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Go to Institute of Biology Paris-Seine (IBPS) International Symposium 15.03.2017 - 17.03.2017

Institute of Biology Paris-Seine (IBPS) International Symposium

The next Institute of Biology Paris-Seine (IBPS) International Symposium will be held from March 15 to 17, 2017 at the Durand Auditorium (Esclangon Building), on the Jussieu Campus of the Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie.

It is co-organized by the IBPS and the ICAN Institute. This symposium will explore ...

Go to 19 October 2016: Europe has a rendez-vous with Mars 18.10.2016

19 October 2016: Europe has a rendez-vous with Mars

Released by the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) of the ESA ExoMars mission, the Schiaparelli module is about to land on the red planet this Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 4:48 p.m. (Paris time). Scientists from the Space Atmospheres, Environments and Observations Laboratory (called LATMOS-IPSL, UPMC/UVSQ/CNRS) ...

Go to The Climate: from the Past to the Future 21.04.2016

The Climate: from the Past to the Future

More than 2,000 researchers, faculty, administrative staff and students at UPMC and Sorbonne University are working every day to understand and explain the issues of climate change to enable citizens to take over these issues. To mark the official signing of the Paris Agreement at the UN headquarters ...

31.03.2016

Professor Barghava Presents the Mysterious Ramanujan at UPMC

On Monday, April 4, 2016, on UPMC's Jussieu campus, the Indo-Canadian-American mathematician Manjul Barghava will moderate the opening session of the UNESCO International Conference on Zero.

 

Professor Manjul Barghava, winner of the Fields Medal in 2014, will present the work of the legendary mathematician ...

Go to Gravitational Waves, a new way to explore the Universe 11.03.2016

Gravitational Waves, a new way to explore the Universe

On 14 September 2015, gravitational wave detectors from the LIGO/VIRGO collaboration observed a signal from the coalescence of two black holes with masses of 36 and 29 solar masses at a distance of about 1.3 billion light-years. This extraordinary discovery opens the way in astronomy to study gravitational ...

Go to Will the globetrotting Zika virus arrive in Europe soon? 05.02.2016

Will the globetrotting Zika virus arrive in Europe soon?

We know about chikungunya and dengue fevers, but now there’s another virus transmitted by mosquitos: Zika. This usually benign virus could cause severe birth defects. The World Health Organization predicts 3 to 4 million cases in the Americas. Europe meanwhile, is trying to anticipate and minimize the ...

Go to Get Involved! Participate in a Study of the Oceans 06.11.2015

Get Involved! Participate in a Study of the Oceans

An in-depth study of the polar sea waters is crucial to understanding the mechanisms of climate change: the exchanges of heat and CO2 between the atmosphere and the ocean, the CO2 sequestration in the ocean, the concentration levels of chlorophyll or salinity, for example. "Exploring these waters under the ice is a new challenge for oceanographic research! ...

Go to Climate: Decisive Feedback on our Future 10.07.2015

Climate: Decisive Feedback on our Future

Luc Abbadie, UPMC professor and director of the Paris Institute of Ecology and Environmental Science (IEES[1]) presents the focus of his research and issues of the conference Our Common Future Under Climate Change, at which he hosted a parallel session.

Can you describe the topic discussed at the parallel ...

Go to The UPMC Foundation and AXA Insurance Launch a Chair for Alzheimer’s Research 31.01.2014

The UPMC Foundation and AXA Insurance Launch a Chair for Alzheimer’s Research

The UPMC Foundation and the AXA insurance company have officially launched the Chair for research on Alzheimer's Disease on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014.

The Chair holder is Professor Harald Hampel, Professor at Pierre and Marie Curie University, Department of Neurology, the Institute of Memory ...

Go to Water Vapor Discovered for the First Time Around an Asteroid 22.01.2014

Water Vapor Discovered for the First Time Around an Asteroid

An international team, including researchers from CNRS and the Paris Observatory at LESIA1 (Observatoire de Paris/CNRS/UPMC/Université Paris-Diderot) and at IMCEE2 (Observatoire de Paris/CNRS/UniversUPMC/Université Lille 1), has discovered intermittent emissions of water vapor on Ceres, the largest of the asteroids, ...

Go to The Vision Institute and Langevin Institute Receive a Synergy Grant from the European Research Council 20.12.2013

The Vision Institute and Langevin Institute Receive a Synergy Grant from the European Research Council

On December 18, 2013, the European Research Council (ERC) announced  the names of the thirteen projects selected from nearly 450 applicants who received a Synergy grant and who will share a total of €150 million. Each project brings together two to four eminent scholars across disciplines. The project ...

Go to A Revolutionary Method for Gluing Gels and Biological Tissues 12.12.2013

A Revolutionary Method for Gluing Gels and Biological Tissues

Researchers have discovered an efficient and easy-to-use method for bonding together gels and biological tissues. A team headed by Ludwik Leibler, involving researchers from the Laboratory of Soft Matter Sciences and Engineering Physico-Chemistry of Polymers and Dispersed Media (CNRS/ UPMC/ESPCI ParisTech), ...

Go to The Vision Institute Inaugurates StreetLab Platform 22.11.2013

The Vision Institute Inaugurates StreetLab Platform

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the Vision Institute, a partnership of UPMC, CNRS and Inserm, inaugurated its first artificial street.

The StreetLab platform enables researchers to design and develop innovative technology solutions for the visually impaired while being able to evaluate the therapeutic ...

Go to Typhoon Haiyan: a recurring phenomenon? 18.11.2013

Typhoon Haiyan: a recurring phenomenon?

 

Philipe Drobinski is research director at the CNRS laboratory in dynamic meteorology of the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (IPSL, CNRS/UPMC/UVSQ/CEA/IRD/CNES/Polytechnic/ENS) and assistant professor at the Ecole Polytechnique. A specialist in meteorology, he analyses the Haiyan Typhoon that swept ...

Go to Workshop "Topological Approaches to Intermolecular Interactions" 26.06.2013 - 28.06.2013

Workshop "Topological Approaches to Intermolecular Interactions"

Revealing the chemical bonding (structure) and the reorganization of the chemical bonds (reactivity) of any molecular system forms the undisputed foundation of chemistry. Chemical interactions between a protein and a drug, or a catalyst and its substrate, self-assembly of nanomaterials, and also many ...

Go to Serge Haroche Receives the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics 09.10.2012

Serge Haroche Receives the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics

On Tuesday, October 9th, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize for physics jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland. The two physicists were rewarded "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."

 

A former student at the ENS ( ...

Go to Alessandra Carbone, Grammaticakis-Neuman Prize winner 21.09.2012

Alessandra Carbone, Grammaticakis-Neuman Prize winner

A full professor at UPMC’s Department of Computer Science and director of the Genomics of Microorganisms Laboratory (CNRS/UPMC), Alessandra Carbone received the Grammaticakis-Neuman Prize, given by the French Academy of Science. This prize, awarded every two years, rewards the best work in a field, in this case, ...

Go to Sylvia Serfaty, Henri Poincaré Prize winner 31.08.2012

Sylvia Serfaty, Henri Poincaré Prize winner

Sylvia Serfaty, a full professor at Pierre and Marie Curie University since 2007 and member of the Jacques-Louis Lions Laboratory, received the Henri Poincaré Prize on August 6th during the 17th International Congress of Mathematical Physics.

Awarded to three individuals every three years, the Henri ...

Go to CERN observes new particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson 06.07.2012

CERN observes new particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson

 “We have reached a milestone in our understanding of nature”

 

At a seminar held at CERN on July 4th as a curtain raiser to the year’s major particle physics conference, ICHEP2012 in Melbourne, the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented their latest preliminary results in the search for the long-sought ...

Go to SATT LUTECH Transfer Starts Up 01.07.2012

SATT LUTECH Transfer Starts Up

Combined Forces Will Maximize the Innovative Potential in its Regions

 

SATT LUTECH has launched its business operations, bringing a new level of technology transfer capabilities to the Ile de France and Picardy regions. SATT LUTECH will accelerate the maturing and transfer of technologies developed primarily, ...

06.09.2011

Senior executives visit UPMC

On July 13th, senior executives from some of the largest international industrial companies spent the morning visiting UPMC. After seeing demonstrations at four UPMC laboratories—the ISIRNouvelle fenêtre, LOCEANNouvelle fenêtre, L2ENouvelle fenêtre and the Kastler Brossel laboratory LKBNouvelle fenêtre—the executives met on the 24th floor of the Zamansky tower for ...