Fanny Odet

Associate Professor at UCLy

7. Biosciences, Technologies and Ethics

Campus Lyon - Saint Paul
10 Place des archives 69002 Lyon


  • Director of International Relation, ESTBB Lyon Catholic University
  • Member of Biosciences, technologies, ethics research group, UR CONFLUENCE : Sciences et Humanités (EA 1598) Lyon Catholic University
  • Teacher-researcher, ESTBB Lyon Catholic University

Further information

Research areas

Biology Molecular Biology Cell Technologies Biomarkers

Teaching areas

Biology Biologt- cell technology


Fanny ODET holds a doctorate in Organismal Biology (Lyon1), is a lecturer in Molecular Biology at the CONFLUENCE: Sciences and Humanities research unit of the Catholic University of Lyon, and is Director in charge of International Affairs at the School of Biotechnology Engineering (ESTBB). Her work focuses on genetic biomarkers linked to liver cancer. She also teaches at the ESTBB.
  • Articles
    • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
      • SHORTER, John R, ODET, Fanny, AYLOR, David L, PAN, Wenqi, KAO, Chia-Yu, FU, Chen-Ping, MORGAN, Andrew P, GREENSTEIN, Seth, BELL, Timothy A, STEVANS, Alicia M, FEATHERS, Ryan W, PATEL, Sunny, CATES, Sarah E, SHAW, Ginger D, MILLER, Darla R, CHESLER, Elissa J, MCMILLIAN, Leonard, O’BRIEN, Deborah A, VILLENA, Fernando Pardo-Manuel De (2017). «Male Infertility Is Responsible for Nearly Half of the Extinction Observed in the Mouse Collaborative Cross». Genetics, 206, 2, 557-572.  [+]
      • ODET, Fanny, PAN, Wenqi, BELL, Timothy A., GOODSON, Summer G., STEVANS, Alicia M., YUN, Zianing, AYLOR, David L., KAO, Chia-Yu, MCMILLAN, Leonard, DE VILLENA, Fernando Pardo-Manuel, O’BRIEN, Deborah A. (2015). «The Founder Strains of the Collaborative Cross Express a Complex Combination of Advantageous and Deleterious Traits for Male Reproduction». G3 - Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 5, 12, 2671-2683.  [+]
      • BROWN, Paula R., ODET, Fanny, BORTNER, Carl D., EDDY, Edward M. (2014). «Reporter mice express green fluorescent protein at initiation of meiosis in spermatocytes». Genesis : The Journal of Genetics and Development, 52, 12, 976-984.  [+]
      • ODET, Fanny, GABEL, Scott, LONDON, Robert E., GOLDBERG, Erwin, EDDY, Edward M. (2013). «Glycolysis and Mitochondrial Respiration in Mouse LDHC-Null Sperm1». Biology of Reproduction (BOR), 88, 4, 1-7 (art. 95).  [+]
      • ODET, Fanny, GABEL, S. A., WILLIAMS, J., LONDON, R. E., GOLDBERG, E., EDDY, E. M. (2011). «Lactate Dehydrogenase C and Energy Metabolism in Mouse Sperm». Biology of Reproduction (BOR), 85, 3, 556-564.  [+]
      • REBOURCET, D., ODET, Fanny, VEROT, Adélie, COMBE, E., MEUGNIER, E., PESENTI, S., LEDUQUE, Patrick, DÉCHAUD, H., MAGRE, S., LE MAGUERESSE-BATTISTONI, Brigitte (2010). «The effects of an in utero exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro-dibenzo- -dioxin on male reproductive function: identification of Ccl5 as a potential marker». International Journal of Andrology, 33, 2, 413-424.  [+]
      • GOLDBERG, E., EDDY, E. M., DUAN, C., ODET, Fanny (2010). «LDHC: The Ultimate Testis-Specific Gene». Journal of Andrology, 31, 1, 86-94.  [+]
      • ODET, Fanny, DUAN, Chongwen, WILLIS, William D., GOULDING, Eugenia H., KUNG, Aisha, EDDY, Edward M., GOLDBERG, Erwin (2008). «Expression of the Gene for Mouse Lactate Dehydrogenase C (Ldhc) Is Required for Male Fertility1». Biology of Reproduction (BOR), 79, 1, 26-34.  [+]
      • MAZAUD GUITTOT, S., VEROT, Adélie, ODET, Fanny, CHAUVIN, M.-A., LE MAGUERESSE-BATTISTONI, Brigitte (2008). «A comprehensive survey of the laminins and collagens type IV expressed in mouse Leydig cells and their regulation by LH/hCG». Reproduction, 135, 4, 479-488.  [+]
      • ODET, Fanny, VEROT, Adélie, LE MAGUERESSE-BATTISTONI, Brigitte (2006). «The Mouse Testis Is the Source of Various Serine Proteases and Serine Proteinase Inhibitors (SERPINs): Serine Proteases and SERPINs Identified in Leydig Cells Are under Gonadotropin Regulation». Endocrinology, 147, 9, 4374-4383.  [+]
      • RAMY, R El, VEROT, Adélie, MAZAUD, S, ODET, Fanny, MAGRE, S, LE MAGUERESSE-BATTISTONI, Brigitte (2005). «Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 2 and FGF9 mediate mesenchymal–epithelial interactions of peritubular and Sertoli cells in the rat testis». Journal of endocrinology, 187, 1, 135-147.  [+]
      • GUYOT, Romain, ODET, Fanny, LEDUQUE, Patrick, G. FOREST, Maguelone, MAGUERESSE-BATTISTONI, Brigitte Le (2004). «Diethylstilbestrol inhibits the expression of the Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory protein in mouse fetal testis». Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 220, 1-2, 67-75.  [+]
      • ODET, Fanny, GUYOT, Romain, LEDUQUE, Patrick, LE MAGUERESSE-BATTISTONI, Brigitte (2004). «Evidence for Similar Expression of Protein C Inhibitor and the Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator System during Mouse Testis Development». Endocrinology, 145, 3, 1481-1489.  [+]
  • Popularization & dissemination of research
    • Organising the Tech' Café, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France, 2022
  • Scientific collaborations
    • Associate member of research networks / laboratories
      • 2012, Research associate, INSERM - Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, France
      • 2010 - 2011, Research associate (Collaborative Cross project), University of North Carolina (UNC), United States of America
      • 2006 - 2010, Visiting Fellow, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States of America
      • 2001 - 2006, PhD Studend, INSERM - Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, France
  • Member of thesis jury / HDR
    • Thesis jury member : J. BENOIT, Caractérisation des effets métaboliques d’un mélange de polluants à faibles doses dans un modèle de souris déficientes en oestrogènes, PhD thesis, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, 2019
  • Academic background
    • 2006 PhD : Biology, Cell biology, animal development biology, Implication des sérine-protéases et des SERPIN dans la physiologie du testicule ; Incidence d'une exposition in utero aux dioxines sur la différenciation gonadique : définition des gènes ciblés., Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Other certifications & qualifications
    • 2023 NGS with Minion OXFORD Nanopore, VWR International SAS, France
    • 2001 PhD student, INSERM - Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, France
  • Prizes & distinctions
    • Since 2008 Fellows Award for Research Excellence 2009, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States of America
    • Since 2008 USDA CSREES National Research initiative Merit Award SSR 2008, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States of America
    • 2006 - 2010 NIH Visiting Fellowship Award, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States of America
    • 2005 - 2006 FRM scholarship (Foundation for Medical Research), INSERM - Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, France
    • 2002 - 2005 Allowances from the Ministry of Research, INSERM - Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, France
  • Educational responsibilities and professional experiences
    • Since 2022 Director of International Relation, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2018 Teacher-researcher, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • 2013 - 2018 R&D and Quality Manager, GenOway, France
  • Teachings
    • Since 2022 Genetic Engineering, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • 2020 - 2022 Blue Biotech, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2020 Biospecimen management, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2018 Cell culture and genetic engineering level 2, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2018 Genetic engineering, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2018 Cell technologies, Lyon Catholic University, France
  • Languages
    • French - Able to teach
    • English - Able to teach