Adrien Gauthier


Curriculum Vitae

Plant Biologist with biochemistry and molecular biology background, I joined from the 1st of January 2015 Dr. Anna Kärkönen´s group (Lignin Biosynthesis group, University of Helsinki) where I continue my focus on the role of the reactive oxygen species in plants and more particularly on the role of the Respiratory Burst Oxidase Homologues (RBOH) during the lignin biosynthesis in spruce.

This work is supported by Academy of Finland.


Little story about my previous research experience:

After my PhD, conducted in Prof. David Wendehenne´s group  (University of Burgundy, Dijon, France) focused on the study of the action mechanism of the sulfated laminarin, an inducer of resistance against Plasmopara viticola in grapevine.

From july 2009 until  beginning 2015, I joined the ROS Signaling group, directed by Prof. Jaakko Kangasjärvi, where my research project was focused on the understanding of the functional role of the Cysteine-rich Receptor Like Kinase (CRKs) in ROS signalling in Arabidopsis thaliana. This work has started within the  PROSIG consortium  (ERA-PG project), where we have been collaborating with 4 different european research groups based in UK (Dr. Silke Robatzek), Danemark (Dr. David Collinge), The Netherlands (Dr. Jan Willem Borst), and in Poland (Prof. Stanislaw Karpinski).

I obtained in 2010 a 3 year Academy of Finland"s Post-doctoral research grant (Decision #140187) allowing me to continue my exciting study on the CRKs in Arabidopsis thaliana.




Latest publications

  1. The receptor-like pseudokinase GHR1 is required for stomatal closure

    Sierla, M. E., Hõrak, H., Overmyer, K. L., Waszczak, C. M., Yarmolinsky, D., Maierhofer, T., Vainonen, J., Denessiouk, K., Salojärvi, J. T., Laanemets, K., Tõldsepp, K., Vahisalu, T., Gauthier, A. G. B., Puukko, T., Paulin, L., Auvinen, P. O. V., Geiger, D., Hedrich, R., Kollist, H. & Kangasjärvi, J. S., Nov 2018, In : Plant Cell. 30, 11, p. 2813-2837 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. A Key Role for Apoplastic H2O2 in Norway Spruce Phenolic Metabolism

    Laitinen, T. P., Morreel, K., Delhomme, N., Gauthier, A. G. B., Schiffthaler, B., Nickolov, K. I., Brader, G., Lim, K-J., Teeri, T. H., Street, N. R., Boerjan, W. & Kärkönen, A. K., 18 May 2017, In : Plant Physiology. 174, p. 1449-1475 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Genome sequencing and population genomic analyses provide insights into the adaptive landscape of silver birch

    Salojärvi, J., Smolander, O-P., Nieminen, K., Rajaraman, S., Safronov, O., Safdari, P., Lamminmäki, A., Immanen, J., Lan, T., Tanskanen, J., Rastas, P., Amiryousefi, A., Jayaprakash, B., Kammonen, J. I., Hagqvist, R., Eswaran, G., Ahonen, V. H., Serra, J. A., Asiegbu, F. O., Barajas-Lopez, J. D. D. & 65 othersBlande, D., Blokhina, O., Blomster, T., Broholm, S., Brosche, M., Cui, F., Dardick, C., Ehonen, S. E., Elomaa, P., Escamez, S., Fagerstedt, K. V., Fujii, H., Gauthier, A., Gollan, P. J., Halimaa, P., Heino, P. I., Himanen, K., Hollender, C., Kangasjarvi, S., Kauppinen, L., Kelleher, C. T., Kontunen-Soppela, S., Koskinen, J. P., Kovalchuk, A., Karenlampi, S. O., Kärkönen, A. K., Lim, K-J., Leppälä, J., Macpherson, L., Mikola, J., Mouhu, K., Mähönen, A. P., Niinemets, U., Oksanen, E., Overmyer, K., Palva, E. T., Pazouki, L., Pennanen, V., Puhakainen, T., Poczai, P., Possen, B. J. H. M., Punkkinen, M., Rahikainen, M. M., Rousi, M., Ruonala, R., van der Schoot, C., Shapiguzov, A., Sierla, M., Sipilä, T. P., Sutela, S., Teeri, T. H., Tervahauta, A. I., Vaattovaara, A., Vahala, J., Vetchinnikova, L., Welling, A., Wrzaczek, M., Xu, E., Paulin, L. G., Schulman, A. H., Lascoux, M., Albert, V. A., Auvinen, P., Helariutta, Y. & Kangasjarvi, J., 8 May 2017, In : Nature Genetics. 49, 6, p. 904-912 12 p.

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Latest activities

  1. Dept. of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science

    Adrien Gauthier (Visiting researcher)
    1 Nov 201530 Nov 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  2. Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden

    Adrien Gauthier (Visiting researcher)
    7 Sep 201512 Sep 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  3. 12th International Conference on Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Plants: from model systems to field

    Adrien Gauthier (Attendee)
    24 Jun 201526 Jun 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest projects

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