HARDY Olivier J

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  • Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, UniversitĂ© Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
  • Hybridization / Introgression, Phylogeography & Biogeography, Population Genetics / Genomics
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2004-present: Researcher from the F.R.S-FNRS (Belgian Fund for Scientific Research) at the UniversitĂ© Libre de Bruxelles. Leader of the team “Plant population genetics and community diversity in tropical rain forests” within the Evolutionary Biology and Ecology Unit (http://ebe.ulb.ac.be) 2001 - 2004: Postdoc FNRS (collaboration with INRA in French Guiana and Bordeaux) 2000: Postdoc at the University of Montpellier II (ISEM) 1996-2000: PhD at the UniversitĂ© Libre de Bruxelles (Research on population genetics of the polyploid complex Centaurea jacea) 1995: Agricultural Bioengineer from Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech

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2019-11-07
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New insights into the population genetics of partially clonal organisms: when seagrass data meet theoretical expectations
Arnaud-Haond, Sophie, Stoeckel, Solenn, and Bailleul, Diane
https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.10240v6

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Inferring rates of clonal versus sexual reproduction from population genetics data

In partially clonal organisms, genetic markers are often used to characterize the genotypic diversity of populations and infer thereof the relative importance of clonal versus sexual reproduction. Most studies report a measure of genotypic diversity based on a ratio, R, of the number of distinct multilocus genotypes over the sample size, and qualitatively interpret high / low R as indicating the prevalence of sexual / clonal reproduction. However, a theoretical framework allowing to quantify the...

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