Key Publications

Peter A. Biro, Frédéric Thomas, Beata Ujvari, ChristaBeckmann. Can Energetic Capacity Help Explain Why Physical Activity Reduces Cancer Risk? Trends in Cancer. In press.

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. In press.

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. In press.

Dheilly, N.M., Ewald, P., Brindley, J., Raina, J., Fichorova, N. & Thomas, F. A microbial perspective on parasite infection-induced cancer. PLoS Pathogens. In press.

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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