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Sadri   Znaidi

Sadri Znaidi


Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, University of Montreal School of Medicine, Montreal, Canada, 2010

Current position

Postdoctoral Fellow, Fungal Biology and Pathogenicity Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France


Research articles

  1. Znaidi, S., Nesseir, A., Chauvel, M., Rossignol, T. and d'Enfert, C. (2013). A comprehensive functional portrait of two heat shock factor-type transcriptional regulators involved in Candida albicans morphogenesis and virulence. PLoS Pathog 9(8): e1003519.
  2. Chauvel, M.*, Nesseir, A.*, Cabral, V.†, Znaidi, S.†, Goyard, S., Bachellier-Bassi, S., Firon, A., Legrand, M., Diogo, D., Naulleau, C., Rossignol, T. and d'Enfert, C. (2012). A versatile overexpression strategy in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans: identification of regulators of morphogenesis and fitness. PLoS One 7(9): e45912. (*,† Equal contributions)
  3. Schubert, S., Barker, K. S., Znaidi, S., Schneider, S., Dierolf, F., Dunkel, N., Aid, M., Boucher, G., Rogers, P. D., Raymond, M. and Morschhauser, J. (2011). Regulation of efflux pump expression and drug resistance by the transcription factors Mrr1, Upc2, and Cap1 in Candida albicans. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55(5): 2212-2223.
  4. Znaidi, S., Barker, K. S., Weber, S., Alarco, A. M., Liu, T. T., Boucher, G., Rogers, P. D. and Raymond, M. (2009). Identification of the Candida albicans Cap1p regulon. Eukaryot Cell 8(6): 806-820.
  5. Znaidi, S., Weber, S., Al-Abdin, O. Z., Bomme, P., Saidane, S., Drouin, S., Lemieux, S., De Deken, X., Robert, F. and Raymond, M. (2008). Genomewide location analysis of Candida albicans Upc2p, a regulator of sterol metabolism and azole drug resistance. Eukaryot Cell 7(5): 836-847.
  6. Liu, T. T.*, Znaidi, S.*, Barker, K. S., Xu, L., Homayouni, R., Saidane, S., Morschhauser, J., Nantel, A., Raymond, M. and Rogers, P. D. (2007). Genome-wide expression and location analyses of the Candida albicans Tac1p regulon. Eukaryot Cell 6(11): 2122-2138. (*Equal contributions)
  7. Znaidi, S., De Deken, X., Weber, S., Rigby, T., Nantel, A. and Raymond, M. (2007). The zinc cluster transcription factor Tac1p regulates PDR16 expression in Candida albicans. Mol Microbiol 66(2): 440-452.
  8. Braun, B. R., van Het Hoog, M., d'Enfert, C., Martchenko, M., Dungan, J., Kuo, A., Inglis, D. O., Uhl, M. A., Hogues, H., Berriman, M., Lorenz, M., Levitin, A., Oberholzer, U., Bachewich, C., Harcus, D., Marcil, A., Dignard, D., Iouk, T., Zito, R., Frangeul, L., Tekaia, F., Rutherford, K., Wang, E., Munro, C. A., Bates, S., Gow, N. A., Hoyer, L. L., Kohler, G., Morschhauser, J., Newport, G., Znaidi, S., Raymond, M., Turcotte, B., Sherlock, G., Costanzo, M., Ihmels, J., Berman, J., Sanglard, D., Agabian, N., Mitchell, A. P., Johnson, A. D., Whiteway, M. and Nantel, A. (2005). A human-curated annotation of the Candida albicans genome. PLoS Genet 1(1): 36-57.
  9. Znaidi, S., Pelletier, B., Mukai, Y. and Labbe, S. (2004). The Schizosaccharomyces pombe corepressor Tup11 interacts with the iron-responsive transcription factor Fep1. J Biol Chem 279(10): 9462-9474.

Book chapters

  1. Znaidi, S.* (2014). Strategies for the Identification of the Mode-Of-Action of Antifungal Drug Candidates. In: Coste, D. A. (ed). Antifungals: From Genomics to Resistance and Development of Novel Agents. Caister Academic Press (*Corresponding author) (In press)
  2. Pietrella, D., Enjalbert, B., Zeidler, U., Znaidi, S., Rachini, A., Vecchiarelli, A. and d’Enfert, C. (2011). A luciferase reporter for gene expression studies and dynamic imaging of superficial Candida albicans infections. Methods in Molecular Biology, 845:537-546.
  3. Waldin, A., Soontorngun, N., MacPherson, S., Znaidi, S., Raymond, M. and Turcotte, B. (2008). Genome-wide approaches to understand multi-drug resistance in pathogenic fungi. Pathogenic Fungi: Insights in Molecular Biology, Chapter 7. Caister Academic Press.
Protocols by Sadri Znaidi
  1. ChIP-Seq in Candida albicans