Éric Biron

Research Interests

  • Medicinal chemistry, Antimicrobial agents, Organic synthesis, Antimicrobial peptides, Peptide chemistry, Fused heterocycles, Peptidomimicry, Alternatives to antibiotics

Current Research Projects

  • Synthesis, structure-activity studies, and biological evaluation of bacteriocins as alternatives to antibiotics
  • Development and structure-activity studies of antimicrobial lipopeptides against Gram-negative bacteria
  • Exploiting the iron addiction of bacteria: Design of new hybrid bacteriocin-siderophore molecules
  • Valorization of natural triterpenes by derivatization for the development of new biosourced bioactive molecules

Tools and Expertises

  • Peptide synthesis, Peptide labelling and derivatization, Structure-activity relationship studies
  • Peptide synthesizer, Flash purification systems, Preparative HPLC, LC-MS

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