1995 : Ph.D. in Human Genetics, University Paris VII, France
1994 : «Advanced Linkage Analysis Course» organized by Pr Jurg Ott, Zurich (Switzerland)
1991 : D.E.A. (equivalent to Master) in Fundamental Bases of Oncogenesis, University Paris VII, France
1990 : Maîtrise (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) in Biology and Genetics, University Paris VII, France
Research and Professional Experience
2009-present : Group leader at UMR S974-Institut de Myologie, Paris (France). Physiopathology and therapeutic approaches for ColVI-related myopathies
2006-2009 : Co-supervision of Perrine Castets’ PhD work “Roles of Selenoprotein N during development and muscle regeneration”.
2003 : Agreement for animal experimentation
2002-2008 : Senior Researcher (CR1 Inserm) at Inserm U582 (ex U523) in the group of Dr. Pascale Guicheney, Institut de Myologie, Paris (France). Physiopathology and therapeutic approaches for congenital muscular dystrophy
2001-2002 : Post-doctoral fellow in the group of Pascale Guicheney at Inserm U523, Institut de Myologie, Paris (France). Development of therapeutic approaches for congenital muscular dystrophy with laminin alpha2 chain deficiency
1996-2000 : Post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Kevin P. Campbell, HHMI, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City (USA). Gene therapy for Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
1992-1995 : Ph.D. student in CNRS URA 1922-Généthon, Evry (France). Supervisor: Jacques S. Beckmann. Refined genetic mapping of the LGMD2A locus involved in a recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
1991 : Graduate research in the Human and Molecular Laboratory of the Genetics Department, Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland). Supervisor: Peter Humphries.