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Education

Professional Experience

Honors and Memberships

  • 2018. Elected member of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2016. Grand Prix Charles-Mayer, French Academy of Sciences
  • 2014. “Golden Dozen” Teaching Award, NYU
  • 2008. Elected Associate Member of EMBO.
  • 2007. Elected Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences. Elected Member of the AAAS.
  • 2006. Sokol award for the Sciences, New York University.
  • 2004. Silver Professor, New York University.
  • 1987-1988. Andre Meyer Fellow, The Rockefeller University.
  • 1986-1987. EMBO Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
  • 1984-1985. Fogarty Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
  • 1984. Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer.
  • 1983. Foundation Simone et Cino Del Duca Award.
  • 1975. ‘Agregation’ – Physiology and Biochemistry.
  • 1972. Admission at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Saint Cloud.

External Referee

  • 2012-2019. Pew National Advisory Committee
  • 2018. AERES Review of Institut Curie.
  • 2007. 2009-2013 – Permanent Member, 2014-Present – Ad Hoc. NIH Dev-2 Study Section.
  • 1998-2004 – Permanent Member, 2004-Present – Ad Hoc. NIH BDPE/VIS-C.
  • 1995, 1997, 2007, 2015. NIH Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, NICHHD, Site Visit.
  • 1992-2009. CNRS ATIP Developmental and Cellular Biology.
  • 1995-2008. NSF Developmental Mechanisms.
  • 2002-2007. Damon Runyon Scientific Advisory Committee.
  • 2007. Fullbright Committee.
  • 1999 – Ad Hoc Member. Cell Biology (MDCN-4) Study Sections.
  • 1995, 1998 – Ad Hoc Member. NIH Molecular Biology Study Section.

Scientific Advisory Boards

  • 2012-Present. Blavatnik National Committee (chair in 2015).
  • 2015, 2018. VIB, Leuven, Belgium.
  • 2013, 2018. Paris-Saclay Institute of Neuroscience, France.
  • 2011, 2018. Institut Curie, Paris, France.
  • 2011, 2018. CABD, Sevilla, Spain.
  • 2015. EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2014. NIH National Eye Institute, Bethesda, USA.
  • 2014. Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, USA.
  • 2013. Center for Developmental Biology, Toulouse, France.
  • 2013. Blavatnik Family Foundation.
  • 2012. Champalimaud, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2012. AERES, Institut Jacques Monod, Paris, France.
  • 2010, 2012. NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Advisory Committee.

Journal Editorial Boards

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