Articles (peer reviewed)
Richard Q., Alizon S., Choisy M., Sofonea M. T. & Djidjou-Demasse R. (2021) Age-structured non-pharmaceutical interventions for optimal control of COVID-19 epidemic. PLoS Computational Biology. 17(3): e1008776. [bibtex] [pdf]
Sofonea M. T., Boennec C., Michalakis Y. & Alizon S. (2021) Two waves and a high tide: the COVID-19 epidemic in France. Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine. [bibtex]
Sofonea M. T., Reyné B., Elie B., Djidjou-Demasse R., Selinger C., Michalakis Y. & Alizon S. (2021) Memory is key in capturing COVID-19 epidemiological dynamics. Epidemics. 100459. [bibtex] [pdf]
Selinger C. & 12 others (2021) Cytokine response following perturbation of the cervicovaginal milieu during HPV genital infection. Immunologic Research. in press. [bibtex]
Haim-Boukobza S., Roquebert B., Trombert-Paolantoni S., Lecorche E., Verdurme L., Foulongne V., Selinger C., Michalakis Y., Sofonea M. T. & Alizon S. (2021) Detecting rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants, France, January 26–February 16. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 27(5): 1496-1499. [bibtex] [pdf]
Djidjou-Demasse R., Alizon S. & Sofonea M. T. (2021) Within-host bacterial growth dynamics with both mutation and horizontal gene transfer. Journal of Mathematical Biology. 82(3): 16. [bibtex] [pdf]
Danesh G., Virlogeux V., Ramière C., Charre C., Cotte L. & Alizon S. (2021) Quantifying transmission dynamics of acute hepatitis C virus infections in a heterogeneous population using sequence data. PCI Evol Biol. 689158, ver. 5: [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Sofonea M. T. (2021) SARS-CoV-2 virulence evolution: avirulence theory, immunity, and trade-offs. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. in press: [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2021) Superspreading genomes. Science. 371(6529): 574--575. [bibtex] [pdf]
Elie B. & Alizon S. (2020) Analyses génomiques et phylodynamiques du Sars-CoV-2. Revue Francophone des Laboratoires. 2020(526): 57--62. [bibtex] [pdf]
Murall C. L. & 20 others (2020) HPV cervical infections and serological status in vaccinated and unvaccinated women. Vaccine. 38(51): 8167--8174. [bibtex] [pdf]
Danesh G. & 17 others (2020) Early phylodynamics analysis of the COVID-19 epidemic in France. PCI Evol Biol. 2020.06.03.20119925, ver. 3: [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2020) Treating symptomatic infections and the co-evolution of virulence and drug resistance. PCI Evol Biol. 2020.02.29.970905, ver. 3: [bibtex] [pdf]
Murall C. L. & 42 others (2019) Natural history, dynamics, and ecology of human papillomaviruses in genital infections of young women: protocol of the PAPCLEAR cohort study. BMJ Open. 9(6): e025129. [bibtex] [pdf]
Murall C. L., Jackson R., Zehbe I., Boulle N., Segondy M. & Alizon S. (2019) Epithelial stratification shapes infection dynamics. PLoS Comput Biol. 15(1): e1006646. [bibtex] [pdf]
Murall C. L. & Alizon S. (2019) Modelling the evolution of viral oncogenesis. Phil Trans R Soc Lond B. 374(1773): 20180302. [bibtex] [pdf]
Bourret J., Alizon S. & Bravo I. G. (2019) COUSIN (COdon Usage Similarity INdex): a normalized measure of Codon Usage Preferences. Genome Biol. Evol.. 11(12): evz262. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Murall C. L., Saulnier E. & Sofonea M. (2019) Detecting within-host interactions from genotype combination prevalence data. Epidemics. 29: 100349. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Bravo I. G., Farrell P. J. & Roberts S. (2019) Towards a multi-level and a multi-disciplinary approach to DNA oncovirus virulence. Phil Trans R Soc Lond B. 374(1773): 20190041. [bibtex] [pdf]
Sofonea M. T., Aldakak L., Boullosa L. F. & Alizon S. (2018) Can Ebola Virus evolve to be less virulent in humans? J Evol Biol. 31: 382-392. [bibtex] [pdf]
Kamiya T., Mideo N. & Alizon S. (2018) Coevolution of virulence and immunosuppression in multiple infections. J Evol Biol. 31(7): 995-1005. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Méthot P. (2018) Reconciling Pasteur and Darwin to control infectious diseases. PLoS Biol. 16(1): e2003815. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2018) Inexpensive research in the golden open access era. Trends Ecol Evol. 33(5): 301-303. [bibtex] [pdf]
Sofonea M., Alizon S. & Michalakis Y. (2017) Exposing the diversity of multiple infection patterns. J theor Biol. 419: 278 - 289. [bibtex] [pdf]
Saulnier E., Gascuel O. & Alizon S. (2017) Inferring epidemiological parameters from phylogenies using regression-ABC: a comparative study. PLoS Comput Biol. 13(3): e1005416. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Murall C. L. & Bravo I. G. (2017) Why Human Papillomavirus Acute Infections Matter. Viruses. 9(10): 293. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2016) A Visionary Pioneer of Parasite Ecology and Evolution. Am Nat. 187: ii-iii. [bibtex] [pdf]
Sofonea M., Alizon S. & Michalakis Y. (2015) From within-host interactions to epidemiological competition: a general model for multiple infections. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B. 370: 20140303. [bibtex] [pdf]
Hartfield M. & Alizon S. (2015) Within-host stochastic emergence dynamics of immune-escape mutants. PLoS Comput Biol. 11(3): e1004149. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Michalakis Y. (2015) Adaptive virulence evolution: the good old fitness-based approach. Trends Ecol Evol. 30(5): 248-254. [bibtex] [pdf]
Methot P. & Alizon S. (2014) What is a pathogen? Toward a process view of host-parasite interactions. Virulence. 5(8): 775-85. [bibtex] [pdf]
Hartfield M., Murall C. L. & Alizon S. (2014) Clinical applications of pathogen phylogenies. Trends Mol Med. 20(7): 394-404. [bibtex]
Hartfield M., Bull R., White P. A., Lloyd A., Luciani F. & Alizon S. (2014) Evidence that hepatitis C virus genome partly controls infection outcome. Evol Appl. 7(5): 533-47. [bibtex] [pdf]
Hartfield M. & Alizon S. (2014) Epidemiological feedbacks affect evolutionary emergence of pathogens. Am Nat. 183(4): E105-17. [bibtex] [pdf]
Fraser C., Lythgoe K., Leventhal G. E., Shirreff G., Hollingsworth T. D., Alizon S. & Bonhoeffer S. (2014) Virulence and pathogenesis of HIV-1 infection: an evolutionary perspective. Science. 343(6177): 1243727. [bibtex]
Cousineau S. V. & Alizon S. (2014) Parasite evolution in response to sex-based host heterogeneity in resistance and tolerance. J Evol Biol. 27(12): 2753-66. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Lion S., Murall C. L. & Abbate J. L. (2014) Quantifying the epidemic spread of Ebola virus (EBOV) in Sierra Leone using phylodynamics. Virulence. 5(8): 825-827. [bibtex] [pdf]
Shirreff G., Alizon S., Cori A., Guenthard H. F., Laeyendecker O., van Sighem A., Bezemer D. & Fraser C. (2013) How effectively can HIV phylogenies be used to measure heritability? Evol Med Public Health. 2013(1): 209-24. [bibtex] [pdf]
Kamp C., Moslonka-Lefebvre M. & Alizon S. (2013) Epidemic spread on weighted networks. PLoS Comput Biol. 9(12): e1003352. [bibtex] [pdf]
Hartfield M. & Alizon S. (2013) Introducing the outbreak threshold in epidemiology. PLoS Pathog. 6: e1003277. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Fraser C. (2013) Within-host and between-host evolutionary rates across the HIV-1 genome. Retrovirology. 10: 49. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., de Roode J. C. & Michalakis Y. (2013) Multiple infections and the evolution of virulence. Ecol Lett. 16(4): 556-567. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2013) On the limits of interpreting some plastic responses through a cooperator/cheater prism. A comment on Harrison. J Evol Biol. 26(9): 2051-6. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2013) Co-infection and super-infection models in evolutionary epidemiology. Interface Focus. 3: 20130031. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2013) Parasite co-transmission and the evolutionary epidemiology of virulence. Evolution. 67(4): 921-933. [bibtex] [pdf]
Moslonka-Lefebvre M., Bonhoeffer S. & Alizon S. (2012) Weighting for sex acts to understand the spread of STI on networks. J theor Biol. 311: 46-53. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Magnus C. (2012) Modelling the course of an HIV infection: Insights from ecology and evolution. Viruses. 4(10): 1984-2013. [bibtex] [pdf]
de Roode J. C., de Castillejo C. L. F., Faits T. & Alizon S. (2011) Virulence evolution in response to anti-infection resistance: toxic food plants can select for virulent parasites of monarch butterflies. J Evol Biol. 24(4): 712-22. [bibtex] [pdf]
Day T., Alizon S. & Mideo N. (2011) Bridging scales in the evolution of infectious disease life histories: theory. Evolution. 65(12): 3448-61. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Michalakis Y. (2011) The transmission-virulence trade-off and superinfection: comments to smith. Evolution. 65(12): 3633-8. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Lion S. (2011) Within-host parasite cooperation and the evolution of virulence. Proc R Soc Lond B. 278(1725): 3738-3747. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Luciani F. & Regoes R. R. (2011) Epidemiological and clinical consequences of within-host evolution. Trends Microbiol. 19(1): 24-32. [bibtex] [pdf]
Abbot P. & 141 others (2011) Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature. 471(7339): E1-4. [bibtex]
Froissart R., Doumayrou J., Vuillaume F., Alizon S. & Michalakis Y. (2010) The virulence-transmission trade-off in vector-borne plant viruses: a review of (non-)existing studies. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B. 365(1548): 1907-18. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & 18 others (2010) Phylogenetic approach reveals that virus genotype largely determines HIV set-point viral load. PLoS Pathog. 6(9): e1001123. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Boldin B. (2010) Within-host viral evolution in a heterogeneous environment. Insights into the HIV co-receptor switch. J Evol Biol. 23: 2625-2635. [bibtex] [pdf]
Luciani F. & Alizon S. (2009) The evolutionary dynamics of a rapidly mutating virus within and between hosts: the case of hepatitis C virus. PLoS Comput Biol. 5(11): e1000565. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Hurford A., Mideo N. & van Baalen M. (2009) Virulence evolution and the trade-off hypothesis: history, current state of affairs and the future. J Evol Biol. 22: 245-259. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2009) The Price equation framework to study disease within-host evolution. J Evol Biol. 22: 1123-1132. [bibtex] [pdf]
Mideo N., Alizon S. & Day T. (2008) Linking within- and between-host dynamics in the evolutionary epidemiology of infectious diseases. Trends Ecol Evol. 23(9): 511-517. [bibtex] [pdf]
Day T., Mideo N. & Alizon S. (2008) Why is HIV not vector-borne? Evol App. 1: 17-27. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & van Baalen M. (2008) Transmission–virulence trade-offs in vector-borne diseases. Theor Popul Biol. 74(1): 6-15. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & van Baalen M. (2008) Acute or Chronic? Within-host models with immune dynamics, infection outcome and parasite evolution. Am Nat. 172(6): E244-E256. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & van Baalen M. (2008) Multiple infections, immune dynamics and virulence evolution. Am Nat. 172(4): E150-E158. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. & Taylor P. (2008) Empty sites can promote altruistic behaviour. Evolution. 62(6): 1335-1344. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S., Kucera M. & Jansen V. A. A. (2008) Competition between cryptic species explains variations in rates of lineage evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 105(34): 12382-12386. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2008) Decreased overall virulence in co-infected hosts leads to the persistence of virulent parasites. Am Nat. 172(2): E67-E79. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2008) Transmission-recovery trade-offs to study parasite evolution. Am Nat. 172(3): E113-E121. [bibtex] [pdf]
Gallet R., Alizon S., Comte P., Gutierrez A., Depaulis F., Van Baalen M., Michel E., Mü . &ller-Graf C. D. M. (2007) Predation and disturbance interact to shape prey species diversity. Am Nat. 170: 143-154. [bibtex]
Alizon S. & van Baalen M. (2005) Emergence of a convex trade-off between transmission and virulence. Am Nat. 165(6): E155-E167. [bibtex] [pdf]
Book chapters (peer reviewed)
Murall C. L., Abbate J. L., Puelma Touzel M., Allen-Vercoe E., Alizon S., Froissart R. & McCann K. (2017) Invasions of Host-Associated Microbiome Networks. In: Networks of Invasion: A Synthesis of Concepts. (Research, BT - Advances in Ecological, ed.) Academic Press 56: [bibtex] [pdf]
Methot P. & Alizon S. (2015) Emerging diseases and the evolution of virulence: the case of the Spanish influenza pandemic. In: Disease, Classification, and Evidence. New Essays in the Philosophy of Medicine. (Silberstein, Marc; Lambert, Gérard; Huneman, Philippe, eds.) Springer 7:, p. 93-130. [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2014) Evolution of Infectious Disease Virulence. In: Evolutionary biology. (Losos, Jonathan, ed.) Oxford Bibliographies [bibtex]
Books (in French)
Alizon S. (2020) Écologie, évolution et pandémies. Faire dialoguer Pasteur et Darwin. .Points, Paris, France [bibtex]
Alizon S. (2016) C'est grave docteur Darwin ? L'évolution, les microbes et nous. .Le Seuil, Paris, France [bibtex]
Book chapters (in French)
Alizon S. (2015) Pourquoi les parasites nuisent-ils à leurs hôtes ? In: Les maladies infectieuses. (Vittecoq, M; Roche, B; Prugnolle, F; Renaud, F; Thomas, F, eds.) De Boeck, Paris, France, p. 139-158. [bibtex]
Alizon S. (2010) Application de la biologie évolutive au contrôle des maladies infectieuses. In: Biologie évolutive. (Thomas, F; Lefèvre, T; Raymond, M, eds.) De Boeck, Bruxelles, Belgium, p. 778. [bibtex]
Alizon S. (2010) Diversité des maladies infectieuses. In: BiodiversitéS. (Alain, K; Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y; Devictor, V; Langlais, A; Maris, V; Not, F; Prévot-Julliard, A C; Puijalon, S; Pujol, B, eds.) Cherche Midi, Paris, France, p. 45. [bibtex]
Alizon S. (2010) En biologie, le libre accès au quotidien. In: Hermès, La Revue. (Farchy, J; Froissart, Pascal; Méadel, C, eds.) CNRS Editions, Paris, France 57(2):, p. 47-49. [bibtex]
Alizon S. (2013) Infectious disease dynamics: Why do parasites harm their hosts? .Habilitation Thesis, Université Montpellier 2 [bibtex] [pdf]
Alizon S. (2006) Parasite virulence evolution: Insights from embeded models. .PhD thesis, Université Paris 6 [bibtex] [pdf]