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David Tareste

  • PhD
  • Director of Studies
  • FdV PhD Program
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Recent publications

  • The heptad repeat domain 1 of Mitofusin has membrane destabilization function in mitochondrial fusion

    • Daste F
    • Sauvanet C
    • Bavdek A
    • et al.
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  • Protein determinants of SNARE-mediated lipid mixing

    • Ji H
    • Coleman J
    • Yang R
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Director of Studies

FdV PhD Program

September 2013 - Present

INSERM Researcher

Institut Jacques Monod

January 2009 - Present


AIV Master

September 2009 - July 2013(4 years)

Associate Research Scientist

Columbia University

March 2003 - December 2008(6 years)


PhD in Adhesion Physics

École Normale Supérieure

Master Degree in Physico-chemistry

Université Paris 11

September 1996 - June 1997(9 months)

Bachelor of Science in Fundamental Physics

Université Paris 11

September 1994 - June 1996(2 years)

Research interests


I am studying the molecular mechanisms of intracellular membrane fusion machineries using the reconstitution of fusion proteins into artificial lipid bilayers and following the deformation, adhesion and fusion of these artificial membranes through molecular force measurements, spectrometry and fluorescence or electron microscopy imaging techniques.

Co-authors (71)

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