Mathieu Joron

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Curriculum vitae

Present address:
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, CNRS UMR 7205
Cp50, 45 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France.

Positions held

2008- CNRS Researcher DR2
UMR 7205 'Institut de Systématique, Evolution et Biodiversité', MNHN, Paris
Funding: ANR Jeune Chercheur grant HybEvol; CNRS, programme ATIP Biodiversité; ERC starting grant MimEvol
2007-2008 Royal Society University Research Fellow
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
Funding: The Royal Society, UK
Project: The genetic architecture of adaptive variation.
2007 BBSRC Research Fellow
Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter in Cornwall
Funding: B.B.S.R.C. grant to R. H. ffrench-Constant
Project: Comparative genomics of mimicry in Heliconius butterflies.
2005-2007 EMBO fellow
Institute of Biology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Funding: European Molecular Biology Organisation
Project: Comparative mapping of mimicry genes in Heliconius butterflies.
2004-2005 Post-doctoral researcher
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
Funding: B.B.S.R.C. grant to C. Jiggins
Project: The genetics of pattern formation in Heliconius melpomene.
2002-2004 Marie-Curie (E.U.) Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Biology, University College London, UK
Funding: European Union Marie Curie Fellowship
Project: The genetics of colour-pattern diversity in Heliconius butterflies.
2001-2002 Post-doctoral researcher
Institute of Biology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Funding: TMR European Network: "Survival of Species in a Fragmented Landscape" (Helsinki)
Project: Inbreeding and mating success in the tropical butterfly Bicyclus anynana.
1997-2000 Teaching assistant
Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution, Université de Montpellier, France
Funding: French Ministry of Higher Education and Research.


1997-2000 Doctorate, with Honours
Université de Montpellier, France
Thesis: Warning colour and Müllerian mimicry: the diversification puzzle.
1995-1996 Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies, Evolutionary Biology and Ecology (~ M.Sc.)
Université de Montpellier, France
Thesis: Impact of introduced mammals and indigenous predators on nest-predation, Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada.
1993-1996 Diplôme d'Ingénieur Agronome
Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (INA-PG), Paris, France.
1991-1993 Mathématiques Supérieures & Spéciales Biologie
Lycée Chateaubriand, Rennes, France.