Previous and current students

Students selected within the PPU program come from all continents and their educational backgrounds and diplomas are often various, which participates to the richness of this multidisciplinary program. Each class receives a name corresponding to a renowned scientist who had worked at the Institut Pasteur.

Metchnikoff Class (2015-2018) metchnikoff.jpg

Yersin Class (2014-2017)


Jacob Class (2013-2016)

Lwoff Class (2012-2015)


Canetti Class (2011-2014)


Monod Class (2010-2013)


Pasteur Class (2009-2012)





Fernando Guimaraes, a PhD students of the Pasteur class, describes why he chose the PPU program, what has been his experience of doing a PhD at Institut Pasteur and how it is to live and study in France (in portugese).


Interview with fernando guimaraes



"I am very happy to have done my PhD at the Insitut Pasteur. The PPU program is highly supportive of its students, and I have gained an international network of friends and colleagues. Scientifically, the Institut Pasteur has a rich history and is a top-level institution. The education I received there is invaluable, and has opened doors for my career throughout the world."

Michael-Jason Bland

Mis à jour le 14/10/2015