Short CV/Education and training

  • 1996 – 1997
    Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles (Lycée Thiers, Marseille)

  • 1998 – 2000
    Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Matgématiques

  • 2000
    Agrégation de Mathématiques

  • 2001
    Master in Ecology, Paris

  • 2002 – 2005
    PhD Environmental Sciences, Bordeaux

  • 2006 – 2009
    Postdoctoral researcher, Jessica Green's lab

  • 2009 – 2010
    Postdoctoral researcher, Joshua Plotkin's lab

  • 2010 – 2014
    CNRS researcher, Center for Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique

  • Since 2014
    CNRS reseracher, Institute of Biology, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Selected publications

  • Drury, J., Clavel, J., Manceau, M., Morlon, H. Estimating the effect of competition on trait evolution using maximum likelihood inference (2016) Systematic Biology

  • Manceau, M., Lambert, A., Morlon, H. (2015) Phylogenies support out-of-equilibrium models of biodiversity Ecology Letters 18: 347-356

  • Morlon, H. (2014) Phylogenetic approaches for studying diversification Ecology Letters 17: 508-525

  • Moen, D.S., Morlon, H. (2014) Why does diversification slow down? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 190-197

  • Rolland, J., Condamine, F.L., Jiguet, F., Morlon, H. (2014) Faster speciation and reduced extinction in the tropics explain the mammalian latitudinal diversity gradient PloS Biology 12(1): e1001775

  • Condamine, F.L., Rolland, J., Morlon, H. (2013) Macroevolutionary perspectives to environmental change Ecology Letters 16: 72-85

  • Morlon, H., Parsons, T.L., Plotkin, J.B. (2011) Reconciling molecular phylogenies with the fossil record Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 16327-16332

  • Morlon, H., Schwilk, D., Bryant, J., Marquet, P., Rebelo, T., Tauss, C., Bohannan, B., Green, J. (2011) Spatial patterns of phylogenetic diversity Ecology Letters 14: 141-149

  • Morlon, H., Potts, M., Plotkin, J.B. (2010) Inferring the dynamics of diversification: a coalescent approach. PloS Biology 8(9): e1000493

  • Morlon, H., Chuyong, G., Condit, R., Hubbell, S., Kenfack, D., Thomas, D., Valencia, R., Green, J. (2008). A general framework for the distance-decay of similarity in ecological communities. Ecology Letters 11: 904-917

Complete list of publications

Selected projects



Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • CNRS interdisciplinary search committee

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Public seminars; Women in STEM; Science & Art; Communicating & popularizing science

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Kitesurfing


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