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Hélène Bertrand

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Metals in Biology - Inorganic Cellular Chemistry


Short CV:

Sept 2011-: Associate Professor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, Laboratoire des Biomolécules UMR7203
April 2011-August 2011: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, ISM UMR5255, IECB Pessac, group Pr. S. Quideau : Development of new antiviral agents against Influenza A Nucleoprotein
March 2009 – March 2011: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry Department, School of Pharmacy, UCL, London, group Dr. G. Wells : Design, synthesis and evaluation of new chemopreventive agents: Small molecule inhibitors of the Keap1-Nrf2 protein-protein interaction
Oct. 2005-Oct. 2008: PhD, Institut Curie-UMR176/CEA-Saclay, supervisors: Dr. M.-P. Teulade-Fichou and Dr. D. Fichou :Extended aromatic heterocycles: structural variations for bi-dimensional self-assembly on surfaces and G-Quadruplex DNA recognition
2004-2005: Master, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Bioorganic Chemistry
2001-2005:  ESPCI, 75005 Paris , major in molecular chemistry

Publications and communications: 
10 peer-reviewed articles, 9 conferences (5 international, 2 oral communications among which 1 in international congress, 7 posters)


Teaching at université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, tutorials and practical works. Topics: organic chemistry basics, bioorganic chemistry, general and organic chemistry for PAES studies, bioinorganic chemistry.


Organic and bioorganic chemistry, in vitro assays for evaluation of molecules of interest, multifunctional superoxide dismutase mimics, fluorescent metal-carbonyl complexes.