Benjamin Roche

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does host receptivity or host exposure drives dynamics of infectious diseases? The case of West Nile Virus in wild birds
    Benjamin Roche
    UMMISCO UMI 209 IRD UPMC, Bondy, France UMR MIVEGEC IRD 224 CNRS 5290 UM1 UM2, Montpellier, France Laboratoire d Excellence Centre d Etude de la Biodiversité Amazonienne, Montpellier, France Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 33:11-9. 2015
  2. pmc The niche reduction approach: an opportunity for optimal control of infectious diseases in low-income countries?
    Benjamin Roche
    UMMISCO UMI 209 IRD UPMC, Centre IRD France Nord, 32, avenue Henry Varagnat, 93143 Bondy, Cedex, France
    BMC Public Health 14:753. 2014
  3. pmc Peto's paradox revisited: theoretical evolutionary dynamics of cancer in wild populations
    Benjamin Roche
    IRD, UMMISCO UMI IRD UPMC Bondy, France CREEC, Université Montpellier 2 Montpellier, France
    Evol Appl 6:109-16. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The impact of community organization on vector-borne pathogens
    Benjamin Roche
    Unité Mixte Internationale UMI Unité de Modélisation Mathématique et Informatique des Systèmes Complexes UMMISCO IRD UPMC 209, Centre IRD France Nord, 93143 Bondy, France
    Am Nat 181:1-11. 2013
  5. pmc Linking community and disease ecology: the impact of biodiversity on pathogen transmission
    Benjamin Roche
    UMI UMMISCO IRD UPMC 209, Centre IRD France Nord, 93143 Bondy, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:2807-13. 2012
  6. pmc Natural resistance to cancers: a Darwinian hypothesis to explain Peto's paradox
    Benjamin Roche
    IRD, UMMISCO UMI IRD UPMC, 32, avenue Henry Varagnat, 93143, Bondy Cedex, France
    BMC Cancer 12:387. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The curse of the Pharaoh revisited: evolutionary bi-stability in environmentally transmitted pathogens
    Benjamin Roche
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:569-75. 2011
  8. pmc An agent-based model to study the epidemiological and evolutionary dynamics of Influenza viruses
    Benjamin Roche
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 12:87. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cancer: a missing link in ecosystem functioning?
    Marion Vittecoq
    Maladies Infectieuses et Vecteurs Ecologie, Genetique, Evolution et Contrôle MIVEGEC, Unité Mixte de Recherche UMR, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS Unité Mixte 5290, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 64501, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France Centre de Recherche de la Tour du Valat, Le Sambuc, 13200, Arles, France Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Cancer Research CREEC, 95 rue de la Galéra, 34090, Montpellier, France
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:628-35. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Ecosystem dynamics, biological diversity and emerging infectious diseases
    Benjamin Roche
    UMI 209 UMMISCO, IRD université Pierre et Marie Curie, 32, Avenue Henri Varagnat, 93143 Bondy Cedex, France
    C R Biol 334:385-92. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Does host receptivity or host exposure drives dynamics of infectious diseases? The case of West Nile Virus in wild birds
    Benjamin Roche
    UMMISCO UMI 209 IRD UPMC, Bondy, France UMR MIVEGEC IRD 224 CNRS 5290 UM1 UM2, Montpellier, France Laboratoire d Excellence Centre d Etude de la Biodiversité Amazonienne, Montpellier, France Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 33:11-9. 2015
    ..We then argue that degree of pathogen host specialization could be a fundamental factor for the respective contribution of species exposure and receptivity for numerous pathogens. ..
  2. pmc The niche reduction approach: an opportunity for optimal control of infectious diseases in low-income countries?
    Benjamin Roche
    UMMISCO UMI 209 IRD UPMC, Centre IRD France Nord, 32, avenue Henry Varagnat, 93143 Bondy, Cedex, France
    BMC Public Health 14:753. 2014
    ..There is consequently an urgent need to develop affordable and sustainable disease control strategies that can target the core of infectious diseases transmission in highly endemic areas...
  3. pmc Peto's paradox revisited: theoretical evolutionary dynamics of cancer in wild populations
    Benjamin Roche
    IRD, UMMISCO UMI IRD UPMC Bondy, France CREEC, Université Montpellier 2 Montpellier, France
    Evol Appl 6:109-16. 2013
    ..We conclude on the necessity of comparing genomes between populations of a single species or genomes between species to better understand how evolution has molded protective mechanisms against cancer development and associated mortality...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of community organization on vector-borne pathogens
    Benjamin Roche
    Unité Mixte Internationale UMI Unité de Modélisation Mathématique et Informatique des Systèmes Complexes UMMISCO IRD UPMC 209, Centre IRD France Nord, 93143 Bondy, France
    Am Nat 181:1-11. 2013
    ..We conclude that, in the context of disease emergence, the integration of a community perspective can provide critical insights into the understanding of pathogen transmission in wildlife...
  5. pmc Linking community and disease ecology: the impact of biodiversity on pathogen transmission
    Benjamin Roche
    UMI UMMISCO IRD UPMC 209, Centre IRD France Nord, 93143 Bondy, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:2807-13. 2012
    ..We conclude that integration of a community perspective to study wildlife pathogens is crucial, especially in the context of understanding and predicting infectious disease emergence events...
  6. pmc Natural resistance to cancers: a Darwinian hypothesis to explain Peto's paradox
    Benjamin Roche
    IRD, UMMISCO UMI IRD UPMC, 32, avenue Henry Varagnat, 93143, Bondy Cedex, France
    BMC Cancer 12:387. 2012
    ..Resolving this paradox is a very promising research direction to understand mechanisms of cancer resistance. As of present, research has been focused on the consequences of these evolutionary pressures rather than of their causes...
  7. doi request reprint The curse of the Pharaoh revisited: evolutionary bi-stability in environmentally transmitted pathogens
    Benjamin Roche
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:569-75. 2011
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  8. pmc An agent-based model to study the epidemiological and evolutionary dynamics of Influenza viruses
    Benjamin Roche
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 12:87. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Cancer: a missing link in ecosystem functioning?
    Marion Vittecoq
    Maladies Infectieuses et Vecteurs Ecologie, Genetique, Evolution et Contrôle MIVEGEC, Unité Mixte de Recherche UMR, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS Unité Mixte 5290, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 64501, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France Centre de Recherche de la Tour du Valat, Le Sambuc, 13200, Arles, France Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Cancer Research CREEC, 95 rue de la Galéra, 34090, Montpellier, France
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:628-35. 2013
    ..Our aim is to provide a new perspective on the ecological and evolutionary significance of cancer in wildlife, and to stimulate research on this topic. ..
  10. doi request reprint Ecosystem dynamics, biological diversity and emerging infectious diseases
    Benjamin Roche
    UMI 209 UMMISCO, IRD université Pierre et Marie Curie, 32, Avenue Henri Varagnat, 93143 Bondy Cedex, France
    C R Biol 334:385-92. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Economic inequality caused by feedbacks between poverty and the dynamics of a rare tropical disease: the case of Buruli ulcer in sub-Saharan Africa
    Andrés Garchitorena
    UMR MIVEGEC 5290 CNRS IRD Université de Montpellier I, Universite de Montpellier II, Montpellier, France Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique, Rennes, France Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 282:20151426. 2015
    ..A reduction of the disability burden caused by BU can thus maximize the economic growth of the poorest subpopulations and reduce significantly the economic inequalities introduced by the disease in endemic regions. ..
  12. doi request reprint Environmental transmission scrambles coexistence patterns of avian influenza viruses
    Benjamin Roche
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Epidemics 2:92-8. 2010
    ..Overall, we conclude that environmental transmission can affect the patterns of coexistence predicted by direct transmission models in complex ways...
  13. doi request reprint Brain cancer mortality rates increase with Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in France
    Marion Vittecoq
    IRD, MIVEGEC UMR CNRS IRD UM1, 911 Ave Agropolis, BP 64501, FR 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Infect Genet Evol 12:496-8. 2012
    ..While this novel evidence of a significant statistical association between T. gondii infection and brain cancer does not demonstrate causation, these results suggest that investigations at the scale of the individual are merited...
  14. doi request reprint Environmental transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans drives dynamics of Buruli ulcer in endemic regions of Cameroon
    Andrés Garchitorena
    UMR MIVEGEC 5290 CNRS IRD Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
    Sci Rep 5:18055. 2015
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  15. pmc Cholera outbreak in Senegal in 2005: was climate a factor?
    Guillaume Constantin de Magny
    MIVEGEC, UMR 5290 CNRS IRD UM1 and 2, Centre de Recherche IRD, Montpellier, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e44577. 2012
    ..Clearly, attention must be paid to both natural and human induced environmental factors to devise appropriate action to prevent cholera and other waterborne disease epidemics in the region...
  16. doi request reprint Mycobacterium ulcerans dynamics in aquatic ecosystems are driven by a complex interplay of abiotic and biotic factors
    Andrés Garchitorena
    Evolution et Contrôle UMR CNRS IRD UM 5290, Montpellier, France
    elife 4:e07616. 2015
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  17. pmc Adaptive evolution and environmental durability jointly structure phylodynamic patterns in avian influenza viruses
    Benjamin Roche
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America Unité de Modélisation Mathématique et Informatique des Systèmes Complexes IRD UMPC 209, Bondy, France
    PLoS Biol 12:e1001931. 2014
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  18. doi request reprint Host manipulation by cancer cells: Expectations, facts, and therapeutic implications
    Tazzio Tissot
    CREEC MIVEGEC, UMR IRD CNRS UM 5290, Montpellier, France
    Bioessays 38:276-85. 2016
    ..The manipulation of host phenotype by cancer cells is one more reason to adopt a Darwinian approach in cancer research. ..
  19. doi request reprint The Spread of Aedes albopictus in Metropolitan France: Contribution of Environmental Drivers and Human Activities and Predictions for a Near Future
    Benjamin Roche
    UMI IRD UPMC UMMISCO, Bondy, France
    PLoS ONE 10:e0125600. 2015
    ..albopictus in a new location far from the colonized area did not succeed in starting a new invasion front so far. Finally, we discuss on a potential adaptation to cooler climate and the risk of invasion into Northern latitudes. ..
  20. pmc Multi-agent systems in epidemiology: a first step for computational biology in the study of vector-borne disease transmission
    Benjamin Roche
    UMR 2724 Génétique et Evolution des Maladies Infectieuses, IRD CNRS Université de Montpellier I, Montpellier, France
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:435. 2008
    ..This limitation underlines the necessity to develop a standard spatial model that can cope with the transmission of disease in realistic ecosystems...