Dr Marion Dalmasso

Maître de Conférences des Universités, section 68
Doctorat de Biologie Appliquée, Université de Savoie – Isara-Lyon, 2009

Intérêts de recherche :
– Diversité des écosystèmes microbiens alimentaires, bactéries lactiques, sécurité alimentaire
– Bactériophages, phageome
– Métagénomique, transcriptomique, protéomique

Composante d’enseignement : Ecole Supérieur d’Ingénieurs ESIX Normandie, Département Agroalimentaire

Responsabilités :
Co-responsable ESIX 2e année
Co-responsable Projets étudiants ESIX 1ere année

Liste des publications :


  • Shkoporov AN, Ryan FJ, Draper LA, Forde A, Stockdale SR, Daly KM, McDonnell SA, Nolan JA, Sutton TDS, Dalmasso M, McCann A, Ross RP, Hill C. 2018. Reproducible protocols for metagenomic analysis of human faecal phageomes. Microbiome, 6:68.
  • McCann A, Stockdale SR, Ryan F, Dalmasso M, Blake T, Ryan CA, Stanton C, Mills S, Ross RP, Hill C. 2018. The DNA gut virome is influenced by age and birth mode. Scientific reports, under review.
  • Poimenidou S, Dalmasso M, Papadimitriou K, Fox E, Skandamis P, Jordan K. 2018. Virulence gene sequencing highlights similarities and differences in sequences in Listeria monocytogenes serotype 1/2a and 4b strains of clinical and food origin from 3 different geographic locations. Frontiers in Microbiology, under review.
  • Cousin FJ, Lynch DB, Chuat V, Casey PG, Dalmasso M, Harris HMB, McCann A, O’Toole PW. 2017. A long and abundant non-coding RNA (lancRNA) in Lactobacillus salivarius. Microbial Genomics, 3(9):e000126.
  • Dalmasso M, Strain R, Neve H, Franz M.A.P.C, Cousin FJ, Ross RP, Hill C, 2016. Three new Escherichia coli phages from the human gut show promising potential for phage therapy. PLoS ONE, 11(6):e0156773.
  • Dalmasso M, de Haas E, Neve H, Strain R, Cousin FJ, Stockdale SR, Ross RP, Hill C, 2015. Isolation of a novel phage with activity against Streptococcus mutans PLoS ONE, 10(9):e0138651.
  • Muhterem M, Dalmasso M, Bolocan A, Hernandez M, Kapetanakou AE, Kuchta T, Manios SG, Melero B, Minarovičová J, Nicolau A, Rovira J, Skandamis PN, Jordan K, Rodríguez-Lázaro D, Stessl B, Wagner M, 2015. Environmental sampling for Listeria monocytogenes control in food processing facilities reveals three contamination scenarios. Food Control, 51: 94-107.
  • Tiwari U, Cummins E, Valero A, Walsh D, Dalmasso M, Jordan K, Duffy G, 2015. Farm to fork quantitative risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes contamination in raw and pasteurized milk cheese in Ireland. Risk Analysis, 35(6):1140-1153.
  • Dalmasso M, Bolocan A, Hernandez M, Kapetanakou A. E., Kuchta T, Manios S.G., Melero B, Minarovičová J, Muhterem M, Nicolau A, Rovira J, Skandamis P. N., Stessl B, Wagner M, Jordan K, Rodríguez-Lázaro D, 2014. Comparison of Polymerase Chain Reaction methods and plating for analysis of enriched cultures of Listeria monocytogenes when using the ISO11290-1 method. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 98: 8–14.
  • Dalmasso M, Jordan K, 2014. Absence of growth of Listeria monocytogenes in naturally contaminated Cheddar cheese. Journal of Dairy Research, 81(1): 46-53.
  • Dalmasso M, Jordan K, 2013. Process environment sampling can help to reduce the occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in food processing facilities. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research, 52: 93–100.
  • Dalmasso M, Aubert J, Even S, Falentin H, Maillard MB, Parayre S, Loux V, Tanskanen J, Thierry A, 2012. Accumulation of intracellular glycogen and trehalose by Propionibacterium freudenreichii under conditions mimicking cheese ripening in the cold. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(17):6357-6364.
  • Dalmasso M, Aubert J, Briard-Bion V, Chuat V, Deutsch S-M, Even S, Falentin H, Jan G, Jardin J, Maillard M-B, Parayre S, Piot M, Tanskanen J, Thierry A, 2012. A temporal -omic study of Propionibacterium freudenreichii CIRM-BIA1T adaptation strategies in conditions mimicking cheese ripening in the cold. PLoS ONE, 7(1): e29083.
  • Dalmasso M, Nicolas P, Falentin H, Valence F, Tanskanen J, Jatila H, Salusjärvi T, Thierry A, 2011. Multilocus sequence typing of Propionibacterium freudenreichii. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 145: 113-120.
  • Demarigny Y, Dalmasso M, Tonleu A, Rigobello V, Beuvier E, Ly-Chatain MH, Bouton Y. 2011. Influence of the backslopping practice on the microbial diversity of Lactococcus in a model cheesemaking. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2(6): 618-627.
  • Dalmasso M, Hennequin D, Duc C, Demarigny Y, 2009. Influence of backslopping on the acidifications curves of « Tomme » type cheeses made during ten successive days. Journal of Food Engineering, 92: 50–55.
  • Dalmasso M, Prestoz S, Rigobello V, Demarigny Y, 2008. Behavior of Lactococcus lactis lactis biovar. diacetylactis in a four Lactococcus strain starter during successive milk cultures. Food Science and Technology International, 14: 469 – 477.
  • Dalmasso M, Prestoz S, Rigobello V, Demarigny Y, 2008. Evolution of the raw cow milk microflora, especially lactococci, enterococci, leuconostocs and lactobacilli over a successive 12 day milking regime. International Journal of Dairy Science, 3 (3): 117-130


  • Cousin FJ, Le Guellec R, Dalmasso M, Schlusselhuber M, Cretenet M, Laplace JM. 2017. Apple fermented beverages: past, present, and future. Microorganisms, 5, 39.
  • Dalmasso M, Hill C, Ross RP, 2014. Exploiting gut bacteriophages for human health. Trends in Microbiology, 22(7):399-405.
  • Jordan K, Dalmasso M, Zentec J, Mader A, Bruggerman G, Wallace J, De Medici D, Fiore A, Prukner-Radovcic E, Lukac M, Axelsson L, Holk A, Ingmer H, Malakauskas M, 2014. Microbes versus microbes: control of pathogens in the food chain. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 94(15):3079-89.
  • Halberg Larsen M, Dalmasso M, Ingmer H, Langsrud S , Malakauskas M, Mader A, Møretrø T, Smole Možina S , Rychli K, Wagner M, Wallace RJ, Zentek J, Jordan K. 2014. Persistence of foodborne pathogens and their control in primary and secondary food production chains. Food Control, 44: 92-109.
  • Thierry A, Deutsch S-M, Falentin H, Dalmasso M, Cousin F.J, Jan G, 2011. New insights into physiology and metabolism of Propionibacterium freudenreichii. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 149(1): 19-27.

Book chapters

  • Jordan K, Hunt K, Dalmasso M, 2016. Listeria monocytogenes in milk products. In: Microbes in Food and Health, pp.289-315, Springer.
  • Chuat V, Dalmasso M, 2015. Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis for Leuconostoc mesenteroides and pseudomesenteroides. In: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1301:241-51.
  • Dalmasso M, Jordan K, 2015. PFGE as a tool to track Listeria monocytogenes in food processing facilities: Case studies. In: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1301:29-34. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1301:265-75.
  • Chuat V, de Freitas R, Dalmasso M, 2015. Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis for dairy propionibacteria. In: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1301:265-75.
  • Dalmasso M, Jordan K, 2014. Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) analysis of Listeria monocytogenes. In: Jordan et al. (Eds), Listeria monocytogenes: methods and protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 1157, Humana Press, USA. pp:63-72.


  • Pulsed-Field Gel electrophoresis. 2015. Dalmasso M, Jordan K (eds). Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, USA.

Prix et distinctions :

  • Exchange programme grant 2013 (PROMISE, 7th Framework Programme)
  • Bourse FIL France 2011
  • Prix du meilleur poster 2010, 8eme congrès de la SFM (Marseille, France)

Contact : +33 (0)2 31 56 51 56 / marion.dalmasso@unicaen.fr