National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Institute MIVEGEC, 911 Av Agropolis, 34394 Montpellier, France


Peer-reviewed publications and preprints

16. Vasse M., Bonhoeffer S., Frénoy A. 2022 Ecological effects of stress drive bacterial evolvability under sub-inhibitory antibiotic treatments. ISME Communications 2(80) doi: 10.1038/s43705-022-00157-w

15. Schaal K., Yuen-Tsu NY., Vasse M., Velicer GJ. 2022 Allopatric divergence limits cheating range and alters genetic requirements for a cooperative trait. BMC Ecology and Evolution 22(141),doi: 10.1186/s12862-022-02094-7

14. Mayrhofer N., Velicer GJ., Schaal K*. and Vasse M.* 2021 Behavioral Interactions between Bacterivorous Nematodes and Predatory Bacteria in a Synthetic Community. Microorganisms 9(7), 1362 *co-last authors

13. Freund L., Vasse M., Velicer GJ. 2021 Hidden paths to endless forms most wonderful: Parasite-blind diversification of host qualityProceedings of the Royal Society of London series B 288:20210456

12. Courcol JD., Invernizzi CF., Landry ZC., Minisini M., Baumgartner DA., Bonhoefer S., Chabriw B., Clerc EE., Daniels M., Getta P., Girod M., Kazala K., Markram H., Pasqualini A., Martínez-Pérez C., Peaudecerf FJ., Peaudecerf MS., Pfreundt U., Roller BRK., Słomka J., Vasse M., Wheeler JD., Metzger CMJA., Stocker R., Schürmann F. 2021 ARC: An open web-platform for request/supply matching for a prioritized and controlled COVID-19 responseFrontiers in Public Health 9, 71.

11. Ronai I.*, Greslehner GP.*, Boem F.*,  Carlisle J.*, Stencel A.*, Suárez J.*, Bayir S., Bretting W., Formosinho J., Guerrero AC., Morgan WH., Prigot-Maurice C., Rodeck S., Vasse M., Wallis JM., Zacks O. 2020 “Microbiota, symbiosis and individuality summer school” meeting reportMicrobiome 8, 117. *co-first authors

10. Nair RR.*, Vasse M.*, Wielgoss S., Sun L., Yuen-Tsu NY., Velicer GJ. 2019 Bacterial predator-prey coevolution accelerates genome evolution and selects on virulence-associated prey defences. Nature Communications 10, 4301. *co-first authors

9. Vasse M. and Wielgoss S. 2018 Bacteriophages of Myxococcus xanthus, a social bacterium. Viruses 10(7): 374

8. Torres-Barceló C., Gurney J., Gougat-Barbera C., Vasse M., Hochberg ME. 2018 Transient negative effects of antibiotics on phages do not jeopardise the advantages of combination therapies. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94(8)

7. Vasse M., Voglmayr H., Mayer V., Gueidan C., Nepel M., Moreno L., de Hoog S., Selosse MA., McKey D., Blatrix R. 2017 A phylogenetic perspective of the association between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and black yeasts (Ascomycota: Chaetothyriales). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B 284: 20162519.

6. Vasse M.*, Noble RJ.*, Akhmetzhanov RA., Torres-Barceló C., Gurney J., Bénateau S., Gougat-Barbera C., Kaltz O., Hochberg ME. 2017 Antibiotic stress selects against cooperation in a pathogenic bacterium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114.3: 546–551. *co-first authors

5. Torres-Barceló C.*, Franzon B.*, Vasse M., Hochberg ME. 2016 Long-term effects of single and combined introductions of antibiotics and bacteriophages on populations of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Evolutionary Applications 9: 4, 583-595. *co-first authors

4. Vasse M., Torres-Barceló C., Hochberg ME. 2015 Phage selection for bacterial cheats leads to population decline. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B 7;282(1818). pii: 20152207.

3. Torres-Barceló C., Arias-Sanchez FI., Vasse M., Ramsayer J., Kaltz O. and Hochberg ME. 2014 A window of opportunity to control the bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa combining antibiotics and phages. PlosOne 9 (9): e106628.

2. Betts A., Vasse M., Kaltz O. and Hochberg ME. 2013 Back to the future: evolving bacteriophages to increase their effectiveness against the pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1. Evolutionary Applications 6 (7): 1054–63.

1. Gerard PJ., Vasse M., Wilson DJ. 2012 Abundance and parasitism of clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus) and Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis) in pastures. New Zealand Plant Protection 65: 180-185


Public outreach

Vasse M. 2017 Quand les antibiotiques entravent la coopération bactérienne. Planet-Vie.