ALPS group aims to use advanced computer skills in programming, algorithmic, visualization and development to help addressing issues of other Pasteur teams by creating new software and methodology. Skills / expertise: Conception and development of software dedicated to specific questions Design of visualization tools helping to easily access relevant informations Creation of new algorithms to address challenging problems Scaling (memory / time) to divide execution time of complex problems Teaching: Unix Python Algorithmic Data structures
Classification is a key concept in biology, in that it encompasses the important notions of systematics, taxonomy and homology. Systematic studies aim to better understand the evolutionary history of life and lead to essential knowledge to establish accurate taxonomy (species description, naming, and relatedness). The main goal of our group is to address issues that are associated to biological classifications by inferring and analyzing phylogenetic trees that represent the evolutionary history of genes or species. Moreover, our group also provides expertise and analyses on related fields, e.g. sequence homology detection and orthology assessment, bacterial genotyping for epidemiological surveillance, de novo and ab initio genome assembling for phylogenomics studies, reference database creation and bioinformatics software implementation for dealing with large-scale sequence datasets.
The Statistics group was created with the objective to support the research work of Pasteur Units when statistic or mathematic approaches are required. The group encompasses educational backgrounds in mathematics, statistics, physics and biology, which cover most of the Pasteur research fields. Some members benefits from particular expertises, as long-time research experience and wetlab skills, adapted to interactions with Pasteur Units.
The WINTER group is a software development team focusing mainly on Web technologies for publishing and sharing scientific tools, analysis, data and workflows. We provide our expertise to the scientists of the campus, covering a broad range of services to design, develop and publish software tools and databases on the Web. As part of the Hub mission, our projects cover a wide variety of scientific topics (Structural Bioinformatics, Transcriptomics, Statistical Genetics, etc.).