Romain Leroy

Position: Doctoral Researcher

Team: Diversity, Ecology and Evolution of Microbes

Contact details:
Laboratoire Écologie, Systématique et Évolution – IDEEV
Université Paris Saclay
Bât. 680 – 12, route 128
91190 Gif Sur Yvette



Email: romain.leroy (at)

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution

Research interests

PhD project: “Evolutionary origin of the ancestral eukaryotic proteome”

My projects aims at understanding more the prokaryotic origins of the Last Eukaryotic Common Ancestor by applying phylogenomic and comparative genomics methods to assess the ancestral eukaryotic proteome, and derive each of their prokaryotic donors.