Dr. Nemo Peeters

Senior Scientist (Directeur de recherche) INRA
Laboratoire des interactions plantes micro-organimes (LIPM), UMR INRA/CNRS

HDR, « Habilitation à diriger des recherches » 2007
Université de Toulouse

PhD plant cell and molecular physiology 2000
Subject: Aminoacyl-tRNA synthesases function and localisation in plant

Masters (DEA) plant cell and molecular physiology 1996
Université de Paris XI, Orsay

Director of the “Toulouse Plant-Microbe Phenotyping” facility since 2017
Senior INRA Scientist (DR2 INRA) since 2015
Junior Scientist INRA (CR1 INRA) 2006
Recruited Scientist INRA (CR2 INRA) 2002

Postdoctoral researcher 2002-2002
Subject: RNA editing in Chloroplasts
Advisor: Professor Maureen Hanson
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Invited speaker, 2 d Chinese bacterial wilt conference 2018
Southwest University, Chongqing, China
Invited speaker, 15 th SOL Genomics Conference 2018
ChiangMai, Thailand
Guest Speaker 2017
GMI, Vien, Austria
Invited speaker, 1 st Chinese bacterial wilt conference 2016
Southwest University, Chongqing, China
Invited speaker, 13 th SOL Genomics Conference 2016
Bordeaux, France
Co-Organiser, 6 th International Bacterial Wilt Symposium 2016
Toulouse, France
Invited speaker, Genomics and Evolution of Microbial Pathogens 2015
Symposium ZATW, Zurich, Switzerland
Organiser, effector and cell biology 2014
COST-SUSTAIN, Toulouse-France
Invited Speaker, MPMI conference 2012
Kyoto, Japan

Co-founder of yearly “effectome” meeting since 2008
INRA funded, Lauret, France

Young Talent-France China 2018
Funded by Campus France and French Embassy in China

ORCID # 0000-0002-1802-0769, 33 publications, 3608 total times cited, h-index=19

Morel A., Guinard J., Lonjon F., Sujeeun L., Barberis P., Genin S., Vailleau F.,
Daunay M-C., Dintinger J., Poussier S., Peeters N. and Wicker E. (2018). The
Eggplant AG91-25 recognizes the type III-secreted effector RipAX2 to trigger
resistance to bacterial wil (Ralstonia solanacearum, species complex). Mol Plant
Pathol DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12724

Brendolise C., Martinez-Sanchez M., Morel A., Chen R., Dinis R., Deroles S.,
Peeters N., Rikkerink EHA., Montefiori M. (2018) NRG1-mediated recognition of
HopQ1 reveals a link between PAMP and Effectors-triggered Immunity. BiorXiv
293050, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Lonjon F., Peeters N., Genin S. and Vailleau F. (2018). In vitro and in vivo
secretion/translocation assays to ide ntify novel Ralstonia solanacearum type 3
effectors. Host Pathogen interactions, pp209-222, Humana Press, New-York.
Morel A., Peeters N., Vailleau F., Barberis P., Jiang G., Berthomé R. and Guidot A.
(2018). Plant Pathogenicity Phenotyping of Ralstonia solanacearum. Host Pathogen
interactions, pp222-239, Humana Press, New-York.

Brendolise C., Montefiori M., Dinis R., Peeters N., Rikkerink EHA., (2017) A novel
hairpin library-based approach to identify NBS-LRR genes required for effector-
triggered hypersensitive response in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Methods 13(1), 32.

Pfeilmeier S., George J., Morel A., Roy S., Smoker M., Stanfeld L., Downie A.,
Peeters N., Malone J. and Zipfel C. (2017) Heterologous expression of the immune
receptor EFR in Medicago truncatula reduces pathogenic infection, but not rhizobial
symbiosis. BiorXiv 171868, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Perrier A., Peyraud R., Rengel D., Barlet X., Lucasson E., Gouzy J., Peeters N.,
Genin S. and Guidot A. (2016). Enhanced in plnta fitness through adaptive mutations
in EfpR, a dual regulator of virulence and metabolic functions in the plant pathogen
Ralstonia solanacearum. Plos Pathogen, 12 (12) e1006044.

Wang W., Remigi P., Anisimova M., Lonjon F., Ilona Kars I., Kajava A., Li CH.,
Cheng CP., Vailleau F., Genin S., Peeters N. (2015). Functional Assignment to

Positively Selected Sites in the Core Type III Effector RipG7 from Ralstonia
solanacearum. Mol Plant Pathol. 17 (4), 553-564.

Ray, S. K., Kumar, R., Peeters, N., Boucher, C., Genin, S. (2015). rpoN1, but not
rpoN2, is required for twitching motility, natural competence, growth on nitrate, and
virulence of Ralstonia solanacearum. Front microbiol. 6(229).

Poueymiro, M., Cazalé, A.-C., François, J.-M., Parrou, J.-L., Peeters, N., Genin, S.
(2014). A Ralstonia solanacearum type III effector directs the production of the plant
signal metabolite trehalose-6-phosphate. mBio 5(6):1-9.

Lohou, D., Turner, M., Lonjon, F., Noel, A.-C., Peeters, N., Genin, S., Vailleau, F.
(2014). HpaP modulates type III effector secretion in Ralstonia solanacearum and
harbours a substrate specificity switch domain essential for virulence. Mol Plant
Pathol, 15(6):601-614.

Peeters, N. Guidot-Salvador, A., Vailleau, F., Valls, M. (2013). Ralstonia
solanacearum, a widespread bacterial plant pathogen in the post-genomic era. Mol
Plant Pathol, 14(7):651-662.

Peeters, N. (auteur de correspondance), Carrere, S., Anisimova, M., Plener, L.,
Cazale, A.-C., Genin, S. (Auteur de correspondance) (2013). Repertoire, unified
nomenclature and evolution of the Type III effector gene set in the Ralstonia
solanacearum species complex. BMC Genomics, 14:859.

Marino, D., Peeters, N., Rivas, S. (2012). Ubiquitination during Plant Immune
Signaling. Plant Physiol, 160(1):15-27.

Remigi, P., Anisimova, M., Guidot, A., Genin, S., Peeters, N. (2011). Functional
diversification of the GALA type III effector family contributes to Ralstonia
solanacearum adaptation on different plant hosts. New Phytologist, 192, 976-987.

Lacombe, S., Rougon-Cardoso, A., Sherwood, E., Peeters, N., Dahlbeck, D., van
Esse, P., Smoker, M., Rallapalli, G., Thomma, B., Staskawicz, B., Jones, J., Zipfel, C.
(2010). Interfamily transfer of a plant pattern-recognition receptor confers broad-
spectrum bacterial resistance. Nature Biotech, (28):365-369.

Poueymiro, M., Cunnac, S., Barberis, P., Deslandes L., Peeters, N., Cazale-Noel A.-
C., Boucher, C., Genin, S. (2009). Two Type III Secretion System Effectors from
Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 Determine Host-Range Specificity on Tobacco.
Mol Plant Microbe Int. 22(5):538-550.


Kajava, A., Anisimova, M., Peeters, N. (2008). Origin and Evolution of GALA-LRR,
a New Member of the CC-LRR Subfamily: From Plants to Bacteria?. Plos One


Angot, A., Vergunst, A., Genin, S., Peeters, N. (2007). Exploitation of eukaryotic
ubiquitin signaling pathways by effectors translocated by bacterial type III and type
IV secretion systems. PloS Pathog 3(1):1-13.

Angot, A., Peeters, N. Lechner, E., Vailleau, F., Baud, C., Gentzbittel, L., Sartorel,
E., Genschik, P., Boucher, C., Genin, S. (2006) Ralstonia solanacearum requires F-
box-like domain-containing type III effectors to promote disease on several host
plants. P Natl Acad Sci USA. 103(39):14620-5.

Duchêne, A.-M., Giritch, A., Hoffmann, B., Cognat, V., Lancelin, D., Peeters, N.,
Zaepfel, M., Maréchal-Drouard, L., Small, I. (2005). Dual targeting is the rule for
organellar aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases in Arabidopsis thaliana. P Natl Acad Sci USA

Genin, S., Angot, A., Cunnac, S, Occhialini, A., Peeters, N., Boucher, C. (2004).
Pathogenicity determinants and genomics of Ralstonia solanacearum. Phytopathology

Lurin, C., Andres, C., Aubourg, S., Bellaoui, M., Bitton, F., Bruyere, C., Caboche,
M., Debast, C., Gualberto, J., Hoffmann, B., Lecharny, A., Le Ret, M., Martin-
Magniette, M.L., Mireau, H., Peeters, N., Renou, J.P., Szurek, B., Taconnat, L.,
Small, I. (2004). Genome-wide analysis of Arabidopsis pentatricopeptide repeat
proteins reveals their essential role in organelle biogenesis. Plant Cell 16(7):1-15.
Small, I., Peeters, N., Legeai, F., Lurin, C. (2004). Predotar: a tool for rapidly
screening proteomes for N-terminal targeting sequences. Proteomics, 4 (6):1581-

Deslandes, L., Olivier, J., Peeters, N., Dong Xin Feng, Khounlotham, M., Boucher,
C., Somssich, I., Genin, S., Marco, Y. (2003). Physical interaction between RRS1-R,
a protein conferring resistance to bacterial wilt, and PopP2, a type III effector targeted
to the plant nucleus. P Natl Acad Sci USA. 100(13):8024-8029.

Peeters, N., Hanson, M. (2002). Transcript abundance supercedes editing efficiency
as a factor in developmental variation of chloroplast gene expression. RNA, 8, 4

Reed, M.L., Peeters, N., Hanson, M. (2001). A single alteration 20 nt 5 ' to an editing
target inhibits chloroplast RNA editing in vivo. Nucleic Acids Res 29(7):1507-1513.

Peeters, N., Small, I. (2001) Dual targeting to mitochondria and chloroplasts. BBA-
Mol Cell res. 1541(1-2):54-63

Duchene, AM., Peeters, N., Dietrich, A., Cosset, A., Small, ID., Wintz, H. (2001).
Overlapping destinations for two dual targeted glycyl-tRNA synthetases in
Arabidopsis thaliana and Phaseolus vulgaris. J Biol Chem 276(18):15275-15283.

Peeters N, Chapron A, Giritch A, Grandjean O, Lancelin D, Lhomme T, Vivrel A,
Small I. (2000). Duplication and quadruplication of Arabidopsis thaliana cysteinyl-
and asparaginyl-tRNA synthetase genes of organellar origin. J Mol Evol. 50(5):413-

Small ID, Peeters N. (2000) The PPR motif – a TPR-related motif prevalent in plant
organellar proteins. Trends Biochem Sci. 25(2):46-7.

Small, I., Akashi, K., Chapron, A., Dietrich, A., Duchene, AM., Lancelin, D.,
Marechal-Drouard, L., Menand, B., Mireau, H., Moudden, Y., Ovesna, J., Peeters,
N., Sakamoto, W., Souciet, G., Wintz, H. (1999) The strange evolutionary history of
plant mitochondrial tRNAs and their aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases. J Hered