Julien Cote

Research themes

We aim at integrating phenotypic heterogeneity (behavioural, morphological and physiological) into population biology, species interactions and ecosystem functioning.


A new website about the metatron


A Science article highlights few studies on animal personality.


Elvire just won the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation prize for young researcher and the Prize for Scientific Research of the newspaper Le Monde. Congrats Elvire!


New articles:

Bestion E, Jacob S, Zinger L, Di Gesu L, Richard M, White J & J. Cote. 2017. Climate warming reduces gut microbiota diversity in a vertebrate ectotherm. Nature Ecology & Evolution. In press.


Cote J., Bocedi B., Debeffe L., Chudzińska M.E., Weigang H.C., Dytham C., Gonzalez G.,  Matthysen E., Travis J.,  Baguette M. and A. J. M. Hewison. Behavioral synchronization of large-scale animal movements – disperse alone, but migrate together? Biological Reviews. In press.


Cote J., Bestion E., Jacob D., Travis J., Legrand D. & M. Baguette. 2017. Evolution of dispersal strategies and dispersal syndromes in fragmented landscapes. Ecography. 40(1): 56-73.


Legrand D., Cote J., Fronhofer E., Holt R.D., Ronce O., Schtickzelle N., Travis J. & J. Clobert. 2017. Eco-evolutionary dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Ecography. 40(1): 9-25.


Caplat P., Edeaar P., Dudaniec R.Y., Green A.J., Okamura B., Cote J., Ekroos J., Jonsson P.R., Löndahl J., Tesson S.V.M. and E. Petit. Looking beyond the mountain: dispersal barriers in a changing world. 2016. Frontiers in  Ecology and the Environment. 14(5): 261–268.


Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse

Evolution & Diversité Biologique UMR5174

118 route de Narbonne

31062 Toulouse

Phone (from mid-Oct. to mid-May): +335 61 55 61 97
Phone (from mid-May to mid-Oct.): +335 61 04 05 89

E-mail :  julien.cote@univ-tlse3.fr