Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Cécile Arbez-Gindre
Technical Scientist


National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)
Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology
Vassileos Constantinou Ave 48th, 116 35 Athens
Tel: +30 210 72 73 882/Fax: +30 210 72 73 831
E-mail: carbezgindre



2001-1997: Post-doctoral fellow in the NHRF, Laboratory of Organic and Organometallic Chemistry, IOPC, Athens, Greece.
1997-1993: Ph.D. and Master Sc. in Molecular and Supramolecular Organic Chemistry, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France.
1989-1994: Bachelor Sc. in Biochemistry, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France.

French:native language
English: fluent
Italian: fluent
Greek: fluent

2008 to date.Technical Scientist in NHRF, Laboratory of Organic and Organometallic Chemistry, IOPC, Athens, Greece
2008- 2003: Project leader in Research and Development department of MEDICON HELLAS Company (diagnostic products for clinical chemistry), Gerakas, Greece.
1997: External scientific collaborator for the international pharmaceutical companies
PHARMACIA (Hillerod, Denmark) and HERMAL (Hamburg, Germany)
1992: Training in a quality control department of cosmetic Onagrine-Lutsine laboratory
(Champigny, France).


  1. Synthesis of new dendrimers for biomedical applications
  2. Synthesis of stilbenyl derivatives expected to present NLO Properties by in situ generation of organometallic reagents (Fe, Li, Na, and Mg) used in C-C and C-P, C-S- forming reaction.
  3. Synthesis of double [13-C] labelled cutaneous metabolites of allergenic corticosteroids. NMR Interaction studies with proteins
  4. Purification of naturals product


  1. SYNTHESIS 2009, Vol. 20, pp 3391-3398, An efficient Hemi-synthesis of 20- and 21-[13-C] labelled Cortexolone: A model for the Study of Skin Sensitization to Corticosteroids, E. Claudel, C. Arbez-Gindre, V. Berl and J.-P. Lepoittevin
  2. JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY 2005, Vol. 690, Iss. 6, pp 1620-1626, A facile organolithium route to ferrocene-based triarylmethyl dyes with substantial near IR and NLO properties, Arbez-Gindre C; Steele BR; Heropoulos GA; Screttas CG; Communal JE; Blau WJ; Ledoux-Rak I, 
  3. STEROIDS 2003, Vol. 68, pp 361-365, Air oxidation of 17-hydroxycorticosteroids catalyzed by cupric acetate: formation of hemiacetal dimmers, C. Arbez-Gindre, V. Berl and J.-P. Lepoittevin
  4. JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY 2002, Vol. 23, Iss. 2, pp 291-297, Mechanism for large first hyperpolarizabilities of phosphonic acid stilben derivatives, Calaminici P; Jug K; Koster AM; Arbez-Gindre C; Screttas CG
  5. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 1999, Vol. 111, Iss. 16, pp 7486-7492, Nonlinear optical properties of push-pull stilbens based on a strong carbocation acceptor moiety, Paci B; Schmidt C; Fiorini C; Nunzi JM; Arbez-Gindre C; Screttas CG
  6. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL. SOC., Chem. Comm., 1999, pp 431-432, Methyl exchange on silicon during the addition of methyl magnesium iodide to cyanohydrin-O-silyl ether, C. Arbez-Gindre, V. Berl and J.-P. Lepoittevin
  7. TETRAHEDRON LETTERS 1999, Vol. 40, Iss 41, pp 7413-7416, Organolithium reagents bearing nonlinear optical chromophores. Synthesis of triarylmethane dyes, Arbez-Gindre C; Screttas CG; Fiorini C; Schmidt C; Nunzi JM
  8. CONTACT DERMATITIS, 1998, 38, 106-108, Testing with corticosteroid Aldehydes in corticosteroid sensitive subjects (preliminary results), M. Matura, J.-P. Lepoittevin, C. Arbez-Gindre, A. Goossens.

Last Update: 12.12.2013
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