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Isabelle IMBERT

Assistant Professor

AFMB UMR 7257 Case 932
Campus de Luminy
163 Avenue de Luminy
13288 Marseille CEDEX 09
Fax : +33 491 26 67 20

phone: 491 82 55 82
Isabelle.Imbert afmb.univ-mrs.fr
 

Host-pathogen interactions

 

EDUCATION
- 2003: PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology at University Louis Pasteur,
Institut de Virologie - INSERM U544, Strasbourg/France

- 1999: Engineer (equivalent to Master) in Biotechnology at Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Luminy (ESIL-GBMA), Marseille/France

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
- Since September 2008: Assistant professor at UMR 6098 – AFMB Lab, Marseille/France. Viral replicases Group : Structure, Mechanism & Drug-design. B. Canard’ group.

  • Teaching : at the Engineer school of Marseille Luminy, biotechnology department
  • Research : Elucidation of coronavirus unique viral replication mechanism.

- October 2003 – August 2008: Post-doc Fellow at UMR 6098 - AFMB Lab, Marseille/France. Viral replicases Group : Structure, Mechanism & Drug-design. Group of Dr Bruno Canard.
I have studied replication complex of the newly emerged coronavirus as the causative agent of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

- January 2000 – September 2003: PhD student at Institut de Virologie - INSERM U544, Strasbourg/France. Thesis advisor : Dr. Catherine Schuster
I have studied the early infection stage by Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and more precisely, I focused on viral genome replication mechanisms.

Latest Publications

  1. Ferron F, Subissi L, Silveira De Morais AT, Le NTT, Sevajol M, Gluais L, Decroly E, Vonrhein C, Bricogne G, Canard B, Imbert I
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115 E162-E171
  2. Bouvet M, Lugari A, Posthuma CC, Zevenhoven JC, Bernard S, Betzi S, Imbert I , Canard B, Guillemot JC, Lecine P, Pfefferle S, Drosten C, Snijder EJ, Decroly E, Morelli X
    J Biol Chem 289 25783-96
  3. Subissi L, Posthuma CC, Collet A, Zevenhoven-Dobbe JC, Gorbalenya AE, Decroly E, Snijder EJ, Canard B, Imbert I
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111 E3900-9
  4. Sevajol M, Subissi L, Decroly E, Canard B, Imbert I
    Virus Res 194 90-99
  5. Subissi L, Imbert I , Ferron F, Collet A, Coutard B, Decroly E, Canard B
    Antiviral Res 101 122-30

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