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October 31th, 2017

PhD defense of Florian LAFONT.

On October 31, 2017, Florian LAFONT has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Involvement of DNA-PKcs post-translational modifications in the regulation of DNA damage response" at Nantes University.

October 30th, 2017

PhD defense of Iyanar VETRIVEL.

On October 30, 2017, Iyanar Vetrivel has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "New applications around the use of a structural alphabet for the analysis of protein structures" at Nantes University.

September 29th, 2017

Seminar by Pr S. WITHERS.

On September 29th 2017, Pr Stephen Withers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, gave a seminar entitled "Discovery, design and development of human amylase inhibitors: from nM to pM".

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August 31st, 2017

Seminar by Frédéric FRISCOURT.

On August 31st 2017, Frédéric FRISCOURT, PhD, "Institut des Neurosciences Cognitives et Intégratives d’Aquitaine", gave a seminar entitled "Novel Reagents for the Bioorthogonal Labeling of Glycoconjugates".

July 17th, 2017

Seminar by Pr P. SRIRAMARAO.

On July 17th 2017, Pr P. SRIRAMARAO, "University of Minnesota", gave a seminar entitled "Galectins and their role in airway allergic inflammation".

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July 06th, 2017

Half-day seminar on bioinformatics.

The "in-silico" team of UFIP organizes a half-day on bioinformatics. Two invited speakers will present their research work.

  • 09h30 : Breakfast buffet (meeting room of building 8)
  • 10h00 : Pr Ramanathan Sowdhamini (National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) - "Computational studies to understand mechanism of action of prolyloligopeptidase"
  • 10h30 : Pr Bernard Offmann (UFIP) - "A small story about my recent attempt as a Protein Function Detective"
  • 11h00 : Dr Philippe Arnaud (UFIP) - "OBP4 structural stabilisation by indole"
  • 11h30 : Pr Narayanaswamy Srinivasan (National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) - "Structural fluctuations in active and inactive forms of homologous protein kinases"

June 26th, 2017

Seminar by Boris VAUZEILLES.

On June 26th 2017, Boris Vauzeilles, PhD, "Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay", gave a seminar entitled "Détecter les pathogènes en leurrant leur métabolisme ?".

May 16th, 2017

PhD defense of Benoît DAVID.

On May 16, 2017, Benoît David has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Conception rationnelle d'enzymes: conversion de glycoside hydrolases en transglycosidases" at Nantes University.

May 2nd, 2017

Seminar by Mathilde CARPENTIER.

On May 2nd 2017, Mathilde Carpentier, PhD, "Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris", gave a seminar entitled "Évolution des protéines : entre séquence, structure et dynamique".

April 5th, 2017

Seminar by Fabrice TELETCHEA.

On April 5th 2017, Fabrice Téletchéa, PhD, "Unité de Recherche Animal et Fonctionnalités des Produits Animaux", University of Lorraine, gave a seminar entitled "Intérêt et difficulté du phénotypage à « haut débit » : application à la domestication de nouvelles espèces en aquaculture".

March 23rd, 2017

Seminar by Julien DAIROU.

On March 23rd 2017, Julien DAIROU, PhD, "Laboratoire de Chimie et Biochimie Pharmacologique et Toxicologiques (CNRS UMR 8601)", Paris Descartes University, gave a seminar entitled "Stress et Adaptation: Implication des enzymes du métabolisme des Xénobiotiques".

March 21st, 2017

Seminar by Justine DUMAY.

On March 21st 2017, Justine Dumay, PhD, "laboratoire Mer, Molécules, Santé (MMS)", Nantes University, will give a seminar entitled "Optimisation de bioprocédés pour la valorisation de matrices marines: application du génie enzymatique aux algues".

March 2nd, 2017

Seminar by Cyrile GARNIER.

On March 10th 2017, Cyrille Garnier, PhD, Rennes University, gave a seminar entitled "Développements pour l'étude des macrocomplexes et/ou des processus auto-associatifs".

November 10th, 2016

PhD defense of Nader Siami.

On November 10th, 2016, Nader SIAMI has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Evidences of the action of the complement C3 on myogenic differentiation of mouse progenitors" at Nantes University.

October 28th, 2016

PhD defense of Johann Dion.

On October 28, 2016, Johann DION has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Synthesis and evaluation of galectin inhibitors derivatives of lactosamine" at Nantes University

October 21st, 2016

Seminar by Marta RADMAN-LIVAJA, PhD.

Marta RADMAN-LIVAJA, PhD, Institut de génétique moléculaire de Montpellier, gave a seminar entitled "Transcription governs nucleosome repositioning processes after genome replication".

September 26-27th, 2016

Seminar by Prof. Joseph PARELLO.

During his visit to the UFIP, Prof. Joseph PARELLO, Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN, USA), gave two seminars entitled:

  • Selective signaling via the kappa opioid receptor interacting with terpenoid furanolactones : case of fungal collybolides.
  • Parvalbumin, model of proteins containing "EF Hand" motifs linking Ca2+ and Mg2+ ions. An unfinished saga 50 years after
He was invited by Yves-Henri Sanejouand, PhD.

July 07th, 2016

Meetings of the UFIP.

The UFIP invited the laboratories of the Faculty of Science and Technology for a day of scientific meetings.

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June 14th, 2016

Half-day seminar on biology-chemistry of olfaction.

The "in-silico" team of UFIP organized a half-day on the subject of the chemistry and biology of olfaction. Three invited speakers came to present their research work.

  • Pr Jérôme Golebiowski (Institut de Chimie de Nice) - "From a molecule to an odor"
  • Pr Ramanathan Sowdhamini (National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) - "Diversity of olfactory receptors"
  • Dr Philippe Arnaud (UFIP, Nantes) - "I am an odorant binding protein and I am flexible !"
  • Jean-Baptiste Chéron (Institut de Chimie de Nice) - "Perception of sweetness"

February 19th, 2016

Seminar by Prof Jean-François PICIMBON.

Prof Jean-François Picimbon of Agricultural Microbiology Institute at Qilu University of Technology (Jinan, Shandong Province, China) gave a seminar entitled "Mutations in the family of chemosensory proteins in moths". He was invited by Prof Bernard Offmann and Philippe Arnaud, PhD.

December 04th, 2015

PhD defense of Marine Goux.

On December 04th, 2015, Marine Goux has successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Functionalization of protein scaffolds as alternatives to antibodies for medical imaging in oncology" at Nantes University.

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Jumping between protein conformers using normal modes

JCC (2017), Volume 38, Issue 18, Pages 1622–1630.

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