Genbarque, a field workshop
The field school Ecotrop has a component field workshop named Genbarque. A training period has been organised by Nicolas Pollet and Alain-Didier Missoup with the support of Philippe Le Gall at Douala University. Students were local participants and learned environmental genomics to study biodiversity. A video was made by Joseph Fumtim: https://youtu.be/LQQIFL_0BCY.
Ants to detect tumour cells
Baptiste Piqueret and Jean-Christophe Sandoz took part in the work on detection of tumour cells in mice by ants. This work was published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2022.1962.
Conferences on pollinisation at IDEEV
Monday, the 30 of January, conferences on pollinisation.
Following his work published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, and quoted in INEE‘s news, Fabrice Requier was interviewed by a France Culture journalist; To listen to the podcast.
For the anniversary of L. Pasteur’s birth
For the celebration of L. Pasteur’s birth , the Académie des sciences publish several articles about his work. Y. Carton (EGCE) wrote “Louis Pasteur face à la maladie du ver à SOIE (1865-1870) : du chimiste au biologiste”. It is about the time L. Pasteur consecrated to the study of a desease of the silk worm.
More details: https://comptes-rendus.academie-sciences.fr/chimie/item/10.5802/crchim.204.pdf