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Our team

ABCell-Bio introduces you its team of experts. Multidisciplinary and available, they are listening to you and your projects.

Troels Kristiansen


Troels Kristiansen joined ABCell-bio as President in September 2018. Currently, he also serves as CSO for Sera Scandia A/S and Biowest SAS.

He has a research background in molecular biology from University of Southern Denmark and Johns Hopkins School of medicine centered around translational research using a combination of classical cell biology and high throughput technology platforms (such as DNA micro-array platforms, peptide arrays and LC-MS/MS).

Prior to his current positions, he worked at Novo Nordisk as a Senior Strategy Manager from 2009-2016 responsible for strategic and operational planning of the early research portfolio.

From 2006-2009, he was a consultant at McKinsey and Company with a primary focus on strategic development in the pharmaceutical, energy and telecom industry.

Georges Uzan

Scientific Director

Scientific president of council. Study leader to the CNRS (NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), Director of an INSERM unit on stem cells and their therapeutic applications, at the hospital Paul Brousse to Villejuif. He is a well-known researcher and a specialist of stem cells, in particular endothelials and from the vascular biology area. Georges Uzan has as a scientific consultant more than 15 years experience in small and medium-sized enterprises of biotechnology.

Mélanie Lavergne

Ph.D Development and quality Manager

Following a technical university degree in biological engineering, in alternative training with a hospital medical analysis laboratory, Mélanie graduated from a Master's degree in tissue, cellular and genetic therapies at the University of Evry. In 2011 she obtained her PhD in medical engineering under a CIFRE contract with ABCell-Bio.

For more than 10 years she has been involved in R&D projects, giving her expertise in fields of cell culture, stem cells and Bioengineering. Passionate about tissue regeneration, she is manager of the production of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC).

After trainer in quality management, she became quality manager and regulatory affairs officer of ABCell-Bio.

Sandra Torres

Cells Production Manager

Holder of a master degree "Fundamentals basis of New Cell Therapies" from the UPEC university, Sandra TORRES obtained her PhD in molecular and cell biology from UPEC university in 2007.

In 2008, she joined ABCell-Bio with the mission of setting up the hematopoietic and endothelial range of society, where she is currently production manager. She is also in charge of HLA genotyping proposed by ABCell-bio.

Her expertise, acquired during her 15 years of experience, are mainly cell culture, hematopoiesis and vascular biology.

Our commitment ? To offer you high quality products associated with scientific and technical support.