Julien Cote

Research themes

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


Media coverage on our work on climate change and metapopulations:


France inter, « Curieux de Nature », Allain Bougrain Dubourg; 06/09/2015



France 3 JT 19/20 Midi-Pyrénées 17/08/2015:



Charlie Hebdo: 1201_29  juil 2015


TF1 News 20h:



New articles:

Bestion E., Teyssier A., Richard M., Clobert J., and J. Cote. 2015. Live fast, die young: experimental evidence of population extinction risk due to climate change. Plos Biology. In press.


Bestion E., Clobert J., and J. Cote. 2015. Dispersal response to climate change: scaling down to intraspecific variation. Ecology Letters. In press. Highlights: http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v5/n10/full/nclimate2817.html


Bestion E., Cucherousset J., Teyssier A. and J. Cote. 2015. Non-consumptive effects of a top-predator decrease the strength of the trophic cascade in a four-level terrestrial food web. Oikos. In press. Oikos blog: http://www.oikosjournal.org/blog/importance-fear-ecology


Jacob S., Bestion E., Legrand D., Clobert J. and J. Cote. 2015. Habitat matching and spatial heterogeneity of phenotypes: implications for metapopulation and metacommunity functioning. Evolutionary Ecology. In press.


Juette T., Cucherousset J. and J. Cote. 2014. Animal personality and the ecological impacts of freshwater non-native species. Current Zoology. 60(3): 417 - 427.



Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse

Evolution & Diversité Biologique UMR5174

118 route de Narbonne

31062 Toulouse

Phone (Mid-October to April): +335 61 55 61 97

Phone (May to mid-October): +335 61 04 05 89

Fax: +335 61 55 73 27
E-mail :  julien.cote@univ-tlse3.fr

Photos credits: E. Bestion