Thierry LEBEAU


LPG Nantes

Bât. 4, Porte n°37

 

Tel: +33-2-76-64-51-58

Mobile: +33-6-74-62-53-23

E-mail: thierry.lebeau@univ-nantes.fr

 

Current position: Professor at the University of Nantes, France

 

Professional Address:

University of Nantes, France (http://www.univ-nantes.fr):

- Soil bioremediation/phytoremediation group, LPGN UMR 6112 CNRS (http://www.sciences.univ-nantes.fr/lpgnantes)

- Life Sciences Department, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, University of Nantes (http://www.sciences-techniques.univ-nantes.fr/)

 

Employment History:

Professor, University of Nantes, France (since 2011)

Professor, University of Haute-Alsace, France (2004-2011)

Head of the soil bioremediation group (EDBS, EA 2334), University of Haute-Alsace, France (2003-2009)

Subject:  Bioremediation associated or not with phytoremediation applied to soil, sediment and water contaminated by heavy metals, polychlorobiphenyls and herbicides

Assistant Professor, University of Haute-Alsace, France (1998-2004)

Post-doctoral fellowship, sea, molecules, health laboratory (MMS), EA 2160) University of

Nantes, France (1997-1998)

Subject:  Immobilized marine diatoms in prototype photobioreactors for the synthesis of an hydrosoluble pigment of commercial interest (marennin)

 

Education:

Authorization to supervise research (HDR), University of Haute-Alsace (2002)

Dissertation: Study of microbial activity systems: implementation of systems with immobilized microorganisms

PhD, Polymers, Biopolymers, Surfaces Laboratory (LPBS), UMR 6270CNRS, University of Rouen, France (1997)

Dissertation: Development and implementation of a prototype bioreactor for bioethanol production from a xylose/glucose mixture by co-immobilized yeasts.

Engineer in agriculture graduated from the french school ESITPA, Rouen, France (1991)

MSc in cellular biology, University of Rouen, France (1991)

 

Keywords for research:

- Bioremediation and phytoremediation: soil, sediments and water contaminated by metals (Cd, Cr, Cs, Cu, Hg, Pb), polychlorobiphenyls, herbicides)

- Microbiology (bacteria, fungi, microalgae): innovative culture systems (microbial co-cultures, immobilized cells, plant-microorganism associations, bioaugmentation), microbial screening from environmental samples

- Microbial ecology: structure of microbial communities (RISA, RFLP, TTGE), inoculant monitoring (gfp fusions, qPCR)

- Ecological engineering: bioremediation treatments implemented in artificial wetlands (see ARTWET project website: www.artwet.fr)

- Studies at different scales (laboratory microcosms, outdoor mesocosms, on site)

- Soil science, agronomy

 

Keywords for teaching:

- Soil science

- Soil ecosystem (soil-plant-microorganisms-microfauna interactions)

- Microbial technology

 

Papers published in international journals:

  

  1. Lebeau T., Jouenne T., Mignot L., Junter G.A (1996). Double-chambered bioreactors based on plane immobilized-cell membrane structures. Progress in Biotechnology, 11, 532-537.
  2. Lebeau T., Jouenne T., Junter G.A. (1997a). Simultaneous fermentation of glucose and xylose by pure and mixed cultures of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida shehatae immobilized in a two-chambered bioreactor. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 21, 265-272.
  3. Lebeau T., Jouenne T., Junter G.A. (1997b). Fermentation of D-xylose by free and immobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae cultures. Biotechnology Letters, 19, 615-618.
  4. Lebeau T., Jouenne T., Junter G.A. (1998a). Diffusion of sugars and alcohols through composite membrane structure immobilizing viable yeast cells. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 22, 434-438.
  5. Lebeau T., Robert J.M. (1998b). Production d'un pigment hydrosoluble (marennine) par la microalgue Haslea ostrearia Simonsen immobilisée dans un gel plan d'agar. Cryptogamie algologie, 19, 240-242.
  6. Lebeau T., Jouenne T., Junter G.A. (1998c). Continuous alcoholic fermentation of glucose/xylose mixtures by coimmobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida shehatae. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology, 50, 309-313.
  7. Lebeau T., Moan R., Turpin V., Robert J.M. (1998d). Alginate-entrapped Haslea ostrearia as inoculum for the greening of oysters. Biotechnology Techniques, 12, 847-850.
  8. Lebeau T., Junter G.A., Jouenne T., Robert J.M. (1999). Marennine production by agar-entrapped Haslea ostrearia Simonsen. Bioresource Technology, 67, 13-17.
  9. Rincé Y., Lebeau T., Robert J.M. (1999). Artificial cell-immobilization: a model simulating immobilization in natural environment? Journal of Applied Phycology, 11, 263-272.
  10. Rossignol N., Lebeau T., Jaouen P., Robert J.M. (2000). Comparison of two membrane-photobioreactors, with free or immobilized cells, for the production of pigments by a marine diatom. Bioprocess Engineering, 23, 495-501.
  11. Lebeau T., Gaudin P., Junter G.A., Mignot L., Robert J.M. (2000). Continuous marennine production by agar-entrapped Haslea ostrearia using a tubular photobioreactor with internal illumination. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology, 54, 634-640.
  12. Lebeau T., Bagot D., Jézéquel K., Fabre B. (2002a). Cadmium biosorption by free and immobilised microorganisms cultivated in a liquid soil extract medium: effects of Cd, pH and techniques of culture. The Science of the Total Environment, 291, 73-83.
  13. Lebeau T., Moan R., Gaudin P., Robert J.M. (2002b). A new photobioreactor for the continuous marennin production with a marine diatom: optimization of the light intensity and the immobilized cell technique (alginate beads or agar layer). Applied Microbiology Biotechnology 59, 153-159.
  14. Bréant D., Jézéquel K., Lebeau T. (2002). Optimization of the cell leakage from immobilized cells of a Bacillus simplex cultivated in culture media enriched with Cd: influence of Cd, inoculum size, culture medium and alginate bead characteristics. Biotechnology Letters, 24, 1237-1241.
  15. Lebeau T., Robert J.M. (2003a). Diatoms: Cultivation and biotechnologically relevant products. Part I: Cultivation at various scales. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology, 60, 612-623.
  16. Lebeau T., Robert J.M. (2003b). Diatoms: Cultivation and biotechnologically relevant products. Part II: Diatoms of biotechnological interest. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology, 60, 624-632.
  17. Fabre B., Jézéquel K., Lebeau T. (2003). Maximum uptakes of cadmium by free and immobilised bacteria and actinomycetes cells. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 1, 141-144.
  18. Jézéquel K., Perrin J., Lebeau T. (2005). Bioaugmentation with a Bacillus sp. to reduce the phytoavailable Cd of an agricultural soil: comparison of free and immobilized microbial inocula. Chemosphere, 59, 1323-1331.
  19. Braud A., Jézéquel K., Vieille E., Tritter A., Lebeau T. (2006a). Changes in extractability of Cr and Pb in a polycontaminated soil after bioaugmentation with microbial producers of biosurfactants, organic acids and siderophores. Water Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, 6, 261-279.
  20. Gaudin P., Lebeau T., Robert J.M. (2006). Microalgal cell immobilization applied to the long-term storage of the diatom Haslea ostrearia. Journal of Applied Phycology, 18, 175-184.
  21. Braud A., Jézéquel K., Léger M.A., Lebeau T. (2006b). Siderophore production by using free and immobilized cells of two Pseudomonads cultivated in a medium enriched with Fe and/or toxic metals (Cr, Hg, Pb), Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 94, 1080-1088.
  22. Bagot D., Lebeau T., Jézéquel K. (2006). Microorganisms for remediation of cadmium-contaminated soils. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 4, 207-211.
  23. Lebeau T., Jouenne T., Junter G.A. (2007). Some inquiries into the capability of Candida shehatae co-immobilized with Saccharomyces cerevisiae to metabolize xylose in the presence of glucose. Microbiological Research, 162, 211-218.
  24. Braud A., Jézéquel K., Lebeau T. (2007). Impact of substrates and cell immobilization on siderophore activity by Pseudomonas in a Fe and/or Cr/Hg/Pb containing medium. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 144, 229-239.
  25. Bazot S., Bois P., Joyeux C., Lebeau T. (2007) Mineralization of diuron [3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1, 1-dimethylurea] by co-immobilized Arthrobacter sp. and Delftia acidovorans. Biotechnology Letters, 29, 749-754.
  26. Faessel L., Nassr N., Lebeau T., Walter B. (2008). Effects of the plant defence inducer, acibenzolar-S-methyl, on hypocotyl rot of soybean caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-4. Journal of Phytopathology, 156, 236-242.
  27. Jézéquel K., Lebeau T. (2008). Soil bioaugmentation by free and immobilized bacteria to reduce potentially phytoavailable cadmium. Bioresource Technology, 99, 690-698.
  28. Kuntz J., Nassr-Amellal N., Lollier M., Ejbye Schmidt J., Lebeau T. (2008). Effect of sludges on bacteria in agricultural soil. Analysis at laboratory and outdoor lysimeter scale. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 69, 277-288.
  29. Lebeau T (2008). Traitement des pesticides dans les zones humides artificielles : de l’atténuation naturelle à la gestion par bioremédiation et phytoremédiation. Ingénieries-EAT, n° spécial, 87-102.
  30. Lebeau T., Braud A., Jézéquel K. (2008). Performance of bioaugmentation-assisted phytoextraction applied to metal contaminated soils: a review. Environmental Pollution, 153, 497-522.
  31. Bazot S., Lebeau T. (2008). Simultaneous mineralization of glyphosate and diuron by a consortium of three bacteria as free- and/or immobilized-cells formulations. Applied and Microbial Biotechnology, 77, 1351-1358.
  32. Braud A., Jézéquel K., Bazot S., Lebeau T. (2009). Enhanced phytoextraction of an agricultural Cr-, Hg- and Pb-contaminated soil by bioaugmentation with siderophore-producing bacteria. Chemosphere, 74, 280-286.
  33. Leyval C., Steinberg C., Kuntz J., Beguiristain T., Edel-Hermann V., Leglize P., Gautheron N., Lebeau T., Houot S. (2009) Impact des amendements organiques sur la structure des communautés microbiennes des sols: choix des méthodes, validation et résultats. Etude et Gestion des Sols, 16, 299-312.
  34. Gregoire C., Huguenot D., Elsaesser D., Lange J., Lebeau T., Merli A., Mose R., Passeport E., Schuetz T., Schulz R., Tapia-Padilla G., Tournebize J., Trevisan M., Wanko A. (2009). Mitigation of agricultural nonpoint-source pesticide pollution in artificial wetland ecosystems. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 7, 205-231.
  35. Hoegy F., Braud A., Jézéquel K., Lebeau T., Schalk I. (2009). New insights into the metal specificity of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyoverdine-iron uptake pathway. Environmental Microbiology, 11, 1079-1091.
  36. Bazot S., Lebeau T. (2009) Effect of immobilization of a bacterial consortium on diuron dissipation and community dynamics. Bioresource Technology, 100, 4257-4261.
  37. Faessel L., Nassr N., Lebeau T., Walter B (2010). Chemically-induced resistance on soybean inhibits nodulation and mycorrhization. Plant and Soil, 329, 259–268.
  38. Huguenot D., Bois P., Jézéquel K., Cornu J.Y., Lebeau T. (2010). Selection of low cost materials for the sorption of copper and herbicides as single or mixed compounds in matrices of increasing complexity. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 182, 18-26.
  39. Petric I., Philippot L., Abbate C., Bispo A., Chesnot T., Hallin S., Jourdain, M.J., Laval K., Lebeau T., Lemanceau P., Leyval C, Lindström K., Pandard P., Romero E., Sarr A, Schloter M., Simonet P., Smalla K., Wilke B-M., Martin-Laurent F. (2011). Inter-laboratory evaluation of the ISO standard 11063 “soil quality – method to directly extract DNA from soil samples” Journal of Microbiological Methods, 84, 454-460.
  40. Bois P., Huguenot D., Norini M.P., Farhan Ul Haque M., Vuilleumier S., Lebeau T. (2011). Herbicide degradation and copper complexation by bacterial mixed culture from a vineyard stormwater basin. Journal of Soils Sediments, 11, 860-873.
  41. Tanniou A., Turpin V., Lebeau T. (2012). Comparison of cryopreservation methods for the long term storage of the marine diatom Haslea ostrearia (Simonsen). Cryobiology, 65, 45-50.
  42. Bois P., Huguenot D., Jezequel, K., Lollier, M., Cornu J.Y., Lebeau T. (2013). Herbicide mitigation in microcosms simulating stormwater basins subject to polluted water input. Water Research, 47, 1123-1135.
  43. Cornu J.Y., Huguenot D., Jezequel, K., Lebeau T. (2013). Evaluation of sugar Beet Pulp efficiency for improving the retention of copper in a small-scaled stormwater basin. Journal of Soil Sediment 13, 220-229.
  44. Secher C., Lollier M., Jézéquel K., Cornu J.Y., Amalric L., Lebeau T. (2013). Decontamination of a polychlorinated biphenyls-contaminated soil by phytoremediation-assisted bioaugmentation. Biodegradation Journal, 24, 549-562.
  45. Norini M.P., Sécher C., Lollier M., Jézéquel K., Cornu J.Y., Lebeau T. (2013). Quantification of the 16S-23S rDNA Internal Transcribed Spacers of Burkholderia xenovorans strain LB400 by real-time PCR. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 56, 366-372.
  46. Cornu, J.Y., Ferret C., Elhabiri M., Lollier M., Geoffroy V.A., Jezequel K., Lebeau T. (2014). Contrasting effects of pyoverdine on the phytoextraction of Cu and Cd in a calcareous soil. Chemosphere, 103, 212-219.
  47. Jean-Soro L., Le Guern C., Béchet B., Lebeau T., Ringeard M.-F. (2014) Urban soils quality and health risks. Study of trace metals anomalies in an urban garden in Nantes. Techniques Sciences Méthodes, 4, 72-79.
  48. Ferret C., Cornu JY., Elhabiri M., Sterckeman T., Braud. A., Jézéquel K., Lollier M., Lebeau T., Schalk I.J., Geoffroy V. A. (2015). Effect of pyoverdine supply on cadmium and nickel complexation and phytoavailability in hydroponics. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22, 2106-2116.
  49. Jean-Soro L., Le Guern C., Béchet B., Lebeau T., Ringeard M.F. (2015) Origin of trace elements in an urban garden in Nantes, France. Journal of Soils Sediment, 15, 1802-1812.
  50. Huguenot D., Bois P., Cornu J.Y., Jézéquel K., Lollier M., Lebeau T. (2015). Remediation of sediment and water contaminated by copper in small-scaled constructed wetlands: effect of bioaugmentation and phytoextraction. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22, 721-732.
  51. Braud A., Hubert M., Gaudin P., Lebeau T. (2015). A quick rhizobacterial selection tool to be used in phytoextraction-assisted bioaugmentation of metal contaminated soils, Journal of Applied Microbiology, 119, 435-445.
  52. Montagne V., Charpentier S., Cannavo P., Capiaux H., Grosbellet C., Lebeau T. (2015). Structure and activity of spontaneous fungal communities in organic substrates used for soilless crops. Scientia Horticulturae, 192, 148-157.
  53. Jusselme M.D., Poly F., Miambi E., Lebeau T., Rouland-Lefèvre C. (2015). Effects of earthworm on the fungal community and microbial activity in root-adhering soils of Lantana camara during Pb-phytoextraction. Applied Soil Ecology, 96, 151-158.
  54. Hazotte A.A., Péron O., Abdelouas A., Montavon G., Lebeau T. (2016). Microbial mobilization of cesium from illite: The role of organic acids and siderophores, Chemical Geology, 428, 8-14.
  55. Lépinay A., Capiaux H., Turpin V, Mondeguer F., Lebeau T. (2016). Bacterial community structure of the marine diatom Haslea ostrearia. Algal Research, 16, 418-426.
  56. Montagne V., Capiaux H., Cannavo P., Charpentier S., Renaud S., Liatard E., Grosbellet C., Lebeau T. (2016). Protective effect of organic substrates against soil-borne pathogens in soilless cucumber crops. Scientia Horticulturae, 206, 62-70.
  57. Béchet B., Joimel S., Jean-Soro L., Hursthouse A., Agboola A., Leitão T.E., Costa H., do Rosário Cameira M., Le Guern C., Schwartz C., Lebeau T. (2016). Spatial variability of trace elements in allotment gardens of four European cities: assessments at city, garden, and plot scale. Journal Soils Sediments (DOI 10.1007/s11368-016- 1515-1), 1-16.
  58. Bouquet D., Braud A., Lebeau T. (2017). Efficiency of Brassica juncea for phytoextraction helped by chelates of lead-contaminated soils: effect of the origin of contamination. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 19, 425-430.
  59. Cornu J.Y., Huguenot D., Jézéquel K., Lollier M. Lebeau T. (2017). Bioremediation of copper-contaminated soils. World Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology, 33, 1-9.
  60. Cornu, J.Y., Dépernet, C., Garnier, C., Lenoble, V., Braud, A., Lebeau, T. (2017). How do low doses of desferrioxamine B and EDTA affect the phytoextraction of metals in sunflower? Science of The Total Environment, 592, 535-545.
  61. Montagne V., Capiaux H., Barret M., Cannavo P., Charpentier S., Grosbellet C., Lebeau T. (2017). Bacterial and fungal communities vary with the type of organic substrate: implications for biocontrol of soilless crops. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 15, 537-545.
  62. Lépinay A., Turpin V., Mondeguer F., Grandet-Marchant Q., Capiaux H., Baron R., Lebeau T. (2018). First insight on interactions between bacteria and the marine diatom Haslea ostrearia: Algal growth and metabolomic fingerprint. Algal Research, 31, 395-405.
  63. Joimel S., Capiaux H., Schwartz C., Braud A., Hedde M., Lebeau T., Le Guern C., Nahmani J., Pernin C., Salmon S., Santorufo L, Béchet B., Cortet J. (2018). Direct and indirect effects of metal contamination on soil biota in a lead-contaminated urban vegetable garden. Pedosphere, 28, 215-226.
  64. Hazotte A., Péron O., Gaudin P., Abdelouas A. Lebeau T. (2018). Phytoextraction of cesium by red clover in hydroponics and soil systems. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25, 20680-20690.
  65. Le Guern C., Bouquet D., Jean-Soro L., Béchet B., Lebeau T (2018). Soil management initiatives in support of the soil quality of nature-based-solutions: Case of urban allotment gardens (Nantes, France). Land Degradation & Development, 29, 3681-3692.
  66. Péron O. Suzuki-Muresan T., Abdillahi D., Gaudin P., Abdesselam A., Lebeau T (2019). Dual effect of pyoverdine on the phytoextraction of cesium from illite. Environmental Chemistry Letters. 17, 521-526.
  67. Le Houedec S., Thibault de Chanvalon A., Mouret A., Metzger E., Launeau P., Gaudin P., Lebeau, T. (2019). 2D image quantification of microbial iron chelators (siderophores) using DET method. Analytical chemistry, 91, 1399-1407.
  68. Jalali J., Gaudin P., Capiaux H., Neji Saidi M., Ammar E., Lebeau T. (2019). Environmental impact of phosphogypsum piles in Tunisia. Environmental Ecotoxicological Safety, 174, 12-25.
  69. Braud A., Gaudin P., Hazotte A., Le Guern C., Lebeau T. (2019). Chelate-assisted phytoextraction of lead with Fagopyrum exculentum: laboratory vs field experiments. International Journal of Phytoremediation, https://doi.org/10.1080/15226514.2019.1606778.
  70. Cornu J.Y., Randriamamonjy S., Gutierrez M., Rocco K., Gaudin P., Ouerdane L., Lebeau T. (2019). Copper phytoavailability in vineyard topsoils as affected by pyoverdine supply. Chemosphere, accepted.

 

Book chapters

 

  1. Junter G.A., Jouenne T., Lebeau, T., Mignot L. (1998). Double-chambered, immobilized-cell bioreactors. In S.G. Pandalai (ed.). Recent Research Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering vol. 1. Research Signpost, Trivandrum, p: 237-258 (ISBN 81-86481-75-3).

  2. Bagot T., Lebeau T., Jézéquel K., Fabre B. (2005). Selection of microorganisms for their ability to bioremediation of agricultural soils contaminated by cadmium. In: E. Lichtfouse, J. Schwarzbauer and D. Robert (eds), Environmental Chemistry, Green Chemistry and Pollutants in Ecosystems part II, chapter 20. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, p: 215-222 (ISBN 3-540-22860-8).

  3. Siñeriz L.M., Lebeau T., Amoroso M.J., Abate C.M. (2005). Heavy-metal resistant actinomycetes. In: E. Lichtfouse, J. Schwarzbauer and D. Robert (eds), Environmental Chemistry, Green Chemistry and Pollutants in Ecosystems part II, chapter 20. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, p: 757-768 (ISBN 3-540-22860-8).

  4. Lebeau T., Robert J.M. (2006). Biotechnology of Immobilized Micro algae: a Culture Technique for the Future? In S. Rao (ed.). Algal Cultures, Analogues of blooms and Applications, chapter 22. Science Publishers Inc New Hampshire 03478, USA, p: 801-837 (ISBN 1-57808-393-1).

  5. Gregoire C., Huguenot D., Elsaesser D., Lange J., Lebeau T., Merli A., Mose R., Passeport E., Schuetz T., Schulz R., Tapia-Padilla G., Tournebize J., Trevisan M., Wanko A. (2009). Mitigation of agricultural nonpoint-source pesticide pollution in artificial wetland ecosystems - A review. In E. Lichtfouse (ed). Climate, Change, Intercropping, Pest Control and Beneficial Microorganisms, Springer Netherlands, p: 293-338.

  6. Lebeau T. (2011). Bioaugmentation for in situ soil remediation: how to ensure the success of such a process. In: Ajay Singh, Nagina Parmar and Ramesh and C. Kuhad (Eds.). Bioaugmentation, Biostimulation and Biocontrol, chapter 7. “Soil Biology” 28, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p: 129-186.

  7. Lebeau T., Jézéquel K., Braud A. (2011). Bioaugmentation-assisted phytoextraction applied to metal contaminated soils: state of the art and future prospect. In Pichtel J. and Ahmad F. (Eds). Microbes and Microbial Technology: Agricultural and environmental Applications, chapter 10. Reference book, Springer (USA), 229-266.

  8. Jusselme M.D., Miambi E., Lebeau T., Rouland-Lefèvre C. (2015). Role of earthworms on phytoremediation of heavy metal polluted soils. In: I. Sherameti and A. Varma (Eds.). Heavy Metal Contamination of Soils: Monitoring and Remediation, chapter 17. “Soil Biology”, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 279-298.