Universite Laval (1982), Mathematics
Graduate School
Mcgill University (1987), Mathematics
Mcgill University (1990), Biochemistry
Graduate School
University of Montreal (1998), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Bioinformatics
  • Lung Cancer
  • Microarrays


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

ASCL1 is a lineage oncogene providing therapeutic targets for high-grade neuroendocrine lung cancers.
Augustyn A, Borromeo M, Wang T, Fujimoto J, Shao C, Dospoy PD, Lee V, Tan C, Sullivan JP, Larsen JE, Girard L, Behrens C, Wistuba II, Xie Y, Cobb MH, Gazdar AF, Johnson JE, Minna JD Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014 Sep
A search for novel cancer/testis antigens in lung cancer identifies VCX/Y genes expanding the repertoire of potential immunotherapeutic targets.
Taguchi A, Taylor AD, Rodriguez J, Celiktas M, Liu H, Ma X, Zhang Q, Wong CH, Chin A, Girard L, Behrens C, Lam WL, Lam S, Minna JD, Wistuba II, Gazdar AF, Hanash SM Cancer Res. 2014 Jun
Essential role of aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A3 (ALDH1A3) for the maintenance of non-small cell lung cancer stem cells is associated with the STAT3 pathway.
Shao C, Sullivan JP, Girard L, Augustyn A, Yenerall P, Rodriguez J, Liu H, Behrens C, Shay JW, Wistuba II, Minna JD Clin. Cancer Res. 2014 Jun
VEGF/VEGFR-2 upregulates EZH2 expression in lung adenocarcinoma cells and EZH2 depletion enhances the response to platinum-based and VEGFR-2-targeted therapy.
Riquelme E, Suraokar M, Behrens C, Lin HY, Girard L, Nilsson M, Simon G, Wang J, Coombes K, Lee JJ, Hong WK, Heymach JV, Minna JD, Wistuba II Clin. Cancer Res. 2014 May
Aiolos Promotes Anchorage Independence by Silencing p66(Shc) Transcription in Cancer Cells.
Li X, Xu Z, Du W, Zhang Z, Wei Y, Wang H, Zhu Z, Qin L, Wang L, Niu Q, Zhao X, Girard L, Gong Y, Ma Z, Sun B, Yao Z, Minna JD, Terada LS, Liu Z Cancer Cell 2014 May 25 5 575-89
Nullifying the CDKN2A/B Locus Promotes Mutant K-ras Lung Tumorigenesis.
Schuster K, Venkateswaran N, Rabellino A, Girard L, Pena-Llopis S, Scaglioni PP Mol. Cancer Res. 2014 Mar
Radiation-Enhanced Lung Cancer Progression in a Transgenic Mouse Model of Lung Cancer Is Predictive of Outcomes in Human Lung and Breast Cancer.
Delgado O, Batten KG, Richardson JA, Xie XJ, Gazdar AF, Kaisani AA, Girard L, Behrens C, Suraokar M, Fasciani G, Wright WE, Story MD, Wistuba II, Minna JD, Shay JW Clin. Cancer Res. 2014 Feb
A reevaluation of CD22 expression in human lung cancer.
Pop LM, Barman S, Shao C, Poe JC, Venturi GM, Shelton JM, Pop IV, Gerber DE, Girard L, Liu XY, Behrens C, Rodriguez-Canales J, Liu H, Wistuba II, Richardson JA, Minna JD, Tedder TF, Vitetta ES Cancer Res. 2014 Jan 74 1 263-71
Ras regulates kinesin 13 family members to control cell migration pathways in transformed human bronchial epithelial cells.
Zaganjor E, Osborne JK, Weil LM, Diaz-Martinez LA, Gonzales JX, Singel SM, Larsen JE, Girard L, Minna JD, Cobb MH Oncogene 2013 Nov