BCM - Computational and Mathematical Biology 


Michael G. B. Blum

Contact :

Email michael.blum [at] imag [dot] fr
michael.blum [at] univ-grenoble-alpes [dot] fr
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Tel. +33 (0)4 56 52 00 65
Fax +33 (0)4 56 52 00 55
Url http://www-timc.imag.fr/Michael.Blum/
Position CNRS research director
Main admin.
Head of the team of computational and mathematical biology at TIMC-IMAG
Laboratoire TIMC-IMAG
Joint research unit (CNRS, UGA)
Domaine de la Merci, Fac. de Médecine
38706 La Tronche  France
Citation database
Web of Science, Google Scholar


-> We organize the Epigenetic & High-Dimension Mediation Data Challenge in Aussois (June 7-9, 2017).

-> We contributed to a special issue of Molecular Ecology Resources about Population Genomics with R (2017).
Pop Gen with R

-> We released the data challenge website of SSMPG 2015. Log in, and increase your expertise in genome scan for selection!

-> We organized the summer school SSMPG 2015 in Aussois (September 7-11, 2015).

-> I am the conference chair of the SMBE satellite meeting SMBEBA 2015 about "Investigating biological adaptation with NGS: data and models" (May 26-29, 2015).

-> We organized the workshop Statlearn 2015 in Grenoble (April 2-3, 2015).

-> I gave an interview about population genetics to the French Radio RFI (April 2014).

-> I organized a summer school in Aussois (June 17-21, 2013) about software and statistical methods in population genetics (SSMPG 2013)

-> Front cover of MBE (March 2013 issue)

Research interests

  • Bayesian statistics
  • Statistical genetics
  • Human evolutionary genetics
  • Inferring demographic history based on population genetic data

Financial support

ITN Intercrossing (2012-2016), PICS CNRS (2014-2016), Labex Persyval projet Persyvact2, ANR AGRHUM

Previous financial support

STINT (2011-2014), Projet IXXI, ANR DATGEN: Genetic Dating in the Post-Genomic Era (2010-2013)