• Origin, development and evolutionary history of the dentition
  • Development, plasticity and remodelling of skeletal tissues

Specific subjects

  • Role of cell adhesion-mediated signalling in craniofacial malformations:
    an integrated molecular and morphological study
  • Continuous tooth replacement in non-mammalian vertebrates:
    the possible involvement of epithelial stem cells
  • Normal and pathological fusion of vertebrae in bony fish: an “evo-devo” study
  • Individualisation of cartilaginous elements in the zebrafish skeleton
  • The role of cell adhesion molecules in tooth development in the zebrafish
  • Signalling pathways involved in tooth development and replacement:
    a developmental approach using mutants