van Helden, J., Butler, C. D., Achaz, G., Canard, B., Casane, D., Claverie, J. M., … & Halloy, J. (2021). An appeal for an objective, open, and transparent scientific debate about the origin of SARS-CoV-2. The Lancet.    Featured in several newspapers including   il Fatto Quotidiano Daily Mail ThePrint   

Peluffo AE, Hamdani M, Vargas-Valderrama A, David JR, Mallard F, Graner F, Courtier-Orgogozo V. A morphological trait involved in reproductive isolation between Drosophila sister species is sensitive to temperature. Ecology and Evolution 11(12), 7492-7506. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7580 DRYAD Supp Data BioRxiv 

Borne, F., Prigent, S.R., Molet, M., Courtier-Orgogozo, V. (2021) Drosophila glue protects from predation. Proc. R. Soc. B. 288: 20210088. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0088 DRYAD Supp Data  BioRxiv
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Lefèvre, B.M., Catté, D., Courtier-Orgogozo, V., Lang, M. (2021) Male genital lobe morphology affects the chance to copulate in Drosophila pacheaBMC Ecol Evo 21, 23. doi: 10.1186/s12862-021-01759-z PDF


Rode N, Courtier-Orgogozo V, Débarre F. (2020) Can a population targeted by a CRISPR-based homing gene drive be rescued? G3. 10 (9), 3403-3415. doi: 10.1534/g3.120.401484 BioRxiv

Courtier-Orgogozo V, Danchin A, Gouyon PH, Boëte C (2020) Evaluating the Probability of CRISPR-based Gene Drive Contaminating Another Species. Evolutionary Applications 00:1–18. doi: 10.1111/eva.12939 BioRxiv PDF

Borne F, Kovalev A, Gorb S, Courtier-Orgogozo V (2020) The glue produced by Drosophila melanogaster for pupa adhesion is universal. Journal of Experimental Biology 223: jeb220608 doi: 10.1242/jeb.220608 Published 23 April 2020. DRYAD BioRxiv Featured in “inside JEBPDF
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Courtier-Orgogozo V, Martin A (2020) The Coding Loci of Evolution and Domestication: Current Knowledge and Implications for Bio-Inspired Genome Editing. Journal of Experimental Biology 223: jeb208934. Published 7 February 2020. doi: 10.1242/jeb.208934  PDF  HAL

Prigent S, Lang M, Nagy O, Acurio A, Matamoro-Vidal A, Courtier-Orgogozo and David JR (2020) Field collections reveal that São Tomé is the Afrotropical island with the highest diversity of drosophilid flies (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. doi:10.1080/00379271.2019.1703814 PDF HAL

Courtier-Orgogozo V, Martin A, Arnoult L, Prigent S, Wiltgen S (2020) Gephebase, a Database of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships for natural and domesticated variation in Eukaryotes. Nucleic Acid Research 48(D1), D696-D703. doi:10.1093/nar/gkz796 PDF HAL BioRxiv


Fly-genitalia-atlas-CoverGavin Rice, Jean R. David, Yoshitaka Kamimura, John P. Masly, Alistair P. Mcgregor, Olga Nagy, Stéphane Noselli, Maria Daniela Santos Nunes, Patrick O’Grady, Ernesto Sánchez-Herrero, Mark L. Siegal, Masanori J. Toda*, Mark Rebeiz*, Virginie Courtier-Orgogozo*, Amir Yassin* (*: corresponding authors) (2019). Revised nomenclature and atlas of the male terminalia of Drosophila melanogasterFly. doi:10.1080/19336934.2019.1653733 PDF HAL preprints 

Matentzoglu, Nicolas, Balhoff, James P., Bello, Susan M., Bradford, Yvonne M., Carmody, Leigh C., Cooper, Laurel D., Courtier-Orgogozo V., … Osumi-Sutherland, David. (2019, July 26). Phenotype Ontologies Traversing All The Organisms (POTATO) workshop: 2nd edition. Zenodo

Acurio A, Rhebergen FT, Paulus S, Courtier-Orgogozo V, Lang M (2019) Repeated evolution of asymmetric genitalia and one-sided mating in the Drosophila nannoptera species group. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19:109. doi:10.1186/s12862-019-1434-z  HAL PDF bioRxiv

Pondeville E, Puchot N, Lang M, Cherrier F, Schaffner F, Dauphin-Villemant C, Bischoff E, and Bourgouin C (2019) Evolution of sexually-transferred steroids and mating-induced phenotypes in Anopheles mosquitoes. Science Reports 2019, 9:4669.

Rode NO, Estoup A, Bourguet D, Courtier-Orgogozo V, Débarre F (2019) Population management using gene drive: molecular design, models of spread dynamics and assessment of ecological risks. Conservation Genetics, 20: 671–690. PDF Zenodo


Da Lage JL, Thomas GWC, Bonneau M, Courtier-Orgogozo V (2019) Evolution of salivary glue genes in Drosophila species. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19:36. PDF bioRxiv


Nagy O, Nuez I, Savisaar R, Peluffo AE, Yassin A, Lang M, Stern DL, Matute DR, David JR, Courtier-Orgogozo V. Correlated Evolution of two Copulatory Organs via a Single Cis-Regulatory Nucleotide Change. Current Biology 28(21):3450-3457.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.047. Epub 2018 Oct 18. Supp Info FigShare PDF
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Matamoro-Vidal A, Tully T, Courtier-Orgogozo V, Robustness of bristle number to temperature and genetic background varies with bristle type and is regulated by miR-9abioRxiv

Courtier-Orgogozo V, Martin A, Predicting the genetic loci of past evolution. To be published in The culture of predictability and the nature of the unpredictable. Life, evolution, behaviour. Eds. Ceccarelli D, Frezza G. PDF Full Book bioRxiv


Courtier-Orgogozo V, Morizot B, Boëte C, Using CRISPR‐based gene drive for agriculture pest control. EMBO reports 18, 1481. Reply to CommentsPDF 

Courtier-Orgogozo V, Morizot B, Boëte C, Agriculture Pest Control with CRISPR-based gene drive: Time for public debate. EMBO reports PDF 

Martin A, Courtier-Orgogozo V, Morphological evolution repeatedly caused by mutations in signaling ligand genes. Diversity and Evolution of Butterfly Wing Patterns : An Integrative Approach. Eds. Sekimura T, Nijout F. Springer. Book chapter Table S1 Table S2 PDF

Rhebergen F, Courtier-Orgogozo V, Dumont J, Schilthuizen M, Lang M. (2016) Drosophila pachea asymmetric lobes are part of a grasping device and stabilize one-sided mating. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16(1),176. HAL PDF

Orgogozo V, Peluffo A, Morizot B. (2016) The “Mendelian gene” and the “molecular gene”: two relevant concepts of genetic units. Current Topics in Developmental Biology 119:1-26. CTDB HAL PDF

Lang M, Nagy O, Lang C, Orgogozo V. (2016) High throughput preparation of fly genomic DNA in 96-well format using a paint-shaker. Fly 9(3):138-44. PubMed PDF

Pradeu T, Laplane L, Prévot K, Hoquet T, Reynaud V, Fusco G, Minelli A, Orgogozo V, and Vervoort M. (2016) Defining “development”. Current Topics in Developmental Biology 117:171-83. Link PDF

Orgogozo, V. (2015). Replaying the tape of life in the twenty-first century. Interface Focus5(6), 20150057. Link PDF

Orgogozo, V, Morizot, B, & Martin, A (2015). The differential view of genotype–phenotype relationships. Frontiers in Genetics, 6, 179. PDF

Peluffo, A. E., Nuez, I., Debat, V., Savisaar, R., Stern, D. L., & Orgogozo, V. (2015). A Major Locus Controls a Genital Shape Difference Involved in Reproductive Isolation Between Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea. G3: Genes| Genomes| Genetics, g3-115. PDF