Name: Didier Attaix

Qualification: PhD

Country: France

Affiliation:

National Institute of Agronomic Research,
University Clermont Auvergne National Institute of Agronomic Research,
University Clermont Auvergne.

Phone no: + (33) 4 73 62 42 11

Fax: + (33) 4 73 62 47 55

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Address:

Human Nutrition Unit, UMR 1019,
University Clermont Auvergne, INRA, 
63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Research Interests:

  • Muscle wasting
  • Proteolysis
  • Ubiquitin-proteasome system
  • Cathepsins and lysosomes
  • Protein synthesis
  • Protein turnover
  • Signaling pathways
  • Sarcopenia, aging

Biography:

Professional Experience:
Research

  • 2016 - present: Research Director Class I, INRA, Human Nutrition Unit, ClermontFerrand, France
  • 2003 - 2016: Research Director Class I, Proteolysis Group Leader, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), as above
  • 1991 - 2003: Research Director Class II, Proteolysis Group Leader, INRA, as above.
  • 1989 - 1990: Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Medical School, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Boston, USA.
  • 1984 - 1988: Research Associate, INRA, ClermontFerrand.
  • 1979 - 1984: Research Assistant, INRA, as above.

Research Management:

  • 1991 - 2016: Proteolysis Group Leader (6 scientists including a MD, 2 engineers, 1 technician, 2 PhD students). 
  • 2008 - present: Deputy Director of the Human Nutrition Research Center of Auvergne (110 full time scientists). In charge of scientific animation and meetings.
  • 2006 - 2007: Director of the Human Nutrition Research Center of Auvergne.
  • 2004 and 2005: Deputy Director of the Nutrition and Protein Metabolism Unit, INRA, ClermontFerrand, France.