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Institute Jean Pierre Bourgin
INRA - Versailles
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Sept 2017 - ANR grant awarded!

In collaboration with the lab of Vincent Colot at ENS! We will be working together on deciphering the role of transposable elements in tomato evolution.


May 2017 - New postdoc in the lab

Welcome to Dorothee Wozny!!!. She is our new ANR postdoc, that just finished her PhD Thesis in the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research working on QTL for seed longevity in Barley.


April 2017 - Tomato trichomes

Great collaboration with Alain Tisser, who performed an in depth analysis on how tomato trichomes produce such an incredible variation in secondary metabolites: Read it here...


April 2017 - Stress tolerance in the "resurrection species"

One of nature's wonders explained by a group of international collaborators coordinated by The Seed lab at Wageningen. We are proud to be part of: A footprint of desiccation tolerance in the genome of Xerophyta viscosa


Dec 2016 - Again! We made it to Nature Genetics

Great collaboration with the Lipmann lab at CSHL! These guys rule! Variation in the flowering gene SELF PRUNING 5G promotes day-neutrality and early yield in tomato


April 2016 -"Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" ... check!

Jose has obtained his "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches". This means we are allowed to have PhD students. Apply when you are ready!!!


Feb 2016 - Spotlight article on our paper

Thanks to Ekaterina Shor and Rachel Green for this nice article in Trends in Plant Science: The Impact of Domestication on the Circadian Clock


Jan 2016 - Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics closed

After 12 years in the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Maarten Koornneef retires from his position as director of the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics on the 31 January 2016

All the best to this brilliant researcher, ideal boss and wonderful person.


Jan 2016 - News and Views on our paper

Thanks to Steve Kay and Marie Remigereau for writing a nice summary of our paper in Nature Genetics: Cultivated tomato clock runs slow. And to Jun Lyu for writing a Research Highlight in Nature Plants: Tomato domestication: Slowing down the clock


Nov 2015 - Our paper in Nature Genetics

Domestication selected for deceleration of the circadian clock in cultivated tomato


Oct 2015 - ANR grant awarded!

This is a good start for the lab. Our project, called STRESSNET, is featured in the SPS newsletter


Summer 2014 - We have moved to the Institute Jean Pierre Bourgin

Here we continue with our research and exploit new topics. Check out more about our research