Eric Marois


MAROIS_Eric-2Eric Marois 

Group Leader – CR1 of INSERM

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2002 : Ph.D. on plant-pathogen interactions, INA-PG (Paris) and Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, laboratory of Ulla Bonas
2002-2006 : post-doctoral research on Drosophila, Max-Planck Institute Dresden, laboratory of Suzanne Eaton
2006-2008 : post-doctoral research on Anopheles, IMBC Strasbourg, laboratory of Elena Levashina
since 2008, INSERM staff researcher at IBMC
In the Lab since 2006


24. Transgenic expression of the anti-parasitic factor TEP1 in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae.  G Volohonsky, A-K Hopp, Mélanie Saenger, Julien Soichot, H Scholze, J Boch, Stéphanie Blandin, Eric Marois, 2017  – PLoS Pathog  13(1):e1006113 pubmed

23. A CRISPR-Cas9 gene drive system targeting female reproduction in the malaria mosquito vector Anopheles gambiae. Hammond A., Galizi R., Kyrou K., Simoni A., Siniscalchi C., Katsanos D., Gribble M., Baker D., Marois E., Russell S., Burt A., Windbichler N., Crisanti A., Nolan T., 2016 – Nat. Biotechnol 34(1):78-83 pubmed

22. Tools for Anopheles gambiae Transgenesis. Volohonsky G.*, Terenzi O.*, Soichot J.*, Naujoks D.A., Nolan T., Windbichler N., Kapps D., Smidler A.L., Vittu A., Costa G., Steinert S., Levashina E.A., Blandin S.A. and Marois E., 2015 – Genes, Genomes, Genetics 5(6):1151-63 pubmed

21. Sexual sterilization of mosquitoes. Gabrieli P., Marois E. Catteruccia F., Oct. 2014 – In book: Transgenic insects: techniques and applications. Publisher: CABI, Editors: MQ Benedict, pp.188-207

20. Site-specific genetic engineering of the Anopheles gambiae Y chromosome. Bernardini F., Galizi R., Menichelli M., Papathanos P.A., Dritsou V., Marois E., Crisanti A., Windbichler N., 2014 – Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 111(21):7600-7605 pubmed

19. Targeted Mutagenesis in the Malaria Mosquito Using TALE Nucleases. Smidler A. L., Terenzi O., Soichot J., Levashina E. A., Marois E., 2013PLoS One 8(8):e74511 pubmed

18. High-throughput sorting of mosquito larvae for laboratory studies and for future vector control interventions. Marois E, Scali C, Soichot J, Kappler C, Levashina EA, Catteruccia F., 2012 – Malar J. 11(1):302 pubmed

17. The multifaceted mosquito anti-Plasmodium response. Marois E., 2011 – Curr Opin Microbiol. 14(4):429-35 pubmed

16. The Major Yolk Protein Vitellogenin Interferes with the Anti-Plasmodium Response in the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Rono M.K., Whitten M.M., Oulad-Abdelghani M., Levashina E.A., Marois E., 2010 – PLoS Biol. 8(7) : e1000434  pubmed

15. Detailed analysis of the DNA recognition motifs of the Xanthomonas type III effectors AvrBs3 and AvrBs3Deltarep16. Kay S., Hahn S., Marois E., Wieduwild R., Bonas U., 2009 – Plant J. 59(6) : 859-71 pubmed

14. Antimalarial responses in Anopheles gambiae: from a complement-like protein to a complement-like pathway. Blandin S.A., Marois E., Levashina E.A., 2008 – Cell Host Microbe. 3(6) : 364-74. Review. pubmed

13. RNAi in the Hedgehog signaling pathway: pFRiPE, a vector for temporally and spatially controlled RNAi in Drosophila. Marois E., Eaton S., 2007 – Methods Mol Biol. 397 : 115-28. pubmed

12. A bacterial effector acts as a plant transcription factor and induces a cell size regulator. Kay S., Hahn S., Marois E., Hause G., Bonas U., 2007 – Science 318(5850) : 648-51. pubmed

11. The endocytic pathway and formation of the Wingless morphogen gradient. Marois E., Mahmoud A., Eaton S., 2006 – Development 133(2) : 307-317 pubmed

10. Hexagonal packing of Drosophila wing epithelial cells by the planar cell polarity pathway. Developmental. Classen A.K., Anderson K.I., Marois E., Eaton S., 2005 – Dev. Cell 9(6) : 805-817 pubmed

9. Lipoprotein particles carry lipid-linked proteins and are required for long-range Hedgehog and Wingless signalling. Panáková D., Sprong H., Marois E., Thiele C., Eaton S., 2005 – Nature 435(7038) : 58-65 pubmed

8. The Xanthomonas type III effector protein AvrBs3 modulates plant gene expression and induces cell hypertrophy in the susceptible host. Marois E., Van den Ackerveken G., Bonas U., 2002 – Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 15(7) : 637-646 pubmed

7. Eukaryotic features of the Xanthomonas type III effector AvrBs3: protein domains involved in transcriptional activation and the interaction with nuclear import receptors from pepper. Szurek B., Marois E., Bonas U., Van den Ackerveken G., 2001 – Plant J.  26(5) : 523-34 pubmed

6. Eukaryotic fatty acylation drives plasma membrane targeting and enhances function of several type III effector proteins from Pseudomonas syringae. Marois E., Nimchuk Z., Kjemtrup S., Leister R.T., Katagiri F., Dangl J.L., 2000 – Cell 101(4) : 353-63 pubmed

5. How the bacterial plant pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria conquers the host. Bonas U., Van den Ackerveken G., Büttner D., Hahn K., Marois E., Nennstiel D., Noël L., Rossier O., Szurek B., 2000 – Mol. Plant Microbiol. 1(1) : 73-76 pubmed

4. Accumulation of salicylic acid and 4-hydroxybenzoic acid in phloem fluids of cucumber during systemic acquired resistance is preceded by a transient increase in phenylalanine ammonia-lyase activity in petioles and stems. Smith-Becker J., Marois E., Huguet E. J., Midland S.L., Sims J. J., Keen N.T., 1998 – Plant Physiol. 116(1) : 231-238 pubmed

3. Recognition of the Bacterial Avirulence protein AvrBs3 Occurs inside the Host Plant Cell. Van den Ackerveken G., Marois E., Bonas U., 1996 – Cell 87(7) : 1307-1316 pubmed

2. The Diurnal Lepidoptera of the Beue wasteland. Marois E., 1993 – Nature-Nièvre 1

1. Successful hybridization between Eudia pavonia and Saturnia pyri. Marois E., 1990 – Imago 45