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PEIC Session Report: Dr. Guillaume Bourque joins as the guest speaker in March

On March 27th, 2024, the Pasteur English Immersion Club (PEIC) hosted its second special guest, Dr. Guillaume Bourque, Professor in the Department of Human Genetics and the Director of Bioinformatics at the McGill Genome Center. During the session, Dr. Bourque presented his study on the intricate interplay of genetics, epigenetics, and immune response variability among […]

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The International Symposium

The International Symposium on "Signals for Human, Animal and Planetary Health: From Metabolites To Biological Interactions" was held from March 4th to 8th, 2024 at the Nakashima-hall and Yayoi Auditorium Annex, in Tokyo. The symposium brought together over 70 experts and collaborators from around the world to address pressing issues regarding the sustainability of human […]

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Session Report: Inaugural guest for the Pasteur English Immersion Club (PEIC), Dr. Sebastien Boyer

On February 29th, 2024, the Pasteur English Immersion Club (PEIC) hosted its inaugural special guest, Dr. Sebastien Boyer, Head of the Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit at the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia.  During the session, Dr. Boyer first gave a quick background on his work in France, China, and Cambodia, and then subsequently delved into […]

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JEV Global Network Symposium Event Report

On December 2, 2023, FPJ hosted the “JEV Global Network Symposium: Uniting for a JEV-Free Future” at the Nihonbashi Life Science Hub with support from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases and the Embassy of France to Japan. The symposium aimed to cultivate a global alliance against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and brought together experts based […]

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FPJ Annual Gala Event at the French Residence

On December 4, 2023, Fondation Pasteur Japon hosted the FPJ Annual Gala 2023 at the French Residence with support from the Embassy of France to Japan. The event was attended by approximately 100 distinguished guests from government, academia, private, and non-profit sectors. The event was a fusion of intellectual discourse and cultural celebration between French […]

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English Immersion Club Session 2 (10/23/23)

On October 23rd, 2023, FPJ’s English Immersion Club held its second study session with Tottori University students. In this particular session, participants delved into a research paper on the measles virus and its global implications. The paper highlighted critical factors for the worldwide elimination of measles, encompassing vaccine efficacy, contagiosity, vaccine hesitancy, and the necessity […]

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English Immersion Club Session 1 (9/25/23)

On September 25th, 2023, FPJ held its first English study session with students from Tottori University! The purpose of the presentation was for students to improve their English skills while also getting support and advice from internationally renowned researchers.   For this first session, a research paper on rabies vaccination was discussed among the students and […]

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Letter of Intent signed by Institut Pasteur and University of Tokyo

We are pleased to announce that the Institut Pasteur and the University of Tokyo have officially signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to establish the Planetary Health Innovation Center (PHIC), marking a significant milestone towards the creation of the Institut Pasteur of Japan. This groundbreaking collaboration, signed on October 3, 2023, in Tokyo, was attended […]

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FPJ’s Trip to Tottori

On June 3rd, 2023, we had the honor of visiting Tottori prefecture, specifically the city of Yonago and the town of Komachi. We came for the purpose of linking up with the medical students of the Tottori University School of Medicine and to learn firsthand about the activities they are involved in and the goals […]

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Press Release: Collaboration with the University of Tokyo

Since 2006, the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Tokyo and the Institut Pasteur have had an academic exchange agreement in the field of global health (an area of academia, research, and practice that focuses on improving the health of all people worldwide and achieving health equity). Today, we are excited to announce […]

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