Phuong Le

(Group member since 2015)

+ 32 (0) 9 33 13 544

VIB / Ghent University
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
Technologiepark 927
B-9052 Gent


  • Oct 2015-present: PostDoctoral researcher, Bioinformatics & Evolutionary Genomics, Department of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Gent, Belgium; Station Biologique de Roscoff, CNRS, France
  • 2014-2015: PostDoctoral researcher, Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • 2010-2013: PhD thesis, Aix Marseille University, France


(5) Le, P., Makhalanyane, T.P., Guerrero, L.D., Vikram, S., Van de Peer, Y., Cowan, D.A. (2016) Comparative metagenomic analysis reveals mechanisms for stress response in hypoliths from extreme hyperarid deserts. Genome Biol. Evol. 8(9):2737-47.

(4) Vikram, S., Guerrero, L.D., Makhalanyane, T.P., Le, P., Seely, M., Cowan, D.A. (2015) Metagenomic analysis provides insights into functional capacity in a hyperarid desert soil niche community. Environ Microbiol [Epub ahead of print].

(3) Le, P., Pontarotti, P., Raoult, D. (2014) Alphaproteobacteria species as a source and target of lateral sequence transfers. Trends Microbiol. 22(3):147-56.

(2) Le, P., Ramulu, H.G., Guijarro, L., Paganini, J., Gouret, P., Chabrol, O., Raoult, D., Pontarotti, P. (2012) An automated approach for the identification of horizontal gene transfers from complete genomes reveals the rhizome of Rickettsiales. BMC Evol Biol. 12:243.

(1) Georgiades, K., Madoui, M.A., Le, P., Robert, C., Raoult, D. (2011) Phylogenomic analysis of Odyssella thessalonicensis fortifies the common origin of Rickettsiales, Pelagibacter ubique and Reclimonas americana mitochondrion. PLoS One 6(9):e24857.

VIB / UGent
Bioinformatics & Evolutionary Genomics
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