Experience

Education

2006-2010. PhD Thesis – Biochemistry. Role of hydroxy-alkenals, derived from lipid peroxidation, in the pathophysiology of insulin-resistance. University de Lyon / INSA de Lyon, France
2006-2007. Expérimentation animale de Niveau 1. Highest level for animal experimentation in France, With honors (Mention Bien). ENS Lyon / University de Lyon, France
2004-2006. Master’s degree. Physiology, pharmacology and neurosciences, With honors (Mention Bien). Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
2002-2004. Bachelor’s degree. Cell biology and physiology, With honors (Mention Assez Bien). Université Joseph Fourrier, Grenoble, France

 

Research Experience

2015-Present. Integrative Physiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Skeletal muscle inflammation in the development and maintenance of insulin resistance exercise and type 2 diabetes. Prof. Juleen ZIERATH and Prof. Anna KROOK
2011-2015. Program in Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. Role of muscle inflammation in the development and maintenance of insulin resistance during obesity and type 2 diabetes. Prof. Amira KLIP
2006-2010. Metabolic Regulations, Nutrition and Diabetes, Lyon, France. Role of hydroxy-alkenals, lipid peroxidation by-products, in the pathophysiology of insulin-resistance. Dr. Christophe SOULAGE and Dr. Hubert VIDAL
2005-2006. Functional Genomics in Atherothrombosis, Lyon, France. Inhibitory effects of angiotensin IV on insulin-induced glucose transport and insulin signaling in vascular smooth muscle cells. Dr. Giampiero BRICCA
2005-summer. Center for Study and Research on Virology and Immunology, Lyon, France. Analysis of the plasmacytic differentiation of murine B subpopulations through analysis of transcription factors. Dr. Thierry DEFRANCE
2004-summer. Laboratory of Fundamental and Applied Bioenergetics, Grenoble, France. Opening of mitochondrial transition pore and production of oxygen radical species in mitochondria after a sucrose-rich diet in rats. Dr. Roland FAVIER

 

Awards and Distinctions

2014 – Best Oral Presentation. Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
2014 – Travel Award. Banting and Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC), University of Toronto, Canada
2013 – F1000Prime Associate Faculty Member Travel Grant. Faculty of 1000
2013 – Travel Award. Banting and Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC), University of Toronto, Canada
2012 – Best Oral Presentation. Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Group, Toronto, ON
2011 – Travel Award. The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
2010 – Travel Award. Société Francophone du Diabète, France

 

Commission of Trust

2013-2014 Poster Judge for the Annual research day for the Summer Student Program at The Hospital for Sick Children and the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto
2011-Present Associate Faculty Member of the F1000. http://f1000.com/prime/thefaculty/member/1586086240254999
2011-Present Scientific Reviewer for Chemico-Biological Interactions, Food and Chemical Toxicology and others
2008-2010 Elected PhD Student Representative. Graduate School EDISS, Lyon, France
2006-2008 Elected Student Representative. Laboratory INSERM U870, Lyon, France
2005-2010 Member of the Organizing Committee of the meetings of the graduate school EDISS

 

Research Grants and Fellowships

2017-2018 Research Project Grant. O. E. och Edla Johanssons vetenskapliga stiftelse, Sweden.
2016-2018 Individual Fellowship. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, European Union.
2016-2018 Research Project Grant. Sigurd och Elsa Goljes Foundation, Sweden.
2016-2017 Research Grant. Karolinska Insitutet Research Foundation, Sweden.
2015-2017 Research Project Grant. Lars Hiertas Minne Foundation, Sweden.
2014-2015 Research Fellowship. Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF), Canada
2012-2013 Hugh Sellers Postdoctoral Fellowship. Banting and Best Diabetes Centre, Canada
2012-2014 Restracomp Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
2012 Trainee Start-Up Fund. The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
2006-2010 PhD Scholarship. Ministry of education and research, France
2004-2005 Master Scholarship. Ministry of education and research, France

 

Teaching

2009-2010 Temporary assistant professor (ATER). Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France. Work practices in biochemistry and physiology (15h). Tutorials in biochemistry (110 h)
2007-2010 Lecturer – National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Lyon, France. Lectures. Birth, life and death of a drug (4 h/year). Lectures. Gene therapy, cell therapy and recombinant drugs (4 h/year). Lectures. The metabolic syndrome: obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (2 h/year). Work practice in pharmacology. Study of the analgesic properties of morphine in mice (4 h/year)

 

Mentoring

Laura SARDON-PUIG (2016-Present) PhD student from the University of Barcelona (Spain). Recipient of the Master scholarship Eurolife Joint Programme in Translational and Experimental Medicine. Recipient of a Marie Curie PhD Scholarship (ChroMe network).
Sofia ÖBERG (2016-summer) Medical student, Umeå University, Sweden
Maya JACOBSON (2015) Coop student from the University of Waterloo (ON, Canada). Recipient of the Summer Studentship Program 2015 from the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre.
Alexandre DUCOS (2014-summer) Master student from Polytech Clermont-Ferrand, Blaise Pascal University School of Engineering (France)
Marios MEJDANI (2013-2014) Undergraduate student from the University of Toronto (ON, Canada)
Emily (Yujin) LI (2012-2013) Coop student from McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, Canada). Recipient of the Summer Studentship Program 2012 from the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre. Awardee for outstanding poster presentation at the SickKids Summer Research Day.
Karen ARANE (2011-summer) Undergraduate student from McGill University (Montrea, QC, Canada). Recipient of the Summer Studentship Program 2011 from the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre.
Roxane VELLA (2010-2011) Master student, University of Lyon (France)
Marine CROZE (2010-2011) Master student, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France)
Yok-Hian CHIONH (2009) Undergraduate student in research attachment from the school of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Emilie ESCOFFIER (2009-summer) Undergraduate student, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France)
Alice CARRAVIERI and Roxane VELLA (2008-summer) Undergraduate students, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France)

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