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Course and current status


Biology of enteric viruses

Institut Pasteur

75724, Paris cedex 15.

Tel: 33 1 4061 3322 / Fax: 33 1 4568 8780/ E-mail: delpeyro@pasteur.fr


1996 - Diploma for Conducting Research (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches - Paris VII Univ.)  

1987 - Ph. D thesis “Insertions in the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) Expression of a poliovirus neutralization epitope on hybrid 22 nm HBsAg particles”. (Paris VII University).

Professional Career

since 2010 - Director of  INSERM Unit " Biology of enteric viruses " (U994). (INSERM: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche médicale; French National Institute of Health and Medical Research)

since 2003 - Director of the WHO Collaborative Center for Research on Enteroviruses and Viral Vaccines.

since 1997 - Senior research Director (INSERM).

1990-1997 - Senior Research Scientist (INSERM).

1980/1990 - Biological Engineer of the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; French National Center of Scientific Research; ).

Scientific summary

Research Themes: - Elucidation of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of Human enteroviruses emergence and pathogenicity. Contribution of recombination events between enteroviruses to the diversity, evolution, virulence and emergence of new pathogenic strains.

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