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) Giraudeau, M., Gouzerh, F., Boutry, J., Renaud, F., Pujol, P., Tasiemski, A., Bernex, F., Maraver, A., Bousquet, E., Dormont, L., Osterkamp, J., Roche, B., Hamede, R., Ujvari, B., & Thomas, F. The evolution of resistance and tolerance as cancer defences 2019. Parasitology, in press

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


1) Thomas, F. & Raymond, M. Médecine Evolutionniste. Une approche darwinienne de la Santé. Collection idée reçues, le cavalier Bleu.

2) Russell T., Madsen, T., Thomas, F., Raven, N., Hamede, R., Ujvari, B. 2018. Oncogenesis as a Selective Force: Adaptive Evolution in the Face of a Transmissible Cancer. BioEssays. Mar;40(3). doi: 10.1002/bies.201700146. Epub 2018 Feb 15

3) Thomas, F., Kareva, I., Raven, N., Hamede, R., Pujol, P., Roche, B. , Ujvari, B. 2018. Evolved dependence to cancer. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Apr;33(4):269-276. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007912.

4) Thomas, F., Vavre, F., Tissot, T., Vittecoq, M., Giraudeau, M., Bernex, F., Misse, D., Renaud, F. Raven, N., Beckmann, C., Hamede, R., Biro, P., Ujvari, B. 2018. Cancer is not (only) a senescence problem. Trends in Cancer. Mar;4(3):169-172. doi: 10.1016/j.trecan.2018.01.002. PMID: 29506667

5) Vittecoq, M., Giraudeau, M. Sepp, T., Marcogliese, D., Klaassen, M., Ujvari, B. and Thomas, F. 2018. Turning natural adaptations to oncogenic factors into an ally in the war against cancer. Evolutionary Applications. doi: 10.1111/eva.12608

6) Biro, P., Garland, T.., Beckmann, C., Ujvari, B., Thomas, F., Post, J. 2018. Metabolic scope as a proximate constraint on individual behavioural variation: effects on ‘personality’, plasticity and predictability. American Naturalist. May 2018.

7) Roche, B., Ujvari, B., Thomas, F. 2018. Fourth international biannual Evolution and Cancer conference (Resistance, resilience and robustness: can we target cancer’s evolutionary and ecological nature?) Meeting report. Tempe, AZ, USA. December 7th -10th 2017. Evolutionary Applicationshttps://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12616

8) Russell, T., Lisovski, S., Olsson, M., Brown, G., Spindler, R., Lane, A., Keeley, T., Hibbard, C., Hogg, C., Thomas, F., Belov, K., Ujvari, B., Madsen, T. 2018. MHC diversity and female age underpin reproductive success in an Australian icon; the Tasmanian Devil. Scientific Reports (18). 8: 4175

9) Dawson, E. H., Bailly, T.P.M, Dos Santos, J., Moreno, C., Devilliers, M., Maroni, B., Sueur, C., Casali, A.,Ujvari, B., Thomas, F.*, Montagne, J.*, Mery, F*. 2018. An interaction between cancer progression and social environment in Drosophila. Nature communications. * EQUAL CONTRIBUTION, Monday, September 3. DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-05737-w

10) Ujvari, B., Klaassen, M., Raven, N., Russell, T., Vittecoq, M., Hamede, R., Thomas, F., Madsen, T. Genetic diversity, inbreeding and cancer. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. Mar 28;285(1875). pii: 20172589. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2589. Review. PMID: 29563261

11) Giraudeau M., Tuul, S., Ujvari, B., Ewald, P.W., Thomas F. Human activities might influence oncogenic processes in wild animal populations. Nature Ecology and Evolution. May 2018. DOI https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0558-7

12) Jacqueline, C., Bonnefoy N., Charrière, G.M., Thomas, F., Roche B. Personal history of infections and immunotherapy: unexpected links and possible therapeutic opportunities. OncoImmunology. Mars 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2018.1466019

13) Jacqueline, C., Abbate, J.L., Sorci, G., Guégan J.F.,  Thomas, F., Roche B. 2018. The macroecology of cancer incidences in humans is associated with large-scale assemblages of endemic infections. Infections genetics and Evolution. Mar 23;61:189-196. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.03.016.

14) Thomas, F., Donnadieu, E., Charriere, G., Jacqueline, C., Tasiemski, A., Pujol, P., Renaud, F., Roche, B., Hamede, R., Brown, J., Gatenby, R. and Ujvari, B. Oct 2018. Is Adaptive therapy natural? PLoS Biology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2007066

15) Gidoin, C., Ujvari; B., Thomas, F. Roche, B. Dec 2018. How is the evolution of tumour resistance at organ-scale impacted by the importance of the organ for fitness ? BMC Evolutionary Biology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-018-1298-7

16) Ujvari, B. and Thomas, F. 2018. Chapter 12 Ecology of Cancer. In: Cancer and Society: A Multidisciplinary Assessment and Strategies for Action. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05855-5_12

17) Thomas, F and Roche B., 2018, Le cancer selon Darwin. Pour la Science https://www.pourlascience.fr/sd/medecine/le-cancer-selon-darwin-13169.php


1) Thomas, F., Jacqueline, C. , Tissot, T., Henard, M., Blanchet, S., Loot, G., Dawson, E., Mery, F., Renaud, F., Montagne, J., Beckmann, C., Biro, P.A., Hamede, R. and Ujvari B. 2017. Malignant cells, an underappreciated component of animal evolutionary ecology. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 1: 1592-1595. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0343-z

2) Jacqueline C., Brazier L., Faugère D., Renaud F., Thomas F. and Roche B. 2017 Can intestinal microbiota be associated with non-intestinalcancers? Scientific Reports Scientific Reports 7(1) DOI : 10.1038/s41598-017-11644-9.

3) Tissot, T., Thomas, F. and Roche, B. Non-cell-autonomous effects yield lower clonal diversity inexpanding tumors. 2017. Scientific Reports. (7):11157 DOI 10.1038/s41598-017-11562-w.

4) Thomas, F., Ujvari, B. Renaud, F. and Vincent, M. 2017. Cancer adaptations: atavism, denovo selection and something in between ? Bioessays Aug;39(8). doi: 10.1002/bies.201700039.

5) Jacqueline, C., Tasiemski, A., Sorci, G., Ujvari, B., Maachi, F, Missé, D., Renaud, F., Ewald, P., Thomas, F. and Roche, B. 2017. Infections and cancer: the “fifty shades of immunity” hypothesis. BMC cancer 17(1): 257. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-017-3234-4

6) Thomas, F., Ujvari, B. and Roche, B. 2017. Cancer etiology: the evolutionary ecology of organs may help to understand the frequency distribution of E and R mutations. Science Mag. March 27, http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6331/1330/tab-e-letters

7) Ujvari, B., Roche, B. and Thomas, F. 2017. Ecology and Evolution of Cancer. Elsevier.

8) Thomas, F., Ujvari, B., Gidoin, C., Tasiemski, Ewald, P.W. and Roche, B. 2017. Toward an ultimate explanation of intratumor heterogeneity. In “Ecology and Evolution of Cancer”, edited by Ujvari, B., Roche, B. and Thomas, F. Elsevier. Pp. 219-222.

9) Madsen, T., Arnal, A., Vittecoq, M., Bernex, F., Abadie, J., Labrut, S., Garcia, D., Faugere, D., Lemberger, K., Beckman, C., Roche, B., Thomas, F. and Ujvari, B. 2017. Cancer prevalence and etiology in wild and captive animals. In “Ecology and Evolution of Cancer”, edited by Ujvari, B., Roche, B. and Thomas, F. Elsevier. pp. 10-43.

10) Roche, B., Moller, A.P., de Gregori, J. and Thomas, F. 2017. Cancer in animals: reciprocal feedbacks between evolution of cancer resistance and ecosystem functioning. In “Ecology and Evolution of Cancer”, edited by Ujvari, B., Roche, B. and Thomas, F. Elsevier. 180-188.

11) Arnal, A., Jacqueline, C., Ujavri, B., Leger, L., Moreno, C., Faugère, D., Tasiemski, A., Boidin-Wichlacz, C., Misse, D., Renaud, F., Montagne, J., Casali, A., Roche, B., Mery, F. and Thomas, F. 2017. Cancer brings forward oviposition in the fly Drosophila melanogaster. Ecology and Evolution 7(1): 272–276. doi:  10.1002/ece3.2571

12) Jacqueline, C., Biro, P., Beckmann, C., Moller, A.P., Renaud, F., Sorci, G. Tasiemski, A., Ujvari, B. and Thomas, F. 2017. Cancer: a disease at the crossroads of trade-offs. Invited Review. Evolutionary Applications 10(3): 215–225. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5322410/