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Hadi Quesneville

Hadi Quesneville


  • Head of URGI
  • Scientific Manager of URGI plant platform and URGI-BIOGER fungi platform.
  • Leader of Genome analysis team


  • 1996  PhD University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris France, PhD in Bioinformatics.
  • 1997-98 Post-doc Statistical Genetics Laboratory, INSERM Unité 155
  • 1998 Assistant professor University of Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris 6)
  • 2004 Ability to supervise Research Work (HDR) University of Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris 6), Paris, France
  • 2005 Group Leader Institut Jacques Monod (Paris)
  • 2007 Research Director at INRA
  • Since 2007 Director Genomics – info Research Unit INRA UR1164, Versailles, France

Research Interests

Data integration, Genome analysis

Short Bio

PhD Thesis in population genetics. Post-doc in statistical genetics. Work in the genomics field since 2000, developing methods and tools to annotate and explore genomes throught “omics” data analysis and integration.

Google scholar citations

Current activity

Chair of  the "wheat initiative" expert working group on the development of an  international wheat information system , lead the European Transplant project work package on plant genome complexity, member of the management committee of COST action TD0801 “Challenges in Statistics for sequencing a plant genome at 1000 euros”, member of the “bioinformatics” committee of the Plant breeding INRA department, nominated member of the scientific advisory board of Plant health and environment INRA department.


LinkedIn profil

Twitter: @hquesneville

Update: 12 Mar 2014
Creation date: 11 May 2010