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2 French scientists win European award for communication
Date:9/21/2007

French cell biologists Christian Sardet and Ali Saib are joint winners of the 2007 EMBO Award for Communication in the Life Sciences. Both recipients present science in a unique format that is both enlightening and entertaining, a key requirement in winning the award. Using different media, they have produced resources for researchers, as well as for teaching and communicating science to the broader community.

Professor Ali Saib of the University of Paris 7 receives the award in recognition of his steadfast interest in communicating scientific material to the broadpublic and students of all ages. He initiated a project to educate young people in the inner city of Marseille on infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and STD. Following its success, he established an innovative project named Les Apprentis-Chercheurs novice researchers, an action of Larbre des connaissances - the tree of knowledge, an association he founded. This project collaborates with high schools, universities,the INSERM and CNRS Research Institutes allowing undergraduate students to visit research labs and work directly with scientists on research projects, bridging the gap between science and society. Based on the projects achievements, similar initiatives are underway at the Cochin, Cordeliers, Pasteur and Curie Institutes with others joining in the near future.

Saib recently collaborated with FRANCE 5 as scientific author on a film project on the merging world of viruses to raise public awareness on this complex but critically important field. The documentary "Dr Virus and Mr. Hyde" received the Grand Prize at the International Festival of Science Documentaries and the Science Prize at the International Festival of SCOOP and Journalism. Additional film projects are currently under development.

As a researcher, he has focused on the cellular mechanisms of the traffic of incoming retroviruses from the plasma membrane to the host chromosome. Models he has drawn with
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