Attaché for science & technology (SDV), Embassy of France in the USA (September 2011 - August 2016).
Fabien Agenes joined the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in Washington in September, 2011 as Scientific Attaché specializing in Life Sciences. His office is currently based in the French Consulate in Los Angeles, California.
Before this position, he worked as a research scientist at the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM, France), as Associated Professor at the University of Montréal, and as Associated Researcher in the Research Department for the University of Montréal, Hospital Center (CR-CHUM, Canada).
His scientific career began at Pasteur Institute (Paris, France; 1993-1999). He went on to be a member of the prestigious Basel Institute for Immunology within the Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. group (Basel, Switzerland). As a research scientist for INSERM, Agenes worked consecutively at Pasteur Institute (2001-2002), for the Atomic Energy Agency (CEA Grenoble, France; 2002-2007), and in the Research Department for the University of Montréal, Hospital Center (Montréal, Canada; 2007-2011).
Fabien Agenes’ major contributions are towards the development of the immune system and its homeostasis. He established international collaborations and was published in more than 20 publications in Immunology, Neuro-immunology, and Genomics . He completed a doctorate thesis from the University of Paris VI with high distinction (1999) and diploma of "Accreditation to Supervise Research" (HDR, Faculty of Medicine of Grenoble I; 2004).