Jean Armengaud is an international expert in multi-OMICs approaches. He obtained his Engineering Degree from INSA, Toulouse, France (1990) and received his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Grenoble, France (1994).
He spent six years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany and the Structural Biology Institute, Grenoble, France. In 2000, he joined the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) for developing mass spectrometry in protein science, microbiology, and CBRN-E counter-measures.
He is best known for his work on high-throughput proteomics and proteogenomics of bacteria, archaea, viruses, algae and animals, as well as the characterization of radiotolerant organisms and pathogens.
His research unit located near Avignon, France, is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies for the detection of pathogens and toxins, as well as the discovery of biomarkers for diagnostic.