Alain Israël, Vice-President Scientific Assessment

Prof. Alain Israël was awarded a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Lyon 1 in 1980 after completing research in J. Huppert’s laboratory.


He held a postdoctoral fellowship in Stanley Cohen’s laboratory in the Genetics Department at Stanford University and then in 1983 joined Philippe Kourilsky’s unit at the Institut Pasteur, continuing his research on the regulation of class I MHC gene expression.


Since 1992 he has led the Cell Signaling and Activation Unit at the Institut Pasteur.


Professor Israël holds many positions of responsibility within various research organizations and is notably a member of the CNRS Scientific Council and France's National Academy of Sciences.


Professor Israël became Vice-President for Scientific Assessment at the Institut Pasteur on October 1, 2000.

Updated on 06/12/2013


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