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Eric Gomès


Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Burgundy, 1996

Current position

Professor of Plant Biology and Physiology, University of Bordeaux, France
Research performed at the Institute for Grapevine and Wine Science, Bordeaux, France

Publications (since 2006)

  1. Hilbert, G., Temsamani, H., Bordenave, L., Pedrot, E., Chaher, N., Cluzet, S., Delaunay, J. C., Ollat, N., Delrot, S., Merillon, J. M., Gomes, E. and Richard, T. (2015). Flavonol profiles in berries of wild Vitis accessions using liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. Food Chem 169: 49-58.
  2. Martinez-Luscher, J., Morales, F., Delrot, S., Sanchez-Diaz, M., Gomes, E., Aguirreolea, J. and Pascual, I. (2015). Characterization of the adaptive response of grapevine (cv. Tempranillo) to UV-B radiation under water deficit conditions. Plant Sci 232: 13-22.
  3. Martinez-Luscher, J., Morales, F., Sanchez-Diaz, M., Delrot, S., Aguirreolea, J., Gomes, E. and Pascual, I. (2015). Climate change conditions (elevated CO2 and temperature) and UV-B radiation affect grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. Tempranillo) leaf carbon assimilation, altering fruit ripening rates. Plant Sci 236: 168-176.
  4. Berdeja, M., Nicolas, P., Kappel, C., Dai, Z. W., Hilbert, G., Peccoux, A., Lafontaine, M., Ollat, N., Gomès, E. and Delrot, S. (2015). Water limitation and rootstock genotype interact to alter grape berry metabolism through transcriptome reprogramming. Horticulture Research 2.
  5. Bobeica, N., Poni, S., Hilbert, G., Renaud, C., Gomes, E., Delrot, S. and Dai, Z. (2015). Differential responses of sugar, organic acids and anthocyanins to source-sink modulation in Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grapevines. Front Plant Sci 6: 382.
  6. Camps, C., Kappel, C., Lecomte, P., Léon, C., Coutos‐Thévenot, P., Delrot, S. and Gomès, E. (2014). Identification of grapevine marker genes for early, non‐destructive Eutypa lata infection diagnosis. Plant pathology 63(2): 323-333.
  7. Martinez-Luscher, J., Torres, N., Hilbert, G., Richard, T., Sanchez-Diaz, M., Delrot, S., Aguirreolea, J., Pascual, I. and Gomes, E. (2014). Ultraviolet-B radiation modifies the quantitative and qualitative profile of flavonoids and amino acids in grape berries. Phytochemistry 102: 106-114.
  8. Soubeyrand, E., Basteau, C., Hilbert, G., van Leeuwen, C., Delrot, S. and Gomes, E. (2014). Nitrogen supply affects anthocyanin biosynthetic and regulatory genes in grapevine cv. Cabernet-Sauvignon berries. Phytochemistry 103: 38-49.
  9. Kuhn, N., Guan, L., Dai, Z. W., Wu, B. H., Lauvergeat, V., Gomes, E., Li, S. H., Godoy, F., Arce-Johnson, P. and Delrot, S. (2014). Berry ripening: recently heard through the grapevine. J Exp Bot 65(16): 4543-4559.
  10. Dai, Z. W., Meddar, M., Renaud, C., Merlin, I., Hilbert, G., Delrot, S. and Gomes, E. (2014). Long-term in vitro culture of grape berries and its application to assess the effects of sugar supply on anthocyanin accumulation. J Exp Bot 65(16): 4665-4677.
  11. Martinez-Luscher, J., Sanchez-Diaz, M., Delrot, S., Aguirreolea, J., Pascual, I. and Gomes, E. (2014). Ultraviolet-B radiation and water deficit interact to alter flavonol and anthocyanin profiles in grapevine berries through transcriptomic regulation. Plant Cell Physiol 55(11): 1925-1936.
  12. Pawlus, A. D., Sahli, R., Bisson, J., Riviere, C., Delaunay, J. C., Richard, T., Gomes, E., Bordenave, L., Waffo-Teguo, P. and Merillon, J. M. (2013). Stilbenoid profiles of canes from Vitis and Muscadinia species. J Agric Food Chem 61(3): 501-511.
  13. Nicolas, P., Lecourieux, D., Gomes, E., Delrot, S. and Lecourieux, F. (2013). The grape berry-specific basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor VvCEB1 affects cell size. J Exp Bot 64(4): 991-1003.(IF2013 = 5,794)
  14. Dai, Z. W., Leon, C., Feil, R., Lunn, J. E., Delrot, S. and Gomes, E. (2013). Metabolic profiling reveals coordinated switches in primary carbohydrate metabolism in grape berry (Vitis vinifera L.), a non-climacteric fleshy fruit. J Exp Bot 64(5): 1345-1355.
  15. Guillaumie, S., Ilg, A., Réty, S., Brette, M., Trossat-Magnin, C., Decroocq, S., Léon, C., Keime, C., Ye, T. and Baltenweck-Guyot, R. (2013). Genetic analysis of the biosynthesis of 2-methoxy-3-isobutylpyrazine, a major grape-derived aroma compound impacting wine quality. Plant physiology 162(2): 604-615.
  16. De la Cruz, A. A., Hilbert, G., Mengin, V., Riviere, C., Ollat, N., Vitrac, C., Bordenave, L., Decroocq, S., Delaunay, J. C., Merillon, J. M., Monti, J. P., Gomes, E. and Richard, T. (2013). Anthocyanin phytochemical profiles and anti-oxidant activities of Vitis candicans and Vitis doaniana. Phytochem Anal 24(5): 446-452.
  17. Martinez-Luscher, J., Morales, F., Delrot, S., Sanchez-Diaz, M., Gomes, E., Aguirreolea, J. and Pascual, I. (2013). Short- and long-term physiological responses of grapevine leaves to UV-B radiation. Plant Sci 213: 114-122.
  18. Acevedo De la Cruz, A., Hilbert, G., Riviere, C., Mengin, V., Ollat, N., Bordenave, L., Decroocq, S., Delaunay, J. C., Delrot, S., Merillon, J. M., Monti, J. P., Gomes, E. and Richard, T. (2012). Anthocyanin identification and composition of wild Vitis spp. accessions by using LC-MS and LC-NMR. Anal Chim Acta 732: 145-152.
  19. Pillet, J., Egert, A., Pieri, P., Lecourieux, F., Kappel, C., Charon, J., Gomes, E., Keller, F., Delrot, S. and Lecourieux, D. (2012). VvGOLS1 and VvHsfA2 are involved in the heat stress responses in grapevine berries. Plant Cell Physiol 53(10): 1776-1792.
  20. Dai, Z. W., Ollat, N., Gomès, E., Decroocq, S., Tandonnet, J.-P., Bordenave, L., Pieri, P., Hilbert, G., Kappel, C. and van Leeuwen, C. (2011). Ecophysiological, genetic, and molecular causes of variation in grape berry weight and composition: a review. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 62(4): 413-425.
  21. Hichri, I., Deluc, L., Barrieu, F., Bogs, J., Mahjoub, A., Regad, F., Gallois, B., Granier, T., Trossat-Magnin, C., Gomes, E. and Lauvergeat, V. (2011). A single amino acid change within the R2 domain of the VvMYB5b transcription factor modulates affinity for protein partners and target promoters selectivity. BMC Plant Biol 11: 117.
  22. Camps, C., Kappel, C., Lecomte, P., Leon, C., Gomes, E., Coutos-Thevenot, P. and Delrot, S. (2010). A transcriptomic study of grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. Cabernet-Sauvignon) interaction with the vascular ascomycete fungus Eutypa lata. J Exp Bot 61(6): 1719-1737.
  23. Girault, T., Francois, J., Rogniaux, H., Pascal, S., Delrot, S., Coutos-Thevenot, P. and Gomes, E. (2008). Exogenous application of a lipid transfer protein-jasmonic acid complex induces protection of grapevine towards infection by Botrytis cinerea. Plant Physiol Biochem 46(2): 140-149.
  24. François, J., Lallemand, M., Fleurat-Lessard, P., Laquitaine, L., Delrot, S., Coutos-Thévenot, P. and Gomès, E. (2008). Overexpression of the VvLTP1 gene interferes with somatic embryo development in grapevine. Functional plant biology 35(5): 394-402.
  25. Laquitaine, L., Gomes, E., Francois, J., Marchive, C., Pascal, S., Hamdi, S., Atanassova, R., Delrot, S. and Coutos-Thevenot, P. (2006). Molecular basis of ergosterol-induced protection of grape against botrytis cinerea: induction of type I LTP promoter activity, WRKY, and stilbene synthase gene expression. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19(10): 1103-1112.
Protocols by Eric Gomès
  1. Development and Implementation of an in vitro Culture System for Intact Detached Grape Berries