Sophie Lelièvre

Staff scientist (ICO)




Rennes 35000


Email : sophie [dot] lelievre [at] ico [dot] unicancer [dot] fr

Phone : +33 (0)2 41 35 28 56

Research and teaching interests

Structure and function of the cell nucleus; signaling from the extracellular matrix to the cell nucleus; breast differentiation and cancer; epigenetic control of gene expression; environmental impact on the epigenome; gene integrity; regulation of apical polarity and cancer prevention; imaging and diagnostics at the level of the cell nucleus; the influence of different cell types in tissues during the development and progression of breast cancer; three-dimensional cell culture and tissue / organ-on-chip technology; nanotechnology for the detection and treatment of differentiation disorders and cancer; development / identification of breast cancer preventive agents.

Interests in the field of public health

Policies related to cancer control; cancer prevention and control; environmental impact on health; integration of clinical studies; engineering and basic research; establishment of international research programs for the control and prevention of chronic diseases; development of research training programs on primary prevention of chronic diseases.

CV and publications

CV | ORCID | PubMed