Speaker Profile

Dr. Cécile Clavaud

Job TitleResearch Engineer, Open Research

Company NameL'OREAL Research & Innovation


Cécile's initial expertise is chemistry and biochemistry to design new probes for medical imaging (IBISTEC, CEA, Saclay, FRANCE) followed by four years post doc at Institut Pasteur (Paris, FRANCE) to characterize the molecular mechanisms involved in the fungal cell wall polysaccharides biosynthesis. 

She joined L’Oréal research and Innovation in 2011 to work in an open innovation structure, in charge of establishing partnership with international academic experts.

Her main area of interest today is skin and scalp microbiome. Cécile is focusing on the ecology of skin microbiota members (bacteria, fungi and viruses) in various skin physio-pathologies and body sites in order to identify key microbiota changes, key determinants in their interaction with the skin.


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