Publications EMF Support


Unique proteomic signature of JCPyV-infected human astrocytes: from cells to extracellular vesicles
Larise Oberholster, Amandine Mathias, Sylvain Perriot, Emma Blaser, Mathieu Canales, Samuel Jones, Lucas Culebras, Marie Gimenez, G. Campbell Kaynor, Alexey Sapozhnik, Kevin Richetin, Susan Goelz, Renaud Du Pasquier
bioRxiv 2023.04.11.536379; doi:


De Rossi P, Lewis AJ, Furrer J, De Vos L, Demeter T, Zbinden A, Zhong W, Wiersma VI, Scialo C, Weber J, Guo Z, Scaramuzza S, Di Fabrizio M, Böing C, Castaño-Díez D, Al-Amoudi A, Pérez-Berlanga M, Lashley T, Stahlberg H, Polymenidou M. FTLD-TDP assemblies seed neoaggregates with subtype-specific features via a prion-like cascade. EMBO Rep. 2021 Nov 22:e53877. doi: 10.15252/embr.202153877. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34806807.

Fenwick C, Turelli P, Perez L, Pellaton C, Esteves-Leuenberger L, Farina A, Campos J, Lana E, Fiscalini F, Raclot C, Pojer F, Lau K, Demurtas D, Descatoire M, Joo VS, Foglierini M, Noto A, Abdelnabi R, Foo CS, Vangeel L, Neyts J, Du W, Bosch BJ, Veldman G, Leyssen P, Thiel V, LeGrand R, Lévy Y, Trono D, Pantaleo G. A highly potent antibody effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern. Cell Rep. 2021 Oct 12;37(2):109814. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109814.

Muriel O, Michon L, Kukulski W, Martin SG. Ultrastructural plasma membrane asymmetries in tension and curvature promote yeast cell fusion. J Cell Biol. 2021 Oct 4;220(10):e202103142. doi: 10.1083/jcb.202103142.


Yoan Arribat, Dogan Grepper, Sylviane Lagarrigue, Timothy Qi, Sarah Cohen, Francesca Amati.
Spastin mutations impair coordination between lipid droplet dispersion and reticulum. PLoS Genet. 2020 Apr 21;16(4):e100866
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008665

Judit Castillo‐Armengol, Valentin Barquissau, Sarah Geller, Honglei Ji, Ilenia Severi, Wiebe Venema, Eric Aria Fenandez, Catherine Moret, Katharina Huber, Lucia C Leal‐Esteban, Anita Nasrallah, Laia Martinez‐Carreres, Guy Niederhäuser, Patricia Seoane‐Collazo, Sylviane Lagarrigue, Miguel López, Antonio Giordano, Sophie Croizier, Bernard Thorens, Isabel C Lopez‐Mejia, Lluis Fajas.
Hypothalamic CDK4 regulates thermogenesis by modulating sympathetic innervation of adipose tissues. EMBO Reports (2020)21:e49807


Yoan Arribat, Dogan Grepper, Sylviane Lagarrigue, Joy Richard, Mélanie Gachet, Philipp Gut and Francesca Amati
Mitochondria in Embryogenesis: An Organellogenesis Perspective. Front. Cell Dev. Biol., 22 November 2019

Laia Martínez-Carreres, Julien Puyal, Lucía C. Leal-Esteban, Meritxell Orpinell, Judit Castillo-Armengol, Albert Giralt, Oleksandr Dergai, Catherine Moret, Valentin Barquissau, Anita Nasrallah, Angélique Pabois, Lianjun Zhang, Pedro Romero, Isabel C. Lopez-Mejia and Lluis Fajas.
CDK4 Regulates Lysosomal Function and mTORC1 Activation to Promote Cancer Cell Survival. Cancer Research, October 2019

Samuele Testa, Sarah Berger, Philippe Piccardi, Frank Oechslin, Grégory Resch & Sara Mitr. Spatial structure affects phage efficacy in infecting dual-strain biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Communications Biology, volume 2, Article number: 405 (2019)

Lika Leshkasheli, Mzia Kutateladze, Nana Balarjishvili, Darejan Bolkvadze, Jonathan Save, Frank Oechslin, Yok-Ai Que, Grégory Resch. Efficacy of Newly Isolated and Highly Potent Bacteriophages in a Mouse Model of XDRAB Bacteremia. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. S2213-7165(19)30115-8.


Chia-Yu Yeh, Brent Asrican, Jonathan Moss, Luis Jhoan Quintanilla, Ting He, Xia Mao, Frederic Cassé, Elias Gebara, Hechen Bao, Wei Lu, NicolasToni, JuanSong. Mossy Cells Control Adult Neural Stem Cell Quiescence and Maintenance through a Dynamic Balance between Direct and Indirect Pathways. Neuron, Volume 99, Issue 3, 8 August 2018, Pages 425-427.

Thomas Krueger, Julia Bodin, Noa Horwitz, Céline Loussert-Fonta, Adrian Sakr, Stéphane Escrig, Maoz Fine & Anders Meibom. Temperature and feeding induce tissue level changes in autotrophic and heterotrophic nutrient allocation in the coral symbiosis – A NanoSIMS study. Scientific Reports, Article number: 12710 (2018).

Charlotte LeKieffre, Joan M. Bernhard, Guillaume Mabilleau, Helena L. Filipsson, Anders Meibom, Emmanuelle Geslin. An overview of cellular ultrastructure in benthic foraminifera: New observations of rotalid species in the context of existing literature. Marine Micropaleontology, Volume 138, January 2018, Pages 12-32.

Benhadji Nadhira, Hassaine Karima Abdellaoui, Sartori Michel. Habrophlebia hassainae, a new mayfly species (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae) from North Africa. Zootaxa 4403 (3): 557–569

Hidetaka Nomakia, Charlotte LeKieffre, Stéphane Escrig, Anders Meibom, Shinsuke Yagyu, Elizabeth A. Richardson, Takuya Matsuzaki, Masafumi Murayama, Emmanuelle Geslin, Joan M. Bernhard. Innovative TEM-coupled approaches to study foraminiferal cells. Marine Micropaleontology, Volume 138, January 2018, Pages 90-104.

Thierry Jauffrais, Charlotte LeKieffre, Magali Schweizer, Emmanuelle Geslin, Edouard Metzger, Joan M. Bernhard, Bruno Jesus, Helena L. Filipsson, Olivier Maire, Anders Meibom. Kleptoplastidic benthic foraminifera from aphotic habitats: insights into assimilation of inorganic C, N and S studied with sub-cellular resolution. Environmental Microbiology, Volume: 21   Issue: 1   Pages: 125-141

Sutthinun Chanaporn, Jean-Luc Gattolliat & Boonsatien Boonsoong. A new species of Platybaetis Müller-Liebenau, 1980 (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from Thailand, with description of the imago of Platybaetis bishopi Müller-Liebenau, 1980. Zootaxa 4378 (1): 085–097

Charlotte LeKieffre, Thierry Jauffrais, Emmanuelle Geslin, Bruno Jesus, Joan M. Bernhard, Maria-Evangelia Giovani & Anders Meibom. Inorganic carbon and nitrogen assimilation in cellular compartments of a benthic kleptoplastic foraminifer. Scientific Reports, Volume: 8, Article Number: 10140, Published: JUL 4 2018.

Charlotte LeKieffre, Howard J. Spero, Ann D. Russell, Jennifer S. Fehrenbacher, Emmanuelle Geslin, Anders Meibom. Assimilation, translocation, and utilization of carbon between photosynthetic symbiotic dinoflagellates and their planktic foraminifera host. Marine Biology, Volume: 165, Issue: 6, Article Number: 104, Published: JUN 2018.

E. Gibbin, A. Gavish, I. Domart-Coulon, E. Kramarsky-Winter, O. Shapiro, A. Meibom and A. Vardi. Using NanoSIMS coupled with microfluidics to visualize the early stages of coral infection by Vibrio coralliilyticus. BMC Microbiology, (2018) 18:39.

Emma M. Gibbin, Thomas Krueger, Hollie M. Putnam, Katie L. Barott, Julia Bodin, Ruth D. Gates and Anders Meibom. 2018. Short-Term Thermal Acclimation Modifies the Metabolic Condition of the Coral Holobiont. Frontiers in Marine Science. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:10.


Wagner Andre, Vuataz Laurent, Sartori Michel. Electrogena brulini sp. nov. and E. vipavensis Zurwerra & Tomka, 1986 syn. nov. revealed by integrative taxonomy of E. gridellii (Grandi, 1953) (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae). Zootaxa 4362 (3): 359–384

Kluge Nikita J., Gattolliat Jean-Luc, Salles Frederico F. Redescription of the Afrotropical genus Crassabwa Lugo-Ortiz & McCafferty 1996 (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae: Protopatellata). Zootaxa 4350 (3): 401–435

Thomas Krueger, Noa Horwitz, Julia Bodin, Maria-Evangelia Giovani, Stéphane Escrig, Anders Meibom and Maoz Fine. Common reef-building coral in the Northern Red Sea resistant to elevated temperature and acidification. Royal Society Open Science. Published:17 May 2017


Ballo MKS, Rtimi S, Mancini S, Kiwi J, Pulgarin C, Entenza JM, Bizzini A. 2016. Bactericidal activity and mechanism of action of copper-sputtered flexible surfaces against multidrug-resistant pathogens. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 100, 5945-5953.

Ballo MKS, Rtimi S, Pulgarin C, Hopf N, Berthet A, Kiwi J, Moreillon P, Entenza JM, Bizzini A. 2016. In vitro and in vivo effectiveness of an innovative silver-copper nanoparticle coating of catheters to prevent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 60, 5349-5356.

Buscemi L, Ginet V, Lopatar J, Montana V, Pucci L, Spagnuolo P, Zehnder T, Grubišić V, Truttman A, Sala C, Hirt L, Parpura V, Puyal J, Bezzi P. 2016. Homer1 Scaffold Proteins Govern Ca2+ Dynamics in Normal and Reactive Astrocytes. Cereb Cortex, Volume 27, Issue 3, March 2017, Pages 2365–2384.

Heulot M, Chevalier N, Puyal J, Margue C, Michel S, Kreis S, Kulms D, Barras D, Nahimana A, Widmann C. 2016. The TAT-RasGAP317-326 anti-cancer peptide can kill in a caspase-, apoptosis-, and necroptosis-independent manner. Oncotarget, 7, 64342-64342.

Perrin BRM, Braccini M, Bidan CM, Derail C, Papon E, Leterrier Y, Barrandon Y. 2016. Adhesion of surgical sealants used in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Int J Adhesion Adhesives, 70, 81-80.

Marle Pierre, Frederico F. Salles & Jean-Luc Gattolliat. Two new species of Bungona Harker, 1957 (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from Borneo, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4088 (2): 221–235.

Kešnerová L, Mortiz R, Engel P. 2016. Bartonella apis sp. nov. a honey bee gut symbiont of the class Alphaproteobacteria. Int J System Evol Microbiol, 66, 414-421.


Braun SMG, Pilz G-A, Machado RAC, Moss J, Becher B, Toni N, Jessberger S. 2015. Programming Hippocampal Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells into Oligodendrocytes Enhances Remyelination in the Adult Brain after Injury. Cell Reports, 1679-1685.

Broskey NT, Boss A, Fares E-J, Greggio C, Gremion G, Schlüter L, Hans D, Kreis R, Boesch C, Amati F. 2015. Exercise efficiency relates with mitochondrial content and function in older adults. Physiol Rep, 3 (6), 2015, e12418

Halshka G, Bryan LC, Lewinski N, Suarez G, Coullerez G, Bowen P, Riediker M. 2015. Physicochemical characterization of nebulized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs). J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv, 28, 43-51.

Jacquier N, Viollier PH, Greub G. 2015. The role of peptidoglycan in chlamydial cell division: towards resolving the chlamydial anomaly. FEMS Microbiology Reviews, 39, 262-275.

Sultan S, Li L, Moss J, Petrelli F, Cassé F, Gebara E, LopatJar J, Pfrieger FW, Bezzi P, Bischofberger J, Toni N. 2015. Synaptic Integration of Adult-Born Hippocampal Neurons Is Locally Controlled by Astrocytes. Neuron, 88, 957-972.

Sonia Zrelli, Sadok Boulaaba, Mustapha Bejaoui, Moncef Boumaïza & Michel Sartori. Description et répartition de Potamanthus luteus Linnaeus 1767 (Ephemeroptera, Potamanthidae) en Tunisie. Entomologie Faunistique – Faunistic Entomology 2015 68, 223-228.

Michel Sartori, John E. Brittain. Order Ephemeroptera. Ecology and General Biology, Fourth Edition, 2015, chapter 34, 873-891

Descloux C, Ginet V, Clarke PGH, Puyal J, Truttmann AC. 2015. Neuronal death after perinatal cerebral hypoxia-ischemia: Focus on autophagy-mediated cell death. Int J Dev Neurosci, 45, 75-85.


Nicolas Jacquier, Antonio Frandi, Trestan Pillonel, Patrick Viollier & Gilbert Greub. 2014. Cell wall precursors are required to organize the chlamydial division septum. Nature communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4578.

Michel Sartori. The concept of Compsoneuria Eaton, 1881 revisited in light of historical and new material from the Sunda Islands (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae: Ecdyonurinae). Zootaxa 3835 (1): 001–032

Michel Sartori. Status of the enigmatic Oriental genus Rhithrogeniella Ulmer, 1939 (Ephemeroptera, Heptageniidae). ZooKeys 429: 47–61 (2014).

Andrea Volterra, Nicolas Liaudet and Iaroslav Savtchouk. 2014. Astrocyte Ca2+ signalling: an unexpected complexity. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 15, 327-335 (2014).


Juan Song, Sun J, Moss J, Wen Z, Sun GJ, Hsu D, Zhong C, Davoudi H, Christian KM, Toni N, Ming G-l, Song H. 2013. Parvalbumin interneurons mediate neuronal circuitry–neurogenesis coupling in the adult hippocampus. Nature Neuroscience, 16, 1728–1730.

De la Rossa A, Bellone C, Golding B, Vitali I, Moss J, Toni N, Lüscher C, Jabaudon D. 2013. In vivo reprogramming of circuit connectivity in postmitotic neocortical neurons. Nature Neuroscience, 16, 193–200.

Motori E, Puyal J, Toni N, Ghanem A, Angeloni C, Malaguti M, Cantelli-Forti G, Berninger B, Conzelmann K-K, Götz M, Winklhofer KF, Hrelia S, Bergami M. 2013. Inflammation-induced alteration of astrocyte mitochondrial dynamics requires autophagy for mitochondrial network maintenance. Cell, 18, 844–859.

Tiago Rafael Velosoa, Andrea Zbindenb, Federica Andreonic, Marlyse Giddeya, Jacques Vouillamoza, Philippe Moreillona, Annelies Sophie Zinkernagelc, José Manuel Entenzaa. Streptococcus tigurinus is highly virulent in a rat model of experimental endocarditis. International Journal of Medical Microbiology 303 (2013) 498– 504

Liu Y, Shoji-Kawata S, Sumpter R, Wei Y, Green D, Zhang L, Posner B, Tran KA, Xavier R, Shaw SY, Clarke PGH, Puyal J, Levine B. 2013. Autosis, a novel form of cell death triggered by autophagy-inducing peptides, starvation and hypoxia/ischemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1319661110.

Delphine Balmer, Martine Emery, Pénélope Andreux, Johan Auwerx, Vanessa Ginet, Julien Puyal, Daniel F. Schorderet, Raphaël Roduit. Autophagy Defect Is Associated with Low Glucose-Induced Apoptosis in 661W Photoreceptor Cells. PLoS ONE 8, e74162.

Julien Puyal, Jannick Pétremand, Gilles Dubuis, Coralie Rummel, Christian Widmann. 2013. HDLs protect the MIN6 insulinoma cell line against tunicamycin-induced apoptosis without inhibiting ER stress and without restoring ER functionality. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 381 (2013) 291-301

Lee Y, Rubio MC, Alassimone J, Geldner N. 2013. A mechanism for localized lignin deposition in the endodermis. Cell, 153, 402-412.

Puyal J, Ginet V, Clarke PGH. 2013. Multiple interacting cell death mechanisms in the mediation of excitotoxicity and ischemic brain damage: A challenge for neuroprotection. Prog Neurobiol, 105, 24-48.

Martineau M, Shi T, Puyal J, Knolhoff AM, Dulong J, Gasnier B, Klingauf J, Sweedler JV, Jahn R, Mothet J-P. 2013. Storage and uptake of D-serine into astrocytic synaptic-like vesicles specify gliotransmission. J Neurosci, 33, 3413–3423.


Zieger M, Mayer A. 2012. Yeast vacuoles fragment in an asymmetrical two-phase process with distinct protein requirements. Mol Biol Cell, 23, 3438-3449.

Marion S, Mazzolini J, Herit F, Bourdoncle P, Kambou-Pene N, Hailfinger S, Sachse M, Ruland J, Benmerah A, Echard A, Thome M, Niedergang F. 2012. The NF-?B signaling protein Bcl10 regulates actin dynamics by controlling AP1 and OCRL-bearing vesicles. Dev Cell, 23, 954-967.

Nadra K, Médard JJ, Quignodon L, Verheijen MH, Desvergne B, Chrast R. 2012. Epineurial adipocytes are dispensable for Schwann cell myelination. J Neurochem, doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2012.07896.x.

Verdier V, Csárdi G, de Preux-Charles AS, Médard JJ, Smit AB, Verheijen MH, Bergmann S, Chrast R. 2012. Aging of myelinating glial cells predominantly affects lipid metabolism and immune response pathways. Glia, 60, 751-760.

Zenker J, Poirot O, de Preux Charles AS, Arnaud E, Médard JJ, Lacroix C, Kuntzer T, Chrast R. 2012. Altered distribution of juxtaparanodal kv1.2 subunits mediates peripheral nerve hyperexcitability in type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Neurosci, 32, 7493-7498.

Pétremand J, Puyal J, Chatton J-Y, Duprez J, Allagnat F, Frias M, James RW, Waeber G, Jonas J-C, Widmann C. 2012. HDLs protect pancreatic b-cells against ER stress by restoring protein folding and trafficking. Diabetes,


Bessire M, Borel S, Fabre G, Carraça L, Efremova N, Yephremov A, Cao Y, Jetter R, Jacquat A-C, Métraux J-P, Nawrath C. 2011. A Member of the PLEIOTROPIC DRUG RESISTANCE Family of ATP Binding Cassette Transporters Is Required for the Formation of a Functional Cuticle in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 23, 1958-1970.

Puyal J, Ginet V, Grishchuk Y, Truttmann AC, Clarke PGH. 2011. Neuronal autophagy as a mediator of life and death: Contrasting roles in chronic neurodegenerative and acute neural disorders. Neuroscientist, 1-13.


Cartoni R, Arnaud E, Médard JJ, Poirot O, Courvoisier DS, Chrast R, Martinou JC. 2010. Expression of mitofusin 2(R94Q) in a transgenic mouse leads to Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy type 2A. Brain, 133, 1460-1469.


Ginet V, Puyal J, Clarke PGH, Truttmann AC. 2009. Enhancement of autophagic flux after neonatal cerebral hypoxia-ischemia and its region-specific relationship to apoptotic mechanisms. American Journal of Pathology, 175, 1962-1974.

Arnaud E, Zenker J, de Preux Charles AS, Stendel C, Roos A, Médard JJ, Tricaud N, Kleine H, Luscher B, Weis J, Suter U, Senderek J, Chrast R. 2009. SH3TC2/KIAA1985 protein is required for proper myelination and the integrity of the node of Ranvier in the peripheral nervous system. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 106, 17528-17533.


Nadra K, de Preux Charles AS, Médard JJ, Hendriks WT, Han GS, Grès S, Carman GM, Saulnier-Blache JS, Verheijen MH, Chrast R. 2008. Phosphatidic acid mediates demyelination in Lpin1 mutant mice. Genes Dev, 22, 1647-1661.