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Allain, J., Tissier, M.L., Bergeron P., Garant,  D. and Réale, D. 2024. Age at first reproduction and senescence in a short-lived wild mammal, the Eastern chipmunk. Oikos e09944.

Vandal, K., Garant, D., Bergeron, P. and Réale, D. 2024. Exploration and the social environment affect inbreeding avoidance in a small mammal. Behavioral Ecology. 35:1-11.


Laporte, S., Garant, D. and Bergeron, P. 2023. Effects of the herbicide metolachlor and pond drying on growth and development of wood frog tadpoles (Lithobates sylvaticus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 42:1772-1781.

Gaudreau-Rousseau, C., Bergeron, P., Réale, D. and Garant, D. 2023. Environmental and individual determinants of burrow-site microhabitat selection, occupancy, and fidelity in eastern chipmunks living in a pulsed-resource ecosystem. PeerJ 11:e15110.


Bouffard, J., Careau, V., Robinson, S. A., and Bergeron, P. 2022. Effects of a neonicotinoid insecticide and population density on behavior and development of wood frogs (Rana sylvatica). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 41: 2968-2980.


Nathoo, R., Garant, D., Réale. D., and Bergeron, P. 2022. The feast and the famine: Spring body mass variations and life-history traits in a pulse resource ecosystem. The American Naturalist 200: 598-606.

Tissier, M., Bergeron, P., Garant D., Zahn S., Criscuolo F., and Réale D. 2022. Telomere length positively correlates with pace-of-life in a sex-and cohort-specific way and elongates with age in a wild mammal. Molecular Ecology 31: 3812-3826. Online


​Paquette, C., Savage, J., Reale, D., Garant, D. and Bergeron, P. 2020. Individual and environmental determinants of Cuterebra bot fly parasitism in the eastern chipmunk (Tamia striatus). Oecologia 193: 359-370.


Constant, T., Giroud, S., Viblanc, V., Tissier, M., Bergeron, P., Dobson, S. and Habold, C. 2020. Integrating mortality risks and the adaptivness of hibernation. Frontiers physiology 11:706

Gharnit, E., Bergeron, P., Garant, D. and Réale, D. 2020. Exploration profiles drive activity patterns and temporal niche specialization in a wild rodent. Behavioral ecology 31: 772-783.

Leung, C., Angers, B. and Bergeron, P. 2020. Epigenetics anticipation for food and reproduction. Environmental Epigenetics. 6:1-8.

Tissier, M., Réale, D., Garant, D. and Bergeron, P. 2020. Consumption of red maple in anticipation of beech mast-seeding drives reproduction in Eastern chipmunks. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 1190-1201.

​​​Bouffard, J., Garant, D. and Bergeron, P. 2020. Dynamics of ground nest egg depredation by rodents in a mixed-wood forest. Canadian journal of zoology. 98: 47-54.

Santostefano, F., Garant, D., Bergeron, P., Montiglio, P.O. and Réale, D. 2020. Social selection on behavior and morphology in Eastern chipmunk. Evolution. 74:89-102.


Lemieux, V., Garant, D., Réale, D. and Bergeron,P. 2019. Spatio-temporal variation in oxidative stress regulation in a small mammal. PeerJ 7:e7801.

Engelhardt, S.C., Bergeron, P., Dillon, L., Gagnon, A. and Pelletier, F. 2019. Using Geographic Distance as a Potential Proxy for Help in the Assessment of the Grandmother Hypothesis. Current Biology 29:651-656.


​Santostefano, F., Allegue, H., Garant, D., Bergeron, P. and Réale, D. 2021. Indirect genetic and environmental effects on behaviours, morphology, and life-history traits in a wild Eastern chipmunk population. Evolution 75:1492-1512.


Bergeron, P.,  Pagé, A. and Trempe, M. 2021. Integrating humans into pace-of-life studies: the Big Five personality traits and metabolic rate in young adults. PLOS ONE 16: e0248876


Langille, E., Lemieux, V., Garant, D. and Bergeron, P. 2018 Development of small blood volume assays for the measurement of oxidative stress markers in mammals. PLoS One 13(12): e0209802.


Pelletier, F., Pigeon, G., Bergeron, P., Mayer. F.M., Boisvert, M., Réale, D. and Milot, E. 2017. Eco-evolutionary dynamics in a contemporary human population. Nature Communication 8: 15947.


Duryea, M.C., Bergeron, P., Clare-Salzler, Z. and Calsbeek, R. 2016. Field estimate of parentage reveal sexually antagonistic selection on body size in a natural population of Anolis lizards. Ecology and Evolution 6: 7024-7031.

Vanasse, A., Cohen, A.A., Courteau, J., Bergeron, P., Dault, R., Gosselin, P., Blais, C., Bélanger, D., Rochette, L. and Chebana, F. 2016. Association between floods and acute cardiovascular diseases: a population-based cohort study using a geographic information system approach. International journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13:1-12.


Li, Q., Wang, S., Milot, E., Bergeron, P., Ferruci, L., Fried., F. and Cohen, A.A. 2015. Homeostatic dysregulation proceeds in parallel in multiple physiological systems. Aging Cell 14: 11-3-1112.

Calsbeek, R.C., Duryea, M.C., Goedert, D., Bergeron, P. and Cox, R.M. 2015. Intralocus sexual conflict, adaptive sex allocation, and the heritability of fitness. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 1975-1985.

Vanasse, A., Courteau, J., Orzanco, M.G., Bergeron, P., Cohen, A.A. and Niyonsenga, T. 2015. Neighbourhood immigration, health care utilization and outcomes in patients with diabetes living in the Montreal metropolitan area: a population health perspective. BMC Health Services Research 15: 146.

Bergeron, P., Courteau, J. and Vanasse, A. 2015. Proximity and emergency department utilization: A multilevel analysis using administrative data from patients with cardiovascular risk factors. Canadian Family physician 61: e391-e397.

Cohen, A.A., Poirier, R., Dusseault-Bélanger, F., Leroux, M., Milot, E., Li, Q., Fülöp, T., Bergeron, P., Metter, J., Fried, L., and Ferrucci, L. 2015. Detection of a novel, integrative aging process suggests complex physiological integration. PLoS ONE 10: 1-26.


Bergeron, P., Milot, E., Mayer, F.M., Boisvert, M., Réale, D. and Pelletier, F. 2014. Solar irradiance, survival and longevity in a pre-industrial population. Human Ecology 42: 645-650.

Montiglio, P.-O., Garant, D., Bergeron, P., Dubuc-Messier, G. and Réale, D. 2014. Pulsed resources and the coupling between life-history strategies and exploration patterns in eastern chipmunks (Tamia striatus). Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 720-728.


Bergeron, P., Martin, A.M., Garant, D. and Pelletier, F. 2013.  Comment on: “Bateman in nature: predation on offspring reduces the potential for sexual selection”. Science 340: 549.             

Bergeron, P., Montiglio, P.-O., Réale, D., Humphries, M.M., Gimenez, O. and Garant, D. 2013. Disruptive viability selection on adult exploratory behavior in eastern chipmunks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 766-774.

Careau, V., Bergeron, P., Garant, D., Réale, D., Speakman, J.R. and Humphries, M.M. 2013. The energetic cost of growth in free-ranging chipmunks. Oecologia 171: 11-23.


Dubuc Messier, G., Bergeron, P., Garant, D. and Réale, D. 2012. Contrasted environmental conditions produce variable spatial genetic structures and dispersal patterns in a solitary rodent. Molecular Ecology 21: 5363-5373.

Bergeron, P., Montiglio, P.-O, Réale, D., Humphries M.M. and Garant D. 2012. Bateman gradients in a promiscuous mating system. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66: 1125-1130.


Bergeron, P., Réale, D., Humphries, M.M. and Garant, D. 2011. Anticipation and tracking of pulsed resources drive population dynamics in eastern chipmunks. Ecology 92: 2027-2034.

Bergeron, P., Careau, V., Humphries, M.M., Réale, D., Speakman, J.R. and Garant, D. 2011 The energetic and oxidative costs or reproduction in a free-ranging rodent. Functional Ecology 25: 1063-1071.

Bergeron, P., Réale, D., Humphries, M.M. and Garant, D. 2011. Evidence of multiple paternity and selection for inbreeding avoidance in wild eastern chipmunks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1685-1694.

Bergeron, P., Baeta, R., Pelletier, F., Réale, D. and Garant, D. 2011. Individual quality: tautology or biological reality? Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 361-364.


Réale, D., Garant, D., Humphries, M.M., Bergeron, P., Careau, V. and Montiglio, P.O. 2010. Personality and the emergence of the pace-of-life syndrome concept at the population level. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 365:4051-4063.

Bergeron, P., Grignolio, S., Apollonio, M., Shipley, B. and Festa-Bianchet, M. 2010. Secondary sexual characters signal fighting ability and determine social rank in Alpine ibex (Capra ibex). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64:1299-1307.


Bonenfant C., Pelletier, F., Garel, M. and Bergeron, P. 2009. Age-dependent horn growth and survival in wild sheep. Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 161-171.


Bergeron, P., Festa-Bianchet, M., von Hardenberg A. and Bassano B. 2008. Heterogeneity in male horn growth and longevity in a highly sexually dimorphic ungulate. Oikos 117: 77-82.


Bergeron, P. 2007. Parallel lasers for remote measurements of morphological traits. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 289–292.

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