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Leader of the Microgenomics pole of the @BRIDGe Core Facilities

French National Institute for Foods, Agriculture and the Environment (INRAE)

@BRIDGe Core Facilities of INRAE


Claudia Bevilacqua studied Food biotechnologies at the University of Campobasso (Italy) and obtained her PhD on the Biotechnology breeding of domestic animals at the same university.

During her PhD training, she spent 12 months in 2 French laboratories: INRA (Genetics and cytogenetics laboratory, Jouy-en-Josas) and INSERM (Interactions between intestinal epithelium and immunity systems and antigen, Faculty Necker, Paris) studying milk protein polymorphisms and their impact to sensitized guinea pigs.

She obtained a European postdoc fellowship from INSERM laboratories to understand the mechanisms involved in allergic response to milk proteins. In 2004, she conducted a second long research study at an INRA laboratory (Jouy-en-Josas) to obtain mammary epithelial cells by laser capture microdissection for microgenomics analysis.

After her postdoc, she WAS recruited at the INRA laboratory and is NOW in charge of the microgenomics core facility. Since 2004, she HAS tested different RNA extraction protocols to obtain good quantity and quality for qPCR analyses from microdissected cells of different tissues. She is involved in several microgenomic projects. Since 2009, she has been organizing microgenomic trainings for users.

Dr. Bevilacqua will be giving an introduction on Spatial biology during the Spatial Genomics & Single-Cell workshop.