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Usha KAIAVA TIROUVANZIAM
PhD Science & 5 years Medical School

Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Local time: 04:33 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: French Native in French
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medical biology biochemistry , experience and quality
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Medical (general)
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMedical: Health Care
GeneticsScience (general)
Environment & EcologyNutrition
BotanyZoology

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 190, Questions answered: 151, Questions asked: 1
Glossaries glossaire _biomed_UKT
Translation education Other - PhD in Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Medical school, Faculty of Medicine Cochin-Port Royal, Paris 5, France.
Experience Years of translation experience: 25. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2005. Became a member: Dec 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to French (PhD Sciences, verified)
Memberships N/A
TeamsChateau Montchat
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Formation Wordfast pour Débutants (Niveau 1) [download]
Comparison and analysis of CAT tools: Trados, Wordfast , Across, memoQ and Déjà vu. [download]
Professional practices Usha KAIAVA TIROUVANZIAM endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Working languages: French (mother tongue), English (fluent)

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast

5 years medical studies, 10 years experience in laboratory research (biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, cell biology, clinical trials)

Specialities:
clinical trials, PIS and ICF, package inserts of in vitro diagnostic products, pharmaceutical patents, EMEA, MSDS, labels, scientific tenders, reports and literature

Diplomas and qualifications in biomedical field:
Ph.D. (1994): Cell Biology/Immunology (Institute of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Master’s degree (1989): Biology, specialization Biochemistry (Institute of Biochemistry, Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Certificate of Higher Education (1988): Biochemistry (Faculty of Science, Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Medical Studies (1978-84): Five years of medical school (Faculty of Medicine Cochin Port-Royal, Univ. René Descartes Paris 5, France).

1995-97: Post-doctorant fellow in cellular Biology/Immunology (Laboratory of Prof. N. Fasel, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland).
First assistant of practical course in Biochemistry for students in the faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine (Faculty of Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland).
1989-94: Graduate student in cellular Biology/Immunology (Laboratory of Prof. G. Corradin, Inst. of Biochemistry, Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland).
Qualified assistant of practical course for students in the faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine (Faculty of Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland).
1988-89: Undergraduate student in Sciences (Laboratory of Dr J.- P. Kraehenbuhl, Inst. of Biochemistry, Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland).
1981-84: Non resident student in Medicine (Faculty of Medicine of Cochin Port-Royal, Univ. René Descartes, Paris 5, France).


References available upon request.

Scientific publications:
1. G. Tuchscherer, C.Servis, G. Corradin, U. Blum, J, Rivier and Mr. Mutter. (1992). Total chemical synthesis, characterization and immunological properties of an MHC class I model using the TASP concept for protein de novo design. Protein Science, 1:1277 - 1286.
2. U. Blum-Tirouvanziam, C. Beghdadi-Rais, Mr. A. Roggero, D. Valmori, S. Bertholet, C. Bron, N. Fasel and G. Corradin. (1994). Elicitation of specific cytotoxic T cells by immunization with malaria soluble synthetic polypeptides. The Journal of Immunology, 153:4134 - 4141.
3. U. Blum-Tirouvanziam, C. Servis, A. Habluetzel, D. Valmori, Y. Men, F. Esposito, L. Del Nero, N. Holmes, N. Fasel and G. Corradin. (1995). Localization of HLA-A2.1-restricted T cell epitopes in the circumsporozoite protein of Plasmodium falciparum. The Journal of Immunology, 154:3922 - 3931.
4. Mr. A. Roggero, B. Filippi, P. Church, S.L. Hoffman, U. Blum-Tirouvanziam, J.A. Lopez, F. Esposito, H. Matile, C.D. Reymond, N. Fasel and G. Corradin. (1995). Synthesis and immunological characterization of 104-mer and 102-mer peptides corresponding to the N- and C-terminal regions of the P. falciparum CS protein. Molecular Immunology, 32:1301 - 1309.
5. N. Solioz, U. Blum-Tirouvanziam, R. Jacquet, S. Rafati, G. Corradin, J. Mauel and N. Fasel. (2000). The protective capacities of histone H1 against experimental murine cutaneous leishmaniasis. Vaccine, 18:850 - 859.
Research grants:
1989-94 (Doctorate) and 1996-1997 (Post-doctorate): World Health Organization Special program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, United Nations Developing Program, World Bank


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Total pts earned: 202
PRO-level pts: 190


Language (PRO)
English to French190
Top general fields (PRO)
Medical135
Other28
Science16
Tech/Engineering8
Social Sciences3
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)76
Medical: Pharmaceuticals40
Medical: Health Care28
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)26
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
Medical: Cardiology4
Environment & Ecology4
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Keywords: scientific, life science, botany, biology, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, immunization, immunity, malaria, leishmaniosis, HIV, adjuvant, vaccine, synthetic peptide, antigen, antibody, B and T lymphocyte, histocompatibility, graft, lymphokine, immune response, immunocytochemistry, labelling, biochemistry, protein, tridimensional structure, clinical trial, pharmaceutical, pharmacology, SPC, PIL, treatment, medicine, anatomy, histology, physiology, cardiology, pneumology, infectious diseases, tropical diseases, endocrinology, neurology, dermatology, urology, nephrology, health, general.


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