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Predictive Biology for health

Predictive Biology for health : Socio-economic and scientific challenges in man, animals and plants

This seminar involves both the Life Sciences Department of UPSaclay and the "Maison des Sciences de l'Homme" Paris-Saclay, Wednesday May 31, 2017...
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Coucou de Rennes, a French breed with the characteristic Sex-linked barring phenotype.

New study reveals how some chickens got striped feathers

Birds show an amazing diversity in plumage colour and patterning. But what are the genetic mechanisms creating such patterns? In a new study...
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Research highlights

Research highlights: an illustration of our main research results

The research highlights presented here illustrate the significant results achieved in the GABI unit each year and published in international...
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Elucidation of the role of protein SLC25a46

Elucidation of the role of protein SLC25a46 in the appearance of neuropathies and the turning calve syndrome

By using genetic approaches, genome editing and functional genomics, the G2B and MoDiT teams identified and validated the role of a gene coding for...
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Training session PiGutNet

A training session on pig gut metagenomics

As part of the COST PiGutNet, GABI unit organized a training session on pig gut metagenomics.
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Joint INRA-AgroParisTech unit

Understanding and exploiting genetic variability for efficient and sustainable breeding

The scientific research themes at GABI are aimed at improving knowledge of the genetic variability of biological functions and developing the methods and tools for genetic improvement and conservation of animal populations.

An international pole in Animal Genetics

GABI and its research teams constitute a well-built and attractive site for leading innovating programmes, offering training and management.

This joint INRA-AgroParisTech unit is made up of more than 180 scientists, professors, engineers, technicians and students from both organisations, the CEA and other technical and professional organisations and notably the Livestock Breeding Institute (l’Institut de l’Elevage), the French Horse and Riding Institute (l'Institut Français du cheval et de l'équitation), the UNCEIA (an organization working for the breeding industry) and the IFIP (the French pig breeding federation).

Fiels of Competencies

Quantitative and statistical genetics, population genetics, genetic evaluation, bioinformatics, molecular genetics, cell biology, cytogenetics, structure and expression of the genome, microgenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, transgenesis.


GABI is a founding member of Science & Animals Paris Saclay (SAPS)