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Thomas Haertle

 
 
 
                                   
 Thomas HAERTLÉ
 Professor
 PhD in Biochemistry, January 1976
 A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. 
 Tel: +332 40 67 50 91
 E- mail: tom@haertle.fr             

                             

                                                                                                            
Distinctions:
Honorary Research Fellow of Hannah Research Institute, 1993, Ayr, Great Britain
Doctorate honoris causa of Russian Academy of Sciences, April 2007, Kazan, Russia.
Doctorate honoris causa of Sofia University, October 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria. 
Adjunct Professor in Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Teheran, Teheran, Iran
 
 
 
Experience:
INRA since 1988, Head of the research group specialising in studies of protein and peptide chemistry, protein interactions, biological activities. Receptors of taste. Protein and protease engineering. Heterologous expression of proteins. Study of proteases from thermophiles. Study of Lactic Acid Bacteria and of their proteolytic activities and antibiotic metabolites protecting food products and plants against microbial spoilage and infections and decreasing allergenicity of proteins.
 
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, Department of Basic and Clinical Research, San Diego, CA. 1986-1987, study of purine metabolism in human lymphocytes; synthesis of nucleoside chain terminators and study of their antiviral properties.
 
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, CA, 1984-1986. Study of Origins of Life on Earth. Template directed synthesis of oligoribonucleotides.
 
Department of Biophysics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France. 1982-1984, NMR studies of nucleic acids relaxation by paramagnetic ions (Co2+, lanthanides).
 
Department of Biochemistry, Atomic Energy Center, Saclay, France. 1976-1978. Protein biochemistry and conformation studies of oligonucleotides and oligopeptides.
 
A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. 1972-1987. Protein and RNA biochemistry.
 
Author of: over 330 publications, over 200 communications, 90 conferences, 2 books, 3 book chapters, 5 patents, several expertises.
Hirsh Index ≈ 37
 
Expert in: ANSES - Agence Nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation, de l'Environnement et du travail and in EFSA - European Food Safety Agency.