T3S-1124 - UMR-S 1124
Université de Paris
Campus Saint-Germain-des-Près
45 rue des Saints Pères
75270 Paris Cedex 06

Fax : +33 (0) 1 42 86 38 68


University Professor
Myelination and Nervous system pathologies

sophie.bernard@-Code to remove to avoid
+33 1 42 86 20 46, room H344 A

Sophie Bernard is Professor of Physics at the Faculty of Basic and Biomedical Sciences of Université de Paris. Her current research is focused on the real-time analysis of the process of myelination, the quantification of cytoskeleton remodeling and Wnt signaling. She is the Chair of the international Master’s program in BioMedical Engineering BME Paris and co-head of the Institute of Neuroscience and Cognition

Research interests

  • Implication of the Wnt and LXR signaling pathways during myelination
  • Wnt/b-catenin signaling and cytoskeletal remodeling of glial cells
  • Multivariate statistical analysis of biological data & high-dimensional data analysis


Synchrotron radiation Fourier Transform Infrared microspectroscopy

Atomic force microscopy

X-ray diffraction

Surface Enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Biomimetic membranes


General physics for undergraduate students: Classical Mechanics, Electricity, Wave phenomena, Optics, Electromagnetism, Fluid Mechanics, Advanced Spectroscopy.

Biophysics for postgraduate students: Physics of Bioimaging, Medicine and Science.


Recent Publications