Pierre Busson: is a Senior Research Scientist at the CNRS and Gustave Roussy (DR1 CNRS, UMR 9018, Villejuif, France). He obtained his M.D. in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Virology in 1990 from Paris University. Following a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Lineberger Cancer Research Center (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA), he was recruited by the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research). Most contributions of his group were on virus-cell and host-tumor interactions in Epstein-Barr virus-associated nasopharyngeal carcinomas (NPC). He was invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conferences on Nasopharyngeal Carcinomas organized in Hong-Kong (2018) and Castelldefels (2022). He is author in more than 110 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and seven book chapters (H-index 49). He has supervised 14 PhD theses. He teaches undergraduate and graduate students at Gustave Roussy and Paris-Saclay University. He is a grant reviewer for several institutions in France, Europe and Hong-Kong. He is academic editor for PLoS One and ad hoc reviewer for about 20 journals.