Genoscreen is a leading European commercial service provider in genomics and bioinformatics, as well as a developer and producer of proprietary kits for quality controlled bacterial genotyping. The company employs over 25 people including technicians, engineers, PhDs and senior scientists from the academic world as permanent consultants. Founded in 2001 and based in Lille (France), the company serves industrial, academic and hospital-based customers from over 30 countries over the 5 continents, including world-class or reference institutions such as the US CDC, NIH, RIVM and Paris hospital organisation (APHP).

Main tasks

Development of new sample preparation and analysis processes for NGS and novel NGS-based kits for clinical bacteriology/human pathogens analysis, whole genome sequencing of MTBC, MRSA and CAMPY strains, genome sequence analysis (esp. for MTBC), co-development of specific bio-informatics modules.

Relevant publications

  • Chapuis, J. and Hot, D. and Hansmannel, F. and Kerdraon, O. and Ferreira, S. and Hubans, C. and Maurage, C. A. and Huot, L. and Bensemain, F. and Laumet, G. and Ayral, A. M. and Fievet, N. and Hauw, J. J. and DeKosky, S. T. and Lemoine, Y. and Iwatsubo, T. and Wavrant-Devrièze, F. and Dartigues, J. F. and Tzourio, C. and Buée, L. and Pasquier, F. and Berr, C. and Mann, D. and Lendon, C. and Alpérovitch, A. and Kamboh, M. I. and Amouyel, P. and Lambert, J. C. Transcriptomic and genetic studies identify IL-33 as a candidate gene for Alzheimer's disease. Mol Psychiatry 2009 14 (11) : 1004--1016. [pmid]
  • Martin, Jean-Francois and Pech, Nicolas and Meglécz, Emese and Ferreira, Stéphanie and Costedoat, Caroline and Dubut, Vincent and Malausa, Thibaut and Gilles, André Representativeness of microsatellite distributions in genomes, as revealed by 454 GS-FLX titanium pyrosequencing. BMC Genomics 2010 11 : 560. [pmid]
  • Wirth, Thierry and Hildebrand, Falk and Allix-Béguec, Caroline and Wölbeling, Florian and Kubica, Tanja and Kremer, Kristin and van Soolingen, Dick and Rüsch-Gerdes, Sabine and Locht, Camille and Brisse, Sylvain and Meyer, Axel and Supply, Philip and Niemann, Stefan Origin, spread and demography of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. PLoS Pathog 2008 4 (9) : e1000160. [pmid]


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Cyril Gaudin, Ph.D.

Campus Pasteur
1 rue du Professeur Calmette
59000 Lille - FRANCE

Phone: + 33 (0) 320 877 153
Fax: + 33 (0) 320 877 264


Cyril GaudinCyril Gaudin
Philip SupplyPhilip Supply
Mihanta RamarosonMihanta Ramaroson
Stéphanie FerreiraStéphanie Ferreira
Yannick LaurentYannick Laurent