Nadia Benkirane-Jessel

Prof. Dr. Nadia Jessel is Chief Scientific Officer Lamina Therapeutics, and inventor of Lamina’s nanoreservoir technology. She also serves as a Research director (DR1) at INSERM (French National Institute for Health and Medical Research) and is head of the “Regenerative Nanomedicine” laboratory, UMR 1260 Inserm-Unistra in Strasbourg, France. Nadia’s broad expertise includes molecular and cellular biology, immunochemistry, tissue engineering and biomedical engineering. Over the last 10 years, her research focuses on the bio-functionalization of multilayered polyelectrolyte architectures with emphasis on induction of specific cellular responses and control on cell proliferation and differentiation. Prof. Jessel has more than 138 publications with peer-reviewed publications in high impact factor journals. ::FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS: French Institutional Award for Scientific Excellence, 2017; French Institutional Award and Bonus: Interface Contract between INSERM (2008-2013); INSERM Prize of Scientific Excellence (2010-2014) INSERM institutional award, PEDR Award INSERM 2016; Award from Satt Conectus: Lauréat Satt Conectus Innovative project “Emergence” 2011 and “maturation” ARTiOS (2013).