Vincent Phalip obtained a Ph.D. degree in microbiology in 1995 at the University of Burgundy (Dijon, France), with a thesis entitled “Characterization of enzymes linked to aroma compounds production in lactic acid bacteria.” He served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Strasbourg (Strasbourg, France). His areas of expertise for teaching include enzymology, microbiology, and environmental concerns. In the ESBS (Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de Strasbourg) he was involved in several research projects and became the Head of a team entitled Enzymology of Plant-Pathogen Interactions. His current research interests include the characterization of fungal enzymes involved in the degradation of plant cell wall. The genome, transcriptome, and proteome of the fungus Fusarium have been studied in a series of fundamental studies, and the enzymology of some cell wall degrading enzymes (CWDE) was decrypted, with a special focus on hemicellulases. Finally, Dr. Phalip is also involved in industrial projects of production and use of CWDE by solid state fermentation.
Biography Updated on 22 October 2012