Timeline

Patrick Forterre
Head of Structure
02 Mar 2018
publication

Novel families of archaeo-eukaryotic primases associated with mobile genetic elements of Bacteria and Archaea

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22 Jan 2018
publication

History of CRISPR-Cas from encounter with a mysterious repeated sequence to genome editing technology

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17 Jan 2018
event

LUCA and the universal tree of life: an update

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10 Nov 2017
publication

The enigmatic archaeal virosphere

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07 Nov 2017
publication

Primer-Independent DNA Synthesis by a Family B DNA Polymerase from Self-Replicating Mobile Genetic Elements

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06 Apr 2017
event

Centennial Celebration of Bacteriophage Research

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20 Sep 2016
publication

Casposon integration shows strong target site preference and recapitulates protospacer integration by CRISPR-Cas systems

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13 Sep 2016
publication

Eukaryotic-Like Virus Budding in Archaea

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24 Jun 2016
project

Evolutionary relationships between giant viruses and eukaryotes

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14 Apr 2016
project

EVOMOBIL-ERC Grant Agreement no. 340440 Co-evolution of viruses, plasmids and cells in Archaea: pattern and process

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13 Jan 2016
publication

Recent mobility of casposons, self-synthesizing transposons at the origin of the CRISPR-Cas immunity

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01 Nov 2015
publication

Comparative genomics reveals conserved positioning of essential genomic clusters in highly rearranged Thermococcales chromosomes.

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11 May 2015
team

Molecular Biology of Gene in Extremophiles

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22 Apr 2015
publication

An abyssal mobilome: viruses, plasmids and vesicles from deep-sea hydrothermal vents

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17 Mar 2015
publication

Membrane vesicles in natural environments: a major challenge in viral ecology

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11 Feb 2015
publication

Single-stranded DNA viruses employ a variety of mechanisms for integration into host genomes

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25 Nov 2014
publication

Synergistic template-free synthesis of dsDNA by Thermococcus nautili primase PolpTN2, DNA polymerase PolB, and pTN2 helicase

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13 Aug 2014
publication

Cellular domains and viral lineages

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02 Jul 2014
publication

DNA topoisomerase VIII: a novel subfamily of type IIB topoisomerases encoded by free or integrated plasmids in Archaea and Bacteria

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03 Jun 2014
publication

The SF1 helicase encoded by the archaeal plasmid pTN2 of Thermococcus nautili

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23 May 2014
publication

Unique genome replication mechanism of the archaeal virus AFV1

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19 May 2014
publication

Casposons: a new superfamily of self-synthesizing DNA transposons at the origin of prokaryotic CRISPR-Cas immunity

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01 Apr 2014
publication

Extracellular membrane vesicles harbouring viral genomes

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20 Jan 2014
publication

A highly divergent archaeo-eukaryotic primase from the Thermococcus nautilus plasmid, pTN2

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01 Jan 2014
publication

Global phylogenomic analysis disentangles the complex evolutionary history of DNA replication in archaea

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13 Dec 2013
publication

[The great virus comeback]

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11 Dec 2013
publication

Unification of the globally distributed spindle-shaped viruses of the Archaea

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17 Nov 2013
publication

The common ancestor of archaea and eukarya was not an archaeon

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02 Oct 2013
publication

First insights into the entry process of hyperthermophilic archaeal viruses

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26 Sep 2013
publication

Why are there so many diverse replication machineries?

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16 Jul 2013
publication

The major role of viruses in cellular evolution: facts and hypotheses

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22 May 2013
publication

Massive activation of archaeal defense genes during viral infection

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17 Apr 2013
publication

Genomics and genetics of Sulfolobus islandicus LAL14/1, a model hyperthermophilic archaeon

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11 Jan 2013
publication

Insights into dynamics of mobile genetic elements in hyperthermophilic environments from five new Thermococcus plasmids

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01 Jan 2013
publication

Les virus : leur nature et leur origine

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12 Nov 2012
publication

The origin of virions and virocells: the Escape hypothesis revisited

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04 Oct 2012
publication

The virocell concept and environmental microbiology

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08 Aug 2012
publication

Darwin’s goldmine is still open: variation and selection run the world

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23 Jul 2012
publication

Archaeal virus with exceptional virion architecture and the largest single-stranded DNA genome

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01 Jan 2012
publication

Postcards from the edge: structural genomics of archaeal viruses

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06 Jun 2011
publication

The archeoviruses

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10 May 2011
publication

Microviridae goes temperate: microvirus-related proviruses reside in the genomes of Bacteroidetes

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31 Jan 2011
publication

Simple and elegant design of a virion egress structure in Archaea

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01 Jan 2011
publication

A thaumarchaeal provirus testifies for an ancient association of tailed viruses with archaea

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27 Oct 2010
publication

A new fusion hypothesis for the origin of Eukarya: better than previous ones, but probably also wrong

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27 Oct 2010
publication

On the last common ancestor and early evolution of eukaryotes: reconstructing the history of mitochondrial ribosomes

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21 Oct 2010
publication

Evidence for a Xer/dif system for chromosome resolution in archaea

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01 Oct 2010
publication

The origin of eukaryotes and their relationship with the Archaea: are we at a phylogenomic impasse?

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12 Jul 2010
publication

Bacteria with a eukaryotic touch: a glimpse of ancient evolution?

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15 Jun 2010
publication

Giant viruses: conflicts in revisiting the virus concept

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20 May 2010
publication

The Sulfolobus rod-shaped virus 2 encodes a prominent structural component of the unique virion release system in Archaea

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01 Oct 2009
publication

The great billion-year war between ribosome- and capsid-encoding organisms (cells and viruses) as the major source of evolutionary novelties

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23 Jul 2009
publication

Four newly isolated fuselloviruses from extreme geothermal environments reveal unusual morphologies and a possible interviral recombination mechanism

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19 Jun 2009
publication

A unique virus release mechanism in the Archaea

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16 Jun 2009
publication

A hidden reservoir of integrative elements is the major source of recently acquired foreign genes and ORFans in archaeal and bacterial genomes

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23 Jan 2009
publication

Happy together: genomic insights into the unique Nanoarchaeum/Ignicoccus association

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10 Nov 2008
publication

Novel archaeal plasmid pAH1 and its interactions with the lipothrixvirus AFV1

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08 May 2008
publication

Viruses in acidic geothermal environments of the Kamchatka Peninsula

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14 Dec 2007
publication

In a world of microbes, where should microbiology stand?

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01 Nov 2006
publication

Viruses of the Archaea: a unifying view

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02 May 2006
publication

DNA topoisomerase V: a new fold of mysterious origin

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27 Feb 2006
publication

Three RNA cells for ribosomal lineages and three DNA viruses to replicate their genomes: a hypothesis for the origin of cellular domain

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01 Oct 2005
publication

[Luca: the last universal common ancestor]

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12 Apr 2005
publication

The two ages of the RNA world, and the transition to the DNA world: a story of viruses and cells

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01 Mar 2003
publication

An integrated analysis of the genome of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus abyssi

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