Gil Bellis

Researcher +33(0) 1 56 06 21 52 +33(0) 1 56 06 21 94
Secretariat : Ornella Makiese +33 (0)1 56 06 20 24

Research field(s)

- Population genetics

- Demography of rare diseases

- Living conditions of people with genetic diseases: disabilities and perceived health, changes in morbidity and life expectancy

Some publications

Jagadeesan A., Gunnarsdottir E.D., Ebenesersdottir S.S., Guomundsdottir V.B., Thordardottir E.L., Einarsdottir M.S., Jonsson H., Dugoujon J.M., Fortes-Lima C., Migot-Nabias F., Massougbodji A., Bellis G., Pereira L., Masson G., Kong A., Stefansson K., Helgason A., 2018, « Reconstructing an African haploid genome from the 18th century », Nature Genetics, doi: 10.1038/s41588-017-0031-6.

Fortes-Lima C., Gessain A., Ruiz-Linares A., Bortolini M.C., Migot-Nabias F., Bellis G., Moreno-Mayar J.V., Restrepo B.N., Rojas W., Avendano-Tamayo E., Bodoya G., Orlando L., Salas A., Helgason A., Gilbert M.T.P., Sikora M., Schroeder H., Dugoujon J.M., 2017, « Genome-wide ancestry and demographic history of African-descendant Maroon communities from French Guiana and Suriname », American Journal of Human Genetics, 101, p. 725-736.

Patin E., Lopez M., Grollemund R., Verdu P., Harmant C., Quach H., Laval G., Perry G.H., Barreiro L.B., Froment A., Heyer E., Massougbodji A., Fortes-Lima C., Migot-Nabias F., Bellis G., Dugoujon J.M., Pereira J.B., Fernandes V., Pereira L., Van der Veen L., Mouguiama-Daouda P., Bustamante C.D., Hombert J.M., Quintana-Murci L., 2017, « Dispersals and genetic adaptation of Bantu-speaking populations in Africa and North America », Science, 356, p. 543-546.

Burgel P.R., Bellis G., Olesen H.V., Viviani L., Zolin A., Blasi F., Elborn J.S., 2015, « Future trends in cystic fibrosis demography in 34 European countries », European Respiratory Journal, 46, p. 133-141.

Fortes-Lima C., Brucato N., Croze M., Bellis G., Schiavinato S., Massougbodji A., Migot-Nabias F., Dugoujon J.M., 2015, « Genetic population study of Y-chromosome markers in Benin and Ivory Coast ethnic groups », Forensic Science International: Genetics, 19, p. 232-237.

Bellis G., 2014, « Matrimonial practices, population genetic structures and public health in the Mediterranean region », South-East European Journal of Political Science, 2, p. 86-96.

Bellis G., Cazes M.H., Parant A., Gaimard M., Travers C., Le Roux E., Ravilly S., Rault G., 2007, « Cystic fibrosis mortality trends in France », Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 6, p. 179-186.

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

- Member of the Ethics Committee of Ined

- Member of the Academic Council of heSam Université

- Secretary General of the Conférence Universitaire de Démographie et d’Étude des Populations (Cudep)