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Groupe thématique de rattachement :Génomique statistique et évolutive des populations

Curriculum Vitae

  • Depuis mars 2013 Directeur de recherche (DR2), INRA/CBGP – département SPE
  • 2009 – 2012 Mis à disposition de l'INRA, CBGP, Centre INRA Montpellier
  • 2004 – 2009 Chargé de recherche CNRS, UMR « Éco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie », Museum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris

Je développe et évalue des méthodes computationnelles pour analyser des données de polymorphisme génétique à grande échelle.
En particulier, je développe de nouveaux outils pour rechercher des signatures de sélection dans les génomes, afin de caractériser l’architecture génétique de caractères impliqués dans l’adaptation des individus à leur environnement local.


  • Analyse de données en génétique des populations (Master 2, université Montpellier) entre 2011 et 2015
  • Genetic Data Analysis (Master 1, Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolutionary Biology) depuis 2010

Responsabilités collectives

  • Co-animateur du groupe thématique “Génomique Statistique et Evolutive des Populations”
  • Membre élu du Conseil d’Unité

Publications récentes (prévoir une page avec liste complète)

Guillot G., Vitalis R., le Rouzic A. et Gautier M. (2014) Detecting correlation between allele frequencies and environmental variables as a signature of selection. A fast computational approach for genome-wide studies. Spatial Statistics, 8 : 145-155 (
Vitalis R., Gautier M., Dawson K.J. et Beaumont M.A. (2014) Detecting and measuring selection from gene frequency data. Genetics, 196 : 799-817 (

Vitalis R., Rousset F., Kobayashi Y., Olivieri I. et Gandon S. (2013) The joint evolution of dispersal and dormancy in a metapopulation with local extinctions and kin competition. Evolution, 67 : 1676-1691 ( [4.864 (FI 2012)

Gautier M. et Vitalis R. (2013) Inferring population histories using genome-wide allele frequency data. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 39 : 654-668 (

Gautier M. et Vitalis R. (2012) rehh: An R package to detect footprints of selection in genome-wide SNP data from haplotype structure. Bioinformatics, 28 : 1176-1177 (