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Biological Sciences

An evolutionary perspective of cancer Event

Dr. Frédéric Thomas
30 October 2019
Building 54, Room 4011 L/T 4A, Highfield Campus

Event details

A Biological Sciences (FELS) event

Dr. Frédéric Thomas, Director of Research, The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), has directed 3 research groups over the past 20 years. He has published more than 250 articles in international peer reviewed journals (1995-present), including Nature, Nature Communications, Nature Ecology and Evolution, Evolution, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Trends in Parasitology, Ecology Letters, Ecology, American Naturalist, Proceedings of the Royal Society, Plos pathogens, Plos Biology, BMC Cancer and Proteomics, and also edited 12 books (two at Oxford University Press, and BIOLOGIE EVOLUTIVE which is now the French reference book). His H- index is 46. Dr Frédéric Thomas has been working on projects relating to evolution and cancer since July 2010, and has since published 60 articles on this topic. He founded with Benjamin Roche in 2012 the CREEC in Montpellier (, and also edited with him and Beata Ujvari in 2017 Ecology and Evolution of Cancer (Elsevier). Dr Frédéric Thomas obtained in 2012 the CNRS silver medal for excellence in research.


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Speaker information

Dr. Frédéric THOMAS ,Centre of Research for Ecology and Evolution of Cancer (CREEC) ,Director of Research

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