Chromatin dynamics

Nationals and internationals collaborations

Collaborations give rise to publications

Dr. A. Losada, CNIO, Madrid (Espagne)
Publication : Bernad R., Sanchez P., Rivera T., Rodriguez-Corsino M., Boyarchuk E., Vassias I., Ray-Gallet D., Arnaoutov A., Dasso M., Almouzni G. & Losada A. (2011) Xenopus HJURP and condensin II are required for CENP-A assembly. J. Cell Biol., 192, 569-582.

Dr. A. Probst, UMR 6247 CNRS, INSERM U931, Université de Clermont-Ferrand, Aubière(France)
Publications : Probst A.V. & Almouzni G. (2011) Heterochromatin establishment in the context of genome wide epigenetic reprogramming. Trends in Genetics, 27, 177-185.
Almouzni G. & Probst A.V. (2011) Heterochromatin maintenance and establishment : lessons from the mouse pericentromere. Nucleus, 2, 332-338.

Dr. E. Dunleavy & Dr. G. Karpen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley (CA, USA)
Publication : Dunleavy E.M., Almouzni G. & Karpen G.H. (2011) H3.3 is deposited at centromeres in S phase as a placeholder for newly assembled CENP-A in G1 phase. Nucleus, 2, 146-157.

Dr. A. Loyola, Fundation Ciencia para la Vida, Santiago (Chili)
Publication : Alvarez F., Munoz F.,Schilcher P., Imhof A., Almouzni G. & Loyola A. (2011) Sequential establishment of marks on soluble histones H3 and H4. J. Biol. Chem., 286, 17714-17721.

Collaborations give rise to the organisation of internationals conferences

Dr. Asifa Akhtar, Max Plank Institute of Immunology, Freiburg (Allemagne)
Dr. Otrun Mittelsten-Scheid, Max Plank Institute of Immunology, Freiburg (Allemagne)
Dr. Wolf Reik, Babraham Institute, Cambridge (UK)
Dr. Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot (Israel)

Collaborations give rise to research contracts

Initial Training Network – PITN-GA-2008-215148 – CEE (1/11/2008 – 30/10/2012)
“High Resolution Microscopy in the DNA Damage Response : Image DDR”
Network composed by:
Dr. Antony Carr, University of Sussex, Brighton (UK) (coordinator)
Dr. Mark Osborne, University of Sussex, Brighton (UK)
Dr. Sarah Lambert, Institut Curie, Orsay
Dr. Aaron Bensimon, Genomic Vision
Dr. Susan Gasser, FMI, Bâle (Suisse)
Dr. Dina Raveh, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva (Israel)

Initial Training Network – PITN-GA-2009-238176 – CEE (1/11/2009 – 30/10/2013)
“Nucleosome Structure & Function across Biological Scales and Biological Function: Nucleosome4D”
Network composed by:
Dr. Andreas Ladurner, EMBL (Allemagne) (coordinator)
+ 22 participants, 4 industrial

Coordination du Réseau d’excellence FP7 (01/10/2010 – 30/09/2015)
“Epigenetics towards systems biology : EpiGeneSys”
Network composed by 22 participants, 20 new teams will be integrated after selection to tender.

Collaborative project – HEALTH-F4-2010-259743 (01/01/2011 – 31/12/2014)
“Systems biology of liver cancer : an integrative genomic-epigenomic approach : MODHEP”
Dr. Bruno Amati, IEO (Italie) (coordinator)
Network composed by 16 participants

Coordination du projet INCa Cancéropôle “GepiG Génétique et épigénétique fonctionnelle”, regroupant 10 équipes de recherche (2008-2012)
Institut Curie –  Centre de Recherche, Paris : Olivier Delattre, Edith Heard, Marc-Henri Stern, François Radvanyi, Alain Nicolas, Angela Taddei, Emmanuel Barillot
Institut Curie – Section Médicale, Paris : Anne Salomon, Xavier Sastre

Programme Incitatif et Coopératif “Rétinoblastome” (2009-2011) : collaboration with Dr. Simon Saule (UMR 3347 CNRS/Institut Curie)

ANR project 2010 BLAN 1326 03 (01/01/2011 – 31/12/2013)
“Rôle de HP1 dans la dynamique de la chromatine au cours de l’activation des lymphocytes T : ChromaTine”
Dr. Sebastian Amigorena, U932 INSERM, Institut Curie, Paris (coordinator)
Dr. Jean-Christophe Andrau, Centre d’Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Marseille

Other collaborations

Partnership contract with Abcam company (Cambridge, UK) for antibody pruduction – since 2002
Partnership contract with Genomic Vision SA – since 2008