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Patrick Charnay Docteur es Sciences, Engineer Ecole Polytechnique

Course and current status

-1973-1976: studies in mathematics and physics at the Ecole Polytechnique

-1977-1981: Graduate student in the laboratory of Pierre Tiollais at the Pasteur Institute (Paris)

-1981: Doctorat d'Etat es-Sciences Naturelles, University Paris XI

-1981-1984: Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory Tom Maniatis at Harvard University (U.S.A.)

-1984-1988: Group leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg, Germany)

-1989-: Group leader at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)

-1993-2005: Director of the Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire du Développement, INSERM U 368, at the Ecole Normale Supérieure

- 1997-2009: Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique

- 2000-2005: Director of the Institute of Biology of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS, IFR 36)

- 2010-: Coordinator of Biology Section of the IBENS

- Director of research at INSERM (exceptional class)

- Member of the EMBO

- Member of the French Academy of Sciences

Scientific summary

Research topics:

- Vertebrate hindbrain pattern formation

- Neural stem cells (central and peripheral)

- Segregation between central end peripheral nervous system

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