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Professional Afterwork 2021 #5

24 November 2021 @ 19 h 00 min - 20 h 30 min

Hello to all,

After a summer break, the Professional Breakfasts continue their event on Zoom !

This is an opportunity for you to talk with doctors who have chosen a professional course outside the academic after the thesis, during a privileged and friendly moment.

For this event which cannot be done in person yet, the associations ADELIS, ChADoC, YR2I, Doc’Up, JeCCO, BioDocs, Stapa, ADIC, YouR PSL and Les Ajités will meet you on Wednesday, November 24th from 7 to 8:10 pm, online (the Zoom link will be sent to you a few days before).

This event is made for young researchers, so it’s time to mark this date in your agenda! We are now opening the registration process.

Click here to register

They have already confirmed their arrival:

Valentina Grampa Courtière defended her PhD on renal ciliopathies at the Imagine Institute in 2015. Following her 2 post-docs at the Imagine Institute and then at the Institut du Fer à Moulin in Paris, she joined Ipsen which is a pharmaceutical company 2 years ago. After having had several different positions in medical affairs within this company, Valentina is now Medical Science Liaison, with an expertise on anti-cancer treatments for kidney and prostate, and is in charge of the Auvergne Rhône – Alpes and Bourgogne Franche Comté regions.

Nathan Beckouche obtained his PhD in 2013, after spending 3 years at the Collège de France working on angiogenesis. He then did a post-doc at the UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco before leaving the classical academic path. After working for a few months in the private company Alexion as a project manager on drug discovery, he was for more than 3 years a self-employed consultant in the same field of expertise. Nathan is now co-founder and director of pre-clinical development at AtmosR, a biotech company developing innovative treatments for rare central nervous system diseases.

Matthieu Lemasson has defended a thesis in Dr. Arielle ROSENBERG lab in 2015 on the diversion of hepatocyte lipid metabolism by HCV (example of lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransférase 1) followed by a postdoctoral contract in this same lab. After that, he has worked as researcher engineer in Institut National de la Transfusion Sanguine (INTS, Paris) on the identification of antisense oligonucleotides antiviral mechanism on the viral particle secretion of HBV and HDV. A novel researcher engineer has followed in the company Sleep Apnea Innovation (SABI, ROMAINVILLE) on the identification of molecular markers of sleep apnea to develop clinical diagnostic kits. Now he is study director in Texcell, a company specialized on viral safety.

Renaud Pourpre did his PhD at INRAE (Paris-Saclay) on epigenetics consequences of bacterial infections and defended in 2019. During his PhD, he helped organize Science outreach events such as the “Pint of Science Festival”. After graduating, he followed his passion for Science outreach; first in the French Government as a project manager in the Ministry of Research and Higher Education, then as a freelance communicator specialized in audio and video. He manages two podcasts, “The Lonely Pipette”, that he hosts together with Jonathan Weitzman and that is geared towards scientists, and “Quand le Crime parle”, a crime solving podcast geared towards a wider audience. He is now also working on the launch of his new project combining a documentary and an immersive exhibition, “Cell Worlds”.

To find the profiles of our guests, go to Twitter and Facebook 

Hoping to see many of you!

The Professional Breakfast Team


24 November 2021
19 h 00 min - 20 h 30 min