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Morel-Journel Thibaut

Team "Modelling in population dynamics and animal epidemiology"

Morel-Journel Thibaut


 Oniris site de la Chantrerie, CS40706, 44307 Nantes, France
 team DYNAMO, building G4 2nd floor

Email : thibaut (point) morel-journel (at) oniris-nantes (point) fr
Tel: 02 72 20 29 31

After a PhD at the Institut Sophia Agrobiotech (UMR INRA 1355, CNRS 7254, UNS) achieved in 2015 and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Earth and Life Institute (Université Catholique de Louvain) with a “Move-In-Louvain” fellowship (co-funded by Marie Curie Actions), Thibaut has been at Oniris in the BIOEPAR unit since October 2018. His research subject concerns spatial dynamics at different scales, applied to population biology and epidemiology. His PhD work helped better understand how the spatial structure of introduction areas impacted the success of exotic introduced species, by using stochastic computational models and microcosm experiments. Using similar methods during his first postdoc, he also studied the interaction between individual behavior and the spatial structure of metapopulation, as well as their joint impact on their resilience after disturbances. At Oniris, he works within the Sant’Innov project to study methods of network rewiring on the movement of bovines during their transfer to fattening farms, in order to reduce epidemic risks.

Research topics interests
  • Spatial population dynamics
  • Epidemiology
  • Network analysis
  • Numerical simulations