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Inflammasome & Ageing in Nature Medicine, just out !

“Expression of specific inflammasome gene modules stratifies older individuals into two extreme clinical and immunological states.” Furman D, Chang J, Lartigue L, Bolen CR, Haddad F, Gaudilliere B, Ganio EA, Fragiadakis GK, Spitzer MH, Douchet I, Daburon S, Moreau JF, Nolan GP, Blanco P, Déchanet-Merville J, Dekker CL, Jojic V, Kuo CJ, Davis MM, Faustin… Read more »

PhD & PostDoc positions in immune system and the organism

 One PhD and one post-doc 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” More information here and here. Application deadline: April 25, 2017.

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 »

Julie Déchanet-Merville receives the prize Victor & Erminia Mescle from the FRM

The Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM) awards every year scientific prizes for outstanding work in selected fields in the medicine and life sciences research. The Victor&Erminia Mescle Foundation Prize honors a researcher on transplant and cell therapy. Julie Déchanet-Merville has been awarded the Victor&Erminia Mescle Foundation Prize on November 22nd in Paris, at the… Read more »

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“Philo&Bio” seminar: François Duchesneau

November 22, 2016, 12pm-1pm François Duchesneau (Professor of Philosophy, University of Montreal, Canada) “The cell as an elementary organism: from Schwann to Brücke and Kölliker” All the informations here