CEO and Co-Founder
Ph.D. in Information Systems
Miguel is a seasoned data scientist with 15 years of experience in academic and industry projects. This background give him a perfect vision of the data science landscape and he apply this vision directly to business. His leadership has been rewarded with the “Venture leaders prize (2015)” and to be elected for the Magazine L’Hebdo as one of the 100 people that will build the Switzerland of tomorrow (2015).
COO and Co-Founder
Phage & Microbiome Scientist
Shawna is a phage scientist with 10 years experience, including involvment in phase l/ll phage clinical trials for E. coli diarrhea and S. aureus carriage. She is the author of numerous academic publications and is active in adressing clinical and regulatory aspects of phage therapy. She is a member of the editorial board of the new scientific journal PHAGE: Therapy, Applications, and Research, and a member of the executive board of the International Society of Viruses of Microbes.
M.Sc. in Information and Knowledge Systems
Diogo has a master in Information and Knowledge Systems. His Master thesis topic was machine learning applied to predicting the interaction between two organisms based only on their genomic information. He is the author of several publications on computational prediction of bacteria relationships through omics data analysis and machine learning.
Ph.D. in Information Systems
Xavier has a Ph.D in Bioinformatics from the University of Montpelier, France. He is a senior bioinformatician with over 12 years of experience. He has worked in the most renowned bioinformatics institutes in Europe including Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, European Bioinformatic Institute (England), National Center for Scientific Research (France) among others.
Ph.D in Bioinformatics
Priyesh has PhD in Bioinformatics from National Institute of Immunology, India. His doctoral thesis focuses on the development of machine learning based algorithms for in silico identification of novel natural products by genome mining. He is an expert in machine learning, microbial genomics, natural products, and tool development. He has co-authored SBSPKS and RiPPMiner computational programs both of which are one of the widely used natural product genome mining tools.
YokAi Que, PDPhD
Department of Intesive Care Medicine, Bern University Hospital (Inselspital), Bern
The core of the research of Dr Que’s group is to conceive, elaborate and/or test novel strategies to combat complex infections, with the ultimate goal of uncovering novel strategies to fight the increasing threat of antibiotic resistance
Prof. Carlos Peña, PhD
Institute for Information and Communication Technologies, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland, HEIGVD
Group leader Computational Intelligence for Computational Biology
Its research focuses on the development of computational intelligence methodologies and their application to real world problems, specially those related with life sciences and biomedical engineering involving data analysis and predictive modeling.