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Véronique Bergougnoux

Véronique Bergougnoux



Birth place

Cogolin, South East of France (10 kms far away from Saint-Tropez)


  • PhD (2005) –Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France

  • French (mother tong), English, German, Czech (learning)


  • June 2007 – present: Post-doctoral fellowship, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.

  • September 2005 – June 2007: Research Assistant in laboratory of Professeur Jean-Daniel Viémont “ Morphogenèse des Ligneux”, UMR- INRA/INH/Université d’Angers, France. Subject of research: “Influence of environmental factors on plant architecture. Isolation and characterization of a DRM1 homologue in Rosa x hybrida L.”

  • October 2001 – August 2005: PhD student, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (France) with Sylvie Baudino, PhD. Title of thesis: “Biosynthesis and secretion of fragrance in Rosa x hybrida L.”

Research project

  • GAÈR project (1/2010-12/2012): Study of the BL-less sensitive 7B-1 mutant: gaining new insights on the BL-induced de-etiolation in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.)
    More details available in the "research" part of this website.

Last and most important publications

  • Bergougnoux V., Hlaváèková V, Plotzová R, Novák O and Fellner M (2009) – The 7B-1 mutation in tomato confers a BL-specific sensitivity to coronatine, a toxin produced by Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany, 60: 1219-1230

  • Girault T, Bergougnoux V., Combes D, Viémont J-D, Leduc N, (2008) – Light controls shoot meristem organogenic activity and leaf primordial growth during bud burst in Rosa sp. Plant, Cell and Environnement, 31: 1534-1544

  • Baudino S., Caissard J.-C., Bergougnoux V., Jullien F. , Magnard J.-L., Scalliet G., Cock J.M. and Hugueney P. (2007) – Production and emission of volatile compounds by petal cells – Plant Signaling & Behavior, 2: 525-526

  • Bergougnoux V., Caissard J.C., Jullien F., Magnard J.L., Scalliet G., Cock J.M., Hugueney P. and Baudino S. (2007) – Both the adaxial and abaxial epidermal layers of the rose petal emit volatile scent compounds – Planta, 226: 853-866

  • Caissard J.C., Bergougnoux V., Martin M., Mauriat M. and Baudino S. (2006) – Chemical and histochemical analysis of ‘Quatre Saisons Blanc Mousseux’, a moss ross of the Rosa x damascena group – Annals of Botany, 97: 231-238

  • Scalliet G., Lionnet C., Le Bechec M., Dutron L., Magnard J.L., Baudino S., Bergougnoux V., Jullien F., Chambrier P., Vergne P., Dumas C., Cock J.M. and Hugueney P. (2006) – Role of petal-specific orcinol O-methyltransferases in the evolution of rose scent – Plant Physiology, 140: 18-29
  • Lecouls AC, Bergougnoux V., Rubio-Cabetas MJ, Bosselut N, Voisin R, Poessel JL, Faurobert M, Bonnet A, Salesses G, Dirlewanger E, Esmenjaud D (2004) – Marker-assisted selection for the wide-spectrum resistance to root-knot nematodes conferred by the Ma gene from Myrobalan plum (Prunus cerasifera) in interspecific Prunus material – Molecular Breeding , 13: 113-124

Original design
MARTIN FELLNER, Laboratory of Growth Regulators Modified: October 2, 2020

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