Henri-Jean Boulouis was born in Poitiers, France, in 1955. He is Professor of microbiology at the National Veterinary School of Alfort, Maisons-Alfort, France. He obtained his D.V.M. degree from the same school in 1981 and got his M.S. of microbiology (bacteriology and virology) from the Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, also in 1981. He also got an M.S. degree in immunology at Alfort when he was assistant professor in the department of microbiology. After a specialization in mouse model of immunodeficiency he had been working for the 15 last years on various aspects of arthropod borne bacteria (Bartonella, Anaplasma, Rickettsia, etc.) infections in domestic animals. He is the head of a research team in charge of this topic among the Joint Research Unit, ANSES, ENVA, UPEC BIPAR (Molecular biology and immunology of parasitic and fungal diseases). He is a member of the French Society of Microbiology and the American Society for Microbiology. He has been elected as Corresponding Member of French National Academy of Medicine. Boulouis is also in charge of the bacteriological diagnostic laboratory for the teaching hospital. He is presently the Scientific Director of the National Veterinary School of Alfort.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2010