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  • Dittberner, H., Tellier, A., de Meaux, J. (2022). Approximate Bayesian Computation Untangles Signatures of Contemporary and Historical Hybridization between Two Endangered Species. Molecular Biology and Evolution.


  • He, F., Steige, K.A., Kovacova, V., Goebel, U., Bouzid, M., Keightley, P.D., Beyer, A. and de Meaux, J. (2021). Cis-regulatory evolution spotlights species differences in the adaptive potential of gene expression plasticity. Nature communications.
  • Takou, M., Hämälä, T., Koch, E., Steige, K.A., Dittberner, H., Yant, L., Genete, M., Sunyaev, S., Castric, V., Vekemans, X., Savolainen, O. and de Meaux, J. (2021). Maintenance of adaptive dynamics and no detectable load in a range-edge out-crossing plant population. Molecular Biology and Evolution.


  • Metz, J., Lampei, C., Bäumler, L., Bocherens, H., Dittberner, H., Henneberg, L., de Meaux, J. and Tielbörger, K. (2020). Rapid adaptive evolution to drought in a subset of plant traits in a large‐scale climate change experiment. Ecology Letters.

  • Wieters, B., Steige, K., He, F., Koch, E., Ramos-Onsins, S., Gu, H.Y., Guo, Y., Sunyaev, S. and de Meaux, J. (2020). Polygenic adaptation of rosette growth variation in Arabidopsis thaliana populations. PLoS Genetics.


  • Fustier, M. A., Martínez-Ainsworth, N. E., Aguirre-Liguori, J. A., Venon, A., Corti, H., Rousselet, A., Dumas, F., Dittberner, H., Camarena, M. G., Grimanelli, D., Ovaskainen, O., Falque, M., Moreau, L., de Meaux, J., Montes-Hernández, S., Eguiarte, L. E., Vigouroux, Y., Manicacci, D. and Tenaillon, M. I. (2019). Common gardens in teosintes reveal the establishment of a syndrome of adaptation to altitude. PLoS Genetics.

  • Dittberner, H., Becker, C., Jiao, W.-B., Schneeberger, K., Hölzel, N., Tellier, A. and de Meaux, J. (2019). Strengths and potential pitfalls of hay-transfer for ecological restoration revealed by RAD-seq analysis in floodplain Arabis species. Molecular Ecology.

  • Bouzid, M., He, F., Schmitz, G., Häusler, R. E., Weber, A. P. M., Mettler-Altmann, T. and de Meaux, J. (2019). Arabidopsis species deploy distinct strategies to cope with drought stress. Annals of Botany.


  • Dittberner, H., Korte, A., Mettler‐Altmann, T., Weber, A. P. M., Monroe, G. and de Meaux, J. (2018). Natural variation in stomata size contributes to the local adaptation of water-use efficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Ecology.

  • Glander, S., He, F., Schmitz, G., Witten, A., Telschow, A. and de Meaux, J. (2018). Assortment of Flowering Time and Immunity Alleles in Natural Arabidopsis thaliana Populations Suggests Immunity and Vegetative Lifespan Strategies Coevolve. Genome Biology and Evolution.

  • Goebel, U., Arce, A. L., He, F., Rico, A., Schmitz, G. and de Meaux, J. (2018). Robustness of Transposable Element Regulation but No Genomic Shock Observed in Interspecific Arabidopsis Hybrids. Genome Biology and Evolution.

  • Takou, M., Wieters, B., Kopriva, S., Coupland, G., Linstädter, A. and de Meaux, J. (2018). Linking genes with ecological strategies in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany



  • He, F., Arce, A. L., Schmitz, G., Koornneef, M., Novikova, P., Beyer, A. and de Meaux, J. (2016). The Footprint of Polygenic Adaptation on Stress-Responsive Cis-Regulatory Divergence in the Arabidopsis Genus. Molecular Biology and Evolution.


  • Hu, J.-Y., Zhou, Y., He, F., Dong, X., Liu, L.-Y., Coupland, G., Turck, F. and de Meaux, J. (2014). miR824-Regulated AGAMOUS-LIKE16 Contributes to Flowering Time Repression in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell.

  • Saez-Aguayo, S., Rondeau-Mouro, C., Macquet, A., Kronholm, I., Ralet, M.-C., Berger, A., Sallé, C., Poulain, D., Granier, F., Botran, L., Loudet, O., de Meaux, J., Marion-Poll, A. and North, H. M. (2014). Local Evolution of Seed Flotation in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genetics.


  • Debieu, M., Tang, C., Stich, B., Sikosek, T., Effgen, S., Josephs, E., Schmitt, J., Nordborg, M., Koornneef, M. and de Meaux, J. (2013). Co-Variation between Seed Dormancy, Growth Rate and Flowering Time Changes with Latitude in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE.

  • Falke, K. C., Glander, S., He, F., Hu, J., de Meaux, J. and Schmitz, G. (2013). The spectrum of mutations controlling complex traits and the genetics of fitness in plants. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development.

  • Klironomos, F. D., de Meaux, J. and Berg, J. (2013). Can we always sweep the details of RNA-processing under the carpet? Physical Biology.


  • He, F., Zhang, X., Hu, J., Turck, F., Dong, X., Goebel, U., Borevitz, J. and de Meaux, J. (2012). Genome-wide Analysis of Cis-regulatory Divergence between Species in the Arabidopsis Genus. Molecular Biology and Evolution.

  • Kronholm, I., Xavier Pico, F., Alonso-Blanco, C., Goudet, J. and de Meaux, J. (2012). Genetic Basis of Adaptation in Arabidopsis thaliana: Local Adaptation at the Seed Dormancy QTL DOG1. Evolution.

  • Vetter, M. M., Kronholm, I., He, F., Haeweker, H., Reymond, M., Bergelson, J., Robatzek, S. and de Meaux, J. (2012). Flagellin Perception Varies Quantitatively in Arabidopsis thaliana and Its Relatives. Molecular Biology and Evolution.


  • Alcazar, R., Reymond, M., Schmitz, G. and de Meaux, J. (2011). Genetic and evolutionary perspectives on the interplay between plant immunity and development. Current Opinion in Plant Biology.

  • Chiang, G. C. K., Bartsch, M., Barua, D., Nakabayashi, K., Debieu, M., Kronholm, I., Koornneef, M. and de Meaux, J. (2011). DOG1 expression is predicted by the seed-maturation environment and contributes to geographical variation in germination in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Ecology.


  • Alcazar, R., Garcia, A. V., Kronholm, I., de Meaux, J., Koornneef, M., Parker, J. E. and Reymond, M. (2010). Natural variation at Strubbelig Receptor Kinase 3 drives immune-triggered incompatibilities between Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Nature Genetics.

  • Atwell, S., Huang, Y. S., Vilhjalmsson, B. J., Willems, G., Horton, M., Li, Y., [...] and Nordborg, M. (2010). Genome-wide association study of 107 phenotypes in Arabidopsis thaliana inbred lines. Nature.

  • Chen, W.-H., de Meaux, J. and Lercher, M. J. (2010). Co-expression of neighbouring genes in Arabidopsis: separating chromatin effects from direct interactions. BMC Genomics.

  • He, F., Chen, W.-H., Collins, S., Acquisti, C., Goebel, U., Ramos-Onsins, S., Lercher, M. J. and de Meaux, J. (2010). Assessing the Influence of Adjacent Gene Orientation on the Evolution of Gene Upstream Regions in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics.

  • Kronholm, I., Loudet, O. and de Meaux, J. (2010). Influence of mutation rate on estimators of genetic differentiation - lessons from Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Genetics.

  • Piazza, P., Bailey, C. D., Cartolano, M., Krieger, J., Cao, J., Ossowski, S., Schneeberger, K., He, F., de Meaux, J., Hall, N., MacLeod, N., Filatov, D., Hay, A. and Tsiantis, M. (2010). Arabidopsis thaliana Leaf Form Evolved via Loss of KNOX Expression in Leaves in Association with a Selective Sweep. Current Biology.



  • de Meaux, J., Hu, J.-Y., Tartler, U. and Goebel, U. (2008). Structurally different alleles of the ath-MIR824 microRNA precursor are maintained at high frequency in Arabidopsis thaliana. PNAS.

  • de Meaux, J. and Koornneef, M. (2008). The cause and consequences of natural variation: the genome era takes off! Current Opinion in Plant Biology.




  • de Meaux, J, Goebel, U., Pop, A. and Mitchell-Olds, T. (2005). Allele-Specific Assay Reveals Functional Variation in the Chalcone Synthase Promoter of Arabidiopsis thaliana That Is Compatible with Neutral Evolution. Plant Cell.


  • de Meaux, J., Cattan-Toupance, I., Lavigne, C., Langin, T. and Neema, C. (2003). Polymorphism of a complex resistance gene candidate family in wild populations of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in Argentina: comparison with phenotypic resistance polymorphism. Molecular Ecology.

  • de Meaux, J, and Neema, C. (2003). Spatial patterns of diversity at the putative recognition domain of resistance gene candidates in wild bean populations. Journal of Molecular Evolution.

  • de Meaux, J. and Mitchell-Olds, T. (2003). Evolution of plant resistance at the molecular level: ecological context of species interactions. Heredity.


  • Neema, C., Lavigne, C., de Meaux, J., Cattan-Toupance, I., de Oliveira, J., Deville, A. and Langin, T. (2001). Spatial pattern for resistance to a pathogen. Theoretical approach and empirical approach at the phenotypic and molecular levels. Genetics Selection Evolution.