New people in the lab! Gregor Greslehner (post-doctoral fellow) and Wiebke Bretting (researcher) join the Thomas Pradeu’s group. Welcome !
Dr Julie Déchanet-Merville works with Philippe Moretto, Vice-President for the Research at Bordeaux University, and his team to organize the implementation of a novel research department organization. Find the related University’s communication and Julie’s interview here. Photo credits: Arthur Pequin
Dr. Vanja Sisirak from the ImmunoConcEpT laboratory was recently awarded a Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP) grant from the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) (https://www.cancerresearch.org). The CRI is an American foundation based in New York that is providing continuous world wide support in the field of cancer immunotherapy research and clinical trials. The support from… Read more »
Who am I ? I am a University Lecturer in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining Cambridge I taught in the United States and Canada. From October 2018 to March 2019 I will be an IDEX visiting scholar in the group of Thomas Pradeu. My… Read more »
Pr Paul Griffiths will spend 1 month in ImmunoConcEpT A philosopher of science with a focus on biology and psychology, Paul Griffiths (University of Sydney, Australia) was educated at Cambridge and the Australian National University, receiving his PhD in 1989. He heads the Theory and Method in Bioscience project node of the Charles Perkins Centre,… Read more »
Bordeaux hosted the 8th International Gamma-Delta T cell Conference, from june 7th to 10th, 2018, in the Agora, Domaine du Haut-Carré. We welcomed around 310 delegates, 20 sponsors, 57 talks selected from abstracts, 103 posters, 5 introductory lectures, 1 round table, 2 conceptual talks, 1 conference conclusion. We shared a wine&cheese session, 2 lunchs, 1… Read more »
Bazin T et al., (2018) . Scientific reports 8, Article number: 5446 (2018) (Open Access). Abstract Spondyloarthritis (SpA) pathophysiology remains largely unknown. While the association with genetic factors has been established for decades, the influence of gut microbiota is only an emerging direction of research. Despite the remarkable efficacy of anti-TNF-α treatments, non-responders are frequent and no… Read more »
New Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Biology and/or Philosophy of Medicine and/or Conceptual/Theoretical Biology Thomas Pradeu’s ERC Starting Grant Project “Immunity, Development, and the Microbiota: Understanding the Continuous Construction of Biological Identity” The University of Bordeaux and the CNRS seek candidates for a two-year postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Biology and/or Philosophy of… Read more »
ImmunoConcEpT welcomes 7 students from the Leiden Medical School. 7 student in 3rd year Medicine and Biologie-Health from the Leiden Medical School (LUMC) will visit our lab on November the 2nd, 2017. They follow the International Exchange Program in Immunology and Parasitology, organized by Pr Maria Yazdanbakhsh. Why are they coming to our lab ?… Read more »
Life is not easily bounded. What is an individual in nature? Read an overview by Derek Skillings in the Aeon magazine publication here. Online: october 2017 Picture from A Hare in the Forest by Hans Hoffmann c1585.