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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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GABI : Génétique Animale et Biologie IntégrativeUnité Mixte de Recherche INRA - AgroParisTech

Key figures


GABI develops projects with many different partners: 

  • CEA: The French atomic energy agency
  • CIRAD: Agricultural Research for Development
  • CNRS: The National Scientific Research Center
  • National Engineering Schools in Agronomy and Veterinary Sciences
  • Ifremer: the French research organization for the exploitation of the sea
  • INSERM: French National Research Institute for Health and Medicine

Personnel at GABI come from different organizations: our two supervising bodies INRA and AgroParisTech, the CEA, ENVA and several technical organization, in particular the French horse and Equine Institute (IFCE). The unit houses the UMT 3g (Genetic and Genomic Management of cattle populations) in partnership with IDELE and ALLICE.

Nearly half of our publications are with foreign partners.

Experimental Facilities

› Our core facilities are open to colleagues ouside of INRA, as part of the ARPEJ network of the Jouy-en-Josas Research Center

biobanks, genomics and microgenomics (@BRIDGe: Animal Biological Resources and Digital Genomics, a national strategic core facility), histology, transmission electron microscopy with the MIMA2 core facilities (regional strategic facility).

› A porcine experimental facility (the MeLiM line for the study of melanoma)

› Animal Experimental Units: resources for GABI

  • Porcine: UE 1372 GENESI, Experimental Genetics and Innovative Systems (Rouillé and Le Magneraud, 17)
  • Chickens, quails: UE1295 PEAT, the Poultry Experimental Pole (Nouzilly, 37)
  • Ruminants: UE0326 DEP, Le Pin Experimental Farm (Le Pin au Haras, 61), UE0332, Bourges-La Sapinière Experimental Farm (Osmoy, 18)
  • Trout: UE0937 PEIMA, Experimental Aquaculture of INRA at  Monts d'Arrée (Sizun, 29)
  • Bass: IFREMER (Palavas les Flots, 34)
  • Rodents and fish: UE0907 IERP, Experimental Infectiology of Rodents and Fish (Jouy-en-Josas)
  • Rabbit: UE1298 UCEA (Joint Animal Experimentation Unit (Jouy-en-Josas)

Approximately 200 permanent and non-permanent members

  • 48 Scientists and Professors
  • 53 Research Engineers (Junior and Senior)
  • 52 Technicians
  • 20-25 Doctoral Students
  • 20-25 Fixed term contracts, post-doctoral scientists and internships

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