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Jeanne Ropars

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Coordonnées :

  • Laboratoire Ecologie Systématique et Evolution
  • Equipe Génétique et Ecologie Evolutive
  • Université Paris-Sud XI
  • Bâtiment 360, Bur. 302
  • 91405 ORSAY Cedex

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Research interests

  • Evolutionary processes acting in the domestication of several cheese fungi
  • Evolution of sex in fungi

Curriculum vitae

2017 CNRS scientist at the University Paris-Sud
2016-2018 Post-doc, Institut Pasteur, Paris – Christophe d’Enfert lab
2014-2015 Post-doc, University of Ottawa, Canada – Nicolas Corradi lab
2012-2014 Post-doc, University of Paris-Sud, Orsay – Tatiana Giraud lab
2009-2012 PhD, National Museum of Natural History, Paris – Joëlle Dupont lab


Chen, E. C. H., E. Morin, D. Beaudet, J. Noel, G. Yildirir, S. Ndikumana, P. Charron, C. St-Onge, J. Giorgi, M. Krüger, T. Marton, J. Ropars, I. V. Grigoriev, M. Hainaut, B. Henrissat, C. Roux, F. Martin, and N. Corradi. 2018. High intraspecific genome diversity in the model arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiont Rhizophagus irregularis. New Phytol.

Ropars, J., M. López-Villavicencio, A. Snirc, S. Lacoste, and T. Giraud. 2017. Blue cheese-making has shaped the population genetic structure of the mould Penicillium roqueforti. PLOS ONE 12:e0171387.

Dupont, J., S. Dequin, T. Giraud, F. Le Tacon, S. Marsit, J. Ropars, F. Richard, and M.-A. Selosse. 2017. Fungi as a Source of Food. Microbiol. Spectr. 5.

d’Enfert, C., M.-E. Bougnoux, A. Feri, M. Legrand, R. Loll-Krippleber, T. Marton, C. Maufrais, J. Ropars, N. Sertour, and E. Sitterlé. 2017. Genome Diversity and Dynamics in Candida albicans. Pp. 205–232 in R. Prasad, ed. Candida albicans : Cellular and Molecular Biology. Springer International Publishing.

Ropars, J.*, K. S. Toro*, J. Noel, A. Pelin, P. Charron, L. Farinelli, T. Marton, M. Krüger, J. Fuchs, A. Brachmann, and N. Corradi. 2016c. Evidence for the sexual origin of heterokaryosis in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Nat. Microbiol. 16033.

Ropars, J., Y. Lo, E. Dumas, A. Snirc, D. Begerow, T. Rollnik, S. Lacoste, J. Dupont, T. Giraud, and M. López‐Villavicencio. 2016. Fertility depression among cheese‐making Penicillium roqueforti strains suggests degeneration during domestication. Evolution 70:2099–2109.

Ropars, J., R. C. R. de la Vega, M. López-Villavicencio, J. Gouzy, J. Dupont, D. Swennen, E. Dumas, T. Giraud, and A. Branca. 2016. Diversity and Mechanisms of Genomic Adaptation in Penicillium. P. 210 in Aspergillus and Penicillium in the Post-genomic Era. Ronald P. de Vries, Isabelle Benoit Gelber, Mikael Rordam Andersen.

Ropars, J., and N. Corradi. 2015. Homokaryotic vs heterokaryotic mycelium in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi : different techniques, different results ? New Phytol. 208:638–641.

Ropars, J.*, R. C. Rodríguez de la Vega*, M. López-Villavicencio, J. Gouzy, E. Sallet, É. Dumas, S. Lacoste, R. Debuchy, J. Dupont, A. Branca, and T. Giraud. 2015. Adaptive horizontal gene transfers between multiple cheese-associated Fungi. Curr. Biol. 25:2562–2569.

Pintye, A.*, J. Ropars*, N. Harvey, H.-D. Shin, C. Leyronas, P. C. Nicot, T. Giraud, and L. Kiss. 2015. Host Phenology and Geography as Drivers of Differentiation in Generalist Fungal Mycoparasites. PLOS ONE 10:e0120703.

Gillot, G., J.-L. Jany, M. Coton, G. Le Floch, S. Debaets, J. Ropars, M. López-Villavicencio, J. Dupont, A. Branca, T. Giraud, and E. Coton. 2015. Insights into Penicillium roqueforti morphological and genetic diversity. PLOS ONE 10:e0129849.

Cornille, A., A. Feurtey, U. Gélin, J. Ropars, K. Misvanderbrugge, P. Gladieux, and T. Giraud. 2015. Anthropogenic and natural drivers of gene flow in a temperate wild fruit tree : a basis for conservation and breeding programs in apples. Evol. Appl. 8:373–384.

Ropars, J., M. López-Villavicencio, J. Dupont, A. Snirc, G. Gillot, M. Coton, J.-L. Jany, E. Coton, and T. Giraud. 2014. Induction of sexual reproduction and genetic diversity in the cheese fungus Penicillium roqueforti. Evol. Appl. 7:433–441.

Cheeseman, K.*, J. Ropars*, P. Renault, J. Dupont, J. Gouzy, A. Branca, A.-L. Abraham, M. Ceppi, E. Conseiller, R. Debuchy, F. Malagnac, A. Goarin, P. Silar, S. Lacoste, E. Sallet, A. Bensimon, T. Giraud, and Y. Brygoo. 2014. Multiple recent horizontal transfers of a large genomic region in cheese making fungi. Nat. Commun. 5:2876.

Ropars, J., G. Aguileta, D. M. de Vienne, and T. Giraud. 2014. Massive gene swamping among cheese-making Penicillium fungi. Microb. Cell 1.

Gladieux, P., J. Ropars, H. Badouin, A. Branca, G. Aguileta, D. M. de Vienne, R. C. Rodríguez de la Vega, S. Branco, and T. Giraud. 2014. Fungal evolutionary genomics provides insight into the mechanisms of adaptive divergence in eukaryotes. Mol. Ecol. 23:753–773.

Ropars, J., J. Dupont, E. Fontanillas, R. C. Rodríguez de la Vega, F. Malagnac, M. Coton, T. Giraud, and M. López-Villavicencio. 2012b. Sex in cheese : evidence for sexuality in the fungus Penicillium roqueforti. PLoS ONE 7:e49665.

Ropars, J., C. Cruaud, S. Lacoste, and J. Dupont. 2012. A taxonomic and ecological overview of cheese fungi. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 155:199–210.

Giraud, F., T. Giraud, G. Aguileta, E. Fournier, R. Samson, C. Cruaud, S. Lacoste, J. Ropars, A. Tellier, and J. Dupont. 2010. Microsatellite loci to recognize species for the cheese starter and contaminating strains associated with cheese manufacturing. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 137:204–213.