Hello, we're the Vignuzzi Lab.

We work with genetic mutations.

Basic science is at the heart of our work. We test concepts in evolution within the field of virology. We use cutting edge technologies and develop computational and experimental approaches to monitor, and potentially predict, virus evolution. We use what we learn, against them, in new vaccine and antiviral approaches.

Themes in Our Research

Try us on, we're very you!


If you are motivated and ambitious, whether creative and/or analytical, thinking “outside the box”, who would like to spend some time working with and learning from similar people, then our lab might be your thing. We are a hard working group of dynamic personalities who come together to do exciting science in a relaxed atmosphere. We are strong believers that the best science comes from a happy working environment and that every person, regardless of age, career title or experience contributes equally to our common and individual goals. Most importantly, we adhere to the notion that science should be fun!

Anyone interested in our group should submit a CV, a letter of introduction, and an outline of the research projects/interests you may like to develop or bring to our lab.


The Pasteur Institute

Pasteur is a private foundation and research institute first established in 1887 by Louis Pasteur himself. The institute is home to thousands of scientists from every continent and background, coming together with common interests in biomedical sciences and infectious diseases. The institute’s campus in Paris is situated within the city itself, in the 15th arrondissement. The international network of Pasteur Institutes, adds to this hundreds of scientists working in over thirty centers across the globe. Please consult the website for detailed information.

Paris, France

Everything has been said about Paris, and everything is probably, at least in part, true. The city is a bustling metropolis in the center of the Ile de France region that is home to over 10 million people, a sixth of France’s population. As expected of a city of its size and history, it offers countless distractions no matter what your interests. Yet, despite its size, it is surprisingly easy to navigate, relax, breath and enjoy.