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17.03.2014

A Franco-Chiliean Research Lab on Marine Algae Biodiversity

The CNRS, UPMC and two Chilean universities signed an agreement on March 17, 2014 creating a joint international unit (IMU)1 that will strengthen their cooperation in the field of ecology and evolutionary marine biology. Called EBEA, for "Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Algae", this new structure ...

Go to The UPMC Foundation and AXA Insurance Launch a Chair for Alzheimer’s Research31.01.2014

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 Asteroid22.01.2014

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 A Revolutionary Method for Gluing Gels and Biological Tissues12.12.2013

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 Platform22.11.2013

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 Alessandra Carbone, Grammaticakis-Neuman Prize winner21.09.2012

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 winner31.08.2012

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 boson06.07.2012

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 ...

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