Dr Julien Tailhades
Julien is a peptide chemist by training that is using his skills towards new peptide drug development with a particular focus on antibiotics. Currently, his interest in glycopeptide antibiotics (GPAs) englobes total chemical and biochemical syntheses as well as drug delivery using vancomycin as a delivery system or cargo/ payload. Overall, Julien is the chemistry team leader in the group guiding, mentoring and supervising multiple students and projects where chemistry is needed. Outside of the lab, Julien enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and hiking with his two children.