Maitre de Conférences (Assistant Professor)

RESEARCH TOPICS : Molecular microbiology, Bacterial stress responses ; adaptation of pseudomonas species to their environment; virulence; signal transduction, ECF sigma factors; sensors, Cell envelope stress, biofilm.

3 major publications since 2013:
– Bouffartigues E, Moscoso JA, Duchesne R, Rosay T, Fito-Boncompte L, Gicquel G, Maillot O, Bénard M, Bazire A, Brenner-Weiss G, Lesouhaitier O, Lerouge P, DufourA, Orange N, Feuilloley MG, Overhage J, Filloux A, Chevalier S. The absence of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa OprF protein leads to increased biofilm formation through variation in c-di-GMP level. 2015. Front Microbiol.

– Bouffartigues E, Duchesne R, Bazire A, Simon M, Maillot O, Dufour A, Feuilloley M, Orange N, Chevalier S. Sucrose favors Pseudomonas aeruginosa pellicle production through the extracytoplasmic function sigma factor SigX. 2014. FEMS Microbiol Lett.

– Gicquel G, Bouffartigues E, Bains M, Oxaran V, Rosay T, Lesouhaitier O, Connil N, Bazire A, Maillot O, Bénard M, Cornelis P, Hancock RE, Dufour A, Feuilloley MG, Orange N, Déziel E, Chevalier S. The extra-cytoplasmic function sigma factor SigX modulates biofilm and virulence-related properties in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 2013. PLoS One.


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