Pierre-Alain Girod, PhD

Pierre-Alain Girod, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Pierre-Alain is a graduate of the University of Lausanne, Department of Plant Biochemistry, in Switzerland, where he also received his PhD, Early in his career, Pierre-Alain completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the degradation of proteins by the ubiquitin pathway. He returned to Switzerland in 1993, where he discovered a family of genetic sequences that are involved in the epigenetic regulation of genes. This discovery has subsequently been used to express therapeutic proteins in pharma and biotech. Pierre-Alain has served Selexis as CSO since 2006.