Jessy Labbe

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

Jessy L. Labbé

Staff Researcher

Joint Faculty, Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Department, University of Tennessee

Joint Faculty, Graduate School of Genome Science and Technology, University of Tennessee

  • Ph.D., 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:

Molecular Genetics and Genomics of Host-Microbes Interactions, Fungal Genetics and synthetic biology, Plant-Bacterial-Fungal Interactions, Plant and Fungal Systems Biology, Plant and Fungal Genetics and genomics, Fungal Symbiosis, Systems biology for Bioenergy and Sustainability

Research Interests:

  • Deciphering mutualistic interactions between plants and microbes using Populus plant model
  • Understanding beneficial plant-microbe associations
  • Developing fungal synthetic biology
  • Developing and engineering beneficial microbes for bioenergy and sustainability
  • Studying the genetic basis of ectomycorrhizal symbiosis
  • Understanding impact of bacterial communities on mycorrhiza formation and function
  • Molecular genetics of bacteria-fungal interactions
  • Fungal diversity of the plant microbiome
  • Genome organization and evolution of fungi

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