Welcoming Dr Maya SALEH

ImmunoConcEpT welcomes Dr Maya Saleh ! Dr. Maya Saleh obtained a Ph. D. in Biochemistry in 2001 from McGill University, where she studied mechanisms of transcriptional regulation in embryonic development. In 2002, she joined Merck Research Laboratories in Montreal to study apoptosis regulation in neurodegeneration and sepsis, and in 2004, moved to the La Jolla… Read more »

URGENT : Offre d’emploi

URGENT ! Offre d’emploi : ImmunoConcEpT recherche UN AGENT DE LAVERIE (H/F).   Contrat CNRS à durée déterminé de 6 mois, à pourvoir dès que possible. Affectation UMR CNRS 5164 Pour plus d’informations, contacter Vincent Pitard. Juillet 2017  

Maturation project: Quanti-HLAB

Quanti-HLAB project from ImmunoConcEpT selected for a “maturation process” by the SATT. Aquitaine Science Transfert® is the “Société d’Accélération du Transfert de Technologies de la région Aquitaine” (SATT Aquitaine), created in 2012. The SATT objectives are to promote academic research and improve the process of transferring technology to companies. This year, 6 projects have been… Read more »

Is defining life pointless? New paper by Leonardo Bich & Sara Green

New paper in Synthese Is defining life pointless? Operational definitions at the frontiers of biology http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11229-017-1397-9 First Online: 18 April 2017 Abstract Despite numerous and increasing attempts to define what life is,there is no consensus on necessary and sufficient conditions for life. Accordingly, some schol- ars have questioned the value of definitions of life and… Read more »

MT180: Layal Massara

Layal Massara (PhD student) presented her thesis in 180 seconds (“Ma Thèse en 180secondes”=MT180) It was the selection step of the Bordeaux University, on march 28th at the Espace Agora. You can also see her presentation here (in french only).

Job offer – Offre d’emploi

Job offer : position closed Offre d’emploi : POURVUE UN TECHNICIEN PLATEFORME CYTOMETRIE EN FLUX (H/F) Contrat CNRS à durée déterminé d’un an renouvelable, plein temps + RTT Affectation UMS CNRS 3727 – US INSERM 005, 100 % plateforme de cytométrie More informations here. 2017-04  

New review about Immune-mediated repair

Authors: Paôline Laurent, Valérie Jolivel, Pauline Manicki, Lynn Chiu, Cécile Contin-Bordes, Marie-Elise Truchetet and Thomas Pradeu   Abstract: Though the immune system is generally defined as a system of defense, it is increasingly recognized that the immune system also plays a crucial role in tissue repair and its potential dysregulations. In this review, we explore how distinct immune… Read more »

New paper: γδT-APCs in malaria

Authors: Jennifer Howard, Séverine Loizon, Christopher Tyler, Dorothée Duluc, Bernhard Moser, Matthieu Méchain, Alexandre Duvignaud, Denis Malvy, Marita Troye-Blomberg, Jean-François Moreau, Matthias Eberl, Odile Mercereau-Puijalon, Julie Déchanet-Merville, Charlotte Behr & Maria Mamani-Matsuda.   Jenny Howard: former PhD student (from 2011 to 2015) in the CNRS UMR5164     Charlotte Behr: group leader (from 2005 to… Read more »