Professor at University Of Mississippi Medical Center, United States
👩🎓Education & Qualification:
Ph.D. in Developmental Genetics (1st class honour – Magna cum Laude)
- University of Konstanz, Germany (2001-2004)
M.Sc. in Biochemistry (1st class honour)
- University of Limerick, Ireland (1999-2001)
Graduate Diploma (1st class honour)
- University of Limerick, Ireland (1998-1999)
Australian Graduate Certificate of Higher Education
- Senior Lecturer in Medical Biotechnology, Deakin School of Medicine, Australia (2011-2016)
- Awarded by the Medal of National Defense (1997-1998)
B.Sc. in Biology
- University of Pau, France (1993-1997)
Prof. Yann Gibert, has accumulated a wealth of experience and expertise throughout his career, spanning both research and academic roles in diverse international settings. Currently serving as a Full Professor with Tenure of Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, he holds a key position within the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology and Cancer Center & Research Institute since 2023.
Prior to his current role, Gibert served as an Associate Professor at the same institution from 2018 to 2023, solidifying his academic standing and contributing to the field of Cell and Molecular Biology. His international experience includes a tenure as a Senior Lecturer in Medical Biotechnology at the Deakin School of Medicine in Australia from 2016 to 2018.
Yann Gibert’s career trajectory also includes significant contributions to research, notably as a Research Assistant Professor at Tufts School of Medicine in Boston, USA, from 2011 to 2018. His earlier research experiences include a Research Fellow position at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, from 2007 to 2009, and a Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Institute of Functional Genomics of Lyon, France, spanning from 2004 to 2007.
This comprehensive journey showcases Gibert’s commitment to advancing knowledge in various aspects of biology, from developmental genetics to functional genomics. His roles, both in academia and research, underscore his valuable contributions to the understanding of cell and molecular biology, making him a well-rounded and accomplished professional in his field.
Scholarships and Awards:
Prof. Yann Gibert has garnered notable recognition for his academic endeavors through a series of scholarships and awards. His educational journey includes a Ph.D. grant awarded by the Landesgraduiertenstipendium in Baden-Württemberg, spanning from July 2002 to July 2004. During his Master’s studies, he received a grant from the Enterprise Ireland Science and Technology Development Agency (BR/1999/018) for the academic year 1999-2000.
In addition to these scholarships, Prof. Gibert has been the recipient of travel grants that facilitated his participation in key scientific events. Notably, the British Society for Developmental Biology awarded him a travel grant to attend the 2002 BSDB autumn meeting in Nottingham, England. Another significant travel grant came from the organizers, enabling his attendance at the 2004 Zebrafish Development and Genetics meeting in Madison, WI, USA.
Furthermore, Prof. Gibert’s achievements include prestigious awards that highlight his contributions to the field. In 2008, he was honored with a post-doctoral fellowship in Biomedical Sciences from the Philippe Foundation. Later, in 2014, he received the Young Investigator Award from the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) in Stockholm, Sweden. These accolades underscore Prof. Yann Gibert’s excellence in the realm of Biomedical Sciences and Fatty Acids and Lipids, further affirming his standing as a distinguished professional in his field.