Faculty and Staff

Julien B. Bachelier

Title: Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2009.
M.S. in Animal and Plant Systematics, National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France, 2003
M.S. in Population and Ecosystem Biology, University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis, France, 1998

Areas of Specialty: Botany, evolution, microscopy

Research Interests:
Flowering plants systematics and evolution
Plant development, reproduction, and embryology
Structural botany and plant architecture

Recent Publications:

Friedman WE, JB Bachelier. 2013. Seed development in Trimenia (Trimeniaceae) and its bearing on the evolution of embryo-nourishing strategies in early flowering plant lineages. American Journal of Botany 100: 906-915. 

Friedman WE, JB Bachelier, and JI Hormaza. 2012. Embryology in Trithuria submersa (Hydatellaceae) and relationships between embryo, endosperm, and perisperm in early-diverging flowering plants. American Journal of Botany 99: 1083-1095.

Tsuchimatsu T, P Kaiser P, C-L Yew, JB Bachelier, and KK Shimizu. 2012. Recent loss of self-incompatibility by degradation of the male component in allotetraploid Arabidopsis kamchatica. PLoS Genetics 8: e1002838.

Kretzschmar T, W Kohlen, J Sasse, L Borghi, M Schlegel, JB Bachelier, D Reinhardt, R Bours, HJ Bouwmeester, and E Martinoia. 2012. A petunia ABC protein controls strigolactone-dependent symbiotic signaling and branching. Nature 483: 341-344. 

Zhao L, JB Bachelier, H-L Chang, X-H Tian, and Y Ren. 2012. Inflorescence and floral development in Ranunculus and three allied genera in Ranunculeae (Ranunculoideae, Ranunculaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 298: 1057-1071.

Zhao L, W Wang, Y Ren, and JB Bachelier. 2012. Flower morphology and development in Asteropyrum (Ranunculaceae): implication for its systematic position. Annales Botanici Fennici 49: 31-42.

Bachelier JB and WE Friedman. 2011. Female gamete competition in an ancient angiosperm lineage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 108:12360-12365. 

Bachelier JB, PK Endress, and LP Ronse De Craene. 2011. Comparative floral structure and development of Nitrariaceae (Sapindales) and systematic implications. In Flowers on the tree of life. Eds. L Wanntorp and LP Ronse De Craene. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 181-217.

 Bachelier JB and PK Endress. 2009. Comparative floral morphology of Anacardiaceae and Burseracecae, with a special emphasis on the gynoecium. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 499-571. 

Bachelier JB and PK Endress. 2008. Floral structure in Kirkia (Kirkiaceae) and its systematic position in Sapindales. Annals of Botany 102: 539-550.

Pichot C, B Lien, JL Rivera Nava, JB Bachelier, and M El Maâtaoui. 2008. Cypress surrogate mother produces haploid progeny from alien pollen. Genetics 179: 379-383. 

Bachelier JB and PK Endress. 2007. Development of inflorescences, cupules, and flowers in Amphipterygium and comparison with Pistacia (Anacardiaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 168: 1237-1253.