Dr. Marie Pireyre
Department of Botany and Plant Biology
University of Geneva, Sciences III
30 Quai E. Ansermet
CH-1211 Geneva 4
Born in 1988 in Issoire, France
Postdoc, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva
2016 - 2017
Research Associate, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU), Cambridge, UK (Supervisor: Dr. Katja Jaeger)
2012 - 2015
PhD, University Copenhagen, Denmark. Thesis: "The journey of a transcription factor - MYB transcription factor interactions regulating the glucosinolate metabolic network in Arabidopsis" (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Meike Burow, DynaMo Center, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen)
MSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 and University Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1, France)
Internship, “Study of a microRNA and its role in stem cell proliferation and SAM to FM transition”, PGEC, UC Berkeley, USA (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jennifer Fletcher)
Internship, “Identification of novel chromatin activators during flowering in Arabidopsis”, LPCV, CEA, Grenoble, France (Supervisor: Dr. Cristel Carles)
BSc in General Biology (University Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1, France)
BSc from School for Biotechnology, Biology/ Biochemistry (ESTBB) (Catholic University of Lyon, France)
Bursch, K., Toledo-Ortiz, G., Pireyre, M., Lohr, M., Braatz, C., and Johansson, H. (2020) Identification of BBX proteins as rate-limiting cofactors of HY5. Nat. Plants doi: 10.1038/s41477-020-0725-0.
Tavridou, E.*, Pireyre, M.*, and Ulm, R. (2020) Degradation of the transcription factors PIF4 and PIF5 under UV‐B promotes UVR8‐mediated inhibition of hypocotyl growth in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 101: 507-517. (*equal contribution)
Arongaus, A.B., Chen, S., Pireyre, M., Glöckner, N., Galvão, V.C., Albert, A., Winkler, J.B., Fankhauser, C., Harter, K., and Ulm, R. (2018) Arabidopsis RUP2 represses UVR8-mediated flowering in noninductive photoperiods. Genes & Dev. 32: 1332-1343.
Pireyre, M., and Burow, M. (2015) Regulation of MYB and bHLH transcription factors: a glance at the protein level. Mol. Plant 8: 378-388.