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Equipe MeioMe, UMR 1318 Institut Jean Pierre Bourgin, INRA, centre de Versailles

I am a plant geneticist with a particular interest in the interplay between meiotic recombination and polyploidy (i.e. Whole Genome Duplications, WGDs). My work aims to determine how: (i) meiotic recombination is controlled in allopolyploid crop species (those with a hybrid origin), (ii) meiotic gene duplicates evolve post-WGDs and (iii) such improved knowledge on recombination be exploited for crop improvement. To address these questions, I am developing multidisciplinary approaches that combine genetic, genomic, cytological and bioinformatic methods. My main model species belongs to the tribe Brassicaceae: Brassica napus (cultivated as oilseed rape) and its progenitor species, Camelina sativa and Arabidopsis thaliana.

I have a series of operational and managerial duties, serving on different committees (evaluation committee of research professors and assistant professors in plant and animal genetics at INRAE; steering committee of Saclay Plant Sciences) and councils (doctoral school SEVE). I also coordinate a Workshop Series on Plant Genome Dynamics that brings together scientists working on Plant Genome organization, functioning and evolution.

Journal articles49 documents

  • Eric Jenczewski. Moving to and fro between Arabidopsis and its crop relatives confirms the role of chromosome remodelling on meiotic recombination. Journal of Experimental Botany, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2021, 72 (8), pp.2811-2813. ⟨10.1093/jxb/erab032⟩. ⟨hal-03330094⟩
  • Pierre Sourdille, Eric Jenczewski. Homoeologous exchanges in allopolyploids: how Brassica napus established self‐control!. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2021, 229 (6), pp.3041-3043. ⟨10.1111/nph.17222⟩. ⟨hal-03176853⟩
  • Pierre Sourdille, Eric Jenczewski. Une autre vision de la sélection variétale. Perspectives Agricoles, Arvalis, 2020, pp.61-66. ⟨hal-03113672⟩
  • Mark Tepfer, Aurélie Hurel, Frédérique Tellier, Eric Jenczewski. Evaluation of the progeny produced by interspecific hybridization between Camelina sativa and C. microcarpa. Annals of Botany, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020, 125 (6), pp.993-1002. ⟨10.1093/aob/mcaa026⟩. ⟨hal-03160263⟩
  • Aurélien Blary, Adrián Gonzalo, Frédérique Eber, Aurélie Bérard, Hélène Bergès, et al.. Corrigendum: FANCM Limits Meiotic Crossovers in Brassica Crops. Frontiers in Plant Science, Frontiers, 2020, 11, pp.604728. ⟨10.3389/fpls.2020.604728⟩. ⟨hal-03161790⟩
  • Andrew Lloyd, Eric Jenczewski. Modelling sex-specific crossover patterning in Arabidopsis. Genetics, Genetics Society of America, 2019, 211, pp.847-859. ⟨10.1534/genetics.118.301838⟩. ⟨hal-02629131⟩
  • Aurélien Blary, Eric Jenczewski. Manipulation of crossover frequency and distribution for plant breeding. TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Springer Verlag, 2019, 132 (3), pp.575-592. ⟨10.1007/s00122-018-3240-1⟩. ⟨hal-02625100⟩
  • Paulina Martinez Palacios, Marie-Pierre Jacquemot, Marion Tapie, Agnes Rousselet, Mamoudou Diop, et al.. Assessing the Response of Small RNA Populations to Allopolyploidy Using Resynthesized Brassica napus Allotetraploids. Molecular Biology and Evolution, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2019, 36 (4), pp.709-726. ⟨10.1093/molbev/msz007⟩. ⟨hal-02383691⟩
  • Adrian Gonzalo, Marie-Odile Lucas, Catherine Charpentier, Greta Sandmann, Andrew Lloyd, et al.. Reducing MSH4 copy number prevents meiotic crossovers between non-homologous chromosomes in Brassica napus. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2019, 10 (1), pp.1-9. ⟨10.1038/s41467-019-10010-9⟩. ⟨hal-02622291⟩
  • Andrew Lloyd, Aurélien Blary, Delphine Charif, Catherine Charpentier, Joseph Tran, et al.. Homoeologous exchanges cause extensive dosage-dependent gene expression changes in an allopolyploid crop. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2018, 217 (1), pp.367-377. ⟨10.1111/nph.14836⟩. ⟨hal-02624624⟩
  • Aurélien Blary, Adrián Gonzalo, Frederique Eber, Aurélie Berard, Helene Berges, et al.. FANCM Limits Meiotic Crossovers in Brassica Crops. Frontiers in Plant Science, Frontiers, 2018, 9, 13 p. ⟨10.3389/fpls.2018.00368⟩. ⟨hal-02623280⟩
  • Katarzyna Adamczyk, Sabrina Delaunay, Anne Vannier, Caroline François, Gwénaëlle Thomas, et al.. Gene Introgression in Weeds Depends on Initial Gene Location in the Crop: Brassica napus - Raphanus raphanistrum Model. Genetics, Genetics Society of America, 2017, 206 (3), pp.1361-1372. ⟨10.1534/genetics.117.201715⟩. ⟨hal-01607924⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Karine Alix-Jenczewski. Book review: Polyploidy and genome evolution. Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis. eds. Springer. Annals of Botany, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014, 113, pp.vii-viii. ⟨10.1093/aob/mcu091⟩. ⟨hal-01569522⟩
  • Jean-Marie Prosperi, Eric Jenczewski, Marie-Helene Muller, Stéphane Fourtier, Jean-Paul Sampoux, et al.. Alfalfa domestication history, genetic diversity and genetic resources. Legume Perspectives, 2014, 4, pp.13-14. ⟨hal-01216251v2⟩
  • Laurie Grandont, Nieves Cunado, Olivier Coriton, Virginie Huteau, Frederique Eber, et al.. Homoeologous chromosome sorting and progression of meiotic recombination in [i]Brassica napus[/i]: ploidy does matter!. The Plant cell, American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), 2014, 26 (4), pp.1448-1463. ⟨10.1105/tpc.114.122788⟩. ⟨hal-01204069⟩
  • Maria Loreto Suay Llopis, Deshuang Zhang, Frederique Eber, Helene Jouy, Maryse Lodé-Taburel, et al.. Crossover rate between homologous chromosomes and interference are regulated by the addition of specific unpaired chromosomes in Brassica. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2014, 201 (2), pp.645-656. ⟨10.1111/nph.12534⟩. ⟨hal-01204030⟩
  • Andrew Lloyd, Marion Ranoux, Sonia Vautrin, Natasha Marie Glover, Joëlle Fourment, et al.. Meiotic Gene Evolution: Can You Teach a New Dog New Tricks?. Molecular Biology and Evolution, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014, 31 (7), pp.1724-1727. ⟨10.1093/molbev/msu119⟩. ⟨hal-02635778⟩
  • Laurie Grandont, Eric Jenczewski, Andrew Lloyd. Meiosis and Its Deviations in Polyploid Plants. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, Karger, 2013, 140 (2-4), pp.171-184. ⟨10.1159/000351730⟩. ⟨hal-01203988⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski. Evolution: he who grabs too much loses all. Current Biology - CB, Elsevier, 2013, 23 (21), pp.R961-R963. ⟨10.1016/j.cub.2013.09.023⟩. ⟨hal-01204008⟩
  • Stephane Nicolas, Herve Monod, Frederique Eber, Anne-Marie Chèvre, Eric Jenczewski. Non-random distribution of extensive chromosome rearrangements in Brassica napus depends on genome organization. Plant Journal, Wiley, 2012, 70 (4), pp.691 - 703. ⟨10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.04914.x⟩. ⟨hal-01004194⟩
  • Emmanuel Szadkowski, Frederique Eber, Virginie Huteau, Maryse Lodé-Taburel, Olivier Coriton, et al.. Polyploid formation pathways have an impact on genetic rearrangements in resynthesized Brassica napus. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2011, 191 (3), pp.884-894. ⟨10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03729.x⟩. ⟨hal-02644947⟩
  • Sheng Chen, Matthew Nelson, Anne-Marie Chèvre, Eric Jenczewski, Zaiyun Li, et al.. Trigenomic Bridges for Brassica Improvement. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, Taylor & Francis, 2011, 30 (6), pp.524-547. ⟨10.1080/07352689.2011.615700⟩. ⟨hal-01189605⟩
  • Malika L. Aïnouche, Eric Jenczewski. Focus on polyploidy.. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2010, 186 (1), pp.1-4. ⟨hal-00473598⟩
  • Malika Ainouche, Eric Jenczewski. Focus on polyploidy. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2010, 186 (1), pp.1-4. ⟨10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03215.x⟩. ⟨hal-01203933⟩
  • Martine Leflon, Laurie Grandont, Frederique Eber, Virginie Huteau, Olivier Coriton, et al.. Crossovers get a boost in [i]Brassica[/i] allotriploid and allotetraploid hybrids. The Plant cell, American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), 2010, 22 (7), pp.2253-2264. ⟨10.1105/tpc.110.075986⟩. ⟨hal-01203949⟩
  • Marta Cifuentes, Frederique Eber, Marie-Odile Lucas, Maryse Lodé-Taburel, Anne-Marie Chèvre, et al.. Repeated olyploidy drove different levels of crossover suppression between homoeologous chromosomes in [i]Brassica napus[/i] allohaploids. The Plant cell, American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), 2010, 22 (7), pp.2265-2276. ⟨10.1105/tpc.109.072991⟩. ⟨hal-01203905⟩
  • Marta Cifuentes, Laurie Grandont, Moore Graham, Anne-Marie Chèvre, Eric Jenczewski. Genetic regulation of meiosis in polyploid species: new insights into an old question. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2009, 186 (1), pp.29-36. ⟨10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03084.x⟩. ⟨hal-01203952⟩
  • Stephane Nicolas, Martine Leflon, Hervé Monod, Frédérique Eber, Olivier Coriton, et al.. Genetic regulation of meiotic cross-overs between related genomes in brassica napus haploids and hybrids. The Plant cell, American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), 2009, 21, pp.373-385. ⟨10.1105/tpc.108.062273⟩. ⟨hal-02663581⟩
  • Stephane Nicolas, Martine Leflon, Zhiqian Liu, Olivier Coriton, Anne-Marie Chèvre, et al.. Chromosome ‘speed dating’ during meiosis of polyploid Brassica hybrids and haploids. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, Karger, 2008, pp.331-338. ⟨hal-02653288⟩
  • Nicolas Pouilly, Régine Delourme, Eric Jenczewski, Karine Alix. Repetitive sequence-derived markers tag centromeres and telomeres and provide insights into chromosome evolution in Brassica napus. Chromosome Research, Springer Verlag, 2008, pp.683-700. ⟨hal-02654390⟩
  • Armel Salmon, Jérémy Clotault, Eric Jenczewski, Veronique Chable, Maria Manzanares-Dauleux. Brassica oleracea displays a high level of DNA methylation polymorphism. Plant Science, Elsevier, 2008, 174 (1), pp.61-70. ⟨10.1016/j.plantsci.2007.09.012⟩. ⟨hal-02655635⟩
  • Anne-Marie Chèvre, Katarzyna Adamczyk, Frederique Eber, Virginie Huteau, Olivier Coriton, et al.. Modelling gene flow between oilseed rape and wild radish I. Evolution of chromosome structure. TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Springer Verlag, 2007, 114 (2), pp.209-221. ⟨10.1007/s00122-006-0424-x⟩. ⟨hal-02658080⟩
  • Stephane Nicolas, Guillaume Le Mignon, Frederique Eber, Olivier Coriton, Hervé Monod, et al.. Homeologous recombination plays a major role in chromosome rearrangements that occur during meiosis of Brassica napus haploids. Genetics, Genetics Society of America, 2007, 175 (2), pp.487-503. ⟨10.1534/genetics.106.062968⟩. ⟨hal-02668271⟩
  • Jean-Marie Prosperi, Eric Jenczewski, Michel Angevain, Joelle Ronfort. Morphologic and agronomic diversity of wild genetic resources of Medicago sativa L. collected in Spain. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, Springer Verlag, 2006, 53 (4), pp.843-856. ⟨10.1007/s10722-004-6476-3⟩. ⟨hal-02662092⟩
  • Zhiqian Liu, Katarzyna Adamczyk, Maria Manzanares-Dauleux, Frederique Eber, Marie-Odile Lucas, et al.. Mapping Prbn and other quantitative trait loci responsible for the control of homeologous chromosome pairing in oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) haploids. Genetics, Genetics Society of America, 2006, 174, pp.1583-1596. ⟨10.1534/genetics.106.064071⟩. ⟨hal-02660671⟩
  • Warren Albertin, Philippe Brabant, Olivier Catrice, Frédérique Eber, Eric Jenczewski, et al.. Autopolyploidy in cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.) does not alter significantly the proteomes of green tissues.. Proteomics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2005, 5 (8), pp.2131-9. ⟨10.1002/pmic.200401092⟩. ⟨hal-00121938⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Joelle Ronfort, Anne-Marie Chèvre. Crop-to-wild gene flow, introgression and possible fitness effects of transgenes. Environmental Biosafety Research, EDP Sciences, 2003, 2, pp.9-24. ⟨hal-02671908⟩
  • Anne-Marie Chèvre, Frédérique Eber, Eric Jenczewski, Henri Darmency, M. Renard. Gene flow from oilseed rape to weedy species. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil and Plant Science, Taylor & Francis, 2003, suppl (12), pp.22-25. ⟨hal-02674667⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Frédérique Eber, A. Grimaud, S. Huet, M.O. Lucas, et al.. PrBn, a major gene controlling homeologous pairing in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) haploids. Genetics, Genetics Society of America, 2003, 164, pp.645-653. ⟨hal-02682468⟩
  • A. Grimaud, S. Huet, Herve Monod, Eric Jenczewski, Frédérique Eber. Mélange de modèles mixtes: application à l'analyse des appariements de chromosomes chez des haploïdes de colza. Journal de la Société Française de Statistique, Société Française de Statistique et Société Mathématique de France, 2002, 143 (1-2), pp.147-153. ⟨hal-02678095⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Frédérique Eber, Maria Manzanares-Dauleux, Anne-Marie Chèvre. A strict diploid-like pairing regime is associated with tetrasomic segregation in induced autotetraploids of kale. Plant Breeding, Wiley, 2002, 121, pp.177-179. ⟨hal-02672448⟩
  • Anne-Marie Chèvre, Frédérique Eber, Eric Jenczewski, M. Renard, J. Pierre, et al.. Impacts agro-environnementaux de la mise en culture de variétés de colza transgéniques tolérantes à des herbicides. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie d'Agriculture de France, Académie d'agriculture de France, 2001, 87 (5), pp.11-20. ⟨hal-02669714⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, J.M. Prosperi, Joelle Ronfort. Evidence for gene flow between wild and cultivated Medicago sativa (Leguminosae) based on allozyme markers and quantitative traits. American Journal of Botany, Botanical Society of America, 1999, 86 (5), pp.677-687. ⟨hal-02693964⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, J.M. Prosperi, Joelle Ronfort. Differentiation between natural and cultivated populations of Medicago sativa (Leguminosae) from Spain: analysis with random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers and comparison to allozymes. Molecular Ecology, Wiley, 1999, 8, pp.1317-1330. ⟨hal-02697783⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Michel Angevain, André Charrier, Gérard Génier, Joëlle Ronfort, et al.. Contrasting patterns of genetic diversity in neutral markers and agromorphological traits in wild and cultivated populations of Medicago sativa L. from Spain. Genetics Selection Evolution, BioMed Central, 1998, 30 (Suppl), pp.S103-S119. ⟨hal-00894235⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, M. Angevain, A. Charrier, G. Genier, Joelle Ronfort, et al.. Comparaison de la diversité génétique mesurée sur la base de marqueurs neutres et de caractères agro-morphologiques dans des populations sauvages et cultivées de luzerne (Medicago sativa L.) en Espagne. Genetics Selection Evolution, BioMed Central, 1998, 30 (1), pp.103-119. ⟨hal-02693503⟩
  • Joelle Ronfort, Eric Jenczewski, T. Bataillon, François Rousset. Analysis of population structure in autotetraploid species. Genetics, Genetics Society of America, 1998, 150, pp.921-930. ⟨10.1093/genetics/150.2.921⟩. ⟨hal-02687535⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Michèle Gherardi, Isabelle Bonnin, J.M. Prosperi, Isabelle Olivieri, et al.. Insight on segregation distortions in two intraspecific crosses between annual species of Medicago (Leguminosae). TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Springer Verlag, 1997, pp.682-691. ⟨hal-02683863⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, M. Gherardi, I. Bonnin, Jean-Marie Prosperi, Isabelle Olivieri, et al.. Insight on segregation distortions in two intraspecific crosses between annual species of Medicago (Leguminosae). TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Springer Verlag, 1997, 94 (5), pp.682-691. ⟨10.1007/s001220050466⟩. ⟨halsde-00336046⟩

Book sections6 documents

  • Marina Pfalz, Adrián Gonzalo, Nicolas Christophorou, Aurélien Blary, Aurélie Berard, et al.. Identifying and isolating meiotic mutants in a polyploid brassica crop. Mónica Pradillo; Stefan Heckmann. Plant Meiosis : methods and protocols, 2061, Humana, 405 p., 2020, Methods in Molecular Biology, 978-1-4939-9817-3 ; 978-1-4939-9818-0. ⟨10.1007/978-1-4939-9818-0_21⟩. ⟨hal-02912375⟩
  • Anne-Marie Chèvre, Annaliese Sarah Mason, Olivier Coriton, Laurie Grandont, Eric Jenczewski, et al.. Cytogenetics, a science linking genomics and breeding: the Brassica Model. The Brassica napus Genome, Springer International Publishing, 2018, Compendium of Plant Genomes, 978-3-319-43692-0. ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-43694-4_2⟩. ⟨hal-02786092⟩
  • Raphaël Mercier, Christine Mezard, Eric Jenczewski, Nicolas Macaisne, Mathilde Grelon. The Molecular Biology of Meiosis in Plants. Annu Rev Plant Biol., 66, ANNUAL REVIEWS, pp.31, 2015, Annual Review of Plant Biology, 978-0-8243-0666-3. ⟨10.1146/annurev-arplant-050213-035923⟩. ⟨hal-01204185⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Raphaël Mercier, Nicolas Macaisne, Christine Mézard. Meiosis : recombination and the control of cell division. plant genome diversity, 2, Springer-Verlag, 2013, PLANT GENOME, ⟨10.1007/978-3-7091-1160-4_8⟩. ⟨hal-01204081⟩
  • Eric Jenczewski, Anne-Marie Chèvre, Karine Alix. Chromosomal and gene expression changes in Brassica Allopolyploids. Polyploid and Hybrid Genomics, 10, John Wiley and Sons, 2013, 9780470960370. ⟨10.1002/9781118552872.ch10⟩. ⟨hal-01569511⟩
  • Anne-Marie Chèvre, H. Ammitzboll, B. Breckling, A. Dietz-Pfeilstetter, Frédérique Eber, et al.. A review on interspecific gene flow from oilseed rape to wild relatives. Introgression from genetically modified plants into wild relatives, CAB International, 2004. ⟨hal-02832152⟩