Vincent Robert

Head of bioinformatics
Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Fields of interest: 

Bioinformatics, software developments, databases, genome analysis, taxonomy, yeasts, Mycobank


Recent publications:

Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W; Fungal Barcoding Consortium; Fungal Barcoding Consortium Author List:
Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Apr 17;109(16):6241-6.

Desnos-Ollivier M, Robert V, Raoux-Barbot D, Groenewald M, Dromer F:
Antifungal susceptibility profiles of 1698 yeast reference strains revealing potential emerging human pathogens
PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32278

Brown WR, Liti G, Rosa C, James S, Roberts I, Robert V, Jolly N, Tang W, Baumann P, Green C, Schlegel K, Young J, Hirchaud F, Leek S, Thomas G, Blomberg A, Warringer J:
A Geographically Diverse Collection of Schizosaccharomyces pombe Isolates Shows Limited Phenotypic Variation but Extensive Karyotypic Diversity.
G3 (Bethesda).2011 Dec;1(7):615-26

Vu TD, Eberhardt U, Szöke S, Groenewald M, Robert V:
A laboratory information management system for DNA barcoding workflows.
Integr Biol (Camb).2012 Feb 17

Carriconde, F., Gilgado, F., Arthur, I., Ellis, D., Malik, R., van de Wiele, N., Robert, V., Currie, B.J., Meyer, W.2011:
Clonality and α-a recombination in the Australian Cryptococcus gattii VGII population – an emerging outbreak in Australia.
PLoS ONE, Volume 6, Issue 2: p1-12

Robert, V., Szoke, S. Jabas, J., Vu, D., Chouchen, O., Blom, E., Cardinali, G.2011:
BioloMICS software, Biological data Management, Identification, Classification and Statistics.
The Open Applied Informatics Journal, Volume 5: p87-98

Robert, V., Szöke, S., Eberhardt, U., Cardinali, G., Meyer, W., Seifert, K., Levesques, A., Lewis, C.2011:
The quest for a general and reliable fungal DNA barcode.
The Open Applied Informatics Journal, Volume 5: p55-71

C.T. Lewis, S. Bilkhu, V. Robert, U. Eberhardt, S. Szoke, K.A. Seifert, and C.A. Lévesque:
“Identification of Fungal DNA Barcode targets and PCR Primers based on Pfam protein families and taxonomic hierarchy”,
Open Applied Informatics Journal, volume 5: p30-44.

Antonielli, L., Corte, L., Roscini, L., Robert, V., Bagnetti, A., Fatichenti, F. and Cardinali, G. 2011:
A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Microbial Species Concept: The Role of Bioinformatics in the Search of Detectable Discontinuities.
The Open Applied Informatics Journal, Volume 5: 3-10

Antonielli, L., Robert, V., Corte, L., Roscini, L., Ceppitelli, R. and Cardinali, G. 2011.
Centrality of Objects in a Multidimensional Space and its Effects on Distance-Based Biological Classifications.
The Open Applied Informatics Journal, Volume 5: 11-19

Groenewald M, Robert V, Smith MT.:
The value of the D1/D2 and internal transcribed spacers (ITS) domains for the identification of yeast species belonging to the genus Yamadazyma.
Persoonia. 2011 Jun;26:40-6