Int. J. Dev. Biol. 48: 529 - 535 (2004)
doi: 10.1387/ijdb.041795fb
© UPV/EHU Press

The migration and differentiation of a chemist entangled in developmental and cancer biology. An interview with Jean-Paul Thiery.

Fred T. Bosman

University Institute of Pathology. Lausanne, Switzerland.

ABSTRACT Jean Paul Thiery started his lifetime dedication to Science as a chemistry student in Strasbourg. He subsequently performed his graduate studies in Giorgio Bernardi's laboratory, where he was involved in projects aiming at elucidating the physico-chemical properties of DNA. He also studied the effects of restriction enzymes and their use as a tool in the elucidation of the structure of the genome.

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*Corresponding author e-mail: fred.bosman@chuv.hospvd.ch