Laboratory of leguminous plants,
Biotechnology Center of Borj Cédria,
Hammam-Lif BP 2050, Tunisia.
Plant pathology, molecular signalling , disease management and control, Induced reistance.
- Dr. Hatem Boubaki is an Assistant Researcher in Laboratory of leguminous at the Center of Biotechnology of Borj-Cédria, Tunisia.
- He received his PhD in biological sciences in 2013 from the University of Tunis in cooperation with the National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA)-Colmar, France.
- He published several scientific papers in international scientific journals.
- He is serving as an Associate-Editor for several scientific journals.
- He is serving as a routine reviewer for 21 international scientific journals including: Plant and Soil, Physiologia Plantarum, European Journal of Plant Pathology, Journal of Plant Physiology, Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, Biocontrol, International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, American Journal of Experimental Agriculture, Natural Product Research.
- Induced resistance against grapevine pathogens.
- Host-defense responses implicated in tolerance mechanisms.
- Development of safe alternatives in controlling plant diseases.
- Epigenetic regulation of gene expression (DNA methylation analysis using Bisulfite sequencing method)and its involvement in development biology of grapevine.
- Somatic embryogenesis in grapevine from different explants.
- Genetic transformation of embryogenic callus via Agrobacterium tumefaciens in grapevine.
- Defense gene expression analysis by Real Time-q PCR.
- Systemic acquired resistance (SAR) against Plasmopara viticola (elicitation and priming mechanisms) in grapevine.
- The role of secondary metabolism in grapevine resistance to pathogens (stilbenes, flavonoids, lignin).
- The use of biological materials for waste water treatment processes and their valorization as fertilizer for plant growth improvement and disease control.
- Manipulation of h-type redoxines to improve the quality of seeds under salt stress.