Luana Cuvillier

Luana Cuvillier


Luana Cuvillier

PhD student


French, born on December 18, 1996


2020-2024: PhD student on the HELIX project : Cleaning of metal artworks using biobased gels amended with microorganisms.             

Supervised by Dr. Edith Joseph, Dr. Stephan von Reuss, Dr. Elodie Guilminot.

In collaboration between LATHEMA (Université de Neuchâtel, Suisse), HE-Arc Conservation Restauration (Neuchâtel, Switzerland), Arc’Antique (Nantes, France).       

2017-2018 : Erasmus at UCT Prague, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czechia

2016-2019 : Graduate School of Chemistry, Biology and Physics in Bordeaux, France

2014-2016: Preparatory class in Physics and Chemistry at the University of Bordeaux, France


Professional experiences

2019 (6 months): Internship at Arc Nucléart, CEA Grenoble, France (Dr.Karine Froment)

« Study of the degradation of metallic tin foil on polychrome medieval sculptures. »

2018 (5 months): Intership at the MacDiarmid Institute, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. (Dr Renee Goreham)

“Electroporation gold nanoparticles in bacterial outer-membrane vesicles ”

2018 (6 months): « The influence of alkaline cardboard for the storage of silk » at the Departement of Chemical Technology of Monument Conservation conservation. (Dr.Markéta Škrdlantová), Prague, Czechia.