louis lambrechts
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louis's Bio

Dr. Louis Lambrechts is a Research Director in the Department of Virology at Institut Pasteur in Paris,

where he heads the Insect-Virus Interactions Research Unit. After graduating from Ecole Normale

Supérieure in Paris, he obtained a PhD in Ecology in 2006 for his work on interactions between

mosquitoes and malaria parasites at University Pierre & Marie Curie in Paris. During his postdoc, he

was supported by a European Marie Curie fellowship to study interactions between mosquitoes and

dengue viruses at the University of California in Davis and in the Laboratory of Genetics and Evolution

of Infectious Diseases in Montpellier, France. In 2010, he joined the Institut Pasteur in Paris where he

became a Research Scientist of the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in

2011, a Junior Group Leader in 2013, and Unit Head in 2019. To date, he has authored 79 scientific

publications. He was awarded a CNRS Bronze Medal in 2018 and the Pasteur Vallery-Radot Prize in

2020. He is currently involved in several international research programs on dengue and Zika.

Website: https://research.pasteur.fr/en/team/insect-virus-interactions/