Julien Faccini

Julien Faccini

Julien was born and raised in Vitry sur Seine, in the inner suburbs of Paris.

Since the first course of chemistry and biology in middle school, he fell in love with biology. On his first year of high school both his teachers of chemistry and biology saw in him an aptitude for these fields and introduced him to biochemistry, to specialize following a technological baccalauréat in biochemistry and biology.

After that, with this insatiable desire to deepen and expand his knowledge, he did a two-year technical-degree in Biotechnologies. During his first internship in a lab, he discovered the world of research and knew that it was what he wanted to do. He went to Toulouse to follow a license degree, followed by a master degree in biotechnology with a specialty in genic expression and recombinant proteins.

He then started an engineer position with Cécile Vindis at the Metabolic and Cardiovascular Research Institute. He worked for 5 years on the identification of a miRNA based-signature associated with acute coronary syndrome on a clinical project. He also participated at in a more fundamental project aiming at better understanding the mitophagy mechanism involved in the balance between life and death of human vascular smooth muscle cell during atherosclerosis.

In 2017, he moved to Marseille to work with Dr Gilles Kaplanski and Edwige Tellier at the Center for CardioVascular and Nutrition Research. He investigated endothelial dysfunction during thrombotic microangiopathy using Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) as a model. During these years, he continued to expand his experience and techniques on molecular biology and imaging and also discovered more complex in vitro systems like flow culture to reach a more mimetic environment to answer our questions.

He recently joined the MILE team to study the impact of mechanical stress on pancreatic tumor progression, aiming at deciphering the molecular basis of the integration of this stress.


Current members

Sanzhar Aitbay
PhD student

Team 17, CRCT 

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Lucie Albert
PhD student

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

MMBM team, IPGG

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Baptiste Alric
Post-doc

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Céline Denais
Post-doc

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Térence Desclaux
PhD student

IMFT

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Mickaël Di Luoffo
Post-doc

Team 17, CRCT 

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS (invited)

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Julien Faccini
Research Engineer

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Hyojun Kim
PhD student

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Claire Lac
PhD student

Team 6, CRCT

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Laure Le Blanc
PhD student

Pathog. vasc. infec., Inst. Pasteur

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Stéphanie Mateo
PhD student

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Morgan Delarue
CNRS researcher

MILE team, LAAS-CNRS

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Alumni

G. Lemercier
Post doc

10/2018-06/2019

Engineer @ Cardiorenal

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P. Lefebvre
Post doc

09/2019-08/2020

Assistant prof. @ Univ. Lorraine 

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Z. Ben Meriem
Post doc

01/2019-06/2022

Engineer @ SmartCatch

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I. Rizzuti
PhD student

09/2018-12/2019

Safety associate @ PPD

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X. Zhao
M2 student

03/2019-09/2019

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M. Moré
M2 student

02/2019-07/2019

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J. Bos
M1 student

03/2020-09/2020

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S. Goimard
M2 student

03/2021-07/2021

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N. El Fassi
M2 student

02/2022-07/2022

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E. Gaich
M2 student

02/2022-07/2022

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