Category: Expert

New open access paper on dysbiosis, by Hooks & O’Malley

Hooks K. & O’Malley M. (2017) Dysbiosis and Its Discontents. mBio 8:e01492-17. (Open Access).   Abstract Dysbiosis is a key term in human microbiome research, especially when microbiome patterns are associated with disease states. Although some questions have been raised about how this term is applied, its use continues undiminished in the literature. We investigate… Read more »

“Talents U” award for Thomas Pradeu

“Talents U” highlights talents of the Bordeaux University community. On october 11th, Thomas Pradeu received the 2017 award of “Talents U” in the category “Research and Innovation”.  Motivation: Thomas Pradeu was recently honoured with the Lakatos award. See the description of the event (in french) here. About the Lakatos award: The London School of Economics… Read more »

The autoimmunity group obtained the label “FRM Team”

The autoimmunity group obtained the label “Team FRM” (labellisation de la Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale) to develop the following project: Microparticles (MPs) are vesicular structures derived from multiple cellular sources, involved in the regulation of inflammation, coagulation and healing processes. Their involvement in the pathophysiology of autoimmune diseases is beginning to be recognized. Lupus… Read more »

Professorship in Philosophy of the Medical Sciences

The University of Bordeaux (France) hires a Full Professor in Philosophy of the Medical Sciences. The University of Bordeaux offers a thriving environment for research. It is expected that the recruited Professor will work in Thomas Pradeu’s group, specialized in Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, and Theoretical Biology and Medicine, within ImmunoConcept, a biomedical… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Brand new paper in PNAS !

Authors: Marlin R*, Pappalardo A, Kaminski H, Willcox CR, Pitard V, Netzer S, Khairallah C*, Lomenech AM, Harly C, Bonneville M, Moreau JF, Scotet E, Willcox BE, Faustin B, Déchanet-Merville J. Marlin & Pappalardo co-first authors Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Mar 7. pii: 201621052. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1621052114 Photo: *Romain Marlin and Camille… Read more »