After obtaining a PhD degree in the University of Paris VII in 1993, Dr D Bonnet joined as a research fellow the group of Prof. John Dick’s laboratory in Toronto, Canada. She worked there on establishing an in vivo model to study human Acute Myeloid leukaemia and identified Leukemic Stem Cells. In 1998, she accepted a position as Group Leader at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, in New Jersey and became Assistant Professor, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, In 2001, she moved to London at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF). In 2006, she became a Senior Group Leader at the London Research Institute. Since August 2002, she is also Professor, at the University College of London, division of Biosciences, and a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health. Her group is investigating the molecular program that regulate both human normal and leukemic stem cells and how oncogenic events impede the normal hematopoietic stem cell development both directly and via the stem cell environment.
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