Génétique et Ecologie Evolutive


Doctorante/PhD student

Campus du CNRS
1919, route de Mende
34293 Montpellier 5

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Research themes

My PhD is supervised by Thomas Lenormand and Yannis Michalakis, and will explore parasite coevolution using brine shrimp (Artemia) as a model system.



3. Rode, N.O., Lievens, E. J. P., Segard, A., Flaven, E., Jabbour-Zahab, R., & Lenormand, T. (2013). Cryptic microsporidian parasites differentially affect invasive and native Artemia spp. International journal for parasitology 43:795–803. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2013.04.009

2. Rode, N.O., Landes, J., Lievens, E. J. P., Flaven, E., Segard, A., Jabbour-Zahab, R., Michalakis, Y., Agnew, P., Vivarès, C.P., & Lenormand, T. (2013). Cytological, molecular and life cycle characterization of Anostracospora rigaudi n. g., n. sp. and Enterocytospora artemiae n. g., n. sp., two new microsporidian parasites infecting gut tissues of the brine shrimp Artemia. Parasitology 140:1168–85. doi:10.1017/S0031182013000668

1. Rode, N.O.*, Lievens, E. J. P.*, Flaven, E., Segard, A., Jabbour-Zahab, R., Sanchez, M. I., & Lenormand, T. (2013). Why join groups? Lessons from parasite-manipulated Artemia. Ecology letters 16:493–501. doi:10.1111/ele.12074 *equal contribution 
Covered by National Geographic's Phenomena blog on Jan. 29, 2013: "Parasites make their hosts sociable so they get eaten."



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