Dr. Alexandre Dufour graduated in Artificial Intelligence & Pattern Recognition from University Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris, France) in 2004, and performed his doctoral research at Institut Pasteur Korea (Seoul, South Korea) from 2005 to 2007, where he co-founded the Image Mining group as a Junior Scientist. He then pursued his postdoctoral work at Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) in the Quantitative Image Analysis group lead by Jean-Chtistophe Olivo-Marin. Since 2011 he is a permanent Staff Scientist in the group, leading the « cell deformation and motility » research team.
Dr. Alexandre Dufour is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IEEE Signal Processing Society, an associate member of the IEEE Bio-Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee, and also a board member of the “Functional Live Microscopy” development group (GdR 2588) of the French National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS). His teaching activities include the EMBO course « Imaging Parasite Infection » and the CNRS school on live microscopy « MiFoBio ».