One ARC-funded postdoctoral position is available in the lab “Inflammation and Cancer” (ImmunoConcEpT, The University of Bordeaux) to study the role of the innate immune system in cancer immunosurveillance and response to immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI). Our lab investigates the role of innate immunity (cells, pathways and effectors) and its crosstalk with the microbiome in… Read more »
In Oct 9th to 11th, ImmunoConcEpT get out from the lab for a scientific retreat in Carcans-Maubuisson. This event brought together all lab members in a convivial atmosphere and enjoyable location. Scientific presentations and team building activities featured in the programme. Mixed teams had to challenge in orienteering course, kayak games, karaoke as well as… Read more »
Julie Déchanet-Merville contributed to the new MOOC “Innate Immunity”, a free online course created by the Institut Pasteur. The MOOC will open the 04th November 2019. Register to the course here. Flyer presenting the MOOC here. Language: English subtitled in French.
La fondation ARC lance chaque année un appel d’offre très compétitif intitulé “Leaders de demain en Oncologie” https://www.fondation-arc.org/leaders-2019 qui a pour but d’attirer un.e leader de l’étranger pour développer son équipe en France. Une seule candidature est acceptée par an et le montant de financement se monte à 1,5 millions d’euros + un co-financement équivalent… Read more »
We are currently accepting new post-doctoral fellows to work on two topics: 1) cancer immunity and immunotherapy; or 2) autoimmunity and inflammatory diseases. The Maya Saleh laboratory has recently relocated from McGill University in Canada to ImmunoConcEpT Lab at Bordeaux University. These topics have recently been funded by an ARC foundation grant and an… Read more »
For decades cancer research had focused exclusively on the tumor. Later the vision was broadend to the tumor microenvironment (TME). Today five researchers – both philosophers and scientists – call for a look beyond the tumor microenvironment. In the minireview they show the crucial importance of the tumor organismal environment (TOE). Find the full article… Read more »
What do philosophers say about immunology, and to what extent can this be useful to immunologists? Find the answer here.
Bordeaux accueillera la 19ème Réunion Annuelle de la Société Francophone de Transplantation du 4 au 6 décembre 2019. Organisateurs: Prs. Lionel Couzi et Pierre Merville. Plus d’infos à venir bientôt. Merci à Maaya Wakasugi pour le visuel de l’événement.
Find in PNAS the answer by Pradeu and colleagues.
The journal Biology & Philosophy has published a special issue on the philosophy of CRISPR-Cas. Thomas Pradeu has written the introduction and together with Jean-François Moreau he presents a commentary to Eugene Koonin’s target paper. In the commentary Pradeu and Moreau defend an extended view of CRISPR-Cas immunity by arguing that CRISPR-Cas includes, but cannot… Read more »