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Vincent A. VIBLANC

Social determinants of individual phenotype in group living animals

Work Address

Département Ecologie, Physiologie & Ethologie (IPHC UDS CNRS)
23 rue Becquerel
67087 Strasbourg Cedex 2 France
tel : +33 (0) 388 106 916
fax : +33 (0) 388 106 906
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Position

Researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Profile

2012-14 Post-Doctoral Fellow. Center for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology, Montpellier, France.
2011-12 Post-Doctoral Fellow. Dept. Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
2008-11
PhD. Dept. Ecology, Physiology and Ethology, IPHC, Strasbourg, France.
2008 
Msc. Ecophysiology and Ethology, University of Strasbourg, France.
2006 
BAsc. Biology, University of Caen, FR. / University of Joensuu, Finland.
Conferences >15 presentations/posters in national/international conferences
Review Editor Frontiers in Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology
Reviewer services Animal Behavior, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Condor, Cambridge U Press, Heredity, Ibis, OPUS funding scheme, Plos One, Peerage of Science

Website

http://animalbehaviour.wix.com/vincentviblanc

Current research

Understanding diversity in Nature requires insight on the proximate contribution of genetic and ecological factors shaping organism phenotype. My research lies at the crossroads of animal behavioural ecology, ecophysiology, and evolutionary biology. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, and bridging the gap between proximate and ultimate research, I investigate how animals, both birds and mammals, adapt (behaviour and physiology) to a continuously changing environment. I am interested in particular in the evolution of group living, and how social and non-social stimuli may shape physiological and behavioural strategies.

- Effects of the social environment on the stress, health and senescence of group-living animals
- Fitness surfaces for phenotypic (behavioral, physiological) plasticity in social environments
- Breeding and social energetics
- Individual quality, social selection and heritability of physiological traits

Students

Quentin Schull, PhD.
Emeline Billy, Msc.