Mathieu Buoro

Postdoctoral Researcher



2011. Ph.D, CEFE-CNRS, Montpellier, France. Population Biology and Biostatistics Group. Evolutionary ecology in the wild using mark-recapture data: Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) as a case study. Advisor: Etienne Prévost (INRA St Pée s/ Nivelle), Olivier Gimenez (CEFE-CNRS, Montpellier), Jean- Dominique Lebreton (CEFE-CNRS, Montpellier)

2008. Master of Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, University of Montpellier II, Montpellier, France.

2006. Master of Aquatic ecosystem dynamics, University of Pau (UPPA), Pau, France, 1st year.

Research Interests

My main research interests involve the study of eco-evolutionary dynamics and adaptation of organisms to environmental change through life history strategies, life history evolution, dispersal strategies and evolutionary processes in the wild.

Selected Publications

Gimenez O., Abadie F., Barnagaud J.Y., Blanc L., Buoro M., Cubaynes S. et al. How can quantitative ecology be attractive to young scientists? Balancing computer/desk work with field work. Animal Conservation. 2012.

Buoro M., Gimenez O., and E. Prévost. Assessing adaptive phenotypic plasticity by means of conditional strategies from empirical data: the latent environmental threshold model. Evolution, 66(4):996-1009, 2012.

Buoro M., Prévost E. and O. Gimenez. Digging through model complexity: using hierarchical models to uncover evolutionary processes in the wild. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25(10): 2077–2090, 2012.

Charmantier A.∗, Buoro M.∗, Gimenez O. and H. Weimerskirch. Heritability of short-scale natal dispersal in a large-scale foraging bird, the wandering albatross. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(7): 1487-1496, 2011. (∗ These authors contributed equally to the work)

Lane J. E., Kruuk L. E. B., Charmantier A., Murie J. O., Coltman D. W., Buoro M., Raveh S. and F. S. Dobson. Heritability of hibernation emergence date in a wild population of Columbian ground squirrels. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(9): 1949-1959, 2011.

Papaix J., Cubaynes S., Buoro M., Charmantier A., Perret P. and O. Gimenez. Combining capture-recapture data and pedigree information to assess heritability of demographic parameters in the wild. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23(10):2176-84, 2010.

Buoro M., Prévost E. and O. Gimenez. Investigating Evolutionary Trade-Offs in Wild Populations of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar): Incorporating Detection Probabilities and Individual Heterogeneity. Evolution, 64(9):2629-42, 2010.

Servanty T.P., Choquet R., Baubet E., Brandt S., Gaillard J.M., Schaub M., Toïgo C., Lebreton J. D., Buoro M. and O. Gimenez. Assessing whether mortality is additive using marked animals: a Bayesian state-space modeling approach. Ecology, 91(7):1916-23, 2010.

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Mailing Address

Dept of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management
UC Berkeley
130 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley, CA 94720