Bhattacharya Lab Member Marie-Mathilde Perrineau

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Marie-Mathilde Perrineau
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Foran Hall, 59 Dudley Rd
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520, USA
  Email: mm.perrineau[at]



2011   PhD «Space and time variations of diversity of the bacteria symbiotically associated to Acacia mangium in its native and introduced areas with or without inoculation» (University of Montpellier II, France).
PhD Defence in June 2011.
2007   Master I&II in Bacterial and Parasitic Biodiversity and Interactions with a specialization in Parasite Ecology (UMII, France) : Ranked first.
2005   Master I in Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution (UMII, France).
2002   BTEC Higher National Diploma (Technological University Degree) in Biological engineering, option Biolological and biochemical analyses (University of Toulon, France).
2000   Baccalaureate Scientific option biology (High school diploma).



2011   Postdoctoral Position. 3 months at the Tropical and Mediterranean Symbioses Laboratory (France).
2007- 2011   PhD thesis entitled «Space and time variations of diversity of the bacteria symbiotically associated to Acacia mangium in its native and introduced areas with or without inoculation».
3 and half years at the Tropical and Mediterranean Symbioses Laboratory (UMII, France).
Sampling campaign : in Australia, Queensland (2009) and in Malaysia, Sabah (2008).
2007   Master II BIMP training course entitled «Allelic dynamics of the protozoan parasite Leishmania tropica».
5 months at the Parasitology and Mycology Laboratory (CNRS/UMI/UMR 5093).
2006   Master I BIMP training course entitled «Genetic diversity of Triatoma infestans».
3 months at the Fight gainst Harmful Iinsects Laboratory (IRD/UR 016).
2005   Master I EBE training course entitled «The symbiotic interaction between a nitrogen-fixing bacteria: Sinorhizobium and a legume: Medicago». 3 months at the Tropical and Mediterranean Symbioses Laboratory (CIRAD/UMR 113).
2002   DUT ABB training course entitled «Phylogeny and phylogeography of Mus musculus».
3 months at the Genome, Populations and Interactions Laboratory (CNRS/UMR 5171).


Perrineau MM, Gross J, Zelzion E, Price DC, Levitan O, Boyd J, Bhattacharya D. 2014. Using natural selection to explore the adaptive potential of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. PLoS One: March 21, 2014.
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Perrineau MM, Zelzion E, Gross J, Price DC, Boyd J, Bhattacharya D. 2014. Evolution of salt tolerance in a laboratory reared population of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Environ Microbiol. PMID: 24373049.

Bhattacharya D, Price DC, Chan CX, Qiu H, Rose N, Ball S, Weber AP, Cecilia Arias M, Henrissat B, Coutinho PM, Krishnan A, Zäuner S, Morath S, Hilliou F, Egizi A, Perrineau MM, Yoon HS. 2013. Genome of the red alga Porphyridium purpureum. Nat Commun. 2013 Jun 17;4:1941.

Perrineau MM, Galiana A, De Faria SM, Béna G, Duponnois R, Reddell P and Prin Y.2012. Monoxenic nodulation process of Acacia mangium (Mimosoideae, Phyllodinae) by Bradyrhizobium sp. Symbiosis

Perrineau MM, Le Roux C, De Faria SM, De Carvalho Balieiro F, Galiana A, Prin Y and Béna G. 2011. Genetic diversity of symbiotic Bradyrhizobium elkanii populations recovered from inoculated and non-inoculated Acacia mangium field trials in Brazil. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 34(5):376-384.

Bakkali Yakhlef SE, Abbas Y, Prin Y, Abourouh M, Perrineau MM and Duponnois R. 2011. Effective arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the roots of Tetraclinis articulata and Lavandula multifida in Moroccan Tetraclinis woodlands. Mycology: An International Journal on Fungal Biology 2(2):79-86.

Bakkali Yakhlef SE, Mousain D, Duponnois R, Ducousso M, Belkouri A, Kerdouh B, Perrineau MM and Abourouh M. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of Pisolithus species from Moroccan forest woodlands. Symbiosis 49(3):157-162.

Le Roux C, Tentchev D, Prin Y, Goh D, Japarudin Y, Perrineau MM, Duponnois R, Domergue O, De Lajudie P and Galiana A. 2009. Bradyrhizobia nodulating the Acacia mangium x A. auriculiformis interspecific hybrid are specific and differ from those associated with both parental species. Applied and environmental microbiology 75(24):7752.

Rangin C, Brunel B, Cleyet-Marel JC, Perrineau MM and Bena G. 2008. Effects of Medicago truncatula genetic diversity, rhizobial competition, and strain effectiveness on the diversity of a natural Sinorhizobium species community. Applied and environmental microbiology 74(18):5653.

Richer W, Kengne P, Cortez MR, Perrineau MM, Cohuet A, Fontenille D and Noireau F. 2007. Active dispersal by wild Triatoma infestans in the Bolivian Andes. Tropical Medicine & International Health 12(6):759-764.  

Last updated: March 27, 2014