Philippe Michaud

Editorial board member

Philippe Michaud

PhD Microbiology and Bioconversion, Professor of Biochemistry

Place of work: Institut Pascal UMR 6602 CNRS, Université Clermont Auvergne, Polytech Clermont Ferrand
Position:  Head of Biological Engineering department
Address: 2 Avenue Blaise Pascal, 63178 Aubière, France
Phone: 0033(0)473407425

Professional skills: Chemical and Biotechnology (Biochemistry, Bioconversion, Microbiology, Biological Engineering, Biorefinery).

Experimental skills: Biochemistry of poly- and oligosaccharides, Biosourced materials, Biological Engineering.

Education and qualifications

2004 - Accreditation for Managing Research Programs (people and project), University of Picardie Jules Verne, France.
1996 - PhD Microbiology and Bioconversion, University of Picardie Jules Verne, France.

Expertise and career history

Since 2012 – Head of Biological Engineering department of Polytech Clermont Ferrand, a school of Engineering of the Clermont Auvergne University.
Since 2005 – Professor in Biochemistry, Clermont Auvergne University, France. Institut Pascal Axe GePEB UMR CNRS 6602.
Thematic of Research: Process for obtaining poly- and oligosaccharides from microbial and plant biomasses and structure identification.
Teaching part: General Biochemistry for students in engineering school (Polytech Clermont Ferrand).
1997-2005 – Assistant Professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biochemistry, Université de Picardie Jules Verne-France, Laboratoire des Glucides UMR CNRS 6219.
Thematic of research: Production and Enzymatic degradation of microbial polysaccharides.
Teaching parts: Biochemistry of foods and Industrial Microbiology.

Editorial Board Member
Open Journal in biotechnology, Recent Patents in Biotechnology, Current Microbiology, Algerian Journal of Arid Environment, The scientific pages of industrial biotechnology

Research skills

In charge of more than 10 national and international research projects, funded or co-funded by
industry (e.g. via ANR, ADEME, FUI, PHC,....).

Advisor or co-advisor for 12 PhD students.
Professional affiliations and memberships
Since 2015 General secretary of the International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses

Publications – 113, Communications in international Conferences: 140, Chapters in books – 5, Patents – 11 (3 with industrial exploitations).


  1. Boual Z., Pierre G., Delattre C., Benaoun F., Petit E., Gardarin C., Michaud P., Ould El Hadj M.D. Mediterranean semi-arid plant Astragalus armatus as source of bioactive galactomannan. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre, 2015, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 10–18. DOI: 10.1016/j.bcdf.2014.11.002.
  2. Depraetere O., Badri H., Pierre G., Deschoenmaeker F., Foubert I., Wattiez R., Michaud P., Leys N., Muylaert K. Harvesting carbohydrate-rich Arthrospira platensis by spontaneous settling. Bioresource Technology, 2015, vol. 180, pp. 16–21. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.12.084.
  3. Tabone V., Pierre G., Badel-Berchoux S., Gardarin C., Bernardi T., Michaud P. An alternative method for the determination of polysaccharide cleavage enzymes activities. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 2015, vol. 116, pp. 166–172. DOI: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2015.03.019.
  4. Petera B., Delattre C., Pierre G., Wadouachi A., Elboutachfaiti R., Engel E., Poughon L., Michaud P., Fenoradosoa T.A. Characterization of arabinogalactan-rich mucilage from Cereus triangularis cladodes. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015, vol. 127, pp. 372–380. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.04.001.
  5. Depraetere O., Pierre G., Noppe W., Vandamme D., Foubert I., Michaud P., Muylaert K. Influence of culture medium recycling on the performance of Arthrospira platensis cultures. Algal Research, 2015, vol. 10, pp. 48–54. DOI: 10.1016/j.algal.2015.04.014.
  6. Roussel M., Villay A., Delbac F., Michaud P., Laroche C., Roriz D., El Alaoui H., Diogon M. Antimicrosporidian activity of sulphated polysaccharides from algae and their potential to control honeybee nosemosis. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015, vol. 133, pp. 213–220. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.07.022.
  7. Nadour M., Laroche C., Pierre G., Delattre C., Moulti-Mati F., Michaud P. Structural characterization and biological activities of polysaccharides from olive mill wastewater. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2015, vol. 177, no. 1, pp. 431–445.
  8. Mahdi R., Guerard-Helaine C., Laroche C., Michaud P., Prevot V., Forano C., Lemaire M. Polysaccharide-Layered Double Hydroxide-aldolase biohybrid beads for biocatalysed C-C bond formation. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 2015, vol. 122, pp. 204–211. DOI: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2015.07.014.
  9. Mati-Baouche N., De-Baynast H., Sun S., Lebert A., Petit E., Michaud P. Polysaccharide binders for the conception of an insulating agro-composite. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2015, vol. 78, pp. 152–159. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2015.08.006.
  10. Mathias J.D., Alzina A., Grediac M., Michaud P., Roux P., De Baynast H., Delattre C., Dumoulin N., Faure T., Larrey-Lassalle P., Mati-Baouche N., Pennec F., Sun S., Tessier-Doyen N., Toussaint E., Wei W. Upcycling Sunflower Stems as Natural Fibers for Biocomposite Applications. BioResources, 2015, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 8076–8088.
  11. Lefsih K., Delattre C., Pierre G., Michaud P., Aminabhavi T.M., Dahmoune F., Madani K. Extraction, characterization and gelling behavior enhancement of pectins from the cladodes of Opuntia ficus indica. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2015, vol. 82, pp. 645–652.
  12. Soanen N., Da Silva E., Gardarin C., Michaud P., Laroche C. Improvement of exopolysaccharide production by Porphyridium marinum. Bioresource Technology, 2016, vol. 213, pp. 231–238.
  13. Mati-Baouche N., De-Baynast H., Michaud P., Dupont T., Leclaire P. Sound absorption properties of a sunflower composite made from crushed stem particles and from chitosan bio-binder. Applied Acoustics, 2016, vol. 111, pp. 179–187.
  14. Ursu A.V., Marcati A., Michaud P., Djelveh G. Valorisation of industrial cooked ham by-products as functional ingredients. Journal of Food Engineering, 2016, vol. 190, pp. 54–60.
  15. Delattre C., Pierre G., Laroche C., Michaud P. Production, extraction and characterization of microalgal and cyanobacterial exopolysaccharides. Biotechnology Advances, 2016, vol. 34, pp. 1159–1179.
  16. Sebaoui O., Moussaoui R., Kadi H., Michaud P., Delattre C. Kinetic modeling of pectin extraction from wasted Citrus Lemon L. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2016. In Press.
  17. Dammak M., Hadrich B., Miladi R., Barkallah M., Hentati F., Hachicha R., Laroche C., Michaud P., Fendri I., Abdelkafi S. Effects of nutritional conditions on growth and biochemical composition of Tetraselmis sp. Lipids in Health and Disease, 2017. In Press.
  18. Andhare P., Delattre C., Pierre G., Michaud P., Pathak H. Characterization and rheological behaviour analysis of the succinoglycan produced by Rhizobium radiobacter strain CAS from curd sample. Food Hydrocolloids, 2017, vol. 64, pp. 1–8.
  19. Pierre G., Punta C., Delattre C., Melone L., Dubessay P., Fiorati A., Pastori N., Galante Y.M., Michaud P. TEMPO-Mediated Oxidation of Polysaccharides: An Ongoing Story. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017. In Press.

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