Mickael Lafond obtained in 2010 a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Nutrition from Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III. Between 2010 and 2013, he carried out several postdoctoral fellowships in Microbiology and Enzymology at Marseille in various CNRS and INRA  laboratories interspersed by an ATER position. In 2014, he did a postdoctoral fellowship at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in the team of Pr. Harry Brumer during which he began to work on Fungal copper radical oxidades. He is now maître de conférences in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University Aix-Marseille within the BiosCiences laboratory of The Institut des Sciences Moléculaires at Marseille where he studies the potential of copper metaloenzymes. Since 2014, he also develops a research program on sactipeptides antimicrobial peptides (Ruminoccin C) produced by the intestinal symbiotic bacteria Ruminococcus gnavus E1.