Bernard JÉGOU

Bernard JÉGOU

Irset-Inserm UMR 1085 Campus de Beaulieu - 263 avenue du Général Leclerc (Bât. 13) - CS 74205 - 35042 - RENNES Cedex

Tel: +33 (0) 2 23 23 61 69 (work) / +33 (0) 2 99 02 29 96

E-mail: bernard.jegou@inserm.fr (work) / bernard.jegou@ehesp.fr


Current position: Director of Research at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale [National Institute of Health and Medical Research] (Inserm), Director of the Institut de Recherche en Santé, Environnement et Travail [National Institute for Research on Environmental and Occupational Health] (Irset-Inserm UMR 1085)

Diploma(s): Doctor of Reproductive Biology, PhD, Doctor of Science

Affiliation(s): Department of environmental and occupational health, UMR 1085 IRSET

Curriculum

Academic career :

  • 1976 : PhD in Reproductive Biology, Universités de Paris VI [Universities of Paris VI]
  • 1983 : PhD at the Monash University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 1985 : PhD in Sciences, University of Rennes 1 [Université Rennes 1]
  • 1986 : Accreditation to direct research – Université Rennes 1

 

Professional career :

  • Since 2014 : Director of Research at the EHESP [French School of Public Health]
  • Since 2012 : Director of the Irset-Inserm U1085 (Institut de recherche en santé, environnement et travail [Institute of Research on Environmental and Occupational Health)
  • Since 2012 : Associate Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique [French School of Public Health] (EHESP), "Environment, Health, Reproduction" Chair hosted by the Département santé-environnement-travail et génie sanitaire [Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, and Health Engineering (DSETGS)
  • From 1995 to 2011 : Director of Inserm [National Institute for Health and Medical Research] unit U435 then U625
  • Since 1988 : Director of Research at Inserm
  • From 1981 to 1987 : Senior Lecturer at the Université Rennes 1 [University of Rennes 1]

Research

"Directeur de recherche de classe exceptionnelle" [Exceptional grade senior researcher] (DRCE) at Inserm [National Institute for Health and Medical Research]

Research topics : reproduction, endocrinology, repro-toxicology, environmental health

Publications : close to 220 articles referenced in the Web Of Science (h-index 43) ; many national and regional reports (Brittany, General Council 35) and popular articles.

Expertise

Inserm [National Institute for Health and Medical Research]

  • General reporter for Inserm at the Assises de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche [Higher Education and Research Conference] (2012)
  • Member of the Conseil d’Administration [Administrative Council] and President of the Scientific Council (2008-2012)
  • Coordinator of the Programme National de Recherche [National Research Programme] (PNR) on "Endocrinologie-Reproduction-Développement" ["Endocrinology-Reproduction-Development"] (2006-2008)
  • Scientific representative of Inserm in Brittany (2004-2008)
  • President of the Commission Scientifique Spécialisée No.6 [Specialist Scientific Commission No.6] (endocrinology, reproduction) (2003-2006)
  • Member of the Commission Scientifique Spécialisée No.4 [Specialist Scientific Commission No.4] and its permanent commission (1995-1998)
  • Member of the Intercommission No.5 "Evolutions démographiques et santé humaine : populations et groupes sociaux vulnérables ["Demographic evolutions and human health : vulnerable populations and social groups"] (1995-1998)

 

With ministries :

  • Ministry of Higher Education and Research : Writer and report for the "Reproduction & Développement " ["Reproduction & development"] section of the Plan National de Recherche sur la Santé, l’Environnement et le Travail [National Plan for Research Environmental and Occupational Health] (PNRSET) (2004)
  • Ministry of Environment : Member of the "Reproduction & Développement"["Health & Environment"] Scientific Committee (1995-1988) ;
    Founder and president of the Scientific Council for the Plan National de Recherche sur les Perturbateurs Endocriniens [National Plan for Research on Endocrine Disrupters] (PNRPE) (2005-2008)
  • Ministry of Health and Social Affairs : Inserm [National Institute for Health and Medical Research] representative for the Group of Prospectives on health research (2010) ;
    Member of the Scientific Support Group for the Plan National sur les Résidus des Médicaments [National Plan on Drug Residues].

 

Others :

  • Vice-president of the Comité de recherche bio-médicale [Bio-Medical Research Committee] (CRBSP) at the CHU de Rennes [Rennes University Hospital] (2007-2011)
  • Repro-toxicology consultant for Beaufour-IPSEN, Laphal, Bayer, Galderma, Hoffman-Laroche, Pfizer, Lilli Icos, Sanofi-Synthelabo, Johnson & Johnson… (1997-2008)
  • Expert, Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des produits de Santé [French Agency for the Sanitary Safety of Health Products] (Afssaps) (2004-2007)
  • Reproductive biology for consultant for Urcéo, Cobiporc, Créavia, Grimaud Frères (2000-2008)

 

Internationally :

  • Co-founder of the European Academy of Andrology (EU) (1997-2001)
  • One of the eight members of the Scientific Committee for the European Study Group for Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology of the Testis (EU) (2008)

Courses

Teaching and supervision :

  • Since 2012 : Visiting professor at the EHESP [French School of Public Health], "Health, Environment, Reproduction" Chair (Rennes)
  • Senior lecturer at the Université Rennes 1 [University of Rennes 1] from 1981 to 1987
  • Director of 24 theses on reproductive biology in France
  • On many PhD panels and accreditation to supervise research in France and abroad