Gregoire Philippe


City/country of origin
Lorient / France
Tennis, volleyball, hiking, running, reading, karaoke, boardgames
Places You Like
Brittany (France), Italy, Brisbane, Kyoto, Lisbon
Where for a big vacation
Home (Brittany)
What are your strong points?
For work: peptide/membrane interactions and cell penetrating peptides (CPPs); In general: sociable, patient, persistent
Music: what is some intense music for intense lab work?
Massive attack; glass animals; Chris Isaac; Caravan palace; Metronomy; Crackazat; Queen of the stone age; Arctic monkeys, Daft punk
What are people in the lab doing?
Shaping the future (and snowmen out of fridge’s ice)
What was surprising about the suga lab
Separation of postdocs and students in different buildings
What was surprising about the suga lab
Earthquakes! Haha
Original motivation towards science?
Contribute to find alternate therapies to chemotherapies with less side effects
A few words for future lab mates
Please come and help melt the snowmen
Science is…….
hope for the future

Education & professional career

Bachelor and Master degree in biotechnology at the university of south Brittany (France).
PhD degree in biochemistry and cell biology at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) under the supervision of Sónia Henriques (main) and David Craik. Development of peptide-based anticancer drugs targeting the p53 pathway.
Research assistant position to finish lab work for last ongoing project (delivery of cyclotides targeting p53 in the cytosol of cancer cells.
Postdoctoral researcher at the Queensland university of technology working with Sónia Henriques for the Centre of excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science. Development of new protocols for the characterization of the outer leaflet of mammalian cell membranes and analysis using MS lipidomics.


Contact info

    • E-mail… philippg"at"g.ecc..u-tokyo.ac.jp (change "at" to @)