Jean Paul Thiery
Professor Jean Paul Thiery is a well-known researcher within the field of cancer therapeutics. Until July 2015 he was professor and head of the Department of Biochemistry of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also held a research director position at IMCB A*STAR and has been director of research at the Center National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris.
Later, from 1995 to 2003, he established and headed the Cell Biology Department of the Institut Curie (200 people, 11 research units). In terms of advisory boards and advisory panels, Professor Thiery has been part of more than 40 different scientific, advisory and grant giving panels worldwide. In terms of academic evaluation, Thiery has been on the editorial board of wellknown journals, including the Journal of Cell Biology. He is currently science magazine scientific advisor for Science Translational Medicine.
Professor Thiery has made seminal contributions in the fields of cell adhesion, cell migration, morphogenesis and cancer, publishing more than 400 peer-reviewed articles in different areas of the life sciences.