The Pasteur Museum is housed in the apartment where Louis Pasteur spent his final seven years and offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the living and working environment of the world-renowned scientist. Visitors can gain a unique insight into his everyday life alongside his ...
The Institut Pasteur’s scientific strategy focuses on developing original and innovative topics and promoting interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary cooperation and approaches. The Institut Pasteur teams have access to the technological resources ...
Ever since the introduction of the world’s first "Technical Microbiology" course in 1889, teaching has been a priority for the Institut Pasteur. The Institut Pasteur has an international reputation for quality teaching that attracts students from all over ...
The mission of the Industrial Partnership team is to detect, promote, assist and protect the inventive activities from research (inventions, know-how and biological materials) conducted at the Institut Pasteur (and in some Institutes of its international network), and transfer there to industrial ...
With international courses, PhD and postdoctoral traineeship, each institute of the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) contributes to the transmission of knowledge with the training of young researchers all around the world. In this context, doctoral and postdoctoral programmes, study ...
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
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.
First case of prolonged remission (12 years) in an HIV-infected child
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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.
The dynamics and infrastructure of research at the Institut Pasteur are geared towards providing research teams with the resources required for the realization of ambitious, innovative projects. Institut Pasteur's laboratories are composed of 130 research units and 14 technology platforms.
L’Institut Pasteur a entamé une transformation ambitieuse de l’organisation de sa recherche sous le signe de la transversalité, de l’interdisciplinarité et de la mutualisation des ressources. La création de centres de recherche transversaux est l’un des pivots de cette nouvelle organisation.
National Reference Centers (CNRs) and World Health Organization Collaborating Centers (WHOCCs)
As microbiological observatories for communicable diseases, National Reference Centers (CNRs) and World Health Organization Collaborating Centers (WHOCCs) play an important part in the Institut Pasteur’s public health activities.