1999 Ph.D., Endocrinology, University of Paris XI, Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
1995 Ms.S., Endocrinology, University of Paris XI, Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
1992 B. A., Physiology, University of Nancy I, France
Since 2011 Research fellow 1st class (CR1 INSERM, equivalent of Assistant Professor), UMR CNRS 7561, Nancy, France
2007-2010 Research fellow 1st class (CR1 INSERM, equivalent of Assistant Professor), INSERM U833, Collège de France, Paris, France
2005-2006 Instructor, Collège de France, Paris, France
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Boston, USA ; Advisor : Andrew Lassar.
Identification of factors that confer the competence of prechondrogenic mesoderm to become cartilage tissue
1994-1999 Graduate Student at Collège de France, INSERM U36, Paris, France; Advisors : Pierre Corvol and Jean-Marie Gasc.
Vasoactive peptides and development in the model of the chick embryo.
1994 Research Scientist at McGill University, Pharmacology and Therapeutics Department, Montreal, Canada ; Advisor : Marika Quik
Antisense oligonucleotides targetted to the nicotinic receptor: in vitro effect on transfected cells and endogenous receptor expressing cells.
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2004-2007: The Arthritis Foundation, Massachusetts Chapter (declined in August 2005).
2001-2004: Human Frontier Science Organization.
2000 : Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (French Cancer Research Association).
1999 Grant fellowship from la Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale
1995-1998 Doctoral fellowship from the French Ministry for Scientific Research
1999 Recipient of the "Young Researcher Price" from the Bettencourt-Schueller Foundation
Molecular Mechanisms of Articular and Vascular Pathologic Mineralization
Signals and Transcription Factors Implicated in Embryonic Chondrogenesis