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Your key partner for the management and storage of your biological and chemical samples.

Cell&co is a services company specialized in the management of biological and chemical samples

Cell&co is a services company specialized in the management of biological and chemical samples

Our role is to provide the highest quality of service for your collections and related data throughout their life cycle: collection, production, transport, receipt, preparation, analysis, storage, dispatch and disposal. Cell&Co is a trusted partner of manufacturers and laboratories involved in a variety of markets: human and animal health, dermocosmetics, agri-food, nutrition & health, and the environment. By maximizing the quality of the samples and related data entrusted to us, we optimize their value for your current and future projects.

Cell&Co combines state-of-the-art technology with dynamic, professional and specialist personnel, underpinned by a unique work philosophy. Mindful of the importance of security and standardization in our industry, we are committed to offering you services of the highest quality and to developing innovative solutions to support your work in the fields of R&D, quality control, clinical trials, and bioproduction.

It is also our goal to simplify your activities, saving you valuable time. Whatever the nature of your project, we are able to provide a bespoke and flexible solution to satisfy your requirements, enabling us – together – to successfully meet your challenges!

Pascaline Heyraud

Project Manager

Pascaline Heyraud

Pascaline Heyraud

Project Manager

Pascaline holds an engineering degree in Biological Engineering from Polytech'Clermont and a master’s degree in Management and Business Administration from IAE (Business Administration Institutes) Clermont Auvergne. She went on to work as a Research Assistant in Molecular and Plant Biology, then as an Assistant Product Manager before joining the Cell&Co team in January of 2021 as Project Manager.

Adeline Falgas

Human Resources Officer

Adeline Falgas

Adeline Falgas

Human Resources Officer

After 2 years of experience in a biotech laboratory in Toulouse where she obtained a Bachelor's degree in HR, Adeline joined Cell&Co in June 2022 as HR Officer, while preparing a Master's degree in HR Management.

Régine Tromas

Executive Assistant

Régine Tromas

Régine Tromas

Executive Assistant

After qualifying with a DUT in Business and Administrations Management, Régine worked for 12 years in logistics as an administrative and operations assistant for France’s leading pharmaceutical distributor, CSP. She joined Cell&Co in 2017.

Adeline Falgas

Human Resources Officer

Adeline Falgas

Adeline Falgas

Human Resources Officer

After two years of experience in a laboratory specialized in biotechnologies in Toulouse, Adeline validated a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources. She joined Cell&Co in June 2022 as Human Resources Officer while preparing a Master's degree in Human Resources Management.

Keinasha Zamoraga

Biobank Operator

Keinasha Zamoraga

Keinasha Zamoraga

Biobank Operator

Keinasha joins Cell&Co in October 2021.

Fabien Sol

Information Systems Security Manager

Fabien Sol

Fabien Sol

Information Systems Security Manager

With a scientific background, having studied biology, pharmacy, optics, and chemistry, Fabien worked in pharmaceutical detailing for 12 years, in the sectors of antibiotics, immunology, cardiology, and gastroenterology. He then embarked on his IT career, initially as a data engineer with SFR, followed by 8 years’ experience as an IS Manager after training as an IT project manager. Fabien joined Cell&Co in late 2017. In 2021, he obtaines a Master of Science in Computer & Cybersecurity

Clément Le Guyadec

Chief Information Officer - Chief Operating Officer

Clément Le Guyadec

Clément Le Guyadec

Chief Information Officer - Chief Operating Officer

Clement holds a degree in Biological engineering from Polytech’Clermont. He has previously held positions has quality engineer, accounts manager and project manager in different companies. Clement has been a member of Cell&Co’s executive management team for six years. He manages the operations team while supervising the continuous improvement of our company’s operational activities with regards to quality, hygiene, safety and industry-specific regulations.

Nina Nedellec

Chief of Pharmaceutical Activities

Nina Nedellec

Nina Nedellec

Chief of Pharmaceutical Activities

With a Degree delivered by the University of Paris V, Nina is a pharmacist specialised in advanced therapy drugs. She worked for 5 years at CellForCure-Novartis, a site dedicated to the manufacture of CART cells, as a Technology Transfer Manager and then as Production Manager. She joined Cell&Co in October 2021 as Director of Pharmaceutical Activities.

Patrice Domas

Associate

Patrice Domas

Patrice Domas

Associate

Patrice passed away in April 2021. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and graduated from ESC Clermont-Ferrand (finance management control learning cycle and human resources Master), he has spent more than 25 years in business world, especially in health industry field. Patrice, in the light of his experience gained in different types of firms (from SMEs to multinational) and through wide range of responsibilities held (scientific, manufacturing and supply chain, sales and marketing, general manager…) has to make a significant contribution to Cell & Co development.

Kristell Crenn

Biobank Technician

Kristell Crenn

Kristell Crenn

Biobank Technician

After obtaining a degree in biology from the University of Clermont-Ferrand, Kristell worked most notably in the environmental field doing water sampling and analysis. She joined the operational team of Cell & Co at the end of 2019.

Florent Belon

CEO - Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer

Florent Belon

Florent Belon

CEO - Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer

Florent Belon holds a Biological Engineering degree from Polytech'Clermont and is an expert in logistics and supply-chain techniques for the pharmaceutical industry. After spending a year in the US in the Chemical Engineering Laboratory of the University of Michigan, he joined Servier’s clinical supply coordination department and later Alliance Healthcare’s supplies department. Florent is one of the founders of Cell&Co Bioservices.

David Garnier

Chief of Projects and Clinical Activities

David Garnier

David Garnier

Chief of Projects and Clinical Activities

David is a Pharmacist with a Degree delivered by the Grenoble Alpes University and an Engineer with a degree delivered by the IMT Mines. He has previously held positions as Production Pharmacist, Site Manager and Project Manager in several pharmaceutical industries (Leo Pharma, Catalent, Cyclopharma-Curium). He joined Cell&Co in November 2021 to take charge of the project team.

Gaël Clairefond

Operations Manager

Gaël Clairefond

Gaël Clairefond

Operations Manager

Since qualifying as a laboratory scientist at Clermont-Ferrand IUT, Gael worked for 5 years as part of a translational research team at the local medical school then in the field of medical devices, before joining Cell&Co as a biobank practitioner in 2017.

Elise Maubert

Project Manager

Elise  Maubert

Elise Maubert

Project Manager

Elise holds a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the Faculty of Pharmacy of Clermont-Ferrand. She continued her education with a doctorate specializing in Biology and Health before joining the Cell&Co team in November of 2020.

Lucie Fontaine

Quality Assurance Manager

Lucie Fontaine

Lucie Fontaine

Quality Assurance Manager

Initially a pharmacy assistant, Lucie worked in a dispensary. Preparing a title of Superior Technician in Industrial Pharmacy and Cosmetics she then worked in the QA department of Bouchara-Recordati Laboratories. While pursuing her degree in Pharmaceutical Engineering Production Development at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Clermont Ferrand, she completed her apprenticeship at Carbogen, on the manufacturing of clinical phase 1 & 2 drugs and risk analysis.
After specializing in quality throughout her career, Lucie joined Cell&Co in May 2022.

Fanny Martin

Biobank Operator

Fanny Martin

Fanny Martin

Biobank Operator

Originally from Clermont-Ferrand, Fanny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She studied Cells and Physiology at the UCA : Clermont Auvergne University. She worked nearly one year at Icare as a Laboratory Technician before joining Cell&Co in July 2021.

Sophie Marquet

Biobank Technician

Sophie Marquet

Sophie Marquet

Biobank Technician

Sophie holds a master’s degree in cell biology and physiology and has worked as a laboratory scientist for a number of companies, including ADIV, Ampligène (CARSO Group), ICARE, and SLVA, mainly in the field of testing and quality control. She joined our operations team as a biobank practitioner in 2017.

Nicolas Demoures

Sales Manager

Nicolas Demoures

Nicolas Demoures

Sales Manager

After graduating from the IDRAC Lyon with a degree in Marketing and Commercial Negotiation and from the IAE of Clermont-Ferrand with another degree in Management and Project Management, Nicolas developed a career for several years in the sale and development of solutions dedicated to the health sector (hygiene and hospital disinfection , DMI Surgical, etc.).
He benefited from various experiences in marketing consultancy and business development as well as an entrepreneurial adventure in catering services dealing directly with clients.
Nicolas graduated from the IUT of Clermont-Ferrand with a DUT biological engineering diploma majoring in biological and biochemical analysis. Joining the Cell & Co team in May 2020, he returned to his first love, biology.

Michel Pautrat

Co-founder & Associate

Michel Pautrat

Michel Pautrat

Co-founder & Associate

Michel Pautrat holds an MBA from Harvard and has had a long career in the pharmaceutical industry, holding various executive positions, including in the Health division of Rhône Poulenc. He founded a service company for the pharmaceutical industry in 1998. This company quickly became one of the European leaders in the logistics of clinical therapeutic units. He stayed its CEO until 2013.
Michel is a co-founder of Cell&Co Bioservices and is involved in its business development, bringing to the role his valuable entrepreneurial experience and knowledge of the pharmaceutical market.

Prescillia Jany

Project Manager

Prescillia Jany

Prescillia Jany

Project Manager

After graduating with a Master's degree in Health Engineering specialized in Biomedical Techniques and Diagnostics at the UCA, she joined a young URC to help develop the clinical research activity at the Puy-en-Velay Hospital. For 3.5 years, she held the position of CRA investigator-coordinator and referent in oncology for phase II to IV clinical trials, as well as the position of person in charge of training in good clinical practices at the center. She joined Cell&Co in May 2022 as Project Manager.

Laurène Lescure

Information Systems Manager

Laurène Lescure

Laurène Lescure

Information Systems Manager

Holder of a Double Degree in Agronomy Engineering and in Computer Engineering, Laurène worked for eight years at Limagrain as a Project Manager, then as a Support and Data Team Manager on software for plant research. Then, she worked for four years in Industry as a Project Manager for the developpement of computer software before joining Cell&Co in July 2021.

Océane Peycelon

Pre-Sale and Purchase Manager

Océane Peycelon

Océane Peycelon

Pre-Sale and Purchase Manager

Graduated from International Business School-Saint Etienne (HECI) with a Bachelor’s degree: Import-Export Area Manager, Océane worked in International Trade during 4 years as Export Sales Advisor before joining the Cell&Co Sales team as Pre-Sale and Purchase Manager in Jan-2021.

Aurore Sainte Martine

Project Manager

Aurore Sainte Martine

Aurore Sainte Martine

Project Manager

Since qualifying as a laboratory scientist in 2005 at Clermont-Ferrand IUT, Aurore has worked in various biomedical sectors: in preclinical pharmacology with the CRO CERB, in microbiology with the testing laboratory ICARE, and in medical devices for VITROBIO. Since 2017, Aurore has applied this varied experience to her work with Cell&Co as a biobank practitioner.

Guillaume Cariot

Chargé Qualité Qualif/ Valid

Guillaume Cariot

Guillaume Cariot

Chargé Qualité Qualif/ Valid

Guillaume rejoint Cell&Co Bioservices en septembre 2022 en tant que Chargé Qualité Qualification et Validation. Au cours de ses précédentes expériences professionnelles, il a pu exercer des fonctions d’Ingénieur qualité dans les domaines de l’industrie pharmaceutique / dispositifs médicaux.

Solène Delorme

Project Manager

Solène Delorme

Solène Delorme

Project Manager

After obtaining her Master's degree in Genetics and Physiology, Solène continued her career with a PhD specialized in Health Biology before joining Cell&Co in February 2022.

Chloé Guerin

Biobank Operator

Chloé Guerin

Chloé Guerin

Biobank Operator

After obtaining two Masters Degree in Plant Biology, Chloé worked as a Scientific Project Manager at Gen-Bio, on behalf of Cell&Co. She was a Technical Sales Representative in the field of medical devices at Icare before joining the Cell&Co team in March 2021.

Marie-Amélie Moreau

Assistante Comptabilité et Administration

Marie-Amélie Moreau

Marie-Amélie Moreau

Assistante Comptabilité et Administration

Marie-Amélie a obtenu un BTS Comptabilité et Gestion en 2019, à la suite d'un baccalauréat STMG. Puis DCG en cours d'obtention, DSCG en préparation. Après 3 années d'alternance dans un cabinet d'expertise comptable, elle intègre Cell&Co en alternance en tant qu'Assistante Comptabilité et Administration.

Anaïs Lavisse

Biobank Operator

Anaïs Lavisse

Anaïs Lavisse

Biobank Operator

Anaïs joins Cell&Co in October 2021.

Marie-Cécile Klak

Project Manager

Marie-Cécile Klak

Marie-Cécile Klak

Project Manager

After a CIFRE PhD in France and two post-doctorates in North America on biomaterials, Marie-Cécile turned to clinical research.
For 8 years, she was a Clinical Research Associate and supervised phase 1 to 4 studies, mainly in Oncology and Cardiology.
She joined Cell&Co in January 2022 as Project Manager.

Séverine Génouël Rehault

Quality Assurance Technician

Séverine Génouël Rehault

Séverine Génouël Rehault

Quality Assurance Technician

After obtaining a BTS degree in biological analysis and biotechnology and completing post-BTS training in quality, Séverine worked for an extended period as a laboratory technician at the Blood Transfusion Center in Valencia, Spain, then at the Gen-Bio medical analysis laboratory and finally at the EFS (French Blood Agency)in Clermont Ferrand. Séverine joined the team as a Biobank Operator in 2020.

Pierre-Yves Cousin

Project Manager

Pierre-Yves Cousin

Pierre-Yves Cousin

Project Manager

Pierre-Yves Cousin obtained a professional bachelor’s degree in the Chemical and Biotech Industries in 2004 from the University of Paris 6 and has almost 10 years of experience in organizations such as INSERM (the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research) and Genewave.

Sofien Dessolin

Chairman - Chief Financial Officer - Chief Scientific Officer

Sofien Dessolin

Sofien Dessolin

Chairman - Chief Financial Officer - Chief Scientific Officer

Sofien Dessolin obtained a Biological Engineering degree from Polytech'Clermont, then specialized in basic research in the fields of gene therapy and neurobiology. After spending two years in Canada at the National Research Council Biotechnology Research Institute (NRC-BRI) at Montreal, then the Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory at the University of Sherbrooke’s science faculty, he took over the immunodeficient mice facility of the Immunology, Immunopathology and Immunotherapy Laboratory (UMR7211 CNRS/Pierre and Marie Curie University, U959 INSERM) at Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital, Paris. Sofien is a co-founder of Cell&Co and one of the original investigators involved in the innovative design of the company’s infrastructure. He notably brings to this venture his knowledge of the academic and scientific sector.

Jean-François Félix

Co-founder & Associate

Jean-François Félix

Jean-François Félix

Co-founder & Associate

Jean-François Félix graduated from HEC Paris and obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is one of the founders of Cell&Co. Jean-François is a private equity expert and also founded the Paris office of Vestar Capital Partners where he participated in many corporate transactions. He was notably on the board of directors of Sab Wabco AB and AZ Electronic Materials.

Alexandre Léglise

Co-founder & Associate

Alexandre Léglise

Alexandre Léglise

Co-founder & Associate

Alexandre Léglise graduated from Polytech’ Clermont-Ferrand, specializing in information systems and completed his training on an IBM graduate programme. In 2010, he formed his own Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) consultancy firm (https://intia.fr/fr/infast/). Alexandre is a member of Cell&Co’s founding team and acts as a facilitator for matters relating to the company’s information systems.

Jil Cercy

Project Manager

Jil Cercy

Jil Cercy

Project Manager

Jil holds a Degree in Genetics and Physiology from the University of Clermont-Auvergne. She was in charge of research projects from 2016 to 2020 at the GReD Institute in Clermont-Ferrand. Following her PhD in Health Biology, Jil joined Cell&Co in October 2021.

Jules Meunier

Biobank Technician

Jules  Meunier

Jules Meunier

Biobank Technician

After graduating from the IUT (Institut Universitaire Technologique) with a degree in biological and biochemical analysis, Jules broadened his knowledge and developed many skills within the food industry over the course of several years. Appreciating in particular the spirit of cooperation and the dynamism that reigns within Cell & Co, he made the choice to put his know-how and his knowledge to their best use by joining the Cell & Co team in 2020.

Pierre-Simon Menant

Biobank Operator

Pierre-Simon Menant

Pierre-Simon Menant

Biobank Operator

After studies in Logistics and Marketing, as well as experience in the agro-food and industry, Pierre-Simon worked in medical product logistics for Korian. He joined Cell&Co as a Biobanking Operator in July 2021.

Karine Gontard

Chief Quality Officer

Karine Gontard

Karine Gontard

Chief Quality Officer

Karine Gontard is a Quality Assurance Engineer specialized in medicinal products, with a wealth of experience with major players in the pharmaceutical industry (Creapharm, MSD, Unither) and with a consultancy firm well known in the healthcare industry for its expertise in IT validation (Qualilab). She joined Cell&Co in February 2013, where her experience in implementing quality systems will be a valuable asset.

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