Insect-plant interactions

“Insect-Plant Interactions in a Crop Protection Perspective”, the latest edition in the Advances in Botanical Research series, publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in the plant sciences. This month, a special volume co-edited by Paul-André Calatayud (DEEIT, IRD) is devoted to insect-plant interactions. This book features different aspects of these interactions from paleontology and evolutionary biology to agro-ecology and crop protection.

This entry was posted on 7 February 2017, in News.

EGCE history merges in the Gif CNRS campus history

Pierre Capy and Yves Carton were both quoted in the book “”Histoire d’une cité scientifique, Le campus du CNRS à Gif-sur-Yvette (1946-2016)” by Denis Guthleben. This book, “History of a scientific town, the CNRS campus in Gif-sur-Yvette (1946-2016)” gives a picture of the campus history with testimonies of scientists and pictures.



This entry was posted on 3 February 2017, in News.

Jeudi de la Recherche

Nicolas Pollet (Polygnome) gave a conference to a group of general audience thursday the 1st of December in the framework of the “Jeudi de la Recherche” organized by the Centre de la Vulgarisation Scientifique and the Gif/Yvette administration ( The subject was the microbiota of amphibiens. It was followed by a visit of the lab.


This entry was posted on 2 December 2016, in News.

Empreinte du vivant l’ADN de l’environnement received a prize

The book Empreinte du vivant l’ADN de l’environnement coordinated by Dominique Joly (PACS), Denis Faure and Sylvie Salamitou (Communication of EGCE) and co-edited by CNRS and cherche-midi received the 2016 prize for environment of the Véolia Foundation. The prize was proclamed in the foire aux livres of Brive-la-Gaillarde the 6th of November.


This entry was posted on 7 November 2016, in News.

Book on the history of entomology

LivreYves  Yves Carton (DEEIT) authored a book entitled “Histoire de l’entomologie Relations entre biologistes français et américains 1830-1940”. It is published by ISTE editions. The book depicts the relations between french and american biologists over a eventful century. The Academy of Sciences, letters and arts of Marseille will award the 16th of December 2016 the “Grand prix historique de Provence,  Prix du Maréchal de Villars” prize to Y. CARTON for this book.

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This entry was posted on 4 November 2016, in News.