Workshop annoucement: the third EBAME workshop
will take place in Brest, October 21-27, 2017. Join us for a week of
bioinformatics for microbial ecogenomics!! Apply until June 26.
New PhD fellowship available in the lab on ecology and biogeography of deep sea microorganisms. Apply before May 29.
Documentary about our ACE expedition on the French TV!
Damien Courtine is going to the source (code), as visiting
PhD student in Merenlab at UChicago!
Epic interview for the Swiss Radio RTS (in french) while sampling the Mertz Glacier during our Antarctic Journey.
(image credit: François Bernard)
January 18, 2017
I'm on board the R/V Akademik Treshnikov for ACE leg 2: 40 days of
sampling between Hobart and Punta Arenas!
December 16, 2016
The lab boards the R/V Akademik Treschnikov
for an amazing
Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition, with the aim to better
understand planktonic microorganisms involved in carbon cycling in the
Southern Ocean. Follow the ACE science here, and ship route here
September 28, 2016
Bioinformatics Applications for Microbial EcoGenomics
We are hosting the 2nd EBAME workshop at IUEM on October 7, from 13:00
to 16:00. Entrance is free! IUEM amphi D. Program is here
August 29, 2016
New paper out! see the publication
August 9, 2016
The editorial that finalizes our "Frontiers in Microbiology" Research
Topic: New insights into microbial ecology through subtle nucleotide
variation. A great collection of papers highlighting the importance of
high-resolution methods for amplicon studies!
August 1, 2016
New paper out! see the publication
July 20, 2016
New paper out! The complete genome of a remarkable deep-sea archaeon:
|May 20, 2016
Sabrina Belendis is on board the R/V Minerva Uno
for the MicroMare2015 Cruise led by Violetta la Conno at IAMC. She is
sampling Deep Hypersaline Anoxic Basins and mud volcanoes in the
March 14, 2016
to Dr. Sabrina Berlendis in
the LM2E. Sabrina will carry research on
Deep Hypersaline Anoxic Lakes as a postdoc research associate, together
with colleagues at IAMC in
Messina. She is the recipient of the Postdoctoral fellowship in
deep-sea Archaea and Bacteria from the Region
January 31, 2016
Congratulation to Florian Trigodet for his Academia-Industry PhD
Florian will use our Ecogenomics toolbox to study electron transfer in
marine electroactive biofilms during biocorrosion, a joint project with
September 14, 2015
EBAME Workshop on September 24. Program now available here! Free attendance thanks to
the support of the IUEM and the EUROPOLE
September 9, 2015
Approaches in Microbial Ecogenomics" (EBAME)
workshop at IUEM on September 24, with Meren,
Lavennier, Gaetan Benoit, .... Be on the look for a program
Welcome to Dr. A. M. Eren (a.k.a. Meren) from the Marine Biological Laboratory / U.
Chicago as an EBAME
Europole Mer invited researcher.
July 27, 2015
At the Marine
Biological Laboratory of Woods Hole for a month to integrate new
methods to our EcoGenomics toolbox.
July 25, 2015
Co-PI on a five year ANR grant to study
microbial communites colonizing and altering marine nanoplastic
particles in coastal waters.
July 15, 2015
Co-PI on a five year NSF
Grant (as MBL adjunct
scientist) to develop genome-centric metagenomic approaches and apply
them to the study of rhizosphere microbes.
July 9, 2015
Lecturing introductory course on molecular methods for microbial
community analysis at the Bioinformatics
Summer School in University of Angers, together with with Damien
July 8, 2015
Congratulations to Clarisse Lemonnier for her new PhD scholarship!
will carry out research for the next tree years on coastal marine
microbial communities dynamics.
May 22, 2015
Postdoctoral fellowship in EcoGenomics of
deep-sea Archaea and Bacteria available at the LM2E. See here for Job
description and application
May 9, 2015
Just embarked on the R/V "Pourquoi pas ?"
the MoMARsat 2015 campaign until May 1st. With the ROV VICTOR, we will
sample the "Lucky Strike"
hydrothermal vent field and perform maintenance of the deep-sea long
term observatory sensor/samplers. Follow the science
March 27, 2015
LM2E seminar: welcome to Fréderic Mahé, author
(et al.) of SWARM and VSEARCH, who is
visiting us for a presentation of his recent work on marker gene
March 25, 2015
New postdoc opportunity
to work on ecology of extremophiles using
amplicon/genomics/metagenomics approaches. Interested candidate
should apply before May 1st 2015! Appointment
starting on June 1st 2015 at the latest.
March 20, 2015
to Maria-Antonietta Nisi, researcher at IAMC, Napples!
Maria-Antonietta will join our lab for two weeks to work on amplicon
from the Mediteranean deep anoxic hypersaline
March 9-16, 2015
Participation to the Ocean
Sampling Day jamboree
. The MicroB3
project gathered an amazing scientific party at EBI (Hinxton, UK) to
analyze the Ocean Sampling Day data. Results soon!
October 22, 2014
I embark on board the R/V Urania for the Saline2014 cruise. We will
explore Deep Hypersaline Lakes of East Mediterranean Sea. Follow our
science at sea here and with #saline2014
October 10, 2014
New paper online
in Environmental Microbiology:
The effects of
variable sample biomass on comparative metagenomics
Preprint in the publications section
October 1, 2014
Welcome to Damien Courtine at
the LM2E and congratulation for his new PhD scholarship! Damien will
use comparative genomics to get insights on extremophile ecology,
evolution and phylogeography.
May 13, 2014
New application deadline for the PhD
project on genomics of
extremophiles. Last day for application is June 3, 2014. Online
application on the doctoral school portal
April 27, 2014
scholarship available for three years to work on
comparative and functional genomics of Extremophiles! See here
for more info and how to apply.
March 27, 2014
Adjunct Scientist appointment at the Marine Biological
Laboratory for the next 3 years. Really looking forward to continue
collaborations initiated during the postdoctoral position at the Bay
Paul center and Co-PI new projects!
March 7, 2014
Frontiers in Microbiology, Special
issue on "Oligotyping". Last week to submit an abstract! A very
interesting way to (re)visit your 16s gene amplicon data!
Feb 01, 2014
release of this home page at IUEM! This site will present my
teaching and mentoring activities at the IUEM (European Academic
Insitute for the Sea, in Brest- France).