!!!Bernard Meunier
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*Emeritus Director of Research (“classe exceptionnelle”). Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination du CNRS, Toulouse, France  
*Sept 2012 - Aug 2017 Distinguished Professor, Chemistry Dept, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
*2014-2015 Professor at "Collège de France", Paris, Chair of Technological Innovation Liliane Bettencourt
*February 2006 - January 2011 President-CEO of PALUMED Company, France 
*October 2004 – January 2006 President of the CNRS “Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique”, France 
*Permanent position at the CNRS from January 1973 to January 2006 and again from February 2011, successively as “Attaché, Chargé 
*Maître, Directeur and Directeur classe exceptionnelle”, Toulouse, France
*1993 - 2006 Associate-Professor at the Chemistry Department of “École Polytechnique”, Palaiseau, France
*1970 -1972 Assistant-Professor at the University of Montpellier, France 
__Fields of Scholarship__
*Catalytic oxidations (epoxidation and hydroxylation), catalytic oxidation of pollutants, chemistry of metalloporphyrins, modelling of heme-containing enzymes (cytochrome P450, peroxidases, catalase, chloroperoxidase), non-heme oxidation catalysts
*Oxidative DNA cleavage (artificial endonucleases)
* Mechanism of action of ellipticine, bleomycin and isoniazid
*Design and development of hybrid trioxane-containing molecules (trioxaquines®) as antimalarials
*Design and development of trioxaquines as anti-schistosomiasis drugs
*Design and development of new copper-specific chelating agents as potential therapeutic agents for Alzheimer’s disease
__Honours and Awards__
*National level
**Silver Medal of the CNRS (1991)
**Prize of the Coordination Chemistry Division of the French Chemical Society (1994)
**Prize Clavel-Lespieau of the French Academy of Sciences (1997)
**Berthelot Medal of the French Academy of Sciences (1997)
**Member of the French Academy of Sciences (1999).
**President of the French National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS (2004-2006).
**Knight in the Order of Legion of Honour (2006)
**Prize Le Bel of the French Chemical Society (2007)
**Vice-President of the French Academy of Sciences (2013-2014).
**Member of the French National Academy of Pharmacy (2013).
**Officer in the Order of Legion of Honour (2015).
**Chair for Innovation at the Collège de France (2014-2015)
*European level
**Prize Descartes-Huygens of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (2001), The Netherlands
**Prize A. von Humboldt-Gay Lussac (2002), Germany & France
**Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2005), Poland
**Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2014), UK

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