User:Erwan Scaon

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  • Erwan Scaon
  • INRIA - IRISA Rennes
  • 263 Avenue du Général Leclerc
  • 35042 Rennes, FRANCE


  • 2010-2012, MS "Bioinformatics", University of Nantes (Computational biology - Molecular biology - Computer science)
  • 2008-2010, MS "BioVIGPA (Vegetal Integrative Biology : Gene-Plant-Agrosystem)", University of Angers (Molecular biology - Integrative biology - Phytopathology)
  • 2005-2008, BS " Biology, Biochemistry and Plant physiology", University of Nantes (Molecular biology - Cell biology - Plant physiology - Biochemistry)

Research experience

  • Mar 2012 – present

De-novo calling of alternative splicing events (KisSplice) INRIA · IRISA Rennes · Genscale (former Symbiose) France · Rennes De-novo assembly of RNA-seq data (KisSplice), focusing on local assembly of polymorphisms (De Bruijn Graph) to allow detection of events such as alternative splicing with high sensitivity. Supervised by P.Peterlongo & R.Uricaru

  • Jan 2010 – Jun 2010

Study of the involvement of glutathione S-transferases from the phytopathogenic fungus Alternaria brassicicola in protection against host defenses University of Angers · INRA Angers-Nantes · UMR PaVé France · Angers Bioinformatical characterization of putative GSTs in A.brassicicola. RT-qPCR analysis of six fungal GSTs expression pattern. Cloning of those GSTs in E.coli and study of recombinant proteins. Supervised by T.Guillemette, B.Calmes & P.Simoneau

  • May 2009 – Aug 2009

Detection of Fungi implied in Vitis vinifera wood diseases (Esca, BDA) Mercier · R&D · Mercier Novatech France · Vix PCR identification and culture isolation of causal Fungi. Assessment of strategies to reduce pioneer fungi contamination in grapevine nurseries. Spatio-temporal monitoring of Esca in affected vineyards. Supervised by O.Zekri


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