About

Andrés Alcover, Professor at the Institut Pasteur, is currently the Head of the Lymphocyte Cell Biology Unit at the Insitut Pasteur and the Director of the INSERM Unit-1221, Immunomodulation and Infection. He got his PhD degree at the Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain in 1982. He further trained as a postdoctoral fellow at the Center of Molecular Biology in Madrid and at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School in Boston MA, USA. He joined the Institut Pasteur as a staff scientist at the end of 1987. His main research interest for many years has been the molecular mechanisms that control T lymphocyte activation and their subversion by retroviruses that infect T lymphocytes.

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Scientific info

Research domains adhésion/interactions cellulaires
immunologie
polarité cellulaire
signalisation
trafic intracellulaire
transduction du signal
Organelle/Compartment cytosquelette: microtubules
cytosquelette: actine
endosomes/lysosomes
matrice extracellulaire
Techniques imagerie confocale
imagerie spinning disk
imagerie tirf
videomicroscopie
imagerie haute resolution (sted
Cell Models cellules primaires
lignees cellulaires