Book chapters

2015 –  Sharpe SC*, Eme L*, Brown MW, Roger AJ. Timing the Origins of Multicellular Eukaryotes Through Phylogenomics and Relaxed Molecular Clock Analyses. Evolutionary Transitions to Multicellular Life. Springer, 2015. 3-29.
*These authors equally contributed to the manuscript.
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Invited contributions

2015 –  Eme L, Doolittle WF. Microbial Diversity: A Bonanza of Phyla. Current Biology 25 (6), R227–R230.
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Peer-reviewed papers

2015 –  Gawryluk R*, Eme L*, Roger AJ. Gene fusion, fission, lateral transfer, and loss: not-so-rare events in the evolution of eukaryotic ATP citrate lyase. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution*These authors equally contributed to the manuscript.
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2015 – Leger MM, Petrů M, Žárský V, Eme L, Vlček Č, Harding T, Lang BF, Eliáš M, Doležal P, Roger AJ. An ancestral bacterial division system is widespread in eukaryotic mitochondriaPNAS 2015 ; published ahead of print March 23, 2015, doi:10.1073/pnas.1421392112.
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2014 –  Eme L, Sharpe SC, Brown MW, Roger AJ. On the age of eukaryotes: evaluating evidence from fossils and molecular clocks. “Origin and evolution of eukaryotes”, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, 6(8), a016139.
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2014 – Stairs CW, Eme L, Brown MW, Mutsaers C, Susko E, Dellaire G, Soanes DM, van der Giezen M, Roger AJ. A SUF Fe-S cluster biogenesis system in the mitochondrion-related organelles of the anaerobic protist Pygsuia. Current Biology 24 (11), 1176-1186.
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2013 – Tsaousis AD*, Gentekaki E*., Eme L*, Gaston D, & Roger AJ (2014). Evolution of the Cytosolic Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Machinery in Blastocystis Species and Other Microbial Eukaryotes. Eukaryotic cell, 13(1), 143-153.
*These authors equally contributed to the manuscript.
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2013 – Eme L,  Reigstad LJ, Spang A, Lanzén A, Weinmaier T, Rattei T, Schleper C, Brochier-Armanet C. Metagenomics of Kamchatkan hot spring filaments reveals two new major (hyper)thermophilic lineages related to Thaumarchaeota. Research in Microbiologoy (2013), doi:10.1016/j.resmic.2013.02.006.
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2011 – Eme L, Trilles A, Moreira D, Brochier-Armanet C « The phylogenomic analysis of the Anaphase Promoting Complex and its targets points to complex and modern-like control of the cell cycle in the last common ancestor of eukaryotes. » BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2011 Sep 23;11:265. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-265.
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2011 – Boileau C, Eme L, Brochier-Armanet C, Janicki A, Zhang CC, Latifi A. A eukaryotic-like sulfiredoxin important for peroxiredoxin reduction and oxidative stress response in the cyanobacterium Anabaena PCC 7120. New Phytologist. 2011 Jun 8. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03774.x. Epub 2011 Jun 8.
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2009 – Eme L, Moreira D, Talla E, Brochier-Armanet C. A Complex Cell Division Machinery was Present in the Last Common Ancestor of Eukaryotes. PLoS ONE 4(4): e5021. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005021.
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Oral communications

2015 – Invited speaker. Company of Biologists Workshop « Eukaryo-/Archaeogenesis: Where Do We Stand? »Pinpointing the root of extant eukaryotic diversity: advances, challenges and consequences.

2014 – ISOP/ISEP meeting 2014 (Banff, Canada). Eme L, Sharpe SC, Brown MW and Roger AJ. On the age of eukaryotes: evaluating evidence from fossils and molecular clocks.

2014 – Invited speaker. Microbe Evolution 2014 (Tsukuba, Japan). The role of Lateral Gene Transfer in adaptation of protists to new environments.

2013 – ICOP conference (Vancouver, Canada). Eme L, Gentekaki E, Curtis B, Archiblad JA, Roger AJ. Phylogenomic analyses of Blastocystis sp . subtype 1 reveals an important role for lateral gene transfer in adaptation to parasitism of the human gut. 

2013 – SMBE Satellite Eukaryotic-omics (Davis, US). Eme L, Gentekaki E, Curtis B, Archiblad JA, Roger AJ. Phylogenomic analyses of Blastocystis sp . subtype 1 reveals an important role for lateral gene transfer in adaptation to parasitism of the human gut. 

2012 – PROTIST conference (Oslo, Norway). Eme L, Roger AJ. Pinpointing the root of extant eukaryotic diversity

2011 – ALPHY meeting (Bioinformatics et evolutionary genomics) (Lyon, France).
Eme L, Moreira D, Brochier-Armanet C. The phylogenomic analysis of the ACP/C and its targets points to a complex and modern-like control of the cell cycle in LECA.

2009 – Invitation at the International Meeting « Archaea and the universal tree of life » (Fondation des Treilles, France). Eme L, Moreira D, Brochier-Armanet C. Phylogenomics of eukaryotic systems: tracing back the nature of the last eukaryotic common ancestor

2009 – ALPHY meeting (Montpellier, France). Eme L, Moreira D, Talla E., Brochier-Armanet C. A complex cell division machinery in the last common ancestor of eukaryotes

Poster presentations

2010 – SMBE (Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution) (Lyon, France). Eme L, Moreira D, Talla E., Brochier-Armanet C. Tracing back the nature of cell division in the Last Common Ancestor of Eukaryotes.

2009 – EMBO 2009 conference Comparative Genomics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms. (San Feliu de Guixols, Spain). Eme L, Moreira D, Brochier-Armanet C Phylogenomic study of cytokinesis in Eukaryotes
Eukaryotic Cell Journal Outstanding Young Investigator Award.

2009 – Graduate School Meeting (Marseilles, France).
Eme L, Moreira D, Brochier-Armanet C A complex cell division machinery in the last common ancestor of eukaryotes. Best Poster Award.

2007 – JOBIM conference (Marseille, France). Eme L, Moreira D, Brochier-Armanet C Origin and evolution of the eukaryotic midbody: A phylogenomic approach