Société Française de Nanomédecine - French Society for Nanomedicine

SFNano Summer School 2017

Invited speakers

Please find below the affiliations and presentations of the confirmed invited speakers for the SFNano Summer School 2017. Browse the list below to read their biographies, the titles of the conferences and the abstracts.


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Serge Braun, PharmD, PhD 
Scientific Director | AFM-Telethon
AFM-Telethon – EVRY (France)
“Gene-based therapies, a booming field”


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Samir El Andaloussi, PhD 
Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor | MCG Lab
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet – Huddinge (Sweden)
“Application of splice switching oligonucleotides”


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Carine Giovannangeli, PhD 
Project leader | Genome editing and double strand reak repair
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – Institut National de la Recherche medicale – Paris (France)
“Genome editing with custom nucleases-Principles and applications”


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Katalin Karikó, PhD In-2C-14px
Vice President | mRNA-based Protein Therapy Program
BioNTech AG – Mainz (Germany)
“In vitro transcribed mRNA for therapy”


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Mark Lindsay, PhD 
Professor of Molecular and Computational Pharmacology | Pharmacy and Pharmacology
University of Bath – Bath (United Kingdom)
“Long non-coding RNAs as therapeutic targets”


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Patrick Midoux, PhD 
Research Director | CBM
Center for Molecular Biophysics CNRS UPR4301 – Orléans cedex 2 (France)
“Synthetic mRNAs and mRNA-based vaccines”


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Shuling Guo, PhD In-2C-14px
Executive Director | Antisense Drug Discovery
Ionis Pharmaceuticals – Carlsbad, CA (United States)
“Developing Antisense Therapeutics for Severe Genetic Diseases”


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Yogesh Sanghvi, PhD 
President | Sapala Organics
Rasayan Inc. – Encinitas (United States)
“Large-Scale Synthesis of Oligonucleotides for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications”


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Jean-Luc Coll, PhD In-2C-14px
Research Director Cancer Targets and Experimental Therapeutics | IAB
Institute for Advance Biosciences – Grenoble (France)
“Peptide-based delivery and optical Imaging”


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Vittorio de Franciscis, PhD In-2C-14px
Research Director | IEOS
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Naples (Italy)
“The selective delivery of therapeutic RNAs in cancer”


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Mickael Gait, PhD 
MRC Programme Leader | LMB
Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology – Cambridge (United Kingdom)
“Cell-penetrating peptide delivery of oligonucleotides”


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Chantal Pichon, PhD In-2C-14px
Professor | Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire UPR 4301
Centre National de Recherche Scientifique – Orléans (France)
“Ultrasound and microbubbles assisted nucleic acids delivery”


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Bruno Pitard, PhD 
Research Director | INSERM
Institut Nantional de la sante et recheche medicale – Nantes (France)
“Bioinspired delivery systems for mRNA vaccines and medicines”


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Marie-Pierre ROLS, PhD In-2C-14px
Group Leader | IPBS
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – Toulouse (France)
“Nucleic acids electrotransfer: what do we (don’t) know?”


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Nadia Tagnaouti, PhD In-2C-14px
Regional Manager Europe | Precision Nanosystems
Precision Nanosystems – VANCOUVER (CANADA)
“The NanoAssemblr(TM) Platform: Revolutionizing nucleic acid delivery in vitro and in vivo”


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Matthew Wood, Pr 
Professor of Neuroscience | DPAG
Oxford University – Oxford (United Kingdom)
“Extracellular vesicles for trans-blood brain barrier drug delivery”


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Jean A. Boutin, PhD 
Directeur de la Prospective | Institut de recherches Servier
Institut de Recherches SERVIER – Croissy-sur-Seine (France)
“The Future of nucleic acid-based strategies as the Pharma Industry might see it.”


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Rudy Juliano, PhD In-2C-14px
CSO | Initos Pharmaceuticals LLC
Initos Pharmaceuticals LLC – Chapel Hill (United States)
“Enhancing Cellular Delivery of Oligonucleotides: Ligands, Carriers and Small Molecules”


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