Charlotte Simmler

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Equipe 5 DFME
Diversité et Fonctionnement des Molécules aux Ecosystèmes

Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d’Ecologie marine et continentale
IMBE UMR7263, CNRS, IRD 237, Aix Marseille Université, Avignon Université

Station Marine d’Endoume
Rue de la Batterie des Lions
13007 Marseille, France



Professional Experience

Sep 2015/June 2019 : Research Assistant Professor

Center for Natural Product Technologies (CENAPT) and Institute for Tuberculosis Research (ITR) Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA.

Jan 2011/Sep 2015 : Post-doctoral Research Associate

UIC/NIH Botanical Center for Dietary Supplements, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA.

October 2007/2010 : PhD. in Pharmacognosy

CIFRE LVMH-research/Guerlain
Laboratory of Pharmacognosy and Bioactive Natural Substances, UMR-CNRS 7200, Faculty of Pharmacy, Strasbourg University, France.

2013/2018 : Lecturer for Undergraduate, Graduate and PharmD students

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), College of Pharmacy, USA

Topics :

  • What is Pharmacognosy nowadays
  • Infectious diseases due to HACEK organisms
  • Adsorption & Countercurrent Chromatography

Education and Trainings

2005/2006 : Master of Science degree on Natural Substances with Economical Interest

Strasbourg University, France.

2001/2006 : Doctor of Pharmacy degree

Faculty of Pharmacy, Strasbourg University, France


Kim SB, Nguyen K, Bisson J, Pauli GF, Simmler C “A liquid/liquid partitioning method to degree botanical extracts” submitted to Journal of Natural Products (IF : 4.25)

Mbachu O, Howell C, Dong H, Simmler C, Hajirahimkhan A, Chen SN, Malca Garcia G, Nikolić D, Pauli GF, Dietz BM, Bolton JL “Comparative SAR study on estrogen receptor α/β of (iso)flavonoids : importance of prenylation, C-ring (un)saturation, and hydroxyl substituents on ER activity.” Submitted to Journal of Steroids Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IF : 3.82)

Yung Mei,* Simmler C,* Ribnicky D, Pauli GF, Floyd E “Knock-out extract helps decipher the contributions of 4-O-methyldavidigenin in Artemisa dracunculus effects on glucose homeostasis in vitro and in vivo” Journal of Natural Products 2019 Dec 27 ;82(12):3321-3329 (IF:4.25) *Co-first authors