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Research Director AI for computational data and bio-inspired AI

3IA Côte d'Azur Institute French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)

Pascal Barbry is research director at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He holds the chair "AI for computational biology data and bio-inspired AI" at 3IA Côte d'Azur Institute since 2020. Creator and head of the Physiological Genomics group and of the UCA GenomiX platform (since 1999), he directed the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology from 2004 to 2017 (20 teams, 25M€ annual budget). He is also Coordinator of the Academy "complexity of life" at University Côte d'Azur, Scientific leader of the Equipex+ 4D-OMICS (since 2021), Founding member and member of the executive board of the National Infrastructure France Genomics, President of the Canceropôle Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (since November 28, 2019), Member and then President (since 2014) of the scientific council of the association Vaincre la mucoviscidose.  Pascal Barbry's current scientific work is to develop new applications of genomics and nucleic acid sequencing in different fields: human lung cell atlas; use of DNA as a cold storage medium; viral epidemiology using wastewater; design and fabrication of genome-wide DNA microarrays; functional genomics of non-coding RNAs. Earlier in his career, he worked on the molecular and cellular pharmacology of epithelial ion channels, in link with several renal and respiratory pathologies (cystic fibrosis, hypertension).