Gérard Orth#


Gérard Orth
Email:gorth 'at' pasteur.fr
Membership Number:1698
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Username:gorth
Elected:1995
Homepage: http://www.academie-sciences.fr/en/Liste-des-membres-de-l-Academie-des-sciences-/-O/gerard-orth.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • Emeritus Director of Research at the CNRS and Honorary Professor at the Pasteur Institute
  • 1980 - 2003 Head of the Papillomavirus unit at the Pasteur Institute in Paris
  • 1980 - 2000 Head of the INSERM Unit 190 (Human and comparative viral oncology)
  • 1991 - 1996, 2001-2003 Head of the Department of Virology of the Pasteur Institute

Fields of Scholarship
  • Human and animal papillomaviruses
  • Host genetic factors
  • Molecular and cellular biology
  • Genomics

Honours and Awards
  • 1983 Silver medal of the CNRS
  • 1985 Robert Koch Prize with Stefania Jabłońska
  • 1995 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1996 Corresponding member of the French Academy of Sciences
  • 1997 Foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 1997 Léopold Griffuel Prize
  • 2004 Full member of the French Academy of Sciences
  • 1992 Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
  • 2012 Officier de l’Ordre national du Mérite


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