Contact details

Associate Professor at the University of Reims Champagne Ardenne.

Research Unit on Grapevine and Wines in Champagne - EA 4707, Campus Moulin de la Housse, Buiding 18 - bureau BI09 - BP 1039 - 51687 Reims Cedex 2

E-Mail : sandrine.cordelier@univ-reims.fr

Research activities

- Grapevine protection against biotic and abiotic stresses by using beneficial bacteria or MAMPs. Study of defence mechanisms and physiological modifications occurring during the plant perception of beneficial endophytic bacteria or during cold stress or fungal infection.

- Functional analysis of grapevine transcription factor (VvNAC1) involved in plant resistance against pathogenic fungi and bacteria (biotroph an necrotroph)

- Identification of defense components involved in the perception of beneficial endophytic bacteria by grapevine and Arabidopsis

Research key words

Sphingolipid, lipid signalling, transcription factor, programmed cell death, elicitors, beneficial endophytic bacteria, perception, biological control, grapevine, Arabidopsis

Technical skills

Regulation and functional analysis of genes, physiology, characterization of early signalling events

Teaching activities

Biological Sciences, Mastership 1 & 2 Production and Development of Bio-Resources

Teaching key words

Cell biology, plant physiology, plants - microorganisms interactions

Main publications

- Le Hénanff G, Profizi C, Courteaux B, Rabenoelina F, Gérard C, Clément C, Baillieul F, Cordelier S, Dhondt-Cordelier S (2013) Grapevine NAC1 transcription factor as a convergent node in developmental processes, abiotic stresses, and necrotrophic/biotrophic pathogen tolerance. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64 : 4877-4893.

- *Theocharis A, *Bordiec S, Fernandez O, Paquis S, Dhondt-Cordelier S, Baillieul F, Clément C, Ait Barka E (2012) Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN primes Vitis vinifera L. and confers a better tolerance to low non-freezing temperatures. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 25 : 241-249. (*co-premiers auteurs).

- *Alden KP, *Dhondt-Cordelier S, McDonald KL, Reape TJ, Ng CK, McCabe PF, Leaver CJ (2011) Sphingolipid long chain base phosphates can regulate apoptotic-like programmed cell death in plants. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 410 : 574-80. (*co-premiers auteurs).

- Bordiec S, Paquis S, Lacroix H, Dhondt S, Ait Barka E, Kauffmann S, Jeandet P, Mazeyrat-Gourbeyre F, Clément C, Baillieul F, Dorey S (2011) Comparative analysis of defence responses induced by the endophytic plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN and the non-host bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi in grapevine cell suspensions. Journal of Experimental Botany, 62 : 595-603.

International conferences

- Fan Su, Cédric Jacquard, Sandra Villaume, Jean Michel, Christophe Clément, Essai Aït Barka,Sandrine Dhondt-Cordelier, Nathalie Vaillant-Gaveau (2015) Burkholderia phytofirmans PsJN reduces damages to freezing temperature in Arabidopsis. 10th International PGPR Workshop, Liège (Belgium)

- Dhondt-Cordelier S, Magnin-Robert M, Markham J, Clément C, Baillieul F (2013) Disruption of long chain base phosphate lyase trigger tolerance to Botrytis cinerea by modulating programmed cell death and defence signalling pathway. 6th European Symposium on Plant Lipids, Bordeaux (France).

- Ait Barka E, Dhondt-Cordelier S, Fernandez O, Fontaine F, Spagnolo A, Magnin-Robert M, Mazeyrat-Gourbeyre F, Dorey S, Clément C (2013) Burkholderia phytofirmans: a promising biocontrol agent to manage fungal pathogens in grapevine. 9th International Symposium on grapevine physiology and biotechnology, La Serena (Chile).

- Fernandez O, Theocharis A, Bordiec S, Dhondt-Cordelier S, Dorey S, Fontaine F, Ait Barka E, Baillieul F,Clément C(2012). Primed physiological status of grapevine (Vitis vinifera) plantlets induced by PGPR Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN under low-non freezing temperatures. IOBC meeting: Biological control of plant pathogens in sustainable agriculture, Reims (France).

- Theocharis A, Bordiec S, Fernandez O, Paquis S, Dhondt-Cordelier S, Baillieul F, Clément C, Ait Barka E (2010). Priming Vitis vinifera L. with plant growth-promoting Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN enhances its acclimation to low-non freezing temperatures. IOBC meeting: Biological control of plant pathogens : climate change : challenge or threat to biocontrol?, Graz (Austria)