- Scientific expertise:
Molecular biology ; genomics ; In vitro diagnostic ; marker identification ; genetics ; crop improvement ; plant-microbe interactions ; phytopathology ; Tilling platform creation and management ; primer/probe design ; microorganisms detection test set-up.
- Technical knowledge:
PCR, qPCR and RT-qPCR, isothermal amplification, DNA and RNA extraction, Cloning, sequencing, AFLP, Southern, northern, microbiology, plant cell lines culture, plant transformation (Agrobacterium, biolistic), microscopy, directed mutagenesis, transgenesis (tobacco, poplar, Arabidopsis), DNA micro-arrays, double-hybrid, proteomics (extraction, in vitro-ubiquitination, phosphorylation, western, immuno-precipitation), Tilling, genotyping, bioinformatical sequences analysis, bioinformatical tools (VNTI, ApE, CLUSTALW), lyophilisation.
- Project management:
Scientific and technological monitoring ; feasibility studies ; project design and writing ; cost determination ; risk analysis; planning; realisation ; publication ; post-delivery follow-up ; constant communication between project members. Numerous projects completed in the fields of crop improvement and in vitro diagnostic.
- Client/marketing aspects:
Building and realisation of client or collaborative projects: analysis of client’s needs, scientific expertise during project design and follow-up with the client for the duration of the project, technical support, presentation at conferences ; scientific papers writing.
Laboratories set-up and management. Team management: communication, motivation, members evaluation ; availability ; selection, integration and training of new members. Involvement in university teaching
- Quality, regulations:
Setting-up of QMS ; project management under ISO 9001, ISO 13484 regulations ; CE marking ; GLP. Trained in biological, chemical and radiological risk management ; laboratory waste management ; authorized to autoclave manipulation.
Scientific ResearcherRochefort, Belgium
Since April 2017
In vitro Diagnotics.
R&D project leader Liège, BelgiumMarch 2016 --- October 2016
Head of molecular biology R&D Évry, FranceDecember 2013 --- February 2015
Head of plant molecular biology laboratory Évry, FranceFebruary 2009 --- May 2013
Quality Management System
Post-doctoral researcher Évry, FranceFebruary 2006 --- January 2009
Post-doctoral researcher Umeå, SwedenMarch 2000 --- December 2005
PhD student Strasbourg, FranceSeptember 1996 --- December 1999
CollaborationAdaptabilityCritical thinkingCuriosityInnovative thinkingKindnessResiliencyCoordinationEfficiency
Skills and Expertise
Develop protocols Molecular Diagnostics Technology research Write papers Write protocolsAdjust processes and methodsAnalyze proteinBiomarker Researchbudgeting of R&D activitiesCollaborate with project teamCommunicate with sponsorCommunicate with investigatorConduct literature searchesConduct studiesCoordinate projectsCreates a collaborative team environmentData miningDesign scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Direct co-workersImplement Quality Management System (QMS)Interpret scientific dataLead studiesLead teamslifescienceManage research projectsManage study budgetOral presentationpcrPlan experimentsproject managementProvide technical supportProvide trainingR&D
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I) in 1999
Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies in Molecular Biology from Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I) in 1996
Master in Biochemistry from Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I) in 1994
Bachelor in Biochemistry from Université Louis Pasteur in 1993
Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) biologie in Biology from Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I) in 1991