Fabien Jammes

Associate Professor of Biology; On leave Spring 2024
With Pomona Since: 2014
  • Expertise


    In his research, Fabien Jammes focuses on plants’ resilience to environmental constraints by applying multifaceted research approaches, incorporating genetics, genomics, physiology and cellular and molecular biology. He has a particular interest in understanding the plants’ strategies to cope with drought stress.

    Research Interests

    • Plant physiology, cell biology and signaling
    • Adaptation to environmental stresses

    Areas of Expertise


    • Plant Biology
    • Plant Physiology
    • Genetics
    • Molecular Biology
    • Cell Biology
    • Adaptation to Environmental stresses
  • Work


    Jammes F, Leonhardt N, Tran D, Bousserouel H, Véry AA, Renou JP, Vavasseur A, Kwak JM, Sentenac H, Bouteau F, Leung J. "Acetylated 1,3-diaminopropane antagonizes abscisic acid-mediated stomatal closing in Arabidopsis." Plant J. 2014 Jul;79(2):322-33.

    Seo DH, Ryu MY, Jammes F, Hwang JH, Turek M, Kang BG, Kwak JM, Kim WT. "Roles of four Arabidopsis U-box E3 ubiquitin ligases in negative regulation of abscisic acid-mediated drought stress responses." Plant Physiol. 2012 Sep;160(1):556-68.

    Jammes F, Hu HC, Villiers F, Bouten R, Kwak JM. "Calcium-permeable channels in plant cells." FEBS J. 2011 Nov;278(22):4262-76.

    Frei dit Frey N, Muller P, Jammes F, Kizis D, Leung J, Perrot-Rechenmann C, Bianchi MW. "The RNA binding protein Tudor-SN is essential for stress tolerance and stabilizes levels of stress-responsive mRNAs encoding secreted proteins in Arabidopsis." Plant Cell. 2010 May;22(5):1575-91.

    Cross-phosphorylation between Arabidopsis thaliana sucrose nonfermenting 1-related protein kinase 1 (AtSnRK1) and its activating kinase (AtSnAK) determines their catalytic activities. "Crozet P, Jammes F, Valot B, Ambard-Bretteville F, Nessler S, Hodges M, Vidal J, Thomas M." J Biol Chem. 2010 Apr 16;285(16):12071-7.

    Jammes F, Song C, Shin D, Munemasa S, Takeda K, Gu D, Cho D, Lee S, Giordo R, Sritubtim S, Leonhardt N, Ellis BE, Murata Y, Kwak JM. "MAP kinases MPK9 and MPK12 are preferentially expressed in guard cells and positively regulate ROS-mediated ABA signaling." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 1;106(48):20520-5.

    Jammes F, Lecomte P, de Almeida-Engler J, Bitton F, Martin-Magniette ML, Renou JP, Abad P, Favery B. "Genome-wide expression profiling of the host response to root-knot nematode infection in Arabidopsis." Plant J. 2005 Nov;44(3):447-58.

  • Education


    University of Nice

    Master of Science
    University of Nice

    Bachelor of Science
    University of Nice

    Recent Courses Taught

    Introductory Cell Chemistry and Cell Biology

    Introductory Cell Chemistry and Cell Biology - Laboratory

    Plant Physiology

    Plant Physiology – Laboratory