Estelle Goulas

Maitresse de conférences - Associate professor

Estelle Goulas

Maitresse de conférences - Associate professor


Associate Professor

Since 2015   Unité de glycobiologie structurale et fonctionnelle (UGSF), UMR CNRS-Lille1 8576, Université Lille Nord de France (FR)

                    Plant Fiber Team

                    Topics: Impact of the environment on plant cell wall formation/degradation in fiber plants (Flax, hemp...)

2003-2015     UMR INRA 1281 Stress Abiotiques et Différenciation des Végétaux Cultivés (SADV), Université Lille Nord de France (FR)

                     Cold team

                     Topics: Chloroplastic mechanisms involved in cold acclimation in Crops (pea, alfalfa, maize)

Post-doctoral positions

2001-2003   Post-Doctoral position at the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Umeå (SE)

Plant Physiology department ( )

Supervisor: Pr. Vaughan Hurry, « Metabolic acclimation to sub-optimal environments » team

Project: Proteomic study (DIGE/MALDI-TOF) of the mecanism involved in chloroplast cold acclimation of Arabidopsis thaliana

Founding from the Sweedish « Kempe » fondation.

2000-2001  Temporary Assistant Professor at the UMR INRA-UCBN 950 « EVA » (FR)

                     Plant Ecophysiology department, University of Caen Normandie (

                     Supervisor: Pr. Alain Ourry


2001     Ph.D. in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Caen Normandie (FR)

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Department (UMR INRA-UCBN 950 "EVA")


Supervisor : Pr. Frédérik Le Dily


Title: Dynamics of regrowth in Trifolium repens L. (white clover) in relation to morphogenesis and stored protein nitrogen. Molecular and physiological characterisation of VSPs.


1997    Master of Science degree (MSc) in Cell Biology, Universities of Caen & Rouen (FR),


Department of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (UMR INRA-UCBN 950 "EVA")


Supervisor : Pr. Frédérik Le Dily.


Title: Initial morphological and biochemical status affects nitrogen support in regrowth of defoliated white clover (Trifolium repens L., cv. Huia)