Current group members
Mathieu Joron - joron(a)mnhn.fr
CNRS group leader (Chargé de Recherche CR1)
Violaine Llaurens - CNRS researcher (Chargée de Recherche CR2).
Evolution of dominance, genetic load, and the consequences of balancing selection.
Annabel Whibley - ERC-funded postdoc - whibley(a)mnhn.fr.
Genomics of the H. numata colour-pattern supergene.
Robert Jones - BBSRC-funded postdoc - rob.jones(a)exeter.ac.uk.
QTL analyses of wing pattern genes and genome mapping. Co-advised with Richard ffrench-Constant at the University of Exeter.
Agnès Bulski - CNRS-funded Assistant Ingénieure - bulski(a)mnhn.fr.
Bárbara Huber - ERC-funded PhD student - babahuber(a)gmail.com.
Genetics and genealogy of colour pattern variation in the silvaniform clade of Heliconius butterflies.
Yann Le Poul - Polytechnique-funded PhD student - yann.le.poul(a)ens-lyon.org.
Quantification of pattern, morphospace analysis, and modelling the ecology of mimicry communities.
Claire Mérot - Ecole Normale Supérieure postgraduate student
Ecological divergence and speciation associated with mimicry variation in Heliconius.
Former group members
Lise Frézal - CNRS-funded postdoc - frezal(a)mnhn.fr.
Population genetics of the H. numata supergene. Now on Caenorhabditis immunity with M.A. Félix at Ecole Normale Supérieure.
Simone Fernandes - Evo-devo Masters student (UPMC Paris 6).
Gene models and annotation in the colour pattern-determining genomic region. Now a PhD student with T. Wirth at MNHN, Paris
Benoît Gilles - Postgraduate student.
Colour pattern morphometrics and genetics in H. hecale. Now an environmental consultant in Bordeaux
Michel Becuwe - Undergraduate student.
Genetic mapping of the supergene in one brood of H. numata. Now a PhD Student at Institut Jacques Monod, Paris
Reuben Nowell - Honours student.
Genealogies of genes along the supergene region in silvaniform Heliconius butterflies. Now a PhD Student at University of Edinburgh, UK
Links to present or past collaborators.
Marianne Elias and Mathieu Joron's groups in the tropical greenhouses at the Museum.
Left to right: Claire Mérot, Lise Frézal, Yann Le Poul, Bárbara Huber, Agnès Bulski, Mathieu Joron,
Violaine Llaurens, Rob Jones, Marianne Elias, Annabel Whibley & Nicolas Chazot.