Catherine received her degrees in Molecular Biology (B.S. Montpellier II University, M.S. Toulouse III University, 2014). After her Masters internship at Pierre Fabre Dermo Cosmetics to study the link between Microbiome and Psoriasis, she joined the Genomics and Transcriptomics Core Facility of NIAR (National Institute for Agricultural Research). She designed and handled more than two-hundred Genomic, Metagenomic and Metatranscriptomic projects on Next Generation Sequencing technologies for Agronomy, Environment and Health fields. After more than 3 years, she returned to the microbiome and cosmetics and joined the Applied Microbiomics Center of Excellence of Givaudan Active Beauty.