Pierre is a research associate at CNRS. He joined Pierre-Antoine Defossez’s team in january 2023.
Previously, he completed his PhD with Emmanuelle Fabre at the Pasteur Institute, studying the spatial organization of subtelomeric regions in budding yeast. He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Wendy Bickmore’s lab in Edinburgh (U.K), investigating the relationship between the chromatin state of genes and their association with the nuclear lamina. In 2015, he joined the lab of Emmanuelle Fabre and Pascale Lesage at Saint-Louis Hospital in Paris, where he held a CNRS tenure position and studied the mechanisms of heterochromatin maintenance in naive embryonic stem cells.