3 PhD students recruited in the frame of INFLANET project


We are happy to welcome Maria Demou, Liz Hernandez Perez and Resul Ozbilgic as PhD students within EU project INFLANET. INFLANET is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action – Innovative Training Network, funded within Horizon 2020 programme. The network is coordinated by UM – LPHI under scientific supervision of M.Nguyen-Chi and G.Lutfalla. The project gathers 12 partners (academic, research centres and industrials) from 7 EU countries and foresees to train 15 experts in Inflammation. Three of them have joined our lab recently – Maria Demou will work on “Structure-function relationships of extracellular S100 proteins, mediators of inflammation in human diseases” under supervision of L.Yatime, Liz Hernandez Perez on “High content pharmacological screening in vivo using the zebrafish” under supervision of G.Lutfalla and Resul Ozbilgic on “Molecular basis of macrophage polarization in vivo during inflammatory episodes” under supervision of M. Nguyen Chi.

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 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

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