Prof Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich

Research Director
Microbial Genetics Research Unit, Department of Microbiology and the Food Chain, INRA Centre of Jouy-en-Josas
National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA), France

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Dr. S. Dusko Ehrlich received his Ph.D. from Université Paris VII in 1973 and was a research associate of Prof. Joshua Lederberg, Nobel prize winner, at Stanford University Medical school, from 1973 till 1977. He joined French National Institute for Medical Research (INSERM) as a Research Director in 1977, founded and led a research group at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) Institute Jacques Monod at the University  Paris VII until 1986. He joined National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) in 1986, founded the Microbial Genetics Unit and directed it till 2008. He founded the Microbiology Department of INRA in 1991 and chaired it till 2002. He has authored over 300 research papers and holds an H-index of 58. He is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation, the Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences and the French Academy of Agriculture and currently coordinates the European Commission FP7 project MetaHIT (Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract). His research interests are mainly in bacterial genetics, genomics and metagenomics.




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