• Awarded with the gold medal (La médaille d’or) for the oral presentation at “Journée l’Infectiopôle Sud-Méditerranée Infection, 2021” held at IHU Méditerranée Infection – 19-21 bd Jean Moulin – 13005 Marseille on July 2, 2021. Some of the glimpses of the day are shown in this video – https://youtu.be/S1iYvSZzlXE

Publications

2022

2022
A dual mechanism of action of AT-527 against SARS-CoV-2 polymerase

Ashleigh Shannon, Véronique Fattorini, Bhawna Sama, Barbara Selisko, Mikael Feracci, Camille Falcou, Pierre Gauffre, Priscila El Kazzi, Adrien Delpal, Etienne Decroly, Karine Alvarez, Cécilia Eydoux, Jean-Claude Guillemot, Adel Moussa, Steven S Good, Paolo La Colla, Kai Lin, Jean-Pierre Sommadossi, Yingxiao Zhu, Xiaodong Yan, Hui Shi, Francois Ferron, Bruno Canard

Nature Communications 13 (2022)10.1038/s41467-022-28113-1

2022
A second type of N7-guanine RNA cap methyltransferase in an unusual locus of a large RNA virus genome

Ashleigh Shannon, Bhawna Sama, Pierre Gauffre, Théo Guez, Françoise Debart, J.J. Vasseur, Etienne Decroly, Bruno Canard, Francois Ferron

Nucleic Acids Research (2022)

2021

2021
The enzymes for genome size increase and maintenance of large (+)RNA viruses

Francois Ferron, Bhawna Sama, Etienne Decroly, Bruno Canard

Trends in Biochemical Sciences (2021)10.1016/j.tibs.2021.05.006