Jean-Daniel Julien

Postdoctoral Researcher in biophysics
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-organization
Göttingen, Germany

Research Experience

Sep 2019 - present : Postdoctoral Researcher
Institut de Mécanique des fluides de Toulouse (Toulouse, France)
Fields of interest: Porous media, biofilm formation

Jan 2016 - Jun 2019 : Postdoctoral Researcher
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-organization (Göttingen, Germany)
Fields of interest: Self-organization of biological systems, Chemo-mechanical models, Cytoplasmic streaming

Jul 2015 - Nov 2015 : Graduate Fellow
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (Santa Barbara, USA)

Oct 2012 - Dec 2015 : Doctoral Student
Laboratoire de Physique ENS Lyon, Laboratoire Reproduction et Développement des plantes, laboratoire Joliot-Curie (Lyon, France)
Subject: Coupling between mechanics and growth of plants and yeast
Supervisor: Arezki Boudaoud
Co-supervisor: Alain Pumir

Apr 2012 - Jul 2012 : Research Internship
Laboratoire Physique de la Matière Condensée et Nanostructures (Lyon, France)
Subject: Brillouin spectroscopy of metastable water
Supervisor: Frédéric Caupin

May 2011 - Jul 2011 : Research Internship
Laboratoire de Physique ENS Lyon (Lyon, France)
Subject: Parameter sensitivity analysis of a molecular network
Supervisor: Alain Pumir

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010 : Research Internship
Laboratoire de Spectroscopie Ionique et Moléculaire (Lyon, France)
Subject: Optical characterization of single gold nano-rods
Supervisor: Natalia Del Fatti

Teaching Experience

Oct 2012 - Dec 2015 : Teaching assistant
Université Lyon 1, Bachelor of physics, 3rd and 5th semester, 192 hours
Newtonian mechanics: tutorials, writing and marking of exams
Sensor and measure in physical sciences: tutorials and practicals
Crystallography: tutorials
Electromagnetism and materials: tutorials


2012 - 2015 : Doctoral degree
Physics, ENS Lyon, France

2010 - 2012 : Master’s degree
Physics, ENS Lyon, France

2009 - 2010 : Bachelor’s degree
Physics, ENS Lyon, France


Technical Skills

  • Programming Languages:

    • C
    • Matlab
    • FreeFEM
    • OpenMP
    • Basic knowledge of Python, R
  • Data Analysis

    • Image processing
    • Particle Image Velocimetry
  • Experimental tools

    • Confocal microscopy
    • Micro-injection
    • Brillouin spectroscopy