Prof. Jean-Louis Romette

Prof. Jean-Louis Romette


-Life Science PhD thesis, Sept 1983, Université de Compiègne, Compiègne, France

-Doctorat es sciences, July 1986, Université de Compiègne, Compiègne, France

-Post doctorate fellowship, 1986-1988, Chemical Engineering Dpt,  Massachusetts Institute of  Technology, Boston, USA


Past position:

-1989-1993: R&D Director of the Tetra-Laval Biotec subsidiary company, Zurich, Switzerland


Current position:

-since 1993, full Professor, Engineering School of Luminy, in charge of Cell Biology and Health cursus

-since Septembre 2018, Emeritus Professor of Aix Marseille University



-Applied Biological Science in Process development

-48 publications in International Journal with referee committee (9 patents)


Current responsibilities:

-Coordinator of European projects

VIZIER Consortium: ( FP6  Integrated Research, Health, 2006-2009) 23 partners, 13M€.  Identification of viral targets for the development of antiviral drugs. In charge of the Industrial platform dedicated to the transfer of Technology to Industrial companies

European Virus Archive: (FP7 Infrastructure Health  2009-2014) 9 partners and 12 associated partners, 7M€. Establishment of European BRC dedicated to Virus collection. Coordinator

SILVER: (FP7 Integrated Research, Health, 2011-2014) 21 partners, 11M€. Development of antiviral drug and transfer to Industrial companies. Co-coordinator with Prof E Gould

European Virus Archive goes Global (EVAg): (H2020 Infrastructure project, 2015-2019) 26 international partners and 20 associated partners, 11M€. Establishment of International BRC dedicated to Virus collection. Coordinator