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Génétique Quantitative et Évolution - Le Moulon



Ingénieure de Recherche, INRAE

Informatics projects manager, Expert in software development

  • Data management (genomics, genetics, phenomics),
  • Data integration and data interoperability,
  • Data sharing,
  • Software development,
  • User training


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  • Génétique Quantitative et Évolution - Le Moulon
  • Université Paris-Saclay, INRAE, CNRS, AgroParisTech
  • Ferme du Moulon
  • F-91190 Gif-sur-Yvette
    Équipes :
  • ABI


  • Since 2016, at Quantitative Genetics and Evolution – Le Moulon
    • Co-leader of ABI informatics and bioinformatics transversal team
    • Leader of ABI Information system software development (databases and analysis tools) and data integration team (ABI-SOFT)
  • Since 2012 at URGI and GQE-Le Moulon
    • Informatics manager of INRA CATI CGI bioinformaticians network (45 bioinformaticians located in INRA labs involved in plant and tree genomics and genetics, in France)
  • 2007-2015, at INRA URGI, Versailles, France
    • Deputy director of INRA URGI research unit
    • Operational manager of URGI bioinformatics platform
    • Head of URGI GnpIS software development and data integration team
  • 2006-2007
    • Director (interim) of INRA URGI bioinformatics unit, Évry, France
  • 2000-2006
    • Project leader of information system GnpIS
    • Data manager of Genoplante data :
      • Database integration and data transfer and sharing with public and private partners
      • Database administration (Oracle RDBMS)
  • 1993-2000 - Software development engineer in bioinformatics
    • 1997–2000 : at Génoscope, French national sequencing center, Évry France.
    • 1994–1997 : at Généthon (human genetics research), Évry France
    • 1993-1994 : at INRA Jouy-en-Josas, (cattle genetics research), laboratoire de Génétique biochimique, France


1987–1992 * Master degree (M2 level) in computer science (double skills) at Lorraine University (Nancy I and ISIAL : institut supérieur d’informatique et d’automatisme de Lorraine), Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France * Master degree (M1 level) in plant physiology, at Lorraine University (Nancy I), Vandœuvre lès Nancy, France

Research Interest

Current projects

* Since 2011: Task leader of AIS, the Amaizing information system (GnpIS, ThaliaDB, Biomercator tools), in [Amaizing](http://www.amaizing.fr/) (maize),  Investment for the Future French project
* Since 2015: ThaliaDb (genotyping and phenotyping) database project manager (INRA)
* Since 2016: Coordinator of 4 software development projects (ThaliaDb, ShineMas, BioMercator, Galaxy GQE-le Moulon server) in GQE-Le Moulon ABI-SOFT team
* Since 2012: Coordinator of working groups in CATI CGI bioinform.

Past projects

  • 2011–2015
    • Workpackage leader (bioinformatics) for Aker (Sugarbeet), Investment for the Future French project
    • Task leader for data integration in GnpIS information system for Rapsodyn (rapeseed), and PeaMUST (pea)], Investment for the future French project
    • Workpackage leader in transPLANT FP7 bioinformatics project, European project (trans-national infrastructure for plant genomics)
  • 2005-2010
    • GnpIS Information system project leader (software development, data integration and tools interoperability)
    • Co-leader of several bioinformatics projects at national level (funding Genoplante, French national agency: data collection, data integration and storage, data access, data confidentiality management between public and private partners (Biogemma, BayerCropScience, …), data sharing, user training.


  • De Oliveira Y., Burlot L., Dawson JC., Goldringer I., Madi D., Rivière P., Steinbach D. , van Frank G., Thomas M.. (2020) SHiNeMaS: a web tool dedicated to seed lots history, phenotyping and cultural practices. Plant Methods, 1 (16) 98
  • Alaux M., Rogers J., Letellier T., Flores R., Alfama F., Pommier C., Mohellibi N., Durand S., Kimmel E., Michotey C., Guerche C., Loaec M., Lainé M., Steinbach D. , Choulet F., Rimbert H., Leroy P., Guilhot N., Salse J., Feuillet C., Paux E., Eversole K., Adam-Blondon AF., Quesneville H., International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium. (2018) Linking the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium bread wheat reference genome sequence to wheat genetic and phenomic data. Genome Biol, 1 (19) 111
  • Adam-Blondon AF., Alaux M., Durand S., Letellier T., Merceron G., Mohellibi N., Pommier C., Steinbach D. , Alfama F., Amselem J., Charruaud D., Choisne N., Flores R., Guerche C., Jamilloux V., Kimmel E., Lapalu N., Loaec M., Michotey C., Quesneville H., van Dijk ADJ.. (2017) Mining Plant Genomic and Genetic Data Using the GnpIS Information System. , (1533) 103-117