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Feb 02, 2024 The ARC Foundation brings together 5 leading cancer researchers for a 45-minute program. It will give the floor to experienced researchers and young talents, all ready to take up, together, the challenges of curing more patients.
Jan 31, 2024 The VirPath team was awarded two times during the 2023 research and innovation awards ceremony of the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. We look back at these awards and on the research program of the International Associate Laboratory RESPIVIR France-Canada.
Jan 29, 2024 Meet with Cyrille Mathieu at the Yggdrasil festival, to learn all about viruses!
Jan 29, 2024 Le CIRI vous présente ses meilleurs voeux pour l'année 2024.

Understanding infectious diseases to better control them

The Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie (CIRI) is a joint research unit of the Lyon 1 University, Inserm, CNRS and the ENS de Lyon in partnership with VetAgro Sup, the Institut Pasteur and the Hospices Civils de Lyon. The CIRI gathers the scientific and medical research communities with complementary disciplinary backgrounds grouped in 3 specialties working together with the objective to understand host-microbe interactions to better fight infectious diseases.

Discover the CIRI: General presentation, Teams, Teaching, Clinical research, Organization, The 3 specialties and Transversal projects, Jobs and internship offers, Contact & Localization.





Feb 21, 2024 Unmasking the potential of secretory IgA and its pivotal role in protection from respiratory viruses

Antiviral Res: Sinha D., Yaugel-Novoa M., Waeckel L., Paul S., Longet S. DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2024.105823

Jan 04, 2024 Altered Ex Vivo NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation Is Associated with 28-Day Mortality in Septic Patients

R. Coudereau, G. Monneret, A-C. Lukaszewicz, B. F. Py, L. Argaud, M. Cour, F. Bidar, M. Gossez, F. Venet

Dec 20, 2023 NDP52 mediates an antiviral response to hepatitis B virus infection through Rab9-dependent lysosomal degradation pathway

Cui S, Xia T, Zhao J, Ren X, Wu T, Kameni M, Guo X, He L, Guo J, Duperray-Susini A, Levillayer F, Collard JM, Zhong J, Pan L, Tangy F, Vidalain PO, (...)


Mar 24, 2023 Covid-19: infection-vaccination combination best protects against reinfection with SARS-CoV-2

Several CIRI teams carried out this work, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

Dec 13, 2022 Un monde de Virus, Médecine Science

Le numéro de décembre coordonné par Anna Salvetti (équipe HepVir) et Hélène Dutartre (équipe OR) et consacré à la présence et au rôle des (...)

Nov 30, 2022 What role for cellular metabolism in the control of hepatitis viruses?

Olivier Diaz, Pierre-Olivier Vidalain1, Christophe Ramière, Vincent Lotteau and Laure Perrin-Cocon. Front. Immunol. 13:1033314.



Mar 21, 2024 Séminaire CIRI (21.03.2024) : Lucie MARCHAL

“ Les biais cognitifs : un frein à l'égalité professionnelle ”


Mar 18, 2024 Congrès DYNAVIR 18-19 Mars 2024

Journées scientifiques du GDR DynaVir

Apr 11, 2024 BactoLyon 2024 (11.04.24)

The 2nd edition of BactoLyon will take place on April 11 2024, at the INSA, Villeurbanne.

Last events

Feb 04, 2024 "Têtes chercheuses": research in cancerology, presented by the fondation ARC

The ARC Foundation brings together 5 leading cancer researchers for a 45-minute program. It will (...)

Feb 03, 2024 Demain, mais en mieux !

Meet with Cyrille Mathieu at the Yggdrasil festival, to learn all about viruses!

Last thesis defenses

Jan 20, 2022 Soutenance de Corentin JABOULAY - équipe LEGIOPATH

Rôles des voies de signalisation à diGMP cyclique dans le cycle infectieux de Legionella (...)

Oct 05, 2021 PhD defense of Marion Delphin, team HepVir

Polarization of Hepatic Macrophages by HBsAg, a means to an end for viral maintenance