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INRA Position : MS Technician

INRA offers a position of technician in mass spectrometry on Bordeaux Metabolome Facility in the Metabolism team of UMR1332 Fruit Biology and Pathology.

See hiring campaign information and position details of TR17-BAP-5 on INRA website.

Deadline for application: 16 March 2017

Job offer: Engineer assistant "Plant sphingolipids Lipidomics analysis" for 9 months

The job objective is to actively participate in the set-up of a targeted method for analysis of plant sphingolipids by TLC, GC-MS et LC-MS.

Beginning of 27 february 2017
Please send your application before 1st February to

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A member of metabolome plateforme in the journal "SudOuest"

A member of the platform (Sylvain Kenan, CDD MetaboHub) with Hubert de Rochambeau, president of INRA - Bordeaux Aquitaine, was photographed in front of the Orbitrap on the occasion of an article in the journal "SudOuest" of 24 November 2016 concerning the 70th anniversary of INRA.




Journées LipidomYste de Toulouse

27-28 octobre: Sébastien Mongrand et Laetitia Fouillen ont participé aux journées LipidomYste de Toulouse. L'imagerie des lipides, la physique des analyseurs de masse, la validation de méthodes et la quantification de lipides complexes ont été abordées durant ces journées enrichissantes!

Formation Jean-Claude Tabet

Formation « Mass spectrometry and Spectra analyses » by Jean-Claude Tabet, Emeritus Professor in Chemistry at University P. et M. Curie.


Participation to 33rd edition of “Journées de Spectrométrie de Masse”

27-30 September 2016: Thierry Berton and Laetitia Fouillen participated to the 33rd edition of “Journées de Spectrométrie de Masse” in Bordeaux, where we had the chance to present a poster about

- "Development and validation of an analytical method based on LC-HRMS for the measurement of amino acids and organic acids in tomato fruit: application on a metabolomic study of tolerance to water limitation"

- "Lipidomics workflow to study the natural variability of palm oil”.

Laetitia have also work on the local organizing committee for the congress.

JFSM provides a unique communication and discussion platform for scientists working in Mass Spectrometry field. The meeting will be held in the “Cité Mondiale” Convention Center conveniently located in the heart of the city, on the banks of the Garonne river, in the historic heart of the wine-making hub of the Chartrons.