Charline Smadi


I am interested in Probability Theory applied to Ecology and Evolution.
Research interests: branching processes, random environment, eco-evolution, varying size population models, selective sweeps, recombinations, clonal interference, mate choice.



  1. Looking for the right mate in diploid species: how does genetic dominance affect spatial differentiation in a sexual trait?, with H. Leman and V. Llaurens, to appear in Journal of Theoretical Biology (arXiv:1705.00944).
  2. A stochastic model for speciation by mating preferences, with C. Coron, M. Costa and H. Leman, Journal of Mathematical Biology, 76:1421–1463, 2018.
  3. The effect of recurrent mutations on genetic diversity in a large population of varying size, Acta Applicandae Mathematicae, 149(1): 11-51, 2017 (arXiv:1511.03538).
  4. The interplay of two mutations in a population of varying size: a stochastic eco-evolutionary model for clonal interference, with S. Billiard, Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 127(3): 701-748, 2017 (arXiv:1505.04550).
  5. Genealogies of two linked neutral loci after a selective sweep in a large population of varying size, with R. Brink-Spalink, Advances in Applied Probability, 49(1): 279-326, 2017 (arXiv:1502.03837).
  6. Asymptotic behaviour of exponential functionals of Lévy processes with applications to random processes in random environment, with S. Palau and J.C. Pardo, ALEA, Lat. Am. J. Probab. Math. Stat., 13, 1235–1258, 2016.
  7. Reduced two-type decomposable critical branching processes with possibly infinite variance, with V.A. Vatutin, Markov Processes and Related Fields, 21(2): 311-358, 2016 (arXiv:1508.06653).
  8. An Eco-Evolutionary approach of Adaptation and Recombination in a large population of varying size, Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 125(5): 2054 – 2095, 2015, (arXiv:1402.4104).
  9. On the extinction of Continuous State Branching Processes with catastrophes, with V. Bansaye and J.C. Pardo, Electronic Journal of Probability, 18 no. 106, 1-31, 2013.



Alexandra Alvergne, Vincent Bansaye, Sylvain Billiard, Anton Bovier, Loren Coquille, Camille Coron, Manon Costa, Hélène Leman, Violaine Llaurens, Sandra Palau, Juan Carlos Pardo, Vladimir Vatutin