Julien Boutte

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph.D in Genomics and Bioinformatics, University of Rennes 1, France (2012-2015).

M.S. in Biological Systems Modelling (Bioinformatics Speciality), University of Rennes 1, France (2010-2012).

B.S. in Mathematics, University of Rennes 1, France (2008-2010).



Rousseau, H., Rousseau-Gueutin, M., Dauvergne, X., Boutte, J., Simon, G., Marnet, N., Bouchereau, A., Guiheneuf, S., Bazureau, J.P., Morice, J., Ravanel, S., Cabello-Hurtado, F., Ainouche, A., Salmon, A., Wendel, J.F., Ainouche, M. Evolution of DMSP (dimethylsulfoniopropionate) biosynthesis pathway: Origin and phylogenetic distribution in polyploid Spartina (Poaceae, Chloridoideae). MPE. In press.

Ferreira de Carvalho, J., Boutte, J., Bourdau, P., Chelaifa, H., Ainouche, K., Salmon, A., Ainouche, M. Gene expression variation in natural populations of hexaploid and allododecaploid Spartina species. PSY. In press.

Keller, J., Rousseau-Gueutin, M., Cabello-Hurtado, F., Martin, GE., Morice, J., Boutte, J., Coissac, E., Ourari, M., Aïnouche, M., Salmon, A., Aïnouche, A. The unequal battle between the chloroplast and nuclear rps16 gene revealed through the sequencing and comparative analyses of four novel legume chloroplast genomes from Lupinus. Dna Research dsx006. doi:10.1093/dnares/dsx006.


Boutte, J., Ferreira de Carvalho, J., Rousseau-Gueutin, M., Poulain, J., Da Silva, C., Wincker, P., Ainouche, M., Salmon, A. Reference Transcriptomes and Detection of Duplicated Copies in Hexaploid and Allododecaploid Spartina Species (Poaceae). GBE, Genome Biol. Evol. 8(9), 3030–3044. doi:10.1093/gbe/evw209.

Boutte, J., Aliaga, B., Lima, O., Ferreira de Carvalho, J., Ainouche, A., Macas, J., Rousseau-Gueutin, M., Coriton, O., Ainouche, M., Salmon, A. Haplotype detection from next generation sequencing in high ploidy-level species: 45S rDNA gene copies in the hexaploid Spartina maritima. G3, Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 6(1), 29-40. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.023242.


Rousseau-Gueutin, M., Bellot, S., Martin, G.E., Boutte, J., Chelaifa, H., Lima, O., Michon-Coudouel, S., Naquin, D., Salmon, A., Ainouche, K., Ainouche, M., 2015. The chloroplast genome of the hexaploid Spartina maritima (Poaceae, Chloridoideae): Comparative analyses and molecular dating. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 93, 5-16. 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.06.013.


Ferreira de Carvalho, J., Chelaifa, H., Boutte, J., Poulain, J., Couloux, A., Wincker, P., Bellec, A., Fourment, J., Bergès, H., Salmon, A., Ainouche, M., 2013. Exploring the genome of the salt-marsh Spartina maritima (Poaceae, Chloridoideae) through BAC end sequence analysis. Plant Mol. Biol. 83, 591–606. doi:10.1007/s11103-013-0111-7.

Ferreira de Carvalho, J., Poulain, J., Da Silva, C., Wincker, P., Michon-Coudouel, S., Dheilly, A., Naquin, D., Boutte, J., Salmon, A., Ainouche, M., 2012. Transcriptome de novo assembly from next-generation sequencing and comparative analyses in the hexaploid salt marsh species Spartina maritima and Spartina alterniflora (Poaceae). Heredity 110, 181–193. doi:10.1038/hdy.2012.76.

Teaching Experience

Teaching assistant in Plant Biology, University of Rennes 1, UFR SVE, France (2012-2014).

Professional Affiliation

Botanical Society of America


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