Nathalie Janel is professor at the university Paris Diderot in the research unit of functional and adaptive biology. She is currently director of the bachelor’s degree in Biology. She has a long-standing interest in the study of biochemical and physiological consequences of genetic alterations which lead to functional alterations affecting liver, vessels and brain. Her group is focusing on studying dysregulated signaling pathways in metabolic and cognitive diseases and develops a translational research to establish blood biomarkers. She is currently working on finding therapeutical strategies with viral vectors in order to specifically modulate these dysregulated pathways at the cellulal level. She has published more than 80 research articles in SCI(E) journals.