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CDD Technique/administratif Durée 6 mois à partir du 15 septembre 2019 Corps (CNRS) : Adjoint technique de la recherche BAP : A-Sciences du vivant, de la terre et de l’environnement Emploi type : Préparateur-trice en biologie Quotité : Temps plein Description des missions : Gestion de la laverie de l’unité sous l’autorité du responsable de… Read more »

International Journal of Cancer: Beyond the tumour microenvironment

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 »

Save the date : 4-6 décembre 2019

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.

CRISPR-Cas immunity: beyond nonself and defence

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 »

Ferriere & Sisirak awarded by Fondation UB

Dr. Amandine Ferriere a MD-PhD student together with her mentor Dr. Vanja Sisirak a CNRS researcher at Immunoconcept, were recently awarded a prize from the Fondation Bordeaux Université.   This award will allow them to develop a project that aims at studying immune mechanisms involved in the establishment of metabolic syndromes that are associated with obesity…. Read more »

Human Vγ9Vδ2 T Lymphocytes in the Immune Response to P. falciparum Infection, mini review by Howard et al.

The lastest review in Frontiers of Immunology, by Jenny Howard, Irfan Zaidi, Séverine Loizon, Odile Mercereau-Puijalon, Julie Déchanet-Merville and Maria Mamani Matsuda, highlights the functions of Vγ9Vδ2 T lymphocytes in malaria and proposes a model of Vγ9Vδ2 T-cell functions in the microvasculature during P. falciparum infection : Plasmodium-infected red blood cells sequester to the endothelium… Read more »

The Multiple Layers of the Tumor Environment, new paper by Laplane et al

If and how a tumor develops, depends in large part on its surroundings. While scientists agree on the importance of the tumor environment (TE), there is no consensus on how to define and spatially delineate it. A new paper by Lucie Laplane, Dorothée Duluc, Nicolas Larmonier, Thomas Pradeu and Andreas Bikfalvi lays out six clearly… Read more »