Our People



Dr. Wael Kafiennah

Wael is a world expert in the molecular biology of stem cells for applications in skeletal tissue engineering. He was the recipient of the prestigious Garrod Prize from the British Society of Rheumatology and is a Fellow of the International Cartilage Repair Society. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol with previous spin-out experience.

Prof. Julian Gough

Julian is a biotech entrepreneur and world expert in bioinformatics. He graduated his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Cambridge and was a research fellow at Stanford University. He is now a Programme Leader at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge and Professor of Bioinformatics at the University of Bristol. He has successfully started a number of biotech companies.

Pierre-Louis Joffrin BSc. MSc.

Project Manager
Pierre-Louis has a background in Biochemistry and Pharmacology from the University of St Andrews and the University of Oxford. He previously worked in early stage venture development and investment at Oxford Sciences Innovations (OSI) and Deep Science Ventures (DSV) before becoming the first employee at Mogrify.