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Assistant professor in Plant Biology at the University of Orléans


Pole Sciences Biologiques et Chimie du Vivant, CNU Section 68

UFR Sciences et Techniques (CoST)


Phone : +00 33 2484904


  • Training Manager 

Director of Master 2 « Agrosciences, environment, territory, landscape, forest » training « Integrative Biology and Global Change ».


  • Research 

Group leader of the Cellular Signaling team

The aim of our work is to identify and characterize a multi-step phosphorelay system probably involved in drought perception in poplar tree model.

Kee words: Osmosensing, multi-step phosphorelay system, Histidine-Aspartate kinase, HPt proteins, Response Regulators, signaling pathway


  • Academic career 

2007: Habilitation degree to supervise research (Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches), University of Orléans

1997-1999: Post-doctoral position in Geneva (Switzerland) in the “Biochemical and Plant Biology” Laboratory of Pr H. Greppin and Pr C. Penel

1997: PhD thesis (Information biologique, environnement et santé), in the « Biochemical and Plant Biotechnology », University of Tours


  • Publications

26.DAUDU D, KISIALA A,WERNER RIBEIRO C, MÉLIN C, PERROTL, CLASTRE M, COURDAVAULT V,PAPON N, OUDIN A, COURTOIS M, DUGÉ DE BERNONVILLET, GAUCHER M, DEGRAVE A, LANOUE A, LANOTTE P, SCHOULER C, BRISSET M-N, NEIL EMERYR J, PICHON O, GIGLIOLI-GUIVARC’H N,CARPIN S, CRÈCHE J, BESSEAU S, GLÉVAREC G (2019). Setting-up a fast and reliable cytokinin biosensor based on a plant histidine kinase receptor expressed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Biotechnology, 289, 103-111.

25.CHEFDOR F, HÉRICOURT F, KOUDOUNAS K, CARQUEIJEIRO I, COURDAVAULT V, MASCAGNI F, BERTHEAU L, LARCHER M, DEPIERREUX C, LAMBLIN F, RACCHI M.L, AND CARPIN S (2018). Highlighting type A RRs as potential regulators of the dkHK1 multistep phosphorelay pathway in Populus.Plant Science 277: 68-78.

24.DAUDU D, ALLION E, LIESECKE F., PAPON N, COURDAVAULT V, DE BERNONVILLE TD, MÉLIN C, OUDIN A, CLASTRE M, LANOUE A, COURTOIS M, PICHON O, GIRON D, CARPIN S, GIGLIOLI-GUIVARC’H N, CRÈCHE J, BESSEAU S AND GLÉVAREC G (2017). CHASE-Containing Histidine Kinase receptors in apple tree: From a common receptor structure to divergent cytokinin binding properties and specific functions. Front. Plant Sci. 8:1614.

23. HERICOURT F, CHEFDOR F, DJEGHDIR I, LARCHER M, LAFONTAINE F, COURDAVAULT V, AUGUIN D, COSTE F., DEPIERREUX C, TANIGAWA M, MAEDA T, GLÉVAREC G AND CARPIN S (2016). Functional Divergence of Poplar Histidine-Aspartate Kinase HK1 Paralogs in Response to Osmotic StressInt. J. Mol. Sci., 17(12): 2061.

22.BERTHEAU L, DJEGHDIR I, FOURREAU E, CHEFDOR F, GLEVAREC G, OUDIN A, DEPIERREUX C, MORABITO D, BRIGNOLAS F, COURDAVAULT V, HERICOURT F, AUGUIN D, CARPIN S (2015) Insights into the involvement of B-type RRs in the osmosensing signaling pathway in PopulusPlant Physiology and Biochemistry 94: 244-252 

21.BERTHEAU L, MIRANDA M, FOUREAU E, ROJAS HOYOSL. F., CHEFDOR F, HÉRICOURT F, DEPIERREUX C, MORABITO D, PAPON N, CLASTRE M, SCIPPA G. S., BRIGNOLAS F, COURDAVAULT V, CARPIN S (2013) In planta validation of HK1 homodimerization and recruitment of preferential HPt downstream partners involved in poplar multistep phosphorelay systems. Plant Biosystems, 147: 991-995

20.HERICOURT F, CHEFDOR F, BERTHEAU L, TANIGAWA M, MAEDA T, GUIRIMAND G, COURDAVAULT V, LARCHER M, DEPIERREUX C, BÉNÉDETTI H, MORABITO D, BRIGNOLAS F, CARPIN S (2013) Characterization of histidine-aspartate kinase HK1 and identification of Histidine Phosphotransfer proteins as potential partners in a Populus multistep phosphorelay. Physiologia Plantarum (sous presse). 

19. BERTHEAU L, CHEFDOR F, GUIRIMAND G, COURDAVAULT V, DEPIERREUX C, MORABITO D, BRIGNOLAS F, HÉRICOURT F, CARPIN S (2012) Identification of five B-type response regulators 1 as members of a multistep phosphorelay system interacting with Histidine-containing Phosphotransfer partners of Populus osmosensor, BMC Plant Biology, 12 : 241

18. DURAND T C, SERGEANT K, CARPIN S, LABEL P, MORABITO D, HAUSMAN J-F, RENAUT J (2012) Screening for changes in leaf and cambial proteome of Populus tremula×P. alba under different heat constraints. Journal of Plant Physiology, 169, 1698-1718.

17. LOPEZ D, BRONNER G, BRUNEL N, AUGUIN D, BOURGERIE S, BRIGNOLAS F, CARPIN S, TOURNAIRE-ROUX C, MAUREL C, FUMANAL B, MARTIN F, SAKR S, LABEL P, JULIEN J.L, GOUSSET-DUPONT A, VENISSE J.S. (2012) Insights into Populus XIP aquaporins: evolutionary expansion, protein functionality, and environmental regulation. J. Exp. Bot., 63(5): 2217-2230.

16. DURAND T C., BAILLIF P, ALBÉRIC P, CARPIN S, LABEL P, HAUSMAN J.-F., MORABITO D (2011) Cadmium and Zinc are differentially distributed in Populus tremula x P. alba exposed to metal excess. Plant Biosystems, 145: 397-405.

15. DURAND T, SERGEANT K, RENAUT J, PLANCHON S, HOFFMANN L, CARPIN S, LABEL P, MORABITO D, HAUSMAN JF (2011) Poplar under drought: Comparison of leaf and cambial proteomic responses. Journal of Proteomics 74: 1396-1410

14. DURAND T, HAUSMAN J-F, CARPIN S, ALBERIC P, BAILLIF P, LABEL P, MORABITO D (2010) Zinc and cadmium effects on growth and ion distribution in Populus tremula× Populus alba 717-1B4: growth and ion distribution. Biologia Plantarum 54(1): 191-194

13. DURAND T, KJELL S, PLANCHON S, CARPIN S, LABEL P, MORABITO D, HAUSMAN, J-F, RENAUT J (2010) Acute metal stress in Populus tremula× P. alba (717-1B4 genotype): Leaf and cambial proteome changes induced by cadmium2+Proteomics 10: 349-368

12. BONHOMME L, MONCLUS R, VINCENT D, CARPIN S, CLAVEROL S, LOMENECH A-M, LABAS V, PLOMION C, BRIGNOLAS F, MORABITO D (2009) Genetic variation and drought response in two Populus euramericana genotypes through 2-DE proteomic analysis of leaves from field and glasshouse cultivated plants. Phytochemistry 70: 988-1002

11.BONHOMME L, MONCLUS R, VINCENT D, CARPIN S, LOMENECH A-M, PLOMION C, BRIGNOLAS F, MORABITO D (2009) Leaf proteome analysis of eight Populus euramericana genotypes: genetic variation in drought response and in water-use efficiency involves photosynthesis-related proteins. Proteomics 9: 4121-4142

10.CARUSO A, CHEFDOR F, CARPIN S, DEPIERREUX C, DELMOTTE F, KAHLEM G, MORABITO D (2008) Physiological characterisation and identification of genes differentially expressed in response to osmotic stress in Populus x canadensis (clone Dorskamp). J. Plant Physiol., 165/9, 932-941.

9.CHEFDOR F, BÉNÉDETTI H, DEPIERREUX C, DELMOTTE F, MORABITO D, CARPIN S (2006) Osmotic stress sensing in Populus: Components identification of a phosphorelay system. FEBS Letters, 580, 77-81.

8.MORABITO D, CARUSO A, CARPIN S, CARLI C, LAURANS F, DEPIERREUX C, KAHLEM G, LABEL P (2006 )Cambial activity of Populus tremula P. alba clone 717-1B4 in hydroponic culture. Can J. For. Res., 36, 719-724.

7.CARUSO A, MORABITO D, DELMOTTE F, KAHLEM G, CARPIN(2002 )Dehydrin induction during drought and osmotic stress in PopulusPlant Physiol. Biochem., 40, 1033-1042.

6.CARPIN S, CRÈVECOEUR M, DE MEYER M, SIMON P, GREPPIN H, PENEL C (2001) Identification of a Ca2+-pectate binding site on an apoplastic peroxidase. Plant Cell, 13, 511-520.

5.CARPIN S, CRÈVECOEUR M, GREPPIN H, PENEL C (1999) Molecular cloning and tissue-specific expression of an anionic peroxidase of zucchini. Plant Physiol., 120, 1-12.

4. CARPIN S, LAFFER S, SHOENTGEN F, VALENTA R, CHÉNIEUX J-C, RIDEAU M,  HAMDI S (1998 )Molecular characterization of a cytokinin inducible periwinkle protein showing sequence homology with pathogenesis-related proteins and the Bet v 1 allergen familly. Plant Mol. Biol., 36, 791-798.

3.CARPIN S, GARNIER F, ANDREU F, CHÉNIEUX J-C, RIDEAU M, HAMDI S (1997) Changes of both polypeptide pattern and sensitivity to cytokinin following transformation of periwinkle tissues with the isopentenyl transferase gene. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 35, 603-609.

2.CARPIN S, OUELHAZI L, FILALI M, CHÉNIEUX J-C, RIDEAU M,  HAMDI S (1997) The relationship between the accumulation of a 28 kDa polypeptide and the indole alkaloids in Catharanthus roseus  cell suspension culture. J. Plant Physiol., 150, 452-457.

1.GARNIER F, CARPIN S, LABEL P, CRÈCHE J, RIDEAU M, HAMDI S (1996) Effect of cytokinin on alkaloid accumulation in periwinkle callus cultures transformed with the light-inducible ipt gene. Plant Sci., 120, 47-55.


Publications for broad audience

3. Caruso A., Morabito D., Depierreux C., Chefdor F., Delmotte F., Kahlem G., Carpin S. (2002) Caractérisation et fonction des déhydrines chez les plantes. Regard sur la Biochimie, 4, 19-22.

2. Penel C., Carpin S., Crèvecoeur M., Simon P., Greppin H. (2000) Binding of peroxidase to Ca2+-pectate : possible significance for peroxidase function in cell wall. Plant Perox. Newslett., 14, 33-40.

1Carpin S., Hamdi S., Rideau M. (1997) Caractérisation d'une protéine apparentée à Bet v1, l'allergène majeur du pollen de Bouleau, dans des cellules de Pervenche de Madagascar. Présence ubiquitaire de ce groupe de protéines chez les végétaux supérieurs. Allergie et Immunologie, vol XXIX, n°8, 242-243 (refered in PubMed).