Current members


Clothilde Chenal, PhD candidate (ED GAIA).
« Impact of genome-wide variations and TEs in mosquitoes using pangenomics approaches » Co-supervised with Michael Fontaine (MIVEGEC) and François Sabot (IRD). Keywords: TE, structutal variant, pangenomics, adaptation.


Marion Varoqui, PhD candidate (ED CBS2).
« The transposable element biology: from their control to their impact on host genome adaptation ». Co-supervised with Severine Chambeyron (IGH). Keywords: TE, evolution, genomics, NGS.


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Alba Marino, PhD candidate (ED GAIA).
« Genome size estimation and quantification of transposable elements dynamics ». Co-supervised with Benoit Nabholz (ISEM) and Annabelle Haudry (LBBE). Keywords: Genome size, Ne, TE, population genomics, NGS.


Corentin Marco, Bioinformatics engineer.
« Detection and study of the TE dynamics in Anopheles Cameroon populations ». Keywords: TE, NGS, structural variant, annotation.



Elyes Braham, M2 Bioinformatics. 

« Evolution of the Y chromosome ». Co-supervised with Kateryna Makova (Penn State). Keywords: evolution, genomics, repeat, assembly.


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Ambre Petit, M1 Bioinformatics.
« Pangenomics, an approach to complete genome assembly ».
Keywords : NGS, assembly, comparative genomics



Former members

  • Elyes Braham, Master student, Master 1 Bioinformatique.
  • Imogen Dumville, Master student, Master 2 Meme.
  • Yasmine Mansour, PhD candidate (ED I2S – 2017-2021), Assistant professor class B at the University Farhat Abbas Sétif 1 (UFAS).
  • Fanny Touchard, Master student, M2 B2E – Darwin, currently PhD candidate.
  • Emira Cherif, Post-doc, currently Researcher at Morfo.
  • Jean-Loup Claret, Master student, M2 B2E – Darwin, currently PhD candidate.
  • Julien Denozi, Master student, M1 BCD/EMA.
  • Edouard Delanoé, Master student, M1 BCD/EMA.
  • Rémy Costa – Master Student, M1 BCD, currently PhD candidate
  • Livia Langevin – Undergraduate Student.
  • Mickael Hamouma – Master Student, M1 BCD, currently computer science.
  • Laura Helou – Master Student, M2 BCD, currently Post-Doc.
  • Bridlin Barckmann, Post-doc, currently Bioinformatics engineer.
  • Pascal Milesi*, EVAS-ISEM PhD candidate – defense in 2016, currently Assistant Professor at Uppsala University.
  • Benoit Assosgba*, EVAS-ISEM PhD candidate – defense in 2016, currently Post-doc at Abomey-Calavi University, Gambia, since 2017.
  • Quentin Testard, Master Student, M1 BCD, PhD.
  • Timothée Virgoulay, Undergraduate Student, PhD.
  • Nicolas Pompidor, Undergraduate Student, PhD.
  • Rajiv McCoy, Stanford PhD Student – currently Assistant Professor @ The Johns Hopkins University.
  • Emilie Dumas*, EVAS-ISEM PhD student – defense in 2013.
  • Dave Tushar, Undergraduate Student.
  • Mauricio Barentos, Undergraduate Student.
  • Lokitha Vippala, Undergraduate Student.
  • Maité Barrón, Barbadilla lab PhD student- visiting Petrov Lab, PhD.
  • Matthew Carrigan, Undergraduate Student.

(*) Bioinformatic introduction training only.