Dr Frederique Ponchel

Associate Professor


Head of group since 2010: Translational Research in Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases

LIRMM, The University of Leeds, UK.

Sep-2016          Associate Professor, tenured

Apr-2010          Senior Lecturer, tenured

2005/10            University Academic Research Fellow

2000/05            Career Development Research Fellow (Arthritis Research UK)

1998/99            Senior Postdoctoral position

The p53 lab, Yorkshire Cancer Research, The University of York, UK 

1998/99            Senior Postdoctoral position 

1995/97            Postdoctoral Fellow (EU)

Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, INSERM 453, Lyon, France

1994/95             Postdoctoral Position (funded by  Ligue contre le cancer)

Harvard Medical School, MA, USA  &  Centre anti-cancer Leon Berard, Lyon, France

        1990/94             PhD student, joint program, 15 months in Boston, 2 years in Lyon (funded by IFSBM)

Since 1998, I have supported my research activities through a successful portfolio of research grants (£7M/€36M including consortia with a personal income (as PI) of >£4.6M), ranging from personal awards and projects, to program grant, clinical research fellowships, equipment and partnership in national  and international research networks (UK/EU/IMI) notably with industry.


  • PGRT lead for LIRMM
  • E&I lead for LIRMM