Loic Blanchon was a Ph.D. degree student and university assistant from 1999 to 2002 in the field of molecular and cellular biology (Clermont-Ferrand, France). From 2003 to 2005, he had a postdoctoral position in Brussels (Belgium) in a new field of research: DNA methylation and epigenetic. Since 2006, he is the teacher for students in medicine in molecular biology and biochemistry. Various research projects concerning fetal membrane (gene regulation by vitamin A or epigenetics) are conducted in his team. He has strong skills for research in gynecology and obstetrics, pregnancy, placenta, ophthalmology, fetal membranes, gene regulation, epigenetic, and transcription factors. He has strong experience in various molecular biology techniques such as: qPCR, transient transfection, cloning, ChIP, Pull-down protein studies, elisa tests, maintenance of cell lines, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, image processing, and database usage.
Biography Updated on 24 October 2012