Team Leader:

Viscogliosi Eric

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Eric Viscogliosi received his Ph.D. degree in biology in 1992 from the University of Clermont-Ferrand and obtained the Research Direction Habilitation (HDR) in 1997 from the same university. From 1992 to 1994, he completed a post-doc at the Rockefeller University in New York then obtained a position of researcher at CNRS in 1994. Until 2000, he developed its research in Clermont-Ferrand and New York on the cytoskeleton, morphogenesis, antioxidant enzymes and evolution of trichomonads. He then joined the Institute Pasteur of Lille in the unit Inserm U547 in 2000 then the CIIL since 2010 as team leader. Eric Viscogliosi is Research Director (DR2) at CNRS and works currently as the Head of the Team Biology and Diversity of Emerging Eukaryotic Pathogens (BDEEP).

BDEEP focuses its research activities on the epidemiology, transmission and pathogenicity of the intestinal protozoa Blastocystis and Cryptosporidium.