THE PILOT UNIT OF ICSN - EXCELLENCE IN THE FIELD OF BIOACTIVE MICROBIAL SECONDARY METABOLITES

Jamal OUAZZANI

 jamal.ouazzani@cnrs.fr
 +33 1 69 82 30 01

Research Director

Head of the Pilot Unit

Lecturer

Consultant

 

Resume
Dr. OUAZZANI is Research Director at the prestigious French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) within the Institute for the chemistry of natural substances (ICSN). He benefits from a worldwide-recognition in the chemistry of natural compounds, including isolation, structure elucidation, bioassays and industrial valorization, from various natural bioresources (plants, marine organisms, microorganisms). Dr. OUAZZANI is the head of the Pilot-Unit (ICSN – CNRS) and exploited for more than 25 years the catalytic potential of microorganisms (biocatalysis, bioremediation, bioproduction).

Current position
Research Director ICSN, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Head of the Pilot Unit, Institute for the chemistry of natural substances (ICSN)
Lecturer Biotechnology, Mines Paris-Tech
Consultant for CHIMIREC (Environmental waste)

Previous work experience
Consultant for ALES-GROUPE (cosmetic company)
Consultant for EXPANSIA (pharmaceutical company)
Researcher, ICSN, CNRS

Education
• Postdoctoral fellow, Société Nationale des Poudres et Explosifs (S.N.P.E), France (1989).
• PhD in applied Microbiology. Paris XI University, Orsay, France (1988).