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Olivier Martin

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Rozenn Le Guyader

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Thierry Balliau

Pierre MONTALENTportrait de Pierre Montalent


Ingénieur bioinformatique / Bioinformatics Engineer

Génétique Quantitative et Évolution - Le Moulon
INRA - Université Paris-Sud - CNRS - AgroParisTech
Ferme du Moulon
F-91190 Gif-sur-Yvette
Tél. : +(33) 1 69 33 23 76


> Education and positions

Since 2005 -  Software development engineer in bioinformatics/Ingénieur d’études (INRA) at UMR GQE - Le Moulon, Gif-sur-Yvette, France,
2004-2005 (9 months) – Bioinformatics Engineer at Institut Pasteur in Proteomics Platform, Paris, France,
2004 Master degree in bioinformatics / DESS EGOISt, Rouen, France.

> Work of interest

Looking for tools that can help scientists at GQE to analyze their data.

NGS analysis (sequences comparisons, SNP mapping/filtering), or for Genome wide association studies, or others according to user needs,
Tools installation and tools integration in Galaxy to make them available to users.

> Skills

Software development in Perl language,
Software development in Python language (learning in progress),
Linux environment.

> Current projects

Responsible of Galaxy, a Bioinformatics software environment for data analysis installed locally at QGE  and of analysis tools deployment in Galaxy,
Tools installation and development linked to software deployment in Galaxy software, in response to UMR scientific needs.

> Main previous project

Database designer and web interface developer for the “French cultivated Wheat”, in collaboration with DEAP QGE-Le Moulon team,
Bioanalysis of Yeast NGS data for adaptative diversity of S. cerevisiae in collaboration with D. Sicard.

> Publications


Urien C., Legrand J., Montalent P., Casaregola S. and Sicard D. (2019) Fungal Species Diversity in French Bread Sourdoughs Made of Organic Wheat Flour. Front Microbiol, Epub ahead of print.


Ressayre A., Glemin S., Montalent P., Serre-Giardi L., Dillmann C., Joets J. (2015) Introns Structure Patterns of Variation in Nucleotide Composition in Arabidopsis thaliana and Rice Protein-Coding Genes. Genome Biol Evol, 7 (10) 2913-28.


Bonnin I., Bonneuil C., Goffaux R., Montalent P., Goldringer I. (2014) Explaining the decrease in the genetic diversity of wheat in France over the 20th century. Agr Ecosys Env, 195 183-192.


Bonneuil C., Goffaux R., Bonnin I., Montalent P., Hamon C., Balfourier F. , Goldringer I. (2012) A new integrative indicator to assess crop genetic diversity. Ecol. Indic. 23 280–289.


Ganal M. W., Durstewitz G., Polley A., Berard A., Buckler E. S., Charcosset A., Clarke J. D., Graner E. M., Hansen M., Joets J., Le Paslier M. C., McMullen M. D., Montalent P., Rose M., Schon C. C., Sun Q., Walter H., Martin O. C., Falque M. (2011) A large maize (Zea mays L.) SNP genotyping array: development and germplasm genotyping, and genetic mapping to compare with the B73 reference genome. PLoS One, 6 (12) e28334.

Wang S., Spor A., Nidelet T., Montalent P., Dillmann C., de Vienne D., Sicard D. (2011) Switch between life history strategies due to changes in glycolytic enzyme gene dosage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Appl Environ Microbiol 77, 452-459.


Montalent P., Joets J. (2010) EuGène-maize: A web site for maize gene prediction. Bioinformatics, 26 1254–1255.


Ferry-Dumazet H., Houel G., Montalent P., Moreau L., Langella O., Vincent D., Lalanne C., de Daruvar A., Plomion C., Zivy M. and Joets J. (2004). PROTICdb : A web-based application to store, track, query, and compare plant proteome data. Proteomics 5, 2069-2081.