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Claude Parsot holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Paris 7 (1987). His work focused on the evolution of amino acid biosynthetic pathways and was completed in Georges Cohen’s laboratory at the Institut Pasteur between 1981 and 1987.
During a two-year postdoctoral fellowship (1988-1989) in John Mekalanos’ laboratory at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, he studied regulation of the expression of virulence factors in Vibrio cholerae, the cholera bacterium.
In 1990, he joined the Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis Unit at the Institut Pasteur led by Philippe Sansonetti. Here, his work focused on the identification and characterization of the virulence factors of Shigella flexneri, the dysentery bacterium.
Claude Parsot was appointed Vice-President for Teaching on January 4, 2010.
Welcome to Pasteur Museum
The Pasteur Museum is located at the Institut Pasteur, situated at:
25 rue du Docteur Roux
75015 Paris, France