Emmanuelle Gormally


7. Biosciences, Technologies and Ethics


Campus Lyon - Saint Paul
10 Place des archives 69002 Lyon


  • Head of Biosciences, technologies, ethics research team, CONFLUENCE : Sciences and Humanities Research Unit - EA 1598 Lyon Catholic University
  • Dean of the Science Faculty Lyon Catholic University

Further information

Research areas

Liver cancer in West Africa Heptatis B Virus

Teaching areas

Molecular Biology / Genetic Engineering Cancer Biology Biobanking science Biomarker science
  • Chapters
    • Book chapters
      • Lawrence, Philip, Hardy, Isabelle, Hainaut, Pierre, Gormally, Emmanuelle, Caboux, Elodie, Di Donato, Jeanne-Hélène. Ten years of experience in training Biobank Managers at Master level in France. In : Hainaut, P., Vaught, J., Zatloukal, K., Pasterk, M. (Eds.), Biobanking of Human Biospecimens - Lessons from 25 years of Biobanking Experience, Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland, 2021, pp. 135-151. 10.1007/978-3-030-55901-4_8  [+]
  • Articles
    • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
      • Castellanos-Uribe, Marcos, Gormally, Emmanuelle, Zhou, Hongkang, Matzke, Elisabeth, H. Watson, Peter. Biobanking Education. Biopreservation and Biobanking, 2020, no. 1, vol. 18, pp. 1-3. 10.1089/bio.2019.29062.mjc  [+]
      • Hainaut, Pierre, Amadou, Amina, Gormally, Emmanuelle. Cancer prevention and control : hepatocellular carcinoma. Ecancermedicalscience, 2019, vol. 13-949, pp. 1-5. 10.3332/ecancer.2019.949  [+]
      • Washetine, Kevin, Heeke, Simon, Bonnetaud, Christelle, Gormally, Emmanuelle, Hofman, Paul. Establishing a Dedicated Lung Cancer Biobank at the University Center Hospital of Nice (France). Why and How?. Cancers, 2018, no. 7, vol. 10, pp. 220. 10.3390/cancers10070220  [+]
      • Washetine, Kevin, Kara-Borni, Mehdi, Heeke, Simon, Gormally, Emmanuelle, Hofman, Paul. Ensuring the Safety and Security of Frozen Lung Cancer Tissue Collections through the Encapsulation of Dried DNA. Cancers, 2018, no. 6, vol. 10, pp. 195. 10.3390/cancers10060195  [+]
      • Traoré, Fatou, Gormally, Emmanuelle, Vilar, Stéphanie, Friesen, Marlin D., Groopman, John D., Vernet, Guy, Diallo, Souleymane, Hainaut, Pierre, Maiga, Moussa Y. Molecular Characteristics of Hepatitis B and Chronic Liver Disease in a Cohort of HB Carriers from Bamako, Mali. BMC Infectious Diseases, Londres, Great Britain, 2015, vol. 15, pp. 1-8. 10.1186/s12879-015-0916-x  [+]
    • Review articles
      • Gormally, Emmanuelle, Hardy, Isabelle, Caboux, Elodie, Di Donato, Jeanne-Hélène, Hainaut, Pierre, Hofman, Paul. Training the Next Generation of Biobankers: A Two-Year Master's Course in the Management of Biobanks. Biopreservation and Biobanking, 2017, no. 5, vol. 15, pp. 438-450. 10.1089/bio.2017.0002  [+]
  • Forthcoming
    • Amadou, Amina, Sighoko, Dominique, Coulibaly, Bourama, Traoré, Cheick, Kamaté, Bakarou, Mallé, Brahima S., De Sèze, Maëlle, Kemayou Yoghoum, Francine N., Biyogo Bi Eyang, Sandrine, Bourgeois, Denis , Curado, Maria-Paula, Bayo, Siné, Gormally, Emmanuelle, Hainaut, Pierre. Decrease in liver cancer incidence rates in Bamako-Mali over 28 years of population-based cancer registration (1987-2015). World Journal of Hepatology, 2021.
  • Communications (conferences, seminars, study days)
    • Gormally, Emmanuelle. Biobank Management Training for Masters Students – 10 years of experience of vocational training for students and professionals in France and deployment of an online training program in West Africa. In : European Biobank Week 2019, 8-11 octobre, Communications ESBB, Lübeck, Germany, 2019.
    • Gormally, Emmanuelle, Lawrence, Philip, Hardy, Isabelle. Biobank Management Training for Masters Students – 10 years of experience of vocational training for students and professionals in France and deployment of an online training program in West Africa. In : European Biobank Week 2019, Communications ESBB, Lübeck, Germany, 2019.
    • Gormally, Emmanuelle, Lawrence, Philip, Hardy, Isabelle. Next Generation Biobankers: the French Example, Key note lecture. In : Europe Biobank Week 2018: Biosharing for Scientific Discovery, Antwerp, Belgium, 2018.
    • Gormally, Emmanuelle. Training the next generation of biobankers. In : 3rd BBMRI-LPC Workshop "Biobanks, data and Access", Tartu, Estonia, 2015.
  • Coordination of scientific events
    • Coordinator of the Education and Training working group of the European and Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB), 2017
  • Scientific collaborations
    • Participation in subsidized research contracts / projects
      • Project coordinator : 2021 - 2023, Caracterisation of viral infection to Hepatitis B and D and exposure to Aflatoxine B1 in Mali, 21 007315 01 - 17902
      • Project coordinator : Since 2017, Renforcement de l’Ethique des essais Cliniques en Afrique de l’Ouest , REECAO
      • Project coordinator : 2016 - 2018, Projet de recherche sur la séroprévalence, 150009009.03 COOPERA
    • Participation in other research projects
      • 2021 - 2023, Project coordinator : Chronic hepatitis B prevalence and liver cancer risk factor caracterisation in Mali, Région Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, in partnership with Centre d'infectiologie Charles Merieux (CICM)
    • Responsibilities in learned societies
      • 2015 - 2019, Chair Working Group Education&Training, ESBB - European, Middle Eastern & African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking-
  • Editorial activities
    • Development activities of books / journals / articles
      • Review of an article for Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 2021
      • Article review for PlosOne, PLoS ONE, 2020
      • Evaluation of an article for the journal "Biopreservation and Biobanking, Biopreservation and Biobanking, 2018
  • Direction of dissertations / theses / HDR
    • Thesis director, Optimisation continue des « processus qualité » du management des ressources biologiques dans le cadre des projets de recherche associés au cancer du poumon, PhD thesis, Ecole doctorale (ED 472) - Mention « Systèmes intégrés, environnement et biodiversité » (SIEB), Paris, 2014 - 2021
  • Member of thesis jury / HDR
    • Thesis Reviewer, Les échantillons biologiques et les données, "sésame" de la recherche en santé : une relecture du principe de consentement éclairé en faveur de l'information active des personnes, PhD thesis, Université Paris-Descartes, Paris, 2021
  • Expertises, evaluations & consulting
    • 2018 - 2019, HCERES expert
    • 2018, Member of a HCERES jury for the evaluation of the FUPL and the ICL (Institut Catholique de Lille)
  • Academic background
    • 2012 HDR in Life Sciences, Biospécimens, Biomarqueurs: Applications à l'épidémiologie moléculaire des cancers dans les régions à faibles revenus, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
    • 1998 PhD, Biochemistry - Genetics, An Investigation of the Mouse Mutant Tattered, University Of Oxford, Great Britain
  • Educational responsibilities and professional experiences
    • 2016 - 2022 Dean of the Science Faculty, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2015 Pedagogical Director of the Master in Biobank Management, School of Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2008 Deputy Director, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
  • Teachings
    • Since 2017 Biobanking and Biomarkers, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2016 Genetic Engineering, virology and cancer biology, Lyon Catholic University, France
  • Languages
    • French - Able to teach
    • English - Able to teach