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  • Research | 07.08.2015

    The ISG15 protein plays a key role in fighting bacterial infections

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur, Inserm, INRA and the University of Freiburg have uncovered the key role played by the protein ISG15 in the fight against bacterial infections. During listeria infection, this protein promotes the release of cytokines which help the body eliminate the bacteria.

  • Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur. © Institut Pasteur

    Institutional | 06.08.2015

    Train Africa’s scientists in crisis response

    Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur, gives his personal take on the Ebola crisis, in Nature, on August 5, 2015.

  • First Tripartite Fiocruz-IP-USP Hands-on Course Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

    International News | 03.08.2015

    First Tripartite Fiocruz-IP-USP Hands-on Course Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

    The aim of this course is to provide students with theory and practical tools to analyze Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. The course is composed of a theory and practice lessons. In the first week theory sessions will cover the main kind of HTS analyses (re-sequencing and variant analysis, de-novo sequencing, transcriptomics, ChIP-Seq, metagenomics), in addition to some general bioinformatics tools and Biostatistics.

    The second week is dedicated to practice, in which the students work with their own data in small groups with a mentor that guides them. The practice week is designed so the course is of immediate use to each student. We expect the students to go back to their countries with the necessary knowledge to continue working on their own data. Lastly, this course will also promote interactions through bioinformatics between Fiocruz, the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) and the University of Sao Paulo.

    This course is part of the cooperation agreement signed by the Institut Pasteur, Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo on June 8th, 2015. This undertaking, 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.


  • A MOOC in vaccinology. Institut Pasteur

    Institutional | 30.07.2015

    A MOOC in vaccinology

    A new MOOC developed by the Institut Pasteur will be launched on September 17, 2015. Thirty-one internationally renowned medicine professors, scientists, and public health professionals from many countries, will give a large overview of vaccinology: history, definitions, basic immunology, epidemiology, preclinical and clinical development, recent vaccines, and future challenges. This MOOC is dedicated to scientific medical students and health professionals.

  • The molecular crossbow: a vital weapon in the bacterial arsenal. © Institut Pasteur

    Research | 23.07.2015

    The molecular crossbow: a vital weapon in the bacterial arsenal

    Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding the molecular structure and workings of an important part of the arsenal employed by bacteria to destroy cells or other bacteria. This study focuses on the assembly mechanism and gives a detailed description of the architecture of a key component in the bacterial type VI secretion system

  • Dr Asier Saez-Cirion, Unité HIV, inflammation et persistance, Institut Pasteur

    Research | 21.07.2015

    The first case of prolonged remission in an HIV-infected child – an interview with Asier Saez-Cirion

    At the 8th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, Dr Asier Saez-Cirion (HIV, Inflammation and Persistence Unit, Institut Pasteur) presented the world’s first case of prolonged remission, in a child being monitored in the French ANRS pediatric cohort.

  • Population of macrophages infected with HIV. First case of prolonged remission (12 years) in an HIV-infected child. © Institut Pasteur / Asier Saez-Cirion

    Press release | 20.07.2015

    First case of prolonged remission (12 years) in an HIV-infected child

    A young woman now aged 18 and a half, who at birth was HIV-infected via mother-to-child transmission, is in virological remission, despite not having taken any antiretroviral therapy for the last 12 years. This first case in the world of long-term remission in a child, monitored in the French ANRS pediatric cohort, is presented by Dr Asier Sáez-Cirión at the IAS conference in Vancouver.

  • 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.

  • A cluster of type 3 cells (shown in green) in a mouse colon. The role of the microbiota in preventing allergies. © Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 10.07.2015

    The role of the microbiota in preventing allergies

    The microbiota is involved in many mechanisms, including digestion, vitamin synthesis and host defense. It is well established that a loss of bacterial symbionts promotes the development of allergies. Scientists at the Institut Pasteur have succeeded in explaining this phenomenon, and demonstrate how the microbiota acts on the balance of the immune system: the presence of microbes specifically blocks the immune cells responsible for triggering allergies.


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