Colomban de Vargas, scientific coordinator of the project, and Damien Guiffant, scientific project manager are the OCEANOMICS management team.
Colomban is the head of the Evolution of Plankton and Pelagic Ecosystems (EPEP) team of the UMR7144 Adaptation and Diversity in the Marine Environment (AD2M) of the Roscoff Biological Station.
Formerly from the same team, Damien Guiffant is now part of the Vidon Group (Intellectual Property Law Group). He is now acting as a subcontractor to ensure the project management.
Ian Probert coordinates the first Working Group: Organization and data archiving.
Ian is responsible for the Marine Biological Resource Center at the Roscoff Biological Station within the Research Federation FR 2424.
Lars Stemmann coordinates the OCEANOMICS Working Group: Environmental data.
He is professor at the University of Paris VI and team leader of Processes in Pelagic Ecosystems at the Oceanography Laboratory of Villefranche-sur-Mer.
Sébastien Colin and Eric Karsenti coordinate the Working Group Morphological data of the OCEANOMICS project.
Sébastien is part of the Colomban de Vargas team at the Roscoff Biological Station. Eric, scientific director of Tara Oceans expedition, is responsible for a research group at EMBL.
Patrick Wincker coordinates the OCEANOMICS Working Group Genetic data.
He is group leader of LABIS at the Genoscope laboratory in Evry.
Pascal Hingamp and Chris Bowler are responsible for the Working Group Bioinformatics and Ecosystems Modeling.
Pascal is lecturer and is team member of the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography in Marseille.
Chris is group leader of Plant and Diatom Genomics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. He is also in charge of coordinating the Working Group Screening and Active Compounds Research.
Anne Emmanuelle coordinates the Working Group Legal aspects of Bioprospecting.
She works at the Roscoff Biological Station as head of the International Relations team within the Research Federation FR2424.
Stéphane Bach co-cordinates with Chris Bowler the OCEANOMICS applied research Working Group Screening and Active Compounds Research.
Stéphane works at the Station Biologique de Roscoff and is responsible for the screening platform KISSf within the USR 3151.
Romain Troublé, managing director of Tara Expeditions, coordinates the Working Group Innovation, Application, and Communication.