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'MiVEGEC' publications by members of the group since 2005:

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Laval G, Peyregne S, Zidane N, Harmant C, Renaud F, Patin E, Prugnolle F, Quintana-Murci L (2019) Recent adaptive acquisition by African rainforest hunter-gatherers of the late pleistocene sickle-cell mutation suggests past differences in malaria exposure. American Journal of Human Genetics 104: 553-561 doi

Mombo IM, Suquet E, Boundenga L, Mveang-Nzoghe A, Maganga-Mboga C, Arnathau C, Sidobre C, Leroy EM, Rougeron V (2019) Detection of novel astroviruses among rodents of Gabon, Central Africa. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 68: 43-46 doi


Biro PA, Garland T, Beckmann C, Ujvari B, Thomas F, Post JR (2018) Metabolic scope as a proximate constraint on individual behavioral variation: effects on personality, plasticity, and predictability. American Naturalist 192: 142-154 doi

Boundenga L, Ngoubangoye B, Mombo IM, Tsoubmou TA, Renaud F, Rougeron V, Prugnolle F (2018) Extensive diversity of malaria parasites circulating in Central African bats and monkeys. Ecology and Evolution 8: 10578-10586 doi

Dawson EH, Bailly TPM, Dos Santos J, Moreno C, Devilliers M, Maroni B, Sueur C, Casali A, Ujvari B, Thomas F, Montagne J, Mery F (2018) Social environment mediates cancer progression in Drosophila. Nature Communications 9: 3574 doi

Gidoin C, Ujvari B, Thomas F, Roche B (2018) How is the evolution of tumour resistance at organ-scale impacted by the importance of the organ for fitness? BMC Evolutionary Biology 18: 185 doi

Gilabert A, Otto TD, Rutledge GG, Franzon B, Ollomo B, Arnathau C, Durand P, Moukodoum ND, Okouga AP, Ngoubangoye B, Makanga B, Boundenga L, Paupy C, Renaud F, Prugnolle F, Rougeron V (2018) Plasmodium vivax-like genome sequences shed new insights into Plasmodium vivax biology and evolution. PLoS Biology 16: e2006035 doi

Giraudeau M, Sepp T, Ujvari B, Ewald PW, Thomas F (2018) Human activities might influence oncogenic processes in wild animal populations. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 1065-1070 doi

Jacqueline C, Abbate JL, Sorci G, Guégan JF, Thomas F, Roche B (2018) The macroecology of cancer incidences in humans is associated with large-scale assemblages of endemic infections. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 61: 189-196 doi

Jacqueline C, Bonnefoy N, Charriere GM, Thomas F, Roche B (2018) Personal history of infections and immunotherapy: unexpected links and possible therapeutic opportunities. Oncoimmunology 7: e1466019 doi

Otto TD, Gilabert A, Crellen T, Bohme U, Arnathau C, Sanders M, Oyola SO, Okouga AP, Boundenga L, Willaume E, Ngoubangoye B, Moukodoum ND, Paupy C, Durand P, Rougeron V, Ollomo B, Renaud F, Newbold C, Berriman M, Prugnolle F (2018) Genomes of all known members of a Plasmodium subgenus reveal paths to virulent human malaria. Nature Microbiology 3: 687-697 doi

Roche B, Ujvari B, Thomas F (2018) Fourth international biannual evolution and cancer conference (resistance, resilience, and robustness: Can we target cancer's evolutionary and ecological nature?): Meeting report. Tempe, AZ, USA. December 7-10, 2017. Evolutionary Applications 11: 829-835 doi

Russell T, Lisovski S, Olsson M, Brown G, Spindler R, Lane A, Keeley T, Hibbard C, Hogg CJ, Thomas F, Belov K, Ujvari B, Madsen T (2018) MHC diversity and female age underpin reproductive success in an Australian icon; the Tasmanian Devil. Scientific Reports 8: 4175 doi

Russell T, Madsen T, Thomas F, Raven N, Hamede R, Ujvari B (2018) Oncogenesis as a selective force: adaptive evolution in the face of a transmissible cancer. Bioessays 40: 1700146 doi

Thomas F, Kareva I, Raven N, Hamede R, Pujol P, Roche B, Ujvari B (2018) Evolved dependence in response to cancer. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33: 269-276 doi

Thomas F, Vavre F, Tissot T, Vittecoq M, Giraudeau M, Bernex F, Missé D, Renaud F, Raven N, Beckmann C, Hamede R, Biro PA, Ujvari B (2018) Cancer is not (only) a senescence problem. Trends in Cancer 4: 169-172 doi

Ujvari B, Klaassen M, Raven N, Russell T, Vittecoq M, Hamede R, Thomas F, Madsen T (2018) Genetic diversity, inbreeding and cancer. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 285: 20172589 doi

Vittecoq M, Giraudeau M, Sepp T, Marcogliese DJ, Klaassen M, Renaud F, Ujvari B, Thomas F (2018) Turning natural adaptations to oncogenic factors into an ally in the war against cancer. Evolutionary Applications 11: 836-844 doi


Arnal A, Jacqueline C, Ujvari B, Leger L, Moreno C, Faugere D, Tasiemski A, Boidin-Wichlacz C, Missé D, Renaud F, Montagne J, Casali A, Roche B, Mery F, Thomas F (2017) Cancer brings forward oviposition in the fly Drosophila melanogaster. Ecology and Evolution 7: 272-276 doi

Bitome-Essono PY, Ollomo B, Arnathau C, Durand P, Mokoudoum ND, Yacka-Mouele L, Okouga AP, Boundenga L, Mve-Ondo B, Obame-Nkoghe J, Mbehang-Nguema P, Njiokou F, Makanga B, Wattier R, Ayala D, Ayala FJ, Prugnolle F, Paupy C (2017) Tracking zoonotic pathogens using bloodsucking flies as 'flying syringes'. Elife 6: e22069 doi

Blanc S, Boëtsch G, Hossaert-McKey M & Renaud F (2017) Eds. Écologie de la santé : pour une nouvelle lecture de nos maux. pp. 192. Le cherche midi, en partenariat avec le CNRS

Boundenga L, Perkins SL, Ollomo B, Rougeron V, Leroy EM, Renaud F, Prugnolle F (2017) Haemosporidian parasites of reptiles and birds from Gabon, Central Africa. Journal of Parasitology 103: 330-337 doi

Brazier L, Elguero E, Koumavor CK, Renaud N, Prugnolle F, Thomas F, Ategbo S, Engoba M, Obengui, Leroy EM, Durand P, Renaud F, Becquart P (2017) Evolution in fecal bacterial/viral composition in infants of two central African countries (Gabon and Republic of the Congo) during their first month of life. PLoS One 12: e0185569 doi

Jacqueline C, Biro PA, Beckmann C, Moller AP, Renaud F, Sorci G, Tasiemski A, Ujvari B, Thomas F (2017) Cancer: a disease at the crossroads of trade-offs. Evolutionary Applications 10: 215-225 doi

Jacqueline C, Brazier L, Faugere D, Renaud F, Thomas F, Roche B (2017) Can intestinal microbiota be associated with non-intestinal cancers? Scientific Reports 7: 12722 doi

Jacqueline C, Tasiemski A, Sorci G, Ujvari B, Maachi F, Missé D, Renaud F, Ewald P, Thomas F, Roche B (2017) Infections and cancer: the "fifty shades of immunity" hypothesis. BMC Cancer 17: 257 doi

Maganga GD, Mavoungou JF, N'Dilimabaka N, Kinga ICM, Mve-Ondo B, Mombo IM, Ngoubangoye B, Cossic B, Okouyi CSM, Souza A, Leroy EM, Kumulungui B, Ollomo B (2017) Molecular identification of trypanosome species in trypanotolerant cattle from the south of Gabon. Parasite 24: 4 doi

Mombo IM, Lukashev AN, Bleicker T, Brunink S, Berthet N, Maganga GD, Durand P, Arnathau C, Boundenga L, Ngoubangoye B, Boue V, Liégeois F, Ollomo B, Prugnolle F, Drexler JF, Drosten C, Renaud F, Rougeron V, Leroy E (2017) African non-human primates host diverse enteroviruses. PLoS One 12: e0169067 doi

Nguyen PL, Vantaux A, Hien DFS, Dabire KR, Yameogo BK, Gouagna LC, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Simard F, Costantini C, Thomas F, Cohuet A, Lefèvre T (2017) No evidence for manipulation of Anopheles gambiae, An. coluzzii and An. arabiensis host preference by Plasmodium falciparum. Scientific Reports 7: 9415 doi

Riehle MM, Bukhari T, Gneme A, Guelbeogo WM, Coulibaly B, Fofana A, Pain A, Bischoff E, Renaud F, Beavogui AH, Traore SF, Sagnon N, Vernick KD (2017) The Anopheles gambiae 2La chromosome inversion is associated with susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum in Africa. Elife 6: e25813 doi

Roche B, Rougeron V, Quintana-Murci L, Renaud F, Abbate JL, Prugnolle F (2017) Might interspecific interactions between pathogens drive host evolution? the case of Plasmodium species and duffy-negativity in human populations. Trends in Parasitology 33: 21-29 doi

Rougeron V, Tiedje KE, Chen DS, Rask TS, Gamboa D, Maestre A, Musset L, Legrand E, Noya O, Yalcindag E, Renaud F, Prugnolle F, Day KP (2017) Evolutionary structure of Plasmodium falciparum major variant surface antigen genes in South America: implications for epidemic transmission and surveillance. Ecology and Evolution 7: 9376-9390 doi

Rutledge GG, Böhme U, Sanders M, Rrid AJ, Cotton JA, Maiga-Ascofare O, Djimde AA, Apinjoh TO, Amenga-Etego L, Manske M, Barnwell JW, Renaud F, Ollomo B, Prugnolle F, Anstey NM, Auburn S, Price RN, McCarthy JS, Kwiatkowski DP, Newbold CI, Berriman M, Otto TD (2017) Plasmodium malariae and P. ovale genomes provide insights into malaria parasite evolution. Nature 542: 101-+ doi

Thomas F, Jacqueline C, Tissot T, Henard M, Blanchet S, Loot G, Dawson E, Mery F, Renaud F, Montagne J, Beckmann C, Biro PA, Hamede R, Ujvari B (2017) The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1592-1595 doi

Thomas F, Rome S, Mery F, Dawson E, Montagne J, Biro PA, Beckmann C, Renaud F, Poulin R, Raymond M, Ujvari B (2017) Changes in diet associated with cancer: an evolutionary perspective. Evolutionary Applications 10: 651-657 doi

Thomas F, Ujvari B, Renaud F, Vincent M (2017) Cancer adaptations: Atavism, de novo selection, or something in between? BioEssays 39: 1700039 doi

Tissot T, Thomas F, Roche B (2017) Non-cell-autonomous effects yield lower clonal diversity in expanding tumors. Scientific Reports 7: 11157 doi

Vittecoq M, Laurens C, Brazier L, Durand P, Elguero E, Arnal A, Thomas F, Aberkane S, Renaud N, Prugnolle F, Solassol J, Jean-Pierre H, Godreuil S, Renaud F (2017) VIM-1 carbapenemase-producing Escherichia coli in gulls from southern France. Ecology and Evolution 7: 1224-1232 doi

Wichit S, Diop F, Hamel R, Talignani L, Ferraris P, Cornelie S, Liégeois F, Thomas F, Yssel H, Missé D (2017) Aedes aegypti saliva enhances chikungunya virus replication in human skin fibroblasts via inhibition of the type I interferon signaling pathway. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 55: 68-70 doi

Wichit S, Hamel R, Bernard E, Talignani L, Diop F, Ferraris P, Liégeois F, Ekchariyawat P, Luplertlop N, Surasombatpattana P, Thomas F, Merits A, Choumet V, Roques P, Yssel H, Briant L, Missé D (2017) Imipramine inhibits chikungunya virus replication in human skin fibroblasts through interference with intracellular cholesterol trafficking. Scientific Reports 7: 3145 doi


Aberkane S, Compain F, Decre D, Dupont C, Laurens C, Vittecoq M, Pantel A, Solassol J, Carriere C, Renaud F, Brieu N, Lavigne JP, Bouzinbi N, Ouedraogo AS, Jean-Pierre H, Godreuil S (2016) High prevalence of SXT/R391-related integrative and conjugative elements carrying bla(CMY-2) in Proteus mirabilis isolates from gulls in the South of France. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 60: 1148-1152 doi

Arnal A, Tissot T, Ujvari B, Nunney L, Solary E, Laplane L, Bonhomme F, Vittecoq M, Tasiemski A, Renaud F, Pujol P, Roche B, Thomas F (2016) The guardians of inherited oncogenic vulnerabilities. Evolution 70: 1-6 doi

Berticat C, Thomas F, Dauvilliers Y, Jaussent I, Ritchie K, Helmer C, Tzourio C, Raymond M, Artero S (2016) Excessive daytime sleepiness and antipathogen drug consumption in the elderly: a test of the immune theory of sleep. Scientific Reports 6: 23574 doi

Boundenga L, Makanga B, Ollomo B, Gilabert A, Rougeron V, Mve-Ondo B, Arnathau C, Durand P, Moukodoum ND, Okouga AP, Delicat-Loembet L, Yacka-Mouele L, Rahola N, Leroy E, Tidiane BAC, Renaud F, Prugnolle F, Paupy C (2016) Haemosporidian parasites of antelopes and other vertebrates from Gabon, Central Africa. PLoS One 11: e0148958 doi

Hamel R, Liégeois F, Wichit S, Pompon J, Diop F, Talignani L, Thomas F, Desprès P, Yssel H, Missé D (2016) Zika virus: epidemiology, clinical features and host-virus interactions. Microbes and Infection 18: doi

Makanga B, Yangari P, Rahola N, Rougeron V, Elguero E, Boundenga L, Moukodoum ND, Okouga AP, Arnathau C, Durand P, Willaume E, Ayala D, Fontenille D, Ayala FJ, Renaud F, Ollomo B, Prugnolle F, Paupy C (2016) Ape malaria transmission and potential for ape-to-human transfers in Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113: 5329-5334 doi

Maure F, Thomas F, Doyon J, Brodeur J (2016) Host nutritional status mediates degree of parasitoid virulence. Oikos 125: 1314-1323 doi

Ngoubangoye B, Boundenga L, Arnathau C, Mombo IM, Durand P, Tsoumbou TA, Otoro BV, Sana R, Okouga AP, Moukodoum N, Willaume E, Herbert A, Fouchet D, Rougeron V, Ba CT, Ollomo B, Paupy C, Leroy EM, Renaud F, Pontier D, Prugnolle F (2016) The host specificity of ape malaria parasites can be broken in confined environments. International Journal for Parasitology 46: 737-744 doi

Petitdemange C, Wauquier N, Devilliers H, Yssel H, Mombo I, Caron M, Nkoghe D, Debre P, Leroy E, Vieillard V (2016) Longitudinal analysis of natural killer cells in dengue virus-infected patients in comparison to chikungunya and chikungunya/dengue virus-infected patients. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10: e0004499 doi

Roche B, Thomas F (2016) Third international biannual Evolution and Cancer Conference (evolutionary trade-offs and clinical consequences) meeting report. San Francisco, CA, USA. 10-13 December 2015. Evolutionary Applications 9: 423-426 doi

Rougeron V, Suquet E, Maganga GD, Jiolle D, Mombo IM, Bourgarel M, Motsch P, Arnathau C, Durand P, Drexler F, Drosten C, Renaud F, Prugnolle F, Leroy EM (2016) Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of new bat astroviruses detected in Gabon, Central Africa. Acta Virologica 60: 386-392 doi

Tissot T, Arnal A, Jacqueline C, Poulin R, Lefèvre T, Mery F, Renaud F, Roche B, Massol F, Salzet M, Ewald P, Tasiemski A, Ujvari B, Thomas F (2016) Host manipulation by cancer cells: expectations, facts, and therapeutic implications. Bioessays 38: 276-285 doi

Tissot T, Ujvari B, Solary E, Lassus P, Roche B, Thomas F (2016) Do cell-autonomous and non-cell-autonomous effects drive the structure of tumor ecosystems? BBA Reviews on Cancer 1865: 147-154 doi

Ujvari B, Beckmann C, Biro PA, Arnal A, Tasiemski A, Massol F, Salzet M, Mery F, Boidin-Wichlacz C, Missé D, Renaud F, Vittecoq M, Tissot T, Roche B, Poulin R, Thomas F (2016) Cancer and life-history traits: lessons from host-parasite interactions. Parasitology 143: 533-541 doi

Ujvari B, Gatenby RA, Thomas F (2016) The evolutionary ecology of transmissible cancers. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 39: 293-303 doi

Ujvari B, Gatenby RA, Thomas F (2016) Transmissible cancers, are they more common than thought? Evolutionary Applications 9: 633-634 doi

Vittecoq M, Godreuil S, Prugnolle F, Durand P, Brazier L, Renaud N, Arnal A, Aberkane S, Jean-Pierre H, Gauthier-Clerc M, Thomas F, Renaud F (2016) Antimicrobial resistance in wildlife. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 519-529 doi


Arnal A, Ujvari B, Crespi B, Gatenby RA, Tissot T, Vittecoq M, Ewald PW, Casali A, Ducasse H, Jacqueline C, Missé D, Renaud F, Roche B, Thomas F (2015) Evolutionary perspective of cancer: myth, metaphors, and reality. Evolutionary Applications 8: 541-544 doi

Boundenga L, Ollomo B, Rougeron V, Mouele LY, Mve-Ondo B, Delicat-Loembet LM, Moukodoum ND, Okouga AP, Arnathau C, Elguero E, Durand P, Liégeois F, Boue V, Motsch P, Le Flohic G, Ndoungouet A, Paupy C, Ba CT, Renaud F, Prugnolle F (2015) Diversity of malaria parasites in great apes in Gabon. Malaria Journal. 14: 111 doi

Dantec CF, Ducasse H, Capdevielle X, Fabreguettes O, Delzon S, Desprez-Loustau ML (2015) Escape of spring frost and disease through phenological variations in oak populations along elevation gradients. Journal of Ecology 103: 1044-1056 doi

Daoust SP, King KC, Brodeur J, Roitberg BD, Roche B, Thomas F (2015) Making the best of a bad situation: host partial resistance and bypass of behavioral manipulation by parasites? Trends in Parasitology 31: 413-418 doi

Delicat-Loembet L, Rougeron V, Ollomo B, Arnathau C, Roche B, Elguero E, Moukodoum ND, Okougha AP, Ondo BM, Boundenga L, Houze S, Galan M, Nkoghe D, Leroy EM, Durand P, Paupy C, Renaud F, Prugnolle F (2015) No evidence for ape Plasmodium infections in humans in Gabon. PLoS One 10: e0126933 doi

Dheilly NM, Maure F, Ravallec M, Galena R, Doyon J, Duval D, Leger L, Volkoff AN, Missé D, Nidelet S, Demolombe V, Brodeur J, Gourbal B, Thomas F, Mitta G (2015) Who is the puppet master? Replication of a parasitic wasp-associated virus correlates with host behaviour manipulation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 282: 20142773 doi

Dheilly NM, Poulin R, Thomas F (2015) Biological warfare: microorganisms as drivers of host-parasite interactions. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 34: 251-259 doi

Ducasse H, Arnal A, Vittecoq M, Daoust SP, Ujvari B, Jacqueline C, Tissot T, Ewald P, Gatenby RA, King KC, Bonhomme F, Brodeur J, Renaud F, Solary E, Roche B, Thomas F (2015) Cancer: an emergent property of disturbed resource-rich environments? Ecology meets personalized medicine. Evolutionary Applications 8: 527-540 doi

Ducasse H, Ujvari B, Solary E, Vittecoq M, Arnal A, Bernex F, Pirot N, Missé D, Bonhomme F, Renaud F, Thomas F, Roche B (2015) Can Peto's paradox be used as the null hypothesis to identify the role of evolution in natural resistance to cancer? a critical review. BMC Cancer 15: 792 doi

Duron O, Noel V, McCoy KD, Bonazzi M, Sidi-Boumedine K, Morel O, Vavre F, Zenner L, Jourdain E, Durand P, Arnathau C, Renaud F, Trape JF, Biguezoton AS, Cremaschi J, Dietrich M, Léger E, Appelgren A, Dupraz M, Gómez-Díaz E, Diatta G, Dayo GK, Adakal H, Zoungrana S, Vial L, Chevillon C (2015) The recent evolution of a maternally-inherited endosymbiont of ticks led to the emergence of the Q fever pathogen, Coxiella burnetii. PLoS Pathogens11 : e1004892 doi

Ekchariyawat P, Hamel R, Bernard E, Wichit S, Surasombatpattana P, Talignani L, Thomas F, Choumet V, Yssel H, Despres P, Briant L, Missé D (2015) Inflammasome signaling pathways exert antiviral effect against chikungunya virus in human dermal fibroblasts. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 32: 401-408 doi

Elbir H, FotsoFotso A, Diatta G, Trape JF, Arnathau C, Renaud F, Durand P (2015) Ubiquitous bacteria Borrelia crocidurae in Western African ticks Ornithodoros sonrai. Parasites & Vectors 8: 477 doi

Elguero E, Delicat-Loembet LM, Rougeron V, Arnathau C, Roche B, Becquart P, Gonzalez JP, Nkoghe D, Sica L, Leroy EM, Durand P, Ayala FJ, Ollomo B, Renaud F, Prugnolle F (2015) Malaria continues to select for sickle cell trait in central africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 7051-7054 doi

Hamel R, Dejarnac O, Wichit S, Ekchariyawat P, Neyret A, Luplertlop N, Perera-Lecoin M, Surasombatpattana P, Talignani L, Thomas F, Cao-Lormeau V, Choumet V, Briant L, Desprès P, Amara A, Yssel H, Missé D (2015) Biology of Zika virus infection in human skin cells. Journal of Virology 89: 8880-8896 doi

Herbert A, Boundenga L, Meyer A, Moukodoum DN, Okouga AP, Arnathau C, Durand P, Magnus J, Ngoubangoye B, Willaume E, Ba CT, Rougeron V, Renaud F, Ollomo B, Prugnolle F (2015) Malaria-like symptoms associated with a natural Plasmodium reichenowi infection in a chimpanzee. Malaria Journal 14: 220 doi

Mombo IM, Berthet N, Lukashev AN, Bleicker T, Brünink S, Léger L, Atencia R, Cox D, Bouchier C, Durand P, Arnathau C, Brazier L, Fair JN, Schneider BS, Drexler JF, Prugnolle F, Drosten C, Renaud F, Leroy EM, Rougeron V (2015) First detection of an enterovirus C99 in a captive chimpanzee with acute flaccid paralysis, from the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center, Republic of Congo. PLoS One 10: e0136700 doi

Mve-Ondo B, Nkoghe D, Arnathau C, Rougeron V, Bisvigou U, Mouele LY, Boundenga L, Durand P, Elguero E, Lemmers S, Delicat-Loembet LM, Diamella-Moukodoum N, Paupy C, Renaud F, Prugnolle F, Ollomo B (2015) Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Baka Pygmies and their Bantu neighbours in the north of Gabon. Malaria Journal 14: 395 doi

N'Dilimabaka N, Berthet N, Rougeron V, Mangombi JB, Durand P, Maganga GD, Bouchier C, Schneider BS, Fair J, Renaud F, Leroy EM (2015) Evidence of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) in domestic mice in Gabon: Risk of emergence of LCMV encephalitis in central Africa. Journal of Virology. 89: 1456-1460. doi

Roche B, Ujvari B, Thomas F (2015) Bad luck and cancer: does evolution spin the wheel of fortune? BioEssays. 37: 586-587 doi

Tasiemski A, Massol F, Cuvillier-Hot V, Boidin-Wichlacz C, Roger E, Rodet F, Fournier I, Thomas F, Salzet M (2015) Reciprocal immune benefit based on complementary production of antibiotics by the leech Hirudo verbana and its gut symbiont Aeromonas veronii. Scientific Reports 5: 17498 doi

Thomas F, Doyon J, Elguero E, Dujardin JP, Brodeur J, Roucher C, Roberta V, Missé D, Raymond M, Trape JF (2015) Plasmodium infections and fluctuating asymmetry among children and teenagers from Senegal. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 32: 97-101 doi

Vittecoq M, Ducasse H, Arnal A, Møller AP, Ujvari B, Jacqueline CB, Tissot T, Missé D, Bernex, F, Pirot N, Lemberger K, Abadie J, Labrut S, Bonhomme F, Renaud F, Roche B, Thomas F (2015) Animal behaviour and cancer. Animal Behaviour. 101: 19-26 doi

Vittecoq M, Roche B, Cohen JM, Renaud F, Thomas F, Gauthier-Clerc M (2015) Does the weather play a role in the spread of pandemic influenza? A study of H1N1pdm09 infections in France during 2009-2010. Epidemiology and Infection 143: 3384-3393 doi

Vittecoq M, Roche B, Prugnolle F, Renaud F, Thomas F (2015) Les maladies infectieuses. de Boeck Solal, Paris


Delicat-Loembet LM, Elguero E, Arnathau C, Durand P, Ollomo B, Ossari S, Mezui-Me-Ndong J, Mboro TM, Becquart P, Nkoghe D, Leroy E, Sica L, Gonzalez JP, Prugnolle F & Renaud F (2014) Prevalence of the sickle cell trait in Gabon: a nationwide study. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 25: 52-56 doi

Godreuil S, Leban N, Padilla A, Hamel R, Luplertlop N, Chauffour A, Vittecoq M, Hoh F, Thomas F, Sougakoff W, Lionne C, Yssel H & Missé D (2014) Aedesin: structure and antimicrobial activity against multidrug resistant bacterial strains. PLoS One. 9: e105441 doi

Grard G, Caron M, Mombo IM, Nkoghe D, Ondo SM, Jiolle D, Fontenille D, Paupy C & Leroy EM (2014) Zika Virus in Gabon (Central Africa) - 2007: A new threat from Aedes albopictus? PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8: 2681 doi

Maure F, Doyon J, Thomas F & Brodeur J (2014) Host behaviour manipulation as an evolutionary route towards attenuation of parasitoid virulence. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27: 2871-2875 doi

Menegon M, Durand P, Menard D, Legrand E, Picot S, Nour B, Davidyants V, Santi F & Severini C (2014) Genetic diversity and population structure of Plasmodium vivax isolates from Sudan, Madagascar, French Guiana and Armenia. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 27: 244-249 doi

Mombo IM, Berthet N, Bouchier C, Fair JN, Schneider BS, Renaud F, Leroy EM, Rougeron V (2014) Characterization of a genogroup I sapovirus isolated from chimpanzees in the republic of congo. Genome Announcements 2: doi

Otto TD, Rayner JC, Bohme U, Pain A, Spottiswoode N, Sanders M, Quail M, Ollomo B, Renaud F, Thomas AW, Prugnolle F, Conway DJ, Newbold C & Berriman M (2014) Genome sequencing of chimpanzee malaria parasites reveals possible pathways of adaptation to human hosts. Nature Communications. 5: doi

Rahola N, Makanga B, Yangari P, Jiolle D, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Ollomo B, Ayala D, Prugnolle F & Paupy C (2014) Description of Anopheles gabonensis, a new species potentially involved in rodent malaria transmission in Gabon, Central Africa. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 28: 628-634 doi

Surasombatpattana P, Ekchariyawat P, Hamel R, Patramool S, Thongrungkiat S, Denizot M, Delaunay P, Thomas F, Luplertlop N, Yssel H & Missé D (2014) Aedes aegypti saliva contains a prominent 34-kDa protein that strongly enhances dengue virus replication in human keratinocytes. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 134: 281-284 doi

Vittecoq M, Thomas F, Jourdain E, Moutou F, Renaud F & Gauthier-Clerc M (2014) Risks of emerging infectious diseases: evolving threats in a changing area, the Mediterranean Basin. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 61: 17-27 doi

Yalcindag E, Rougeron V, Elguero E, Arnathau C, Durand P, Brisse S, Diancourt L, Aubouy A, Becquart P, D'Alessandro U, Fontenille D, Gamboa D, Maestre A, Menard D, Musset L, Noya O, Veron V, Wide A, Carme B, Legrand E, Chevillon C, Ayala FJ, Renaud F & Prugnolle F (2014) Patterns of selection on Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte-binding antigens after the colonization of the New World. Molecular Ecology. 23: 1979-1993 doi


Bañuls AL, Thomas F & Renaud F (2013) Of parasites and men. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 20: 61-70 doi

Caron M, Grard G, Paupy C, Mombo IM, Nso BBB, Kassa FRK, Nkoghe D & Leroy EM (2013) First evidence of simultaneous circulation of three different dengue virus serotypes in Africa. PLoS One. 8: 78030 doi

Daoust SP, Fahrig L, Martin AE & Thomas F (2013) From forest and agro-ecosystems to the microecosystems of the human body: what can landscape ecology tell us about tumor growth, metastasis, and treatment options? Evolutionary Applications. 6: 82-91 doi pdf

Dubois F, Thomas F & Brodeur J (2013) When should a trophically transmitted parasite exploit host compensatory responses? Ecology and Evolution. 3: 2401-2408 doi

Hochberg ME, Thomas F, Assenat E & Hibner U (2013) Preventive Evolutionary medicine of cancers. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 134-143 doi pdf

Maure F, Brodeur J, Droit A, Doyon J & Thomas F (2013) Bodyguard manipulation in a multipredator context: different processes, same effect. Behavioural Processes. 99: 81-86 doi

Maure F, Brodeur J, Hughes D & Thomas F (2013) How much energy should manipulative parasites leave to their hosts to ensure altered behaviours? Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 43-46 doi

Maure F, Daoust SP, Brodeur J, Mitta G & Thomas F (2013) Diversity and evolution of bodyguard manipulation. Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 36-42 doi

Patramool S, Bernard E, Hamel R, Natthanej L, Chazal N, Surasombatpattana P, Ekchariyawat P, Daoust S, Thongrungkiat S, Thomas F, Briant L & Missé D (2013) Isolation of infectious chikungunya virus and dengue virus using anionic polymer-coated magnetic beads. Journal of virological methods. 193: 55-61 doi

Paupy C, Makanga B, Ollomo B, Rahola N, Durand P, Magnus J, Willaume E, Renaud F, Fontenille D & Prugnolle F (2013) Anopheles moucheti and Anopheles vinckei are candidate vectors of ape Plasmodium parasites, including Plasmodium praefalciparum in Gabon. PLoS One. 8: e57294 doi

Prugnolle F, Rougeron V, Becquart P, Berry A, Makanga B, Rahola N, Arnathau C, Ngoubangoye B, Menard S, Willaume E, Ayala FJ, Fontenille D, Ollomo B, Durand P, Paupy C & Renaud F (2013) Diversity, host switching and evolution of Plasmodium vivax infecting African great apes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 110: 8123-8128 doi

Roche B, Sprouffske K, Hbid H, Missé D & Thomas F (2013) Peto's paradox revisited: theoretical evolutionary dynamics of cancer in wild populations. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 109-116 doi pdf

Thomas F, Fisher D, Fort P, Marie JP, Daoust S, Roche B, Grunau C, Cosseau C, Mitta G, Baghdiguian S, Rousset F, Lassus P, Assenat E, Gregoire D, Missé D, Lorz A, Billy F, Vainchenker W, Delhommeau F, Koscielny S, Itzykson R, Tang RP, Fava F, Ballesta A, Lepoutre T, Krasinska L, Dulic V, Raynaud P, Blache P, Quittau-Prevostel C, Vignal E, Trauchessec H, Perthame B, Clairambault J, Volpert V, Solary E, Hibner U & Hochberg ME (2013) Applying ecological and evolutionary theory to cancer: a long and winding road. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 1-10 doi pdf

Trape JF, Diatta G, Arnathau C, Bitam I, Sarih M, Belghyti D, Bouattour A, Elguero E, Vial L, Mane Y, Balde C, Pugnolle F, Chauvancy G, Mahe G, Granjon L, Duplantier JM, Durand P & Renaud F (2013) The epidemiology and geographic distribution of relapsing fever borreliosis in west and north Africa, with a review of the Ornithodoros erraticus complex (Acari: Ixodida). PLoS One. 8: 78473 doi

Vittecoq M, Lecollinet S, Jourdain E, Thomas F, Blanchon T, Arnal A, Lowenski S & Gauthier-Clerc M (2013) Recent circulation of West Nile virus and potentially other closely related flaviviruses in southern France. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 13: 610-613 doi

Vittecoq M, Roche B, Daoust SP, Ducasse H, Missé D, Abadie J, Labrut S, Renaud F, Gauthier-Clerc M & Thomas F (2013) Cancer: a missing link in ecosystem functioning? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28: 628-635 doi


Boissiere A, Arnathau C, Duperray C, Berry L, Lachaud L, Renaud F, Durand P & Prugnolle F (2012) Isolation of Plasmodium falciparum by flow-cytometry: implications for single-trophozoite genotyping and parasite DNA purification for whole-genome high-throughput sequencing of archival samples. Malaria Journal. 11: 163 doi

Caron M, Paupy C, Grard G, Becquart P, Mombo I, Nso BBB, Kassa FK, Nkoghe D & Leroy EM (2012) Recent introduction and rapid dissemination of chikungunya virus and dengue virus serotype 2 associated with human and mosquito coinfections in Gabon, Central Africa. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 55: e45-e53 doi

Daoust SP, Schatz B, Missé D & Thomas F (2012) Ecology of Gordian knots in natural conditions. Invertebrate Biology. 131: 294-300 doi

Diatta G, Souidi Y, Granjon L, Arnathau C, Durand P, Chauvancy G, Mane Y, Sarih Mh, Belghyti D, Renaud F & Trape JF (2012) Epidemiology of tick-borne borreliosis in Morocco. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6: 1810 doi

Hughes D, Brodeur J & Thomas F (2012) Host manipulation by parasites. Oxford University Press.

Nkoghe D, Kassa RF, Caron M, Grard G, Mombo I, Bikie B, Paupy C, Becquart P, Bisvigou U & Leroy EM (2012) Clinical forms of Chikungunya in Gabon, 2010. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6: e1517 doi

Patramool S, Choumet V, Surasombatpattana P, Sabatier L, Thomas F, Thongrungkiat S, Rabilloud T, Boulanger N, Biron DG & Missé D (2012) Update on the proteomics of major arthropod vectors of human and animal pathogens. Proteomics. 12: 3510-3523 doi

Roche B, Hochberg ME, Caulin AF, Maley CC, Gatenby RA, Missé D & Thomas F (2012) Natural resistance to cancers: a Darwinian hypothesis to explain Peto's paradox. BMC Cancer. 12: 387 doi pdf

Thomas F, Daoust SP & Raymond M (2012) Can we understand modern humans without considering pathogens? Evolutionary Applications. 5: 368-379 doi pdf

Thomas F, Daoust SP, Elguero E & Raymond M (2012) Do mothers from rich and well-nourished countries bear more sons ? Journal of Evolutionary Medicine. 1: 1-5 pdf

Thomas F, Elguero E, Brodeur J, Roche B, Missé D & Raymond M (2012) Malignancies and high birth weight in human: which cancers could result from antagonistic pleiotropy? Journal of Evolutionary Medicine. 1: 5 pdf

Thomas F, Guégan JF & Renaud F (2012) Ecologie et évolution des systèmes parasites. De Boeck.

Thomas F, Lafferty KD, Brodeur J, Elguero E, Gauthier-Clerc M & Missé D (2012) Incidence of adult brain cancers is higher in countries where the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii is common. Biology Letters. 8: 101-103 doi pdf

Vittecoq M, Elguero E, Lafferty KD, Roche B, Brodeur J, Gauthier-Clerc M, Missé D & Thomas F (2012) Brain cancer mortality rates increase with Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in France. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 12: 496-498 doi pdf

Vittecoq M, Grandhomme V, Simon G, Herve S, Blanchon T, Renaud F, Thomas F, Gauthier-Clerc M & van der Werf S (2012) Study of influenza A virus in wild boars living in a major duck wintering site. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 12: 483-486 doi pdf

Vittecoq M, Lafferty KD, Elguero E, Brodeur J, Gauthier-Clerc M, Missé D, Roche B & Thomas F (2012) Cat ownership is neither a strong predictor of Toxoplasma gondii infection nor a risk factor for brain cancer Reply. Biology Letters. 8: 1042-1042doi pdf

Yalcindag E, Elguero E, Arnathau C, Durand P, Akiana J, Anderson TJ, Aubouy A, Balloux F, Besnard P, Bogreau H, Carnevale P, D'Alessandro U, Fontenille D, Gamboa D, Jombart T, Le Mire J, Leroy E, Maestre A, Mayxay M, Menard D, Musset L, Newton PN, Nkoghe D, Noya O, Ollomo B, Rogier C, Veron V, Wide A, Zakeri S, Carme B, Legrand E, Chevillon C, Ayala FJ, Renaud F & Prugnolle F (2012) Multiple independent introductions of Plasmodium falciparum in South America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 109: 511-516 doi


Barnabé C, De Meeûs T, Noireau F, Bosseno MF, Monje EM, Renaud F & Brenière SF (2011) Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units (DTUs): Microsatellite loci and population genetics of DTUs TcV and TcI in Bolivia and Peru. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11: 1752-1760 doi

Loot G, Poulet N, Brosse S, Tudesque L, Thomas F & Blanchet S (2011) Determinants of life-history traits in a fish ectoparasite: a hierarchical analysis. Parasitology. 138: 848-857 doi

Luplertlop N, Surasombatpattana P, Patramool S, Dumas E, Wasinpiyamongkol L, Saune L, Hamel R, Bernard E, Sereno D, Thomas F, Piquemal D, Yssel H, Briant L & Missé D (2011) Induction of a peptide with activity against a broad spectrum of pathogens in the Aedes aegypti salivary gland, following Infection with Dengue Virus. PLoS Pathogens. 7: e1001252 doi

Maure F, Brodeur J, Ponlet N, Doyon J, Firlej A, Elguero E & Thomas F (2011) The cost of a bodyguard. Biology Letters. 7: 843-846 doi pdf

Patramool S, Surasombatpattana P, Luplertlop N, Seveno M, Choumet V, Thomas F & Missé D (2011) Proteomic analysis of an Aedes albopictus cell line infected with Dengue serotypes 1 and 3 viruses. Parasites & Vectors. 4: 138 doi

Ponton F, Otalora-Luna F, Lefèvre T, Guerin PM, Lebarbenchon C, Duneau D, Biron DG & Thomas F (2011) Water-seeking behavior in worm-infected crickets and reversibility of parasitic manipulation. Behavioral Ecology. 22: 392-400 doi

Prugnolle F, Ayala F, Ollomo B, Arnathau C, Durand P & Renaud F (2011) Plasmodium falciparum is not as lonely as previously considered. Virulence. 2: 71-76 doi

Prugnolle F, Durand P, Ollomo B, Ayala FJ & Renaud F (2011) Reply to Sharp et al.: Host species sampling bias and Plasmodium falciparum origin paradigm shifts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108: E873-E873 doi

Prugnolle F, Durand P, Ollomo B, Duval L, Ariey F, Arnathau C, Gonzalez JP, Leroy E & Renaud F (2011) A fresh look at the origin of Plasmodium falciparum, the most malignant malaria agent. PLoS Pathogens. 7: e1001283 doi

Prugnolle F, Ollomo B, Durand P, Yalcindag E, Arnathau C, Elguero E, Berry A, Pourrut X, Gonzalez JP, Nkoghe D, Akiana J, Verrier D, Leroy E, Ayala FJ & Renaud F (2011) African monkeys are infected by Plasmodium falciparum nonhuman primate-specific strains. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108: 11948-11953 doi

Surasombatpattana P, Hamel R, Patramool S, Luplertlop N, Thomas F, Despres P, Briant L, Yssel H & Missé D (2011) Dengue virus replication in infected human keratinocytes leads to activation of antiviral innate immune responses. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11: 1664-1673 doi

Thomas F, Brodeur J, Maure F, Franceschi N, Blanchet S & Rigaud T (2011) Intraspecific variability in host manipulation by parasites. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11: 262-269 doi

Thomas F, Elguero E, Brodeur J, Le Goff J & Missé D (2011) Herpes simplex virus type 2 and cancer: A medical geography approach. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11: 1239-1242 doi

Vittecoq M, Ottmann M, Renaud F, Thomas F & Gauthier-Clerc M (2011) Persistance of influenza A viruses based on environmental parameters. Virologie. 15: 371-379 pdf


Bob NS, Diop BM, Renaud F, Marrama L, Durand P, Tall A, Ka B, Ekala MT, Bouchier C, Mercereau-Puijalon O & Jambou R (2010) Parasite polymorphism and severe Malaria in Dakar (Senegal): a West African urban area. PLoS One. 5: e9817

Cezilly F, Thomas F, Medoc V, Perrot-Minnot MJ (2010) Host-manipulation by parasites with complex life cycles: adaptive or not? Trends in Parasitology. 26: 311-317

Chevillon C (2010) Evolution de pathogènes au sein du chapitre Activités humaines et biologie évolutive coordonné par Louis Bernatchez. In Biologie Evolutive. Eds. Raymond M, Lefèvre T & Thomas F. pp 700-706. De Boeck, collection MD

Correa AC, Escobar JS, Durand P, Renaud F, David P, Jarne P, Pointier JP & Hurtrez-Boussès S (2010) Bridging gaps in the molecular phylogeny of the Lymnaeidae (Gastropoda: Pulmonata), vectors of Fascioliasis. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10: 381 pdf

Daoust SP, Mader BJ, Maure F, McLaughlin JD, Thomas F & Rau ME (2010) Experimental evidence of size/age-biased infection of Biomphalaria glabrata (Pulmonata: Planorbidae) by an incompatible parasite species: Consequences for biological control. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 10: 1008-1012

Godreuil S, Renaud F, Choisy M, Depina JJ, Garnotel E, Morillon M, Van de Perre P & Bañuls AL (2010) Highly structured genetic diversity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis population in Djibouti. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 16: 1024-1026

Helluy S & Thomas F (2010) Parasitic manipulation and neuroinflammation: Evidence from the system Microphallus papillorobustus (Trematoda) - Gammarus (Crustacea). Parasites & Vectors. 3: 38

Hurtrez-Boussès S, Hurtrez JE, Turpin H, Durand C, Durand P, de Meeûs T, Meunier C & Renaud F (2010) Hydrographic network structure and population genetic differentiation in a vector of fasciolosis, Galba truncatula. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 10: 178-183

Lebarbenchon C, Chang CM, Grandhomme V, Dietrich M, Kayser Y, Elguero E, Renaud F, Thomas F, van der Werf S & Gauthier-Clerc M (2010) Avian influenza circulation in the Camargue (South of France) during the 2006-07 season. Avian Diseases. 54: S446-S449

Lebarbenchon C, Feare CJ, Renaud F, Thomas F & Gauthier-Clerc M (2010) Persistence of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in natural ecosystems. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16: 1057-1062

Lefèvre T, Gouagna LC, Dabire KR, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Costantini C & Thomas F (2010) Beer consumption increases human attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes. PLoS One. 5: e9546 pdf

Loot G, Thomas F & Blanchet S (2010) 'Vicious circles' and disease spread: elements of discussion. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 25: 131

Mercier A, Devillard S, Ngoubangoye B, Bonnabau H, Bañuls AL, Durand P, Salle B, Ajzenberg D & Darde ML (2010) Additional haplogroups of Toxoplasma gondii out of Africa: population structure and mouse-virulence of strains from Gabon. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 4: e876

Michalakis Y, Charmentier A, Gaillard JM, Sorci G, Tully T & O Ronce (2010) Evolution des traits d'histoire de vie. In Biologie Evolutive. Eds. Thomas F, Lefèvre T & Raymond M. pp. 339-386. De Boeck, Bruxelles.

Prugnolle F, Durand P, Neel C, Ollomo B, Ayala FJ, Arnathau C, Etienne L, Mpoudi-Ngole E, Nkoghe D, Leroy E, Delaporte E, Peeters M & Renaud F (2010) African great apes are natural hosts of multiple related malaria species, including Plasmodium falciparum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 107: 1458-1463 [-supporting information-] pdf

Prugnolle F, Durand P, Renaud F & Rousset F (2010) Effective size of the hierarchically structured populations of the agent of malaria: a coalescent-based model. Heredity. 104: 371-377

Thomas F, Poulin R & Brodeur J (2010) Host manipulation by parasites: a multidimensional phenomenon. Oikos. 119: 1217-1223

Thomas F, Poulin R & Brodeur J (2010) Infection syndrome and multidimensionality: two terms for two different issues. Oikos. 119: 1230-1230

Wasinpiyamongkol L, Patramool S, Luplertlop N, Surasombatpattana P, Doucoure S, Mouchet F, Seveno M, Remoué F, Demettre E, Brizard JP, Jouin P, Biron DG, Thomas F & Missé D (2010) Blood-feeding and immunogenic Aedes aegypti saliva proteins. Proteomics. 10: 1906-1916 pdf


Blanchet S, Mejean L, Bourque JF, Lek S, Thomas F, Marcogliese DJ, Dodson JJ & Loot G (2009) Why do parasitized hosts look different? Resolving the "chicken-egg" dilemma. Oecologia. 160: 37-47

Blanchet S, Thomas F & Loot G (2009) Reciprocal effects between host phenotype and pathogens: new insights from an old problem. Trends in Parasitology. 25: 364-369

Brochet AL, Guillemain M, Lebarbenchon C, Simon G, Fritz H, Green AJ, Renaud F, Thomas F & Gauthier-Clerc M (2009) The potential distance of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus dispersal by Mallard, Common Teal and Eurasian Pochard. Ecohealth. 6: 449-457

Constantin de Magny G, Renaud F, Durand P & Guégan JF (2009) Health ecology: a new tool, the macroscope. Ecology and evolution of parasitism. Oxford University Press. (Eds. Thomas F, Guégan JF & Renaud F). pp 129-148 pdf

Garnier S, Durand P, Arnathau C, Risterucci AM, Esparza-Salas R, Cellier-Holzem E & Sorci G (2009) New polymorphic microsatellite loci in the house sparrow, Passer domesticus. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9: 1063-1065

Lebarbenchon C, Albespy F, Brochet AL, Grandhomme V, Renaud F, Fritz H, Green AJ, Thomas F, van der Werf S, Aubry P, Guillemain M & Gauthier-Clerc M (2009) Spread of avian influenza viruses by Common Teal (Anas crecca) in Europe. PLoS One. 4: 9

Lefèvre T, Adamo SA, Biron DG, Missé D, Hughes D & Thomas F (2009) Invasion of the body snatchers: The diversity and evolution of manipulative strategies in host-parasite interactions. Advances in Parasitology. 68: 45-83

Lefèvre T, Gouagna LC, Dabire KR, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Costantini C & Thomas F (2009) Evolutionary lability of odour-mediated host preference by the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 14: 228-236 pdf

Lefèvre T, Gouagna LC, Dabire KR, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Costantini C & Thomas F (2009) Beyond nature and nurture: phenotypic plasticity in blood-feeding behavior of Anopheles gambiae s.s. when humans are not readily accessible. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 81: 1023-1029 pdf

Lefèvre T, Lebarbenchon C, Gauthier-Clerc M, Missé D, Poulin R & Thomas F (2009) The ecological significance of manipulative parasites. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 24: 41-48

Lekweiry KM, Abdallahi MO, Ba H, Arnathau C, Durand P, Trape JF & Salem AOM (2009) Preliminary study of malaria incidence in Nouakchott, Mauritania. Malaria Journal. 8: 92 pdf

Michalakis Y & Renaud F (2009) Malaria: Evolution in vector control. Nature. 462: 298-300

Michalakis Y (2009) Parasitism and the evolution of life-history traits. In Ecology and evolution of parasitism. Eds. Thomas F, Guégan JF & Renaud F. pp. 19-30. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Ollomo B, Durand P, Prugnolle F, Douzery E, Arnathau C, Nkoghe D, Leroy E & Renaud F (2009) A new malaria agent in African Hominids. PLoS Pathogens. 5: 5 pdf

Planade B, Lena JP, Li H, Plenet S, Guégan JF, Thomas F, Hurtrez-Boussès S, Renaud F & Joly P (2009) Tracking a heterosis effect in the field: tadpole resistance to parasites in the water frog hybridogenetic complex. Parasitology. 136: 1003-1013 pdf

Ponton F, Duneau D, Sanchez MI, Courtiol A, Terekhin AT, Budilova EV, Renaud F & Thomas F (2009) Effect of parasite-induced behavioral alterations on juvenile development. Behavioral Ecology. 20: 1020-1025

Prugnolle F, Lefèvre T, Renaud F, Møller AP, Missé D & Thomas F (2009) Infection and body odours: Evolutionary and medical perspectives. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 9: 1006-1009

Pumpaibool T, Arnathau C, Durand P, Kanchanakhan N, Siripoon N, Suegorn A, Sitthiamorn C, Renaud F & Harnyuttanakorn P (2009) Genetic diversity and population structure of Plasmodium falciparum in Thailand, a low transmission country. Malaria Journal. 8: 155 pdf

Roche B, Lebarbenchon C, Gauthier-Clerc M, Chang CM, Thomas F, Renaud F, van der Werf S & Guégan JF (2009) Water-borne transmission drives avian influenza dynamics in wild birds: The case of the 2005-2006 epidemics in the Camargue area. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 9: 800-805 pdf

Sanchez MI, Thomas F, Perrot-Minnot MJ, Biron DG, Bertrand-Michel J & Missé D (2009) Neurological and physiological disorders in Artemia harboring manipulative cestodes. Journal of Parasitology. 95: 20-24


Chevillon C, Briant L, Renaud F & Devaux C (2008) The Chikungunya threat: an ecological and evolutionary perspective. Trends in Microbiology. 16: 80-88 pdf

Constantin de Magny G, Renaud F, Durand P, Guégan JF (2008) Ecology of health: the macroscope as a new tool! In Ecology and Evolution of Parasitized Systems. Eds F Thomas, JF Guègan & F Renaud. pp.129-138 Oxford University Press

Joly P, Guesdon V, Fromont E, Plenet S, Grolet O, Guégan JF, Hurtrez-Boussès S, Thomas F & Renaud F (2008) Heterozygosity and parasite intensity: lung parasites in the water frog hybridization complex. Parasitology. 135: 95-104

Lebarbenchon C, Brown SP, Poulin R, Gauthier-Clerc M & Thomas F (2008) Evolution of pathogens in a man-made world. Molecular Ecology. 17: 475-484

Lefèvre T & Thomas F (2008) Behind the scene, something else is pulling the strings: emphasizing parasitic manipulation in vector-borne diseases. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 8: 504-519 pdf

Lefèvre T, Roche B, Poulin R, Hurd H, Renaud F & Thomas F (2008) Exploiting host compensatory responses: the 'must' of manipulation? Trends in Parasitology. 24: 435-439

Lefèvre T, Thomas F, Ravel S, Patrel D, Renault L, Le Bourligu L, Cuny G & Biron DG (2008) Trypanosoma brucei brucei induces alteration in the head proteome of the tsetse fly vector Glossina palpalis gambiensis. Insect Molecular Biology. 16: 651-660 pdf

Poulin R & Thomas F (2008) Epigenetic effects of infection on the phenotype of host offspring: parasites reaching across host generations. Oikos. 117: 331-335 pdf

Prugnolle F, Durand P, Jacob K, Razakandrainibe F, Arnathau C, Villarreal D, Rousset F, de Meeûs T & Renaud F (2008) A comparison of Anopheles gambiae and Plasmodium falciparum genetic structure over space and time. Microbes and Infection. 10: 269-275 pdf

Sanchez MI, Ponton F, Missé D, Hugues D & Thomas F (2008) Hairworm response to notonectid attacks. Animal Behaviour. 75: 823-826 pdf

Sanchez MI, Ponton F, Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Hughes DP, Missé D & Thomas F (2008) Two steps to suicide in crickets harbouring hairworms. Animal Behaviour. 76: 1621-1624


Annan Z, Durand P, Ayala FJ, Arnathau C, Awono-Ambene P, Simard F, Razakandrainibe FG, Koella JC, Fontenille D & Renaud F (2007) Population genetic structure of Plasmodium falciparum in the two main African vectors, Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 104: 7987-7992 pdf

Chevillon C, Koffi BB, Barre N, Durand P, Arnathau C & de Meeûs T (2007) Direct and indirect inferences on parasite mating and gene transmission patterns Pangamy in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 7: 298-304 pdf

de Meeûs T, McCoy KD, Prugnolle F, Chevillon C, Durand P, Hurtrez-Boussès S & Renaud F (2007) Population genetics and molecular epidemiology or how to 'debusquer la bete'. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 7: 308-332 pdf

Gauthier-Clerc M, Lebarbenchon C & Thomas F (2007) Recent expansion of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1: a critical review Ibis. 149: 202-214 pdf

Godreuil S, Renaud F, Van de Perre P, Carriere C, Torrea G & Bañuls AL (2007) Genetic diversity and population structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected compared with uninfected individuals in Burkina Faso. AIDS. 21: 248-250

Guégan JF, Constantin de Magny G, Durand P & Renaud F (2007) Ecologie de la Santé: Le macroscope comme nouvel outil ! In Ecologie et évolution des systèmes parasites (Eds. Thomas F, Renaud F & Guégan JF). De Boeck Université, Paris, France. pdf

Guégan JF, Prugnolle F & Thomas F (2007) Global spatial patterns of infectious diseases and human evolution. In: Evolution in Health and Disease. Edited by Stearns SC, Koella J. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press; p. 19-29 pdf

Lebarbenchon C, Chang C-M, van der Werf S, Aubin JT, Kayser Y, Ballesteros M, Renaud F, Thomas F & Gauthier-Clerc M (2007) Influenza A virus in birds during spring migration in the Camargue, France Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 43: 789-793 pdf

Lebarbenchon C, Poulin R & Thomas F (2007) Parasitisme, Biodiversité et Biologie de la Conservation. In: Ecologie et évolution des systèmes parasites (Eds. Thomas F, Renaud F & Guégan JF). De Boeck Université, Bruxelles: Belgium.

Lebarbenchon C, van der Werf S, Thomas F, Aubin J-T, Azebi S, Cuvelier F, Jeannin P, Roca V, Chang C-M, Kayser Y, Roche B, Guégan JF, Renaud F & Gauthier-Clerc M (2007) Absence of detection of highly pathogenic H5N1 in migratory waterfowl in southern France in 2005-2006. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 7: 604-608 pdf

Lefèvre T, Sanchez MI, Ponton F, Hughes D & Thomas F (2007) Virulence and resistance in malaria: who drives the outcomes of infection Trends in Parasitology. 23: 299-302 pdf

Lefèvre T, Thomas F, Ravel S, Patrel D, Renault L, Le Bourligu L, Cuny G & Biron DG (2007) Trypanosoma brucei brucei induces alteration in the head proteome of the tsetse fly vector Glossina palpalis gambiensis. Insect Molecular Biology. 16: 651-660

Lefèvre T, Thomas F, Schwartz A, Levashina E, Blandin S, Brizard J-P, Le Bourligu L, Demettre E, Renaud F & Biron DG (2007) Malaria Plasmodium agent induces alteration in the head proteome of their Anopheles mosquito host. Proteomics. 7: 1908-1915 pdf

Michalakis Y (2007) Parasitisme et évolution des traits d'histoire de vie. In Ecologie et évolution des systèmes parasites. (Eds. Thomas F, Guégan JF & Renaud F) de Boeck, Bruxelles pdf

Rouag-Ziane N, Boulahbal A, Gauthier-Clerc M, Thomas F & Chabi Y (2007) The inventory of coot (Fulica atra) ecroparasites in the north-west of Algeria. Parasite. 14: 253-256

Thomas F, Guégan JF & Renaud F (2007) Ecologie et évolution des systèmes parasites. De Boeck Université, Bruxelles: Belgium pdf

Thomas F, Moore J, Poulin R & Adamo S (2007) Parasites that manipulate their hosts. In Encyclopedia of infectious diseases: Modern methodologies. (Ed. M Tibayrenc). Wiley: USA


Biron DG, Brun C, Lefèvre T, Lebarbenchon C, Loxdale HD, Chevenet F, Brizard JP & Thomas F (2006) The pitfalls of proteomics experiments without the correct use of bioinformatics tools. Proteomics. 6: 5577-5596 pdf

Biron DG, Loxdale HD, Ponton F, Moura H, Brugidou C, Marche L & Thomas F (2006) Population proteomics: an emerging discipline to study metapopulation ecology Proteomics. 6: 1712-1715 pdf

Biron DG, Ponton F, Marche L, Galeotti N, Renault L, Demey-Thomas E, Poncet J, Brown SP, Jouin P, & Thomas F (2006) 'Suicide' of crickets harbouring hairworm: a proteomics investigation Insect Molecular Biology. 15: 731-742 pdf

Bogreau H, Renaud F, Bouchiba H, Durand P, Assi SB, Henry M C, Garnotel E, Pradines B, Fusai T, Wade B, Adehossi E, Parola P, Kamil MA, Puijalon O & Rogier C (2006) Genetic diversity and structure of African Plasmodium falciparum populations in urban and rural areas. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 74: 953-959 pdf

Caillaud D, Prugnolle F, Durand P, Theron A & de Meeûs T (2006) Host sex and parasite genetic diversity. Microbes and Infection. 8: 2477-2483 pdf

Chevillon C, Paul RE, de Meeûs T & Renaud F (2006) Thinking transgenic vectors in a population context: Some expectations and many open-questions, In Genetically modified mosquitoes for malaria control, C. Boëte, Editor. Eurekah Bioscience: Texas, USA. pdf

Koffi BB, de Meeûs T, Barre N, Durand P, Arnathau C & Chevillon C (2006) Founder effects, inbreeding and effective sizes in the Southern cattle tick: the effect of transmission dynamics and implications for pest management. Molecular Ecology. 15: 4603-4611 pdf

Koffi BB, Risterucci AM, Joulia D, Durand P, Barre N, de Meeûs T & Chevillon C (2006) Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci within a young Boophilus microplus metapopulation. Molecular Ecology Notes. 6: 502-504 pdf

Lebarbenchon C, Poulin R, Gauthier-Clerc M & Thomas F (2006) Parasitological consequences of overcrowding in protected areas. Ecohealth. 3: 303-307 pdf

Lefèvre T, Koella JC, Renaud F, Hurd H, Biron DG & Thomas F (2006) New prospects for research on manipulation of insect vectors by pathogens PLoS Pathogens 2: 633-635 pdf

Nebavi F, Ayala FJ, Renaud F, Bertout S, Eholie S, Moussa K, Mallie M & de Meeûs T (2006) Clonal population structure and genetic diversity of Candida albicans in AIDS patients from Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 103: 3663-3668 pdf

Ponton F, Biron DG, Moore J, Møller AP & Thomas F (2006) Facultative virulence as a strategy to manipulate hosts. Behavioural Processes. 72: 1-5 pdf

Ponton F, Lebarbenchon C, Lefèvre T, Biron DG, Duneau D, Hughes DP & Thomas F (2006) Parasite survives predation on its host. Nature. 440: 756 pdf

Ponton F, Lebarbenchon C, Lefèvre T, Thomas F, Duneau D, Marché L, Renault L, Hughes DP & Biron DG (2006) Hairworm anti-predator strategy: a study of causes and consequences. Parasitology. 133: 631-638 pdf

Ponton F, Lefèvre T, Lebarbenchon C, Thomas F, Loxdale HD, Marché L, Renault L, Perrot-Minnot MJ & Biron DG (2006) Do distantly parasites rely on the same proximate factors to alter the behaviour of their hosts? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 273: 2869-2877 pdf

Prugnolle F, de Meeûs T, Pointier JP, Durand P, Rognon A & Theron A (2006) Geographical variations in infectivity and susceptibility in the host-parasite system Schistosoma mansoni/Biomphalaria glabrata: no evidence for local adaptation Parasitology 133:313-319

Thomas F & de Meeûs T (2006) Population variability in the beetle Timarcha maritima (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Acta Zoologica Sinica 52: 491-497 pdf

Vial L, Diatta G, Tall A, Ba EH, Bouganali H, Durand P, Sokhna C, Rogier C, Renaud F & Trape JF (2006) Incidence of tick-borne relapsing fever in west Africa: longitudinal study. Lancet. 368: 37-43 pdf

Vial L, Durand P, Arnathau C, Halos L, Diatta G, Trape JF & Renaud F (2006) Molecular divergences of the Ornithodoros sonrai soft tick species, a vector of human relapsing fever in West Africa. Microbes and Infection. 8: 2605-2611 pdf


Biron DG, Joly C, Marche L, Calcagno V, Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Renault L, Thomas F (2005) First analysis of the proteome of two nematomorph species, Paragordius tricuspidatus and Spinochordodes tellinii. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 5: 167-175 pdf

Biron DG, Moura H, Marche L, Hughes AL, Thomas F (2005) Towards a new conceptual approach to 'parasitoproteomics'. Trends in Parasitology. 21:162-168 pdf

Biron DG, Ponton F, Joly J, Menigoz A, Hanelt B, Thomas F (2005) Water seeking behavior in insects harboring hairworms: should the host collaborate? Behavioral Ecology. 16:656-660 pdf

Guégan JF, Morand S & Poulin R (2005) Are there general laws in parasite community ecology? The emergence of spatial parasitology and epidemiology. In Parasitism and ecosystems (Eds. Thomas F, Renaud F, Guégan JF). Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK pdf

Hanelt B, Thomas F, Schmidt-Rhaesa A (2005) Biology of the phylum Nematomorpha. Advances in Parasitology. 59: 243-305

Hurtrez-Boussès S, Pendino A, Barnabé C, Durand P, Rondelaud D, Durand C, Meunier C, Hurtrez JE & Renaud F (2005) Comparison between shell morphology and genetic diversity in two sympatric lymnaeid snails, vectors of fasciolosis. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 83: 1643-1648 pdf

Lambrechts L, Halbert J, Durand P, Gouagna LC, Koella JC (2005) Host genotype by parasite genotype interactions underlying the resistance of anopheline mosquitoes to Plasmodium falciparum. Malaria Journal. 4: 3 pdf

Malgoire JY, Bertout S, Renaud F, Bastide JM & Mallie A (2005) Typing of Saccharomyces cerevisiae clinical strains by using microsatellite sequence polymorphism. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43: 1133-1137

Michalakis Y & Renaud F (2005) Malaria - fungal allies enlisted. Nature. 435: 891 pdf

Ponton F, Biron DG, Joly C, Duneau D, Thomas F (2005) Ecology of populations parasitically modified: a case study from a gammarid (Gammarus insensibilis) - trematode (Microphallus papillorobustus) system. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 299: 205-215 pdf

Prugnolle F, Theron A, Pointier JP, Jabbour-Zahab R, Jarne P, Durand P & de Meeûs T (2005) Dispersal in a parasitic worm and its two hosts: consequence for local adaptation. Evolution 59: 296-303 pdf

Razakandrainibe FG, Durand P, Koella JC, de Meeûs T, Rousset F, Ayala FJ & Renaud F (2005) "Clonal" population structure of the malaria agent Plasmodium falciparum in high-infection regions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 102: 17388-17393 pdf

Renaud F, de Meeûs T & Read A (2005) Parasitism in man-made environments pg 155-170. In Parasitism and ecosystems (Eds Thomas F, Renaud F & Guégan JF) Oxford University Press.

Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Biron DG, Joly C & Thomas F (2005) Host-parasite relations and seasonal occurrence of Paragordius tricuspidatus and Spinochordodes tellinii (Nematomorpha) in Southern France. Zoologischer Anzeiger. 244: 51-57

Thomas F, Adamo S & Moore J (2005) Parasitic manipulation : where are we and where should we go? Behavioural Processes. 68: 185-199 pdf

Thomas F, Renaud F & Guégan JF (Eds) (2005) Parasitism and ecosystems. Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK