New publication in JJ Lopez-Rubio’s team in collaboration with the Laboratory of Computer Science, Robotics and Microelectronics of Montpellier (LIRMM) and The Institute of Molecular Genetics of Montpellier (IGMM) about the identification of DNA regulatory elements in the genome of Plasmodium falciparum and other eukaryotes



October 2020


Welcome to Jason Delabre and Syrian Sanchez who start a PhD in M. Lebrun and S. Besteiro's team.





December 18th 2020 : ZOOM thesis defence for Margarida Ruivo who presented her work on the charaterization

of new factors involved in invasion and survival of Toxoplasma gondii

Congratulations Margarida !


Interested in Toxoplasma and Plasmodium cell biology. The team of Maryse Lebrun is looking for a 4 year Post-Doc position to investigating a unique parasite secretion machinery. Join us and help us to understand how Toxoplasma and Plasmodium inject virulence factors into their host.

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New publication in Maryse Lebrun’s team about the secretion machine of virulence factors in parasites:

An Alveolata secretory machinery adapted to parasite host cell invasion

Illustration by Julien Marcetteau : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. @JMarcetteau

300 days of detention for Fariba Adelkhah

On April 8th, 2020, France has been 

under lockdown for more than 20 days.

Fariba Adelkhah, a researcher at the

CERI Sciences Po, has been in prison

in Iran for more than 300 days.

By publishing her photo on the websites

of universities and research institutions

all over France, we hope to show the

academic and scientific communities' s

upport and encourage the government

to do everything possible for her release.

Fariba is in danger.

We demand her immediate release.

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