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Chris Bowler

Contact details
Ecole normale supérieure, 46 rue d’Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
Phone : (+33 (0) 144 32 35 25
Fax : (+33) (0) 144 32 39 35

Current position
- Director of Research at CNRS
- Head of Plant and Algal Genomics Lab at IBENS
- Scientific Coordinator of Tara Oceans programme
- Scientific Director of Tara Oceans Polar Circle expedition

Education and qualifications
• 1987- PhD thesis at the Laboratorium Genetika (Profs. M. Van Montagu and Dirk Inzé), Universiteit Gent, Gent (Belgium). Title of thesis : A study of the role of superoxide dismutase in plants
• 1983- University of Warwick, Coventry (UK) Degree : B.Sc. (Hons) Class 2 Division 1 in Microbiology and Microbial Technology

Career overview
• 2016- Grass Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, USA
• 2002- Directeur de Recherche, Classe Exceptionnelle (Director of Research) at CNRS and Head of Plant and Algal Genomics Lab at the Institut be Biologie de l’Ecole normale supérieure (IBENS), Paris, France
• 1998- "Primo Ricercatore" (Assoc. Prof.) at the Stazione Zoologica ‘Anton Dohrn,’ Naples (Italy)
• 1994- Marie Curie Fellow at the Stazione Zoologica ‘Anton Dohrn,’ Naples (Italy)
• 1991- Postdoctoral Research with Prof. N.-H. Chua, Rockefeller University, New York (USA)

• Elected member of the Academie d’Agriculture de France in 2018
• Grand Prix Scientifique from the Louis D Foundation (Institut de France) in 2015
• CNRS Silver Medal in 2010
• EMBO member since 1995

An updated list of Bowler publications and patents can be found here
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