Hommage à Véronique Soulier

C’est avec une immense tristesse que nous avons appris le décès de Véronique Soulier (récemment devenue Madame Moison), survenu le lundi 17 juillet. Véronique a assumé la responsabilité administrative et financière de l’IBPS de juillet 2014 à juillet 2015. 


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Smoking would increase sensitivity to stress

Researchers from the Institute of Biology Paris-Seine (Neuroscience Paris-Seine) and the Institut de Pharmacologie Moléculaire & Cellulaire (Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne) have investigated the relationship between stress and nicotine. and show that smoking increases sensitivity to stress, due to an action on a7 nicotinic receptors. These results have been published in Molecular Psychiatry. [...]


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A new diagnostic marker for cardiovascular diseases

In a recent article published in Circulation, the team of Mustapha Rouis at the Institute of Biology Paris-Seine has identified the thioredoxin-80 (TRX-80) as a new marker for inflammatory and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The team showed that the concentration of this protein in the blood increased with age. [...]


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Contrasting evolutionary dynamics between domesticated and wild yeasts

By using new technologies of long DNA molecules sequencing, a European consortium including two IBPS teams has defined for the first time the boundaries between chromosomal core and subtelomeric regions, and compared the evolutionary dynamics between domesticated and wild yeast species. [...]


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The IBPS involved in the creation of the FSSCR

The French Society for Stem Cells Research (FSSCR) has just been created. It aims at promoting stem cells research at both national and international levels, at fostering discussions within the French scientific community. [...]


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Two postdoctoral positions in Neurobiology are open at the IBPS: Huntington's disease (HD)

Two postdoctoral positions in Neurobiology are open in the « Compensation systems in neurodegenerative disease and ageing » (Brain-C) team, led by Dr Christian Neri in the Biological Adaptation and Ageing unit of the Institute of Biology Paris-Seine. [...]


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Postdoctoral position in Neuroscience: role of the GluD1 gene

A postdoctoral position is available in the department Neuroscience Paris-Seine in the Institute of Biology Paris-Seine (IBPS) under the supervision of Ludovic Tricoire, to study the role of GluD1, a gene associated with schizophrenia. [...]


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The forces that shape the embryo of C. elegans

Thanh Vuong-Brender, in Michel Labouesse’s team, has developed an experimental and interdisciplinary methodology combining physics and biology to study the mechanisms involved in the embryonic elongation of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. [...] 


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GABA metabolism modulates the aggressiveness of malignant glioma

A Neuroscience IBPS team led by Marie-Pierre Junier and Hervé Chneiweiss just showed on malignant glioma models that the accumulation of a metabolic by-product of GABA, one of the major neurotransmitters in the central nervous system, modifies the formation of epigenetic marks. [...]