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Philippe Moreillon

Vice Rector "Research and International Relations"
University de Lausanne
UNIL - Centre
Unicentre - office 308
CH-1015 Lausanne
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In charge of "Research and International Relations".
Born in 1952.


After a Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Lausanne in 1987, Philippe Moreillon pursued post-doctoral studies at Rockefeller University, New York, where he got a PhD in 1993. He then worked at the Lausanne University Hospital as Chief of the Antimicrobial Agents Unit and then in the Infectious Diseases Department. Philippe Moreillon became full Professor and Director of the UNIL Institute of Fundamental Microbiology in 2002, with a part-time affiliation at the University Hospital.

His research interests encompass pathogenesis and ecology of Gram positive bacteria, microbial-induced inflammation, and antibiotic resistance.

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine between 2002 and 2006, Philippe Moreillon was elected as Vice Rector of the University of Lausanne in 2006. He was re-elected and started his second term in September 2011, in charge or Research and International Relations.


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