What is a PIU?

A Pasteur International Joint Research Unit is a “Virtual Unit” that aims

・To bring together two or more international research teams, whereof at least one belongs to the Institut Pasteur or their affiliated.

・To pool their complementary skills and expertise

・To build research programs on topics of common interest

・To raise national or international funding for implementing together their projected joint research.

Here we introduce 4 PIUs that collaborate with Japanese Universities.

Dr. James DiSanto (Institut Pasteur), Dr. Ken Ishii (The Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo)

Dr. Richard Paul (Institut Pasteur), Dr. Fumihiko Matsuda (Kyoto University)

Dr. Shahragim Tajbakhsh (Institut Pasteur), Dr. Cantas Alev  (Kyoto University)

Dr. Yusuke Shimakawa Institute Pasteur), Dr. Yasuhito Tanaka (Kumamoto University), Dr. Wataru Sugiura (National Center for Global Health and Medicine)