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Trainee Patent Attorney

Aberdeen Office

Life sciences

Telephone. 01224258512
Mobile. 01224258512
Email. [email protected]


Delphine joined HGF's Aberdeen office in August 2023 as a trainee patent attorney within the Life sciences team. She has a strong scientific background, with more than 15 years experience in both academic and industry settings.

She holds a PhD in Microbiology from University College Cork in 2009 and Master's degrees in Food Sciences and Bioprocesses from Université de Lille in France.

During her post-doctoral positions in Ireland and France, she specialised in molecular microbiology, studying gene regulation and protein expression in bacterial pathogens and probiotics.

Delphine has extensive knowledge of the human microbiome and bacterial engineering. She worked for 7 years in a microbiome therapeutics company, where her work focused on the mechanism of action of live biotherapeutic products and the genetic manipulation of non-model microorganisms.




MSc in Bioprocesses and Biotechnologies


MSc in Agri-food Engineering


PhD in Microbiology

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