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Bacterial adaptation


Bacterial adaptation


The other research activities of the team also include strong expertise in genetics of B. subtilis and aim at:

  • understanding in an integrated manner the systemic functioning of a bacterial cell to clarify the overall principles and mechanisms involved during B. subtilis adaptation in response to changing environments.
  • decipheringthe molecular mechanisms and interactions governing single and multi-species biofilms including either B. subtilis or the opportunistic pathogen Bacillus cereus.

Main collaborators

  • Dr. Vincent Fromion (Mathematical modeling, MaIAGE, INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France)
  • Dr. Pierre Nicolas (Statistics & Bioinformatic, MaIAGE, INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France)
  • Dr. Uwe Sauer (Metabolomics et fluxomics, ETH, Zürich, Suisse)
  • Dr. Nathalie Declerck (Biophysics, CBS, Montpellier, France)
  • Dr. Romain Briandet (Biofilm, MICALIS, Jouy-en-Josas, France)
  • Dr. Didier Chatenay et Dr. Nelly Henry (Biophysics, LJP, Paris, France)
  • etc.




From bacterial genetics to the molecular adaptation of a bacterial cell

Genetics and molecular adpatation of B. subtilis to growth conditions
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Bacterial biofilms: development and interactions between species

Biofilm formation is a behavior that most bacterial species seem to adopt and which involves coordinated behaviors and differentiated phenotypes...
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