Crick Lecture | Yasmine Belkaid

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Talk title: “Multikingdom control of tissue physiology”

Yasmine Belkaid is an Algerian immunologist and senior investigator at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases(NIAID) and adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is known internationally for her work studying host-microbe interactions in tissues and immune regulation to microbes. Yasmine currently serves as the director of the NIAID Microbiome program. In spring 2023, she was appointed as President of the Pasteur Institute for a six-year term, starting in January 2024.

Yasmine Belkaid has published more than 220 scientific papers on infection, immunity, immunology, microbiota and nutrition.
She has received numerous awards and honors, including the Robert Koch Prize (2021), the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences (2019), and the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Prize (2016).