Biogéographie et Ecologie des Vertébrés

Véronique ARNAL

V Arnal

Ingénieur d’Etude (EPHE - PSL)

Campus du CNRS
1919, route de Mende
34293 Montpellier 5

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Référente données (UMR5175)

Expertise en biologie moléculaire 

  • phylogénie,  phylogéographie, dynamique des populations, épidémiologie
  • détection ADN rares
  • mise au point de marqueurs moléculaires (gènes et locus microsatellites) 
  • outils bio-informatiques

Publications en Metabarcoding ADN environnemental et Bioinformatique :

Faure N., Manel S., Macé B., Arnal V., Guellati N., Holon F., Barroil A., Pichot F., Riutort J-J, Insacco G., Zava B., Mouillot D., Deter J. (2023) An environmental DNA assay for the detection of Critically Endangered angel sharks (Squatina spp.). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 1-10, doi : 10.1002/aqc.3954

Dalongeville A., Boulanger E., Marques V., Charbonnel E.,  Hartmann V., Santoni M-C, Deter J., Valentini A., Lenfant P.,  Boissery P.,  Dejean T., Velez L.,  Pichot F., Sanchez L., Arnal V., Bockel T., Delarue G., Holon F., Milhau T., Romant L., Manel S.,  Mouillot D. (2022) Benchmarking eleven biodiversity indicators based on environmental DNA surveys: more diverse functional traits and evolutionary lineages inside marine reserves. Journal of Applied Ecology doi :10.1111/1365-2664.14276

Sanchez L., Boulanger E., Arnal V., Boissery P., Dalongeville A., Dejean T., Deter J., Guellati N., Holon F., Juhel J-B, Lenfant P., Leprieur F., Valentini A., Manel S., Mouillot D. (2022) Ecological indicators based on quantitative eDNA metabarcoding: the case of marine reserves. Ecological Indicators 140 : 108966,  doi :10.1016/j.ecolind.2022.108966

Macé B., Hocdé R., Marques V., Guerin P.-E., Valentini A., Arnal V., Pellissie, L., Manel S. (2022). Evaluating bioinformatics pipelines for population-level inference using environmental DNA. Environmental DNA 4 : 674-686,  doi :10.1002/edn3.269

Boulanger E., Loiseau N., Valentini A., Arnal V., Boissery P., Dejean T., Deter J., Guelatti N., Holon F., Juhel J-B, Lenfant P., Manel S., Mouillot D (2021) Environmental DNA metabarcoding reveals and unpacks a bidoveristy conservation paradox in Mediterranean marine reserves. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences 288: 20210112, doi :10.1098/rspb.2021.0112

Miaud C., Arnal V., Poulain M., Valentini A., Dejean T. (2019) eDNA Increases the Detectability of Ranavirus Infection in an Alpine Amphibian Population. Viruses 11 (526): 1-15, doi :10.3390/v11060526

Publications en Phylogéographie, Génétique des populations et Génomique :

Montgelard C., Muller T., Arnal V., Maree S., Taylor P. J., Sands A. F., Robinson T. J., Matthee C. A. (2023). Diversification and evolutionary history of the African laminated-toothed rats (Rodentia, Otomyini). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 183: 107779, doi :10.1016/j.ympev.2023.107779.

Joffard N., Buatois B., Arnal V., Vela E., Montgelard C., Schatz B. (2022) Delimiting species in the taxonomically challenging orchid section Pseudophrys: Bayesian analyses of genetic and phenotypic data. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, section Conservation and Restoration Ecology 10: 1058550, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2022.1058550 

Bech N., Nivelle D., Caron S., Ballouard J-M, Arnal V., Arsovski D., Golubovic A., Bonnet X., Montgelard C. (2022) Extent of introgressive hybridization in the Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni hermanni) from the south of France. European Journal of Wildlife Research 68: 37, doi :10.1007/s10344-022-01585-8 

Darinot F., Lepetitcorps Q., Arnal V., Coulon Aurélie, Montgelard C.(2021) Effects of landscape features and flooding on the genetic structure of a small wetland rodent, the Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus). Landscape Ecol 36 (24): 1-17, doi :10.1007/s10980-021-01235-5

Loisier A., Savelli MP., Arnal V., Claro F., Gambaiani D., Sénégas JB., Cesarini C., Sacchi J., Miaud C., Montgelard C. (2021) Genetic composition, origin and conservation of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) frequenting the French Mediterranean coasts. Marine Biology 168 (4): 52,  doi :10.1007/s00227-021-03855-6

Fietz K., Trofimenko E., Guerin P-E, Arnal V., Montserrat T-O, Lobréaux S., Pérez-Ruzafa A., Manel S., Puebla O. (2020) New genomic resources for three exploited mediterranean fishes. Genomics 112 (6): 4297-4303, doi :10.1016/j.ygeno.2020.06.041

Ibouroi M.T., Arnal V., Cheha A., Dhurham S.A.O., Montgelard C., Besnard A. (2020) Noninvasive genetic sampling for flying foxes : a valuable method for monitoring demographic parameters. Ecosphere 12 (7): e03327, doi :10.1002/ecs2.3327

Joffard N., Arnal V., Buatois B., Schatz B., Montgelard C. (2020) Floral scent evolution in the section Pseudophrys : pollinator-mediated selection or phylogenetic constraints? Plant Biology 22 : 5, doi :10.1111/plb.13104

Montgelard C., Behrooz R., Arnal V., Asadi A., Geniez P., Kaboli M. (2019) Diversification and cryptic diversity of Ophisops elegans (Sauria, Lacertidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 58 (1): 1-14, doi :10.1111/jzs.12369 

Beddek M., Zenboudji S., Geniez P., Fathalla R., Sourrouille P., Arnal V., Dellaoui B., Koudach F., Telailia S., Peyre O., Crochet P-A. (2018) Comparative phylogeography of amphibians and reptiles in Algeria suggests common causes for the east-west phylogeographic breaks in the Maghreb. PLoS ONE 13 (8): e0201218,  doi :10.1371/journal.pone.0201218

Behrooz R., Kaboli M., Arnal V., Nazarizadeh M., Asadi A., Salmanian A., Ahmadi M., Montgelard C. (2018) Conservation below the species level: suitable evolutionarily significant units among mountain vipers (the Montivipera raddei complex) in Iran. Journal of Heredity 109 (4): 416-425, doi :10.1093/jhered/esy005

Ibouroi M.T., Cheha A., Arnal V., Lagadec E., Tortosa P., Le Minter G., Dhurham S.A.O., Montgelard C., Besnard A. (2018) The contrasting genetic patterns of two sympatric flying fox species from the Comoros and the implications for conservation. Conservation Genetics 19 (2): 1425-1437, doi :10.1007/s10592-018-1111-6

Monti F., Delfour F., Arnal V., Zenboudji S., Duriez O., Montgelard C. (2018) Genetic connectivity among osprey populations and consequences for conservation : philopatry versus dispersal as key factors. Conservation Genetics 19: 4, doi :10.1007/s10592-018-1058-7

Zenboudji S, Arnal V., Cheylan M., Bertolero A., Druelle G., Dubois M-P., Mongelard C. (2018) Isolation and Characterization of 32 Microsatellite Markers in Hermann’s Tortoise, Testudo hermanni (Testudinidae). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 17 (2): 291-297, doi :10.2744/CCB-1257.1 

Rastorgueff P-A., Arnal V., Montgelard C., M. Monsanto D., W Groenewald C., A Haddad W., Dubois M-P., Jansen van Vuuren B. (2016) Characterization of 21 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the collembolan Cryptopygus antarcticus travei from the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 64: 136-141, doi :10.1016/j.bse.2015.12.003

Zenboudji S, Cheylan M., Arnal V., Bertolero A., Leblois R., Astruc G., Bertorelle G., Pretus J.-Ll., Lovalvo M., Sotgiu G., Mongelard C. (2016) Conservation of the endangered Mediterranean tortoise Testudo hermanni hermanni: The contribution of population genetics and historical demography. Biological Conservation 195: 279-291, doi :10.1016/j.biocon.2016.01.007

Ferchaud A.-L., Eudeline R., Arnal V., Cheylan M., Pottier G., Leblois R., Crochet P.-A. (2015). Congruent signals of population history but radically different patterns of genetic diversity between mitochondrial and nuclear markers in a mountain lizard. Molecular Ecology 24 (1): 192-207, DOI: 10.1111/mec.13011

Monti F., Duriez O., Arnal V., Dominici J.-M., Sforzi A., Fusani L., Grémillet D., Montgelard C. (2015) Being cosmopolitan : evolutionary history and phylogeography of a specialized raptor, the osprey. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 255, doi :10.1186/s12862-015-0535-6

Montgelard C., Zenboudji S., Ferchaud A.-L., Arnal V., van Vuuren B. J. (2014) Landscape genetics in mammals. Mammalia 78 (2): 139-157, doi :10.1515/mammalia-2012-0142 

Ferchaud A.-L., Ursenbacher S., Cheylan M., Luiselli L., Jelić D., Halpern B., Major Á., Kotenko T., Crnobrnja-Isailović J., Tomović L., Ghira I., Ioannidis Y., Arnal V., Montgelard C. (2012) Phylogeography of the Vipera ursinii complex (Viperidae): mitochondrial markers reveal an east-west disjunction in the Palaearctic region. Journal of Biogeography 39 (10): 1836-1847, doi :10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02753.x

Ferchaud A.-L., Lyet A., Cheylan M., Arnal V., Baron J.-P., Montgelard C., Ursenbacher S. (2011) High genetic differentiation among French populations of the Orsini’s meadow viper (Vipera ursinii ursinii) based on mitochondrial and microsatellite data: Implications for conservation management. Journal of Heredity 102 (1): 67-78, MID 20841316, doi :10.1093/jhered/esq098

Lebarbenchon C., Poitevin F., Arnal V., Montgelard C. (2010) Phylogeography of the weasel (Mustela nivalis) in the western Palaearctic region: combined effects of glacial events and human movements. Heredity 105 (5): 449-462, doi :10.1038/hdy.2009.186

Montgelard, C., Forty E., Arnal V., Matthee C.A. (2008) Suprafamilial relationships among Rodentia and the phylogenetic effect of removing fast-evolving nucleotides in mitochondrial, exon and intron fragments. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8 (1): 321, doi :10.1186/1471-2148-8-321

Publications en épidémiologie :

Miaud C., Arnal V. et Leccia M.-F. (2018) Analyse des mortalités de grenouille rousse observées dans le parc national du Mercantour en 2017 (France) UMR 5175 CEFE Montpellier ; Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes

Miaud C., Arnal V. et Leccia M.-F. (2017) Analyse de la dynamique épidémique du Ranavirus impliqué dans les mortalités d’amphibiens observées dans le parc national du Mercantour (France) UMR 5175 CEFE Montpellier ; Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes ; Parc National du Mercantour (eds), 17 p.

Publications en neuropathologie : mise au point d’un modèle animal pour l’étude du vieillissement cérébral normal et pathologique (Véronique Arnal née Jallageas) :

Bons N., Jallageas V., Keller E., Calenda A., Mestre-Francès N. (1998) Vieillissement cérébral de Microcebus murinus: recherche de critères cognitifs, histologiques et génétiques. "Actualités sur la maladie d'Alzheimer et les syndromes apparentés" Solal (eds.), 185-192.

Jallageas V., Privat N., Mestre-Francès N., Silhol S., Bons N. (1998) Age-related changes in serotonergic and catecholaminergic brain system in the lemurian primate Microcebus murinus. Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences 839 (1): 628-630, doi :10.1111/j.1749-6632.1998.tb10899.x

Giannakopoulos P., Silhol S., Jallageas V., Mallet J., Bons N., Bouras C., Delaere P. (1997) Quantitative analysis of tau protein-immunoreactive accumulations and ß amyloid protein deposits in the cerebral cortex of the mouse lemur, Microcebus murinus. Acta Neuropathologica 94 (2): 131-139, doi :10.1007/s004010050684

Bons N., Jallageas V., Privat N., Mestre-Francès N., Silhol S., (1996) How can the lemurian primate Microcebus murinus contribute to our understanding of cerebral aging and Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Aging 17 : 4, doi :10.1016/S0197-4580(96)80266-1

Bons N., Mestre-Francès N., Silhol S., Privat N., Jallageas V., Calenda A., Bellis M., Delacourte A., Petter A. (1996) Les modèles animaux de la maladie d’Alzheimer. In « Maladie d’Alzheimer et médecine de rééducation » Hérisson Ch., Touchon J., Enjalbert M. (eds.), Rencontres en Rééducation n°11, Masson, pp : 23-30.

Silhol S., Calenda A., Jallageas V., Mestre-Frances N., Bellis M., Bons N. (1996) ß amyloid protein precursor in Microcebus murinus: genotyping and brain localization. Neurobiology of disease 3 (3) : 169-182, doi :10.1006/nbdi.1996.0017

Bons N., Jallageas V., Mestre-Francès N., Silhol S., Petter A., Delacourte A. (1995) Microcebus murinus, a convenient laboratory animal model for the study of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Research 1: 83-87.

Bons N., Jallageas V., Silhol S., Mestre-Francès N., Petter A., Delacourte A. (1995) Immunocytochemical characterization of Tau proteins during cerebral aging of the lemurian primate Microcebus murinus. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences – Series III – Sciences de la vie 318 (1):  77-83, PMID: 7757807

Calenda A., Jallageas V. [Co-Premiers auteurs], Silhol S., Bellis M., Bons N. (1995) Identification of a unique apolipoprotein E allele in Microcebus murinus; ApoE brain distribution and colocalization with β-Amyloid and Tau proteins. Neurobiology of Disease 2 (3): 169-176, doi :10.1006/nbdi.1995.0018

Reptiles et amphibiens
Génétique et génomique des populations
Biogéographie et phylogéographie
Biologie moléculaire
ADN environnemental
ADN dégradé