Team

Our team combines complementary skills and experience in science, project management, quality assurance and business administration.

 

Management Team

Serge Braun

Pharm.D./ Ph.D., President

Photo Serge BraunSerge Braun, PharmD, PhD started his career with traineeships in France and in USC (Los Angeles). Following a first 10-year period in public institutions he joined for an additional 10 years Transgene (Strasbourg, France) where he became Vice-president Research and developed his career in the field of gene therapy of genetic diseases and of immunotherapy of cancer. He was co-founder of Neurofit, a contract research organization specialized in preclinical testings of both the central and the peripheral nervous system. He was Vice-president of Alsace BioValley, the tri-national initiative, for the development of a major biotech cluster in Europe. He joined AFM-Telethon (the French Muscular dystrophy association) in 2006. He is also scientific expert or member of the Scientific Board of different state organisms, non-profit associations, VC funds, biotechs and bioclusters, and reviewer of major journals. Serge is currently and remains CSO of AFM-Telethon. Serge was appointed as president of GenoSafe in 2013.

 

 

Aymeric Huguenot

Msc, Advanced Master, Business Development Manager

Aymeric Huguenot is a graduate of the engineer school of biotechnology ( Sup’Biotech ) of Paris and  of the Paris School of Business ( ESCP-Europe ). His training focuses on oncology, immunology and genetics as well as commercial development and management.

After working at INSERM and then in the pharmaceutical industry ( Roche, Eli Lilly ) at commercial positions, he joined GenoSafe at the beginning of 2017 as a proposal manager and then was promoted as Business Development Manager.

 

 

 

 

Jean-Brice Marteau

Ph.D. Group Manager, Study Director

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Following a Master degree in Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Metabolism at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Nancy, Jean-Brice obtained his Ph.D. in Genetic Epidemiology in 2005. He then worked as a research engineer in the field of chronic lymphocytic leukemia at the Institute of cellular and molecular radiation biology from the CEA’s Life Science Division and as a researcher and project manager in the cardiovascular domain at INSERM. He then worked for a CRO as a molecular biology group leader in charge of the development of viral safety testing. Jean-Brice joined Genosafe in 2013 as a group manager and study director.

 

Laurence Jeanson-Leh

Ph.D. Group Manager, Study Director

DSC_7986GdWebHolder of a Master degree in Pharmacology from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Laurence obtained her Ph.D. in Life and Health Sciences in 2004 at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Cachan following her work on HIV replication. She then joined the R & D department of Genethon as a research fellow and led various projects on immune deficiencies and muscular dystrophies. Specialized in molecular biology, vectorology and gene therapy, Laurence joined Genosafe in 2014.

 

 

 

 

Sabrina Triffault

Ph.D. Group Manager, Study Director

DSC_9720Holder of a Master’s degree in in-depth immunology from the Pasteur Institute in Paris, Sabrina obtained her Ph.D in basic immunology in 2007 at the University of Angers. During her different post-doctoral fellowships, she addressed multiple aspects of immunology: innate immune response, development of antitumor immunotherapies, and study of the immune response against gene therapy vectors during last position. Sabrina joined GenoSafe in 2015.

 

 

 

 

Hasnae Niang

Msc, MBA, Quality Assurance Manager

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Hasnae holds a Master degree in Control and Quality Assurance for gene and cell therapy products obtained at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Paris XI and a Magistère (MSC) in biotechnology at the Faculty of Science in Paris XI. She worked for over 10 years in several companies (Biotechs, CRO, CMO) in Quality Assurance department in charge of implementation and monitoring of quality systems (GLP, GCP, GMP, ISO 17025, ISO 13485, 21 CFR part 820, etc.). She also hold a MBA in Responsible Management (innovation and responsible investment) obtained at Audencia business school. Hasnae joined Genosafe in 2015.

 

 

 

 

Séverine Pouillot

Ph.D. Collaborative projects Officer

120530_AFM_Genosafe_CH_04After a PhD work on the validation of transfer methods of human embryonic stem cells for the cardiomyopathy associated to Duchenne muscular Dystrophy therapy, Séverine has joined Genosafe in March 2008. She is in charge of national and European collaborative projects in which Genosafe is involved.

 

 

 

Aurore Lacroix

Regulatory Affairs Officer

DSC_4909Following an MSc in Neurobiology, Aurore obtained a Master in Regulatory Affairs at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Lille and a Master in Pharmaceutical Marketing at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Paris XI. She has over 8 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs. She worked 3 years in Toronto (Canada) where she obtained Certificates in Canadian and US laws and Good Manufacturing  Practices (GMP) . She worked for a Biotechnology Company specialized in oncology products (antibodies coupled to a toxin) where she was responsible of Intellectual Property Department. Aurore joined Genosafe in November 2013 as Regulatory Affairs Officer.