Assisting marine field work.


Culture of wBol1-infected mosquito cells.


Collecting butterflies in Rurutu (French Polynesia -2006).

Survey of endemic plant Myrsine longifolia in Tahiti(French Polynesia- 2004).

Large outdoor cage experiments.




Academy of Finland Research Fellow            

The University of Helsinki, Finland

Visiting researcher at Lund Unversity, Sweden


e-mail: anne.duplouy (at)

               Curriculum Vitae    DUPLOUY-CV-Sept2018.pdf                                            

Current Position:

2019. Academy of Finland Research Fellow at the University of Helsinki, Finland
2018. Marie Curie Fellow at the Lund University, Sweden

Click here to see full list of publications

Education and Degrees:

Adjunct professor (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Docent), The University of Helsinki,         Department of Biosciences, Helsinki, Finland.

2007/2010. PhD, The University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences, Australia.     
           “Ecological genomics of a male-killing Wolbachia in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina”

MSc (Population Biology and Ecosystems , “Maitrise”), The University of Reunion Island,
            St Denis, France.

2003. “Licence” (Population Biology), The University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France.

2000. “Baccalauréat”, France.

Professional Experiences:
2017-2018: Senior researcher with Dr. M. Saastamoinen 
        The University of Helsinki, Finland

2013-2017: Academy of Finland postdoctoral researcher (PI)
        The University of Helsinki, Finland

2010-2013. Postdoctoral researcher working with Prof. I. Hanski
        The University of Helsinki, Finland
        Metapopulation Research Group
          Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

2004-2007. Research assistant, the Moorea Gump Research station, University of Berkeley California, French Polynesia. 
	Managing butterfly mating and rearing experiments in large outdoor field cages. 


2013-2017. Scientific advisory board member of PhD student A. Truitt at the Portland State University, Oregon, USA. Title: The effects of Wolbachia on the conservation plans of an endangered butterfly species.

2017. Supervision of undergraduate stdent projects, the University of Helsinki, Finland
            a) Ecology Summer Training program, Meri Lahteenaro
            b) Professional laboratory training, Zana Simko

2016. Supervision of undergraduate student project, the University of Helsinki, Finland
            a) Professional laboratory training, Ekatarina Pylsy
 Supervision of undergraduate student projects, the University of Helsinki, Finland
            a) Undergraduate student project, Shravya Kadali
            b) Professional laboratory training, Szabolcs Peterfi
            c) Ecology Summer Training program, Minna Kohonen

2012-2017. Lecturer ‘Conservation Biology in Fragmented landscape’, Master level, the University of Helsinki, Finland.

2014-2016. Lecturer ‘Molecular Ecology’, the University of Helsinki, Finland.

2012. Course coordinator and lecturer, ‘Conservation Biology in Fragmented Landscapes’, Master level, the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Lecturer for the Glanville fritillary butterfly field survey at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

2010-2011. Mentor, Conservation Biology in Fragmented Landscapes course for undergraduate students, at The University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

2008-2010. Tutor for first and second year Organismal Genetics and Ecology Fields Studies classes, at  The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Pedagogical qualifications

2017. Pedagogy course in ‘Teaching and Learning in Higher Education’, the University of Helsinki, Finland (5ECTS) 

2015. Pedagogy course in ‘Development of Teaching and Practical Training’, the University of Helsinki, Finland (5ECTS)

Pedagogy course in ‘Academic Supervising’, the University of Helsinki, Finland (5ECTS). 

2009-2010. Tutor Professional Development Series, The University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences. Training series including the following workshops: Providing Effective Feedback, Marking Undergraduate Assessments, and Induction for Tutors. 

2009. The Working with Children Check, by the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian, The State of Queensland, Australia. Training to supervise and teach college students at the Stradbroke Island Moreton Bay Research Station, The State of Queensland, Australia.

Research Funding:

2018. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

Ella & Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation Grant
        MRC & CoE.BioInt Conference organization grants 

2014. The Kommerserådet Otto A. Malms Donationsfond. 
        The EMBO short-term Fellowship. Collaboration work with Dr. W. Miller, The Medical University of Vienna, Austria.
        The Erkko Foundation Grant (3years). Joint grant with Dr. A-L. Laine, Dr. M. Saastamoinen, Dr. S. van Nouhuys and Prof. I. Hanski, Metapopulation Research Centre, Finland.
        The Societas Entomologica Helsingforsiensis funding. Collaboration work with Dr. Ayco Tack, The University of Stockholm, Sweden.

The Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Grant.
        The Genetics Society Training Grant.
        The Genetics Society Hereditary Fieldwork Grant.

2011. The University of Helsinki, Chancellor Travel Grant.

2010. The University of Queensland Research Scholar Award.

2009. The University of Queensland International Research Tuition Award (IRTA).

2008. The University of Queensland, Graduate School Research Travel Grant (GSRTG)
The University of Queensland School of Integrative Biology Conference Support. 
NSF Grant - Wolbachia Meeting Student Support.
The University of Queensland Confirmation Scholarship (UQCS).

2007. The Genetics Society, Heredity Fieldwork and Training Grant.
	Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Program.

Invited talks:

University of Copenhagen, Denmark
            Stockholm University, Sweden

Lund University, Sweden
            Reykjavik University, Iceland

2015. CIRAD, The University of Montpellier, France
            Stockholm University, Sweden

The University of Helsinki, Finland

Medical University of Vienna, Austria

The University of Helsinki, Finland

The University of Lyon1, France
            The University of Liverpool, UK

Conferences and Workshops:

The 8th International Conference on the Biology of Butterflies, Bangalore, India
            Symposium convener :“Immunological Ecology in Butterfly”, + oral presentation.

The 2nd Finnish Molecular Ecology and Evolution Conference, Lammi, Finland
            Main organiser
          Adaptation to thermal stress seminar, the University of Helsinki, Finland
            Main organiser

The 7th International Conference on the Biology of Butterflies, Turku, Finland
            Symposium convener :“Butterflies as hosts”, + oral and poster presentations.
      The 8th International Wolbachia conference, Innsbruck, Austria, poster presentation.
      The 10th European Congress of Entomology, York, UK, oral presentation.

2013. The 14th European Society of Evolutionary Biology Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, oral presentation. 

First Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology, Ottawa, Canada, poster presentation.
      The 7th International Wolbachia conference, Ile d’Oleron, France, poster presentation.

Coevolution symposium Jyväskylä, Finland, oral presentation.
     Coevolution arms race between parasite virulence and host immune defence: challenges from the state of the art research, Conference Jacques Monod, Rooscoff, France, poster presentation.
     Adaptation to climate from a spatial perspective, Workshop, Lammi Biological Station, Finland (Organization Team).

The EMBO meeting 2010 advancing the life sciences, Barcelona, Spain.
     Luova Mixed Effects Modelling Course with R, The University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

2009. The 13th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseille, France, oral presentation. 
     The 12th European Society of Evolutionary Biology Conference, Turin, Italy, poster presentation. 

2008. Prokaryotic Annotation & Analysis Training Workshop at the J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, USA.
     The 5th International Wolbachia Conference, Kolymbari, Crête, poster presentation.
     The University of Queensland Three Minutes Thesis Competition, Graduate School, oral presentation. 

Older. The 2nd Annual Pacific Invasive Learning Network (PILN) Meeting, Moorea, French Polynesia. (Invited and French/English translator)
     The Gump Research Station Seminars, The University of California Berkeley, French Polynesia, oral presentation. 
     Biodiversity of the Austral Islands archipelago 1st meeting, French Polynesia, Louis Malardé Institute, Tahiti, French Polynesia. (Invited)


Member of the Genetics Society, UK
Member of the Societas Entomologica Helsingforsiensis, Finland

Academic editor:

Currently: PLoS ONE

Review for:

Journal of Evolutionary Biology
Molecular Ecology
Biology Letters
Scientific reports
BMC Evolutionary Biology
Journal of Animal Ecology
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
Ecological Entomology
Integrative and Comparative Biology
Insect Science
Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology ... and others

Scientific expert for:

2016-2018: Agence Nationale a la Recherche (ANR) - French national research institute, France

2018: The Griffith University graduate research program, Australia 


European Researchers Night in Finland, Institut Francais, Helsinki (invited speaker)
            OEB goes VappuShokkelo (organiser)
            Skype a scientist
            School of Batman (podcast - invited speaker)

Earlier. Earth optimism (Helsinki Museum of Natural History)
            Letters to a pre-scientist
            Science goes kindergarten

Field Experiences: 

Visiting scholar at Portland State University and Conservation Research Associate at the Oregon Zoo, Portland, Oregon, USA. 

2013. Intensive dung-beetle collection in Gunung Mullu National Park, Borneo (Malaysia). Evaluating the impact of climate change on the dung-beetle community of Borneo with Prof. I Hanski. (see Video)

2008. Assisting marine field experiments (Volunteer) at the Gump Research Station, Moorea (French Polynesia).

2007. Massive insect collection and identification for the Moorea Biocode Project (French Polynesia)

2004/2007. Intensive butterfly collections and outdoor cage experiments for Dr. S Charlat & Dr. EA Hornett, University College of London (UK). Testing the evolutionary impact of the bacterium Wolbachia sp. on sexually selected traits in the South-Pacific butterfly Hypolimnas bolina.

2004. Volunteer at the Délégation à la Recherche, Tahiti (French Polynesia). Supervisor: Dr. J-Y Meyer. Survey of population structure and regeneration of the endemic plant species Myrsine longifolia (Myrsinaceae) in a forest invaded by Miconia calvescens. Link

2003. Undergraduate field project, The University of Reunion Island (France). Testing the impact of predation and salinity fluctuations on sea urchin populations. Supervised by Prof. H Bruggemann.

	Survey of bird populations, “Maison du Fier”, Natural Reserve of Ré Island (France).

Anne Duplouy
Metapopulation Research Centre
The University of Helsinki
PO Box65 Viikinkaari 1
00790 Helsinki

e-mail: anne.duplouy(at)