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Expert in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

Expert ID: 728724 United Kingdom

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Since he started his career in science, ExpertCordin has been involved in projects that focus mainly on the characterisation of the function of specific proteins that are required in all the processes that involve nucleic acids in procaryotes and eucaryotes. To understand how the protein of interest worked, ExpertCordin used a wide array of molecular biology and genetic methods. He also focused his work on the understanding of the regulation of the enzymatic activities of the proteins of interest. Because of the nature of the proteins he studied, ExpertCordin developed a good expertise in studying both in vivo, in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and in vitro, using purified proteins and substrates, and conducting a challenging scientific project. Some of ExpertCordin's work has been published in high impact factor peer-reviewed journals. The quality of his work and his project definition skills were demonstrated by obtaining fellowships from international organisations such as EMBO or FEBS.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2005 Degree: PhD Subject: Science, Biology Institution: University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Year: 2005 Degree: PhD Subject: Molecular Biology Institution: University of Versailles (France)
Year: 2002 Degree: Master Subject: Medical Biology Institution: University fo Geneva (Switzerland)
Year: 1999 Degree: Master Subject: Molecular and cellular Physiopathology Institution: University of Paris VI (UPMC, France)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2005 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow Department: Welcome Trust Center for Cell Biology Responsibilities: Post doctoral fellow. ExpertCordin's work involves the definition and development of research projects. As part of this role, he supervises a PhD student. ExpertCordin is also involved in lecturing to 4th year Biotechnology students.
Years: 2000 to 2005 Employer: University of Geneva (Switzerland) Title: Assistant Doctorant Department: Centre Medical Universitaire Responsibilities: As an assitant doctorant the role of Expert was to develop a research project and to acquire the necessary skills for his future career in science. He was also involved in the practical teaching of genetic and molecular biology to Biology and Medicine students.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to 2005 Country / Region: Switzerland Summary: Assistant doctorant at the Centre medical Universitaire of the University of Geneva.

Career Accomplishments

Awards / Recognition
ExpertCordin was awarded the FEBS (Federation of European Biochemichal Societies) long term post-doctoral fellowship.

He was also awarded the EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) long trem fellowship and the Swiss National Fund 1 year post-doctoral fellowship in recognition of his accomplishments and projects.
Publications and Patents Summary
ExpertCordin has published 4 peer-reviewed articles and a widely-acknowledged review in high impact factor journals.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Yeast genetics, practical course delivered to 4th year biology students (University of Geneva), years 2002 to 2004; Electrophoresis of blood-methods of separation of biological molecules, practical course delivered to 1st year medicine students (University of Geneva)
Other Relevant Experience
Scientific translation (English to French, French to English)

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Mother Tongue
English English is used routinely by ExpertCordin in his professional and private environments. He has excellent writing, speaking and reading skills.
Italian ExpertCordin is actively learning Italian for personnal reasons, aiming to achieve total fluency in the coming years.

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