Yves Waché

Microbial Physiology

Dr. Yves Waché is Engineer (Master) in Food & Nutrition from Ensbana (Dijon) and PhD from the University of Burgundy in metabolic microbiology, he has carried out research periods at Laval University (Quebec, Canada) and at Hannah Research Institute in Ayr (Scotland). He was then Chargé de mission for Life sciences at the French Embassy in Germany and, after a period in a yeast company, he worked as a research engineer at the Lab of microbiology University of Burgundy/INRA in Dijon on bacterial physiology and on the biotechnological production of natural flavors. He then added teaching to his profile and became Maitre de conferences at ENSBANA in 2007 and Full Professor at AgroSup Dijon in 2014.

Dr. Yves Waché is very much involved in projects with South East Asia and he co-founded in 2011 the International Joined Research Laboratory Tropical Bioresources & Biotechnology with Hanoi University of Science and Technology and the international network Tropical Fermentation with several labs from Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia… He has been implied in the Erasmus+ project Asifood, in the Asia-Pacific office of the French-speaking universities agency and is currently invited professor (Bualuang chair) at Thammassat University, Bangkok.

Dr. Yves Waché is also interested in application of his work with the Natencaps project of valorisation of South East Asian plants and with Vetophage, a company working with phages in animal health to replace antibiotics.