Recommended preprints

The first Peer Community in has been launched in January 2017: Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology


mini_logo Diala Abu Awad and Denis Roze. Effects of partial selfing on the equilibrium genetic variance, mutation load and inbreeding depression under stabilizing selection. Biorxiv, 2017, 180000, ver. 4 of 17th November. 10.1101/180000

Recommended by Aneil F. Agrawal (2017) Understanding genetic variance, load, and inbreeding depression with selfing. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100041. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100041



mini_logo Louis Raynal, Jean-Michel Marin, Pierre Pudlo, Mathieu Ribatet, Christian P. Robert, Arnaud Estoup. ABC random forests for Bayesian parameter inference. arxiv, 2017, 1605.05537v4 [stat.ME].

Recommended by Michael Blum (2017) Machine learning methods are useful for Approximate Bayesian Computation in evolution and ecology. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100036. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100036




mini_logo  Frédéric Suffert, Henriette Goyeau, Ivan Sache, Florence Carpentier, Sandrine Gelisse, David Morais, Ghislain Delestre. 2017. Epidemiological trade-off between intra- and interannual scales in the evolution of aggressiveness in a local plant pathogen population. bioRxiv, 151068, ver. 3 of 12th November 2017. doi: 10.1101/151068

Recommended by Benoît Moury (2017) The pace of pathogens’ adaptation to their host plants. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100039. doi: 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100039




mini_logo Cédric Chauve, Akbar Rafiey, Adrian A. Davin, Celine Scornavacca, Philippe Veber, Bastien Boussau, Gergely J Szöllosi, Vincent Daubin, and Eric Tannier. MaxTiC: Fast ranking of a phylogenetic tree by Maximum Time Consistency with lateral gene transfers. bioRxiv, 2017, 127548, ver. 6 of 6th November 2017. doi: doi :0.1101/127548

Recommended by Tatiana Giraud & Toni Gabaldón (2017). Dating nodes in a phylogeny using inferred horizontal gene transfers. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100037. doi: 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100037



mini_logo Novo, FJ. 2017. Evolutionary analysis of candidate non-coding elements regulating neurodevelopmental genes in vertebrates. bioRxiv, 150482, ver. 4 of Sept 29th, 2017. doi: 10.1101/150482

Recommended by Marc Robinson-Rechavi (2017) Combining molecular information on chromatin organisation with eQTLs and evolutionary conservation provides strong candidates for the evolution of gene regulation in mammalian brains. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100035.



mini_logo Macdonald SL, Llewelyn J and Phillips BL. 2017. Using connectivity to identify climatic drivers of local adaptation. bioRxiv, ver. 4 of October 4, 2017. doi: 10.1101/145169

Recommended by Ruth Arabelle Hufbauer (2017) A new approach to identifying drivers of local adaptation. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100034. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100034



mini_logo  Pirie MD, Maas PJM, Wilschut R, Melchers-Sharrott H and Chatrou L. 2017. Parallel diversifications of Cremastosperma and Mosannona (Annonaceae), tropical rainforest trees tracking Neogene upheaval of the South American continent. bioRxiv, 141127, ver. 3 of 28th Sept 2017. doi: 10.1101/141127

Recommended by Hervé Sauquet (2017) Unravelling the history of Neotropical plant diversification. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100033. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100033



mini_logo Loire E and Galtier N. 2017. Lacking conservation genomics in the giant Galápagos tortoise. bioRxiv 101980, ver. 4 of September 26, 2017. doi: 10.1101/101980

Recommended by Michael C. Fontaine (2017) A genomic perspective is needed for the re-evaluation of species boundaries, evolutionary trajectories and conservation strategies for the Galápagos giant tortoises. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100031. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100031



mini_logo Dawson E, Bailly T, Dos Santos J, Moreno C, Devilliers M, Maroni B, Sueur C, Casali A, Ujvari B, Thomas F, Montagne J, Mery F. 2017. An interaction between cancer progression and social environment in Drosophila. BiorXiv, 143560, ver. 3 of 19th September 2017. doi: 10.1101/143560

Recommended by Ana Rivero (2017) Cancer and loneliness in Drosophila. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100030. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100030



mini_logo Wolf U. Blanckenhorn. Selection on morphological traits and fluctuating asymmetry by a fungal parasite in the yellow dung fly. bioRxiv, 136325, ver.2 of July 29, 2017.

Recommended by Rodrigo Medel (2017) Parasite-mediated selection promotes small body size in yellow dung flies. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100027. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100027



mini_logo Glander S, He F, Schmitz G, Witten A, Telschow A, de Meaux J. 2017. Assortment of flowering time and defense alleles in natural Arabidopsis thaliana populations suggests co-evolution between defense and vegetative lifespan strategies. bioRxiv ver.1 of June 19, 2017. doi: 10.1101/131136

Recommended by Xavier Picó (2017) Towards an integrated scenario to understand evolutionary patterns in A. thaliana. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100026. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100026



mini_logo Clemente SH, Santos I, Ponce AR, Rodrigues LR, Varela SAM & Magalhaes S. 2017 Despite reproductive interference, the net outcome of reproductive interactions among spider mite species is not necessarily costly. bioRxiv 113274, ver. 4 of the 30th of June 2017. doi: 10.1101/113274

Recommended by Vincent Calcagno (2017) The pros and cons of mating with strangers. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100025. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100025


Cepaea nemoralis by AnneTanne CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

mini_logo Brisson D. 2017. Negative frequency-dependent selection is frequently confounding. bioRxiv 113324, ver. 3 of 20th June 2017. doi: 10.1101/113324

Recommended by Ignacio Bravo (2017) Unmasking the delusive appearance of negative frequency-dependent selection. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100024. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100024


Photo de Culex pipiens Jacques Denoyelle

mini_logo Gandon S. 2017. Evolution and manipulation of vector host choice. bioRxiv 110577, ver. 3 of 7th June 2017. doi: 10.1101/110577

Recommended by Samuel Alizon (2017) Modelling the evolution of how vector-borne parasites manipulate the vector’s host choice. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100023. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100023



mini_logo Sofonea MT, Aldakak L, Boullosa LFVV and Alizon S. 2017. Can Ebola Virus evolve to be less virulent in humans? bioRxiv 108589, ver. 3 of 19th May 2017; doi: 10.1101/108589

Recommended by Virginie Ravigné & François Blanquart (2017) A new hypothesis to explain Ebola’s high virulence. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100022. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100022



mini_logo Romain Gallet, Rémy Froissart, Virginie Ravigné. Things softly attained are long retained: Dissecting the Impacts of Selection Regimes on Polymorphism Maintenance in Experimental Spatially Heterogeneous Environments. biorXiv, 100743, Ver. 3 of 30th March 2017. 10.1101/100743

Recommended by Stéphanie Bedhomme (2017) Experimental test of the conditions of maintenance of polymorphism under hard and soft selection. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100020. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100020


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