Stochastics & Biology Group
Laboratoire de Probabilités & Modèles Aléatoires
UPMC Univ Paris 06
Case courrier 188
4, Place Jussieu
75252 PARIS Cedex 05
Tel : +33 1 44 27 85 69
Fax : +33 1 44 27 72 23

Email: amaury.lambert — a t —
"Stochastic Models for the Inference of Life Evolution"
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology
Collège de France
11, place Marcelin Berthelot
75231 PARIS Cedex 05
Tel : +33 1 44 27 13 91
Fax : +33 1 44 27  16 91

Email: amaury.lambert — a t —

Some information and links

- Position(s)

- Courses under my responsibility

- Past ANR grants (French National Research Agency)

- Research interests

1. Probability and stochastic processes: branching processes, Lévy processes, coalescent theory, excursion theory, measure-valued processes
2. Ecology, genetics and evolution: population dynamics, population genetics, speciation, molecular evolution, phylogenetics.

- PhD students

- For more information, see webpage of SMILE


- Lambert, A. (2001)
Arbres, excursions et processus de Lévy complètement asymétriques
PhD dissertation, Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

- Lambert, A. (2000)
Completely asymmetric Lévy processes confined in a finite interval 
Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré 36 251-274.

- Lambert, A. (2001)
The joint law of ages and residual lifetimes for two schemes of regenerative sets
Elec. J. Prob. 6 1-23.

- Lambert, A. (2002)
The genealogy of continuous-state branching processes with immigration 
Probab. Theory Relat. Fields 122 42-70.

- Lambert, A. (2003)
Coalescence times for the branching process 
Adv. Appl. Prob. 35 1071-1089.

- Lambert, A. (2005)
The branching process with logistic growth 
Ann. Appl. Prob. 15 1506-1535.
Initial manuscript

- Lambert, A. (2006)
Probability of fixation under weak selection: a branching process unifying approach 
Theoret. Pop. Biol. 69 419-441.

- Champagnat, N., Lambert, A. (2007)
Evolution of discrete populations and the canonical diffusion of adaptive dynamics 
Ann. Appl. Prob. 17 102-155.

- Lambert, A. (2007)
Quasistationary distributions and the continuous-state branching process conditioned to be never extinct 
Elec. J. Prob. 12 420-446.

- Lambert, A. (2007)
Processus de branchement, génétique des populations et généalogies aléatoires 
Habilitation à diriger des recherches. Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Univ Paris 06).

- Raquin, A.L., F. Depaulis, A. Lambert, N. Galic, P. Brabant and I. Goldringer (2008)
Experimental estimation of mutation rates in a wheat population with a gene genealogy approach 
Genetics 179 2195-2211.

- Gonzalez, A., Lambert, A., Ricciardi, A. (2008)
When does ecosystem engineering cause invasion and species replacement? 
Oikos 117 1247-1257.

- Chapron, G., Miquelle, D.G., Lambert, A., Goodrich, J. M., Legendre, S., Clobert, J. (2008)
The impact on tigers of poaching versus prey depletion
J. Appl. Ecology. 45 1667-1674.

- Champagnat, N., Lambert, A. (2008)
Adaptive dynamics in logistic branching populations 
Banach Center Publ. 80 235-244.

- Lambert, A. (2008)
Population Dynamics and Random Genealogies 
Stoch. Models 24 45-163.

- Aguilée, R., Claessen, D., Lambert, A. (2009)
Allele fixation in a dynamic metapopulation: Founder effects vs refuge effects
Theoret. Pop. Biol. 76 105-117.

- Cattiaux, P., Collet, P., Lambert, A., Martinez, S., Méléard, S., San Martin, J. (2009)
Quasi-stationary distributions and diffusion models in population dynamics 
Ann. Probab. 37 1926-1969.

- Lambert, A. (2009)
The allelic partition for coalescent point processes 
Markov Proc. Relat. Fields. 15 359-386.

- Caballero, M.E., Lambert, A., Uribe Bravo, G. (2009)
Proof(s) of the Lamperti representation of continuous-state branching processes 
Probab. Surveys 6 62-89.

- Lambert, A. (2010)
The contour of splitting trees is a Lévy process 
Ann. Probab. 38 348–395.

- Lambert, A. (2010)
Population genetics, ecology and the size of populations
J. Math. Biol. 60 469-472.

- Aguilée, A., de Becdelièvre, B., Lambert, A., Claessen, D. (2011)
Under which conditions is character displacement a likely outcome of secondary contact?
J. Biol. Dyn. 5 135-146.

- Lambert, A. (2011)
Species abundance distributions in neutral models with immigration or mutation and general lifetimes
J. Math. Biol. 63 57-72.

- Tully,T., Lambert, A. (2011)
The evolution of post-reproductive lifespan as an insurance against developmental indeterminacy
Evolution 65 3013–3020

- Aguilée, A., Lambert, A., Claessen, D. (2011)
Ecological speciation in dynamic landscapes
J. Evol. Biol. 24 2663-2677.

- Puillandre, N., Lambert, A., Brouillet, S., Achaz, G. (2012)
ABGD, Automatic Barcode Gap Discovery for primary species delimitation
Mol. Ecol.
21(8) 1864-1877.

- Champagnat, N., Lambert, A. (2012)
Splitting trees with neutral Poissonian mutations I: Small families
Stoch. Proc. Appl. 122(3) 1003-1033.

- Champagnat, N., Lambert, A., Richard, M. (2012)
Birth and death processes with neutral mutations
Int. J. Stoch. Anal. Article ID 569081

- Lambert, A., Popovic, L. (2013)
The coalescent point process of branching trees
Ann. Appl. Prob.  23(1) 99–144.

- Chapron, G., Wielgus, R., Lambert, A. (2013)
Overestimates of maternity and population growth rates in multi-annual breeders
Eur. J. Wildlife Res. 59 237–243.

- Champagnat, N., Lambert, A. (2013)
Splitting trees with neutral Poissonian mutations II: Largest and oldest families
Stoch. Proc. Appl. 123(4) 1368–1414.

- Lambert, A., Trapman, P. (2013)
Splitting trees stopped when the first clock rings and Vervaat's transformation

J. Appl. Prob. 50(1) 208-227.

- Aguilée, R., Claessen, D., Lambert, A. (2013)
Adaptive radiation driven by the interplay of eco-evolutionary and landscape dynamics.
Evolution 67(5) 1291-1306. 

- Lambert, A., Steel, M. (2013)
Predicting the loss of phylogenetic diversity under non-stationary diversification models 
J. Theoret. Biol.
337 111–124

- Lambert, A., Simatos, F., Zwart, B. (2013)
Scaling limits via excursion theory: Interplay between Crump-Mode-Jagers branching processes and Processor-Sharing queues 
Ann. Appl. Prob. 23(6) 2357-2381

- Bansaye, V., Lambert, A. (2013)
Past, growth and persistence of source-sink metapopulations

Theoret. Popul. Biol. 88 31–46

- Lambert, A., Stadler, T. (2013)
Birth-death models and coalescent point processes: The shape and probability of reconstructed phylogenies 
Theoret. Popul. Biol. 90 113-128

- Lambert, A., Alexander, H.K., Stadler, T. (2014)
Phylogenetic analysis accounting for age-dependent death and sampling with applications to epidemics 
J. Theoret. Biol.
352 60-70

- Lambert, A., Simatos, F. (2014)
The weak convergence of regenerative processes using some excursion path decompositions 
Ann. Inst. Henri Poincaré 50(2) 492-511

- Lambert, A. (2014)
Vers une approche formelle des origines évolutives de la simplexité
In:  Complexité-Simplexité, Berthoz, A. & Petit, J.L. (eds)

- Etienne, R.S., Morlon, H., Lambert, A. (2014)
Estimating the duration of speciation from phylogenies
Evolution 68(8) 2430-2440

- Lambert, A., Morlon, H., Etienne, R.S. (2015)
The reconstructed tree in the lineage-based model of protracted speciation 
J. Math. Biol. 70(1) 367-397

- Martin, G., Lambert, A. (2015)
A simple, semi-deterministic approximation to the distribution of selective sweeps in large populations
Theoret. Popul. Biol. 101 40-46

- Lambert, A., Simatos, F. (2015)
Asymptotic behavior of local times of compound Poisson processes with drift in the infinite variance case 
J. Theoret. Probab. 28(1) 41-91

- Manceau, M., Lambert, A., Morlon, H. (2015)
Phylogenies support out-of-equilibrium models of biodiversity
Ecology Letters 18(4) 347-356

- Régnier, C.*, Achaz, G.*, Lambert, A., Cowie, R.H., Bouchet, P., Fontaine, B. (2015)
Mass extinction in poorly known taxa
PNAS 112(25) 7761-7766

- Gascuel, F., Ferrière, R., Aguilée, R., Lambert, A. (2015)
How ecology and landscape dynamics shape phylogenetic trees
Systematic Biology 64(4) 590-607

- Lambert, A., Ma, C. (2015)
The coalescent in peripatric metapopulations

J. Appl. Prob. 52(2) 538-557

- Dávila, M., Lambert, A. (2015)
Time-reversal dualities for some random forests
ALEA, Lat. Am. J. Probab. Math. Stat. 12 (1) 399-426

- Alexander, H.K., Lambert, A., Stadler, T. (2015)
Quantifying age-dependent extinction from species phylogenies
Systematic Biology

- Delaporte, C., Achaz, G., Lambert, A. (2015)
Sample genealogy and mutational patterns for critical branching populations
In revision

- Behdenna, A., Pothier, J., Abby, S., Lambert, A., Achaz, G. (2015)
Testing for independence between evolutionary processes
In revision

...And for those who read Russian...

- Chapron, G, Miquelle, D.G., Goodrich, J. M., Lambert, A., Legendre, S., Clobert, J. (2005)
The effect of poaching on tigers in the Russian Far East
Chapter 25 pp.191-195 in Tigers of Sikhote-Alin Zapovednik: ecology and conservation, by Miquelle, D.G., J.G. Goodrich, and E.N. Smirnov (eds.)

A few movies...

Short videos

- May 24, 2014 - École Normale Supérieure
Déchiffrer les lois de l’Évolution : l’autre secret de l’ADN

- Dec 6, 2013 - CIRB (Collège de France)
The SMILE video

One-hour talks

- Jun 17, 2015 - Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques
A non exchangeable coalescent arising in phylogenetics

- Apr 30, 2014 - Simons Institute (U.C. Berkeley)
From individual-based population models to phylogenies

- Jun 5, 2013 - Journée "Mathématiques en Mouvement" (FSMP, U. Paris-Descartes)
Prédire le passé : mathématiques, hasard et évolution

- Jan 12, 2011 - Centre d'Alembert (U. Paris-Sud)
Modèles mathématiques probabilistes de l’évolution du vivant : deux approches complémentaires