Who's Who

Geoffroy Durand

Laboratory Technician

Genetic Cancer Susceptibility Group


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2006Work-based applied Bachelor's degree (Licence Professionnelle)Genetics, Genetic engineering, Molecular biology and Cell cultureHenry Poincaré Nancy I University, IUT Nancy BraboisVandœuvre-lès-NancyFrance
2005Bachelor (DUT) in Biology (Biological and Biochemical Analyses)biochemistry, molecular biology, cell cultureHenry Poincaré Nancy I University, IUT Nancy BraboisVandœuvre-lès-NancyFrance


Current Research Projects

  • Exome sequencing (Lung Cancer, Naso-Pharyngeal Cancer) on SOLiD 5500XL platform
    GEP, GCS

  • Illumina-based genotyping on NPC
    GCS

  • Illumina-based Whole Genome Expression profiling studies on tumours, normal tissues or cell lines
    GEP, EGE, ICB, MMB

  • Illumina-based methylation analysis
    EGE

  • Population-based mutation screening of low and medium-risk breast cancer susceptibility genes
    Tavtigian SV (University of Utah, Coordinator), Dr F Lesueur (IARC), Dr F Le Calvez-Kelm (IARC)


Selected Publications

Le Calvez-Kelm F, Lesueur F, Damiola F, Vallée M, Voegele C, Babikyan D, Durand G, Forey N, McKay-Chopin S, Robinot N, Nguyen-Dumont T, Thomas A, Byrnes GB; Breast Cancer Family Registry, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Andrulis IL, John EM, Tavtigian SV (2011) Rare, evolutionarily unlikely missense substitutions in CHEK2 contribute to breast cancer susceptibility: results from a breast cancer family registry case-control mutation-screening study. Breast Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 18;13(1) : R6

Lima SC, Hernández-Vargas H, Simão T, Durand G, Kruel CD, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Ribeiro Pinto LF, Herceg Z. (2011) Identification of a DNA methylome signature of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and potentialepigenetic biomarkers. Epigenetics. 2011 Oct 1;6(10) : 1217-27

Lesueur F, de Lichy M, Barrois M, Durand G, Bombled J, Avril MF, Chompret A, Boitier F, Lenoir GM; French Familial Melanoma Study Group, Bressac-de Paillerets B, Baccard M, Bachollet B, Berthet P, Bonadona V, Bonnetblanc JM, Caron O, Chevrant-Breton J, Cuny JF, Dalle S, Delaunay M, Demange L, De Quatrebarbes J, Doré JF, Frénay M, Fricker JP, Gauthier-Villars M, Gesta P, Giraud S, Gorry P, Grange F, Green A, Huiart L, Janin N, Joly P, Kérob D, Lasset C, Leroux D, Limacher JM, Longy M, Mansard S, Marrou K, Martin-Denavit T, Mateus C, Maubec E, Olivier-Faivre L, Orlandini V, Pujol P, Sassolas B, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Thomas L, Vabres P, Venat L, Wierzbicka E, Zattara H. (2008) The contribution of large genomic deletions at the CDKN2A locus to the burden of familial melanoma. Br J Cancer. 2008 Jul 22;99(2) : 364-70