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Located in Ifremer (Centre de Brest) and Institut Unversitaire Européen de la Mer (IUEM/UBO), the lab has expertise and skills dedicated to the microbiology of deep sea extreme environments. Its research topics include the study of ecosystems including the preparation and organization of work at sea, the description of the phylogenetic and functional microbial diversity, and understanding of adaptative processes at the cellular and molecular level.


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Job / Postdoc / PhD / Internship Offers

You want to join us in the team ? Check here LM2E offers of PhD / MSc subjects together with opened postdoc positions

Campagne GHASS2

3 Scientifiques du LM2E embarqueront pour la campagne GHASS2. Cap sur la Mer Noire : théâtre important de fonte d’hydrates de gaz dans le monde


LIA Microbsea

LM2E is associated in LIA (Laboratoire International Associé) and becomes Franco-Chinese. Here is the visit...

Réseau Bactériophages France

France Bacteriophage Network

LM2E joints a new network of collaborators in virology field ! Get more here...

LM2E's Schedule


PhD defence of Marion Le Gal

IUEM Amphi A

Exploration of marine microbial biodiversity for polyhydroxyalkanoates production and development of new MRI-visible biomaterials


Soutenance de Thèse de Blandine Trouche

IUEM Amphi A

Exploring the deep ocean seafloor Bacteria and Archaea, from microbial community structure to comparative genomics


PhD defence of Marc Cozannet

IUEM Amphi D

Physiological and Ecological Aspects of Methanomassiliicoccal in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments

Last Papers

Published in Systematic And Applied Microbiology


Find your adequate interlocutor within our lab !


: Mohamed JEBBAR (Director)

: IUEM Rue Dumont d'Urville 29280 PLOUZANE



E-mail : Mohamed.Jebbar@univ-brest.fr



: Didier FLAMENT (Assitant Director)

: IFREMER Centre Bretagne CS 10070 29280 PLOUZANE



E-mail : Didier.Flament@ifremer.fr