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researcher , Cell biologist

Daniel François Louvard, French cell biologist, researcher. Recipient prize Federation European Bio-chemical Societies, 1983, A. Johannides prize French Academy of Sciences, 1987, R. Lounsbery prize, 1996. Member European Cell Biology Organization (president since 1990), Academia Europea, French Academy of Sciences.


Louvard, Daniel François was born on February 20, 1948 in Abbeville, France. Son of Guy and Françoise (DeLattre) Louvard.


Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Marseille, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, University Marseille, 1976.


Head of group European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, 1978-1982. Head Laboratory Membrane Biology Institut Pasteur, Paris, 1982-1995. Director research National Center for Scientific Research, since 1987.

Professor molecular biology Institut Pasteur, since 1990. Director biology division Institute Curie, 1993-1995, director research division, since 1995, director department biology, since 1996. Expert Human Capital Mobility Program, European Union, 1992-1994.

Member science councils and ad hoc committees in various laboratories in France, in Europe, in the United States and in Singapore, since 1995. Consultant member science council pharmaceutical company Rhone Poulenc Rorer, since 1990. Vice chairman governmental cancer committee, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal Cell Science, since 1992. Member several editorial boards of international science journals. Contributor more than 200 articles to cell and molecular boilogy international journals.


Member European Cell Biology Organization (president since 1990), Academia Europea, French Academy of Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, fishing, jogging, theater.


Married Marie Noëlle Jeanine Marier, April 23, 1973. Children: Nathalie, Bertrand, Jean-Frédéric.

Guy Louvard

Françoise (DeLattre) Louvard

Marie Noëlle Jeanine Marier

Nathalie Louvard

Bertrand Louvard

Jean-Frédéric Louvard