Enora Prado

Associate researcher in spectroscopy

Laboratoire Détection, Capteurs et Mesures (PDG-REM-RDT-LDCM)

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+33 (0)2 98 22 46 13

Employer : Ifremer

Site : Brest

Postal address : Centre Bretagne - ZI de la Pointe du Diable - CS 10070 - 29280 Plouzané

URL : https://annuaire.ifremer.fr/cv/26524/en/

Present position

Associate research in vibrationnal spectroscopies and analytical chemistry

Research Interests

- Optical (bio)-sensors development:
  • surface chemistry, development and validation of analytical protocols,
  • technologies: Raman, SERS, IR, SEIRA and SPR 
- Micro-plastics identification: 
  • sample preparation
  • Raman imaging

Professional Experience

2018-2019    Post-doctoral fellow (18 months), UMS CNRS 2001, University of Rennes, France, ScanMAT, Raman spectroscopy and imagery platform, supervisor: Dr V. Nazabal

  •  FEAMP project Oméga-Truite: Prediction of fatty acid in Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss based on Raman scattering spectroscopy (with the support of SYSAAF).

 2015-2017    Post-doctoral fellow (24 months), UMR CNRS 6251University of Rennes, France, Physic institute of Rennes, Soft Matter department, supervisor: Dr F. Arztner

  • ANR project: Peptdic nanotubes: atomic structures and pharmacology (vibrational spectroscopies and SAXS characterization)
  • Supervisory: Master student in physic

2014-2015    Post-Doctoral fellow, Department of inorganic and analytical chemistry (18 months), University of Geneva, Switzerland,  Laboratory of Macromolecular Self-Assembly, supervisor: Pr. C. Nardin.

  • Project: Amyloid study of inhibition of fibrils formation and fibrils disassembly (AFM imagery and vibrational spectroscopies characterization)
  • Project: Aptamer bio-sensor development based on fluorescence detection (surface functionalization and fluorescence spectroscopy)
  • European project SCHeMA: Innovative multifunctional sensors for in-situ monitoring of marine environment and related maritime activities.(surface functionalization, imagery and spectroscopic characterizations and electrochemistry)
  • Industrial project: Watch strap polymers analysis for Biwi S. A. (contact: Mr Comond Olivier) (IR analysis).
  • Teaching and supervisory: teaching at bachelor level (62 h), bachelor and master’s internships (4 master students, 3 bachelor students, 1 high school student)

2013-2014   Post-Doctoral fellow, UMR CNRS 5250 (12 months),  University of Grenoble 1, FranceMolecular Chemistry Department, I2BM group, supervisor: Pr E. Defrancq

  • ANR Quarpdiems: Study of interactions between ligands (porphyrin and salophen) and G-quadruplexes by surface Plasmon resonance (BiaCore), fluorescence and capillary electrophoresis.
  • Teaching: teaching at bachelor level (22 h),

2012–2013    Research engineer, ARTS (8 months),  Arts et Métiers ParisTech of Chambéry, France, supervisor: Dr C. Charbuillet

  • ANR TRIPTIC: Development of a prototype of conveyor for the identification of labelled polymers (fluorescent tracers) and industrial sorting rate (optic alignment and adapted support design)

2008-2011   PhD, CNRS UMR 5255 and UMR5248 (3 years),  University of Bordeaux 1, France

  • ANR MIRACLE: Development of new RNA detection methods without dye label at low concentration, by surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) and microfluidics.
  • Teaching: teaching at bachelor level (194 h),

2008   Internship in chemical synthesis, INSERM U869 (6 months), University of Bordeaux 2

  • Project: Identification of strong DNA ligands capable of specifically forming triple helices and inhibit the replication of HIV-1 (synthesis of modified nucleotides)




Prado Enora, Colas Florent, Laurent Sebastien, Tardivel Morgan, Evrard Justine, Forest Bertrand, Bocher Alan, Rouxel Justin (2020). Toward a SPR imaging in situ system to detect marine biotoxin . Michael T. Canva, Ambra Giannetti, Hatice Altug, Julien Moreau (Eds). Proceedings Volume 11361, Biophotonics in Point-of-Care; 113610J (2020). 13p.