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AUSTERLITZ Frédéric

MNHN, Musée de l’Homme, 17 Place du Trocadéro

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Statut  : Chercheur, CNRS
Contact  : austerlitz[@]mnhn.fr // +33 1 44 05 72 57

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Research team

- Evolutionary Anthropology

Current Position

- CNRS Research Director (Directeur de recherche CNRS)

Interdisciplinary research themes

- Population Genetics
- Modelling

Research activities

- Modelling the impact of demographic and adaptative processes in population genetics.

- Estimation of demographic and adaptative processes from genetic data. Application to humans and other species.

Editorial board memberships

- 2012– Molecular Ecology and Molecular Ecology Resources (editor)

- 2009–2012 Journal of Evolutionary Biology (reviewing editor)

Organised seminars

- evolmol

Appointments

- 2010– Permanent CNRS Researcher. Laboratoire Éco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, Paris, France.

- 2002–2010 Permanent CNRS Researcher. Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution, Orsay, France

- 2000–2002 Researcher at INRA Bordeaux (France).

Education

- 2005 Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches (Specific French diploma allowing to supervise PhD Students). Diploma delivered by Université Paris-Sud.

- 1999–2000 Postdoctoral fellow. Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ, USA). (Supervisor P.E. Smouse). Subject : “Estimation of instantaneous pollen flow”.

- 1995–1999 PhD thesis in population genetics at the Université de Paris-Sud (Orsay, France). Subject : “On the impact of demographic processes on genetic diversity”. (Supervisors P.-H. Gouyon and E. Heyer)

- 1994–1995 D.E.A. (Master Degree) in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution. Université Paris-Sud (Orsay, France).

- 1993–1995 Ecole du Génie Rural des Eaux and Forets (French school for water, Forests and Environment Engineering)

- 1990–1993 Ecole Polytechnique (Polytechnic School)

Main research grants

- 2014–2018 Agence Nationale de la Recherche, grant AGHRUM « Evaluating mechanisms of genetic adaptation to rapid environmental changes : agriculture and the human model » (partner).

- 2013–2015. Labex BCDiv grant « Inferring natural selection from large scale genetic data » (coordinator).

- 2013–2015. Agence Nationale de la Recherche, grant Demochips « Inference of demographic history from large DNA polymorphism data » (coordinator).

- 2008–2011. Agence Nationale de la Recherche, grant NUTGENEVOL « Deciphering the complex evolution of genes involved in human adaptation to diet » (partner).

- 2006–2010. European Network of Excellence EVOLTREE (partner).

PhD students

- Christophe Coste (with Samuel Pavard)

- Valentin Thouzeau (with Paul Verdu)

Former students and postdocs

- Angeles de Cara

- Flora Jay

- Carla Aimé

- Friso Palstra

- Michaël Fontaine

- Jean-Tristan Brandenburg

- bénédicte Rhoné

- Michaël Blum

- Raphaëlle Chaix

Software

- Poldisp : a software package for indirect estimation of contemporary pollen dispersal.

- Mathematica notebooks for the joint estimation of the growth rate and the age of mutations. (ref. : Austerlitz et al 2003 Genetics 165 : 1579-1586)

- PopSizeABC : a package allowing to estimate population size histories from large samples of genome wide SNP data using approximate Bayesian computation (ABC)

- PopLingSim : a program for the simulation of linguistic data.

Selected Publications (full publication list below or see my Google Scholar page)

- Boitard S., Rodriguez W., Jay F., Mona S., Austerlitz F. (2016) Inferring population size history from large samples of genome wide molecular data - an approximate Bayesian computation approach. PLoS Genetics 12 : e1005877.

- Verdu P., Becker N. S. A., Froment A., Georges M., Grugni V., Quintana-Murci L., Hombert J.-M., Van der Veen L., Le Bomin S., Bahuchet S., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2013) Sociocultural behavior, sex-biased admixture and effective population sizes in Central African Pygmies and non-Pygmies. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30 : 918-937.

- Aimé C., Laval G., Patin E., Verdu P., Ségurel L., Chaix R., Hegay T., Quintana-Murci L., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2013) Human genetic data reveal contrasting demographic patterns between sedentary and nomadic populations, predating the emergence of farming. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30 : 2629–2644.

- Fontaine M. C., Snirc A., Frantzis A., Koutrakis E., Ozturk B., Ozturk A. A. & Austerlitz, F. (2012) History of expansion and anthropogenic collapse in a top marine predator of the Black Sea estimated from genetic data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 : E2569-E2576.

- Austerlitz F.*, Gleiser G.*, Teixeira S. & Bernasconi G. (2012) The effects of inbreeding, genetic dissimilarity and phenotype on male reproductive success in a dioecious plant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B : Biological Sciences 279 : 91-100.

- Blum M. G. B., Heyer E., François O. & Austerlitz F. (2006) Matrilineal fertility inheritance detected in hunter-gatherer populations using the imbalance of gene genealogies. PLoS Genetics 2 : e122.

- Austerlitz F., Dick C. W., Dutech C., Klein E. K., Oddou-Muratorio S., Smouse P. E. & Sork V. L. (2004) Using genetic markers to estimate the pollen dispersal curve. Molecular Ecology 13 : 937-954.

- Austerlitz F. & Heyer E. (1998) Social transmission of reproductive behavior increases frequency of inherited disorders in a young-expanding population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA 95 : 15140-15144.

Current teaching

2012– Genetic drift or the random sorting of variants through demographic processes. Module “Evolution mecanisms”. MNHN doctoral school (4 hours/year).
2004– Master 2nd year Module « Population Genomics » (3 to 9 hours/year). Advanced coalescent theory, methods for estimating demographic parameters from genetic data. Performed in English some years. (joint organiser of the module).
2004– Module « Evolutionary genetics » for Master EBE 1st year Ecole Normale Supérieure (3 to 9 hours/year). Bases, Coalescent theory, measure of population structure, with computer practical (joint organiser of the module).



Past teaching

2011 Lectures and computer practicals « Methods for the statistical analysis of siring success and relatedness in plants and animals ». (12 hours). University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Performed in English.
2010–2014 Lecture « Genetic Differences between humans and chimpanzees ». Master 1st year at MNHN (2 hours/year)
2010–2013 Lecture “Bases of population genetics”. Module “Human genetics and infectious diseases”. Institut Pasteur, Paris. (1.5 hour/year)
2009–2013 Lecture « Impact of demographic processes on genetic diversity and the frequency of genetic diseases » performed in Master 1st year of Medicine, University Paris VII (2 hours/year).
2009 Lecture for PhD students, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (1 hour). « Inference of demographic processes from genetic diversity in humans ». Performed in English.
2009 Lecture and practical on computer « Two-generation analysis of pollen flow across a landscape » for PhD students and scientists funded by the European Network of Excellence EVOLTREE. University of Bydgoszcz, Poland (6 hours). Performed in English.
2009 Lecture for PhD students, University of Sendai, Japan (1 hour). « Inference of demographic processes from genetic diversity using coalescent methods in humans ». Performed in English.
2008–2013 Lecture for PhD students at MNHN. Module on DNA Barcoding. Lecture on the comparison between available methods for DNA barcoding. (3 hours/year). Performed in English.
2006–2009 European courses ERAMUS « Mathematics in Plant Biology » for PhD students Lectures and computer practicals in population genetics modelling (3 hours). Performed in English.
2005–2008 Population genetics. Methods for the detection of adaptation from population genetics data. Master 2nd year « Multifactorial genetics » (3 hours/year).
2002–2006 Population genetics (3 hours/year) at Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (1st year). Coalescent theory.
1997–2003 Population genetics (3 hours/year) at master Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution (Universities Paris VI, VII, XI, I.N.A.-P.G., M.N.H.N.). Coalescent theory.
1996–1998 Population genetics at E.N.G.R.E.F. (1st year) Bases et coalescent theory (3 to 6 hours/year).
1995–1996 Computer science for undergraduate students at Université Paris-Sud, Orsay. 24 hours/year.
Full publication list

Peer-reviewed Journals

  1. Austerlitz F., Jung-Muller B., Godelle B. & Gouyon P.-H. (1997) Evolution of coalescence times, genetic diversity and structure during colonization. Theoretical Population Biology 51 : 148-164
  2. Austerlitz F. & Heyer E. (1998) Social transmission of reproductive behavior increases frequency of inherited disorders in a young-expanding population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA 95 : 15140-15144.
  3. Austerlitz F. & Heyer E. (1999) Impact of demographic distribution and population growth rate on haplotypic diversity linked to a disease gene and their consequences for the estimation of recombination rate : example of a French Canadian population. Genetic Epidemiology 16 : 2-14
  4. Klein E. K., Austerlitz F. & Larédo C. (1999) Some statistical improvements for estimating population size and mutation rate from segregating sites in DNA sequences. Theoretical Population Biology 55 : 235-247.
  5. Ferdy J.-B., Austerlitz F., Moret J., Gouyon P.-H. & Godelle B. (1999) Pollinator-induced density dependence in deceptive species. Oikos 87 : 549-560.
  6. Austerlitz F., Mariette S., Machon N., Gouyon P.-H. & Godelle B. (2000) Effects of colonization processes on genetic diversity : differences between annual plants and tree species. Genetics 154 : 1309-1321.
  7. Austerlitz F. & Heyer E. (2000) Allelic association is increased by correlation of effective family size. European Journal of Human Genetics 8 : 980-985.
  8. Austerlitz F. & Smouse P. E. (2001) Two-generation analysis of pollen flow across a landscape. II. Relation between Φft, pollen dispersal and inter-females distance. Genetics 157 : 851-857.
  9. Austerlitz F. & Smouse P. E. (2001) Two-generation analysis of pollen flow across a landscape. III. Impact of adult population structure. Genetical Research 78 : 271-280.
  10. Hunter M., Heyer E., Austerlitz F., Angelicheva D., Nedkova V., Briones P., Gata A., De Pablo R., Laszlo A., Bosshard N., Gitzelmann R., Tordai A., Kalmar L., Szalai C., Balogh I., Lupu C., Corches A., Popa G., Perez-Lezaun A. & Kalaydjieva L. V. (2002) The P28T mutation in the GALK1 gene accounts for galactokinase deficiency in Roma (Gypsy) patients across Europe. Pediatric Research 51 : 602-606.
  11. Austerlitz F. & Smouse P. E. (2002) Two-generation analysis of pollen flow across a landscape. IV. Estimating the dispersal parameter. Genetics 161 : 355-363.
  12. Ferdy J.-B. & Austerlitz F. (2002) Extinction and introgression in a community of partially cross-fertile plant species. American Naturalist 160 : 74-86.
  13. Mariette S., Le Corre V., Austerlitz F. & Kremer A. (2002) Sampling within the genome for measuring within-population diversity : trade-offs between markers. Molecular Ecology 11 : 1145-1156.
  14. Sibert A., Austerlitz F. & Heyer E. (2002) Wright-Fisher revisited : the case of fecundity correlation. Theoretical Population Biology 62 : 181-197.
  15. Machon N., Bardin P., Mazer S. J., Moret J., Godelle B. & Austerlitz F. (2003) Relationship between genetic structure and seed and pollen dispersal in the rare and protected orchid Spiranthes spiralis (L.) Chevall. in northern France. New Phytologist 157 : 677-687.
  16. Dick C. W., Etchelecu G. & Austerlitz F. (2003). Pollen dispersal of Neotropical trees (Dinizia excelsa : Fabaceae) by native insects and African honeybees in pristine and fragmented Amazonian rainforest. Molecular Ecology 12 : 753-764.
  17. Austerlitz F. & Garnier-Géré P. H. (2003) Modelling the impact of colonisation on genetic diversity and differentiation of forest trees : interaction of life-cycle and seed long-distance dispersal. Heredity 90 : 282-290.
  18. Austerlitz F., Kalaydjieva L. & Heyer E. (2003) Detecting population growth, selection and inherited fertility from haplotypic data in humans. Genetics 165 : 1579-1586
  19. Oddou-Muratorio S., Houot M.-L., Demesure-Mush B. & Austerlitz F. (2003) Pollen flow in the wildservice tree, Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz. I. Evaluating the paternity analysis procedure in continuous populations. Molecular Ecology 12 : 3427-3439.
  20. Chaix R., Austerlitz F., Morar B., Kalaydjieva L. & Heyer E. (2004) Vlax Roma history : what do coalescent-based methods tell us ? European Journal of Human Genetics 12 : 285-292.
  21. Austerlitz F., Dick C. W., Dutech C., Klein E. K., Oddou-Muratorio S., Smouse P. E. & Sork V. L. (2004) Using genetic markers to estimate the pollen dispersal curve. Molecular Ecology 13 : 937-954.
  22. Chaix R., Austerlitz F., Khegay T., Jacquesson S., Hammer M. F., Heyer E. & Quintana-Murci L. (2004) The genetic or mythical ancestry of descent groups : lessons from the Y-chromosome. American Journal of Human Genetics 75 : 1113-1116.
  23. Heyer E., Sibert A. & Austerlitz F. (2005) Cultural transmission of fitness : genes take the fast lane. Trends in Genetics 21 : 232-237.
  24. Oddou-Muratorio S., Klein E. K. & Austerlitz F. (2005) Pollen flow in the wildservice tree, Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz. II. Pollen dispersal and heterogeneity in mating success inferred from parent-offspring analysis. Molecular Ecology 14 : 4441-4452.
  25. Giraud T., Villaréal L. M. M. A., Austerlitz F., Le Gac M. & Lavigne C. (2006) Importance of the life cycle in sympatric host race formation and speciation of pathogens. Phytopathology 96 : 280-287.
  26. Gouya L., Martin-Schmitt C., Robreau A. M., Austerlitz F., Silva V. D., Brun P., Simonin S., Lyoumi S., Grandchamp B., Beaumont C., Puy H. & Deybach J. C. (2006) Contribution of a common single-nucleotide polymorphism to the genetic predisposition for erythropoietic protoporphyria. American Journal of Human Genetics 78 : 2-14.
  27. Patin E., Barreiro L. B., Sabeti P. C., Austerlitz F., Luca F., Sajantila A., Behar D. M., Semino O., Sakuntabhai A., Guiso N., Gicquel B., McElreavey K., Harding R. M., Heyer E. and Quintana-Murci L. (2006) Deciphering the ancient and complex evolutionary history of human arylamine N-acetyltransferase genes. American Journal of Human Genetics 78 : 423-436.
  28. Robledo-Arnuncio J. J., Austerlitz F. & Smouse P. E. (2006) A new method of estimating the pollen dispersal curve independently of effective density. Genetics 173 : 1033-1045.
  29. Robledo-Arnuncio J. J. & Austerlitz F. (2006) Pollen dispersal in spatially aggregated populations. American Naturalist 168 : 500–511.
  30. Blum M. G. B., Heyer E., François O. & Austerlitz F. (2006) Matrilineal fertility inheritance detected in hunter-gatherer populations using the imbalance of gene genealogies. PLoS Genetics 2 : e122.
  31. Oddou-Muratorio S., Klein E. K., Demesure-Musch B. & Austerlitz F. (2006) Real-time patterns of pollen flow in the wildservice tree, Sorbus torminalis (rosaceae) III. Mating patterns and the ecological maternal neighborhood. American Journal of Botany. 93, 1650-1659.
  32. Gerard P. R., Klein E. K., Austerlitz F., Fernandez-Manjarres J. F. & Frascaria-Lacoste N. (2006) Assortative mating and differential male mating success in an ash hybrid zone population. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6 : 96.
  33. Devaux C., Lavigne C., Austerlitz F. & Klein E. K. (2007) Modelling and estimating pollen movement in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) at the landscape scale using genetic markers. Molecular Ecology 16 : 487-499.
  34. Chaix R., Quintana-Murci L., Hegay T., Hammer M. F., Mobasher Z., Austerlitz F. & Heyer E. (2007) From social to genetic structures in central Asia. Current Biology 17 : 43-48.
  35. Robledo-Arnuncio J. J., Austerlitz F. & Smouse P. E. (2007) POLDISP : a software package for indirect estimation of contemporary pollen dispersal. Molecular Ecology Notes 7 : 763-766.
  36. Austerlitz F.*, Dutech C.*, Smouse P. E., Davis F. & Sork V. L. (2007) Estimating anisotropic pollen dispersal : a case study in Quercus lobata. Heredity 99 : 193-204.
  37. Fenart S., Austerlitz F., Cuguen J. & Arnaud J. F. (2007) Long distance pollen-mediated gene flow at a landscape level : the weed beet as a case study. Molecular Ecology 16 : 3801-3813.
  38. Aquaron R., Soufir N., Berge-Lefranc J. L., Badens C., Austerlitz F. & Grandchamp B. (2007) Oculocutaneous albinism type 2 (OCA2) with homozygous 2.7-kb deletion of the P gene and sickle cell disease in a Cameroonian family. Identification of a common TAG haplotype in the mutated P gene. Journal of Human Genetics 52 : 771-780.
  39. Tenaillon M. I., Austerlitz F. & Tenaillon O. (2008) Apparent mutational hotspots and long distance linkage disequilibrium resulting from a bottleneck. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21 : 541-550.
  40. Llaurens V., Castric V., Austerlitz F. & Vekemans X. (2008) High paternal diversity in the self-incompatible herb Arabidopsis halleri despite clonal reproduction and spatially restricted pollen dispersal. Molecular Ecology 17 : 1577-1588.
  41. Chaix R., Austerlitz F., Hegay T., Quintana-Murci L. & Heyer E. (2008) Genetic traces of east-to-west hman expansion waves in Eurasia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 136 : 309-317.
  42. Magalon H., Patin E., Austerlitz F., Hegay T., Aldashev A., Quintana-Murci L. & Heyer E. (2008) Population genetic diversity of the NAT2 gene supports a role of acetylation in human adaptation to farming in Central Asia. European Journal of Human Genetics 16 : 243-251.
  43. Verdu P., Austerlitz F., Estoup A., Vitalis R., Georges M., Thery S., Froment A., Le Bomin S., Gessain A., Hombert J. M., Van der Veen L., Quintana-Murci L., Bahuchet S. & Heyer E. (2009) Origins and genetic diversity of pygmy hunter-gatherers from Western Central Africa. Current Biology 19 : 312-318.
  44. Austerlitz F., David O., Schaeffer B., Bleakley K., Olteanu M., Leblois R., Veuille M. & Larédo C. (2009) DNA barcode analysis : a comparison of phylogenetic and statistical classification methods. BMC Bioinformatics.10 (Suppl 14) : S10.
  45. Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2009) Update to Heyer’s "One founder/one gene hypothesis in a new expanding population" (1999). Human Biology 81 : 657-662.
  46. Soufir N., Ged C., Bourillon A., Austerlitz F., Chemin C., Stary A., Armier J., Pham D., Khadir K., Roume J., Hadj Rabia S., Bouadjar B., Taieb A., de Verneuil H., Benchiki H., Grandchamp B. & Sarasin A. (2010) A prevalent mutation with founder effect in xeroderma pigmentosum group C from North Africa. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 130 : 1537-1542.
  47. Minder E. I., Schneider-Yin X., Mamet R., Horev L., Neuenschwander S., Baumer A., Austerlitz F., Puy H. & Schoenfeld N. (2010) A homoallelic FECH mutation in a patient with both erythropoietic protoporphyria and palmar keratoderma. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 24 : 1349-1353.
  48. Barluenga M., Austerlitz F., Elzinga J. A., Teixeira S., Goudet J. & Bernasconi G. (2011) Fine-scale spatial genetic structure and gene dispersal in Silene latifolia. Heredity 106 : 13-24.
  49. Martínez-Cruz B., Vitalis R., Ségurel L., Austerlitz F., Georges M., Théry S., Quintana-Murci L., Hegay T., Aldashev A., Nasyrova F. & Heyer E. (2011) In the heartland of Eurasia : the multilocus genetic landscape of Central Asian populations. European Journal of Human Genetics 19 : 216-223.
  50. Heyer E., Brazier L., Ségurel L., Hegay T., Austerlitz F., Quintana-Murci L., Georges M., Pasquet P. & Veuille M. (2011) Lactase persistence in Central Asia : phenotype, genotype and evolution. Human Biology. 83 : 379-392.
  51. Cartault F., Nava C., Malbrunot A. C., Munier P., Hebert J. C., N’Guyen P., Djeridi N., Pariaud P., Pariaud J., Dupuy A., Austerlitz F. & Sarasin A. (2011) A new XPC gene splicing mutation has lead to the highest worldwide prevalence of xeroderma pigmentosum in black Mahori patients. DNA repair 10 : 577-585.
  52. Fiore M., Pillois X., Nurden P., Nurden A. & Austerlitz F. (2011) Founder effect and estimation of the age of the French Gypsy mutation associated with Glanzmann thrombasthenia in Manouche families. European Journal of Human Genetics 19 : 981-987.
  53. Rhoné B.*, Brandenburg J.-T.* & Austerlitz F. (2011) Impact of selection on genes involved in regulatory network : a modelling study. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24 : 2087-2098.
  54. Austerlitz F.*, Gleiser G.*, Teixeira S. & Bernasconi G. (2012) The effects of inbreeding, genetic dissimilarity and phenotype on male reproductive success in a dioecious plant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B : Biological Sciences 279 : 91-100.
  55. Heyer E., Chaix R., Pavard S. & Austerlitz F. (2012) Sex-specific demographic behaviours that shape human genomic variation. Molecular Ecology 21 : 597-612.
  56. Brandenburg J. T., Austerlitz F.* & Toupance B.* (2012) Impact of fertility transmission and other sociodemographic factors on reproductive success and coalescent trees. Genetics Research 94 : 121-131.
  57. Fontaine M. C., Snirc A., Frantzis A., Koutrakis E., Ozturk B., Ozturk A. A. & Austerlitz, F. (2012) History of expansion and anthropogenic collapse in a top marine predator of the Black Sea estimated from genetic data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 : E2569-E2576.
  58. Verdu P., Becker N. S. A., Froment A., Georges M., Grugni V., Quintana-Murci L., Hombert J.-M., Van der Veen L., Le Bomin S., Bahuchet S., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2013) Sociocultural behavior, sex-biased admixture and effective population sizes in Central African Pygmies and non-Pygmies. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 30 : 918-937.
  59. Fontaine M. C., Austerlitz F., Giraud T., Labbe F., Papura D., Richard-Cervera S. & Delmotte F. (2013) Genetic signature of a range expansion and leap-frog event after the recent invasion of Europe by the grapevine downy mildew pathogen Plasmopara viticola. Molecular Ecology. 22:2771-2286.
  60. Ségurel L., Austerlitz F., Toupance B., Gautier M., Pasquet P., Kelley, J.L., Voisin S., Lonjou C., Cruaud C., Couloux A., Hegay T., Aldashev A., Vitalis R.* & Heyer E.* (2013) Positive selection of protective variants for type 2 diabetes from the Neolithic onward : a case study in Central Asia. European Journal of Human Genetics. 21 : 1146-1151.
  61. Iwaizumi M. G., Takahashi M., Isoda K. & Austerlitz F. (2013) Consecutive multiple-year analysis of paternal and maternal gene flow and contributions of the gametic heterogeneities to overall genetic composition of Pinus densiflora dispersed seeds. American Journal of Botany. 100 : 1896-1904.
  62. Aimé C., Laval G., Patin E., Verdu P., Ségurel L., Chaix R., Hegay T., Quintana-Murci L., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2013) Human genetic data reveal contrasting demographic patterns between sedentary and nomadic populations, predating the emergence of farming. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 30 : 2629–2644.
  63. Fontaine M. C., Roland K., Calves I., Austerlitz F., Palstra F. P., Tolley K. A., Ryan S., Ferreira M., Jauniaux T., Llavona A., Ozturk B., Ozturk A. A., Ridoux V., Rogan E., Sequeira M., Siebert U., Vikingsson G. A., Borrell A., Michaux J. R. & Aguilar A. (2014) Postglacial climate changes and rise of three ecotypes of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, in western Palearctic waters. Molecular Ecology 23 : 3306-3321.
  64. Aimé C., Verdu P., Ségurel L., Martinez-Cruz B., Hegay T., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2014) Microsatellite data show recent demographic expansions in sedentary but not in nomadic human populations in Africa and Eurasia. European Journal of Human Genetics. 22 : 1201-1207.
  65. Gleiser G., Internicola A. I., Austerlitz F. & Bernasconi G. (2014) Stabilizing selection on nectar concentration in wild Petunia axillaris, as revealed by genetic analysis of pollen dispersal. Evolutionary Ecology. 28:869-884.
  66. Aimé C., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F. (2015) Inference of sex-specific expansion patterns in human populations from Y-chromosome polymorphism. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 157 : 217-225.
  67. Palstra F.P., Heyer E. & Austerlitz F (2015) Statistical inference on genetic data reveals the complex demographic history of human populations in Central Asia. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32 : 1411-1424.
  68. Heyer E., Brandenburg J.-T., Leonardi M., Toupance B., Balaresque P., Hegay T., Aldashev A. & Austerlitz F. (2015) Patrilineal populations show more male transmission of reproductive success than cognatic populations in Central Asia, which reduces their genetic diversity. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 157 : 537-543.
  69. Bosse M., Megens H. J., Madsen O., Crooijmans R. P. M. A., Ryder O. A., Austerlitz F., Groenen M. A. M. & de Cara M. A. R. (2015) Using genome-wide measures of coancestry to maintain diversity and fitness in endangered and domestic pig populations. Genome Research 25 : 970-981.
  70. Verdu P. et Austerlitz F. (2015) Post marital residence behaviours shape genetic variation in hunter-gatherer and agricultural populations from Central Africa. Hunter Gatherer Research 1 : 107-124.
  71. Dusatkova P., Pfaffle R., Brown M. R., Akulevich N., Arnhold I. J., Kalina M. A., Kot K., Krzisnik C., Lemos M. C., Malikova J., Navardauskaite R., Obermannova B., Pribilincova Z., Sallai A., Stipancic G., Verkauskiene R., Cinek O., Blum W. F., Parks J. S., Austerlitz F., Lebl J. (2016) Genesis of two most prevalent PROP1 gene variants causing combined pituitary hormone deficiency in 21 populations. European Journal of Human Genetics 24 : 415-420.
  72. Boitard S., Rodriguez W., Jay F., Mona S., Austerlitz F. (2016) Inferring population size history from large samples of genome wide molecular data - an approximate Bayesian computation approach. PLoS Genetics 12 : e1005877.
  73. Aimé C., Austerlitz F. (2017) Different kinds of genetic markers permit inference of Paleolithic and Neolithic expansions in humans. European Journal of Human Genetics 25 : 360-365.
  74. Priehodová E, Austerlitz F, Čížková M, Mokhtar MG, Poloni ES, Černý V (2017). The historical spread of Arabian Pastoralists to the eastern African Sahel evidenced by the lactase persistence −13,915*G allele and mitochondrial DNA. American Journal of Human Biology 29 : e22950.
  75. Coste C. F. D., Austerlitz F. et Pavard S. (2017) Trait level analysis of multitrait population projection matrices. Theoretical Population Biology 116 : 47-58.
  76. Thouzeau V., Mennecier P., Verdu P.* et Austerlitz F.* (2017) Genetic and linguistic histories in Central Asia inferred using approximate Bayesian computations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B : Biological Sciences 284 : 20170706.

    *These authors contributed equally to the paper.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

  1. Austerlitz F., Mariette S., Machon N., Gouyon P.-H. et Godelle B. (2003) Effects of colonization processes on genetic diversity : differences between annual plants and tree species. Proceedings of the « International scientific symposium on modelling and experimental research on genetic processes in tropical and temperate forests. » Kourou, French Guyana, France (B. Degen et L. Loveless, editors).
  2. Garnier-Géré P. H., Austerlitz F., Bedon F., Kremer A. et Plomion C. (2005) Effets de la sélection sur la diversité et la différenciation génétique moléculaire : résultats de simulations et application au pin maritime pour les gènes de lignification. Les Actes du BRG 5 : 275-291.