Frédéric Verret

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Personal InformationFrédéric Verret
Research fellow
Algal cell physiology and functional genetics

HCMR Thalassocosmos 71500 Gournes, Crete, Greece

+30 2810337852

Field & DegreeMolecular Microbiology, PhD
SectionBiodiversity & Genetics
LocationMain Building
ORCID iD0000-0002-8175-7325
Scopus iD6508246050
| Date of birth 1977/03/29
Scientific impact
Publication recordNo of ProjectsThesis supervision
H-index (scopus): 10Coordinator: 1PhD: 1
Articles: 13Princ. Invest.: 3MSc: 2
Citations-total: 2,217Project member: 7BSc: 3
Citations-nonself: 2,207Funding: 291,300
Education & training
Year (completed) Degree, Department, University, Town (optional), Country
2005PhD in Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology; Faculty of Luminy/Department of Sciences, University of Aix-Marseille II, France.
2000M.Sc. in Cell Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Luminy/Department of Sciences, University of Aix-Marseille II, France.
1999B.S. in Biochemistry, University of Aix-Marseille I
Work Experience
Year (start) Position – Organization, Town (optional), Country
2018Research Fellow - IMBBC-HCMR, Heraklion, Greece
2012Postdoctoral - Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB-FoRTH), Heraklion, Greece
2011Posdoctoral - University of Algarve-CCMAR, Portugal
2008Postdoctoral - University of Essex, UK
2005Postdoctoral - Marine Biological Association, UK
Personal skills
Mother tongue(s)French
Other language(s)
Language Basic/Intermediate/Proficient
Publications outside HCMR

Helliwell KE, Chrachri A, Koester JA, Wharam S, Verret F, Taylor AR, Wheeler G* and Brownlee C*. (2019) Alternative Mechanisms for Fast Na+/Ca2+ Signaling in Eukaryotes via a Novel Class of Single-Domain Voltage-Gated Channels. Curr. Biol. 29 (9): 1503-1511.e6.

Athanasakoglou A, Grypioti E, Michailidou S, Ignea C, Makris AM, Kalantidis K, Masse G, Argiriou A, Verret F* and Kampranis SC*. (2018) Isoprenoid biosynthesis in the diatom Haslea ostrearia. New Phytol. 222(1): 230-243.

Mordecai GJ, Verret F, Highfield A and Schroeder D*. (2017) Schrödinger’s Cheschire Cat: Are haploid Emiliania huxleyi cells resistant to viral infection or not? Viruses. 9(3): 51. doi:10.3390/v9030051.

Mermigka G, Verret F and Kalantidis K*. (2016) RNA silencing movement in plants. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 58(4): 328-342.

Pearson G, Lago-Leston A, Cox C, Cánovas F, Verret F, Lasternas S, Duarte C, Agusti S and Serrão E*. (2015) Metatranscriptomes reveal functional variation in diatom communities from the Antarctic Peninsula." ISME J. 9(10): 2275-2279.

Swevers L*, Kolliopoulou A, Li Z, Daskalaki M, Verret F, Kalantidis K, Smagghe G and Sun J*. (2014) Transfection of BmCPV genomic dsRNA in silkmoth-derived Bm5 cells: Stability, and interaction with the core RNAi machinery. J. Insect Physiol. 64(1): 21-29.

Read BA*, Kegel J, Klute MJ, Kuo A, Lefebvre SC, Maumus F, Mayer C, Miller J, Monier A, Salamov A, Aguilar M, Claverie J-M, Frickenhaus S, Gonzalez K, Herman EK, Lin Y-C, Napier J, Ogata H, Sarno AF, Shmutz J, Schroeder D, Vargas C, Verret F, von Dassow P, Valentin K, Van de Peer Y, Wheeler G, Emiliania huxleyi Annotation Consortium, Dacks JB, Delwiche CF, Dyhrman ST, Glöckner G, John U, Richards T, Worden AZ, Young J, Zhang X and Grigoriev IV. (2013) Emiliania’s pan genome drives the phytoplankton’s global distribution. Nature 499 (7457): 209-213.

Verret F, Wheeler G, Taylor A, Farnham G and Brownlee C*. (2010) Calcium channels in photosynthetic eukaryotes: Implications for evolution of calcium-based signalling. New Phytol. 187(1): 23-43.

Bowler C*, Allen AE, Badger JH, Grimwood J, Jabbari K, Kuo A, Maheswari U, Martens C, Maumus F, Otillar RP, Rayko E, Salamov A, Vandepoele K, Beszteri B, Gruber A, Heijde M, Katinka M, Mock T, Valentin K, Verret F, Berges JA, Brownlee  C, Cadoret JP, Chiovitti A, Choi CJ, Coesel S, De Martino A, Detter JC, Durkin C, Falciatore A, Fournet J, Haruta M, Huysman MJ, Jenkins BD, Jiroutova K, Jorgensen RE, Joubert Y, Kaplan A, Kröger N, Kroth PG, La Roche J, Lindquist E, Lommer M, Martin-Jézéquel V, Lopez PJ, Lucas S, Mangogna M, McGinnis K, Medlin LK, Montsant A, Oudot-Le Secq MP, Napoli C, Obornik M, Parker MS, Petit JL, Porcel BM, Poulsen N, Robison M, Rychlewski L, Rynearson TA, Schmutz J, Shapiro H, Siaut M, Stanley M, Sussman MR, Taylor AR, Vardi A, von Dassow P, Vyverman W, Willis A, Wyrwicz LS, Rokhsar DS, Weissenbach J, Armbrust EV, Green BR, Van de Peer Y, Grigoriev IV. (2008) The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes. Nature 456 (7219): 239-244.

Verret F, Gravot A, Auroy P, Preveral S, Forestier C, Vavasseur A and Richaud P*. (2005) Heavy metal transport by AtHMA4 involves the N-ter degenerated HMA domain and the C-ter His11 stretch. FEBS Lett. 579(6): 1515-1522.

Verret F, Gravot A, Auroy P, Leonhardt N, David P, Nussaume L, Vavasseur A and Richaud P*. (2004) Overexpression of AtHMA4 enhances root-to-shoot translocation of zinc and cadmium and plant metal tolerance. FEBS Lett. 576(3): 306-312.

Gravot A, Lieutaud A, Verret F, Auroy P, Vavasseur A and Richaud P*. (2004) AtHMA3, a plant P1B-ATPase, functions as a Cd/Pb transporter in yeast. FEBS Lett. 561(1-3): 22-28.


Book Chapters:

Mermigka G, Verret F and Kalantidis K. RNA Silencing Movement in Plants. In Revue in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, 2015, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Vol 1 No 3, pp 96-129.

Catty P, Verret F, Lecomte-Pradines C and Forestier C. Transport membranaire des métaux et métalloïdes in Toxicologie Nucléaire Environnementale et Humaine, 2009, Lavoisier pp 63-82. ISBN: 978-2-7430-1174-1.


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