Dr. Marie-Lara Bouffaud

Contact / Address

Dr. Marie-Lara Bouffaud

Department of Soil Ecology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Theodor-Lieser-Strasse 4 | D-06120 Halle/Saale


Current project

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2018

Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ

2016 - 2017

Maternity leave

2014 - 2016

German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) 
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ

2012 - 2014

Agroecology Joint Research Unit, INRA Dijon, France

2008 - 2011

PhD Student
Microbial Ecology Research Unit, University Lyon I, France

2006 - 2008

Master of Microbial Ecology
University Lyon I, France

2002 - 2006

Bachelor of Biology
University Nice Sophia Antipolis, France


Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community differences among European long-term observatories. 2017. Bouffaud, Bragalini, Berruti, Peyret-Guzzon, Voyron, Stockinger, van Tuinen, Lumini, Wipf, Plassart, Lemanceau, Bianciotto, Redecker, Girlanda. Mycorrhiza 27:331-343. doi.org/10.1007/s00572-016-0753-9

Soil networks become more connected and take up more carbon as nature restoration progresses. 2017. Morriën, Hannula, Snoek, Helmsing, Zweers, De Hollander, Soto, Bouffaud, Buée, Dimmers, Duyts, Geisen, Girlanda, Griffiths, Jørgensen, Jensen, Plassart, Redecker, Schmelz, Schmidt, Thomson, Tisserant, Uroz, Winding, Bailey, Bonkowski, Faber, Martin, Lemanceau, De Boer, Van Veen, Van Der Putten. Nature communications 8:14349. doi:10.1038/ncomms14349

Indicator species and co-occurrence in communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi at the European scale. 2016. Bouffaud, Creamer, Stone, Plassart van Tuinen, Lemanceau, Wipf, Redecker, Soil Biology and Biochemistry 103:464-470. doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.09.022

Regional-scale analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: the case of the Burgundy vineyards. 2016. Bouffaud, Bernaud, Colombet, van Tuinen, Wipf, Redecker, Journal International des sciences de la vigne et du vin 50:1-8. doi.org/10.20870/oeno-one.2016.50.1.49

Is plant evolutionary history impacting recruitment of diazotrophs and nifH expression in the rhizosphere ? 2016. Bouffaud, Renoud, Moënne-Loccoz, Muller, Scientific Reports 6:21690. doi:10.1038/srep21690

Ecological network analysis reveals the inter-connection between soil biodiversity and ecosystem function as affected by land use across Europe. 2016. Creamer, Hannula, Van Leeuwen, Stone, Rutgers, Schmelz, de Ruiter, Bohse Hendriksen, Bolger, Bouffaud, Buee, Carvalho, Costa, Dirilgen, Francisco, Griffiths, Griffiths, Martin, Martins da Silva, Mendes, Morais, Pereira, Philippot, Plassart, Redecker, Römbke, Sousa, Wouterse, Lemanceau. Applied Soil Ecology 97:112-124. doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.08.006

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities and Rhizophagus irregularis populations shift in response to short-term ploughing and fertilisation in a buffer strip. 2016. Peyret-Guzzon, Stockinger, Bouffaud, Farcy, Wipf, Redecker. Mycorrhiza 26:33-46. doi: 10.1007/s00572-015-0644-5

The largest subunit of RNA polymerase II as a new marker gene to study assemblages of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the field. 2014. Stockinger, Peyret-Guzzon, Koegel, Bouffaud, Redecker. Plos One 9: e107783. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0107783

Root microbiome relates to plant host evolution in maize and other Poaceae. 2014. Bouffaud, Poirier, Muller, Moënne-Loccoz, Environmental Microbiology 16:2804-2814. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12442

Cell culturability of Pseudomonas protegens CHA0 depends on soil pH. 2014. Mascher, Hase, Bouffaud, Défago, Moënne-Loccoz. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87:441-450. doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12234

Monitoring the fate of a 30-year-old truffle orchard in Burgundy: from Tuber melanosporum to Tuber aestivum. 2013. Molinier, Bouffaud, Castel, Mounier, Colomber, Recorbet, Frochot, Wipf. Agroforestry Systems 87:1439-1449. doi.org/10.1007/s10457-013-9649-2

Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria and root system functioning. 2013. Vacheron, Desbrosses, Bouffaud, Touraine, Moënne-Loccoz, Muller, Legendre, Wisniewski-Dyé, Prigent-Combaret. Frontiers in Plant Science 4:356. doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2013.00356

Is diversification history of maize influencing selection of soil bacteria by roots? 2012. Bouffaud, Kyselková, Gouesnard, Grundmann, Muller, Moënne-loccoz. Molecular Ecology 21:195-206. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05359.x

Development of a real-time PCR method to quantify the PGPR strain Azospirillum lipoferum CRT1 on maize seedlings. 2010. Couillerot, Bouffaud, Baudoin, Muller, Caballero-Mellado, Moënne-Loccoz. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42:2298-2305. doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.09.003