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Christophe d'Enfert

Christophe d'Enfert

Dr. Christophe d’Enfert is an Associate Professor at Institut Pasteur, Paris, France where he is the Head of the Fungal Biology and Pathogenicity Unit and the Vice-Chair of the Genomes and Genetics Department. Dr. d’Enfert gained his PhD at Institut Pasteur working on protein secretion in Gram-negative bacteria. During his post-doctoral training at the University of California at Berkeley, he studied protein secretion in yeast with Nobel Prize laureate Randy Scheckman. Since 1992, he joined Institut Pasteur to study human pathogenic fungi and has developed both fundamental and applied research on two major fungal pathogens, Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus. Current research in his laboratory focuses on the development of tools for functional genomics of C. albicans and the study of C. albicans genome dynamics and diversity, biofilm formation and morphogenesis.

Dr. d’Enfert is also a Visiting Professor at Ecole Polytechnique in France and the Chief Scientific Officer of the French Technological Research Institute BIOASTER.


Jean-Baptiste Veyrieras

Jean-Baptiste Veyrieras

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Alain Viari

Dr Alain Viari

Alain Viari graduated from University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) and holds a PhD in Biophysics. From 1988 to 1999 he worked as a CNRS researcher at Institut Curie (Physics department) and University Paris VI (Atelier de Bioinformatique). He moved to INRIA in 2000 and was successively at the head of a bioinformatics research team (Helix) and Scientific Delegate of the Grenoble-Rhône-Alpes research center. Since 2012 he has been appointed as Seputy Scientific Director at INRIA in charge of ICST for Life and Environmental Sciences. His research activities focus on the development of string and graph algorithms for genomics and proteomics. More recently he grew a new interest for ecology and evolutionary study of infectious diseases.


Professeur Pison_RII bio-info

Pr. Christophe Pison

Christophe Pison was born the 9th of August 1955, received his MD degree in 1986, qualified as Chest Physician in 1986; Master in Sciences in Clinical Sciences, Montréal University 1988; Master in Sciences, Cardio-Respiratory Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Cochin-Port-Royal, Paris 1988; Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Joseph Fourier University 1987-1993, Doctor in Sciences, Joseph Fourier University 1996; Professor of Medicine 1994, Exceptional Class 2012, Head Pulmonary Division since 2007 and Medical Director of the Grenoble Lung Transplantation program since 1990. Members of  Société de Pneumologie de Langue Française, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and European Respiratory Society.

Staff member Inserm1055 Laboratoire de Bioénergétique Fondamentale et Appliquée 1997.

Member of networks : EGEA : Epidemiological study on the Genetics and Environnement of Asthma,  bronchial hyperresponsiveness and atopy 1993- and The French Network on primary Pulmonary Hypertension 2001.
Inserm Interface contract for Consultant 2007-2012 with F. Kauffmann at Inserm U780 and C. Auffray, CNRS Functional Genomics and Systems Biology for Health, both in Villejuif, France.

Funder member of European Institute for Systems Biology and Medicine, EISBM in 2010 and involved in European systems medicine projects as IMI U-BIOPRED 2009-, MedALL 2010-, CaSYM 2012-, Co-PI SysCLAD, Systems prediction of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction 2011. Education, training and curriculum including respiratory physiology, energy metabolism, epidemiology and nutritional rehabilitation conducted to past and present activities of Pr. Christophe Pison.  As a Chest Physician, he early developed an interest to pathophysiology and multimodal care for patients with end-stage reparatory diseases including severe Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cystic Fibrosis, Fibrosis and ultimately Lung Transplantation more and more via a systems approach. Publications, Web of Science 150, H-index: 28.

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