PROF. DR. FRANÇOISE BARRÉ-SINOUSSI

Nobel prize winner

Achivements

She was awarded a Nobel prize in 1983 for discovering HIV. For the past 30 years she has been working on the research of AIDS and HIV

Background

She was born in Paris in 1947 and in 1996 she went to the university of Paris to study natural science. While there jean-Chermann accepted her as a volunteer and started working in a lab. Jean then suggested that she studied the retro-viral activity of a synthetic model in leukemia.

Cite

Barré-Sinoussi F. 2015 Mar 5. Laureate - Françoise Barré-Sinoussi <http://www.mediatheque.lindau-nobel.org/laureates/barree-sinoussi>. Accessed 2015 Mar 19.