DNA Script

  • Health, Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, South San Francisco
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Sylvain co-founded DNA Script in 2014. He previously began his career at the French Ministry of Economy after graduating from Ecole des mines de Paris and Corps des mines.

Sylvain has been awarded French Innovator of the Year Under 35 by MIT Tech Review in 2017.

Faten is responsible for characterizing the enzymatic mutants generated by the enzyme engineering team. Her job is to validate their performance and quality for the enzymatic DNA synthesis process developed at DNA Script.

Before joining DNA Script in 2018, Faten worked three years on DNA polymerases and modified DNA in a synthetic biology research team. She holds a PhD in enzyme engineering from INSA Toulouse.

Henri joined DNA Script in 2017 after his Masters degree. He is in charge of the design and assembly of DNA Script’s synthesis instruments that are used in the company’s laboratories.

Henri is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and holds a Masters degree in Biotechnology from Ecole des mines de Paris.

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Presentation

DNA Script is a leading company in manufacturing de novo synthetic nucleic acids using a proprietary enzymatic technology. DNA Script's approach leverages nature's billions of years of evolution in synthesizing DNA to set a new standard for how nucleic acids are made and accelerate the adoption of synthetic biology across diverse disciplines such as biopharma, sustainable chemistry and data storage. DNA Script’s first product will be a DNA printer. On course to hit the shelves in 2021, this benchtop instrument will enable researchers to target and program specific areas of the genome.

To date, DNA Script has raised over $100M of financing, mostly through leading investors such Casdin, Agilent, Danaher, LSP, Bpifrance, Illumina Ventures, Merck Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, Kurma Partners, Idinvest.

DNA Script has its research facility headquartered in Paris, France, and is in the process of expanding its commercial and development teams in South San Francisco.

What they are looking for

We’re science-driven thinkers, makers, dreamers and do-ers. Our goal is to develop technology to accelerate advances in life sciences and health.

DNA Script is now moving to a new stage of development, i.e. commercialization. That’s why we are looking for new talents in different fields: R&D, manufacturing and supply chain, sales and marketing, industrial and IT engineering, etc.

If you are passionate about life sciences and their projects, curious, motivated, proactive and want to invest in a company with an innovative project, do not hesitate to send us your application!

Good to know

Join DNA Script means :

  • Participate and bring to life a project that makes sense and will have a real impact on future generations
  • Be part of a strong scientific and technical environment: a technology that pushes the limits of what is today possible in the world of DNA synthesis. Collaborations with MIT, Harvard etc.
  • A scalable position: you will benefit from training, work on transversal projects, etc.
  • Discover different cultures because at DNA Script we come from all over the world.
  • Friday breakfast, afterworks and teambuildings frequently
  • A management with values Excellence, transparency and kindness, where the well-being is not just a promess!

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