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Aziz Aziz


Ph.D in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France, 1996

Current position

Associate Professor HDR in Plant Biology and Plant-Microbe interactions, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Reims, Reims, France


  1. Aziz, A., Verhagen, B., Magnin-Robert, M., Couderchet, M., Clément, C., Jeandet, P. and Trotel-Aziz, P. (2015). Effectiveness of beneficial bacteria to promote systemic resistance of grapevine to gray mold as related to phytoalexin production in vineyards. Plant & Soil.

  2. Gruau, C., Trotel-Aziz, P., Villaume, S., Rabenoelina, F., Clement, C., Baillieul, F. and Aziz, A. (2015). Pseudomonas fluorescens PTA-CT2 Triggers Local and Systemic Immune Response Against Botrytis cinerea in Grapevine. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 28(10): 1117-1129.
  3. Hatmi, S., Gruau, C., Trotel-Aziz, P., Villaume, S., Rabenoelina, F., Baillieul, F., Eullaffroy, P., Clement, C., Ferchichi, A. and Aziz, A. (2015). Drought stress tolerance in grapevine involves activation of polyamine oxidation contributing to improved immune response and low susceptibility to Botrytis cinerea. J Exp Bot 66(3): 775-787.
  4. Jeandet, P., Hebrard, C., Deville, M. A., Cordelier, S., Dorey, S., Aziz, A. and Crouzet, J. (2014). Deciphering the role of phytoalexins in plant-microorganism interactions and human health. Molecules 19(11): 18033-18056.
  5. Ikbal, F. E., Hernandez, J. A., Barba-Espin, G., Koussa, T., Aziz, A., Faize, M. and Diaz-Vivancos, P. (2014). Enhanced salt-induced antioxidative responses involve a contribution of polyamine biosynthesis in grapevine plants. J Plant Physiol 171(10): 779-788.
  6. Seifi, H., De Vleesschauwer, D., Aziz, A. and Hofte, M. (2014). Modulating plant primary amino acid metabolism as a necrotrophic virulence strategy: the immune-regulatory role of asparagine synthetase in Botrytis cinerea-tomato interaction. Plant Signal Behav 9(2): e27995.
  7. Hatmi, S., Trotel-Aziz, P., Villaume, S., Couderchet, M., Clement, C. and Aziz, A. (2014). Osmotic stress-induced polyamine oxidation mediates defence responses and reduces stress-enhanced grapevine susceptibility to Botrytis cinerea. J Exp Bot 65(1): 75-88.
  8. Seifi, H. S., Curvers, K., De Vleesschauwer, D., Delaere, I., Aziz, A. and Hofte, M. (2013). Concurrent overactivation of the cytosolic glutamine synthetase and the GABA shunt in the ABA-deficient sitiens mutant of tomato leads to resistance against Botrytis cinerea. New Phytol 199(2): 490-504.
  9. Magnin-Robert, M., Quantinet, D., Couderchet, M., Aziz, A. and Trotel-Aziz, P. (2013). Differential induction of grapevine resistance and defense reactions against Botrytis cinerea by bacterial mixtures in vineyards. BioControl 58: 117-131.
  10. Jeandet, P., Delaunois, B., Aziz, A., Donnez, D., Vasserot, Y., Cordelier, S. and Courot, E. (2012). Metabolic engineering of yeast and plants for the production of the biologically active hydroxystilbene, resveratrol. J Biomed Biotechnol 2012: 579089.
  11. Verhagen, B., Trotel-Aziz, P., Jeandet, P., Baillieul, F. and Aziz, A. (2011). Improved resistance against Botrytis cinerea by grapevine-associated bacteria that induce a prime oxidative burst and phytoalexin production. Phytopathology 101(7): 768-777.
  12. Dosnon-Olette, R., Schroder, P., Bartha, B., Aziz, A., Couderchet, M. and Eullaffroy, P. (2011). Enzymatic basis for fungicide removal by Elodea canadensis. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 18(6): 1015-1021.
  13. Verhagen, B. W., Trotel-Aziz, P., Couderchet, M., Hofte, M. and Aziz, A. (2010). Pseudomonas spp.-induced systemic resistance to Botrytis cinerea is associated with induction and priming of defence responses in grapevine. J Exp Bot 61(1): 249-260.
Protocols by Aziz Aziz
  1. An Assay to Study Botrytis cinerea-infected Grapevine Leaves Primed with Pseudomonas fluorescens