Caroline Lambert, born in 1989, is doing her PhD (currently in 3rd year) in Antoine Gessain’s lab mentoring by Florence Buseyne.
She first obtained her diploma of the National Superior School of Agronomy (Agrocampus Ouest) in 2013.
The general thematic of her work is the study of human infection by zoonotic simian retroviruses. Since her Master2, she is developing studies on immune restriction of simian foamy retrovirus in humans. Caroline works especially on detection and characterization of the neutralizing antibodies response in humans (hunters of great apes living in Central Africa) naturally infected with Simian Foamy Viruses. Caroline currently practices production and titration of viral solutions, neutralization tests, immunofluorescence assays and ELISA technics… She built a new indicator cell line. Caroline collaborates with Ultrapole for microscopy studies. She will defend her PhD in October 2016.
Caroline also worked as instructor in the IGEM Pasteur team 2015 on the Plasticure project.