Eric Peyrin

Eric PEYRIN, 48 years, Professor Cl. Exc. at the University Grenoble Alpes

Laboratory: Department of the Molecular Pharmacochemistry, UMR CNRS 5063

Head of a team comprising 2 professors, 6 assistant professors, 1 researcher CNRS, 4 PhD students and 1 post-doc student. The research topic of the team is entitled: “New tools for drug delivery and analysis”


Research areas

Bioanalytical chemistry, miniaturized separation systems, optical biosensors, selection of nucleic acid aptamers, chiral recognition mechanisms.


Research interests

Development of analytical tools (separation, spectroscopy) based on the molecular recognition properties of bioelements such as nucleic acid aptamers, selection and use of functional nucleic acids, chiral discrimination.

Author or co-author of 103 international publications, 3 patents, 4 book chapters; more than 20 invited conferences and seminars.


Professional experience

2016, Head of the team “New tools for drug delivery and analysis”

2011-2015, Director of the Department of the Molecular Pharmacochemistry

2005, Assistant director of the Department of the Molecular Pharmacochemistry

2001, Professor in Analytical Chemistry, University of Grenoble I, France.

2000, Empowered to Supervise Researches

1999, Assistant professor in Analytical Chemistry, University of Grenoble I, France.

1998, PhD in Physical Chemistry, University of Franche-Comté, France.

1995, Pharmacist PhD and diploma in clinical pathology, University of Franche-Comté, France.

Teacher in Pharmaceutical Analytical Sciences, supervisor of PhD (10) and undergraduate students



2010, researcher prize of the French Chemical Society, Analytical Chemistry section

1999, prize of the National Academy of Pharmacy, France


List of 5 significant publications (*Corresponding authors)

P1: Michaud M, Jourdan E, Villet A, Ravel A, Grosset C, Peyrin E*. A DNA aptamer as a new target-specific chiral selector for HPLC. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 8672-8679, 2003.

P2: Ruta J, Perrier S, Ravelet C, Fize J, Peyrin E*. Noncompetitive fluorescence polarization aptamer-based assay for small molecule detection. Anal. Chem., 81, 7468-7473, 2009.

P3: Durand G, Lisi S, Ravelet C, Dausse E, Peyrin E*, Toulmé JJ*. Kissing complex-based riboswitches for the detection of small ligands. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53, 6942-6945, 2014.

P4: Tohala L, Oukacine F, Ravelet C, Peyrin E.* Chiral resolution capabilities of DNA oligonucleotides. Anal. Chem. 87, 5491-5495, 2015.

P5: Chovelon B, Fiore E, Faure P, Peyrin E,* Ravelet C.* A lifetime-sensitive fluorescence anisotropy probe for DNA-based bioassays: The case of SYBR Green. Biosens. Bioelectron. 90, 140-145, 2017.