Education 2011 Accreditation to supervise research (Habilitation à diriger la recherche), Université Lyon I 2008 BioInformatics certificate, Université Paris Diderot Paris VII, Paris, France 2000 Institute Pasteur certificate for Medical Bacteriology , Pasteur Institute Paris. 1997 Ph D. in Biochemistry, University Claude Bernard Lyon I, Villeurbanne, France. 1994 Engineer in Biochemistry, INSA Lyon (National Institute for Applied Sciences), Villeurbanne, France Research and Professional Experience Since 2012: Director of the research unit Since 2004 : Research associate in UMR “Mycoplasmoses des ruminants” at the French agency for food, environmental and occupational health safety - Laboratory of Lyon (France). Epidemiology, surveillance of mycoplasmosis. Diagnosis tool development and strain diversity assessment. 2003-2004 : Expert scientist in the Fermentation and Food Microbiology team of the Science & Global Innovation Europe group, at Interbrew N.V., Leuven, Belgium. Biotechnology developments for food safety, beer contaminations analysis, general hygiene control and innovative process follow-up. 2002-2003 : Scientific collaborator in the Biotechnology and Biosafety Section of the Institute for Public Health, Brussels, Belgium. Technical expertise on contained use of Genetically Modified Organisms and pathogens. 1999-2002 : Research Scientist at the French Agency for Food Safety in Lyon, France. Resistance to antibiotics among cattle pathogenic bacteria: epidemiological and molecular aspects. Management of collaborative networks and of a semi-routine laboratory. 1997-1999 : Postdoctoral fellow in « Laboratoire des Macromolécules aux Interfaces », Free University of Brussels, Belgium : Membrane topology of two proteins involved in the pathogenicity of Yersinia enterocolitica.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2013