Group leaders of the GENOPHY (Génomique évolutive et énvironnementale du Phytoplancton),
UMR7232, laboratoire de Biologie intégrative des organismes marins,
66650, Banyuls sur mer, France
With support from the Société Française de Virologie.
Hervé Moreau began his career at the CNRS in 1985 as a biochemist in a biochemistry and molecular biology laboratory in Marseille (figure 1), where he worked on the characterization of lipases in the digestive tract . Hervé joined the Banyuls sur Mer observatory in 1996, where he first investigated cell cycles in marine phytoplankton [2, 3], before initiating a research programme on genomics of the smallest [...]