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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EBRAINS (European Brain ReseArch INfrastructureS) is a european research infrastructure designed by the scientific community which, based on a set of state-of-the-art digital platforms, aims to answer the analysis and processing needs of large brain data sets. CEA carries for France EBRAINS inscription on the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures roadmap, which was submitted in early September 2020.
This appointment comes after more than 15 years of close scientific collaboration between Bruno Robert's team in CEA Paris-Saclay and the Physics Department of the University of Vilnius.
Theofanis Panagiotaropoulos (NeuroSpin) obtains funding from the Human Brain Project for BRICON (Brain Inspired Consciousness), a project of HBP's neuroscience activities.
Solène Marie is one of the 35 laureates of the L'Oréal-UNESCO National Prize for Women in Science "Jeunes Talents France". She is rewarded for her work at the SHFJ.
On September 3, the European Research Council announced the names of the 436 winners of the ERC Starting Grant 2020 call. Florent Meyniel, CEA researcher at the NeuroSpin department of the Joliot Institute, is among them.
A team from the I2BC publishes in FEBS Journal an exhaustive review of the various mutations affecting the structure of type A lamins, proteins that make up the envelope of the cell nucleus (nuclear lamina), which lead to premature aging in people with the disease (Progeria).
An opinion article, published in Environmental Microbiology, and written by an international consortium initiated by three researchers of Joliot Institute, proposes an original way of research on Covid-19 through the identification by sequencing of attenuated variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in populations at risk with little or no symptoms.
In order to answer this question, a vast study of experimental psychology and chronobiology, directed by Virginie Van Wassenhove (NeuroSpin) was launched in collaboration with Inserm and the University of Paris-Saclay.
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.
A training seminar "on biological toxins and on site detection" on in situ detection of biological toxins for first responders and validation of forensic procedures was held at CEA Paris-Saclay from 3 to 5 March 2020.
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.