Frédéric Méry ‘s team (EPCC) studies social transmission in female drosophilas choosing their oviposition sites. Battesti et al recently published a paper where they show that D. melanogaster females combine their personnal preference with social information.
Claude Wicker-Thomas’ team (PACS) just published an article in Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology dealing with sex-peptide ACP70A effect on the synthesis of female drosophiles pheromones.
Interested by the history of vineyard in Savoie? Yves Carton (DEEIT) participated in a film: “La grande histoire de la vigne en Savoie”.
Virginie Népoux (who worked in the EPCC team for nearly a year) and Arnaud Le Rouzic (IGGIPOP) studied the genetic basis of learning abilities. This work was published in Ecology and Evolution.
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