Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférences)

Ph.D., University of Poitiers (France), 1981.

Main responsabilities

  • Head of the department of “Biology of Organisms and Populations” of the University of Poitiers
  • Coordinator of second year of Master “Ecological Engineering” of the University of Poitiers
  • Member of various research, teaching and administrative committees of the University of Poitiers

Research interests

Study of mitochondrial DNA of isopod crustaceans and in particular of Armadillidium vulgare: genetic polymorphism, atypical structure of the molecule and gene rearrangements. Genetics and biology of populations of A. vulgare. Impact of the presence of Wolbachia.

Keywords: mitochondrial DNA, atypical structure, population genetics.

Selected publications

1. Grandjean F., Souty Grosset C., Raimond R. and Holdich D. M. (1997). Geographical variation of mitochondrial DNA between populations of the white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes. Freshwater Biology 37: 493-501.

2. Souty-Grosset C., Grandjean F., Raimond R., Frelon M., Debenest C. and Bramard M. (1997). Conservation genetics of the white-clawed crayfish austropotamobius pallipes : the usefulness of the mitochondrial DNA marker. Bull. Fr. Pêche Piscic. 347: 677-692.

3. Marcadé I., Souty-Grosset C., Bouchon D., Rigaud T. and Raimond R. (1999). Mitochondrial DNA variability and Wolbachia infection in two sibling woodlice species. Heredity 83(1) : 71-78.

4. Raimond R., Marcade I., Bouchon D., Rigaud T., Bossy P. and Souty-Grosset C. (1999). Organization of the large mitochondrial genome in the isopod Armadillidium vulgare. Genetics 151(1): 203-210.

5. Rigaud T., Bouchon D., Souty-Grosset C. and Raimond R. (1999). Mitochondrial DNA polymorphism, sex ratio distorters and population genetics in the isopod Armadillidium vulgare. Genetics 152(4): 1669-1677.


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