On February 22nd, Pr. Jianxi Lu and Pr. Jules Hoffmann met in Strasbourg to discuss about different projets and scientific cooperation. Knowing each other for more than 25 years, they enjoyed the opportunity to debate about their respective point of view on the progress of medical research in both France and China.
Pr. Hoffmann was awarded of both the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and the Shaw Prize for his discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity. Hoffmann is a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the French Academy of Sciences, the Academia Europaea, the European Molecular Biology Organization, the United States National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Fondation Écologie d’Avenir and the Russian Academy of Sciences.