List of Publications

List of External publications:

    • PUBLICATIONS:OPINION PIECES
    • Morrison et al, A comment on the PCAST report: Skip the “match”/“non- match” stage, FSI (2016) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.10.018
    • Pope. S. and I. W. Evett, Complex DNA mixtures as evidence, Law Society Gazette 12 August 2013
    • Evett, I., Pope, S., and Tully, G. (2012). Forensic Science: the police piper calls the tune. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/in-practice/practice-points/forensic-science-police-piper-calls-tune
    • Contributed to Forensic Science and beyond: authenticity, provenance and assurance, Annual Report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser 2015
  • PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS AND BOOKS
    • S. Pope, I. Evett & R. Puch-Solis, Adventitious match probability for autosomal profiles when primer binding site mutation is possible, Forensic Science International (2016) 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.06.011
    • I. Evett, S. Pope & R. Puch-Solis, Providing Scientific Guidance on DNA to the Judiciary Science & Justice (2016) 10.1016/j.scijus.2016.05.001
    • A.J. Hopwood, S. Pope, R. Puch-Solis and G. Tully. (2014) Low Template DNA Analysis & Interpretation in A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens, John Wiley: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470061589.fsa1010.pub2. Published 15th March 2016.
    • I. Evett and S. Pope, Is it to the advantage of a suspect to infer a greater number of contributors to a crime stain than is necessary to explain the observed DNA profile? (Accepted by Science & Justice May 2014)
    • Roberto Puch-Solis, Lauren Rodgers, Anjali Mazumder, Susan Pope, Ian Evett, James Curran and David Balding, Evaluating forensic DNA profiles using peak heights, allowing for multiple donors, allelic dropout and stutters. Forensic Science International: Genetics 7 (2013) 555–563
    • Hopwood, A.J., Puch-Solis, R., Tucker, V., Skerrett, J., Curran, J., Pope, S. And Tully, G. (2012). Consideration of the probative value of single donor 15-plex STR profiles in UK populations & its presentation in UK courts. Science & Justice 52 (2012) 185–190
    • Roberto Puch-Solis, Paul Roberts, Susan Pope and Colin Aitken, Practitioner Guide No 2: Assessing the Probative Value of DNA Evidence, Guidance for Judges, Lawyers, Forensic Scientists & Expert Witnesses. (May 2012) www.rss.org.uk/uploadedfiles/userfiles/files/Assessing-the-probative-value-of-DNA-evidence.pdf
    • A.J. Hopwood, S. Pope, R. Puch-Solis and G. Tully. (2011) Low Template DNA Analysis & Interpretation in A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens, ed. Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science Online ISBN: 9780470061589 Published online 15 December 2011 DOI: 10.1002/9780470061589.fsa1010
    • R. Puch-Solis, L. Rodgers, S. Pope and I. Evett, Assigning weight of DNA evidence using a continuous model that takes into account stutter & dropout. Science & Justice (2010) 50 (1) 46 (doi:10.1016/j.scijus.2009.11.074)
    • Roberto Puch-Solis, Sue Pope and Ian Evett, Calculating likelihood ratios for a mixed DNA profile when a contribution from a genetic relative of a suspect is proposed, Science & Justice (2010) 40 (4) 205-9 (doi:10.1016/j.scijus.2010.02.001)
    • S. Pope, H. Chapman and J.A. Lambert, Effect of Bone Marrow Transplant on DNA Profiles: A Case Example. Science & Justice (2006) 46 (4) 231 – 237
    • L.A. Foreman, C, Champod, I.W. Evett. J.A. Lambert and S. Pope, Interpreting DNA Evidence: A Review. International Statistical Review (2003) 71: 3, 473-495
    • Kevin M. Sullivan, Susan Pope, Peter Gill and James M. Robertson, Automated DNA profiling by fluorescent labelling of PCR products, PCR Methods & Applications, 2:34-40 (1992)
    • K.M. Sullivan, S. Pope, R. Hopgood and P. Gill, The use of fluorescence labelling technology in the forensic analysis of PCR products, Crime Lab Digest Vol 18, No 4, (1991)
    • Susan Pope and J.H. Parish, Cytotoxicity & mutagenicity of cis platin assayed in Neurospora, Carcinogenesis Vol 5 no. 8 pp.1105 – 1106, (1984)
    • Susan Pope, Jennifer M. Baker and J.H. Parish, Assay of cytotoxicity & mutagenicity of alkylating agents by using Neurospora spheroplasts, Mutation research, 125 (1984) 43 – 54
    • A.J. Radford, Susan Pope, A. Saczi, Madeline J. Fraser and J.H. Parish, Liposome-mediated genetic transformation of Neurospora crassa, Mol. Gen. Genet. (1981) 184: 567 – 569

    PUBLISHED PATENTS & PATENT APPLICATIONS

    • Foreman, Lindsey; Evett, Ian; Pope, Susan; Buckleton, John; Curran, and James; Triggs, Christopher; Patent 02788208.3-2402-GB0205837 Improvements in and relating to interpreting DNA, Canada18.06.04; EP 1456412 B1, USA 20090326830

    SELECTED PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    • Susan Pope, Improving the management and relevance of DNA casework in a fragmented system, presented at Forensic Horizons November 2014 (in press)
    • Roberto Puch-Solis, Lauren Rodgers, Anjali Mazumder, Susan Pope, Ian Evett, James Curran and David Balding, Evaluating forensic DNA profiles using peak heights, allowing for multiple donors, allelic dropout and stutters, presented at European Academy of Forensic Sciences, The Hague, August 2012
    • R. Puch-Solis, S. Pope and I. Evett, A probabilistic network for addressing activity level propositions in a sexual offence case (motivated by R v Weller) presented at ICFIS, Seattle July 2011
    • R. Puch-Solis, L. Rodgers, Dr A. Mazumder, I.W. Evett, S. Pope, J. Curran and D Balding, A quantitative model for taking account of peak heights when assessing the probative value of DNA evidence ICFIS, Seattle, July 2011
    • R. Puch-Solis, L. Rodgers, S. Pope and I. Evett, Assigning weight of DNA evidence using a continuous model that takes into account stutter & dropout, FSI gen supp Series 2 (2009) 460-1 (doi:10.1016/j.fsigss.2009.08.099)
    • S. Pope, T.M Clayton, J. Whitaker, J. Lowe and R. Puch Solis, More for the same? Enhancing the investigative potential of forensic DNA databases. FSI gen supp Series 2 (2009) 458-9

    INTERNAL FSS REPORTS

    • I. Evett and S. Pope, Simulation experiments to investigate the probability distribution for the number of matching alleles when a reference DNA profile is compared to a multiperson crime profile, TN 927 (2011)
    • I. Evett and S. Pope, Is it to the advantage of a suspect to infer a greater number of contributors to a crime stain than is necessary to explain the observed DNA profile? TN923 (2010)
    • I. Evett, S. Pope and J. Whitaker, A note on +4bp peaks FSS Report No TN920 (Feb 2010)
    • R. Puch-Solis, S. Pope, J. Lee-Edghill and I. Evett, Taking into account the possibility of dropout in an STR crime profile, FSS Report RR863 (July 2009)
    • S. Pope, H. Chapman and J.A. Lambert, Effect of Bone Marrow Transplant on DNA Profiles: A Case Example. FSS Report No. TN892 (2005)
    • L.A. Foreman, C, Champod, I.W. Evett. J.A. Lambert & S. Pope, Interpreting DNA Evidence: A Review. FSS Report No. RR834 (2003)
    • L. Foreman, I.W. Evett, S. Pope & C. Champod, Forecasting the Incidence of Adventitious Matches on the NDNADB: results of the Statistical Analyses, FSS Report No. TN 859 (2001)
    • L. Foreman, S. Pope, I.W. Evett, & J.A. Lambert, Guidance for Interpreting 3-Person DNA mixtures, FSS Report No. TN 849 (2000
    • Susan Pope and Matthew Bartlett, The production of SLP profiles using chemiluminescent probes, FSS Report No. TN 774 (1992)
    • Susan Pope, Protocol for detection of chemiluminescent probes in DNA profiling, FSS Report No. TN766 (1991)
    • Susan Pope, Brian Lang and Peter Gill, DNA profiling: Non-isotopic labelling and detection by chemiluminescent reagents. Part B: Chemiluminescent visualisation of enzyme-linked oligonucleotide probes, FSS Report No 730 (1991)
    • S. Pope, R. Morris and P. Gill, DNA profiling: Non-isotopic labelling and detection by chemiluminescent reagents. Part A: Chemiluminescent visualisation of biotin labelled DNA probes, FSS Report No 729 (1991)
    • Susan Pope and Robert M. Burgess, Biotin-labelling of Single Locus Probes for DNA Profiling, FSS Report No. TN757 (1990)
    • Susan Pope and David J Werrett, DNA Interpretation Exercise, FSS Report No. TN 724 (1989)
    • S. Pope, B.G. Lang, R.M. Burgess and D. J. Werrett, The use of biotinylated synthetic oligonucleotide probes for DNA profiling: A preliminary report, FSS Report No 691 (1989)
    • S. Pope, R. M. Burgess and D.J. Werrett, A non-radioactively labelled probe for sex determination of DNA from forensic samples, FSS Report No. 667 (1989)