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March for Science Bordeaux April 22nd

SCIENCE, NOT SILENCE The March for Science demonstrates our passion for science and sounds a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. Recent policy changes have caused heightened worry among scientists. The incredible and immediate outpouring of support has made clear that these concerns are also shared by the support of hundreds of thousands… Read more »

What is philosophy of biology about? New paper in Biology&Philosophy

“Thirty years of Biology & Philosophy: philosophy of which biology?” By Thomas Pradeu, Biology & Philosophy, March 2017 Journal access Final draft   Abstract Which domains of biology do philosophers of biology primarily study? The fact that philosophy of biology has been dominated by an interest for evolutionary biology is widely admitted, but it has… 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 »

Vincent Pitard was honored with the “Palmes Académiques”

Created by Napoléon in 1808, the “Palmes Académiques” honor the eminent members of the University. Vincent Pitard was named “Chevalier de l’ordre des Palmes Académiques” at the official ceremony to be held on February 16th, 4pm, at the Agora (Domaine du Haut-Carré, Talence).     Vincent Pitard a été nommé Chevalier de l’ordre des Palmes Académiques… Read more »

New review on Gamma-delta T cells & cytomegalovirus

  Authors: Camille Khairallah, Julie Déchanet-Merville, Myriam Capone. Abstract: γδ T lymphocytes are unconventional immune cells, which have both innate- and adaptive-like features allowing them to respond to a wide spectrum of pathogens. For many years, we and others have reported on the role of these cells in the immune response to human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in… Read more »

Inflammasome & Ageing in Nature Medicine, just out !

“Expression of specific inflammasome gene modules stratifies older individuals into two extreme clinical and immunological states.” Furman D, Chang J, Lartigue L, Bolen CR, Haddad F, Gaudilliere B, Ganio EA, Fragiadakis GK, Spitzer MH, Douchet I, Daburon S, Moreau JF, Nolan GP, Blanco P, Déchanet-Merville J, Dekker CL, Jojic V, Kuo CJ, Davis MM, Faustin… Read more »

Audrey Dussutour, Single-celled life can learn : evidence from slime molds

January 10, 2017, 2-3:30pm, Salle de conférence du Centre de génomique fonctionnelle Single-celled life can learn : evidence from slime molds Audrey Dussutour (Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale, CNRS & Université de Toulouse) Learning in brainless organisms : evidence from slime molds» Learning, defined as a change in behaviour evoked by experience, has… Read more »

Julie Déchanet-Merville receives the prize Victor & Erminia Mescle from the FRM

The Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM) awards every year scientific prizes for outstanding work in selected fields in the medicine and life sciences research. The Victor&Erminia Mescle Foundation Prize honors a researcher on transplant and cell therapy. Julie Déchanet-Merville has been awarded the Victor&Erminia Mescle Foundation Prize on November 22nd in Paris, at the… Read more »

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“Philo&Bio” seminar: François Duchesneau

November 22, 2016, 12pm-1pm François Duchesneau (Professor of Philosophy, University of Montreal, Canada) “The cell as an elementary organism: from Schwann to Brücke and Kölliker” All the informations here