HOMETeaching & LecturesFaculty
Name: Dimitri LAVILLETTE Discipline: Virology
Academic degree: Ph. D. Academic title: Professor
Phone: (86)021-54923190 Fax:
Position: Principal Investigator
E-mail: dlaville@ips.ac.cn
Mailing Address: Institut Pasteur Shanghai – CAS Office A0326
320 Yueyang Road – Life Science Research Building
Xuhui District 200031 Shanghai CHINA
Education: 2009 Habilitation à diriger les recherches (HDR ; February 3rd).
Sept1997- Dec2000 PhD in Virology (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon University, Lyon, FRANCE)
Sept1994-Sept1997 M. Sc. Differentiation, Genetic and Immunology at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, FRANCE
Sept1991-Jun1994 Bachelor of Science – Biochemistry. Dijon University, Dijon, FRANCE
Professional appointments: Nov 2014- currently. Professor PI position at Pasteur Institute of Shanghai; “Interspecies transmission of arboviruses and antiviral therapies” team leader.
Nov 2012- Nov 2014 Leading Research Associate - Tenure staff scientist position (CNRS CR1) in the “Microbial Dynamics and Viral Transmission” of Patrick MAVINGUI, UMR 5557 CNRS - USC INRA 1193 – VetAgroSup, (Microbial ecology, Claude Bernard Lyon University; France).
Jan 2011 - Dec 2011 Visiting scientist in the laboratory of Nicole ZITZMANN “Antiviral Research Unit”, Department of Biochemistry, Glycobiology Institute. Oxford (UK).
May 2003- Nov 2012 Leading Research Associate - Tenure staff scientist position (CNRS CR1) in the "Hepatitis C virus entry and immune response" group in Dr François-Loïc COSSET laboratory (INSERM U758, ENS de Lyon, France).
Feb 2001-May 2003Post Doc in the laboratory of “HIV-1, retroviruses and receptors” of David KABAT (Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland,USA).
Nov 2000-feb 2001Visiting scientist 4 month during/after my PhD in the laboratory of Richard VILE "Immune- and Gene-Therapy of Cancer" (MolecularMedicine Program; Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA).
July 1996-Nov 2000PhD research in the laboratory of François-Loïc COSSET "Retroviral vectorology and gene therapy" (ENS de Lyon U412 INSERM, France).
Research direction: Interspecies transmission of arboviruses and Therapeutics research
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Membership in professional associations: Treasurer and Active Member of the Advisory Council of the European Society for Virology (elected; http://www.eusv.eu/). Member of the scientific council of FINOVI foundation (Innovating in infectious diseases research; Lyon; http://www.finovi.org/en:finovi)