Dr. David Bikard is the head of the Synthetic Biology Group at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. Originally trained in engineering at AgroParisTech, he later received his Masters and PhD from Paris Diderot University for his work with the Institut Pasteur on the intergron bacterial recombination system. He began working with CRISPR during his postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Luciano Marraffini at Rockefeller University. His work led to him becoming the founder and CSO of the company Eligo Biosciences. In 2014, he returned to the Institut Pasteur as an Investigator in Microbiology.
More information about David Bikard’s work can be found on his lab website.