Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991
    "Baccalauréat" in Mathematics and Physics, Montpellier, France

  • 1992 – 1994
    D.U.T. of Biology, University of Montpellier, France

  • 1994 – 1996
    Master of Biochemistry, University of Nice, France

  • 1994 – 1997
    Master of Pharmacy, DEA of Pharmacology and Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Nice, France

  • 1997 – 2002
    PhD studies, Nicolas Glaichenhaus's laboratory, CNRS institute, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France.

  • 2002 – 2005
    Postdoctoral fellow, Sebastian Amigorena's laboratory, Institut Curie, Paris, France

  • 2005 – 2007
    INSERM CRI researcher position, Sebastian Amigorena's laboratory

  • 2007
    - 2008 Sabbatical year (salary from the INSERM for 12 months), Walter Reith's laboratory, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Faculty of Medecine, geneva, Switzerland

  • 2008 – 2010
    Maître-assistant position, Walter Reith’s laboratory

  • Since 2010
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland. Granted Swiss National Foundation Professorship.

Selected publications

  • Lund A. W., Duraes F. V., Hirosue S., Raghavan V. R., Nembrini C., Thomas S. N., Issa A., Hugues S.* and Swartz M. A.*. VEGF-C promotes immune tolerance in B16 melanomas and cross-presentation of tumor antigen by lymph node lymphatics. Cell Reports, 1, 191–199, March 29, 2012. * equal contribution

  • Cervantes-Barragan L, Lewis KL, Firner S, Thiel V, Hugues S, Reith W, Ludewig B, Reizis B. Plasmacytoid dendritic cells control T-cell response to chronic viral infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Feb 21;109(8):3012-7. Epub 2012 Feb 6.

  • Irla M., Küpfer N., Suter T., Lissilaa R., Benkhoucha M., Skupsky J., Lalive P.H., Fontana A., Reith W.* and Hugues S*. MHC class II restricted antigen presentation by plasmacytoid dendritic cells inhibits T-cell mediated autoimmunity. J. Exp. Med. 2010 Aug 30;207(9):1891-905. * equal contribution (Impact factor:15.1)

  • Hugues S. Dynamics of dendritic cell-T cell interactions: a role in T cell outcome? Seminars in Immunology, 2010 Sep;32(3):227-38. (Impact factor: 9.1).

  • Bougnères L., Helft J., Tiwari S., Vargas P., Chang BH., Chan L., Campisi L., Lauvau G., Hugues S., Kumar P., Kamphorst AO., Dumenil AM., Nussenzweig M., MacMicking JD., Amigorena S., Guermonprez P. A role for lipid bodies in the cross-presentation of phagocytosed antigens by MHC class I in dendritic cells. Immunity, 2009 Aug 21;31(2):232-44. (Impact Factor : 18.22).

  • Faure-André G, Vargas P, Yuseff MI, Heuzé M, Diaz J, Lankar D, Steri V, Manry J, Hugues S, Vascotto F, Boulanger J, Raposo G, Bono MR, Rosemblatt M, Piel M, Lennon-Duménil AM. Regulation of dendritic cell migration by CD74, the MHC class II-associated invariant chain. Science, 2008 Dec 12;322(5908):1705-10. (Impact Factor : 21.9)

  • Irla M., Hugues S., Gill J., Hikosaka Y., Williams I.R., Hubert F.X., Scott H.S., Takahama Y., Holländer GA. and Reith W. Autoantigen-specific interactions with CD4+ thymocytes control mature medullary thymic epithelial cell cellularity. Immunity, 2008 Sep;29(3):451-63. (Impact Factor : 18.22)

  • Schuler P., Contassot E., Irla M., Hugues S., Preynat-Seauve O., Beermann F., Donda A., French LE., and Huard B. Direct presentation of a melanocyte-associated antigen in peripheral lymph nodes induces cytotoxic CD8+ T cells. Cancer Res. 2008 Oct 15;68(20):8410-8. (Impact Factor : 8.6)

  • Mittelbrunn M., Martinez Del Hoyo G., Lopez-Bravo M., Martin-Cofreces NB., Scholer A., Hugues S., Fetler L., Amigorena S., Ardavin C., and Sanchez-Madrid F. Imaging of plasmacytoid dendritic cell interactions with T cells. Blood. 2008 Sep 25. (Impact Factor : 10.9)

  • Scholer A.*, Hugues S.*, Boissonnas A., Fetler L. and Amigorena S. Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1-Dependent Stable Interactions between T Cells and Dendritic Cells Determine CD8(+) T Cell Memory. Immunity, 2008 Feb 15;28(2):258-270.* equal contribution (Impact Factor : 20.6)


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