Clément GILBERT

CNRS Researcher (Chargé de recherché)

Ph.D, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), 2008.

Research Interests

  • Impact of feminizing Wolbachia on the evolution of sex chromosomes in isopod crustaceans.
  • Evolution of endogenous viruses in eukaryotes.
  • Horizontal transfer and evolution of transposable elements.

Keywords : Evolutionary genomics, molecular evolution, transposable elements, endogenous viruses, molecular cytogenetics, sex chromosomes, fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH).

Selected Publications

1. Gilbert C., Chateigner A., Ernenwein L., Bézier A., Barbe V., Herniou E., Cordaux R. Population genomics supports baculoviruses as vectors of horizontal transfer of insect transposons. (2014) Nature Communications 5: 3348.

2. Feschotte C., Gilbert C. Endogenous viruses: insights into viral evolution and impact on host biology. (2012) Nature Reviews Genetics 13: 283-296.

3. Gilbert C., Feschotte C. Genomic fossils calibrate the long-term evolution of hepatitis B viruses. (2010) PLoS Biology 8: 9: e1000495.

4. Gilbert C., Schaack S. R., Pace II J. K., Brindley P. J., Feschotte C. (2010) A role for host-parasite interactions in the horizontal transfer of transposons across phyla. Nature 464: 1347 – 1350.

5. Gilbert C., Maxfield D. G., Goodman S. M., Feschotte C. (2009) Parallel germline infiltration of a lentivirus in two Malagasy lemurs. PLoS Genetics 5: 3: e1000425.

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Contact

Tel : +33 (0)5 49 45 37 30

Fax : +33 (0)5 49 45 40 15

Email : clement.gilbert@univ-poitiers.fr

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