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Sophie  Blanchet

Sophie Blanchet


Engineer degree, EPHE, Paris 5, France, 1997

Current position

Engineer in Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, IPS2, Paris-SaclayUniversity, Orsay, France


  1. Pflieger, S., Blanchet, S., Meziadi, C., Richard, M. M., Thareau, V., Mary, F., Mazoyer, C. and Geffroy, V. (2014). The "one-step" Bean pod mottle virus (BPMV)-derived vector is a functional genomics tool for efficient overexpression of heterologous protein, virus-induced gene silencing and genetic mapping of BPMV R-gene in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). BMC Plant Biol 14: 232.
  2. Richard, M. M., Pflieger, S., Sevignac, M., Thareau, V., Blanchet, S., Li, Y., Jackson, S. A. and Geffroy, V. (2014). Fine mapping of Co-x, an anthracnose resistance gene to a highly virulent strain of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum in common bean. Theor Appl Genet 127(7): 1653-1666.
  3. Richard, M. M., Chen, N. W., Thareau, V., Pflieger, S., Blanchet, S., Pedrosa-Harand, A., Iwata, A., Chavarro, C., Jackson, S. A. and Geffroy, V. (2013). The Subtelomeric khipu satellite repeat from Phaseolus vulgaris: Lessons learned from the genome analysis of the andean genotype G19833. Front Plant Sci 4: 109.
  4. Pflieger, S., Richard, M. M., Blanchet, S., Meziadi, C. and Geffroy, V. (2013). VIGS technology: an attractive tool for functional genomics studies in legumes. Functional Plant Biology 40(12): 1234-1248.
  5. Jegu, T., Latrasse, D., Delarue, M., Mazubert, C., Bourge, M., Hudik, E., Blanchet, S., Soler, M. N., Charon, C., De Veylder, L., Raynaud, C., Bergounioux, C. and Benhamed, M. (2013). Multiple functions of Kip-related protein5 connect endoreduplication and cell elongation. Plant Physiol 161(4): 1694-1705.
  6. Domenichini, S., Benhamed, M., De Jaeger, G., Van De Slijke, E., Blanchet, S., Bourge, M., De Veylder, L., Bergounioux, C. and Raynaud, C. (2012). Evidence for a role of Arabidopsis CDT1 proteins in gametophyte development and maintenance of genome integrity. Plant Cell 24(7): 2779-2791.
  7. Meng, P. H., Raynaud, C., Tcherkez, G., Blanchet, S., Massoud, K., Domenichini, S., Henry, Y., Soubigou-Taconnat, L., Lelarge-Trouverie, C., Saindrenan, P., Renou, J. P. and Bergounioux, C. (2009). Crosstalks between myo-inositol metabolism, programmed cell death and basal immunity in Arabidopsis. PLoS One 4(10): e7364.
  8. Ni, D. A., Sozzani, R., Blanchet, S., Domenichini, S., Reuzeau, C., Cella, R., Bergounioux, C. and Raynaud, C. (2009). The Arabidopsis MCM2 gene is essential to embryo development and its over-expression alters root meristem function. New Phytol 184(2): 311-322.
  9. Le Foll, M., Blanchet, S., Millan, L., Mathieu, C., Bergounioux, C. and Glab, N. (2008). The plant CDK inhibitor NtKIS1a interferes with dedifferentiation, is specifically down regulated during development and interacts with a JAB1 homolog. Plant science 175(4): 513-523.
  10. Rumelhard, M., Ramgolam, K., Auger, F., Dazy, A. C., Blanchet, S., Marano, F. and Baeza-Squiban, A. (2007). Effects of PM2.5 components in the release of amphiregulin by human airway epithelial cells. Toxicol Lett 168(2): 155-164.
  11. Baulig, A., Blanchet, S., Rumelhard, M., Lacroix, G., Marano, F. and Baeza-Squiban, A. (2007). Fine urban atmospheric particulate matter modulates inflammatory gene and protein expression in human bronchial epithelial cells. Front Biosci 12: 771-782.
Protocols by Sophie Blanchet
  1. Bean Pod Mottle Virus (BPMV) Viral Inoculation Procedure in Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)