Who's Who

Nivonirina Robinot

Laboratory Research Assistant

Genetic Cancer Susceptibility Group




Current Research Projects

  • Case-control mutation screening and genotyping of various cancer susceptibility genes using sequencing technology
    PI: S Tavtigian, F Lesueur, F LeCalvez

  • Study on differential expression between renal tumors and normal tissues (KIDRISK) using the Illumina microarray platform
    PI: G Scelo, F LeCalvez, J McKay

  • Creation and management of a database for microarray-based differential expression data using MySQL
    PI: N Robinot, F LeCalvez


Selected Publications

Pereda CM, Lesueur F, Pertesi M, Robinot N, Lence-Anta JJ, Turcios S, Velasco M, Chappe M, Infante I, Bustillo M, Garcia A, Clero E, Xhaard C, Ren Y, Maillard S, Damiola F, Rubino C, Salazar S, Rodriguez R, Ortiz RM, de Vathaire F (2015) Common variants at the 9q22.33, 14q13.3 and ATM loci, and risk of differentiated thyroid cancer in the Cuban population. BMC Genetics; 16(1):22.

Park DJ, Tao K, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Nguyen-Dumont T, Robinot N, Hammet F, Odefrey F, Tsimiklis H, Teo ZL, Thingholm LB, Young EL, Voegele C, Lonie A, Pope BJ, RoaneTC, Bell R, Hu H, Shankaracharya, Huff CD, Ellis J, Li J, Makunin IV, John EM, Andrulis IL, Terry MB, Daly M, BuysSS, Snyder C, Lynch HT, Devilee P, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Feng BJ, Lesueur F, Tavtigian SV, Southey MC and Goldgar DE (2014) Rare Mutations in RINT1 predispose carriers to breast and Lynch syndrome-spectrum cancers; 4: 804-815.

Damiola F, Pertesi M, Oliver J, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Voegele1 C, Young EL, Robinot N, Forey N, Durand G, Vallée MP,Tao K, Roane TC, Williams GJ, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Andrulis IL, John EM, Goldgar DM, Lesueur F and Tavtigian SV (2014) Rare key functional domain missense substitutions in MRE11A, RAD50, and NBN contribute to breast cancer susceptibility: results from a Breast Cancer Family Registry case-control mutation-screening study. Breast Cancer Research; 16:R58.

Voegele C, Bouchereau B, Robinot N, McKay J, Damiecki P, Alteyrac L (2013) A universal open-source Electronic Laboratory Notebook. Bioinformatics Advance Access

Caboux E, Paciencia M, Durand G, Robinot N, Wozniak MB, Galateau-Salle F, Byrnes G, Hainaut P, Le Calvez-Kelm F(2013) Impact of delay to cryopreservation on RNA integrity and genome-wide expression profiles in resected tumor samples. PLoS ONE; 8(11):e79826.


Prizes, Honours

Pfizer Prize for the Best Performance in Biology, year 2002
Nuffield Foundation Awards for the BSc project on Stem Cell research, years 2001-2002