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Nicolas Moiroux, Ph.D., HDR

Medical Entomology - Ecology – Modelling - Geomatics – Remote sensing

Researcher at MIVEGEC (IRD, CNRS, Univ. Montpellier), ESV department.

Vector Control Group (VCG) team leader (2021-present).

Deputy director of the LAMIVECT (International joint laboratory on vector disease in west Africa) - (2017-2021)

Research Projects
STORM (2020-2023) - Long-acting injectable ivermectin to fight malaria transmission – Unitaid – Modeling Task leader (PI : Medincell).

REACT 2 (2020-2023)  - Lutte contre le paludisme : amélioREr l’accès à la prévention, au diAgnostiC et aux soins pour les communauTés rurales vulnérables - Initiative 5% – data analysis task leader (PI: C. Pennetier).

REACT (2016-2020) – Managing insecticide resistance in Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire: research on new strategies and randomized controlled trial - Initiative 5% – co-PI.

ANIVERMATE (2018–2020) – Ivermectin against malaria: a One-Health approach to treat humans and peridomestic animals with reagards to minimal ecological side-effects – ANR – Modelling Task leader (PI : K. Mouline).

ANORYTHM (2017-2021) – Daily rhythms and how they promote adaptations to a changing world in malaria vectors – ANR – Modelling Task leader (PI: K. Mouline).

PANIC (2015-2019) – Pathogen's Niche: a new approach for infectious disease control – ANR – Entomology Task leader (PI: B. Cazelle).

Research scientist (permanent) (since 01/2015). IRD MiVEGEC. Montpellier, France.
Research scientist (hosted) (02/2016-02/2020). IRSS, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.

Ph.D. University of Montpellier, France, 2012.
Master's degree in Ecology with a major in Remote sensing, University of Toulouse 3, France. 2006.
Vocational Master's degree in Ecology and Geography, University of Franche-Comté, France. 2005.
2-years undergraduate degree in biology and environmental sciences. University Institute of Technology (IUT) of Thionville, University of Metz, France. 2002.

Habilitation à diriger des recherches1 document

  • Nicolas Moiroux. La transmission résiduelle des Plasmodium humains : caractérisation, déterminants, prédiction et lutte. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. Université de Montpellier, 2021. ⟨tel-03698171⟩

Journal articles37 documents

  • Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Serge Bèwadéyir Poda, Aristide Sawdetuo Hien, Moussa Namountougou, Ibrahim Sangaré, et al.. Malaria vectors diversity, insecticide resistance and transmission during the rainy season in peri-urban villages of south-western Burkina Faso. Malaria Journal, BioMed Central, 2021, 20 (1), ⟨10.1186/s12936-020-03554-5⟩. ⟨hal-03121860⟩
  • Cyntia-Muriel Clegban, Soromane Camara, A. Alphonsine Koffi, Ludovic Ahoua Alou, Jean-Paul Kabran Kouame, et al.. Evaluation of Yahe® and Panda® 2.0 long-lasting insecticidal nets against wild pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l. from Côte d’Ivoire: an experimental hut trial. Parasites & Vectors, 2021, 14, pp.347. ⟨10.1186/s13071-021-04843-x⟩. ⟨hal-03276549⟩
  • Paul Taconet, Angélique Porciani, Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Karine Mouline, Frédéric Simard, et al.. Data-driven and interpretable machine-learning modeling to explore the fine-scale environmental determinants of malaria vectors biting rates in rural Burkina Faso. Parasites & Vectors, 2021, 14, pp.345. ⟨10.1186/s13071-021-04851-x⟩. ⟨hal-03274602⟩
  • Amadou Traoré, Angélique Porciani, Nicolas Moiroux, Roch Dabiré, Frédéric Simard, et al.. Effects of insemination and blood-feeding on locomotor activity of wild-derived females of the malaria mosquito Anopheles coluzzii. Parasites & Vectors, 2021, 14 (1), ⟨10.1186/s13071-021-04967-0⟩. ⟨hal-03350550⟩
  • Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Barnabas Zogo, Domonbabele François de Sales Hien, Aristide Sawdetuo Hien, Didier Alexandre Kaboré, et al.. Insecticide resistance status of malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae (s.l.) of southwest Burkina Faso and residual efficacy of indoor residual spraying with microencapsulated pirimiphos-methyl insecticide. Parasites & Vectors, 2021, 14 (1), ⟨10.1186/s13071-020-04563-8⟩. ⟨hal-03121868⟩
  • D. Soma, B. Zogo, P. Taconet, A. Somé, S. Coulibaly., et al.. Quantifying and characterizing hourly human exposure to malaria vectors bites to address residual malaria transmission during dry and rainy seasons in rural Southwest Burkina Faso. BMC Public Health, BioMed Central, 2021, 21 (1), ⟨10.1186/s12889-021-10304-y⟩. ⟨hal-03126810⟩
  • Cédric Bationo, Jean Gaudart, Sokhna Dieng, Mady Cissoko, Paul Taconet, et al.. Spatio-temporal analysis and prediction of malaria cases using remote sensing meteorological data in Diébougou health district, Burkina Faso, 2016–2017. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 2021, 11, pp.20027. ⟨10.1038/s41598-021-99457-9⟩. ⟨hal-03388280⟩
  • Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Barnabas Mahugnon Zogo, Anthony Somé, Bertin N’cho Tchiekoi, Domonbabele François de Sales Hien, et al.. Anopheles bionomics, insecticide resistance and malaria transmission in southwest Burkina Faso: A pre-intervention study. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2020, 15 (8), pp.e0236920. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0236920⟩. ⟨hal-02965639⟩
  • Malal Diop, Fabrice Chandre, Marie Rossignol, Angélique Porciani, Mathieu Chateau, et al.. Sub-lethal insecticide exposure affects host biting efficiency of Kdr -resistant Anopheles gambiae. Peer Community In Zoology, 2020, ⟨10.1101/653980⟩. ⟨hal-02965647⟩
  • David Carrasco, Thierry Lefèvre, Nicolas Moiroux, Cédric Pennetier, Fabrice Chandre, et al.. Behavioural adaptations of mosquito vectors to insecticide control. Current Opinion in Insect Science, Elsevier, 2019, 34, pp.48-54. ⟨10.1016/j.cois.2019.03.005⟩. ⟨hal-02411126⟩
  • Barnabas Zogo, Alphonsine Koffi, Ludovic Alou, Florence Fournet, Amal Dahounto, et al.. Identification and characterization of Anopheles spp. breeding habitats in the Korhogo area in northern Côte d’Ivoire: a study prior to a Bti-based larviciding intervention. Parasites and Vectors, BioMed Central, 2019, 12 (1), ⟨10.1186/s13071-019-3404-0⟩. ⟨hal-02434747⟩
  • Barnabas Zogo, Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Bertin N’cho Tchiekoi, Anthony Somé, Ludovic Phamien Ahoua Alou, et al.. Anopheles bionomics, insecticide resistance mechanisms, and malaria transmission in the Korhogo area, northern Côte d’Ivoire: a pre-intervention study. Parasite, EDP Sciences, 2019, 26, pp.40. ⟨10.1051/parasite/2019040⟩. ⟨hal-02434749⟩
  • Margaux Mulatier, Soromane Camara, Alphonsine Koffi, David Carrasco, Angélique Porciani, et al.. Efficacy of vector control tools against malaria-infected mosquitoes. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 2019, 9 (1), ⟨10.1038/s41598-019-43195-6⟩. ⟨hal-02170837⟩
  • Tania D’almeida, Ibrahim Sadissou, Mermoz Sagbohan, Jacqueline Milet, Euripide Avokpaho, et al.. High level of soluble human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-G at beginning of pregnancy as predictor of risk of malaria during infancy. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 2019, 9 (1), ⟨10.1038/s41598-019-45688-w⟩. ⟨hal-02965654⟩
  • Barnabas Zogo, Bertin N’cho Tchiekoi, Alphonsine Koffi, Amal Dahounto, Ludovic Ahoua Alou, et al.. Impact of sunlight exposure on the residual efficacy of biolarvicides Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus against the main malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal, BioMed Central, 2019, 18, pp.55. ⟨10.1186/s12936-019-2687-0⟩. ⟨hal-02965638⟩
  • Armel Djènontin, Nicolas Moiroux, Aziz Bouraïma, Barnabas Zogo, Ibrahim Sidick, et al.. Field efficacy of a new deltamethrin long lasting insecticidal net (LifeNet©) against wild pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae in Benin. BMC Public Health, BioMed Central, 2018, 18, pp.947. ⟨10.1186/s12889-018-5876-9⟩. ⟨hal-02965658⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Armel Djènontin, Barnabas Zogo, Aziz Bouraima, Ibrahim Sidick, et al.. Small-scale field testing of alpha-cypermethrin water-dispersible granules in comparison with the recommended wettable powder formulation for indoor residual spraying against malaria vectors in Benin. Parasites and Vectors, BioMed Central, 2018, 11 (1), ⟨10.1186/s13071-018-3071-6⟩. ⟨hal-01882506⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Fabrice Chandre, Jean-Marc Hougard, Vincent Corbel, Cédric Pennetier. Remote Effect of Insecticide-Treated Nets and the Personal Protection against Malaria Mosquito Bites. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2017, 12 (1), pp.e0170732. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0170732⟩. ⟨hal-01937675⟩
  • Angélique Porciani, Malal M Diop, Nicolas Moiroux, Tatiana Kadoke-Lambi, Anna Cohuet, et al.. Influence of pyrethroïd-treated bed net on host seeking behavior of Anopheles gambiae s.s. carrying the kdr allele. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2017, 12 (7), pp.e0164518. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0164518⟩. ⟨hal-02013912⟩
  • Alphonsine Koffi, Ludovic Ahoua Alou, Armel Djenontin, Jean-Paul Kabran, Youssouf Dosso, et al.. Efficacy of Olyset ® Duo, a permethrin and pyriproxyfen mixture net against wild pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae s.s. from Côte d’Ivoire: an experimental hut trial. Parasite, EDP Sciences, 2015, 22, pp.28. ⟨10.1051/parasite/2015028⟩. ⟨hal-02965662⟩
  • Malal M Diop, Nicolas Moiroux, Fabrice Chandre, Hadrien Martin-Herrou, Pascal Milesi, et al.. Behavioral cost & overdominance in Anopheles gambiae. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2015, 10 (4), ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0121755⟩. ⟨hal-01938142⟩
  • Armel Djènontin, Ludovic Ahoua Alou, Alphonsine Koffi, Barnabas Zogo, Elves Duarte, et al.. Insecticidal and sterilizing effect of Olyset Duo ® , a permethrin and pyriproxyfen mixture net against pyrethroid-susceptible and -resistant strains of Anopheles gambiae s.s. : a release-recapture assay in experimental huts. Parasite, EDP Sciences, 2015, 22, pp.27. ⟨10.1051/parasite/2015027⟩. ⟨hal-02965739⟩
  • Benoît Assogba, Luc Djogbénou, Jacques Saizonou, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Roch Dabiré, et al.. Characterization of swarming and mating behaviour between Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles melas in a sympatry area of Benin. Acta Tropica, Elsevier, 2014, 132, pp.S53-S63. ⟨10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.09.006⟩. ⟨hal-02965664⟩
  • O. Boussari, Fabien Subtil, N. Moiroux, A. Djenontin, J. Iwaz, et al.. Modeling the seasonality of Anopheles gambiae s.s. biting rates in a South Benin sanitary zone. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014, 108, pp.237-43. ⟨10.1093/trstmh/tru027⟩. ⟨hal-02072974⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Armel Djenontin, A. S. Bio-Bangana, Fabrice Chandre, Vincent Corbel, et al.. Spatio-temporal analysis of abundances of three malaria vector species in southern Benin using zero-truncated models. Parasites and Vectors, BioMed Central, 2014, 7, 103. ⟨10.1186/1756-3305-7-103⟩. ⟨ird-01079352⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Georgia B Damien, Marc Egrot, Armel Djenontin, Fabrice Chandre, et al.. Human exposure to early morning Anopheles funestus biting behavior and personal protection provided by long-lasting insecticidal nets.. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2013, pp.e104967. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0104967⟩. ⟨hal-01079372⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Cédric Pennetier, V. Corbel. Behavioral adaptation of malaria vectors to LLINs: a reply. Journal of Infectious Diseases, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2013, 207 (7), pp.1184-1185. ⟨10.1093/infdis/jit012⟩. ⟨hal-02965676⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Abdul S. Bio-Bangana, Armel Djenontin, Fabrice Chandre, Vincent Corbel, et al.. Modelling the risk of being bitten by malaria vectors in a vector control area in southern Benin, west Africa. Parasites and Vectors, BioMed Central, 2013, 6, ⟨10.1186/1756-3305-6-71⟩. ⟨hal-01219007v2⟩
  • Vincent Corbel, Martin Akogbeto, Georgia B Damien, Armel Djenontin, Fabrice Chandre, et al.. Combination of malaria vector control interventions in pyrethroid resistance area in Benin: a cluster randomised controlled trial.. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, New York, NY : Elsevier Science ; The Lancet Pub. Group, 2001-, 2012, 12 (8), pp.617-26. ⟨10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70081-6⟩. ⟨pasteur-00835684⟩
  • Maurice Marcel Sandeu, Azizath Moussiliou, Nicolas Moiroux, Gilles Padonou, Achille Massougbodji, et al.. Optimized Pan-species and Speciation Duplex Real-time PCR Assays for Plasmodium Parasites Detection in Malaria Vectors. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2012, 7 (12), pp.e52719. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0052719⟩. ⟨hal-02965678⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Marinely B Gomez, Cédric Pennetier, Emmanuel Elanga, Armel Djènontin, et al.. Changes in Anopheles funestus Biting Behavior Following Universal Coverage of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets in Benin.. Journal of Infectious Diseases, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2012, 206 (10), epub ahead of print. ⟨10.1093/infdis/jis565⟩. ⟨hal-00742218⟩
  • Emmanuel Elanga Ndille, Souleymane Doucoure, Georgia Damien, François Mouchet, Papa Makhtar Drame, et al.. First Attempt To Validate Human IgG Antibody Response to Nterm-34kDa Salivary Peptide as Biomarker for Evaluating Exposure to Aedes aegypti Bites. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Public Library of Science, 2012, 6 (11), pp.e1905. ⟨10.1371/journal.pntd.0001905⟩. ⟨hal-02965729⟩
  • O. Boussari, N. Moiroux, J. Iwaz, A. Djenontin, S. Bio-Bangana, et al.. Use of a mixture statistical model in studying malaria vectors density. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2012, 7, pp.e50452. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0050452⟩. ⟨hal-02297357⟩
  • Nicolas Moiroux, Olayidé Boussari, Armel Djènontin, Georgia Damien, Gilles Cottrell, et al.. Dry season determinants of malaria disease and net use in Benin, West Africa.. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2012, 7 (1), pp.e30558. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0030558⟩. ⟨hal-00692194⟩
  • Hilary Ranson, Raphael N’guessan, Jonathan Lines, Nicolas Moiroux, Zinga Nkuni, et al.. Pyrethroid resistance in African anopheline mosquitoes: what are the implications for malaria control?. Trends in Parasitology, Elsevier, 2011, 27 (2), pp.91-98. ⟨10.1016/⟩. ⟨hal-02965719⟩
  • Anges Yadouleton, Gil Padonou, Alex Asidi, Nicolas Moiroux, Sahabi Bio-Banganna, et al.. Insecticide resistance status in Anopheles gambiae in southern Benin. Malaria Journal, BioMed Central, 2010, 9, pp.83. ⟨10.1186/1475-2875-9-83⟩. ⟨hal-02965709⟩
  • Armel Djènontin, Sahabi Bio-Bangana, Nicolas Moiroux, Marie-Claire Henry, Olayidé Bousari, et al.. Culicidae diversity, malaria transmission and insecticide resistance alleles in malaria vectors in Ouidah-Kpomasse-Tori district from Benin (West Africa): A pre-intervention study. Parasites & Vectors, 2010, 3 (1), pp.83. ⟨10.1186/1756-3305-3-83⟩. ⟨hal-02965713⟩

Book sections2 documents

  • Eve Miguel, Florence Fournet, Rakiswendé Serge Yerbanga, Nicolas Moiroux, Franck Yao, et al.. Optimizing public health strategies in low-income countries : epidemiology, ecology and evolution for the control of malaria. Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases : pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries., 2018, ⟨10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0016⟩. ⟨hal-02968232⟩
  • Philippe Cecchi, Aude Meunier-Nikiema, Nicolas Moiroux, Bakary Sanou. Towards an Atlas of Lakes and Reservoirs in Burkina Faso. Small reservoirs toolkit, 2009. ⟨hal-02968297⟩

Theses1 document

  • Nicolas Moiroux. Modélisation du risque d'exposition aux moustiques vecteurs de Plasmodium spp. dans un contexte de lutte anti-vectorielle.. Ecologie, Environnement. Université Montpellier II - Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, 2012. Français. ⟨tel-00812118⟩