Team members

Nolwenn Paris

Bioinformatics engineer

Alexandra Martin

Engineer in molecular biology I am a junior engineer currently working on the BioCellPhe project.

Aisha Elsawah

I am a synthetic biology enthusiast with expertise in cell-free systems and am now deeply engaged in metabolic engineering. My journey started with a Master's in Systems and Synthetic Biology at Paris Saclay University, where I found my passion for harnessing the power of synthetic biology for real-world applications.

An Hoang

Data Scientist

I’m an engineer specializing in data science and machine learning for agriculture and biology. I’m currently working on an active learning application for the BIOS project.

Philippe Meyer

Research associate After a PhD & post-doc in algebra on Lie theory and supersymmetry, I have focused on AI, machine learning, topological data analysis and their applications to various fields such as the study of human body shapes or glyph...

Ihab Boulas

Research associate

My work focuses on the design of hybrid AI and mechanistic models of bacterial physiology. After a PhD in Biophysics at the Collège de France, I cofounded a startup building hybrid AI and statistical models to tackle the relationship between inflammatory diseases and nutrition.

Jean-Loup Faulon

Team leader

Research Director -- INRAE / Affiliate Prof. University of Manchester

Yoanna Alexiou

Gestion de données

Paul Ahavi

PhD Student

Angelo Banares

Research associate

Alicia Da Silva


Thomas Duigou

Research Engineer -- INRAE

I'm a bioinformatician specializing in the design, implementation, and deployment of computational tools for engineering metabolic pathways in microorganisms.

Léon Faure

I'm a systems biology Ph.D. student working on the integration of Machine Learning in Genome-Scale Metabolic Networks. PhD student

Anne Giralt

Research associate

Guillaume Gricourt

Engineer — INRAE

Ioana Grigoras-Popescu

I’m an associate professor at University of Evry Paris-Saclay, teaching biochemistry and synthetic biology at bachelor and master levels, doing research in metabolic and biosensors engineering. I’m also the head of the Master 2 in System and Synthetic Biology (

Joan Hérisson

Research Engineer with 20 years of experience in bioinformatics and software developing, I used to co-led the first French academic lab fully dedicated to Synthetic Biology. I’m now part of a research group and the co-leader of the Galaxy-SynBioCAD ecosystem...

Laetitia Laversa

Research associate

Bastien Mollet

PhD student

Abhinav Pujar

PhD student

Mahnaz Sabeti Azad

Research Associate

Paul Soudier

PhD Student