Pascale Belguise is graduated in Organic Chemistry from the “Lyon Engineer School of Chemistry” (Lyon, France) (1986). Following this degree, Pascale Belguise worked for one year as a Research assistant at the Wayne State University of Detroit (Michigan) on the chemical modification of nucleoside. Then, she received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 1993 from the University of Strasbourg working on the molecular mechanism of mutagenesis in bacteria. In 1996, she joined the Laboratory of Genetic Chemistry, directed by Prof Jean-Paul Behr, as a post-doctoral scientist to work on the targeting of synthetic vectors for gene transfer.
In 2001, Pascale Belguise joined Polyplus-transfection as it was founded. She is directing the Business development, which includes development of new products, management of business partnerships, support of the Gene and Cell Therapy customers and participation to the corporate strategy.