Bruno Lemaitre
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland


Biography

Bruno Lemaitre obtained his PhD in 1992 with Dario Coen at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris) on the P element transposition in Drosophila. Next, he joined the laboratory of Jules Hoffmann (Strasbourg France) as a research associate where he began the genetic dissection of the Drosophila antimicrobial response. In 1998, he started his own laboratory on Drosophila immunity at the Centre Génétique Moléculaire (Gif-sur-Yvette, France). In 2007, he was appointed professor at EPFL.