Curriculum vitae Véronique Villiers

Véronique VILLIERS

Citizenship                                French  
Professional address :
Bacteria-cell interactions Unit – INSERM U604 – INRA USC2020
Department of Cell biology and Infection
25 rue du Docteur Roux -75724 PARIS Cedex 15-France.
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Present position and status:        Technician


1974     Baccalauréat of Biology


1996-Present     Laboratory Technician, Interactions Bactéries-Cellules, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France. "Entry mechanismsof Rickettsia conorii into eukaryotic cells".
1979-1995          Laboratory Technician, Service des Rickettsiales et Chlamydiales "Serology and Research on Rickettsia conorii".
1976-1978          Laboratory Technician, Laboratoire du BCG, Institut Pasteur, Paris. "Control of BCG viability".
Mai 1975              Laboratory Technician, Centre de transfusion sanguine,Pasteur Institut ,Paris.


1. Gouin, E, Egile, C, Dehoux, P, Villiers, V, Adams, J, Gertler, F, Li, R, and Cossart, P. 2004. The RickA protein of Rickettsia conorii activates the Arp2/3 complex. Nature. 427, 457-461.
2. Gouin, E, Gantelet, H, Egile, C, Lasa, I, Ohayon, H, Villiers, V, Gounon, P, Sansonetti, PJ, and Cossart, P. 1999. A comparative study of the actin-based motilities of the pathogenic bacteria Listeria monocytogenes, Shigella flexneri and Rickettsia conorii. J. Cell Sci. 112, 1697-1708.
3. Thibon, M, Villiers, V, Souque, P, Dautry-Varsat, A, Duquesnel, R, and Ojcius, DM. 1996. High incidence of Coxiella burnetii markers in a rural population in France. Eur. J. Epidemiol. 12, 509-513.
4. Veras, PS, de Chastellier, C, Moreau, MF, Villiers, V, Thibon, M, Mattei, D, and Rabinovitch, M. 1994. Fusion between large phagocytic vesicles: targeting of yeast and other particulates to phagolysosomes that shelter the bacterium Coxiella burnetii or the protozoan Leishmania amazonensis in Chinese hamster ovary cells. J. Cell Sci. 107, 3065-3076.

Updated on 12/05/2014



Lab address

Unité Interactions Bactéries-Cellules

Institut Pasteur
25, Rue du Docteur Roux
75724 Paris Cedex 15 FRANCE


Phone: + 33 (1) 45 68 88 41

Secretary: + 33 (1) 40 61 30 32

Fax: + 33 (1) 45 68 87 06


Our laboratory is located on the ground floor at the 53C entrance of the Roux Building (25, rue du Docteur Roux)

The metro stations Pasteur (line 6) and Volontaires (line 12) are within a 5 min walking distance from the Pasteur Institute.

The bus stop Pasteur (bus 95, towards Porte de Vanves) is located next to the Pasteur Institute main entrance.

For more information: Pasteur Institute Access and Paris Metro/Bus/Tram