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Team

General presentation of the support team

The XYLOBIOTECH support team involves experts in forest biotechnology from both FCBA Genetic & Biotechnology team at FCBA Pierroton (Biotechnology & Advanced Forestry Department, BSA) and AGPF Research Unit (INRA Val de Loire – Orléans Centre).

There are currently 12 persons in the support team. 

XYLOBIOTECH coordination

Jean-François Trontin (coordinator) -

Luc Harvengt (deputy coordinator) - 

XYLOBIOTECH management unit, FCBA Pierroton (Genetic & Biotechnology team)

Reception Patricia Poupeau

05 56 79 95 00 (tél.)

05 56 10 40 97 (fax)

Director Alain Bailly
Expert scientist Luc Harvengt
Expert scientist Jean-François Trontin

XYLOBIOTECH management unit, INRA Val de Loire (AGPF, Orléans)

Reception Patricia Montes

02 38 41 78 24 (tél.)

02 38 41 48 09 (fax)

Director Gilles Pilate

Expert scientist Jean-Charles Leplé

Expert scientist Françoise Laurans
Expert scientist Marie-Claude lesages-Descause

Members of XYLOBIOTECH support team

Staff member

Function/Expertise

Patricia Poupeau

XYLOBIOTECH reception and administration, FCBA Pierroton site

Alain Bailly

Director of the Biotechnology & Advanced Forestry Group (BSA) and manager of the Genetic & Biotechnology team

Luc Harvengt

Expert scientist for XYLOBIOTECH activities

Expertise : Cryopreservation, clonal propagation, molecular markers, multidisciplinary approaches

Jean-François Trontin

Expert scientist for XYLOBIOTECH activities

Expertise : clonal propagation, reverse genetics, epigenetics, genome structure and evolution, genetic diversity

Sandrine Canlet-Debille

Research engineer, technical management of genetic transformation activities

Expertise : genetic transformation, molecular biology (gene flow)

Karine Durandeau

Research engineer, technical management of molecular biology activities

Expertise : molecular biology (genotyping)

Isabelle Reymond

Research Technician, technical management of in vitro culture and cryopreservation

Expertise : cryopreservation, micropropagation, somatic embryogenesis

Francis Canlet

Research Technician, technical management of the greenhouse (both standard and S2 sections)

Expertise : Micropropagation, germination, acclimatization of in vitro plants

Gilles Pilate

Manager of the AGPF research unit, INRA Orléans

Jean-Charles Leplé

Expert scientist for XYLOBIOTECH activities

Expertise : wood formation, transcriptional regulation, etc.

Françoise Laurans

Research engineer, expert scientist in microscopy

Expertise : Microscopy, etc.

Marie-Claude lesage-Descauses

Research engineer, expert scientist in molecular biology

Expertise : quantitative PCR, etc.



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