Peer-reviewed articles (first author = 8; co-author = 11)

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    [19] Stöhr S, Weber A. A-T, Boissin E and Chenuil A. (2020) Resolving the Ophioderma longicauda (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) cryptic species complex: five sisters, three of them new. European Journal of Taxonomy. 600: 1–37. pdf
    [18] Böhne A.*, Weber A. A-T*, Rajkov J., Rechsteiner M., Riss A., Egger B. and Salzburger W. (2019) Repeated evolution versus common ancestry: Sex chromosome evolution in the haplochromine cichlid Pseudocrenilabrus philander. Genome Biology and Evolution. 11:439-458. pdf
    *Equal contribution
    [17] Weber A. A-T, Stöhr S. and Chenuil A. (2019) Species delimitation in the presence of strong incomplete lineage sorting and hybridization: lessons from Ophioderma (Ophiuroidea: Echinodermata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 131:138-148. pdf
    Previous version on BioRxiv: pdf
    [16] Gooday A. J., Holzmann M., Goineau A., Kamenskaya O., Melnik V. F., Pearce R. E., Weber A. A-T and Pawlowski J. (2018) Xenophyophores (Rhizaria, Foraminifera) from the eastern Clarion Clipperton Zone (eastern equatorial Pacific): the genus Psammina. Protist. 169:926-957. pdf
    [15] Rajkov J., Weber A. A-T, Salzburger W. and Egger B. (2018) Immigrant and extrinsic hybrid inviability contribute to reproductive isolation between lake and river cichlid ecotypes. Evolution. 72:2553-2564. pdf
    [14] Rajkov J., Weber A. A-T, Salzburger W. and Egger B. (2018) Adaptive phenotypic plasticity contributes to divergence between lake and river populations of an East African cichlid fish. Ecology and Evolution. 8: 7323-7333. pdf
    [13] Fraïsse C., Haguenauer A., Gérard K., Weber A. A-T, Bierne N. and Chenuil A. (2018) Fine-grained genetic-environment association in an admixed population of mussels in the small isolated Kerguelen Island. bioRxiv, 239244, ver. 4 peer-reviewed and recommended in Peer Community In Evolutionary Biology. pdf
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    Elias M. (2018) Introgression from related species reveals fine-scale structure in an isolated population of mussels and causes patterns of genetic-environment associations. Peer Community In Evolutionary Biology, 100059. pdf

    [12] Gooday A.J., Holzmann M., Goineau A., Pearce R.E., Voltski I., Weber A.A-T and Pawlowski J. (2018) Five new species and two new genera of xenophyophores (Foraminifera, Rhizaria) from part of the abyssal equatorial Pacific licensed for polymetallic nodule exploration. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 183: 723-748. pdf
    [11] Gooday A. J., Holzmann M., Caulle C., Goineau A., Jones D.O.B., Kamenskaya O., Simon-Lledó E., Weber A. A-T and Pawlowski J. (2018) New species of the xenophyophore genus Aschemonella (Rhizaria: Foraminifera) from areas of the abyssal eastern Pacific licensed for polymetallic nodule exploration. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 
182: 479-499. pdf
    [10] Cahill A. E., De Jode A., Dubois S., Bouzaza Z., Aurelle D., Boissin E., Chabrol O., David R., Egea E., Ledoux J.-B., Mérigot B., Weber A. A-T and Chenuil A. (2017) A multispecies approach reveals hot-spots and cold-spots of diversity and connectivity in invertebrate species with contrasting dispersal modes. Molecular Ecology. 26 : 6563-6577. pdf
    [9] Weber A. A-T, Abi-Rached L., Galtier N., Bernard A., Tuberosa J., Montoya-Burgos J.I. and Chenuil A. (2017) Positive selection on sperm ion channels in a brooding brittle star: consequence of life-history traits evolution. Molecular Ecology. 
26 : 3744-3759 pdf
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    Hart M.W. and Guerra V. (2017) Finding genes and lineages under selection in speciation. Molecular Ecology. 26: 3587-3590 pdf

    [8] Gooday A. J., Holzmann M., Caulle C., Goineau A., Kamenskaya O., Weber A. A-T, Jan Pawlowski J. (2017) Abyssal giant foraminifera (Xenophyophorea) are exceptionally diverse in areas licensed for seabed mining. Biological Conservation. 207: 106- 116 pdf
    [7] Abila, R., Akoll, P., Albertson, C., Antunes, D., Banda, T., Bills, R., Bulirani, A., Chocha Banda, A., Cohen, A.S., Cunha-Saraiva, F., Derycke, S., Donohue, I., Du, M., Dudu, A.M., Egger, B., Fritzsche, K., Frommen, J.G.,Gante, H.F., Genner, M.J., Härer, A., Hata, H., Irvine, K., Isumbisho Mwapu, P., Janssens de Bisthoven, L., Jungwirth, A., Kaleme, P., Katongo, C., Kéver, L., Koblmüller, S., Konings, A., Lamboj, A., Lemmel-Schaedelin, F., Machado Schiaffino, G., Martens, K., Masilya, P., Meyer, A., More H.L., Musilova, Z., Muterezi Bukinga, F., Muzumani, R., Ntakimazi, G., Okello, W., Phiri, H., Pialek, L., Plisnier, P.D., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Rajkov, J., Rican, O., Roberts, R., Salzburger, W., Schoen, I., Sefc, K.M., Singh, P., Skelton, P., Snoeks, J., Schneider, K., Sturmbauer, C., Svardal, H., Svensson, O., Torres Dowdall, J., Turner, G.F., Tyers, A., van Rijssel, J.C., Van Steenberge, M. Vanhove, M.P.M., Verheyen, E., Weber, A.A.-T., Weyl, O. Ziegelbecker, A. & Zimmermann, H. (2016) Oil extraction imperils Africa’s Great Lakes.  Science 354:561-562. pdf
    [6] Weber A. A-T, Mérigot B., Valière S. and Chenuil A. (2015) Influence of the larval phase on connectivity: strong differences in the 
genetic structure of brooders and broadcasters in the Ophioderma longicauda species complex. Molecular Ecology. 24: 6080-6094 pdf
    [5] Weber A. A-T, Stöhr S. and Chenuil A. (2014) Genetic data, reproduction season and reproductive strategy 
data support the existence of biological species in Ophioderma longicauda. Comptes Rendus Biologies. 337: 
553-560 pdf

    [4] Romiguier J, Gayral P, Ballenghien M, Bernard A, Cahais V, Chenuil A, Chiari Y, Dernat R, Duret L, Faivre N, 
Loire E, Lourenco JM, Nabholz B, Roux C, Tsagkogeorga G, Weber A.A-T, Weinert LA, Belkhir K, Bierne N, Glémin S and Galtier N (2014) Comparative population genomics in animals uncovers the determinants of genetic diversity. Nature. 515, 261-263 pdf
    [3] Weber A. A-T and Pawlowski J. (2014) Wide occurrence of SSU rDNA intragenomic polymorphism in Foraminifera and its implications for molecular species identification. Protist 165(5): 645-661 pdf
    [2] Weber A. A-T, Dupont S and Chenuil A. (2013) Thermotolerance and regeneration in the brittle star species complex Ophioderma longicauda: A preliminary study comparing lineages and Mediterranean basins. Comptes Rendus Biologies 336: 572-581 pdf
    [1] Weber A. A-T and Pawlowski J. (2013) Can abundance of protists be inferred from sequence data: a case study of Foraminifera. PLoS One 8(2): e56739. pdf


Articles in revision

  • Weber A. A-T, Hugall AF and O’Hara TD. Convergent evolution and structural adaptation to the deep ocean in the eukaryotic chaperonin CCTα. In revision in Genome Biology and Evolution.
    Preprint available on bioRxiv: pdf


  • “Etude écologique et génétique du complexe d’espèces cryptiques Ophioderma longicauda: comparaison entre lignées incubantes et lignées produisant des larves planctoniques”. PhD Thesis (2015). Aix-Marseille University, France. Advisor: Dr. Anne Chenuil. pdf
  • “Can abundance of protists be inferred from sequence data: a case study of Foraminifera”. Master Thesis (2011). University of Geneva, Switzerland. Advisor: Prof. Jan Pawlowski.


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