Every two months, the following associations: YR2I, ADIC, JeCCO, Stapa, ADELIH and Doc’Up, invite you to the Professionnal Breakfasts where you can meet people who left academia after their PhD: clinical research associates (attachés de recherche clinique), consultants, scientific communcation, journalism… The morning is divided in two parts, first two round tables, followed by a free time in order to discover more precisely the experience of each guest and discover new career opportunities after your PhD.

Here is the Planning for the year 2017-2018:

  • Imagine : Tuesday October 10th 2017
  • Curie : Wednesday December 6th 2017
  • Pasteur : Thursday Ferbuary 8th 2018
  • Cochin : Tuesday April 4th 2018
  • Saint-Louis : Thursday May 31st 2018

Emmanuel Pasco-Viel is Project Manager at the French Ministry for Higher Education and Research. Emmanuel did is PhD at the IGFL in Lyon, and then obtained a Masters degree in Research Administration. He is now in charge of several projects linked to the European Research Area (ERA).

Jérémy Scelle is Consultant in Innovation financing at F. Iniciativas, a company aiming to promote both research and innovation, and to create bonds between public and private research. He obtained a Masters degree and a PhD in Molecular Chemistry at the UPMC, and works at F. Iniciativas since 2017.

Amelie Dublineau will start a position of project coordinator at Institute Pasteur in mid-february 2018. She is in charge of an epidemiological study on Hepatitis C Virus in Egypt, thus her work will be based in Paris with missions in Cairo. After her PhD in Virology at the Pasteur Institute, she followed a training to become Clinical Research Associate and has worked on several studies in France as well as in Guinea and Malawi.

Elodie Touzé is a scientific mediator at Palais de la découverte where she participates in creating and animating conferences for general public as well as experimental workshops. After defending her PhD in Life Science 2007 in Strasbourg, she worked for several associations of scientific mediation oriented either more on theatre for kids or on experimental side. She also worked at Cité des enfants in Paris.

Alexey Rak is Head of Biostructure and Biophysics at Sanofi. He is a scientist with extensive industrial and academic experience. Before coming to Sanofi he was a principal investigator at Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund, Germany.



Amélie Petitprez
After a PhD in pharmaco-oncology obtained in 2012 in Paris Descartes university, Amelie became a scientific writer for Kephren. She then followed a training of clinical research associate and became the regional responsible for Hospira. She finally obtained a medical science liaison job at Jazz Pharmaceuticals where she currently works.

Mark Livingstone obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2011 and completed it with a MBA at HEC. He reached an extensive international experience at the interface between academic research and the commercialization of scientific discoveries. He is currently Director, European Accounts at Scientist.com, a business which builds private marketplaces that simplify the purchase of research services.

Laurent Foiry
After he got phd in genetics at Paris Descartes University in 2006, during one year Laurent studied strategical management at HEC. After that he joined OTC Asset Management as a charge d’affaires before he founded SPRING Invest, an investment fund in retail, in 2015.

Morgane Montabrut
After obtaining her PhD at the CEA, Morgane followed an alternating training with Ozyme and UPMC in Health Marketing and a Master 2 in Sales Negotiations at UPMC. She then worked for 3 years as a sales engineer at Life Technologies and then became “Key Account Manager – consumables” at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Thomas Ybert is the CEO and co-founder of DNA Script. He holds an engineering degree and a PhD from Ecole Polytechnique. Thomas spent 3 years in the biotechnology department at Sanofi R&D, where he developed a biotherapeutic production platform based on yeast technology. After 2 years spent in San Francisco Thomas came back to France to found DNA Script.

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