The 2024 general assembly of ImmunoConcEpT took place on february 16th
We are delighted to welcome Mathilde Pohin, who is a research scientist at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in Oxford, UK. She works in the laboratory of Pr. Fiona Powrie on the mechanisms of inflammatory bowel disease patient’s resistance to therapy. Here is the abstract of her presentation: The complex multifactorial nature of Inflammatory Bowel
See program here: https://sbm.u-bordeaux.fr/evenements/la-recherche-sur-la-biologie-et-les-maladies-du-vieillissement-bordeaux Life expectancy is increasing, but ageing remains inevitable and is associated with several illnesses: cancers, cardiovascular diseases (heart attack, stroke, etc.), neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, etc.) metabolic diseases (obesity, type 2 diabetes, etc.), and infections (SARS-CoV-2, Sepsis, etc.) In the hope of changing this situation, several research teams of
Several members of ImmunoConcEpT will attend the French Society of Immunology’s conference: -Julie Déchanet-Merville is invited speaker and will chair a session -Claire Liebler and Marc Scherlinger are invited speakers RDV: September 26-29th, 2023 in STRASBOURG
He will lead project CELLTYPE, which aims to clarify the concept of “cell type” in contemporary biology. About the project: The project starts from the observation that recent developments, especially genomic single cell experiments, have made the concept of cell type, which has never been clearly defined, problematic. The main aim is thus to clarify
He will be leading the project MEASURAGE, a project on the theoretical framework necessary to correctly measure the progression of aging. Partners are Adrien Barton (Université de Toulouse) and Alan Cohen (Columbia University). About the project: The question of measuring the progression of aging has become crucial. Some think that it might be a predictor
Together with Judith Favier in Paris Johan Garaude was awarded a grant from the ANR PRCE program for their project SuccINNATE, which aims at studying the emergent role of Succinate Dehydrogenase in the control of inflammatory innate immune responses.
We had our first “la Fresque du Climat” at ImmunoConcEpT which was animated by a colleague from the MFP lab. Many thanks to her! It was a great time during which we learnt a lot of things about climate change and we talked about solutions which we can apply in our professional and personal life.