Geneviève Almouzni

  • Director of research exceptional class at the CNRS

Geneviève Almouzni, PhD (EMBO member, Member of the French Academy of Sciences, fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, Director of the Research Center of the Institut Curie from 2013 to 2018 and honorary director since then) is director of research exceptional class at the CNRS. She has been leading the Chromatin dynamics team at the Institut Curie since 1994. She is a world leader in understanding genome organization and function during development and disease including cancer. Overall, G. Almouzni authored over 250 publications and filed 5 patents. She coordinated the EpiGeneSys Network of Excellence to move epigenetics towards systems biology, cochaired the the LifeTime initiative and served on the EMBO Council (Vice-chair in 2014), and chaired the alliance EU-LIFE , and has been on the European Research Council since 2019.