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Last update: May 2021

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UR 1264 - MYCSA : Mycologie et securite des aliments


Mycologie & Sécurité des Aliments
INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine
BP 81
33883 Villenave d'Ornon Cedex

the staff of MycSA

the staff of MycSA
© MycSA
Our research data are produced thanks to the work of women and men employed by INRA, but also by University of Bordeaux, or private companies. They contribute to the education of many students during their training periods.
Management :

Director: Florence RICHARD-FORGET

Administrative & Financial Management : Corine GRIMALDI, Marie-France NEVEUX

IT resources & bio-informatics : Thierry GIBARD


Scientific activities


Gérard BARROSO –  Fungal mitochondria genetics

Louis CARLES - Microbial Ecology

Marie FOULONGNE-ORIOL – quantitative genetics, génomics

Nadia PONTS – Génomics, Epigenetics

Florence RICHARD-FORGET –  Biochemistry, metabolomics

Jean-Michel SAVOIE  – Microbiology, Biochemistry



Vessela ATANASOVA-PENICHON –  Biochemistry, metabolomics, mycotoxin analyses

Stéphane BERNILLON - Metabolomics, analysis of Biomolecules

Christophe BILLETTE –Fonctionnal Genomics, fungal biodiversity

Fabien DUMETZ - molecular biology, microbiology

Anne GOUBET - molecular biology, microscopy

Laetitia PINSON-GADAIS –  Molecular biology, mycologie, Fusarium collection management.

Lab Technicians

Marie Noëlle BONNIN-VERDAL –  Chemical and biochemical analyses

Christine DUCOS – Molecular biology, Q-PCR, Mycology

Magalie MOINARD – Mycology, Molecular Biology, Fungal genetic ressources

PhD students

Valentin FIEVET - Compositional dynamics of Meta-Fusarium sp. (a mixture of 7 Fusarium species) and its production of secondary metabolites under abiotic stresses.

Marie-Anne GARCIA - The adaptive potential of toxigenic Fusarium species in the face of climate change

Marine NAVARRO -Molecular talk through smRNAs between toxigenic Fusarium species and their fungal partners modulating interactions in the cereal grain microbiota

Jean-Marie SAVIGNAC - Identification of biochemical markers for silk and grain resistance to Gibberella Ear Rot in maïze.

Antoine VAJOU - Evolution of the risk of mycotoxin contamination in corn grown in New-Aquitaine in the context of climate change: understanding the present to better anticipate the future.