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Robert Ménard

Current situation

Has left academic research


Development of teaching programs in Africa

Working for education in Africa


Robert Ménard is currently setting up high quality teaching programs in West/Central Africa, in conjunction with the network of Pasteur Institutes in Africa. The goal is to deliver first class teachings sand fellowships in Africa and help the best students find their way in top African scientific institutions.


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• 1990 MD, University Paris V, France

• 1995 Ph. D. in Microbiology, Paris, France

• 1995-1998 Post-doctoral fellow, New York University School of Medicine, NYC, USA

• 1998 Appointed Group Leader, New York University School of Medicine, USA


• Howard Hughes Institute International scholar, 2000-2010

• Pasteur Vallery-Radot Prize, 2007

• Prize from the French National Academy of Sciences (Charles Louis de Saulces de Freycinet), 2001

• Jacques Pirraud award for Infectious Diseases from the Foundation for Medical Research, 1995

• Carrer Award in the Biomedical Sciences from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 1997