Dsc 8316 V1 Name: Bitard Feildel, Tristan

Status: Postdoc

Email: t.bitard.feildel@uni-muenster.de

Tel.: +49-(0)251-83-


Current research project :

  • tools for large scale analysis of biological data using protein domain
  • comparative analysis of protein organisation and evolution (domain centric point of view)
  • evolution of protein structure
  • novel domain detection and charaterization (emergence, physico-chemical properties, ...)
  1. Tristan Bitard-Feildel, Erich Bornberg-Bauer*, Isabelle Callebaut*
    OrphHCA: detection of conserved protein domains based on the Hydrophobic Cluster Analysis of proteins
    Bioinformatics, 2015.
  2. Tristan Bitard-Feildel, Carsten Kemena, Jennifer Greenwood, Erich Bornberg-Bauer
    Domain similarity based orthology detection
    BMC Bioinformatic, 2015
    [Online access]
  3. Tristan Bitard-Feildel, Magdalena Heberlein, Erich Bornberg-Bauer*, Isabelle Callebaut*
    Detection of Orphan Domains in Drosophila using "Hydrophobic Clustering Analysis"
    Biochimie, 2015
    [Online access]
  4. Carsten Kemena, Tristan Bitard-Feildel and Erich Bornberg-Bauer
    MDAT- Aligning multiple domain arrangements
    BMC Bioinformatics, 2015
    [Online access]

* equal contributors


  • Young investigator travel award, SMBE Vienna 2015

Curriculum :

  • 2013-2015 : PostDoc in the group of Evolutionary Bioinformatics in Muenster
  • 2009-2012 : PhD student University Paris Diderot, Paris 7. Team Mathématique, Informatique et Génome (http://mig.jouy.inra.fr/)
  • 2007-2009 : Master degree in bioinformatic University of Rennes 1 (Biological System Modelling)
  • 2004-2007 : Bachelor degree in biology, focus on genetic and microbiology

Teaching experience :

  • Bioinformatik 2 (WWU - Münster)
  • Biocomputing (WWU - Münster)
  • C for student in first year of biology, University of Evry
  • C for student in second year of mathematics/computer science, University of Evry
  • Java for student in second and third year of biology, University of Evry
  • Introduction to Python during Migale platform course. Public : researchers in biology without programming background
  • Teacher of traditional dances of Brittany in Rennes :-)

Technical skills :

  • Programming language :Python, C/C++, C for CUDA,  OCaml, Java, ...
  • Library : numpy, scipy, matplotlib, sklearn, GSL, SDL, OpenGL, ...
  • Software visualisation : PyMol, Cytoscape, Inkscape, ...
  • Standard bioinformatic skills : sequences/structures alignments, database search, ...
  • Biological database (my preferred) : SCOP, CATH, PDB, UniProt, ...

Past research projects :

  • As a PhD student  : "Methodology for the prediction of the tertiary structure of a protein in the dihedral angle space", thesis director : Dr Jean-François Gibrat, MIG, INRA Jouy en Josas and Dr. Antoine Vigneron, KAUST, Saudi Arabia.
  • As a second year master student :  "Creation of a library of structural cores for the protein threading software FROSTO", supervisor : Dr François Coste, Symbiose, IRISA Rennes.
  • As a first year master student : "Modelling the auxin transport in the shoot apical meristem of a plant", supervisor : Dr Christophe Godin, Virtual Plant, INRIA Montpellier.
  • As a bachelor student : "Phylogeny of the Lupinus gender", supervisor : Dr Abdelkader Ainouche, ECOBIO, University Rennes 1.

My PGP public key can be found here.