Pierre Veron

Position: Doctoral Researcher

Team: Evolutionary genetics and ecology

Contact details:
Laboratoire Écologie, Systématique et Évolution – IDEEV
Université Paris Saclay
Bât. 680 – 12, route 128
91190 Gif Sur Yvette


Ecole Normale Supérieure – PSL Research University
46 rue d’Ulm
75005 Paris



Email: pveron (at) bio.ens.psl.eu

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution

Research interests

I started my PhD in October 2022, under supervision of Hélène Morlon (IBENS) and Tatiana Giraud on models of speciation processes. I am interested in the link between micro- and macroevolution with an inference approach. I will be using diversification models (protracted speciation process) and population genetics models.

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution


Teaching assistant at École normale supérieure – PSL:

  • Adaptive dynamics (M2)
  • Biostatistics, R and computational biology (L3)
  • Refresher course in maths and computer science for biologists (L3-M1)
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Career path

BSc and MSc in general engineering at École Polytechnique (2017 – 2020) followed by a Master in environmental sciences at EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland).

2020 – Master thesis on mathematical modelling for plankton paradox at centre of applied mathematics at École Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France).

2022 – Master thesis on spatial multicomponent analysis of fish diversity in the Bay of Biscay using environmental DNA at French research institute for marine science and exploitation (Nantes, France).

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Conferences and talks

  • Stochastic Processes in Evolutionary Biology, CIRM, Marseille (20 May 2024): poster.
  • Perspectives on speciation, London (11 April 2024): poster.
  • EverEvol – Population dynamics: from rare events to evolution, Grenoble (12 December 2023).
  • École de printemps de la chaire Mathématiques et Modélisation de la Biodiversité, Aussois, France (12 June 2023): talk.
  • Congrès des Jeunes Chercheur·e·s du Muséum, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (4 May 2023): talk.
  • Mathematical Population Dynamics, Ecology and Evolution, CIRM, Marseille (24 April 2023): talk.
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  1. Morlon, J. Andréoletti, J. Barido-Sottani, S. Lambert, B. Perez-Lamarque, I. Quintero, V. Senderov, P. Veron. “Phylogenetic Insights Into Diversification”. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. In press.
  2. Veron, R. Rozanski, V. Marques, S. Joost, M.-E. Deschez, V. Trenkel, P. Lorance, A. Valentini, A. F. Polanco, L. Pellissier, D. Eme and C. Albouy. “Environmental DNA complements scientific trawling in surveys of marine fish biodiversity.” ICES Journal of Marine Sciences. 2023. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsad139