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Team leader: LAVIRE Céline

Coleader : VIAL Ludovic

Permanent members

BERTOLLA Franck Assistant professor, UCB
CHAPULLIOT David Technician, INRA
GAILLARD Vincent Assistant Ingineer, UCB
HAICHAR Zahar Assistant professor, UCB
KAHN Daniel Senior scientist, INRA
KERZAON Isabelle Assistant professor, UCB
LAVIRE Céline Assistant professor, UCB
NESME Xavier Research ingineer, INRA
VIAL Ludovic Assistant professor, UCB

Non permanent members

BARRETO Samuel PHD student (2016-2019)
GALLAND William PHD student (2016-2019)
LECOMTE Solène PHD student (2016-2019)
MEYER Thibault Lecturer(2017-2018)
MIRABEL Laurène Technician
MIOMANDRE Aurélie PHD student (2015-2018)
MORINIERE Lucas PHD student (2017-2020)
PADILLA Rosa PHD student (2015-2018)

in progress...

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