Jessy Labbe

Biosciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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ORCID : 0000-0003-0368-2054

Jessy L. Labbé

Staff Researcher

  • Ph.D., Forest Biology, Genetics & Microbiology, Nancy-University, France, 2009
  • M.S., Agronomy, Forest Ecosystems & Environment, Nancy-University, France, 2006
  • M.S., Molecular & Cellular Genetics, Nancy-University, France, 2005
  • B.S., Cellular Biology and Physiology, Nancy-University, France, 2004

Field of expertise:

Plant and Microbe Systems Biology, Plant and Fungal Systems for Bioenergy and Sustainability, Molecular Biology of Plant-Bacterial-Fungal Interactions, Plant and Fungal Genetics and genomics, Molecular Genetics of Host-Microbe Interactions

Research Interests:

  • Deciphering mutualistic interactions between plants and microbes using Populus plant model
  • Genetic basis of ectomycorrhizal symbiosis development
  • Understanding at molecular level, mycorrhiza helper mechanisms and molecular genetics of bacteriaa-fungal interactions in the Populus microbiome
  • Understanding impact of bacterial communities on mycorrhiza formation and function
  • Fungal diversity of the Populus microbiome
  • Genome organization and evolution of mycorrhizal fungi
  • Beneficial microbes' effect on plant for bioenergy and sustainability

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