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CANABADY-ROCHELLE Laetitia, Université de Lorraine, France

Metal-complexing peptides: from the screening/separation strategies developed for their discovery in protein hydrolysates up to their food applications


Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle is research scientist at CNRS in the Laboratory Reactions and Chemical Engineering since October 2011, in the Bioprocesses-Biomolecule axis. Her research activities are in the field of biochemistry/physico-chemistry in a context of chemical engineering and processes. Following her HDR, Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle and Peter Faller (Pr. University of Strasbourg) co-organized the “First International Conference on Metal-Binding Peptides: Methodologies and Applications” from the 5th to the 8th of July 2022, at ENSIC, Nancy, France. Many scientists of both universities were involved in the organization of this congress, that gathered more than 140 scientists from more than 26 countries (see website: From now on, this MBP conference will be co-organised bisannualy, with the next conference MBP’2024 organized in Toulouse, for which Laetitia belongs to the international scientific committee.­­­­

Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle mainly focusses her research activities on the screening, separation of metal-binding biomolecules and more specifically on metal-binding peptides in protein hydrolysate and their applications for nutrition, cosmetics and health. She coordinated several interdisciplinary scientific projects on her main scientific topic related to Metal-chelating Peptides in collaboration with lots of scientists of the Université de Loraine. These projects finally led to one of the six work-packages of the Biomolecule project (2017-2022), coordinated by Stephane Desobry and Kira Weissman. She was the representative of the WP entitled “Metal-Chelating peptides”. This project has been continued as a cluster project of Lorraine University of Excellence called “Bioeconomy, Biomolecules Sciences and Engineering” (2024-2034). In B2SE project, Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle coordinate the transversal action dedicated to the model molecules (TA2).

Laetitia Canabady-Rochelle has 34 international articles, 60 international conferences (participation as oral communications or posters), she has participated to 21 workshops or seminaries, 1 conference report, 8 invited conferences and invited courses, and 11 other types of communication. To date, she has (co)-supervised 8 PhD students on her topic, ­­­8 PhD doctoral trainees, 3 post-doctorates and numerous students from L1 to M2. Laetitia developed several internal collaborations within Université de Lorraine but also national collaborations with University of Strasbourg, INRAE Rennes, and Université de Lille. Since few years, she developed several international collaborations with University of Nottingham Trent (United Kingdom), Danish Technical University (Danemark), University of Ottawa and Université of Alberta (Canada), University of Medellin (Columbia), Institute of Agro-chemistry and Food Technology, (Valencia, Spain) and University of Constantine (Algéria).

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