A ce jour, je suis auteur ou co-auteur de 27 articles (Google Scholar: > 560 citations, h-index 15 / Web of Science: > 360 citations, h-index 12) dans des journaux scientifiques internationaux à comité de relecture.

So far, I have authored or co-authored 27 articles (Google Scholar: > 560 citations, h-index 15  / Web of Science: > 360 citations, h-index 12) in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. 

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Salvado P., Gibert A., Schatz B., Vandenabeele L., Buscail R., Vilasís D., Feldmann P. & Bertrand J.A.M. (2024) Contrasting patterns of differentiation among three taxa of the rapidly diversifying orchid genus Ophrys sect. Insectifera (Orchidaceae) where their ranges overlap. Preprint sur bioRxiv (Lien). DOI:10.1101/2024.04.23.590674

Gibert A., Schatz B., Buscail R., Nguyen D., Baguette M., Barthes N. & Bertrand J.A.M. (2024) Floral phenotypic divergence and genomic insights in an Ophrys orchid: Unraveling early speciation processes. Preprint sur bioRxiv (Lien). DOI:10.1101/2024.03.21.586062

Russo A., Alessandrini M., El Baidouri M., Frei D, Galise T.R., Gaidusch L., Oertel H.F., Garcia Morales S.E., Potente G., Tian Q., Smetanin D., Bertrand J.A.M., Onstein R.E., Panaud O., Frey J.E.,  Cozzolino S., Wicker T., Xu S., Grossniklaus U., & Schlüter P.M. (2023) The genome of the early spider-orchid Ophrys sphegodes provides insights into sexual deception and adaptation to pollinators. Preprint sur Research Square (Lien). DOI:10.21203/rs.3.rs-3463148/v1

Gibert A., Buscail R. Baguette M., Fraïsse C., Roux C., Schatz B. & Bertrand J.A.M. (2023) Holocene climate change promoted allopatric divergence and disjunct geographic distribution in a bee orchid species. Preprint sur bioRxiv (Lien). DOI:10.1101/2023/04.27.538532


Schmid S., Bachmann Salvy M., Garcia Jimenez A., Bertrand J.A.M., Cortesi F., Heim S., Huyghe F., Litsios G., Marcionetti A., O’Donnell J., Riginos C., Tettamanti V. & Salamin N. (2024) Gene flow throughout the evolutionary history of a polymorphic and generalist clownfish. Molecular Ecology, 00, e17436. DOI:10.1111/mec.17436 (Lien)

Marcionetti A*., Bertrand J.A.M.*, Cortesi F., Donati G.F.A., Heim, S., Huyghe F., Kochzius M., Pelissier L. & Salamin N. (2024) Recurrent gene flow events occurred during the diversification of clownfishes of the skunk complex. Molecular Ecology, 33, e17347. DOI:10.1111/mec.17347 (Lien)


Gibert A., Louty F., Buscail R., Baguette M., Schatz B. & Bertrand J.A.M. (2022) Extracting quantitative information from images taken in the wild: a case study of two vicariants in the Ophrys aveyronensis species complex. Diversity14, 400. DOI:10.3390/d14050400 (Lien)

Salvado P., Llauro C., Carpentier M.-C., Delorme-Hinoux V. & Bertrand J.A.M. (2022) Characterization of the complete plastome of Delphinium montanum, a polyploid, endemic and endangered Pyrenean Larkspur. Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 7, 590-592. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2022.2057248 (Lien)

Salvado P., Aymerich Boixader P., Parera J., Vila Bonfill A., Martin M., Quélennec C., Lewin J.-M., Delorme-Hinoux V. & Bertrand J.A.M. (2022) Little hope for the polyploid endemic Pyrenean Larkspur (Delphinium montanum): evidences from population genomics and Ecological Niche Modelling. Ecology & Evolution, 12, e8711. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.8711 (Lien)


Bertrand J.A.M., Gibert A., Llauro C. & Panaud O. (2021) Whole plastid genome-based phylogenomics supports an inner placement of the O. insectifera group rather than a basal position in the rapidly diversifying Ophrys genus (Orchidaceae). Botany Letters, 168, 452-457. DOI: 10.1080/23818107.2021.1893216 (Lien). Preprint sur bioRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2020.12.16.423003 (Lien)


Baguette M., Bertrand J.A.M., Stevens V. & Schatz B. (2020) Why are there so many Bee-orchids? Adaptive radiation by intraspecific competition for mnemonic pollinators. Biological Reviews95, 1630-1663. DOI: 10.1111/brv12633 (Lien)

Bourgeois Y.X.C., Bertrand J.A.M., Delahaie B., Holota H., Thébaud C. & Milá B. (2020) Differential divergence in autosomes and sex chromosomes is associated with intra-island diversification at a very small spatial scale in a songbird lineage. Molecular Ecology, 29, 1137-1153. DOI:10.1111/mec.15396 (Lien)


Bertrand J.A.M., Gibert A., Llauro C. & Panaud O. (2019). Characterization of the complete plastome of Ophrys aveyronensis, a Euro-Mediterranean orchid with an intriguing disjunct geographic distribution. Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 4, 3256-3257. DOI:10.1080/23802359.2019.1670748 (Lien)

Lavoué S., Bertrand J.A.M., Shen K.-N., Ratmuangkhwang S., Sado T., Miya M. & Mood Nor S.A (2019). Deep genetic differentiation between two morphologically similar species of wolf herrings (Teleostei, Clupeoidei, Chirocentridae). Journal of Applied Ichtyology, 35, 693-700. DOI: 10.1111/jai.13886 (Lien)


Marcionetti A., Rossier V., Bertrand J.A.M., Litsios G. & Salamin N. (2018) First draft genome assembly of an iconic clownfish species (Amphiprion frenatus). Molecular Ecology Resources18, 1092-1101. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12772 (Lien)


Delahaie B., Cornuault J., Masson C., Bertrand J.A.M., Bourgeois Y.X.C., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2017) Narrow hybrid zones in spite of very low population differentiation in neutral markers in an island bird species complex. Journal of Evolutionary Biology30, 2132-2145. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13177 (Lien)

Lavoué S., Bertrand J.A.M., Wuang H.-Y., Chen W.-J., Ho H.-C. H., Motomura H., Hata H., Sado T. & Miya M. (2017) Molecular systematics of the anchovy genus Encrasicholina in the Northwest Pacific. PLoS ONE12: e0181329. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181329 (Lien)

Bertrand J.A.M., Borsa P. & Chen W.-J. (2017) Phylogeography of the sergeants Abudefduf sexfasciatus and A. vaigiensis reveals complex introgression patterns between two widespread and sympatric Indo-West Pacific reef fishes. Molecular Ecology26, 2527-2542. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14044 (Lien

Lavoué S., Bertrand J.A.M., Chen W.-J., Ho H.-C.H., Motomura H., Sado T. & Miya M. (2017) Phylogenetic position of the rainbow sardine Dussumieria (Dussumieriidae) and its bearing on the early evolution of the Clupeoidei. Gene, 623, 41-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2017.04.032 (Lien)

Bourgeois Y.X.C, Delahaie B., Gautier M., Lhuillier E., Malé P.-J.G., Bertrand J.A.M., Cornuault J., Wakamatsu K., Bouchez O., Mould C., Bruxaux J., Holota H., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2017) A novel locus on chromosome 1 underlies the evolution of a melanic plumage polymorphism in a wild songbird. Royal Society Open Science. 4: 160805. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.16085. (Lien)


Bourgeois Y.X.C., Bertrand J.A.M., Delahaie B., Cornuault J., Duval T., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2016) Candidate gene analysis suggests untapped genetic complexity in melanin-based pigmentation in birds. Journal of Heredity, 107, 327-335. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esw017. (Lien)

Bertrand J.A.M.*, Delahaie B.*, Bourgeois Y.X.C., Duval T., García-Jiménez R., Cornuault J., Pujol B., Thébaud C. & Milá B. (2016) The role of selection and historical factors in driving population differentiation along an elevational gradient in an island bird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 824-836. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12829. (Lien)

Chen C.-J., Shikina S., Chen W.-J., Chung Y.-J., Chiu Y.-L., Bertrand J.A.M., Lee Y.-H. & Chang C.-F. (2016) A novel female-specific and sexual reproduction-associated Dmrt gene discovered in the stony coral, Euphyllia ancora (Cnidaria, Anthozoa). Biology of Reproduction, 94, e40. DOI:10.1095/biolreprod.115.133173. (Lien)

Bertrand J.A.M.*, Bourgeois Y.X.C.* & Thébaud C. (2016) Population density of the Réunion Grey White-eye (Zosterops borbonicus) within the summit ecosystems of Réunion (Mascarene Islands). Ostrich87, 85-88. DOI: 10.2989/00306525.2015.1080198. (Lien)

Besnard G., Bertrand J.A.M., Delahaie B., Bourgeois Y.X.C., Lhuilier E. & Thébaud C. (2016) Valuing museum specimens: high-throughput DNA sequencing using historical collections of New Guinea crowned pigeons (Goura). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 117, 71-82. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12494. (Lien)


Cornuault J.*, Delahaie B.*, Bertrand J.A.M., Bourgeois Y.X.C., Milá B., Heeb P. & Thébaud C. (2015) Morphological and plumage colour variation in the Réunion Grey White-eye (Aves: Zosterops borbonicus): assessing the role of selection. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society114, 469-473. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12428. (Lien)


Bertrand J.A.M., Bourgeois Y.X.C., Delahaie B., Duval T., García-Jiménez R., Cornuault J., Heeb P., Milá B., Pujol B. & Thébaud C. (2014) Extremely reduced dispersal and gene flow in an island bird. Heredity112, 190-196. DOI:10.1038/hdy.2013.91. (Lien)


Cornuault J., Warren B.H., Bertrand J.A.M., Milá B., Thébaud C. & Heeb P. (2013) Timing and number of colonizations but not diversification rates affect diversity patterns in hemosporidian lineages on a remote oceanic archipelago. The American Naturalist182, 820-833. DOI:10.1086/673724. (Lien)

Bourgeois Y.X.C., Lhuilier E., Cézard T., Bertrand J.A.M., Delahaie B., Cornuault J., Duval T., Bouchez O., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2013) Mass production of SNP markers in a non-model passerine bird species through RAD-sequencing and contig mapping to the zebra finch genome. Molecular Ecology Resources13, 899-907. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12137. (Lien)


Bourgeois Y.X.C., Bertrand J.A.M., Thébaud C. & Milá B. (2012) Investigating the role of the Melanocortin-1 receptor gene in an extreme case of microgeographical variation in the pattern of melanin-based plumage pigmentation. PLoS ONE, 7e50906. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0050906. (Lien)

Bertrand J.A.M., García-Jiménez R., Bourgeois Y., Duval T., Heeb P., Thébaud C. & Milá B. (2012)  Isolation and characterization of twelve polymorphic microsatellite loci for investigating an extreme case of microgeographical variation in an island bird (Zosterops borbonicus). Conservation Genetics Resources4, 323-226. DOI : 10.1007/s12686-011-9538-9. (Lien)

* indique des co-premiers auteurs / indicates first co-authors

Chapitre d’ouvrages


Bertrand J., Baguette M., Joffard N. & Schatz B. (2021) Les défis inhérents à la systématique et à la taxonomie de genres ayant connu une radiation explosive récente: le cas des orchidées du genre Ophrys. Dans Systématique et exploration du vivant (eds. M.-C. Maurel & P. Grandcolas). ISTE, Paris, pp 115-135. (Lien)

Bertrand J., Baguette M., Joffard N. & Schatz B. (2021) Challenges Inherent in the Systematics and Taxonomy of Genera that have Recently Experienced Explosive Radiation: The Case of Orchids of the Genus Ophrys. In Systematics and the Exploration of Life. (eds. M.-C. Maurel & P. Grandcolas). ISTE/(Wiley), Paris, pp 113-134. (Lien)

Autres publications


Bertrand J. (2022) De la recherche fondamentale sur les bases génomiques de la diversification du vivant à des initiatives appliquées de gestion de la biodiversité: contribution au développement d’approches plus intégratives. Mémoire d’Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches. Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, France.


Bertrand J. (2013) Causes de la différenciation génétique à une très petite échelle spatiale chez un oiseau insulaire (Zosterops borbonicus). Thèse de doctorat. Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France.


Bertrand J. (2009) Approche phylogéographique de la dispersion la diversification du clade Zosterops maderaspatanus dans le sud-ouest de l’Océan Indien. Rapport de master. Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France.

Communications orales

Bertrand J. (2024) Integrating phenotypes, genotypes and fitness information to elucidate the drivers of Ophrys orchids’ adaptive radiation – Station d’Écologie Théorique & Expérimentale (SETE) – Moulis, France (séminaire sur invitation)

Salvado P., Delorme-Hinoux V. & Bertrand J. (2023) Sur l’endémisme de Pedicularis comosa – Colloque Scientifique ENTRE MER ET MONTAGNE (à l’occasion des 50 ans de la Réserve Naturelle Nationale de la Forêt de La Massane) – Banyuls-sur-Mer, France

Bertrand J. (2022) Adaptive diversification of Fly Orchids as a new model to investigate ecological speciation and evolutionary radiations – Evolution Ecology and Paleontology Lab –  Lille, France (séminaire sur invitation, en ligne)

Baguette M., Bertrand J., Stevens V. M. & Schatz B. (2021) Intraspecific competition for mesic pollinator and adaptive radiation in Ophrys orchids. 3rd annual meeting of the GDR Polllinéco (Groupements de Recherche Pollinisation, réseaux d’interaction et fonctionnalité des écosystèmes) – Toulouse, France – (présentation orale sur invitation)

Schmid S., Micheli B., Marcionetti A., Bertrand J. & Salamin N. (2019). Is ancestral hybridization fuelling adaptive radiation in clownfishes? Front. Mar. Sci. Conference Abstract: XVI European Congress of Ichthyology. DOI: 10.3389/conf.fmars.2019.07.00043. (Lien)

Bertrand J., Marcionetti A., García-Jiménez A. & Salamin N. (2017) Population genomics and phenotypic differentiation between pairs of sister species of clownfishes – 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC10) – Tahiti, French Polynesia.

Marcionetti A., Rossier V., Bertrand J. & Salamin N. (2017) Investigating the genetic basis of clownfish adaptive radiation using comparative genomics – 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC10) – Tahiti, French Polynesia.

Bertrand J. (2015) On island biogeography: from above and below the sea level – Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University – Taipei, Taiwan (invited seminar)

Bertrand J. (2014) Causes of evolutionary divergence in an island bird – Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University – Taipei, Taiwan (invited seminar)

Bertrand J., Pujol B. & Thébaud C. (2011) Différenciation phénotypique et génétique à fine échelle spatiale chez le Zostérops des Mascareignes sur l’île de la Réunion – Journée de l’école doctorale SEVAB – Toulouse, France – (conference. Awarded as the best oral presentation by both Panel and Audience)

Bertrand J., Bourgeois Y., Duval T., Milá B., Pujol B. & Thébaud C. (2011) Diversification évolutive le long d’un gradient altitudinal chez le Zostérops des Mascareignes. 33ème Réunion annuelle du groupe de biologie et génétique des populations (Petit Pois Déridé) – Toulouse, France – (conference)

Bourgeois Y., Bertrand J., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2011) Genetic mechanisms driving to melanic polymorphism in an island bird. Journée d’Écologie de Toulouse 2011 – Toulouse, France (conference)


Vandenabeele L., Philippe H. & Bertrand J. (2024) Phylotranscriptomics to tease apart introgression for incomplete lineage sorting in the diversification of the Ophrys orchid genus. Rencontres Alphy 2024: Génomique évolutive, Bioinformatique, Alignement et Phylogénie -Montpellier, France

Bertrand J.A.M., Marcionetti A., Litsios G. & Salamin N. (2018)  No genomic evidence of hybridization between two closely related clownfish (Amphiprioninae) species. Evolution 2018, Second Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology – Montpellier, France

Marcionetti A., Rossier V., Bertrand J.A.M. & Salamin S. (2017) Investigating the genetic basis of clownfish adaptive radiation using comparative genomics. Basel Computational Biology Conference [BC²] – Basel, Switzerland

Milá B , Bourgeois Y.X.C., Bertrand J.A.M., Delahaie B. & Thébaud C. (2013) Inter- and intra-island speciation in a tropical passerine bird : inference from genetic, genomic and ecomorphological data. 4th Meeting of the Spanish Society for Evolutionary Biology (SESBE) – Barcelona, Spain

Bertrand J.A.M., Bourgeois Y.X.C., Duval T., García-Jiménez R., Cornuault J., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2012)  Selection-constrained dispersal drives fine-scale genetic differentiation in an island bird (Zosterops borbonicus). Evolution 2012, First Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology – Ottawa, Canada

Bourgeois Y.X.C., Bertrand J.A.M., Milá B. & Thébaud C. (2012) Genetic mechanisms driving to melanic polymorphism in an island bird[/tp]. Evolution 2012, First Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology – Ottawa, Canada

Delahaie B., Bertrand J., Duval T., Milá B., Heeb P. & Thébaud C. (2011) Variations clinales phénotypiques le long de gradients environnementaux : le cas d’une zone hybride cryptique chez un oiseau insulaire. 33ème Réunion annuelle du groupe de biologie et génétique des populations (Petit Pois Déridé) – Toulouse, France

Milá B., Bertrand J., Delahaie B. & Thébaud C. (2011) Potential roles for natural and sexual selection in two avian radiations : the Juncos of North America and the gray white-eye of Reunion Island. 13st Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) – Tübingen, Germany

Bertrand J., Goodman S.M., Raherilalao M.J., Warren B.H., Heeb P. & Thébaud C. (2009) Phylogeographic study of the dispersion and the diversification of the Zosterops maderaspatanus clade in the Southwestern Indian Ocean. 31ème Réunion annuelle du groupe de biologie et génétique des populations (Petit Pois Déridé) – Grenoble, France