Who's Who

Magali Olivier


Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers Group


Molecular biology and epidemiology of cancer, cancer genomics, biological databases

Academic Degrees

1998PhDMolecular and cellular biology of cancerUniversity of MontpellierMontpellierFrance
1993DEABiochemistry & HealthUniversity of MontpellierMontpellierFrance
1992MaitriseBiochemistryUniversity of Nice Sofia-AntipolisNiceFrance
1991LicenceBiochemistryUniversity of Nice Sofia-AntipolisNiceFrance
1990DEUGBiologyUniversity of Nice Sofia-AntipolisNiceFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Functional genomics of breast cancer

  • IARC TP53 database (p53.iarc.fr)

  • Mutational signatures of carcinogens

  • Biomarkers in lung cancer

Selected Publications

Bouaoun L, Sonkin D, Ardin M, Hollstein M, Byrnes G, Zavadil J, Olivier M (2016) TP53 Variations in Human Cancers: New Lessons from the IARC TP53 Database and Genomics Data. Hum Mutat; 37(9):865-76

Ardin M, Cahais V, Castells X, Bouaoun L, Byrnes G, Herceg Z, Zavadil J, Olivier M (2016) MutSpec: a Galaxy toolbox for streamlined analyses of somatic mutation spectra in human and mouse cancer genomes. BMC Bioinformatics; 17(1):170

Vaca-Paniagua F, Alvarez-Gomez RM, Aquiles Maldonado-Martínez H, Pérez-Plasencia C, Fragoso-Ontiveros V, Lasa-Gonsebatt F, Herrera LA, Cantú D, Bargallo-Rocha E, Mohar A, Durand G, Forey N, Voegele C, Vallée M, Le Calvez-Kelm F, McKay J, Ardin M, Villar S, Zavadil J, Olivier M (2015) Revealing the molecular portrait of triple negative breast tumors in an understudied population through omics analysis of formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissues. PLoS One; 10(5):e0126762

Olivier M, Weninger A, Ardin M, Huskova H, Castells X, Vallee MP, McKay J, Nedelko T, Muehlbauer KR, Marusawa H, Alexander J, Hazelwood L, Byrnes G, Hollstein M, Zavadil J. (2014) Modelling mutational landscapes of human cancers in vitro. Sci Rep; 4:4482

Couraud S, Vaca-Paniagua F, Villar S, Oliver J, Schuster T, Blanché H, Girard N, Trédaniel J, Guilleminault L, Gervais R, Prim N, Vincent M, Margery J, Larivé S, Foucher P, Duvert B, Vallee M, Le Calvez-Kelm F, McKay J, Missy P, Morin F, Zalcman G, Olivier M and Pierre-Jean Souquet. (2014) Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Actionable Mutations by Deep-Sequencing of Circulating-free DNA in Lung Cancer from Never-Smokers; A proof-of-concept study from BioCAST / IFCT-1002. Clin Cancer Res: 20:4613-24

Scientific Societies Membership

Gene/Disease Specific Database Advisory Council of the Human Variome Project
European Association for Cancer Research
ClinGen TP53 Working Group

Prizes, Honours

Exchange Visit Grant in Frontiers of Functional Genomics, ESF, 2011
Research Fellowship, Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, 1997
Research fellowship, French Government, 1994-1996