Céline Michard
  • International Centre for Infectiology Research (CIRI), Legionella pathogenesis group, Université de Lyon, France
  • Microbiology


Ph.D in Host-Pathogen Interaction, Lyon 1 University, Villeurbanne, France, 2015

Current position

Research associate, Agaisse Lab, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA


  1. Michard, C., Sperandio, D., Bailo, N., Pizarro-Cerda, J., LeClaire, L., Chadeau-Argaud, E., Pombo-Gregoire, I., Hervet, E., Vianney, A., Gilbert, C., Faure, M., Cossart, P. and Doublet, P. (2015). The Legionella Kinase LegK2 Targets the ARP2/3 Complex To Inhibit Actin Nucleation on Phagosomes and Allow Bacterial Evasion of the Late Endocytic Pathway. MBio 6(3): e00354-00315.
  2. Michard, C. and Doublet, P. (2015). Post-translational modifications are key players of the Legionella pneumophila infection strategy. Front Microbiol 6: 87.
  3. Allombert, J., Fuche, F., Michard, C. and Doublet, P. (2013). Molecular mimicry and original biochemical strategies for the biogenesis of a Legionella pneumophila replicative niche in phagocytic cells. Microbes Infect 15(14-15): 981-988.