Education and experience

Education

1993
HDR “Habilitation a diriger des recherches” University Claude Bernard-Lyon I, Lyon, France   

1980
Ph.D., biochemistry University of Paris, Paris, France   

1975
B.S., pharmacy University of Angers, Angers, France   

Experience   

2013-
Professor and Director of Immunological Sciences
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut   

2010-2012
Sr. Vice President, DTA Head Inflammation & Virology and Chief Science Officer
Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, New Jersey   

2008-2010
Director
BIIR/INSERM/ANRS Unit 899 – Center for Human Vaccines, Dallas, Texas   

2002-2010
Caruth Chair
Transplantation Immunology   

1996-2002
Max and Gayle Clampitt Chair for Immunology Research   

1998-2010
Member Cancer
Immunobiology Center, (Dr. Ellen S. Vitetta, Director) UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas   

1996-2010
Director
 Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, Dallas, Texas   

1984-1986
Director
Schering-Plough Laboratory for Immunological Research, Dardilly, France   

1981
Scientist
UNICET Laboratory for Immunological Research, Dardilly, France (formerly Schering-Plough France)   

Academic appointments   

2010-
Adjunct Professor
Department of Department of Gene and Cell Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York   

2009-
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences,
Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas   

2008-2010
Professor
Department of Gene and Cell Biology; Department of Medicine (Clinical Immunology Division), Immunology Institute; Experimental Therapeutics Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York   

1996-
Adjunct Professor
Department of Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, Waco, Texas   

1996-2010
Adjunct Professor
Department of Microbiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas   

1993-1994
Visiting Professor
Department of Microbiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center (Pr. J.D. Capra's laboratory), Dallas, Texas   

2012 NIH 
Emminent Lecture Series & Director’s Wednesday Afternoon lecture series, recognition and appreciation of outstanding scientific accomplishments and lectureship.   2011 Harrison and Lya Cordova Latta Lectureship (IMED/UCLA)   

2010
Proceedings from National Academy of Science
Blumenthal Acknowledgement of non-Editorial Board Member and reviewer for Journal of Virology

2009
Award in Human Immunology Research
American Association of Immunologists-Dana Foundation   

2005 
Person of the Year
French-American Chamber of Commerce, Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter   

2001
Mayo Clinic   

1980
Gold Medal of Paris Hospitals
Internship / Residency program