David Daudé, PhD, HDR CEO/CSO

David Daudé is an Engineer graduated from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse (INSA) in 2009. In 2013, he obtained a PhD degree in Molecular and Enzyme Engineering from Toulouse Biotechnology Institute (TBI). He then joined, as a researcher, the newly created start-up Gene&GreenTK, a spin-off from Aix-Marseille University developing robust enzymes addressing major public health and environmental issues. His role in the company rapidly evolved, in 2020 he assumed the role of CEO for managing the company and CSO overseeing all aspects of R&D. In December 2019, he received the French Habilitation to Conduct Research (HDR).

Prof. Eric Chabrière, Founder

Eric Chabrière is Professor of Structural Biology at Aix-Marseille University. He manages a research team in biotechnology and leads the proteomic platform at the Faculty of Medicine of Marseille in the renown Hospital Institute of Marseille (IHU Méditerranée Infection) directed by Prof. Didier Raoult. He has investigated the potential of hyperthermostable enzymes for many years and created the start-up G&G in 2013 to develop their applications for environmental and healthcare concerns.

Prof. Mikael Elias, Founder

Mikael Elias  is an assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the BioTechnology Institute of the University of Minnesota (MN, USA). Professor Elias is an expert in structural biology, structural enzymology and enzyme engineering and design. His research team has developed new technologies for bacterial control.

Dr. Laure Plener, Microbiologist

Laure is a microbiologist at Gene&GreenTK. She achieved her PhD in pathogen bacteria plant interactions and deepened her knowledge on Quorum sensing through her postdoctoral studies. Her work now focuses on microbial interactions and how Quorum quenching can affect them.