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2014-2018: Postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City (USA)

2013-2014: Research assistant, Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculaires - Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne (France)

2010-2013: PhD, Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculaires - Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne (France)


2010-2013: PhD in biochemistry, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France)

2007-2010: Master in structural and functional biochemistry, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France)

2005-2007: Bachelor in biochemistry, Université de Nîmes (France)


Biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, bioelectrochemisty

Research interests

Redox enzyme, screening

Main publications

S. Abdellaoui, M. Bekhouche, A. Noiriel, R. Henkens, C. Bonaventura, L. J. Blum and B. Doumeche (2013). "Rapid electrochemical screening of NAD-dependant dehydrogenases in a 96-well format." Chemical Communication 49: 5781-5783

S. Abdellaoui, A. Noiriel, R. Henkens, C. Bonaventura, L. J. Blum and B. Doumeche (2013). "A 96-well electrochemical method for the screening of enzymatic activities." Analytical Chemistry 85(7): 3690-7

S. Abdellaoui, D. P. Hickey, A. R. Stephens and S. D. Minteer. (2015). "Recombinant oxalate decarboxylase: enhancement of a hybrid catalytic cascade for the complete electro-oxidation of glycerol." Chemical Communications 51(76): 14330-14333

S. Abdellaoui, K. L. Knoche, K. Lim, D. P. Hickey and S. D. Minteer. (2016). "TEMPO as a Promising Electrocatalyst for the Electrochemical Oxidation of Hydrogen Peroxide in Bioelectronic Applications." Journal of The Electrochemical Society 163(4): H3001-H3005

S. Abdellaoui, R. D. Milton, T. Quah and S. D. Minteer. (2016). "NAD-dependent dehydrogenase bioelectrocatalysis: the ability of a naphthoquinone redox polymer to regenerate NAD." Chemical Communications 52(6): 1147-1150

R. D. Milton, S. Abdellaoui, N. Khadka, D. R. Dean, D. Leech, L. C. Seefeldt and S. D. Minteer (2016). "Nitrogenase bioelectrocatalysis: heterogeneous ammonia and hydrogen production by MoFe protein." Energy & Environmental Science 9(8): 2550-2554

S. Abdellaoui, M. S. Chavez, I. Matanovic, A. R. Stephens, P. Atanassov and S. D. Minteer (2017). "Hybrid molecular/enzymatic catalytic cascade for complete electro-oxidation of glycerol using a promiscuous NAD-dependent formate dehydrogenase from Candida boidinii." Chemical Communications, 53 (39): 5368-5371

R. D. Milton, R. Cai, S. Sahin, S. Abdellaoui, B. Alkotaini, D. Leech and S. D. Minteer (2017). "The In Vivo Potential-Regulated Protective Protein of Nitrogenase in Azotobacter vinelandii Supports Aerobic Bioelectrochemical Dinitro-gen Reduction In Vitro." Journal of the American Chemical Society 139 (26): 9044–9052

S. Abdellaoui, F. Macazo, R. Cai, A. de Lacey, M. Pita and S. Minteer (2018). "Enzymatic Electrosynthesis of Alkanes via Bioelectrocatalytic Decarbonylation of Fatty Aldehydes." Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 9 (57) 2404–2408

B. Alkotaini, S. Abdellaoui, K. Hasan, M. Grattieri, T. Quah, R. Cai, M. Yuan, S. D. Minteer (2018). “Sustainable Bioelectrosynthesis of the Bioplastic Polyhydroxybutyrate: Overcoming Substrate Requirement for NADH Regeneration.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 6 (4), 4909–4915