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  • International News | 17.07.2015

    Sara Eyangoh appointed to the TDR Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)

    Sara Eyangoh, scientific Director and Head of the mycobacteriology unit of the Centre Pasteur du Cameroun has been officially appointed as a member of the Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee of the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)

  • International News | 10.07.2015

    Towards a stronger partnership with Mexico

    On the occasion of the Franco-Mexican convention on Health, which took place this Friday, July 10th  at the French National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Mercedes Juan López, Minister of Health of Mexico and Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur signed a memorandum of understanding to regulate and strengthen the Franco-Mexican scientific collaborations.

  • The Institut Pasteur signs a cooperation agreement with Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo

    International News | 09.06.2015

    The Institut Pasteur signs a cooperation agreement with Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo

    June 8th, 2015

    The Institut Pasteur, its historical partner in Brazil, Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo, the largest in the Latin American continent, have signed in Rio de Janeiro a tripartite cooperation agreement on 8th June, 2015. This agreement, between these three actors in Research and International Public Health, defines the main directions of scientific cooperation and prefigures the basis of the project to establish an Institut Pasteur in Brazil.

    The ceremony, held in parallel to Fiocruz-Pasteur Symposium, gathered Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur, Paulo Gadelha, President of Fiocruz, Marco Antonio Zago, President of the University of São Paulo, Brice Roquefeuil, Consul General of France and Gustavo Tutuca, Rio de Janeiro Science and Technology Secretary of State.

    In addition to the signature of the cooperation agreement, the three-day mission of Christian Bréchot in Brazil gave him the opportunity to meet the major partners of the Institut Pasteur such as the Carlos Chagas Filho Foundation (FAPERJ, Rio de Janeiro), the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, São Paulo) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).

  • Representation of the crystal structure of the capsid from Bovine Leukemia Virus - The native capsid of a retrovirus is observed for the first time ever at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo  - © Alejandro Buschiazzo / Institut Pasteur

    International News | 08.06.2015

    The native capsid of a retrovirus is observed for the first time ever at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, in collaboration with the Uruguayan Medical School, obtained for the first time ever high-resolution images of the native capsid protein of the Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV). These observations represent a major progress in understanding retrovirus biology, opening new avenues towards the development of antiretroviral therapies.

  • The Regional Europe Meeting was hosted in Lille, France, from May 27 to 28, 2015 with representatives of the European Commission.

    International News | 04.06.2015

    Regional Europe Meeting of the Institut Pasteur International Network in Lille

    May 27 to 28, 2015

    The Regional Europe Meeting was hosted in Lille, France, from May 27 to 28, 2015 with representatives of the European Commission.

    The meeting brought together directors and scientists from 7 other RIIP establishments in Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania, Russia and Paris, France.

    Antibiotic resistance, re-emerging diseases, infection and cancer, health and environment were discussed during the various sessions and round tables as areas of future joint actions.

     

  • The Minister of health of Mexico visited the Institut Pasteur

    International News | 26.05.2015

    The Minister of health of Mexico visited the Institut Pasteur


    Prof. Christian Bréchot welcomed Ms. Mercedes Juan López, Mexico’s Minister of health, to the Pasteur Institute on Thursday, May 21st. They discussed the strengthening of our contacts and the renewal of partnership agreements which will be signed in July of this year during the visit of the Mexican President in Paris. At the delegation request they visited 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.

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