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17 Dick Perry Avenue, Technology Park, Western Precinct, Kensington WA 6151, Australia
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Technical Officer, Flora Conservation Program, Genetics Laboratory.


Expertise

 

  • Extraction of Flora and Fauna DNA.
  • PCR technquies.
  • Maintance of Laboratory equipment.

Brief CV

Diploma in Laboratory Techniques (Biological and Physical Sciences)
Employed with Forest Dept from 1980-85, CALM from 1985-2006 and DEC from 2006-


Projects

  • Genetic diversity study on Banksia brownii and Stylidium affine
  • Mating System variation ,genetic diversity and viability of fragmented Bossiaea ornata populations

Publications (20)

Departmental Publications (20)

Found 20 items

2016

Bradbury D, Tapper S-L, Coates D, Hankinson M, McArthur S, Byrne M (2016). How does the post-fire facultative seeding strategy impact genetic variation and phylogeographical history? The case of Bossiaea ornata (Fabaceae) in a fire-prone, Mediterranean-climate ecosystem. Journal of Biogeography 43, pp. 96–110

Bradbury D, Tapper S-L, Coates D, McArthur S, Hankinson M, Byrne M (2016). The role of fire and a long-lived soil seed bank in maintaining persistence, genetic diversity and connectivity in a fire-prone landscape. Journal of Biogeography 43, pp. 70–84

2015

Coates DJ, McArthur SL, Byrne M (2015). Significant genetic diversity loss following pathogen driven population extinction in the rare endemic Banksia brownii (Proteaceae). Biological Conservation 192, pp. 353–360

Llorens TM, Macdonald B, McArthur S, Coates DJ, Byrne M (2015). Disjunct, highly divergent genetic lineages within two rare Eremophila (Scrophulariaceae: Myoporeae) species in a biodiversity hotspot: implications for taxonomy and conservation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 177, pp. 96–111

Llorens TM, McArthur S, Gardner MG, Coates DJ, Byrne M (2015). Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite markers for the dwarf sheoak, Allocasuarina humilis (Casuarinaceae), an important understorey species in ecological restoration. Muelleria 34, pp. 59–62

Nistelberger H, McArthur S, Coates D, Byrne M (2015). Isolation and characterisation of ten microsatellite loci from a Western Australian tree, Banksia sessilis (Proteaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources 7, pp. 513–515

Sampson JF, Hankinson M, McArthur S, Tapper S, Langley M, Gibson N, Yates C, Byrne M (2015). Long-term islands in the landscape: low gene flow, effective population size and genetic divergence in the shrub Hakea oldfieldii (Proteaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179, p.

2014

Bradbury D, McArthur S, Coates D, Byrne M (2014). Isolation and characterization of 11 microsatellite primer pairs for the southwest Australian forest understorey species Kennedia coccinea (Fabaceae: Phaseoleae). Conservation Genetics Resources 6, pp. 777–779

Levy E, Byrne M, Coates DJ, van Leeuwen SJ, McArthur S, Macdonald B, Gardner MG (2014). Isolation via 454 sequencing and characterisation of microsatellite markers for the Pilbara endemic Acacia atkinsiana (Fabaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources 6, pp. 585–587

2012

Byrne M, Coates D, Macdonald B, McArthur S, Zhou M, Millar M et al. [van Leeuwen S] (2012). Local provenance and identification of historical refugia in Eucalyptus leucophloia in the Pilbara (ABSTRACT). In Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia Conference: Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 28-30 November 2012: Program and Conference Abstracts p. 42

Coates D, Byrne M, McArthur S, Macdonald B (2012). Patterns of genetic diversity in two key understorey species, Allocasuarina humulis and Kennedia coccinea, used for forest rehabilitation in Western Australia: implications for seed sourcing (ABSTRACT). In Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia Conference: Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 28-30 November 2012: Program and Conference Abstracts p. 46

Coates D, McArthur S, Hufford K, Wege J, Armbruster S (2012). Pollination and mating system variation in two sister triggerplant species, Stylidium affine and Stylidium maritimum (ABSTRACT). In Conference Handbook: Ecological Society of Australia, 2012 Annual Conference, Ecology: Fundamental Science of the Biosphere: 3-7 December 2012, the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria p. 72

2010

Coates DJ, McArthur S, Byrne M (2010). Genetic consequences of population loss and reintroduction in the rare geographically disjunct Banksia brownii following pathogen driven local extinction (ABSTRACT). In Genetics Society of AustralAsia 2010: Annual Conference, Canberra 4-8 July: Programme and Abstracts pp. 5–6

McArthur S, Coates D (2010). Characterisation of microsatellite markers for the rare and critically endangered Banksia brownii (Proteaceae). Conservation Genetic Resources 2, pp. 177–179

2009

Byrne M, Hankinson M, McArthur S (2009). Characterization of microsatellite markers isolated from Bossiaea ornata (Lindl.) Benth. (Papilionaceae). Conservation Genetics 10, pp. 1985–1987

Coates DJ, McArthur S (2009). Assessing the taxonomic status of Banksia brownii and patterns of genetic diversity in extinct and extant populations: Bankwest Landscope Project final report. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 8 p.

2007

Yates CJ, Ladd PG, Coates DJ, McArthur S (2007). Hierarchies of cause: understanding rarity in an endemic shrub Verticordia staminosa (Myrtaceae) with a highly restricted distribution. Australian Journal of Botany 55, pp. 194–205

2005

Coates D, Crawford A, Dixon K, McArthur S, Monks L, Rokich D et al. (2005). Advances in Plant Conservation Biology: Implications for Flora Management and Restoration: Symposium Program and Abstracts, Perth, Western Australia, 25-27 October 2005. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Kensington, WA. 48 p.

Yates CJ, Ladd PG, Coates D, McArthur S (2005). Hierarchies of cause: understanding rarity in an endemic shrub with a highly restricted distribution (ABSTRACT). In Advances in Plant Conservation Biology: Implications for Flora Management and Restoration: Symposium Program and Abstracts 25-27 October 2005 p. 5

1990

McGrath JF, McArthur SL (1990). Influence of fertilizer timing on seasonal nutrient uptake and dry-matter production by young Pinus radiata in southern Western Australia. Forest Ecology and Management 30, pp. 259–269