Team members Evolution and Genomes

MemberResearch AreaPreferred Models
Antoine Branca
Associate Professor
University Paris-Saclay (Orsay)
Interactions between insects, and plant/insect interactions
Cynipidae Wasps
Pierre Capy
Professor Emeritus
University Paris-Saclay (Orsay)
Transposable element mariner
Drosophila
Isabelle Clavereau
Assistant Engineer
CNRS
Amphibians and microbes
Richard Cordaux
Research Director
CNRS
Sex determination, sex chromosomes, selfish genetic elements
Pillbugs and other arthropods, Wolbachia
Jean-Luc Da Lage
Senior Researcher
CNRS
Molecular evolution, molecular adaptation
Amylase, Drosophila and other insects
Cathy Dias
Assistant Engineer,
ANR
Selfish genetic elements, meiotic distorter
Drosophila
Jean-Bernard Emond
Engineer,
CNRS
Laboratory IT department. Electronics and prototype development.
Computers and servers, amphibians
Jieying Feng
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.
Supervisor:
Antoine Branca
Joint PhD programme Université Paris-Saclay and China Scholarship Council.
Jonathan Filée
Senior Researcher
CNRS
Bacteria, Insects and virus
Clément Gilbert
Senior Researcher
CNRS
Horizontal transfers
Insects and other eukaryotes.
Aurélie Hua-Van
Professor
University Paris-Saclay
Transposable elements evolution and dynamics. Microbiome in Drosophila
Drosophila and other insects
Team Co-Leader
Thibault Laffargue
PhD Student
University of French Guiana
Microbiome diversity in Neotropical Drosophila

Supervisor:
Aurélie Hua-Van (EGCE) and Mathieu Chouteau (LEEISA)
Drosophila
Arnaud Le Rouzic
Senior Researcher
CNRS
Theoretical approaches of genome evolution. Dynamics of transposable element. Evolvability of gene networks
Any kind of in silico species
Laurent Legendre
Engineer
CNRS
Aquatic vertebrates
Zhen Li
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.
Supervisor:
Nicolas Pollet
Amphibians
Joint PhD programme Université Paris-Saclay and China Scholarship Council.
Ines Matrougi
PhD Student
Doctoral School “SDSV”.
Supervisor:
Clément Gilbert
Virus and Insects
Catherine Montchamp-Moreau
Emeritus Research Director
CNRS
Genetic conflicts, molecular bases and evolutionary history of sex-ratio
Drosophila
Ksenia Mozhaitseva
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.
Supervisor:
Antoine Branca
Cynipidae wasps
Héloïse Muller
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.
Factors involved in horizontal transfers

Supervisor:
Clément Gilbert
Insects, arthropods, and other animals.
PhD brillantly defended on September 28th 2023
David Ogereau
Engineer
CNRS
Meiotic distorter. Genetic mapping and polymorphism using DNA markers. Comparative transcriptomics (DNA Chips, real time). Genomics (MinION sequencing)
Drosophila and other organisms
Apolline Petit
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.

Supervisor:
Arnaud Le Rouzic
In silico organisms
Nicolas Pollet
Research Director
CNRS
Microbiome
Amphibians
Team Co-Leader
Gabin Rignault
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.

Supervisor:
Jonathan Filée
Emilie Robillard
Engineer,
CNRS
Transposable element dynamics in Drosophila melanogaster populations. Experimental evolution. Drosophila microbiome
Transgenesis
Drosophila
Siddharth Sing Tomar
PhD Student,
Doctoral School “SDSV”.
Dynamics of transposable elements and piRNA regulation

Supervisor:
Aurélie Hua-Van and Arnaud Le Rouzic
In silico organisms
PhD defense on October 19th
Arnaud Tchassem
Post-Doc,
MOPGA (Make Our Planet Great Again)
Amphibian biodiversity
Cameroonese Amphibians
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