Myriam Yasmine Souleymanou
Myriam Yasmine Souleymanou was born in Paris, France, in 1990. In 2012, she obtained a First year Master degree in Medicinal Chemistry from University Paris Descartes and in 2015, she obtained a Master degree in Chemical Engineering (M. Eng) from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Rennes (ENSCR), France.
During her undergraduate studies, she was awarded a fellowship from the French Research Minister to join the group of Prof. Stephen G. Davies (Oxford University) to work on the Synthesis of Transpentacins. For her gap-year in industry, she worked as a medicinal chemist in the Discovery Department of Sanofi-Aventis (Shanghai, China) and in the Neurosciences department of Janssen Pharmaceutica (Beerse, Belgium). She finally wrote her Master Thesis at the Institut Français du Pétrole et Energies Nouvelles (IFP-EN) on the Catalytic Conversions of Sugars to 2,5-Hydroxymethyl furfural.
She joined the group of Prof. Carmen Claver in February 2016 as a PhD student, working on the Design and Synthesis of Supported Catalysts for its applications in Catalytic Reactions under Batch and Continuous Flow System.