Unleash iMM’s research excellence in immunity and infection through twinning to infect Lisbon and Portugal with its increase in competitiveness and innovation

Institut Pasteur

The Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, is an international research institute of excellence founded in 1887 with the mission to advance science, medicine and public health. With ten Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, it is among the most prestigious institutions in Biomedical Research worldwide. The institute is recognised as the birthplace of microbiology and for its significant contribution to the creation of the immunology and molecular biology research fields. To meet today's and tomorrow's health challenges, Institut Pasteur scientists aim to speed up our understanding of various physiological and pathological processes and to develop new strategies for diagnosing, preventing and treating disease.

Ana Cumano


Artur Scherf

Biology of Host-parasite Interactions

Gerard Eberl

Microenviron-ment and Immunity

James Di Santo

Innate Immunity

Olivier Schwartz

Virus and Immunity

Philippe Sansonetti

Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis

Pablo Pereira


Rogerio Amino

Malaria Infection & Immunity

Philippe Bousso

Dynamics of Immune Responses

We are already counting on the contribution of the abovelisted Research groups. The collaborations in immunity and infection research field are open to all research groups at Institut Pasteur.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 692022