Dr Arnaud Pocheville

Research Fellow

D17 - Charles Perkins Centre
The University of Sydney

Biographical details

A theoretical biologist and a philosopher of biology, Arnaud defended his PhD thesis in theoretical ecology at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris. He continued his researches as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh. Arnaud now works with Paul Griffiths and Karola Stotz (Macquarie University) on the Templeton World Charity Foundation project “Causal foundations of biological information.”

Research interests

  • Evolutionary biology
  • Ecology
  • Philosophy of biology

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2017

  • Biological information and biological function; Pocheville A; Templeton World Charity Foundation/Research Support.

2007

  • La Niche Ecologique: Concepts, Modeles, Applications; Pocheville A, Huneman P, Ferriere R; French Ministry of Research/Doctoral Grant.
  • Modelizing Lymphocyte Cancer, Epistemological Problems of Systems Biology; Pocheville A, Vallat L, Huneman P; Institute of Complex Systems/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Pocheville, A. (2015). The Ecological Niche: History and Recent Controversies. In Thomas Heams, Philippe Huneman, Guillaume Lecointre, Marc Silberstein (Eds.), Handbook of Evolutionary Thinking in the Sciences, (pp. 547-586). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Longo, G., Montevil, M., Pocheville, A. (2013). L’incompressible complexité du réel et la construction évolutive du simple. In A. Berthoz & L Petit (Eds.), Complexité-Simplexité. Paris: College de France.
  • Pocheville, A. (2011). La Niche Ecologique: Histoire et Controverses Recentes (2nd Ed). In Heams Th, Huneman P, Lecointre G, Silberstein M (Eds.), Les mondes darwiniens. L’evolution de l’evolution (2nd ed.), (pp. 629-656). Paris: Editions Materiologiques.
  • Pocheville, A. (2009). La Niche Ecologique: Histoire et Controverses Recentes. In Heams Th, Huneman P, Lecointre G, Silberstein M (Eds.), Les mondes darwiniens: Levolution de levolution, (pp. 629-656). Paris: Editions Syllepse.

Journals

  • Dagaeff, A., Pocheville, A., Nobel, S., Loyau, A., Isabel, G., Danchin, E. (2016). Drosophila mate copying correlates with atmospheric pressure in�a�speed learning situation. Animal Behaviour, 121, 163-174. [More Information]
  • Montevil, M., Mossio, M., Pocheville, A., Longo, G. (2016). Theoretical principles for biology: Variation. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 122(1), 36-50. [More Information]
  • Soto, A., Longo, G., Miquel, P., Montevil, M., Mossio, M., Perret, N., Pocheville, A., Sonnenschein, C. (2016). Toward a theory of organisms: Three founding principles in search of a useful integration. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 122(1), 77-82. [More Information]
  • Griffiths, P., Pocheville, A., Calcott, B., Stotz, K., Kim, H., Knight, R. (2015). Measuring Causal Specificity. Philosophy of Science, 82(4), 529-555. [More Information]
  • Pocheville, A., Danchin, E. (2015). Physiology and evolution at the crossroads of plasticity and inheritance. The Journal of Physiology, 593(9), 2243-2243. [More Information]
  • Pocheville, A., Montevil, M. (2014). Ecological Models for Gene Therapy. I. Models for Intraorganismal Ecology. Biological Theory, 9, 401-413. [More Information]
  • Pocheville, A., Montevil, M., Ferriere, R. (2014). Ecological Models for Gene Therapy. II. Niche Construction, Nongenetic Inheritance, and Ecosystem Perturbations. Biological Theory, 9, 414-422. [More Information]
  • Danchin, E., Pocheville, A. (2014). Inheritance is where physiology meets evolution. The Journal of Physiology, 592(11), 2307-2317. [More Information]
  • Vallat, L., Kemper, C., Jung, N., Maumy-Bertrand, M., Bertrand, F., Meyer, N., Pocheville, A., Fisher III, J., Gribben, J., Bahram, S. (2013). Reverse-engineering the genetic circuitry of a cancer cell with predicted intervention in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 110(2), 459-464. [More Information]
  • Longo, G., Montevil, M., Pocheville, A. (2012). From bottom-up approaches to levels of organization and extended critical transitions. Frontiers in Physiology, 3, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Denis, D., Chameron, S., Costille, L., Pocheville, A., Chaline, N., Fresneau, D. (2008). Workers agonistic interactions in queenright and queenless nests of a polydomous ant society. Animal Behaviour, 75(3), 791-800. [More Information]

Other

  • Pocheville, A., Dutreuil, S., Huneman, P., Bolduc, J. (2013), Burian RM. Adaptation: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin.

2016

  • Dagaeff, A., Pocheville, A., Nobel, S., Loyau, A., Isabel, G., Danchin, E. (2016). Drosophila mate copying correlates with atmospheric pressure in�a�speed learning situation. Animal Behaviour, 121, 163-174. [More Information]
  • Montevil, M., Mossio, M., Pocheville, A., Longo, G. (2016). Theoretical principles for biology: Variation. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 122(1), 36-50. [More Information]
  • Soto, A., Longo, G., Miquel, P., Montevil, M., Mossio, M., Perret, N., Pocheville, A., Sonnenschein, C. (2016). Toward a theory of organisms: Three founding principles in search of a useful integration. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 122(1), 77-82. [More Information]

2015

  • Griffiths, P., Pocheville, A., Calcott, B., Stotz, K., Kim, H., Knight, R. (2015). Measuring Causal Specificity. Philosophy of Science, 82(4), 529-555. [More Information]
  • Pocheville, A., Danchin, E. (2015). Physiology and evolution at the crossroads of plasticity and inheritance. The Journal of Physiology, 593(9), 2243-2243. [More Information]
  • Pocheville, A. (2015). The Ecological Niche: History and Recent Controversies. In Thomas Heams, Philippe Huneman, Guillaume Lecointre, Marc Silberstein (Eds.), Handbook of Evolutionary Thinking in the Sciences, (pp. 547-586). Dordrecht: Springer.

2014

  • Pocheville, A., Montevil, M. (2014). Ecological Models for Gene Therapy. I. Models for Intraorganismal Ecology. Biological Theory, 9, 401-413. [More Information]
  • Pocheville, A., Montevil, M., Ferriere, R. (2014). Ecological Models for Gene Therapy. II. Niche Construction, Nongenetic Inheritance, and Ecosystem Perturbations. Biological Theory, 9, 414-422. [More Information]
  • Danchin, E., Pocheville, A. (2014). Inheritance is where physiology meets evolution. The Journal of Physiology, 592(11), 2307-2317. [More Information]

2013

  • Pocheville, A., Dutreuil, S., Huneman, P., Bolduc, J. (2013), Burian RM. Adaptation: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin.
  • Longo, G., Montevil, M., Pocheville, A. (2013). L’incompressible complexité du réel et la construction évolutive du simple. In A. Berthoz & L Petit (Eds.), Complexité-Simplexité. Paris: College de France.
  • Vallat, L., Kemper, C., Jung, N., Maumy-Bertrand, M., Bertrand, F., Meyer, N., Pocheville, A., Fisher III, J., Gribben, J., Bahram, S. (2013). Reverse-engineering the genetic circuitry of a cancer cell with predicted intervention in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 110(2), 459-464. [More Information]

2012

  • Longo, G., Montevil, M., Pocheville, A. (2012). From bottom-up approaches to levels of organization and extended critical transitions. Frontiers in Physiology, 3, 1-11. [More Information]

2011

  • Pocheville, A. (2011). La Niche Ecologique: Histoire et Controverses Recentes (2nd Ed). In Heams Th, Huneman P, Lecointre G, Silberstein M (Eds.), Les mondes darwiniens. L’evolution de l’evolution (2nd ed.), (pp. 629-656). Paris: Editions Materiologiques.

2009

  • Pocheville, A. (2009). La Niche Ecologique: Histoire et Controverses Recentes. In Heams Th, Huneman P, Lecointre G, Silberstein M (Eds.), Les mondes darwiniens: Levolution de levolution, (pp. 629-656). Paris: Editions Syllepse.

2008

  • Denis, D., Chameron, S., Costille, L., Pocheville, A., Chaline, N., Fresneau, D. (2008). Workers agonistic interactions in queenright and queenless nests of a polydomous ant society. Animal Behaviour, 75(3), 791-800. [More Information]

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