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Nicolas Bierne

2012-2020 Director of Research CNRS
Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution - Montpellier (ISEM UMR 5554)
Team BEM (Marine Biodiversity and Evolution), department "Génome-Phénome-Environment"
Montpellier, France

2009 Capacitation to supervise research (HDR) University of Montpellier II Montpellier, France
1998-2001 PhD in Population Biology and Ecology (supervisors: F. Bonhomme and P. David) University of Montpellier II Montpellier, France
1993-1996 Master degree in Agronomy, and in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology (BEE-Montpellier) Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (AgroParisTech) Paris and Montpellier, France

2003-2012 CNRS researcher Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution - Montpellier (ISEM UMR 5554) Montpellier, France
2002-2003 Post-doc Centre for the Study of Evolution Brighton, United Kingdom

Journal articles45 documents

  • Carine Rey, Audrey Darnaude, Franck Ferraton, Bruno Guinand, François Bonhomme, et al.. Within-Generation Polygenic Selection Shapes Fitness-Related Traits across Environments in Juvenile Sea Bream. Genes, MDPI, 2020, 11 (4), pp.398. ⟨10.3390/genes11040398⟩. ⟨hal-02887670⟩
  • Frédérique Viard, Cynthia Riginos, Nicolas Bierne. Anthropogenic Hybridization at Sea: three evolutionary questions relevant to invasive species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences (1934–1990), Royal Society, The, In press, ⟨10.1098/rstb.2019.0547⟩. ⟨hal-02861012⟩
  • Marisa Yonemitsu, Rachael Giersch, Maria Polo-Prieto, Maurine Hammel, Alexis Simon, et al.. A single clonal lineage of transmissible cancer identified in two marine mussel species in South America and Europe. eLife, eLife Sciences Publication, 2019, 8, pp.e47788. ⟨10.7554/eLife.47788⟩. ⟨hal-02350532⟩
  • E.A.V. Burioli, S. Trancart, A. Simon, I. Bernard, M. Charles, et al.. Implementation of various approaches to study the prevalence, incidence and progression of disseminated neoplasia in mussel stocks. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, Elsevier, 2019, 168, pp.107271. ⟨10.1016/j.jip.2019.107271⟩. ⟨hal-02404031⟩
  • Iva Popovic, Ambrocio Melvin A. Matias, Nicolas Bierne, Cynthia Riginos. Twin introductions by independent invader mussel lineages are both associated with recent admixture with a native congener in Australia. Evolutionary Applications, Blackwell, 2019, 00, pp.1 - 18. ⟨10.1111/eva.12857⟩. ⟨hal-02396363⟩
  • Tahani El Ayari, Najoua Trigui El Menif, Bojan Hamer, Abigail E. Cahill, Nicolas Bierne. The hidden side of a major marine biogeographic boundary: a wide mosaic hybrid zone at the Atlantic-Mediterranean divide reveals the complex interaction between natural and genetic barriers in mussels. Heredity, Nature Publishing Group, 2019. ⟨hal-02403713⟩
  • Florentine Riquet, Cathy Liautard‐haag, Lucy Woodall, Carmen Bouza, Patrick Louisy, et al.. Parallel pattern of differentiation at a genomic island shared between clinal and mosaic hybrid zones in a complex of cryptic seahorse lineages. Evolution, Wiley, 2019, 73 (4), pp.817-835. ⟨10.1111/evo.13696⟩. ⟨hal-02395914⟩
  • Florentine Riquet, Cathy Lieutard-Haag, Giulia Serluca, Lucy Woodall, Julien Claude, et al.. Effective population size and heterozygosity-fitness correlations in a population of the Mediterranean lagoon ecotype of long-snouted seahorse Hippocampus guttulatus. Conservation Genetics, Springer Verlag, 2019, 20 (6), pp.1281-1288. ⟨10.1007/s10592-019-01210-3⟩. ⟨hal-02402560⟩
  • Alexis Simon, Christine Arbiol, Einar Nielsen, Jérôme Couteau, Rossana Sussarellu, et al.. Replicated anthropogenic hybridisations reveal parallel patterns of admixture in marine mussels. Evolutionary Applications, Blackwell, 2019, 13, pp.575 - 599. ⟨10.1111/eva.12879⟩. ⟨hal-02372503v2⟩
  • Maud Duranton, François Allal, Christelle Fraïsse, Nicolas Bierne, François Bonhomme, et al.. The origin and remolding of genomic islands of differentiation in the European sea bass. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2018, 9 (1), ⟨10.1038/s41467-018-04963-6⟩. ⟨hal-01825457⟩
  • Alexis Simon, Nicolas Bierne, John Welch. Coadapted genomes and selection on hybrids: Fisher's geometric model explains a variety of empirical patterns. Evolution Letters, Wiley Open Access In press, ⟨10.1002/evl3.66⟩. ⟨hal-01865720⟩
  • Pierre-Alexandre Gagnaire, Jean-Baptiste Lamy, Florence Cornette, Serge Heurtebise, Lionel Degremont, et al.. Analysis of Genome-Wide Differentiation between Native and Introduced Populations of the Cupped Oysters Crassostrea gigas and Crassostrea angulata. Genome Biology and Evolution, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2018, 10 (9), pp.2518-2534. ⟨10.1093/gbe/evy194⟩. ⟨hal-02395878⟩
  • Diane Bailleul, Alicia Mackenzie, Olivier Sacchi, Francois Poisson, Nicolas Bierne, et al.. Large-scale genetic panmixia in the blue shark (Prionace glauca): A single worldwide population, or a genetic lag-time effect of the ``grey zone'' of differentiation?. Evolutionary Applications, Blackwell, 2018, 11 (5), pp.614-630. ⟨10.1111/eva.12591⟩. ⟨hal-02002468⟩
  • Nicolas Galtier, Camille Roux, Marjolaine Rousselle, Jonathan Romiguier, Emeric Figuet, et al.. Codon Usage Bias in Animals: Disentangling the Effects of Natural Selection, Effective Population Size, and GC-Biased Gene Conversion. Molecular Biology and Evolution, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018, 35 (5), pp.1092 - 1103. ⟨10.1093/molbev/msy015⟩. ⟨hal-01806906⟩
  • Christelle Fraïsse, Camille Roux, Pierre-Alexandre Gagnaire, Jonathan Romiguier, Nicolas Faivre, et al.. The divergence history of European blue mussel species reconstructed from Approximate Bayesian Computation: the effects of sequencing techniques and sampling strategies. PeerJ, PeerJ, 2018, 6, ⟨10.7717/peerj.5198⟩. ⟨hal-01882981⟩
  • Tahani Ayari, Najoua Trigui El Menif, Carlos Saavedra, David Cordero, Frédérique Viard, et al.. Unexpected mosaic distribution of two hybridizing sibling lineages in the teleplanically dispersing snail Stramonita haemastoma suggests unusual postglacial redistribution or cryptic invasion. Ecology and Evolution, Wiley Open Access, 2017, 7 (21), pp.9016-9026. ⟨10.1002/ece3.3418⟩. ⟨hal-02395138⟩
  • Florentine Riquet, Alexis Simon, Nicolas Bierne. Weird genotypes? Don't discard them, transmissible cancer could be an explanation. Evolutionary Applications, Blackwell, 2017, 10 (2), pp.140 - 145. ⟨10.1111/eva.12439⟩. ⟨hal-01865716⟩
  • S. Ament-Velásquez, E. Figuet, M. Ballenghien, E. Zattara, J. Norenburg, et al.. Population genomics of sexual and asexual lineages in fissiparous ribbon worms (Lineus, Nemertea): hybridization, polyploidy and the Meselson effect. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2016, 25 (14), pp.3356 - 3369. ⟨10.1111/mec.13717⟩. ⟨hal-01900641⟩
  • M. Szulkin, P.-A. Gagnaire, N. Bierne, A. Charmantier. Population genomic footprints of fine-scale differentiation between habitats in Mediterranean blue tits. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2016, 25 (2), pp.542-558. ⟨10.1111/mec.13486⟩. ⟨hal-02326694⟩
  • Sarah Bouchemousse, Cathy Liautard-Haag, Nicolas Bierne, Frédérique Viard. Distinguishing contemporary hybridization from past introgression with post-genomic ancestry-informative SNPs in strongly differentiated Ciona species. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2016, 25 (21), pp.5527-5542 ⟨10.1111/mec.13854⟩. ⟨hal-01383805⟩
  • Camille Roux, Christelle Fraïsse, Jonathan Romiguier, Yoann Anciaux, Nicolas Galtier, et al.. Shedding Light on the Grey Zone of Speciation along a Continuum of Genomic Divergence. PLoS Biology, Public Library of Science, 2016, 14 (12), ⟨10.1371/journal.pbio.2000234⟩. ⟨hal-01899028⟩
  • Rossana Sussarellu, Arnaud Huvet, Sylvie Lapègue, Virgile Quillen, Christophe Lelong, et al.. Additive transcriptomic variation associated with reproductive traits suggest local adaptation in a recently settled population of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas. BMC Genomics, BioMed Central, 2015, 16, pp.808. ⟨10.1186/s12864-015-1972-8⟩. ⟨hal-01258474⟩
  • Pierre-Alexandre Gagnaire, Thomas Broquet, D. Aurelle, Frédérique Viard, Ahmed Souissi, et al.. Using neutral, selected, and hitchhiker loci to assess connectivity of marine populations in the genomic era. Evolutionary Applications, Blackwell, 2015, 8 (8), pp.769-786. ⟨10.1111/eva.12288⟩. ⟨hal-01187735⟩
  • K Gerard, C Roby, N Bierne, Philippe Borsa, J.-P Féral, et al.. Does natural selection explain the fine scale genetic structure at the nuclear exon Glu-5' in blue mussels from Kerguelen ?. Ecology and Evolution, Wiley Open Access, 2015, 5, pp.1456-1473. ⟨10.1002/ece3.1421⟩. ⟨ird-01366543⟩
  • Mbaye Tine, Heiner Kuhl, Pierre-Alexandre Gagnaire, Bruno Louro, Erick Desmarais, et al.. European sea bass genome and its variation provide insights into adaptation to euryhalinity and speciation. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2014, 5 (1), ⟨10.1038/ncomms6770⟩. ⟨hal-01922671⟩
  • J Romiguier, P Gayral, M Ballenghien, Arnaud Bernard, V Cahais, et al.. Comparative population genomics in animals uncovers the determinants of genetic diversity. Nature, Nature Publishing Group, 2014, 515 (7526), pp.261-263. ⟨10.1038/nature13685⟩. ⟨hal-01313724⟩
  • Camille Roux, C Fraïsse, Vincent Castric, Xavier Vekemans, G H Pogson, et al.. Can we continue to neglect genomic variation in introgression rates when inferring the history of speciation? A case study in a Mytilus hybrid zone. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Wiley, 2014, 27, pp.1662-1675. ⟨10.1111/jeb.12425⟩. ⟨hal-01110882⟩
  • Sophie Plouviez, Baptiste Faure, Dominique Le Guen, François Lallier, Nicolas Bierne, et al.. A New Barrier to Dispersal Trapped Old Genetic Clines That Escaped the Easter Microplate Tension Zone of the Pacific Vent Mussels. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2013, 8 (12), pp.e81555. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0081555⟩. ⟨hal-01250916⟩
  • Nicolas Bierne, Pierre-Alexandre Gagnaire, Patrice David. The geography of introgression in a patchy environment and the thorn in the side of ecological speciation. Current zoology, Institute of zoology, Chinese academy of sciences, 2013, 59 (1), pp.72 - 86. ⟨10.1093/czoolo/59.1.72⟩. ⟨hal-02395293⟩
  • R. Abbott, D. Albach, S. Ansell, J. Arntzen, S. Baird, et al.. Hybridization and speciation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Wiley, 2013, 26 (2), pp.229-246. ⟨10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02599.x⟩. ⟨hal-01945468⟩
  • Florentine Riquet, Claire Daguin-Thiébaut, Marion Ballenghien, Nicolas Bierne, Frédérique Viard. Contrasting patterns of genome-wide polymorphism in the native and invasive range of the marine mollusc Crepidula fornicata. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2013, 22 (4), pp.1003-1018. ⟨10.1111/mec.12161⟩. ⟨hal-01218821⟩
  • Philippe Gayral, José Melo-Ferreira, Sylvain Glémin, Nicolas Bierne, Miguel Carneiro, et al.. Reference-Free Population Genomics from Next- Generation Transcriptome Data and the Vertebrate- Invertebrate Gap. PLoS Genetics, Public Library of Science, 2013, 9 (4), pp.e1003457. ⟨10.1371/journal.pgen.1003457⟩. ⟨hal-00866204⟩
  • Emmanuelle d'Alençon, Nicolas Bierne, Pierre-Alain Girard, Ghislaine Magdelenat, Sylvie Gimenez, et al.. Evolutionary history of x-tox genes in three lepidopteran species: Origin, evolution of primary and secondary structure and alternative splicing, generating a repertoire of immune-related proteins. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Elsevier, 2013, 43 (1), pp.54 - 64. ⟨10.1016/j.ibmb.2012.10.012⟩. ⟨hal-01837250⟩
  • Eric Pante, Audrey Rohfritsch, Vanessa Becquet, Khalid Belkhir, Nicolas Bierne, et al.. SNP Detection from De Novo Transcriptome Sequencing in the Bivalve Macoma balthica: Marker Development for Evolutionary Studies. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2012, 7 (12), pp.e52302. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0052302⟩. ⟨hal-00871859⟩
  • Baptiste Faure, Didier Jollivet, Arnaud Tanguy, François Bonhomme, Nicolas Bierne. Speciation in the Deep Sea: Multi-Locus Analysis of Divergence and Gene Flow between Two Hybridizing Species of Hydrothermal Vent Mussels. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2009, 4 (8), pp.e6485. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0006485⟩. ⟨hal-01250942⟩
  • Arnaud Tanguy, Nicolas Bierne, Carlos Saavedra, Benjamin Pina, Evelyne Bachère, et al.. Increasing genomic information in bivalves through new EST collections in four species: Development of new genetic markers for environmental studies and genome evolution. Gene, Elsevier, 2008, 408 (1-2), pp.27-36. ⟨10.1016/j.gene.2007.10.021⟩. ⟨halsde-00450595⟩
  • Karin Gérard, Nicolas Bierne, Philippe Borsa, Anne Chenuil, Jean-Pierre Féral. Pleistocene separation of mitochondrial lineages of Mytilus spp. mussels from Northern and Southern Hemispheres and strong genetic differentiation among southern populations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Elsevier, 2008, 49 (1), pp.84-91. ⟨10.1016/j.ympev.2008.07.006⟩. ⟨halsde-00475209⟩
  • Matthieu Faure, Patrice David, François Bonhomme, Nicolas Bierne. Genetic hitchhiking in a subdivided population of Mytilus edulis. BMC Evolutionary Biology, BioMed Central, 2008, 8, ⟨10.1186/1471-2148-8-164⟩. ⟨halsde-00475073⟩
  • Baptiste Faure, Nicolas Bierne, Arnaud Tanguy, François Bonhomme, Didier Jollivet. Evidence for a slightly deleterious effect of intron polymorphisms at the EF1α gene in the deep-sea hydrothermal vent bivalve Bathymodiolus. Gene, Elsevier, 2007, 406 (1-2), pp.99-107. ⟨10.1016/j.gene.2007.06.025⟩. ⟨halsde-00424382⟩
  • C. Sauvage, Nicolas Bierne, S. Lapegue, Pierre Boudry. Single Nucleotide polymorphisms and their relationship to codon usage bias in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Gene, Elsevier, 2007, 406 (1-2), pp.13-22. ⟨10.1016/j.gene.2007.05.011⟩. ⟨halsde-00450670⟩
  • Nicolas Bierne, Arnaud Tanguy, Matthieu Faure, Baptiste Faure, Elise David, et al.. Mark-recapture cloning: a straightforward and cost-effective cloning method for population genetics of single-copy nuclear DNA sequences in diploids. Molecular Ecology Notes, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007, 7 (4), pp.562-566. ⟨10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01685.x⟩. ⟨hal-00670005⟩
  • Philippe Borsa, Claire Daguin, Nicolas Bierne. Genomic reticulation indicates mixed ancestry in Southern-Hemisphere #Mytilus$ spp. mussels. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Linnean Society of London, 2007, 92 (4), pp.747-754. ⟨10.1111/j.1095-8312.2007.00917.x⟩. ⟨ird-00288027⟩
  • Nicolas Bierne, François Bonhomme, Pierre Boudry, Marta Szulkin, Patrice David. Fitness landscapes support the dominance theory of post-zygotic isolation in the mussels Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Royal Society, The, 2006, 273 (1591), pp.1253-1260. ⟨10.1098/rspb.2005.3440⟩. ⟨halsde-00339571⟩
  • Nicolas Bierne, A. Eyre-Walker. Variation in synonymous codon use and DNA polymorphism within the Drosophila genome. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Wiley, 2006, 19 (1), pp.1-11. ⟨10.1111/j.1420-9101.2005.00996.x⟩. ⟨halsde-00339620⟩
  • N Bierne, C Daguin, François Bonhomme, Patrice David, Philippe Borsa. Direct selection on allozymes is not required to explain heterogeneity among marker loci across a Mytilus hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 2003, 12, pp.2505-2510. ⟨10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01936.x⟩. ⟨ird-01260447⟩

Books1 document

  • Barbara Porro, Neil Alloncle, Nicolas Bierne, Sophie Arnaud-Haond. Connectivité et protection de la biodiversité marine : Dynamique spatiale des organismes marins. 2019. ⟨hal-02404006⟩

Book sections1 document

  • L. Duret, T. Bataillon, N. Bierne, Vincent Daubin, J. Dutheil, et al.. Evolution Moléculaire. sous la direction de Frédéric Thomas; Thierry Lefèvre; Michel Raymond. Biologie évolutive, De Boeck, pp.114-173, 2010, 978-2-8041-0161-9. ⟨hal-00539271⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...1 document

  • Florentine Riquet, Cathy Liautard-Haag, Lucy Woodall, Carmen Bouza, Patrick Louisy, et al.. Parallel pattern of differentiation at a genomic island shared between clinal and mosaic hybrid zones in a complex of cryptic seahorse lineages. 2018. ⟨hal-01869948⟩