Publications and PhD Thesis




Colinet, D., Cavigliasso, F., Leobold, M., Pichon, A., Urbach, S., Cazes, D., Poullet, M., Belghazi, M., Volkoff, A.-N., Drezen, J.-M., Gatti, J.-L., Poirié, M. 2024. Convergent origin and accelerated evolution of vesicle-associated RhoGAP proteins in two unrelated parasitoid wasps. Peer Community Journal, 4, e36. DOI : 10.24072/pcjournal.406.

Lorenzi, A., Legeai, F., Jouan, V., Girard, P.-A., Strand, M.R., Ravallec, M., Eychenne, M., Bretaudeau, A., Robin, S., Rochefort, J., Villegas, M., Burke, G.R., Rebollo, R., Negre, N., Volkoff, A.N. 2024. Identification of a viral gene essential for the genome replication of a domesticated endogenous virus in ichneumonid parasitoid wasps. PLoS Pathogens, 20, e1011980. DOI : 10.1371/journal.ppat.1011980.


Heisserer, C., Muller, H., Jouan, V., Musset, K., Periquet, G., Drezen, J.M., Volkoff, A.N., Gilbert, C. 2023. Massive somatic and germline chromosomal integrations of polydnaviruses in Lepidopterans. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 40. DOI : 10.1093/molbev/msad050.

Lorenzi, A., Arvin, M.J., Burke, G.R., Strand, M.R. 2023. Functional characterization of Microplitis demolitor bracovirus genes that encode nucleocapsid components. Journal of Virology, e00817-00823. DOI : 10.1128/jvi.00817-23.

Palli, S.R., Biondi, A., Desneux, N., Du Plessis, H., Le Goff, G., Volkoff, A.-N. 2023. The fall armyworm: recent advances in biology and management. Journal of Pest Science, 96, 1341-1343. DOI : 10.1007/s10340-023-01688-4.

Robin, S., Legeai, F., Jouan, V., Ogliastro, M., Darboux, I. 2023. Genome-wide identification of lncRNAs associated with viral infection in Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of General Virology, 104. DOI : 10.1099/jgv.0.001827.


Cerqueira de Araujo, A., Leobold, M., Bézier, A., Musset, K., Uzbekov, R., Volkoff, A.-N., Drezen, J.-M., Huguet, E., Josse, T., Parrish, C.R. 2022. Conserved viral transcription plays a key role in virus-like particle production of the parasitoid wasp Venturia canescensJournal of Virology, e00524-00522. DOI : 10.1128/jvi.00524-22.

Eychenne, M., Girard, P.-A., Frayssinet, M., Lan, L., Pagès, S., Duvic, B., Nègre, N. 2022. Mutagenesis of both prophenoloxidases in the fall armyworm induces major defects in metamorphosis. Journal of Insect Physiology, 139, 104399. DOI : 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2022.104399.

Lorenzi, A., Strand, M.R., Burke, G.R., Volkoff, A.-N. 2022. Identifying bracovirus and ichnovirus genes involved in virion morphogenesis. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 49, 63-70. DOI : 10.1016/j.cois.2021.11.006.


Aboubakar Souna, D., Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., Ravallec, M. et al. 2021. Progeny fitness determines the performance of the parasitoid Therophilus javanus, a prospective biocontrol agent against the legume pod borer. Scientific Reports, 11, 8990. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-021-88644-3.

Cusumano, A., Urbach, S., Legeai, F., Ravallec, M., Dicke, M., Poelman, E.H., Volkoff, A.-N. 2021. Plant-phenotypic changes induced by parasitoid ichnoviruses enhance the performance of both unparasitized and parasitized caterpillars. Molecular Ecology, 00, 1-17. DOI : 10.1111/mec.16072.

Cusumano, A., Volkoff, A.N. 2021. Influence of parasitoid-associated viral symbionts on plant–insect interactions and biological control. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 44, 64-71.

Gatti, J.-L., Belghazi, M., Legeai, F., Ravallec, M., Frayssinet, M., Robin, S., Aboubakar-Souna, D., Srinivasan, R., Tamò, M., Poirié, M., Volkoff, A.-N. 2021. Proteo-trancriptomic analyses reveal a large expansion of metalloprotease-like proteins in atypical venom vesicles of the wasp Meteorus pulchricornis (Braconidae). Toxins, 13, 502. DOI : 10.3390/toxins13070502.

Lorenzi, A., Strand, M.R., Burke, G.R., Volkoff, A.-N. 2021. Identifying bracovirus and ichnovirus genes involved in virion morphogenesis. Current Opinion in Insect ScienceDOI : 10.1016/j.cois.2021.11.006.

Volkoff, A.-N., Huguet, E. 2021. Polydnaviruses (Polydnaviridae), in: Bamford, D.H., Zuckerman, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Virology (Fourth Edition). Academic Press, Oxford, pp. 849-857. DOI : 10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.21556-2.


Legeai, F., Santos, B. F., Robin, S., Bretaudeau, A., Dikow, R. B., Lemaitre, C., Jouan, V., Ravallec, M., Drezen, J.-M., Tagu, D., Baudat, F., Gyapay, G., Zhou, X., Liu, S., Webb, B. A., Brady, S. G., Volkoff, A.-N. 2020. Genomic architecture of endogenous ichnoviruses reveals distinct evolutionary pathways leading to virus domestication in parasitic wasps. BMC Biology, 18. DOI : 89.10.1186/s12915-020-00822-3

Lorenzi, A., Volkoff, A.-N. 2020. Polydnaviruses, a unique example of viral machinery domesticated by parasitoid wasps. Les Polydnavirus, un exemple unique de machinerie virale domestiquée par des insectes parasitoïdes. Virologie (Montrouge), 24 (2), 113-125. DOI : 10.1684/vir.2020.0835.

Volkoff, A.-N., Cusson, M. 2020. The unconventional viruses of Ichneumonid parasitoid wasps. Viruses, 12, 1170. DOI : 10.3390/v12101170

Volkoff, A.-N., Cusson, M., Falabella, P. 2020. Editorial: Insects at the center of interactions with other organisms. Frontiers in Physiology, 11. DOI : 10.3389/fphys.2020.00616


Aboubakar Souna, D., Bokonon-Ganta, A. H., Dannon, E. A., Imorou, N., Agui, B., Cusumano, A., Srinivasan, R., Pittendrigh, B. R., Volkoff, A.-N., Tamò, M. 2019. Volatiles from Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera, Crambidae) host plants influence olfactory responses of the parasitoid Therophilus javanus (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Agathidinae). Biological Control, 130, 104-109. DOI : 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.11.002.

Darboux, I., Cusson, M., Volkoff, A.-N. 2019. The dual life of ichnoviruses. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 32, 47-53. DOI : 10.1016/j.cois.2018.10.007.

Frayssinet, M., Audiot, P., Cusumano, A., Pichon, A., Malm, L., Jouan, V., Vabre, M., Malavieille, S., Delalande, M., Vargas-Osuna, E., Bourguet, D., Volkoff, A.-N. 2019. Western european populations of the ichneumonid wasp Hyposoter didymator belong to a single taxon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 1-12. DOI : 10.3389/fevo.2019.00020.

Lorenzi, A., Ravallec, M., Eychenne, M., Jouan, V., Robin, S., Darboux, I., Legeai, F., Gosselin-Grenet, A.S., Sicard, M., Stoltz, D., Volkoff, A.-N. 2019. RNA interference identifies domesticated viral genes involved in assembly and trafficking of virus-derived particles in ichneumonid wasps. PLoS Pathogens, 15 (12), e1008210. DOI : 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008210.

Robin, S., Ravallec, M., Frayssinet, M., Whitfield, J., Jouan, V., Legeai, F., Volkoff, A.-N. 2019. Evidence for an ichnovirus machinery in parasitoids of coleopteran larvae. Virus Research, 263, 189-206. DOI : 10.1016/j.virusres.2019.02.001.

Salerno, G., Frati, F., Conti, E., Peri, E., Colazza, S., Cusumano, A., 2019. Mating status of an herbivorous stink bug female affects the emission of oviposition-induced plant volatiles exploited by an egg parasitoid. Frontiers in Physiology, 10, 10 p. DOI : 10.3389/fphys.2019.00398.

Visconti, V., Eychenne, M., Darboux, I. 2019. Modulation of antiviral immunity by the ichnovirus HdIV in Spodoptera frugiperdaMolecular Immunology, 108, 89-101. DOI : 10.1016/j.molimm.2019.02.011.

Wan, B., Goguet, E., Ravallec, M., Pierre, O., Lemauf, S., Volkoff, A.-N., Gatti, J.-L., Poirié, M. 2019. Venom atypical extracellular vesicles as interspecies vehicles of virulence factors involved in host specificity: the case of a Drosophila Parasitoid Wasp. Frontiers in Immunology, 10. DOI : 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01688.


Cusumano, A., Duvic, B., Jouan, V., Ravallec, M., Legeai, F., Peri, E., Colazza, Volkoff, A.-N. 2018. First extensive characterization of the venom gland from an egg parasitoid: structure, transcriptome and functional role. Journal of Insect Physiology, 107, 68-80. DOI : 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.02.009.

Cusumano, A., Zhu, F., Volkoff, A. N., Verbaarschot, P., Bloem, J., Vogel, H., Dicke, M., Poelman, E. H. 2018. Parasitic wasp-associated symbiont affects plant-mediated species interactions between herbivores. Ecology Letters, 21 (7), 957-967. DOI : 10.1111/ele.12952.

Garrouj, M., Marchand, L., Frayssinet, M., Mench, M., Castagneyrol, B. 2018. Trace element transfer from two contaminated soil series to Medicago sativa and one of its herbivores, Spodoptera exiguaInternational Journal of Phytoremediation, 20 (7), 650-657. DOI : 10.1080/15226514.2017.1374342.

Leobold, M., Bézier, A., Pichon, A., Herniou, E. A., Volkoff, A.-N., Drezen, J.-M. 2018. The domestication of a large DNA virus by the wasp Venturia canescens involves targeted genome reduction through pseudogenization. Genome Biology and Evolution, 10 (7), 1745-1764. DOI : 10.1093/gbe/evy127.


Aboubakar souna, D., Bokonon-Ganta, A., Ravallec, M., Cusumano, A., Pittendrigh, B. R., Volkoff, A.-N., Tamò, M. 2017. An insight in the reproductive biology of Therophilus javanus (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, and Agathidinae), a potential biological control agent against the legume pod borer (Lepidoptera, Crambidae). Psyche, 2017, 1-8. DOI : 10.1155/2017/3156534.

Drezen, J.-M., Leobold, M., Bézier, A., Huguet, E., Volkoff, A.-N., Herniou, E. 2017. Endogenous viruses of parasitic wasps: variations on a common theme. Current Opinion in Virology, 25, 41-48. DOI : 10.1016/j.coviro.2017.07.002.

Gouin, A., Bretaudeau, A., Nam, K., Gimenez, S., Aury, J.-M., Duvic, B., Hilliou, F., Durand, N., Montagné, N., Darboux, I., Kuwar, S., Chertemps, T., Siaussat, D., Bretschneider, A., Moné, Y., Ahn, S.-J., Hänniger, S., Gosselin-Grenet, A.-S., Neunemann, D., Maumus, F., Luyten, I., Labadie, K., Xu, W., Koutroumpa, F., Escoubas, J.-M., Llopis, A., Maïbèche-Coisne, M., Salasc, F., Tomar, A., Anderson, A. R., Khan, S. A., Dumas, P., Orsucci, M., Guy, J., Belser, C., Alberti, A., Noel, B., Couloux, A., Mercier, J., Nidelet, S., Dubois, E., Liu, N.-Y., Boulogne, I., Mirabeau, O., Le Goff, G., Gordon, K., Oakeshott, J., Consoli, F. L., Volkoff, A.-N., Fescemyer, H. W., Marden, J. H., Luthe, D. S., Herrero, S., Heckel, D. G., Wincker, P., Kergoat, G. J., Amselem, J., Quesneville, H., Groot, A. T., Jacquin-Joly, E., Nègre, N., Lemaitre, C., Legeai, F., D'Alençon, E., Fournier, P. 2017. Two genomes of highly polyphagous lepidopteran pests (Spodoptera frugiperda, Noctuidae) with different host-plant ranges. Scientific Reports, 7 (1), 11816. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-017-10461-4.

Simón, O., Erlandson, M. A., Frayssinet, M., Williams, T., Theilmann, D. A., Volkoff, A. N., Caballero, P. 2017. Lacanobia oleracea nucleopolyhedrovirus (LaolNPV): A new European species of alphabaculovirus with a narrow host range. Plos One, 12 (4), e0176171. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0176171.

Tay, W. T., Walsh, T. K., Downes, S., Anderson, C., Jermiin, L. S., Wong, T. K., Piper, M. C., Chang, E. S., Macedo, I. B., Czepak, C., Behere, G. T., Silvie, P., Soria, M. F., Frayssinet, M., Gordon, K. H. 2017. Mitochondrial DNA and trade data support multiple origins of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) in Brazil. Scientific Reports, 7, 45302. DOI : 10.1038/srep45302.


Martinez, J., Lepetit, D., Ravallec, M., Fleury, F., Varaldi, J. 2016. Additional heritable virus in the parasitic wasp Leptopilina boulardi: prevalence, transmission and phenotypic effects. Journal of General Virology, 97, 523-535. DOI : 10.1099/jgv.0.000360.

Mathé Hubert, H., Colinet, D., Deleury, E., Belghazi, M., Ravallec, M., Poulain, J., Dossat, C., Poirié, M., Gatti, J.-L. 2016. Comparative venomics of Psyttalia lounsburyi and P. concolor, two olive fruit fly parasitoids: a hypothetical role for a GH1 Beta-glucosidase. Scientific Reports, 6, 35873. DOI : 10.1038/srep35873.

Pichon, A., Bézier, A., Barbe, V., Drezen, J.-M., Volkoff, A.-N. 2016. Parasitic wasps have domesticated viruses repeatedly during their evolution. Médecine Sciences, 32 (8-9), 699-703. DOI: 10.1051/medsci/20163208013.


Béliveau, C., Cohen, A., Stewart, D., Periquet, G., Djoumad, A., Kuhn, L., Stoltz, D., Boyle, B., Volkoff, A. N., Herniou, E. A., Drezen, J.-M., Cusson, M. 2015. Genomic and proteomic analyses indicate that banchine and campoplegine polydnaviruses have similar, if not identical, viral ancestors. Journal of Virology, 89 (17), 8909-8921. DOI : 10.1128/JVI.01001-15.

Dheilly, N. M., Maure, F., Ravallec, M., Galinier, R., Doyon, J., Duval, D., Leger, L., Volkoff, A. N., Missé, D., Nidelet, S., Demolombe, V., Brodeur, J., Gourbal, B., Thomas, F., Mitta, G. 2015. Who is the puppet master ? Replication of a parasitic wasp-associated virus correlates with host behaviour manipulation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences, 282 (1803), 10 p. DOI : 10.1098/rspb.2014.2773.

Gasmi, L., Boulain, H., Gauthier, J., Hua-Van, A., Musset, K., Jakubowska, A. K., Aury, J.-M., Volkoff, A. N., Huguet, E., Herrero, S., Drezen, J.-M. 2015. Recurrent domestication by Lepidoptera of genes from their parasites mediated by Bracoviruses. PLoS Genetics, 11 (9), 32 p. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005470.

Pichon, A., Bezier, A., Urbach, S., Aury, J.-M., Jouan, V., Ravallec, M., Guy, J., Cousserans, F., Theze, J., Gauthier, J., Demettre, E., Schmieder, S., Wurmser, F., Sibut, V., Poirie, M., Colinet, D., da Silva, C., Couloux, A., Barbe, V., Drezen, J.-M., Volkoff, A. N. 2015. Recurrent DNA virus domestication leading to different parasite virulence strategies. Science Advances, 1 (10), 9 p. DOI : 10.1126/sciadv.1501150.


Audiot, P., Jouan, V., Frayssinet, M., Volkoff, A.-N., Bourguet, D. 2014. Isolation and characterization of microsatellites in the endoparasitic ichneumonid wasp carrying a polydnavirus Hyposoter didymatorConservation Genetics Resources, 6 (1), 21-23. DOI : 10.1007/s12686-013-0036-0.

Doremus, T., Darboux, I., Cusson, M., Ravallec, M., Jouan, V., Frayssinet, M., Stoltz, D. B., Webb, B. A., Volkoff, A.-N. 2014. Specificities of ichnoviruses associated with campoplegine wasps: genome, genes and role in host–parasitoid interaction. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 6, 44-51. DOI : 10.1016/j.cois.2014.09.017.

Doremus, T., Cousserans, F., Gyapay, G., Jouan, V., Milano, P., Wajnberg, E., Darboux, I., Cônsoli, F. L., Volkoff, A.-N. 2014. Extensive transcription analysis of the Hyposoter didymator ichnovirus genome in permissive and non-permissive lepidopteran host species. Plos One, 9 (8), e104072. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0104072.

Legeai, F., Gimenez, S., Duvic, B., Escoubas, J.-M., Gosselin-Grenet, A.-S., Blanc, F., Cousserans, F., Seninet, I., Bretaudeau, A., Mutel, D., Girard, P.-A., Monsempes, C., Magdelenat, G., Hilliou, F., Feyereisen, R., Ogliastro, M.-H., Volkoff, A.-N., Jacquin-Joly, E., D'Alençon, E., Negre, N., Fournier, P. 2014. Establishment and analysis of a reference transcriptome for Spodoptera frugiperdaBMC Genomics, 15, 704. DOI : 10.1186/1471-2164-15-704.


Dorémus, T., Urbach, S., Jouan, V., Cousserans, F., Ravallec, M., Demettre, E., Wajnberg, E., Poulain, J., Azema-Dossat, C., Darboux, I., Escoubas, J.-M., Colinet, D., Gatti, J.-L., Poirie, M., Volkoff, A.-N. 2013. Venom gland extract is not required for successful parasitism in the polydnavirus-associated endoparasitoid Hyposoter didymator (Hym. Ichneumonidae) despite the presence of numerous novel and conserved venom proteins. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 43, 292-307. DOI : 10.1016/j.ibmb.2012.12.010.

Dorémus, T., Jouan, V., Urbach, S., Cousserans, F., Wincker, P., Ravallec, M., Wajnberg, E., Volkoff, A.-N. 2013. Hyposoter didymator uses a combination of passive and active strategies to escape from the Spodoptera frugiperda cellular immune response. Journal of Insect Physiology, 59, 500-8. DOI : 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2013.02.010.


Duvic, B., Jouan, V., Essa, N., Girard, P.-A., Pagès, S., Abi Khattar, Z., Volkoff, A.-N., Givaudan, A., Destoumieux-Garzon, D., Escoubas, J.-M. 2012. Cecropins as a marker of Spodoptera frugiperda immunosuppression during entomopathogenic bacterial challenge. Journal Insect Physiology, 58(6), 881-888. DOI : 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2012.04.001.


Clavijo, G., Dorémus, T., Ravallec, M., Mannucci, M.-A., Jouan, V., Volkoff, A.-N, Darboux, I. 2011. Multigenic families in Ichnovirus: a tissue and host specificity study through expression analysis of vankyrins from Hyposoter didymator Ichnovirus. PLoS One, 6 (11), e27522. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0027522.

Provost, B., Jouan, V., Hilliou, F., Delobel, P., Bernardo, P., Ravallec, M., Cousserans, F., Wajnberg, E., Darboux, I., Fournier, P., Strand, M. R., Volkoff, A.-N. 2011. Lepidopteran transcriptome analysis following infection by phylogenetically unrelated polydnaviruses highlights differential and common responses. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 41 (8), 582-91. DOI : 10.1016/j.ibmb.2011.03.010.


Volkoff, A.-N., Jouan, V., Urbach, S., Samain, S., Bergoin, M., Wincker, P., Demettre, E., Cousserans, F., Provost, B., Coulibaly, F., Legeai, F., Béliveau, C., Cusson, M., Gyapay, G., Drezen, J.-M. 2010. Analysis of virion structural components reveals vestiges of the ancestral Ichnovirus genome. PLoS Pathogens, 6 (5), e1000923.


Chapelle, M., Girard, P.-A., Cousserans, F., Volkoff, A.-N., Duvic, B. 2009. Lysozymes and lysozyme-like proteins from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperdaMolecular Immunology, 47 (2-3), 261-9.

Serbielle, C., Moreau, S., Veillard, F., Voldoire, E., Bézier, A., Mannucci, M.-A., Volkoff, A.-N., Drezen, J.-M., Lalmanach, G., Huguet, E. 2009. Identification of parasite-responsive cysteine proteases in Manduca sextaBiological Chemistry, 390, 493-502.

Bezier, A., Annaheim, M., Herbinière, J., Wetterwald, C., Gyapay, G., Samain, S., Wincker, P., Roditi, I., Heller, M., Belghazi, M., Pfister-Wilhem, R., Periquet, G., Dupuy, C., Huguet, E., Volkoff, A.-N., Lanzrein, B., Drezen, J.-M. 2009. Bracoviruses derive from an ancestral nudivirus. Science, 323, 926.


Girard, P.-A., Boublik, Y., Wheat, C. W., Volkoff, A.-N., Cousserans, F., Brehelin, M., Escoubas, J.-M. 2008. X-tox: an atypical defensin derived family of immune related protein specific to Lepidoptera. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 32, 575-84.


Barat-Houari, M., Hilliou, F., Jousset, F. X., Sofer, L., Deleury, E., Rocher, J., Ravallec, M., Galibert, L., Delobel, P., Feyereisen, R., Fournier, P., Volkoff, A.-N. 2006. Gene expression profiling of Spodoptera frugiperda hemocytes and fat body using cDNA microarray reveals polydnavirus-associated variations in lepidopteran host genes transcript levels. BMC Genomics, 7, 160.

Negre, V., Hotelier, T., Volkoff, A.-N., Gimenez, S., Cousserans, F., Mita, K., Sabau, X., Rocher, J., Lopez-Ferber, M., d'Alencon, E., Audant, P., Sabourault, C., Bidegainberry, V., Hilliou, F., Fournier, P. 2006.  SPODOBASE: an EST database for the lepidopteran crop pest SpodopteraBMC Bioinformatics, 7, 322.

Galibert, L., Devauchelle, G., Cousserans, F., Rocher, J., Cerutti, P., Barat-Houari, M., Fournier, P., Volkoff, A.-N. 2006.  Members of the Hyposoter didymator Ichnovirus repeat element gene family are differentially expressed in Spodoptera frugiperdaVirology Journal, 3, 48.


Turnbull, M. W., Volkoff, A.-N., Webb, B. A., Phelan, P. 2005. Functional gap junction genes are encoded by insect viruses. Current Biology, 15 (13), 491-492.


d'Alencon, E., Piffanelli, P., Volkoff, A.-N., Sabau, X., Gimenez, S., Rocher, J., Cerutti, P., Fournier, P. 2004. A genomic BAC library and a new BAC-GFP vector to study the holocentric pest Spodoptera frugiperdaInsect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 34 (4), 331-341.

Rocher, J., Ravallec, M., Barry, P., Volkoff, A.-N, Ray, D., Devauchelle, G., Duonor-Cerutti, M. 2004. Establishment of cell lines from the wasp Hyposoter didymator (Hym., Ichneumonidae) containing the symbiotic polydnavirus H. didymator ichnovirus. Journal General Virology, 85 (4), 863-868.


Volkoff, A.-N., Rocher, J., d'Alencon, E., Bouton, M., Landais, I., Quesada-Moraga, E., Vey, A., Fournier, P., Mita, K., Devauchelle, G. 2003. Characterization and transcriptional profiles of three Spodoptera frugiperda genes encoding cysteine-rich peptides. A new class of defensin-like genes from lepidopteran insects? Gene, 319, 43-53.

Galibert, L., Rocher, J., Ravallec, M., Duonor-Cerutti, M., Webb, B. A., Volkoff, A.-N. 2003. Two Hyposoter didymator ichnovirus genes expressed in the lepidopteran host encode secreted or membrane-associated serine and threonine rich proteins in segments that may be nested. Journal Insect Physiology, 49 (5), 441-451.


Volkoff, A.-N., Beliveau, C., Rocher, J., Hilgarth, R., Levasseur, A., Duonor-Cerutti, M., Cusson, M., Webb, B. A. 2002. Evidence for a conserved polydnavirus gene family: ichnovirus homologs of the CsIV repeat element genes. Virology, 300 (2), 316-331.


Volkoff, A.-N., Rocher, J., Cerutti, P., Ohresser, M. C., d'Aubenton-Carafa, Y., Devauchelle, G., Duonor-Cerutti, M. 2001. Persistent expression of a newly characterized Hyposoter didymator polydnavirus gene in long-term infected lepidopteran cell lines. Journal General Virology, 82(4), 963-969.


Volkoff, A.-N., Cerutti, P., Rocher, J., Ohresser, M. C., Devauchelle, G., Duonor-Cerutti, M. 1999. Related RNAs in lepidopteran cells after in vitro infection with Hyposoter didymator virus define a new polydnavirus gene family. Virology, 263(2), 349-363.

Volkoff, A.-N. 1999. Les polydnavirus : vecteurs de transfert d'information génétiques entre un hyménoptère et un lépidoptère. Virologie, 3, 23-24.


Volkoff, A.-N., Ravallec, M., Bossy, J.-P., Cerutti, P., Rocher, J., Cerutti, M., Devauchelle, G. 1995. The replication of Hyposoter didymator polydnavirus: Cytopathology of the calyx cells in the parasitoid. Biology of the Cell, 83 (1), 1-13.

Book chapters

Volkoff A.-N., Drezen J.-M., Cusson M. and Webb B.A. 2012. The Organization of Genes Encoding Ichnovirus Structural Proteins. In Parasitoid viruses: symbionts and pathogens, eds N.E. Beckage, J.M. Drezen, Elsevier Inc. pp.33-46.

Cusson M., Stoltz D., Lapointe R., Béliveau C., Nisole A., Volkoff A.-N., Drezen J.-M. and Levesque R.C. 2012. Genomics of Banchinae ichnoviruses: insights into their relationship to bracoviruses and campoplegine ichnoviruses. In Parasitoid viruses: symbionts and pathogens, eds N.E. Beckage, J.M. Drezen, Elsevier Inc. pp.79-88.

Volkoff AN. 2009. Utilisation des microorganismes. In La lutte biologique: applications aux arthropodes ravageurs et aux adventices (ed. B. Pintureau), Part B, Chap. 6, pp. 99-124. Ellipses Editions, Coll. Technosup.


Ange LORENZI. 2019. Analyse fonctionnelle d'une symbiose mutualiste : Mécanismes de production du polydnavirus associé au parasitoïde ichneumonide Hyposoter didymator. Thèse de doctorat de l'Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France, sous la direction de Anne-Nathalie VOLKOFF.

Djibril ABOUBAKAR SOUNA. 2018. Stratégies de réussite parasitaire du parasitoïde larvaire Therophilus javanus et de ses potentialités d’utilisation en lutte biologique contre Maruca vitrata le lépidoptère foreur de gousse de niébé Vigna unguiculata en Afrique de l’Ouest. Thèse de doctorat en cotutelle Université Montpellier, Montpellier, France et Université d'Abomey-Calavi, Abomey-Calavi, Bénin, sous la direction de Anne-Nathalie VOLKOFF et Aimé H. BOKONON-GANTA. Disponible sur

Matthieu LEOBOLD. 2018. Démonstration fonctionnelle de la nature virale des particules sans ADN de la guêpe parasitoïde Venturia canescens. Université François Rabelais, Tours, France, sous la direction de Jean-Michel DREZEN (Dir.) & Anne-Nathalie VOLKOFF.

Tristan DOREMUS. 2013. Caractérisation et complémentarité des facteurs de virulence du parasitoïde Hyposoter didymator. Thèse de doctorat en Biologie des Organismes - Parasitologie de l'Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France sous la direction de Anne-Nathalie VOLKOFF.


Modification date: 27 April 2024 | Publication date: 08 November 2011 | By: Anne-Nathalie Volkoff