Florence Margottin-Goguet awarded the "KT Jeang" prize

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Florence Margottin-Goguet

Florence Margottin-Goguet is a research director at Inserm and co-director with Claudine Pique of the "Retroviruses, infection and latency" team. Her research work in retrovirology is regularly supported by ANRS-MIE and SIDACTION as well as the FRM.

Florence Margottin-Goguet was awarded the "KT Jeang" prize for her fundamental work on human retroviruses HIV-1 and 2 and their simian cousins, SIV.

The KT Jeang Prize is awarded by the journal Retrovirology to senior researchers for their outstanding contributions to the field of retrovirology.

Read more about our colleague's career and his research on the retroviral helper proteins Vpu, Vpr and Vpx, the identification of their cellular partners including restriction factors that counteract viral infections. You will also discover the numerous colleagues associated with this work, convinced by the original and ambitious working hypotheses and the obstinacy of their leader Florence, working since 1998 to enrich the fundamental knowledge on retroviruses HIV-1 and 2 and SIV.