Category: PradeuNews

Postdoc immune system and the organism

 Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Biology and/or Philosophy of Medicine and/or Conceptual/theoretical Biology   Thomas Pradeu’s ERC Starting Grant Project Topic: “The role of the immune system in the maintenance and construction of the organism”   The University of Bordeaux and the CNRS seek candidates for a two-year postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Biology and/or… 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 »

Special issue on Biological individuality, just out!

Special issue on Biological individuality, edited by Thomas Pradeu, just published in Biology & Philosophy: Biological individuality, Biology & Philosophy, December 2016 Contributions of Lynn Chiu & Gérard Eberl, Ellen Clarke, Scott Gilbert & Alfred Tauber, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Matt Haber, Thomas Pradeu, David Queller & Joan Strassmann, and Derek Skillings.

Paper on ageing and immune mobility just out!

Our paper on immunity, the extracellular matrix, and ageing is out in Ageing Research Reviews: The emerging role of ECM crosslinking in T cell mobility as a hallmark of immunosenescence in humans. (Open Access) Moreau JF, Pradeu T, Grignolio A, Nardini C, Castiglione F, Tieri P, Capri M, Salvioli S, Taupin JL, Garagnani P, Franceschi… Read more »