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The garden week

In the gardens of the Trianon palace in Versailles: two days to present amphibians and bees to a students audience.

This entry was posted on 20 June 2019, in News.

SemIDEEV invited by IDEEV PhD students

IDEEV PhD students invite four scientists to deliver a talk in the domain of genetics, evolution and ecology. It will take place in the I2BC auditorium, Building 21, CNRS, Campus de Gif-sur-Yvette.

Please note these seminars from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm:

– Wednesday June 26: Laurent Keller (Université de Lausanne, Suisse)

– Friday August 30: Harmit Malik (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA)

– Monday September 30: Marie Manceau (Collège de France, Paris, France)

– Tuesday October 22: Thomas Flatt (Université de Fribourg, Suisse)

It will be followed by an “Apéro” in the EGCE library (Building 13).

This entry was posted on 17 May 2019, in News.

New social contact in honey bees

Jean-Christophe Sandoz’s team (Evolbee) work was published in Current Biology. A new social learning was demonstrated in honey bees. A mere social contact without food exchange allows worker bees to describe other worker bees the source of food. This article was distinguished for a dispatch in Current Biology.

To read the article: Social Contact Acts as Appetitive Reinforcement and Supports Associative Learning in Honeybees. Cholé H, Carcaud J, Mazeau H, Famié S, Arnold G, Sandoz JC. Curr Biol. 2019 Apr 8. pii: S0960-9822(19)30323-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.025.  PMID:   30982650