RFMF at a glanceMetabolomics has been growing considerably since global approaches emerged which allow to characterize the metabolic behavior at the level of the cell, the tissue, and the complete organism.
Metabolomics is the study of small molecules in living systems (metabolites). Together with genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics, metabolomics aims at phenotyping living organisms, and deciphering molecular mechanisms at the cell or tissue levels, in many applications including health, pharmacology, nutrition, agriculture, sustainable development, environment and biotechnology.
Metabolomics was identified as a key discipline for the 2010-2020 decade (Nature, 2010).
Since 2005, the French-Speaking Metabolomics and Fluxomics Network (RFMF) has been conducting many activities (annual conferences, practical courses, workshops, travel grants, directory of labs and skills) to promote all applications of metabolomics.
RFMF was affiliated to the Metabolomics Society in 2013.
RFMF Junior was created in 2014 to foster formal and informal exchanges between metabolomics scientists under 30.
The RFMF is thus an Observatory for the evolution of metabolomics and for the structuration of the community, at the French and, more recently, at the Francophone level.
This site will give you an overview of the metabolomics and fluxomics in France and all the information you need to strengthen the francophone metabolomics community.