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Bruno LE BIZEC
Laboratoire d’Étude des Résidus et Contaminants dans les Aliments (LABERCA)
Nantes-Atlantic National College of Veterinary Medicine, Food Science and Engineering (ONIRIS)
Atlanpole-La Chantrerie - BP 50707
F-44307 Nantes
France
Tel : +33 (0) 2 40 68 78 80
Fax : +33 (0) 2 40 68 78 78
Professor Bruno LE BIZEC was born on November 26, 1967 in Paris, France. He graduated from Nantes University as a Doctor in Analytical Chemistry (PhD, 1995). He obtained his HDR (final University degree authorising the leadership of Research Projects) in 2001 from Nantes University (Ecole Doctorale Chimie-Biologie). He started his career in 1990 at the National Veterinary School of Nantes as a Research and Teaching Assistant. In 1995, he was appointed Technical and Scientific Manager of the French Reference Laboratory in charge of dioxins and assimilated contaminants in food and growth promoter control in meat producing animals. He is currently the Head and the Scientific Director of this laboratory. Besides, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and Pharmacology of the National Veterinary School. His main teaching area is linked to analytical chemistry and food safety. He participated to the conception and the construction of SARAF, a continuous education school dedicated to residue control in food. Moreover he acts as an independent advisor for the United Nations joint FAO/IAEA organisation on the subject of monitoring residues in food products. He is a technical auditor in the French Accreditation Body (COFRAC) and expert in the French Agency for Food Safety (AFSSA). He was invited by the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) to participate in several inspection missions dedicated to the control of member states and third countries residue monitoring plan. He is the author or co-author of 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 3 book chapters, 40 oral communications and 45 posters. Recently, Bruno Le Bizec received an award for his work on steroid hormones at the Euroresidue V conference held in the Netherlands in May 2004.
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