Cécile HUIN

Associate professor (UEVE)

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 43-53, 4th floor, office 408
POLYMERS Group
Phone: 33(0)1 44 27 74 44
Fax: 33(0)1 44 27 70 89

Research interests

Synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic (linear or star) (co)polymers, interactions between nano-objects and model lipid membrane, artificial channels/nanopores, gene therapy, biomaterials

Current research

  • DNA translocation through cyclodextrin-based artificial channels

Scientific career

  • 2001 Chemical Engineer of Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse
  • 2001-2005 Doctor from Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine
  • 2005-2006 Postdoctoral researcher in the Max Planck Institute of Colloïds and Interfaces, Golm, Germany
  • 2006- Assistant professor at the University of Evry Val d’Essonne
  • 2006-2017 Research in the Laboratoire d’Analyse et de Modélisation pour la Biologie et l’Environnement LAMBE UMR8587 Evry

Selected publications

  1. β-cyclodextrin-based star amphiphilic copolymers : synthesis, characterization and evaluation as artificial channels. I.Faye, C.Huin, N.Illy, V.Bennevault, P.Guégan, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2018, 1800308.
  2. Polynucleotide Transport through Lipid Membrane in the Presence of Starburst Cyclodextrin-Based Poly(Ethylene Glycol)s. Z.Eskandani, T.Le Gall, T.Montier, P.Lehn, F.Montel, L.Auvray, C.Huin, P.Guégan, European Physical Journal E 2018, 41, 132.
  3. Versatile cyclodextrin nanotube synthesis with functional anchors for efficient ion channel formation : design, characterization and ion conductance. H.Mamad-Hemouch, 
    L.Bacri, C.Huin, C.Przybylski, B.Thiébot, G.Patriarche, N.Jarroux, J.Pelta, Nanoscale 2018, 10, 15303.
  4. Topology and Electronic Density Driven Generation of Alkali Cation. H.Boufroura, S.Poyer, A.Gaucher, C.Huin, J.-Y.Salpin, G.Clavier, D.Prim, Chem. Eur.J. 2018, 24, 8656.
  5. Curcumin/poly(2-Methyl-2-Oxazoline-B-Tetrahydrofuran-B-2-Methyl-2-Oxazoline) Formulation : An Improved Penetration and Biological Effect of Curcumin in F508del-CFTR Cell Lines. C.Gonçalves, J.P.Gomez, W.Même, B.Rasolonjatovo, D.Gosset, S.Nedellec, P.Hulin, C.Huin, T.Le Gall, T.Montier, P.Lehn, C.Pichon, P.Guégan, H.Cheradame, P.Midoux, Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm., 2017, 117, 168.