Category Archives: Reviews

Stem cells and cancer

The meeting aimed to discuss the advances that have taken place in the field of stem cells and their relationship with cancer initiation, tumor growth, metastatic spread, and response to anti-cancer treatments. The meeting brought together some of the most prestigious scientists in these fields. Continue reading

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Cell polarity and morphogenesis

Participants : Jean-Paul Borg, Arnaud Echard, Nathan (Nate) Goehring, André Le Bivic (organisateur), Pierre-François Lenne, Ian G. Macara, Jean-Léon Maître, Sophie Martin, Fernando Martín-Belmonte, Mireille Montcouquiol, Edwin Munro, Caren Norden, Ewa Paluch, Rytis Prekeris, Josana Rodriguez, Bénédicte Sanson, Daniel St … Continue reading

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Arithmetic statistics and Diophantine Stability

Arithmetic statistics and Diophantine Stability: the broad objective of our workshop was to understand rational points on curves in a theoretical and computational way|with an eye toward statistics that govern their behavior. Continue reading

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Cultural apocalypses, salvation, and saviours. Anthropology of heritage activists

Cultural apocalypses, salvation, and saviours. Anthropology of heritage activists Continue reading

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Synapses: from Complexity to Diversity

Participants : Jean-Louis Bessereau (organiser), Thomas Biederer, Kendal Broadie, Nils Brose, Melissa Cizeron, Joris De Wit, Cagla Eroglu-Bagnat, Csaba Földy, Seth Grant, Etienne Herzog, Bérangère Pinan-Lucarré, Erin Schuman, Fekrije Selimi (organiser), Kang Shen, Séverine Sigoillot, Scott Soderling, Olivier Thoumine, Antoine … Continue reading

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Brain-Periphery Communications in Metabolic Control

Energy and glucose homeostasis: role of brain-organ and organ-brain communications in these regulations, through nerve and / or hormonal communications Continue reading

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The poetics and politics of putting science on display (19th – 21st century)

Book project devoted to a history and analysis of the political and cultural issues of staging science from 19th century to the present day Continue reading

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Cytokinesis, the final step of cell division

Participants : Renata Basto, William (Bill) Bement, Julie C. Canman, Jeremy Carlton, Arnaud Echard (organiser), Ulrike (Riki) Eggert, Christine Field, Daniel Gerlich, Mariagrazia Giansanti, Michael Glotzer, Gilles Hickson, Carsten Janke, Péter Lénárt, Juan Martin-Serrano, Juliette Mathieu, Thomas Müller-Reichert, Karen Oegema, … Continue reading

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Seminar on Language and Emotion

The topic of emotion is central to many fields spanning arts, science and engineering. The papers and contribution discussed cover the topic of language and emotion from psychology and clinical psychology, healthcare, linguistics, anthropology, cultural and media studies, literature, law, art and design, philosophy, history, sociology, education, computer engineering, and economics. Continue reading

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Urban Dimension of Religious Conflict and Conflict Resolution

While all cities are arenas of contestation, some cities exhibit specific forms of conflict arising from the salience of religious activity Continue reading

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