Category: Expert

Latest Dnase1L3 paper in Immunity

Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells and Type I Interferon Promote Extrafollicular B Cell Responses to Extracellular Self-DNA The latest work of Vanja Sisirak together with Boris Reizis identifying how plasmacytoid dendritic cells and type I Interferons promote extra follicular B cell responses to extracellular self-DNA in Dnase1L3 deficient mice and consequently exacerbate lupus pathogenesis. See the article… Read more »

Jonathan Visentin awarded by an EU’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Global Fellowship

A project led by a young, tenured solid organ transplant (SOT) researcher from ImmunoConcEpT laboratory, Dr. Jonathan Visentin, has been awarded by an EU’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Global Fellowship (MSCA-GF). This 3 year project is called “DABAT” (DNA-sensing by AIM2 in activated B cells: novel targets to improve Allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell Transplantation, grant number… Read more »

Latest paper in CMV and cancer

Uncovering the Anticancer Potential of Murine Cytomegalovirus against Human Colon Cancer Cells. Massara Layal, Khairallah Camille, Yared Nathalie, Pitard Vincent, Rousseau Benoit, Izotte Julien, Giese Alban, Dubus Pierre, Gauthereau Xavier, Déchanet-Merville Julie, Capone Myriam. Molecular Therapy Oncolytics Abstract Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) components are often found in tumors, but the precise relationship between HCMV and cancer… Read more »

Position as Associate Professor: Philosophy of medicine, Philosophy of biology / Philosophy of Science

Position as Associate Professor at the University of Bordeaux AOS: Philosophy of medicine, Philosophy of biology AOC: Philosophy of Science University of Bordeaux (France) Deadline for application: March 9, 2020. Application: mael.lemoine@u-bordeaux.fr Short description of the job profile Candidates will have developed an expertise in any topic of medical science (e.g. a disease, a method,… Read more »

Thomas Pradeu’s new book “Philosophy of Immunology”

The Thomas Pradeu’s short book Philosophy of Immunology just came out at Cambridge University Press, and is freely available in open access:https://www.cambridge.org/core/elements/philosophy-of-immunology/06F0C341035299674EECF0406E5D8E31

Thomas Pradeu's new book "Philosophy of Immunology"

The Thomas Pradeu’s short book Philosophy of Immunology just came out at Cambridge University Press, and is freely available in open access:https://www.cambridge.org/core/elements/philosophy-of-immunology/06F0C341035299674EECF0406E5D8E31

NEW Postdoc position

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 »

ImmunoConcEpT Retreat 2019

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 »

Institut Pasteur’s MOOC “Innate Immunity”

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.

Institut Pasteur's MOOC "Innate Immunity"

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.