Avenue du Professeur Léon Bernard LERES - 35043 - RENNES

Tel: +33 (0) 2 99 02 29 39 (work)

E-mail: fabien.mercier@ehesp.fr (work)

Affiliation(s): Laboratoire d'étude et de recherche en environnement et santé (LERES), UMR 1085 IRSET


Academic career :

  • Doctorate at the University of Rennes 1, option "Health Biology and Sciences": Contribution to the evaluation of organic contamination in settled dust and suspended particles in the home, with the objective of evaluating exposure (2008-2011)
  • DESS (higher studies diploma) Spectroscopic Methods of Analysis and Physicochemical Characterisation, University of Rennes 1 (2002-2003)
  • Master's in Fine Chemistry, Institut Universitaire Professionnalisé de Chimie Biologie, Faculté de Nantes (2001-2002) (Professional University technology unit in Biological Chemistry, Nantes Faculty)

Professional career :

  • Research engineer in analytical chemistry at the LERES (study and research laboratory for environment and health), R&D manager for organic micropollutants in the Micropollutant unit (since January 2012)
  • Study engineer at the LERES (September 2003 – December 2011)


Analytical Chemistry: Development of methods for analysing organic micropollutants in environmental matrices (water, air, suspended particles, dust sediments, etc.) and biological matrices (urine, blood, etc.) to evaluate population exposure to chemicals and the associated risks, mainly to children in an indoor environment.

The current programmes concern exposure to semi-volatile organic compounds in an indoor environment (ECOS-Habitat project)