Student contributions

2018

How to estimate kinship.

Goudet J., Kay T. & Weir B.S.

Mol Ecol. 2018;00:1–15.

 

Prevalence and diversity of haemosporidian parasites in the yellow-rumped warbler hybrid zone.

Cozzarolo C. S.Jenkins T.Toews D. P. L.Brelsford A. & Christe P. 

Ecology and Evolution (2016) in press

 

Do soil biota influence the outcome of novel interactions between plant competitors?

Cardinaux A., Hart S.P. & Alexander J.M.

Journal of Ecology (2018), 106 (5), 1853–1863.

 

Learning from model errors: Can land use, edaphic and very high-resolution topo-climatic factors improve macroecological models of mountain grasslands?

Baudraz M.E.A., Pradervand J.-N., Beauverd M., Buri A., Guisan A. & Vittoz P. 

Journal of Biogeography (2018), 45 (2) pp. 429-437.

 

Rapid sex-chromosome turnover and non-random transitions in true frogs.

Jeffries D.L.*, Lavanchy G.*, Sermier R., Sredl M.J., Miura I., Borzée A., Barrow L.N., Canestrelli D., Crochet P.‐A., Dufresnes C., Fu J., Ma W.-J., Macías Garcia C., Ghali K., Nicieza A. G., O'Donnell R. P., Rodrigues N., Romano A., Martínez‐Solano Í., Stepanyan I., Zumbach S., Brelsford A. & Perrin N.  

Nature Communications (2018) volume 9, Article number: 4088 

 

Haemosporidian infection and co-infection affect host survival and reproduction in wild populations of great tits.

Pigeault R., Cozzarolo C.-S., Choquet R., Strehler M., Jenkins T., Delhaye J., Bovet L., Wassef J., Glaizot O. & Christe P.

Int J Parasitol. (2018) 48(14):1079-1087.

2017

Wood ants produce a potent antimicrobial agent by applying formic acid on tree-collected resin.

Brütsch T., Jaffuel G. , Vallat A., Turlings T. C. J. & Chapuisat M.

Ecology and Evolution (2017) 7: 2249-2254.

 

Stocking activities for the Arctic charr in Lake Geneva: Genetic effects in space and time.

Savary R., Dufresnes C., Champigneulle A., Caudron A., Dubey S., Perrin N. & Fumagalli L.

Ecology and Evolution (2017) 7:5201–5211.

 

Sex-specific changes in gene expression and delayed sex differentiation in response to estrogen pollution in grayling (Salmonidae).

Selmoni O. M., Maitre D., Roux J., Wilkins L. G. E., Marques da Cunha L., Vermeirssen E. L. M., Knörr S., Robinson-Rechavi M. & Wedekind C.

2017/05/09. bioRxiv.

 

Sex differentiation in grayling (Salmonidae) goes through an all-male stage and is delayed in genetic males who instead grow faster.

Maitre D., Selmoni O.M., Uppal A., Marques da Cunha L., Wilkins LGE, Roux J., Mobley K.B., Castro I., Knörr S., Robinson-Rechavi M. & Wedekind C.

Scientific Reports (2017), 7 (1) p. 15024.

 

Soil factors improve predictions of plant species distribution in a mountain environment.

Buri A., Cianfrani C., Adatte T., Pinto-Figueroa E., Spangenberg J.E ., Yashiro E., Verrecchia E., Guisan A. & Pradervand J.-N. 

Progress in Physical Geography (2017) , 41 (6) pp. 703–722

 

Identifying homomorphic sex chromosomes from wild‐caught adults with limited genomic resources.

Brelsford A., Lavanchy G.,  Sermier R.,  Rausch A. & Perrin N.

Molecular Ecology Resources (2017), 17(4): 752–759.

 

2016

Ants exhibit asymmetric hybridization in a mosaic hybrid zone.

Purcell J., Zahnd S., Athanasiades A., Türler R., Chapuisat M. & Brelsford A.

Molecular Ecology (2016)  25: 4866-4874.

 

Environmental influence on the phenotype of ant workers revealed by common garden experiment.

Purcell J., Pirogan D., Avril A., Bouyarden F. & Chapuisat M. 

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2016) 70: 357-367.

 

Habitat heterogeneity favors asexual reproduction in natural populations of grassthrips.

Lavanchy G., Strehler M., Llanos Roman M.N., Lessard‐Therrien M., ...

Evolution 2016, 70 (8), 1780-1790

 

Extreme genetic diversity in asexual grass thrips populations

Fontcuberta García‐Cuenca A., Dumas Z. & Schwander T.

Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2016, 29 (5), 887-899

 

Detection of invasive mosquito vectors using environmental DNA (eDNA) from water samples.

Schneider J., Valentini A., Dejean T., Montarsi F., Taberlet P., Glaizot O. & Fumagalli L.

PLoS ONE (2016) 11: e0162493.

 

Massive genetic introgression in threatened northern crested newts (Triturus cristatus) by an invasive congener (T. carnifex) in Western Switzerland.

Dufresnes C., Pellet J., Bettinelli-Riccardi S., Thiébaud J., Perrin N. & Fumagalli L.

Conservation Genetics (2016) 17: 839-846.

 

Roost selection and switching in two forest-dwelling bats: implications for forest management.

Kühnert E.Schönbächler C.Arlettaz R. & Christe P.

European Journal of Wildlife Research (2016)62 (4) pp. 497-500.

 

Basilic: a new genus to Albanian bat fly fauna (Diptera: Nycteribiidae).

Szentiványi T.Genzoni E.Clément L.Radonjić M.Loce E.Théou P.Glaizot O. & Christe P.

Ecologica Montenegrina (2016)8 pp. 58-61.

 

Habitat heterogeneity favors asexual reproduction in natural populations of grassthrips.

Lavanchy G., Strehler M., Llanos Roman M.N., Lessard-Therrien M., Humbert J.Y., Dumas Z., Jalvingh K., Ghali K., Fontcuberta García-Cuenca A., Zijlstra B., Arlettaz R. & Schwander T.

Evolution (2016), 70(8): 1780-1790.

 

2015

Increased diversity of egg-associated bacteria on brown trout (Salmo trutta) at elevated temperatures.

Wilkins L.G.E., Rogivue A., Schütz F., Fumagalli L. & Wedekind C. 

Scientific Reports (2015) 5: 17084

 

Declining diversity of egg-associated bacteria during development of naturally spawned whitefish embryos (Coregonus spp.).

Wilkins, L.G.E., Rogivue A., Fumagalli F. & Wedekind C.

Aquatic Sciences (2015) 77: 481-497.

 

Genetic consequences of population expansions and contractions in the common hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) since the Late Pleistocene.

Stoffel C., Dufresnes C., Okello J.B.A., Noirard C., Joly P., Nyakaana S., Muwanika V.B., Alcala N., Vuilleumier S., Siegismund H.R. & Fumagalli L.

Molecular Ecology (2015) 24: 2507-2520.

 

Signs of a vector's adaptive choice: on the evasion of infectious hosts and parasite-induced mortality.

Witsenburg F.Schneider F. & Christe P.

Oikos (2015), 124 (5) pp. 668-676.

 

Introduced freshwater blenny influences the diet and body condition of the invasive dice snake in Lake Geneva.

Dubey S.Christe P.Formenti V.Staub E.Schuerch J.Glaizot O. & Ursenbacher S. 

Journal of Wildlife Management (2015)79 (2) pp. 338-343.

 

How a haemosporidian parasite of bats gets around: the genetic structure of a parasite, vector and host compared.

Witsenburg F.Clément L.López-Baucells A.Palmeirim J.Pavlinić I.Scaravelli D., Ševčík M.Dutoit L.Salamin N.Goudet J. et al.

Molecular Ecology (2015)24 (4) pp. 926-940.

 

Stochasticity in economic losses increases the value of reputation in indirect reciprocity.

dos Santos M., Placì S. & Wedekind C.

Scientific Reports (2015), 5 p. 18182

 

2014

Ant brood function as life preservers during floods.

Purcell J., Avril A., Jaffuel G., Bates S. & Chapuisat, M.

PLoS ONE (2014) 9: e89211.

 

Senescence in cell oxidative status in two bird species with contrasting life expectancy.

Bize P.Cotting S.Devevey G.van Rooyen J.Lalubin F.Glaizot O. & Christe P.

Oecologia (2014)174 (4) pp. 1097-1105.

 

Additive genetic variation for tolerance to estrogen pollution in natural populations of Alpine whitefish (Coregonus sp., Salmonidae).

Brazzola G., Chèvre N. & Wedekind C., 2014.

Evolutionary Applications (2014), 7 pp. 1084-1093.

 

Exposure to superfluous information reduces cooperation and increases antisocial punishment in reputation-based interactions.

dos Santos M., Braithwaite V.A. & Wedekind C. 

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (2014), 2 p. 41.

 

Maternal and paternal contributions to pathogen resistance dependent on development stage in a whitefish (Salmonidae).

Clark E.S., Pompini M., Marques da Cunha L. & Wedekind C. 

Functional Ecology (2014), 28 (3) pp. 714-723.

 

Wheat alleles introgress into selfing wild relatives: empirical estimates from approximate Bayesian computation in Aegilops triuncialis.

Pajkovic M., Lappe S., Barman R., Parisod C., Neuenschwander S., Goudet J., Alvarez N., Guadagnuolo R., Felber F. & Arrigo N.

Mol Ecol. (2014) 23(20):5089-101

 

Natural malaria infection reduces starvation resistance of nutritionally stressed mosquitoes.

Lalubin F.Delédevant A.Glaizot O. & Christe P.

J Anim Ecol. (2014) Jul;83(4):850-857

 

 

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