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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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CAUSSE Mathilde

DR1 Inra - RESEARCHER

Causse
Equipe DADI

Main Scientific Interest

Genetic control of tomato fruit quality traits (QTL mapping and cloning)

Impact of environmental stress on fruit quality; G x E

Natural diversity and association genetics in tomato

Integrative systems biology and genomic approaches 

Function

Leader of the research group "Diversity Quality and Environment  of Tomato ".  

The group works on Tomato fruit quality, genetic diversity and the impact of environment stress. It is composed of 3 scientists, 1 assistant engineers, 5 technicians, 3 PhD and 1 postdocs.- Coordinator of the Cluster for Integrated Horticulture PHI of the INRA Avignon Center 

Coordinator/Partner of several research projects

- WP leader of the H2020 project TRADITOM (2015-2018)

- Coordinator of the ANR project "Adaptom" on the adatation of tomato to abiotic stress (2014-2017)

- Coordinator of the ANR Genomics "MagicTom-SNP" project (2011-2014)

- Module leader of Module 1 (organoleptic quality) of the large EUSOL European project.

- Coordinator of the PNRA-ANR project QUALITOMFIL: Tomato fruit quality all along the chain 

Cursus

2004- 2012, Head of the Research Unit of Genetics and Breeding of Fruit and Vegetable, Avignon (France)

2001, Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches de l’Université de Montpellier

2000, Directrice de Recherches INRA

1995-2000, INRA UR GAFL, Avignon, Chargée de Recherches, QTL mapping for tomato fruit quality

1991-1995, INRA Station de Génétique Végétale Ferme du Moulon, Gif/Yvette ; Chargée de Recherches, QTL mapping in maize

1990-1991, Cornell University, Plant Breeding and Biometry Dept, Postdoc in S. Tanksley’s laboratory; “RFLP map of the rice genome”

1989, PhD of the University of Paris XI Orsay, “Genetic resources and breeding of African rice”  

Recent publications :

2019

 - Rothan C, I Diouf, M Causse (2019) Trait discovery and editing in tomato. A review. Plant J, 97, 73-90. doi: 10.1111/tpj.14152

- Zhao JT, C Sauvage, J Zhao, F Bitton, G Bauchet, D Liu, S Huang, D Tieman, HJ Klee, and M Causse (2019) Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies provide new insights into genetic control of tomato flavour. Nat Comm vol.10;  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09462

 

2018

- Diouf IA, Derivot L, Bitton F, Pascual L and Causse M (2018) Water Deficit and Salinity Stress Reveal Many Specific QTL for Plant Growth and Fruit Quality Traits in Tomato. Front. Plant Sci. 9:279. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00279

- Stevens R, Baldet P, Bouchet JP, Causse M, Deborde C, Deschodt C, Faurobert M, Garchery C, Garcia V, Gautier H, Gouble B, Maucourt M, Moing A, Page D, Petit J, Poessel JL, Truffault V and C Rothan (2018) systems biology study in tomato fruit reveals correlations between the ascorbate pool and genes involved in ribosome biogenesis, translation and the heat-shock response. Frontiers Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00137

- Albert E, R Duboscq, M Latreille, S Santoni, M Beukers, JP Bouchet, F Bitton, J Gricourt, C Poncet, V Gautier, JM Jiménez-Gómez, G Rigaill, M Causse (2018) Allele specific expression and genetic determinants of transcriptomic variations in response to mild water deficit in tomato. The Plant J. 96: 635-650. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14057

2017

- Bauchet  G, S Grenier, N Samson, V Segura, A Kende, J Beekwilder, K Cankar, JL Gallois, J Gricourt, J Bonnet, C Baxter, L Grivet, M Causse (2017) Identification of major loci and genomic regions controlling acid and volatile content in tomato fruit and implications for flavor improvement. New Phytologist (doi: 10.1111/nph.14615)

- Sauvage C, Rau A, Aichholtz C, Chadoeuf J, Sarah G, Ruiz M, Santoni S, Causse M, David J, Glémin S (2017) Domestication rewired gene expression and nucleotide diversity patterns in tomato. The Plant J 91, 631-645 ; doi: 10.1111/tpj.13592

- Bauchet G, Grenier S, Samson N, Bonnet J, Grivet L, Causse M (2017) Use of modern tomato breeding germplasm for deciphering the genetic control of agronomical traits by Genome Wide Association study. Theor Appl Genet 130(5), 875-889 ; DOI 10.1007/s00122-017-2857-9

- Albert E, Segura V, Gricourt J, Bonnefoi J, Derivot L, Causse M (2017) Association mapping reveals the genetic architecture of tomato response to water deficit: focus on major fruit quality traits. J Exp Bot 67: 6413-30

All publications 

Link ProdInra

Email : mathilde.causse@inra.fr