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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

Plant breeding and biotechnology

Production of plant varieties adapted to sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly agriculture.

Plant breeding and biotechnology
Exploitation of natural genetic resources and development of new breeding tools.

The SPS network Research teams work to improve production and increase natural genetic variability. They develop tools to optimize genetic shuffling, clonal reproduction of genotypes, identification of genes of agronomic interest and targeted genome modification (endonuclease). They also contribute to the evaluation of the impact of the use of these methods on the seed chain at the technical, economic, societal and regulatory levels.

Expertise

Plant breeding

Mechanisms involved in the control of meiotic crossing-overs, apomixis.

Study of plant biodiversity

New plants for new uses (Camelina and Miscanthus).

Breeding (natural or induced)

Biotechnology

  • Library of mutants (T-DNA, tilling)
  • New technologies for  transgenesis (meganuclease TALENs, CRISPRs) and regeneration.

Contact

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Teams related to this field of application (non-exhaustive list)

Team leader

Research Unit

Team name

Abdelhafid Bendahmane

IPS2

Flower and Carpel Development

Nicolas Bouché

IJPB

Epigenetic variation

Françoise Budar

IJPB

Organelles and reproduction

Jean Colcombet / Heribert Hirt

IPS2

Stress Signalling

Martin Crespi

IPS2

Regulatory non-coding RNAs in root plasticity

Catherine Damerval

GQE-Le Moulon

Genetics, Epigenetics and Evolution of Floral Morphogenesis

Mathilde Fagard

IJPB

Nitrogen-pathogen interactions

Matthieu Falque

GQE-Le Moulon

Mapping, Gene expression and Polymorphism

Valérie Gaudin

IJPB

Chromatin dynamics and gene regulation

Valérie Geffroy

IPS2

Genome Dynamics and Pathogen Infection

Marie-Angèle Grandbastien

IJPB

Host-Retrotransposon Interactions

Mathilde Grelon

IJPB

Mechanisms of the meiotic recombination

Philippe Guerche

IJPB

Lipid-Protein Homeostasis in Seed

Pierre Hilson

IJPB

Biology of the cell and Regeneration

Bertrand Hirel

IJPB

Management of nitrogen and crops productivity

Michael Hodges

IPS2

Regulation, Signaling and Metabolic Interactions

Herman Hofte

IJPB

Primary cell wall

Eric Jenczewski

IJPB

Meiosis recombination in polyploids

Anne Krapp

IJPB

Nitrogen Use, Transport and signaling

Patrick Laufs

IJPB

Transcription factors and architecture

Olivier Loudet

IJPB

Variation and abiotic stress tolerance

Claire Lurin

IPS2

Organellar Gene Expression

Olivier Martin

GQE-Le Moulon

Recombination of Alleles in Meiosis: Determinism, Applications, Modeling

Marie-Laure Martin-Magniette

IPS2

Genomics Networks

Raphaël Mercier

IJPB

Mechanisms of meiosis

Grégory Mouille

IJPB

Cell to Cell adhesion and Communication

Fabien Nogué

IJPB

DNA repair and genome engineering

Catherine Rameau

IJPB

Branching control in plants

Pascal Ratet

IPS2

Genetic Control of the symbiosis

Matthieu Reymond

IJPB

Biomass quality and interactions with drought

Richard Sibout

IJPB

Secondary cell wall

Hervé Vaucheret

IJPB

Epigenetics and small RNAs