12th December 2022

New Member ! Pascal Albanese

10th November 2022

New Member ! Nicolás Francés

16th January 2022

New Publication !

Diatoms are successful phytoplankton clades able to acclimate to changing environmental conditions, including e.g. variable light intensity. Diatoms are outstanding at dissipating light energy exceeding the […]
12th January 2022

New Member ! Héloïse Ancel

2nd November 2021

New Member ! Celeste Fiorenza

2nd November 2021

New Member ! Haythem Hsine

2nd November 2021

New Member ! Bao Nguyen

In a gap year at AgroCampus Ouest, Bao will, during his 4-month internship, work on the characterization of photorespiration in several species of plants.
10th July 2021

New Publication !

Endosymbioses have shaped the evolutionary trajectory of life and remain widespread and ecologically important. Investigating modern oceanic photosymbioses can illuminate how algal endosymbionts are energetically exploited […]
25th May 2021

New Publication !

Algae belonging to the Microchloropsis genus are promising organisms for biotech purposes, being able to accumulate large amounts of lipid reserves. These organisms adapt to different […]
25th March 2021

New Publication !

Galdieria sulphuraria is a cosmopolitan microalga found in volcanic hot springs and calderas. It grows at low pH in photoautotrophic (use of light as a source […]
9th March 2021

New Publication !

During photosynthesis, electron transport is necessary for carbon assimilation and must be regulated to minimize free radical damage. There is a longstanding controversy over the role […]
1st March 2021

New Member ! Dimitri Tolleter

Graduated from Paris, Dimitri went in all four corners of France and follow the sun to California (Stanford) or Australia (ANU). He has performed research across […]
19th February 2021

New Publication !

Eukaryotic phytoplankton have a small global biomass but play major roles in primary pro-duction and climate. Despite improved understanding of phytoplankton diversity and evo-lution, we largely […]
19th January 2021

New Publication !

This review focuses on key components of respiratory and photosynthetic energy-transduction systems: the cytochrome bc1 and b6f (Cytbc1/b6f) membranous multisubunit homodimeric complexes. These remarkable molecular machines […]
18th January 2021

New Member ! Serena Flori

Serena is a marine scientist with a particular interest in phytoplankton acclimation to environmental stress. She has worked in Italy, Spain, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, […]
18th January 2021

New Member ! Xue Zhao

Xue studied the epigenetic mechanisms and their correlation with morphology in the model diatom Phaeodactylum Tricornutum. Her scientific interest is to explore the inputs that drives […]
4th January 2021

New Member ! Jhoanell Angulo

Jhoanell is currently preparing the PLANTA international master’s diploma from the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) and the Università degli Studi di Milano (UNIMI). For her master […]
4th January 2021

New Member ! Clémence Dupont-Thibert

Clémence is a new PhD student in the team ! The aim of her PhD will be first to develop modeling approaches to accelerate research at […]
10th January 2015

New Publication !

In this work, we dissect the physiological role of the transient photosynthetic stage observed in developing seeds of Arabidopsis thaliana. By combining biochemical and biophysical approaches, […]
15th July 2015

Energetic coupling between photosynthesis and respiration

Diatoms are one of the most ecologically successful classes of photosynthetic marine eukaryotes in the contemporary oceans. Over the past 30 million years, they have helped […]
22nd February 2016

New Publication !

Under oxidative stress conditions the lipid constituents of cells can undergo oxidation whose frequent consequence is the production of highly reactive α,β-unsaturated carbonyls. These molecules are […]
27th May 2016

New Publication !

Growing pharmaceutical interest in benzylisoquinoline alkaloids (BIA) coupled with their chemical complexity make metabolic engineering of microbes to create alternative platforms of production an increasingly attractive […]