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Welcome to ECOSYS

UMR ECOSYS - Ecologie fonctionnelle et écotoxicologie des agroécosystèmes

MOUGIN Christian

MOUGIN Christian
Directeur de Recherche / Senior scientist

Postal address :
UMR 1402 ECOSYS, Pôle Ecotoxicologie
INRA, Centre de Versailles-Grignon
RD 10 - F-78026 Versailles Cedex

Academic qualifications

University of Provence (Aix-Marseille I), Marseille, France
    2001: Habilitation thesis to supervise research (H.D.R.)
National Institute of Technology, Toulouse, France
    1990: Ph.D. in Agrochemistry
    1987: Ms.D. in Agrochemistry

Research topics

  • Ecotoxicology of soils and wastes
  • Development of enzymatic and lipidic biomarkers
  • Biotransformation of xenobiotics in soils, micro-organisms, higher plants
  • Structure, activity and regulation of fungal oxidases
  • Enzymatic directed evolution, environmental biotechnology
  • Fate of organic chemicals in soils
  • Bioremediation of soils

Scientific expertise

  • Member of assessment committees of national or international research programs
  • Involved in expertise and standardization: ANSES, Allenvi, AFNOR, ISO... in the field of ecotoxicology
  • Associate Editor "Environmental Chemistry Letters"

Scientific and managerial responsibilities

  • Scientific head of the platform "Biochem-Env"
  • Co-manager of the node “analysis-instruments” of the research infrastructure “AnaEE-France
  • Co-manager of the initiative “RECOTOX
  • Manager of the Biological Resource Centre for the Environment "BRC4Env"
  • Manager of the INRA national network of Ecotoxicologists “ECOTOX
  • Manager of the network of “Ecotoxicologists” of the LabEx BASC “EcoBASC
  • Manager of the federation FIRE (FR-3020, Fédération-Ile-de-France de Recherche sur l’Environnement)  “FIRE

Last articles

All my productions are available on:

Shahzad T., Chenu C., Genet P., Barot S., Perveen N., Mougin C., Fontaine S. 2015. Contribution of exudates, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and litter depositions to the rhizosphere priming effect induced by grassland species. Soil Biol Biochem 80:146-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.09.023 -

Pelosi C., Bertrand M., Thénard J., Mougin C. 2015. Earthworms in a 15 years agricultural trial. Appl. Soil Ecol. 88:1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2014.12.004 -

Corbel S., Mougin C., Martin-Laurent F., Crouzet O., Bru D., Nélieu S., Bouaïcha N. 2015. Evaluation of phytotoxicity and ecotoxicity potentials of a cyanobacterial extract containing microcystins under realistic environmental concentrations and in a soil-plant system. Chemosphere 128:332-340. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.02.008 -

Mougin C., Azam D., Caquet T., Cheviron N., Dequiedt S., Le Galliard J.F., Guillaume O., Houot S., Lacroix G., Lafolie F., Maron P.A., Michniewicz R., Pichot C., Ranjard L., Roy J., Zeller B., Clobert J., Chanzy A. 2015. A coordinated set of ecosystem research platforms open to international research in ecotoxicology, AnaEE-France. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(20):16215-16228. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-5233-9 (Research and Education Highlights) -

Corbel S., Bouaïcha N., Nélieu S., Mougin C. 2015. Soil irrigation with water and toxic cyanobacterial microcystins accelerates tomato development. Env. Chem. Letters 13:447–452. DOI: 10.1007/s10311-015-0518-2 -

Corbel S., Bouaïcha N., Martin-Laurent F., Crouzet O., Mougin C. 2015. Soil irrigation with toxic cyanobacterial microcystins increases soil nitrification potential. Env. Chem. Letters 13:459-463. DOI: 10.1007/s10311-015-0520-8 -

Corbel S., Mougin C., Nélieu S., Delarue G., Bouaïcha N. 2016. Evaluation of the transfer and the accumulation of microcystins in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum cultivar MicroTom) tissues by using a cyanobacterial extract containing microcystins and the radiolabeled microcystin-LR (14C-MC-LR). Sci. Total. Environ. 541:1052-1058. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.10.004 -

Mougin C., Bouchez A., Denaix L., Lamy I., Laurent F., Martin-Laurent F., Mench M. 2016. Report on the fifth meeting of INRA’s national network of ecotoxicologists, ECOTOX. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 23:2974-2976. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-4279-z -

Lebrun J.D., Demont-Caulet N., Cheviron N., Laval K., Trinsoutrot-Gattin I., Mougin C. 2016. Oxidoreductases provide a more generic response to metallic stressors (Cu and Cd) than hydrolases in soil fungi: new ecotoxicological insights. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 23:3036-3041. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-5145-8 -

Rocío Botero L., Mougin C., Peñuela G., Barriuso E. 2017. Formation of 2,4-D bound residues in soils: new insights into microbial metabolism. Sci. Total. Environ. 584-585:715-755. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.105 -

Bart S., Laurent C., Péry A.R.R., Mougin C., Pelosi C. 2017. Differences in sensitivity between earthworms and enchytraeids exposed to two commercial fungicides. Ecotox. Environ. Safe. 140:177-184. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.02.052 -

Cheviron N., Grondin V., Mougin C. 2018. Biochem-Env: a platform of biochemistry for research in environmental and agricultural sciences. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25(7):6154-6157. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-8973-x -

Clobert J. Chanzy A., le Galliard J.-F., Chabbi A., Greiveldinger L., Caquet T., Loreau M., Mougin C., Pichot C., Roy J., Saint-André L. 2018. How to integrate experimental research approaches in ecological and environmental studies: AnaEE France as an example. Front. Ecol. Evol. 6:43. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00043 - (Gold Open Access)

Shahzad T., Rashid M.I., Maire V., Barot S. Perveen N., Alvarez G., Mougin C., Fontaine S. 2018. Root penetration in deep soil layers stimulates mineralization of millennia-old organic carbon. Soil Biol. Biochem. 124:150-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.06.010 -

Bart S., Roudine S., Amossé J., Mougin C., Péry A.R.R. Pelosi C. 2018. How to assess the feeding activity in ecotoxicological laboratory tests using enchytraeids? Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25(34):33844–33848. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-1701-3 -

Mougin C., Artige E., Marchand F., Mondy S., Ratié C., Sellier N., Castagnone-Sereno F., Cœur D’Acier A., Esmenjaud D., Faivre-Primot C., Granjon L., Hamelet V., Lange F., Pagès S., Rimet F., Ris N., Sallé G. 2018. BRC4Env, a network of Biological Resource Centres for research in environmental and agricultural sciences. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25(34):33849–33857. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-1973-7 - (Gold Open Access)

Bart S., Amossé J., Lowe C.N., Mougin C., Péry A.R.R., Pelosi C. 2018. Aporrectodea caliginosa s.s, a relevant earthworm species for a posteriori pesticide risk assessment: Current knowledge and recommendations for culture and experimental design. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25(34):33867–33881. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-2579-9 - (Gold Open Access)

Mougin C., Gouy V., Bretagnolle V., Berthou J., Andrieux P., Ansart P., Benoit M., Coeurdassier M., Comte I., Dagès C., Denaix L., Dousset S., Ducreux L., Gaba S., Gilbert D., Imfeld G., Liger L., Molénat J., Payraudeau S., Samouelian A., Schott C., Tallec G., Vivien E., Voltz M. 2018. RECOTOX, a French initiative in ecotoxicology-toxicology to monitor, understand and mitigate the eco-toxicological impacts of pollutants in socio-agro-ecosystems. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25(34):33882–33894. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-2716-5 - (Gold Open Access)

And also editorial matérials:

Mougin C., Bouchez A., Denaix L., Laurent F., Martin-Laurent F. 2016. ECOTOX, the INRA's network of ecotoxicologists. A major structure involved for the coordination and structuring of the French research in ecotoxicology. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 23:2969-2973. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-5948-7 -

Pelosi C., Barriuso E., Bedos C., Benoit P., Mamy L., Mougin C. 2017. Fate and impact of pesticides: new directions to explore. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 24:6841-6843. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-8383-0 -

Mougin C., Bouchez A., Denaix L., Garric J., Martin-Laurent F. 2018. ECOTOX, new questions for terrestrial and aquatic ecotoxicology. Env. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25(34):33841–33843. DOI : 0.1007/s11356-018-3179-4 -

And also books:

Feller C., de Marsily G., Mougin C., Pérès G., Poss R., Winiarski T. (Editeurs) 2016. Le sol, une merveille sous nos pieds. Belin, Collection Bibliothèque scientifique, Paris, 256 pages, ISBN 978-2-7011-8349-7. ;

Bernard C., Mougin C., Péry A. (Editeurs) 2017. Ecotoxicologie, des communautés au fonctionnement des écosystèmes. ISTE Editions, Londres, volume 2, 382 pages, ISBN 9-781-78405-315-4 -