Claudine Campa

Institut de recherche pour le développement, France

Claudine Campa has got a Ph.D. degree on plant physiology and biotechnology at ENSAT (Toulouse, France) on the optimization of the production of indole alkaloids by Catharanthus roseus cell cultures and then worked for five years in Côte d'Ivoire on the valorization of tropical plants using in vitro culture. Interested in host-plant interactions, Campa has been in Senegal for five years studying the mechanisms involved in the establishment of the symbiosis between Acacias and Rhizobia in Sahel and its role in limiting the desertification. In France, for 10 years, Dr. Campa's research has focused on the study of plant secondary metabolism and its relevance to plant protection and human health.

Biography Updated on 6 December 2011

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