Employment History and Qualifications
01/2011-current Senior Scientific Officer- Toxicologist- Parma (Italy) European Food Safety Authority- Scientific Committee and Emerging Risks Unit
2016-2020 Senior Lecturer in Life sciences-University of Birmingham
2015-2016-Visiting professor University of Thessaly
2016-Visiting professor University of Bretagne
Chairman of the Molecular Toxicology Committee of EUROTOX 2011-2015
12/2006-current Senior Scientific Officer- Toxicologist- Parma (Italy) European Food Safety Authority-Unit on Contaminants in the food chain
Visiting Reader-University of Surrey
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
MSc Toxicology course and MSc Toxicology (modular course) accredited by the Royal College of Pathologists.
Visiting Senior Research Fellow-University of Southampton
Institute of Human Nutrition-School of Medicine
10/2004-11/2006 Postdoctoral fellowship-University of Southampton (UK)
NO MIRACLE: Novel Methods for Integrated Risk Assessment of Cumulative Stressors in Europe (Integrated European project-39 partners, 17 countries)
“Uncertainty factors for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic inter-individual and interspecies differences during exposure to chemical mixtures handled by polymorphic enzymes” (Principal investigator, Member of the management board and delegate to the coordinator).
Visiting lecturer at the University of Surrey (MSc toxicology).
11/2002/10/2004 Postdoctoral fellowship-University of Southampton (UK)
“Prediction of uncertainty factors for risk assessment using Monte Carlo models for compounds eliminated via several routes of metabolism in healthy adults, children, infants and neonates”(Principal investigator- Health Canada grant).
Visiting Lecturer at the University of Surrey (MSc toxicology).
5-10/2002 Welcome Trust Postdoctoral fellowship-University of Surrey (UK)
“Pharmacological modulation of apoptosis in oligodendrocytes.”
Young Scientist Award-EUROTOX 2002 (Budapest)
6/2001-4/2002 Postdoctoral fellowship-University of Southampton (UK)
“Influence of sample size on the estimation of human variability in kinetics and the derivation of pathway–related uncertainty factors and the use of Monte Carlo modelling in risk assessment” (Principal investigator- Health Canada grant).
1998-2001 PhD- University of Southampton (UK) “Human kinetic variability in the major metabolic routes –
Application to chemical risk assessment”(funded by the department of Health and Health and Safety Excecutives)
1996-1997 E.P.H.E course “The use of in vitro culture in pharmaco-toxicololgy ”
DEA (French MPhil) – Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France)“Biological activities of natural substances- Cellular communication and molecular recognition” MNHN course “Venomous animals and their toxins.”
1994-1995 MSc Toxicology-University of Surrey (UK) CRA Diploma
1993-1994 E.P.H.E, Paris (Sorbonne)-Faculte des sciences de Lyon (France)
1992-1993 BSc (Hons) Biochemistry/Pharmacology, 2/1-University of Coventry (UK)
1990-1992 DUT Agronomie -Universite Lyon I (France)
1988-1990 Baccalaureat Biochemistry (distinction)- Lycee Jean Baptiste de la Salle- Lyon (France)