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  1. Intermediate degrees of synergistic pleiotropy drive adaptive evolution in ecological time. Frachon et al. (2017) doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0297-1
  2. Identification of gene pools used in restoration and conservation by chloroplast microsatellite markers in Iberian pine species. Hernández-Tecles et al. (2017) doi:10.5424/fs/2017262-9030
  3. Demographic inference through approximate-Bayesian-computation skyline plots. Navascués et al. (2017) doi:10.7717/peerj.3530
  4. Increased fire frequency promotes stronger spatial genetic structure and natural selection at regional and local scales in Pinus halepensis Mill. Budde et al. (2017) doi:10.1093/aob/mcw286
  5. Black rat invasion of inland Sahel: insights from interviews and population genetics in South Western Niger. Berthier et al. (2016) doi:10.1111/bij.12836
  6. Genetic, morphological and acoustic evidence reveals lack of diversification in the colonization process in an island bird. Illera et al. (2014) doi:10.1111/evo.12429
  7. Distinguishing migration from isolation using genes with intragenic recombination: detecting introgression in the Drosophila simulans species complex. Navascués et al. (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-89
  8. The complex history of the olive tree: from Late Quaternary diversification of Mediterranean lineages to primary domestication in the northern Levant. Besnard et al. (2013) doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.2833
  9. Recent population decline and selection shape diversity of taxol-related genes. Burgarella et al. (2012) doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05532.x
  10. Evolution of neutral and flowering genes along pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) domestication. Lakis et al. (2012) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036642
  11. Mutation rate estimates for 110 Y-chromosome STRs combining population and father-son pair data. Burgarella and Navascués (2011) doi:10.1038/ejhg.2010.154
  12. CpDNA-based species identification and phylogeography: application to African tropical tree species. Duminil et al. (2010) doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04917.x
  13. Combining contemporary and ancient DNA in population genetic and phylogeographic studies. Navascués et al. (2010) doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02895.x
  14. Genetic diversity and fitness in small populations of partially asexual, self-incompatible plants. Navascués et al. (2010) doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.159
  15. Estimating gametic introgression rates in a risk assessment context: a case study with Scots pine relicts.Robledo-Arnuncio et al. (2009) doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.78
  16. Elevated substitution rate estimates from ancient DNA: bias of Bayesian methods under complex demographic scenarios. Navascués and Emerson (2009) doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04333.x
  17. Characterization of demographic expansions from pairwise comparisons of linked microsatellite haplotypes. Navascués et al. (2009) doi:10.1534/genetics.108.098194
  18. The effect of altitude on patterns of gene flow in the endemic Canary Island pine, Pinus canariensis. Navascués et al. (2008) Silvae Genetica 57(6):357-363
  19. Natural recovery of genetic diversity in reforested areas of the endemic Canary Island pine, Pinus canariensis. Navascués and Emerson (2007) doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2007.04.009
  20. Narrow  genetic base in forest restoration with holm oak (Quercus ilex L.) in Sicily. Burgarella et al. (2007) doi:10.1051/forest:2007055
  21. Chloroplast microsatellites reveal colonization and metapopulation dynamics in the Canary Island pine. Navascués et al. (2006) doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02960.x
  22. Chloroplast microsatellite: measures of genetic diversity and the effect of homoplasy. Navascués and Emerson (2005) doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02504.x


  • Becheler (2014) Limites des genome-scans pour la détection de locus sous sélection chez les espèces autogames : une étude par simulation. MSc thesis. Master Biologie Évolutive & Écologie. Université Montpellier II (France) Supervisor: Navascués
  • Goudet (2014) Diversification of the olive tree (Olea europaea) in the Central Sahara and Macaronesia during the Quaternary. MSc thesis. Université Toulouse III, Paul Sabatier (France) Supervisor: G Besnard & Navascués
  • Navascués (2005) Genetic diversity of the endemic Canary Island pine tree, Pinus canariensis. PhD thesis. School of Biological Sciences. University of East Anglia. Norwich (UK) Supervisor: BC Emerson More about it.
  • Navascués (2001) Metapopulation dynamics as an explanation to the genetic structure of the desert locust populations: parameter exploration.BSc research project. School of Biological Sciences. University of East Anglia. Norwich (UK) Supervisor: K Ibrahim

Conference proceedings

  1. Navascués & Emerson (2006) Diversidad y flujo genético en plantaciones de Pinus canariensis. In Congreso de los Recursos Forestales. IV Jornadas Forestales de la Macaronesia, Breña Baja (La Palma), Spain
  2. Burgarella, Navascués et al. (2005) Estudio de la variabilidad genética de repoblaciones de Quercus ilex subsp. ballota en Andalucía. In Libro de Resúmenes, Conferencias y Ponencias del IV Congreso Forestal Español, Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales, Zaragoza, Spain
  3. Navascués (1997) El éxito evolutivo de los insectos. In Delgado Buscalioni, Á., J. Díaz Díaz and M. Herráiz Moreno (eds.) I Encuentro de Estudiantes sobre Biología Evolutiva, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Book chapter

  1. Robledo-Arnuncio, Navascués et al. (2009) Introgresión genética en las poblaciones relictas de Pinus sylvestris L. var. nevadensis del Parque Nacional de Sierra Nevada. Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales. Proyectos de Investigación en Parques Nacionales: 2005-2008 97105.

Posters & Presentations


  1. Navascués & Navascués. Blue Caterpillar. Program to identify of the origin of a group of individuals given a set of reference populations from non-recombining haplotypic data, particularly from linked microsatellites.
  2. Navascués. LMSE. Program to make inferences on the scaled demographic parameters of a sudden demographic expansion from linked microsatellites population data.