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Call for applications: PhilInBioMed Summer School

2nd Call for applications PhilInBioMed Summer School Carcans, France, May 25-29, 2020 PhilInBioMed is both an interdisciplinary institute located at the University of Bordeaux, France, and a national and international network connecting groups and people working at the interface between philosophy, biology, and medicine, with the shared conviction that conceptual and philosophical approaches can make… Read more »

Feb 7th: André Ariew

André Ariew is Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Missouri (USA). Title: “Darwin’s use of statistics to develop his theory of evolution” Abstract: When Karl Pearson asked Francis and Leonard Darwin whether their father was aware that the theory of natural selection is applicable to statistical analysis, they responded that their… Read more »

Thoma 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

Maya Saleh: portrait

Portrait de Maya Saleh paru dans la newsletter de l’Université de Bordeaux.Retrouvez-le ici. UB’s Newsletter of January: read here the portrait of Maya Saleh, written by the University of Bordeaux. Photo: University of Bordeaux

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 »

Congratulations Maya Saleh !

La fondation ARC lance chaque année un appel d’offre très compétitif intitulé “Leaders de demain en Oncologie” https://www.fondation-arc.org/leaders-2019 qui a pour but d’attirer un.e leader de l’étranger pour développer son équipe en France. Une seule candidature est acceptée par an et le montant de financement se monte à 1,5 millions d’euros + un co-financement équivalent… Read more »

NEW Postdoc positions

We are currently accepting new post-doctoral fellows to work on two topics: 1) cancer immunity and immunotherapy; or 2) autoimmunity and inflammatory diseases.   The Maya Saleh laboratory has recently relocated from McGill University in Canada to ImmunoConcEpT Lab at Bordeaux University. These topics have recently been funded by an ARC foundation grant and an… Read more »

International Journal of Cancer: Beyond the tumour microenvironment

For decades cancer research had focused exclusively on the tumor. Later the vision was broadend to the tumor microenvironment (TME). Today five researchers – both philosophers and scientists – call for a look beyond the tumor microenvironment. In the minireview they show the crucial importance of the tumor organismal environment (TOE). Find the full article… Read more »