Edith Heard#


Edith Heard
Email:Edith.Heard 'at' curie.fr
Membership Number:3203
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:eheard
Homepage: http://www.college-de-france.fr/site/en-edith-heard/biography__1.htm http://ugbdd.curie.fr/en/profile/00290-edith-heard




Present and Previous Positions
  • Since April 2012 Professor of the Collège de France, chair of "Epigénétique et mémoire céllulaire"
  • Since Jan 2010 Director of the “Genetics and Developmental Biology Unit” UMR 3215-U934, Curie Institute, Paris, France
  • 2008-2010 Co-Director with Prof. Spyros Artavanis Tsakonas, of the “Genetics and Developmental Biology Unit” UMR 3215-U934, Curie Institute, Paris, France
  • 2006 - 2008 Senior Group Leader, Mammalian Developmental Epigenetics team, UMR218, Curie Institute, Paris (France). Unit of Dr. G. Almouzni.
  • 2001 - 2006 CNRS ATIPE / Junior Group leader, UMR218, Curie Institute, Paris (France). Unit of Dr. G. Almouzni.
  • 2000 - 2001 Visiting Scientist, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (NY, USA). Lab. of Dr. D. Spector.
  • 1993 - 2000 Senior research scientist, CNRS, URA 1947, Pasteur Institute, Paris (France), Lab. of Dr. P. Avner,
  • 1990 - 1993 Postdoctoral Fellow (HFSP and Wellcome Trust funding), URA 1968, Pasteur Institute, Paris (France). Lab. of Dr. P. Avner.
  • 1986 - 1990 PhD thesis, (ICRF Bursary Award) Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, (UK). Lab. of Dr. M. Fried.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genetics
  • Epigenetics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Nuclear organisation
  • Chromatin
  • RNA

Honours and Awards
  • Grand Prix de la FRM (2011)
  • ERC Advanced Investigator Award (2010)
  • Prix Jean Hamburger de la Ville de Paris (2009)
  • CNRS Silver Medal (“Medaille d’Argent” du CNRS) (2008)
  • The “Otto Mangold” prize, German Society for Developmental Biology (2007)
  • First prize of the "Fondation Schlumberger pour l’Education et la Recherche" (2005)
  • Elected as EMBO member (2005)
  • Elected as New Emerging Team (NET) by the EU Epigenome Network of Excellence (2004)
  • CNRS ATIPE Award to launch junior group (2001)
  • Thoday Prize in Genetics (Cambridge University, England) (1986)
  • Emmanuel College Prize (Cambridge University, England) (1986)
  • Emmanuel College Scholarship (Cambridge University, England) (1986)

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