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.

Team info

Team name: Biologie Cellulaire des Lymphocytes
Affiliated team: Yes
Website: https://research.pasteur.fr/en/team/lymphocyte-cell-biology/
Address: 28 rue Dr Roux, 75724, Paris, France
Team head(s): Andrés Alcover

Scientific info

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