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Projects & contracts

Main national projects & contracts

  • ANR PPR Cultiver et protéger autrement CAP Zero Phyto 2020-2026 "Adaptation du concept d’immunité écologique à la protection des cultures : Rosaceae et Solanaceae, deux études de cas».
  • ANR AAP Générique MASH 2022-2025 “Modulation of Alternative Splicing of Host mRNAs by root-knot nematodes”. Coordination.
  • ANR AAP Générique STRESS-PEPT 2021-2024 “Characterization of secreted peptides involved in the response to biotic stress in Arabidopsis". Coordinateur Aubourg Sebastien (IRHS)
  • ANR AAP Générique SYMPA-PEP 2021-2024 “SYMbiotic & PAthogenic PEPtides at the interface between plants and microorganisms” Coordination.
  • PIA3 Equipex+ 2021-2027 4D-Omics
  • ANR AAP Générique ADMIRE 2019-2022 “ADaptation of MeloIdogyne to host Resistance” Coordination.
  • INRA DSPE Projet innovant 2021-2022 SIRENE, "Le Silencing Inter-Règne Entre la plante et les Nématodes à galles lors de la mise en place des sites nourriciers racinaires" Coordination
  • CASDAR-CTPS 2019-2022  REDUNEM "Résistances durables aux nématodes Xiphinema index et Meloidogyne spp. à partir d’une source muscadine" . Coordination
  • Métaprogramme INRAE SuMCrop 2020-2022 CREA "Collectif interdisciplinaire de réflexion sur l’utilisation des plantes de service pour la REgulation des bioAgresseurs en agriculture"
  • Métaprogramme INRAE SuMCrop 2020-2022 MULTISERV "Des plantes de service pour la régulation des bioagresseurs dans les systèmes horticoles : freins et leviers, méthodologie d’expérimentation, services et disservices (et processus sous-jacents)"
  • Métaprogramme INRAE SuMCrop 2020-2021MYMYX-student "IMiter les réseaux MYCorhiziens pour gérer la santé des cultures : un outil pour l’enseignement agricole"
  • Pari Scientifique INRA 2020-2021 ARCHINem "Rôle de l'architecture du système racinaire dans la progression de l'infestation par les nématodes à galles"
  • Institut Carnot Plant2Pro 2017-2019 PANDORE «Caractérisation des petits ARN régulant la réponse des plantes à deux bioagresseurs galligènes » Coordination
  • INRA DSPE Projet innovant 2016-2017 INTACT, « Identification des mécanismes de régulation épigénétique au sein des cellules en interaction avec deux bioagresseurs racinaires». Coordination
  • CASDAR-CTPS 2015-2018 REMUNEX "Génétique, mécanismes et marquage de la résistance de la muscadine au nématode Xiphinema index, vecteur du GFLV ". Coordination
  • ANR JCJC ASEXEVOL 2014-2017 "Does a genome made of multiple divergent copies allow genomic plasticity in absence of sexual reproduction in a plant-parasitic animal? Coordination

 European contracts

  • Ecophyto Innovatio-Action 2019-2023 INTERLUDE "INnovations TErritoriales pour la Réduction des produits phytopharmaceutiques en production LégUmière DurablE" 
  • ANR-DFG PRCI 2021-2023 AGEONE "Adaptability, Origin and Genome Evolution of an emerging plant-devastating nematode". Coordination.
  • Projet des groupes opérationnels des PEI (Pôle Européen d’Innovation), Type d’opération 16.1 du programme FEADER en PACA 2018-2021 GONem "Groupe Opérationnel sur la gestion des NEMatodes à Galles en maraîchage en PACA”
  • H2020 2016-2021 G2Psol "Linking genetic resources, genomes and phenotypes of Solanaceous crops"
  • ANR PLANT KBBE 2014-2018 NESTOR "NEmatode Susceptibility Targets fOr durable Resistance "
  • Ecophyto PSPE2-Biocontrole 2015-2017 SYSTEMIC "Culture system design based on the use of mycorrhizae for the biocontrol of tomato soil-borne pests” 

 International contracts (outside Europe)

  • International Research Network France-Japan 2021 Frontiers in Plant Biology
  • PHC XU GUANGQI 2020   “Identification of plant targets of parasitic nematode effectors to develop new plant resistance”. Coordination.
  • PHC SAKURA 2019-2020 “Molecular analyses of recognition mechanisms during plant and plant-parasitic nematode interactions”. Co-coordination.
  • PHC SAKURA 2016-2017   “Study of the molecular dialogue between plant-parasitic root-knot nematodes and their host plant”. Co-coordination.
  • PHC IMHOTEP 2016-2017 « Nematodes of perennial crops: prospects for control by natural resistance ». Coordination.