Gerd Müller (Univ. Vienna & KLI Institute, Austria) Gerd B. Müller is Professor and Head of the Department of Theoretical Biology at the University of Vienna (Austria). He is the President of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI). Title: Do we need an extended evolutionary synthesis? Abstract: Significant advances in several areas of evolutionary biology have provided… Read more »
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On Monday January 28th Maël Lemoine will speak at the Rencontres du Collège des Sciences et de la Santé on “Alternative Medicine: symptom of a disease of the health system.” The talk will be followed by a debate, hosted by Stéphane Vacchiani, journalist at the Sud-Ouest. When: Monday January 28th, 18h30Where: UFR des sciences odontologiques… Read more »
New review in Seminars in Immunology. A growing amount of evidences indicates that inflammaging – the chronic, low grade inflammation state characteristic of the elderly – is the result of genetic as well as environmental or stochastic factors. In their latest review Christine Nadini, Jean-François Moreau, Noémie Gensous, Francesco Ravaioli, Paolo Garagnani and Maria Giulia… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Pr Jean-François Moreau was interviewed by the University of Bordeaux about the Anti-cancer Immunotherapy. Read the article (in french only) here.
New members are joining the Conceptual Immunology group: – Adrian Stencel – Gregor Greslehner – Wiebke Bretting and – Jacob Stengenga visiting scholar for few months Welcome home !
Lara Keuck (Research Scholar at the Department of History at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). Lara is a visitor of Thomas Pradeu’s group at ImmunoConcept from Sept 24 to Oct 5, 2018. Title : “Borderline cases and effective theories in philosophy of medicine” Abstract: Much of the scholarship in philosophy of medicine has centered on more or… Read more »
Leïla Perié (Institut Curie, Paris) Leïla Perié has started in 2015 a junior lab at the Curie Institute in Paris. Her lab is interested in understanding the hematopoietic tree at the single level and combines different experimental and mathematical/computational approaches of lineage tracing to study immune cells and red blood cells production. Barcoding lineage tracing… Read more »