Violette Koziel, President
Violette is a co-founder of SynAging and manages all operational and financial aspects of the company.
She has gained more than 25 years of operational and research experience in neurosciences at Inserm (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale).
At Inserm she managed five different labs and had full budgetary responsibility. Within her scientific career Violette has co-published 49 peer-reviewed publications in neurobiology.
Thierry Pillot, PhD, CEO / CSO
Since 2010 Thierry is leading the scientific planning and quality performance of projects and services by SynAging. He has worked as a research scientist for more than 20 years, mainly in the area of neurodegenerative diseases. He specialized in the structural aspects of disease relevant proteins, their structure, aggregation and interactions with cellular targets in the lipid membrane. Thierry has published 44 peer-reviewed publications.
Before co-founding SynAging, Thierry specialized in neurosciences at Jean Chambaz ’ lab, at Inserm, in Paris, and became the director of the “Lipids and Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease” group at the Lorraine University, Nancy. During his post-doctoral time at Joel Vandekerkhove’s lab in Gent, he specialized in the biophysical aspects of protein function combining molecular modeling and experimental approaches. Thierry earned his PhD in biochemistry at the University of “Nancy 1”, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and holds a degree in biochemistry and enzymology from the same university
Dr. Andreas Köpke, Chief Business Officer
Has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in various executive roles. His scientific and drug development proficiency in the neurodegenerative disease field combined with his business development and managerial experience supported SynAging since 2012 to become a preferred service partner with international biotech and pharma companies. Please feel free to contact Andreas directly if you have any questions regarding SynAging’s services. Andreas.Kopke@SynAging.com.