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CV Alex Baumel


Working on ecology, diversity and evolution of plants, I’m interested by wild life and conservation in general. In my other life I’m living with my wife and my son in Marseille, also climbing, hiking and reading a lot.

Cursus
• 2013 : Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches : « Situation des structures de diversité génétique dans l’enquête écologique », Aix-Marseille Université
• 2002 : Maître de conférences de l’Université Paul Cézanne, Aix Marseille III
• 2002 : Attaché temporaire de l’Université Rennes I (ATER)
• 2001 : Thèse de l’Université Rennes I, mention Biologie : « Contexte phylogénétique et conséquences génomiques de l’hybridation et de la polyploïdie : Les enseignements d’une jeune espèce, Spartina anglica C.E. Hubbard (Poacées) ».
• 1998 : DEA Écologie Université Rennes I
• 1997 : Maîtrise Biologie et Ecologie, Université Joseph Fourrier, Grenoble I
• 1993 : Bac D. Lycée Alain Borne, Montélimar.

Currently my main project is about carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) phylogeography and ecology (https://dynamic.cirad.fr/), and I’m working on a lot of other case studies : Armeria sp (conservation genetics), Astraglus tragacantha (conservation), Bufonia perennis (phylogeography), Saxifraga (systematics), Prunus brigantina (Conservation and biogeography), ..., and I keep an eye on Arenaria provincialis (phylogeography and evolution) and Myrtus communis.

Despite the appearances my research objective is clear : To improve new knowledge on diversity because « we can not protect what we do not know » ...

Some key-words and selected papers,

Phylogeography, Biogeography, Plant systematic, Niche ecology, DNA, Polymorphism, Molecular ecology, Diversity, ...

  • Migliore, J., Baumel, A., Leriche, A., Juin, M., & Médail, F. (2018). Surviving glaciations in the Mediterranean region : an alternative to the long-term refugia hypothesis. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 187(4), 537-549.
  • Baumel, A., Mirleau, P., Viruel, J., Bou Dagher Kharrat, M., La Malfa, S., Ouahmane, L., ... & Médail, F. (2018). Assessment of plant species diversity associated with the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua, Fabaceae) at the Mediterranean scale. Plant Ecology and Evolution, 151(2), 185-193
  • Hardion, L., Dumas, P. J., Abdel-Samad, F., Kharrat, M. B. D., Surina, B., Affre, L., ... & Baumel, A. (2016). Geographical isolation caused the diversification of the Mediterranean thorny cushion-like Astragalus L. sect. Tragacantha DC.(Fabaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 97:187-195
  • Pouget, M., Youssef, S., Dumas, P. J., Baumberger, T., San Roman, A., Torre, F., ... & Baumel, A. (2016). Spatial mismatches between plant biodiversity facets and evolutionary legacy in the vicinity of a major Mediterranean city. Ecological Indicators, 60, 736-745.
  • Pouget, M., Youssef, S., Migliore, J., Juin, M., Médail, F., & Baumel, A. (2013). Phylogeography sheds light on the central–marginal hypothesis in a Mediterranean narrow endemic plant. Annals of botany, 112 : 1409-1420.
  • Migliore, J., Baumel, A., Juin, M., & Médail, F. (2012). From Mediterranean shores to central Saharan mountains : key phylogeographical insights from the genus Myrtus. Journal of Biogeography, 39(5), 942-956.
  • Youssef, S., Baumel, A., Véla, E., Juin, M., Dumas, E., Affre, L., & Tatoni, T. (2011). Factors underlying the narrow distribution of the Mediterranean annual plant Arenaria provincialis (Caryophyllaceae). Folia Geobotanica, 46(4), 327-350.

 

 


Journal articles18 documents

  • Juan Viruel, Nicolas Le Galliot, Samuel Pironon, Gonzalo Feliner, Jean-Pierre Suc, et al.. A strong east–west Mediterranean divergence supports a new phylogeographic history of the carob tree ( Ceratonia siliqua , Leguminosae) and multiple domestications from native populations. Journal of Biogeography, Wiley, 2019, ⟨10.1111/jbi.13726⟩. ⟨hal-02305921⟩
  • Frederic Medail, Alex Baumel. Using phylogeography to define conservation priorities: The case of narrow endemic plants in the Mediterranean Basin hotspot. Biological Conservation, Elsevier, 2018, 224, pp.258 - 266. ⟨10.1016/j.biocon.2018.05.028⟩. ⟨hal-01851876⟩
  • Alex Baumel, Pascal Mirleau, Juan Viruel, Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, Stefano La Malfa, et al.. Assessment of plant species diversity associated with the carob tree ( Ceratonia siliqua, Fabaceae) at the Mediterranean scales. Plant Ecology and Evolution, Botanic Garden Meise and Royal Botanical Society of Belgium, 2018, 151 (2), pp.185-193. ⟨10.5091/plecevo.2018.1423⟩. ⟨hal-01868445⟩
  • Jérémy Migliore, Alex Baumel, Agathe Leriche, Marianick Juin, Frederic Medail. Surviving glaciations in the Mediterranean region: an alternative to the long-term refugia hypothesis. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Linnean Society of London, 2018, 187 (4), pp.537-549. ⟨10.1093/botlinnean/boy032⟩. ⟨hal-01851862⟩
  • Juan Viruel, Anne Haguenauer, Marianick Juin, Fatma Mirleau, Delphine Bouteiller, et al.. Advances in genotyping microsatellite markers through sequencing and consequences of scoring methods for Ceratonia siliqua (Leguminosae). Applications in Plant Sciences, Wiley, 2018, pp.e01201. ⟨10.1002/aps3.1201⟩. ⟨hal-01952501⟩
  • M. Pouget, Alex Baumel, K. Diadema, F. Médail. Conservation unit allows assessing vulnerability and setting conservation priorities for a Mediterranean endemic plant within the context of extreme urbanization. Biodiversity and Conservation, Springer Verlag, 2017, 26 (2), pp.293-307. ⟨10.1007/s10531-016-1242-3⟩. ⟨hal-01473776⟩
  • Angeline Bertin, Nicolas Gouin, Alex Baumel, Ernesto Gianoli, Juan Serratosa, et al.. Genetic variation of loci potentially under selection confounds species-genetic diversity correlations in a fragmented habitat. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2017, 26 (2), pp.431 - 443. ⟨10.1111/mec.13923⟩. ⟨hal-01605033⟩
  • Laurent Hardion, Pierre-Jean Dumas, Farah Abdel-Samad, Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, Bostjan Surina, et al.. Geographical isolation caused the diversification of the Mediterranean thorny cushion-like Astragalus L. sect. Tragacantha DC. (Fabaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Elsevier, 2016, 97, pp.187--195. ⟨10.1016/j.ympev.2016.01.006⟩. ⟨hal-01444679⟩
  • Alex Baumel, Mathieu Rousseau-Gueutin, C. Sapienza-Bianchi, Agnès Gareil, N. Duong, et al.. Spartina versicolor Fabre: Another case of Spartina trans-Atlantic introduction?. Biological Invasions, Springer Verlag, 2016, 18 (8), pp.2123-2135. ⟨10.1007/s10530-016-1128-z⟩. ⟨hal-01355664⟩
  • M. Pouget, S. Youssef, P. -J. Dumas, T. Baumberger, A. San Roman, et al.. Spatial mismatches between plant biodiversity facets and evolutionary legacy in the vicinity of a major Mediterranean city. Ecological Indicators, Elsevier, 2016, 60, pp.736-745. ⟨10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.07.017⟩. ⟨hal-01444052⟩
  • Patrick Al Hayek, Jean-Paul Maalouf, Alex Baumel, Magda Bou Dagher-Kharrat, Frédéric Médail, et al.. Differential effects of contrasting phenotypes of a foundation legume shrub drive plant-plant interactions in a Mediterranean mountain. Journal of Vegetation Science, Wiley, 2015, 26 (2), pp.373--384. ⟨10.1111/jvs.12246⟩. ⟨hal-01445185⟩
  • A. Kharrat-Souissi, S. Siljak-Yakovlev, S. C. Brown, Alex Baumel, F. Torre, et al.. The polyploid nature of Cenchrus ciliaris L. (Poaceae) has been overlooked: new insights for the conservation and invasion biology of this species - a review. Rangeland Journal, CSIRO Publishing, 2014, 36 (1), pp.11-23. ⟨10.1071/rj13043⟩. ⟨hal-01451805⟩
  • A. Kharrat-Souissi, Alex Baumel, F. Torre, M. Chaieb. Genetic differentiation of the dominant perennial grass Cenchrus ciliaris L. contributes to response to water deficit in arid lands. Rangeland Journal, CSIRO Publishing, 2012, 34 (1), pp.55-62. ⟨10.1071/rj11034⟩. ⟨hal-01451808⟩
  • Sami Youssef, Alex Baumel, Errol Véla, Marianick Juin, Estelle Dumas, et al.. Factors Underlying the Narrow Distribution of the Mediterranean Annual Plant Arenaria provincialis (Caryophyllaceae). Folia Geobotanica, Springer Verlag, 2011, 46 (4), pp.327 - 350. ⟨10.1007/s12224-011-9101-1⟩. ⟨hal-01791891⟩
  • A. Kharrat-Souissi, Alex Baumel, F. Torre, M. Juin, S. Siljak-Yakovlev, et al.. New insights into the polyploid complex Cenchrus ciliaris L. (Poaceae) show its capacity for gene flow and recombination processes despite its apomictic nature. Australian Journal of Botany, CSIRO Publishing, 2011, 59 (6), pp.543-553. ⟨10.1071/bt10312⟩. ⟨hal-01451810⟩
  • A. Kharrat-Souissi, Alex Baumel, K. Mseddi, F. Torre, M. Chaieb. Polymorphism of Cenchrus ciliaris L. a perennial grass of arid zones. African Journal of Ecology, Wiley, 2011, 49 (2), pp.209-220. ⟨10.1111/j.1365-2028.2010.01247.x⟩. ⟨hal-01451811⟩
  • Alex Baumel, P. Auda, F. Torre, F. Médail. Morphological polymorphism and rDNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence variation in Armeria (Plumbaginaceae) from south-eastern France. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Linnean Society of London, 2009, 159 (2), pp.255-267. ⟨10.1111/j.1095-8339.2008.00925.x⟩. ⟨hal-01451813⟩
  • Alex Baumel, Laurence Affre, E. Vela, P. Auda, F. Torre, et al.. Ecological magnitude and fine scale dynamics of the mediterranean narrow endemic therophyte, Arenaria provincialis (Caryophyllaceae). Acta Botanica Gallica, Taylor & Francis, 2009, 156 (2), pp.259-272. ⟨hal-01451814⟩

Conference papers4 documents

  • Malika Ainouche, Armel Salmon, Mathieu Rousseau-Gueutin, Julien Boutte, Hélène Rousseau, et al.. Hybridation, polyploidie et evolution des génomes : le cas des spartines envahissant les marais salés. Colloque de lancement du Groupement de Recherches CNRS « Invasions Biologiques », UMR CNRS 6553 ECOBIO, Oct 2014, Rennes, France. ⟨hal-01108368⟩
  • Malika Ainouche, Houda Chelaifa, Julie Ferreira De Carvalho, Julien Boutte, Sidonie Bellot, et al.. Polyploidy speciation and genome evolution: Lessons from recent allopolyploids. XVIIth Evolutionary Biology Meeting, Sep 2013, Marseille, France. ⟨hal-01108428⟩
  • Yasmina Hamouche, Alex Baumel, Nabila Amirouche, Marie-Thérèse Misset, Rachid Amirouche. Cytotaxonomie et phylogénie des genres Hyacinthoides, Prospero et Barnardia (Hyacinthaceae, Asparagales) d’Algérie. Colloque « Biodiversité, Histoire des Espèces, Evolution des Génomes », Jun 2011, Rennes, France. ⟨hal-01109529⟩
  • Yasmina Hamouche, Nabila Amirouche, Marie-Thérèse Misset, Alex Baumel, Rachid Amirouche. Morphological and molecular relationships among autumnal squills (Prospero, Barnardia, Hyacinthoides) from Algeria.. ICPHB 2009: International Conference on Polyploidy, Hybridization and Biodiversity, May 2009, Saint Malo, France. ⟨hal-00400793⟩

Poster communications1 document

  • Juan Viruel, Frederic Medail, Marianick Juin, Anne Haguenauer, Gonzalo Feliner, et al.. Mediterranean carob populations, native or naturalized? A continuing riddle.. OPTIMA XV, Jun 2016, Montpellier, France. ⟨hal-01794260⟩

Habilitation à diriger des recherches1 document

  • Alex Baumel. Situation des structures de diversité génétique dans l'enquête écologique. Biodiversité et Ecologie. Aix-Marseille Université, 2013. ⟨tel-00819332⟩