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Olivier Pourquie, Ph.D.
Frank Burr Mallory Professor of Pathology

Olivier Pourquie is Professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the director of the Institute for Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) in France and before that a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City. He graduated as an engineer in France and trained with Nicole Le Douarin. He is the Editor in Chief of the journal Development. He was the Editor in Chief of the journal Development from 2009-2018.

Dr. Pourquie authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. He is an elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization and of the Academia Europea. His work on the segmentation clock that controls the periodicity of vertebrae was recognized as one of the milestones in developmental biology of the 20th century by Nature Magazine. In 2020, he was elected as President of the Society for Developmental Biology, and as a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

A brief history of the segmentation clock.
Authors: Authors: Pourquié O.
Dev Biol
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Generation of LUMCi041-A-2: Equipping a PAX3 reporter iPSC line with doxycycline inducible H2B-mTurquoise2 for live cell imaging.
Authors: Authors: Arendzen CH, Chaudhari U, Cramer SJ, Freund CMAH, Mummery CL, Ranga A, Pourquie O, Mikkers HMM.
Stem Cell Res
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In vitro systems: A new window to the segmentation clock.
Authors: Authors: Diaz-Cuadros M, Pourquie O.
Dev Growth Differ
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In Situ Printing of Adhesive Hydrogel Scaffolds for the Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injuries.
Authors: Authors: Russell CS, Mostafavi A, Quint JP, Panayi AC, Baldino K, Williams TJ, Daubendiek JG, Hugo Sánchez V, Bonick Z, Trujillo-Miranda M, Shin SR, Pourquie O, Salehi S, Sinha I, Tamayol A.
ACS Appl Bio Mater
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Bioelectrical domain walls in homogeneous tissues.
Authors: Authors: McNamara HM, Salegame R, Al Tanoury Z, Xu H, Begum S, Ortiz G, Pourquie O, Cohen AE.
Nat Phys
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Mechanics of Anteroposterior Axis Formation in Vertebrates.
Authors: Authors: Mongera A, Michaut A, Guillot C, Xiong F, Pourquié O.
Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol
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Timed Collinear Activation of Hox Genes during Gastrulation Controls the Avian Forelimb Position.
Authors: Authors: Moreau C, Caldarelli P, Rocancourt D, Roussel J, Denans N, Pourquie O, Gros J.
Curr Biol
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Ce n'est qu'un au revoir.
Authors: Authors: Pourquié O.
Development
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Introducing preLights: preprint highlights, selected by the biological community.
Authors: Authors: Brown K, Pourquié O.
Development
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And one last thing.
Authors: Authors: Pourquié O.
Development
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