Professor Philippe Sansonetti visited CRC 1182

February 1, 2016
Prof. Philippe Sansonetti from the Institute Pasteur gave a seminar on: “Bacterial symbiosis: decrypting signals in the intestinal crypt” February 1 at Kiel University. Accompanied by his co-worker Dr. Thierry Pedron, Prof. Sansonetti visited different institutes involved in the CRC1182, which led to interactive discussions with the CRC members and concrete plans for future collaborations. Prof. Sansonetti is a distinguished professor at the Institut Pasteur where he directs the Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis Unit and INSERM Unit 786. He also holds the Chair of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the Collège de France in Paris since 2008. Philippe Sansonetti is a member of the French Academy of Sciences and a foreign member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and of the US National Academy of Sciences. He is a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur and a Commandeur de l’Ordre National du Mérite. Among many other awards, he received the Louis-Jeantet Prize of Medicine, the Robert Koch Prize in 1997 and the Grand Prix INSERM de l’Excellence Scientifique in 2012.

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