To carry out their activities, Research Teams of the Frédéric Joliot Institute for Life Sciences have developed high-profile technological platforms in many areas : biomedical imaging, structural biology, metabolomics, High-Throughput screening, level 3 microbiological safety laboratory...
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An I2BC team has analyzed, at the genome scale of the yeast S.cerevisiae, the functional interactions between the Mediator of gene transcription and DNA repair proteins, reinforcing the idea that these two fundamental cellular processes are closely linked.
Researchers from SIMoS and SPI (DMTS) demonstrate that molecular engineering of llama antibodies, capable of neutralizing SARS-CoV-1, allows to obtain optimized antibodies with very high affinities for SARS-CoV-2 and its variants, the culprits of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The participative study on our time perception during the confinement, led by Virginie van Wassenhove (NeuroSpin), provides the first open database, Blursday, which analyzes the nature of the alterations in our relationship to time during physical and social distancing, as we experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic.
By measuring fMRI responses to written words, faces, houses and checkerboards in three groups of children, pre-readers and beginning readers aged 6 and advanced readers aged 9, a team from UNICOG (NeuroSpin) shows that reading acquisition recycles and specializes a pre-existing but plastic visual circuit connected to language areas.
A team from SIMoS, in collaboration with the SCBM (DMTS), has developed an original bioanalytical approach based on the double 14C-3H isotopic labeling of an antibody-drug conjugate, allowing the simultaneous in vivo monitoring of the two components in mouse models as well as their precise quantification in the organs.
A team from NeuroSpin provides evidence that the prefrontal cortex reliably encodes visual stimuli even under conditions that have been shown to challenge conscious perception and/or to reduce the probability of post-perceptual processing.
Researchers at the LERI together with the AP-HP have developed 2 rapid and inexpensive immunological tests to detect antibiotic resistance. The novelty: the tests detect the activity of bacterial enzymes that hydrolyze extended-spectrum cephalosporins.
To address the problem of ultre high field MRI signal loss in certain regions of the human body, a collaboration involving the CEA-Joliot, the CEA-Iramis, the Fresnel Institute and Multiwave Imaging has led to the development of a new generation of simple and inexpensive silicon carbide-based pads. The new composition makes the pads invisible to MRI and prolongs their performance when compared to existing solutions.
The expertise of NeuroSpin in diffusion MRI has allowed to establish the first atlas of the anatomical connectivities of the Japanese quail brain at a resolution of 150 m in three dimensions.
A team from SPI used mass spectrometry to analyze the degree of alteration of the intestinal microbiota of Covid-19 patients and to look for signatures of intestinal infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The level of the observed gut dysbiosis would be an indicator of the stage and extent of the infection.
A study led by NeuroSpin researchers proposes an optimized delineation of rare brain tumors, based on a combined approach of object detection and deep learning segmentation in tumor images, a key step in the characterization of cancers.
A collaboration between the SHFJ and the UMR-S 1144 (University of Paris) shows that the deleterious effect of the buprenorphine/benzodiazepine combination would result from the combined action of each drug on its target.
A team from the I2BC has just demonstrated, using transient absorption spectroscopy, that the repair of UV-induced damage in DNA by a repair enzyme (6-4) photolyase occurs in two successive photoreactions.
Researchers from the SCBM have participated in the optimization of a bio-inspired catalyst anode developed by teams from IRIG (CEA, Grenoble). In particular, they have contributed to the fine control of the catalyst surface concentration.
In an article in the New York Times, Stanislas Dehaene (NeuroSpin director) and Mathias Sablé-Meyer (PhD student) discuss recent results obtained in collaboration with the Collège de France, the CNRS and the University of Paris 8 that show that humans have a universal capacity to understand abstract geometric concepts.
September 2021, the 11.7 Tesla MRI of the Iseult project, the most powerful in the world for human imaging, has just unveiled its first images.
The European Commission once more places its trust on Multiwave company and its partners, Aix-Marseille Université , CEA and Université Catholique de Louvain to revolutionize ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.
Le projet EXPERIENCE cherche à utiliser la réalité virtuelle pour améliorer la vie quotidienne en permettant de nouvelles formes d’interaction sociale et d’expression personnelle.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.