Journal articles

  1. Beysard M & Heckel G (2014) Structure and dynamics of hybrid zones at different stages of speciation in the common vole (Microtus arvalis). Molecular Ecology 23: 673-687 [Abstract and pdf]
  2. Cucchi T, Barnett R, Martinkova N, Renaud S, Renvoise E, Evin A, Sheridan A, Mainland I, Wickham-Jones C, Tougard C, Quere JP, Pascal M, Pascal M, Heckel G, OHiggins P, Searle JB & Dobney KM (2014) The changing pace of insular life: 5000 years of microevolution in the Orkney vole (Microtus arvalis orcadensis). Evolution 68: 2804-2820 [Abstract and pdf]
  3. Fischer MC, Foll M, Heckel G & Excoffier L (2014) Continental-Scale Footprint of Balancing and Positive Selection in a Small Rodent (Microtus arvalis) PLoS One 9: e112332 [Abstract and pdf]
  4. Foll M, Gaggiotti O, Daub JT, Vatsiou A & Excoffier L (2014) Widespread Signals of Convergent Adaptation to High Altitude in Asia and America. American Journal of Human Genetics 95: 394–407 [Abstract and pdf]
  5. Johne R, Dremsek P, Reetz J, Heckel G, Hess M & Ulrich RG (2014) Hepeviridae: an expanding family of vertebrate viruses. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 27: 212-229 [Abstract and pdf]
  6. Larson EL, White TA, Ross CL & Harrison (2014) Gene flow and the maintenance of species boundaries. Molecular Ecology 23: 1668-1678 [Abstract and pdf]
  7. Lischer HEL, Excoffier L & Heckel G (2014) Ignoring heterozygous sites biases phylogenomic estimates of divergence times: implications for the evolutionary history of Microtus voles. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31: 817-831 [Abstract and pdf]
  8. Mona S, Ray N, Arenas M & Excoffier L (2014) Genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation during a range expansion. Heredity 112: 291-299 [Abstract and pdf]
  9. Perry GH, Foll M, Grenier JC, Patin E, Nedelec Y, Pacis A, Barakatt M, Gravel S, Xiang Zhou, Nsobya S, Excoffier L, Quintana-Murci L, Dominy NJ & Barreiro LB (2014) Adaptive, convergent origins of the pygmy phenotype in African rainforest hunter-gatherers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 111: E3596-3603 [Abstract and pdf]
  10. Roux J, Privman E, Moretti S, Daub JT, Robinson-Rechavi M & Keller L (2014) Patterns of positive selection in seven ant genomes Molecular Biology and Evolution [pdf]
  11. Schmidt S, Essbauer SS, Mayer-Scholl A, Poppert S, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Klempa B, Henning K, Schares G, Groschup MH, Spitzenberger F, Richter D, Heckel G & Ulrich RG (2014) Multiple infections of rodents with zoonotic pathogens in Austria. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 14: 467-475 [Abstract and pdf]
  12. Schubert M, Jonsson H, Chang D, Der Sarkissian C, Ermini L, Ginolhac A, Albrechtsen A, Dupanloup I, Foucal A, Petersen B, Fumagalli M & et al. (2014) Prehistoric genomes reveal the genetic foundation and cost of horse domestication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 111(52): E5661-9
  13. SheikhAli H, Drewes S, Sadowska ET, Mikowska M, Groschup MH, Heckel G, Koteja P & Ulrich RG (2014) First molecular evidenve for Puumala hantavirus in Poland. Viruses 6: 340-353 [Abstract and pdf]
  14. Sousa V , Peischl S & Excoffier L (2014) Impact of range expansions on current human genomic diversity. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 29: 22-30 [Abstract]
  15. Taylor SA, White TA, Hochaka WM, Ferretti V, Curry RL & Lovette I (2014) Climate-mediated movement of an avian hybrid zone. Current Biology 24: 671-676 [Abstract and pdf]

Book sections

  1. Arenas M, Mona S, Trochet A, Sramkova Hanulova A, Currat M, Ray N, Chikhi L, Rasteiro R, Schmeller DS , Excoffier L & (2014) The scaling of genetic diversity in a changing and fragmented world. In 'Scaling in ecology and conservation' edited by Henle K et al & . Pensoft Publishers. Pp. 55-60. [Abstract and pdf]
  2. Excoffier L, Quilodran CS & Currat M (2014) Models of hybridization during range expansions and their application to recent human evolution. In 'Cultural Developments in the Eurasian Paleolithic and the Origin of Anatomically Modern Humans' edited by Derevianko AP & Shunkov M. Dept. of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS. Pp. 122-137.

MSc thesis

  1. Vanessa Weber de Melo (2014) Spatiotemporal dynamics of Puumala virus and its host, the bank vole Myodes glareolus. MSc thesis. University of Bern, Bern.

PhD thesis

  1. Beysard M (2014) Speciation and hybridization in the common vole (Microtus arvalis). PhD thesis. University of Bern, Bern.
  2. Daub J (2014) Detecting polygenic selection at different timescales in human evolution. PhD Thesis. University of Berne, Berne.