Current students/members



Clothilde Chenal, PhD candidate.
« Detection and annotation of TE variants in Anopheles pangenomes » Co-supervised with François Sabot, Frederic Simard and Michael FontaineKeywords: TE, NGS, structutal variant, annotation, pangenomics, adaptation.


Emira Cherif, Post-doc, master BCD.
« How machine learning can improve structural variant detection ». Keywords: Sequencing (NGS, Minion), Structural variant, Machine learning. Co-supervised with Ronnie Alves – University of Minho at Braga (Portugal).

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Yasmine Mansour, PhD candidate.
« Assessing the impact of TEs on the structure, evolution, and adaptation of mosquitoe genomes » Co-supervised with Annie Chateau (LIRMM – MAB). Keywords: Recombination, TE annotation, evolution, NGS, genome assembly, graphs.


Edouard Delanoé, undergraduate student, master BCD.
« Genome organization of transposable element insertions using reconciled phylogenies » Co-supervised with Yoann Anselmetti (ISEM-PEM).
Keywords: Transposable element, genomics, phylogeny, evolution.


Julien Denozi, undergraduate student, master BCD.
« Monitoring of transposable element insertions over generations ».
Keywords: Transposable element, genomics, sequencing (NGS, Minion), divergence, dynamics.



Jean-Loup Claret. undergraduate student, master B2E – Darwin.
« Impact of the transposable activity on the longevity of social insects ». Co-supervised with Jonathan Romiguier (ISEM-PEM).
Keywords: Transposable element, genomics, sequencing (NGS), divergence.


Former members

  • Rémy Costa – Master Student
  • Mickael Hamouma – Master Student, currently working as computer science.
  • Laura Helou – Master Student, currently PhD candidate.
  • Bridlin Barckmann, Post-doc, currently Post-doc at IGH.
  • Pascal Milesi*, EVAS-ISEM PhD candidate – defense in 2016, currently Post-doc at Uppsala University (Jon lab), Sweden, since 2017.
  • Benoit Assosgba*, EVAS-ISEM PhD candidate – defense in 2016, currently Post-doc at Abomey-Calavi University, Gambia, since 2017.
  • Quentin Testard, Master Student, currently PhD candidate (CIFRE).
  • Timothée Virgoulay, Undergraduate Student, currently PhD candidate.
  • Nicolas Pompidor, Undergraduate Student, currently PhD candidate.
  • Rajiv McCoy, Stanford PhD Student – currently Assistant Professor @ The Johns Hopkins University
  • Emilie Dumas*, EVAS-ISEM PhD student – defense in 2013, currently Post-doc at ESE, Gif-sur-Yvette, France since 2015.
  • Dave Tushar, Undergraduate Student
  • Mauricio Barentos, Undergraduate Student
    currently PhD candidate at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
  • Lokitha Vippala, Undergraduate Student
  • Maité Barrón, Barbadilla lab PhD student- visiting Petrov Lab – defense in  2015, currently Post-doc at  CSIC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra, González lab.
  • Matthew Carrigan, Undergraduate Student, currently Post-doc at Trinity college.

(*) Bioinformatic introduction training only.