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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
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Philippe Gabant, PhD
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
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Mohamed El Bakkoury, PhD
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.
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Jason BLAND, PhD
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
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Félix Jaumaux
R&D Scientist
Master in Chemistry, specialized Chemistry, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels, Belgium).
Master thesis on the Conformational modulation of LmrP by megabodies
Exchange student in Taiwan at the National Chiao Tung University
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Baptiste Dumont, PhD
R&D Project Manager
PhD in Molecular Microbiology from Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels, Belgium), Lab of Prof. Laurence VAN MELDEREN. Erasmus internship at Pasteur Institute (Paris, France), Lab of Prof. Didier MAZEL. Co-inventor of the patent Method and system for the production of recombinant proteins by cells. Member of the ULB-Brussels’ team at the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in 2010 and advisor for the ULB-Brussels’ iGEM team in 2014. Expertise in Bacteriology, Polymorphic Toxin Systems, Bacterial Secretion Systems, Genetics and Molecular Microbiology.
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Luz Perez, PhD
R&D Project Manager
PhD in Food Microbiology – Metabolic Engineering (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain)
Post-doctoral researcher in the lab of Prof. F. Srienc at the Biotechnology Institute (University of Minnesota, USA)
Senior Scientist (R&D Project Management, Quality assistance) at AnaBio Technologies Ltd (Ireland).
Researcher with experience managing multidisciplinary R&D projects within the fields of Biotechnology and Microbiology. Expertise in Microbiology, Metabolic Engineering, Genetics, Pre/Probiotics, Encapsulation and Food Safety Quality Management.
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Anandi Martin, PhD
Senior Project Manager - Infectious Disease
PhD in Sciences, Ghent University (UGent). Expertise in Microbiology, specialized in Mycobacteriology (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp).
Operational Manager at the laboratory of Medical Microbiology, Université catholique of Louvain (UCLouvain). Interest focuses on basic and translational research in infectious disease, in the diagnosis of drug resistance and in the discovery of new alternative ways for treatment. Extensive international experience of strengthening laboratories in controlling tuberculosis (TB) drug resistance through “Médecins Sans Frontières” (MSF) and other international organizations. TB research activities conducted in many countries in Latin America, in Africa, in Asia and in Europe including high burden settings in Russia. Expert for WHO for technical support to several TB endemic countries. Collaborations in many European and International research projects related to various aspects of drug resistance as well as of clinical trials for new TB drug.
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Hajar Amraoui
R&D Scientist
Master Biology (Université de Montpellier, France)
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Loïc Mues, Ir
R&D Scientist
Master in Bio-Engineering, Chemistry & Bio-Industries ULB
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Silvia Soto Diaz, PhD
R&D Project Manager
PhD in Sciences from Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels, Belgium). I studied the mechanism and regulation of ammonium transport across cell membranes in yeast, ensured by Mep-Amt-Rh superfamily proteins. Expertise in molecular biology, yeast biology, structural biology, and protein biochemical and biophysical characterization. A Master's degree in Biochemistry from the University of Paris VII and a Master's thesis at the Institut Pasteur of Paris, focused on CpxA activity and regulation, a Histidine Kinase from bacteria, known to be involved in biofilm formation and virulence. Bachelor's degree at the University of Valencia (Spain), in Biotechnology. Research stages at the Institute of Biomedicine of Valencia (Spain) and the Institut Pasteur of Lille (France).
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Jérôme Coppine, PhD
R&D Project Manager
PhD in Molecular Microbiology from University of Namur (UNamur, Belgium). The research projet focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms regulating the cell cycle and the development in alphaproteobacterias. Teaching assistant for genetic and molecular biology in charge of practical courses for undergraduate and master’s students in biology and veterinary sciences. Post-doctoral research in the lab of Dr Régis HALLEZ (UNamur, Belgium) bearing on the study of the transcriptional landscape upheaval occurring upon a bacterial stress response (2018 – 2021).