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Frederic Geissmann

Centre for Molecular & Cellular Biology of Inflammation (CMCBI)
New Hunt's House, 1st floor
Guy's Campus

frederic.geissmann#kcl,ac,uk (antispam: #→@ ,→.)

Tel: +44(0) 207 848 6901 (lab)

I am the PI of the 'monocyte lab' Development and Functions of Mononuclear Phagocytes, and the Head of the Center for Molecular and Cellular Biology of Inflammation (CMCBI), in the Division of Immunology Infection and Inflammatory Diseases (DIIID) at King's College London.

Research Interests


1999 PhD, Immunology Universite Paris-Descartes, France.
1996 Dr Med., Clinical Hematology Universite Paris-Descartes, France.

Primary and secondary education in France

Academic Appointments

2008 - present Professor, Arc Chair of Inflammation Biology King's College London, London
2003 - present Associate Professor of Cell Biology Universite Paris-Descartes, France, (on leave).
2003 - 2009 Director, Avenir team and Inserm Unit 838, Biology of the mononuclear Phagocyte system, Universite Paris-Descartes, France.
2000 - 2003 Research Associate (Post Doctoral Fellow), Skirball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine, with Prof. Dan Littman.
1999 - 2000 Assistant Professor of Pathology Universite Paris-Descartes, France.


I was a laureate of the Avenir Program (INSERM, France), and of the 'Fondation Schlumberger pour l'Education et la Recherche' (FSER), in 2004. In 2006 I was a laureate of the European EURYI Award .

Activities as Expert, (partial list)

I am a regular reviewer for several leading scientific journals, including: Science, Cell, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, Immunity, Nature Immunology.
I am a member of the Funding comittee for Immunology and Infectious Diseases of the Wellcome Trust (UK) (2007 – present), and an expert for the National Agency for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (AERES, France), the European Science Foundation and the AXA Research Fund

Publications (partial list)