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Center for Integrative Biology

CBI is mobilized against the Covid-19 outbreak : collection and donation of protective materials, installation of the Crowdfight Covid-19 platform by the CRCA, Covid-19 screening tests. Last initiative : the LBCMCP is shipping a 96-well qPCR device to the Tulle Hospital Center to carry out SARS-CoV-2 screening in Corrèze.

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New Group Leaders

The Centre for Integrative Biology of Toulouse (CBI) launches its annual call for the recruitment of new group leaders. All the information is here...


Repressor circular RNAs become activators of gene expression during senescence

Senescence can be induced in our cells in response to various stresses, such as the activation of an oncogene. This irreversible arrest of proliferation is...

Congratulations to Laure-Anne Poissonnier and Coline Monchanin of the CRCA, winners of the France L'Oréal-UNESCO Young Talent Award for Women in Science 2020

Coline Monchanin is a PhD student and Laure-Anne Poissonnier is a postdoctoral fellow in the team led by Jean-Marc Devaud and Martin Giurfa.Read more   C...

A bacterium from our intestine delivers a new antibiotic

As the world worries about the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics, some solutions lie within ourselves. A large team of researchers, including L...

Dynamics of sister chromosome Pairing in Escherichia col

Chromosome pairing is a crucial step in the proper transmission of the genetic material allowing  neosynthesized pairs of chromosomes to recognize each ot...

Toxin causes death of M. tuberculosis by a previously unknown mechanism

To adapt to the stresses they encounter in their environment, bacteria produce toxins which, when not neutralized by antitoxins through poison-antidote mec...

A new type of epigenetic regulation

Research conducted by a Swiss team and Anna Mattout of the LBCMCP shows for the first time that there is, in the worm, another level of post-transcriptiona...

How phase separation helps segregation of genetic material

Like oil drops in water, the process of phase separation into condensate is now recognized as essential for the compartmentalization of cell components in ...

Error-free repetition

Ribosomal DNA is composed of repeated sequences and is the most transcribed genomic region. Transcription of rDNA is essential for cellular homeostasis and...

Thesis prize SFBD awarded to Mélanie Garcia !

The Société Française de Biologie du Développement (SFBD) thesis prize was awarded to Mélanie Gracia for her thesis entitled: “Epithelio-Mesenchymal...

Studying animal movements with networks

What happens in an animal's mind when it moves? How does it look for food, sexual partners or a migration site? Does it plan its route or does it move rand...

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