Who's Who

Matthieu Foll

Scientist (Bioinformatics)

Genetic Cancer Susceptibility Group


Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Genetics, Bayesian statistics, Population genetics and evolution

Academic Degrees

2007PhDPopulation geneticsUniversity of GrenobleGrenobleFrance
2004M.ScComputational and Applied MathematicsGrenoble Institute of TechnologyGrenobleFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Bioinformatics and statistical methods for the detection of circulating tumor DNA

Selected Publications

Mahajan S, Crisci J, Wong A, Akbarian S, Foll M*, Jensen JD*. Quantifying polymorphism and divergence from epigenetic data: a framework for inferring the action of selection. Front Genet. 2015 May 28;6:190.

Perry GH, Foll M, Grenier JC, Patin E, Nédélec Y, Pacis A, Barakatt M, Gravel S, Zhou X, Nsobya SL, Excoffier L, Quintana-Murci L, Dominy NJ, Barreiro LB. Adaptive, convergent origins of the pygmy phenotype in African rainforest hunter-gatherers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 2;111(35):E3596-603.

Foll M, Gaggiotti OE, Daub JT, Vatsiou A, Excoffier L. Widespread signals of convergent adaptation to high altitude in Asia and america. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Oct 2;95(4):394-407.

Foll M, Poh YP, Renzette N, Ferrer-Admetlla A, Bank C, Shim H, Malaspinas AS, Ewing G, Liu P, Wegmann D, Caffrey DR, Zeldovich KB, Bolon DN, Wang JP, Kowalik TF, Schiffer CA, Finberg RW, Jensen JD. Influenza virus drug resistance: a time-sampled population genetics perspective. PLoS Genet. 2014 Feb;10(2):e1004185.

Excoffier L, Dupanloup I, Huerta-Sánchez E, Sousa VC, Foll M. Robust demographic inference from genomic and SNP data. PLoS Genet. 2013 Oct;9(10):e1003905.