Andrea Dessen, recipient of the CNRS Silver Medal

Andréa Dessen, head of the Bacterial Pathogenesis group of the IBS, and of a second group at the Brazilian Biosciences National Laboratory (LNBio/CNPEM) in Campinas, São Paulo, has been awarded the 2021 Silver Medal of the CNRS. This medal is presented to a researcher for the originality, quality, and importance of their work, which is recognized at national and international levels. This Prize rewards her work on the bacterial virulence factors and cell wall biosynthesis machineries (details).