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Dr. Amandine André

Dr. Amandine André

Dr. Amandine André

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Research Group for Food Chemistry

8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 51 07

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Scientific collaborator in food chemistry

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Analysis and structure determination of natural substances:
Flash-chromatography and preparative chromatography
High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS)
NMR (1D, 2D).

Cellular culture (fibroblasts, bacteria, fungi, algae) and molecular biology (Western-Blot, Immunocytochemistry, Fluorescence microscopy).

Formulation and quality analysis of natural cosmetic products.

Professional milestones

2017-2019 Researcher in chemistry of natural products with applications in natural cosmetics for the company SHIGETA and the "Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles" (ICSN-CNRS), Paris.

2014-2017 PhD student in chemistry of natural substances for the company SHIGETA and the "Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles" (ICSN-CNRS), Paris.

2012-2013 Project manager for the company Oriflame, Skin Research Institute, Stockholm.

2010-2012 Junior project manager in apprenticeship for the company Soliance, Ile-Grande (France).

Educational background

CAS Hochschuldidaktik, PHZH (2022-2023)

PhD Chemistry of natural substances, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France).

Master Natural Raw Material for Cosmetics, ISIPCA, Versailles (France).



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

André, A.; Wojtowicz, N.; Touré, K.; Stien, D.; Eparvier, V. New Acorane Sesquiterpenes Isolated from the Endophytic Fungus Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides SNB-GSS07. Tetrahedron Letters 2017, 58, 1269–1272, doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2017.02.024.

André, A.; Wdzieczak-Bakala, J.; Touré, A.K.; Stien, D.; Eparvier, V. A Method to Quantify Intracellular Glycation in Dermal Fibroblasts Using Liquid Chromatography Coupled to Fluorescence Detection - Application to the Selection of Deglycation Compounds of Dermatological Interest. J. Chromatogr. B Analyt. Technol. Biomed. Life Sci. 2018, 1100–1101, 100–105, doi:10.1016/j.jchromb.2018.09.034.

André, A.; Touré, A.K.; Stien, D.; Eparvier, V. 2,5-Diketopiperazines Mitigate the Amount of Advanced Glycation End Products Accumulated with Age in Human Dermal Fibroblasts. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 2020, 42, 596–604, doi:10.1111/ics.12655.

Sorres, J.; André, A.; Elslande, E.V.; Stien, D.; Eparvier, V. Potent and Non-Cytotoxic Antibacterial Compounds Against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Isolated from Psiloxylon Mauritianum, A Medicinal Plant from Reunion Island. Molecules 2020, 25, 3565, doi:10.3390/molecules25163565.