Thierry Brigaud

Thierry Brigaud

Professeur, directeur adjoint de l'Unité BioCIS (UMR-CNRS-8076)

Discipline(s) enseignée(s)

Chimie organique

Activités / CV

Education & Career :

  • PhD (1990): University Claude Bernard, Lyon I, direction Prof. E. Laurent
  • Post-doc (1990-1991): State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA, (Prof. I. Ojima)
  • Associate Professor (1991-2002): Université de Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, UMR 6519 (Prof. C. Portella’s group). Habilitation in 1999.
  • Full Professor (2002-present):Cergy Paris Université University of Cergy-Pontoise
  • Director of the Laboratory of Chemical Biology (LCB, EA 4505) from 1/10/2012 to 31/12/2019 and director of the Chemical Biology Team of BioCIS
  • Deputy director of BioCIS (UMR-CNRS-8076)  from 1/01/2020
  • Direction of the organofluorine group of the Chemical Biology Team of BioCIS

Other activities

  • Professor of organic chemistry
  • Director of the second year in physics – chemistry – earth sciences of the University of Cergy-Pontoise 2005-2017
  • Member of the organizing committees of 14 national and international symposiums.
  • Member of the international advisory board of the 18th European Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry. Kiev, August 7-12 2016.
  • Coordinator of the fluorine and life science section of the French Fluorine Network (GIS CNRS)
  • Associate editor of Frontiers in Chemistry - Organic Chemistry section
  • Guest editor of The Journal of Fluorine Chemistry (Special issue of the 2014 Bordeaux Fluorine Days)
  • Member of the selection committee of the ANR SIMI 7 (2012, 2013)
  • Expert for the ANR (Blanc, JCJC, PCV, émergence, grand défis sociétaux, MRSI)
  • Advisor for Central Glass Company (Japan)
  • Expert for ERC, fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies, Royal Chemical Society, Israel Science Foundation, Humboldt Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, Research Council Romania …
  • Member of the scientific council (2008-2012) and the studies council (2006-2008) of the University of Cergy-Pontoise
  • Member of more than 20 University selection committees, 71 PhD and habilitation committees

Funded projects

  • Coordinator of a French – Bulgarian program RILA : Analgesic effects of MIF-analogues containing CF3-prolines or CF3-pseudoprolines
  • Coordinator of the ANR-DFG 2012-2015 “CF3-Peptaibols” in collaboration with the group of Prof Anne S. Ulrich (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Isite Paris-Seine Post-doc program 2017
  • Projet SESAME Région IDF ROMANCE (RMN)
  • Coordinator of the ANR 2019-2022 “F-LAIR”
  • 2 EUTOPIA PhD cotutelle (University of Ljubljana andVrije University of Brussel)
  • Coordinator of the INEX Ambition project Biomol

Research interests

Chiral fluorinated compounds (amino acids, pseudopeptides, amino alcohols, amines, diamines....), synthesis of fluorinated peptides and biological applications (inhibition of amyloid peptides aggregation, nociception, antimicrobial peptides, proteases inhibition…)

More than 80 publications and proceedings (H-index 26), 27 invitations to international symposia and foreign Universities, 32 invitations to national symposia and Universities, 51 communications and 129 posters.
Direction or co-direction of 14 PhD students and 20 post-docs