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Amelie Bernard

CRCN, group leader at the Laboratory of Membrane Biogenesis, UMR5200 CNRS, University of Bordeaux
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**Dr Amélie Bernard** Born January 5, 1984 in Saint-Lô, Manche HDR, Accreditation to direct research University of Bordeaux (2023) Doctor in plant biology from University of Bordeaux (2011) **Current position** CRCN, group leader at the Laboratory of Membrane Biogenesis, UMR5200 CNRS, University of Bordeaux *Exploring the nature, dynamics and function of lipids in membrane remodelling during plant autophagy and their importance in plant adaptation programs to environmental stress * **Higher studies** 2008 - Master in Plant Biology, University of Bordeaux, France 2008-2011 - PhD thesis in plant biology, University of Bordeaux, France 2011-2012 - Postdoctorate in plant biology, Laboratory of Membrane Biogenesis, CNRS, University of Bordeaux, France 2012-2016 - Post-doctorate in cell biology, Klionsky Laboratory, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA **Research activities** 2016 ->: Research Scientist (CR) and group leader (Laboratory of Membrane Biogenesis, CNRS, University of Bordeaux; 2012-2016: Post-doctorate in cell biology, Klionsky Laboratory, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA *Characterization of novel actors and signalling pathways involved in the regulation of autophagy-related genes in S. cerevisiae* 2011-2012: Post-doctorate at the Laboratory of Membrane Biogenesis, CNRS, University of Bordeaux, France *Study of the ECERIFERUM proteins involved in very-long-chain alkane synthesis in Arabidopsis* 2008-2011: Thesis at the Laboratory of Membrane Biogenesis, CNRS, University of Bordeaux, France *Characterization of the alkane-forming pathway in Arabidopsis* **Research supervision** Group leader since 2016. Current group composed of 1 researcher, 1 PhD student, 1 lecturer, 2 research engineers, 2 assistant engineers, 1 technician (in 2024). PhD supervision: 2 Post-docs supervision: 1 Master supervision: 7 Undergraduate student supervision: 3 **Publications** 33 in peer review journals Oral communications at scientific conferences: 19 **Prizes and Rewards** 2023: CNRS Bronze Medal **Editorial experience** 2023-> Associate editor in Frontiers in Plant Physiology **Major contracts and research funding obtained** 2022 – 2024 Emerging project AutoLip2 (*How autophagy reshapes lipid metabolism to promote plant acclimation to environmental changes*, Idex CNRS/UB), Coordinator, 85k€ 2021 – 2025 Associated investigator of ANR RecovOil (*Plant lipid droplets in post-stress recovery*; ANR AAPG2021), 450k€ 2020 – 2025 ERC Starting Grant (*The missing link: how do membrane lipids interplay with ATG proteins to instruct plant autophagy*, LIP-ATG, 852136) Coordinator, 1.5M€ 2018 – 2020 Seed Fund AutoLip1 (*Lipids function in plant autophagy, Idex CNRS/UB*), Coordinator, 30k€ 2018 – 2019 Seed fund Fédération de Recherche BIE. Co-coordinator, 7k€ 2017 – 2021 Salary for a PhD student, UB, 90 K€

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Phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate joins the dance of plant autophagosome formation

Rodrigo Enrique Gomez , Julie Castets , Josselin Lupette , Clément Chambaud , Jérôme Joubès
Autophagy, 2022, 19, pp.1609 - 1610. ⟨10.1080/15548627.2022.2132042⟩
Journal articles hal-04297803v1
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Phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate controls autophagosome formation in Arabidopsis thaliana

Rodrigo Enrique Gomez , Clément Chambaud , Josselin Lupette , Julie Castets , Stéphanie Pascal
Nature Communications, 2022, 13 (1), pp.4385. ⟨10.1038/s41467-022-32109-2⟩
Journal articles hal-03774766v1
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How Lipids Contribute to Autophagosome Biogenesis, a Critical Process in Plant Responses to Stresses

Rodrigo Enrique Gomez , Josselin Lupette , Clément Chambaud , Julie Castets , Amélie Ducloy
Cells, 2021, 10 (6), pp.1272. ⟨10.3390/cells10061272⟩
Journal articles hal-03883291v1

Arabidopsis CER1-LIKE1 Functions in a Cuticular Very-Long-Chain Alkane-Forming Complex 1

Stephanie Pascal , Amelie Bernard , Paul Deslous , Julien Gronnier , Ashley Fournier-Goss
Plant Physiology, 2019, ⟨10.1104/pp.18.01075⟩
Journal articles hal-02368049v1

Lipids in membrane dynamics during autophagy in plants

Rodrigo Enrique Gomez , Jérôme Joubès , Nicolas Valentin , Henri Batoko , Béatrice Satiat-Jeunemaître
Journal of Experimental Botany, 2018, 69 (6), pp.1287--1299. ⟨10.1093/jxb/erx392⟩
Journal articles hal-02177909v1

A novel pathway of targeted autophagy is induced by DNA damage in budding yeast

Vinay Eapen , David Waterman , Amélie Bernard , Nathan Schiffman , Enrich Sayas
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2017
Journal articles hal-03156537v1

Arabidopsis cuticular waxes: Advances in synthesis, export and regulation

Amelie Bernard , Jérôme Joubès
Progress in Lipid Research, 2013, 52 (1), pp.110 - 129. ⟨10.1016/j.plipres.2012.10.002⟩
Journal articles hal-02651423v1

Reconstitution of Plant Alkane Biosynthesis in Yeast Demonstrates That Arabidopsis ECERIFERUM1 and ECERIFERUM3 Are Core Components of a Very-Long-Chain Alkane Synthesis Complex

Amelie Bernard , Frederic Domergue , Stephanie Pascal , Reinhard Jetter , Charlotte Renne
The Plant cell, 2012, 24 (7), pp.3106 - 3118. ⟨10.1105/tpc.112.099796⟩
Journal articles hal-01003414v1
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Overexpression of Arabidopsis ECERIFERUM1 promotes wax very-long-chain alkane biosynthesis and influences plant response to biotic and abiotic stresses

Brice Bourdenx , Amelie Bernard , Frederic Domergue , Stéphanie Pascal , Amandine Leger
Plant Physiology, 2011, 156 (1), pp.29-45. ⟨10.1104/pp.111.172320⟩
Journal articles hal-02651224v1