Selected publications

Nelson D, Moreau C, de Vriendt M, Preuss C, Vézina H, Milot E, Andelfinger G, Labuda D, Gravel S (2018) Inferring transmission histories of rare alleles in population-scale genealogies. American Journal of Human Genetics 103,6: 893-906

Vézina H, St-Hilaire M, Bournival JS, Bellavance C (2018) The linkage of microcensus data and vital records : an assessment of results on Quebec historical population data (1852-1911). Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History. Published on line 9 Oct 2018

Vézina H, Jomphe M, Lavoie EM, Bournival JS (2018) Le fichier BALSAC et la démogénétique : des outils pour comprendre le patrimoine génétique des populations régionales du Québec. Saguenayensia. La revue d’histoire du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean 58-3 : 16-21

Peischl S, Dupanloup I, Foucal A, Jomphe, M, Bruat V, Grenier JC, Gouy A, Gilbert KJ, Gbeha E, Bosshard L, Hip-Ki E, Agbessi M, Hodgkinson A, Vézina H, Awadalla P, Excoffier L (2018) Relaxed selection during a recent human expansion. Genetics, vol. 208, 763-777.

Dribe M, Breschi M, Gagnon A, Gauvreau D, Hanson HA, Maloney TN, Mazzoni S, Molitoris J, Pozzi L, Smith KR, Vézina H (2017) Socioeconomic status and fertility decline : Insights from historical transitions in Europe and North America. Population Studies 71 : 3-21. Published online 2016 November 25

Brunet G, Vézina H (2015) Les approches intergénérationnelles en démographie historique. Annales de démographie historique : 77-112

Gauvin H, Lefebvre JF, Moreau C, Lavoie EM, Labuda D, Vézina H, Roy-Gagnon MH (2015) GenLib: a R package for the analysis of genealogical data. BMC Bioinformatics 16 : 160

Vézina H, Tremblay M, Lavoie EM, Labuda D (2014) Concordance entre identité ethnoculturelle déclarée et origines ancestrales au sein de la population gaspésienne. Population, vol. 69, p. 7-28

Vézina H, Gauvreau D, Gagnon A (2014) Socioeconomic Fertility Differentials in a Late Transition Setting: A Micro-level Analysis of the Saguenay Region in Quebec. Demographic Research, vol.30, p. 1097-1128. Published 8 April.

Gauvin H, Moreau C, Lefebvre JF, Laprise C, Vézina H, Labuda D, Roy-Gagnon MH (2014) Genome-wide patterns of identity-by-descent sharing in the French Canadian founder population. European Journal of Human Genetics 22: 814-821 (Published online 16 October 2013)

Moreau C, Lefebvre JF, Jomphe M, Bhérer C, Ruiz-Linares A, Vézina H, Roy-Gagnon MH, Labuda D (2013) Native American admixture in the Quebec founder population. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65507. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065507

Vezina H, Jomphe M, Lavoie EM, Moreau C, Labuda D (2012) L’apport des données génétiques à la mesure généalogique des origines amérindiennes des Québécois. Cahiers québécois de démographie 41: 87-105.

Moreau C, Bhérer C, Vézina H, Jomphe M, Labuda D, Excoffier L (2011) Deep human genealogies reveal a selective advantage to be on an expanding wave front. Science 25;334(6059):1148-50.

Gagnon A, Tremblay M, Vézina H, Seabrook A (2011) Once were Farmers: Occupation, Social mobility, and Mortality during Industrialization in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec 1840-1971. Explorations in Economic History 48: 429-440

Roy-Gagnon M-H, Moreau C, Bhérer C, St-Onge P, Sinnett D, Laprise C, Vézina H, Labuda D (2011) Genomic and Genealogical Investigation of the French Canadian Founder Population Structure. Human Genetics 129: 521-531. Published online January 15

Bherer C, Labuda D,Roy-Gagnon M-H,Houde L, Tremblay M and Vézina H (2011) Admixed ancestry and stratification of Quebec regional populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 144 : 432-441. Epub 2010 Nov 10

Gauvreau D, Thornton P, Vézina H (2010) Le jumelage des recensements aux mariages du fichier BALSAC présentation de l’approche et étude exploratoire des enfants de couples mixtes à la fin du XIXe siècle. Cahiers québécois de démographie 39: 357-381

Moreau C, Vézina H, Jomphe M,Lavoie E-M,Roy-Gagnon M-H,Labuda D (2011) When genetics and genealogies tell different stories – maternal lineages in Gaspesia. Annals of Human Genetics 75: 247-254Published online 2010 November 8

Tremblay M, Vézina H (2010) Tracing back maternal and paternal lineages in the Quebec (Canada) population Human Biology 82: 179-198.

Moreau C, Vézina H, Yotova V, Hamon R, de Knijff P, Sinnett D, Labuda D (2009). Genetic heterogeneity in regional populations of Quebec – parental lineages in the Gaspé Peninsula. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 139 : 512-522.

Gagnon A, Smith KR, Tremblay M, Vézina H, Paré P, Desjardins B (2009) Is there a trade-off between fertility and longevity? A comparative study of women from three large historical demographic databases accounting for mortality selection. American Journal of Human Biology 21 : 533-40

Tremblay M, Letendre M, Houde L, Vézina H (2009). The contribution of Irish immigrants to the Quebec (Canada) gene pool: an estimation using data from deep-rooted genealogies. European Journal of Population 25: 215-233[Epub]

Professor, Humanities Department and director, BALSAC Project