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biophysicist , chemical physics researcher

Jean-Louis Viovy, French chemical physics researcher, biophysicist. Achievements include theory of polymer constraint release; theory of DNA electrophoresis; studies in single-molecule DNA elasticity; research in capillary electrophoresis biophysics, DNA-protein interactions, microfluidics. Member of Science Committee Chemistry, Society Francaise d'Electrophorese, Society Francaise de Biophysique (board directors).

Background

Viovy, Jean-Louis was born on April 14, 1952 in Maisons-Laffitte, France. Son of Roger Maurice and Madeleine (Seguin) Viovy.

Education

Eleve professor physics, Ecole Normale Superieure, St. Cloud, France, 1976. Master of chemical physics, University Paris XI, Orsay, France, 1973. Postgraduate, University Nice, 1978.

Doctorat D'Etat, University Paris VI, 1983.

Career

Professor high school, Lycee Carnot, Nice, 1978-1979; attache de recherche, National Center Science Research, Paris, 1979-1983; charge de recherche, National Center Science Research, Paris, 1983-1988; director de recherche, National Center Science Research, Paris, 1988-1995. Elected member National Committee Science Research, 1985-1990. Consultant in field, 1988-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include theory of polymer constraint release. Theory of DNA electrophoresis. Studies in single-molecule DNA elasticity.

    Research in capillary electrophoresis biophysics, DNA-protein interactions, microfluidics.

Membership

Member of Science Committee Chemistry, Society Francaise d'Electrophorese, Society Francaise de Biophysique (board directors).

Connections

1 child, Noé.

father:
Roger Maurice Viovy

mother:
Madeleine (Seguin) Viovy

child:
Noé Viovy