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Last update 2019-03-21 15:16:57.223

Gaëtan LIGAT PhD, Postdoctoral researcher

Course and current status



Feb. 2018 -: Postdoctoral Researcher. UMR Inserm 1110, Strasbourg. 


Dec. 2017 - Jan. 2018: Postdoctoral Researcher. UMR Inserm 1092, Limoges. 


Oct. 2014 - Dec. 2017: PhD Student. UMR Inserm 1092, Limoges, France





2019: ANRS fellowship (24 months)


2018: National thesis prize - French Society of Microbiology 


2018: Thesis prize - Jean Claude Cassaing - University of Limoges - Final selection.


2017: Philosophiæ doctor (PhD) Biology and health - University of Limoges 


2014: Master of Science (MSc), Genetics and Physiology - University of Limoges - Students Representative 


2012: Bachelor of Science (BS), Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genetics -

University of Limoges





2016 - 2017: Teaching assistant at faculty of pharmacy, Limoges, France

Formal courses of virology

Practical courses of bacteriology and immunology

Scientific summary

Dr. Gaëtan LIGAT is a molecular virologist that exert his activity in the research Inserm (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, the French National Institute for Health and Research) team. Following his doctoral work focused on HCMV resistance and new antiviral targets performed at the UMR Inserm 1092 (University of Limoges) directed by Prof. M.C PLOY, he joined the group directed by Prof. T.F. BAUMERT at the UMR Inserm 1110 (University of Strasbourg). With two major studies ongoing: i) Drive a project to uncovers HBV cccDNA host factors as new antiviral targets. ii) Works-on IFITM proteins susceptibilities to HCV.

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