Marine Microbiology

Florence Le Gall

position description

- Study of the diversity of marine microorganisms and their dynamics in natural communities

- Isolation and characterization of marine microorganisms

- Analysis of the diversity of natural communities using microscopy techniques

- Training Correspondent UMR7144 and UMI3614


Since 1999: Team "Marine Plankton Ecology of UMR7144; Roscoff Biological Station

1998: EPA Group Pharmaceutical Company; Morlaix: Chemical assistant - Production of pharmaceutical products

1997: Central laboratory of analyzes - Guyomarc'h animal nutrition; Chemical and enzymological analyzes of animal nutrition.




Arsenieff L, Simon N, Rigaut-Jalabert F, Le Gall F, Chaffron S, Corre E, Com E, Bigeard E, Baudoux AC. First viruses infecting the Marine Diatom Guinardia delicatula. Front Microbiol. 2019 Jan 9;9:3235. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.03235. eCollection 2018.

Simon N, Foulon E, Grulois D, Six C, Desdevises Y, Latimier M, Le Gall F, Tragin M, Houdan A, Derelle E, Jouenne F, Marie D, Le Panse S, Vaulot D, Marin B.. 2017. Revision of the genus Micromonas (Manton et Parke) (Chlorophyta, Mamiellophyceae), and of the species M. pusilla (Butcher) Manton & Parke, based on the genomic and phenotypic characterization of cultured isolates. Protist, 168: 621-635.

Marie D., Le Gall F., Edern R., Gourvil P. & Vaulot D. 2017. Improvement of phytoplankton culture isolation using single cell sorting by flow cytometry. J. Phycol., 53: 271-282

Decelle J, Romac S, Stern RF, Bendif el M, Zingone A, Audic S, Guiry MD, Guillou L, Tessier D, Le Gall F, Gourvil P, Dos Santos AL, Probert I, Vaulot D, de Vargas C, Christen R. 2015. PhytoREF: a reference database of the plastidial 16S rRNA gene of photosynthetic eukaryotes with curated taxonomy. Mol. Ecol. Res., 15: 1435-1445.

Rousseau V., Lantoine F., Rodriguez F.,  Le Gall F., Chretiennot-Dinet M.J. & Lancelot C. 2013. Characterization of Phaeocystis globosa (Prymnesiophyceae), the blooming species in the Southern North Sea. J. Sea Res., 76: 105-113.