LATGE Jean-Paul : Institut Pasteur : Aspergillus

Unit : Département de Parasitologie & Mycologie - Institut Pasteur

Institut Pasteur
Unité des Aspergillus
25 rue du Docteur Roux
75724 Paris cedex 15

Speciality : Department IM

Director of the unit : Kenneth VERNICK

Principal investigator :

LATGE Jean-Paul
Email : jean-paul.latgeSPAMFILTER@pasteur.fr Phone number: +33 (0)1 45 68 82 25

Composition of research team :

  • LATGE Jean-Paul (PR-IP, HDR)        
  • AMANIANDA Vishu Kumar (CR -IP) 
  • BEAUVAIS Anne (CR-IP, HDR)   
  • FONTAINE Thierry (CL –IP, HDR)
  • MOUYNA Isabelle (CR-IP,HDR)

5 Recent publications of the research team :

Beauvais A, Bozza S, Kniemeyer O, Formosa C, Balloy V, Henry C, Roberson RW, Dague E, Chignard M, Brakhage AA, Romani L, Latgé JP. Deletion of the alpha-(1,3)-glucan synthase genes induces a restructuring of the conidial cell wall responsible for the avirulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. PLoS Pathog. 2013 9(11):e1003716.

Gravelat FN, Beauvais A, Liu H, Lee MJ, Snarr BD, Chen D, Xu W, Kravtsov I, Hoareau CM, Vanier G, Urb M, Campoli P, Al Abdallah Q, Lehoux M, Chabot JC, Ouimet MC, Baptista SD, Fritz JH, Nierman WC, Latgé JP, Mitchell AP, Filler SG, Fontaine T, Sheppard DC. Aspergillus galactosaminogalactan mediates adherence to host constituents and conceals hyphal beta-glucan from the immune system. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Aug;9(8):e1003575. 

Gastebois A, Aimanianda V, Bachellier-Bassi S, Nesseir A, Firon A, Beauvais A, Schmitt C, England P, Beau R, Prévost MC, d'Enfert C, Latgé JP, Mouyna I. SUN Proteins Belong to a Novel Family of beta-(1,3)-Glucan-modifying Enzymes Involved in Fungal Morphogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2013 May 10;288(19):13387-96

Fontaine T, Delangle A, Simenel C, Coddeville B, Van Vliet S, Van Kooyk Y, Bozza S, Moretti S, Schwarz F, Trichot C, Aebi M, Delepierre M, Elbim C, Romani L, Latgé JP. Galactosaminogalactan, a new immunosuppressive polysaccharide of Aspergillus fumigatus. PLoS Pathog. 2011 Nov;7(11):e1002372 

Aimanianda V, Bayry J, Biozza S, Kniemeyer O, Perruccio K, Elluru R, Clavaud C, Paris S, Brakhage AA, Kaveri SV, Romani L, Latgé JP. (2009) Surface hydrophobin prevents immune recognition of airborne fungal conidia. Nature. 460:1117-1123