Following a Doctoral degree in Molecular Neuroscience at McGill University, Philippe P. Roux went to Harvard Medical School (USA) for Postdoctoral Fellowship in cancer biology.
In 2006, he joined IRIC as Principal Investigator in the Cell Signaling and Proteomics Research Unit. Promoted to the rank of full Professor in 2018, Philippe Roux teaches in the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology of the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Montréal. He is also senior Research Fellow of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé. In 2023, Philippe P. Roux succeeds Marc Therrien as Scientific Director of IRIC.