Nicolas Pons, operational manager of the MetaGenoPolis platform INFOBIOSTAT, has been a bioinformatician at INRAE in Jouy-en-Josas since 2003.
With over publications to his name, his expertise is in the development of databases and processing methods for the analysis of metagenomics data.
Prominent research projects that he has worked on include MetaHIT, MicroObese, MetaCardis, and EvoTAR. Nicolas completed his PhD in 2007, during which he developed a strategy for reconstructing transcriptional regulatory networks in bacteria through the detection of DNA regulatory boxes. In 2010, he began working with the high-throughput sequencing platform MetaQuant at Micalis Institute, and joined the MetaGenoPolis team.