The silent bacterial majority: understanding the genetic, metabolic and membrane contribution of non-mitochondrial symbioses to the origin of eukaryotes. A project funded by the joint Moore-Simons initiative 'Deciphering the origin of the eukaryotic cell'.
In collaboration with David Moreira, Laura Eme et Philippe Nghé
The macroevolutionary impact of epigenetics and lateral gene transfer on eukaryotic genomes
The origin and early evolution of eukaryotic plastids
Biogeochemical determinants of microbialite formation
Protist evolution in suboxic environments.
Permafrost degradation impacts on soils, human societies, water resources and carbon cycle (Ludwig Jardillier)
Microbial community of Ile-de-France lakes: taxonomic and functional diversity
Marine Ecosystem Biodiversity and Dynamics of Carbon around Kerguelen: an integrated view.