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Genetic Diversity of Natural Products in Cyanobacteria

 

  报告题目:Genetic Diversity of Natural Products in Cyanobacteria

    人:Dr. Muriel Gugger

  工作单位:Department of Microbiology, Institut Pasteur, France

  报告时间:20161103日(星期二)9:45 - 11:00

  报告地点:行政楼205会议室  

  报告人简介:   

  Muriel obtained her Ph.D in 2001 from the University Paris VII, based on her studies on toxic planktonic cyanobacteria, under the Co-direction of Prof. Karina SIVONEN from Helsinki University where she worked 2 years and 4 months, and of Prof. Alain COUTE from MNHN Paris. She joined the lab of Prof. Lucien HOFFMANN at CRP-GL in Luxembourg for 2 years and half post-doctoral fellowship on the European Project MIDICHIP, followed by another 2 years and half post-doctoral fellowship in Prof. Cécile BERNARD lab at MNHN, Paris. During these two positions, she investigated the diversity and evolution of the branching cyanobacteria, as well as the bloom forming species and their cyanotoxins, notably on neurotoxin dog poisonings. After a short period working as Project Manager on wastewater management, Muriel joined the lab of Dr. Nicole TANDEAU DE MARSAC at the Institut Pasteur in August 2007 as Adjunct Curator of the PCC to work with Rosi RIPPKA. This led to her current position as Head of the Collection of Cyanobacteria in July 2009. Her main interests are the evolution of the cyanobacterial phylum, and the diversity of the genes involved in the synthesis of cyanotoxins and natural products in Cyanobacteria.

  Recent publications:

  1. Echenique-Subiabre I, Villeneuve A, Golubic S, Turquet J, Humbert JF, Gugger M. Influence of local and global environmental parameters on the composition of cyanobacterial mats in a tropical lagoon. Microb Ecol. 2015; 69:234-44.

  2. Calteau A, Fewer DP, Latifi A, Coursin T, Laurent T, Jokela J, Kerfeld CA, Sivonen K, Piel J, Gugger M. Phylum-wide comparative genomics unravel the diversity of secondary metabolism in Cyanobacteria. BMC Genomics. 2014; 15:977.

  3. Shih PM, Wu D, Latifi A, Axen SD, Fewer DP, Talla E, Calteau A, Cai F, Tandeau de Marsac N, Rippka R, Herdman M, Sivonen K, Coursin T, Laurent T, Goodwin L, Nolan M, Davenport KW, Han CS, Rubin EM, Eisen JA, Woyke T, Gugger M, Kerfeld CA. Improving the coverage of the cyanobacterial phylum using diversity-driven genome sequencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013; 110:1053-8.