Who is Man-Imal ?

Scientific supervisors of the MAN-IMAL Programme

  • Project-leader : Prof Catherine MAGRAS
  • Co-leader : Prof Michel KREMPF

Research professors

Nutritional risks and transfers

  • Michel KREMPF (Lipid Metabolism, Human Nutrition) | Université de Nantes
  • Dominique DARMAUN (Protein Metabolism, Pediatric Nutrition, Artificial Nutrition) | Université de Nantes
  • Lucile MARTIN (Animal Nutrition and Feed) | Oniris



  • Didier LEPELLETIER (Public Health, Hygiene, Infectious Diseases) | Université de Nantes
  • Jean-Christophe ROZE (Paediatrics, Perinatal Nutrition) | Université de Nantes
  • Yves ROQUELAURE (Repetitive Strain Injury Epidemiology, Occupational Health and Medicine, Occupational Hazards) | Université d'Angers
  • François BEAUDEAU (Epidemiology, Farm Animal Health and Public Health) | Oniris
  • Leila MORET (Public Health, Healthcare Risk Management and Clinical Performance Indicators) | Université de Nantes
  • Emmanuelle ANTHOINE-BATAILLE | Université de Nantes
  • Pauline EZANNO | Oniris
  • Brice LECLERE | Université de Nantes
  • Yohann FOUCHER | Université de Nantes


Production systems 

  • Nathalie BAREILLE (Bovine Health Management) | Oniris
  • Yannick LAUTROU (Animal Farming and Production Systems) | ESA
  • Sébastien COUVREUR (Animal Farming and Adaptive Capacities) | ESA
  • Marie-France PILET (Food Hygiene and Quality, Food Microbiology, Quality, Security and Environment) | Oniris
  • Aurélien MADOUASSE | Oniris
  • Claire MANOLI | ESA
  • Marine FRIANT-PERROT | Université de Nantes


Biological and chemical risks 

  • Gilles POTEL (Treatment of Experimental Infections, Medical Therapeutics) | Université de Nantes
  • David BOUTOILLE (Infectious and Tropical Diseases) | Université de Nantes
  • Nathalie RUVOEN (Zoonoses, Regulated Animal Diseases and their Economic Impact, Animal Health) | Oniris
  • Matthieu EVEILLARD (Microbiology, Bacteriology, Epidemiology) | Université d'Angers
  • Bruno LE BIZEC (Contaminants, Animal Nutrition) | Oniris
  • Hervé POULIQUEN | Oniris
  • Marie KEMPF | Université d'Angers
  • Suzanne BASTIAN | Oniris
  • Odile TRESSE | Oniris
  • Jean-Michel CAPPELIER | Oniris
  • Jeanne-Marie MEMBRE | Oniris
  • Chetaou MAHAZA | Université d'Angers 


Health organisation and policies, Management and Communication 

  • Catherine MAGRAS (Health Risks, Biological Safety from farm to fork, Public Health) | Oniris
  • Florence BEAUGRAND (Economics, Statistical Management and Communication) | Oniris
  • Christine FOURICHON (Zootechnics, Epidemiology and Animal Health Economics) | Oniris
  • Fiona CASEY | ESA
  • Arnaud RAULT | Oniris
  • Franck INSIGNARES | Oniris



Support team

  • Pedagogical Engineers: Guillaume BEZIER, Thomas FOURNIER
  • Studies Management Assistant: Laëtitia SCHMITT
  • Research Officer: Marion ROUSSEAU



Research Units


  • SECALIM (UMR 1014) (Food Safety and Microbiology)
  • BioEpAR (UMR 1300) (Biology, Epidemiology et Risk Analysis for Animal Health)
  • LABERCA (UMR) (Laboratory for the Study of Food Residues and Contaminants)


University of Nantes

Faculty of Medicine

  • CRNH (Nantes' Human Nutrition Research Center) 
  • EA 3826 (Clinical and Experimental Therapies for Infections)
  • CRCNA (IMR 892 Inserm - 6299 CNRS) (Regional Cancer Research Center  Universities of Nantes and Angers)
  • EA 4275 (Health biostatistics, pharmacoepidemiology and subjective measures)


University of Angers

Faculty of Medicine

  • CRCNA (UMR 892 Inserm-6299 CNRS) (Regional Cancer Research Center – Universities of Nantes and Angers)
  • GEIHP (UPRES EA 3142) (Study Group for Host-Pathogen Interactions)
  • LEEST (UPRES EA 4336) (Laboratory for Ergonomics and Epidemiology in Occupational Health)
  • BNMI (UMR Inserm 1083, UMR CNRS 6214) (Integrated Mitochondrial and Neurovascular Biology)
  • SOPAM (UMR Inserm 1063) (Oxidative Stress and Metabolic Pathologies)
  • IRHS (UMR 1345 - IRHS) (Horticulture and Seed Research Institute)



  • GRAPPE (Research group for food-processing procedures and products)