Michel Chapuisat

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Social insect colonies are more likely to accept unrelated queens when they come with workers
De Gasperin Ornela, Blacher Pierre, Chapuisat Michel Behavioral Ecology.
Disentangling the mechanisms linking dispersal and sociality in supergene-mediated ant social forms
Fontcuberta Amaranta, De Gasperin Ornela, Avril Amaury, Dind Sagane, Chapuisat Michel, 2021. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288 p. 20210118. .
Fine-scale habitat heterogeneity favours the coexistence of supergene-controlled social forms in Formica selysi.
Zahnd S., Fontcuberta A., Koken M., Cardinaux A., Chapuisat M., 2021. BMC ecology and evolution, 21 (1) p. 24. Peer-reviewed.
An ancient and eroded social supergene is widespread across Formica ants
Brelsford Alan, Purcell Jessica, Avril Amaury, Tran Van Patrick, Zhang Junxia, Brütsch Timothée, Sundström Liselotte, Helanterä Heikki, Chapuisat Michel, 2020. Current Biology, 30 pp. 304-311.
Maternal effect killing by a supergene controlling ant social organization.
Avril Amaury, Purcell Jessica, Béniguel Sébastien, Chapuisat Michel, 2020. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117 (29) pp. 17130-17134. Peer-reviewed.
Putative determinants of virulence in Melissococcus plutonius, the bacterial agent causing European foulbrood in honey bees
Grossar Daniela, Kilchenmann Verena, Forsgren Eva, Charrière Jean-Daniel, Gauthier Laurent, Chapuisat Michel, Dietemann Vincent, 2020. Virulence, 11 (1) pp. 554-567. Peer-reviewed.
Winter is coming: harsh environments limit independent reproduction of cooperative-breeding queens in a socially polymorphic ant
De Gasperin Ornela, Blacher Pierre, Grasso Gugliemo, Chapuisat Michel, 2020. Biology Letters, 16 p. 20190730.
No mate preference associated with the supergene controlling social organization in Alpine silver ants.
Avril A., Zahnd S., Djordjevic J., Chapuisat M., 2019/07. Journal of evolutionary biology, 32 (7) pp. 742-748. Peer-reviewed.
Asymmetric assortative mating and queen polyandry are linked to a supergene controlling ant social organization.
Avril A., Purcell J., Brelsford A., Chapuisat M., 2019/03. Molecular ecology, 28 (6) pp. 1428-1438. Peer-reviewed.
No evidence for social immunity in co-founding queen associations.
Brütsch T., Avril A., Chapuisat M., 2017/11/24. Scientific reports, 7 (1) p. 16262. Peer-reviewed.
Wood ants produce a potent antimicrobial agent by applying formic acid on tree-collected resin.
Brütsch T., Jaffuel G., Vallat A., Turlings T.C., Chapuisat M., 2017. Ecology and Evolution, 7 (7) pp. 2249-2254. Peer-reviewed.
Ant workers exhibit specialization and memory during raft formation.
Avril A., Purcell J., Chapuisat M., 2016. The Science of Nature, 103 (36) pp. 1-6. Peer-reviewed.
Ants exhibit asymmetric hybridization in a mosaic hybrid zone
Purcell J., Zahnd S., Athanasiades A., Türler R., Chapuisat M., Brelsford A., 2016. Molecular Ecology, 25 (19) pp. 4866-4874. Peer-reviewed.
Environmental influence on the phenotype of ant workers revealed by common garden experiment
Purcell J., Pirogan D., Avril A., Bouyarden F., Chapuisat M., 2016. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70 (3) pp. 357-367. Peer-reviewed.
Low relatedness and frequent inter-nest movements in a eusocial sweat bee
Brand N., Chapuisat M., 2016. Insectes Sociaux, 63 (2) pp. 249-256. Peer-reviewed.
No Evidence for moral reward and punishment in an anonymous context.
Clavien C., Mersch D.P., Chapuisat M., 2016. PLoS One, 11 (3) pp. e0150388. Peer-reviewed.
The evolution of utility functions and psychological altruism
Clavien C., Chapuisat M., 2016. Studies In History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 56 pp. 24-31. Peer-reviewed.
Social structure varies with elevation in an Alpine ant.
Purcell J., Pellissier L., Chapuisat M., 2015. Molecular Ecology, 24 (2) pp. 498-507. Peer-reviewed.
Ant brood function as life preservers during floods.
Purcell J., Avril A., Jaffuel G., Bates S., Chapuisat M., 2014. PLoS One, 9 (2) pp. e89211. Peer-reviewed.
Ant queens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) are attracted to fungal pathogens during the initial stage of colony founding
Brütsch T., Felden A., Reber A., Chapuisat M., 2014. Myrmecological News, 20 pp. 71-76. Peer-reviewed.
Convergent genetic architecture underlies social organization in ants.
Purcell J., Brelsford A., Wurm Y., Perrin N., Chapuisat M., 2014. Current Biology, 24 (22) pp. 2728-2732. Peer-reviewed.
Evolution. Smells like queen since the Cretaceous.
Chapuisat M., 2014. Science, 343 (6168) pp. 254-255.
Foster carers influence brood pathogen resistance in ants.
Purcell J., Chapuisat M., 2014. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 281 (1792) p. 20141338. Peer-reviewed.
Immune priming and pathogen resistance in ant queens.
Gálvez D., Chapuisat M., 2014. Ecology and Evolution, 4 (10) pp. 1761-1767. Peer-reviewed.
Impact of helpers on colony productivity in a primitively eusocial bee
Brand N., Chapuisat M., 2014. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 68 (2) pp. 291-298. Peer-reviewed.
The evolution of eusociality
Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2014. pp. 697-702 dans Losos J.B. (eds.) Princeton Guide to Evolution chap. VII.13, Princeton University Press.
Transitions in social complexity along elevational gradients reveal a combined impact of season length and development time on social evolution.
Kocher S.D., Pellissier L., Veller C., Purcell J., Nowak M.A., Chapuisat M., Pierce N.E., 2014. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B Biological Sciences, 281 (1787) p. 20140627. Peer-reviewed.
Wood ants protect their brood with tree resin
Brütsch T., Chapuisat M., 2014. Animal Behaviour, 93 pp. 157-161. Peer-reviewed.
Altruism across disciplines: one word, multiple meanings
Clavien C., Chapuisat M., 2013. Biology and Philosophy, 28 (1) pp. 125-140. Peer-reviewed.
Bidirectional shifts in colony queen number in a socially polymorphic ant population.
Purcell J., Chapuisat M., 2013. Evolution, 67 (4) pp. 1169-1180. Peer-reviewed.
Pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections in ant colonies.
Tragust S., Ugelvig L.V., Chapuisat M., Heinze J., Cremer S., 2013. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13 p. 225. Peer-reviewed.
Altruism - a philosophical analysis
Clavien C., Chapuisat M, 2012. p. 6 dans eLS, John Wiley & Sons Ltd,.
Born to be bee, fed to be worker? The caste system of a primitively eusocial insect.
Brand N., Chapuisat M., 2012. Frontiers in Zoology, 9 (1) p. 35. Peer-reviewed.
Choosy moral punishers.
Clavien C., Tanner C.J., Clément F., Chapuisat M., 2012. PLoS One, 7 (6) pp. e39002. Peer-reviewed.
Diversity, prevalence and virulence of fungal entomopathogens in colonies of the ant Formica selysi
Reber A., Chapuisat M, 2012. Insectes Sociaux, 59 (2) pp. 231-239. Peer-reviewed.
Effects of the social environment on the survival and fungal resistance of ant brood
Purcell J., Brütsch T., Chapuisat M., 2012. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66 (3) pp. 467-474. Peer-reviewed.
No evidence for immune priming in ants exposed to a fungal pathogen.
Reber A., Chapuisat M., 2012. PLoS One, 7 (4) pp. e35372. Peer-reviewed.
The influence of social structure on brood survival and development in a socially polymorphic ant: insights from a cross-fostering experiment.
Purcell J., Chapuisat M., 2012. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25 (11) pp. 2288-2297. Peer-reviewed.
Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality.
Abbot P., Abe J., Alcock J., Alizon S., Alpedrinha J.A., Andersson M., Andre J.B., van Baalen M., Balloux F., Balshine S. et al., 2011. Nature, 471 (7339) pp. E1-E4; author reply E9-E10. Peer-reviewed.
La révolution darwinienne
Chapuisat M., Dubochet J., 2011. pp. 23-58 dans Bornet P. (eds.) Et Dieu créa Darwin: théorie de l'évolution et créationnisme en Suisse aujourd'hui, Labor et Fides.
Queen acceptance in a socially polymorphic ant
Meunier J., Reber A., Chapuisat M., 2011. Animal Behaviour, 81 (1) pp. 163-168. Peer-reviewed.
The expression and impact of antifungal grooming in ants.
Reber A., Purcell J., Buechel S.D., Buri P., Chapuisat M., 2011. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24 (5) pp. 954-964. Peer-reviewed.
Covariation between colony social structure and immune defences of workers in the ant Formica selysi
Castella G., Christe P., Chapuisat M., 2010. Insectes Sociaux, 57 (2) pp. 233-238. Peer-reviewed.
Eusociality and cooperation
Keller L., Chapuisat M, 2010. p. 9 dans eLS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,.
Evolution: plastic sociality in a sweat bee.
Chapuisat M., 2010. Current Biology, 20 (22) pp. R977-R979. Peer-reviewed.
Flexible colony-founding strategies in a socially polymorphic ant
Reber A., Meunier J., Chapuisat M., 2010. Animal Behaviour, 79 (2) pp. 467-472. Peer-reviewed.
Reproductive conflicts and egg discrimination in a socially polymorphic ant
Meunier J., Delaplace L., Chapuisat M., 2010. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (10) pp. 1655-1663. Peer-reviewed.
Social evolution: sick ants face death alone.
Chapuisat M., 2010. Current Biology, 20 (3) pp. R104-R105.
Flexible social organization and high incidence of drifting in the sweat bee, Halictus scabiosae.
Ulrich Y., Perrin N., Chapuisat M., 2009. Molecular Ecology, 18 (8) pp. 1791-1800. Peer-reviewed.
Genetic clusters and sex-biased gene flow in a unicolonial Formica ant.
Holzer B., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2009. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9 p. 69. Peer-reviewed.
Longevity differs among sexes but is not affected by repeated immune activation in voles (Microtus arvalis)
Devevey G., Chapuisat M., Christe P., 2009. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 97 (2) pp. 328-333. Peer-reviewed.
Mating triggers dynamic immune regulations in wood ant queens.
Castella G., Christe P., Chapuisat M., 2009. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22 (3) pp. 564-570. Peer-reviewed.
Social evolution: the smell of cheating.
Chapuisat M., 2009. Current Biology, 19 (5) pp. R196-R198.
The determinants of queen size in a socially polymorphic ant.
Meunier J., Chapuisat M., 2009. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22 (9) pp. 1906-1913. Peer-reviewed.
Developmental, metabolic and immunological costs of flea infestation in the common vole
Devevey G., Niculita-Hirzel Hélène, Biollaz F., Candice Y., Chapuisat M., Christe P., 2008. Functional Ecology, 22 (6) pp. 1091-1098. Peer-reviewed.
Experimentally increased group diversity improves disease resistance in an ant species.
Reber A., Castella G., Christe P., Chapuisat M., 2008. Ecology Letters, 11 (7) pp. 682-689. Peer-reviewed.
Foreign ant queens are accepted but produce fewer offspring.
Holzer B., Chapuisat M., Keller L., 2008. Oecologia, 157 (4) pp. 717-723. Peer-reviewed.
Prophylaxis with resin in wood ants
Castella G., Chapuisat M., Christe P., 2008. Animal Behaviour, 75 (4) pp. 1591-1596. Peer-reviewed.
Sex allocation
Chapuisat M., 2008. pp. 466-499 dans Danchin E., Giraldeau L. A., Cézilly F. (eds.) Behavioural ecology chap. 13, Oxford University Press.
Split sex ratios in the social Hymenoptera: a meta-analysis
Meunier J., West S., Chapuisat M., 2008. Behavioral Ecology, 19 (2) pp. 382-390. Peer-reviewed.
Stay or drift? Queen acceptance in the ant Formica paralugubris
Holzer B., Meunier J., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2008. Insectes Sociaux, 55 (4) pp. 392-396. Peer-reviewed.
The presence of conifer resin decreases the use of the immune system in wood ants
Castella G., Chapuisat M., Moret Y., Christe P., 2008. Ecological Entomology, 33 (3) pp. 408-412. Peer-reviewed.
Alternative life-histories in a socially polymorphic ant
Rosset H., Chapuisat M., 2007. Evolutionary Ecology, 21 (5) pp. 577-588. Peer-reviewed.
Les fourmis, en froid avec Darwin?
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 2007. Les Dossiers de La Recherche, 27 pp. 56-63.
Nestmate recognition and levels of aggression are not altered by changes in genetic diversity in a socially polymorphic ant
Rosset H., Schwander T., Chapuisat M., 2007. Animal Behaviour, 74 (4) pp. 951-956. Peer-reviewed.
Wood ants use resin to protect themselves against pathogens
Chapuisat M., Oppliger Anne, Magliano P., Christe P., 2007. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 274 (1621) pp. 2013-2017. Peer-reviewed.
Genotyping faeces reveals facultative kin association on capercaillie's leks
Regnaut S., Christe P., Chapuisat M., Fumagalli L., 2006. Conservation Genetics, 7 (5) pp. 665-674. Peer-reviewed.
Sex allocation conflict in ants: when the queen rules.
Rosset H., Chapuisat M., 2006. Current Biology, 16 (3) pp. 328-331. Peer-reviewed.
Sham nepotism as a result of intrinsic differences in brood viability in ants.
Holzer B., Kümmerli R., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2006. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 273 (1597) pp. 2049-2052. Peer-reviewed.
Unicoloniality, recognition and genetic differentiation in a native Formica ant.
Holzer B., Chapuisat M., Kremer N., Finet C., Keller L., 2006. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19 (6) pp. 2031-2039. Peer-reviewed.
Allocation des ressources dans la progéniture mâle et femelle
Chapuisat M., 2005. pp. 331-363 dans Danchin E., Giraldeau L.A., Cézilly F. (eds.) Ecologie comportementale : cours et questions de réflexion chap. 11, Dunod.
Division of labour and worker size polymorphism in ant colonies: the impact of social and genetic factors
Schwander T., Rosset H., Chapuisat M., 2005. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 59 (2) pp. 215-221. Peer-reviewed.
Experimental manipulation of colony genetic diversity had no effect on short-term task efficiency in the Argentine ant Linepithema humile
Rosset H., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2005. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 58 (1) pp. 87-98. Peer-reviewed.
Genetic analysis of the breeding system of an invasive subterranean termite, Reticulitermes santonensis, in urban and natural habitats.
Dronnet S., Chapuisat M., Vargo E.L., Bagnères A.G., Lohou C., 2005. Molecular Ecology, 14 (5) pp. 1311-1320. Peer-reviewed.
Long live the queen: studying aging in social insects
Jemielity S., Chapuisat M., Parker J. D., Keller L., 2005. Age, 27 (3) pp. 241-248. Peer-reviewed.
Nestmate recognition in the unicolonial ant Formica paralugubris
Chapuisat M., Bernasconi C., Hoehn S., Reuter M., 2005. Behavioral Ecology, 16 (1) pp. 15-19. Peer-reviewed.
Evolution: social selection for eccentricity.
Chapuisat M., 2004. Current Biology, 14 (23) pp. R1003-R1004.
Variable queen number in ant colonies: no impact on queen turnover, inbreeding, and population genetic differentiation in the ant Formica selysi.
Chapuisat M., Bocherens S., Rosset H., 2004. Evolution, 58 (5) pp. 1064-1072. Peer-reviewed.
Evidence for collective medication in ants
Christe P., Oppliger Anne, Bancala F., Castella G., Chapuisat M., 2003. Ecology Letters, 6 (1) pp. 19-22. Peer-reviewed.
Highly variable social organisation of colonies in the ant Formica cinerea.
Zhu D., Chapuisat M., Pamilo P., 2003. Hereditas, 139 (1) pp. 7-12. Peer-reviewed.
Inbreeding and sex-biased gene flow in the ant Formica exsecta.
Sundström L., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2003. Evolution, 57 (7) pp. 1552-1561. Peer-reviewed.
Division of labour influences the rate of ageing in weaver ant workers.
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 2002. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 269 (1494) pp. 909-913. Peer-reviewed.
Eusociality and cooperation.
Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2001. pp. 1-9 dans Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Low relatedness among cooperatively breeding workers of the greenhead ant Rhytidoponera metallica
Chapuisat M., Crozier R., 2001. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 14 (4) pp. 564-573. Peer-reviewed.
Sex ratio and Wolbachia infection in the ant Formica exsecta.
Keller L., Liautard C., Reuter M., Brown W.D., Sundström L., Chapuisat M., 2001. Heredity, 87 (2) pp. 227-233. Peer-reviewed.
Examples of MHC-correlated sexual selection in mice and humans
Wedekind C., Bettens F., Chapuisat M., Füri S., Homberger F.R., Macas E., Paepke A.J., Rülicke T., Seebeck T., 2000. pp. 437-444 dans Espmark Y., Amundsen T., Rosenqvist G. (eds.) Animal signals: signalling and signal design in animal communication chap. 23, Tapir Academic Press.
Microsatellite markers for Rhytidoponera metallica and other ponerine ants.
Chapuisat M., Painter J.N., Crozier R.H., 2000. Molecular Ecology, 9 (12) pp. 2219-2221. Peer-reviewed.
Cooperation among selfish individuals in insect societies
Keller L., Chapuisat M., 1999. Bioscience, 49 (11) pp. 899-909. Peer-reviewed.
Extended family structure in the ant Formica paralugubris: the role of the breeding system
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1999. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 46 (6) pp. 405-412. Peer-reviewed.
Testing kin selection with sex allocation data in eusocial hymenoptera
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1999. Heredity, 82 (5) pp. 473-478. Peer-reviewed.
Mating frequency of ant queens with alternative dispersal strategies, as revealed by microsatellite analysis of sperm
Chapuisat M., 1998. Molecular Ecology, 7 (9) pp. 1097-1105. Peer-reviewed.
MHC-genotype of progeny influenced by parental infection.
Rülicke T., Chapuisat M., Homberger F.R., Macas E., Wedekind C., 1998. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B Biological Sciences, 265 (1397) pp. 711-716. Peer-reviewed.
Nestmate recognition and the genetic relatedness of nests in the ant Formica pratensis
Beye M., Neumann P., Chapuisat M., Pamilo P., Moritz R. F. A., 1998. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 43 (1) pp. 67-72. Peer-reviewed.
Les fourmis sont-elles encore en froid avec Darwin ?
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1997/03. La Recherche 296 pp. 90-93. Peer-reviewed.
Las hormigas: Aún en contradicción con Darwin? (Translation of Les fourmis sont-elles encore en froid avec Darwin? La Recherche, 296, 90-93)
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1997. Mundo Scientifico, 179 pp. 472-475. Peer-reviewed.
Male reproductive success: paternity contribution to queens and workers in Formica ants
Keller L., Sundstrom L., Chapuisat M., 1997. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 41 (1) pp. 11-15. Peer-reviewed.
Microsatellites reveal high population viscosity and limited dispersal in the ant Formica paralugubris
Chapuisat M., Goudet J., Keller L., 1997. Evolution, 51 (2) pp. 475-482. Peer-reviewed.
Sex-ratio regulation: the economics of fratricide in ants
Chapuisat M., Sundstrom L., Keller L., 1997. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 264 (1385) pp. 1255-1260. Peer-reviewed.
The ant and the lion: common principles and idiosyncratic differences in social evolution
McRae S. B., Chapuisat M., Komdeur J., 1997. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 12 (12) pp. 463-465. Peer-reviewed.
Characterization of microsatellite loci in Formica lugubris B and their variability in other ant species
Chapuisat M., 1996. Molecular Ecology, 5 (4) pp. 599-601.
Conditional manipulation of sex ratios by ant workers: A test of kin selection theory
Sundstrom L., Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1996. Science, 274 (5289) pp. 993-995. Peer-reviewed.
Non-random fertilization in mice correlates with the MHC and something else
Wedekind C., Chapuisat M., Macas E., Rulicke T., 1996. Heredity, 77 (4) pp. 400-409. Peer-reviewed.
Social Evolution in ants
Chapuisat M., Brown W. D., 1996. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 9 (6) pp. 1032-1034. Peer-reviewed.
Taxonomic status of Hylomys parvus and Hylomys suillus (Insectivora: Erinaceidae): biochemical and morphological analyses
Ruedi M., Chapuisat M., Iskandar D., 1994. Journal of Mammalogy, 75 (4) pp. 965-978. Peer-reviewed.
Genetic structure of the Lesser Gymnure (Genus Hylomys) in SE-Asia: evidence for two species
Ruedi M., Chapuisat M., Iskandar D.T., 1992. pp. 732-733 dans Revue Suisse de Zoologie. Peer-reviewed.
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