Thompson Group - Chromatin and Cell Cycle Dynamics in Urochordates
Position: Group Leader, Sars Centre
Eric Thompson holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto, Canada and a PhD in Biology from the University of Southern California, USA (1987). He currently also holds a position as Professor in the Biology Department at the University of Bergen and is on leave from a position as a Research Scientist at INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France. He held postdoctoral fellowships at the Osaka Bioscience Institute, Japan and INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France. He has teaching experience in biology, physiology, ecology, molecular cell biology, comparative genomics, gene technology, protein structure and function, and epigenetics in both lecture and practical courses through the Molecular Biology Institute, University of Bergen, the Oslo Biotechnology Centre, University of Oslo, the Nordland University in Bodø, Norway, INSERM, France and the University of Southern California. He has been the principal supervisor of 8 postdoctoral fellows, 9 PhD students and 8 Masters students and has been funded on 14 national and international external grants.