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News of the EpE team

  March 2017

Publications

  • Sueur, C. 2017. Des réseaux sociaux aux réseaux écologiques. Dans : Les Big Data à découvert (eds : Mokrane Bouzeghoub, Rémy Mosseri). CNRS Editions, Paris, pp184-185. ISBN : 978-2-271-11464-8.
  • Sueur, C., Mery, F., eds. (2017). Social Interaction in Animals : Linking Experimental Approach and Social Network Analysis. Lausanne : Frontiers Media. doi : 10.3389/978-2-88945-122-7. ISBN 978-2-88945-122-7
  • Jäger, J., C. Schradin, N. Pillay, and R. Rimbach. 2017. Active and explorative individuals are often restless and excluded from studies measuring resting metabolic rate : Do alternative metabolic rate measures offer a solution ? Physiology & Behavior 174:57-66.

Presentations

  • Romano V., Sueur C., MacIntosh AJJ. Using contact networks to predict infectious disease risk in primates. The 7th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science. Kyoto, Japan. Poster presentation. 02-04/03/2017.
  • Romano V., Sueur C., MacIntosh AJJ. Social behavior and infectious disease : investigating contagious risk in primate networks. Seminar on Ecology and Social Behavior. Primate Research Institute. Inuyama, Japan. Oral Presentation. 21/03/2017.
  • Vincent Viblanc. Invited seminar 28 Feb. 2017. Social energetics and social stress : on the costs and benefits of group-living. Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique, CNRS UMR 5174 Toulouse.

Media coverage

New grants

  • Sueur Cédric, Défi CNRS S2C3 (Sciences Sociales et Congitives des comportements collectifs), 2017

Visitors

  • We had the visit of Prof Simon Verhulst from the University of Groningen (www.rug.nl/staff/s.verhulst/), the 23-24th of April. Simon gave a talk at the BEEPs about

  February 2017

Publications

Presentations

  • Sueur C. Healthy Aging and Social Networks in Cities, Atelier OneHealth, Prospectives INEE2017, Bordeaux, 24/02/17
  • Sueur C. Understanding the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of network dynamics in animal societies. Atelier Réseaux et Connectivité, Prospectives INEE2017, Bordeaux, 22/02/17
  • Alexandre Naud, Isaac Debach, Yan Kestens et Cédric Sueur. Healthy Aging and Social Networks in Cities, Restitution du Défi S2C3 Sciences Sociales et Cognitives dans les comportements collectifs, CNRS Paris, 20/02/17

Media coverage

  • The Japan Times, French pedestrians go on red while Japanese wait at traffic signals, FEB 17, 2017
  • The Times, Men twice as likely to cross on a red light, February 15 2017
  • Science, French people are 20 times more likely than Japanese to cross the street on a red light, Feb. 14, 2017
  • Schradin, C. 2016. Sozial und flexible – Die Striemengrasmaus aus Südafrika. Eliomys – Mitteilungsblatt er Bundesarbeitsgruppe Kleinsäuger. 01/2017.

New grants

  • C. Sueur : PICS CNRS Japon INDINET (Projet International de Collaboration Scientifique, 2017)

Visitors

  • Chengfeng WU, from Sun-Yat-Sen University, China, present at DEPE from 15/02/17 to 14/04/17 on Social networks in Chinese wild rhesus macaques

  January 2017

Publications

Media coverage

New grants

  • Fyssen Foundation Research Grant to VA Viblanc. Effects of the social environment on individual stress and ageing : a social network approach in Columbian ground squirrels

  November 2016

Publications

Presentations

  • Sandrine Zahn, engineer of the EpE team and running the Molecular Biology laboratory, represented the DEPE at the annual “Telomere Workshop” meeting held in Edinburg the 1st to 3rd November. This international workshop was organized by Prof Pat Monaghan and Dr Dan Nussey (Glasgow and Edinburg Universities).
  • Sueur, C. La culture et les traditions chez les singes du Japon, Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris, 25 octobre 2016
  • Sueur, C. Fonction and Evolution of social networks in animals, seminar, Workshop Aggregation, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 18/11/2016
  • Pasquaretta C, Klenschi E, Pansanel J, Battesti M, Mery, F, Sueur C. 2016. Interaction network dynamics and information transmission in drosophila. Journées SUCCES, Rencontes Scientifiques des Utilisateurs de Calcul Intensif, de Cloud et de Stockage. Paris Novembre, 27.
  • Masaki SHIMADA, Cédric Sueur "Juvenile Japanese macaques not only groom each other but also play socially to strengthen their social ties" in 36th Annual conference of Japan Ethological Society, November 11 -13, 2016, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

Media coverage

New grants

  • Audrey Bergouignan : Création d’un LIA entre l’unité CNRS IPHC-DEPE UMR7178 et l’ University of Colorado, Anschutz Health & Wellness Center, Division of Endocrinology approuvée par l’INEE.
  • Audrey Bergouignan : University of Colorado CCTSI Microgrant ($20k) en complément du LIA.
  • Neville Pillay with Carsten Schradin as main collaborator : Social Flexibility in an Unpredictable Environment : Geographic, Seasonal and Historical Unpredictability of a South African Biodiversity Hotspot. National Research Foundation, South Africa. 3 years grant to run research costs at the Succulent Karoo Research Station and to pay for 1 postdoc.

Visitors

  • ALain Barrat, Invited by Cédric Sueur, Seminar on networks and bio-logging in human beings, 04/11/16
  • Dr Michael Beaulieu from Greifswald University gave a BEEP seminar the 10th of November and the guest of the EpE team. After doing his PhD in the DEPE in 2009, he succeeded in finding a long-term postdoc position in Germany, working on environmental and social effects on individual fitness, via the implication of oxidative stress.

  October 2016

Publications

  • Gastebois C, Villars C, Drai J, Canet-Soulas E, Blanc S, Bergouignan A, Lefai E, Simon C. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2016 Sep 8. PMID : 27632382
  • Bergouignan A, Legget K, DeJong D,Kealey E, Nikolovski J, Groppel J, Jordan J, O’Dea R, Hill JO, Bessesen DH. Effect of frequent interruptions of prolonged sitting on self-perceived levels of energy, mood, food cravings and cognitive function. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 13:113. DOI : 10.1186/s12966-0160437-z

Media coverage

Visitors

  • The EpE team welcomes Nicolas Bassin, Master II degree 2016 from University of Besançon, for a CDD contract of 1 month, working in the biochemistry laboratory on the oxidative cost of thermoregulation in black tits. This is the continuation of a collaboration with Prof F Vézina, Uqar University, Canada.

  September 2016

Publications

Presentations

  • V. Romano, C. Sueur & A. MacIntosh. Social networks as a trade-off between information and disease transmission : simulating epidemics through primate social groups. Oral presentation at the PWS Symposium, Kyoto University. Japan. September 14th.

Media coverage

Congratulations

  • V. Romano started a 6.5-months visiting position at the Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, under the supervision of Andrew MacIntosh. Project : "Targeted vaccination in disease outbreaks : a comparative study of transmission networks in primates".

Other

  • V. Romano attended the 6th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science and the 5th CCT-Bio International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation. Kyoto University. September 13-15th.