On Friday, June 9, 2023, the Monod-Diderot conferences will welcome in the Buffon amphitheatre, Denis Duboule – (Collège de France – Paris and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – Lausanne) who will speak on the topic :
Understanding the Hox timer using pseudo-embryos
Denis Duboule is professor of genetics and genomics at the University of Geneva and at the EPFL. He is also a professor at the Collège de France since 2017, holding the international chair Evolution of genomics and development.
His research is in the field of mammalian developmental genetics and genomics, interfacing with human genetics and evolutionary sciences. His laboratory seeks to understand how genes control how our bodies are made, including the function and regulation of Hox genes (architect genes) during vertebrate animal development.