Jean Dubuisson graduated as a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine in 1984 from the University of Liège in Belgium. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1989 from the University of Liège. Between 1985 and 1991, he studied viral pathogenesis of bovine herpesviruses. He did a post-doctoral training from 1991 to 1994 at the Washington University of St. Louis in the United States. He worked on the molecular biology of Togaviridae and Flaviviridae and received NATO, Keck Foundation and Fogarty fellowships for his post-doctoral training. In 1994, he started to develop his own group on hepatitis C virus in France with the help of an ATIP grant of the CNRS at the Institut Pasteur of Lille. In 2003, he received the Silver Medal Award from the CNRS and has been an International Research Scholar of Howard Hughes Medical Institute between 2005 and 2011. Since 1993, the main focus of his research activities has been on the molecular and cellular virology of hepatitis C. In 2010, the group joined the Center for Infection & Immunity of Lille (CIIL, CNRS UMR8204, Inserm 1019) located at the Pasteur Institute of Lille.


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