About us





Franck Giacomoni

INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform, coordinated the bioinformatics project.


Nils Paulhe

INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform, headed the API and the webApp developments.


Christophe Duperier

INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform, computing facilities e.g. databases and web servers.


Previous staff:

  • carlos_cepeda Carlos Cepeda ( juil. 2019-juin 2020 ) - V2.0.4, v2.0.5 et v2.1.0


MTH 2.0 Contributors (2020-2025)

  • Carole Migné, Stéphanie Durand, Estelle Pujos-Guillot and Carlos Cepeda for GCMS data model, data and metadata definition.
  • Coline Gardou, Marie Tremblay-Franco, Edern Cahoreau and Cécile Canlet for NMR 2D Peak Matching algorithm and tool
  • For the alpha version, beta testers are: Stéphanie Durand, Carole Migné, Delphine Centeno, Charlotte Joly, Cécile Canlet, Lindsay Peyrigat, Alyssa Bouville and Marie Tremblay-Franco.


MTH 1.0 Contributors (2014-2018)

  • Etienne Thévenot (CEA, The MetabolomeIDF) coordinated the MetaboHUB bioinformatic workpackage and Estelle Pujos-Guillot (INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform) coordinated the MetaboHUB Metabolomics (MS) workpackage.
  • Daniel Jacob (INRA, Bordeaux Metabolome Platform ), Etienne Thévenot, Jean-François Martin (INRA, The MetaToul platform, Toulouse), Nils Paulhe and Franck Giacomoni defined the specifications for the database and developed the PeakForest structure.
  • Nils Paulhe, Claire Lopez (INRA, Post-doctoral fellow), Daniel Jacob, Pierrick Roger-Mele (CEA, The MetabolomeIDF) and Franck Giacomoni worked on the data model.
  • Claire Lopez, Stéphane Bernillon, Catherine Deborde, Annick Moing (INRA, Bordeaux Metabolome Platform ), Cécile Canlet, Justine Bertrand-Michel, Laurent Debrauwer (INRA, The MetaToul platform, Toulouse), Christophe Junot, Jean-Claude Tabet (CEA, The MetabolomeIDF), Bernard Lyan, Estelle Pujos-Guillot (INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform) provided their expertise in chemistry, mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance for the development of PeakForest.
  • Marie-Françoise Olivier (CEA, The MetabolomeIDF), Charlotte Joly and Delphine Centeno (INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform), Marie Tremblay-Franco, Cécile Canlet and Emilien Janin, Lindsay Peyrigat (INRA, The MetaToul platform, Toulouse), Catherine Deborde and Vanessa Zhendre (INRA, Bordeaux Metabolome Platform ) compiled and evaluated original data of PeakForest chemical library.
  • Marie Lefevbre (INRA, Bordeaux Metabolome Platform ) and Daniel Jacob for NMR Peak Matching algorithm and webservices.
  • Pierrick Roger-Mele and Alexis Delabriere (CEA, The MetabolomeIDF) for MS & MS/MS Peak Matching tool.
  • Marion Landi (INRA, Metabolism Exploration Platform) for BiH Peak Matching tool.
  • Nils Paulhe, Benjamin Merlet, Florence Vison and Fabien Jourdan (INRA, Toxalim Unit) for PeakForest mapping on MetExplore.
  • For the alpha version, beta testers are: Charlotte Joly, Claire Lopez, Sylvain Emery, Cécile Canlet, Emilien Janin, Lindsay Peyrigat, Cécile Cabasson, Julie Pinelli, Alyssa Bouville, Léa Roch, and Ulli Hohenester.