Lorris Niard Environmental Microbial Genomics Group

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Laboratoire Ampere
Ecole Centrale de Lyon . France
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  Lorris Niard

Microsystems and Microbiology
Laboratoire Ampère, UMR CNRS 5005
Ecole Centrale de Lyon
36 avenue Guy de Collongue
69134 Ecully cedex

  Phone: (33) 4 72 18 61 13
Fax: (33) 4 78 43 37 17





- Ph.D. student in Microbial Ecology, present, Ecole Centrale of Lyon (ECL), France.
- M.S in Microbial Ecology, 2007, University of Lyon, France.
- B.S in Botany and Ecology, 2005, University of Montreal, Canada.
- D.U.T in Biology and Biochemistery Analyses, 2004, Technologic Institute of Auvergne University, France.


My main research focus is to understand the microbial processes leading to the formation of electroactive biofilms at the surface of electrodes in Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs). Microbial communities are studied using a range of techniques including taxonomic microarrays, FISH, RT-PCR and qPCR.


Monier JM, Haddour N, Niard L, Vogel TM and F Buret. Les biopiles. La Revue 3EI n°47.

Niard L, Buret F, Haddour N, Libaude G, Vogel TM and JM Monier. Microbial Fuel Cells Seminar, Ecole Centrale of Lyon, November 19th, 2007.

Monier JM, Niard L, Haddour N, Simonet P, Buret F and Vogel TM. 7ème Congrès National de la Société Française de Microbiologie, Nantes, France (juin 2007).

Monier JM, Niard L, Haddour N, Simonet P, Buret F and Vogel TM. Microbial Fuel Cell Communities. AFEM Symposium Biopuces et Ecologie Microbienne, Clermont-Ferrand, France (Octobre 2006).

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