Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Montparnasse Railway Station

  • Tales from the crypt: The mosaic symbolism of Louis Pasteur’s tomb

    Abigail ClineAugusta, Georgia, United States Hidden behind the Montparnasse Railway Station is the elegant brick and stone building of the Pasteur Institute. Since its opening in 1887, the Pasteur Institute has been on the front line in the battle against infectious disease. Consisting of research departments studying everything from neuroscience to genomics to epidemiology, the…