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QBI Fireside Chat with Melanie Ott and Mélanie Hamon of Institut Pasteur

The Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) at UCSF presents “Scientific Collaborations Across Borders: QBI/Institut Pasteur: Epigenetic Modifications and Human Pathogenic Viruses,” a QBI Fireside Chat on October 20, 2021 at 10AM PT, co-organized by the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in San Francisco.

This “fireside chat” featured Melanie Ott of Gladstone Institutes/UCSF and Melanie Hamon of Institut Pasteur, and was moderated by Héloïse Pajot of the Embassy of France in San Francisco. The conversation focused on the collaborative research between Institut Pasteur and QBI within the fields of epigenetics and virology, and highlighted the advantages of creating synergy in science across borders during a global pandemic and beyond.


Mélanie Hamon, Principle Investigator, Department of Cell Biology & Infection, Institut Pasteur

Melanie Ott, Principle Investigator, Virology, Gladstone Institutes | School of Medicine, UCSF


Héloïse Pajot, Deputy Attaché for Science and Technology, Embassy of France in the United States


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Camille Simoneau gives talk at BayViro 2019

Ott Lab graduate student Camille Simoneau spoke at the 9th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses, on June 7, 2019. Camille’s talk was titled “Modeling CB8+ T cell responses against liver infection with 3D organoids”, and she was one of only two graduate students chosen to give a talk at the event.

Great job, Camille!

Ibraheem Ali gives exit talk

On December 21st, 2018, Ibs gave his exit talk, one of the final stages of completing his PhD. Ibs will continue to work in the Ott Lab as a postdoctoral scholar while he works on a manuscript for publication.

Congrats, Dr. Ali!