp. 3082-3096. ISSN 0014-3820 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/evo.12812 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

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2015Kamali AH, Giannoulatou E, Chen TY, Charleston MA, McEwan AL, et al., 'How to test bioinformatics software?', Biophysical Reviews, 7, (3) pp. 343-352. ISSN 1867-2450 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s12551-015-0177-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

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2015Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Charleston MA, Sword GA, Raubenheimer D, et al., 'Nutritional ecology beyond the individual: a conceptual framework for integrating nutrition and social interactions', Ecology Letters, 18, (3) pp. 273-286. ISSN 1461-023X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ele.12406 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 23Web of Science - 23

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2015Radu A, Charleston M, 'Node handprinting: a scalable and accurate algorithm for aligning multiple biological networks', Journal of Computational Biology, 22, (7) pp. 687-697. ISSN 1066-5277 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1089/cmb.2014.0247 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2015Senior AM, Charleston MA, Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Raubenheimer D, et al., 'Evolving nutritional strategies in the presence of competition: a geometric agent-based model', PLoS Computational Biology, 11, (3) Article e1004111. ISSN 1553-734X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004111 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 10

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2015Willet CE, Haase B, Charleston MA, Wade CM, 'Simple, rapid and accurate genotyping-by-sequencing from aligned whole genomes with ArrayMaker', Bioinformatics, 31, (4) pp. 599-601. ISSN 1367-4803 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu691 [eCite] [Details]

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2014Drinkwater B, Charleston MA, 'An improved node mapping algorithm for the cophylogeny reconstruction problem', Coevolution: An Open Access Journal, 2, (1) pp. 1-17. ISSN 2325-6214 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/23256214.2014.906070 [eCite] [Details]

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2014Drinkwater B, Charleston MA, 'Introducing TreeCollapse: a novel greedy algorithm to solve the cophylogeny reconstruction problem', BMC Bioinformatics, 15, (Suppl 16: S14) pp. 1-15. ISSN 1471-2105 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-S16-S14 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 3

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2014Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Charleston MA, Sword GA, Raubenheimer D, et al., 'Modelling nutrition across organizational levels: from individuals to superorganisms', Journal of Insect Physiology, 69 pp. 2-11. ISSN 0022-1910 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.03.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17

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2014Radu A, Charleston M, 'Node fingerprinting: an efficient heuristic for aligning biological networks', Journal of Computational Biology, 21, (10) pp. 760-770. ISSN 1066-5277 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1089/cmb.2014.0114 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3

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1997Page RDM, Charleston MA, 'From gene to organismal phylogeny: reconciled trees and the gene tree/species tree problem', Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 7, (2) pp. 231-240. ISSN 1055-7903 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1006/mpev.1996.0390 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 260Web of Science - 255

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Chapter in Book

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Charleston M, 'Phylogeny', Reference Module in Life Sciences (LIFE), Elsevier, USA, pp. 1-4. ISBN 0000-0000-00 (In Press) [Research Book Chapter]

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2017Charleston MA, 'Cospeciation', Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology, Netherlands, Elsevier (In Press) [Other Book Chapter]

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2014Charleston M, Libeskind-Hadas R, 'Event-Based Cophylogenetic Comparative Analysis', Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and their Application in Evolutionary Biology, Springer, LZ Garamszegi (ed), Germany, pp. 465-480. ISBN 978-3-662-43549-6 (2014) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-43550-2_20 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4

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Conference Publication

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Gramoli V, Charleston M, Jeffries B, Koprinska I, McGrane M, et al., 'Mining autograding data in computer science education', Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, 02-05 February 2016, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1-10. ISBN 978-1-4503-4042-7 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/2843043.2843070 [eCite] [Details]

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2015Drinkwater B, Charleston MA, 'A sub-quadratic time and space complexity solution for the dated tree reconciliation problem for select tree topologies', Algorithms in Bioinformatics 15th International Workshop, WABI 2015 Proceedings, 10-12 September 2015, Atlanta, USA, pp. 93-107. ISBN 978-3-662-48220-9 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-48221-6_7 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

3

Total funding

$1,172,733

Projects

Machine learning algorithms to classify bird calls from acoustic data (2017 - 2019)$52,000
Description
A PhD scholarship: a study that evaluates the performance of machine learning algorithms in analysing digitally-recorded data to classify bird calls
Funding
Forest Practices Authority ($4,000); Forestry Tasmania ($15,000); Southern Regional Natural Resource Management Association Inc ($9,000); Tasmanian Land Conservancy ($9,000); VicForests ($15,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Charleston M; Jordan GJ; Baker SC; Whitemore S
Period
2017 - 2019
Evolutionary history and impact of adeno-associated viruses in Australia (2015 - 2017)$469,800
Funding
Australian Research Council ($469,800)
Scheme
Grant-Discovery Projects
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Alexander I; Charleston M
Period
2015 - 2017
Grant Reference
DP150101253
A new integrated approach for ecologically sustainable forest management (2014 - 2017)$650,933
Funding
Australian Research Council ($410,933)
Collaborators
Forestry Tasmania ($120,000); VicForests ($120,000)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Projects Round 1
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Jordan GJ; Burridge CP; Lucieer A; Charleston M; Vesk P; Wardlaw TJ; Powell C; Spies TA
Period
2014 - 2017
Grant Reference
LP140100075

Research Supervision

Current

3

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDAcoustic Sensing of Birds in Wet Eucalypt Forest2016
PhDOpen Source Licensing and the Genomic Research Commons2017
PhDEvolution of Protein-coding Genes in Relation to Protein Structural and Functional Constraints2017