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Research Topic

I first worked on various aspects of plant development in Arabidopsis thaliana (chloroplast / meristem / gametophyte). Then, in 2008, I moved to Avignon to join the ReV group (Resistance to Viruses), which I have been leading since 2013.

Among the group I am trying to understand more in details the role of the translational initiation factors eIF4E on plant -tomato and arabidopsis - resistance to Potyviruses. As these proteins are encoded by small gene families in plant, I am trying to understand how this redundancy may affect both plant development and resistance to viruses to develop broader resistance with an increased durability, without affecting plant yield.


1996-2000 PhD, Joseph Fourier-Grenoble I University

2000-2003, postdoc, John Innes Centre (Norwich, UK) 

2005-2007, Research Scientist INRA-IJPB (Versailles, France) 

2000-2003 and  2008-onward. Postdoc then Research Scientist INRA-GAFL (Avignon, France)

2014 Habilitation à Diriger les Recherche (HDR, Aix-Marseille University)

Selected Publications

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5 selected publications

Gauffier, C., Lebaron, C., Moretti, A., Constant, C., Moquet, F., Bonnet, G., Caranta, C. and Gallois, J.-L. (2016), A TILLING approach to generate broad-spectrum resistance to potyviruses in tomato is hampered by eIF4E gene redundancy. Plant J, 85: 717–729. doi:10.1111/tpj.13136

Estevan, J., Maréna, A., Callot, C., Lacombe, S. Moretti A., Caranta, C and Gallois J.L. (2014). Specific requirement for translation initiation factor 4E or its isoform drives plant host susceptibility to Tobacco etch virus. BMC Plant Biology 14:67.

Gallois, J.L.*, Guyon-Debast, A*., Lécureuil, A., Vezon, D., Carpentier, V., Bonhomme, S. and Guerche, P. (2009) The arabidopsis proteasome RPT5 subunits are essential for gametophyte development. Plant Cell 21: 442-59

Gallois, J.-L., Nora, F.R., Mizukami, Y. et Sablowski, R. (2004) WUSCHEL induces shoot stem cell activity and developmental plasticity in the root meristem. Genes & Development18:375-380.

Gallois, J.L.*, Woodward, C*, Reddy, G.V. et Sablowski, R. (2002). Combined SHOOT MERISTEMLESS and WUSCHEL trigger ectopic organogenesis in Arabidopsis. Development129:3207-3217

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