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Updated June 23, 2009


Ph.D. Food Engineering/Food Processing National School for Engineers in Agricultural and Food Science Industries Nantes, France – May 2000
M.S. Biotechnology and Food Industry Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine Nancy, France – September 1996
B.S. Biology, Biochemistry, Toxicology University of Sciences Metz, France – June 1995
Since 01/04 Iowa State University, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Assistant Professor
09/01 - 01/04 Iowa State University, FSHN, Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR)
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Food Science (1 year)
    Research focus: Use of enzyme to enhance protein extractability from soy flakes.
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Food Science and laboratory manager (09/02 to 12/03)
    Research focus: Use of industrial enzymes to enhance protein soybean value.
09/00 - 09/01 Faculty of Pharmacy - Strasbourg, France
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Food Chemistry
    Research focus: Detection by tandem mass spectrometry of 2-alkylcyclobutanones formed during irradiation of foods.
09/96 - 09/00 Ph.D., ‘Effect of high pressure on texture, ultrastructure and an enzymatic system of bovine meat’
06/95 - 09/96 Master: ‘Purification and characterization of fructose monooleates obtained by enzymatic synthesis’
2009 Early Achievement in Research Award, ISU, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
2009 Member of the research team who received the Team Research Award, ISU, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Map of France I was born in France, and grew up in a town which is located in Alsace-Lorraine, 30 minutes from Germany. I did my Ph.D. at Nantes, Pays de la Loire.