for Developmental (Epi)Genomics
In eukaryotes, the complex regulation of temporal- and tissue-specific gene expression is controlled by the binding of transcription factors to enhancers, which in turn interact with the promoter of their target gene(s) via the formation of a chromatin loop. Despite their importance, the properties governing enhancer function and enhancer-promoter loops in the context of the three-dimensional organization of the genome are still poorly understood.
In this context, our group applies an interdisciplinary approach, combining genetics, genomics, and computational biology, including novel single-cell techniques, using Drosophila embryogenesis as a model system. We aim at establishing a unique view of the functionality of enhancer-promoter interactions in a developing embryo, a significant step towards understanding the link between chromatin organization and transcription regulation.
01/2021: We are recruiting a technical assistant / lab manager. More info here.
12/2020: The EquipEx+ "Spatial-Cell-ID" project, to buy equipement and develop spatial transcriptomics projects has been funded!
12/2018: We obtained a "Projet Emergent" grant from the ENS for a collaborative project with Cédric Vaillant
08/2018: We are hiring a postdoctoral fellow. More info.
09/2017 The lab is now funded by the ERC Starting grant!
07/2017 The lab is now funded by the ATIP-Avenir program!
12/2016 We are hiring! Come join this new adventure :) More info.
12/2016 The lab is now funded by the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale "Amorçage de Jeunes équipes" program! Stay tuned for job offers to come.
Follow us on twitter:
Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon (IGFL)
ENS de Lyon - CNRS UMR 5242 - INRA USC 1370
32-34 avenue Tony Garnier, 69007 Lyon, France