Meet the Team

thinking of pursuing a PhD ?

 PhD position in the Schnorrer lab Biomechanics of Sarcomeres You: You are a curiosity-driven young scientist, fascinated by nature; You enjoy pursuing a challenging, highly innovative project; You would like working with the Drosophila model; We: We are located at Institute of Developmental Biology of Marseille (IBDM), an interdisciplinary research center with a strong focus […]

looking for a PostDoc position ?

 postdoc position in the Schnorrer lab You: You are curiosity-driven, fascinated by dynamic processes; You are experienced in live imaging (FRAP, FLIM, laser-cutting); You enjoy independent scientific planning; We: We are located at Institute of Developmental Biology of Marseille (IBDM), an interdisciplinary research center with a strong focus on quantitative in vivo biology and biophysics; […]

Frank Schnorrer

Group leader email: frank.schnorrer [at] univ-amu.fr since 2016 Senior group leader at the Institute for Developmental Biology in Marseille (IBDM – CNRS-UMR7288) A*Midex Chair of Excellence, Aix Marseille University 2008 – 2016 Independent group leader at the MPI of Biochemistry 2003 – 2007 Postdoc with Barry Dickson at the IMP, Vienna 1999 – 2002 PhD with […]

Aynur Kaya Çopur

postdoc email: kaya [at] biochem.mpg.de EDUCATION 09.2005 – 09.2009     Doctoral studies (Ph.D.), European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany (thesis submitted  to Heidelberg University). 09.2001 – 06.2005     Undergraduate studies (B.Sc.) Molecular Biology and Genetics, High honor list, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 01.2010 – current       Post-doctoral studies, laboratory of Dr. Frank Schnorrer, Max Planck Institute […]

Sandra Lemke

PhD Student Email: lemke [at] biochem.mpg.de HIGHER EDUCATION 2014 – present       PhD candidate in the group of Frank Schnorrer, PhD Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany 2011 – 2014            Master of Science in Biochemistry, LMU Munich, Germany 2008 – 2011            Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich, Germany RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 2013 –  […]

Nuno Luis

CNRS Researcher and Marie Skłodowska-curie fellow email: nuno.luis [at] univ-amu.fr RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 2016 – Postdoctoral Researcher at IBDM, Marseille, France. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow. Dr. Frank Schnorrer Laboratory, Muscle Dynamics 2012 – 2016 – Postdoctoral Researcher at Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA, USA. Hillblom Foundation for Medical Research Fellow. Dr. Pankaj Kapahi Laboratory, Nutrition and Metabolism […]

Vincent Loreau

phd student email: vincent.loreau [at] univ-amu.fr RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: -2016 Engineer at IBV, Nice, France, Team “Epithelial Morphogenesis and left-right asymmetryin Drosophila”, Dr Stéphane Noselli -2016 Master Student at IBV, Nice, France, Team “Epithelial Morphogenesis and left-rightasymmetry in Drosophila”, Dr Stéphane Noselli -2015 Master Student at IRCAN, Nice, France, Team “Epithelial homeostasis and tumorigenesis, Dr Chloé FERAL ACADEMIC […]

Céline Guichard

lab manager email: celine.guichard [at] univ-amu.fr Céline keeps the lab in order.

Christophe Pitaval

super-technician email: christophe.pitaval [at] univ-amu.fr After an extended period in the free world, Christophe is now “back in jail”. We are happy for him.

Fabio Marchiano

Bioinformatics engineer Responsible for RNA-seq data analysis and customized code development, in close collaboration with the wet-lab researchers. email: fabio.marchiano@univ-amu.fr RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: Bioinformatician at BMS’s laboratory: Python programmer and web designer for a web annotation tool to support NGS analysis Università degli Studi di Pavia (Apr.2016-May2017) Laboratory technician in pharmacokinetic’s department Policlinico San Matteo […]

Clement Rodier

PhD student Investigating the assembly dynamics of sarcomerogenesis and sarcomere maturation. email: clement.rodier@univ-amu.fr RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: