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  • D Peris, EJ Ubbelohde, MC Kuang, J Kominek, QK Langdon, M Adams, JA Koshalek, AB Hulfachor, DA Opulente, DJ Hall, K Hyma, JC Fay, JB Leducq, G Charron, CR Landry, D Libkind, C Gonçalves, P Gonçalves, JP Sampaio, QM Wang, FY Bai, RL Wrobel & CT Hittinger. Macroevolutionary diversity of traits and genomes in the model yeast genus Saccharomyces. Nature Communications (1) 4:690.


  • JB Leducq, D. Sneddon, M. Santos, D Condrain-Morel, G Bourret, NC Martinez-Gomez, JA Lee, JA Foster,  S Stolyar, BJ Shapiro, SW Kembel, JM Sullivan & CJ Marx. Comprehensive Phylogenomics of Methylobacterium Reveals Four Evolutionary Distinct Groups and Underappreciated Phyllosphere Diversity. Genome Biol. Evol. 14(8)

  • JB Leducq, É Seyer-Lamontagne, D Condrain-Morel, G Bourret, D Sneddon, JA Foster, CJ Marx, JM Sullivan, BJ Shapiro & SW Kembel. Fine-scale adaptations to environmental variation and growth strategies drive phyllosphere Methylobacterium diversity. mBio 13:1 (

  • Peyton, A. J., Frischer D, Mueller S, Le T., Schwanes A., Govindaraju A., Shalvarjian K., Leducq J.-B., C. J. Marx, N. C. Martinez-Gomez, J. A. Lee. Methylothon: a versatile course-based high school research experience in microbiology and bioinformatics-- with pink bacteria. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education Vol. 23, No. 2 (


  • Leducq JB, M Henault*, G Charron, L Nielly-Thibault, Y Terrat, HL Fiumera, BJ Shapiro and CR Landry. Mitochondrial Recombination and Introgression during Speciation by Hybridization. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34(8): 1947–1959

  • Levade I, Y Terrat, JB Leducq, AA Weil, LM Mayo-Smith, F Chowdhury, A I. Khan, J Boncy, J Buteau, LC Ivers, ET Ryan, RC Charles, SB Calderwood, F Qadri, JB Harris, RC LaRocque, BJ Shapiro. Vibrio cholerae genomic diversity within and between patients. Microbial Genomics 3(12): e000142

  • Marsit S, JB Leducq, É Durand, A Marchant, M Filteau and CR Landry. Evolutionary biology through the lens of budding yeast comparative genomics. Nature Reviews Genetics 18(10): 581-598

  • Eberlein C, L Nielly-Thibault, H Maaroufi, AK Dubé, JB Leducq, G Charron and CR Landry. The rapid evolution of an ohnolog contributes to the ecological specialization of incipient yeast species. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34 (9): 2173–2186

  • Peris D, RV Moriarty, WG Alexander, E Baker, K Sylvester, M Sardi, QK Langdon, D Libkind, QM Wang, FY Bai, JB Leducq, G Charron, CR Landry, JP Sampaio, P Gonçalves, KE Hyma, JC Fay, TK Sato and CT Hittinger. Hybridization and adaptive evolution of diverse Saccharomyces species for cellulosic biofuel production." Biotechnology for Biofuels 10(1): 78


  • Leducq JB*, L Nielly-Thibault*, G Charron*,C Eberlein, JP Verta, P Samani, K Sylvester, CT Hittinger, G Bell and CR Landry. Speciation driven by hybridization and chromosomal plasticity in a wild yeast. Nat Microbiol 1, 15003

  • Shapiro BJ, JB Leducq and J Mallet. What is speciation? PLoS Genet 12(3): e1005860

  • Barbosa R, P Almeida, SV Safar, RO Santos, PB Morais, L Nielly-Thibault, JB Leducq, CR Landry, P Goncalves, CA Rosa and JP Sampaio. Evidence of Natural Hybridization in Brazilian Wild Lineages of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genome Biol Evol 8(2): 317-329

  • Peris, D. QK Langdon, RV. Moriarty, K Sylvester, M Bontrager, G Charron, J-B Leducq, CR. Landry, D Libkind and CT Hittinger. Complex Ancestries of Lager-Brewing Hybrids Were Shaped by Standing Variation in the Wild Yeast Saccharomyces eubayanus. PLoS Genet 12(7): e1006155


  • Eberlein C, J-B Leducq & CR Landry. The genomics of wild yeast populations sheds new light on the domestication of Man’s best (micro) friend. Molecular Ecology 24(21): 5309-5311 [online]

  • Freel KC, G Charron, J-B Leducq, CR Landry & J Schacherer. Lachancea quebecensis sp. nov., a yeast species consistently isolated from tree bark in the Canadian province of Québec. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000426) [online][pubmed]

  • Rochette S*, G Diss*, M Filteau, J-B Leducq, AK Dubé & CR Landry. Genome-wide protein-protein interaction screening by Protein-fragment Complementation Assay (PCA) in living cells. Journal of Visualized Experiments (97) e52255 [online] [pubmed]



  • Charron G*, J-B Leducq* & CR Landry. Chromosomal variation segregates within incipient species and correlate with reproductive isolation. Molecular Ecology 23(17): 4362-4372 [pdf] [pubmed]

  • Leducq J-B, CC Gosset, R Gries, K Calin, E Schmitt, V Castric & X Vekemans. Self-incompatibility in Brassicaceae: identification and characterization of SRK-like sequences linked to the S-locus in the tribe Biscutelleae. G3: Genes, Genome, Genetics 4(6): 983-992 [pdf] [pubmed]

  • Leducq J-B. Ecological genomics of adaptation and speciation in fungi. Adv Exp Medi. & Bio 781: 49-72 [pdf] [pubmed]

  • Leducq J-B*, G Charron*, P Samani, AK Dube, K Sylvester, B James, P Almeida, JP Sampaio, CT Hittinger, G Bell & CR Landry. Local climatic adaptation in a widespread microorganism. Proc Royal Soc B 281(1777): 20132472 [pdf] [pubmed]

  • Charron G*, J-B Leducq*, C Bertin, AK Dube & CR Landry. Exploring the northern limit of the distribution of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus in North America. FEMS Yeast Res 14(2): 281-288 [pdf] [pubmed]



  • Diss G*, M Filteau*, L Freschi*, J-B Leducq*, S Rochette*, F Torres-Quiroz* & CR Landry. Integrative avenues for exploring the dynamics and evolution of protein interaction networks. Curr Opin Biotechnol 24(4): 775-783 [pdf] [pubmed]

  • Leducq J-B, C Siniarsky, C Gosset, C Godé, M Poiret, C Blondel, NC Hautekèete, Y Piquot, C Poux, B Valentin, S Billiard & X Vekemans. Intriguing small-scale spatial distribution of chloropastic and nuclear diversity in the endangered plant Biscutella neustriaca (Brassicaceae). Conservation Genetics 14(1): 65-77 [pdf]



  • Leducq J-B, G Charron, G Diss, I Gagnon-Arsenault, AK Dube & CR Landry. Evidence for the robustness of protein complexes to inter-species hybridization. PLoS genetics 8(12): e1003161 [pdf] [pubmed]



  • El Chartouni L, B Tisserant, A Siah, F Duyme, J-B Leducq, C Deweer, C Fichter-Roisin, J Sanssené J, R Durand, P Halama & R Reignault. Genetic diversity and population structure in French populations of Mycosphaerella graminicola. Mycologia 103(4): 764-774 [pdf] [pubmed]

  • Leducq J-B*, V Llaurens*, V Castric, P Saumitou-Laprade, OJ Hardy & X Vekemans. Effect of balancing selection on spatial genetic structure within populations: theoretical investigations on the self-incompatibility locus and empirical studies in Arabidopsis halleri. Heredity 106(2): 319-329 [pdf] [pubmed]



  • Leducq J-B, CC Gosset, M Poiret, F Hendoux, X Vekemans & S Billiard. An experimental study of the S-Allee effect in the self-incompatible plant Biscutella neustriaca. Conservation Genetics 11(2): 497-508 [pdf]



  • Llaurens V, S Billiard, J-B Leducq, V Castric, EK Klein & X Vekemans. Does frequency-dependent selection with complex dominance interactions accurately predict allelic frequencies at the self-incompatibility locus in Arabidopsis halleri? Evolution 62(10): 2545-2557 [pdf] [pubmed]

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