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Dr. Joël Pothier

Dr. Joël Pothier

Dr. Joël Pothier

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Institute of Natural Resource Sciences
Einsiedlerstrasse 29
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 53 21

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Researcher - Environmental Genomics und Systems Biology Research Group

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Microbial Ecology
Molecular biology
Teaching assistant ("moniteur" and "ATER" University Lyon 1)

Educational background

PhD of Microbial Ecology - 2007 – University Lyon 1 (France)
Master of Science - Year 2: Microbial Ecology - 2003 - University Lyon 1 (France)
Master of Science - Year 1: Molecular and Cellular Biology - 2002 – University of Limoges (France)
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry - 2001 – University of Limoges (France)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Cesbron S., Pothier J., Gironde S., Jacques M.-A., Manceau C. (2014). Development of multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) for Xanthomonas arboricola pathovars. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 100, 84-90.

Brankatschk K., Kamber T., Pothier J.F., Duffy B., Theo HM Smits T.H.M. (2014). Transcriptional profile of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Weltevreden during alfalfa sprout colonization. Microbial biotechnology. 7, 528-544.

Palacio-Bielsa A., Pothier J.F., Roselló M., Duffy B., López M.M. (2012). Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni detection and identification methods. Journal of Plant Pathology. 94, S1.135-S1.146.

Campillo T., Lavire C., Malek S., Pothier J.F., Pulawska J. (2012). Tumorigenic Agrobacterium spp. Journal of Plant Pathology. 94, S1.97-S1.104.

Socquet-Juglard D., Patocchi A., Pothier J.F., Christen D., Duffy B. (2012). Evaluation of Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni inoculation techniques to screen for bacterial spot resistance in apricot. Journal of Plant Pathology. 94, S1.91-S1.96.

Bergsma-Vlami M., Martin W., Koenraadt H., Teunissen H., Pothier J.F., Duffy B., van Doorn J. (2012). Molecular typing of Dutch isolates of Xanthomonas arboricola pathovar pruni isolated from ornamental cherry laurel. Journal of Plant Pathology. 94, S1.29-S1.35.

Frappoli M.*, Pothier J.F.*, Défago G., Moënne-Loccoz Y. (2012). Evolutionary history of synthesis pathway genes for phloroglucinol and cyanide antimicrobials in plant-associated fluorescent pseudomonads. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 63, 877-890.
*Contributed equally as first authors

Hajri A., Pothier J.F., Fischer-Le Saux M., Bonneau S., Poussier S., Boureau T., Duffy B., Manceau C. (2012). Type three effector genes distribution and sequence analysis provides new insights into pathogenicity of plant pathogenic Xanthomonas arboricola. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 371-374.

Pothier J.F., Vorhölter F.-J., Blom J., Goesmann A., Pühler A., Smits T.H.M., Duffy B. (2011). The ubiquitous plasmid pXap41 in the invasive phytopathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni: complete sequence and comparative genomic analysis. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 323, 52-60.

Pothier J.F.*, Pagani M.C.*, Pelludat C., Ritchie D.F., Duffy B. (2011). A duplex-PCR method for species- and pathovar-level identification and detection of the quarantine plant pathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 86, 16-24.
*Contributed equally as first authors

Combes-Meynet E., Pothier J.F., Moënne-Loccoz Y., Prigent-Combaret C. (2011). The Pseudomonas secondary metabolite 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol is a signal inducing rhizoplane expression of Azospirillum genes involved in plant-growth promotion. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 24, 271-284.

Couillerot O., Combes-Meynet E., Pothier J.F., Bellvert F., Challita E., Poirier M.-A., Rohr R., Comte G. Moënne-Loccoz Y., Prigent-Combaret C. (2011). Role of the antimicrobial compound 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol in the impact of biocontrol Pseudomonas fluorescens F113 on Azospirillum brasilense phytostimulators. Microbiology. 157, 1694-1705.

Pothier J.F., Pelludat C., Bünter M., Genini M., Vogelsanger J., Holliger E., Duffy B. (2010). First report of the quarantine pathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni on apricot and plum in Switzerland. Plant Pathology. 59, 404.

Pothier J.F., Prigent-Combaret C., Haurat J., Moënne-Loccoz Y., Wisniewski-Dyé F. (2008). Functional duplication of plasmid-borne nitrite reductase gene nirK in the wheat-associated plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense Sp245. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21, 831-842.

Prigent-Combaret C., Blaha D., Pothier J.F., Poirier M.A., Vial L., Wisniewski F., Bally R., Moënne-Loccoz Y. (2008). Physical organization and phylogenetic analysis of acdR as leucine-responsive regulator of the 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase gene acdS in phytobeneficial Azospirillum lipoferum 4B and other Proteobacteria. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 65, 202-219.

Pothier J.F., Prigent-Combaret C., Weiss M., Wisniewski-Dyé F., Moënne-Loccoz Y. (2007). Promoter trap identification of wheat seed extract-induced genes in the plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense Sp245. Microbiology. 153, 3608-3622.

Vial L., Pothier J.F., Normand P., Moënne-Loccoz Y., Bally R., Wisnievski-Dyé F. (2004). Construction of a recA mutant of Azospirillum lipoferum and involvement of recA in phase variation. FEMS Microbiology Letter. 236, 291-299.

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