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Benjamin Vitre

Since 2009

2005-2009

  • PhD student under the supervision of Dr Denis Chrétien and Isabelle Arnal.
    Structural and functional study of EB1/microtubule interactions.
    • 2005-2008: Fellowship from french Ministry for Research and Teaching (MESR).
    • 2008-2009: Fellowship from the french Association for Cancer Research (ARC).

2003-2005

  • Master of Science, Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Rennes 1, France Speciality: Agronomical Production and Quality.

2000-2003

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Rennes 1, France.

Courses

  • 2007: Doctoriales Bretagne 2007, Vannes, France.
  • 2007: EMBO Practical Course on Methods in Cell Biology: Exploring the Dynamics of Cellular Organisation, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2006: Dynamics and Reactivity of Macromolecular Assemblies, Rennes, France.
  • 2006: Introduction to electron microscopy for biologists, chemists and physicists, Paris, France.

Talks

  • 2008: Effects of EB1 on microtubule dynamics and structure.
    • Octobre 15: Columbia University, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, New York.
    • Octobre 17: University of California, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Berkeley.
    • Octobre 21:  Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Laboratory of Cell Biology, La Jolla.
  • 2008 : EB1 regulates microtubule dynamics and tubulin sheet closure in vitro.
    UMR 6026, Rennes.
  • 2007 : EB1/Microtubules interactions  : Structure and functions.
    IFR 140, Rennes, France.

Posters

  • 2010: EMBO Conference Series on Microtubules - Structure, Regulation and functions. EMBL, Heidelberg,Germany , 2-5 June 2010:
    "Effects of XMAP215 on microtubule dynamics and structure and its visualization by cryo-electron tomography"Coquelle F.M., Blestel, S., Kinoshita, K., Vitre, B., Heichette, C., Kervrann, C., Arnal, I. and D. Chrétien.
  • 2009: Congrès de la Société Française des Microscopies, Paris, france, 22 - 26 June 2009:
    "Effects of XMAP215 on Microtubule Dynamics and Structure"
    Coquelle F.M., Kinoshita, K. Vitre, B., Rybina, S., Heichette, C., Karsenti, E., Arnal, I., and D. Chrétien.
  • 2008:  7th Annual ELSO Meeting, Nice, France, 30 August - 2 September 2008:
    "Effects of XMAP215 on microtubule dynamics and structure"
    Coquelle, F.M., Kinoshita, K., Vitre, B., Rybina, S., Heichette, C., Karsenti, E., Chrétien, D., and I. Arnal.
  • 2007: Doctoriales Bretagne 2007, Vannes, France, 18 - 23 November 2007:
    "Dynamique des microtubules et architecture cellulaire"
    Vitre B.
  • 2007: EMBO Practical Course on Methods in Cell Biology, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2007: Colloque de la Fédération Réaumur des Sciences du Vivant, Grenoble, France, 28 - 31 October 2007:
    "EB1 regulates microtubule dynamics and sheet closure in vitro"
    Vitre B., Coquelle, F. M., Heichette, C., Garnier, C., Chrétien, D., and I. Arnal.

Distinction

  • Pierre Favard prize 2009, awarded by the French Society of Microscopies.

Publication

  • Structural basis of EB1 effects on microtubule dynamics
    Coquelle, F.M
    ., Vitre, B., and I. Arnal
    Biochemical Society Transactions
    , 2009, 37:997-1001.
    Pubmed

  • EB1 regulates microtubule dynamics and tubulin sheet closure in vitro
    Vitre, B., Coquelle, F. M., Heichette, C., Garnier, C., Chrétien, D. and I. Arnal
    Nature Cell Biology, 2008, 10:415-421.
    Pubmed