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  • Dr. Dennis Gillings, Chrisitan Bréchot, Dr Mireille Gillings at the Institut Pasteur

    Institutional | 20.04.2015

    Pasteur Gillings Day: A Celebration of Visionary Philanthropy

    The Institut Pasteur today hosted Drs. Dennis and Mireille Gillings for the ‘Pasteur Gillings Day,’ with a varied program of activities including scientific presentations and tours of the Pasteur Museum, the Global Health Center and other important facilities. 

  • 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.”

  • Bacteriophages on bacteria. © Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 16.04.2015

    Ferring and the Institut Pasteur collaborate in novel IBD drug development project

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group and the Institut Pasteur, a non-profit international biomedical research center in Paris (France) today announced a collaboration aimed at identifying and developing bacteriophages to treat patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

  • 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.




  • Institut Pasteur International Network - Paris, October 14-16, 2015

    International | 02.04.2015

    International Scientific Symposium - Institut Pasteur International Network - Paris, October 14-16, 2015


    Launch of registrations and call for abstracts for the International Scientific Symposium to be held at the Institut Pasteur in Paris from 14 to 16 October 2015.

    The 2015 International Scientific Symposium will be held in Paris from 14th to 16th October 2015 and will bring together the scientists from the 33 institutes of the Institut Pasteur International Network and from other research organizations together with international partners. It is a unique opportunity to scientists worldwide to showcase their research on Global Health and One health issues.
    The scientific programme will be based on general lectures, scientific presentations from international keynote speakers, from researchers from around the world including from the Institut Pasteur and the Institut Pasteur International Network.
    On Tuesday, October 13 afternoon, a Workshop in Honor of Françoise Barré-Sinoussi "A career dedicated to a Pastorian vision of research" will be organized.

    Deadline for abstract submission is May 4th, 2015.


  • In anticipation of the annual G7 summit on June 7-8, 2015, the Institut Pasteur joined an initiative supported by 90 global health actors

    Institutional | 31.03.2015

    G7 Summit : the Institut Pasteur reasserts its support to the fight against neglected tropical diseases

    In anticipation of the annual G7 summit on June 7-8, 2015, the Institut Pasteur joined an initiative supported by 90 global health actors advocating for an acceleration of the fight against neglected tropical diseases, which should contribute to reduce the level of extreme poverty in developing countries.

  • Research | 25.03.2015

    Sanofi - Institut Pasteur Awards: call for nomination open till April 28th

    For March 9th till April 28th, Sanofi and Institut Pasteur invite scientists and researchers to submit their nominations in the 4 following fields:

    Tropical and neglected diseases,
    Drug resistances
    Neurodegenerative diseases and Ageing

    Deadline to submit nominations: April 28th, 2015

  • DNA sequencing. © Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 24.03.2015

    The Institut Pasteur Announces an Alliance with IntegraGen to Strengthen its High-Throughput Sequencing Activities in Microbiology

    As a result of partnership agreement, IntegraGen will be the main operator of high-throughput sequencing activities for the French National Reference Center (NRC) and microbiological collections at the Institut Pasteur. High-throughput sequencing will be the reference tool for analysis, surveillance and diagnostic activities associated with the above in line with the public health mission of the Institute.

  • Photo taken using transmission electron microscopy with negative staining. © Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 17.03.2015

    Chambéry babies – Official recognition of the new bacterium identified by the Institut Pasteur, Rouxiella chamberiensis

    Following the death of three newborns at Chambéry hospital (France) in December 2013, scientists at the Institut Pasteur quickly drew connections to a previously unknown bacterium responsible for the contamination of parenteral nutrition bags. Today, these scientists are publishing an article to announce the official recognition and complete characterization of this bacterium, which belongs to an entirely new genus. In homage to Emile Roux, a close collaborator of Louis Pasteur and head of the Institut Pasteur from 1904 to 1933, the bacterium was named Rouxiella chamberiensis. All of the data obtained through the sequencing and characterization of this bacterium have been made available to the wider scientific and medical community.

  • 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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