Conference by Karl Sigmund

We have the great pleasure to have Karl Sigmund with us for a conference on the Vienna Circle. Karl is a internationally recognized mathematician and on e of the pioneers of evolutionary game therory. He has also a strong interest in the history of mathematics and philosophy. His recent book on the Vienna circle is a must read ! 

Interdisciplinary conferences

Interdisciplinary conferences will be regularly organized by INSERM U1029 inviting mathematicians, historians, philosophers, sociologists, biologists, doctors etc … from the september 2019.

The first lecturer will be made by Johann Chapoutot, French historian of Nazism and he will talk about biologism in the national socialism philosophy and the eugenic movement in general. He is the most brilliant French historian of that time.

See also: “The Nazi Cultural Revolution”

Seminars during this year

We will have the following forthcoming seminars:

 June 19, Solange Landreville(Université de Laval, Quebec) Topic: Ocular Melanoma

July 4th, Olivier Ayrault (Institut Curie). Topic: Medulloblastoma

October 22, Ugo Cavallaro (EIO, Milan). Topic: Ovarian carcinomas

 November 14, Johanna Joyce (EPFL, Lausanne). Topic: tumor microenvironment.

Seminar by Gerhard Christofori, May 7 2019

Gerhard is Professor at the university of Basel and a leading figure in tumor microenvironment research. He did his post-doc with Doug Hanahan at UCSF, moved then to Vienna at the IMP and finally to Basel at the Biozentrum. He published many papers on the subject and has recently turned his attention into reprogramming tumor cells to become…FAT CELLS !!! This was recently published in Cancer Cell.

He will be in Bordeaux May 7 for a seminar to talk about his recent work.

Article on glioblastoma development accepted in Nature Communications !

We are delighted that our article ” Deciphering the complex role of thrombospondin-1 in glioblastoma development” in now accepted in Nature Communications !

Thanks to all co-authors : Dr Thomas DAUBON *, Miss Céline Leon , Dr. Kim Clarke , Dr. Laetitia Andrique , Miss Laura Salabert , Dr Elodie DARBO , Raphael PINEAU , Dr Sylvaine GUERIT , Dr Marlène Maître , Prof. Stephane Dedieu , Dr Albin JEANNE , Dr Sabine Bailly , Dr. Jean-Jacques Feige , Prof. Hrvoje Miletic , Dr. Marco Rossi , Prof Lorenzo Bello , Prof. Francesco Falciani , Prof Rolf Bjerkvig and Prof Andreas Bikfalvi * (* co-corresponding authors)