Curriculum vitae Mélanie Hamon

Mélanie HAMON

Citizenship                                  French / American
Professional address :
INSTITUT PASTEUR
Bacteria-cell interactions Unit – INSERM U604 – INRA USC2020
Department of Cell biology and Infection
25 rue du Docteur Roux -75724 PARIS Cedex 15-France.
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Present position and status:        Research associate, Pasteur Institute

 

 

UNIVERSITARY EDUCATION
2004     Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
1999     Bachelor in Science, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2008-             Research Associate, Unité des Interactions Bactéries-Cellules, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France. "Listeria monocytogenes determinants of adaptation to the host.
2005-2008    Postdoctoral Fellow, Unité des Interactions Bactéries-Cellules, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France. "Studying the effect of Listeria monocytogenes infection on host histones".
2000-2004    Graduate Student researcher, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. "Studying the molecular mechanisms of biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis".
1999-2000    Rotations for Ph.D. program in ACCESS umbrella program, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
1998-1999    Student research Fellow, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. "Finding the transcriptional enhancer of the latency associated transcript in HSV I".
1994-1998    Student research Fellow, Cedars Sinai Medical Center,. "Characterizing mutations causing Familial Mediterranean Fever or causing maternally inherited deafness".

 

TEACHING
2002 & 2000       Teaching Assistant M101 Course, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. "Introduction to Microbiology".

 

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
2004     "Controlling the decision to form a biofilm or a spore in Bacillus subtilis". Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage Meeting, Cold Springs Harbor, New York, USA.
2001     "The sporulation transcription factor Spo0A is required for biofilm development in Bacillus subtilis". Functional Genomics of Gram-Positive Microorganisms Meeting, San Diego, California, USA.
2001     "The sporulation transcription factor Spo0A is required for biofilm development in Bacillus subtilis". Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
2000     "The sporulation transcription factor Spo0A is required for biofilm development in Bacillus subtilis." West-Coast Bacterial Physiology Meeting, Asylomar, California, USA.

 

PUBLICATION LIST

 

1. Hamon MA, Batsche E, Regnault B, Tham NT, Seveau S, Muchardt C and Cossart P 2007. Histone modifications inducd by a family of bacterial toxins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104, 13467-72
2. Hamon, MA, Stanley, NR, Britton, RA, Grossman, AD, and Lazazzera, B.A. 2003. Identification of AbrB-regulated genes involved in biofilm formation by Bacillus subtilis. Mol. Microbiol. 52, 847-860.
3. Hamon, MA, and Lazazzera, BA. 2001. The sporulation transcription factor Spo0A is required for biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis. Mol. Microbiol. 42, 1199-1209.
4. Chen, X, Hamon, M, Deng, Z, Centola, M, Sood, R, Taylor, K, Kastner, DL, and Fischel-Ghodsian, N. 1999. Identification and characterization of a zinc finger gene (ZNF213) from 16p13.3. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1444, 218-230.
5. Johnson, DF., Hamon, M,. and Fischel-Ghodsian, N. 1998. Characterization of the human mitochondrial ribosomal S12 gene. Genomics. 52, 363-368.

 

Updated on 12/05/2014

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Lab address

Unité Interactions Bactéries-Cellules

INSERM U604 INRA USC2020
Institut Pasteur
25, Rue du Docteur Roux
75724 Paris Cedex 15 FRANCE

 

Phone: + 33 (1) 45 68 88 41

Secretary: + 33 (1) 40 61 30 32

Fax: + 33 (1) 45 68 87 06

 

Our laboratory is located on the ground floor at the 53C entrance of the Roux Building (25, rue du Docteur Roux)

The metro stations Pasteur (line 6) and Volontaires (line 12) are within a 5 min walking distance from the Pasteur Institute.

The bus stop Pasteur (bus 95, towards Porte de Vanves) is located next to the Pasteur Institute main entrance.

For more information: Pasteur Institute Access and Paris Metro/Bus/Tram

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