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Timothée Bonnet

Evolutionary biologist/ecologist

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  • Bonnet, T., Leblois, R., Rousset, F., Crochet, P.A. (2017). A reassessment of explanations for discordant introgressions of mitochondrial and nuclear genomes. Evolution Early view. doi:10.1111/evo.13296.

  • Bonnet, T., Wandeler, P., Camenisch, G., & Postma, E. (2017). Bigger is fitter? Quantitative genetic decomposition of selection reveals an adaptive evolutionary decline of body mass in a wild rodent population. PLoS Biology 15(1): e1002592. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002592.

  • van Benthem, K.J.1, Bruijning, M.1, Bonnet, T.1, Jongejans, E.2, Postma, E.2 & Ozgul, A.2 (2017). Disentangling evolutionary, plastic and demographic processes underlying trait dynamics: A review of four frameworks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8: 75–85. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12627. (1shared first authorship; 2shared last authorship)


  • Bonnet, T. & Postma, E. (2016). Successful by chance? The power of mixed models and neutral simulations for the detection of individual fixed heterogeneity in fitness components. The American Naturalist 187(1): 60-74. doi:10.1086/684158.

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  • García-Navas, V., Bonnet, T., Waldvogel, D., Camenisch, G. & Postma, E. (2016).Consequences of female philopatry for reproductive success and mate choice in an Alpine rodent. Behavioral Ecology 27: 1158-1166. doi:https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arw031.

  • García-Navas, V., Bonnet, T., Bonal, R. & Postma, E. (2016). The role of fecundity and sexual selection in the evolution of size and sexual size dimorphism in New World and Old World voles (Rodentia: Arvicolinae). Oikos 125: 1250-1260. doi:10.1111/oik.03026.


  • García-Navas, V., Bonnet, T., Waldvogel, D., Wandeler, P., Camenisch, G. & Postma, E. (2015). Gene flow counteracts the effect of drift in a Swiss population of snow voles fluctuating in size. Biological Conservation 191: 168–177. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.021.

Pre-PhD studies

  • Bonnet, T., Crespin, L., Pinot, A., Bruneteau, L., Bretagnolle, V. & Gauffre, B. (2013). How the common vole copes with modern farming: Insights from a capture-mark-recapture experiment. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 177: 21–27. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.05.005.

  • Elgvin, T.O., Hermansen, J.S., Fijarczyk, A., Bonnet, T., Borge, T., Sæther, S. a, Voje, K.L. & Sætre, G.P. (2011). Hybrid speciation in sparrows II: a role for sex chromosomes? Molecular Ecology 20: 3823–3837. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05182.x.

  • Bonnet, T., Slagsvold, P.K. & Sætre, G.P. (2011). Genetic species identification of a Collared Pied Flycatcher from Norway. Journal of Ornithology 152: 1069–1073. doi:10.1007/s10336-011-0703-4.