The RSAT team

Steering committee
Jacques van Helden Jacques van Helden
Professor Aix-Marseille Université (France)
ORCID: 0000-0002-8799-8584
Project leader (1997-now) Development, evaluation and applications of algorithms for the analysis of regulatory sequences and biological networks.

Morgane Thomas-Chollier Morgane Thomas-Chollier
Associate professor at Ecole normale supérieure de Paris (France)
ORCID: 0000-0003-2608-476X
RSAT developper since 2007 NGS and ChIP-seq methods
Matrix-based pattern matching.
Matrix score distributions.
Detection of cis-regulatory modules.
Renovation of the web site.

Alejandra Medina-Rivera
Associate professor at International Laboratory for the Research on the Human Genome, UNAM (Mexico)
ORCID: 0000-0002-7912-2718
RSAT developper since 2008 NGS and ChIP-seq methods.
Evaluation of PSSM quality.
Evolution of bacterial regulation.
Identification of regulatory variants.

Bruno Contreras Moreira Bruno Contreras Moreira
Laboratory of Computational and Structural Biology, EEAD-CSIC, Zaragoza, Spain
ORCID: 0000-0002-5462-907X
RSAT developper since 2014 Deployment of RSAT::Plants & footprintDB, part of the INB/ELIXIR-ES resources portfolio.
Integration of plant genomes from Ensembl.
Protocols for the analysis of regulatory sequences in plants.
Active developpers
Jaime Castro Jaime Castro-Mondragon
ORCID: 0000-0003-4069-357X
RSAT developper since 2013 Clustering of motifs.
Methods to measure motif similarity.
Methods to measure motif enrichment.
Mantainer of motif databases.

Nga Thi Thuy NGUYEN Nga Thi Thuy NGUYEN
Ingénieure d\'étude at CNRS (IFB contract) (IBENS,Paris,France)
Since 2016 Web site maintenance
Virtual machine
Implementation and maintenance of the Web services.

Walter Santana Garcia
Predoctoral Fellow at the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute
ORCID: 0000-0002-1350-9880
Since 2016 Identification of regulatory variants
NGS and ChIP-seq methods

Najla Ksouri
PhD student at Estacion Experimental Aula Dei-CSIC
ORCID: 0000-0001-8956-2920
Since 2019 Protocols for the analysis of regulatory sequences in plants.
Docker container

Olivier Sand Olivier Sand
Research Engineer at CNRS (Lille,France)

ORCID: 0000-0003-1465-1640
Postdoc (2004-2009) Implementation and maintenance of the Web services.
Implementation of tools to retrieve sequences from EnsEMBL.

Matthieu Defrance Matthieu Defrance
Associate professor, Computer Science Department, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
ORCID: 0000-0002-3090-3142
Since 2007 Algorithms for motif discovery.
Matrix-based pattern matching.
Detection of cis-regulatory modules.
Former Developpers
C´┐Żline Hernandez Céline Hernandez
Bioinformatic engineer at Ecole normale supérieure de Paris (France)
Engineer (2014 - 2015) Development of new Web services clients in Python.
Virtual machine.

Sylvain Brohee Sylvain Brohée
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jules Bordet Institute (BCTL - Breast Cancer Translational Research Lab)(Belgium).
PhD student (2005-2008) Network analysis tools.
Evaluation of graph-based clustering algorithms.
Protein interaction and regulatory networks.

Didier Croes Didier Croes
Senior Bioinformatician at UZ Brussel (Belgium)
PhD student (2001-2006), postdoc (2010-2011). Analysis of metabolic networks.

Karoline Faust Karoline Faust
Principal investigator, KU Leuven, (Belgium)
PhD student (2005-2010) Analysis of metabolic networks.

Rekin's Janky Rekin's Janky
Bioinformatician (Scientist) at the VIB Nucleomics Core (Belgium)
PhD student (2004-2007)
Discovery of phylogenetic footprints in bacterial promoters.

Gipsi Lima Mendez Gipsi Lima Mendez
Postdoctoral Fellow at Raes Lab, VIB and KU Leuven. (Belgium)

PhD student (2005-2008) and Postdoc (2008-2009)
Algorithms for fuzzy clustering on graphs.

Jean Valery Turatsinze Jean-Valéry Turatsinze
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Diabetes Research, Faculty of Medecine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
PhD student (2006-2009) Matrix-based pattern mathing.
Detection of cis-regulatory modules.

Eric Vervisch Eric Vervisch
Entrepreneur (Singapore)
Research fellow (2007-2008) Design of Taverna workflows for the analysis of cis-regulatory elements and molecular networks.