Key Publications

Antoine M. Dujon, Marion Vittecoq, Georgina Bramwell, Frédéric Thomas, Beata Ujvari. Machine learning is a powerful tool to study the effect of cancer on species and ecosystems. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13703.

Justine Boutry; Juliette Mistral; Laurent Berlioz; Alexander Klimovich; Jácint Tökölyi; Laura Fontenille; Beata Ujvari; Antoine M. Dujon; Mathieu Giraudeau; Frédéric Thomas. Tumors (re)shape biotic interactions within ecosystems: Experimental evidence from the freshwater cnidarian Hydra. Science of The Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149923.

Jean-Pascal Capp, Joel S. Brown, Pascal Pujol, Robert A. Gatenby, Beata Ujvari, Catherine Alix-Panabières and Frédéric Thomas. Is There One Key Step in the Metastatic Cascade? Cancers. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13153693.

Gail Schofield, Liam C. D. Dickson, Lucy Westover, Antoine M. Dujon and Kostas A. Katselidis. COVID-19 disruption reveals mass-tourism pressure on nearshore sea turtle distributions and access to optimal breeding habitat. Evolutionary Applications. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.13277.

Jean-Pascal Capp ,Aurora M Nedelcu, Antoine M Dujon, Benjamin Roche, Francesco Catania, Beata Ujvari, Catherine Alix-Panabières and Frédéric Thomas. Does Cancer Biology Rely on Parrondo’s Principles? Cancers. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13092197.

Georgina Bramwell, Aaron G. Schultz, Craig D. H. Sherman, Mathieu Giraudeau, Frédéric Thomasb, Beata Ujvari, Antoine M Dujon. A review of the potential effects of climate change on disseminated neoplasia with an emphasis on efficient detection in marine bivalve populations. Science of The Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145134.

Jean-Pascal Capp, James DeGregori, Aurora M Nedelcu, Antoine M Dujon, Justine Boutry, Pascal Pujol, Catherine Alix-Panabières, Rodrigo Hamede, Benjamin Roche, Beata Ujvari, Andriy Marusyk, Robert Gatenby, Frédéric Thoma. Group phenotypic composition in cancer. eLife. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.63518.

Ciara Baines; Adelaide Lerebours; Frederic Thomas; Jerome Fort; Randel Kreitsberg; Sophie Gentes; Richard Meitern; Lauri Saks; Beata Ujvari; Mathieu Giraudeau; Tuul Seppa. Linking pollution and cancer in aquatic environments: A review. Environment International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106391.

Antoine M. Dujon, Athena Aktipis, Catherine Alix‐Panabières, [……….], Frédéric Thomas & Beata Ujvari. Identifying key questions in the ecology and evolution of cancer. Evolutionary Applications. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.13190.

Austin H. Patton, Matthew F. Lawrance, Mark J. Margres, Christopher P. Kozakiewicz, Rodrigo Hamede, et al. A transmissible cancer shifts from emergence to endemism in Tasmanian devils. Science. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abb9772.

Peter A. Biro, Frédéric Thomas, Beata Ujvari, Christa Beckmann. Can Energetic Capacity Help Explain Why Physical Activity Reduces Cancer Risk? Trends in Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trecan.2020.06.001.

Lemaître, J.F., Pavard, S., Giraudeau, M., Vincze, O., Jennings, G, Hamede, R., Ujvari, B, Thomas, F. Eco-evolutionary perspectives of the dynamic relationships linking senescence and cancer. Functional Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13394.

Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Ujvari, B., renaud, F., Tasiemski, A., Roche, B., Capp, J.P. & Thomas F. 2019. Differences in mutational processes and intratumour heterogeneity between organs: the local selective filter hypothesis. Evolution, Medicine and Public health. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoz017.

Dheilly, N.M., Ewald, P., Brindley, J., Raina, J., Fichorova, N. & Thomas, F. Parasite-microbe-host interactions and cancer risk. PLoS Pathogens. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007912.

Sepp T, Ujvari B, Ewald PW, Thomas F & Giraudeau M. 2019. Urban environment and cancer in wildlife: Available evidence and future research avenues. Proc. R. Soc. B Biol. Sci. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2434.

Thomas, F., Madsen, T., Giraudeau, M., Misse, D., Hamede, R., Vincze, O., Renaud, F., Roche, B. & Ujvari. Transmissible cancer and the evolution of sex. PloS Biol. 2019 June 6. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000275.

Thomas, F., Kareva, I., Raven, N., Hamede, R., Pujol, P., Roche, B., Ujvari, B. 2018. Evolved dependence to cancer. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Apr;33(4):269-276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.01.012.

Dawson, E. H., Bailly, T.P.M, Dos Santos, J., Moreno, C., Devilliers, M., Maroni, B., Sueur, C., Casali, A.,Ujvari, B., Thomas, F., Montagne, J., Mery, F*. 2018. An interaction between cancer progression and social environment in Drosophila. Nature communications. *EQUAL CONTRIBUTION, Monday, September 3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05737-w.

Giraudeau M., Tuul, S., Ujvari, B., Ewald, P.W., Thomas F. May 2018. Human activities might influence oncogenic processes in wild animal populations. Nature Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0558-7.

Thomas, F., Donnadieu, E., Charriere, G., Jacqueline, C., Tasiemski, A., Pujol, P., Renaud, F., Roche, B., Hamede, R., Brown, J., Gatenby, R. and Ujvari, B. Oct 2018. Is Adaptive therapy natural? PLoS Biology. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2007066.

Gidoin, C., Ujvari; B., Thomas, F. Roche, B. Dec 2018. How is the evolution of tumour resistance at organ-scale impacted by the importance of the organ for fitness? BMC Evolutionary Biology. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-018-1298-7.

Thomas, F., Jacqueline, C. , Tissot, T., Henard, M., Blanchet, S., Loot, G., Dawson, E., Mery, F., Renaud, F., Montagne, J., Beckmann, C., Biro, P.A., Hamede, R. and Ujvari B. 2017. The importance of cancer cells for animal evolutionary ecology. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1: 1592-1595. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0343-z.

Jacqueline C., Brazier L., Faugère D., Renaud F., Thomas F. and Roche B. 2017. Can intestinal microbiota be associated with non-intestinalcancers? Scientific Reports, 7(1) :12722 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11644-9.

Jacqueline, C., Tasiemski, A., Sorci, G., Ujvari, B., Maachi, F, Missé, D., Renaud, F., Ewald, P., Thomas, F. and Roche, B. 2017. Infections and cancer: the “fifty shades of immunity” hypothesis. BMC cancer, 17(1): 257. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3234-4.

Thomas, F., Nesse, R., Gatenby, R., Gidouin, C., Renaud, F., Roche, B. & Ujvari, B. 2016. Evolutionary Ecology of Organs: a Missing Link in Cancer Development? Trends in Cancer, 2: 409-414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trecan.2016.06.009.

Jacqueline, C., Biro, P., Beckmann, C., Moller, A.P., Renaud, F., Sorci, G. Tasiemski, A., Ujvari, B. and Thomas, F. 2016. Cancer: a disease at the crossroads of trade-offs. Invited Review. Evolutionary Applications. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12444.

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. 2015. The guardians of inherited oncogenic vulnerabilities. Evolution, 70-1: 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.12809.

Ducasse, H., Ujvari, B., Solary, E., Vittecoq, M., Arnal, A., Bernex, F., Pirot, N., Missé, D., Bonhomme, F., Renaud, F., Thomas, F. and Benjamin Roche. 2015. Can Peto’s paradox be used as the null hypothesis to identify the role of evolution in 4 natural resistance to cancer? A critical review. BMC Cancer, 15:792. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-015-1782-z.

Vittecoq, M., Ducasse, H., Arnal, A., Moller, A.P., Ujvari, B., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.12.001.

Vittecoq M., Roche B., Daoust S.P., Ducasse H., Misse D. , Abadie J., Labrut S., Renaud F., Gauthier-Clerc M. & Thomas F. 2013. Cancer: a missing link in ecosystem functioning? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28:628-635. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2013.07.005.

Roche B., Sprouffske K., Hbid H., Misse D. & Thomas F. 2013. Peto’s paradox revisited: theoretical evolutionary dynamics of cancer in wild populations. Evolutionary Applications, 6: 109-116. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111%2Feva.12025.

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