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  • International News | 26.05.2015

    Visit of Minister of Health of Mexico at the Institut Pasteur

    Thursday 21th May, the Prof. Christian Bréchot welcomed the Minister of Health of Mexico, Ms. Mercedes Juan López. The strengthening of our links and the renewal of partnership agreements which will be signed in July, during the visit of the Mexican President in Paris have been evocated. The delegation wished to visit the genomic platform of the Institut Pasteur, thematic which is one of the major development areas of our future cooperation.

  • The visit of the Institut Pasteur in Côte d'Ivoire has shown the dynamism of this institute which had joined the International Network of Pasteur Institutes in 1989

    International News | 19.05.2015

    Christian Bréchot at the Pasteur Institute of Côte d’Ivoire, a visit under the sign of modernization

     

    Abidjan May 6, 2015

    On the occasion of the first visit of the Director of the Institut Pasteur for 40 years, an honor guard welcomed Christian Bréchot and Marc Jouan on their arrival on the campus of the Institut Pasteur of Côte d'Ivoire

    The visit of the Institut Pasteur in Côte d'Ivoire has shown the dynamism of this institute which had joined the International Network of Pasteur Institutes in 1989. Discussions focused on the new challenges of the Institut Pasteur in Côte d'Ivoire, a country that has managed masterfully the Ebola crisis. The rise in of the Institut Pasteur in Côte d’Ivoire is highlighted by the modernisation of a technical platform, a second P3 laboratory to meet biosafety international standards, the creation of a biobank and a remarkable cryopreservation chain. This development is strongly supported by the Ministers of Research and of Health of Côte d'Ivoire

  • Mouse embryo, the developing limbs are highlithed in green. © Institut Pasteur.

    International News | 17.04.2015

    The Mechanics of Life

    An interdisciplinary research team formed by Otger Campàs (University of California Santa Baraba) and colleague Jérome Gros (Institut Pasteur), has received one of the prestigious 2015 Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Young Investigators grants. Awarded to a select group of scientists who undergo a rigorous year-long selection process, the highly competitive collaborative research grants fund cutting-edge scientific research under the umbrella theme of “complex mechanisms of living organisms.”

  • The 47th Council of Directors gathered the Directors from the institutes of the Institut Pasteur International Network

    International News | 13.04.2015

    47th Council of Directors from Institut Pasteur International Network

    18‐20 March 2015, Château des Ravatys

     

    The 47th Council of Directors gathered the Directors from the institutes of the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP), the Chairman of the Board, the Directors of the Institut Pasteur in Paris, the team of the Department of International Affairs and the heads of the Transversal Research Centers, from 18-20 March at the Château des Ravatys, which was bequeathed to the Institut Pasteur in 1937 by Mathilde Courbe.

     

    This meeting was an opportunity to very fruitful discussions on many topics, especially on cross-cutting actions, development and public or private co-financing for research projects, for postdoc and PhD and mobility of youth researchers in RIIP.

     

    Dealing with 21st century Public health challenges all RIIP’s Directors have reaffirmed their determination to continue the work begin more than a century by signing the new RIIP Cooperation Agreement. Thus, the structures that adhere to this Agreement undertake to develop their activities in the areas of biomedical research, public health, education and technology transfer, taking into account their national intervention and local contexts, but apart from all ethnic, political, religious that could divert them from their main objective to develop knowledge to improve human health. These activities are conducted with the aim of promoting sustainable development based on local capacity in accordance with the Human Rights and the environment.

    This meeting was also an opportunity to present the new organization of the Department of International Affairs.

     

     

     

  • The Prime Minister of Niger, HE Mr. Brigi Rafini during his visit to the Centre for Medical and Health Research (CERMES) in Niamey, on Saturday, March 7th.

    International News | 10.03.2015

    Visit of Prime Minister of Niger at CERMES


    Niamey March 7, 2015
     

    "I observe that Niger has a powerful reference tool [...]the CERMES honors the Niger and the whole medical profession" these were the words of the Prime Minister of Niger, HE Mr. Brigi Rafini during his visit to the Centre for Medical and Health Research (CERMES) in Niamey, on Saturday, March 7th.
    Accompanied by the Minister of Health, Mr. Mano Aghali and a delegation, the Prime Minister visited the laboratories of Parasitology, Entomology and the Training Centre of excellence Pierre and Anne-Marie Moussa. During this visit, Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem, Director of the CERMES mentioned Nigerian government subsidy and the need for human resources, essential to perpetuate the reputation of international expertise of the CERMES. The CERMES is a member of the Institut Pasteur International Network since 2008.

  • Guillermo Dighiero is appointed Ambassador of Uruguay in France

    International News | 06.03.2015

    Guillermo Dighiero is appointed Ambassador of Uruguay in France

    Uruguayan medical Doctor and Doctor es Sciences specialysed in Human biology at the French University of Pierre et Marie Curie, Guillermo Dighiero was Top Degree Research Director at CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) and head of the Department of Pathophysiology in the Institut Pasteur in Paris until 2004. He is member, of French National Academy of Medicine, French Academy of Sciences, President of the French Group for the Study of Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and member of the National Academy of Sciences in Uruguay.

    Dr Dighiero is behind the founding in 2006 of the Institut Pasteur in Montevideo, he was its Director until 2010 and President of the Board of Directors until today.

  • International News | 20.01.2015

    All about Ebola at the Institut Pasteur

    Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak that is currently raging in Wet Africa, the Institut Pasteur, both in Paris and through its international network, has played an active role, applying its expertise to help contain the virus. Further information and all lastest news about the Institut Pasteur's involvement in the Ebola response can be found there.

  • Institut Pasteur is launching an International Call for Proposals for the creation of Pasteur International Joint Research Units

    International News | 19.01.2015

    Pasteur International Joint Research Units

    Institut Pasteur is launching an International Call for Proposals for the creation of Pasteur International Joint Research Units within the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP), and within host institutions outside the RIIP.
     


    Who can apply? Researchers from Institut Pasteur in Paris, researchers from the Institut Pasteur International Network or,  from international research institutions in partnership with Institut Pasteur's teams.
    Outside the Network the target countries for the first 2015 Call for Proposals are Brazil, India and Japan.   



    Application deadline: February 28, 2015


    Exclusively online applications on the web page 

     

  • Scientific collaboration with Myanmar

    International News | 05.12.2014

    Scientific collaboration with Myanmar

    The arrival in Myanmar of Mrs Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie was an opportunity to formalize the scientific collaboration between the Institut Pasteur, the Institut Pasteur International Network and the National Health Laboratory (NHL) in Rangoon.

    The partnership will strengthen the capacity of the NHL on two levels: the fight against acute respiratory infections in children (ECOMORE project) and the research on infectious encephalitis in South East Asia (SEAe project). Both projects are supported respectively by the French Development Agency (AFD) and the TOTAL Foundation.

    Mrs Annie Girardin visited the NHL's facilities supported, in the presence of Pr. Htay Htay Tin, Director of NHL HE Thierry Mathou, Ambassador of France in Myanmar, representatives of local AFD agencies and Xavier PREEL, General Manager TOTAL E&P Myanmar.

     

    Project SEAe

    Project ECOMORE

  • Réunion Régionale MATI (Maroc, Algérie, Tunis et Iran) du 24 au 26 novembre 2014MATI (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Iran) Regional Meeting from 24th to 26th November 2014

    International News | 04.12.2014

    MATI (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Iran) Regional Meeting from 24th to 26th November 2014

    The regional MATI meeting was organized in Casablanca by the Institut Pasteur in Morocco. This meeting provided a unique opportunity for researchers from MATI region and also for visiting researchers from the Hellenic and Dakar Institut Pasteur to share, compare their knowledge / scientific experiences and to explore new areas specific to the MATI region for cooperation in the areas of health.


    It was took stock of Ebola outbreak and of two major international projects: LeiSHield (Leishmaniasis) and Medilabsecure (Laboratory Network on the emerging viruses). The Ethical dimension has been discussed during a Roundtable.


    Four workshops on antibiotic resistance, venoms of scorpions and snakes, emerging arboviruses and viral hepatitis and liver cancer have allowed researchers to work and to lay down the fondation of four regional projects.

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