Claire Dumont is a research assistant in the laboratory of Dr. Branka Horvat (International Center for Infectiology Reseach-CIRI, Lyon, France). Originally from Tours, where she obtained a master degree in Vaccinology/Infectiology, she spent 2 years in Australia as research assistant in laboratory of Drs. Villadangos and Mintern (Bio21 Institute, Melbourne AUS), working in the immunology field. She joined CIRI (INSERM-U1111, Lyon FRANCE) in 2017 where she participates in the study of measles and Nipah virus immunopathogenesis, using level 2 and 4 biosafety laboratories and animal experimentation. She is implicated in the development of new anti-viral approach against paramyxoviruses, based on peptide-mediated inhibition of virus-cell fusion.