Current position

Sept 2018 - Research associate
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto, Canada

Past positions

2011 - 2014 Postdoc
Laboratoire Population Environnement Développement, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
Laboratoire d'Ecologie Alpine, Grenoble, France.

Fishconnect project

2010 - 2011 ATER (Teaching assistant)
Université de Grenoble, France

2010 - PhD, Biology
Laboratoire d’Ecologie Alpine, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
To see my PhD thesis, click here.

2006 -
MS, Environmental Science
Università di Parma, Italy


 * * Updated July 4th 2018 * *

Peer-reviewed articles


Manel S.*, Andrello M.*, Henry K., Verdelet D., Darracq A., Guerin P.E., Desprez B. and Devaux P. Predicting genotype environmental range from genome–environment associations. Molecular Ecology, 27: 2823-2833, doi: 10.1111/mec.14723. * equal contribution.

Dalongeville A., Andrello M., Mouillot D., Lobreaux S., Fortin M. J., Lasram F., Belmaker J., Rocklin D., Manel S. 2018. Geographic isolation and larval dispersal shape seascape genetic patterns differently according to spatial scale. Evolutionary Applications, E    11(8): 1437-1447, doi: 10.1111/eva.12638

Guerrero J., Andrello M., Burgarella C. and Manel S. 2018. Soil environment is a key driver of adaptation in Medicago truncatula: new insights from landscape genomics. New Phytologist, 219: 378-390,  doi.org/10.1111/nph.15171.

Magris R.A., Andrello M., Pressey R.L., Mouillot D., Dalongeville A, Nilsson Jacobi M and Manel S. 2018. Biologically representative and well-connected marine reserves enhance biodiversity persistence in conservation planning. Conservation Letters, doi: 10.1111/conl.12439.

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Andrello M., Devaux C., Quétier F. and Till-Bottraud I. 2018. Paying for conservation: a bioeconomic analysis of the effects of land management options on the viability of an endangered species, Eryngium alpinum. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55: 1940-1950, doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13112

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La minute recherche (in French)

Marandel F., Lorance P., Andrello M., Charrier G., Le Cam S. and Trenkel V. M. Insights from genetic and demographic connectivity for the management of rays and skates. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 75(8):1291-1302.


Andrello M., F. Guilhaumon, C. Albouy, V. Parravicini, J. Scholtens, P. Verley, M. Barange, U. R. Sumaila, S. Manel, D. Mouillot. 2017. Global mismatch between fishing dependency and larval supply from marine reserves. Nature communications, 8:16039. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1603

Andrello, M., K. Henry, P. Devaux, D. Verdelet, B. Desprez and S. Manel. 2017. Insights into the genetic relationships among plants of Beta section Beta using SNP markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 130 (9): 1857–1866. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-017-2929-x


Andrello, M., K. Henry, P. Devaux, B. Desprez, and S. Manel. 2016. Taxonomic, spatial and adaptive genetic variation of Beta section Beta. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129:257–271.

Dalongeville, A., M. Andrello, D. Mouillot, C. Albouy, and S. Manel. 2016. Ecological traits shape genetic diversity patterns across the Mediterranean Sea: a quantitative review on fishes. Journal of Biogeography 43:845–857.

Rattray, A., M. Andrello, V. Asnaghi, S. Bevilacqua, F. Bulleri, E. Cebrian, M. Chiantore, J. Claudet, S. Deudero, J. Evans, S. Fraschetti, G. Guarnieri, L. Mangialajo, P. Schembri, A. Terlizzi, and L. Benedetti-Cecchi. 2016. Geographic distance, water circulation and environmental conditions shape the biodiversity of Mediterranean rocky coasts. Marine Ecology Progress Series 553:1–11.


Andrello, M., M. N. Jacobi, S. Manel, W. Thuiller, and D. Mouillot. 2015. Extending networks of protected areas to optimize connectivity and population growth rate. Ecography 38:273–282.

Andrello, M., D. Mouillot, S. Somot, W. Thuiller, and S. Manel. 2015. Additive effects of climate change on connectivity between marine protected areas and larval supply to fished areas. Diversity and Distributions 21:139–150.

Andrello, M., and S. Manel. 2015. MetaPopGen: an R package to simulate population genetics in large size metapopulations. Molecular Ecology Resources 15:1153–1162.


Lagabrielle, E., E. Crochelet, M. Andrello, S. R. Schill, S. Arnaud-Haond, N. Alloncle, and B. Ponge. 2014. Connecting MPAs – eight challenges for science and management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24:94–110.


Andrello, M., D. Mouillot, J. Beuvier, C. Albouy, W. Thuiller, and S. Manel. 2013. Low Connectivity between Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas: A Biophysical Modeling Approach for the Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus. PLoS ONE 8:e68564.This article was recommended by FACULTY 1000 Access the recommendation on F1000


Andrello, M., F. Nicolè, I. Till-Bottraud, and O. E. Gaggiotti. 2012a. Effect of Stage-Specific Vital Rates on Population Growth Rates and Effective Population Sizes in an Endangered Iteroparous Plant. Conservation Biology 26:208–217.

Andrello, M., J.-P. Bizoux, M. Barbet-Massin, M. Gaudeul, F. Nicolè, and I. Till-Bottraud. 2012b. Effects of management regimes and extreme climatic events on plant population viability in Eryngium alpinum. Biological Conservation 147:99–106.

2011 and earlier

Andrello, M., D. Bevacqua, G. E. Maes, and G. A. De Leo. 2011. An integrated genetic-demographic model to unravel the origin of genetic structure in European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.). Evolutionary Applications 4:517–533.

Pujolar, J. M., D. Bevacqua, M. Andrello, F. Capoccioni, E. Ciccotti, G. A. De Leo, and L. Zane. 2011. Genetic patchiness in European eel adults evidenced by molecular genetics and population dynamics modelling. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58:198–206.

Bevacqua, D., M. Andrello, P. Melià, S. Vincenzi, G. A. D. Leo, and A. J. Crivelli. 2011. Density-dependent and inter-specific interactions affecting European eel settlement in freshwater habitats. Hydrobiologia 671:259–265.

Andrello, M., D. Bevacqua, G. A. De Leo, P. Piovani, P. Melia, A. J. Crivelli, and M. Gatto. 2006. A simulation model of population genetic to unravel the panmictic nature of European eel. Journal of Fish Biology 69 (Suppl. C): 242–242.

Other publications

Andrello M., D. Kaplan, C. Lett, S. Manel et D. Mouillot. 2018. Connectivité des populations marines : modélisation individu-centrée des échanges de larves de mérou au sein du réseau d’aires marines protégées de la Méditerranée. Dans Les dossiers d'Agropolis International, numéro 23: "Systèmes Complexes: de la biologie aux territoires", coordination scientifique : N. Arnaud, B. Jouve, J-P. Müller ; p. 36

Andrello, M. 2012. Les objectifs génétiques et démographiques pour obtenir une population viable dans le cas d’une réintroduction. Actes du colloque CORA Faune Sauvage et LPO « Les réintroductions : un atout pour conserver les écosystèmes ? » Lyon, France, 11-12 Feb 2012