The International Associated Laboratory (LIA) Biodiversity and Evolution is a laboratory without walls created in 2014 and co-funded by CNRS (Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique) and FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) that formalizes the cooperation between three research units from France and Portugal, ISEM, CEFE and CIBIO-InBIO, to develop collaborative research on Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology.
Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution – Montpellier (CNRS, UMR 5554; Université Montpellier; IRD; EPHE)
Centre d’Écologie Fonctionelle et Évolutive (CNRS, UMR 5175; Université Montpellier, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier, IRD, Montpellier Sup’Agro, INRA, EPHE)
Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos (InBIO Laboratório Associado; Universidade do Porto).
CIBIO partnered with the University of Montpellier and Porto Business School under the Horizon 2020 Teaming Programme to upgrade to a Centre of Excellence for Research, Development and Innovation in Basic and Environmental Biology, Ecosystem Monitoring and AgroBiodiversity. The project envisions to establish BIOPOLIS as one of the best international Centres of Excellence in Environmental Biology, Ecosystem Research and AgroBiodiversity, with the capacity for spreading excellence towards innovation, and thereby contributing to socioeconomic development at the regional and national levels.
The legacy of recurrent introgression during the radiation of hares
Ferreira MS, Jones MR, Callahan CM, Farelo L, Tolesa Z, Suchentrunk F, Boursot P, Mills LS, Alves PC, Good JM, Melo-Ferreira J
Contrasting associations between nestling telomere length and pre and postnatal helpers’ presence in a cooperatively breeding bird
Quque M, Paquet M, Zahn S, Théron F, Faivre B, Sueur C, Criscuolo F, Doutrelant C, Covas R
Beyond the comfort zone: amphibian diversity and distribution in the West Sahara-Sahel using mtDNA and nuDNA barcoding and spatial modelling
Sampaio M, Velo-Antón G, Martínez-Freiría F, Sánchez-Vialas A, Pleguezuelos JM, Geniez P, Crochet P-A, Brito JC