Benjamin Roche

IRD Researcher

International Center for Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Complex Systems (UMI IRD/UPMC UMMISCO)

32, Avenue Henri Varagnat

93143 Bondy Cedex


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"Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition". Alan Turing

Vitae: Detailled version


2010-Present : Permanent position at the Research Institute for Development (IRD) in UMMISCO lab (Research Unit for Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Complex Systems) in the team Eco-Evolutionary Mathematics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure

2009-2010: Post-doctoral research associate, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Rohani lab)

2008-2009: Post-doctoral research associate, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (Rohani lab)

2005-2008: PhD student, Research Institute for Development (IRD) in GEMI lab (Genetics and Evolution of Infectious Diseases), Montpellier France (Guégan team)


2005-2008: PhD student in Integrative Biology, University Montpellier II, Montpellier, France.

2003-2004: MSc. in BioMathematics. University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Paris, France.

2001-2003: Undergraduate in computer sciences in software development and artificial intelligence. Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Toulouse, Paris, France.

Professional experience (excepting within scientific education):

2004: Epidemiological data extraction from WHO weekly reports by neural networks (Research Engineer), GEMI, Montpellier.

2004: Scientific Engineer (Data extraction), NCEAS, Santa Barbara, USA

2003: Developer and object designer in chief for software (Dismantling nuclear power stations), Electricité de France, Chatou, France.

2002: Developer for Software editor, VIGILANTe, Toulouse, France.