Camille Curantz

Camille joined the Frank lab in July 2021 as a post-doc after obtaining her PhD in 2020 at the Sorbonne University (France) by working on the morphogenesis of skin pattern geometry in various birds species such as Ratites, Galliformes, and Penguins. By joining our lab, she is switching from vertebrate to invertebrate development. Her research focuses on understanding how germ cells are induced in the cnidarian Hydractinia symbiologicarpus. 
Outside working hours, she enjoys reading, theatre, and visiting flea markets. 

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Curantz C, Bailleul R, Hidalgo M, Durande M, Graner F, Marie Manceau Cell shape anisotropy and motility constrain self-organised feather pattern fidelity in birds.  bioRxiv 2021.01.22. 427778 

Curantz C, Manceau M, Trends and variation in vertebrate patterns as outcomes of self-organization Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2021 May 28;69:147-153. 

Hidalgo M, Curantz C, Quenech`du N, Gluckman TL, Neguer J, Beck S, Mohammad A, Manceau M. A conserved paint box underlies color pattern diversity in Estrildid finches. bioRxiv 2021.02.19.431992 
Bailleul R, Curantz C, Desmarquet-Trin Dinh C, Hidalgo M, Touboul J, Manceau M. Symmetry breaking in the embryonic skin triggers a directional and sequential front of competence during plumage patterning. Plos Biol, 2019 
Haupaix N, Curantz C, Bailleul R, Beck S, AA, Marie Manceau. Periodic pattern in bird have a mesodermic origin. Science, 2018. 361(6408) 
Ealba EL, Jheon AH, Hall J, Curantz C, Butcher KD, Schneider RA. Neural crest-mediated bone resorption is a determinant of species-specific jaw length. Dev. Biol., 2015. 408(1):151-63