Isabelle Hardy

Associate Professor

7. Biosciences, Technologies and Ethics

Campus Lyon - Saint Paul
10 Place des archives 69002 Lyon


  • Director of the ESTBB Lyon Catholic University

Further information

Teaching areas

Plant biotechnology Cell biology
  • Chapters
    • Book chapters
      • LAWRENCE, Philip, HARDY, Isabelle, HAINAUT, Pierre, GORMALLY, Emmanuelle, CABOUX, Elodie, DI DONATO, Jeanne-Hélène (2021). «Ten years of experience in training Biobank Managers at Master level in France». In : Hainaut, P., Vaught, J., Zatloukal, K., Pasterk, M. (dir.), Hainaut, P., Vaught, J., Zatloukal, K., Pasterk, M., Biobanking of Human Biospecimens - Lessons from 25 years of Biobanking Experience. Springer Publishing, 135-151. URL/DOI :  [+]
  • Articles
    • Review articles
      • GORMALLY, Emmanuelle, HARDY, Isabelle, CABOUX, Elodie, DI DONATO, Jeanne-Hélène, HAINAUT, Pierre, HOFMAN, Paul (2017). «Training the Next Generation of Biobankers: A Two-Year Master's Course in the Management of Biobanks». Biopreservation and Biobanking, 15, 5, 438-450. URL/DOI :  [+]
  • Communications (conferences, seminars, study days)
    • GORMALLY, Emmanuelle, LAWRENCE, Philip, HARDY, Isabelle (2019). «Biobank Management Training for Masters Students – 10 years of experience of vocational training for students and professionals in France and deployment of an online training program in West Africa», Communications ESBB. European Biobank Week 2019, January 2019, Lübeck, Germany.
    • GORMALLY, Emmanuelle, LAWRENCE, Philip, HARDY, Isabelle (2018). «Next Generation Biobankers: the French Example, Key note lecture». Europe Biobank Week 2018: Biosharing for Scientific Discovery, BBMRI-ERIC, ESBB, September 2018, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Academic background
    • 1988 PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology, Obtention et étude physiologique et biochimique de suspensions photomixotrophes et hétérotrophes d’Abrus precatorius, Université Clermont-Auvergne (UCA), France
    • 1985 Diploma in Biological Engineering, Polytech Clermont (ex-CUST), France
  • Educational responsibilities and professional experiences
    • 2010 - 2016 Dean of the Science Faculty, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2008 Director of the ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
  • Teachings
    • 1998 - 2018 biologie et physiologie végétale, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • 1998 - 2012 biologie cellulaire, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • 1989 - 2006 biotechnologies végétales, Lyon Catholic University, France
  • Languages
    • English - Able to teach