Welcome to "The Symbiont"

Here you will find a collection of ideas, data fiddling, explorations and other notes on bioinformatics and more generally about host-microbe interactions.

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April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Seminars

The TMC chapter of the ASM is joining forces with taste of science Houston to host two talks sessions about the basics of COVID19 and the path forward. Here’s your chance to talk to professionals live about COVID. We will discuss the basic biology and the creation of cutting edge vaccines and…
April 29, 2020

CeMbio, a Microbiome in a kit ! A New Paper out

I am happy to announce that the first  paper out of my Postdoc in Houston is out! This project was an intense collaborative paper that defines a simple 12-member C. elegans microbiome resource (#CeMbio) for the community. The collaboration was between the Christian-Albrechts University (Kiel, Germany), the Ecole Normale Supérieure, (Paris, France),…
November 19, 2019

Batch of Flyers

I realised that I never really shared any of the flyer I made for the TMC Chapter of the Amercian Society of Microbiology. So here is the latest batch, click on one picture to make it bigger.  
Comparing genomes of 600 Helicobacter pylori
Let's compare many genomes of the same bacteria and see what comes out.

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Bio-informatic[PwD] H. pylori
November 14, 2017

[Playing with Data] 607 pylori part III: Start digging

Hello Folks, it's been a while! I thought it would be time to continue this big Helicobacter pylori genomes experiment and keep the blog going on. We left with the previous post on preparing the data for our analyses. The main next step will be re-annotating all the genomes in…