Ph.D Candidate, Research Biologist
March 2011 --- November 2014
Thesis title: A Recombinant Approach for the Structure/Function Study of the E1, E2 and p7 proteins of the Hepatitis C Virus. Set-up of an E. coli cell-free expression system. Energy mix and regeneration system optimization. Production and purification of E1, E2 and p7 proteoliposomes. Biochemical and biophysical characterization of the produced proteoliposomes. I also participated in diverse collaboration programs and produced a variety of membrane proteins including ion channels, GPCRs and NADPH oxidases.
December 2009 --- March 2011
Participated in the R&D program of the bussiness unit "Synthelis". Membrane protein production using a cell-free system.
August 2008 --- November 2008
Research technologist Production and purification of recombinant proteins, protein-protein interaction assay development and kinase activity detection by HTRF and LANCE technology, automation, HTS. Follow up on client projects, respect deadlines
February 2008 --- August 2008
Small molecule screening internship Set up of an HTS demonstrator using HTRF for the company service unit. Production and purification of recombinant proteins, HTRF assay development, HTS
April 2007 --- September 2007
Study of degradation of an Fc-Fusion recombinant protein by host cell proteases. Identification and characterization of a CHO cell protease. Established an elimination strategy. Proteolytic activity fluorescence kit, zymography and FPLC
January 2002 --- January 2006
Part-time job Managed equipment, provided clients with technical support on the phone and on site. Set-up material.
July 2004 --- September 2005
Summer position Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers, purchase and negotiate material. Discover new suppliers. Arrange logistics.
CuriosityCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCollaborationFlexibilityIndependenceKindnessInterest in knowledge
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biotechnology from Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I) in 2015
M.Sc in Médicaments biotechnologiques et Management from Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I) in 2008
B.SC in Cell and Molecular Biology from Concordia University in 2006
Training and Certification
- Level 1 animal experimentation accreditation in 2013 Certification
Expert has 2 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)