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 Philippe Gabant
Co-founder, CEO
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
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.
Dr Jason BLAND
R&D Project Manager
PhD in Molecular Biology at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Institut Pasteur (Paris) Lab of Didier Mazel, Unité Plasticité du Génome Bactérien
Project Manager at the Centre des Recherches Interdisciplinaire (CRI) for the European Commission-funded “Citizen Cyberlab” project, Postdoctoral Researcher at INSERM U1001 and Paris Descartes (Paris, France), Lab of Ariel Lindner
Advisor for the Paris Bettencourt iGEM team
Dr Juan Borrero del Pino
R&D Project Manager
PhD in Food Microbiology Sciences at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Post-Doc at University of Minnesota (MN, USA) and APC Microbiome Institute - University College Cork (Ireland). R&D scientist for Probisearch SLU (Spain) and Lesaffre (France). Active participation in academia-industry collaborative R&D projects: use of antimicrobial compounds for food/beverage biopreservation and animal health applications. Expertise in Bacteriocins, Microbiology, Genetics, Protein Production and Pre/Probiotics.