Françoise Barré-Sinoussi receives her bachelors degree (Chemistry-Biology) from the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Paris.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is appointed Director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi starts working for the Pasteur Institute

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is born in Paris to her parents Roger Sinoussi and Jeanine Fau.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi initiates research on immunochemistry at the Jean-Claude Chermann Laboratory, Pasteur Institute

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi receives the Nobel Prize of Medicine

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi marries Jean-Claude Barré.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi heads the Retrovirus Biology Laboratory, Medical Virology and Viral Vaccines Unit, Pasteur Institute

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi finishes her baccalaureate.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is elected Fellow of the French Academy of Sciences

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi spends one year at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health as a postdoctoral fellow.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi receives her Master of Biochemistry from the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Paris.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi travels to the Vietnam and starts a long-lasting Asian scientists.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi works on oncovirolugy at the Jean-Claude Chermann Laboratory, Pasteur Institute, in collaboration with Luc Montagnier.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is appointed Director of the Biology of Retroviruses Unit, Pasteur Institute

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi publishes, in collaboration with Chermann JC, Rey F, Nugeyre MT, Chamaret S, Gruest J, Dauguet C, Axler-Blin C, Vézinet-Brun F, Rouzioux C, Rozenbaum W, Montagnier L., the first article describing the isolation of a T-Lymphotropic Retrovirus virus that could cause AIDS.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi receives her PhD from the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Paris. Her dissertation analysed the use of a synthetic molecule which inhibited the reverse transcriptase to control leukaemia induced by Friend virus.

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is appointed president of the International Aids Society

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi travels to the Central African Republic, her first visit to Africa, to attend a World Health Organisation workshop in Bangui.

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