Molecular biology & bioinformatics


The molecular biology and bioinformatics technical platform aims to provide technical support and support for the institute’s research projects relating to these different aspects.

  • Extraction, purification of nucleic acids
  • PCR amplification
  • Cloning of classical plasmids and for virus production
  • Quantification and quality control of nucleic acids and PCR products
  • QIAgility pipetting robot
  • 384-well quantitative PCR
  • Training and advice in molecular biology (use of the robot, cloning)
  • Data analyses: sequencing (RNAseq, WGBS, EMseq, etc.), microarrays (Infinium MethylationEPIC)
  • Training and consulting in data analysis (R, Linux)
Main equipment
  • Bio-Rad electrophoresis tanks
  • Thermo Scientific Sorvall Lynx 4000 Centrifuge
  • Centrifuge Eppendorf Centrifuge 5424R
  • MasterCycler thermal cyclers Eppendorf gradients
  • Applied Biosystems Simply Amp Thermal Cycler 96 block thermal cycler
  • Spectrophotometer Bio Photometer Eppendorf
  • Nanodrop 2000c Thermo Scientific
  • Qubit ThermoFischer Fluorometric Quantification
  • Gel Doc EZimager Bio-Rad
  • Capillary electrophoresis Agilent Bioanalyzer
Members & contact

The technical platform is located on the 2nd floor of the institute, room 2006.

Charles Decreane

Pierre-Eric Lutz

Naïma El-Kholti

Sebahat Ozkan

Nicolas Vitale