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 (http://www.cvc.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article32). The subject was the microbiota of amphibiens. It was followed by a visit of the lab.
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.
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.
For more details please click here: http://iste-editions.fr/collections/nouveautes/products/histoire-de-l-entomologie
Gérard Arnold (Evolbee) co-authored a report for European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) entitled “Assessing the health status of managed honeybee colonies (HEALTHY-B): a toolbox to facilitate harmonised data collection“. To read the report, please click here.
Frédéric Méry and his team (EPCC) were interviewed by a journalist of RTS for the program CQFD. The topic was memory . Experiments about memory of the choices of a group of drosophila and of social learning were described.
To listen to the program, please follow the link.