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Yvan Rahbé @ HAL


I am a researcher at INRAE (ex INRA :-) since 1983.

Agricultural engineer and biochemist by training, I am an insect physiologist (INA-PG PhD thesis, currently AgroParisTech, in 1984) having worked at INSA Lyon since that date, with a few forays elsewhere: INRA Guadeloupe in 1985-1986 , U. Valencia in 2007.

I worked in 4 main areas of interaction biology, related to Plant Health, my scientific Department at INRAE.

- Plant-insect interactions and the mechanisms of resistance of plants to insects

- The biology of the bacterial trophic symbiosis  in insects, mainly on the Aphid / Buchnera model

- The biology of anti-insect toxins, mainly of plant origin

- The biology of the bacterial transmission by Hemiptera and aphids

Currently working in a CNRS Microbiology unit (MAP, UMR5240)

I will fill-in this page more completely another day :-)

Please direct yourself to my official short-CV page



Journal articles2 documents

  • Yvan Rahbé, Gérard Febvay. Protein toxicity to aphids : an in vitro test on Acyrtosiphon pisum. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, Wiley, 1993, 67, pp.149-160. ⟨hal-02702639⟩
  • B. Delobel, Yvan Rahbé, C. Nardon, J. Guillaud, Paul Nardon. Biochemical and cytological survey of tyrosine storage proteins in Coleoptera : diversity of strategies. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Elsevier, 1993, 23 (3), pp.355-365. ⟨hal-02705992⟩

Conference papers1 document

  • Yvan Rahbé, B. Delobel, Gérard Febvay, C. Nardon, Paul Nardon. Are aphid bacterial endosymbionts involved in the biosynthesis of aphid peculiar triglycerides ?. 5. International colloque on endocytobiology and symbiosis, Jun 1993, Uji-Kyoto, Japan. ⟨hal-02777761⟩