Research Interests

Our research aim is to understand the molecular mechanisms responsible for the maintenance of genome integrity. Our lab particularly focuses on DNA double strand break repair in the context of chromatin.

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Congratulations to Florian Saur who will be joining us in December to start his PhD thanks to funding from La Ligue Contre le Cancer

New PhD

October 2019

Congratulations to Benjamain Le Bozec who started his PhD in october


October 2019

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Congratulations to Sarah Collins who started her PhD in October as part of the ITN network!

New PhD

October 2019

Congratulations to Elissar Nassereddine who joined the team to perform her master in bioinformatics

NEW Master student

September 2019


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Chromosome loop upon DSB by Coline Arnould

September, 2019

This review in The Journal of Molecular Biology discusses the chromosome architecture, inter-chromosomal, and long-range contacts that take place following damage.

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Ribosomal DNA repair by Aline Marnef

August, 2019

This paper published in Genes and Development deciphers the mechanisms of ribosomal DNA repair, and implicates the cohesin and HUSH complexes are well as nuclear envelope invaginations.

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Structures during Transcription-Coupled DSB by Nadine Puget annd Kyle Miller

July, 2019

This review in DNA repair discusses the functions of nucleic acid structures

in the repair process

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