Prof. Pascale Cossart, Institut Pasteur, Paris

Prof. Pascale CossartField of research

Pascale Cossart and her team cover work in four main areas:
  • Virulence factors of Listeria monocytogenes: Identification and Characterization
  • Cell Biology of the Listeria monocytogenes Infection
  • Listeriosis Physiopathology, Host Responses and Immunity
  • Cell Biology of the Rickettsia conorii Infection
 
Specific Contribution to Research in InfectX
The group will perform genome-wide RNAi screens to identify human proteins involved in bacterial entry of Listeria (“zipper” uptake mechanism). 
 

Lab Members Involved in InfectX

Javier Pizarro-CerdaDr. Javier Pizarro-Cerda, Research Scientist Javier is supervising the work of Andreas Kühbacher concerning the establishment of the genome-wide RNAi screens to identify host cell factors required for Listeria monocytogenes host cell invasion.

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Andreas KübacherAndreas Kühbacher, Ph.D. Student currently visiting Christoph Dehio's group, Biozentrum, Basel. Andreas is performing the genome-wide RNAi screens to identify host cell factors required for Listeria monocytogenes host cell invasion

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