Patrick Goubau

Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

TRAINING 1969-’76 Medical Doctor, Rijksuniversiteit Gent, cum laude. 1976-’77 Diploma of Tropical Medicine, ITM, Antwerpen, Magna cum laude. 1983-’88 Specialist in Laboratory Medicine, KULeuven. 1990 Hospital Hygiene, KULeuven. 1994 PHD, KULeuven. Thesis : « Human T-Lymphotropic Viruses (HTLV). Studies in the Comparative Virology of non-HIV Human Retroviruses. » PRESENT ACTIVITIES 1996- Head of Laboratory, St Luc teaching hospital, department of Microbiology. 1998- Member of the National Committee for the certification of the eradication of poliomyelitis, Brussels. 2000- Teaching duties at the Medical Faculty, Université Catholique de Louvain(UCL) 2000-Director of the microbiology unit of the UCL. 2002- Clinical Professor, UCL. 2003- President of the Committee for the certification of the eradication of measles, Belgium 2004- Responsible for laboratory doctors in training, UCL. 2007- Vice-president of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Public Health, and elected as president from November 24th, 2008 on. 2008- Head of the Department of Microbiology, St Luc teaching hospital. PUBLICATIONS 144 papers published in peer reviewed journals 25 papers in other journals 16 Books or chapters of books 18 reports and recommendations since 2005

Biography Updated on 18 October 2011

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