NAME                                 Rudaz Serge, Marc, Tancrède             

BIRTH                                30 July 1965, Geneva (Switzerland)

WORK ADDRESS               School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
                                                    Pavillon des Isotopes, 20, boulevard d'Yvoy
                                                    1211 GENÈVE 4 - Suisse  + 41 22 379 65 72


CURRENT INTERESTS and RESEARCH AREAS                                                                            


1.     Separation techniques (HPLC, CE) and hyphenation with Mass Spectrometry (MS).
Analysis of pharmaceuticals substances. Chirality. Biological matrices. Sample preparation.

2.     Clinical studies. Counterfeits. Toxicological Analysis.

3.     Validation. Regulation. Validation standards (ISO17025).

4.     Chemometrics, Data Mining, Experimental designs. Metabolomics.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                        


1998                  Post-doctoral fellow, « Application of capillary electrophoresis for chiral separation in biological fluids ». National Research Center, Roma (Italy)

1997                  Ph.D. thesis « Use of chiral stationary phase in high-performance liquid chromatography for the stereoselective determination of methadone ».
Thesis N°2917 Faculty of sciences, University of Geneva (Switzerland)

1996                  Certificate in Mass Spectrometry, University of Geneva (Switzerland)

1991                  Master of Science in Pharmacy (Diplôme fédéral de Pharmacien)
Faculty of sciences, University of Geneva (Switzerland)


CURRENT POSITION and EMPLOYMENT HISTORY                                                                      


Since 2012        Associate Professor, University of Geneva (Switzerland)

Since 2011        Director of the Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry Group, University of Geneva (Switzerland) 

Since 2006        Senior Lecturer (chargé de cours), Claude Bernard I University, Lyon (France)

Since 2005        Collaborateur de l’Université, Université de Liège (Belgium)

2003 - 2012       Maître d’enseignement et de recherche (MER), University of Geneva (Switzerland)

2007 – 2011      Invited Professor, University di Pavia (Italy)

2004                  Invited Professor 1ère Classe, Claude Bernard I University, Lyon (France)

2000                  Senior Lecturer (chargé de cours), University of Geneva (Switzerland)

1999                  Assistant Master, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

1998                  Assistant Master, University of Geneva (Switzerland)

1997                  Post-doctoral Training, Institute of chromatography, CNR, Rome (Italy)

1997                  Ph.D. Thesis in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva (Switzerland)

1992                  Pharmacist, Pharmacie de la Tour de l'Île, Geneva (Switzerland)


Academic activites                                                                                                                       


Since 2014                            President of the Teaching commission for School of Pharmacy

Since 2008                            Commission consultative pour évaluation des titres étrangers, State of Geneva

1999 - 2011                           President of the equivalency commission for School of Pharmacy

1993 – 1995, Since 2003      Member of the section of Pharmacy council, Geneva University

1995 - 1997, Since 1999       Member of the Faculty of sciences council, Geneva University

1993 - 1997, Since 1999       Examiner for Federal Diploma students in Pharmacy, OFSP, Bern

2001 – 2003                           President of the Section of Pharmacy council, Geneva University

1993 - 1996                            Examiner for Federal License students in Pharmacy, OFSP, Bern


Membership of academic organisations                                                                                      


Since 2015     Metabolomics Society

Since 2013     Associate member of the Research Center for Statistics (RCS - UniGE)

Since 2010     International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT)

Since 2009     Société Française de Statistiques (SFdS)

Since 2008     Swiss Center for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT)

Since 2007     Société Française des Sciences et Techniques Pharmaceutiques (SFSTP)

Since 2007     Fondation Gentiana, Switzerland

Since 2003     Association francophone sciences séparatives (Afsep)

Since 2003     Club Lyonnais de Chromatographie Liquide

Since 2001     Club francais de chimiométrie (CFC)

Since 2000     Société académique de Genève (SAG)

Since 1999     Centre of Competence in Toxicological and Analytical Chemistry (CCCTA)

Since 1998     New Swiss Chemical Society (NSSC - DACH)                                             


Professional Activities                                                                                                                 


Since 2015     President of the Centre of Competence in Toxicological and Analytical Chemistry (cCCTA)

Since 2015     Member of the Expert Group on Biotransformation Assays (OCDE)

Since 2015     Collège doctoral – Institut des Sciences Analytiques Université de Lyon (France)

Since 2014     Management Board of the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT)

Since 2014     Research Group Leader for the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT)

Since 2013     Vice - president / Association Française des sciences séparatives (Afsep), France

Since 2010     Vice - president / Association Pharmelp, Switzerland

Since 2010     Executive Board / Club Lyonnais de Chromatographie Liquide, France

Since 2010     Scientific Board of the Master of Advanced Studies in Toxicology – University of Geneva

Since 2010     Member of the Chemometrics comity, Société Française de Statistiques (SFdS)

Since 2008     Member of the SFSTP commission for method validation harmonisation, France

Since 2004     Permanent Scientific Board of Chimiométrie Congress series
International conference dedicated to Chemometrics (

Since 2002     Expert for analytical laboratory accreditation ISO 17025 / Swiss Accreditation Service (SAS)

2013 - 2015     Vice - president / Centre of Competence Toxicological and Analytical Chemistry (CCCTA)

2010 - 2013     Executive Board / Association Française des sciences séparatives (Afsep), France

2010 - 2013     Executive Board / Centre of Competence Toxicological and Analytical Chemistry (CCCTA)


Editorial and Referring duties                                                                                                                   

2014                Guest Editor for Spectra Analysis (Special issue Counterfeits Analysis)

2012                Guest Editor for Electrophoresis (Special issue MSB2012)

2011                Guest Editor for Forensic Science International (Special issue Doping Analyses)

2008                Guest Editor for J. Chromatogr. B (Methods Validation and Transfer)

Since 2006     Editorial Board of European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics

Since 2001     Refeeeing for over a dozen international analytical chemistry journals
(over 40 manuscripts per years)

                        Analytical Chemistry, TrAC, Journal of Chromatography A, Journal of Chromatography B, Electrophoresis, Journal of Separation Sciences, Journal of Pharmaceuticals and Biomedical Analysis, Talanta, Separation and Purification Reviews, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, PLOS One, Chemometrics and Intelligent Lab. Systems, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Fuel


PUBLICATIONS hindex : 42 - Citation number > 6200
Scopus AUTHOR-NAME(rudaz,s) AND ADRESS (Geneva) –  consulted 10/2015 - Author ID: 7004281669

226   Papers in refereed journals (+3 in press)
12     Book chapters

17     Papers in non-peer reviewed journals or editorials
65     Delivered oral presentations
25     Invited Lectures at external Universities
63     Lectures / Talks / Seminars
140   Co-authored talks at international meetings    
212   Posters at international meetings
32     Awards and distinctions
    Thesis Direction/co-direction (+7 in progress)
35     Thesis or Habilitation Jury member
46     Master thesis supervision
12     Congress or Seminars organisation