Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> February 24, 1999

Bernard Gilly – Transgene

BERNARD GILLY, PH.D. is President and Chief Executive Officer of Transgene. Dr. Gilly was formerly Executive Vice President, Corporate Research and Development at bioMerieux Alliance. He also served as Executive Vice President, Research and Development at Pasteur Merieux Serums et Vaccins, a subsidiary of Institut Merieux. Dr Gilly has also been director at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon since 1995 and Vice Chairman of France Biotech, the French Biotechnology Industry Association. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of Transgene?

Mr. Gilly: Transgene is a company that was created in 1980, and

according to biotechnology standards it's a pretty old company.