Head of Protein Science & Technology and Deputy Head Biologics Research Vitry, Sanofi.
Between 2012 and 2014 global Head of Protein Biotherapeutics. Previously Head of Protein Production during 12 years in Aventis and Sanofi-Aventis (2000 –2012). Group Leader in Biotechnology, Hoechst Marion Roussel, 1988 –2000 (12 years). PhD in 1988 in Cellular and Molecular Biology (University Paris VI, France): Purification, biochemical and immunological characterization of human teeth collagenase, in Protein Chemistry Lab. Institut Pasteur of Paris.
Main expertises in R&D on expression and purification/characterization of recombinant proteins, and antibodies, Biologics, for Medicinal Chemistry and Biotherapeutics projects for all kind of uses (screening, crystallography, IHC, PK-PD, in vitro and in vivo studies...).Purification of proteins, from mg scale to several grams. Developability of biologics. Support to Medicinal Chemistry projects, and development of purification processes for Biologics. Metalloproteinases. Previously project leader of Cardiovascular and Anti-Infective projects.