1) Biro, P.A., Thomas, F., Ujvari, B., Adriaenssens, B. and Beckmann, C. 2020, Spontaneous activity rates and resting metabolism: support for the allocation model of energy management at the among-individual level, Ethology, vol. 126, no. 1, pp. 32-39, doi: 10.1111/eth.12957

2) Dujon, A. M., Gatenby, R. A., Bramwell, G., MacDonald, N., Dohrmann, E., Raven, N., Schultz, A., Hamede, R., Gérard, A.L., Giraudeau, M., Thomas, F. and Ujvari, B. 2020. Transmissible cancers in an evolutionary perspective. iScience, (commissioned review, accepted on 08/06/2020).

3) Biro, P. A., Thomas, F., Ujvari, B., and Beckmann, C. 2020. Can energetic capacity can explain why physical activity reduces cancer risk? Trends in Cancer (accepted on 04/06/2020).

4) Arnal, A. Roche,B., Gouagna, L-C., Ujvari, B., Corbel, V., Remoue, F., Pompon, J., Lefèvre, T., Giraudeau, M., Missé, D., Thomas, F. 2020. Cancer and mosquitoes – an unsuspected close connection. Science of the total environment (accepted on 09/06/2020).

5) Thomas, F., Roche, B., Giraudeau, M. and Ujvari, B. 2020. The interface between ecology, evolution and cancer: more than ever a relevant research direction for both oncologists and ecologists. Evolutionary Applications (accepted on 05/06/2020).

6) Giraudeau, M., Watson, H., Powell, D., Vincze, O., Thomas, F., Sepp, T., Ujvari, B., Le Loc'h, G. and Isaksson, C. 2020. Will urbanisation affect the expression level of genes related to cancer of wild great tits? 2020. Science of the total environment, 714: 1-6, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135793.

7) Hamede, R., Owen, R., Siddle, H., Peck, S., Jones, M., Dujon, A. M., Giraudeau, M., Roche, B., Ujvari, B. and Thomas, F. 2020. The ecology and evolution of wildlife cancers: Applications for management and conservation, Evolutionary Applications, pp. 1-14, doi: 10.1111/eva.12948.

8) Dujon, A.M., Schofield, G., Bramwell, G., Raven, N., Hamede, R., Thomas, F. and Ujvari, B. 2020. Global meta-analysis of over 50 years of multidisciplinary and international collaborations on transmissible cancers, Evolutionary applications, pp. 1-11, doi: 10.1111/eva.12938.

9) Thomas, F., Giraudeau, M., Dheilly, N., Gouzerh, F., Boutry, J., Beckmann, C., Biro, P. A., Hamede, R., Abadie, J., Labrut, S., Bieuville, M., Misse, D., Bramwell, G., Schultz, A., Le Loc’h, G., Vincze, O., Roche, B., Renaud, F., Russell, T. and Ujvari, B. 2020, Rare and unique adaptations to cancer in domesticated species: an untapped resource ? Evolutionary applications, pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1111/eva.12920.

10) Jacqueline, C., Parvy, J.P., Rollin, M.L., Faugère, D., Renaud, F., Missé, D., Thomas, F.* & Roche, B*. *EQUAL CONTRIBUTION 2020. The role of innate immunity in the protection conferred by a bacterial infection against cancer: study of an invertebrate model. Nature Scientific Report, in press.

11) Hamede, R., Madsen, T., McCallum, H., Storfer, A., Hohenlohe, P., Siddle, H., Kaufman, J., Giraudeau, M., Jones, M., Thomas, F., Ujvari, B. 2020. Darwin and the devil’s plight: applying evolutionary principles to understand and manage transmissible cancers. Conservation Biology, in press.

12) Girard, P.M., Berthault, N., Kozlac, Ferreira, M.S., Jdey, W., Bhaskara, S., Alekseev, S., Thomas, F., and Dutreix, M. in press Evolution of tumour cells during AsiDNA treatment results in energy exhaustion, decrease of responsiveness to signal and higher sensitivity to the drug. Evolutionary Applications, in press.

13) Meitern, R., J. Fort, M. Giraudeau, K. Rattiste, E. Sild, T. Sepp. 2020. Age-dependent expression of cancer-related genes in a long-lived seabird. Evolutionnary Applications, in press. 


1) Lemaître, J.F., Pavard, S., Giraudeau, M., Vincze, O., Jennings, G, Hamede, R., Ujvari, B, Thomas, F. Eco-evolutionary perspectives of the dynamic relationships linking senescence and cancer. Functional Ecology. June 2019. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13394.

2) Sepp T, Ujvari B, Ewald PW, Thomas F & Giraudeau M. 2019. Urban environment and cancer in wildlife: Available evidence and future research avenues. Proceeding of the Royal Society of London B https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2434

4) Giraudeau, M., Sepp, T., Ujvari, B., renaud, F., Tasiemski, A., Roche, B., capp, J.P. & thomas F. 2019. Differences in mutational processes and intratumour heterogeneity between organs: the local selective filter hypothesis. Evolution, Medicine and Public health. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoz017.

5) Thomas, F., Madsen, T., Giraudeau, M., Misse, D., Hamede, R., Vincze, O., Renaud, F., Roche, B. & Ujvari. Transmissible cancer and the evolution of sex. PloS Biology June 6. DOI https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000275.

6) James, S., Jennings, G., Kwon, Y. M.,Stammnitz, M., Fraik, A., Storfer, A., Comte, S., Pemberton, D., Fox, S., Brown, B., Pye, R. Woods, G., Lyons, B., Hohenlohe, P., McCallum, H., Siddle, H., Thomas, F., Ujvari, B., Murchison, E., Jones, M., Hamede, R. Tracing the rise of malignant cell lines: distribution, epidemiology and evolutionary interactions of two transmissible cancers in Tasmanian devils. Evolutionary Applications. June 2019. DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12831.

7) Thomas F, Giraudeau M, Gouzerh F, Boutry J, Renaud F, Pujol P, et al. The evolution of resistance and tolerance as cancer defences. Parasitology. 2020. doi:10.1017/S0031182019001501

8) Alegre, N., Bignon, Y.J., Michel, A., Galibert, V., Mophawé, O., Corsini, C., Coupier, I., Chiesa, J. , Robert, L., Jean P., Bernhard, L., Picot, M.C., Bertet, H., Maciove, V, Bastide N., Solassol, J., Rey, J.M., Thomas, F., Carton, S. & Pujol, P. Psychosocial and clinical factors of probands impacting intrafamilial disclosure and uptake of genetic testing among 103 French families with BRCA1/2 or MMR gene mutations. Onco-Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/pon.5142

9) Dheilly, N.M., Ewald, P., Brindley, J., Raina, J., Fichorova, N. & Thomas, F. A microbial perspective on parasite infection-induced cancer. PLoS Pathogens. August 2019. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007912

10) Ujvari B, Jacqueline C, Missé D, Amar V, Fitzpatrick Jay C, Jennings Geordie, Beckmann C, Rome S, Biro P, A Gatenby Robert, Brown Joel S, Almeida L, Thomas F. Obesity paradox in cancer: Is bigger really better? Evolutionary Applications. March 2019. 12(6) DOI: 10.1111/eva.12790.

11) Jacqueline C, Parvy JP, Faugere D, Renaud F, Missé D, Thomas F, Roche B Infection triggers tumor regression through activation of innate immunity in Drosophila. February 2019. BioRxiv DOI: 10.1101/552869

12) Biro, P. A., Thomas, F., Ujvari, B., Adriaenssens, B. & Beckmann, C. 2019. Spontaneous activity rates and resting metabolism: Support for the allocation model of energy management at the among‐individual level. Ethology 01 October 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/eth.12957

13) Raven, N., Bramwell, G., Hamede, R., Thomas, F. & Ujvari, B. 2019. Fifth International Biannual Evolution and Ecology of Cancer Conference (Cooperation, Conflict and Parasitism) meeting report. Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK. Evolutionary Applications. 28 August 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12862

14) Jdey W, Kozlac M, Alekseev S, Johnson D, Bono F, Bhaskar S, Thomas F, Dutreix M. Abstract 2095: AsiDNA TM , a targeted therapy with no acquired resistance Proceedings: AACR Annual Meeting 2019; March 29-April 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA DOI: 10.1158/1538-7445.AM2019-2095

15) Thomas, Biologie évolutive et cancer : quelles sont les nouvelles pistes ? May 2019 Bulletin du cancer 106(6) DOI:  10.1016/j.bulcan.2019.03.021

16) Thomas F, Giraudeau M, Renaud F, Ujvari B, Roche B, Pujol P, et al. Can postfertile life stages evolve as an anticancer mechanism? PLoS Biology. 2019. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3000565

17) Tissot T, Massol F, Ujvari B, Alix-Panabieres C, Loeuille N, Thomas F. Metastasis and the evolution of dispersal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2019. doi:10.1098/rspb.2019.2186