Meet our team

Founders :

President and co-founder

Sylvain Julien

Operatively, Sylvain oversees the administrative, financial, marketing and commercial tasks, liaising with e-Zyvec’s business partners. Sylvain has a PhD in Life Sciences (2004) and has been a cancer researcher for 15 years (University of Lille, King’s College London, CNRS and INSERM) with >30 scientific publications. Since 2013, the project to create e-Zyvec has been the answer to a long-standing interest in valorization of scientific knowledge and transfer of technology.

Managing Director and co-founder

Carine Morel

Carine runs e-Zyvec’s laboratory and manages both production and R&D operations. During her 20-year career as research scientist (9 laboratories in France and UK), Carine has twice been in charge of setting up research facilities. She joined e-Zyvec’s project in 2015 to manage the technology maturation and patenting processes. Now, Carine is enjoying the challenges of perfecting e-Zyvec’s production tools and creating new ones, so our high-throughput DNA assembly platform can efficiently and flawlessly produce vectors for all our customers.

Scientific Advisor and co-founder

Geoffroy De Bettignies

Geoffroy holds a tenured position of Assistant Professor at the University of Lille and has been working on functional genetics in yeast for the last 15 years. As the main inventor of the technology we exploit, Geoffroy is in a position to contribute to e-Zyvec’s R&D program while remaining an academic. Finding new ways to overcome practical hurdles in molecular cloning is what drives Geoffroy to imagine and test new tools and find swifter ways to accurately manipulate DNA molecules.

Production Team:

the people who are building the vectors you dreamed of

Production Manager

Yohann Faivre

Yohann holds a doctorate degree in microbiology and has been working since 2014 as molecular microbiologist, both in France and Canada. Now at e-Zyvec, Yohann is skillfully and swiftly turning customers’ demands into vectors-building roadmaps to be executed by our top-notch lab team.

Production technician

Laetitia Husse

Laetitia initially joined us as an intern to optimise one of the 4 reaction protocols that we currently use in our vector assembly processes. She is now dedicating her acute organization skills full time to the production process.

Production technician

Godelive Herlin

Godelive recently brought us her dynamism to strengthen the production team, in response to the growing demand. Brace yourself for an even faster production turnover !

R&D Team:

the people who are improving our tech, making the prod team’s life better

R&D engineer

Vianey Deleplace

Vianey has initially joined us as intern  focusing on multicistronic vectors. Now holder of a Biotechnology MSc, he is in charge of most of the R&D projects including recombinant mAbs bicistronic vectors and NGS vector sequencing. Natural hardworker, Vianey is daily contributing to our expertise building up.


Nicolas Daccord

Nicolas holds a doctorate degree in bioinformatics specialized in genomics. He is in charge of NGS data analysis and software development for the company – in another words he is tuning up our digital environment to enhance your experience as customers.

Sales Guy:

Our asset to bring work to prod team and challenges to the R&D team

Director of Business Development

Florian Farcette

Holder of an MsC in Biotechnology Business, and strong of 4 years of activity in the Biotech world, Florian has joined us too boost our business. He will be our face and voice to the outer world from now on, and will make sure that you all know about our know-how. We surely hope that he will upgrade from ‘Guy’ to ‘Team’ shortly, with your help!

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