Alliance Française contre les Maladies Parasitaires


Project Title : "Identification and characterization of new components involved in invasion of Apicomplexa parasites"

Project PI : Maryse Lebrun  Co-PI : Olivier Silvie

Thesis defense : 30/06/2017

Lab : Biogenèse membranaire et interactions avec la cellule hôte chez Plasmodium et Toxoplasma, DIMNP, Montpellier

Background :

  • Master in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Bordeaux, France (2011-2013)
  • Bachelor in Cellular Biology, University of Bordeaux, France (2008-2011)

Current position : Postdoctoral researcher in Boris Striepen Lab - Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA 

Publications :

Guerin, A., R. M. Corrales, M. L. Parker, M. H. Lamarque, D. Jacot, H. El Hajj, D. Soldati-Favre, M. J. Boulanger and M. Lebrun (2017). "Efficient invasion by Toxoplasma depends on the subversion of host protein networks." Nat Microbiol [no IF] 2(10): 1358-1366. [Pubmed] [Link]

Thonnus, M., A. Guerin and L. Riviere (2017). "A multigene family encoding surface glycoproteins in Trypanosoma congolense." Microb Cell [no IF] 4(3): 90-97. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Parker, M. L., D. M. Penarete-Vargas, P. T. Hamilton, A. Guerin, J. P. Dubey, S. J. Perlman, F. Spano, M. Lebrun and M. J. Boulanger (2016). "Dissecting the interface between apicomplexan parasite and host cell: Insights from a divergent AMA-RON2 pair." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A [9.4] 113(2): 398-403. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Rugarabamu, G., J. B. Marq, A. Guerin, M. Lebrun and D. Soldati-Favre (2015). "Distinct contribution of Toxoplasma gondii rhomboid proteases 4 and 5 to micronemal protein protease 1 activity during invasion." Mol Microbiol [4.4] 97(2): 244-262. [Pubmed]