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.

ISEM

Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution – Montpellier (CNRS, UMR 5554; Université Montpellier; IRD; EPHE)

CEFE

Centre d’Écologie Fonctionelle et Évolutive (CNRS, UMR 5175; Université Montpellier, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier, IRD, Montpellier Sup’Agro, INRA, EPHE)

CIBIO

Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos (InBIO Laboratório Associado; Universidade do Porto).

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Range expansion underlies historical introgressive hybridization in the Iberian hare

Marques JP, Farelo L, Vilela J, Vanderpool D, Alves PC, Good JM, Boursot P, Melo-Ferreira J

Scientific Reports 7, 40788.
2017
DOI: 10.1038/srep40788

Communal roosting, thermoregulatory benefits and breeding group size predictability in cooperatively breeding sociable weavers

Paquet M, Doutrelant C, Loubon M, Theron F, Rat M, Covas R

Journal of Avian Biology 46, 749-755.
2016
DOI: 10.1111/jav.00916

Diversity and composition of cultivable gut bacteria in an endemic island bird and its mainland sister species

Lobato E, Geraldes M, Melo M, Doutrelant C*, Covas R* (*joint last authors)

Symbiosis, 1-10.
2016
DOI: 10.1007/s13199-016-0419-6

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RESEARCH UNITS

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