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ENSCR - Assistant Professor

Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes UMR 6226
11 allée de Beaulieu
CS 503837
35708 Rennes cedex 7, France

Building B, Office 101 bis
Phone: +33 (0)

Research themes

• Synthesis of furano glycoconjugates with biological activities via biocatalysis processes.
• Enzyme-catalyzed polymerization of polyesters.

Key words

• Biocatalysis
• Glycochemistry
• Protein engineering

Education and professional experience

• Assistant Professor at the ENSCR, France (2012-current)
• Assistant Professor at the Aix-Marseille University, France (2010-2011)
• Post-doctoral fellow at the Purdue University, Indiana, USA (2009-2010).
• Post-doctoral fellow at the CEN Cadarache, France (2007-2008).
• PhD in Biochemistry at the « BiosCiences » laboratory, Aix-Marseille University, France (2003-2006).
• Master degree in Molecular Chemistry. Aix-Marseille University, France (2002-2003).

Teaching activities


  • Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering
  • Bioanalytical Methods
  • “The cell”
  • Organic chemistry Teaching lab
  • Biochemistry Teaching lab

Former teaching:

  • Agri-food industry science: Nutrient incomes and bioavailability, Chemistry of food constituents, Intermediate food products.
  • Molecular Biology Teaching lab.


  • HTL-Biotechnology, Javené, France.
  • Amarok biotechnologies, Saint-Malo, France

Others activities

  • Academic referee for the French National Chemistry Olympiad, in charge of Britany region.

Scientific Production

  • H. Casajus, S. Tranchimand, D. Wolbert, C. Nugier-Chauvin, S. Cammas-Marion, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/app.44604.
  • Y. Cabezas, L. Legentil, F. Robert-Gangneux, F. Daligault, S. Belaz, C. Nugier-Chauvin, S. Tranchimand, C. Tellier, J.-P. Gangneux, V. Ferrières, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, vol. 13(31), pp. 8393-8404, DOI: 10.1039/c5ob00563a.
  • J.-L. Montillet, N. Leonhardt, S. Mondy, S. Tranchimand, M. Boudsocq, A. V. Garcia, T. Douki, J. Bigeard, C. Laurière, A. Chevalier, C. Castresana, D. Rumeau, H. Hirt, PLOS Biology 2013, vol. 11, e1001513, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001513.
  • S. Tranchimand, C. M. Starks, I. I. Mathews, S. C. Hockings, T. J. Kappock, Biochemistry 2011, vol. 50, pp. 4623-4637, DOI: 10.1021/bi102033a.
  • S. Tranchimand, G. Ertel, V. Gaydou, T. Tron, C. Gaudin, G. Iacazio, Biochimie 2008, vol. 90, pp. 781-789, DOI: 10.1016/j.biochi.2007.12.004.

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