Jean-Luc Vayssière

 jean-luc.vayssiere [at]

       +33 (0)1 80 28 54 79


Former President of UVSQ
Professor of Cell Biology

Jean-Luc Vayssière was trained in biochemistry at Paris Diderot University. He received his doctorate in the molecular biology of eukaryotic organisms in the same university. On 9 April 2001, he qualified to manage research, cellular and molecular aspects of apoptosis, at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

He was hired as assistant at the Collège de France in 1990. In 1994, he became lecturer at the Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University. In 2001, he is appointed head of training at the École pratique des hautes études before entering in 2006 as teacher at the Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University. Alongside his teaching activities, he is a researcher at the Laboratory of Genetics and Cell Biology, responsible of the "stress and cell death" team.

He was a member of the Conseil national des universités (National Council of Universities) (section 65) from 2003 to 2007, and chief of staff at UVSQ from 2004 to 2008. He was Vice Chairman of the Board of directors of the University from 2008 to 2012.

He chaired the UVSQ from April 2012 to May 2016.

In 2017, he joined the CEARC for a new adventure.


Follow Jean-Luc Vayssière on Twitter


Last revision: April 2018