Damien Hermand obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1999 for work done in Tomi Mäkelä's Laboratory on cyclin-dependent kinase activation by phosphorylation. After a postdoctoral period with Paul Nurse at CRUK in London, he has been working on the DNA replication checkpoint, he performed a second postdoctoral period in Ronald Pasterks' Laboratory at the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He serves as a Group Leader at the University of Namur, Belgium, since 2006. His recent research has highlighted the connections between transcription elongation and the regulation of sexual differentiation in fission yeast.
Biography Updated on 22 November 2010