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GIRAUD Francis

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Assistant professor - Clermont Auvergne University

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Chimie 3 building, 2nd Floor


- Member of the organic and medicinal chemistry team
- Member of the research topic kinases inhibitors


- 2004: Graduated in 2004 from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse as chemical engineer
- 2004: master degree from the Haute Alsace University under the supervision of Pr. Jacques Eustache and Pierre van de Weghe
- 2007: PhD in organic chemistry from the Nantes Atlantique University (France) under the supervision of Pr. Marc Le Borgne and Dr. Cédric Logé on the design, the synthesis and biological evaluation of indole derivatives with potential antifungal or antileishmanial interest
- 2007: post-doctoral trainee in Nantes working on the synthesis of aza-heterocycles with immunosuppressant activities
- 2008: Post-doctoral trainee with Dr. René Grée group in Rennes (France) to work in collaboration with Servier Laboratories on the preparation of fluorinated analogues of melatonin
- 2009: temporary position as research and teaching assistant in the laboratory SEESIB UMR 6504 on the synthesis of a library of meridianins analogues as potential anticancer agents
- 2010: Plenary position of Assistant professor at the Blaise Pascal University (Clermont-Ferrand)

Research topics

Development of original synthetic routes to prepare aza-heterocyclic compounds as potential kinases inhibitors targeting cancer or neurodegenerative diseases.