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Dr Catherine Mounier
Département des sciences biologiques
Université du Québec à Montréal
141, avenue du Président Kennedy – Room SB-R880
Montreal, QC H2X 1Y4

Tel: 1-514-987-3000, ext. 8912
Fax: 1-514-987-4647
E-mail: mounier.catherine@uqam.ca

 

Research keywords

  • Lipogenesis
  • Fatty liver diseases
  • Stearoyl CoA desaturase 1
  • Metastatic breast cancer
  • Medium chain fatty acids

 

Catherine Mounier, PhD
Professor of Biological Science
Director, Biological Science Department, UQAM


Biographical Sketch

Since 2011 Biological Science Department, Université du Québec à Montréal – Full Professor
2003-2010 Biological Science Department, Université du Québec à Montréal – Professor
1999-2002 McGill University, Polypeptide Hormone Laboratory, Montréal – Professional assistant
1996-1998 McGill University, Polypeptide Hormone Laboratory, Montréal – Postdoctoral research
1994-1996 University of Iowa, Department of Biochemistry, Iowa City, USA – Postdoctoral research associate
1989-1994 PhD in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology – École Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Rennes (ENSAR), France
1987-1988 MSc in Molecular Chemistry, Université de Rennes 1, France
1986-1987 BSc in Biochemistry, Université de Rennes 1, France

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Selected Scientific Contributions

Hormonal regulation of SCD1 gene expression and its role in NAFLD and metastatic breast cancer.
Role of Apolipoprotein D in lipid metabolism.
Regulation of lipid metabolism and insulin sensitivity by Medium chain fatty acids.

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Research Interests

Lipogenesis as a central player for hepatic lipid storage.
Role of the steroyl CoA desaturase 1 in metastatic breast cancer (in collaboration with Dr E. Rassart, Department of Biological Science, UQÀM and Jean-Jacques LeBrun, Medicine Department, McGill University).
Role of the apolipoprotein D in lipid metabolism (in collaboration with Dr E. Rassart, Department of Biological Science, UQÀM).
Metabolic profile of severely obese women (in collaboration with Dr P. Mauriège, Department of kinesiology, Laval University).
Role of seipin in hepatic lipid droplet formation (in collaboration with Dr J. Magré and Dr X. Prieur, Université de Nantes, France).

 

 

   
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