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Olivier  Pierre

Olivier Pierre


Ph.D in Cell & Molecular Biology, Institut Sophia AgroBiotech, Nice-Côte d’Azur University, France, 2013

Current Position

Imaging Facility Manager, Institut Sophia AgroBiotech, Sophia-Antipolis, France

Publications (since 2011)

  1. Crespo-Rivas, J. C., Guefrachi, I., Mok, K. C., Villaecija-Aguilar, J. A., Acosta-Jurado, S., Pierre, O., Ruiz-Sainz, J. E., Taga, M. E., Mergaert, P. and Vinardell, J. M. (2016). Sinorhizobium fredii HH103 bacteroids are not terminally differentiated and show altered O-antigen in nodules of the Inverted Repeat-Lacking Clade legume Glycyrrhiza uralensis. Environ Microbiol 18(8): 2392-2404.
  2. Guefrachi, I., Pierre, O., Timchenko, T., Alunni, B., Barriere, Q., Czernic, P., Villaecija-Aguilar, J. A., Verly, C., Bourge, M., Fardoux, J., Mars, M., Kondorosi, E., Giraud, E. and Mergaert, P. (2015). Bradyrhizobium BclA Is a Peptide Transporter Required for Bacterial Differentiation in Symbiosis with Aeschynomene Legumes. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 28(11): 1155-1166.
  3. Czernic, P., Gully, D., Cartieaux, F., Moulin, L., Guefrachi, I., Patrel, D., Pierre, O., Fardoux, J., Chaintreuil, C., Nguyen, P., Gressent, F., Da Silva, C., Poulain, J., Wincker, P., Rofidal, V., Hem, S., Barriere, Q., Arrighi, J. F., Mergaert, P. and Giraud, E. (2015). Convergent Evolution of Endosymbiont Differentiation in Dalbergioid and Inverted Repeat-Lacking Clade Legumes Mediated by Nodule-Specific Cysteine-Rich Peptides. Plant Physiol 169(2): 1254-1265.
  4. Baldacci-Cresp, F., Maucourt, M., Deborde, C., Pierre, O., Moing, A., Brouquisse, R., Favery, B. and Frendo, P. (2015). Maturation of nematode-induced galls in Medicago truncatula is related to water status and primary metabolism modifications. Plant Sci 232: 77-85.
  5. Pierre, O., Hopkins, J., Combier, M., Baldacci, F., Engler, G., Brouquisse, R., Herouart, D. and Boncompagni, E. (2014). Involvement of papain and legumain proteinase in the senescence process of Medicago truncatula nodules. New Phytol 202(3): 849-863.
  6. Hopkins, J., Pierre, O., Kazmierczak, T., Gruber, V., Frugier, F., Clement, M., Frendo, P., Herouart, D. and Boncompagni, E. (2014). MtZR1, a PRAF protein, is involved in the development of roots and symbiotic root nodules in Medicago truncatula. Plant Cell Environ 37(3): 658-669.
  7. Pierre, O., Engler, G., Hopkins, J., Brau, F., Boncompagni, E. and Herouart, D. (2013). Peribacteroid space acidification: a marker of mature bacteroid functioning in Medicago truncatula nodules. Plant Cell Environ 36(11): 2059-2070.
  8. Cam, Y., Pierre, O., Boncompagni, E., Herouart, D., Meilhoc, E. and Bruand, C. (2012). Nitric oxide (NO): a key player in the senescence of Medicago truncatula root nodules. New Phytol 196(2): 548-560.
  9. Haag, A. F., Baloban, M., Sani, M., Kerscher, B., Pierre, O., Farkas, A., Longhi, R., Boncompagni, E., Herouart, D., Dall'angelo, S., Kondorosi, E., Zanda, M., Mergaert, P. and Ferguson, G. P. (2011). Protection of Sinorhizobium against host cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides is critical for symbiosis. PLoS Biol 9(10): e1001169.
Protocols by Olivier Pierre
  1. Single Cell Flow Cytometry Assay for Peptide Uptake by Bacteria