The Laboratory of Parasitology and Mycology of the
Academic Hospital Center (C.H.U.) and
Medical Faculty of the University of Montpellier, directed by Professor
Jean-Pierre Dedet between 1991 and 2007, is now headed by Professor
The Laboratory plays three distinct roles : research,
teaching, and hospital laboratory diagnosis in Parasitology and Mycology.Moreover,
it is :
- A research unit associated to the National Science Research Council
(CNRS) : first EP 613 (from 1997 to 1999), then UMR 5093 (from 1999
to 2007), it is today associated to the UMR
"MIVEGEC" CNRS 5290 / IRD 224 / UM1 / UM2
- The National Reference Centre for Leishmania (IBiSA since 1998).
- A Biological Resources Center (since 2009).
- The pole "Molecular Biology" of the National Reference Centre
for Toxoplasmosis (since 2006)