Current lab members
Mathieu Joron – mathieu.joron(a)cefe.cnrs.fr
CNRS Senior researcher (Directeur de recherche DR2)
Paul Jay, PhD Student – paul.yann.jay(a)gmail.com
The genomics of inversion polymorphism in Heliconius
Manon Leroy, Masters student
Phenotype-nucleotide association in Heliconius wing patterns
Luiza de Moraes Magaldi – Visiting PhD student, University of Campinas, Brazil
Diversification in Actinote (with Karina Silva Brandão, André Freitas, Fabien Condamine)
Former lab members
Angeles de Cara. ANR-funded postdoc (2017)
Inferring selection and demography from butterfly genomes
Vincent Prémel. M1 Masters student, EPHE (2018)
Mate-choice among wing-pattern forms in Heliconius erato and H. melpomene in Peru
Now a college teacher in Kourou
Anaïs Larue. M2 Erasmus Mundus Masters student (MEME) (2018)
Investigating female mate choice in a monomorphic population of Heliconius numata
Adeline Segard. Lab engineer, now a lab engineer at IRD Montpellier (2018)
Development of a PCR genotyping assay for inversion polymorphism
Adeline Valente. Animal hunbandry technician, now a lab technician at IRD (2017) Montpellier
Guillaume Rubi. Animal hunbandry technician (2018)
Mathieu Chouteau. NSERC, Marie Curie and ANR-funded postdoc fellow (2011-2017)
Ecology and population genetics of polymorphism in H. numata and close allies
Now a CNRS researcher at the EDB Lab in Toulouse and in Cayenne, French Guiana
Thomas Aubier. PhD student, co-supervised with Marianne Elias, Paris (2015-2018)
Modelling the ecology of mimicry and mate choice signals
Now a postdoc with Hanna Kokko, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Annabel Whibley. ERC-funded postdoc (2011-2014)
Genomics of the H. numata colour-pattern supergene.
Lucie Bastin–Héline – Project student (2017)
Experiments on the unpalatability of Amazonian butterflies.
Now a Phd student with Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly at INRA in Versailles
Cécile Triay – M1 Masters student (2016)
Analysing mate preferences in H. numata
Now a PhD student at ISEM, Montpellier, France
Florence Prunier – CNRS Assistante Ingénieure (2013-2015)
Lab manager. Now working with Violaine Llaurens and Marianne Elias (MNHN Paris)
Abhijeet Shah. Bioinformatician (2013)
RNAseq data analysis and RAD linkage mapping
Now PhD student in Bielefeld, Germany
Claire Mérot – PhD student, then postdoc (2011-2014)
Speciation associated with ecological divergence and mimicry variation in Heliconius.
Now a postdoc in Louis Bernatchez’s group in Québec.
Bárbara Huber – ERC-funded PhD student (2010-2015)
Genetics and genealogy of colour pattern variation in the silvaniform clade of Heliconius butterflies.
Yann Le Poul – PhD student, then postdoc (2010-2014)
Wing pattern quantification, morphospace analysis, and modelling mimicry communities.
Now a postdoc in Nicolas Gompel’s group in Munich.
Robert Jones – BBSRC, tehn ERC-funded postdoc (2010-2012)
QTL, RADseq and RNAseq analyses and genome mapping of wing pattern genes.
Now working in the Zeiss group in Livingston, Scotland.
Agnès Bulski – CNRS Assistante Ingénieure (2010-2012)
Lab manager. Now a lab engineer at the EcoBio lab at the University of Rennes, France.
Lise Frézal – CNRS- and ERC-funded postdoc (2009-2012)
Population genetics of the H. numata supergene.
Now a postdoc in Marie-Anne Félix’s group at ENS Paris.
Simone Fernandes – Evo-devo Masters student UPMC Paris 6 (2009)
Gene models and annotation in the colour pattern-determining genomic region.
Now at the Gulbenkian Institute, Lisbon
Benoît Gilles – Postgraduate student (2009)
Colour pattern morphometrics and genetics in H. hecale.
Now working at Cycle Farms
Michel Becuwe – Undergraduate student (2008)
Genetic mapping of the supergene in one brood of H. numata.
Now a postdoc at Harvard University, Cambridge MA
Reuben Nowell – Honours student (2008)
Genealogies of genes along the supergene region in silvaniform Heliconius butterflies. Now a postdoc at University of Edinburgh, UK
Moisés Abanto Flores, Agronomy Engineer, San Martín, Peru (1999, 2002)
Now Animal husbandry technician in Maine, USA