Marianne Weidenhaupt, PhD, is Associate Professor at the Grenoble Institute of Technology (France) and a researcher at LMGP, where she leads the team researching the interface between materials and biological matter. Dr Weidenhaupt received her PhD from ETH Zurich (Switzerland) in 1986 and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (Paris, France) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s site in Grenoble. She is a trained molecular biologist and biochemist and is currently studying protein adsorption and aggregation at interfaces in the context of therapeutic protein stability. She develops molecular tools and techniques to monitor and quantify these processes. Dr Weidenhaupt is the author of 33 peer-reviewed papers and three patents.