1984-1988          PhD on gene expression, LGME, Strasbourg, France

1989-1991          Post-Doc on neural development, University of Washington, Seattle, USA



1992-1996          CR1 CNRS, LGME. Group leader.

1997-2006          DR2 CNRS, IGBMC, Strasbourg, France

2007-                   DR1 (Directeur de Recherche 1ère classe) CNRS, IGBMC

1993-2009          Scientific coordinator IGBMC imaging facility.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEMBER (Last 10 years): 2003-2007 CT1 committee INSERM; 2006-2010 FRM scientific committee; 2007 ANR; 2007 SAC for the Wien Drosophila RNAi Center; 2008-2012 Telethon Review Committee and Scientific Council (Italy); 2002-2012 EMBO meeting on Drosophila Development; 2011-2014 ARC committee CN3; 2013 AERES; 2014-2017 SAB LBMC Lyon.

SOCIETIES: Genetics Society of America; Society for Neuroscience; Societé Biologie Développement

GOVERMENTAL AND PRIVATE AGENCIES: ERC, EEC, HFSP. USA: NSF, Mac Arthur Found., FRAXA Found. Germany: DFG, Max Planck Inst., Boehringer Ingel. UK: Welcome Trust, BBSRC. Belgium: Ministry of Education, VIB, FWO. Swiss National Science Found. France: Research Ministry, FRM, ARC, ANR, INSERM, CNRS, AFM, ARSEP, LIGUE. Italy: AIRC, MURST, CNR, Telethon.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS: Nature Neuroscience Reviews, Cell, Current Biology, Genes & Development, PNAS, Development, EMBO J, EMBO Rep, EMBO Mol Med, Genesis, Genetics, HMG, J. of Neurochem, JCB, Dev Biology, IJDB, FEBS, MOD, Genes Development & Evolution, BMC Genomics, MCN, BMC Dev Biology, J Comp Neurology, Glia, Dev Dynamics, NAR, Neuroscience, JoVE, PLOS One.

DIPLOMAS: Jury member for many ‘Habilitation à diriger des recherches’, PhD and master theses.


1989-1990          EMBO Fellowship
1997-2000          HFSP Grant coordinator
2000-2003          EEC Grant coordinator
2006-2008          Labélisation FRM
2009-2011          Labélisation ARC
2009                     Awardee of the International Franco-Taiwaneese Prize from the Académie des Sciences et from the Taiwanese National Scientific Council
2010-2013          ‘Prime d’excellence scientifique’ CNRS
2013-2015          USIAS fellow
2015                    Equipe à l’honneur ARC

PUBLICATIONS: 64 primary articles + 3 submitted, 21 chapters/reviews. 56 articles as last author

PRIMARY ARTICLES (past 5 years)

C. Ottone, A. Giangrande, F. Graziani and A.Verrotti di Pianella (2012). J Cell Sci, 125, 3114-23.
A. Popkova, R. Bernardoni, C. Diebold, V. Van de Bor, B. Schuettengruber, I. González, A. Busturia, G. Cavalli and A. Giangrande (2012). PLOS Genetics, Dec 8(12).
P. Laneve, C. Delaporte, G. Trebuchet, O. Komonyi, H. Flici, A. Popkova, G. D’Agostino, F. Taglini, I. Kerekes and A. Giangrande (2013). Developmental Biology. 375(1), 65-78. Extraview in Cell Cycle (2013).
C.M. V. Hilchen, Á. Bustos, A. Giangrande, G.M. Technau, B. Altenhein. (2013) Development, 140 (17), 3552-3564.
A. Griciuc, M. Roux, J. Merl, A. Giangrande, S.M. Hauck, L. Aron, M. Ueffing (2014). J Neurosci, 34(8):2797-812.
P. Laneve and A. Giangrande (2014). J Vis Exp. 2014 Aug 21;(90). doi: 10.3791/51814.
H. Flici, P.B. Cattenoz, O. Komonyi, P. Laneve, B. Erkosar, O.F. Karatas, H. Reichert, S. Berzsenyi and A. Giangrande (2014) Nature Communications July 28th. doi : 10.1038/ncomms5484.
A. Kumar, S. Berzsenyi, T. Gupta and A. Giangrande (2015). J Cell Sci. Mar 1;128(5):900-12. doi: 10.1242/jcs.157974. Epub 2015 Jan 15.
M.P. Bozzetti, V. Specchia, P.B. Cattenoz, P. Laneve, A. Geusa, B. Sahin, S. Di Tommaso, S. Massari, C. Diebold, A. Giangrande (2015). J Cell Sci. Jun 1;128(11):2070-84. ‘news and views ‘in the CNRS journal.
P. Cattenoz, A. Popkova, T. Southall, G. Aiello, A. Brand and A. Giangrande. A. (2016). Genetics Jan;202(1):191-219. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.182154.
H.B. Sahin, O.F. Karatas, V. Specchia, S. Di Tommaso, C. Diebold, M.P. Bozzetti , A. Giangrande (2016). Fly (Austin). Apr 2;10(2):81-90.
G. Giordani, M. Barraco, A. Giangrande, G. Martinelli, V. Guadagnuolo, G. Simonetti, G. Perini and R. Bernardoni. (2016) Oncotarget, Aug 23;7(34):55313-55327
T. Gupta, A. Kumar, P. Cattenoz, K VijayRaghavan and A Giangrande (2016). Elife Oct 14;5.
P. Cattenoz, C. Delaporte, W. Bazzi, A. Giangrande (2016). Scientific Reports Nov 25;6:37792. ‘news and views ‘in the CNRS journal.
S. Abekhouk, B.H. Sahin, M.  M. Milà, A.C. Smith, A. Giangrande, I. Caillé, B. Bardoni. DMM, In Press.


24 INVITED LECTURES AT MEETINGS (selection, past 5 years)

29 SEMINARS (selection past 5 years)

TRAINING: 22 postdocs; 19 PhD students; 25 Master students; >30 rotations students, 35 tech
TEACHING: undergraduate (Master) and graduate students in France and abroad

COLLABORATIONS: Welcome Inst, Mainz University, IGH Montpellier, Biozentrum Basel, NCBS Bangalore, IIGB Naples, Academia Sinica Taipei, Weissmann Inst, Revohot, VIB Belgium, Japan, China, IGBMC, Inst vision Paris, U Bologna, U Lecce.

MEETING ORGANIZATION (past 5 years): EMBO meeting on Drosophila Development (2002-2012); National fly meeting 2013; Developmental Biology Society meeting 2014; Invertebrate neural development Basel, 2015; EDRC European fly meeting, workshop, Heidelberg, 2015; EMBO meeting on Neural Development, Taipei, 2015 and 2018; meeting on fly macrophages, Woods Hole 2016 and Austria 2018; International Developmental Biology meeting 2017; European glia meeting, workshop Edimburgh 2017; Neurex Workshop on glia and microglia, Strasbourg 2017.

LIFE AT IGBMC AND OUTREACH: PhD program and PI recruitment committee member. Journée porte-ouverte Fondation Sclérose en Plaque 2016. Hosting high school students: 2014-2015. FR3 interview.