06th - 11th October 2016
bande annonce

Dr Virus and Mr. Hyde

Saturday 14th October 2006 from 13h30 to 15h15
Salle 1 / Auditorium

Directed by
Jean Crépu
Written by
Ali Saïb, Jean Crépu
Produced by
TGA Production

Documentary, France, 2006, 52 min

Pariscience AST - Ville de Paris Grand PrizeWill be screened again : Sunday 15th October 2006 from 20h30 to 22h30

Viruses, perceived as a threat to humanity, have, however, revealed some incredible properties. Having infected our DNA thousands years ago, retroviruses have integrated our genetic heritage. Today, viruses are used in gene therapy as carriers of drugs to cure diseases of genetic origin. But retroviruses are the source of another function of primary importance: the formation of the placenta...


Debate with :

  • Pierre Sonigo, director Research & Development Bio-Rad Laboratories France
  • Axel Kahn
  • Claude Chastel, virologist Faculty of Medicine, Brest
  • David Baltimore, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1975
  • Olivier Danos , research director at CNRS
  • Thierry Heidmann, research director at CNRS
  • Jean Rommelaere, German Centre for Research on Cancer Inserm
  • Patrick Forterre, professor at Université Paris Sud Orsay, researcher at the Institut Pasteur
  • Ali Saïb, Biologist virus specialist - CNRS