Thierry is a professor of biochemistry in the Biotechnology Department at Université de La Rochelle.
Thierry has a PhD from the University of Toulouse (1996). He conducts his research in the LIENSs unit at the CNRS, where he oversees the “Action and Dysfunction Mechanism” research for the “Molecular Approaches to the Environment and Health” team at the laboratory, a multidisciplinary team that is working on biotech engineering approaches to obtain active molecules with significant health benefits.
His research activities include:
- Development of green bioprocesses for transforming and adding value to marine and agricultural resources for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutraceutical sectors;
- Development of new enzyme synthesis and transformation routes for biomolecules of interest;
- Development of innovative systems for selective therapeutic treatment, diagnostics and the vectorization of actives.
Thierry has supervised or co-supervised 11 doctoral theses, three of which are in progress. He has authored more than 63 scientific publications and has signed 10 patents.