Professor Alain Israël, Vice-President Scientific Assessment
Professor Alain Israël was awarded a PhD in Biochemistry in 1980 in Joseph Huppert’s laboratory at the University of Lyon 1.
He held a postdoctoral fellowship in the Genetics Department at Stanford University in Stanley Cohen’s laboratory and then in 1983 joined Philippe Kourilsky’s laboratory at the Institut Pasteur, continuing his research on the regulation of Class I MHC gene expression.
From 1992 to 2014, he headed the Cell Signaling and Activation laboratory at the Institut Pasteur, which made seminal discoveries regarding the regulation of the NF-kappaB and Notch signaling pathways.
Professor Alain Israël is author of more than 150 publications in major international journals. He also holds many positions of responsability within various research organizations and is notably a member of the EMBO and CNRS Scientific Councils, and of the French National Academy of Sciences.
Since October 2000, Professor Alain Israël is Vice-President for Scientific Assessment at the Institut Pasteur.