Brief Curriculum Vitae

Ronan KAPETANOVIC 0044 (0)754 058 7519
16/6 Springvalley Terrace ronan.kapetanovic@roslin.ed.ac.uk
Edinburgh, Midlothians
EH10 4PY
UK
French - Born 29/05/1979 (30 years)
Driving License B


Professional Experience
2009-present Roslin Institute (Edinburgh, UK)
Research Fellow (3 years contract – fellowship from the BBSRC)
“Transcriptional control of macrophage function in the pig and its relationship to infectious disease susceptibility”
Supervisor : Pr David Hume
2004-2008 Paris V / Institut Pasteur (Paris, France)
PhD in Immunology (mention très honorable)
“Role of TLR2 and phagocytosis in Staphylococcus aureus-induced cytokines
production by phagocytic mononuclear cells”
Unit « Cytokines & Inflammation » of Pr Jean-Marc Cavaillon
Supervisor : Dr Minou Adib-Conquy
2003-2004 Paris VI / Institut Pasteur (Paris, France)
Master in Immunology (mention bien)
Unit « Cytokines & Inflammation » of Pr Jean-Marc Cavaillon
Supervisor : Dr Minou Adib-Conquy

Publications

Contribution of phagocytosis and intracellular sensing for cytokine production by Staphylococcus aureus-activated macrophages.
Kapetanovic R, Nahori MA, Balloy V, Fitting C, Philpott DJ, Cavaillon JM, Adib-Conquy M.
Infect Immun. 2007 Feb; 75(2): 830-7

Early events in innate immunity in the recognition of microbial pathogens.
Kapetanovic R, Cavaillon JM
Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy 2007 Jun; 7(6): 907-18. Review

Mechanisms of TNF induction by Staphylococcus aureus differ upon the origin of mononuclear phagocytes
Ronan Kapetanovic, Marianna Parlato , Catherine Fitting, Valérie Quesniaux, Jean-Marc Cavaillon and Minou Adib-Conquy.
Submitted

Contribution of NOD2 to lung inflammation during Staphylococcus aureus-induced pneumonia
Ronan Kapetanovic, Gregory Jouvion, Catherine Fitting, Marianna Parlato, Michel Huerre, Jean-Marc Cavaillon and Minou Adib-Conquy
Submitted

Fellowships and Grants

Aug 2008 – Travel Grant, IEIIS biennial meeting, Edinburgh, UK
2007-2008 – 1 year fellowship from the french association Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM)
2004-2007 – 3 years fellowship from the French ministry of Research. 

Conferences

2009 Poster: Pig Genome III Conference, November 02, 2009, Cambridge, UK
Ronan Kapetanovic, Lynsey Fairbairn, Dario Beraldi, Dave Sester, Alan Archibald, David Hume
"Expression of genes after LPS stimulation in pig macrophages: validating the pig as a better model for studying human inflammation than the mouse"

2009 Poster: European Macrophage & Dendritic Cell Society, 24-26 September 2009, Regensburg, Germany
Ronan Kapetanovic, Lynsey Fairbairn, Dave Sester, John Bracken, David Chisholm, Tim King, Alan Archibald, David Hume
"Isolation and cryopreservation of monocytic cells from 4 different compartments in pigs."

2008 Poster: 7th Joint Conference of the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research and International Cytokine Society, 12-16 October 2008, Montréal, Canada.
Kapetanovic R, Fitting C, Cavaillon JM, Adib-Conquy M.
"TNF production induced by Staphylococcus aureus involves different signalization pathways in monocytes, alveolar macrophages and peritoneal macrophages."

2008 Poster: IEIIS biennial meeting, Edinburgh, UK.
Kapetanovic R, Fitting C, Cavaillon JM, Adib-Conquy M.
"Signalization pathways initiated by Staphylococcus aureus are different according to the nature of mononuclear phagocytotic cells."

2008 Poster: Vaincre La Mucoviscidose, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
Kapetanovic R, Nahori MA, Balloy V, Fitting C, Philpott DJ, Cavaillon JM, Adib-Conquy M.
"Les voies de signalisation initiées par Staphylococcus aureus diffèrent selon la nature des cellules phagocytaires mononucléées."

2006 Poster: European Congress of Immunology, Paris, France.
Kapetanovic R, Nahori MA, Balloy V, Fitting C, Philpott DJ, Cavaillon JM, Adib-Conquy M.
"Contribution of Phagocytosis and Nod2 for Macrophages Response to Staphylococcus aureus, Evidence for a Regulatory Role of Nod1."