Recent Publications

Godfroy O, Zheng M, Yao H, Henschen A, Peters AF, Scornet D, Colin S, Ronchi P, Hipp K, Nagasato C, Motomura T, Cock JM, Coelho SM. The baseless mutant links protein phosphatase 2A with basal cell identity in the brown alga Ectocarpus. bioRxiv 2022.09.10.507423; doi:

Barrera-Redondo J., Lotharukpong JS., Drost HG, Coelho SM. Uncovering gene-family founder events during major evolutionary transitions in animals, plants and fungi using GenEra. bioRxiv 2022.07.07.498977; doi:, preprint

Krasovec M., Lipinska AP, Coelho SM. Low spontaneous mutation rate in a complex multicellular eukaryote with a haploid-diploid life cycle. bioRxiv 2022.05.13.491831; doi:

Bourdareau S, Godfroy O, Gueno J, Scornet D, Coelho SM, Tirichine L, Cock JM. An Efficient Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Protocol for the Analysis of Histone Modification Distributions in the Brown Alga Ectocarpus. Methods Protoc. 2022, 5(3), 36;

Brinkmeier J, Coelho SM, de Massy B, Bourbon H-M. Evolution and diversity of the TopoVI and TopoVI-like subunits with extensive divergence of the TOPOVIBL. subunit bioRxiv 2022.05.08.491100; doi:

Liesner D, Pearson GA, Bartsch I, Rana S, Harms L, Heinrich S, Bischof K, Glöckner G, Valentin K. Increased heat resilience of intraspecific outbred compared to inbred lineages in the kelp Laminaria digitata: physiology and transcriptomics. Frontiers in Marine Science 2022; 9: 838793.

Gauci C, Bartsch I, Martins N, Liesner D. Cold thermal priming of Laminaria digitata(Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes enhances gametogenesis and thermal performance of sporophytes. Frontiers in Marine Science 2022; in press.

Bogaert KA, Zakka AA, Coelho SM, De Clerck O. Polarization of brown algal zygotes. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, in press.

Cossard GG, Godfroy O, Nehr Z, et al. Selection drives convergent gene expression changes during transitions to co-sexuality in haploid sexual systems [published online ahead of print, 2022 Mar 21]. Nat Ecol Evol. 2022;10.1038/s41559-022-01692-4. doi:10.1038/s41559-022-01692-4, PubMed preprint bioRxiv 2021.07.05.451104

Gueno J, Bourdareau S, Cossard G, Godfroy O, Lipinska A, Tirichine L, Cock JM, Coelho SM. Chromatin landscape associated with sexual differentiation in a UV sex determination system, Nucleic Acids Research, 2022; gkac145, preprint bioRxiv 2020.10.29.359190 

Hatchett WJ, Jueterbock A, Kopp M, Coyer JA, Coelho SM, Hoarau G, Lipinska AP.  Evolutionary dynamics of sex-biased gene expression in a young XY system: Insights from the brown alga genus Fucus. bioRxiv 2021, doi:

Badis Y, Scornet D, Harada M, et al. Targeted CRISPR-Cas9-based gene knockouts in the model brown alga Ectocarpus. New Phytol. 2021;231(5):2077-2091. doi:10.1111/nph.17525 PubMed

Heesch S, Serrano-Serrano M, Barrera-Redondo J, et al. Evolution of life cycles and reproductive traits: Insights from the brown algae. J Evol Biol. 2021;34(7):992-1009. doi:10.1111/jeb.13880 PubMed

Müller DG, Gaschet E, Godfroy O, et al. A partially sex-reversed giant kelp sheds light into the mechanisms of sexual differentiation in a UV sexual system. New Phytol. 2021;232(1):252-263. doi:10.1111/nph.17582 PubMed

Coelho SM, Cock JM Genetic and developmental mechanisms of cellular differentiation in algae. In “The evolution of multicellularity” editors Herron, Conlin, Rattlif, March 28, 2021, CRC Press, ISBN 9780367356965

Coelho SM, Umen J. Switching it up: algal insights into sexual transitions. Plant Reprod. 2021;34(4):287-296. doi:10.1007/s00497-021-00417-0 PubMed

Vigneau J, Borg M. The epigenetic origin of life history transitions in plants and algae. Plant Reprod. 2021;34(4):267-285. doi:10.1007/s00497-021-00422-3 PubMed

Müller DG, Gaschet E, Godfroy O, et al. A partially sex-reversed giant kelp sheds light into the mechanisms of sexual differentiation in a UV sexual system. New Phytol. 2021;232(1):252-263. doi:10.1111/nph.17582 PubMed

Bourdareau S, Tirichine L, Lombard B, et al. Histone modifications during the life cycle of the brown alga Ectocarpus. Genome Biol. 2021;22(1):12. Published 2021 Jan 4. doi:10.1186/s13059-020-02216-8 PubMed

Coelho SM, Cock JM. Brown Algal Model Organisms. Annu Rev Genet. 2020;54:71-92. doi:10.1146/annurev-genet-030620-093031 PubMed

Coelho SM, Peters AF, Müller D, Cock JM. Ectocarpus: an evo-devo model for the brown algae. Evodevo. 2020;11:19. Published 2020 Aug 31. doi:10.1186/s13227-020-00164-9 PubMed

Baudry L, Guiglielmoni N, Marie-Nelly H, et al. instaGRAAL: chromosome-level quality scaffolding of genomes using a proximity ligation-based scaffolder. Genome Biol. 2020;21(1):148. Published 2020 Jun 18. doi:10.1186/s13059-020-02041-z PubMed

Mignerot L, Nagasato C, Peters AF, et al. Unusual Patterns of Mitochondrial Inheritance in the Brown Alga Ectocarpus. Mol Biol Evol. 2019;36(12):2778-2789. doi:10.1093/molbev/msz186 PubMed

Umen J, Coelho S. Algal Sex Determination and the Evolution of Anisogamy. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2019;73:267-291. doi:10.1146/annurev-micro-020518-120011 PubMed

Mignerot L, Avia K, Luthringer R, et al. A key role for sex chromosomes in the regulation of parthenogenesis in the brown alga Ectocarpus. PLoS Genet. 2019;15(6):e1008211. Published 2019 Jun 13. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1008211 PubMed

Arun A, Coelho SM, Peters AF, et al. Convergent recruitment of TALE homeodomain life cycle regulators to direct sporophyte development in land plants and brown algae. Elife. 2019;8:e43101. Published 2019 Jan 15. doi:10.7554/eLife.43101 PubMed

Coelho SM, Mignerot L, Cock JM. Origin and evolution of sex-determination systems in the brown algae. New Phytol. 2019;222(4):1751-1756. doi:10.1111/nph.15694 PubMed

Lipinska AP, Serrano-Serrano ML, Cormier A, et al. Rapid turnover of life-cycle-related genes in the brown algae [published correction appears in Genome Biol. 2019 Feb 22;20(1):44]. Genome Biol. 2019;20(1):35. Published 2019 Feb 14. doi:10.1186/s13059-019-1630-6 PubMed

Coelho SM, Gueno J, Lipinska AP, Cock JM, Umen JG. UV Chromosomes and Haploid Sexual Systems. Trends Plant Sci. 2018;23(9):794-807. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2018.06.005 PubMed

Godfroy O, Uji T, Nagasato C, et al. DISTAG/TBCCd1 Is Required for Basal Cell Fate Determination in Ectocarpus. Plant Cell. 2017;29(12):3102-3122. doi:10.1105/tpc.17.00440 PubMed

Lipinska AP, Toda NRT, Heesch S, Peters AF, Cock JM, Coelho SM. Multiple gene movements into and out of haploid sex chromosomes. Genome Biol. 2017;18(1):104. Published 2017 Jun 8. doi:10.1186/s13059-017-1201-7 PubMed

Luthringer R, Lipinska AP, Roze D, et al. The Pseudoautosomal Regions of the U/V Sex Chromosomes of the Brown Alga Ectocarpus Exhibit Unusual Features. Mol Biol Evol. 2015;32(11):2973-2985. doi:10.1093/molbev/msv173 PubMed

Lipinska A, Cormier A, Luthringer R, et al. Sexual dimorphism and the evolution of sex-biased gene expression in the brown alga ectocarpus. Mol Biol Evol. 2015;32(6):1581-1597. doi:10.1093/molbev/msv049 PubMed

Ahmed S, Cock JM, Pessia E, et al. A haploid system of sex determination in the brown alga Ectocarpus sp. Curr Biol. 2014;24(17):1945-1957. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.042 PubMed