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Education and positions
* Since 2005 : Researcher (CR1 Inserm since 2009) in Inserm U1067 (Adhesion &
Inflammation, Marseille, France), Habilitation / HDR (2009) ; head : Pr. P. Bongrand
* Dec. 2003 - dec. 2005 : post doc in Prof. D. J. Muller’s Group (Dresden, Allemagne) - labs
: Biotec, TU-Dresden & Max Planck for Cell Biology and Genetics
* Oct. 2000 - Oct. 2003 : PhD in Biophysics (Univ. Paris VI) in Prof. F. Brochard-Wyart lab :
UMR 168 CNRS / Institut Curie (Paris, France)
* Oct. 2000 : Engineer from the Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielle de
la ville de Paris (ESPCI, Paris, France )
* Oct. 1999 - June 2000 : Master in Soft Condensed Matter with highest honors (Univ. Paris

Member of Labex INFORM, SBCF, GDR CellTiss, GDR MecaBio

Research expertise
Soft condensed matter. Biophysics
Biology, especially : cell adhesion and mechanics. Immunology. Cell biology.
Developmental biology.
Force measurements on single molecules or single cells using micropipette, biomembrane
force probe (BFP) or atomic force microscopy (AFM) -based techniques. Optical
microscopy (fluorescence). AFM Imaging
Programming (Labview, IgorPro, Python, R)

Current research interests
(1) T cell recognition, mechanics and signalling (collaborations Dr. L Limozin & P Robert,
Inserm U1067, Marseille ; Dr. HT He, CIML, Marseille.
(2) Toxoplasma mechanics and adhesion (collaboration Dr. A Dumètre, Pharmacy Univ,
(3) Adhesion and mechanics in cancer (collaboration Prof. L Counillon, TIANP, Nice)

Received grants
• National
Inserm PhysCancer « H+cancer » 2012
ANR JCJC « DissecTion» 2009 (coordinator)
CNRS Prise de risques 2007
ANR JCJC « Adhekon » 2006
• International
Human Frontier Science Program (Short term) 2007 (coordinator)