Mario Jacques

Professeur titulaire (coordonnées)

Formation universitaire

  • B.Sc. sciences biologiques, Université de Montréal (1980)
  • Ph.D. microbiologie et immunologie, Université de Montréal (1984)
  • Stage postdoctoral sur les biofilms, University of Calgary (1985)

Activités professionnelles

  • Directeur  et chercheur du Regroupement de recherche pour un lait de qualité optimale (Op+Lait)
  • Directeur administratif et chercheur du Réseau canadien sur la mammite bovine et la qualité du lait (RCRMBQL)
  • Chercheur du Groupe de recherche sur les maladies infectieuses du porc (GREMIP)

Intérêts professionnels / domaines de recherche

  • Étude des biofilms bactériens et leur impact sur la résistance aux antibiotiques et à la désinfection
  • Rôle des polysaccharides de surface dans la colonisation de l’hôte par des bactéries pathogènes
  • Modèles in vitro pour l’étude des co-infections bactérie-virus

Publications

2016

Hathroubi, S., M.A. Hancock, J.T. Bossé, P.R. Langford, Y.D.N. Tremblay, J. Labrie, and M. Jacques. 2016. Surface polysaccharide mutants reveal that absence of O antigen reduces biofilm formation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. Infection and Immunity 84: 127-137.

Vogeleer, P., Y.D.N.Tremblay, G. Jubelin, M. Jacques, and J. Harel. 2016. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of biofilm-forming ability of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) associated with human infections. Applied and Environmental Microbiology (sous presse)

2015

Ferreira Barbosa, J.A.,  J. Labrie, F. Beaudry, C.A. Gagnon, and M. Jacques. 2015. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae induces SJPL cell cycle arrest in G2M/M-phase and inhibits porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus replication. Virology Journal 12:188.

Ramirez-Castillo, F.Y., A., Loera-Muro, M. Jacques, P. Garneau, F.J. Avelar-Gonzalez, A.L. Guerrero-Barrera, and J. Harel. 2015. Review - Waterborne pathogens : challenges and perspectives.  Pathogens 4: 307-334.

Hathroubi, S., S.-È Fontaine-Gosselin, Y.D.N. Tremblay, J. Labrie, and M. Jacques. 2015. Sub-inhibitory concentrations of penicillin G induce biofilm formation by field isolates of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. Veterinary Microbiology 179: 277-286

Jacques, M., D. Grenier, J. Labrie, C. Provost,  and C.A. Gagnon. 2015. Persistence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine circovirus type 2 in bacterial biofilms. Journal of Swine Health and Production 23: 132-136.

Savard, C., C. Provost, F. Alvarez, V. Pinilla, N. Music, M. Jacques, C.A. Gagnon and Y. Chorfi. 2015. Effect of deoxynivalenol (DON) mycotoxin on in vivo and in vitro porcine circovirus type 2 infections. Veterinary Microbiology 176: 257-267.

Tremblay, Y.D.N., P. Vogeleer, M. Jacques, and J. Harel. 2015. High-throughput microfluidic method to study biofilm formation and host-pathogen interactions in pathogenic Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81: 2827-2840.

2014

Bello-Orti, B., V. Deslandes, Y.D.N. Tremblay, J. Labrie, K.J. Howell, A.W. Tucker, D.J. Maskell, V. Aragon, and M. Jacques. 2014. Biofilm formation by virulent and non-virulent strains of Haemophilus parasuis. Veterinary Research 45: 104.

Vogeleer, P., Y.D.N. Tremblay, A.A. Mafu, M. Jacques, and J. Harel. 2014. Life on the outside: role of biofilms in environmental persistence of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli. Frontiers in Microbiology – Microbial Physiology and Metabolism 5: 317.

Tremblay, Y.D.N., V. Caron, A. Blondeau, S. Messier, and M. Jacques. 2014. Biofilm formation by coagulase-negative staphylococci: impact on the efficacy of antimicrobials and disinfectants commonly used on dairy farms. Veterinary Microbiology 172: 511-518.

Lévesque, C., C. Provost,  J. Labrie, Y. Hernandez Reyes, J.A. Burciaga Nava, C.A. Gagnon, and M. Jacques. 2014. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae possesses an antiviral activity against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. PLoS ONE 9(5): e98434

Charlebois, A., M. Jacques, and M. Archambault. 2014. Biofilm formation of Clostridium perfringens and its exposition to low-dose antibiotics and anticoccidials. Frontiers in Microbiology – Antimicrobials, Resistance and Chemotherapy 5: 183.

Tremblay, Y.D.N., S. Hathroubi, and M. Jacques. 2014. Les biofilms bactériens : leur importance en santé animale et en santé publique. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research 78: 110-116.

Marois-Créhan, C., S. Lacouture, M. Jacques, N. Fittipaldi, M. Kobisch, and M. Gottschalk. 2014. Development of two real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to detect Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serovars 1-9-11 and serovar 2. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 26: 146-149.

2013

Tremblay, Y.D.N., C. Lévesque, and M. Jacques. 2013. Method to grow Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae biofilm on a biotic surface. BMC Veterinary Research 9: 213.

Tremblay, Y.D.N., V. Deslandes, and M. Jacques. 2013. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae genes expression in biofilms cultured under static conditions and in a drip-flow apparatus. BMC Genomics 14: 364.

Wu, C., J. Labrie, Y.D.N. Tremblay, D. Haine, M. Mourez, and M. Jacques. 2013. Zinc as an agent for the prevention of biofilm formation by pathogenic bacteria. Journal of Applied Microbiology 115: 30-40.

Loera-Muro, V.M., M. Jacques, Y.D.N. Tremblay, F.J. Avelar Gonzalez, A. Loera Muro,  E.M. Ramirez-Lopez, A. Medina, H.M. Gonzalez-Reynaga, and A.L. Guerrero Barrera. 2013. Detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in drinking water from pig farms. Microbiology 159: 536-544.

Tremblay, Y.D.N., D. Lamarche, P. Chever, D. Haine, S. Messier, and M. Jacques. 2013. Characterization of the ability of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from the milk of Canadian farms to form biofilms. Journal of Dairy Science 96: 234-246.

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