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General Management and scientific Department


Ephy science PhD, Doctor in Neurosciences

Dr Mélissa FARINELLI-SCHARLY

President, Head of IN VITRO electrophysiology platform
PhD, Doctor in Neurosciences

Mélissa is Founder, President & Head of the In Vitro platform at E-PHY-SCIENCE. Trained as a neurophysiologist Mélissa has more than 10 years of experience in electrophysiology (Patch-Clamp and Field recording).

She received a PhD in Neurosciences from the ETH Zurich (Switzerland). She completed two post-doctoral fellowships in Switzerland, during which she was part of the Roche Program Fellowship.

Sandrine Hugues Ascery

Dr Sandrine HUGUES-ASCERY

Head of IN VIVO electrophysiology platform
PhD, Doctor in Neurosciences

Sandrine is Chief Scientist of the in vivo platform at E-PHY-SCIENCE. Trained as a neurophysiologist Sandrine has more than 10 years of experience in vivo electrophysiology (single and multi-electrode recordings).

Sandrine joined E-PHY-SCIENCE in 2014. Prior to that, she completed two postdoctoral fellowships in France. She received a PhD in Neurosciences from the university of Nice (France).

 
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Dr Virginie BRIFFAUD

Researcher
PhD, Doctor in Neurosciences

Virginie is an in vitro and in vivo electrophysiologist. Trained as a neurophysiogist, Virginie is experienced in in vitro (Patch-clamp recordings) and in vivo electrophysiology (intracellular, single and multi-electrode recordings).

Virginie obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from the university of Lyon 1 (France). Then, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Karolinska Institute of Stockholm (Sweden). Virginie joined E-PHY-SCIENCE in 2015.

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Pr Michel Lazdunski

Scientific board president

Michel Lazdunski is professor at the Medical School of the University of Nice – Sophia Antipolis He holds the chair of Molecular Pharmacology at the Institut Universitaire de France. A world-renowned specialist of ion channels, Michel Lazdunski has made internationally recognized contributions to basic research and to applied research in pharmacology and pathology. These range from understanding the mechanisms underlying oral antidiabetics, and inhalational anesthetics, to the mechanisms of pain perception, cardiac arrhythmia, epilepsy, depression, and cerebral ischemia.

 

Business Department


Johanna Martin

Johanna MARTIN

BusinessDeveloper
BA in business administration, Msc in Marketing

 

Johanna is in charge of business development at E-phy-science. She studied and worked in France, Australia and China. During the last two years, she’s been designing commercial strategies for foreign companies. Attracted to new challenges, she recently joined the team.