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Dr. Christian Lesterlin - DNA transfer by bacterial conjugation in live-cells

Prestige seminar of the Fédération de Recherche en Biologie de Toulouse



Christian Lesterlin

Institut de Biologie et Chimie des Protéines, IBCP – Lyon

DNA transfer by bacterial conjugation in live-cells


Selected references

  • Nolivos S et al. Role of AcrAB-TolC multidrug efflux pump in drug-resistance acquisition by plasmid transfer. Science 2019 364(6442):778-782
  • Fleurie A, Lesterlin C et al. MapZ marks the division sites and positions FtsZ rings in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Nature 2014 516(7530):259-262
  • Lesterlin C et al. RecA bundles mediate homology pairing between distant sisters during DNA break repair. Nature 2014 506(7487):249-53
  • Lesterlin C et al. Sister chromatid interactions in bacteria revealed by a site-specific recombination assay. EMBO J 2012 31(16):3468-79
  • Wang X, Lesterlin C et al. Replication and segregation of an Escherichia coli chromosome with two replication origins. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2011 108(26):E243-50

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Note for visitors: Please come with a valid identity card

18 Oct

11:00 - 12:00

Fernand Gallais Conference room