Team

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Ph.D. students
 Post-doctorates

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Jean-Baptiste Berard
 
marine biology research engineer

Ecohysiology of microalgae. Photobioreactor experiment design and implementation. Metabolite research and analysis. Phytotechnics. Quality

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Gael Bougaran
 
biology and physiology researcher
 
Laboratory director
&
Coordinator of the Ecophysiology team

Principal research activity in the domain of microalgae physiology; multi-factorial approaches to environmental factors and co-limitation of productivity by nitrogen and phosphorus. Development of original experimental apparatus.

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Grégory Carrier
 
molecular and cellular biology researcher

Activities about the algae genetic. Integrative approaches using bio-informatic skills: from gene to the phenotype. Skill in selection program, dynamic of genome, mobile elements and diversity.

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Matthieu Garnier
 
marine biology researcher

Molecular adaptation mechanisms and interactions of mircoorganisms in aquaculture environments. Genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic approaches applied to microalgae of interest. Experiments in bacteriology, adaptation and pathogenics.

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Aurélie Charrier
 
biology and physiology technician
 
 

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Raymond Kaas
 
oceanography and biology researcher

Molecular adaptation mechanisms and interactions of mircoorganisms in aquaculture environments. Genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic approaches applied to microalgae of interest. Experiments in bacteriology, adaptation and pathogenics.

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Ewa Lukomska
 
biology and biochemistry researcher

Specialist in aquatic food product technology. Research into the ecophysiology of microalgae: N, P, Si analysis using ion chromatography, continuous flow colorimetry, elementary analyses.

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Loic Le Dean
 
biology researcher

GEME (Groupe d’Experts Microalgues en Extensif) programme coordinator and laboratory liaison for research projects related to continental or ultramarine microalgae aquaculture.

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Elodie Nicolau
 
biochemistry and molecular biology researcher

Within the «Algae and genomes» team, research in molecular biology, proteomics, and analytical chemistry (pigments). Experience of microbial biochemistry, proteomics, molecular biology.

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Isabelle Richard
 
administrative assistant

Hosting and organizing meetings, work experience and temporary placements, liaison with administration, financial management.

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 Catherine Rouxel
 
scientific assistant in biochemistry
and molecular biology

Biochemistry of lipids. Setting up selection and mutation techniques for microalgae. Expertise in cryopreservation.

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Bruno Saint-Jean
 
molecular and cellular biology researcher
 
Coordinator of the "Algae and Genomes" team

Research related to genetic transformation of various microalgae, and also to the study of specific gene expressions in microalgae in response to defined physiological conditions.

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Nathalie Schreiber
 
molecular biology technician

Molecular taxonomy applied to the classification of microalgae of interest to aquaculture. Experiments in ecophysiology and genomics.

Ph.D. students :

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Charlotte NEF
2016/2019
Analysis of the interactions between a cobalamin-producING bacterium and the microalgae Tisochrysis lutea

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Jeremy BERTHELIER
2015/2018
Stanislas THIRIET-RUPERT
2013/2016
Study of transcription factors involved in lipid accumulation in response to nitrogen deficiency in Tisochrysis lutea microalga.
Judith RUMIN
2012/2015
Non GMO enhancement of microalgae yields.
Myriam LE CHEVANTON
2009/2012
Production of carbon reserves with mixed microalgae–bacteria based systems
Benoît SERIVE
2009/2012
Research and production of metabolites in photosynthetic microorganisms of interest to the field of dynamic photochemotherapy.
Julie MARCHETTI
2007/2010
Integration of the continuous culture of microalgae in commercial mollusc hatcheries.
Erell OLIVO
2004/2007
Peggy VAUCHEL
2004/2007
Optimisation of innovative processes for obtaining phycocolloids.
Aude CARLIER
2004 2007
Development of a new production system for therapeutic proteins based on microalgal engineering.
Vitalia HENRIQUEZ
2004/2006
Identification of chloroplastic sequences in two marine microalgae: construction of vectors for specific genetic expression
Laurent RICHERT
2000/2003
Characterisation of strains, cyanobacterial exopolysaccharides, and of "kopara" microalgae from Rangiroa (Tuamotu, French Polynesia).
Dimitri MOREAU
2002/2006
Jérémy PRUVOST
1999/2000

Post-doctorates:

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Hansy Haberkorn
 
 02.02.2014 // 01.08.2015
 
Study of the productivity of microalgae on the basis of anaerobic digestates.
Aurélie-G. CHARRIER
 15.04.2013 // 14.10.2014
Physiological and molecular study of nitrogen absorption in Tisochrysis lutea.
Grégory CARRIER
 2.04.2012 // 1.10.2013
Computerised bioanalysis of the transcriptome of Isochrysis affinis galbana.
Bruno SAINT-JEAN
 2.11.2007 // 30.6.2009
Production of new molecules for the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
 Stéphanie ROBIN
15.12.2003 // 14.06.2005
Construction of specific vectors for genetic transformation of several microalgae.

Personnel sous contrat en alternance:

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Nicolas ROIG
2015/2017
Camille TROTTIER
2012/2015
Bioinformatics Master's Degree formation
(University of Nantes)
Bioinformatics tools implementation and development..
Database deployment.