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Jean-Paul Delbecque


Ph.D. in Entomology, Laboratory of Zoology, University of Dijon, 1972

Current position

Resarch Director, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Université de Bordeaux, France

Publications (since 2000)

  1. Fossat, P., Bacque-Cazenave, J., De Deurwaerdere, P., Delbecque, J. P. and Cattaert, D. (2014). Comparative behavior. Anxiety-like behavior in crayfish is controlled by serotonin. Science 344(6189): 1293-1297.
  2. Mondy, N., Grossi, V., Cathalan, E., Delbecque, J. P., Mermillod‐Blondin, F. and Douady, C. J. (2014). Sterols and steroids in a freshwater crustacean (Proasellus meridianus): hormonal response to nutritional input. Invertebr Biol 133(1): 99-107.
  3. Bacque-Cazenave, J., Bouvet, F., Fossat, P., Cattaert, D. and Delbecque, J. P. (2013). Control of motor activity in crayfish by the steroid hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone via motoneuron excitability and sensory-motor integration. J Exp Biol 216(Pt 10): 1808-1818.
  4. Cattaert, D., Delbecque, J. P., Edwards, D. H. and Issa, F. A. (2010). Social interactions determine postural network sensitivity to 5-HT. J Neurosci 30(16): 5603-5616.
  5. Arienti, M., Antony, C., Wicker-Thomas, C., Delbecque, J. P. and Jallon, J. M. (2010). Ontogeny of Drosophila melanogaster female sex-appeal and cuticular hydrocarbons. Integr Zool 5(3): 272-282.
  6. Bodin, A., Jaloux, B., Delbecque, J. P., Vannier, F., Monge, J. P. and Mondy, N. (2009). Reproduction in a variable environment: How does Eupelmus vuilleti, a parasitoid wasp, adjust oogenesis to host availability? J Insect Physiol 55(7): 643-648.
  7. Casas, J., Vannier, F., Mandon, N., Delbecque, J. P., Giron, D. and Monge, J. P. (2009). Mitigation of egg limitation in parasitoids: immediate hormonal response and enhanced oogenesis after host use. Ecology 90(2): 537-545.
  8. Maniere, G., Vanhems, E., Rondot, I. and Delbecque, J. P. (2009). Control of ovarian steroidogenesis in insects: a locust neurohormone is active in vitro on blowfly ovaries. Gen Comp Endocrinol 163(3): 292-297.
  9. Bodin, A., Jaloux, B., Mandon, N., Vannier, F., Delbecque, J. P., Monge, J. P. and Mondy, N. (2007). Host-induced ecdysteroids in the stop-and-go oogenesis in a synovigenic parasitoid wasp. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 65(2): 103-111.
  10. Maniere, G., Rondot, I., Bullesbach, E. E., Gautron, F., Vanhems, E. and Delbecque, J. P. (2004). Control of ovarian steroidogenesis by insulin-like peptides in the blowfly (Phormia regina). J Endocrinol 181(1): 147-156.
  11. Maniere, G., Vanhems, E., Gautron, F. and Delbecque, J. P. (2003). Inhibition of ovarian steroidogenesis by cyclic GMP in a fly. J Endocrinol 177(1): 35-44.
  12. Maniere, G., Vanhems, E., Gautron, F. and Delbecque, J. P. (2002). Calcium inhibits ovarian steroidogenesis in the blowfly Phormia regina. J Endocrinol 173(3): 533-544..
  13. Chavez, V. M., Marques, G., Delbecque, J. P., Kobayashi, K., Hollingsworth, M., Burr, J., Natzle, J. E. and O'Connor, M. B. (2000). The Drosophila disembodied gene controls late embryonic morphogenesis and codes for a cytochrome P450 enzyme that regulates embryonic ecdysone levels. Development 127(19): 4115-4126.
  14. Manière, G., Vanhems, E. and Delbecque, J.-P. (2000). Cyclic AMP-dependent and independent stimulations of ovarian steroidogenesis by brain factors in the blowfly, Phormia regina. Mol Cell Endocrinol 168(1): 31-40.
Protocols by Jean-Paul Delbecque
  1. Measuring Anxiety-like Behavior in Crayfish by Using a Sub Aquatic Dark-light Plus Maze