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Upcoming events:

PhD defense of Ennys GHEYOUCHE.

On January 29, 2020, Ennys Gheyouche will defend his doctoral thesis entitled "Development of innovative methodologies for the characterization of protein-protein interfaces and the design of specific inhibitors"" at Nantes University. The defense will take place at the Faculty of Science and Technology of Nantes - Campus Lombarderie - Amphi Pasteur (building 2).


October 25th, 2019

PhD defense of Johann HENDRICKX.

On October 25, 2019, Johann Hendrickx has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Methodologic developments for studies of protein-carbohydrate interaction phenomena" at Nantes University.

April 29th, 2019

Seminar by Yoshiharu YAMAICHI.

Yoshiharu Yamaichi, PhD, Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell (I2BC), CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette, gave a seminar entitled: "Organization of bacterial cells: from chromosome dynamics via development of cell pole".

March 1st, 2019

Thesis offer in microalgae epigenomics.

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented PhD candidate to work on the molecular mechanisms of the cross talk between microalgae and bacteria during symbiosis with a focus on diatoms. This is a fully funded PhD position with additional support such as training and travel fellowships. For more details on the project please contact Dr Leila Tirichine Delacour ().

December 18th, 2018

PhD defense of Mahesh VELUSAMY.

On December 18, 2018, Mahesh Velusamy has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "New computational approaches for investigating the impact of mutations on the transglucosylation activity of sucrose phosphorylase enzyme" at Nantes University.

Septembre 12th, 2018

Seminar by Claire DE MARCH.

Claire de March, PhD, Duke University Medical Center, gave a seminar entitled "Molecular mechanisms of olfactory perception".

March 9th, 2018

Seminar by Mounira CHELBI-ALIX.

Mounira Chelbi-Alix, PhD, Université Paris Descartes, gave a seminar entitled "Role of PML nuclear bodies in protein degradation and antiviral defense".

February 21st, 2018

Seminar by Prof M. TAKAHASHI.

Prof Masayuki Takahashi, PhD, TiTech, gave a seminar entitled "RecA requires two Mg2+ molecules for optimal activity".

October 12th, 2018

Seminar by Leila TIRICHINE.

During her visit to UFIP, Leila Tirichine, PhD, CNRS Research Director at ULM ENS, gave a seminar entitled "Genome and epigenome mediated regulation of microalgae success in contemporary oceans: insights from model species".

October 31st, 2017

PhD defense of Florian LAFONT.

On October 31, 2017, Florian LAFONT has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Involvement of DNA-PKcs post-translational modifications in the regulation of DNA damage response" at Nantes University.

October 30th, 2017

PhD defense of Iyanar VETRIVEL.

On October 30, 2017, Iyanar Vetrivel has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "New applications around the use of a structural alphabet for the analysis of protein structures" at Nantes University.

September 29th, 2017

Seminar by Pr S. WITHERS.

On September 29th 2017, Pr Stephen Withers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, gave a seminar entitled "Discovery, design and development of human amylase inhibitors: from nM to pM".

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August 31st, 2017

Seminar by Frédéric FRISCOURT.

On August 31st 2017, Frédéric FRISCOURT, PhD, "Institut des Neurosciences Cognitives et Intégratives d’Aquitaine", gave a seminar entitled "Novel Reagents for the Bioorthogonal Labeling of Glycoconjugates".

July 17th, 2017

Seminar by Pr P. SRIRAMARAO.

On July 17th 2017, Pr P. SRIRAMARAO, "University of Minnesota", gave a seminar entitled "Galectins and their role in airway allergic inflammation".

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July 06th, 2017

Half-day seminar on bioinformatics.

The "in-silico" team of UFIP organizes a half-day on bioinformatics. Two invited speakers will present their research work.

  • 09h30 : Breakfast buffet (meeting room of building 8)
  • 10h00 : Pr Ramanathan Sowdhamini (National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) - "Computational studies to understand mechanism of action of prolyloligopeptidase"
  • 10h30 : Pr Bernard Offmann (UFIP) - "A small story about my recent attempt as a Protein Function Detective"
  • 11h00 : Dr Philippe Arnaud (UFIP) - "OBP4 structural stabilisation by indole"
  • 11h30 : Pr Narayanaswamy Srinivasan (National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) - "Structural fluctuations in active and inactive forms of homologous protein kinases"

June 26th, 2017

Seminar by Boris VAUZEILLES.

On June 26th 2017, Boris Vauzeilles, PhD, "Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay", gave a seminar entitled "Détecter les pathogènes en leurrant leur métabolisme ?".

May 16th, 2017

PhD defense of Benoît DAVID.

On May 16, 2017, Benoît David has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Conception rationnelle d'enzymes: conversion de glycoside hydrolases en transglycosidases" at Nantes University.

May 2nd, 2017

Seminar by Mathilde CARPENTIER.

On May 2nd 2017, Mathilde Carpentier, PhD, "Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris", gave a seminar entitled "Évolution des protéines : entre séquence, structure et dynamique".

April 5th, 2017

Seminar by Fabrice TELETCHEA.

On April 5th 2017, Fabrice Téletchéa, PhD, "Unité de Recherche Animal et Fonctionnalités des Produits Animaux", University of Lorraine, gave a seminar entitled "Intérêt et difficulté du phénotypage à « haut débit » : application à la domestication de nouvelles espèces en aquaculture".

March 23rd, 2017

Seminar by Julien DAIROU.

On March 23rd 2017, Julien DAIROU, PhD, "Laboratoire de Chimie et Biochimie Pharmacologique et Toxicologiques (CNRS UMR 8601)", Paris Descartes University, gave a seminar entitled "Stress et Adaptation: Implication des enzymes du métabolisme des Xénobiotiques".

March 21st, 2017

Seminar by Justine DUMAY.

On March 21st 2017, Justine Dumay, PhD, "laboratoire Mer, Molécules, Santé (MMS)", Nantes University, will give a seminar entitled "Optimisation de bioprocédés pour la valorisation de matrices marines: application du génie enzymatique aux algues".

March 2nd, 2017

Seminar by Cyrile GARNIER.

On March 10th 2017, Cyrille Garnier, PhD, Rennes University, gave a seminar entitled "Développements pour l'étude des macrocomplexes et/ou des processus auto-associatifs".

November 10th, 2016

PhD defense of Nader Siami.

On November 10th, 2016, Nader SIAMI has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Evidences of the action of the complement C3 on myogenic differentiation of mouse progenitors" at Nantes University.

October 28th, 2016

PhD defense of Johann Dion.

On October 28, 2016, Johann DION has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Synthesis and evaluation of galectin inhibitors derivatives of lactosamine" at Nantes University

October 21st, 2016

Seminar by Marta RADMAN-LIVAJA, PhD.

Marta RADMAN-LIVAJA, PhD, Institut de génétique moléculaire de Montpellier, gave a seminar entitled "Transcription governs nucleosome repositioning processes after genome replication".

Latest publications

Assessment of DNA-PKcs kinase activity by quantum dot–based microarray

Scientific Reports (2018), Volume 8, Article number 10968.

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