Dr Philippe Gabant, Co-founder, CSO

  • PhD in MolecularBiology ULB + Master in Innovation Management FUSL
  • Inventor of patent portfolio about selection by « poison-antidote » (owned by ULB)
  • Founder and CEO of Delphi Genetics (DG) 2001 – 2010
  • Head of Business Development DG from 2010 until June 30 – 2012


Guy Hélin, Co-founder, CEO

  • Master in Business Engineering (Solvay Business School ULB)
  • Consultant for technology focused SME (including MBO participation)
  • Consulting / Senior Management for large corporations in Belgium and Europe
  • CFO (part-time) from 2001 to 2012 of Delphi Genetics and CBO (Chief Business Officer) from 2012 to May 2014


Dr Mohamed El Bakkoury, CTO Yeast

  • PhD in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology ULB
  • Scientist researcher (Post-doc) in Molecular Physiology of the Cell (IBMM-ULB): development of plasmid to study the in vivo interaction between the membrane proteins in Yeast 1999-2004
  • Project Manager and Quality Control at Delphi Genetics from 2005 until August 2015


Bertrand Delahaye, R&D Scientist

  • Master in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology ULB
  • Master thesis on the bacterial persistence from September 2015 to April 2016 (ULB)
  • Internship in biochemistry, in vitro development (Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse) from April 2016 to June 2016


Thomas Gosset, Ir, R&D Engineer

  • Master in Bio-Engineering, Chemistry & Bio-Industries ULB
  • Master Thesis: development of a biomass software sensor for cell culture in fixed-bed bioreactor
  • Participation to the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM), 2010
  • 4 years of experience in manufacturing execution system (MES) and pharmaceutical industries


Dr Johann Mignolet, R&D Project Manager

  • PhD in Biological Sciences UNamur
  • Scientist Researcher (Post-Doc) at UNIGE (Geneva, Switzerland), IBMM-ULB and UCL : study of developmental program establishment (differentiation, virulence, inflammatory response or competence) in bacterial models and human cells 2009-2017
  • Expertise in Microbiology, Genetics, High Throughput Sequencing and Molecular Biology


Marylène MAISTRIAU, R&D Project Manager

  • Master in biochemestry, molecular and cellular biology, ULB
  • Master thesis in molecular virology, ULB : Functional characterization of SP1 binding sites in the transcriptional regulation of HTLV-1 virus
  • Internship in molecular virology at ICGEB, Italy : A method for the detection of virus infectivity in single cells and real time: towards an automated fluorescence neutralization test.