The Alpine Marmot Project

Welcome to the Alpine Marmot Project

Our marmots on TV soon!

During June and July 2016, a film crew came at the Sassière natural reserve, to film our marmots in the context of a big movie project called ‘Aging in the … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Congratulations Mariona!

Good news, the new manuscript of Mariona Ferrandiz-Rovira on methods for genotyping highly polymorphic loci has been published in Heredity! Congratulations to Mariona and its coauthors! Abstract Studying the different … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Congratulation Vérane!

Good news, the new manuscript of Vérane Berger has been accepted for publication in Ecology! Congratulations to Vérane! Abstract We investigated the influence of female age on five reproductive traits … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Congratulations Sophie!

Good news today, the new manuscript of Sophie Lardy has been accepted for publication in Animal Behaviour! Congratulations to Sophie! Abstract Although long neglected, female competition is widespread and may … Continue reading

November 22, 2013

A new post-doctoral fellow in our team!

Dr. Coraline Bichet will join our team at the beginning of January 2014. She is going to work on the genetic diversity of the Alpine marmot and she will try … Continue reading

September 10, 2013

Field season 2013

The “Marmot” team is back at the University, it’s time for a summary of of the two months of the 2013 field season! Hard start, the climate was harsh making … Continue reading

September 7, 2013

A new PhD student in the marmot team

In September the research team welcome a new PhD student, Pierre Dupont, who will work on the population dynamics and sociality of Alpine marmots. Specifically, Pierre will study the influence … Continue reading

September 2, 2013