Entretien avec A. Prochiantz (Partie 2)

Entretien avec A. Prochiantz (Partie 3)


Alain Prochiantz is alumni of the Ecole normale supérieure (1969) and obtains a PhD degree in Science in 1976. He is director of research at the CNRS, director of the Department of Biology at the Ecole normale supérieure until 2006, and chair of the “Morphogenetic processes” discipline of the Collège de France since 2007. Neurobiologist, he has particularly focused his work on communication and intercellular signaling and on the role of homeogenes and homeoprotein during development and in adults. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and books on the brain. He is also involved in theater productions of a scientific nature with Jean-François Peyret.