Bernard Meunier - Curriculum Vitae#


Academic cursus
  • Doctorat de Troisième Cycle with Robert CORRIU at University of Montpellier in November 1971
  • Doctorat d'Etat with Hugh FELKIN at “Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles du CNRS” at Gif-sur-yvette in June 27th 1977 (University of Paris-Orsay)
  • Post-doctoral stay at University of Oxford (Oct 1977 - Sept1978)
  • Founder and group leader of the group “Biomimetic Oxidations” at the “Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination du CNRS” at Toulouse (1979 - 2005)

Responsibilities at national/European/international levels
  • Vice-President of the Division of Coordination Chemistry of the French Chemical Society (1999), France, national
  • Member of the Section 18 of the CNRS National Committee (1996-2000), France, national
  • President of the Division of Coordination Chemistry of the French Chemical Society (2000-2001), France, national
  • Member of the first EUROBIC Organizing Committee (merging of Sambas and Simbic meetings), July 1992, Newcastle, UK, European
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the NATO Workshop “Convergent Aspects in Bioinorganic and Material Chemistry"
  • June 1994, Rhodes, Greece, European
  • Chairman of the NATO Workshop “DNA Cleavers and Chemotherapy of Cancer & Viral Diseases”, Sept1995, Toulouse, France, European
  • Chairman of EUROBIC-5 (5th European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference), July 2000, Toulouse, France, Eeuropean
  • Member of the Committee of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry of IUPAC (1999-2003), international
  • Member of the Committee on Chemistry Education of IUPAC (2002-2003), international

Editorial activity
  • Member of Editorial Boards: New Journal of Chemistry (1995-1997, 2001-2007), Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (1996-1999), Journal of Molecular Catalysis (1996-2006), Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (1997-2000), J. Organomet.
  • Chem. (1999-2008) and Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences (2000- ), ChemBioChem. (2005-2010), Acc. Chem. Res. (2005-2007), J. Bioinorg. Chem. (2005-2008), Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. (2006-2014), J. Org. Phys. Chem. (2007-2010)
  • Editor of “DNA and RNA Cleavers, and Chemotherapy of Cancer and Viral Diseases”, Kluwer, 1996
  • Guest Editor of “Recent Developments in Biomimetic Oxidation Catalysis”, a special issue of the J. Mol. Cat., vol. 113, 1996
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Chemtracts - Inorganic Chemistry (1990-2002)
  • Editor of “Biomimetic Oxidations Catalyzed by Transition Metals Complexes”, Imperial College Press (April 2000).
  • Guest-Editor of the “Structure & Bonding” volume dedicated to ‘Metal-oxo and Metal-peroxo Species in Catalytic Oxidations’ (Vol. 97, May 2000)

Other important activities
  • Member of the CNRS Committee on Ethics (2003-2006)
  • Member of the Board of the Institut Pasteur (Paris) (2004-2006)
  • Member of the Board of INSERM (2004-2006)
  • Member of the Board of IRD (2004-2006)
  • Member of the Board of ANDRA (2005-2006)
  • Member of the Board of the "Agence de l'Innovation Industrielle (A2I) (2005-2007)
  • Member of the Board of « La Maison de la Chimie » (2006- )
  • Member of the Jury of the « Grand Prix de la Maison de la Chimie » (2007-2011)
  • Member of the Board of the Foundation « InnaBioSanté » (2007- )
  • President of the Board of the Foundation « CIRFC » (RTRA-Chimie) in Strasbourg (2007- )
  • President of the Scientific Advisory Board of the "Pôle Balard", Montpellier (2008-2011)
  • Member of the Strategic Committee for the Health Industries (2009-2012)
  • President of the Balard Foundation (University of Montpellier) (2011-2012)
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Foundation « Chimie des produits naturels et leurs applications » of the French Academy of Sciences (2012- present)
  • Head of the Delegation for scientific informations and media relations of the French Academy of Sciences (2011-2012)
  • Member of the Board of the French Chemical Society (2012- )
  • Guest Professor at the Southern Medical University in Guangzhou (China) (2013-2016)
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