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Emeline ROUX

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Emeline ROUX








Université de Rennes 1 – Campus de Beaulieu – 263 av du général Leclerc – 35042 Rennes cedex


Biochemistry, microbiology of lactic acid bacteria, molecular biology, bioinformatics, Nanopore sequencing

Research topics and scientific objectives

– Characterization of Streptococcus thermophilus surface proteolytic system and production of bioactive peptides

– Study of some probiotic traits and phylogeny of S. thermophilus strains and lactic acid bacteria strains isolated from traditional fermented products

– Development of bioinformatics methods to rapidly discriminate and identify bacterial strains within a fermented food

Education and main positions held


2003: PhD in food biochemistry, National Agronomy Institute Paris-Grignon (AgroParisTech)

2000: Engineer in agricultural and food industries, Massy (AgroParisTech)

Professional experience
Since 2021: University Rennes1, associate professor
2018-2021: IRISA/Inria Rennes, researcher
2005-2018: University of Lorraine, Nancy, associate professor
2004-2005: Kronenbourg Brewery, Strasbourg, researcher

Current projects

Use of Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) sequencing technology for meta-genomic and meta-metabolomic studies: application to the study of the role of Enterobacteriaceae primocolonization of the gut on the development of the intestinal epithelium in the piglet model

Selected publications

– Siekaniec G., Roux É., Lemane T., Guédon É, Nicolas J., 2021. Identification of Isolated or Mixed Strains from Long Reads: A Challenge met on Streptococcus thermophilus Using a MinION Sequencer. Microbial Genomics, : 1-14. [IF2020-2021 = 5,237]. doi : 10.1099/mgen.0.000654

– Awussi A.A., Roux É., Humeau C., Hafeez Z., Maigret B., Chang O.K., Lecomte X., Humbert G., Miclo L., Genay M., Perrin C. et Dary A., 2021. Role of the Sortase A in the Release of Cell-Wall Proteinase PrtS in the Growth Medium of Streptococcus thermophilus 4F44. Microorganisms, 9 : 2380. [IF2020-2021 = 3,864]. doi : 10.3390/microorganisms9112380

– Uriot O., Kebouchi M., Lorson E., Galia W., Denis S., Chalancon S., Hafeez Z., Roux É., Genay M., Blanquet-Diot S., Dary-Mourot A., 2021. Identification of Streptococcus thermophilus Genes Specifically Expressed under Simulated Human Digestive Conditions Using R-IVET Technology. Microorganisms, 9: 1113. [IF2020-2021 = 3,864]. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9061113.

– Devaere M., Boukthir S., Moullec S., Roux É., Lavenier D., Faili A., Kayal S., 2020. Complete genome sequences of two strains of Streptococcus pyogenes belonging to an emergent clade of the genotype emm89 in Brittany, France. Microbiol. Resour. Announc., 9 : e00129-20. [IF2020 = 0,877]. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00129-20.

– Khaldi T.E.M., Kebouchi M., Soligot C., Kharroub K., Le Roux Y. et Roux É., 2019. Streptococcus macedonicus strains isolated from traditional fermented milks: resistance to gastrointestinal environment and adhesion ability. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 103: 2759-2771. [IF2019 = 3,53]. doi: 10.1007/s00253-019-09651-z.

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