VERBAVATZ Jean-Marc : UMR7592 : Membrane Dynamics and Intracellular Trafficking

Unit : CNRS UMR7592 - Institut Jacques Monod - Université Paris Diderot

Institut Jacques Monod
CNRS UMR7592 Université Paris Diderot
Equipe "Trafic intracellulaire et dynamique membranaire"
Bâtiment Buffon
15 rue Hélène Brion
75205 PARIS Cedex 13

Speciality : Department BCMPP

Director of the unit : Giuseppe BALDACCI

Principal investigator :

VERBAVATZ Jean-Marc
Email : verbavatzSPAMFILTER@ijm.fr Phone number: +33 (0)1 57 27 80 04

Composition of research team :

  • VERBAVATZ Jean-Marc (Pr, HDR) 
  • COPIC Alenka (CR2-CNRS)
  • FUCHS Patrick (MCF, HDR)
  • GIORDANO Francesca (CR2-INSERM)
  • JACKSON Cathy (DR-CNRS, HDR)
  • WALCH Laurence (CR1-CNRS)  

5 Recent publications of the research team :

Petrovska I, Nüske E, Munder MC, Kulasegaran G, Malinovska L, Kroschwald S, Richter D, Fahmy K, Gibson K, Verbavatz JM, Alberti S. Filament formation by metabolic enzymes is a specific adaptation to an advanced state of cellular starvation. Elife. 2014 Apr 25. doi: 10.7554/eLife.02409.

Petkovic M, Jemaiel A, Daste F, Specht CG, Izeddin I, Vorkel D, Verbavatz JM, Darzacq X, Triller A, Pfenninger KH, Tareste D, Jackson CL, Galli T. The SNARE Sec22b has a non-fusogenic function in plasma membrane expansion. Nat Cell Biol. 2014 16(5):434-44.

Vamparys L, Gautier R, Vanni S, Bennett WFD, Tieleman DP, Antonny B, Etchebest C, and Fuchs PFJ. Conical lipids in flat bilayers induce packing defects similar to that induced by positive curvature. Biophysical Journal 2013 104: 585-593.

Weber B, Greenan G, Prohaska S, Baum D, Hege HC, Müller-Reichert T, Hyman AA, Verbavatz JM. Automated Tracing of Microtubules in Electron Tomograms of Plastic Embedded Samples of C. elegans Embryos . J. Struct. Biol. 2012 178(2):129-38.

Pranke IM, Morello V, Bigay J, Gibson K, Verbavatz JM, Antonny B, Jackson CL. alpha- synuclein and ALPS Motifs are Membrane Curvature Sensors whose Contrasting Chemistry Mediates Selective Vesicle Binding. J. Cell. Biol. 2011 194: 89-103.