Sylvie earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in molecular and biological chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. She first joined the laboratory of Professor Melody Swartz for her master thesis, which was entitled “Hyaluronic Acid-Decorated Nanoparticles Targeting Lymphatic Endothelial Cells” before continuing in the same lab with a PhD in chemistry. She is currently at the University of Chicago as a visiting PhD student.
Development of an adjuvanted-based cancer vaccines strategy.
Fankhauser M*, Broggi MAS*, Potin L, Bordry N, Jeanbart L, Lund QW, Da Costa E, Hauert S, Rincon-Restrepo M, Tremblay C, Cabello E, Homicsko K, Michielin O, Hanahan D, Speiser DE and Swartz MA. Tumor lymphangiogenesis promotes T cell infiltration and potentiates immunotherapy in melanoma. Science Translational Medicine. 2017.