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Profil de Camille LARUE

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Institution : CNRS

Statut / status: Chercheur

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Avenue de l’Agrobiopole – BP 32607
31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex

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February 2015 - actual: CNRS scientist in the Functional Ecology and Environment Laboratory, Toulouse (France)

April 2013 – January 2015: Postdoctoral position as Marie Curie fellow on « Zinc and iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis thaliana: novel molecular factors and their influence on metal speciation and localization ». Ruhr Universität Bochum (Germany). Supervision: Ute Kraemer

Jan. 2012 – March 2013: Postdoctoral position in NanoHouse European project: impact of commercial paints containing nanoparticles on lettuce. Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble (France). Supervision: Géraldine Sarret

Oct. 2008 – Oct. 2011: PhD in ecotoxicology on “TiO2 nanoparticle and carbon nanotube impact on plants” in the framework of iCEINT (International Consortium on Environmental Implications of Nanotechnologies). French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Saclay (France). Supervision: Marie Carrière and Sylvain Chaillou

2007-2008: Fifth year of university in Soil Science at Paris Sud XI University (France)

Feb. 2008 – Jul. 2008: Research project on “the rhizosphere importance in phytoremediation processes”. Provence University (in partnership with a phytoremediation firm: Phytorestore), Marseille (France). Supervision: Nathalie Korboulewsky and Jean-Philippe Mévy

2004-2007: Master Degree in Engineering at the National Institute of  Agronomic Sciences and Environment of Dijon (France)

April 2007 – Sept. 2007: Research project on “the impact of a radioactive airborne pollution on crop production”. French Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety Institute (IRSN), Cadarache (France). Supervision: Vanessa Parache and Catherine Mercat-Rommens

June 2006 – Sept. 2006: Research project in a vegetable breeding company: Tozer Seeds (UK). Supervision: Frances Gawthrop

Jul. 2005 – Aug 2005: Research project on “gene regulation of Arabidopsis circadian clock”.Liverpool University (UK). Supervision:Anthony Hall

  • Fate of nanomaterials in the environment, transfer to plants and the food chain

         - Study of the ageing of nanomaterials in complex matrixes

         - Bioaccumulation
         - Phytotoxicity

  • Phytoremediation and rhizospheric processes
  • Metal homeostasis in plants

Main/Recent publications

Larue C, Castillo-Michel H, Sobanska S, Trcera N, Sorieul S, Cecillon L, Ouerdane L, Legros S, Sarret G (2014) Fate of pristine TiO2 nanoparticles and aged paint-containing TiO2 nanoparticles in crops after foliar exposure. J Hazard Mater 273, 17–26.


Larue C, Castillo-Michel H, Sobanska S, Cecillon L, Bureau S, Barthès V, Ouerdane L, Carrière M, Sarret G. Foliar exposure of the crop Lactuca sativa to silver nanoparticles: Evidence for internalization and changes in Ag speciation. J Hazard Mater264, 98-106.


Larue C, Pinault M, Czarny B, Georgin D, Jaillard D, Bendiab N, Mayne M, Taran F, Dive V & Carriere M (2012) Quantitative evaluation of multi-walled carbon nanotube uptake in wheat and rapeseed. J Hazard Mater227-228, 155-163.


Larue C, Laurette J, Herlin-Boime N, Fayard B, Flank AM, Brisset F & Carriere M (2012) Accumulation, translocation and impact of TiO2 nanoparticles in wheat (Triticum aestivum spp.): influence of NP diameter and crystal phase. Sci Total Environ 431, 197-208.


Larue C, Veronesi G, Flank AM, Surble S, Herlin-Boime N & Carriere M (2012) Comparative uptake and impact of TiO2 nanoparticles in wheat and rapeseed. J Toxicol Environ Health75, 722-734.


Laurette J, Larue C, Mariet C, Brisset F, Khodja H, Bourguignon J & Carriere M (2012). Influence of uranium speciation on its accumulation and translocation in three plant species: oilseed rape, sunflower and wheat. Environ Exp Bot77, 96-107.


Laurette J, Larue C, Alliot I, Jaillard D, Bourguignon J & Carriere M (2012) Speciation of uranium in plants upon root accumulation and root-to-shoot translocation: a XAS and TEM study. Environ Exp Bot77, 87-95.


Larue C, Khodja H, Herlin-Boime N, Brisset F, Flank AM, Fayard B, Chaillou S & Carriere M (2011)  Investigation of TiO2 nanoparticle toxicity and uptake by plants. JPCS 304.


Larue C, Korboulewsky N, Wang R & Mévy JP (2010) Depollution potential of three macrophytes: exudated, wall-bound and intracellular peroxidase activities plus intracellular phenol concentrations. Bioresource Technol 101(20), 7951-7957.


Gould P, Locke J,Larue C, Southern M, Davis S, Hanano S, Putterill J, Millar A & Hall A (2006) The molecular basis of temperature compensation in the Arabidopsis clock. Plant Cell 18(5), 1177-1187.


CNRS EC2CO (Ecosphère continentale et côtière, 2015): Understanding of nanoparticles mode of action in plants: uptake and toxicity (Project acronym: MECANANO) - 15 k€

Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship (2013-2015): Zinc and iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis thaliana: novel molecular factors and their influence on metal speciation and localization (Funding Scheme: FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IEF, Grant Agreement number: 331680, Project acronym: ZISPLOC) - 170k€

 C'Nano Ile de France, (PI Marie Carrière, 2010-2012): Plant localization and uptake of nanoparticles (project acronym: PLUTON) - 189 k€

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