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Stéphane VUILLEUMIER

Professor

Address

Université de Strasbourg
UMR 7156 CNRS

e-mail : vuilleumier@unistra.fr

tel. : ++333 68 85 20 22
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Curriculum vitae  and full list of publications

Research interests

  • Comparative genomics of bacterial C1 metabolism
  • Bacterial dehalogenative metabolism
  • Analysis of microbial diversity in polluted environments
  • Bioremediation of sites contaminated by halogenated pollutants
  • Microbial glutathione S-transferases

Publications

110 peer-reviewed publications (see list below or full list of publications), including 91 journal articles, 11 book chapters and 8 proceedings and reports.

Employment

  • 2002-present : Professor, Environmental Biology and Microbiology, Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, since 2009 Université de Strasbourg, France
    Group leader, (currently 3 permanent academic staff, 2 technicians, 3 Ph.D. students, 1 final year undergraduate), UMR 7156 CNRS, Département Microorganismes, Génomes, Environnement
  • 1996-2001 : Group leader (Oberassistent), Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Qualifications and training

  • 1993-1996 : Postdoctoral research associate with Prof. T. Leisinger, ETH Zurich
  • 1990-1993 : Postdoctoral fellow, MRC Unit for Protein Function and Design, and Cambridge Centre for Protein Engineering, Cambridge, England, with Prof. A. R. Fersht
  • 1986-1990 : Doctoral studies and Ph. D. Thesis (Dr. Phil. II), Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Basel (Prof. M. Mutter, supervisor), Switzerland
  • 1981-1985 : Studies in organic chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology and Degree in Natural Sciences (Dipl. Natw. ETHZ), ETH Zurich (Diploma work in bioorganic chemistry under the supervision of Dr. B. Martinoni and Prof. D. Arigoni)
  • 1981 : Baccalauréat es Sciences (Maturité fédérale type C), Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Supervision

  • 1996-present : Supervisor or co-supervisor of 10 Ph.D. theses:
    Omniea Elsayed Azzam (2011-present), Farhan Muhammad Ul Haque (2009-present), Emilie Muller (2007-2011; PhD Prize "Region", Société de Biologie de Strasbourg, 2011)), Sandro Roselli (2006-2009), Christian Penny (2005-2009), Tatina Todorova (2004-2007), Edith Hourcade (2003-2007), Martin Kayser (1998-2001), Alex Studer (1997-2001), Daniel Gisi (1994-1998).
    Hosting and supervision of 3 exchange PhD students:
    Maria-Angela Dean (1998, University of Ferrara), Gareth Evans (1999, University of Aberdeen), Maria Torgonskaya (2006, Pushchino)
  • 1998-2009 : Mentoring of 5 postdoctoral students:
    Todd Vannelli (1997-1999), Michael Messmer (1998-1999), Sudhakar Gandhi (2003), Niamh Gilmartin (2004-2006), Jeannette Achilles (2008).
  • 1993-2012 : Supervision or cosupervision of 21 final year Diploma and Master undergraduate students (6 months - 1 year each):
    Alain Tissot (1993), Karin Wüthrich (1994), Kurt Zoller, Hubert Traber (1995), Helga Sorribas (1996), Laurent Willi (1997), Michael Stumpp (1998), Sandra Oelhafen (1999), Julien Maillard (1999), Rainer Büchele (2000), Fabien Tschudy (2004), Christian Penny (2005), Sandro Roselli (2006), Olivier Schätzle (2007), David Lalouana, Déborah Schnell (2008), Muhammad Farhan Ul Haque, Adeline Dropsy (2009), Santiago Guerrero, Louise Ott, Agustina Llanos (2010), Pauline Chaignaud (2012).

Teaching

  • 2002-present : Responsibility or co-responsibility of lectures and courses at Bachelor and Master levels in Life sciences and Environmental sciences curricula. Currently:
    • Introductory course in ecology and environmental biology (Bachelor 1st year, L1S2)
    • Microbial chemistry (Bachelor 2nd year, L2S3)
    • Introduction to microbiology for the Earth Sciences (Bachelor, 3rd year, L3S5)
    • Introduction to practical research work in the lab (Bachelor 3rd year, L3S6)
    • Study of scientific publications (Bachelor 3rdyear, L3S6)
    • Environmental microbiology (Master 1st year, M1S1)
    • Microbial ecology (Master 2nd year, M2S3)
    • Interdisciplinary Project in Environmental Sciences (Master 2nd year, M2S3)
    • Advanced scientific English (Master 2nd year, M2S3)
  • 1997-2001 : Lectures in molecular microbiology, ETH Zurich, and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1994-2001 : Co-organization of laboratory practical courses in experimental biology and gene technology, ETH Zurich

Current and recent research support

  • 2012-2014 : BIOMASSE-OUI (Intereg Offensive Sciences)
  • 2012-2014 : ELISE (Feder, Agence de l'eau, coordinator BRGM)
  • 2011-2012 : VITIFLUX (EC2CO INSU-CNRS, coordinator LHyGeS Strasbourg)
  • 2011-2012 : BIODECHLORD (INRA DEMICHLORD, coordinator INRA Dijon)
  • 2010-2014 : FP7 People CSI-ENVIRONMENT (European Union): Isotope forensics meets biogeochemistry - linking sources and sinks of organic contaminants (coordinator: UFZ Leipzig)
  • 2010-2012 : Tempus QUALFEEM (European Union): Qualifications Framework for Ecology and Environmental Management (coordinator: Universität Freiburg)
  • 2010-2011 : DJAEN (ADEME, France): Développement et mise en œuvre d'un biotest de mesure de la diversité génomique appliquée à une fonction microbienne du sol (coordinator : RITTMO, Colmar)
  • 2010-2011 : PHYLLOCHLORE (INSU, France): Le modèle Methylobacterium extorquens CM4 -Arabidopsis thaliana: Etude du puits bactérien pour les émissions végétales de chlorométhane vers l'atmosphère
  • 2010-2011 : BIO-DCM (ADEME and Région Alsace, France): Etude d'un biofiltre-pilote pour éliminer le dichlorométhane présent dans les effluents gazeux d'une station d'épuration industrielle
  • 2009 : IbiSA-Genoscope (France), bacterial sequencing program, sequencing of 2 dehalogenating Hyphomicrobium strains
  • 2009 : REALISE (CPER Equipment grant, Transgenomic Wave D-HPLC)
  • 2008-2010 : CNRS USA travel grant: Exploration des adaptations microbiennes aux polluants chlorés par génomique comparative et fonctionnelle chez Methylobacterium
  • 2008 : DEHALOMICROFLUIDICS (CNRS, IPCB program): Mise au point de protocoles microfluidiques pour la détection, l'isolement et la caractérisation du métabolisme microbien de dégradation de polluants halogénés à partir d'échantillons environnementaux
  • 2008 : Postdoctoral position award, Université Louis Pasteur
  • 2008 : IbiSA-Genoscope (France), bacterial sequencing program, Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum 20Z (with Marina Kalyuzhnaya (Seattle) and Yuri Trotsenko (Pushchino))

Professional responsabilities and service for University

  • Regular reviewer activity for J. Bacteriol., Microbiology, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., FEMS Microbiol. Lett.; occasional reviews for FEMS Microbiol Ecol, Biodegradation, Bioremediation J, Environ. Microbiol., Environ. Sci. Technol., Environ. Sci. Poll. Rep., Arch. Microbiol., Res. Microbiol., Molec. Ecol., Nucl. Acids Res., Roy. Soc. Biol. Lett., J. Mol. Biol., Sci. Asia
  • Evaluation expert for Flanders funding agency FWO (2012-2013), the French ANR, AERES (LSTM Montpellier, 2010), CNRS INSU programs (2006, 2007, 2009), Irish Scientific Foundation (2004), Lyon I University Research Development Program (2004, 2005), Bureau de Ressources Génétiques (2003), IFR 86, Marseille (research unit reconduction, 2003), ACI microbiologie (2003).
  • 2010-present : Coordination of manual online annotation of methanotroph genomes, methanoscope project (Genoscope microscope platform)
  • 2010-present : Coordinating Member for the French partner, EU TEMPUS project "Qualifications Framework for Ecology and Environmental Management (QualFEEM)" (Freiburg University, Landau-Koblenz University, Université de Strasbourg, Aston University (UK), the State Universities of Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, and Altai, (Russian Federation), and the Chamber of Commerce of Tyumen).
  • 2009-present : Member of maître de conférences (assistant professor) and chaire
    d'excellence recruitment committees, Université de Strasbourg (2009), Université de Metz
    (2010, 2011), Université d'Évry-Val-d'Essonne (2011)
  • 2009-present : Member of the advisory board, University of Strasbourg library
  • 2006-present : Coordination of manual online annotation of Methylobacterium genomes, methyloscope project (Genoscope microscope platform)
  • 2004-present : Examiner and reviewer of 5 PhD theses at Université Louis Pasteur, 1 at UdS, Strasbourg and of 9 PhD theses elsewhere in France
  • 2008-present : Member of the advisory board (comité des sages) of Région Alsace for scientific research
  • 2004-present : Vice-president, board of directors, RITTMO (Recherche Innovation Transfert de Technologie pour les Matières fertilisantes Organiques)
  • 2003-present : Member of the steering committee, REALISE Regional Research Network in Environmental Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • 2012 : Elected Vice Chair, Gordon Conference on The Molecular Basis of Microbial One Carbon Metabolism
  • 2002-2005 : CNRS ATIP career development award
  • 2002 : Received first, CNRS section 21 CR1 recruitment campaign
  • 2001 : Venia legendi (Habilitation), ETH Zurich (Privat Docent)
  • 1999 : Habilitation à diriger les recherches (équivalence), France
  • 1990-1992 : Postdoctoral fellowship, Swiss National Research Fund
  • 1986-1989 : PhD grant, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Basel

Selected invited conferences and seminars

  • 2011
    • Radboud University Nijmegen, Holland (2 March 2011)
  • 2010
    • University of Warwick, UK (14 November 2010)
    • Discussion leader, Genomics and Metagenomics session, Gordon Conference on The Molecular Basis of Microbial One Carbon Metabolism (August 1), Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
    • INRA, Champenoux (28 May)
    • Biovalley Biomarker Meeting, Mulhouse (26 May)
    • Intersol 2010, Paris (17 March)
  • 2009
    • Genoscope, Evry (10 December)
    • University of Washington, Seattle (3 April)
    • Harvard University, Cambridge (20 March)
  • 2008
    • Gordon Conference on The Molecular Basis of Microbial One Carbon Metabolism, Bates College,
    • Lewiston, Maine (20 July)
    • Universität Konstanz (19 May)
    • Universität Freiburg (4 February)

Current Memberships

  • SFM, Société Française de Microbiologie (France)
  • VAAM, Verein für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (Germany)
  • ASM, American Society for Microbiology (USA)

List of publications

2017

Bringel, F & Vuilleumier, S (2017). Metabolic regulation: A master role for ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate in one-carbon assimilation. Curr. Biol. 27, R1127-R1129.

Chaignaud, P., Maucourt, B., Weiman, M., Alberti, A., Kolb, S., Cruveiller, S., Vuilleumier, S. & Bringel, F. (2017). Genomic and transcriptomic analysis of growth-supporting dehalogenation of chlorinated methanes in Methylobacterium. Front. Microbiol. 8:1600.

Bringel, F., Postema, C.P., Mangenot, S., Bibi-Triki, S., Chaignaud, P., Farhan Ul Haque, M., Gruffaz, C., Hermon, L., Louhichi, Y., Maucourt, B., Muller, E.E.L., Nadalig, T., Lajus, A., Rouy, Z., Médigue, C., Barbe, V., Janssen, D.B. & Vuilleumier, S. (2017) Genome sequence of the dichloromethane-degrading bacterium Hyphomicrobium sp. strain GJ21. Genome Announc. 5, art. 00622-17.

Frindte, K., Kalyuzhnaya, M., Bringel, F., Dunfield, P., Jetten, M., Khmelenina, V., Klotz, M., Murrell, C., Op Den Camp, H., Sakai, Y., Semrau, J., Shapiro, N., Dispirito, A., Stein, L., Svenning, M., Trotsenko, Y., Vuilleumier, S., Woyke, T. & Knief, C. (2017) Draft genome sequences of two gammaproteobacterial methanotrophs isolated from rice ecosystems. Genome Announc. 5, art. 00526-17.

2016

Michener, J.K., Vuilleumier, S., Bringel, F., Marx, C.J (2016). Transfer of a catabolic pathway for chloromethane in Methylobacterium strains highlights different limitations for growth with chloromethane or with dichloromethane. Front. Microbiol. 7:1116.

Dispirito, A.A., Semrau, J.D., Murrell, J.C., Gallagher, W.H., Dennison, C., Vuilleumier, S. (2016). Methanobactin and the link between copper and bacterial methane oxidation. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 80, 387-409.

Flynn, J., Hirayama, H., Sakai, Y., Dunfield, PF., Klotz, MG., Knief, C., Op den Camp, HJ., Jetten, MJM., Khmelenina, VN., Trotsenko, YA., Murrell, JC., Semrau, JD., Svenning, MM., Stein, LY., Kyrpides, N., Shapiro, N., Woyke, T., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S., DiSpirito, AA., Kalyuzhnaya, MG. (2016). Draft genomes of gammproteobacterial methanotrophs isolated from marine ecosystems. Genome Announc. 4(1):e01629-15.

2015

Flynn, J., Hirayama, H., Sakai, Y., Dunfield, PF., Klotz, MG., Knief, C., Op den Camp, HJ., Jetten, MJM., Khmelenina, VN., Trotsenko, YA., Murrell, JC., Semrau, JD., Svenning, MM., Stein, LY., Kyrpides, N., Shapiro, N., Woyke, T., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S., DiSpirito, AA., Kalyuzhnaya, MG. (2015). Draft genomes of gammproteobacterial methanotrophs isolated from marine ecosystems. Genome Announc. 4(1):e01629-15.

Al Dine, EJ., Mokbel, H., Elmoll, A., Massemin, S., Vuilleumier, S., Toufaily, J., Hanieh, T. & Millet, M. (2015) Concomitant evaluation of atmospheric levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Strasbourg (France) using pine needle passive samplers. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22, 17850-17859.

Penny, C., Gruffaz, C., Nadalig, T., Cauchie, H.-M., Vuilleumier, S. & Bringel, F. (2015) Tetrachloromethane-degrading bacterial enrichment cultures and isolates from a contaminated aquifer. Microorganisms 3, 327-343.

Sharp, C., Smirnova, A., Kalyuzhnaya, M., Bringel, F., Hirayama, H., Jetten, M., Khmelenina, V., Klotz, M., Knief, C., Kyrpides, N., Op den Camp, H., Reshetnikov, A., Sakai, Y., Shapiro, N., Trotsenko, Y., Vuilleumier, S., Woyke, T. & Dunfield, P. (2015) Draft genome sequence of the moderately halophilic methanotroph, Methylohalobius crimeensis strain 10Ki. Genome Announc. 3(3):e00644-15

Hamilton, R., Kits, J., Ramonovskay, V., Rozova, ON., Yurimoto, H., Iguchi, H., Khmelenina, VN., Sakai, Y., Dunfield, PF., Klotz, MG., Knief, C., Op den Camp, HJM., Jetten, MSM., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S., Svenning, MM., Shapiro, N., Woyke, T., Trotsenko, YA., Stein, LY. & Kalyuzhnaya, MG. (2015) Draft genomes of gammaproteobacterial methanotrophs isolated from terrestrial ecosystems. Genome Announc. 3(3):e00515-15

Elsayed, O.F., Maillard, E., Vuilleumier, S., Millet, M. & Imfeld, G. (2015) Degradation of chloroacetanilide herbicides and bacterial community composition in lab-scale wetlands. Sci. Tot. Environ. 520, 222-231.

2014

Michener, J.K., Camargo Neves, A.A., Vuilleumier, S., Bringel, F. & Marx, C.J. (2014). Effective use of a horizontally-transferred pathway for dichloromethane catabolism requires post-transfer refinement. eLife 2014; 3:04279.

Nadalig, T., Greule, M., Bringel, F., Keppler, F. & Vuilleumier, S. (2014) Probing the diversity of chloromethane-degrading bacteria by comparative genomics and isotopic fractionation. Front. Microbiol. 5: 523

Elsayed, O., Maillard, E., Vuilleumier, S. & Imfeld, G. (2014) Bacterial communities in batch and continuous-flow wetlands treating the herbicide S-metolachlor. Sci. Tot. Environ. 499, 327-335.

Ghiglione, J.F., Martin-Laurent, F., Stachowski-Haberkorn, S., Pesce, S. & Vuilleumier, S. (2014) The coming of age of Microbial Ecotoxicology: report on the first two meetings in France. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Rep. ESPR-D-14-02278.

Michener, J., Vuilleumier, S., Bringel, F. & Marx, C. (2014) Phylogeny poorly predicts the utility of a challenging horizontally-transferred gene in Methylobacterium strains. J. Bacteriol. 196, 2101-2107.

Vorobev, A., Jagadevan, S., Jain, S., Anantharaman, K., Dick, G., Vuilleumier, S. & Semrau, J.D. (2014) Genomic and transcriptomic analysis of Methylocystis strain SB2 grown on methane and on ethanol. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80, 3044-3052.

Elsayed, O., Maillard, E., Vuilleumier, S., Nijenhuis, I., Richnow, H.H. & Imfeld, G. (2014) Using compound specific isotope analysis to assess the degradation of chloroacetanilide herbicides in lab-scale wetlands. Chemosphere 99, 89-95.

2013

Kalyuzhnaya, M.G., Yang, S., Rozova, O.N., Smalley, N.E., Clubb, J., Lamb, A., Nagana Gowda, G.A., Raftery, D., Fu, Y., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S., Trotsenko, Y.A., Beck, D., Khmelenina, V.N. & Lidstrom, M.E. (2013) Highly efficient methane biocatalysis revealed in a methanotrophic bacterium. Nature Communications 4, 2785.

Nadalig, T., Greule, M., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S. & Keppler, F. (2013) Hydrogen and carbon isotope fractionation during degradation of chloromethane by methylotrophic bacteria. MicrobiologyOpen 2 (6), 893-900.

Farhan Ul Haque, MF., Nadalig, T., Bringel, F., Schaller, H. & Vuilleumier, S. (2013) A fluorescence-based bacterial bioreporter for the specific detection of methyl halide emissions in the environment. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79, 6561-6567.

Khmelenina, V.N., Beck, D., Munk, C., Davenport, K., Daligault, H., Erkkila, T., Goodwin, L., Gu, W., Lo, C-C., Scholz, M., Teshima, H., Xu, Y., Chain, P., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S., DiSpirito, A., Dunfield, P., Jetten, M.S.M., Klotz, M.G., Knief, C., Murrell, J.C., Op den Camp, H.J.M., Sakai, Y., Semrau, S., Svenning, M., Stein, L.Y., Trotsenko, Y.A. & Kalyuzhnaya, M.G. (2013) Draft genome sequence of Methylomicrobium buryatense 5G, a haloalkaline-tolerant methanotrophic bacterium. Genome Announc. 1(4):e00053-13

Semrau, J.D., Jagadevan, S., DiSpirito, A.A., Khalifa, A., Scanlan, J., Bergman, B.H., Freemeier, B.C., Baral, B.S., Bandow, N.L., Vorobev, A., Haft, D.H., Vuilleumier, S. & Murrell, J.C. (2013) Methanobactin and MmoD work in concert to act as the “copper-switch” in methanotrophs. Environ. Microbiol. 15 (11) 3077-3086.

Kits, K., Kalyuzhnaya, M., Klotz, M., Jetten, M., Op den Camp, H., Vuilleumier, S., Bringel, F., DiSpirito, A., Murrell, C., Bruce, D., Cheng, J-F., Copeland, A., Goodwin, L., Hauser, L., Lajus, A., Land, M., Lapidus, A., Lucas, S., Médigue, C., Pitluck, S., Woyke, T., Zeytun, A. & Stein, L. (2013) Genome sequence of the obligate Gammaproteobacterial methanotroph Methylomicrobium album strain BG8. Genome Announc. 1(2):e00170-13.

Roselli, S., Nadalig, T., Vuilleumier, S. & Bringel, F. (2013) The 380 kb pCMU01 plasmid encodes chloromethane utilization genes and redundant genes for vitamin B12- and tetrahydrofolate-dependent chloromethane metabolism in Methylobacterium extorquens CM4: A proteomic and bioinformatics study. PLoS ONE, 8(4), e56598.

2012

Marx, C.J., Bringel, F., Chistoserdova, L., Moulin, L., Farhan Ul Haque, M., Fleischman, D.E., Gruffaz, C., Jourand, P., Knief, C., Lee, M-C., Muller, E.E.L., Nadalig, T., Peyraud, R., Roselli, S., Russ, L., Goodwin, L.A., Ivanova, N., Kyrpides, N., Lajus, A., Land, M.L., Médigue, C., Mikhailova, N., Nolan, M., Woyke, T., Stolyar, S., Vorholt, J.A. & Vuilleumier, S. (2012). Complete genome sequences of six strains of the genus Methylobacterium. J. Bacteriol. 194, 4746-4748.

Khadem, F.A., Wieczorek, A.S., Pol, A., Vuilleumier, S., Harhangi, H.R., Dunfield, P.F., Kalyuzhnaya, M.G., Murrell, J.C., Francoijs, K-J., Stunnenberg, H.G., Stein, L.Y., DiSpirito, A.A., Semrau, J.D., Lajus, A., Médigue, C., Klotz, M.G., Jetten, M.S.M. & Op den Camp, H.J.M. (2012). Draft genome sequence of the volcano-inhabiting thermoacidophilic methanotroph Methylacidiphilum fumariolicum strain SolV. J. Bacteriol. 194, 3729-3730.

Imfeld, G. & Vuilleumier, S. (2012). Measuring the effects of pesticides on bacterial communities in soil: a critical review. Eur. J. Soil Biol. 49, 22-30.

Vuilleumier, S.
, Khmelenina, V.N., Bringel, F., Reshetnikov, A.S., Lajus, A., Mangenot, S., Rouy, Z., Op den Camp, H.J.M., Jetten, M.S.M., DiSpirito, A.A., Dunfield, P., Klotz, M.G., Semrau, J.D., Stein, L.Y., Barbe, V., Médigue, C., Trotsenko Y.A. & Kalyuzhnaya, M.G. (2012). Genome sequence of the haloalkaliphilic methanotrophic bacterium Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum 20Z. J. Bacteriol. 194, 551-552.

2011

Boden, R., Cunliffe, M., Scanlan, J., Moussard, H., Kitz, K., Klotz, M.G., Jetten, M.S.M., Vuilleumier, S., Han, J., Peters, L., Mikhailova, N., Teshima, N., Tapia, R., Kyrpides, N., Ivanova, N., Pagani, I., Cheng, J-F., Goodwin, L., Han, C., Hauser, L., Land, M., Lapidus, A., Lucas, S., Pitluck, S., Woyke, T., Stein, L.Y. & Murrell, J.C. (2011). Complete genome sequence of the aerobic marine methanotroph Methylomonas methanica MC09. J. Bacteriol. 193, 7001-7002.

Svenning, M.M., Hestnes, A.G., Wartiainen, I., Stein, L.Y., Klotz, M.G., Kalyuzhnaya, M.G., Spang, A., Bringel, F., Vuilleumier, S., Lajus, A., Médigue, C., Bruce, D.C., Cheng, J.F., Goodwin, L., Ivanova, N., Han, J., Han, C.S., Hauser, L., Held, B., Land, M.L., Lapidus, A., Lucas, S., Nolan, M., Pitluck, S. & Woyke, T. (2011). Genome sequence of the Arctic Methanotroph Methylobacter tundripaludum SV96. J. Bacteriol. 193, 6418-6419.

Vuilleumier, S., Nadalig, T., Farhan Ul Haque, M., Magdelenat, G., Lajus, A., Roselli, S., Muller, E.E.L., Gruffaz, C., Barbe, V., Médigue, C. & Bringel, F. (2011) Complete genome sequence of the chloromethane-degrading strain Hyphomicrobium sp. strain MC1. J. Bacteriol. 193, 5035-5036.

Kittichotirat, W., Good, N., Hall, R., Bringel, F., Lajus, A., Médigue, C., Smalley, N., Beck, D., Bumgarner, R., Vuilleumier, S. & Kalyuzhnaya, M.G. (2011). Genome sequence of Methyloversatilis universalis FAM5T, a methylotrophic representative of the order Rhodocyclales. J. Bacteriol. 193, 4541-4542.

Muller, E., Hourcade, E., Louhichi-Jelail, Y., Hammann, P., Vuilleumier, S. & Bringel, F. (2011) Functional genomics of dichloromethane utilisation in Methylobacterium extorquens DM4. Environ. Microbiol. 13, 2518-2535.

Semrau, J.D., DiSpirito, A.A. & Vuilleumier, S. (2011) Facultative methanotrophy: False leads, true results, and suggestions for future research. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 323, 1-12.

Muller, E., Bringel, F. & Vuilleumier, S. (2011) Dichloromethane-degrading bacteria in the genomic age. Res Microbiol. 162, 869-876.

Nadalig, T., Farhan Ul Haque, M., Roselli, S., Schaller, H., Bringel, F. & Vuilleumier, S. (2011) Detection and isolation of chloromethane-degrading bacteria from the Arabidopsis thaliana phyllosphere, and characterization of chloromethane utilisation genes. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 77, 438-448.

Bois, P., Huguenot, D., Norini, M.P., Farhan Ul Haque, M., Vuilleumier, S. & Lebeau, T. (2011). Herbicide degradation and copper complexation by bacterial mixed cultures from a vineyard stormwater basin. J. Soils Sedim. 11, 860-873.

Torgonskaya, M.L., Doronina, N.V., Hourcade, E., Trotsenko, Y. & Vuilleumier, S. (2011) Chloride-specific adaptive response in aerobic methylotrophic dichloromethane-utilising bacteria. J. Basic Microbiol. 51, 296-303.

Stein, L.Y., Bringel, F., DiSpirito, A.A., Han, S., Jetten, M.S.M., Kalyuzhnaya, M.G., Kits, K.D., Klotz, M.G., Op den Camp, H.J.M., Semrau, J.D., Vuilleumier, S., Bruce, F., Cheng, J.F., Copeland, A., Davenport, K.W., Goodwin, L., Han, S., Hauser, L., Lajus, A., Land, M.L., Lapidus, A., Lucas, S., Médigue, C., Pitluck, S. & Woyke, T. (2011). Genome sequence of the methanotrophic Alphaproteobacterium, Methylocystis sp. Rockwell (ATCC 49242). J. Bacteriol. 193, 2668-2669.

Imfeld, G., Bringel, F. & Vuilleumier, S. (2011) Bacterial tolerance in contaminated soils: potential of the PICT approach in microbial ecology. In: Tolerance to Environmental Contaminants (Amiard-Triquet C, Rainbow PS, Roméo M), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Chapter 14, 335-364.

2010


Rozova, O.N., Khmelenina, V.N., Vuilleumier, S. & Trotsenko, Y.A. (2010) Characterization of recombinant pyrophosphate-dependent 6-phosphofructokinase from halotolerant methanotroph Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum 20Z. Res. Microbiol. 160, 861-868

Stein, L.Y., Semrau, J.D., DiSpirito, A.A., Crombie, A., Murrell, J.C., Vuilleumier, S., Kalyuzhnaya, M.G., Op den Camp, H.J.M., Bringel, F., Bruce, F., Cheng, J.F., Copeland, A.,  Goodwin, L., Han, S., Hauser, L., Jetten, M.S.M., Lajus, A., Land, M.L., Lapidus, A., Lucas, S., Médigue, C., Pitluck, S., Woyke, T., Yoon, S., Zeytun, A. & Klotz, M.G. (2010) Genome sequence of the obligate methanotroph, Methylosinus trichosporium strain OB3b. J. Bacteriol. 192, 6497-6498

Krentz, B.D., Mulheron, H.J., Semrau, J.D., DiSpirito, A.A., Bandow, N.L., Haft, D.H., Vuilleumier, S., Murrell, J.C., McEllistrem, M.T., Hartsel, S.C. & Gallagher, W.H. (2010) A comparison of methanobactins from Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b and Methylocystis strain SB2 predicts methanobactins are synthesized from diverse ribosomally produced peptide precursors modified to create a common core for binding and reducing copper ions. Biochemistry 49, 10117-10130

Todorova, T.T., Kujumdzieva, A.V. & Vuilleumier, S. (2010). Non-enzymatic roles for the URE2 glutathione S-transferase in the response of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to arsenic. Arch. Microbiol. 192, 909-918

Penny, C., Vuilleumier, S. & Bringel, F. (2010) Microbial degradation of tetrachloromethane: mechanisms and perspectives for bioremediation. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 74, 257-275

Penny, C., Nadalig, T., Alioua, M., Gruffaz, C., Vuilleumier, S. & Bringel, F. (2010). Coupling of denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography and terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism with precise fragment size calling for microbial community profiling and characterization. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76, 648-651.