Karim Benzerara, EAG Treasurer

Karim Benzerara is a CNRS Research Director at the Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique des Milieux Condensés in University Pierre et Marie Curie, France.
He obtained his PhD in Geochemistry in 2002 at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris on the terrestrial alteration of a meteorite. He was a postdoc in Stanford University with G.E Brown, where he conducted synchrotron studies of microbe-mineral interactions. His main research interests include biomineralization, search for ancient traces of life and geochemistry of carbon. He is a consolidator ERC grant holder on carbonate biomineralization by cyanobacteria.
More information and a list of publications can be found here.

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