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Women in science: ANSES portraits

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News of 23/02/2021

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we take a closer look at the activities and careers pursued by women at ANSES.

Women at ANSES are present in many different fields, including research and surveillance, health risk assessment, regulatory sciences and support for management measures, whether in the fields of animal and plant health, food safety or chemical substances, as well as in social sciences. So what do they have in common? A shared passion for science and a shared commitment to the public interest.

Read on for a selection of portraits

"Connecting expertise with the field"

Fanny Débil is a doctor of political science and project leader in social sciences with the ANSES Social Sciences, Expertise & Society Unit.

 

"Covering all aspects of the health risks associated with food"

Corinne Danan is Deputy Head of the Salmonella and Listeria Unit at the ANSES Laboratory for Food Safety. She is a research engineer with 20 years of experience in the health risks associated with food.

 

"Being prepared for the emergence of diseases"

Béatrice Grasland is head of the Unit for Virology, Immunology and Parasitology in Poultry and Rabbits at the Ploufragan Laboratory. A doctor in microbiology, she started her career in swine virology before moving into avian virology, with particular emphasis on coronaviruses in animal health.