After a PhD in bioinformatics and microbial ecology, I joined the team of C. Brochier-Armanet (Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive) for a 2 years postdoc to study the deep evolution history of Archaea and Bacteria. Then I performed a postdoc at Institut Pasteur in S Gribaldo’s team to develop phylogenomic approaches aiming at tackling ancient evolutionary events within the microbial world. Since January 2018, I integrated the HUB as a permanent bioinformatician and I am involved in phylogenomic, metagenomics and comparative genomics projects.
Evolution and Phylogenetics – Institut Pasteur Tunis
This introductory course aims to give the basic theoretical and practical concepts, best practices, and software necessary to start working on molecular phylogenetics and its applications to epidemiology. The course is a part of […]
Introduction to Molecular Phylogenetics – ENS Paris
Introduction to Molecular Phylogenetics course aims to give the basic theoretical and practical concepts, best practices, and software necessary to start working on molecular phylogenetics and its applications to epidemiology. The course will have […]
Introduction à la Phylogénie Moléculaire : Concepts, méthodes et interprétation
Ce cours a pour objectif de donner les bases théoriques et pratiques, ainsi que les bonnes pratiques nécessaires au démarrage de travaux en phylogénie et épidémiologie moléculaires. Les sessions théoriques donneront les bases du […]
ANR Fir-OM: Firmicutes with an outer membrane: toward new models to study the diderm/monoderm cell envelope transition
The bacterial envelope is one of the oldest and most essential cellular components, being involved in key housekeeping functions, such as physical integrity, cell division, motility, substrate uptake and secretion, and cell-cell communication. It […]
PTR OmNega: A multi-disciplinary investigation of the Negativicutes: atypical Firmicutes with LPS-outer membranes that inhabit the human gut
The Negativicutes are a poorly studied lineage of bacteria that include common inhabitants of the human oral and gut microbiome such as the anaerobe Veillonella, and which can also develop into opportunistic pathogens. Despite […]
Institut Pasteur (department c3bi)2017Postdoctoral fellow (9 months)
Pasteur (Biologie Moléculaire du gène chez les extrêmophiles)2015Postdoctoral fellow (2 years)
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive, Université Lyon 12013Postdoctoral fellow (1,5 years)
Laboratoire Microorganismes : Génome et Environnement, Université Clermont
2013Phd in Bioinformatics at Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand
Exploring the microbial diversity from high throughput sequencing2009Master 2 research at Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand
Analysis and modelling of biological data2007Diploma in Agronomic engineering from Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II
Rabat – Morocco
2020Autotransporters drive biofilm formation and auto-aggregation in the diderm Firmicute Veillonella parvula, J Bacteriol . 2020 Aug 17;JB.00461-20. doi: 10.1128/JB.00461-20. Online ahead of print. .
2020Genome-wide analysis of the Firmicutes illuminates the Gram-negative/Gram-positive transition, Nat. Ecol. Evol. in press.
2020One or two membranes? Diderm Firmicutes challenge the Gram-positive/Gram-negative divide., Mol. Microbiol. 2020 03; 113(3): 659-671.
2019The phytopathogenic nature of Dickeya aquatica 174/2 and the dynamic early evolution of Dickeya pathogenicity, Environ. Microbiol. 2019 Aug;21(8):2809-2835.
2019Comparative genomics and proteogenomics highlight key molecular players involved in Frankia sporulation, Res. Microbiol. 2019 Jun - Aug;170(4-5):202-213.
2019New insights into the pelagic microorganisms involved in the methane cycle in the meromictic Lake Pavin through metagenomics, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 2019 Mar;95(3).
2019Draft genome sequences for three unisolated Alnus-infective Frankia Sp+ strains, AgTrS, AiOr and AvVan, the first sequenced Frankia strains able to sporulate in-planta., J Genomics 2019 ; 7(): 50-55.
2018Extreme halophilic archaea derive from two distinct methanogen Class II lineages, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 2018 Apr;127:46-54.
2017The Environmental Acinetobacter baumannii Isolate DSM30011 Reveals Clues into the Preantibiotic Era Genome Diversity, Virulence Potential, and Niche Range of a Predominant Nosocomial Pathogen, Genome Biol Evol 2017 09;9(9):2292-2307.
2017Active microorganisms thrive among extremely diverse communities in cloud water, PLoS ONE 2017;12(8):e0182869.
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