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Isabelle Benoit Gelber, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biology


Isabelle Benoit Gelber, PhD
Office: L-GE 230-17 
Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics,
7141 Sherbrooke W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5677
Email: isabelle.benoit@concordia.ca

Education

PhD  Aix-Marseille University


Publications

G. Evdokias , C. Semper, M. Mora-Ochomogo, M. Di Falco, TTM. Nguyen, A. Savchenko, A. Tsang, I. Benoit-Gelber* (2021). Identification of a novel biosynthetic gene cluster in Aspergillus niger using comparative genomics. Journal of Fungi.

https://doi.org/10.3390/jof7050374

LC. HorianopoulosE. Gluck-ThalerI. Benoit-Gelber, et al. (2021). The Canadian Fungal Research Network: current challenges and future opportunities. Canadian Journal of Microbiology.

https://doi.org/10.1139/cjm-2020-0263

N. Coconi Linares, M. Di Falco M, I. Benoit-Gelber, BS. Gruben, M. Peng, A. Tsang, MR. Mäkelä, RP. de Vries (2019). The presence of trace components significantly broadens the molecular response of Aspergillus niger to guar gum. N Biotechnol. 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2019.02.005

RP. de Vries, R. Lubbers, A. Patyshakuliyeva, A. Wiebenga, I. Benoit-Gelber (2018). Evolutionary Adaptation to Generate Mutants. Methods in Molecular Biology.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7804-5_12 

I. Benoit-Gelber*, T. Gruntjes, A. Vinck, JG. van Veluw, HAB. Wösten, S. Boeren, JJM. Vervoort, RP. de Vries (2017). Mixed colonies of Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus oryzae cooperatively degrading wheat bran. Fungal Genetics and Biology.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2017.02.006

RP. de Vries, R. Riley et al. (2017). Comparative genomics reveals high biological diversity and specific adaptations in the industrially and medically important fungal genus Aspergillus. Genome Biology. 

http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13059-017-1151-0

A. Patyshakuliyeva, M. Arentshorst, IE. Allijn, AF. Ram, RP. de Vries, I. Benoit-Gelber* (2016). Improving cellulase production by Aspergillus niger using adaptive evolution. Biotechnology Letters.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10529-016-2060-0

N. Valette, I. Benoit-Gelber, MD. Falco, A. Wiebenga, RP. de Vries, E. Gelhaye, M. Morel-Rouhier (2016). Secretion of small proteins is species-specific within Aspergillus species. Microbiology and Biotechnology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.12361

I. Benoit*, M. Zhou, A. Vivas Duarte, DJ. Downes, RB. Todd, W. Kloezen, H. Post, AJR. Heck, AMF. Altelaar, RP. de Vries (2015). Spatial differentiation of gene expression in Aspergillus niger colony grown for sugar beet pulp utilization. Scientific Reports.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep13592

Y. Jiang, A. Vivas Duarte, J. van den Brink, A. Wiebenga, G. Zou, C.Wang, RP. de Vries, Z. Zhou, I. Benoit* (2015). Enhancing saccharification of wheat straw by mixing enzymes from genetically modified Trichoderma reesei and Aspergillus niger. Biotechnology Letters.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10529-015-1951-9




Useful links

http://fungidb.org/fungidb/
http://www.aspergillusgenome.org/
http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/programs/fungi/index.jsf

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