Francois Schweisguth#


Francois Schweisguth
Email:fschweis 'at' pasteur.fr
Membership Number:4297
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:fschweisguth
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://research.pasteur.fr/en/team/drosophila-developmental-genetics




Present and Previous Positions
  • Senior Scientist at the CNRS (Directeur de Recherche Classe Exceptionnelle)
  • Director of the CNRS Unit UMR3738, Institut Pasteur (Paris)
  • Director of the Dept of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Institut Pasteur (Paris)
  • Head of the GDD Unit, Institut Pasteur (Paris)
  • Co-coordinator of the LabEX Revive, Institut Pasteur (Paris)
  • 2011 - 2015 Director of the CNRS Unit URA2578, Institut Pasteur (Paris)
  • 2010 - 2012 Adjunct-Director, Dept. of Developmental Biology, Institut Pasteur (Paris)
  • 2004 - 2006 Adjunct-Director of the UMR8542, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)
  • 1997 - 2008 Junior/Senior Group Leader, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)
  • 1993 - 1996 Junior CNRS Scientist, Institut Jacques Monod (Paris)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cell and Developmental Biology in Drosophila
  • Notch signaling
  • Asymmetric cell division
  • Cell polarity
  • Epithelium morphogenesis
  • Planar cell polarity
  • Endocytosis/membrane trafficking
  • Developmental patterning
  • Quantitative live imaging

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Charles-Leopold Mayer Prize from the French Academy of Science
  • 2012 EMBO member
  • 2012 Zermati Prize from the Fondation de France
  • 2006 Silver Medal of the CNRS
  • 2005 Jaffé Prize from the French Academy of Science
  • 1996 Bronze Medal of the CNRS
  • 1991 HFSP fellowship

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