Research Engineer, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)jerome.robert@ipcms.unistra.fr
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 70 07Office: 0007

Research background

1996: Hired in September at the University Louis Pasteur Strasbourg-I, UFR of Physical Sciences.
Research assignment: Laboratory of Complex Fluid Dynamics UMR 7550, “Biophysics” team of Didier Chatenay/Laurent Bourdieu.
Research field: micromanipulation of single biomolecule (DNA and RNA).
Competence: molecular biology: PCR, restriction, ligation, plasmid construction and purification, gel electrophoresis, in vitro transcription, optical tweezers assembly, evanescent wave microscopy.
2003-2004: Leave for Thematic and Research Reconversion. Annual stay in the laboratory of H. C. Berg, Rowland Institute Harvard, Cambridge USA.
Research area: bacteriology in the context of studies on bacterial motility.
Expertise: microbiology, fluorescent labeling.
2004: Move to the University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, UFR 925 Fundamental and Applied Physics.
Research assignment: Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, UMR 8550, team “Systèmes Biologiques Intégrés” of Didier Chatenay, then on January 1st 2009, Laboratoire Jean Perrin, FRE 3231, UPMC-CNRS.
Research area: study of genetic regulation networks in E. Coli bacteria.
Competences: Microbiology, molecular biology + RT-PCR, low level fluorescence detection, microfluidics.
2012: Moved to the Jussieu site, Laboratoire Jean Perrin, UMR8237.
2016 : Change of theme. Studies of magnetoelectric coupling in molecular nanomagnets based on coupled spin triangles (Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg, UMR7177 then IPCMS, UMR 7504, A. Boudalis and M. Bailleul).
Competences: realizations of continuous and pulsed wave EPR measurements under electric field, development of a wide band EPR spectrometer (1-50GHz).

Academic background

2007 : Habilitation à diriger les Recherches, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris6, soutenue le 7 décembre 2007. Sujet : Biophysique des Macromolécules Uniques et des Réseaux de Régulation Génétique bactériens.

1995 Thèse de Doctorat,  Université Louis Pasteur-Strasbourg I,  soutenue le 29 septembre 1995. Sujet : Magnétisme des Fullérènes Intercalés : Etude par RPE en Ondes Continue et Pulsée.

1992 : D. E. A. Physique et Chimie de la Matière Condensée et des Matériaux, option Surfaces et Interfaces, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg.

Current researches

Here, you can make a list of what you are currently working on.


“Division in Escherichia Coli is Triggered by a Size-Sensing Rather Than a Timing Mechanism” L. Robert, M. Hoffmann, N. Krell, S. Aymerich, J. Robert, and M. Doumic, BMC Biology 12, 17 (2014).

“Bacterial biofilm under flow: First a physical struggle to stay, then a matter of breathing”, P. Thomen, J. Robert, A. Monmeyran, A.-F. Bitbol, C. Douarche, N. Henry, PLOS ONE, 12, 4 (2017).

“Mutation dynamics and fitness effects followed in single cells”, L. Robert, J. Ollion, J. Robert, X. Song, I. Matic, M. Elez, Science, 359, 1283 (2018).

“Quantitative characterization of translational riboregulators using an in vitro transcription-translation system”, A. Senoussi, J. Lee Tin Wah, Y. Shimizu, J. Robert, A. Jaramillo, S. Findeiss, I. M. Axmann, and A. Estevez-Torres, ACS Synthetic Biology, 7, 51269 (2018).

“First Demonstration of Magnetoelectric Coupling in a Polynuclear Molecular Nanomagnet: Single-Crystal EPR studies of [Fe3O(O2CPh)6(py)3](ClO4)*py under static electric fields”, A. K. Boudalis, J. Robert and P. Turek, Chem. Eur. J. 10.1002 (2018).

” Relevance of Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya spectral broadenings in promoting spin decoherence: a comparative pulsed-EPR study of two structurally related iron(iii) and chromium(iii) spin-triangle molecular qubits”, J. Robert, N. Parizel, P. Turek, A. K. Boudalis, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,21, 19575 (2019).

” Polyanisotropic Magnetoelectric Coupling in an Electrically Controlled Molecular Spin Qubit”, J. Robert, N. Parizel, P. Turek, A. K. Boudalis, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 141, 19765 (2019)

“Extrinsic noise prevents the independent tuning of gene expression noise and protein mean abundance in bacteria”, A. Deloupy V. Sauveplane, J. Robert, S. Aymerich, M. Jules, L. Robert, Sciences Advances, 41, (2020).