About Us

We present Abcell-bio’s team of experts: multidisciplinary and at your service, attentive to you and your projects.

Troels Kristiansen


Troels Kristiansen joined Abcell-bio as President in September 2018. He has a research background in molecular biology from the University of Southern Denmark and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, centered around translational research using a combination of classic 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, responsible for strategic and operational planning of the Early Research portfolio. Currently, he also serves as CSO for Sera Scandia A/S and Biowest SAS.

Mélanie Lavergne

General Manager

Mélanie holds a Master Pro in Tissue, Cell and Gene Therapy and a PhD in Medical Engineering from the University of Evry. She has an extensive knowledge of cell culture, stem cells and bioengineering. She has held various positions within Abcell-bio: after joining the company in 2008 as a PhD student, she worked on R&D projects and was then responsible for regulatory affairs and partnership development. Thanks to her experience and knowledge of the company's various business areas, she is now the company's General Manager.

Laetitia PIDIAL

Laboratory Manager

Laetitia joined the Abcell-bio team in 2020. Holder of a professional Master's degree in Tissue, Cell and Gene Therapy, she has strong skills in cell culture, imaging and bioengineering acquired during her previous experiences at PARCC (Paris Cardiovascular Research Center), a joint research unit of Inserm and Paris Descartes University. For more than 10 years she worked first in a research team specialized in angiogenesis imaging and then in a team specialized in cell therapy of cardiac and vascular pathologies. 

Laetitia is now in charge of the production laboratory and R&D.

Julie Vendomele

Sales Manager

After a bachelor's degree in Biology, Julie integrates a master in Immunology at the Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris. Then she joined Genethon laboratory, where she passes her PhD in Immunology in 2018. After an experience as a site manager in a private school, she joins ABCell-Bio as Sales Manager.

Nadine Tebar Villar

Office Manager