CNRS research director in biology at the Laboratory of Structural Biology of the Cell (BIOC*) at the Ecole Polytechnique (IP Paris)
Alexis Gautreau set up his research team in the Laboratory of structural cell biology (*BIOC: a joint research unit of CNRS, École Polytechnique - Institut Polytechnique de Paris) on the campus of the École polytechnique in 2015. Together with students, he developed a research field on the "personalised reconstruction of tumour production" funded by a sponsorship from Servier. He is a research director at the CNRS (DR1) and professor at École polytechnique. He was chairman of the school's biology department from 2017 to 2020.