The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 48: 529 - 535 (2004)

Vol 48, Issue 5-6

Special Issue: Invasion in Cancer and Embryonic Development

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

Published: 30 November -0001

Fred T. Bosman

University Institute of Pathology. Lausanne, Switzerland.


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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