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Hélène Bertrand


helene.bertrand@ens.fr

Tel: +33 1 44 32 24 20


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: 

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.

Research: 

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