Short CV/Education and training


  • 1996 – 2002
    Medical Degree. Hospital Puerta de Hierro. Univ. Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Hôpital Necker & Hôpital Pitie-Salpetrière, Paris, France

  • 2002
    Diplôme Interuniversitaire in Immunobiology and Immunity of Infectious diseases (DIU 600 hours). Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

  • 2002 – 2004
    Master in Sciences (pre-requisite for PhD program). Harvard Medical School, Boston.

  • 2004 – 2008
    Ph. D. in Experimental Pathology. Daley Laboratory. Harvard Medical School. Thesis project: “Novel Determinants of the Hematopoietic Microenvironment in Development and Homeostasis” George Q. Daley, thesis director

  • 2008 – 2009
    Postdoctoral Fellow. Stem Cell Transplantation Program. Division of Hematology and Oncology. Dana Farber & Children’s Hospital Boston. Division Chair: Prof. David Williams

  • 2009 – 2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow (20-40%). Laboratory of Stem Cell Biotechnology (Lutolf Lab) Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

  • 2009 – 2010
    Medical Intern. Internal Medicine Division, Hôpital du Chablais, Monthey

  • 2010 – 2014
    Medical Fellow. Department of Internal Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne

  • Since 2012
    Medical Fellow. Hematology Division, Department of Oncology, CHUV, Lausanne


  • Since 2009
    Hematology Medical Fellow (50%) CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland FMH specialization in Hematology due 2017 FMH Swiss accreditation in General & Internal Medicine

  • Since 2012
    Director in Animal Experimentation GR-NAVEIRAS laboratory Certificate OSAV: Modules 1 et 2

  • Since 2014
    Director of Clinical Experimentation GR-NAVEIRAS laboratory Cerfificate OFSP : Co-Investigateur, Investigateur Principal & Promoteur

  • Since 2014
    NSF Assistant Professor (50%) Head of the Laboratory of Regenerative Hematopoiesis (GR-NAVEIRAS) Swiss Cancer Research Institute (ISREC) & Institute of Bioengineering Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Selected publications

  • Vannini N*, Girotra M*, Naveiras O, Nikitin G, Campos V, Giger S, Roch A, Auwerx J, Lutolf MP. Metabolic specification of hematopoietic stem cell fate. Nature Communications, 2016 Oct; 7:13125.

  • Vannini N, Roch A, Naveiras O, Griffa A, Kobel S, Lutolf MP. Identification of in vitro HSC fate regulators by differential lipid raft clustering. Cell Cycle 2012 April; 1511(8):1535-­‐1543. Citations: 4.

  • Kim K, Doi A, Wen B, Ng K, Zhao R, Cahan P, Kim J, Ji H, Ehrlich L, Yabuuchi A, Takeuchi A, Cunniff KC, Hongguang H, Mckinney-­‐Freeman S, Naveiras O, Yoon T, Hanna J, Jaenisch R, Weissleder R, Orkin S, Weissman IL, Feinberg A, and Daley GQ. Epigenetic memory in induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature 2010, 467(7313):285-­‐90. Citations: 908.

  • ** Naveiras O, Nardi V, Wenzel PL, Hauschka P, Fahey F, Daley GQ. Bone marrow adipocytes as negative regulators of the hematopoietic microenvironment. Nature 2009 Jul 9; 460(7252):259-­‐63. Citations: 324.

  • ** Adamo L*, Naveiras O*, Wenzel PL, McKinney-­‐Freeman S, Mack PJ, Gracia-­‐Sancho J, Suchy-­‐Dicey A, Yoshimoto M, Lensch MW, Yoder MC, García-­‐Cardeña G, Daley GQ. Biomechanical forces promote embryonic haematopoiesis. Nature 2009 Jun 25; 459(7250):1131-­‐5. Citations: 224.

  • ** Chen Z, Naveiras O, Balduini A, Mammoto A, Conti MA, Adelstein RS, Ingber D, Daley GQ, Shivdasani RA. The May-­‐Hegglin anomaly gene MYH9 is a negative regulator of platelet biogenesis modulated by the Rho-­ROCK pathway. Blood. 2009; 110(1):171-­9. Citations: 84.

  • ** McKinney-­‐Freeman SL, Naveiras O, Yates F, Loewer S, Philitas M, Curran M, Park PJ, Daley GQ. Surface antigen phenotypes of hematopoietic stem cells from embryos and murine embryonic stem cells. Blood 2009 Jul 9; 114(2):268-­‐78. Citations: 53.

  • Nardi V, Naveiras O*, Azam M*, Daley GQ. ICSBP-­mediated immune protection against BCR-­ABL-­induced leukemia requires the CCL6 and CCL9 chemokines. Blood 2009; 113(16):3813-­‐20. Citations: 11.

  • Naveiras O, Daley GQ. Stem cells and their niche: a matter of fate. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 2006; 63(7-­‐8):760-­‐6. Citations: 38.

  • ** Wang Y, Yates F, Naveiras O, Ernst P, Daley GQ. Embryonic stem cell-­‐derived hematopoietic stem cells. Proceedings

    of the National Academy of Sciences U S A, 2005; 2(52):19081-­‐6. Citations: 134.

  • * indicates authors contributed equally to this work

    ** indicates the 5 most relevant publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Societé Suisse d’Hématologie (SGH-­‐SSH), since 2012

  • Societé Suisse de Médecine Interne Générale (SSMIG), since 2012

  • European Hematology Ass. (EHA): Hematopoietic Microenvironment Panelsince 2010

  • American Society of Hematology (ASH), since 2008

  • International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), since 2004

  • American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), 2004 – 2010

  • Societé Française d’Immunologie (SFI), 2002 – 2010


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