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Accreditation to supervise research
Ecologie physiologique, physiologie de la conservation


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7 rue Cuvier

75005 Paris

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Membre du GDR LiGA (Groupement de recherche Littoral de Guyane sous influence Amazonienne)

Research fields

Guyane française

Asie du Sud-Est


  • Krief Sabrina, Spirhanzlova Petra, Masi Shelly, Couturier Chloé, Okwir Eric, Asalu Edward, Bustamante Paco & Costantini David, November 2023High urinary oxidative DNA damage in wild chimpanzees ranging in proximity of agricultural fields in Sebitoli area, Uganda. Agriculture expansion is a major cause of habitat loss and exposure to phytochemical pollution for non-human primates. In… vol. 30, n° 51, p. 110600-110611
  • Sebastiano Manrico, Costantini David, Eens Marcel, Pineau Kevin, Bustamante Paco & Chastel Olivier, June 2022Possible interaction between exposure to environmental contaminants and nutritional stress in promoting disease occurrence in seabirds from French Guiana: a review. Reg Environ Change vol. 22, n° 2, p. 63
    1436-3798, 1436-378X
  • Messina Simone, Edwards David Paul, Van Houtte Natalie, Tomassi Suzanne, Benedick Suzan, Eens Marcel & Costantini David, 2021Impacts of selective logging on haemosporidian infection and physiological correlates in tropical birds. Tropical forest degradation affects host-parasite interactions, determining the probability of animals acquiring an infection… Int J Parasitol. , , S0020–7519(21)00259–9
  • Cheron Marion, Costantini David, Angelier Frédéric, Ribout Cécile & Brischoux François, 2021Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) alters oxidative status during embryonic development in an amphibian species. Glyphosate’s primary metabolite (aminomethylphosphonic acid, AMPA) is known to alter embryonic development at environmentally… Chemosphere vol. 287, , p. 131882
  • Ohmer Michel E. B., Costantini David, Czirják Gábor Á, Downs Cynthia J., Ferguson Laura V., Flies Andy, Franklin Craig E., Kayigwe Ahab N., Knutie Sarah, Richards-Zawacki Corinne L. & Cramp Rebecca L., 2021Applied ecoimmunology: using immunological tools to improve conservation efforts in a changing world. Ecoimmunology is a rapidly developing field that explores how the environment shapes immune function, which in turn influences… Conserv Physiol. vol. 9, n° 1, coab074
  • Costantini David, Masi Shelly, Rachid Lyna, Beltrame Marielle, Rohmer Mélanie & Krief Sabrina, 2021Mind the food: rapid changes in antioxidant content of diet affect oxidative status of chimpanzees. The link between dietary antioxidants and oxidative status has been studied extensively in humans. Surprisingly, comparative… Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol vol. 320, n° 5, R728–R734
  • Marasco Valeria, Sebastiano Manrico, Costantini David, Pola Gianni & Fusani Leonida, 2021Controlled expression of the migratory phenotype affects oxidative status in birds. High caloric intake can increase production of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. We examined whether the emergence of the… J Exp Biol vol. 224, , jeb233486
  • Fritze Marcus, Puechmaille Sebastien J., Costantini David, Fickel Jörns, Voigt Christian C. & Czirják Gábor Á, 2021Determinants of defence strategies of a hibernating European bat species towards the fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans. Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd), the causative agent of white-nose syndrome in North America, has decimated bat populations… Dev Comp Immunol vol. 119, , p. 104017
  • Messina Simone, Edwards David P., Marasco Valeria, Canoine Virginie, Cosset Cindy C. P., Tomassi Suzanne, Benedick Suzan, Eens Marcel & Costantini David, June 2020Glucocorticoids link forest type to local abundance in tropical birds. Functional Ecology , , 1365--2435.13586
    0269-8463, 1365-2435
  • Messina Simone, Edwards David P., AbdElgawad Hamada, Beemster Gerrit T.S., Tomassi Suzanne, Benedick Suzan, Eens Marcel & Costantini David, June 2020Impacts of selective logging on the oxidative status of tropical understory birds. Journal of Animal Ecology , , 1365--2656.13280
    0021-8790, 1365-2656