Etienne Bucher

Etienne Bucher

Transgenerational epigenetics & Plant breeding

Main research interests 

Epigenetics, transposable elements, plant breeding, genome assembly, evolution

Selection of 3 major recent publications

Daccord, N., Celton, J. M., Linsmith, G., Becker, C., Choisne, N., Schijlen, E., … Bucher, E. (2017). High-quality de novo assembly of the apple genome and methylome dynamics of early fruit development. Nature Genetics, 49(7), 1099–1106.

Thieme, M., Lanciano, S., Balzergue, S., Daccord, N., Mirouze, M., & Bucher, E. (2017). Inhibition of RNA polymerase II allows controlled mobilisation of retrotransposons for plant breeding. Genome Biology, 18(1), 1–10.

Ito, H., Gaubert, H., Bucher, E., Mirouze, M., Vaillant, I., & Paszkowski, J. (2011). An siRNA pathway prevents transgenerational retrotransposition in plants subjected to stress. Nature, 472(7341), 115–9.

Contact info

42 rue Georges Morel, 49070 Beaucouzé, France


Twitter: @methylcytosine


Modification date : 10 April 2018 | Publication date : 10 April 2018 | Redactor : EB